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Exporting to Sub-Saharan Africa – 5 minutes with David Perry

We asked David Perry, Managing Director of Perry of Oakley, about his experience in exporting to Sub-Saharan Africa and what tips he can offer to businesses looking to follow in its footsteps. Perry...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 15.01.21
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10 key steps to help grow your international sales

Read through the 10 key steps you need to consider and implement in order to grow your overseas sales.
Emily Lambert
Emily Lambert
Posted on: 15.01.21
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Business West backs ‘yes’ vote to improve Bristol’s Redcliffe and Temple area

Following a six month delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses in Redcliffe and Temple will be invited to vote for the area to become a Business Improvement District (BID) in a ballot which...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 14.01.21
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Young Innovators Awards: South West winners announced

Seven of the South West’s brightest young minds, aged 18-30, have been selected for Innovate UK's Young Innovators Awards. Delivered in partnership with The Prince’s Trust and Knowledge Transfer...
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 13.01.21
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How your business can start exporting

More businesses are starting to think about exporting during this challenging economic time. But how do you get started?
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 13.01.21
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Do I need a Certificate of Origin when trading with the EU?

The 31st December 2020 saw the United Kingdom leave the European Union. Since then, trading rules with the EU have changed, but with a deal only being announced a week previously on Christmas Eve,...
Catherine Stephens
Catherine Stephens
Business West
Posted on: 12.01.21
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New Year, new Non-Executive Directors appointed to Business West board

As we start a new year, three fresh faces have joined the board of Business West to help lead the region’s largest and most influential business representative organisation throughout 2021 and beyond...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.01.21
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Global appetite for British food means export success for Bristol business

Food and drink company, British Corner Shop, based in Bristol, has experienced significant export growth in France and the USA.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 08.01.21
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Post Brexit rules for companies: What has changed for businesses trading with the EU?

With a deal recently being negotiated between the UK and EU, we look at some of the changes businesses are facing post leaving the EU.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 07.01.21
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