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How Bristol Port became a key hub for Hinkley Point C
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Bristol Port is one of the key South-West businesses supporting the creation of Britain's first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years. The significant role played by the Port in the logistics...
Katherine Lovell
Katherine Lovell
Posted on: 11.10.18
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Bristol businesses get expert Brexit advice at Bristol Brexit Assembly

In the first of a series of meet-ups, members of Bristol’s business community came together at PwC's offices in Temple Quarter to discuss what changes Brexit might bring and what actions they can...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Posted on: 09.10.18
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Educational innovator working wonders in Swindon & Wiltshire

Nick Capstick, chief executive of the Swindon-based White Horse Federation of 28 schools is a man with a mission to develop a new style of curriculum with employability of young people at its heart...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 08.10.18
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May’s housing boost for Gloucestershire

Home building in Gloucestershire was at long last given a real boost in the Prime Minister’s Conservative party conference speech yesterday . In what was a surprise move to help the housing market -...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 04.10.18
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Not too early to think about BANES council elections

Rows might still be raging about whether to have a second Brexit referendum, but there is no doubt we are definitely going to have a vote next year to decide the make up of the Council to rule over...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 04.10.18
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Green light for hundreds of new homes in Gloucester

Gloucester has been given a great new homes boost by the city’s planning committee last night when it gave the green light to the building of 411 new homes around the Docks. This is a major...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 03.10.18
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Joined-up public health & wellbeing strategy for Bristol gains momentum

The overarching theme of our most recent Business West Initiative evening was health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on the current drivers of public health and how a joined up approach...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 02.10.18
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Shake-up of apprenticeship levy a sign government is listening to business

At long last, the government seems to be trying to listen to business. That was my feeling following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s speech on the first day of the Tory conference in Birmingham today. At...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 01.10.18
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Gloucester businesses backing the BID

It’s great to see how businesses in Gloucester are really getting behind the Gloucester BID to improve the centre of our county’s administrative city. Not before time you might say and many would...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 01.10.18
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