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The West is missing out

In light of the disappointing news from this week’s budget , which saw the failure of the Great Western Freeport bid and major infrastructure funding still not confirmed for the West of England, it’s...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 05.03.21
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IWD 2021: Q&A with Connie Dixon, Partnership Director (Wales and West) at Openreach

As part of International Women’s Day on 8th March, we spoke to Connie Dixon, Partnership Director at Openreach to learn more about her views on women in business and what a more gender-balanced world...
Victoria Matthews
Victoria Matthews
Business West
Posted on: 05.03.21
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BCC announces Shevaun Haviland as new Director General

The Board of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today announced the appointment of Shevaun Haviland as the new Director General of the organisation. Shevaun joins the BCC from the Cabinet...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.03.21
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IWD 2021: Q&A with Chamber member Jo Bailey, Bailey Balloons

As part of International Women’s Day, we interview Jo Bailey on her role at Bailey Balloons, her views on women in business and what a more gender-balanced world-view means to her. Tell us about your...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.21
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IWD 2021: Q&A with Chamber member, Helen Tanner, Data3

As part of International Women’s Day, we interview Helen Tanner on her role at Data3, her views on women in business and what a more gender-balanced world-view means to her. Tell us about your role?...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.21
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End of an era for Renishaw

Renishaw is the epitome of a great British engineering company - started by engineers with great ideas and developed by those same engineers over 50 years. The founders, Sir David McMurtry, 80 and...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.21
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IWD 2021: Exporting from the South West – 5 minutes with Rebecca Edwards

To celebrate International Women's Day and as part of a series of Q & A's with DIT South West export champions, we spoke to Rebecca Edwards about Watson Gym's export success.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.21
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Women in eCommerce advise firms on boosting online sales overseas

A free 'Women in global eCommerce' conference was hosted by DIT (The Department for International Trade) on 2 March 2021.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.21
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IWD 2021: Exporting to the US – 5 minutes with Zoe Taylor

To celebrate International Women's Day and as part of a Q & A series with our Department for International Trade South West Export Champions, we spoke to Zoe Taylor, CEO of Sparkol about her...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.21
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