Bristol Pound News - For Businesses

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 […]
December 13, 2018

Fiona from Better Food – my business story

“We were on board with Bristol Pound from the offset. We feel it’s important to demonstrate boldly and proudly to our communities that we’re committed to […]
December 6, 2018

Tom from Well Seasoned Wood – my business story

With a chill in the air and Christmas round the corner it feels like a very good time to introduce Tom Hallah of Well Seasoned Wood […]
November 29, 2018

Zoe from Zoe Hewett Interiors – my business story

“Networking with others in the same position always helps and the reflective, positive mindset stuff associated with being an entrepreneur is vital for keeping on keeping […]
November 27, 2018

Small Business Saturday – 1st December

Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday is a non-commercial campaign aiming to support all kinds of small businesses. Encouraging consumers to get out and […]
November 22, 2018

Mike from Wild Oats – my business story

Mike Abrahams is the founder and owner of Wild Oats Natural Foods in Clifton, founded in 1981. One of the first shops of its kind, it […]
November 15, 2018

5 ways to take care of your home with Bristol Pound

With summer memories fading to a golden glow, the back-to-school-and-work routines thoroughly embedded and the commute home drenched in darkness, it’s a great time to prep […]
November 15, 2018

Mike from Nutcessity – my business story

“Bristol Pound is for independents”, said Membership Manager Ian Madle at our latest business breakfast forum. It’s simple – by encouraging people to use Bristol Pounds […]
October 16, 2018

Bristol Pound Champions – could you be one?

On Wednesday 3rd October we launched our new £B Champions programme. We were delighted to welcome a great mix of business owners, community and council representatives […]
October 3, 2018

You can run a business using Bristol Pounds! – notes from our latest Breakfast Forum

Last Thursday we welcomed an eager bunch of earlybird £B business members to City Hall for our latest Breakfast Forum. Greeted by hot coffee, croissants and […]