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Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative opposes council motion which could trigger scrapping of Directly Elected Mayor model

Bristol’s top business leadership organisation is opposing a council motion which could lead to the scrapping of the city’s elected Mayor.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 03.12.21
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How to Create an Integrated Marketing Strategy to Attract Customers

Imagine how wonderful it would have been if new customers just came to you on their own. Unfortunately, in real life, that does not happen, and businesses need to work hard to attract new customers...
Julia Serdiuk
Julia Serdiuk
HelpCrunch
Posted on: 03.12.21
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South West Food and Drink brands hit supermarket shelves in Thailand during UK Week

70 food and drink companies from the South West of England and across the UK will be featured in a store promotion in Central Foodhall, part of Thailand’s largest grocery store, this week as part of...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 02.12.21
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Job vacancies rocket in Gloucestershire

Not too long ago, I was forecasting that Gloucestershire might be expecting 12 000-15 000 people unemployed at the end of furlough in September. I am pleased to say that my estimate was wide of the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 02.12.21
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Stroud Vision

Stroud was earlier this year given the accolade by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain. But does Stroud town centre live up to that billing? My feeling, and the feeling of key...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 02.12.21
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5 Things To Prioritize To Drive Customer Loyalty In The Post-Pandemic World

Customer loyalty can make or break a brand. And if your business is to flourish in the post-pandemic world, it's time to inspire your current and future clientele to trust your brand and stay...
Will Schneider
Will Schneider
InsightQuote
Posted on: 01.12.21
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Cornish company keeps Aussies BBQing with sales increasing by 45% over the last year

A cornish BBQ manufacturing company has broken into the Australian market with DIT's support.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 30.11.21
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3 quick wins for reducing your carbon emissions

Despite the whirlwind of the past 18 months, UK SMEs remain committed to sustainability. Business West’s QES survey found that 70% of businesses recognised climate change as an issue for their...
Fionuala Lloyd
Fionuala Lloyd
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.21
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How to present virtually
Member role

Nowadays, presenting virtually has become a crucial part of our jobs. Whether you’re giving a project update, pitching for new business or getting buy-in for change, there’s a good chance you’re...
Mark Oliver
Posted on: 25.11.21
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