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Why Gloucestershire should be among first to pilot new high-street scheme

Government is being asked to make Gloucestershire one of five places to pilot a Budget scheme to regenerate the county’s High Streets. The call comes from Dr Diane Savory, OBE, chairman of...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 08.11.18
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November Bristol Chamber Round up

Last week’s announcement that Bristol will become home to one of Channel 4’s two new creative hubs is fantastic news. We were delighted to play a part in the bid team and the decision further...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 06.11.18
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Sharing Crucial Lessons in adapting to Change

‘Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure’ Chamber of Commerce members were delighted to hear inspirational speaker Monty Halls at a TED-style talk in October on the absolute...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 06.11.18
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Electric Vehicles and sustainable transport in the West of England

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more and more accessible and more and more affordable, so are they the answer to improving air quality in the West of England While we can’t hail EVs as the Holy...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.11.18
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How to prepare your organisation for PCI compliance

PCI DSS (the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is the leading industry standard for securely handling payment card data . It is a necessity for businesses that accept credit, debit or...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 05.11.18
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Meet the Skills West Adviser: Jenny Linaker

Jenny Linaker is a Business Skills Adviser working on the Skills West project. She helps West of England businesses in the professional services sector tackle skills gaps and offers advice on a range...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 02.11.18
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83 jobs created with support from Enterprising West of England

Since launching in January 2017, the Enterprising West of England programme has worked with over 654 businesses and entrepreneurs across the West of England region to help them start up and grow.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Business West
Posted on: 01.11.18
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Bringing the world to Bristol businesses at the Global Parliament of Mayors

A couple of weeks ago, the Bristol and West of England Initiative were honoured to welcome the participants of the Global Parliament of Mayors Summit 2018 to a Harbour Regeneration Tour and a drinks...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 01.11.18
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An update on the proposed Clean Air Zone for Bath

The Council is currently consulting on their proposal for a Class D Clean Air Zone for a part of Bath. This means all higher emission buses, coaches, HGVs, private hire vehicles, taxis, LGVs/vans and...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 01.11.18
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