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Not too early to think about BANES council elections

Rows might still be raging about whether to have a second Brexit referendum, but there is no doubt we are definitely going to have a vote next year to decide the make up of the Council to rule over...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 04.10.18
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Green light for hundreds of new homes in Gloucester

Gloucester has been given a great new homes boost by the city’s planning committee last night when it gave the green light to the building of 411 new homes around the Docks. This is a major...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 03.10.18
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Cabot Circus 10 years on - has it delivered for Bristol?

Working in a strong partnership with Bristol City Council the Bristol Chamber & Initiative was instrumental in the development of Cabot Circus - a £0.5bn investment in the centre of the city -...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 25.09.18
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Growth forecasts downgraded due to Brexit uncertainty

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting GDP growth for 2018 at just 1.1% (down from 1.3%). The BCC has also downgraded its...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 17.09.18
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Find Your New Recruit

Skills West, a project delivered by Business West, has launched a new campaign - 'Find Your New Recruit' to raise awareness of the skills gaps affecting the West of England.
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 13.09.18
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Bristol businesses back positive decision on future of Temple Island

Business leaders are supporting proposals to deliver major new development of employment space, jobs and homes on the site earmarked for Bristol’s arena. They back recommendations from Bristol City...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 03.09.18
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No deal Brexit notices: business needs more detail

Commenting on the publication of the first tranche of UK Government technical notices aimed at giving businesses and consumers advice on the implications of a 'no deal' exit from the European Union,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 23.08.18
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Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative joins forces with Hartham Park

Business West is proud to announce its partnership with Hartham Park to bring an award-winning range of business support services right to the very heart of the business community in Wiltshire...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Posted on: 21.08.18
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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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