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75 per cent of EU migrants in Bristol would not have been eligible to work under new plans

The government’s proposals for ending freedom of movement after Brexit put Bristol and the West of England’s economy at risk, according to a new joint report by Business West and IPPR . Skills and...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 10.10.19
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Great West Way® project outlined at Wiltshire Business & Economy meeting

With the summer holiday period behind us, there was a definite sense of anticipation among businesses at the most recent Wiltshire Business & Economy meeting to get back to business! Coming the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 08.10.19
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Bristol Zoo Gardens hosts visitor economy-focused Initiative meeting

At the end of a busy summer our September meeting of the Initiative focussed on the region’s visitor economy. Held at one the region’s major attractions, Bristol Zoo Gardens , over 120 Initiative...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 26.09.19
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Chamber Network launches campaign to support the people at the heart of local business community

Today, Business West Chambers of Commerce and the wider British Chambers Network launch a new campaign to celebrate, support and develop the most important part of any business – it’s people...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 26.09.19
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Local Industrial Strategy envisages Gloucestershire as a 'magnet' for young and highly-skilled

Gloucestershire’s new Local Industrial Strategy has really put our young people front and centre of its focus for the future. And as someone who has always tried to campaign and support the vision of...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 23.09.19
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Visitor economy Q&A with Dr Justin Morris, Bristol Zoological Society

As a co-founder of Destination Bristol , the Initiative has long understood the value of the visitor economy and promoting a vibrant city that attracts visitors and creates a wealth of fantastic...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.09.19
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Swindon Mindful Employer Network to relaunch as national mental health crisis deepens

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem this year – this equates to 25% of an average business’ workforce. In light of shocking statistics such as these, the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 16.09.19
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Bristol is shortlisted to be European City of Innovation 2019

Bristol’s pioneering One City approach to join up local governance is one of six shortlisted cities to be guaranteed an award of €100,000 by the European Commission. One of those cities will receive...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 12.09.19
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Business leaders get around table to discuss Gloucestershire's future

Gloucestershire’s motto is ‘forever forwards’. However, sometimes the county’s pace of change does not quite live up to these guiding aspirations. In early September, Ian Mean, the Director of...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 11.09.19
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