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Dramatic rise in COVID-19 related cyber attacks and frauds

At KPMG we are warning clients of a dramatic rise in COVID-19 related cyber attacks and frauds. Right now, attacks are primarily of three types: phishing scams preying on people’s concerns about the...
Neil Clarke
Neil Clarke
KPMG
Posted on: 22.04.20
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Love in the time of coronavirus

A rainbow is a simple symbol of hope. And it’s our children across the UK who are lifting spirits and bringing joy and positivity to us all at this time. Children are creating colourful rainbows, and...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 21.04.20
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Business West members and clients among Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners 2020

South West businesses are strongly represented among the Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners 2020. With the most winners of any region outside of London & the South East this year, South West...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 21.04.20
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Rebuilding with compassion - recovery from the coronavirus
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This city region has a long been recognised as a leader of sustainable causes, earning Bristol its European Green Capital title in 2015. Since then, concerns around climate have soared, culminating...
Pippa Gibbs Joubert
Posted on: 21.04.20
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Bristol Port’s herogram for the NHS
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An NHS herogram visible from space via satellite imagery has been carved into the waters of the Bristol Channel. A crew at Bristol Port paid their own special tribute to healthcare workers, using a...
Katherine Lovell
Katherine Lovell
The Bristol Port Company
Posted on: 21.04.20
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Charities innovating in a crisis

Charities are coming together, adapting usual ways of working and creating a positive wave to keep on providing help and support to those who need it most. The charitable sector in the UK makes up an...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 20.04.20
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Guidance Update Explained

Headline points from the latest update to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Guidance issued on 17th April 2020, including whether or not you need explicit written agreement from furloughed...
Karen Bates
Karen Bates
Foot Anstey
Posted on: 20.04.20
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Bail out cash announced for innovative firms hit by coronavirus

By 4pm this afternoon, 140,000 firms had applied for the government’s job retention scheme to allow companies to retain staff. Credit where credit is due - a phenomenal result. After a weekend of...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 20.04.20
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Iain Wolsey: Chambers can be the great facilitators of lockdown exit strategy

Chamber of Commerce network could play a key role in shaping government's coronavirus lockdown exit strategy says Iain Wolsey.
Nigel Barker
Nigel Barker
Business West
Posted on: 20.04.20
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