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Help hub hero: a guide to segmenting your content marketing

The help hub hero model is increasingly being seen by marketers as a powerful way of segmenting just about any type of marketing content. But what is it and how can segmenting your content improve...
Evelyn Timson
Evelyn Timson
Posted on: 09.08.16
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Hinkley Point C - The roller coaster continues

As the roller coaster of Hinkley Point C continues, our MD Phil Smith reflects on Europe's largest engineering project.
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Posted on: 29.07.16
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The importance of Europe to South West businesses

Why international trade and joint R& D with Europe has been, and will continue to be, vital for the growth and success of UK business.
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Posted on: 28.07.16
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South West unemployment on the rise

The latest data released by the Office for National Statistics found that South West unemployment increased by 8,000 in the three months to May 2016.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 20.07.16
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Gloucestershire firms buck national trend with increased sales and recruitment

Business West's latest survey of businesses has found that Gloucestershire firms saw increases in sales and recruitment in May and June. This bucked both the wider South West and national trend which...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 18.07.16
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Swindon and Wiltshire economy shows sign of growth after disappointing first quarter

Business West's latest survey of over 170 businesses has found that the Swindon and Wiltshire economy showed signs of growth before the EU Referendum. However, most indicators remain below levels...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 18.07.16
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It's good to talk: How to open communications with your team

Whatever business you're in, it's essential that your team feel that they can talk to you. Here's some tips on how to communicate with your team and ensure they're motivated, happy and willing to...
Naomi Webb
Naomi Webb
Posted on: 15.07.16
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South West economy stalls amid Brexit uncertainty

Business West's latest survey of almost 1000 businesses has found that even before the EU Referendum, the South West economy was showing signs of slowing after a positive start to the year.
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 13.07.16
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Data protection is about YOU!

Did you know that there is a law which requires every business to take care of your data? This law is changing. New regulations are coming. Be prepared for them.
Gary Hibberd
Gary Hibberd
Posted on: 12.07.16
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