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Government chooses Business West food and drink initiative to help drive industry bounce-back overseas

Business West are leading a coronavirus bounce-back campaign to encourage UK food and drink producers to break into overseas markets for the first time. The campaign, which was chosen by government...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.06.20
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Business West urges government rethink of quarantine rules

Business West has joined representative bodies in business, education and employment to urge a government rethink of quarantine rules for travellers arriving into the UK. In an open letter to the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.06.20
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Potential relaxation of time limits for VAT free exports
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There have been a number of high-profile business reliefs which have been introduced to alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one potential relaxation has been set out in HMRC’s...
Julian Borley
Julian Borley
Milsted Langdon LLP
Posted on: 08.06.20
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Business West comments on start of formal UK/US trade negotiations

ps-brexit.png Commenting on the news that the UK and US are to open formal negotiations on a future free trade agreement, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “While most SW businesses...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.05.20
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Business West members and clients among Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners 2020

South West businesses are strongly represented among the Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners 2020. With the most winners of any region outside of London & the South East this year, South West...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.04.20
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4 actions to get your international sales back on track after COVID-19

International travel restrictions and a slowing global economy due to coronavirus will have hampered plans to develop sales overseas. Despite the lockdown, businesses who are in a position to use...
Sarah Hildersley
Sarah Hildersley
Department for International Trade - South West
Posted on: 07.04.20
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Business West shortlisted for TARGETJobs National Graduate Recruitment Award

A Business West training programme delivered at the University of Exeter has been nominated alongside the likes of Apple and Google at the prestigious TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 13.03.20
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Health Secretary outlines coronavirus response at BCC annual conference

Despite the cancellation of a number of large-scale business events such as the Geneva Roadshow due to the coronavirus outbreak, British Chambers of Commerce’s annual conference went ahead as planned...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.03.20
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Head to the Med this February to grow your exports

This February let DIT Commercial Officers take you on a virtual tour along the Med to discover the business opportunities that await UK companies in sun-drenched Southern Europe. Pack your (brief)...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 14.02.20
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