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Bristol Chamber President responds to passing of HRH Duke of Edinburgh

President of Bristol Chamber & Initiative Richard Bonner responds to passing of HRH Duke of Edinburgh: "We would like to express our sadness at the passing of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. He will...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 09.04.21
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Business West welcomes climate crisis making prime time news

As Sky News launches its new Daily Climate Show, we look at how Business West is dedicated to becoming Net Zero.
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 08.04.21
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Top tips for working remotely as an exporting business post-COVID

Remote working for many companies looks like it could be here to stay. How can you make the most of it as an export business?
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 08.04.21
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Fusion power is an exciting development for Gloucestershire's economy

It’s great to see all our MPs giving their support to an exciting bid to get the UK’s first fusion power plant built here in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. Fingers crossed, we are hoping...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 08.04.21
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Pre-election survey reveals West of England 'outshone' by London and Manchester

With only 30 days until voters in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset decide the next West of England ‘Metro’ Mayor, Business West is calling on the successful candidate...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 06.04.21
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Vegan chocolatier prepares for Easter with help from Business West

A vegan chocolate company based in Devon has been supported by Business West to complete customs declarations for international trade.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 01.04.21
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The Start-up's Guide to Marketing in a Saturated Market

Any start-up has to quickly find its audience and convince potential customers that it’s worth checking out. Often, the new company will be doing this while competing with well-established businesses...
Eleanor Hecks
Eleanor Hecks
Designerly
Posted on: 01.04.21
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Training is the key to future success

Recently I was talking to someone who had started up a new estate agency just weeks before the first lockdown. Thanks to a lot of hard work, they’ve had a very successful first year, despite...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 01.04.21
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Covid-19 – One Year On – how we united as a Business Community

It’s been a year like no other. Overnight the business landscape changed, let alone education and home life. As we look back on this tumultuous year, we reflect on how we, as a leading organisation...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 31.03.21
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