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Osborne Clarke powers ahead in rapidly expanding renewables sector with another solar deal

August 9, 2022
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Osborne Clarke powers ahead in rapidly expanding renewables sector with another solar deal

A team from the Bristol office of international law firm Osborne Clarke has advised on another renewables deal as it continues to build a solid reputation in the fast-growing sector. The team worked with long-standing private equity investment client Foresight’s solar fund and JLEN Environmental Assets Group on their...

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Barrister appointment strengthens Womble Bond Dickinson planning & infrastructure offering in Bristol

August 9, 2022
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Barrister appointment strengthens Womble Bond Dickinson planning & infrastructure offering in Bristol

The Bristol office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has appointed Emma Harling-Phillips as partner in its planning & infrastructure team. Emma, pictured, a qualified barrister, joins from the London office of global firm law Pinsent Masons, where she has been a partner for just over five-and-a-half...

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Evelyn Partners bucks recruitment trend to expand its assurance and business services team in Bristol

August 9, 2022
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Evelyn Partners bucks recruitment trend to expand its assurance and business services team in Bristol

Staffing levels in the Bristol-based assurance and business services (ABS) team of accountancy group Evelyn Partners have grown by 40% in two years – despite ongoing recruitment challenges in the sector. Evelyn Partners, which was created in June from the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson, has taken on...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

August 7, 2022
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Monday August 8 Interims: Clarkson, Diversified Energy Company, PageGroup Q2 result: Taseko Mines Tuesday August 9 Interims: Abrdn, TI Fluid Systems, InterContinental Hotels, Flutter Entertainment, H&T Group, RPS Group, Zotefoams Trading update: Bellway Wednesday August 10 Interims: ContourGlobal, Legal & General, CLS Holdings, Genuit Group,  Hostelword, Atalaya Mining, Arix Bioscience Thursday August...

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The LAST WORD: Karen Pearce, agency leader, Loom Digital

August 5, 2022
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The LAST WORD: Karen Pearce, agency leader, Loom Digital

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 Karen Pearce, agency leader at Bristol integrated digital marketing agency Loom Digital, answers our 10 questions. What was the LAST:  Film you watched? I’m terrible at watching films – you’ll normally catch me watching...

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Funding for Bristol tech firm leading the world in live-streaming events to the metaverse

August 5, 2022
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Funding for Bristol tech firm leading the world in live-streaming events to the metaverse

Condense, the Bristol firm at the forefront of bringing live events to 3D virtual worlds, has raised $4.5m (£3.7m) to take its world-beating tech to the next level. The firm, launched in in 2019, is making the first streaming studio in a global network to record and transmit Video 3.0...

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Balloon Fiesta bounces back with rapidly expanding Huboo sponsoring its first public VIP area

August 5, 2022
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Balloon Fiesta bounces back with rapidly expanding Huboo sponsoring its first public VIP area

Bristol’s iconic Balloon Fiesta returns next week after a two-year break due to the pandemic – and for the first time visitors will be able to enjoy the event from a public VIP area. The Huboo Sky Lounge, sponsored by fast-growing Bristol-based eCommerce fulfilment company Huboo, will ensure guests...

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Wide audience for University of Bristol’s candid interviews with city-based entrepreneurs

August 5, 2022
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Wide audience for University of Bristol’s candid interviews with city-based entrepreneurs

A series of films commissioned by the University of Bristol in which founders, researchers and academics from the university talk openly about their personal experiences of getting into enterprise has attracted widespread interest and applause for its diverse topics and honest approach. Called The Enterprise Sessions, the broadcast-style interviews...

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Funding for Bristol renewables software firm to digitise offshore wind farm construction

August 5, 2022
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Funding for Bristol renewables software firm to digitise offshore wind farm construction

A Bristol tech firm that develops highly specialised software for the renewables industry has secured grant funding to create new digital tools that will support the construction of offshore wind farms. Sennen will use the £112,000, awarded by the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP), to expand its software’s functionality at...

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Osborne Clarke Bristol office takes part in trailblazing #10,000 Black Interns programme

August 4, 2022
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The legal and business services teams in international law firm Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office have welcomed a group of interns as part of a project aiming to increase the representation of Black people in professional services businesses. The six-week placements have been organised under the #10000 Black Interns (10KBI) programme,...

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Double boost for Lysander Law as it looks to build commercial dispute resolution and family law teams

August 4, 2022
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Double boost for Lysander Law as it looks to build commercial dispute resolution and family law teams

Lysander Law, the Bristol-based specialist legal practice, has made two senior hires as it expands its to include commercial dispute resolution and family law. Former Shoosmiths partner Christopher J. Cox has joined as head of commercial dispute resolution, with and solicitor Julia Sacco, who previously worked at The Co-operative Legal Services,...

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New placemaking charter aims for better-designed homes for region’s communities

August 4, 2022
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New placemaking charter aims for better-designed homes for region’s communities

An ambitious project calling for homes being built in Bristol and across the West of England to be high quality, well-designed and affordable has been launched. The Placemaking Charter will bring together the region’s councils and other public authorities, developers, communities and partners under a shared ambition to create...

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Global kids’ TV accolade for pioneering series made by Bristol animation firm

August 4, 2022
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Global kids’ TV accolade for pioneering series made by Bristol animation firm

Bristol animation production studio A Productions has scooped an international award for its part in creating the ground-breaking children’s TV series leading JoJo & Gran Gran. A Productions worked in collaboration with BBC Studios Kids & Family Productions on series one and two of the hugely successful series, pictured, which celebrates the...

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