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Bristol is shortlisted to be European City of Innovation 2019

Bristol’s pioneering One City approach to join up local governance is one of six shortlisted cities to be guaranteed an award of €100,000 by the European Commission. One of those cities will receive...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 12.09.19
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Trading Through Brexit in the running to scoop prestigious British Chambers award

Business West is in the running to scoop the ‘Most Effective Campaigning’ award at the annual British Chambers of Commerce awards for its pioneering ‘Trading Through Brexit’ (TTB) campaign. Brexit...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 12.09.19
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Business leaders get around table to discuss Gloucestershire's future

Gloucestershire’s motto is ‘forever forwards’. However, sometimes the county’s pace of change does not quite live up to these guiding aspirations. In early September, Ian Mean, the Director of...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 11.09.19
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BCCI response to Bristol City Council’s initial Western Harbour engagement

We’ve long recognised that the Cumberland Basin and surrounding area is a special part of our city. It’s a highly visible ‘gateway’ with potential to enhance nearby residential areas and unlock...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 06.09.19
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Bristollywood in the making? Bristol's growing film and TV industry

For many years, Bristol has doubled up for elsewhere in TV and film, and we’re regarded as a filming location of choice for production companies. Broadmead is where Del Boy and Rodney donned Batman...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 29.08.19
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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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