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Approach 2020 with optimism – Business West is on your side

2019 has undoubtedly been a testing year for businesses. Two missed Brexit deadlines, a change of government and the UK avoiding recession by a whisker - the macro environment certainly hasn’t been...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 18.12.19
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Vanguard to the rescue down under

Since 1948, the National Health Service (NHS) has been the envy of the world. It is a truly remarkable social innovation - of which we are all immensely proud. A lesser known fact about the NHS is...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 25.10.19
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Women Doing Business in the Middle East

Sarah Hildersley from Business West talks about her time in the Middle East and the opportunities which exist for UK companies.
Sarah Hildersley
Sarah Hildersley
Department for International Trade - South West
Posted on: 22.10.19
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Business West works with SGS to streamline the export documentation process

Pilot project launched to introduce certificate of conformity referrals when completing online certificate of origin applications, simplifying the export process for business.
Andre Ofomah
Andre Ofomah
Business West
Posted on: 16.10.19
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HMRC accelerates 95,000 firms onto simplified import procedures following British Chambers pressure

Following success in persuading the government to automatically issue EORI numbers to businesses, British Chambers of Commerce has now secured government action for businesses in Transitional...
Tom Smith
Tom Smith
Business West
Posted on: 15.10.19
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Showcasing the best of British food and drink to the world

The UK has long shed its reputation for dull cuisine and is now home to some of the most innovative, best tasting and in demand food and drink products in the world. To capitalise on the growing...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 02.10.19
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Bristol games developer makes it big in Japan

In 2006, self-taught programmer and games designer Chris Hunt decided to pursue his dream and create his own video game. Fast forward to 2019 and his company Lo-Fi Games’ flagship title, Kenshi, is...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.09.19
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Business West at the Buckingham Palace Garden Party

Earlier this year, British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) nominated me to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of my support for their work in extending international trade services...
Catherine Stephens
Catherine Stephens
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.19
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Devon firm’s race against the clock to sell ice cream in the desert

When the mercury rises, so too does our appetite for ice cream. If your waistline is bulging as a result of the latest heatwave, then spare a thought for the people of Bahrain. In a country where the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 27.08.19
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