Bristol business figures to receive honorary degrees from UWE

July 7, 2017
Bristol business figures to receive honorary degrees from UWE

UWE Bristol is to award honorary degrees to a number of prominent Bristol business people, including former Airbus chief Iain Gray and Lord Lieutenant Peaches Golding OBE. Also receiving honorary degrees are former British Retail Consortium director general and Business West chair Stephen Robertson and entrepreneur and leading private...

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‘Outstanding’ partnership with UWE set to revolutionise Henry vacuum cleaner firm’s production

July 7, 2017
‘Outstanding’ partnership with UWE set to revolutionise Henry vacuum cleaner firm’s production

A two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between UWE Bristol and the manufacturer of popular Henry and Hetty vacuum cleaners – which will revolutionise the way they are made – has earned an Outstanding grade from Innovate UK. The grade is the highest possible for a KTP and rarely given....

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Satisfied clients help Paradigm Norton earn coveted Advisor Firm of the Year title

July 7, 2017
Satisfied clients help Paradigm Norton earn coveted Advisor Firm of the Year title

Bristol-based Paradigm Norton has been named Advisor Firm of the Year at the Money Marketing awards, which celebrate the best in financial advice from across the country. The financial planning firm, which has is head office at Ham Green, was chosen as firm of the year thanks to a...

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Burges Salmon and Grant Thornton act on Taylor Maxwell restructuring

July 7, 2017
Burges Salmon and Grant Thornton act on Taylor Maxwell restructuring

Bristol-based brick and timber distributor Taylor Maxwell Group has undergone a corporate restructuring with help from experts in the Bristol law firm Burges Salmon and the city office of accountants Grant Thornton. Taylor Maxwell Group is one of the UK’s leading brick and timber distributors with 18 branches nationwide...

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DAC Beachcroft celebrates Bristol Pride with display of LGBT+ students’ artwork

July 7, 2017
DAC Beachcroft celebrates Bristol Pride with display of LGBT+ students’ artwork

International law firm DAC Beachcroft’s Bristol office is exhibiting a series of paintings in its street level windows by LGBT+ student artists as part of the firm’s support of Bristol Pride. The paintings are the work of Alex Wilson-Evans and Elliot Stahlmann, who are members of UWE and the...

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Bevan Brittan recruits social investment expert from Veale Wasbrough Vizards

July 7, 2017
Bevan Brittan recruits social investment expert from Veale Wasbrough Vizards

Social investment legal expert Richard Hiscoke has been appointed by national law firm Bevan Brittan as a senior associate in its Bristol corporate team.  Richard, pictured, joins from Bristol-headquartered rival Veale Wasbrough Vizards where he worked for 11 years. He has also worked for Lyons Davidson. Richard has advised...

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Brightside renews shirt sponsorship as Gloucestershire blasts back to T20 action

July 7, 2017
Brightside renews shirt sponsorship as Gloucestershire blasts back to T20 action

Bristol-based specialist insurance broker Brightside, which sponsors Gloucestershire County Cricket Club’s ground, has renewed its support of the club’s T20 campaign with the T20 shirt lead sponsorship for the second year running. Gloucestershire had a strong campaign in the NatWest T20 Blast last year, finishing top of the south...

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Don’t miss out on valuable tax breaks, region’s construction industry is told

July 7, 2017
Don’t miss out on valuable tax breaks, region’s construction industry is told

The South West’s construction industry is missing out by not claiming one of the best forms of tax relief available to it, according to research by accountancy group Smith & Williamson. Recent analysis of government statistics by the firm, which has a large office in central Bristol, showed that...

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Trio of Bristol firms among front runners for region’s most sought-after business awards

July 6, 2017
Trio of Bristol firms among front runners for region’s most sought-after business awards

Three firms from the Bristol area have been named among the finalists for the coveted PwC West of England Business of the Year Awards – the region’s most prestigious business accolades. Recruitment specialist Resource Solutions Group (RSG), advanced engineering group Viper Innovations, and Bodywise (UK), which trades under the...

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