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The paperless office and what you can do to get there

Offices aren’t the same as they used to be. Not so long ago, businesses couldn’t manage without paper documents on desks, in filing cabinets and archive boxes. From internal memos to client...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 14.11.19
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Bristol businesses respond to the climate emergency

Business West hosted a roundtable on the 11th September to explore the Business Response to the Climate Emergency. The aim was to draw out learning and insights from a range of experts that should be...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 04.10.19
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Business West joins forces with Chambers Climate Coalition

Business West, which runs the Chambers of Commerce in Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, has joined forces with more than 450 Chambers across the world to sign up to the International...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 20.09.19
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Swindon Mindful Employer Network to relaunch as national mental health crisis deepens

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem this year – this equates to 25% of an average business’ workforce. In light of shocking statistics such as these, the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 16.09.19
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Going for Gold: How your organisation can help change food in Bristol for good
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Food is central to all our lives – it enables our bodies to function, is a great connector to community and different cultures, and can be a source of enormous pleasure. However, changes to our food...
Claire Jacob
Posted on: 06.09.19
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Waste not want not: how SMEs are setting the recycling trend for large enterprises

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are defined as being any registered business with fewer than 250 employees. According to government statistics there were 5.7 million SMEs in the UK in 2018,...
Sarah Anderson
Sarah Anderson
Posted on: 19.08.19
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National Living Wage Vs Real Living Wage – what’s the difference?

The ‘Living Wage’ can be a source of confusion for businesses. What started life as a campaign to increase living standards for Britain’s lowest paid workers is now a legal obligation for employers...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 26.07.19
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Bristol Green Capital Partnership on how to create a sustainable and inclusive city

As part of the Initiative’s efforts to build on the vision articulated in 2050: High in Hope, we are asking members to consider how we can create a sustainable and inclusive city. At our June...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 25.06.19
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City to Sea’s Rebecca Burgess on how to create a sustainable and inclusive city

As part of the Initiative’s efforts to build on the vision articulated in 2050: High in Hope, we are asking members to consider how we can create a sustainable and inclusive city. At our June...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 24.06.19
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