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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend Our Workshops

Our Skills Team has recently launched a set of Business Skills Workshops, open to businesses in the West of England. Read more about why you should book your space today!
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 16.10.18
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Meet the Skills West Adviser: Charlotte Trusler

Charlotte Trusler is a Business Skills Adviser working on the Skills West project. She helps West of England businesses in the creative and digital sector tackle skills gaps and offers advice on a...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 15.10.18
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Q&A with Ashok Vaswani - CEO of Barclays Bank UK
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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 Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barlcays Bank UK , before he gave his...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 15.10.18
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Find out more about the skills challenges in your sector

A breakdown of the skills challenges affecting businesses in the West of England has been released by Skills West, a Business West and West of England Local Enterprise Partnership initiative. Over...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 12.10.18
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Educational innovator working wonders in Swindon & Wiltshire

Nick Capstick, chief executive of the Swindon-based White Horse Federation of 28 schools is a man with a mission to develop a new style of curriculum with employability of young people at its heart...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 08.10.18
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Q&A: South West Apprenticeship Company (SWAC)

The South West Apprenticeship Company help businesses to expand their talent pool and grow their business by providing unique apprentice employment solutions. We caught up with Director Claire...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 19.09.18
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Find Your New Recruit

Skills West, a project delivered by Business West, has launched a new campaign - 'Find Your New Recruit' to raise awareness of the skills gaps affecting the West of England.
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 13.09.18
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Meet the apprentice: Q&A with Liam Watson

Liam is an apprentice project administrator for the Enterprise team at Business West. We spoke to Liam about his experience so far.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 13.09.18
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The state of the labour market: views from Business West

The latest ONS employment statistics were released earlier this week . Here’s what senior figures at Business West had to say: phil-smith.jpg Phil Smith – Managing Director “Government will no doubt...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 16.08.18
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