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Healthcare from your living room – alleviating pressure on the care of the elderly

It’s a known fact that we’re living longer thanks to the advances of medicine and technology. Whilst longer life expectancy is good news, the evidence and recent headlines suggest this is putting...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Enterprise Europe Network
Posted on: 23.02.17
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West of England devolution FAQs

In May, local people in Bristol , South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset will be electing a new Mayor for the West of England as part of a devolution agreement struck between the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.02.17
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Start-up as you mean to go on, the dos and don’ts of business planning

The following do’s and don’ts will keep you on track and help you write an investment worthy business plan.
Amanda Orton
Amanda Orton
Business West
Posted on: 21.02.17
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Innovators in the life sciences and healthcare industry recognised for their achievements

On a cold winter’s night in February, members of the South West’s premier life sciences and healthcare business network came together to celebrate a year of excellence at the Medilink Awards 2017...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Enterprise Europe Network
Posted on: 20.02.17
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From campsite to high-street: Stoned pizza’s start-up journey

What started as four best friends cooking up artisan stone baked pizzas in campsites, by the beach, and at festivals has now pitched up camp at a permanent site in Braunton, Devon. Stoned’s meteoric...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.02.17
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Ian Mean, director of Business West in Gloucestershire, comments on business rates

Commenting on the business rates issue, Ian Mean, director of Business West in Gloucestershire, said: “There’s been much in the news this week about business rates. The problem is that property hasn’...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Business West
Posted on: 17.02.17
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A guide to devolution, metro mayors and the West of England Combined Authority

On 4th May, residents in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset will head to the polls to elect the West of England Combined Authority’s (WECA) very first Metro Mayor. WECA...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 16.02.17
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Inspiring showcase for youngsters at Festival of Manufacturing and Engineering, Stroud

Specialist engineering-particularly in the aerospace sector- has always been the driver of the county’s manufacturing since the days of the first jet engine flying from Brockworth. Since then we have...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.02.17
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7 steps to ensure you’re legally compliant when employing your first member of staff

Growing your team will bring a wealth of benefits, but it also adds to your responsibility as a business owner.
Amanda Orton
Amanda Orton
Business West
Posted on: 16.02.17
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