Former 20th Century Fox UK boss takes chairman role at Bristol influencer marketing agency

January 30, 2020
Former 20th Century Fox UK boss takes chairman role at Bristol influencer marketing agency

Bristol influencer marketing agency Fourth Floor Creative has appointed Robert Price, the former MD and SVP of home entertainment for 20th Century Fox UK, as chairman. Robert, pictured, spent almost a decade at the media giant until its takeover by Disney last March. Prior to that he was managing...

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Bristol Business News Travel: Fabulous last-minute deals on – and off – the slopes

January 30, 2020
Bristol Business News Travel: Fabulous last-minute deals on – and off – the slopes

Snow has been falling in France and Italy this week – good news for spring skiing! But with European and UK half-term holidays clashing throughout much of February, plan your trip carefully to avoid over-crowded slopes. March is always a great time to go – or if grey skies...

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Long-serving partner takes up chair role at Milsted Langdon as it prepares for further growth

January 30, 2020
Long-serving partner takes up chair role at Milsted Langdon as it prepares for further growth

Regional accountancy firm Milsted Langdon, which has an office in Bristol, has appointed Tim Close as chair. Tim, pictured right, takes over from founding partner Jonathan Langdon, who is stepping down from the position after more than three decades at the firm’s helm.  Jonathan, pictured below, will continue to work...

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Bake Off star to host regional awards for organisations that rise to Fair Trade challenge

January 30, 2020
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The South West Fair Trade Business Awards are returning for an eighth year, with The Great British Bake Off star and Bristol resident Briony Williams lined up to host the presentation ceremony. The awards, which celebrate ethical organisations of all sizes and from any sector across the region, have...

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New Bristol Hoteliers Association chair optimistic about future of hospitality industry in the city

January 28, 2020
New Bristol Hoteliers Association chair optimistic about future of hospitality industry in the city

The Bristol Hoteliers Association has named Raphael Herzog as its new permanent chair, a role he has been fulfilling in an acting capacity since last July. Raphael, pictured, has been general manager of the De Vere Tortworth Court, in South Gloucestershire, for nearly two years.  He has more than...

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Marketing and communications head joins construction group to build brand

January 28, 2020
Marketing and communications head joins construction group to build brand

Regional construction firm Beard, which has an office in Bristol, has appointed Melissa Barber to the new role of head of marketing and communications. Melissa, pictured, will lead the 127-year-old, family-owned firm’s marketing operations with responsibility for developing the brand across its offices in Swindon, Oxford, Guildford and Bristol....

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Regional trade association role for Bristol insolvency and restructuring lawyer

January 27, 2020
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Bristol-based insolvency and restructuring lawyer Philip Winterborne has been appointed the South West and Wales chair of recovery trade body R3. Philip, pictured, an insolvency and turnaround partner at Bristol-based Temple Bright solicitors, was formally appointed to the role at R3 South West and Wales’s AGM.  He takes the...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

January 26, 2020
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Monday January 27 Finals: Global Invacom, SThree Interims: ITM Power Trading announcement: Petra Diamonds Tuesday January 28 Finals: Crest Nicholson, McCarthy Interims: NWF, PZ Cussons Trading announcements: Barr (AG), DP Eurasia, UDG Healthcare Economic announcement: CBI Distributive Trades Surveys Wednesday January 29 Interim: Hargreaves Services Economic announcement: Nationwide house...

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The LAST WORD: Simon Price, partner, Meade King

January 24, 2020
The LAST WORD: Simon Price, partner, Meade King

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Simon Price, a partner in Bristol law firm Meade King’s dispute resolution and litigation team, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched?...

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