Mentoring scheme takes off to help women in aerospace overcome industry’s gender imbalance

March 8, 2019
Mentoring scheme takes off to help women in aerospace overcome industry’s gender imbalance

An online mentoring platform to help professional women working in the aerospace and aviation industries progress their careers by connecting them with female mentors has been launched today to coincide with International Women’s Day. The platform is part of the ‘alta’ mentoring scheme, which began four years ago and...

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Thatchers bowled over as it is awarded official cider status for ICC Cricket World Cup

March 8, 2019
Thatchers bowled over as it is awarded official cider status for ICC Cricket World Cup

The organisers of this summer’s ICC Cricket World Cup have appointed North Somerset-based Thatchers as its official cider. The family-owned firm will have exclusive pouring rights for its Thatchers Gold and Thatchers Haze brands in all 11 venues during the six-week long tournament. In total, 48 matches will be...

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Friends and clients join accountants for firm’s 10th anniversary dinner

March 8, 2019
Friends and clients join accountants for firm’s 10th anniversary dinner

Bristol independent practice Corrigan Accountants has celebrated a decade in business with a special dinner for past and present members of staff, long-standing clients and friends. The event, held in the newly refurbished Cooper’s Hall at Bristol Old Vic, marked 10 years since Ed Corrigan left major national practice Baker Tilly after 20 years...

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Colston Hall outlines how Bristol firms can play their part in venue’s long-awaited transformation

March 8, 2019
Colston Hall outlines how Bristol firms can play their part in venue’s long-awaited transformation

Bristol businesses have been told how they can play a part in the city’s biggest ever arts redevelopment project. Bristol Music Trust, the charity behind Colston Hall, has officially launched opportunities to support the transformation of the iconic venue.  Bristol businesses recently gathered at Avon Gorge by Hotel Du...

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Banquet underlines Bristol’s growing confidence in doing business with China

March 8, 2019
Banquet underlines Bristol’s growing confidence in doing business with China

Bristol is ready to work with China to maximise the opportunities of two-way trade links, business and civic leaders were told at the city’s Chinese New Year gala banquet. Guests at the high-profile event included Madame Bao Ling, minister counsellor for economic and commercial at the Chinese Embassy in...

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Bristol and Bath tech groups team up to strengthen links between society and technology

March 8, 2019
Bristol and Bath tech groups team up to strengthen links between society and technology

The Tech4Good networks in Bristol and Bath, which have been operating since early 2017, are to merge to create a single group bringing together social innovation and tech across the two cities. Tech4Good South-West (T4GSW) will launch next month under the umbrella of the global network and non-profit TechSoup...

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TLT team gets result for London council on major mixed-use development near football club

March 6, 2019
TLT team gets result for London council on major mixed-use development near football club

A ‘significant and complex’ lease disposal agreement to kick-start a major development opposite a London football ground has been supported by Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT. A multi-disciplined team of real estate experts from the firm worked with Waltham Forest Council in East London on the agreement to dispose...

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VWV host Burmese lawyers’ visit to hear about challenges of legal life in Myanmar

March 6, 2019
VWV host Burmese lawyers’ visit to hear about challenges of legal life in Myanmar

Four Burmese lawyers have been given advice by counterparts from the Bristol headquarters of national law firm VWV on how to tackle the challenges of legal life in Myanmar, where criminal procedure remains based on an 1898 British colonial act. U Kway Hoe, Daw Thuzar Yin, Daw Aye Mon...

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PR agency Grayling appointed to raise incubator SETsquared’s national profile

March 5, 2019
PR agency Grayling appointed to raise incubator SETsquared’s national profile

International public relations agency Grayling’s Bristol office has appointed to raise the national profile of the SETsquared Partnership, the global number one business incubator network backed by the University of Bristol. Since its launch in 2002, SETsquared has supported more than 3,500 businesses and helped raise £1.8bn in investment....

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