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The benefits of eco-friendly waste management for a small business

As a small business, there are a lot of things to consider when starting out, and how to manage your waste may not be top of your priority list. However, there are a lot of reasons why eco-friendly...
Harvey Holloway
Harvey Holloway
Posted on: 14.04.21
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How Swindon & Wiltshire businesses are tackling climate change

Ian Larrard, Director of Business West in Swindon & Wiltshire, introduced the first Initiative Business and Economy meeting of 2021 with a focus on business and climate change in light of our...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 02.02.21
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Business West becomes carbon neutral and commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

South West England’s largest and most influential business organisation, Business West, which represents some 23,000 businesses across the region, today (21 December) announced its commitment to...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.12.20
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How businesses can take back control of their outgoings

National restrictions continue to significantly affect businesses across the country. While non-essential retail, hospitality and leisure businesses have had to temporarily close during lockdown,...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 25.11.20
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Gloucestershire poised to profit from 'green industrial revolution'

District council reports are often as dull as dishwater. But the one I have just been reading from Cotswold District Council is far from dull. It’s enterprising and exciting for businesses in the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.11.20
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Bristol City Council engages business community on latest Clean Air Zone plans

Air pollution has been a problem in Bristol and many UK cities for a long time. It affects everyone, in particular the young and old, and those with heart and lung conditions such as asthma. Nitrogen...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.20
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Bristol’s climate leading organisations join forces

The organisations in Bristol which are leading the way in helping the city tackle climate change are forming a new group. The Climate Leaders Group, set up by Bristol Green Capital Partnership,...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 13.11.20
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Driving social value through development

Liam Ronan-Chlond, engagement lead at mixed-use property developer, First Base, explains why more developers should commit to delivering social value as part of their schemes – and build trust with...
Liam Ronan-Chlond
Liam Ronan-Chlond
First Base
Posted on: 06.11.20
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Back Bristol's campaign for safer commuting by bike

As part of its commitment to active travel and tackling climate change, the Bristol & West of England Initiative has partnered with CyclingWorks Bristol to highlight the need for protected bike...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 28.10.20
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