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Pyeongchang on the M4? What a ski centre could do for Swindon

With the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics about to get underway, the sense of anticipation that I get in the run up to the Summer Olympics and Paralympics is not quite there yet. That said I am sure it...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Posted on: 08.02.18
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County's ageing population is bad for business

This year has opened with some Gloucestershire companies deciding to throw off the confusion of Brexit and make the badly needed investments in their businesses that they had put on hold. After the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 26.01.18
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What can Oresund Bridge teach us about cross-border growth?

8th January was the beginning of the end for the Severn Bridge Toll, but did it mark a new dawn for economic ties between the West of England and South Wales? Perhaps not. While scrapping the toll...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 23.01.18
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Gloucestershire 2050

Not before time is Gloucestershire finally realising that this great county of ours must have a vision of where we all want it be in the years to come. Hitherto, Gloucestershire has been a relatively...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 18.01.18
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Brexit business roundtable with Claire Perry - MP for Devizes and Minister at BEIS

As the Chamber of Commerce for Wiltshire , we are working closely with firms in the county to help get clarity over the likely shape of the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU and to convey...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 16.01.18
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BCCI – a rock of stability in an ever-changing Bristol

According to Gerd Leonhard the pace of technological change over the course of the next twenty years will outstrip that of the last three hundred. Cryptocurrencies. AI. White collar automation. It’s...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 15.01.18
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Arcadis’ Richard Bonner appointed President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative

We are proud to announce that Richard Bonner, City Executive for Bristol at Arcadis has been appointed as the new President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative (BCCI), part of Business West...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 11.01.18
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Severn Bridge tolls cut today

Earlier today, Chief Executive of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative at Business West, James Durie, accompanied the Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns, to the launch of the new...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 08.01.18
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Bristol North West MP Darren Jones holds business Brexit surgery

Darren Jones stood unsuccessfully against the MP for Bristol North West, Charlotte Leslie, at the 2015 General Election. When a snap election was called by Theresa May in April 2017, Darren was re-...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 04.01.18
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