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Nicky Williams appointed Vice Chair of SWAAN

Head of Skills at Business West, Nicky Williams has been appointed ‘Vice Chair of the South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network’. The South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (SWAAN) is a...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.12.19
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Trading Through Brexit scoops prestigious British Chambers award

Business West has scooped the ‘Most Effective Campaigning’ award at the annual British Chambers of Commerce awards for its pioneering ‘ Trading Through Brexit ’ (TTB) campaign. Brexit represents the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 29.11.19
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5 business priorities for the next UK government

It has been just two-and-a-half years since the previous election, but the political environment has shifted from bad to worse. Everything and nothing has happened in politics. Businesses in the...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 27.11.19
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Bath Chamber holds 2019 general election hustings

Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Initiative in B&NES arranged a Parliamentary Hustings for the City at Bath Rugby's stadium ahead of the forthcoming election, so that members could quiz...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.19
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Bristol Festival of Economics 2019 preview

As a founder member of the Bristol Cultural Development Partnership, Business West helped to establish the Bristol Festival of Ideas back in 2005 to provide a year-round forum for ideas to flow in...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 06.11.19
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Third Severn Crossing would be good for Gloucestershire

You may remember that just a couple of years ago, Gloucestershire County Council embarked on the Vision 2050 project. It was prompted by the sudden threat of the Cotswolds wanting to leave...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 25.10.19
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Dave Battrick joins Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative

Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative at Business West is delighted to announce the appointment of Dave Battrick as Initiative Manager. Dave joins the Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative this month...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.10.19
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Major new funding to support firms’ Brexit preparations

Business West has been chosen to offer Brexit support and a signposting service to businesses across Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. As the largest business support...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.10.19
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Business West works with SGS to streamline the export documentation process

Pilot project launched to introduce certificate of conformity referrals when completing online certificate of origin applications, simplifying the export process for business.
Andre Ofomah
Andre Ofomah
Business West
Posted on: 16.10.19
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