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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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Q&A with Jaya Chakrabarti MBE - CEO of Semantrica Ltd and TISCreport.org

Jaya Chakrabarti, MBE is an amazing woman who is talking in Bath as part of the 'Phenomenal Women' series - supported by Business West on June 12 at The Gainsborough Bath Spa . Vice president of the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 07.06.19
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5 steps to mental wellbeing

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week – the UK’s national campaign to raise understanding of mental health problems.
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 17.05.19
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How to turn negativity into positive vibes

When I was approached to write a blog about positivity, my first thought was to apologise profusely for my blog post in comparison to all the other fantastic ones available – I had to catch myself,...
Bethan Rice
Bethan Rice
Business West
Posted on: 17.05.19
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Paddy Bradley of SWLEP on Honda, Swindon IoT, Porton Down and more

Paddy Bradley, the man leading Swindon & Wiltshire’s Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) is a no-nonsense ex-head teacher whose enthusiasm is infectious. The SWLEP Director talked to me about...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 09.05.19
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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
Member role

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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