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GENERATION Z - CLASS OF 2020
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With the New Year comes a new set of graduates looking to enter the workforce. So, what do Generation Z and the Class of 2020 want? It's time to find out... The news is rife with stories about...
Chris Kislingbury
Posted on: 20.12.19
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Peter Boucher talks leadership and developing a winning team

When it comes to developing the customer proposition, it is hard to think of a better guy to do that than Peter Boucher. Peter, 48, is chief executive of Excalibur Communications in Swindon who has...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 11.12.19
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Nicky Williams appointed Vice Chair of SWAAN

Head of Skills at Business West, Nicky Williams has been appointed ‘Vice Chair of the South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network’. The South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (SWAAN) is a...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.12.19
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Skills shortages in Gloucestershire are still an issue

Skills shortages right across Gloucestershire continue to affect companies desperate to recruit. The latest quarterly recruitment outlook for Business West and the British Chambers of Commerce - in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 03.12.19
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What does 2020 have in store for UK businesses?

While Brexit may have been the talk of the town over the past few months, nay years, there are several other areas of interest coming up for businesses in 2020. The new year promises to bring with it...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 28.11.19
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5 business priorities for the next UK government

It has been just two-and-a-half years since the previous election, but the political environment has shifted from bad to worse. Everything and nothing has happened in politics. Businesses in the...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 27.11.19
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Business priorities for the next UK Government: People

Businesses face mounting economic uncertainty in light of the UK's fluid political situation, and as we head into 2020 with a new government in place, it is vitally important to outline what measures...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.19
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Skills shortages impacting businesses as labour market remains buoyant

The percentage of UK firms facing recruitment difficulties has returned to previous highs, while one in four businesses expect to increase headcount according to the UK’s largest survey of employers...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.11.19
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3 questions with Arabel Bailey, Managing Director of Innovation and Consulting Services at Accenture

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Arabel Bailey before she gave her talk 'Surviving and thriving in...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 19.11.19
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