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Election 2024: What South West businesses need from the next government

Business West exists to create long-term prosperity for our businesses and our region. Through our Quarterly Economic Survey, which acts as a barometer of business sentiment across the region,...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 20.03.24
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6 Tools and Software to Help Digital Agencies Scale

Success as a digital marketing agency depends on a wide variety of factors, not least your ability to offer your clients a competitive standard of service. While there’s no magic bullet when it comes...
Harvey Holloway
Harvey Holloway
Posted on: 12.07.24
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Addressing the Affordable Housing Crisis: A Summit in Bath

The affordable housing crisis is a huge issue for communities across the UK, including the city of Bath. To address this challenge, a summit was held in Bath today, chaired by Victor da Cunha, CEO of...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 11.07.24
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Meet the Membership Team: Owen Warne

The membership team play a key role at Business West. They are a friendly bunch, always ready to meet and greet you at Chamber events, excited to get to know you and answer any questions you may have...
Priscilla Dibble
Priscilla Dibble
Posted on: 09.07.24
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Driving Economic Growth in Gloucestershire with New Government Support

Here at Business West, we look forward to welcoming our newly elected MPs to help make our region the best place to live, learn, and work. I have to say the initial reaction of our new MPs in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 08.07.24
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Business West: Election Response

“We congratulate the incoming Prime Minister and his government. We look forward to working with our newly elected Members of Parliament to make our region the best place to live, learn and work. We...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 05.07.24
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Bristol Initiative Member Spotlight - Susan Hamilton, CEO of St Peter's Hospice

Every so often we like to shine the spotlight on our members, and in this case one of the members of the Bristol Initiative. We sat down with Susan Hamilton , CEO of St Peter's Hospice to talk about...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 03.07.24
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Business West’s Quarterly Economic Survey: The labour market remains a critical issue for South West businesses

Business West’s latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), which polls businesses across the South West, reveals 69% reported difficulties in recruitment, particularly for skilled manual/technical and...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 02.07.24
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How SGS College Transforms Futures

Business needs far more life changers to ensure we have enthusiastic employees to boost our economy. I met some of these life changers last week, but they were not directors of a business. They are...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 02.07.24
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