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How to improve your leadership skills

Whether or not you’re in a direct leadership role, the ability to lead is an inevitable part of any career progression, and the qualities of a good leader, are in fact, core components of any good...
David Baker
David Baker
Posted on: 20.06.17
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GIN helps Gloucestershire companies break into high growth markets

Business West, the largest international trade organisation in the South West, launched a drive for Gloucestershire companies to break into the high growth markets of China, India, Latin America and...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 04.05.17
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How to reduce office expenses while growing your business

Fantastic news! Your revenue growth plans are exceeding your expectations, and you’re on track for another successful year. Your customers love your products and services and are coming back for more...
Jason Smith
Jason Smith
Posted on: 24.04.17
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Bath Chamber of Commerce and Visit Bath join forces to bring city’s businesses together

Two of the key players in Bath’s recent cultural and economic development have joined forces to ensure that the city and region continues to flourish by bringing together the business community for a...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 21.04.17
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Last try for a new stadium in Bath?

Last week I had the opportunity to take part in a workshop with a number of people I know pretty well to talk about the concepts we’d like to see in a new design for a decent stadium for Bath Rugby...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 10.04.17
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Stimulating Innovation and Growth - Venturefest 2017

Paul O'Collins, Head of Innovation at Business West, addresses delegates at Venturefest Bristol and Bath 2017.
Liam Corcoran
Liam Corcoran
Posted on: 23.03.17
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£4m of business support services to escalate growth across the West of England

The Enterprising West of England (EWOE) programme has been launched to support Small to Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) throughout the West of England by helping them to start and grow through...
Amanda Orton
Amanda Orton
Posted on: 21.03.17
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Motivate your team with challenging but accomplishable objectives

One of the best ways you can motivate your team to work harder, smarter or more effectively is to offer team members opportunities for self development. Whether it’s the promise of a pay rise, a...
Naomi Webb
Naomi Webb
Posted on: 09.03.17
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The spring budget 2017: a view from Gloucestershire business

This was a thin Budget in every sense of the word. At 64 pages it was thin in pagination and at 54 minutes hardly a showstopper, even though the rather “grey” Chancellor did get in a few jokes to...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 09.03.17
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