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Survey reveals dramatic year-on-year fall in UK sales growth despite easing of lockdown

The number of businesses reporting an increase in domestic sales dropped from 28% in the third quarter of 2019 to just 11% in the same period this year. Whilst sales growth across the region narrowly...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 12.10.20
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Business West responds to expanded Job Support Scheme

Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement that the Job Support Scheme will be enhanced to help UK firms that will have to close due to tighter restrictions expected next week, and cash grants will...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 09.10.20
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Shadow Housing Secretary Thangam Debbonaire gives address at October Bristol & West of England Initiative meeting

The Bristol West MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Housing Thangam Debbonaire was the latest key decision maker in the Bristol city region to address Bristol & West of England Initiative...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 02.10.20
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Swindon and Wiltshire manufacturers form special interest group to shape future of the sector

Some of Swindon and Wiltshire’s largest manufacturing businesses, employing thousands of people locally, have formed a special interest group to exchange ideas and shape the conditions for the sector...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 01.10.20
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Swindon MPs on coronavirus developments and Brexit talks

Business leaders in Swindon recently joined together, as is customary these days, via Zoom to engage with their local MPs (Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson) and Leader of Swindon Borough Council...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 30.09.20
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Business West responds to new national coronavirus restrictions

ps.jpg Responding to new national restrictions for England to combat a rising number of coronavirus cases, announced by the Prime Minister today (22 September), Business West Managing Director Phil...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.09.20
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Economic recovery put at risk by new COVID-19 restrictions

Business will be listening to the Prime Minister’s words over the next 24 hours as he and his ministers decide on what will be some major new measures to try and halt the march of the coronavirus...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.09.20
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WoE Initiative meeting discusses managing COVID over the winter months

The colder months are coming, and businesses must prepare for a second wave. This was the key takeaway from September’s online Initiative meeting. On the day that some schools in the city region...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.09.20
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Levelling up sustainable transport in the West of England
Member role

Foot Anstey are proud members of the West of England Initiative at Business West , which works with thought leaders to share ideas and shape the region together. We were delighted to host an...
Sara Sloman
Sara Sloman
Foot Anstey LLP
Posted on: 07.09.20
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