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Business West reacts to Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Commenting on the Spring Statement, delivered today (Tuesday) by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, James Monk, Commercial Director of Business West said: “While, of course, we welcome Mr Hammond’s...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 13.03.18
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Measuring the Success of Your Social Media Activity

Small businesses often make an effort to grow their social media activity without setting any concrete targets. But it is important to have a tangible goal that can be measured.
Kate O'Sullivan
Kate O'Sullivan
ADPR
Posted on: 13.03.18
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Business West part of team behind successful 5G bid

The West of England Combined Authority, with partners including Business West, has secured £5 million from government to trial a superfast 5G network at tourist destinations in Bristol and Bath. The...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 13.03.18
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Brexit is a pig's ear for rural businesses

In a year’s time, we are due to leave the EU, yet the chasm to be bridged over the coming 12 months is still vast. The government is no closer to providing the certainty that businesses need, and...
David Drew MP
David Drew MP
Labour Party
Posted on: 12.03.18
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Local businesses embark on sales trip to India

Several innovative and exciting South West businesses have been selected to join a 5-day tour to India departing 10th March. Ameeta Virk, India Market Specialist, Business West and Siddharth Mukne,...
Lizzie Bradshaw
Lizzie Bradshaw
Business West
Posted on: 09.03.18
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Adam Marshall's speech at British Chambers of Commerce Conference 2018

Below is a transcript of the speech delivered by Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, Adam Marshall, to Annual Conference on 8 March 2018: Honoured guests, ladies and gentlemen –...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Business West
Posted on: 09.03.18
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More part-time apprenticeships needed to reduce gender inequality

Apprenticeships are available to all ages, across a variety of disciplines and in a range of different sectors. But does a shortage in flexible and part time programmes mean that people who are...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 09.03.18
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Is your staff’s morale being affected by the lack of skills in your industry?

With a skills shortage across the West of England, is your staff's morale being affected by the lack of skills in your industry? Read more about how you can tackle this potential issue.
Nicky Williams
Nicky Williams
Business West
Posted on: 09.03.18
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International Women's Day: Q&A With Roz Hutchings

We talk to Roz Hutchings, Founder of Pump, as part of our International Women's Day Q&A series.
Jenny Oksien
Jenny Oksien
Posted on: 08.03.18
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