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New £1 coin: impacts on businesses and consumers

According to a survey carried out by Royal Mint during 2015 one in 40 of all the pound coins are fake. The new one pound coin enters circulation today (28th March). It will co-mingle with the old one...
Dave Finnegan
Dave Finnegan
Posted on: 28.03.17
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Key facts for UK businesses trading with France

Read our key facts to consider when trading with France, the UK's eighth largest import partner in 2015, covering everything from its economic rates to its top industries.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 27.03.17
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Key facts for UK businesses trading with Germany

Read our key facts to consider when trading with Germany, the world's third largest importer, covering everything from its VAT rates to its top industries.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 27.03.17
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Key facts for UK businesses trading with Italy

Read our key facts to consider when trading with Italy, the third largest economic power in the Eurozone, covering everything from its VAT rates to its main imports.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 27.03.17
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Why maintaining a united global perspective is essential to doing business without borders

International Digital Trade Adviser, Nigel Barker, shares his experience and findings from the Retail Without Borders event last week.
Nigel Barker
Nigel Barker
Business West
Posted on: 27.03.17
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Interview tips: how to spot the ideal candidate for your team

When it comes to company culture, nothing is more important than the team that’s running your business. From operational staff to CEOs, every member of a working team plays an integral role in the...
Phil White
Phil White
Novell Coffee
Posted on: 27.03.17
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Anything Rio can do Bath can do better: let's make the Bath cable car a reality

Throughout history Bath has gained a reputation for innovation, imagination and downright flair. Whether it’s been scientific invention, brilliant new architectural design or technological...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 24.03.17
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Bristol’s businesses express a mixture of feelings towards Brexit ahead of Article 50 being invoked

Businesses from Bristol and the wider region expressed uncertainty, future risks and opportunities arising from Brexit at an event at Bristol Airport today (24 March). However, the consensus was that...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 24.03.17
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Get your business noticed on social media with these 5 tips

These five tips will transform your social media presence from predictable bore to viral maestro.
Posted on: 23.03.17
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