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Business West responds to Honda news

Ian Larrard, Director of Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative at Business West commented: ian-larrard-honda.jpg “If it is confirmed, it is with great sadness to learn that Honda is set to close its...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 18.02.19
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BCC: Businesses ‘hung out to dry’ without answers in event of unwanted ‘no deal’

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today published a list of twenty critical questions that remain unanswered for business in the unwelcome event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 13.02.19
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What's the solution to this Brexit mess?

If you thought things in Parliament were bad, pity the people whose livelihoods will depend on the decisions made by MPs over the coming weeks. Take back control? If only. Somewhere beyond the fog of...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 11.02.19
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Businesses behind efforts to improve literacy in Swindon

At an event in Swindon last week, I was lucky enough to meet Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall. As Patron of the National Literacy Trust , HRH was in town to celebrate its work, in...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 01.02.19
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Lateness is a key impact of congestion according to 70% of city region businesses

A clear ambitious vision for the mobility of workers across Bristol, Bath and the West of England and the need for the business community to come together to support the case for major investment in...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 31.01.19
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Stroud Business Voice launched at Chamber breakfast

Launching the new Stroud Business Voice group, Steve Dechan, one of the founders, had a clear warning for the area. steve_dechan.jpg “What is Stroud district doing?”, he asked at the Business West...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 29.01.19
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Business West responds to the recent Airbus statement

Our politicians are in real danger of sleepwalking into the most damaging economic act upon our region’s economy in living memory. We call upon them, and the UK government, to act now to secure the...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 24.01.19
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Business to have their say on the future of public transport in the West of England

Employers will converge on a major public transport summit next week in Bristol to agree what needs to be prioritised to counter growing congestion across the region and support continued regional...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.01.19
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Brexit - what now for businesses?

Exasperated and let down by government is sadly the conclusion of business today following the government’s Brexit withdrawal last night being voted down in what can only be described as a totally...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.01.19
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