Blog

Keep up-to-date with the latest business news, marketing best practices, success stories and more with content produced by the Business West team and members. Would you like to contribute? Take a look at our blogging guidelines and get in touch.

Global Parliament of Mayors - empowering cities as drivers of change

Nearly 350 people from around the world took part in the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit 2018 with over 2,500 local people involved in related events . Around 80 mayors and city network...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.11.18
Read more

Work Experience Charter for Gloucestershire

How often do we hear local employers saying that they just don’t get the raw material they need from young people leaving education? Quite a lot in my view. And while I tend to support the employers...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 13.11.18
Read more

Bringing the world to Bristol businesses at the Global Parliament of Mayors

A couple of weeks ago, the Bristol and West of England Initiative were honoured to welcome the participants of the Global Parliament of Mayors Summit 2018 to a Harbour Regeneration Tour and a drinks...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 01.11.18
Read more

An update on the proposed Clean Air Zone for Bath

The Council is currently consulting on their proposal for a Class D Clean Air Zone for a part of Bath. This means all higher emission buses, coaches, HGVs, private hire vehicles, taxis, LGVs/vans and...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 01.11.18
Read more

Fourth Industrial Revolution gathering momentum in the West of England

A process has just started to produce a blueprint for the West of England, setting out how the area can benefit from the next Industrial Revolution. But this time it won’t be about factories belching...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 01.11.18
Read more

Business West reaction to Budget 2018

Following the Chancellor’s Budget yesterday, Ian Larrard, Ian Mean and Matt Griffith reflect on the key points and what they mean for businesses in the region. Speaking about how Budget 2018 will...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 30.10.18
Read more

Ignore Gloucestershire's young at your peril

We now know from the leaked reports on Gloucestershire Live and in The Citizen and Echo that the future of our county is being treated as a priority. The much-heralded Gloucestershire Vision 2050...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.10.18
Read more

Chambers urge Chancellor to cough up and improve connectivity in core cities

In an open-letter ahead of next week's Budget, the leaders of London, Manchester and Business West Chambers of Commerce urge government investment in improving connectivity between our core cities:...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 24.10.18
Read more

How today's business leaders are building the Bristol of tomorrow

Speaking at the ‘Building the Bristol of Tomorrow’ roundtable, Nigel Wilson, Group CEO of Legal & General delivered the message that as far as financing city-wide projects is concerned, cost...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 18.10.18
Read more

Pages

Filter results

  • Trading Through Brexit

    We've helped over 1000 businesses get prepared for Brexit over the last year. Deal or no deal, we're here to help you.

Twitter

Visit our Twitter