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5 business priorities for the next UK government

It has been just two-and-a-half years since the previous election, but the political environment has shifted from bad to worse. Everything and nothing has happened in politics. Businesses in the...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 27.11.19
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UK’s largest grain shipment at Bristol Port
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The largest shipment of grain to be exported from the UK this season will set sail this month from Royal Portbury Dock, furthering Bristol’s reputation as the port of choice for South West farmers...
Katherine Lovell
Katherine Lovell
The Bristol Port Company
Posted on: 27.11.19
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Business priorities for the next UK Government: People

Businesses face mounting economic uncertainty in light of the UK's fluid political situation, and as we head into 2020 with a new government in place, it is vitally important to outline what measures...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.19
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Bath Chamber holds 2019 general election hustings

Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Initiative in B&NES arranged a Parliamentary Hustings for the City at Bath Rugby's stadium ahead of the forthcoming election, so that members could quiz...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.19
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Business West’s environmental credentials move up a gear with acquisition of hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo

Since signing up to the International Chambers Climate Coalition in September of this year, Business West’s efforts to reduce its environmental impact have moved up a gear, with the unveiling of its...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 25.11.19
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Gloucestershire needs better rail connectivity to thrive

This is the age of the train-that was that television advertisement from the 1970s. I believe, that 40 years later, we could be on the verge of a new dawn for the rail network. The Saturday before...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.11.19
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Exciting new developments coming to Stroud

At a time when the High Street is under so much pressure, Stroud and the Five Valleys are very lucky to have property developer Mark Dransfield in their corner. This blunt, creative Yorkshireman is...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 18.11.19
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Business West sponsors Swindon’s first festival of science and technology

Business West, which promotes the interests of the business community across the South West, has announced its partnership with Swindon’s first science and technology festival . The not-for-profit...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 12.11.19
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Business West comments on Q3 2019 GDP statistics

phil_smith_ttb.png Commenting on the GDP statistics for Q3 2019, published today by the ONS, Phil Smith, Managing Director at Business West, said: “While there was welcome confirmation that the UK...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.11.19
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