Growth for EY’s Bristol office as investment continues in its regional leadership team

November 3, 2017
Growth for EY’s Bristol office as investment continues in its regional leadership team

Accountancy group EY has said its South West and South Wales practice grew strongly in the year to the end of June, including an 11% expansion of its Bristol-based financial services team. Nationally fee income across the firm, one of the so-called Big Four accountants, grew by 9.2% to...

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Former PM Gordon Brown and Nobel Prize-winner among speakers at Bristol’s Festival of Economics

November 3, 2017
Former PM Gordon Brown and Nobel Prize-winner among speakers at Bristol’s Festival of Economics

The Festival of Economics, one of the largest events of its kind in the UK, returns to Bristol this month promising a broad and inclusive agenda of talks and discussion. The festival, led by Bristol Cultural Development Partnership as part of the year-round Festival of Ideas, is in its...

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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Law Society annual awards dinner

November 3, 2017
Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Law Society annual awards dinner

Bristol Law Society staged its annual awards dinner recently at the Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre with more than 300 guests from across the West of England’s legal sector.  Distinguished guests included the Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol Peaches Golding and the High Sheriff of Bristol Anthony Brown. Veale Wasbrough Vizards...

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New partner appointment strengthens Foot Anstey’s corporate team

November 3, 2017
New partner appointment strengthens Foot Anstey’s corporate team

Foot Anstey, the South West law firm with an office in Bristol, has recruited Patrick Somers as a new partner in its expanding corporate team. Patrick, pictured, has considerable experience advising on complex corporate finance transactions for a wide range of multi-national businesses, financial institutions and major UK corporates,...

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TEDxBristol Dares to Disrupt by showcasing the breadth of the city’s ideas and innovation

November 3, 2017
TEDxBristol Dares to Disrupt by showcasing the breadth of the city’s ideas and innovation

A packed Colston Hall has spent two days listening to presentations on topics ranging from surviving the robot revolution to controversial medical research on ME at TEDxBristol. The event – the largest of its kind in the UK – brought together a range of top speakers around the theme...

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Curtain up on Afrika Eye, the South West’s unique celebration of African film and culture

November 3, 2017
Curtain up on Afrika Eye, the South West’s unique celebration of African film and culture

Pioneering African film festival Afrika Eye returns next weekend with another wide-ranging programme of films, talks and workshops. The South West’s biggest celebration of African cinema and culture, the festival was created to challenge the stereotypes, dispel the myths and explore the traditions and transformations in the ever-changing social...

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Social media and influencer marketing firm hoping to spark growth on accelerator programme

November 3, 2017
Social media and influencer marketing firm hoping to spark growth on accelerator programme

Weekend:IN, the Bristol firm helping independent businesses to grow their audiences with the use of social media, influencer marketing and event organisation, has been accepted onto the world’s largest free business accelerator programme, Entrepreneurial Spark Powered by NatWest.  The programme aims to support and empower business owners to scale...

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SoulTrain Radio on track for December launch after setting up at The Bottle Yard

November 2, 2017
SoulTrain Radio on track for December launch after setting up at The Bottle Yard

SoulTrain Radio DAB will become Bristol’s first dedicated soul music station when it starts broadcasting from the city’s Bottle Yard Studios next month. The station will hit the digital airwaves from a new studio residence at The Bottle Yard, the largest dedicated film and TV studio facility in the...

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Trinity Mirror blames ‘changing reader habits’ for closure of Bristol newspaper

November 2, 2017
Trinity Mirror blames ‘changing reader habits’ for closure of Bristol newspaper

Free weekly newspaper the Bristol Observer is to close later this month as the shake-up of the local news media sector continues. The final edition will be published on November 30. Observer owner, national newspaper and website group Trinity Mirror, said the decision to axe the title was “driven...

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