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Gloucestershire furlough figures demonstrate more needs to be done to protect jobs

The harsh reality of coronavirus on the Gloucestershire economy is revealed in the latest figures of employees who have been furloughed in the county. And the figures are becoming increasingly scary...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 27.08.20
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Exporting food and drink to the EU after Brexit

After the end of the transition period, the requirements on exporting food and drink products to the EU will change. If there is a deal before the 2021, we still do not know exactly what it will look...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Business West
Posted on: 27.08.20
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How businesses are utilising technology to adapt to the Covid-19 climate

COVID-19 hasn’t just seen the technology sector step up as never before to fight the virus; it’s also highlighted the importance of innovation in driving business evolution and survival. Alongside...
Victoria  Usher
Victoria Usher
Posted on: 26.08.20
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A brief guide to government’s new Border Operating Model

The government recently released details of how goods moving into and out of the UK will operate after the end of the transition period, on 1st January 2021. The document, titled the ‘Border...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Business West
Posted on: 26.08.20
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Richard Graham MP to host jobs, skills and apprenticeships LiftOff event

I make no apology for having urged our MPs in Gloucestershire to step up to the plate and help us all to stave off the impending jobs crisis. So, it’s good to see that one of our MPs, Richard Graham...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.08.20
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Using Technology to Help your Business Embrace Remote Working

Businesses in 2020 and beyond face unique and evolving challenges. The emergence and spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have created a widespread disruption of business operations worldwide,...
Stewart McGrenary
Stewart McGrenary
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Posted on: 18.08.20
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Bold ideas needed to restart Gloucestershire economy

Local district councils - and we have six of them in Gloucestershire - have been developing their own coronavirus recovery plans. I prefer to call them restart plans for our local economies. It is...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 18.08.20
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West of England Mayor launches new cycling and walking campaign

Residents in the West of England are invited to ‘find joy in the journey’ by swapping short car journeys for walking or cycling to help reduce congestion and improve air quality in the region. The...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.08.20
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Non-Executive Directors, Business West needs you to join us on our B Corp journey!

Business is, and always has been a speculative venture; trading risk for reward, and yes, sometimes businesspeople get it wrong, but the act of wealth creation, and the taxation that flows from it,...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 14.08.20
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