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Get on-board with diversity to overcome business challenges

In a volatile and increasingly complex world, predicting the future with precision is risky business. Research by Deloitte Consulting confirms that we are experiencing significant shifts in global...
Kalpna Woolf
Kalpna Woolf
Posted on: 05.10.18
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May’s housing boost for Gloucestershire

Home building in Gloucestershire was at long last given a real boost in the Prime Minister’s Conservative party conference speech yesterday . In what was a surprise move to help the housing market -...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 04.10.18
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Not too early to think about BANES council elections

Rows might still be raging about whether to have a second Brexit referendum, but there is no doubt we are definitely going to have a vote next year to decide the make up of the Council to rule over...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 04.10.18
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Green light for hundreds of new homes in Gloucester

Gloucester has been given a great new homes boost by the city’s planning committee last night when it gave the green light to the building of 411 new homes around the Docks. This is a major...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 03.10.18
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Joined-up public health & wellbeing strategy for Bristol gains momentum

The overarching theme of our most recent Business West Initiative evening was health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on the current drivers of public health and how a joined up approach...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 02.10.18
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Shake-up of apprenticeship levy a sign government is listening to business

At long last, the government seems to be trying to listen to business. That was my feeling following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s speech on the first day of the Tory conference in Birmingham today. At...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 01.10.18
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Gloucester businesses backing the BID

It’s great to see how businesses in Gloucester are really getting behind the Gloucester BID to improve the centre of our county’s administrative city. Not before time you might say and many would...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 01.10.18
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British firms unprepared for no deal Brexit

One of the biggest surveys of business intentions since the EU referendum has found that nearly two-thirds of firms still aren’t preparing for Brexit – and in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome many...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 28.09.18
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Do you know what your employees want?

Understanding ‘why’ your people turn up to work every day and therefore ‘what’ they want in return for their effort, is the critical ingredient in turning a good team into a truly outstanding one...
Alex Moyle
Alex Moyle
Posted on: 27.09.18
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