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Learning at Work Week - How mentoring scheme has helped develop skillsets

Learning at Work Week 2022 runs from 16 - 22nd May. We caught up with Eleanor Ferrari to find out more about the mentoring scheme she is taking part in.
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 16.05.22
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Free support on offer for Somerset businesses

Businesses based in Somerset with ambitious growth plans for the future may be eligible for free 1-2-1 support via the new Somerset Business Growth programme.
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 16.05.22
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Why schools should give better careers advice

Director for Business West in Gloucestershire talks to Steve Gardner-Collins about how the hospitality industry does not have enough young people and how this can change.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 13.05.22
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The UK’s first business-led Cyber Centre has opened in Chippenham

The Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP) is delighted to announce the opening in Chippenham of the first business-led cyber centre in the UK. Learning from the best cyber...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 10.05.22
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Strengthening economy amid cost of living key platform to Queen's speech

More than what it contained about government policy for the next year, today’s Queen’s speech was a defining moment for the monarchy. Presented by Prince Charles and his son, William, the Duke of...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 10.05.22
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Business West offers funded support for the Adult Social Care Sector

Business West is currently offering tailored, in-depth support to Adult Social Care organisations in the West of England.
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 09.05.22
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How can your business develop sustainable procurement practices?

We speak to Paul Thomas, Carbon Solutions Consultant at Auditel about how its supporting companies to reach carbon neutrality.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Posted on: 09.05.22
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Vietnam added to the ATA Carnet Scheme
Member role

From 1 May 2022, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Hanoi will become the 78th guaranteeing organisation member of the World Chambers Federation (WCF)/ATA international guarantee chain.
Fiona Parsons
Fiona Parsons
Posted on: 09.05.22
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Business West responds to Bristol referendum decision

"Bristol had a choice to make yesterday and made it replacing the elected mayoral model system (from 2024) with the committee led model. As the Chamber of Commerce for the city we resolved to back...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 06.05.22
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