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Perfect sites for mini-nuclear plants

In Ian Mean's latest column, he shines a light on the achievements of Lucy Ackland, a senior engineer at Renishaw and Charlie Savage, restaurant manager of the Royal Agricultural University.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 01.11.23
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Call For Evidence Launched By BCC Workplace Equity Commission

A call for evidence has been launched by the British Chambers of Commerce Workplace Equity Commission, urging businesses, stakeholders and interested parties to contribute towards making change...
Eleanor Ferrari
Eleanor Ferrari
Posted on: 24.10.23
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Has Bristol peaked? Reflections on city's growing pains
Member role

On first reading the ‘have we reached peak Bristol?’ headline for this discussion, images of social media posts about defining (but instantly forgettable) moments came to mind. Think of angry fans...
Ben Lowndes
Ben Lowndes
Posted on: 23.10.23
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Chancellor Must Take Bold Decisions To Unlock Growth

BCC research shows less than a quarter of firms are investing, as fears over high inflation and interest rates, alongside concerns around trade barriers and skills shortages, continue to bite.
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 23.10.23
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A tale of Two Projects

It was a real pleasure to be among the guests for the official opening of the University of Bath’s brilliant Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems. The astonishing £80m complex was...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 12.10.23
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The importance of a strong regional voice for business is paramount

In Ian Mean's latest column, he highlights the lack of discussion around business in the recent Conservative Conference, and discusses how the new alliance of six leading employers’ groups, including...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 11.10.23
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Business West’s Quarterly Economic Survey: South West businesses are cautiously optimistic, while adapting to uncertain times

Over half (57%) express confidence in their business’s prospects for the next 12 months Yet, half of the participants hold pessimistic views about the national economic outlook over the next year 40...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 09.10.23
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Employers' groups join forces to strengthen regional voice

Business West has joined with five leading employers’ groups to create a new alliance to strengthen cooperation and drive good growth across different parts of the country.
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 05.10.23
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Has Gloucestershire's economic strategy got teeth?

In Ian Mean's latest column, he examines the strengh of Gloucestershire's five year Economic Strategy.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 04.10.23
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