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Time for Swindon to step up and become true tech mecca

Swindon has all the assets of becoming a tech powerhouse. Over 9,000 people already work in Swindon’s tech ecosystem and the town is home to global brands such as Intel, Nationwide, Catalent and...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 24.11.20
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Business West initial response to coronavirus restrictions after lockdown

ps.jpg Providing an initial response to the Prime Minister’s plan for coronavirus restrictions after the second lockdown ends in England, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “It is...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.11.20
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Appsbroker's Mike Conner on the benefits of building a business in Swindon

mike_conner_appsbroker.jpg Few people epitomise the heart of tech in Swindon more than Mike Conner, founder and chief executive of Appsbroker . Mike set up the business 14 years ago and it is now...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 23.11.20
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How three companies are preparing for Brexit

Business West speaks to three companies about how they've been preparing for Brexit and how Business West has supported them.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 20.11.20
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Established South West eel exporter faces business closure as Brexit poses trade challenges

As the end of the Brexit transition period looms, businesses are struggling to prepare due to new regulations. Business West spoke to Glass Eels, who may be facing closure due to requirements imposed...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 20.11.20
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Gloucestershire poised to profit from 'green industrial revolution'

District council reports are often as dull as dishwater. But the one I have just been reading from Cotswold District Council is far from dull. It’s enterprising and exciting for businesses in the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.11.20
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Changes to Labelling for UK Food and Drink Exporters to the EU

As of Jan 1, 2021, food products from the UK and placed on the EU market will be required to have the address of the importer labelled (or provided in a document if the product is not packaged). The...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Business West
Posted on: 19.11.20
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How can businesses prepare to import from the EU after Brexit?

With the end of the Brexit transition period on the horizon, Business West looks at how importers can prepare.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 18.11.20
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3 questions with Perminder Mann, CEO of Bonnier Books UK

UWE Bristol, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Perminder Mann, CEO of Bonnier Books UK before her virtual...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.11.20
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