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How one digital marketing agency is coping with the lockdown

I am not sure how I would have responded if someone had told me in 2019 that this year we would be forced to abandon our office’s due to a “Lockdown” caused by a viral pandemic that jumped to humans...
Andrew Burgess
Andrew Burgess
Equimedia
Posted on: 30.06.20
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Government chooses Business West food and drink initiative to help drive industry bounce-back overseas

Business West are leading a coronavirus bounce-back campaign to encourage UK food and drink producers to break into overseas markets for the first time. The campaign, which was chosen by government...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.06.20
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Some reflections on the impact of COVID-19 in Bristol

I was recently asked by Business Leader to share some of my personal reflections on the coronavirus outbreak in Bristol. Reposted below is my interview with them. The last few months have been...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 26.06.20
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Businesses can steer West of England away from ‘Carmageddon’

“Lockdown has provided us with the biggest behaviour change programme we have ever seen. It would be a real travesty if we went back to ‘business as usual’ without locking in some of the benefits...
Ben Lowndes
Ben Lowndes
Social
Posted on: 26.06.20
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Bill to allow al-fresco drinking and dining welcomed by hospitality industry

With many hospitality businesses hanging by a thread, a new government bill to enable al-fresco dining and drinking is very welcome. A Business and Planning Bill is being published by ministers today...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 25.06.20
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Business West Finance Hub launched to connect borrowers, lenders and investors

Faced with an increasingly complex lending landscape and with business finances pushed to breaking point as a result of lockdown, the Business West Finance Hub has launched to enable businesses to...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Enterprise Europe Network
Posted on: 24.06.20
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Business West responds to Prime Minister’s announcement on further easing of lockdown restrictions

ps-brexit.png Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement of further easing of Coronavirus restrictions from 4 July, including the reopening of culture, tourism and leisure venues as well as a...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.06.20
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Relax the planning system to speed up economic recovery

As business plans its way out of coronavirus, I believe the relaxation of our complex planning system will be a key factor. It has been mooted before . But it now must happen to meet the needs of...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 23.06.20
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Chambers of Commerce in the South West praised by The Queen in wake of Covid-19 pandemic

Her Majesty The Queen has offered support to businesses as they reopen, and praised the contribution Chambers of Commerce across the UK and around the world are making to help firms, champion trade...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 19.06.20
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