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Business West: Election Response

“We congratulate the incoming Prime Minister and his government. We look forward to working with our newly elected Members of Parliament to make our region the best place to live, learn and work. We...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 05.07.24
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“Politicians have a responsibility and duty to engage with business community” Bristol Initiative Members quiz new Bristol Council Leader Cllr Tony Dyer

Last night, the Bristol Initiative held our June Quarterly Members’ Meeting at the Bristol Beacon, focusing on key issues and future plans for our city. Cllr Tony Dyer, Bristol City Council’s newly...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 24.06.24
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Business West takes on AJ Bell Great Bristol Run

A team of five colleagues at Business West took part in the half-marathon and 10k at this year’s AJ Bell Great Bristol Run on Sunday 19 May. Among those running is Marketing Executive Sam Harrison,...
Louise Holland
Louise Holland
Business West
Posted on: 20.05.24
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Meet the new Bristol Chamber of Commerce Advisory Committee

At our 2024 AGM we announced the formation of the new Bristol Chamber of Commerce Advisory Committee. This is a proactive leadership team dedicated to shaping a prosperous region for all, where...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 15.05.24
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Meet the new Bristol Chamber of Commerce Advisory Committee

At our 2024 AGM we announced the formation of the new Bristol Chamber of Commerce Advisory Committee. This is a proactive leadership team dedicated to shaping a prosperous region for all, where...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 14.05.24
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Business West’s 2024 AGM: A focus on our region

In the last year, Business West has been working hard to move from its previous shareholder model to being owned by its members. We were able to fully transition to this member-owned model in 2023,...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 01.05.24
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Gloucestershire County Council's 50/50 challenge sees success

Fifty employers have now signed up to the 50/50 challenge being driven by Gloucestershire County council and backed by Business West. The 50/50 initiative has been designed to give people over 50 the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 10.04.24
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A very well deserved Ofsted rating for South Gloucestershire & Stroud (SGS) College

Our young people are our future is an often quoted message but it is so true if they receive the right encouragement and training. South Gloucestershire & Stroud (SGS) College provide that...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 04.04.24
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Community has been kept in the loop on road

Good communication and transparency are two essentials of any big business project, particularly if it involves roads and local communities. A prime example of good communication is how Kier, the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 27.03.24
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