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Revitalised Weston is on the up

A perfect summer’s evening formed the backdrop to the Q2 West of England Initiative meeting 2018. Held at the Winter Gardens Pavilion in Weston, growth and regeneration in North Somerset was squarely...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 24.07.18
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Brexit and the UK car industry - the view from Honda's Patrick Keating

patrick-keating.jpg I recently interviewed Patrick Keating - Government Affairs Manager to find out how Honda is preparing for Brexit. Describe your role: My main role is to support the European...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.06.18
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Airbus warning – a major concern for the future of the West of England economy

Airbus’s blunt warning about the significant risk to their UK business from Brexit is of major concern for the future economic health of Bristol and the South West. James Durie, Chief Executive of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.06.18
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EY and Business West team up to deliver Innovation South West

The EY and Business West Innovation South West: Digital Conference took place on Thursday, 14 June 2018 and brought together leaders from business and academia to explore practical ways that digital...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.06.18
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Bristol Arena decision one step closer

We welcome the chance to now see a lot of the facts and figures behind the future of the Arena. Our members from across the Bristol city region - and indeed beyond - strongly support and want to see...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 12.06.18
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Institute of Technology on the cards for Swindon?

In light of the announcement that Swindon College is on the Government’s Institute of Technology shortlist I am delighted at how Swindon’s bid is shaping up. First announced in 2016, the Government...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Posted on: 05.06.18
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Gloucestershire gets the ball rolling on 2050 project

Government is already sitting up and taking notice of the aspirations being made by the Gloucestershire 2050 project aimed at developing a clear vision for the future of life in the county. This was...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 04.06.18
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British Chambers of Commerce on housing

Affordable housing is a key issue for businesses in Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Swindon & Wiltshire, with many unable to attract the right skills as a result. In this podcast, the British...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 29.05.18
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A business plan for the West of England
Member role

With minimal fanfare, the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) published its first business plan in May 2018. Since its formation in 2017, WECA and its Mayor Tim Bowles, have been building the...
Martin McCrink
Martin McCrink
Posted on: 25.05.18
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