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Bath & North East Somerset Council's review of its commercial estate following COVID

Bath is an unusual place for many reasons, but surely one of the strangest is the fact that the local authority is the owner of a very large proportion of commercial property in the City, worth many...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 10.12.20
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Final Initiative meeting of the year inspires hope and optimism for 2021

Vice President and serial entrepreneur Jaya Chakrabarti MBE opened the final Bristol and West of England Initiative meeting of 2020 with some reflections on a pivotal year for Bristol. “The eyes on...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 08.12.20
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Expert snapshots: Three vaccines – but when will the economy bounce back?

We’ve collated snapshot insights from the world’s leading experts on what vaccine roll out means for the UK, EU and global economies
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 08.12.20
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Coronavirus scams costing businesses millions

Back in April I wrote about the threat of cyber-crime and the new challenges we faced, considering almost overnight a huge number of businesses were suddenly operating remotely. Many with their...
Lee Stripe
Lee Stripe
Wiltshire Police
Posted on: 08.12.20
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How businesses can help Bristol get out of Tier 3

We are now starting to see the impact of the lockdown measures here with the infection rate flattening. I think we are moving in the right direction. But business simply must keep following the...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 02.12.20
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Visit Wiltshire, Catalent and RAU speak at penultimate Swindon & Wiltshire Business and Economy meeting of 2020

The penultimate Swindon & Wiltshire Business and Economy meeting of 2020 took place recently via Zoom, with 50 businesses across the region registered to attend. Following on from a series of...
Posted on: 27.11.20
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What the coronavirus lockdown tiers mean for businesses

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have all been placed into the 'Very High' Tier 3 alert level. This means: Hospitality venues - such as bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants must close,...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.20
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Time for Swindon to step up and become true tech mecca

Swindon has all the assets of becoming a tech powerhouse. Over 9,000 people already work in Swindon’s tech ecosystem and the town is home to global brands such as Intel, Nationwide, Catalent and...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 24.11.20
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Business West initial response to coronavirus restrictions after lockdown

ps.jpg Providing an initial response to the Prime Minister’s plan for coronavirus restrictions after the second lockdown ends in England, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “It is...
Posted on: 23.11.20
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