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Oldbury and Berkeley in line for a nuclear boost

Nuclear energy and the expertise to develop its potential is in the very DNA of Gloucestershire. Not my words but those of Councillor Mark Hawthorne when the Western Gateway partnership launched its...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 17.01.24
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Quarterly Recruitment Outlook: Hiring Headaches And Labour Costs Loom Large

The latest Quarterly Recruitment Outlook (QRO), a survey of nearly 5,000 UK firms of all sectors and sizes, by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Insights Unit, reveals that the labour market...
Eleanor Ferrari
Eleanor Ferrari
Posted on: 17.01.24
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Catching up with Georgia Corp, President of Bristol Junior Chamber

Founded in 1948, Bristol Junior Chamber(BJC) has been a fixture around Bristol Chambers of Commerce for over 75 years now and is responsible for several Bristol favourites, like the Balloon Fiesta...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 15.01.24
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Under starters orders for General Election Year

According to the legendary sprinter, Linford Christie, you should start a race as soon as you hear the “B” of the “Bang”. Both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition seem to have adopted...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 11.01.24
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Initiative Member Spotlight: Steve Baker, Development and Relationships Manager at inHope

Every so often we like to shine the spotlight on our members, and in this case one of the members of the Bristol Initiative. We sat down with Steve Baker, to talk about his role as the Development...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 10.01.24
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Social Economy West Support Programme Launched

Charities, third sector organisations, social enterprises, and co-operatives across the West of England are set to benefit from enhanced support to help them overcome increasing demand amid the cost-...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 09.01.24
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Business West brings 80 members along to hear Keir Starmer’s ‘Project Hope’ speech

This month, Business West, and more than 80 of our members, attended Sir Keir Starmer’s New Year Speech. The Labour leader delivered his ‘Project Hope’ speech against an impressive backdrop of...
Amy Drummond
Amy Drummond
Business West
Posted on: 09.01.24
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Convincing government that we are worth it

Ian Mean, Business West Gloucestershire Director and Vice Chair of GFirstLEP, discusses the new Western Gateway partnership’s initiative aimed at unlocking billions of pounds of investment going into...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 04.01.24
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Babbasa and OurCity2030: Creating a more inclusive city
Member role

Babbasa is a Bristol-based social enterprise, established in 2013 to inspire and support young people from low income and ethnic minority communities to pursue their professional ambitions. We...
Matt Rogers
Matt Rogers
Babbasa
Posted on: 03.01.24
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