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Nicky Williams appointed Vice Chair of SWAAN

Head of Skills at Business West, Nicky Williams has been appointed ‘Vice Chair of the South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network’. The South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (SWAAN) is a...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.12.19
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What can businesses do about climate change?

Many businesses of all sizes, plus organisations like Councils, have been declaring a “Climate Emergency” as a response to their environmental concerns. So as one who is as keen as the next person to...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 05.12.19
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Business priorities for the next UK Government: Business Costs and Investment

Businesses face mounting economic uncertainty in light of the UK's fluid political situation, and as we head into 2020 with a new government in place, it is vitally important to outline what measures...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 04.12.19
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Skills shortages in Gloucestershire are still an issue

Skills shortages right across Gloucestershire continue to affect companies desperate to recruit. The latest quarterly recruitment outlook for Business West and the British Chambers of Commerce - in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 03.12.19
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Business priorities for the next UK Government: Infrastructure

Businesses face mounting economic uncertainty in light of the UK's fluid political situation, and as we head into 2020 with a new government in place, it is vitally important to outline what measures...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 28.11.19
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5 business priorities for the next UK government

It has been just two-and-a-half years since the previous election, but the political environment has shifted from bad to worse. Everything and nothing has happened in politics. Businesses in the...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 27.11.19
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UK’s largest grain shipment at Bristol Port
Member role

The largest shipment of grain to be exported from the UK this season will set sail this month from Royal Portbury Dock, furthering Bristol’s reputation as the port of choice for South West farmers...
Katherine Lovell
Katherine Lovell
The Bristol Port Company
Posted on: 27.11.19
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Business priorities for the next UK Government: People

Businesses face mounting economic uncertainty in light of the UK's fluid political situation, and as we head into 2020 with a new government in place, it is vitally important to outline what measures...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.19
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Bath Chamber holds 2019 general election hustings

Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Initiative in B&NES arranged a Parliamentary Hustings for the City at Bath Rugby's stadium ahead of the forthcoming election, so that members could quiz...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.19
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