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Butcombe signs up to app that’s fighting food waste and boosting sustainability

December 10, 2021
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Butcombe signs up to app that’s fighting food waste and boosting sustainability

Bristol craft brewery and pub chain Butcombe has become the latest hospitality and catering business in the city to join the war on waste food by partnering with the Too Good To Go app. Butcombe is to offer the service initially at eight of its pubs, including the Whitmore...

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£1.1m bank funding lays ground for coffee roaster to expand and become more sustainable

December 8, 2021
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£1.1m bank funding lays ground for coffee roaster to expand and become more sustainable

A Bristol-based coffee roaster plans to create jobs and become more sustainable after buying the building that houses its production roastery with a £1.1m funding package. Clifton Coffee Roasters has been renting the premises at Avonmouth for the past eight years, during which it has enjoyed significant growth.  Now,...

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Foot Anstey lawyers win four-year ‘right-to-manage’ battle for leaseholders of luxury flats

December 7, 2021
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Foot Anstey lawyers win four-year ‘right-to-manage’ battle for leaseholders of luxury flats

The property litigation team at national law firm Foot Anstey has advised on a major case which has allowed leaseholders of million pound-plus flats in an upmarket part of London the right to manage their building. In the case, the Court of Appeal ruled against the freehold owner of...

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Loungers says it is sitting pretty for a happy Christmas despite threat of Omicron on hospitality sector

December 3, 2021
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Loungers says it is sitting pretty for a happy Christmas despite threat of Omicron on hospitality sector

Fast-growing Bristol-based café-bar chain Loungers has said it expects to escape the impact of the Covid-19 Omicron variant on the all-important Christmas period as it continues to significantly outperform the market. The group, which operates 184 neighbourhood venues across England and Wales under the Lounge and Cosy Club brands,...

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Swedish group snaps up family-owned bathroom furniture firm in deal masterminded in Bristol

December 3, 2021
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Swedish group snaps up family-owned bathroom furniture firm in deal masterminded in Bristol

Roper Rhodes, the bathroom furniture designer and supplier with its main warehouse on the outskirts of Bristol, has been sold to a Swedish firm in a deal worth up to £90m put together by city-based law firm TLT and accountants Deloitte. Family-owned Roper Rhodes was launched 42 years ago...

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Mr B & Friends creates ‘energetic and upbeat’ rebrand for accommodation agency Situ

December 3, 2021
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Mr B & Friends creates ‘energetic and upbeat’ rebrand for accommodation agency Situ

A new brand strategy and identity has been created for global serviced accommodation booking agent Situ by Bristol-based consultancy Mr B & Friends. Situ, which was founded in 2006, combines industry-leading technology with a customer experience it describes as first class. This gives its clients – which range from...

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Growth for Bristol graduate’s firm on a mission to fix broken student accommodation market

December 3, 2021
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Growth for Bristol graduate’s firm on a mission to fix broken student accommodation market

A business launched by a University of Bristol graduate bent on fixing the ‘toxic’ student rental market is looking to expand across the UK after finding accommodation for more than 1,000 young people. Hannah Chappatte set up online platform HYBR just over two years ago to put an end...

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Partnership launched to stop unsold food from Bristol firms going to waste

December 2, 2021
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Partnership launched to stop unsold food from Bristol firms going to waste

Bristol’s hospitality and catering businesses are being given a new weapon in the fight against food waste while also helping them become more sustainable. Visit West, the destination management organisation that covers the city through its Visit Bristol brand, has teamed up with with Too Good To Go to...

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Associate director and senior surveyor promotions at CBRE’s Bristol office

December 1, 2021
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Associate director and senior surveyor promotions at CBRE’s Bristol office

Global real estate advisor CBRE has made four promotions in its Bristol office. Nikita Dheir and Hannah Marshall have been promoted from their roles as senior surveyors to associate directors while former surveyors Stella Hicks and Hannah Hicks are now senior surveyors.  Nikita, who joined CBRE as a graduate...

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Second ‘deep tech’ incubator puts Bristol on path to creating world-class science ecosystem

November 26, 2021
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Second ‘deep tech’ incubator puts Bristol on path to creating world-class science ecosystem

Bristol has developed Europe’s most exciting ‘deep tech’ ecosystem where innovators can accelerate ground-breaking ideas in areas as diverse as AI, synthetic biology, nano technologies and quantum computing, guests at the opening of the city’s new Science Creates centre were told. The incubator in Old Market is already becoming...

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Report shows drastic action is needed to get Bristol’s offices ready to meet 2030 net zero target

November 26, 2021
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Report shows drastic action is needed to get Bristol’s offices ready to meet 2030 net zero target

Bristol will miss the government’s net zero targets unless it significantly upgrades its office buildings over the next 10 years, according to new analysis. The report by leading property consultancy JLL, which has an office in the Bristol, concludes that just over 85% of the city’s office stock –...

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Opening of new city centre hotel ballroom means Bristol can step up its offering to conference sector

November 25, 2021
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Opening of new city centre hotel ballroom means Bristol can step up its offering to conference sector

The DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol City Centre has become only the third hotel in the city to be able to accommodate more than 300 delegates for a conference after opening its new ballroom. Completion of the room, part of a £100,000 refurbishment and extension at the hotel on Redcliffe...

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LEP on the look-out for board members to champion and shape the West of England’s future

November 22, 2021
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LEP on the look-out for board members to champion and shape the West of England’s future

Business people with strong networking experience and the credibility to champion the region are being sought by the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to join its business board. The LEP is looking to appoint new board members to help shape a brighter, greener future for the West...

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