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Podcast: What happens to VAT after Brexit?

VAT is a huge issue that has gone under the radar, but it is set to change dramatically post-Brexit. Firms potentially face a serious cashflow issue under a new system that is yet to be clarified. To...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 15.08.18
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Podcast: How do you help support an older workforce?

Allan Williams and Mike Spicer return for the British Chambers of Commerce podcast to discuss the latest Brexit news and the challenges of an older workforce.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 26.07.18
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Parliamentarians must listen to local businesses

Dear Members of Parliament, As you head off on recess today and step away from the Westminster bubble – here’s a bit of homework on behalf of the business communities that we both represent. Over the...
Dr Adam Marshall
Dr Adam Marshall
Posted on: 24.07.18
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A hard Brexit; what would it mean for SW food and drink companies?

James Monk recently travelled to Bordeaux with BBC Points West to discover the potential impact Brexit could have on selling Food and Drink to the EU.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 19.07.18
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Business confidence in Brexit negotiations dwindling, as questions remain unanswered

Business West reveals that confidence among SMEs in the West, in government to deliver a Brexit that works for business, is on the wane. With 49% of businesses feeling negative about the negotiations...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 04.07.18
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Carry on Regardless

When it comes to Brexit our members have one central request of Government and that is what will future arrangements look like ? Unfortunately it appears it will be some time before we learn the...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 27.06.18
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Brexit and the UK car industry - the view from Honda's Patrick Keating

patrick-keating.jpg I recently interviewed Patrick Keating - Government Affairs Manager to find out how Honda is preparing for Brexit. Describe your role: My main role is to support the European...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 26.06.18
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Airbus warning – a major concern for the future of the West of England economy

Airbus’s blunt warning about the significant risk to their UK business from Brexit is of major concern for the future economic health of Bristol and the South West. James Durie, Chief Executive of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 22.06.18
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Q&A with Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade

We put some quiestions to the Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade upon his visit to Bristol, Brexit, business, customs, industry, threats and opportunites.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 19.06.18
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