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Pre-election survey reveals West of England 'outshone' by London and Manchester

With only 30 days until voters in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset decide the next West of England ‘Metro’ Mayor, Business West is calling on the successful candidate...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 06.04.21
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Vegan chocolatier prepares for Easter with help from Business West

A vegan chocolate company based in Devon has been supported by Business West to complete customs declarations for international trade.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 01.04.21
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The Start-up's Guide to Marketing in a Saturated Market

Any start-up has to quickly find its audience and convince potential customers that it’s worth checking out. Often, the new company will be doing this while competing with well-established businesses...
Eleanor Hecks
Eleanor Hecks
Designerly
Posted on: 01.04.21
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Training is the key to future success

Recently I was talking to someone who had started up a new estate agency just weeks before the first lockdown. Thanks to a lot of hard work, they’ve had a very successful first year, despite...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 01.04.21
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Covid-19 – One Year On – how we united as a Business Community

It’s been a year like no other. Overnight the business landscape changed, let alone education and home life. As we look back on this tumultuous year, we reflect on how we, as a leading organisation...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 31.03.21
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Exporter of educational toys for children with autism makes learning accessible globally

To mark World Autism Awareness Week, we spoke to Educational Advantage about its export success in Russia, the US and Germany.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 30.03.21
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Business Plans - What You Need To Know

So you've got a business idea and you're keen to get things going. Starting a business is an exciting and busy time and whilst it's tempting to jump right into the fun stuff, it pays in the long run...
Jane Purdy
Jane Purdy
Posted on: 30.03.21
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Stroud may be the best place in the UK to live, but what about for businesses?

What great news for business that Stroud has been voted the best place to live in Britain by the Sunday Times. James Monk, one of my Business West colleagues who is commercial director and lives in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 29.03.21
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Give 10 minutes of your time to shape the future of the economy in Swindon & Wiltshire

Now more than ever, businesses in Swindon & Wiltshire need their local decision makers to rise to the challenges that they face. Accordingly, in the run up to local elections on 6th May, Business...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 29.03.21
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