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One City Gathering; How do we build a more inclusive and sustainable Bristol?

Last Friday, more than 300 people gathered to discuss Bristol’s One City Plan.
Amy Drummond
Amy Drummond
Business West
Posted on: 29.11.23
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Gloucestershire Chamber hosts Listening to Business event

Read our wrap up of the discussions made by local businesses and civic leaders at Gloucestershire Chamber's Listening to Business event, supported by Forest of Dean District Council.
Huw James
Huw James
Posted on: 27.11.23
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Business West welcomes T Levels student

Business West has recently welcomed a Weston College T Levels student to the team, who will be working with the Local Skills Improvement Plans team and Net Zero team, alongside pursuing their college...
Aneta Mikesova
Posted on: 24.11.23
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SGS College Secures Funding Boost for Region-Wide Skills

SGS College is pleased to announce it has won significant funds for the region through the Local Skills Improvement Fund (LSIF). This achievement comes as a direct response to the comprehensive...
Posted on: 23.11.23
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Business West gives 'two cheers' to the Autumn Budget

Matt Griffith, Director of Policy at Business West, reflects on the unexpected and welcome surprises that were announced in the Autumn Budget.
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 22.11.23
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Swindon 2050: Commission starts work on town’s long-term economic future

The Swindon Futures Commission, a project led by experts across business, politics and the community, has started work on a 2050 vision for the town. The group will gather evidence, analyse, and...
Amy Drummond
Amy Drummond
Business West
Posted on: 21.11.23
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Our Director visits No 10 to champion Levelling Up in our region

Ian Mean MBE, our Gloucestershire Director, recently attended a Local Levelling Up Champions’ reception at 10 Downing Street.
Amy Drummond
Amy Drummond
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.23
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A Digital Carnet journey...Hand-carried goods going by air

Business West and EFM Global recently embarked on the very first complete commercial Digital Carnet journey. We exported hand-carried goods (a laptop and a Go-Pro camera for use at a trade fair) out...
Catherine Stephens
Catherine Stephens
Business West
Posted on: 15.11.23
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Is your online reputation management strategy harming your bottom line?
Member role

According to research , 93% of users say that online reviews have had an impact on their buying decisions. Nearly half of all internet users post online reviews on third-party review sites each month...
Lis Anderson
Lis Anderson
AMBITIOUS PR COMMUNICATIONS
Posted on: 14.11.23
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