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How to prepare your business for Brexit if you have EU staff

Last year’s Brexit referendum will have far reaching consequences for businesses who employ EU workers. In fact, while the UK won’t be officially leaving the European Union until 29th March 2019, and...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 13.09.18
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Setting the scene for Bristol Giving Day

Bristol Giving Day , organised by Quartet Community Foundation , is coming up on 10th October, and I'd like share a few words to set the scene. We have a city here in Bristol that for centuries has...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 11.09.18
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Q & A Mike Lloyd talks Artificial Intelligence

Following on from our lively and fascinating debate at the Balloon Fiesta Breakfast on 'Artificial Intelligence: a blessing or a curse?, we catch up with Mike Lloyd, Founder of CLWB.org Do you think...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 10.09.18
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Q&A: Meet TV celebrity Monty Halls

We caught up with Monty Halls, TV celebrity and CEO/Executive Producer of Seadog Productions. Tell us a bit about your business and your role. We are a production company that creates television...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 10.09.18
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Peter Boucher on starting out and buying out in business

Peter Boucher is a big man who talks big with a lot of sense. peter-boucher-excalibur-comms.jpg The chief executive of Excalibur Communications in Swindon recently led a management buyout of the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 06.09.18
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Bristol businesses back positive decision on future of Temple Island

Business leaders are supporting proposals to deliver major new development of employment space, jobs and homes on the site earmarked for Bristol’s arena. They back recommendations from Bristol City...
James Durie
James Durie
Posted on: 03.09.18
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Bank on an autumn break

As regular readers will know, I’m a glass half full sort of person, always trying to look on the bright side, difficult though that can be at times. But, even I have a struggle to stay optimistic now...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 29.08.18
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City-wide growth the key consideration for Temple Island

We are all about what is best for the city and the economy of the wider city region and we strongly support a top-class arena for Bristol that is delivered in a way that brings the most benefit to...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 24.08.18
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No deal Brexit notices: business needs more detail

Commenting on the publication of the first tranche of UK Government technical notices aimed at giving businesses and consumers advice on the implications of a 'no deal' exit from the European Union,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 23.08.18
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