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Q&A with Ashok Vaswani - CEO of Barclays Bank UK
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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 Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barlcays Bank UK , before he gave his...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 15.10.18
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Educational innovator working wonders in Swindon & Wiltshire

Nick Capstick, chief executive of the Swindon-based White Horse Federation of 28 schools is a man with a mission to develop a new style of curriculum with employability of young people at its heart...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 08.10.18
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Get on-board with diversity to overcome business challenges

In a volatile and increasingly complex world, predicting the future with precision is risky business. Research by Deloitte Consulting confirms that we are experiencing significant shifts in global...
Kalpna Woolf
Kalpna Woolf
Posted on: 05.10.18
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Q&A: Meet TV celebrity Monty Halls

We caught up with Monty Halls, TV celebrity and CEO/Executive Producer of Seadog Productions. Tell us a bit about your business and your role. We are a production company that creates television...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 10.09.18
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Peter Boucher on starting out and buying out in business

Peter Boucher is a big man who talks big with a lot of sense. peter-boucher-excalibur-comms.jpg The chief executive of Excalibur Communications in Swindon recently led a management buyout of the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 06.09.18
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Gloucestershire Chamber Director joins GFirst LEP board

Director of Gloucestershire Chamber of Commerce Ian Mean has been appointed to the board of Gloucestershire's Local Enterprise Partnership ( GFirst LEP ), a body whose role it is to promote economic...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 13.08.18
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How can business help make Bristol carbon neutral by 2050?

Bristol City Council is asking business and central government to invest £1 billion in order to help develop the city region’s energy infrastructure. The authority hopes the cash injection will help...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Posted on: 27.07.18
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Women in Business: Q&A with Philippa Haynes

We talk to Philippa Haynes, founder of Insight 101, about moving from the corporate world to building a successful consultancy firm.
Tom Smith
Tom Smith
Posted on: 13.07.18
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How to recognise addiction in the workplace

Did you know that 10% of people suffer from addiction? More than 70% of substance abusers are employed which means the workplace is becoming a crucial focus of alcohol and drug abuse prevention and...
Ian  Middleton
Ian Middleton
Posted on: 03.07.18
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