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The future is bright for British retailers in China

As wages in China increase, shoppers demand a higher quality of life through the products they buy and the UK is well placed to take advantage.
Jonny Smith
Jonny Smith
Posted on: 03.06.16
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Business community gears up for the South West Expo

Businesses across the South West have just one month to wait until the South West Business & Community Expo, which is expected to attract over 900 businesses and 100 exhibitors.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 02.06.16
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Lord Heseltine briefs Gloucestershire businesses on the EU debate

One of Britain's political heavyweights, former Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Heseltine, entered the EU debate for the first time publicly at a special Business West meeting at Renishaw.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 01.06.16
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New partnership to serve West Country businesses

Gradsouthwest, the South West's graduate jobs board, has announced a new partnership with Business West, the leading provider of business support services in the South West.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 01.06.16
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New and improved apprenticeships are coming!

A wind of change is now blowing through the apprenticeship system in England. The way apprenticeships are funded is also going to change with the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, which will...
John  McNamara
John McNamara
Posted on: 01.06.16
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Careers fair links Gloucestershire's young people with science, technology and engineering businesses

Six hundred young learners got a real insight into jobs and future careers when they attended an 'Energise Your Future' event at South Gloucestershire & Stroud College's Berkeley Science and...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 01.06.16
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Business West welcomes visit by Energy Secretary Amber Rudd

The Rt Hon Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, visited Bristol today (May 26th), to meet local businesses at an event organised by Business West.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 26.05.16
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5 exciting reasons to attend the South West Expo

South West Business & Community Expo has joined forces with Business West this year to bring local businesses a bigger, better and more exciting business show at STEAM.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 19.05.16
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Business reaction to the Queen's Speech

Businesses will see the merit in many of the bills announced in the Queen's Speech, particularly the commitment to high-speed broadband for all households and business premises. If implemented in...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 18.05.16
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