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What next for home vs office working?

Six months ago, “working from home today” was greeted with a snigger and the hint that it was just an excuse for someone to pinch an unofficial day off. Not anymore. In fact, for many, the concept of...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 05.08.20
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Moving forward: how to create a more positive company culture post COVID-19

While the world is adjusting to life while social distancing, companies are beginning to figure out how to bounce back amid the global pandemic. One of the factors of running a business that can be...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 04.08.20
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Councils must come together to save Gloucestershire's hospitality industry

Gloucestershire can be justly proud of its great hospitality sector. But its restaurants, pubs and hotels have suffered so much worry and misery through lack of business during the coronavirus...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.07.20
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BCC survey reveals extent of damage to jobs market

Surveys of every aspect of our economy seem to be two a penny in these very uncertain days for business. We probably don’t take many of them very seriously. But when the survey is carried out by the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.07.20
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COVID-19: Prioritise jobs for young people to avoid lost generation

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak must be congratulated for coming to the rescue of our young people with his financial package to encourage apprenticeships and new jobs. Our young people are...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 15.07.20
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Health and safety risks in the COVID-secure workplace

As the national lockdown eases and more people return to work, the government has published guidance to “help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely” in the COVID-...
Chris Salmon
Chris Salmon
Quittance Legal Services
Posted on: 15.07.20
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Sunak's summer statement must prioritise jobs

Last week we had Boris Johnson shouting “build, build, build” to get our beleaguered coronavirus hit economy going again. I was underwhelmed, I don’t know about you? High on rhetoric but low on...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 07.07.20
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Why digital technologies will be crucial to our post Covid-19 economic recovery

This is one of a series of blog posts from members of the Bristol West of England Initiative , which we will be publishing at a time of significant change as we look to the recovery of our city and...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 07.07.20
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Top 10 risks and controls to consider when re-opening your office during Covid-19

Are you preparing to re-open your office? Every workspace is individual and employers have a duty to make the working environment safe for employees before they step foot in the office. There’s a lot...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 02.07.20
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