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Let’s do the Bath quickstep

If Bath were a dance I think it would be the waltz. Serene and smooth with the unfailing rhythm of slow, slow, quick, quick, slow. And the good news for business is that we seem to be moving into the...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 09.08.18
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Shoots of growth beginning to show in the Forest of Dean?

For too long the Forest of Dean has been the Aunt Sally of Gloucestershire with a lot of assumptions about this lovely part of our county being hurled around with very little justification. In terms...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 09.08.18
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Engine Shed launches Scale Up Generator

Engine Shed has launched the Scale Up Generator website, in partnership with West of England Growth Hub, to help growing companies find the support they need.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Posted on: 03.08.18
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Jo Price on her 2 years in charge at Royal Agricultural University

Two years on from taking over as Vice-Chancellor of the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester, Jo Price’s plan for its renaissance is beginning to work, as I discovered when I spoke with her...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 02.08.18
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Where now for Gloucestershire 2050?

For me, the Gloucestershire 2050 project took an interesting turn for the better during a recent debate organised by BBC Radio Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire Live. Why do I say that? For the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 30.07.18
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How can business help make Bristol carbon neutral by 2050?

Bristol City Council is asking business and central government to invest £1 billion in order to help develop the city region’s energy infrastructure. The authority hopes the cash injection will help...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Posted on: 27.07.18
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Podcast: How do you help support an older workforce?

Allan Williams and Mike Spicer return for the British Chambers of Commerce podcast to discuss the latest Brexit news and the challenges of an older workforce.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 26.07.18
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Are we taking ourselves too seriously…?
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It's so easy to get all serious and caught up in our world, but in an age where Trump is president and Love Island beat Blue Planet II in the BAFTA's, it is sometimes best to take a step back to...
Lowri Roberts
Lowri Roberts
Posted on: 26.07.18
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Meet the adviser: Q&A with Jane Purdy

We catch up with one of our Business Advisers, Jane Purdy, to discuss her success as an entrepreneur and her new venture delivering marketing workshops.
Jenny Earp
Jenny Earp
Posted on: 25.07.18
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