Publication: Bristol Business News

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Developers home in on city centre offices in rush to convert them to apartments

Bristol city centre’s office market is undergoing its biggest transformation for decades with an unprecedented three quarters of a million sq ft of space likely to be converted to apartments this year.Landmarks such as the 106,000 sq ft Lewin’s Place, ... [Published Bristol Business News - 9 hours ago]
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Bart Ingredients finds recipe for further growth with acquisition of paste and sauce maker

Bart Ingredients, the Bristol-based well-known manufacturer of herbs and spices, is to expand into the pastes and sauces market after acquiring the assets of Berkshire-based OTP Foods Limited in a multi-million pound deal.Bart sees these wet ingredients ... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
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Guildhall Chambers’ High Sims appointed Queen’s Counsel

Specialist commercial and chancery barrister Hugh Sims, from Bristol’s Guildhall Chambers, has been named as Queen’s Counsel in this year’s appointments.His appointment brings the number of silks at Guildhall Chambers to seven. He was sworn in at Westminster ... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
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GKN’s Bristol aerospace plants get lift from buoyant aerospace market

The strong commercial aerospace market has delivered a boost for UK engineering group GKN’s Bristol area plants, with sales of their aircraft parts continuing to climb.Organic sales growth for the group’s aerospace division rose by 5% to £546m in the ... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
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Promotions for two staff at Bristol office of business funder BGF

BGF, the independent company established to help Britain’s growing businesses, has promoted two members of its Bristol-based investment team.Ned Dorbin has been promoted to investment director and Edwin Davies to investment manager.  The BGF investment ... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
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Boost for Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios as new TV production of Poldark sails in

Filming started at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios this week on the much anticipated BBC drama Poldark – the latest major series to use the region’s largest film and TV production space.Aidan Turner ( The Hobbit Trilogy, Being Human ) and Eleanor Tomlinson ... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
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Top industry award for finance firm Clifton Asset Management

Bristol-based Clifton Asset Management has won a prestigious industry award just a week after helping launch a ground-breaking portal set to change the way UK businesses are funded.The finance company, which employs 100 people at its Ham Green offices, ... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
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Export Week gives hundreds of West firms advice on doing business overseas

Around 300 businesses attended events across the South West last week to learn about international business opportunities and the support available to reach new customers around the world.A series of nine UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) events were held ... [Published Bristol Business News - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Imperial blames falling sales and stricter anti-smoking laws for closure of Nottingham factory

Bristol-based Imperial Tobacco Group is to close its cigarette factory in Nottingham with the loss of all 540 jobs, it announced this afternoon.The group, whose brands include JPS, Lambert & Butler and Gauloises, blamed falling sales of cigarettes and ... [Published Bristol Business News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Trunki inventor and ‘dragon-slayer’ Rob Law to make case for innovation at business show

Rob Law, the Bristol-based inventor of child’s ride-on suitcase Trunki, heads up the M4 next month to be keynote speaker at this year’s Business Show SwindonThe entrepreneur, innovator and ‘dragon-slayer’ – he was famously turned down by Dragons’ Den ... [Published Bristol Business News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Three new graduates join Grant Thornton’s Bristol office

Accountancy and financial advice firm Grant Thornton has recruited a trio of graduates to its Bristol office.The three have joined the firm’s public sector assurance (PSA) practice, which provides external audit services to NHS bodies and local autho ... [Published Bristol Business News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

European satellite contract win lifts SciSys shares

Shares in SciSys, the specialist software and IT group SciSys with a base in Bristol, climbed by nearly 3% this morning after it announced it had secured a €1.8m (£1.48m), six-year contract to work on Europe’s most advanced geostationary weather sate ... [Published Bristol Business News - Apr 14 2014]

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Top industry award for finance firm Clifton Ass... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
Promotions for two staff at Bristol office of b... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
GKN’s Bristol aerospace plants get lift from bu... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
Boost for Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios as new ... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
Guildhall Chambers’ High Sims appointed Queen’s... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
Bart Ingredients finds recipe for further growt... [Published Bristol Business News - 10 hours ago]
Export Week gives hundreds of West firms advice... [Published Bristol Business News - 12 hours ago]
Trunki inventor and ‘dragon-slayer’ Rob Law to ... [Published Bristol Business News - Apr 15 2014]
Imperial blames falling sales and stricter anti... [Published Bristol Business News - Apr 15 2014]
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European satellite contract win lifts SciSys sh... [Published Bristol Business News - Apr 14 2014]
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