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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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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend Our Workshops

Our Skills Team has recently launched a set of Business Skills Workshops, open to businesses in the West of England. Read more about why you should book your space today!
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 16.10.18
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Meet the Skills West Adviser: Charlotte Trusler

Charlotte Trusler is a Business Skills Adviser working on the Skills West project. She helps West of England businesses in the creative and digital sector tackle skills gaps and offers advice on a...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 15.10.18
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Q&A with Ashok Vaswani - CEO of Barclays Bank UK
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UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barlcays Bank UK , before he gave his...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 15.10.18
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Find out more about the skills challenges in your sector

A breakdown of the skills challenges affecting businesses in the West of England has been released by Skills West, a Business West and West of England Local Enterprise Partnership initiative. Over...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 12.10.18
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How Bristol Port became a key hub for Hinkley Point C
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Bristol Port is one of the key South-West businesses supporting the creation of Britain's first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years. The significant role played by the Port in the logistics...
Katherine Lovell
Katherine Lovell
Posted on: 11.10.18
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World Mental Health Day: Wellbeing in the Workplace
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Wednesday 10th October celebrates World Mental Health Day, recognised around the world each year with the aim to raise awareness of mental health topics and supporting anyone and everyone affected...
Megan Fenner-Jamieson
Megan Fenner-Jamieson
Posted on: 09.10.18
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Bristol businesses get expert Brexit advice at Bristol Brexit Assembly

In the first of a series of meet-ups, members of Bristol’s business community came together at PwC's offices in Temple Quarter to discuss what changes Brexit might bring and what actions they can...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Posted on: 09.10.18
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Educational innovator working wonders in Swindon & Wiltshire

Nick Capstick, chief executive of the Swindon-based White Horse Federation of 28 schools is a man with a mission to develop a new style of curriculum with employability of young people at its heart...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 08.10.18
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