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Returning to the office and living with Covid - the time is now

So, what is the “New Normal” with business after two years shrouded by Covid? Many businesses have faced a real battle to survive, and have made big decisions over recruitment. Normal for many firms...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 28.03.22
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Business West as part of BCC welcomes Chancellor’s New business support measures

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced an additional £1bn in financial support for the COVID-hit hospitality and leisure sectors, including £6k grants for businesses. Shevaun Haviland, Director...
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 21.12.21
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BCC warns Chancellor: Business support urgently needed

The Chancellor was warned today of impending damage to the economic recovery if Government did not bring forward support for businesses following the Plan B Covid restrictions announced on Tuesday...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 10.12.21
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3 Questions with Mike Haigh, Executive Chair, Mott MacDonald

The University of the West of England (UWE), in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Mike Haigh, Executive...
Posted on: 03.11.21
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Kickstart employment scheme extension will benefit young people and employers

Business West welcomes the extension to the Government’s Kickstart work scheme.
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 13.10.21
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Zurich and Catalent on employee mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic

Two of Swindon’s largest and best-known employers – Zurich and Catalent – took centre stage at our most recent Swindon Mindful Employer Network (SMEN) meeting to give their insight on protecting...
Posted on: 15.09.21
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Hybrid meetings offer the best of both worlds

September will be a red letter month for members of the Initiative as we meet face to face for the first time in more than eighteen months. But we’ll also be offering people the chance to attend...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.21
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Business West and Lloyds Banking Group – the future of our workspaces

The term ‘office worker’ once lazily defined a vast spectrum of the region’s employees. Now, it’s a label set to fade away as how ‘office workers’ add value to their businesses has evolved beyond...
Freddie Palmer
Freddie Palmer
Social
Posted on: 18.08.21
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Trying to look on the bright side

There used to be an old saying in business that your most valuable assets walked out of the door at 5pm every day. It’s long been recognised that talented staff are at the heart of every successful...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 12.08.21
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