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Bath could be an even greater city - if only we trusted in our talents

The other day I was listening to one of the many people you regularly hear talking Bath down. “Nothing ever happens here, The Council is useless, The place is a mess, The Chamber of Commerce never...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 22.11.17
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British Chambers of Commerce talks industrial strategy

After years without any semblance of one, industrial strategy is now back on the Government’s agenda.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.11.17
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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
Business West
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
Business West
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
Business West
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
Business West
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
Business West
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
Business West
Posted on: 03.11.17
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