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Q&A with Mike Godfrey OBE - non-executive director at Business West

Man and boy, Business West’s Mike Godfrey has been at the heart of the automotive industry for nearly 40 years. Mike, a non-executive director of Business West, was one of the very first people to...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 15.04.19
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Gender Pay Gap Reporting - where we are now
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Cast your mind back two years and on 6th April 2017, employers with more than 250 employees were obliged to produce gender pay gap reports. Two years on, how has this new obligation impacted the...
Kirsty Swan
Kirsty Swan
Posted on: 11.04.19
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Business West's Nicky Alberry on her year as High Sheriff of Wiltshire

Five years after British Rail dropped the bombshell that the Swindon Railworks were to be closed, Nicky Alberry joined Great Western Enterprise to continue and build on the work that had started to...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 04.04.19
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Why should you use OKRs to achieve fast business growth?

Is your company looking for new, effective ways to set and achieve business goals? OKRs – Objectives and Key Results – use a simple management framework to help everyone in the organisation see and...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 27.03.19
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Q&A with Laura Wade-Gery – Non-Executive Director at John Lewis
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UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Laura Wade-Gery, Non-Executive Director at John Lewis, before she...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 20.03.19
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Wiltshire Business & Economy meeting unites 50 businesses from across county

Business West’s first Wiltshire Business & Economy meeting brought together over 50 businesses. We were hosted by Wiltshire College at their Lackham campus. Tony Basham, the College’s Director of...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 18.03.19
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Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner meets Swindon business leaders

Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner visited Swindon last week to get an overview of how businesses and the economy are performing. The Shadow Cabinet Minister met with Swindon...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 15.03.19
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Awareness of mental health is as high as it has ever been, now is the time for action

Over the past 3-5 years, the phrase ’mental health‘ has exponentially grown in awareness amongst the British public. This is all thanks to the likes of Prince Harry’s and Prince William’s campaign...
Blue O'Connor
Blue O'Connor
Posted on: 14.03.19
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Q&A with Joe Garner - CEO of Nationwide
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UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Joe Garner, CEO of Nationwide , before he gave his address: 1...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 12.03.19
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