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Gloucestershire 2050

Not before time is Gloucestershire finally realising that this great county of ours must have a vision of where we all want it be in the years to come. Hitherto, Gloucestershire has been a relatively...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 18.01.18
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Brexit business roundtable with Claire Perry - MP for Devizes and Minister at BEIS

As the Chamber of Commerce for Wiltshire , we are working closely with firms in the county to help get clarity over the likely shape of the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU and to convey...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 16.01.18
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BCCI – a rock of stability in an ever-changing Bristol

According to Gerd Leonhard the pace of technological change over the course of the next twenty years will outstrip that of the last three hundred. Cryptocurrencies. AI. White collar automation. It’s...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Arcadis
Posted on: 15.01.18
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Tackling underemployment for future generations – is aspiration the answer?
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Employment is at record levels in Swindon and across the country, leading to conclusions that the UK labour market is in rude health. Yet, behind the statistics, the reality of work often tells a...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 15.01.18
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Arcadis’ Richard Bonner appointed President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative
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We are proud to announce that Richard Bonner, City Executive for Bristol at Arcadis has been appointed as the new President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative (BCCI), part of Business West...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Business West
Posted on: 11.01.18
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Severn Bridge tolls cut today

Earlier today, Chief Executive of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative at Business West, James Durie, accompanied the Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns, to the launch of the new...
Posted on: 08.01.18
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Bristol North West MP Darren Jones holds business Brexit surgery

Darren Jones stood unsuccessfully against the MP for Bristol North West, Charlotte Leslie, at the 2015 General Election. When a snap election was called by Theresa May in April 2017, Darren was re-...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 04.01.18
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Let's get back to work

Do you react the same way as I do to patronising and homespun New Year messages about people’s hopes for the future? Probably the same way I usually feel about round robin festive letters, and don’t...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 02.01.18
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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
Business West
Posted on: 22.12.17
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