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Gloucestershire Chamber Director joins GFirst LEP board

Director of Gloucestershire Chamber of Commerce Ian Mean has been appointed to the board of Gloucestershire's Local Enterprise Partnership ( GFirst LEP ), a body whose role it is to promote economic...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 13.08.18
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Shoots of growth beginning to show in the Forest of Dean?

For too long the Forest of Dean has been the Aunt Sally of Gloucestershire with a lot of assumptions about this lovely part of our county being hurled around with very little justification. In terms...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 09.08.18
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Engine Shed launches Scale Up Generator

Engine Shed has launched the Scale Up Generator website, in partnership with West of England Growth Hub, to help growing companies find the support they need.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 03.08.18
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Parliamentarians must listen to local businesses

Dear Members of Parliament, As you head off on recess today and step away from the Westminster bubble – here’s a bit of homework on behalf of the business communities that we both represent. Over the...
Dr Adam Marshall
Dr Adam Marshall
Posted on: 24.07.18
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A hard Brexit; what would it mean for SW food and drink companies?

James Monk recently travelled to Bordeaux with BBC Points West to discover the potential impact Brexit could have on selling Food and Drink to the EU.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 19.07.18
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Building the next generation of export support services

Business West is one of 4 leading business support organisations collaborating to form Export Growth Partners, which aims to transform how businesses trade internationally.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 16.07.18
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Business confidence in Brexit negotiations dwindling, as questions remain unanswered

Business West reveals that confidence among SMEs in the West, in government to deliver a Brexit that works for business, is on the wane. With 49% of businesses feeling negative about the negotiations...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 04.07.18
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Airbus warning – a major concern for the future of the West of England economy

Airbus’s blunt warning about the significant risk to their UK business from Brexit is of major concern for the future economic health of Bristol and the South West. James Durie, Chief Executive of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 22.06.18
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EY and Business West team up to deliver Innovation South West

The EY and Business West Innovation South West: Digital Conference took place on Thursday, 14 June 2018 and brought together leaders from business and academia to explore practical ways that digital...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 18.06.18
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