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Business priorities for the next UK Government: Infrastructure

Businesses face mounting economic uncertainty in light of the UK's fluid political situation, and as we head into 2020 with a new government in place, it is vitally important to outline what measures...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 28.11.19
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5 business priorities for the next UK government

It has been just two-and-a-half years since the previous election, but the political environment has shifted from bad to worse. Everything and nothing has happened in politics. Businesses in the...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 27.11.19
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Business priorities for the next UK Government: People

Businesses face mounting economic uncertainty in light of the UK's fluid political situation, and as we head into 2020 with a new government in place, it is vitally important to outline what measures...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.19
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Bath Chamber holds 2019 general election hustings

Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Initiative in B&NES arranged a Parliamentary Hustings for the City at Bath Rugby's stadium ahead of the forthcoming election, so that members could quiz...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.19
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Gloucestershire needs better rail connectivity to thrive

This is the age of the train-that was that television advertisement from the 1970s. I believe, that 40 years later, we could be on the verge of a new dawn for the rail network. The Saturday before...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.11.19
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Skills shortages impacting businesses as labour market remains buoyant

The percentage of UK firms facing recruitment difficulties has returned to previous highs, while one in four businesses expect to increase headcount according to the UK’s largest survey of employers...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.11.19
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Bath needs to think out of the box on transport

Back in the Middle Ages, when my copy of The Dandy comic was delivered on a Monday morning, by the year 2000 we were all supposed to be flying around in mini space ships, wearing silver foil suits...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 07.11.19
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Bristol Festival of Economics 2019 preview

As a founder member of the Bristol Cultural Development Partnership, Business West helped to establish the Bristol Festival of Ideas back in 2005 to provide a year-round forum for ideas to flow in...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 06.11.19
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Business West responds to Bristol clean air zone plans

matt_pic2.jpg Commenting on Bristol City Council's decision to approve a clean air zone for central Bristol, Matt Griffith, Director of Policy at Business West, said: “We absolutely support measures...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 06.11.19
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