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The hidden costs of Covid

Just when you start to feel we are really coming out of the pandemic you start to notice a few more cases where friends and colleagues report testing positive. And it seems that across the whole...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 23.06.22
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Bristol and West of England Initiative meet at Bristol Zoo Gardens to celebrate business community before historic venue closes and relocates

Over 150 Business West initiative members met at Bristol Zoo Gardens, in Clifton, on Tuesday 14th June to celebrate the business community and discuss the important issues facing the region. The...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Posted on: 17.06.22
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New Employment Officer Will Help More People with Down’s Syndrome Find Jobs

A retired police Control Room Manager of more than 40 years has joined forces with the Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group and the Down’s Syndrome Association’s ‘WorkFit’ programme to help more people who...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 26.05.22
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Where does the office go from here?

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s well publicised campaign to get more civil servants back into the office has once again highlighted the dilemma facing our members who are managing their staff as best they can in...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 19.05.22
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The UK’s first business-led Cyber Centre has opened in Chippenham

The Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) is delighted to announce the opening in Chippenham of the first business-led cyber centre in the UK. Learning from the best cyber...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 10.05.22
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Pandemic puzzle will be with us for some time to come

Learning to live with Covid will pose a number of problems for business and I suspect it will be quite a while before we properly understand what they are, let alone working out what we do about them...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 05.05.22
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Innovate UK EDGE and Business West

Business West works closely with the UK’s Innovation Agency in delivering Innovate UK EDGE business support to some of the UK’s most exciting innovators. Innovate UK EDGE provides fully funded in...
Paul O'Collins
Paul O'Collins
EEN South West
Posted on: 28.04.22
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Wharf Green Market comes to Swindon Town Centre

inSwindon BID Co. and Cotswold Markets Ltd. Bring back weekly markets in the Town Centre from April. A weekly market will soon return to the heart of the Town Centre, in Wharf Green. The traffic-free...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 27.04.22
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Business West survey finds almost 60% of businesses face pressures to raise prices from soaring raw materials and energy prices

Business West’s latest quarterly economic survey has found that almost 60% of businesses – over 70% of manufacturers – are facing pressures to raise prices due to mounting costs of raw materials and...
Tom Smith
Tom Smith
Posted on: 01.04.22
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