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Q&A with new member Grant Thornton

We welcome Grant Thornton as our newest members of the Bristol & West of England Initiative here at Business West. Jonathan Riley, Partner and Practice Leader for Bristol and the South West,...
Victoria Matthews
Victoria Matthews
Business West
Posted on: 16.03.22
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Will the proposed ‘buy British’ policy changes to the UK R&D tax regime stifle UK innovation?
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In one of the biggest policy shifts since the introduction of the R&D tax relief regimes in the UK, the government is considering moving to a territorial based incentive by removing reliefs for R...
Heather Smith
Posted on: 02.03.22
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Financing Options for a Start-Up Business in the UK

Start-ups are essential to economies the world over, and they can be hugely rewarding financially if you hit the market with the right product.
Harvey Holloway
Harvey Holloway
Posted on: 23.02.22
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How to sell a Family Business
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Owning and running a family business can bring you great value, both from a personal and a business perspective. But what happens if the next generation does not wish to take it on? Having family...
Henry Campbell-Jones
Henry Campbell-Jones
Hornblower Business Brokers Ltd
Posted on: 17.02.22
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Business West as part of BCC welcomes Chancellor’s New business support measures

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced an additional £1bn in financial support for the COVID-hit hospitality and leisure sectors, including £6k grants for businesses. Shevaun Haviland, Director...
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 21.12.21
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A straightforward solution in a world which is anything but

If the last couple of years has taught us anything, it’s that businesses need to expect the unexpected. A period of massive political and economic change has meant trading has been extremely...
Posted on: 02.11.21
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Business West responds to October 2021 Budget

The Chancellor today praised the “imagination and drive” of businesses as key to the continued recovery of the UK economy and gave an upbeat Budget of higher spending and optimistic messaging. But...
Tom Smith
Tom Smith
Posted on: 27.10.21
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Inflation and labour supply issues continue to threaten South West’s economic recovery

Prices continued to rise in the third quarter of 2021, with a third of respondents reporting that they have had to increase their prices due to rising input costs.
Posted on: 11.10.21
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Work smarter and be more productive with a smart meter

Are you seeking smart solutions for your business? A smart meter could be just the ticket for you. Smart meters are the new generation of gas and electricity meters which can be an invaluable asset...
Posted on: 01.10.21
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