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Q&A with Katherine Bennett CBE - Chief of Western Gateway and SVP at Airbus

Katherine Bennett, senior vice president of Airbus at Filton in Bristol, is the new chair of the Western Gateway project designed to give a greater voice to the South West and South Wales in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 03.07.20
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Government chooses Business West food and drink initiative to help drive industry bounce-back overseas

Business West are leading a coronavirus bounce-back campaign to encourage UK food and drink producers to break into overseas markets for the first time. The campaign, which was chosen by government...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.06.20
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Bill to allow al-fresco drinking and dining welcomed by hospitality industry

With many hospitality businesses hanging by a thread, a new government bill to enable al-fresco dining and drinking is very welcome. A Business and Planning Bill is being published by ministers today...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 25.06.20
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Business West Finance Hub launched to connect borrowers, lenders and investors

Faced with an increasingly complex lending landscape and with business finances pushed to breaking point as a result of lockdown, the Business West Finance Hub has launched to enable businesses to...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Enterprise Europe Network
Posted on: 24.06.20
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Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative statement - Black Lives Matter

The death of George Floyd at the hands of the police in Minneapolis was horrific and another brutal reminder of too many incidents that have been constantly occurring. We at the Bristol Chamber of...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 05.06.20
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Business West responds to Prime Minister’s announcement on reopening of the retail sector

ps-brexit.png Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement on the phased reopening of the retail sector in England, related workplace guidance and enforcement powers, Business West Managing...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.05.20
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Business West launches webinar and virtual networking series to aid business recovery from COVID-19

Business West is launching a brand-new series of webinars and virtual networking events to help enable businesses to bounce back and get the South West’s economy back on track.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.05.20
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is hugely successful but how will it end?

One of the government’s boldest and most effective interventions during the coronavirus has been the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (‘furlough’ scheme). It is also, undoubtedly, one of the most...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 12.05.20
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Business West members and clients among Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners 2020

South West businesses are strongly represented among the Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners 2020. With the most winners of any region outside of London & the South East this year, South West...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.04.20
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