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How flexible can working be?

A couple of months back I wrote about the growth in employment levels in the rural areas of Bath and North East Somerset, which were outstripping those in urban areas. One of the reasons for that was...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 03.10.19
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Bristol Zoo Gardens hosts visitor economy-focused Initiative meeting

At the end of a busy summer our September meeting of the Initiative focussed on the region’s visitor economy. Held at one the region’s major attractions, Bristol Zoo Gardens , over 120 Initiative...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 26.09.19
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A game-changing Gloucestershire Chamber networking breakfast

People, good people, in my view are the linchpin of a successful business. And good people working as a team bring out the very best in productivity. Stewart Barnes, managing director of QuoLux in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 25.09.19
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Local Industrial Strategy envisages Gloucestershire as a 'magnet' for young and highly-skilled

Gloucestershire’s new Local Industrial Strategy has really put our young people front and centre of its focus for the future. And as someone who has always tried to campaign and support the vision of...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 23.09.19
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Visitor economy Q&A with Dr Justin Morris, Bristol Zoological Society

As a co-founder of Destination Bristol , the Initiative has long understood the value of the visitor economy and promoting a vibrant city that attracts visitors and creates a wealth of fantastic...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.09.19
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Swindon Mindful Employer Network to relaunch as national mental health crisis deepens

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem this year – this equates to 25% of an average business’ workforce. In light of shocking statistics such as these, the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 16.09.19
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Bristol is shortlisted to be European City of Innovation 2019

Bristol’s pioneering One City approach to join up local governance is one of six shortlisted cities to be guaranteed an award of €100,000 by the European Commission. One of those cities will receive...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 12.09.19
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Trading Through Brexit in the running to scoop prestigious British Chambers award

Business West is in the running to scoop the ‘Most Effective Campaigning’ award at the annual British Chambers of Commerce awards for its pioneering ‘Trading Through Brexit’ (TTB) campaign. Brexit...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 12.09.19
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Business leaders get around table to discuss Gloucestershire's future

Gloucestershire’s motto is ‘forever forwards’. However, sometimes the county’s pace of change does not quite live up to these guiding aspirations. In early September, Ian Mean, the Director of...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 11.09.19
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