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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 Bradley
Charlie Bradley
Posted on: 19.06.18
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Experiential Marketing for Generation Z: Engaging digital natives on and offline

When it comes to marketing events both on and offline, there are more considerations to think about than ever before. As brands grapple with communicating to a range of demographics, with each...
Justin Isles
Justin Isles
Posted on: 15.06.18
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Why voice search is just the beginning

With cloud-connected conversational platforms now the norm in homes around the world, Craig Pugsley, Director and Creative Lead at StudioFlow, makes the case for voice search optimisation.
Craig Pugsley
Craig Pugsley
Posted on: 13.06.18
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The Entrepreneurial South West

New data shows that 48.9% of people in the South West would consider starting their own business, making it one of the most entrepreneurial regions in the UK.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 08.06.18
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