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Business engagement and the Armed Forces Covenant in Swindon and Wiltshire

Developing a local business cluster for military engagement in Swindon and Wiltshire.
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Posted on: 17.08.17
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Phil Smith urges Whitehall to Back the West

The government must deliver on the Western Daily Press campaign to Back the West because, put simply, Bristol and the West represents great value to Whitehall.
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Posted on: 04.08.17
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South West business confidence at lowest level since 2009

Business confidence in the West has plummeted to its lowest level since the depths of the 2009 recession.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 25.07.17
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Severn Bridge Toll roundtable with Secretary of State for Wales comment

Following a roundtable discussion with Secretary of State for Wales , Alun Cairns, to discuss the business impact of the scrapping the Severn Bridge Toll Business West Managing Director Phil Smith...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 21.07.17
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Curo cans Bath cable car plans

Another week, another victory for a local pressure group, and another blow for the future of Bath, the City which likes to think of itself as " beautifully inventive ". Curo has announced it won't be...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 20.07.17
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Bath park and ride debate moves up a gear

The Leader of Bath and North East Somerset Council won election by running a campaign plediging to create a park and ride to the east of the City, yet opposition still exists.
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 11.07.17
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Business frustration grows over lack of Brexit clarity

The Prime Minister’s meeting with business leaders today (7 July) is very welcome. We will have a British Chamber representative there, conveying the concerns of our small, medium and large sized...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 07.07.17
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Work visas and immigration post-Brexit: what can we expect?

Many organisations are not yet prepared for a world where we no longer have access to the best talent from a pool of 300m+ people without having to slap on a visa cost and process. Given that Brexit...
Nick Teige
Nick Teige
Posted on: 06.07.17
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Brexit: the business view one year on

It hardly seems 12 months ago since I attended a West of England Initiative and Bristol Festival of Ideas event which heatedly discussed the issue of staying in the EU or leaving it. The vast...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 05.07.17
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