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How today's business leaders are building the Bristol of tomorrow

Speaking at the ‘Building the Bristol of Tomorrow’ roundtable, Nigel Wilson, Group CEO of Legal & General delivered the message that as far as financing city-wide projects is concerned, cost...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 18.10.18
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Bristol businesses get expert Brexit advice at Bristol Brexit Assembly

In the first of a series of meet-ups, members of Bristol’s business community came together at PwC's offices in Temple Quarter to discuss what changes Brexit might bring and what actions they can...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Posted on: 09.10.18
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May’s housing boost for Gloucestershire

Home building in Gloucestershire was at long last given a real boost in the Prime Minister’s Conservative party conference speech yesterday . In what was a surprise move to help the housing market -...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 04.10.18
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Not too early to think about BANES council elections

Rows might still be raging about whether to have a second Brexit referendum, but there is no doubt we are definitely going to have a vote next year to decide the make up of the Council to rule over...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 04.10.18
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Joined-up public health & wellbeing strategy for Bristol gains momentum

The overarching theme of our most recent Business West Initiative evening was health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on the current drivers of public health and how a joined up approach...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 02.10.18
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Shake-up of apprenticeship levy a sign government is listening to business

At long last, the government seems to be trying to listen to business. That was my feeling following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s speech on the first day of the Tory conference in Birmingham today. At...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 01.10.18
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British firms unprepared for no deal Brexit

One of the biggest surveys of business intentions since the EU referendum has found that nearly two-thirds of firms still aren’t preparing for Brexit – and in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome many...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 28.09.18
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Cabot Circus 10 years on - has it delivered for Bristol?

Working in a strong partnership with Bristol City Council the Bristol Chamber & Initiative was instrumental in the development of Cabot Circus - a £0.5bn investment in the centre of the city -...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 25.09.18
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Bank on an autumn break

As regular readers will know, I’m a glass half full sort of person, always trying to look on the bright side, difficult though that can be at times. But, even I have a struggle to stay optimistic now...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 29.08.18
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