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Q&A with Warren East CBE - CEO of Rolls Royce
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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 Warren East CBE, CEO of Rolls Royce, before he gave his address:...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 11.02.19
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Reality needs to reflect rhetoric from employers on mental health

The last few years have seen a succession of reports detailing the cost to employers of poor mental health at work. Whether these costs relate to absenteeism, presenteeism or staff turnover, it is...
Tom Hore
Tom Hore
Posted on: 05.02.19
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£2m government fund set to benefit South West businesses

A number of cutting edge projects designed to help small businesses become more profitable will receive a total of £2m in Government funding, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 04.02.19
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It’s the right time to become a mindful employer

Statistics can sometimes mask the real picture! We hear that 1 in 4 people are suffering a mental health issue each year or 1 in 6 employees are experiencing mental illness in the workplace . These...
David Latham
David Latham
Posted on: 30.01.19
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Q&A with John Allan CBE - Chairman at Tesco, Barratt Developments and President of CBI
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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 John Allan CBE, Chairman at Tesco and Barratt Developments and...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 22.01.19
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9 key developments in the West of England this year

When Professor Steve West handed me the Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative President’s medal in September 2017, I didn’t quite anticipate what a busy year it would be. So busy, in fact,...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 19.12.18
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West of England Initiative celebrates 30th anniversary at Bristol Old Vic

When celebrating a milestone occasion, it’s difficult to avoid looking back and reminiscing about past achievements and progress. Yet, despite the occasion, there was a palpable and prescient sense...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 10.12.18
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How West of England business is driving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

I was recently asked to present at the UN Sustainable Development Goals Roadshow in Bristol , which helps align business goals with the UN’s sustainable development goals adopted by the UK and the...
Jaya Chakrabarti MBE
Jaya Chakrabarti MBE
Posted on: 23.11.18
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Global Parliament of Mayors - empowering cities as drivers of change

Nearly 350 people from around the world took part in the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit 2018 with over 2,500 local people involved in related events . Around 80 mayors and city network...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.11.18
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