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Q&A with Katherine Bennett CBE - Chair of Western Gateway and SVP at Airbus

Katherine Bennett, senior vice president of Airbus at Filton in Bristol, is the new chair of the Western Gateway project designed to give a greater voice to the South West and South Wales in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 03.07.20
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What businesses can learn from Amazon as they reopen after lockdown

Business West Chambers of Commerce has teamed up with Amazon to offer tours of its Avonmouth fulfilment centre and give local businesses an insight into how they’ve introduced strict social...
Phil Bridgeman
Phil Bridgeman
Business West
Posted on: 17.06.20
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Adapting to change in these unprecedented times

During these unsettling and uncertain times, adapting and changing a business is a steep learning for many and challenging for all. When you plan to implement change in any business, I know how tough...
Jessica Bailey
Jessica Bailey
Changetoolbox
Posted on: 05.05.20
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How to manage remote teams effectively and avoid burnout during coronavirus

In light of coronavirus social distancing laws and recommendations, more and more of us are working from home, more frequently and for longer hours than before. For organisations where there is...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.04.20
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Coronavirus could change the way we do business for the better

Whilst businesses are still grappling with surviving the lockdown, it’s becoming clear that things will never be the same again. We’re still having regular conversations with members and some of them...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 17.04.20
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How to manage a remote workforce during the coronavirus outbreak

If you are one of those companies who are concerned about how your business will cope moving towards a remote working environment, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. By following the four tips we...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 17.04.20
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Compassionate leadership – how you can support your team during challenging times

Leadership is quite often linked to words such as strong, resilient, brave and bold; however compassionate leadership is a key quality and in the midst of an international crisis, it is increasingly...
Charlie Paradise
Charlie Paradise
Swindon Borough Council
Posted on: 16.04.20
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How to look after your staff’s mental health during coronavirus

Are you feeling anxious? Suffering from mood swings? Angry? Despairing? Paranoid? Well, you’re not alone – levels of employee anxiety is soaring with fears around coronavirus. This is affecting...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 30.03.20
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3 questions with Lisa Opie, Managing Director of BBC Studios

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Lisa Opie, Managing Director of BBC Studios before she gave her...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 16.03.20
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