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“The problem with OpenAI is that they’re not very open” - Bristol Initiative Members Explore the Potential and Perils of AI

A lively roundtable discussion on Artificial Intelligence (AI) recently took place at the Bristol offices of DAC Beachcroft , bringing together members of the Bristol Initiative. Chaired by Jenny...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 02.05.24
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Business West establishes Futures West Foundation for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth

At today’s Festival of Flourishing Regions , Business West announced the formation of the Futures West Foundation for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth. The Foundation brings business leaders...
Amy Drummond
Amy Drummond
Business West
Posted on: 18.04.24
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Gloucestershire County Council's 50/50 challenge sees success

Fifty employers have now signed up to the 50/50 challenge being driven by Gloucestershire County council and backed by Business West. The 50/50 initiative has been designed to give people over 50 the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 10.04.24
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Reasons to be cheerful from Bank of England

The Governor of the Bank of England was in upbeat mood when he addressed an audience of business people, including a number of Chamber and Initiative members, during a visit to Bristol. Speaking at...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 02.04.24
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Community has been kept in the loop on road

Good communication and transparency are two essentials of any big business project, particularly if it involves roads and local communities. A prime example of good communication is how Kier, the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 27.03.24
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BCC Press Release: Bold Thinking Needed To Keep UK At Top Table

The British Chambers of Commerce, of which Business West is a key player, has launched its Global Britain Challenge report to boost exports and channel overseas investment into the UK.  Among the 28...
Eleanor Ferrari
Eleanor Ferrari
Posted on: 27.03.24
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Majority of South West businesses express confidence in their own prospects, with many seeking new hires

Business West’s latest Quarterly Economic Survey, which polls businesses across the South West, reveals 63% of the 268 respondents are optimistic about their own prospects, but only 16% said the same...
Amy Drummond
Amy Drummond
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.24
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Bristol Initiative Members Meet the Bristol Labour Party

On Thursday 14th March we invited Bristol Initiative members to meet their representatives in the Bristol Labour Party at the offices of fellow Initiative members Arcadis. As with the previous event...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 25.03.24
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Celebrating the closing chapter in the life of Gloucestershire's Local Enterprise Partnership

“Change or you will be changed” was a mantra from the former ICI boss, Sir John Harvey-Jones. Readers of an older vintage like myself will remember he was probably the first business guru to have a...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.03.24
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