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Brexit: the business view one year on

It hardly seems 12 months ago since I attended a West of England Initiative and Bristol Festival of Ideas event which heatedly discussed the issue of staying in the EU or leaving it. The vast...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 05.07.17
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BCC: Redefining the UK’s relationship with the EU

Business West supports the British Chambers of Commerce's (BCC) letter to Government urging ministers to put businesses and the economy first in the Brexit negotiations.
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Posted on: 18.06.17
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Business manifesto urges candidates to ‘think beyond Brexit’

Beyond Brexit, this election must also be about ensuring that our businesses and economy are on the strongest possible footing to make Global Britain a success.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 01.06.17
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Where does it really come from? Introducing rules of origin

In a post-Brexit world, how can the EU trust that goods coming from the UK are actually UK goods, legitimately laying claim to low rates of duty that the government hopes to secure? The answer: rules...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 31.05.17
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What will happen to EU migrant workers after Brexit?

Theresa May has put controlling immigration from the European Union at the centre of her negotiating platform . The strong indication from both her speech and her White Paper is that this will be...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Posted on: 22.05.17
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Navigating the fog: the risk to regional airports in the wake of Article 50
Member role

Leaving the European Union and European Common Aviation Area (ECAA) will negatively impact regional airports, says Bristol Airport CEO.
Robert Sinclair
Robert Sinclair
Posted on: 15.05.17
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How will leaving the single market affect my business?

The Prime Minister has set out firm guidelines on the control of immigration and removal from the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). How will this affect your business?
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Posted on: 04.05.17
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Planning for Brexit - where are we now?

How businesses should approach their Brexit scenario planning.
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Posted on: 12.04.17
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Most businesses have no contingency plans in place for life after Brexit reveals Business West survey

With the triggering of Article 50 today (Weds), which marks the beginning of the formal process of leaving the EU, Business West’s Q1 Local Business Survey has revealed that the government’s plan for...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 29.03.17
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