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Swindon MPs seek to reassure businesses as Brexit talks continue

As Brexit talks approached their crunch point, Cabinet Minister and South Swindon MP Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC addressed Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative members, alongside North Swindon MP Justin...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 16.12.20
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Business West Chamber of Commerce - round up of 2020

So, we find ourselves at the end of 2020. It has clearly been a very difficult year with huge health, economic, social and climate challenges and now we enter a festive season that will be...
Phil Bridgeman
Phil Bridgeman
Business West
Posted on: 15.12.20
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Government grants covered less than a quarter of most closed businesses’ overheads during lockdown

The level of financial support for businesses required to close by law during the most recent lockdown has been found to be grossly inadequate, with government grants covering less than a quarter of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.12.20
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Sustainable Cornish company unlocks global markets with recycled products

We speak to sustainable company ashortwalk about its recent success in Canada.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 11.12.20
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Labelling, conformity and representation for UK manufacturers after Brexit

For UK-based manufacturers selling into the EU, labelling requirements will change regardless of whether there is a deal or not. Labelling will have to take into account of whether EU logos can...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Business West
Posted on: 11.12.20
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South West Agri-Tech companies set to boost exports

On Tuesday 15 December, South West of England Agri-Tech companies will have the opportunity to meet global Commercial Trade Officers from 50 overseas markets at a virtual Meet the Market Expert event...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 10.12.20
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Bath & North East Somerset Council's review of its commercial estate following COVID

Bath is an unusual place for many reasons, but surely one of the strangest is the fact that the local authority is the owner of a very large proportion of commercial property in the City, worth many...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 10.12.20
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Benefits of hiring a third party to complete your customs declarations

What are the advantages of hiring a third party to complete your customs declarations - we take a look.
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 09.12.20
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Final Initiative meeting of the year inspires hope and optimism for 2021

Vice President and serial entrepreneur Jaya Chakrabarti MBE opened the final Bristol and West of England Initiative meeting of 2020 with some reflections on a pivotal year for Bristol. “The eyes on...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 08.12.20
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