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Is the West of England recognised as a place to invest or are we invisible?

We are a net contributor to the Treasury but this alone doesn’t deliver the punch or influence we need when arguing with Westminster for investment.
Steve West
Steve West
Posted on: 26.04.17
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Queen's Award for Enterprise 2017 winners in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire has something of an enviable reputation when it comes to winning Queen’s Awards for Enterprise . Companies in the county have won more of these prestigious wards than any other county...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 21.04.17
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Head of cities at Uber reveals how intrapreneurship is the driving force behind sustainable cities & driverless cars
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Fred Jones speaks about how a culture of intrapreneurship at Uber is behind innovations such as driverless cars.
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 03.04.17
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Interview tips: how to spot the ideal candidate for your team

When it comes to company culture, nothing is more important than the team that’s running your business. From operational staff to CEOs, every member of a working team plays an integral role in the...
Phil White
Phil White
Novell Coffee
Posted on: 27.03.17
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10 ways to boost resilience and confidence in business

Louise Ladbrooke, Innovation Specialist, shares her experience and advice on how to boost resilience and confidence to overcome personal obstacles in achieving success and well-being in business.
Louise Ladbrooke
Louise Ladbrooke
innovate2succeed
Posted on: 17.03.17
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Q&A with John Pullinger - chief executive of the UK Statistics Authority
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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 Pullinger, chief executive of the UK Statistics Authority ,...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 06.03.17
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Q&A with Paul Geddes - CEO of Direct Line
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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 Paul Geddes, chief executive officer of Direct Line , before he...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 15.02.17
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Essential cyber security considerations for business owners

A ‘cyber attack’ generally refers to unintended effects happening to the data and information that an organisation has responsibility for. Most commonly this data can be breached in 3 different ways...
Mark Smyth-Roberts
Mark Smyth-Roberts
C3IA Solutions Ltd
Posted on: 14.02.17
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Q&A with Peter Cheese – chief executive of CIPD
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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 Peter Cheese, chief executive of CIPD , before he gave his address...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 08.02.17
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