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

July 30, 2021
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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
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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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Bristol Business Blog: Rob Brown, tax partner, Milsted Langdon. Post-Covid changes to taxation now seem increasingly likely

July 28, 2021
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Bristol Business Blog: Rob Brown, tax partner, Milsted Langdon. Post-Covid changes to taxation now seem increasingly likely

To date, the government has spent more than £372bn on the nation’s response to Covid-19 and while much of the financial support on offer is due to end in a few months’ time, the spiralling costs have had a heavy hit on the public finances. That is why we...

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Partner and associate partner promotions strengthen EY’s Bristol office

July 28, 2021
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Partner and associate partner promotions strengthen EY’s Bristol office

Global accountancy group EY has made a series of senior appointments in its Bristol office, including a partner and three associate partners, as it continues to invest in its South West and Wales region. Robin Enstone has been promoted to equity partner while there are also promotions to associate...

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We’re ready to support ambitious firms to grow, LDC South West team says as opportunities return

July 27, 2021
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We’re ready to support ambitious firms to grow, LDC South West team says as opportunities return

The South West team of LDC, the leading mid-market private equity firm, is predicting significant growth and investment opportunities for small and mid-sized businesses over the coming year as the regional economy recovers from the pandemic. The Bristol-based team completed three deals in the first half of this year...

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Busy pipeline of clean energy deals across Europe earns Triodos ‘Most Active Lead Arranger’ title

July 23, 2021
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Busy pipeline of clean energy deals across Europe earns Triodos ‘Most Active Lead Arranger’ title

Triodos, the ethical bank with its UK headquarters in Bristol, has topped a global league table for most clean energy deals executed by a bank for the sixth year running. With a total of 69 deals across Europe last year valued at $433m (£306m), Triodos took the title of ‘Most Active Lead...

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Chance for Bristol’s fast-growing tech firms to join prestigious roll call of sector’s pioneers

July 23, 2021
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Chance for Bristol’s fast-growing tech firms to join prestigious roll call of sector’s pioneers

Bristol tech firms are being invited to follow in the footsteps of some of the city’s most innovative businesses by entering the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 Awards. Now in their 24th year, the awards rank and recognise the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK, based on the past...

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Bishop Fleming staff prepare to go global with their own virtual round-the-world challenge

July 23, 2021
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Bishop Fleming staff prepare to go global with their own virtual round-the-world challenge

Nearly 150 staff at regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming have started a virtual challenge to travel 40,000 miles – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe. The firm, which recently relocated its Bristol base – the largest of its seven offices – has launched the challenge as part of its...

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Trio of new Entrepreneurs in Residence for SETsquared as membership increases

July 22, 2021
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Trio of new Entrepreneurs in Residence for SETsquared as membership increases

SETsquared Bristol, the world-leading tech incubator, has grown its team with three new Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR). The increase to four EiRs is in response to growing membership at the incubator, which is backed by the University of Bristol. It currently has 85 member companies. Last year it widened...

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Charity calls on food firms to hand over any surplus to help feed hungry kids this summer

July 22, 2021
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Charity calls on food firms to hand over any surplus to help feed hungry kids this summer

Bristol’s food businesses are being urged not to bin their surplus produce but to redirect it to FareShare Southwest, the region’s largest food redistribution charity, as it gears up to prevent children going hungry during the school holidays. The food will help the charity, whose mission is to fight...

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Children’s Hospice SW targeting £30k from ‘physical and virtual’ sponsored Moonlight Memory Walk

July 21, 2021
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Children’s Hospice SW targeting £30k from ‘physical and virtual’ sponsored Moonlight Memory Walk

A series of virtual and community fundraising events is being organised by Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) to bring in much-needed cash after it suffered a major falloff in income over the past year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The charity, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, needs around...

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£6.7m cryptocurrency security deal keeps Osborne Clarke’s growth capital team on the money

July 20, 2021
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£6.7m cryptocurrency security deal keeps Osborne Clarke’s growth capital team on the money

The growth capital team at international law firm Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office have maintained their recent flurry of deals by advising on a multimillion pound investment into a company now building the world’s safety standard for cryptocurrency. The team worked with global venture capital fund Element Ventures in its...

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Stay cautious as city opens up again from Monday, businesses are warned amid soaring cases

July 16, 2021
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Stay cautious as city opens up again from Monday, businesses are warned amid soaring cases

Bristol firms are being urged to remain cautious about easing Covid-related measures too quickly as the country prepares for most legal restrictions to be lifted on Monday. With infection rates rising again across the area, the city council is encouraging residents to avoid crowded areas, if possible, and to...

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