Gold medal in global sustainability ratings puts Burges Salmon among world’s most responsible businesses

November 3, 2022
Gold medal in global sustainability ratings puts Burges Salmon among world’s most responsible businesses

Burges Salmon, the national law firm with its head office in Bristol, has said winning gold for the second year running in a global sustainability rating has underpinned its commitment to operating as a responsible business. The firm was presented with the medal by EcoVadis, based on a scorecard...

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Major science award for Bristol Uni spin-out firm behind revolutionary hi-tech heart pacemaker

November 3, 2022
Major science award for Bristol Uni spin-out firm behind revolutionary hi-tech heart pacemaker

A spin-out company from the University of Bristol has won a major science award for its world-leading medical devices that use microchip technology to treat critical conditions such as heart failure. Bioelectronic firm Ceryx Medical was formed in 2016 as a joint venture to exploit the know-how in cardiac...

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More expansion for KPMG in Bristol and across the South West with raft of new promotions

November 2, 2022
More expansion for KPMG in Bristol and across the South West with raft of new promotions

Accountancy group KPMG has made 59 promotions across its Bristol and Plymouth offices, including a new director, in a move it said demonstrates its continued investment in its future leaders in the South West. Rob Andrews has been made a director in its audit function while 14 further employees...

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Clarke Willmott hails increase in its annual trainee intake following strong financial growth

November 2, 2022
Clarke Willmott hails increase in its annual trainee intake following strong financial growth

The Bristol office Clarke Willmott has taken on four trainee solicitors as part of a 12-strong intake across the national law firm. The move, which Clarke Willmott said was one of its biggest-ever trainee enrolments, follows its most financially successful year to date, during which it achieved annual growth...

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Five promotions, including a new partner, for Womble Bond Dickinson’s Bristol base

November 2, 2022
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The Bristol office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has been strengthened with a number of senior promotions, including a new partner, a new managing associate and three new associates. The new partner is Lorrae Hendry, Thomas Holdaway is the new managing associate, while Nicola Cotton, Elizabeth...

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Bristol Chamber of Commerce stalwart to step down from chief executive role after two decades

November 1, 2022
Bristol Chamber of Commerce stalwart to step down from chief executive role after two decades

James Durie, the chief executive of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative, is to step down from his role after 21 years at the end of this year. James, pictured, who is also an executive director of Business West, the chamber’s parent group and the region’s largest business...

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Bristol Business Blog: Recycling guide for businesses. Daniel Peacey, regional sales manager, Grundon

October 31, 2022
Bristol Business Blog: Recycling guide for businesses. Daniel Peacey, regional sales manager, Grundon

Clean waste plastics can be a valuable source of revenue for businesses but are often overlooked as an earner, Plastics have become so ever-present in our lives that it’s hard to believe that they have only been around for the past 70 years.  Of course, the strength and durability...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

October 30, 2022
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Monday October 31 Final: Lok’N Store Group Economic announcements: M4 money supply, Mortgage approvals, Consumer credit Tuesday November 1 Q3 result: BP Economic announcement: PMI manufacturing Wednesday November 2 Interim: Appreciate Group Q3 result: GlaxoSmithKline Trading announcements: Smurfit Kappa, Next, Morgan Sindall Group, Coca-Cola Europe, Gem Diamonds Thursday November 3 Finals: Up Global, Gattaca Interims: Wizz Air,...

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The LAST WORD: Alan Bristow, CEO and founder, ICON Corporate Finance

October 28, 2022
The LAST WORD: Alan Bristow, CEO and founder, ICON Corporate Finance

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 Alan Bristow, CEO and founder of ICON Corporate Finance, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched? The Alpinist. I would never have come across this had it...

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