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Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner meets Swindon business leaders

Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner visited Swindon last week to get an overview of how businesses and the economy are performing. The Shadow Cabinet Minister met with Swindon...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 15.03.19
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A417 decision brilliant news for Gloucestershire business

Away from Brexit to the real world of the Gloucestershire economy, the decision by Highways England for its preferred route for the A417 “Missing Link” is brilliant news for business in the county. I...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 15.03.19
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Q&A with Joe Garner - CEO of Nationwide
Member role

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Joe Garner, CEO of Nationwide , before he gave his address: 1...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
UWE
Posted on: 12.03.19
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Behind the scenes at UWE’s £16m University Enterprise Zone

Members from the Bristol and West of England Initiative had the opportunity to take a tour of the University of West of England Enterprise Zone (UEZ) recently. The pioneering space provides...
Henry Watson
Henry Watson
Business West
Posted on: 27.02.19
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BCC, Business West & Thames Valley Chambers comment on Honda announcement

Jointly commenting on the Honda announcement relating to the plant in Swindon, Phil Smith, Chief Executive of Business West, Paul Britton, Chief Executive of Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group,...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 19.02.19
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Business West responds to Honda news

Ian Larrard, Director of Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative at Business West commented: ian-larrard-honda.jpg “If it is confirmed, it is with great sadness to learn that Honda is set to close its...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.02.19
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Q&A with Warren East CBE - CEO of Rolls Royce
Member role

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Warren East CBE, CEO of Rolls Royce, before he gave his address:...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
UWE
Posted on: 11.02.19
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£2m government fund set to benefit South West businesses

A number of cutting edge projects designed to help small businesses become more profitable will receive a total of £2m in Government funding, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 04.02.19
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Businesses behind efforts to improve literacy in Swindon

At an event in Swindon last week, I was lucky enough to meet Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall. As Patron of the National Literacy Trust , HRH was in town to celebrate its work, in...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 01.02.19
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