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Carry on Regardless

When it comes to Brexit our members have one central request of Government and that is what will future arrangements look like ? Unfortunately it appears it will be some time before we learn the...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 27.06.18
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Bristol Chamber of Commerce Round Up - June

Recently Business West Chambers of Commerce were delighted to win the 2018 Innovator of the Year award at the South West’s biggest business awards. This recognises the work of our International Trade...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 27.06.18
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Brexit and the UK car industry - the view from Honda's Patrick Keating

patrick-keating.jpg I recently interviewed Patrick Keating - Government Affairs Manager to find out how Honda is preparing for Brexit. Describe your role: My main role is to support the European...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 26.06.18
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Business West crowned Innovator of the Year at the South West’s biggest business awards

The International Trade Centre beat off stiff competition from Little Giggles Soft play and Waldeck Consulting to win the coveted Innovator of the Year award at the Bristol Post Business Awards 2018.
Andre Ofomah
Andre Ofomah
Posted on: 25.06.18
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Airbus warning – a major concern for the future of the West of England economy

Airbus’s blunt warning about the significant risk to their UK business from Brexit is of major concern for the future economic health of Bristol and the South West. James Durie, Chief Executive of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 22.06.18
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Q&A with Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade

We put some quiestions to the Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade upon his visit to Bristol, Brexit, business, customs, industry, threats and opportunites.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 19.06.18
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Growing a Business in North Devon: Q&A With Tim Lamerton

North Devon has an array of sole traders and lifestyle businesses who contribute to the local community and Tim Lamerton does just that with his photography business. We caught up with Tim recently...
Charlie Bradley
Charlie Bradley
Posted on: 19.06.18
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Wiltshire schools step up their STEM game

The Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative was recently involved in helping the Engineering Development Trust - a not for profit organisation that encourages school pupils to get into science &...
Mike Godfrey
Mike Godfrey
Posted on: 19.06.18
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EY and Business West team up to deliver Innovation South West

The EY and Business West Innovation South West: Digital Conference took place on Thursday, 14 June 2018 and brought together leaders from business and academia to explore practical ways that digital...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 18.06.18
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