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Trying to look on the bright side

There used to be an old saying in business that your most valuable assets walked out of the door at 5pm every day. It’s long been recognised that talented staff are at the heart of every successful...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 12.08.21
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HSBC's Roland Emmans on digital transformations post-COVID

“Change or you will be changed” was the watchword of Sir John Harvey-Jones, the former ICI chairman as he toured the country with his BBC TV programme, Troubleshooter. Sir John went into companies...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 13.05.21
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Bristol businesses leading on equality, diversity and inclusion

The May 2021 Initiative meeting took place on so-called ‘super Thursday’ – a day which saw voters in Bristol and the West of England head to the polls to elect their local leaders. President Richard...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 11.05.21
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Statement from Bristol City Leaders group in response to disorder in the city

Members of Bristol City Leaders group today (25 March 2021) issued a statement in response to disturbances in the city. Their statement is included below. “As individuals who live and work in Bristol...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 25.03.21
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3 Questions with Professor Lyndsay Duthie, CEO of The Production Guild of Great Britain

UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Professor Lyndsay Duthie, CEO of The Production Guild of Great...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.03.21
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IWD 2021: Q&A with Connie Dixon, Partnership Director (Wales and West) at Openreach

As part of International Women’s Day on 8th March, we spoke to Connie Dixon, Partnership Director at Openreach to learn more about her views on women in business and what a more gender-balanced world...
Victoria Matthews
Victoria Matthews
Business West
Posted on: 05.03.21
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BCC announces Shevaun Haviland as new Director General

The Board of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today announced the appointment of Shevaun Haviland as the new Director General of the organisation. Shevaun joins the BCC from the Cabinet...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.03.21
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End of an era for Renishaw

Renishaw is the epitome of a great British engineering company - started by engineers with great ideas and developed by those same engineers over 50 years. The founders, Sir David McMurtry, 80 and...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.21
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IWD 2021: Q&A with Louise Mitchell, Chief Executive at Bristol Beacon

As part of International Women’s Day on 8th March, we spoke to Louise Mitchell, Chief Executive at Bristol Beacon to learn more about her views on women in business and what a more gender-balanced...
Victoria Matthews
Victoria Matthews
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.21
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