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BLS features in Bristol Post oldest thriving companies in Bristol

Excerpt from the article: How Bristol’s oldest companies are still thriving after more than 100 years in business They include the city’s last-surviving chocolate maker a wine merchant and a tannery. Why do some companies struggle to survive beyond a year while others flourish for hundreds? Although more than 90 per cent of small companies in Britain will survive one … more


The President’s Charity of the Year 2017/18

                      Please see Freewheelers Leaflet 2017 for the fabulous work these volunteer riders undertake to assist the NHS in moving vital supplies and equipment  around the county. Who knows which one of us or someone we know may have already benefited from their amazing work?


BLS Member discount offer on GCHQ certified Social Engineering Course – 8 August

Red Goat Cyber Security are offering Bristol Law Society members a 15% discount on their upcoming GCHQ certified Social Engineering course at Imperial College on the 8th of August. This interactive half-day cyber security course helps you identify and prevent social engineering attacks such as phishing and impersonation by placing you in the position of the hackers to enable you … more


‘Inspire GenorCITY’ – First ever Bristol Giving Day – 10 October 2018


BLS are proud to be supporters of the first ever Bristol Giving Day.

On 10 October Bristol will have a fantastic day of purposeful positivity as businesses and their employees showcase their local CSR in support of Bristol’s most disadvantaged.

On the day, fundraising flair will be on show in all its forms – sporting, gaming, culinary, musical, theatrical etc. – you choose how to raise money and donate the proceeds to local good causes. From a few minutes at lunchtime to day long team bonding activities, whatever time you can give and however much money you raise will change lives! Could you organise a lunchtime tug-of-war against neighbouring businesses? Walk or cycle to work and donate your normal transport costs? Hold a team-building treasure hunt around Bristol’s famous sites?

“Dignitaries such as the Lord Lieutenant of Bristol, Bristol High Sheriff, Bristol Mayor and the Metro Mayor will capture moments of fundraising magic as they pose for photo shoots with Bristol’s finest fundraisers during the day.
“Join in and show your Inspiring Generocity!”

Go to the website www.bristolgivingday.co.uk where you can :

  • sign up to take part
  • take advantage of help from skilled event management university students
  • book VIP promotional opportunities
  • download the fundraising pack (‘ideas central’) and branding pack (containing logos, banners gifs and posters) to help them share their BGD involvement through social media, with their suppliers, and in highly visible locations!
  • our hashtag is: #BristolGivingDay

Proceeds will go to local good causes that help Bristol’s most disadvantaged people have a fair chance of a good life.