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Keep up-to-date with the latest business news, marketing best practices, success stories and more with content produced by the Business West team and regional business leaders.

3 questions with Jacqueline de Rojas, President of techUK and Co-Chair of the Institute of Coding

The University of the West of England (UWE), in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Jacqueline de Rojas,...
Posted on: 17.02.21
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Introducing Four Minute Finance

Welcome to Four Minute Finance – a new blog series that gets straight to the point on practical solutions and opportunities for your business’ finances.
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 08.02.21
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Hydrogen - a recipe for a greener 21st century and a buoyant local economy

Whilst behind the UK curve, the South West has enormous potential to make green hydrogen; wind, tides, waves and sometimes sunshine are no strangers to our part of the UK, all of which could be...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 04.02.21
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The building blocks for ocean restoration: Turning offshore constructions into thriving ecosystems

ARC Marine is re-establishing the world’s lost ocean reefs, building artificial habitats around off-shore constructions.
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 01.02.21
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‘A Fitbit for mental health’: Innovate UK invests in workplace wellbeing AI

A workplace wellbeing start-up has secured a £500,000 Innovate UK Continuity Loan to scale its analytics platform, with help from Innovate UK EDGE. Founded in 2018, People Matter is already working...
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 29.01.21
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Preparing your lockdown recovery strategy; Finance options worth considering

Bouncing back to pre-COVID opperations will require forward planning. We outline some finance options worth considering.
Ruth Bethel
Ruth Bethel
Posted on: 28.01.21
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Innovate UK’s Pitchfest returns! Get your business investment ready

Pitchfest participants raised £1m in 2019. 2021 applications are now open!
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 28.01.21
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Gloucestershire MPs back fusion plans

It’s good to see our Gloucestershire MPs and key local government figures putting their wholehearted support behind plans to site the world’s first fusion power plant in the county. I was impressed...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 27.01.21
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Business West announced as key sponsor of Swindon’s Festival of Tomorrow

Off the back of a hugely successful inaugural event in 2020, Business West is once again proud to be a lead sponsor of Swindon’s one and only science festival – the Festival of Tomorrow - for 2021.
Posted on: 20.01.21
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