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Looking back and forward to Gloucestershire business in 2018

After a year in which many Gloucestershire companies struggled to come to terms with the complexities of Brexit , 2017 has ended with a little more clarity but still leaving most of their concerns...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 22.12.17
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Bristol Initiative year in review film 2017

Whether around regeneration, infrastructure investment and Brexit, culture, sport and inclusivity, it’s been a busy year for the Initiative in Bristol. The short film below draws together the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 21.12.17
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2017: how has Swindon fared?

After a dramatic 2016, many of us were perhaps expecting 2017 to be something like the morning after the night before, and for businesses facing up to the realities of Brexit , their headache could...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Posted on: 21.12.17
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Innovative sporting businesses converge on Bristol conference

What makes the business of sport such a unique and compelling area of interest is the huge amounts of innovation that is going on from a grass roots level right to the very top. Sport, health and...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 12.12.17
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Scale-ups a priority in the Industrial Strategy

The government has published the UK’s first industrial strategy and there is plenty for SMEs to get excited about. Tara Gillam, Head of Enterprise at Business West has responded to the whitepaper: It...
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 08.12.17
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Bristol West businesses voice Brexit concerns with local MP Thangam Debbonaire

Bristol West is a densely populated, inner-city parliamentary constituency that covers Western and Central parts of Bristol, including the electoral wards of Clifton, Cotham, Redland, Easton and...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 06.12.17
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Bath is a big hit with students, so why do they leave after they graduate?

To misquote the often underestimated Homer Simpson: “Students – the cause of, and solution to, many of Bath’s problems.” The American cartoon character was actually talking about “Beer and life” not...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 05.12.17
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James Cracknell OBE talks his latest venture and Bristol City of Sport

Double Olympic rowing champion James Cracknell OBE is aptly qualified to be playing his part in a prestigious national meeting which is happening in Bristol this week - The Role of Sport and Physical...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 04.12.17
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Q&A with Richard Gleave - Chief Operating Officer at Public Health England
Member role

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Richard Gleave, COO at Public Health England , before he gave his...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
Posted on: 29.11.17
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