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A game-changing Gloucestershire Chamber networking breakfast

People, good people, in my view are the linchpin of a successful business. And good people working as a team bring out the very best in productivity. Stewart Barnes, managing director of QuoLux in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 25.09.19
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Visitor economy Q&A with Dr Justin Morris, Bristol Zoological Society

As a co-founder of Destination Bristol , the Initiative has long understood the value of the visitor economy and promoting a vibrant city that attracts visitors and creates a wealth of fantastic...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.09.19
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Aaron Nell of Swindon Wildcats on building a winning team
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The Swindon Wildcats are a professional ice hockey team that have had their two most successful seasons. After winning two cups in 2018, the Wildcats won the National Ice Hockey League South this...
Tim Thurston
Tim Thurston
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Posted on: 05.09.19
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How your business can learn from the success of the Swindon Wildcats

In September, business leaders will have the opportunity to learn from Aaron Nell, head coach of the Swindon Wildcats, on how to build and lead a winning team. The Wildcats have had their most...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 13.08.19
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South Gloucestershire's thriving visitor economy

These are exciting times for South Gloucestershire. While the area has a very strong industry and educational base built over many decades – and a base for world leading businesses across sectors...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 09.07.19
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5 reasons strong leadership is important in a business

The leadership of a business is felt throughout an organisation and can be the difference between a company’s success or failings. We’ve put together 5 reasons why strong leadership is important to a...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 05.07.19
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Exciting collaboration between Arcadia & Bristol Port showcased at Glastonbury

Business West Initiative staff members went to Glastonbury Festival last week to see a sneak preview of Bristol based Arcadia Spectacular’s latest artistic installation, Pangea. Towering over the...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 02.07.19
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Sustainability and Inclusion - how can Bristol business drive change?

The focus of the June quarterly Initiative meeting was on sustainability and inclusion in Bristol. This hot topic is making serious headlines with Teresa May’s recent bold and symbolic statement that...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 18.06.19
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Businesses wise up: consumers want better organisational culture too

Poor culture doesn’t only affect business by deterring talent, it can also be a real turn off for consumers. Whatever way you look at it, business culture affects reputation. Businesses are under...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 18.06.19
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