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Small business tips to lower IT costs

Keeping IT infrastructure efficient, up to date and economically viable is one of the biggest challenges any SME will face as it develops. In this article I look at some of the ways small businesses...
Dave Blackhurst
Dave Blackhurst
EvolvIT Ltd
Posted on: 01.03.16
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5 Roadblocks to Sustained Business Growth

Business growth can be a double edged sword. While most of us want nothing more than to see our businesses grow continually over the years, there are a whole host of inherent internal challenges that...
Kim Jones
Kim Jones
High Growth Knowledge Company
Posted on: 22.02.16
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Powering the nuclear sector - the brains behind the billions

If you'll pardon the most obvious pun in the book - the nuclear industry is about to boom. 50,000 person-years of employment will be required across the manufacturing, construction and operation...
Jessica Vallentine
Jessica Vallentine
Business West Ltd
Posted on: 22.02.16
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5 things your business needs to know about the National Living Wage

This April sees the introduction of the National Living Wage, which will affect many SMEs throughout the UK. Here are the answers to the top 5 common questions surrounding the impending change to...
Anna Pepler
Anna Pepler
The HR Dept
Posted on: 15.02.16
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10 inspirational quotes to motivate you to start your business

Going it alone and starting a business can be a daunting task to say the least. Here are ten quotes from some of the worlds most successful entrepreneurs that will motivate you to start a business...
Posted on: 04.02.16
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What you need to know about Certificates of Origin - Ease the pain of paperwork!

If you're thinking about exporting for the first time, or have even been doing it successfully for years, then there's no avoiding the tedious paperwork. Here we'll tell you why you need export...
Posted on: 03.02.16
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Quarterly Data Shows Swindon and Wiltshire Ended 2015 on a High

Results from Business West's local business survey indicate that the Swindon and Wiltshire economy ended 2015 on a positive note.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Business West
Posted on: 18.01.16
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9 stats showing how we helped business in 2015 [Infographic]

As businesses we know it's all about the numbers, and in 2015 it was no different. We celebrated another successful year delivering advice, helping companies of all shapes and sizes to thrive and...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 18.01.16
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5 ways the Chamber of Commerce can help you grow your business

With the start of the year providing the perfect excuse to try something new, here's how joining the Chamber could help your business turn over a new leaf.
Andy Grey
Andy Grey
Business West
Posted on: 18.01.16
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