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Business West works with SGS to streamline the export documentation process

Pilot project launched to introduce certificate of conformity referrals when completing online certificate of origin applications, simplifying the export process for business.
Andre Ofomah
Andre Ofomah
Business West
Posted on: 16.10.19
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Berkeley is a real business jewel in the crown for Gloucestershire

You cannot fail to be impressed by the enormous opportunities for growing business and developing our young people now on offer at SGS Berkeley on the Gloucestershire Science and Technology Park...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.10.19
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Your top 9 Brexit business questions answered

We've helped over 1000 businesses get prepared for Brexit over the last year, answering questions on how leaving the EU may impact their business and providing vital guidance and resources. While...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.10.19
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Nuclear South West showcases the future of nuclear

The Nuclear South West Showcase & Conference was one of the largest nuclear events to land in the South West this autumn.
Jenny Oksien
Jenny Oksien
Posted on: 15.10.19
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HMRC accelerates 95,000 firms onto simplified import procedures following British Chambers pressure

Following success in persuading the government to automatically issue EORI numbers to businesses, British Chambers of Commerce has now secured government action for businesses in Transitional...
Tom Smith
Tom Smith
Business West
Posted on: 15.10.19
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How to have great ideas: Design Thinking for Innovation (Part 4 of 5)

Design Thinking helps businesses to create user-centric products and services by discovering insights into user needs. In part four of this series, Sarah Dickens looks at ‘Ideation’, which is the...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Enterprise Europe Network
Posted on: 14.10.19
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75 per cent of EU migrants in Bristol would not have been eligible to work under new plans

The government’s proposals for ending freedom of movement after Brexit put Bristol and the West of England’s economy at risk, according to a new joint report by Business West and IPPR . Skills and...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 10.10.19
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6 reasons you should become a Real Living Wage employer

At the Conservative party conference on 30th September, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, announced the government’s intention to increase the National Living Wage to £10.50 an hour by 2025...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 09.10.19
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Great West Way® project outlined at Wiltshire Business & Economy meeting

With the summer holiday period behind us, there was a definite sense of anticipation among businesses at the most recent Wiltshire Business & Economy meeting to get back to business! Coming the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 08.10.19
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