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£1.2m investment for Bristol firm looking to plug into the power of graphene to boost battery life

April 23, 2021
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£1.2m investment for Bristol firm looking to plug into the power of graphene to boost battery life

Anaphite, the Bristol-based firm launched by two university graduates to look at ways of exploiting the potential of graphene in batteries, has raised £1.2m to step up its innovative work. The firm, founded by scientists Sam Burrow and Alexander Hewitt after they left university, has already developed techniques to...

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Register now for Bristol Business News’ free webinar: A Brave New World

April 23, 2021
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Register now for Bristol Business News’ free webinar: A Brave New World

Time is running out to register for Bristol Business News’ exclusive webinar aimed at helping business owners and leaders thrive during these uncertain time. Staged with business development and growth consultants Tinderbox , Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty will be a one-hour interactive and thought-provoking presentation. It takes place next...

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PKF’s Bristol office helps Bloom & Wild blossom in European market with Dutch takeover

April 23, 2021
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PKF’s Bristol office helps Bloom & Wild blossom in European market with Dutch takeover

The Bristol office of South West accountancy group PKF Francis Clark has advised fast-growing flower delivery business Bloom & Wild on its first acquisition, the takeover of Dutch rival Bloomon. The high-profile deal, for an undisclosed sum, quadruples the size of the UK’s leading online flower and gifting platform’s European footprint and...

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Architecture Centre launches £25k appeal to develop its base into new hub for design and innovation

April 22, 2021
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Architecture Centre launches £25k appeal to develop its base into new hub for design and innovation

Bristol’s Architecture Centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary by unveiling ambitious plans to transform its Harbourside base into a vibrant home for design and placemaking. The new café and cultural and education space will bring new life to the venue this summer, opening up its doors to debate the...

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TLT helps secure £370k seed funding for Bristol pioneering greentech start-up

April 22, 2021
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TLT helps secure £370k seed funding for Bristol pioneering greentech start-up

University of Bristol spin-out Albotherm, which is developing green technologies for the agriculture and buildings sector, has been advised by law firm TLT on its £370,000 seed investment round. The funding will help Albotherm tackle climate change by fuelling the development of its Variable Shading System, a glass coating...

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Business development executives join R&D tax firm Access2Funding to boost its Bristol team

April 22, 2021
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ACCESS2FUNDING

Research and development tax specialist Access2Funding has grown its Bristol team with the addition of two business development executives. The arrival of Gary Standen and Tracey Kovacs takes the team to five,  including two writers and a tax specialist. Merseyside-headquartered Access2Funding has become one of the UK’s fastest-growing R&D...

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Free digital support for family firms to future proof them for the next generation

April 21, 2021
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Free digital support for family firms to future proof them for the next generation

Family-owned firms based in Bristol can get free advice and support on using digital technology to improve and streamline their business processes. The three-month programme, called Evolve Digital, will enable family businesses to identify key areas such as moving into online sales, electronic invoicing or working remotely the where...

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Zap-Map powers ahead with £1m investment from parent group Good Energy

April 16, 2021
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Zap-Map powers ahead with £1m investment from parent group Good Energy

Green utility group Good Energy has invested a further £1m into the parent company of Bristol-based Zap-Map, the electric vehicle mapping service, to accelerate its growth. Good Energy already majority owns Next Green Car Ltd following two previous investments, which have helped make Zap-Map a major player in the...

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Brexit having ‘very substantial impact on exporting’, South West Chambers survey shows

April 16, 2021
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Brexit having ‘very substantial impact on exporting’, South West Chambers survey shows

Exports by South West businesses have slumped to historic lows as they are hit by higher trade barriers due to Brexit, according to a major new survey. Manufacturers have been impacted most, the research by the British Chambers of Commerce South West shows.  Some 53% of exporters said they...

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Exclusive event: A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty

April 15, 2021
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Exclusive event: A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty

Bristol Business News has teamed up with business development and growth consultants Tinderbox to host an exclusive virtual event aimed at helping business owners and leaders thrive during these uncertain times. A Brave New World – Leading Through Uncertainty will be a one-hour interactive and thought-provoking presentation. Expert presenters from Tinderbox...

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‘Pragmatic’ Osborne Clarke team helps $100m fund close despite Brexit and pandemic obstacles

April 14, 2021
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‘Pragmatic’ Osborne Clarke team helps $100m fund close despite Brexit and pandemic obstacles

A team from the Bristol office of global law firm Osborne Clarke have advised venture capital firm Illuminate Financial Management on the final close of its second fund at $100m (£72.5m) – double what it achieved in its first. London-based Illuminate Financial invests in companies providing cutting-edge solutions to...

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RSM and Womble Bond Dickinson taste success with food firm sale as Italian group returns for seconds

April 13, 2021
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RSM and Womble Bond Dickinson taste success with food firm sale as Italian group returns for seconds

Italian food ingredients business Nactarome has made its second UK acquisition in less than a year, with the Bristol offices of national accountancy RSM and global law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) again advising on the deal. RSM’s Bristol mergers and acquisition (M&A) and private equity team and lawyers...

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Former Bevan Brittan trainee returns to firm as a partner in its Bristol property team

April 13, 2021
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Former Bevan Brittan trainee returns to firm as a partner in its Bristol property team

National law firm Bevan Brittan has made its second partner appointment of the year with the recruitment of property finance expert Jessica Church to its Bristol office. Jessica, pictured, began her legal career as a trainee with Bevan Brittan before joining Trowers & Hamlins in London, where she worked...

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