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Moving forward: how to create a more positive company culture post COVID-19

While the world is adjusting to life while social distancing, companies are beginning to figure out how to bounce back amid the global pandemic. One of the factors of running a business that can be...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 04.08.20
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No more Transition at the UK Border means more paperwork for businesses

The UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020, and the transition period comes to an end in December this year. It is vital that businesses take action now to get ready for a new border...
Catherine Stephens
Catherine Stephens
Business West
Posted on: 04.08.20
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BCC responds to the postponement of lockdown easing

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement that the government will introduce new local restrictions and postpone the planned re-opening for some business from August 1st, BCC Co-Executive...
Tom Smith
Tom Smith
Business West
Posted on: 31.07.20
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Getting the economy back on track is our challenge

How is Gloucestershire going to get its economy back on track in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic? A hugely difficult question to answer but David Owen, chief executive of GFirstLEP, the county’s...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 30.07.20
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Coronavirus & Mental Health: the view from two Swindon companies

Founder of two companies based in Swindon, Luke Wareham shares his views on how Coronavirus has impacted his businesses and employees, and how they are adapting.
Luke Wareham
Luke Wareham
Swindon Tuition Centre / BAILA
Posted on: 28.07.20
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Swindon Business: How Kapada is surviving Corona

As more businesses had to close due to the impact of COVID-19, it was hard not to get wrapped up and feel depressed. But, after a few days off, taking it all in, I felt I had to adapt to survive the...
Ellen Wray
Ellen Wray
Kapada Vintage
Posted on: 28.07.20
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The Aftermath of Covid-19: Working Life

We are already seeing the societal changes that will shape the rest of this decade in the long aftermath of COVID-19. The pandemic is an accelerant; many trends were already in play. Alex Lock, Head...
Alex  Lock
Alex Lock
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Posted on: 28.07.20
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MPs and Council Leader engage with Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative members to drive economic recovery

Initiative members in Swindon logged on to Zoom last week for their regular catch up with local MPs Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson and Swindon Borough Council Leader Cllr David Renard. Needless...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 27.07.20
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Councils must come together to save Gloucestershire's hospitality industry

Gloucestershire can be justly proud of its great hospitality sector. But its restaurants, pubs and hotels have suffered so much worry and misery through lack of business during the coronavirus...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.07.20
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