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Why an authentic backstory can grow your brand

In today's competitive marketplace, where consumers are increasingly seeking authenticity and connection with the brands they support, the power of a compelling backstory can’t be underestimated...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 14.05.24
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Avoiding Burnout: How to Improve Efficiencies in Your SME Sales Team

Staff burnout can be detrimental to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). But, in the sales industry, it can be especially damaging. This is because the entire nature of sales is built around...
Harvey Holloway
Harvey Holloway
Posted on: 27.03.24
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Highlights from the recent Bristol Initiative Members' Meeting with keynote speaker Mayor Marvin Rees OBE

Last week members of the Bristol Initiative were kindly hosted by fellow Initiative members Osborne Clarke at their new Bristol home, the Halo Building. The event was sold out with over 100 members...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 27.03.24
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How to banish business blues early in the year

The post-Christmas slump or ‘Blue Monday’ bleakness during January has, for some time, been referenced as the most depressing time of the year. While the current cold spell and dark nights might make...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 22.01.24
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Hewett Recruitment become patron member of Business West Chambers of Commerce

Hewett Recruitment, a long established recruitment business headquartered in Worcestershire has become a Patron member of Business West Chambers of Commerce.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 15.01.24
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Member spotlight: Ben Lowndes, Director at Distinctive Communications

Every so often we like to shine the spotlight on our members, and in this case one of the members of the Bristol Initiative. We sat down with Ben Lowndes , Director at Distinctive Communications and...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 12.10.23
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Spotlight on: Stephen Barrett, Managing Director of Solarsense

Every so often we like to shine the spotlight on our members, and in this case one of the members of the Bristol Initiative. We sat down with Stephen to talk about their life at Solarsense and their...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 27.09.23
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The Hype and Reality of AI: Insights from Professor Judy Wajcman

The University of Bristol’s Bristol Business School hosted its inaugural ‘Future of Work’ Lecture on Monday 18th September 2023 with Guest Lecturer, Professor Judy Wajcman (LSE) on ‘Automation: is it...
Huw James
Huw James
Posted on: 22.09.23
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Bristol Initiative September Members’ Meeting Recap

The recent Bristol Initiative September Members’ Meeting at the RWA was a remarkable gathering of leaders and visionaries dedicated to shaping the future of Bristol. From exciting updates to ground-...
Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
Business West
Posted on: 15.09.23
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