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Business West reaction to Rishi Sunak's summer statement

For someone who has only been Chancellor for 5 months, Rishi Sunak is proving a remarkably calm and capable operator. This is lucky, because never have these qualities been more important. This is a...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 08.07.20
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Sunak's summer statement must prioritise jobs

Last week we had Boris Johnson shouting “build, build, build” to get our beleaguered coronavirus hit economy going again. I was underwhelmed, I don’t know about you? High on rhetoric but low on...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 07.07.20
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Why digital technologies will be crucial to our post Covid-19 economic recovery

This is one of a series of blog posts from members of the Bristol West of England Initiative , which we will be publishing at a time of significant change as we look to the recovery of our city and...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 07.07.20
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Mental health during lockdown and beyond – how being outdoors and gardening helps

Following on from my last blog on mental health and how companies can support their staff, in this blog, I’m looking at what you can do to manage anxiety and stress during lockdown and beyond. Many...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 06.07.20
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Business West launches recruitment drive to get SW economy back on track

Business West is launching a recruitment drive to help in the re-building of business here in the South West. Commercial Director James Monk is looking to recruit business specialists who have...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 03.07.20
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Top 10 risks and controls to consider when re-opening your office during Covid-19

Are you preparing to re-open your office? Every workspace is individual and employers have a duty to make the working environment safe for employees before they step foot in the office. There’s a lot...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 02.07.20
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COVID: 7 ways your business can adapt to win in a New World Order

Post COVID, it will take some time to restore the economic prosperity, growth and productivity that businesses have previously enjoyed. Now is the time to explore and develop new business models to...
Paul O'Collins
Paul O'Collins
EEN South West
Posted on: 01.07.20
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Boris' £5 billion spending pledge is a drop in the ocean

Boris Johnson’s New Deal speech today in the heart of the West Midlands at Dudley was high on rhetoric but pretty thin on detail. We were promised a so-called New Deal to re-build Britain in the wake...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 30.06.20
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Mental health during lockdown and beyond – what can your business do to support your staff?

In recent years, the conversation around mental health has grown and collectively we’ve become better at talking about it more openly. However, coronavirus has catapulted mental health right to the...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 30.06.20
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