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How to solve the housing crisis - Ruth Cooke of GreenSquare Group speaks out

5ce7c494217d3ruth_web.jpg What is the really big issue people of all ages are worried about? In my view, it is not Brexit . It is the housing crisis - the lack of affordable homes to rent and buy...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.08.19
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Record month for South West exporters, despite shrinking economy

Business West processed a record number of export documents in July, demonstrating the strength and resilience of South West businesses, despite the gloomy national economic outlook. On average,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.08.19
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Back Dale Vince to get eco-stadium built

Dale Vince, the Ecotricity owner, is something of a Marmite guy. You may love him or loathe him. Unashamedly, I am a big supporter. I feel he has done so much for the Gloucestershire economy through...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.08.19
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High street to ‘live on’ through experiences and localised social media

The future of the British high street could be bright if experiences are introduced into shopping districts. This was the conclusion of retail experts speaking at Thrings and Business West’s Bristol...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 12.08.19
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Multi-million pound opportunities revealed for British companies in nuclear industry

The value of opportunities within the Nuclear South West cluster are estimated to be worth around £50bn.
Jenny Oksien
Jenny Oksien
Posted on: 05.08.19
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Gloucestershire's emerging cyber security cluster

Attending a GFirstLEP cyber security meeting, I was impressed by the enthusiasm of some of the leading lights in cyber which I believe will be a key cornerstone in Gloucestershire’s industrial future...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 05.08.19
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Job numbers on the rise in rural North East Somerset

News of more progress towards the creation of much needed modern office space on the Bath Quays North site is very welcome. Legal & General and its development manager, Bell Hammer, have been...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 02.08.19
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How Business West is bridging the Atlantic and bringing the US closer to the South West

SMEs from across Bristol and the West of England descended on The Engine Shed for the Business West supported ‘America Made Easy’ seminar last week. The event, which was the latest on a whistle stop...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 29.07.19
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Reflections on Gloucester's regeneration

Time was when developers and those who might be potential investors in Gloucester wouldn't touch the city with a proverbial bargepole. They had lost confidence in the city council to deliver as a...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 25.07.19
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