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YESwindon ignites entrepreneurial spirit at inaugural event

YESwindon (Young Enterprise Swindon), the new networking group aimed at 18-35-year-olds, hosted its first event at Desk Cowork, Swindon last night (Thursday 13th June). The event saw over 40 young...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 14.06.19
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Growth in the self-employment sector

There are now more than 4.8 million self-employed people in the UK and they represent more than 15% of the work force. The financial crash in 2008 has led the way for many people to refocus their...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 02.05.19
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VIDEO: Business and Education Engagement Network

Watch how to engage with education establishments more effectively and hear how attendees are pledging their support to the future workforce.
Jenny Oksien
Jenny Oksien
Posted on: 25.04.19
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10 Golden Rules For Google Ads Newbies

If you’re just starting off with Google Ads, it can be a bit daunting. To help you, SEO expert and founder of Emarketeers, Jonathan Saipe lists 10 key elements to consider when setting up and running...
Jonathan Saipe
Jonathan Saipe
Emarketeers
Posted on: 25.04.19
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Big Data, Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain – What The...?!

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain: an ABC guide to the latest tech trends and what they mean for your business
Lee Allen
Lee Allen
Data³
Posted on: 12.04.19
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Export success for South West food and drink businesses in 2018

As we begin the start of a new financial year, we look back on 2018's successful food and drink exports from the South West.
Alice Garland
Alice Garland
Posted on: 05.04.19
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How data can help you tell stories and grow your business

Making and saving money using data is increasingly lucrative in the business world, and it’s not hard to see why. A guide to transforming your business data into awesome new business tools
Lee Allen
Lee Allen
Data³
Posted on: 02.04.19
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How to solve Gloucestershire's productivity puzzle?

Worker productivity is without doubt one of the greatest challenges facing the growth of our economy. And here in Gloucestershire, the challenge was highlighted by the county council when they...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 01.04.19
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Why should you use OKRs to achieve fast business growth?

Is your company looking for new, effective ways to set and achieve business goals? OKRs – Objectives and Key Results – use a simple management framework to help everyone in the organisation see and...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 27.03.19
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