Bristol Pound News - For Businesses

June 14, 2019

Gemma from Dark Matters – My Business Story

We spoke to Gemma Ann Lewis, who runs Dark Matters – a vegan friendly, anti palm oil independent brownie business. Veganism is no longer a niche […]
June 7, 2019

Aisha from The Bristol Ticket Shop – my business story

Purchasing event tickets from local retailers and using physical printed tickets seems to be on the way out, replaced by large corporations selling e-tickets and QR […]
May 23, 2019

Bristol’s best Sunday roasts

This long weekend is the perfect opportunity to indulge in a delicious Sunday roast. We’ve put together our top-five suggestions for the best in Bristol, all £B […]
May 7, 2019

Bristol Pound now providing free finance for independent local businesses

At Bristol Pound we are delighted to now be able to offer independent businesses access to free finance through interest free loans thanks to our partnership […]
April 25, 2019

Hannah Currant – my business story

We had the pleasure of meeting with skilled Shiatsu practitioner Hannah Currant to discover her business story and why she has decided to become our newest […]
April 12, 2019

Notes from our member meet-up

Last night we held our member meet-up. Thank you to everyone that came, we hope you had an interesting and informative evening. We very much appreciate […]
April 11, 2019

Spark a new conversation with Bristol Pound

We often focus on the practical positives of our local currency such as reducing carbon emissions by shortening supply chains or helping to stop money leaking […]
April 5, 2019

University of Bristol holds celebratory breakfast welcoming Bristol Pound

This week the University of Bristol held a breakfast launch event to showcase Bristol Pounds now being available as part of their rewards scheme.  Staff and […]
April 5, 2019

We loved hosting the Green Mingle with BGCP!

We loved working with Bristol Green Capital Partnership to host last night’s Green Mingle at The Kitchen. The Green Mingle is a monthly networking event ran […]
March 29, 2019

How is the University of Bristol helping £B thrive? …notes from our latest Business Breakfast meetup

March’s business breakfast was kindly sponsored by University of Bristol and featured guest speaker Professor Martin Parker from the Inclusive Economy Institute at University of Bristol. They […]
March 28, 2019

Dom’s top-ten vegan £B picks

I’ve been vegan for 26 years and have been a member of the £B team since October 2018, as Finance Assistant. There are so many great […]
March 22, 2019

Our Mother’s Day gift guide – find the perfect present!

Spoil her this Mother’s Day with a one of a kind gift from one of our city’s lovely independent businesses. Peruse our gift guide and find […]
March 14, 2019

We are becoming SETsquared residents!

We are delighted to be moving and joining the wonderful business incubator SETsquared! From next Thursday (21st) our offices will be at their Bristol base in […]
February 27, 2019

Bristol Pound & Bristol24/7. Better Business – a collective drive to create positive change!

Bristol Pound were pleased to become founder members of Better Business Bristol when it was launched in November. Now we’re delighted to announce that in partnership […]
February 25, 2019

Tips for where to buy the best bread in Bristol this Real Bread Week!

Launched by the Real Bread Campaign in 2010, Real Bread Week is the annual, international celebration of Real Bread and people who make it. In recognition […]
February 22, 2019

Tessa from BOX-E – my business story

This week for our “my business story” interview series, we enjoyed meeting Tessa Lidstone from BOX-E. BOX-E is a restaurant in CARGO, Wapping Wharf serving produce-led, […]
February 14, 2019

Gildas from Dial a Geek – my business story

Welcome to this week’s addition to our “my business story” interview series. This time we had the pleasure of meeting with Gildas Jones, Director of Dial […]
February 7, 2019

Jon from Conscience Foods – my business story

Conscience Foods (formerly G&D Free) in Keynsham is a recent addition to our business directory and our newest cashpoint. A health food shop and e-commerce site […]
February 6, 2019

“Bristol Pound is primarily a project with a social, economic and environmental purpose…” notes from our latest Business Breakfast meetup

Last Thursday we welcomed a group of £B business members to City Hall for our latest Breakfast Forum. The businesses were greeted warmly by MD, Diana […]
January 31, 2019

Susie Ramsay – my business story

“The Bristol Pound initiative is fantastic, it really makes us stand out as a city. I was really attracted to the fact that it supported independent, local […]
January 24, 2019

Alexis from PAPER Arts CIC – my business story

“One of our aims at PAPER Arts and Redbrick House is to empower the individual through community, and we feel this idea resonates within the Bristol […]
January 16, 2019

Roundtable on the future of local currencies 31/10/18

Bristol Pound recently hosted a ‘Roundtable’ to explore the future of local currencies with a small group, including people working on future economy issues, academics and […]
December 18, 2018

How to become a Bristol City Council supplier – notes from November’s Breakfast Forum

On 30th November we hosted our last Breakfast Forum of the year at City Hall. Membership Manager Ian Madle welcomed the group, which included a wide […]
December 13, 2018

Web-based payments using Bristol Pounds

In this short blog post, we would like to show you how easy it is to enable web-based payments using Bristol Pounds. Everyone knows that more […]