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Setting the scene for Bristol Giving Day

Bristol Giving Day , organised by Quartet Community Foundation , is coming up on 10th October, and I'd like share a few words to set the scene. We have a city here in Bristol that for centuries has...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 11.09.18
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UWE Bristol students receive Chamber award for work with HIV charity

Every year, the Bristol Chamber of Commerce awards a prize to a group of UWE Bristol undergraduate students from the Faculty of Environment and Technology whose final year project has made the...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 21.08.18
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How can business help make Bristol carbon neutral by 2050?

Bristol City Council is asking business and central government to invest £1 billion in order to help develop the city region’s energy infrastructure. The authority hopes the cash injection will help...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 27.07.18
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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
Business West
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
UWE
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
Avon Mutual
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
Business West
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
UWE
Posted on: 03.01.18
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