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Q&A with Andrew Langdon QC – Barrister and Former Chair of the Bar Council
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Andrew Langdon QC, Barrister and Former Chair of the Bar Council...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 30.04.18
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Chamber round up: Bristol April 2018

I’m pleased to say our Chamber network is flourishing. For those of you who have attended a Bristol Chamber Networking breakfast recently you’ll know they are fun, buzzing events. With close to 100...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 26.04.18
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Why trading with Southeast Asia is good for businesses across the South West

New research reveals the UK’s fastest growing export countries are dominated by Southeast Asia, presenting a great exporting opportunity for British companies looking to drive international growth.
Shozey Jafferi
Shozey Jafferi
Posted on: 24.04.18
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Growing a business in Somerset & Devon: Q&A with Ben Leach

Ben Leach left a career in the NHS to start up a consultancy business. To help him grow and learn new skills he joined the Growth Support Programme, a business support programme offering advice and...
Charlie Garnham
Charlie Garnham
Posted on: 12.04.18
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Q&A with Nick Wheeler – Founder and Chairman at Charles Tyrwhitt
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Nick Wheeler, Founder and Chairman at Charles Tyrwhitt , before he...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 10.04.18
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Putting the NES into business

Local media in Bath quite properly concentrates on Bath itself, the global tourist brand and the economic engine for the area. But the district is called Bath and North East Somerset for a good...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 05.04.18
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South West business - an update from the Bank of England

As the Bank of England’s Agent for the South West I spend a lot of time speaking to the businesses that are based here to try to understand what is really happening in the economy. What have my...
Donna Kehoe
Donna Kehoe
Posted on: 04.04.18
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Business West launches ‘No More Not Spots’ campaign

Business West is joining a national campaign for ‘No More Not Spots’, with the aim of ending not spots for voice coverage where phone users live, work, travel and play. Working with the British...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 04.04.18
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Gloucestershire 2050 must not become a political football

At the beginning of the year, I wrote enthusiastically about Gloucestershire 2050 - the vision of where this great county of ours might be headed. I am still enthusiastic but I am now more convinced...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 03.04.18
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