International Trade Week to show Bristol firms how exporting can boost their business

November 9, 2021
International Trade Week to show Bristol firms how exporting can boost their business

Bristol firms thinking of exporting or taking their international expansion to the next level can sign up to a week of special events hosted by experts. The Department for International Trade (DIT) will stage the first International Trade Week next week, with events – most of them virtual –...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

November 7, 2021
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Monday November 8 Interims: Argentex Group, Cake Box Holdings, Sirius Real Estate Q2 result: Phosagro Tuesday November 9 Final: AB Foods Interims: Renewi, Warehouse REIT Trading announcements: Direct Line, Grafton Group, Meggitt, Persimmon, Watches of Switzerland Group Economic announcement: BRC shop price index Wednesday November 10 Interims: Aveva Group,...

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£32m fund for Bristol firms to upgrade their vehicles for city’s new Clean Air Zone

November 5, 2021
£32m fund for Bristol firms to upgrade their vehicles for city’s new Clean Air Zone

Some £32m is to be made available for businesses to make sure their vehicles comply with Bristol’s Clean Air Zone, which will come into effect next summer, it emerged today. The figure, which will cover HGVs, LGVs, taxis and private hire vehicles, forms the lion’s share of £42m the...

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Firm pioneering use of AI in healthcare backed by Bristol’s ICON in £6.2m funding round

November 5, 2021
Firm pioneering use of AI in healthcare backed by Bristol’s ICON in £6.2m funding round

Bristol-based, tech-focused investment bank ICON Corporate Finance has acted as exclusive financial adviser to a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence to the UK healthcare industry in a £6.2m scale-up funding round. Founded in 2017, London-based RwHealth’s platform combines AI machine learning and data science to give healthcare providers access...

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£100,000 appeal to help vulnerable communities in Bristol fight food insecurity backed by Burges Salmon

November 5, 2021
£100,000 appeal to help vulnerable communities in Bristol fight food insecurity backed by Burges Salmon

Burges Salmon, the Bristol-headquartered national law firm, is supporting a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for community food projects in the city and help them fight food insecurity. Bristol Local Food Fund (BLFF), which was founded in July 2020 during the first lockdown and is run by volunteers, is...

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Double success for TLT as it wins Law Firm of the Year title and appears in coveted Times list

November 5, 2021
Double success for TLT as it wins Law Firm of the Year title and appears in coveted Times list

Bristol-headquartered TLT is celebrating a notable double this week – landing one of the legal sector’s top awards and being named as one of the UK’s best law firms for the fourth year running. TLT took home the top prize at The Lawyer Awards 2021 – Law Firm of...

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National Icon of the Year title for entrepreneur on mission to make Bristol global centre for deep tech

November 5, 2021
National Icon of the Year title for entrepreneur on mission to make Bristol global centre for deep tech

Bristol-based scientist, entrepreneur and founder of the city’s Science Creates deep-tech centre, Dr Harry Destecroix, has won a major national enterprise award. Harry, pictured, has been named Barclays Entrepreneur Icon of the Year, a title that recognises entrepreneurs who have successfully turned their vision into reality.  The accolade, one...

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FSB calls on government to help small firms go green after survey shows most have no plan to act

November 5, 2021
FSB calls on government to help small firms go green after survey shows most have no plan to act

Two-thirds of small firms in the South West have no active plan to reduce their impact on the environment, according to a new survey, with many arguing they should receive tax breaks, grants or low interest loans to help them go green. The report by the Federation of Small...

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Temple Bright advises developer SEP Properties in national portfolio expansion

November 5, 2021
Temple Bright advises developer SEP Properties in national portfolio expansion

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright is acting for commercial property investment and development company SEP Properties on a number of projects ahead of its planned rollout of up to 15 new sites across the UK. Midlands-based SEP Properties, a family business formed in 1986 by Sukhdev Singh...

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