Creative/Media

FareShare South West calls on Bristol firms to back its FoodStock 2021 campaign

October 28, 2021
By
FareShare South West calls on Bristol firms to back its FoodStock 2021 campaign

Bristol businesses are being urged to support FareShare South West, the region’s largest food redistribution charity, as it prepares to launch its emergency winter campaign FoodStock 2021. FareShare South West, which supplies food to more than 350 frontline organisations, aims to build a stockpile of ambient food with the...

Read more »

Strong growth for Bristol TV firm behind some of the world’s top natural history programmes

October 28, 2021
By
Strong growth for Bristol TV firm behind some of the world’s top natural history programmes

Bristol TV production company Plimsoll Productions, the world’s biggest independent natural history programme maker, has achieved a 65% sales growth over the past year despite the challenges of operating during the pandemic. The firm, which has been backed by mid-market private equity firm LDC since August 2019, clocked up...

Read more »

AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: Bristol business reaction

October 28, 2021
By
AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: Bristol business reaction

Many businesses in Bristol were hoping for a game-changing Budget to tackle the immense problems they face – but according to the regional branch of the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) this doesn’t feel like one. FSB development manager for Bristol, Bath & South Gloucestershire, Sam Holliday, pictured, said:...

Read more »

AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: Business West says region losing out again despite Sunak’s ‘levelling up’ claim

October 27, 2021
By
AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: Business West says region losing out again despite Sunak’s ‘levelling up’ claim

Business West, the region’s largest business group, said many firms would “remain muted in their enthusiasm” for a Budget that failed to address the scale of the post-Covid challenges they face. The organisation, which runs Bristol Chamber of Commerce, also claimed the West of England had again missed out...

Read more »

AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: National business reaction

October 27, 2021
By
AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: National business reaction

Business groups have welcomed a number of measures in yesterday’s Budget but said Chancellor Rishi Sunak could have done more to encourage investment. The CBI, which speaks on behalf of 190,000 businesses of all sizes and sectors, described it overall as business friendly, with its director-general Tony Danker saying...

Read more »

AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: Key points . . .

October 27, 2021
By

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his Autumn Budget and Spending Review. The main points are: Chancellor began speaking at 12:34pm Employment is up and wages are rising, he said. Budget prepares for a new economy post-Covid, he said. “An economy fit for a new age of optimism.” Higher inflation was...

Read more »

Bristol’s net zero economic revolution will bring £9.2bn boost to city’s firms

October 22, 2021
By
netzero

Decarbonising Bristol’s economy could trigger business worth £9.2bn for local firms – bringing one of the biggest opportunities to the city since the arrival of the railways nearly 200 years ago. The phenomenal figure is being highlighted by Business West, the region’s largest business group, and Mayor of Bristol Marvin...

Read more »

City gets star billing from team behind Stephen Merchant’s made-in-Bristol TV series

October 22, 2021
By
theoutlaws2

The team that made The Outlaws, Stephen Merchant’s new six-part comedy thriller filmed in Bristol, have lavished praise on the city as an ideal location for TV production. The series starts on BBC One on Monday after an extensive shoot that took place at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios in Hengrove...

Read more »

Marathon gaming livestream will be hosted by Bristol creative agency to kick-off charity’s new campaign

October 22, 2021
By
Marathon gaming livestream will be hosted by Bristol creative agency to kick-off charity’s new campaign

Bristol-based games agency Diva is to host an 11-hour gaming livestream tomorrow to launch charity War Child UK’s Game Action fundraiser. War Child UK – the specialist charity for children caught up in conflict – has set up the ground-breaking new campaign in association with dozens of games content...

Read more »

Cazoo drives into commercial vehicle market by snapping up fast-growing Bristol online van retailer

October 22, 2021
By
Cazoo drives into commercial vehicle market by snapping up fast-growing Bristol online van retailer

Bristol-based Vans 365 has been acquired by Cazoo in a deal that takes Europe’s leading online car dealer into the commercial vehicle retail market for the first time. Vans 365 was set up in  2012 as Van World Group and changed its name in 2018. At the same time it used...

Read more »

Expansion into second studio for Bristol animators A Productions as it wins works with HBO Max

October 22, 2021
By
Expansion into second studio for Bristol animators A Productions as it wins works with HBO Max

Bristol independent animation studio A Productions has moved into additional space for its growing workforce to create content for HBO Max. The internationally recognised studio has a strong track record for producing award-winning children’s content for broadcasters and streamers and its 150-strong team is continuing to expand to fulfil...

Read more »

Bristol Business Blog: Claire Burden, partner, Tilney Smith & Williamson. Insolvencies are back and rising fast

October 21, 2021
By
Bristol Business Blog: Claire Burden, partner, Tilney Smith & Williamson. Insolvencies are back and rising fast

The monthly insolvency statistics published by The Insolvency Service for September show the number of registered company insolvencies were at their highest since the start of the first UK lockdown in March 2020. This is effectively a rebalancing back to normalised insolvency levels across the economy, after the government...

Read more »

ForrestBrown’s new Glasgow office aims to unlock R&D tax relief benefits for more Scottish firms

October 19, 2021
By
ForrestBrown’s new Glasgow office aims to unlock R&D tax relief benefits for more Scottish firms

Bristol research and development tax relief consultancy ForrestBrown has bolstered its presence in Scotland by opening an office in Glasgow. The firm, the UK’s leading consultancy of its kind, said the move demonstrated its commitment to a region that is at the forefront of the engineering, renewables and software...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Bristol for just £120 a month. Email info@bristol-business.net for more information.