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Brexit is a pig's ear for rural businesses

In a year’s time, we are due to leave the EU, yet the chasm to be bridged over the coming 12 months is still vast. The government is no closer to providing the certainty that businesses need, and...
David Drew MP
David Drew MP
Posted on: 12.03.18
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Local businesses embark on sales trip to India

Several innovative and exciting South West businesses have been selected to join a 5-day tour to India departing 10th March. Ameeta Virk, India Market Specialist, Business West and Siddharth Mukne,...
Lizzie Plumb
Lizzie Plumb
Posted on: 09.03.18
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Adam Marshall's speech at British Chambers of Commerce Conference 2018

Below is a transcript of the speech delivered by Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, Adam Marshall, to Annual Conference on 8 March 2018: Honoured guests, ladies and gentlemen –...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 09.03.18
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More part-time apprenticeships needed to reduce gender inequality

Apprenticeships are available to all ages, across a variety of disciplines and in a range of different sectors. But does a shortage in flexible and part time programmes mean that people who are...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 09.03.18
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Is your staff’s morale being affected by the lack of skills in your industry?

With a skills shortage across the West of England, is your staff's morale being affected by the lack of skills in your industry? Read more about how you can tackle this potential issue.
Nicky Williams
Nicky Williams
Posted on: 09.03.18
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International Women's Day: Q&A With Roz Hutchings

We talk to Roz Hutchings, Founder of Pump, as part of our International Women's Day Q&A series.
Jenny Earp
Jenny Earp
Posted on: 08.03.18
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International Women's Day: Q&A With Lauren Groves

We talk to Lauren Groves, Design & Marketing Manager at Modern Souvenir Company, as part of our International Women's Day Q&A series.
Jenny Earp
Jenny Earp
Posted on: 08.03.18
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International Women's Day: Q&A With Diane Douglas

We talk to Diane Douglas, CEO of Vigiles Group, as part of our International Women's Day Q&A series.
Gabriella Cox
Posted on: 08.03.18
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Apprenticeship Case Study: One Year On

We caught up with Holly a year on to find out how her apprenticeship is going and to ask about the progress she has made in just 12 months.
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 08.03.18
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