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What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals for business?

You probably have a strategy for your business, whether or not it’s written down (if not, you might want to take ten minutes to think about it). But what about a strategy for the planet? Running a...
Jessica Vallentine
Jessica Vallentine
Business West Ltd
Posted on: 17.04.19
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Labour market in good order but challenges remain

Commenting on the labour market figures for April 2019, published today by the ONS, Phil Smith – Managing Director at Business West said: phil_smith_ttb.png “The strong increase in employment,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.04.19
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Mayor of Swindon hosts special reception for Bangladesh High Commissioner

I was recently invited to attend a special reception with Bangladesh’s High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem at the Civic Offices in Swindon. Hosted by Bangladeshi-born Mayor of Swindon ,...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Posted on: 16.04.19
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Q&A with Mike Godfrey OBE - non-executive director at Business West

Man and boy, Business West’s Mike Godfrey has been at the heart of the automotive industry for nearly 40 years. Mike, a non-executive director of Business West, was one of the very first people to...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 15.04.19
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Trading Through Brexit Video Update: What does Brextension mean for business?

On Thursday the EU agreed to extend Article 50 and delay the UK’s withdrawal to 31 October. Government now has 6 months to find a deal that will pass through Parliament. In this latest Trading...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Posted on: 15.04.19
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Big Data, Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain – What The...?!

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain: an ABC guide to the latest tech trends and what they mean for your business
Lee Allen
Lee Allen
Data³
Posted on: 12.04.19
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Export for Growth is still open for business!

Launch your product or service in markets across the world this new financial year, with FREE tailored support from the Export for Growth programme.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 11.04.19
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Gender Pay Gap Reporting - where we are now
Member role

Cast your mind back two years and on 6th April 2017, employers with more than 250 employees were obliged to produce gender pay gap reports. Two years on, how has this new obligation impacted the...
Kirsty Swan
Kirsty Swan
Posted on: 11.04.19
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Poor productivity the focus of Gloucestershire Chamber breakfast

Gloucestershire’s poor productivity was put under the microscope at a Business West networking breakfast at the University of Gloucestershire’s Business and Technology School this morning (10 April...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 10.04.19
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