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Snugs - Our innovation story

See how innovate2succeed helped Snugs Earphones secure £1m in private funding.
Liam Corcoran
Liam Corcoran
Posted on: 26.01.18
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County's ageing population is bad for business

This year has opened with some Gloucestershire companies deciding to throw off the confusion of Brexit and make the badly needed investments in their businesses that they had put on hold. After the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 26.01.18
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Leadership guru urges SMEs to plan ahead at business breakfast

Leadership guru Stewart Barnes told companies at a Business West networking breakfast yesterday that far too many firms were operating with little or no planning. jan-glos-5.jpg Stewart, who is...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 25.01.18
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Are trust levels in your organisation affecting your innovation success?

There has never been a more crucial time for companies to innovate; external uncertainties are more prevalent than ever before. The pressure of political, environmental, social and technological...
Louise Ladbrooke
Louise Ladbrooke
Posted on: 25.01.18
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Voice search and its impact on website content

With the rise of voice assistants and the fact that mobile search now exceeds desktop search in most sectors, voice search will only increase.
Jonathan Saipe
Jonathan Saipe
Posted on: 25.01.18
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British Chambers of Commerce talks gender pay gap reporting for business

British Chambers of Commerce’s Allan Williams interviews Sara Abbonizio, Head of Business Engagement in the Gender Pay Gap team at the Government Equalities Office, to discuss gender pay gap...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 24.01.18
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Are the West of England's employers missing out on valuable apprenticeship funding and benefits?

Employer Apprenticeship Conference to confront the confusion and help businesses reap the rewards The Government’s apprenticeship levy represents a milestone in transforming the way employers access...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 24.01.18
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What can Oresund Bridge teach us about cross-border growth?

8th January was the beginning of the end for the Severn Bridge Toll, but did it mark a new dawn for economic ties between the West of England and South Wales? Perhaps not. While scrapping the toll...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 23.01.18
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Local Sector Skills Statements

A breakdown of the skills challenges affecting businesses in the West of England has been released by Skills West, a Business West and West of England Local Enterprise Partnership initiative. The...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 19.01.18
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