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Why is it so difficult to make growth 'green'?
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Last week was the first ever Green GB Week , heralded by the UK Government as highlighting ‘the opportunities clean growth offers the UK’, and raising understanding of ‘how business and the public...
Dominic Hogg
Dominic Hogg
Posted on: 25.10.18
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Chambers urge Chancellor to cough up and improve connectivity in core cities

In an open-letter ahead of next week's Budget, the leaders of London, Manchester and Business West Chambers of Commerce urge government investment in improving connectivity between our core cities:...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 24.10.18
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How can your business benefit from grants & support for embracing electric vehicles?

If your business is in the West of England, now is the time to benefit from funding, grants & discounts available to revolutionise your business transport needs by embracing Electric Vehicles (...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 22.10.18
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How today's business leaders are building the Bristol of tomorrow

Speaking at the ‘Building the Bristol of Tomorrow’ roundtable, Nigel Wilson, Group CEO of Legal & General delivered the message that as far as financing city-wide projects is concerned, cost...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 18.10.18
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Swindon Social Enterprise Network to launch

The new Swindon Social Enterprise Network (SSEN) will be formally launched at a lunchtime event; 12.30 to 14:30 on Wednesday 14th November at the Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square, SN1 5BP. The...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 17.10.18
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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
Business West
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
Business West
Posted on: 04.10.18
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