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Three more firms sign up to Bristol’s ground-breaking Property Inclusion Charter

October 1, 2021
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Three more firms sign up to Bristol’s ground-breaking Property Inclusion Charter

Bristol’s Property Inclusion Charter, the first of its kind in the UK, has welcomed the businesses behind an ultra-sustainable later living community in the city – taking its membership to more than 50. FORE Partnership, Amicala and First Base have signed up to the charter to deliver on its...

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Bristol Technology Festival returns to reflect on the changing the face of the sector in the region

October 1, 2021
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Bristol Technology Festival returns to reflect on the changing the face of the sector in the region

A packed schedule with events spanning green and sustainable tech to legal and finance has been announced for Bristol Technology Festival (BTF). The annual tech showcase, returning for its third year, brings together events, people and communities to share, learn and explore tech developments across the region.  The festival...

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Government lack of planning over worker crisis threatening future of firms, warn business leaders

October 1, 2021
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Government lack of planning over worker crisis threatening future of firms, warn business leaders

The South West’s key sectors could suffer irreparable damage unless the government starts to tackle the shortage of workers by easing EU visa restrictions, the region’s business leaders today warned. But even providing temporary visas for jobs such as drivers and food workers would only be a short-term measure...

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Bristol firms to be given help in getting more disabled people into their workforce

September 30, 2021
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Bristol firms to be given help in getting more disabled people into their workforce

A programme designed to break down barriers and support more disabled people into work is being launched in Bristol and across the West of England. Some 100 businesses will receive tailored, targeted disability inclusion training to help them create a more diverse workforce.   The project, part of the Workforce...

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Strength of South West’s housing market builds land sale activity at Womble Bond Dickinson

September 28, 2021
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Strength of South West’s housing market builds land sale activity at Womble Bond Dickinson

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson’s Bristol office has advised on a fourth major land sale by private clients in as many months to Taylor Wimpey, one of the UK’s largest housebuilding companies. The latest deal involves a longstanding client who sold a site near Cribbs Causeway for a 700-strong...

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First change at the top in 14 years at Foot Anstey as new managing partner prepares to take up the role

September 28, 2021
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First change at the top in 14 years at Foot Anstey as new managing partner prepares to take up the role

Law firm Foot Anstey, which has a major office in Bristol, has appointed its head of real estate Martin Hirst as its next managing partner. Martin, pictured right, will take over from long-serving managing partner John Westwell in the role at the end of the current financial year, on April 30...

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New head of Bristol office for Osborne Clarke as it prepares for post-pandemic challenges

September 24, 2021
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New head of Bristol office for Osborne Clarke as it prepares for post-pandemic challenges

International law firm Osborne Clarke has appointed commercial law partner Lara Burch as head of its Bristol office, succeeding Peter Clough, who has completed two terms in the role. The office head’s principal role is to promote a high-quality working environment by embracing best practice, new technologies and new...

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Bevan Brittan’s support for health sector during Covid earns it coveted award for fifth year running

September 23, 2021
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Solving unprecedented legal issues for health and social care operators sparked by the pandemic has earned national law firm Bevan Brittan its fifth consecutive specialist the health sector award. The firm, which has an office in Bristol, topped the Legal Advisors of the Year – Transactional category at this year’s...

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Firms urged to help next generation of schoolkids after pandemic disrupts their career prospects

September 23, 2021
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Firms urged to help next generation of schoolkids after pandemic disrupts their career prospects

Pioneering Bristol education charity Ablaze is calling on firms in the city to invest in developing secondary school pupils or face a new generation of employees who lack the skills they need to thrive in the workplace. The pandemic has caused unprecedented levels of disruption to schools and their...

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Warning for troubled firms as temporary insolvency measures end and insolvencies start to rise

September 21, 2021
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Warning for troubled firms as temporary insolvency measures end and insolvencies start to rise

Businesses in Bristol are being urged to seek advice if they are concerned about the lifting of temporary insolvency restrictions. The warning has come from the regional chair of R3, the trade body for restructuring and insolvency professionals, which issued the call after the government decided to begin phasing...

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15% pay rise for Burges Salmon’s newly qualified lawyers ‘puts firm at top of Bristol legal pay table’

September 17, 2021
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15% pay rise for Burges Salmon’s newly qualified lawyers ‘puts firm at top of Bristol legal pay table’

National law firm Burges Salmon has increased the starting salaries of its newly qualified (NQ) lawyers in its Bristol head office by 15% to £60,000 – a figure it says puts it ahead of its rivals in the city for pay. The increase is part of a review of...

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Clarke Willmott advises hospitality sector app firm on its sale seven years after helping it launch

September 17, 2021
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Clarke Willmott advises hospitality sector app firm on its sale seven years after helping it launch

The Bristol office of national law firm Clarke Willmott has acted on the multi-million pound sale of a software company it helped form seven years ago. Trailsuite, which provides market-leading software that helps hospitality and other businesses manage and simplify their operations, was acquired by Access UK in a...

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Osborne Clarke advises AIM-listed specialist medical firm on £36.3m fundraising

September 16, 2021
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Osborne Clarke advises AIM-listed specialist medical firm on £36.3m fundraising

Lawyers based in the Bristol office of international legal firm Osborne Clarke have helped secure a £36.3m fundraising for a medical device company specialising in the emerging field of surgical endoscopy. Creo Medical Group, based in Chepstow with satellite offices in Bath and the US, raised the funds through...

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