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Alder King continues to build up its planning team with trio of senior appointments

May 6, 2021
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Bristol-headquartered regional property consultancy Alder King  has made a series of senior appointments in its planning team as part of a programme of targeted investment. Sarah Hawkins, Gary Morris and Tristan Hutton have all joined the practice as partners, with Sarah assuming the role of head of planning.  The...

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New partner promotion and senior general practice manager appointment at Milsted Langdon

May 6, 2021
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New partner promotion and senior general practice manager appointment at Milsted Langdon

Regional accountancy firm Milsted Langdon has promoted Guy Armitage-Norton to partner in recognition of his work and commitment to adding value to the businesses he advises. Guy, pictured, works across the firm’s Bath and Bristol offices providing pragmatic support on accounting, auditing and financial reporting tailored to the specific...

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Bevan Brittan promotes seven lawyers in its Bristol office after year of growth

May 6, 2021
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Bevan Brittan promotes seven lawyers in its Bristol office after year of growth

Seven lawyers in the Bristol office of Bevan Brittan have promoted as the national firm celebrates another strong year. Four of the Bristol lawyers have become senior associates and three associates. They form part of a 15-strong promotions round for the firm.  The new Bristol office senior associates are...

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California calling for rapid-growth Bristol tech recruiter Paratus People after record year

May 6, 2021
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California calling for rapid-growth Bristol tech recruiter Paratus People after record year

Fast-growing Bristol specialist recruitment firm Paratus People has expanded into the US by opening an office in one of its tech hotspots. The base in Santa Clara, California, the firm’s fourth office opening since it launched just five years ago. It also has bases in Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands. ...

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Partner promotions at Foot Anstey boosts its Bristol office

May 6, 2021
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Partner promotions at Foot Anstey boosts its Bristol office

Organic growth in the Bristol office of law firm Foot Anstey has continued with the appointment of two new partners. The firm, which also has offices in Exeter, London, Plymouth, Southampton, Taunton and Truro, said the promotions of Zahir Nayani and Alexandra Hammond were the result of investment in...

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UK’s oldest privately-owned bank establishes regional presence with high net worth advisor hire

May 6, 2021
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Privately-owned bank C. Hoare & Co. has appointed high net worth client specialist Emily Corbett as a senior relationship manager to lead its growth in the South West. The appointment forms part of the London-based bank’s broader strategy to expand its presence and customer base in the UK’s regions and...

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Seal production ‘goes into overdrive’ at Avon Group as it helps global battle against coronavirus

May 5, 2021
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Seal production ‘goes into overdrive’ at Avon Group as it helps global battle against coronavirus

Production of specialist components used in the fight against Covid-19 has soared into the billions at Bristol-based manufacturer Avon Group over the past year. The firm has made and shipped worldwide upwards of 7bn aerosol stems, gasket seals, pictured, and similar items used in sanitisers, soap dispensers and cleaning...

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Former IoD Bristol chair Lhosa Daly among three new Western Gateway board members

May 5, 2021
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Former IoD Bristol chair Lhosa Daly among three new Western Gateway board members

The Western Gateway, the cross-border economic partnership of eight cities either side of the River Severn including Bristol, has appointed former Institute of Directors Bristol chair Lhosa Daly to its board. Lhosa, pictured, who has also been chair of Bristol art gallery Arnolfini, is one of three new board...

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Bristol-based regional broking director taken on by insurance group Gallagher

May 5, 2021
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Bristol-based regional broking director taken on by insurance group Gallagher

Insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting firm Gallagher has boosted its presence in the South West with the appointment of Richard Horne as regional broking director in its Bristol office. Richard, pictured, will report to Stephen Smith, who leads Gallagher’s South of England broking & placement team, which supports regional...

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Business regulation and the criminal law expert joins Burges Salmon as its 100th partner

May 4, 2021
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Business regulation and the criminal law expert joins Burges Salmon as its 100th partner

Burges Salmon, the Bristol-headquartered national law firm, has appointed  Guy Bastable to lead its corporate crime team. Guy, pictured, also becomes the firm’s 100th partner.  In his new role at Burges Salmon, he will lead the firm’s head of corporate crime, which sits within its wider business crime and regulatory...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

May 3, 2021
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Monday May 3 Bank holiday: Nothing listed Tuesday May 4 Finals: Camellia, Frenkel Topping Group, Microsaic Systems AGMs: Apax Global Alpha, Hammerson, Plus500 Economic announcements: Mortgage approvals, PMI manufacturing, M4 money supply, Consumer credit Wednesday May 5 Final: Wandisco Interims: Cambria Auto, Smiths News, Virgin Money UK Q1 result: Amryt Pharma Trading announcements: Direct Line, Smith...

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Bristol office market buoyed by return to work and clutch of new schemes coming on stream

April 30, 2021
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Bristol office market buoyed by return to work and clutch of new schemes coming on stream

Bristol’s office market is continuing to shrug off the impact of the pandemic with a number of new much-needed schemes about to get underway, deals taking place for existing buildings and a healthy pipeline of activity, according to property agents. They say Bristol, which performed better than any other...

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Old Market mixed-use scheme gets green light from council after developer increases homes by 50%

April 30, 2021
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Old Market mixed-use scheme gets green light from council after developer increases homes by 50%

The £175m Soapworks development in Old Market – which will regenerate the former Gardiner Haskins department store site – is to go ahead after its developer increased the number of homes by nearly 50%. As reported by Bristol Business News last week, First Base was initially refused planning consent...

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