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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
British Chambers of Commerce
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
Business West
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
Business West
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
Business West
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
Business West
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
Business West
Posted on: 19.06.18
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Brexit - a logistical nightmare for cross-channel trade

Last week, three of the UK’s largest Chambers of Commerce - London Chamber of Commerce Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Business West – converged on Folkestone to meet with Eurotunnel...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Posted on: 21.05.18
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The Trade Horizons Roadshow is coming to the South West to talk all things Brexit

With talks from Innocent Drinks, Green & Blacks and Brexit Experts this is the perfect place to start preparing your business for the challenges and opportunities Brexit will bring.
James Monk
James Monk
Posted on: 16.05.18
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