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Leadership guru urges SMEs to plan ahead at business breakfast

Leadership guru Stewart Barnes told companies at a Business West networking breakfast yesterday that far too many firms were operating with little or no planning. jan-glos-5.jpg Stewart, who is...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 25.01.18
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Arcadis’ Richard Bonner appointed President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative

We are proud to announce that Richard Bonner, City Executive for Bristol at Arcadis has been appointed as the new President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative (BCCI), part of Business West...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Business West
Posted on: 11.01.18
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Severn Bridge tolls cut today

Earlier today, Chief Executive of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative at Business West, James Durie, accompanied the Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns, to the launch of the new...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 08.01.18
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Let's get back to work

Do you react the same way as I do to patronising and homespun New Year messages about people’s hopes for the future? Probably the same way I usually feel about round robin festive letters, and don’t...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 02.01.18
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Looking back and forward to Gloucestershire business in 2018

After a year in which many Gloucestershire companies struggled to come to terms with the complexities of Brexit , 2017 has ended with a little more clarity but still leaving most of their concerns...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.12.17
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Bristol Initiative year in review film 2017

Whether around regeneration, infrastructure investment and Brexit, culture, sport and inclusivity, it’s been a busy year for the Initiative in Bristol. The short film below draws together the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.12.17
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2017: how has Swindon fared?

After a dramatic 2016, many of us were perhaps expecting 2017 to be something like the morning after the night before, and for businesses facing up to the realities of Brexit , their headache could...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Posted on: 21.12.17
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2017: the year that was the year after the year before?

After a tumultuous 2016, many of us were perhaps expecting 2017 to be something like the morning after the night before. What seemed like a good idea at the time, was sure to leave us all with a bit...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 21.12.17
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EU leaders agree to move to second-stage Brexit talks

Joint statement from British Chambers of Commerce, Confederation of British Industry, EEF, Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Directors: “We welcome the fact that the European...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.12.17
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