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West of England businesses could save £73m by supporting an active workplace
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In the 1960s only 1 percent of men and 2 percent of women in England were classed as obese. Today that figure stands at 25.2 percent and 27.7 percent. While a variety of diet and lifestyle factors...
Lisa Wood
Lisa Wood
Posted on: 24.05.18
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What price fresh air?

Levels of emissions along the London Road to the east of Bath have got so bad that the Council is considering creating a Clean Air Zone , charging different categories of vehicles for driving through...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 30.04.18
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Q&A with Inga Beale DBE – CEO at Lloyd's of London
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Inga Beale DBE, CEO at Lloyd’s of London , before she gave her...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 28.02.18
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Building a bank that puts people before profit

We all know banking is in trouble. Low levels of trust, the failure to serve the poor and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), ignoring or worsening sustainable development, and public bailouts...
Jules Peck
Jules Peck
Posted on: 20.02.18
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British Chambers of Commerce talks gender pay gap reporting for business

British Chambers of Commerce’s Allan Williams interviews Sara Abbonizio, Head of Business Engagement in the Gender Pay Gap team at the Government Equalities Office, to discuss gender pay gap...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 24.01.18
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Q&A with Tony Hayward - Chairman at Glencore
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UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Tony Hayward, Chairmain at Glencore , before he gave his address...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 03.01.18
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Innovative sporting businesses converge on Bristol conference

What makes the business of sport such a unique and compelling area of interest is the huge amounts of innovation that is going on from a grass roots level right to the very top. Sport, health and...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 12.12.17
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James Cracknell OBE talks his latest venture and Bristol City of Sport

Double Olympic rowing champion James Cracknell OBE is aptly qualified to be playing his part in a prestigious national meeting which is happening in Bristol this week - The Role of Sport and Physical...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 04.12.17
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Q&A with Juliet Davenport OBE - founder and CEO of Good Energy
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UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Juliet Davenport OBE, CEO of Good Energy , before she gave her...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 14.11.17
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