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Selling your business: get the exit you deserve

Shaw & Co are an advisory team established to help owner-managers maximise and realise the value within their business. They've worked with Pukka Herbs, Voucher Cloud, Gradwell, and Trunki among...
Jim Shaw
Jim Shaw
Posted on: 16.11.18
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Business West reaction to Budget 2018

Following the Chancellor’s Budget yesterday, Ian Larrard, Ian Mean and Matt Griffith reflect on the key points and what they mean for businesses in the region. Speaking about how Budget 2018 will...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 30.10.18
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How can your business benefit from grants & support for embracing electric vehicles?

If your business is in the West of England, now is the time to benefit from funding, grants & discounts available to revolutionise your business transport needs by embracing Electric Vehicles (...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 22.10.18
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Podcast: What happens to VAT after Brexit?

VAT is a huge issue that has gone under the radar, but it is set to change dramatically post-Brexit. Firms potentially face a serious cashflow issue under a new system that is yet to be clarified. To...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.08.18
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The Entrepreneurial South West

New data shows that 48.9% of people in the South West would consider starting their own business, making it one of the most entrepreneurial regions in the UK.
Posted on: 08.06.18
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South West business - an update from the Bank of England

As the Bank of England’s Agent for the South West I spend a lot of time speaking to the businesses that are based here to try to understand what is really happening in the economy. What have my...
Donna Kehoe
Donna Kehoe
Bank of England
Posted on: 04.04.18
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Q&A with Inga Beale DBE – CEO at Lloyd's of London

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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Reducing Admin Through Digitisation

What could small to medium enterprises do with an extra 120 days a year? That’s how long the average small business currently spends on admin, preventing them from focusing on the real, valuable work...
Scott McLay
Scott McLay
Sage
Posted on: 05.02.18
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