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Why do we need a Metro Mayor? Business leaders speak

Ahead of the Metro Mayor elections on 4 May business leaders spoke to Business West about why a Metro Mayor is needed in the West of England. Jaya Chakrabarti - TISC Report Ned Cussen - JLL Kevin...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 28.04.17
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How the Metro Mayor can tackle racial inequality in the West of England

The Black South West Network recently hosted a series of roundtables assessing how the Metro Mayor can get to grips with racial inequality in the region once elected. Two recent reports assessing...
Sado Jirde
Sado Jirde
Black South West Network
Posted on: 28.04.17
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Could this proposal do for Swindon what the Guggenheim did for Bilbao?

The perception of Swindon among creative workers is poor. As a result thereis a need to increase its artistic and cultural offering.
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 26.04.17
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Is the West of England recognised as a place to invest or are we invisible?

We are a net contributor to the Treasury but this alone doesn’t deliver the punch or influence we need when arguing with Westminster for investment.
Steve West
Steve West
Posted on: 26.04.17
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Consortium of business groups tells Metro Mayor candidates what business wants

In a report backed by the Institute of Directors, Black South West Network, Bristol Media and TechSpark, Business West lays out its ‘challenge’ to the future Metro Mayor of the West of England.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 25.04.17
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Rip up the PR playbook - Innovation speaks for itself

Launching a new product isn't about the message, it's about how it disrupts a market and grows organically.
Posted on: 25.04.17
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How to reduce office expenses while growing your business

Fantastic news! Your revenue growth plans are exceeding your expectations, and you’re on track for another successful year. Your customers love your products and services and are coming back for more...
Jason Smith
Jason Smith
Businesselectricityprices.org.uk
Posted on: 24.04.17
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There's gold in that data!

It's been five years since we first heard that ' Data is the new oil' , in those five years the tools available to us to collect, sift, analyse and share that data have exploded in number. In...
Chris Weston
Chris Weston
Amdaris
Posted on: 24.04.17
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Queen's Award for Enterprise 2017 winners in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire has something of an enviable reputation when it comes to winning Queen’s Awards for Enterprise . Companies in the county have won more of these prestigious wards than any other county...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 21.04.17
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