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Sunak reveals future of furlough scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has given business some much needed breathing space with his phased ending of the furlough scheme which has been paying the wages of something like 8.4 million employees...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 29.05.20
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Business West responds to changes to Job Retention Scheme and support for the self-employed

ps-brexit.png Commenting on the Chancellor’s announcement today (29th May) on additional changes that will be made to the Job Retention Scheme from July onwards, Business West Managing Director Phil...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 29.05.20
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Western Gateway chief addresses cross-border partnership's role post-COVID

Over 150 business leaders heard the head of the region’s new Western Gateway project appeal for business ambassadors to work alongside her and shape the organisation.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 29.05.20
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Zoom Around the Room – our first ever online Chamber networking event

Last week Business West launched its series of webinars and virtual networking events , with the aim of helping local businesses to get back on track following the outbreak of COVID-19. For the very...
Phil Bridgeman
Phil Bridgeman
Business West
Posted on: 29.05.20
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Small firms fret over future of furlough scheme

The harsh reality of business surviving the coronavirus will be made clear this week when the Chancellor is expected to announce that companies must start paying a quarter of the wages of furloughed...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 27.05.20
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How COVID-19 is impacting the environment and sustainability

Given the sweeping change and unprecedented circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be easy to overlook some other issues that would otherwise be in the forefront of our minds. The...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 27.05.20
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Business West responds to Prime Minister’s announcement on reopening of the retail sector

ps-brexit.png Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement on the phased reopening of the retail sector in England, related workplace guidance and enforcement powers, Business West Managing...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.05.20
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Insolvency as an option: what might it offer me and my business?
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For those outside the insolvency profession, insolvency or bankruptcy can be viewed as a fundamentally negative thing; however, for those within the profession we know that it can provide respite for...
Joanne Rumley
Joanne Rumley
Posted on: 20.05.20
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Business needs to be empowered to help avert looming unemployment crisis

The unemployment rate has never been higher since records began 50 years ago and is a reminder of the dark days of the jobs crisis during the John Major government back in 1996.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.05.20
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