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Chambers call on PM to 'fix the fundamentals' for UK growth

Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom, including Business West managing director Phil Smith, have today (Tuesday) written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 22.05.18
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Brexit - a logistical nightmare for cross-channel trade

Last week, three of the UK’s largest Chambers of Commerce - London Chamber of Commerce Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Business West – converged on Folkestone to meet with Eurotunnel...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Posted on: 21.05.18
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Skills within our workforce need to be drastically improved

Skills shortages is one of the most frequently reported barriers to business growth in the West of England according to the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership. This statement is backed up...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 21.05.18
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Q&A with Mark Hawthorne - Leader of Gloucestershire County Council

Gloucestershire 2050 , the project to develop a vision for the county, is gathering momentum. But just how can such a wide ranging vision be turned into reality when the county has six district...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 18.05.18
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The Trade Horizons Roadshow is coming to the South West to talk all things Brexit

With talks from Innocent Drinks, Green & Blacks and Brexit Experts this is the perfect place to start preparing your business for the challenges and opportunities Brexit will bring.
James Monk
James Monk
Posted on: 16.05.18
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How negativity stifles your company’s development

Some years ago, whilst attending a personal development workshop, the participants had to pair up and each spend an uninterrupted three minutes regaling how we had been recently wronged. I chose a...
Louise Ladbrooke
Louise Ladbrooke
Posted on: 14.05.18
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How technology can save money on translation

Paul Bickham, managing director of Sure Languages, explains what translation memory technology is and how it can save your business money.
Paul Bickham
Paul Bickham
Posted on: 10.05.18
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Enliven your business with the power of networking

Step out of your comfort zone, move away from your desk, ditch podcasts and webinars and build your local network.
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 04.05.18
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6 of the best digital marketing tools to reach new overseas customers

Fiona Parnell, Digital Marketing Specialist for DIT SW, discusses her 6 favourite digital marketing tools to reach new overseas customers.
Fiona Parnell
Fiona Parnell
Posted on: 03.05.18
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