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Multi-million pound opportunities revealed for British companies in nuclear industry

The value of opportunities within the Nuclear South West cluster are estimated to be worth around £50bn.
Jenny Oksien
Jenny Oksien
Posted on: 05.08.19
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Gloucestershire's emerging cyber security cluster

Attending a GFirstLEP cyber security meeting, I was impressed by the enthusiasm of some of the leading lights in cyber which I believe will be a key cornerstone in Gloucestershire’s industrial future...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 05.08.19
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Job numbers on the rise in rural North East Somerset

News of more progress towards the creation of much needed modern office space on the Bath Quays North site is very welcome. Legal & General and its development manager, Bell Hammer, have been...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 02.08.19
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How Business West is bridging the Atlantic and bringing the US closer to the South West

SMEs from across Bristol and the West of England descended on The Engine Shed for the Business West supported ‘America Made Easy’ seminar last week. The event, which was the latest on a whistle stop...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 29.07.19
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Reflections on Gloucester's regeneration

Time was when developers and those who might be potential investors in Gloucester wouldn't touch the city with a proverbial bargepole. They had lost confidence in the city council to deliver as a...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 25.07.19
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BCC to PM: Now time to get down to business

Today the British Chambers of Commerce – which represents 75,000 firms of all sizes and sectors, employing 6 million people – has written to incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson setting out 15...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 24.07.19
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Business West comments on announcement of new Prime Minister

phil-smith.jpg Commenting on the announcement that Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP has won the Conservative leadership contest and will be the next Prime Minister, Phil Smith, Managing Director at the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.07.19
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Partnership between education and enterprise key to Wiltshire's economic future

Wiltshire College’s impressive Lackham campus was the venue for July’s Wiltshire Business & Economy Meeting hosted by Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative in partnership with Swindon &...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 22.07.19
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Great Western Powerhouse could be good for Gloucestershire

We constantly hear about the activities of the Northern Powerhouse and the Midlands Engine economic models which started evolving five years ago. So, where is the Powerhouse to drive the burgeoning...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 18.07.19
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