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Growth not giveaways – what business wants from the Budget

For many months now the Brexit negotiations have been in stasis. While the Government has spent most its time dithering and posturing, Michel Barnier and the EU Commission have spent theirs...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Posted on: 20.11.17
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How will The Budget affect Gloucestershire businesses?

Businesses here in Gloucestershire are desperate to see a new face of our rather grey Chancellor Philip Hammond when he presents his make or break Budget on Wednesday.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 20.11.17
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Calling all business leaders - West of England LEP needs you!

The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) supports business growth and is working to attract new jobs to Bristol, Bath, Weston-super-Mare, South Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Posted on: 15.11.17
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Q&A with Juliet Davenport OBE - founder and CEO of Good Energy
Member role

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Juliet Davenport OBE, CEO of Good Energy , before she gave her...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 14.11.17
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Gloucester Services - making motorway journeys (way more) bearable since 2014

Gloucester Services on the M5 is no ordinary motorway service station - it is an experience with a very different business model.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 13.11.17
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Wiltshire businesses get around the table with Chippenham MP Michelle Donelan

Wiltshire businesses had the opportunity to sit down with their local MP, Michelle Donelan, at a Chippenham restaurant recently thanks to Business West.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 06.11.17
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Urgent action required to make A417 safer

The two deaths last night (Thursday) on the A417 at Nettleton Bottom just outside Gloucester are yet another tragic reminder that we must have some urgent action to expedite making this road safer.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 03.11.17
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First bank rate rise for 10 years - what next for local businesses?

The latest Bank Of England rise in interest rates - the first for 10 years - raises concerns among businesses and home owners that more rises will follow
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 02.11.17
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Laying the foundations for a skilled and productive workforce in the West of England

In the West of England region, Skills West, an initiative of Business West and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership, which is funded by the European Social Fund and Education & Skills...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 30.10.17
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