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One City Gathering; How do we build a more inclusive and sustainable Bristol?

Last Friday, more than 300 people gathered to discuss Bristol’s One City Plan.
Amy Drummond
Amy Drummond
Business West
Posted on: 29.11.23
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Gloucestershire Chamber hosts Listening to Business event

Read our wrap up of the discussions made by local businesses and civic leaders at Gloucestershire Chamber's Listening to Business event, supported by Forest of Dean District Council.
Huw James
Huw James
Posted on: 27.11.23
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Business West gives 'two cheers' to the Autumn Budget

Matt Griffith, Director of Policy at Business West, reflects on the unexpected and welcome surprises that were announced in the Autumn Budget.
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 22.11.23
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Our Director visits No 10 to champion Levelling Up in our region

Ian Mean MBE, our Gloucestershire Director, recently attended a Local Levelling Up Champions’ reception at 10 Downing Street.
Amy Drummond
Amy Drummond
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.23
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Discussing Green Growth with Jonathan Lane, Forest of Dean District Councillor

Forest of Dean District Councillor, Jonathan Lane, discusses his agenda for growing the Forest of Dean economy with a green focus.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 13.11.23
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Still dealing with the fallout from Covid

The direct impacts of the pandemic are now thankfully largely behind us, but talking recently to members, it’s clear the long-term consequences are still being felt and there’s no saying when they...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 09.11.23
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Agri-tech opportunities presented by Hartpury University and College

Agri-tech and all it represents in terms of benefitting the Gloucestershire economy is changing the landscape of agriculture and farming businesses in our county.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 08.11.23
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King's Speech Should Prioritise Business To Drive Growth

The British Chambers of Commerce, of which Business West is a key member, is calling for a business-focused King’s Speech this week that gives firms confidence to invest.
Eleanor Ferrari
Eleanor Ferrari
Posted on: 06.11.23
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Will the new Isambard-AI supercomputer benefit local business?

It was an eye-catching announcement, worthy of the showmanship of Isambard Kingdom Brunel: Bristol will be the home of the new £900 million artificial intelligence supercomputer. For Bristol to host...
Sue Turner
Sue Turner
AI Governance
Posted on: 03.11.23
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