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Gigabit broadband – the future is now for Bristol’s creative & digital sectors

As one of the most digitally advanced cities in the UK , Bristol is at the front of the queue when it comes to next generation broadband and mobile data speeds. At present, the average broadband...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 02.02.18
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County's ageing population is bad for business

This year has opened with some Gloucestershire companies deciding to throw off the confusion of Brexit and make the badly needed investments in their businesses that they had put on hold. After the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 26.01.18
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Leadership development in small and medium sized enterprises

At the start of a New Year, just how many small and medium sized companies (SMEs) will have taken a fresh look at their strategy and business plan for 2018? I would hazard a guess that quite a few of...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 11.01.18
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Scale-ups a priority in the Industrial Strategy

The government has published the UK’s first industrial strategy and there is plenty for SMEs to get excited about. Tara Gillam, Head of Enterprise at Business West has responded to the whitepaper: It...
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 08.12.17
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Scale South West – Good news for growth ready businesses

There’s good news for South West businesses ready to grow in 2018: A new high-growth programme for local businesses has been announced by PwC, in partnership with Business West and The Engine Shed...
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 08.12.17
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Business West and TUC South West comment on EU citizens’ rights

The unprecedented nature of Britain leaving the EU means that the nation’s future is, by all accounts, uncertain. And the events of recent days have done little to alleviate this pervasive sense of...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Posted on: 07.12.17
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Develop your business by supporting migrant entrepreneurs

As well as a range of skills and experience, migrant entrepreneurs can bring with them extensive international networks and language abilities.
Melissa Tredinnick
Melissa Tredinnick
Posted on: 27.11.17
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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
Posted on: 20.11.17
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How to use influencer marketing to build a strong online presence

Utilise influencer marketing correctly to build our personal or brand’s online presence in the right way.
Tom Buckland
Tom Buckland
Posted on: 17.11.17
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