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Business West’s Great British Food Programme recognised in World Chambers Competition

Business West has reached the final of the The World Chambers Competition for Best Digital Project.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.21
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Gloucestershire's answer to COP26

Gloucestershire is getting its very own version of the international climate summit - COP26 - being hosted by the UK in Glasgow in November. It’s called Climate Gloucestershire and is being held at...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.09.21
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Custom slides company grows during lockdown with help from Bristol Chamber

Sliderfy based in Chew Magna in Somerset was set up by Director and Founder Jes Oliphant in 2019 after he graduated from university. After quitting his full-time job just before coronavirus hit, he...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 15.09.21
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Zurich and Catalent on employee mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic

Two of Swindon’s largest and best-known employers – Zurich and Catalent – took centre stage at our most recent Swindon Mindful Employer Network (SMEN) meeting to give their insight on protecting...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.09.21
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Climate change consultancy cashes in with R&D claim from Chamber Member Access2Finance

We spoke to Chamber Member, Access2Funding, about how they supported Darren Ltd to increase its funding for R&D.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 13.09.21
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Bristol based company gives flavour to Moroccan food

To mark Organic September, we spoke to a company based in Bristol which manufactures natural food ingredient solutions. Organic September is a month-long campaign which aims to raise awareness of...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 10.09.21
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Chambers of Commerce: uniting to address climate change in the run up to COP26

Climate change is the single most important long-term issue for our planet and society. We at Business West are serious about the role that businesses can play to address climate change – to meet the...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 10.09.21
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Zero Carbon Bus Tour comes to the West

The Zero Carbon Bus Tour is in the West this week and next, with events scheduled in Swindon, Bristol and Cheltenham. Planet Mark, a sustainability certification body has officially partnered with #...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 10.09.21
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WoE businesses are realising the potential of their unspent apprenticeship levy to drive local change

Businesses in the West of England are pledging their unspent apprenticeship levy to a new scheme which is helping to drive apprenticeship engagement and job creation across the region. Alex Richards...
Alex Richards
Alex Richards
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.21
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