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Business West responds to government roadmap out of lockdown

ps.jpg Commenting on the Prime Minister's roadmap out of lockdown, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “Many of our companies will have been disappointed by this roadmap. “It certainly...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.02.21
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Wiltshire MPs and Council Leader take questions from county’s business leaders

Universities Minister and MP for Chippenham Michelle Donelan, MP for Devizes Danny Kruger and Leader of Wiltshire Council Philip Whitehead recently took part in a virtual roundtable discussion with...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 12.02.21
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Hydrogen - a recipe for a greener 21st century and a buoyant local economy

Whilst behind the UK curve, the South West has enormous potential to make green hydrogen; wind, tides, waves and sometimes sunshine are no strangers to our part of the UK, all of which could be...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 04.02.21
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Business West reaction to Kickstart scheme changes

On Friday 22nd January, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced a major change to its Kickstart job creation scheme, which offers financial support to businesses to create work...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 26.01.21
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Business West calls on Chancellor to extend business rates relief

Business West, the region’s largest and most influential business representative organisation, is calling on the Government to ease the debilitating squeeze of coronavirus restrictions by extending...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.01.21
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Business West announced as key sponsor of Swindon’s Festival of Tomorrow

Off the back of a hugely successful inaugural event in 2020, Business West is once again proud to be a lead sponsor of Swindon’s one and only science festival – the Festival of Tomorrow - for 2021.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 20.01.21
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New Year, new Non-Executive Directors appointed to Business West board

As we start a new year, three fresh faces have joined the board of Business West to help lead the region’s largest and most influential business representative organisation throughout 2021 and beyond...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.01.21
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Business West responds to lockdown 3 business support measures

Commenting on the support measures for business announced by the Chancellor, Business West Policy Manager Claire Ralph said: “Businesses listened to the announcement of a third national lockdown with...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.01.21
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Lockdown 3 - government support announced for businesses

The Treasury has today (5 December) announced a funding pot of £4.6 billion to provide grants of ‘up to’ £9,000 per shuttered premises. Whilst this immediate cash flow support for business announced...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 05.01.21
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