Freeths’ Bristol office advises acquisition-hungry food group on deal to snap up peanut brand

November 25, 2021
Freeths’ Bristol office advises acquisition-hungry food group on deal to snap up peanut brand

The commercial team in the Bristol office of national law firm Freeths has advised acquisitive snack and confectionery group Zertus UK on its takeover of Sun Valley, best known for its peanuts. Zertus, an existing client of Freeths, will add Sun Valley to its burgeoning portfolio of brands. which...

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Financial advisory firm Interpath expands Bristol team six months after leaving parent group KPMG

November 25, 2021
Financial advisory firm Interpath expands Bristol team six months after leaving parent group KPMG

Interpath Advisory, the independent financial advisory business, is growing its Bristol-based team with a number of promotions and appointments. Formerly the UK restructuring practice of global accountancy group KPMG, Interpath Advisory offers a broad range of specialisms to help organisations facing challenges and navigate opportunities.  Lee Swinerd has been...

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

November 25, 2021
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
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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Criminal defence solicitor joins Wards Bristol office as it continues to grow practice

November 22, 2021
Criminal defence solicitor joins Wards Bristol office as it continues to grow practice

Regional law firm Wards Solicitors has appointed criminal defence solicitor Maxine Twynam to its criminal team. Maxine, pictured, qualified in 2004 and has experience in advising and representing people accused of criminal offences from driving matters to serious allegations, including sexual offences, fraud and murder. She joins Wards from...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

November 21, 2021
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Monday November 22 Finals: Carr’s Group, Cerillion, Diploma Interims: Augmentum Fintech, Big Yellow Group, Centralnic Group, Sysgroup, Thruvision Group Tuesday November 23 Finals: Avon Rubber, Compass group Interims: AO World, Caledonia Investments, Caledonian Trust, Calnex Solutions, Cranswick, Helical Bar, IG Design Group, Pets At Home Group, Record, Schroder Real...

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Developers behind new Harbourside schemes plan to bring offices to area dominated by bars

November 19, 2021
Developers behind new Harbourside schemes plan to bring offices to area dominated by bars

Two major property developments could change the face of Bristol’s Harbourside, with the firms behind them promising to revitalise the area with mixed-used office and leisure schemes. A £60m, six-storey Waterside building, pictured, on the vacant site between the Revolucion de Cuba bar and Lloyds Amphitheatre would include offices,...

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Funding for Bristol firm aiming to clean up microplastic pollution caused by washing machines

November 19, 2021
Funding for Bristol firm aiming to clean up microplastic pollution caused by washing machines

A Bristol-based tech firm has secured a £150,000 investment to help it scale up its innovative method of capturing, harvesting and recycling microplastics before they can pollute the world’s oceans. Called Matter, the firm was founded in 2017 by former Dyson engineer and keen scuba diver Adam Root, pictured. ...

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Pioneering software system aims to make hotel bosses’ life more comfortable – as well as their guests

November 19, 2021
Pioneering software system aims to make hotel bosses’ life more comfortable – as well as their guests

Bristol specialist software company Avondata has launched an innovative property management system (PMS) that makes it easier for hotels to handle everything from online reservations to corporate functions and weddings and housekeeping tasks. Called Rezcontrol, it has been designed to give managers and staff access to a range of...

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