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Food and drink producers on a trade mission from Bristol Airport

On Saturday 16 September 2017 representatives from eleven local food and drink companies from across the South West departed from Bristol Airport to China for a five-day trade mission aimed at...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 19.09.17
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James Durie on Callowhill Court redevelopment plans for Bristol city centre

Following Bristol City Council's decision to approve the redevelopment of Broadmead on Wednesday (6th September), Bristol Chamber & Initiative's James Durie has spoken out. Upon hearing the news...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 07.09.17
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Business West appoints top marketer as new chairman

Business West has appointed one of the region’s top marketeers as its new chairman. Iain Wolsey has held senior marketing positions in the UK and is the founding partner in the Bristol consultancy of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.08.17
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Interview with Royal Agricultural University Vice-Chancellor Jo Price

Royal Agricultural Univeristy used to be perceived as an organisation not really related to Gloucestershire’s wider business community. New Vice Chancellor, Jo Price, seems determined to change all...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 14.08.17
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Phil Smith urges Whitehall to Back the West

The government must deliver on the Western Daily Press campaign to Back the West because, put simply, Bristol and the West represents great value to Whitehall.
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 04.08.17
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South West business confidence at lowest level since 2009

Business confidence in the West has plummeted to its lowest level since the depths of the 2009 recession.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 25.07.17
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Bringing our Initiative members closer together with prosecco and afternoon tea

The other week we had our very first Swindon and Wiltshire Initiative support staff event involving a prosecco reception and afternoon tea at the stunning Chiseldon House Hotel near Coate Water...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 24.07.17
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Severn Bridge Toll roundtable with Secretary of State for Wales comment

Following a roundtable discussion with Secretary of State for Wales , Alun Cairns, to discuss the business impact of the scrapping the Severn Bridge Toll Business West Managing Director Phil Smith...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.07.17
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May's play to business overshadowed by Taylor Review

The Taylor Review of Modern Work Practices was wide ranging and has arguably overshadowed Theresa May's efforts to win over business.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 11.07.17
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