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Business West responds to the signing of the UK-Japan free trade agreement

Today the UK-Japan free trade agreement has been officially signed, opening up opportunities for South West businesses.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 23.10.20
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Business West welcomes boosts to job and self-employment support announced by Chancellor

ps.jpg Responding to The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP’s announcement of fresh support packages for businesses today (22 October) Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “Today...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.10.20
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Government puts export in the spotlight with Board of Trade and Export Growth Plan

This week international trade has been high on the government's agenda with the launch of the Export Growth Plan and the first Board of Trade meeting.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 22.10.20
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Tsunami of job losses could be on the horizon

As the end of the government's furlough scheme comes to a close, Ian Mean discusses what this will mean for Gloucestershire businesses.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.10.20
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Increase your PR success by thinking like a job seeker

Get noticed and increase your PR success by thinking like a job seeker, with five ways to land your story.
Marcus  Langreiter
Marcus Langreiter
Business West
Posted on: 22.10.20
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One City partners help businesses prepare for Brexit and coronavirus

As Bristol businesses face two unprecedented events this winter – the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the end of the Brexit transition period – Business West, Bristol One City and Bristol City Council...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 21.10.20
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Overcoming the negative effects of working remotely

Online freelancers and business owners have known the difficulties of working from home for a long time, and for equally as long, they were the envy of their peers and family. “Working from home must...
Erika Rykun
Erika Rykun
Udemy
Posted on: 21.10.20
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What a green economic recovery could look like

Despite initial hopes that the UK economy will swiftly bounce back from the shutdown caused by coronavirus, it is now becoming apparent that any recovery will be a much slower affair. It’s not all...
Joe Cox
Joe Cox
Superb Digital
Posted on: 21.10.20
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Political wrangling risks lives and livelihoods as COVID numbers continue to rise

In a high stakes poker game, the government yesterday evening (20 October) imposed a Tier 3 lockdown in Manchester over the head of the region’s Mayor. It was a day in which it appeared that £60...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 21.10.20
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