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COVID-19 school closures are a conundrum for businesses and their staff

Business tonight faced an increasing challenge as the government announced that all schools in England would close after classes on Friday. The only exceptions will be for children of what Boris...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 18.03.20
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Government cash offers a lifeline for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Business can breathe something of a sigh of relief tonight as Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a financial package which will undoubtedly help many of them to survive for the time being. At the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 17.03.20
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Bath's new university campus is great for the city

Last week I had the chance to attend the official opening of Bath Spa University’s brilliant new Campus in the former Herman Miller building in Locksbrook Road. It’s a great place with lots of...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 13.03.20
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Business West reaction to Budget 2020

phil_smith_ttb.png Reacting to the Chancellor’s Budget, Phil Smith, Managing Director at Business West comments: “Given the growing scale of the impact of coronavirus on the global economy – and also...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.03.20
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Budget 2020: the view from Gloucestershire

“We will get through this together”, said Rishi Sunak, our new Chancellor presenting his first and this new government’s first Budget today. And I thought that phrase hit the right note. Let’s be...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 11.03.20
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Health Secretary outlines coronavirus response at BCC annual conference

Despite the cancellation of a number of large-scale business events such as the Geneva Roadshow due to the coronavirus outbreak, British Chambers of Commerce’s annual conference went ahead as planned...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.03.20
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Narrowing the gender pay gap – if not Bristol then where?

We’re a pretty forward-thinking bunch here in Bristol. As the first English city to vote in favour of an elected mayor, the city of Banksy and Britain’s only green capital, we have a proud history of...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 06.03.20
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The economic impact of YTL Arena

We work actively on making this area the best place to live and work for our whole population. We're backing the go ahead of the hugely exciting YTL Arena proposals, which will take this place a...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.20
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Business West responds to the business impact of the Coronavirus outbreak

As the Coronavirus outbreak (named Covid-19) continues to dominate the headlines, I wanted to ensure we communicated to you the relevant links to the up-to-date position on the virus and where and...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 27.02.20
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