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Bloom & Wild picks PKF Bristol team again to support its rapid growth with second acquisition

July 30, 2021
Bloom & Wild picks PKF Bristol team again to support its rapid growth with second acquisition

The Bristol office of South West accountancy group PKF Francis Clark has advised Bloom & Wild, the fast-growing flower delivery business, on a second international acquisition in three months. The acquisition of leading French online florist Very Bloom SAS, which trades as Bergamotte, for an undisclosed sum, continues the...

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Osborne Clarke helps pay-as-you-fly drone insurer land £12m to swoop on connected vehicle market

July 30, 2021
Osborne Clarke helps pay-as-you-fly drone insurer land £12m to swoop on connected vehicle market

Lawyers in the Bristol office of global law firm Osborne Clarke have advised a start-up aiming to revolutionise the use of real-time data in insurance on its £12m investment.  London-based Flock said the Series A funding marked a major milestone in building a global, fully digital insurance company for...

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Pioneering app that supports breastfeeding mums to launch during World Breastfeeding Week

July 30, 2021
Pioneering app that supports breastfeeding mums to launch during World Breastfeeding Week

LatchAid, the Bristol firm using innovative technology to revolutionise breastfeeding, is expanding further by launching its new app during World Breastfeeding Week. LatchAid, which is part of the SETsquared Bristol incubator, was set up by Dr Chen Mao Davies, an Oscar and BAFTA-winning expert in computer graphics and animation,...

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Four-year growth strategy announced by TLT after annual revenues climb by 11%

July 30, 2021
Four-year growth strategy announced by TLT after annual revenues climb by 11%

Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT is to accelerate its growth in the UK and overseas, including providing non-legal support to clients in areas such as sustainability, diversity and wellness,  after posting a 11.3% increase in its annual revenues to £110m. Its expansion over the past 12 months – its...

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Creative college’s £4.5m extension slots into place in ex-amusement arcade and music venue building

July 30, 2021
Creative college’s £4.5m extension slots into place in ex-amusement arcade and music venue building

A former city centre amusement arcade will fittingly become a hub for students to learn creative computing, software development and games art when it reopens in September as part of an extension to Bristol’s Access Creative College. Phase 2 of the college’s Bristol city centre campus on All Saints Street,...

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Aer Lingus’s Dublin flights to take off again as Bristol Airport inches back from impact of pandemic

July 30, 2021
Aer Lingus’s Dublin flights to take off again as Bristol Airport inches back from impact of pandemic

Flights operated by Irish airline Aer Lingus from Bristol Airport to Dublin restart this weekend, opening up Ireland again to fully vaccinated British citizens and paving the way for convenient transatlantic services when unfettered travel to the US returns. Ireland is the first country in Europe to allow people...

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Book publishing giant opens Bristol office ‘to get closer to local readers, writers and booksellers’

July 30, 2021
Book publishing giant opens Bristol office ‘to get closer to local readers, writers and booksellers’

Hachette UK, one of the country’s largest publishers, has opened an office in Bristol as it looks to break out of the ‘London bubble’ and increase the diversity of its workforce. The office is one of  five new bases the publisher is launching over the next three months. Manchester...

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Half of region’s tech firms now doing better than in pre-Covid times, survey reveals

July 29, 2021
Half of region’s tech firms now doing better than in pre-Covid times, survey reveals

The South West’s tech businesses have bounced back strongly from the pandemic, according to a new survey, with more than half saying they are now performing better than their pre-Covid levels. Some 96% of tech firm leaders, including founders and directors, said they were optimistic about the future with...

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Pioneering Bristol firms could miss out under Govt’s new Innovation Strategy, warns Metro Mayor

July 29, 2021
Pioneering Bristol firms could miss out under Govt’s new Innovation Strategy, warns Metro Mayor

The government’s new Innovation Strategy, which aims to turbo charge the UK’s most pioneering businesses, will fall flat unless its key decisions are devolved to the regions, according to West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris. In his latest broadside against what he sees as over control by Westminster,...

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