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Engine Shed launches Scale Up Generator

Engine Shed has launched the Scale Up Generator website, in partnership with West of England Growth Hub, to help growing companies find the support they need.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 03.08.18
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Meet the adviser: Q&A with Jane Purdy

We catch up with one of our Business Advisers, Jane Purdy, to discuss her success as an entrepreneur and her new venture delivering marketing workshops.
Jenny Earp
Jenny Earp
Posted on: 25.07.18
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Women in Business: Q&A with Philippa Haynes

We talk to Philippa Haynes, founder of Insight 101, about moving from the corporate world to building a successful consultancy firm.
Tom Smith
Tom Smith
Posted on: 13.07.18
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The Entrepreneurial South West

New data shows that 48.9% of people in the South West would consider starting their own business, making it one of the most entrepreneurial regions in the UK.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 08.06.18
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Women in Business: Q&A with Nicky Marshall

We chat to Nicky Marshall, founder of Discover Your Bounce, following her recent talk at our launch event celebrating women in business: 'Business West Women'.
Fiona Parnell
Fiona Parnell
Posted on: 25.05.18
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Q&A with Nick Wheeler – Founder and Chairman at Charles Tyrwhitt
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Nick Wheeler, Founder and Chairman at Charles Tyrwhitt , before he...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 10.04.18
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Reducing Admin Through Digitisation

What could small to medium enterprises do with an extra 120 days a year? That’s how long the average small business currently spends on admin, preventing them from focusing on the real, valuable work...
Scott McLay
Scott McLay
Posted on: 05.02.18
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Protect your small business from cyber crime

These 6 simple but effective security measures will make your business a less-appealing target for cyber criminals and help keep your data safe if you are attacked.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 29.01.18
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Scale South West – Good news for growth ready businesses

There’s good news for South West businesses ready to grow in 2018: A new high-growth programme for local businesses has been announced by PwC, in partnership with Business West and The Engine Shed...
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 08.12.17
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