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Joined up thinking and shovel ready projects central to continued investment in Swindon, MPs tell business leaders

In the week that pupils in England returned to school, Swindon MPs Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson and Leader of Swindon Borough Council Cllr David Renard joined our quarterly meeting with...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 23.03.21
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Bristol producer of sustainable water makes a splash in Europe

On World Water Day, we spoke to Bristol based Q21 Water who has reported export growth of 50% to the Czech Republic and Denmark in the last year.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 22.03.21
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Bristol Chamber & Initiative response to city centre disorder

Richard Bonner Responding to the violence in Bristol city centre last night Richard Bonner, President of Bristol Chamber & Initiative comments on behalf of the business community: “We strongly...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 22.03.21
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3 Questions with Professor Lyndsay Duthie, CEO of The Production Guild of Great Britain

UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Professor Lyndsay Duthie, CEO of The Production Guild of Great...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.03.21
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Bristol Cultural Development Partnership renamed as part of relaunch
Member role

Bristol Cultural Development Partnership has rebranded itself as Bristol Ideas and has launched it spring programme of activity. Owned by Bristol City Council, Business West and the Universities of...
Naomi Miller
Naomi Miller
Bristol Ideas
Posted on: 22.03.21
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What is a Letter of Credit and how does it work?

We explain what a Letter of Credit is and how it can be used in international trade for more secure payments.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 18.03.21
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Cropdesk brings cloud computing to data hungry farming sector

A cloud computing start-up that monitors farm productivity has raised £235,000 in Innovate UK funding, launched a recruitment app and expanded its software development team with help from Innovate UK...
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 18.03.21
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Tewkesbury's Bright Future

This week, Ian Mean, Director of Business West Gloucestershire hosted an interesting Business and Economy Meeting focusing on the Tewkesbury Powerhouse. It’s not often you hear the words ‘Tewkesbury...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 18.03.21
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Top 3 benefits of business mentoring

Have you ever had an amazing mentor in your professional life? Someone who could see a spark in you, who gave you advice and helped your confidence to grow? It’s easy to underestimate the value of...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 17.03.21
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