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Digital advice boosts South West business through funded support

We chat to Andrew Lavender, co-founder of Plymouth based business Pixalytics, specialising in satellite remote sensing, about how they started, and how free funded support via the Growth Support...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 09.01.19
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How Design Thinking informs Product Innovation

In this guide for Business West, Chris Flynn of Flynn Product Design, talks us through what design thinking is and what it means for small growing businesses.
Chris Flynn
Chris Flynn
Flynn Product Design
Posted on: 17.12.18
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How can your business benefit from grants & support for embracing electric vehicles?

If your business is in the West of England, now is the time to benefit from funding, grants & discounts available to revolutionise your business transport needs by embracing Electric Vehicles (...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 22.10.18
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Jetting off this weekend? Eschew the souvenirs, bring back Bath some fresh ideas

Travel is supposed to broaden the mind. And as it’s getting to the time of year when people start to go off on trips, in this country, across Europe and the rest of the world, it got me thinking...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 23.05.18
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Growing a business in Somerset & Devon: Q&A with Ben Leach

Ben Leach left a career in the NHS to start up a consultancy business. To help him grow and learn new skills he joined the Growth Support Programme, a business support programme offering advice and...
Charlie Garnham
Charlie Garnham
Business West
Posted on: 12.04.18
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Social media for business in 2018

The value of social media marketing for business purposes has become a must have tool for the marketing mix.
Chris Smith
Chris Smith
Posted on: 16.02.18
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Using social media to increase your sales - #SMWBristol 2018

As part of Social Media Week Bristol, we talk to two local businesses on how they’re achieving sales growth with effective online strategies.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 05.02.18
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Are we facing a cyber security jobs recruitment crisis?

According to ISC² there's a predicted 1.5 million cyber security positions that will be left unfilled by 2019 so make sure your business is equipped to combat the shortage
Rob Phelps
Rob Phelps
Posted on: 24.11.17
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How to put together a robust IT disaster recovery plan

Creating an IT disaster recovery plan is an essential safety measure for any company reliant on IT systems, and let's face it, what business isn't.
Dave Blackhurst
Dave Blackhurst
EvolvIT Ltd
Posted on: 03.04.17
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