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We The Curious appoints Bristol café and events start-up as its caterer as it prepares to reopen

June 14, 2024
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We The Curious appoints Bristol café and events start-up as its caterer as it prepares to reopen

Bristol-based independent café and events business Double Puc Café has become the designated caterer for the city’s science centre and educational charity We The Curious ahead of its relaunch next month. Under the multi-year contract, Double Puc Café will operate the Harbourside attraction’s café and kiosk as well as also being...

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Coveted B Corp accreditation for employee-owned solar panel installer as its growth powers ahead

June 14, 2024
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Coveted B Corp accreditation for employee-owned solar panel installer as its growth powers ahead

Fast-growing renewable energy specialist Solarsense has secured B Corp status, joining an expanding global community of companies using business as a force for good. The Clevedon-based firm, which was established nearly 30 years ago with a mission that was way ahead of its time – to support a clean energy...

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Birketts becomes latest national law firm to open a base in Bristol as competition in legal sector hots up

June 14, 2024
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Birketts becomes latest national law firm to open a base in Bristol as competition in legal sector hots up

Top 50 law firm Birketts is to open an office in Bristol later this year, its seventh in the South of England, as it becomes the latest in the sector  to expand into the South West. The firm has operated a hub in Bristol since January 2021, running it...

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Call for firms to step up to charity’s funding challenge and give Bristol’s park life a much-needed boost

June 13, 2024
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Call for firms to step up to charity’s funding challenge and give Bristol’s park life a much-needed boost

A nature-based charity is urging businesses from Bristol and Bath to step forward and help it raise vital funds for the cities’ vital parks and green spaces. The appeal by Your Park Bristol & Bath follows the release last month of figures showing a third of the population in...

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Global ambition of Which? Trusted Trader award-winning business as it prepares to move with the times

June 12, 2024
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Global ambition of Which? Trusted Trader award-winning business as it prepares to move with the times

A Bristol removals firm has won a prestigious Which? award after little more than four years in business. Move On Removals and Storage was one of four businesses nominated in the Trusted Trader category of the acclaimed awards scheme, which champions businesses that consumers can rely on.   Its success...

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National housing consortium selects raft of Bristol law firms for its relaunched legal panel

June 12, 2024
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National housing consortium selects raft of Bristol law firms for its relaunched legal panel

Seven Bristol law firms have secured places on the legal panel of a major housing services organisation. The 24-strong panel making up the Communities and Housing Investment Consortium (CHIC) legal services framework will share work with an estimated value of £50m over four years.  CHIC supports housing providers and local...

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Business agent joins Christie & Co to boost its leisure team in the South West

June 12, 2024
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Business agent joins Christie & Co to boost its leisure team in the South West

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has appointed Gabriela Williams as a business agent to support its leisure team in the in the South West and Midlands. Gabriela, pictured, will be based in the firm’s Bristol and Birmingham offices, from where she will primarily focus on working with leisure...

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Bristol’s tech and science ecosystem gets its own ‘R&D playground’ as UWE’s incubator extension opens

June 7, 2024
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Bristol’s tech and science ecosystem gets its own ‘R&D playground’ as UWE’s incubator extension opens

The newly opened extension at Future Space, the innovation hub on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay campus, will create a “research and development playground” for the city, according to its director. Matt Freeman, who took up the role nine months ago, has spent much of that time overseeing the development of the...

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Bristol businesses call on all city’s General Election candidates to back ‘vital’ Climate and Nature Bill

June 6, 2024
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Bristol businesses call on all city’s General Election candidates to back ‘vital’ Climate and Nature Bill

More than 70 Bristol  firms have issued a joint letter to all prospective Parliamentary candidates standing in the city’s five constituencies, asking them to back the Climate and Nature Bill. Among those signing the letter are ethical bank Triodos – which coordinated the letter – international civil engineering group Arup, specialist...

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Former MoD building to become prime office space as new owner looks to meet demand for quality

June 4, 2024
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Former MoD building to become prime office space as new owner looks to meet demand for quality

A North Bristol office building previously occupied by the MoD is to be transformed into premium workspace by its new owner. 1300 Parkway North, pictured, was acquired by Warwickshire-based independent property developer Loxton for just over £2m. The 30,250 sq ft three-storey building is now to be renamed York...

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Grundon appointed by Bristol Zoo Project operator as it ramps up expansion of conservation area

June 4, 2024
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Grundon appointed by Bristol Zoo Project operator as it ramps up expansion of conservation area

Conservation and education charity Bristol Zoological Society has chosen Grundon as its waste management partner as it continues to develop a new, world-class zoo on the city’s outskirts. The three-year contract on the Bristol Zoo Project near Cribbs Causeway includes waste management and recycling services in anticipation of a...

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Key themes of integrity, values and purpose in leadership to be explored at high-profile event

May 31, 2024
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Key themes of integrity, values and purpose in leadership to be explored at high-profile event

Senior figures from the worlds of business, sport and charity will share their perspectives on leading with integrity and purpose at an event hosted by the University of Bath’s School of Management. Taking place in The Forum in central Bath on Wednesday 3 July, Leadership Dialogues @Bath is organised by...

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New £11.5m security scanners will make Bristol Airport one of first to end 110ml liquid hand luggage rule

May 30, 2024
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New £11.5m security scanners will make Bristol Airport one of first to end 110ml liquid hand luggage rule

Passengers using Bristol Airport will be able to leave mobile phones, laptops and liquids in their hand luggage from next month thanks to a £11.5m in next-generation security scanners. The airport will be one of the first in the UK to meet a government deadline to have the new...

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