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5 tips to help hatch your export plans to China

Antoaneta Becker from the China Britain Business Council shares her top 5 tips of how to succeed in the Chinese eCommerce world.
Antoaneta Becker
Antoaneta Becker
Posted on: 10.02.17
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Another government, another housing strategy: local leaders must do more

We all know that we need to build more homes in this country. Increasingly unaffordable house prices and rents are pricing more and more people out of the market and placing a growing strain on...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 09.02.17
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Q&A with Peter Cheese – chief executive of CIPD
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Peter Cheese, chief executive of CIPD , before he gave his address...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
Posted on: 08.02.17
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Living on the edge

We all like to think that Bath is the centre of the Universe, but it turns out that’s not the case. In fact, in many ways we are operating at the edge. That’s certainly the case when it comes to the...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 08.02.17
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Gloucestershire needs housing revolution

Without a doubt, new homes and the lack of affordable housing is one of the key issues for council leaders to face in Gloucestershire. And I hope that the government housing white paper announced...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 07.02.17
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Bristol University graduate’s start-up sells sustainable sanitary products

In the UK, each woman spends over £3500 on sanitary products in her lifetime. This equates to 11,000 pads or tampons - roughly 150kg of landfill waste - which will take approximately 500 years to...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 03.02.17
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Romanian Ambassador in Bristol for trade talks

His Excellency Dr Dan Mihalache , Romanian Ambassador to the UK, and Manuel Donescu, Minister Counsellor for the Romania economics and trade section in London, attended informal trade talks at...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 02.02.17
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Q&A with Lord Bilimoria - founder of Cobra Beer
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UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer , before he gave his...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
Posted on: 01.02.17
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Switch on to Swindon demonstrates the true light of the town

A great launch event was held on Tuesday 24 January, attended by some 350 businesses. It marked the culmination of much hard work to date, but as importantly the start of a journey to demonstrate...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Posted on: 31.01.17
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