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Second ‘deep tech’ incubator puts Bristol on path to creating world-class science ecosystem

November 26, 2021
Second ‘deep tech’ incubator puts Bristol on path to creating world-class science ecosystem

Bristol has developed Europe’s most exciting ‘deep tech’ ecosystem where innovators can accelerate ground-breaking ideas in areas as diverse as AI, synthetic biology, nano technologies and quantum computing, guests at the opening of the city’s new Science Creates centre were told. The incubator in Old Market is already becoming...

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The LAST WORD: Matthew Bracher, managing director, Haines Watts Bristol

November 26, 2021
The LAST WORD: Matthew Bracher, managing director, Haines Watts Bristol

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 Matthew Bracher, managing director at Haines Watts Bristol, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST: Film you watched? The original The Fast and the Furious....

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Bristol agency helps bring historic knitwear brand up to date with its first TV advert

November 26, 2021
Bristol agency helps bring historic knitwear brand up to date with its first TV advert

Iconic British fashion brand Lyle & Scott, known for its golden eagle logo, has turned to a Bristol TV advertising agency to produce the first television commercial in its 147-year history The advert, which started airing in the UK and the Netherlands this week, was created by Happy Hour...

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Report shows drastic action is needed to get Bristol’s offices ready to meet 2030 net zero target

November 26, 2021
Report shows drastic action is needed to get Bristol’s offices ready to meet 2030 net zero target

Bristol will miss the government’s net zero targets unless it significantly upgrades its office buildings over the next 10 years, according to new analysis. The report by leading property consultancy JLL, which has an office in the Bristol, concludes that just over 85% of the city’s office stock –...

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Bristol lawyers advise on £33m investment in pet firm behind the ‘designer’ Eglu chicken house

November 26, 2021
Bristol lawyers advise on £33m investment in pet firm behind the ‘designer’ Eglu chicken house

Two Bristol-based corporate finance legal teams have been involved in the £33m sale of a significant minority stake in design-led pet accessories brand Omlet to private equity firm Piper. Bristol-headquartered Burges Salmon advised Omlet’s founding shareholders while the city office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) advised Piper,...

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TLT launches public inquiries team and bolsters its public procurement service with key appointments

November 26, 2021
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Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT has made two key appointments as its boosts its near-legal public procurement offering and launches a new public inquiries team. The firm said taking on Heidi Parker as a senior procurement consultant was aimed at meeting growing demand for its public procurement service while...

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Bristol law firms’ social mobility programmes put them among UK’s Top 75 employers

November 26, 2021
Bristol law firms’ social mobility programmes put them among UK’s Top 75 employers

Two Bristol law firms have been named among the top UK employers with a strong commitment to advancing social mobility in their workplace and the wider community. Osborne Clarke and Burges Salmon – the city’s two largest law firms – have been included in the latest Social Mobility Foundation...

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Employment scheme at heart of Rathbone and FareShare South West’s new three-year partnership

November 26, 2021
Employment scheme at heart of Rathbone and FareShare South West’s new three-year partnership

The Bristol office of national investment management firm Rathbone has agreed a three-year partnership with food redistribution charity FareShare South West, including a programme to help disadvantaged people get jobs. The partnership has been arranged through the Rathbones Foundation, the firm’s charitable fund. The employability programme will be based...

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Foot Anstey helps its staff switch to electric vehicles as it looks to drive down its carbon footprint

November 26, 2021
Foot Anstey helps its staff switch to electric vehicles as it looks to drive down its carbon footprint

National law firm Foot Anstey is incentivising its 600-plus employees to drive electric vehicles (EVs) or ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) as it accelerates efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. The firm, which has offices in Bristol and across the South West as well as in London and Southampton, has...

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