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Robert Jenrick praises local councils for Coronavirus efforts

Councils in the South West have been given a vote of confidence by the government for the efforts they are making to cope with extra work to help combat the coronavirus pandemic. Housing Secretary...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 18.04.20
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Coronavirus could change the way we do business for the better

Whilst businesses are still grappling with surviving the lockdown, it’s becoming clear that things will never be the same again. We’re still having regular conversations with members and some of them...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 17.04.20
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How to manage a remote workforce during the coronavirus outbreak

If you are one of those companies who are concerned about how your business will cope moving towards a remote working environment, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. By following the four tips we...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 17.04.20
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Coronavirus grant delivery speeds differ between local authorities

Data compiled by the regional Chamber of Commerce , Business West, has highlighted the differences between local authorities in the region at getting much needed grant support paid to local...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 16.04.20
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Businesses in shared workspaces ineligible for coronavirus grants - show your support

Business West, Bristol Technology Festival, Engine Shed and TechSpark are calling on our local authorities and WECA to make workspace businesses individually eligible for the £10,000 small business...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.04.20
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Small businesses need council coronavirus cash fast

How well is your local authority doing in getting government coronavirus money to businesses? This is a question Business West has been posing to local councils on whose response could well decide...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 15.04.20
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Coronavirus: Delays in supporting small businesses

As we enter the fourth week of the coronavirus lockdown, small business seems to be getting little help in survival from the government. Ian Mean discusses the latest developments with the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 13.04.20
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More than 40,000 businesses turn to Business West for coronavirus support

Over the last 3 weeks more than 40,000 businesses across South West England have reached out to Business West seeking urgent help via its Trading Through Coronavirus service. Launched on 16 March,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 09.04.20
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Keep building to aid economic recovery from coronavirus

It seems amazing that it was only a month ago that I was writing optimistically about the superb new Bath Spa University art school in the re-modelled Herman Miller building in Locksbrook Road. The...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 09.04.20
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