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Why trading with Southeast Asia is good for businesses across the South West

New research reveals the UK’s fastest growing export countries are dominated by Southeast Asia, presenting a great exporting opportunity for British companies looking to drive international growth.
Shozey Jafferi
Shozey Jafferi
Posted on: 24.04.18
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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
Posted on: 04.04.18
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Gloucester MP joins local businesses looking for global customers

Gloucester MP, Richard Graham joined the ‘You Can Export’ event led by Business West and hosted by the Gloucestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) on 23rd March 2018. Mr Graham is Trade Envoy...
Alice Garland
Alice Garland
Posted on: 27.03.18
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Focus on Latin America: Snapshot of companies on Extend Your Global Reach

Extend Your Global Reach aims to help South West companies accelerate their sales into Latin America and Asia. Here's a snapshot of how we've helped companies access new opportunities.
Sarah Hildersley
Sarah Hildersley
Posted on: 26.03.18
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Has Facebook become a toxic brand?

Cambridge Analytica used user data on Facebook to influence election success (amongst other things) to the highest bidder. As a result, Facebook has suffered a huge hit to it’s share price.
Nigel Barker
Nigel Barker
Posted on: 22.03.18
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What is CETA and how to reap the benefits

It’s not just Commonwealth membership that the UK and Canada share. This free trade agreement has become the talk of the town for businesses exporting to Canada.
Alice Garland
Alice Garland
Posted on: 21.03.18
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Precision Dippings Manufacturing: 5 tips to export to Australia
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Interested in exporting to Australia but not sure how to go about it? Precision Dippings Manufacturing, producers of Bloccs' waterproof plastercast protectors, faced exactly the same challenge. This...
Hannah Prickett
Hannah Prickett
Posted on: 21.03.18
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Gloucestershire Brexit Summit warns of labour shortages

A shortage of workers is already affecting every sector in Gloucestershire, from social care to farming and food production, delegates heard at a key event to discuss the impact of Brexit on the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 14.03.18
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Local businesses embark on sales trip to India

Several innovative and exciting South West businesses have been selected to join a 5-day tour to India departing 10th March. Ameeta Virk, India Market Specialist, Business West and Siddharth Mukne,...
Lizzie Plumb
Lizzie Plumb
Posted on: 09.03.18
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