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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
Business West
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
UWE
Posted on: 14.11.17
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£45,000 fund shows Bristol is still very much a green capital

Funding available for small businesses to pursue environmental and sustainability projects.
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 20.04.17
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Head of cities at Uber reveals how intrapreneurship is the driving force behind sustainable cities & driverless cars
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Fred Jones speaks about how a culture of intrapreneurship at Uber is behind innovations such as driverless cars.
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 03.04.17
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Boosting brand value with a developed CSR policy

The power non-financial data has to influence the long term success of an organisation cannot be underestimated. In the age of big data, businesses are increasingly looking at how they can harness...
Joe  Jones
Joe Jones
SustainIT
Posted on: 06.01.17
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Small business tips to lower IT costs

Keeping IT infrastructure efficient, up to date and economically viable is one of the biggest challenges any SME will face as it develops. In this article I look at some of the ways small businesses...
Dave Blackhurst
Dave Blackhurst
EvolvIT Ltd
Posted on: 01.03.16
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Employee Volunteering: a reboot for your business

It seems backwards somehow, doesn't it? To encourage your business to work smarter - spend time out of the office. But there is a real concrete business benefit to employee volunteering. Everyone...
Laetitia Watts
Laetitia Watts
Business in the Community
Posted on: 14.09.15
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Why should businesses make Fair Trade a priority?

Fair trade bananas from Dominican Republic, free trade coffee from Uganda... we've all grown familiar with the labels on the supermarket shelves in recent years. But what does "fair trade" really...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.15
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