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Find Your New Recruit

Skills West, a project delivered by Business West, has launched a new campaign - 'Find Your New Recruit' to raise awareness of the skills gaps affecting the West of England.
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 13.09.18
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Growing a business in Somerset: Q & A with Charley Elizabeth Events

We caught up with Charley to talk about her Somerset-based business Charley Elizabeth Events and her aims for growth through the recent support she has received from the ERDF funded Growth Support...
Charlie Garnham
Charlie Garnham
Posted on: 13.09.18
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Tapping into beer exports

Electric Bear in Bath received a visit from Slovenian beer fans in a vintage Volkswagen camper van turned mobile bar after securing an export opportunity with major Slovenian retailer Mercator.
Alice Garland
Alice Garland
Posted on: 22.08.18
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Engine Shed launches Scale Up Generator

Engine Shed has launched the Scale Up Generator website, in partnership with West of England Growth Hub, to help growing companies find the support they need.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 03.08.18
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South West Food and Drink Exports up 7%

Exports of South West food and drink increased to £760m in the year to March 2018 the latest HMRC figures show.
Alice Garland
Alice Garland
Posted on: 19.07.18
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Crisis in Apprenticeships

Whilst people have been distracted by what Brexit may or may not mean for business there has been a disastrous development which could have long term consequences for the economy, both locally and...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 17.07.18
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Women in Business: Q&A with Philippa Haynes

We talk to Philippa Haynes, founder of Insight 101, about moving from the corporate world to building a successful consultancy firm.
Tom Smith
Tom Smith
Posted on: 13.07.18
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Bristol Chamber of Commerce Round Up - June

Recently Business West Chambers of Commerce were delighted to win the 2018 Innovator of the Year award at the South West’s biggest business awards. This recognises the work of our International Trade...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 27.06.18
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Growing a Business in North Devon: Q&A With Tim Lamerton

North Devon has an array of sole traders and lifestyle businesses who contribute to the local community and Tim Lamerton does just that with his photography business. We caught up with Tim recently...
Charlie Garnham
Charlie Garnham
Posted on: 19.06.18
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