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Meet the Skills West Adviser: Peter Doyle

Peter Doyle is a Business Skills Adviser working on the Skills West project. He helps West of England businesses in the advanced engineering and aerospace sector tackle skills gaps and offers advice...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 25.10.18
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Meet the Head of Enterprise: Q&A with Tara Gillam

We caught up with Tara Gillam, Head of Enterprise at Business West to find out more about her role and the support her team can offer businesses in the West of England.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Business West
Posted on: 24.10.18
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Chambers urge Chancellor to cough up and improve connectivity in core cities

In an open-letter ahead of next week's Budget, the leaders of London, Manchester and Business West Chambers of Commerce urge government investment in improving connectivity between our core cities:...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 24.10.18
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Get ready for Brexit with Business West

As the Brexit negotiations enter a crucial phase, the level of noise coming out of Brussels and Westminster has reached fever pitch, making it increasingly difficult for businesses to plan for life...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.10.18
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As a No Deal Brexit Grows More Likely – What Will be the Impact on Telecoms?

Following the recent Salzberg Conference when Teresa May’s so called “Chequers” proposals were rejected, the likelihood of a no deal Brexit has gone up considerably. Even if a Canada plus type trade...
Dave Millett
Dave Millett
Posted on: 23.10.18
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Are you targeting your ideal customer?
Member role

Many businesses fall down on sales because they aren’t specific enough about their ideal customers. Explaining who your ideal customer is sounds easy enough – but do you really know what their pain...
Sarah Phillips
Sarah Phillips
Posted on: 22.10.18
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How can your business benefit from grants & support for embracing electric vehicles?

If your business is in the West of England, now is the time to benefit from funding, grants & discounts available to revolutionise your business transport needs by embracing Electric Vehicles (...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 22.10.18
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How today's business leaders are building the Bristol of tomorrow

Speaking at the ‘Building the Bristol of Tomorrow’ roundtable, Nigel Wilson, Group CEO of Legal & General delivered the message that as far as financing city-wide projects is concerned, cost...
Amie Vaughan
Amie Vaughan
Posted on: 18.10.18
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Swindon Social Enterprise Network to launch

The new Swindon Social Enterprise Network (SSEN) will be formally launched at a lunchtime event; 12.30 to 14:30 on Wednesday 14th November at the Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square, SN1 5BP. The...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Business West
Posted on: 17.10.18
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