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How can your business use LinkedIn Advertising to engage customers?

We look at why your business should consider LinkedIn advertising.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 20.07.21
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How ACF Direct is helping businesses build back after COVID

Jerry Riches, Associate Director of ACD Direct talks about the cash flow issues businesses are facing and how his business is supporting them.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 20.07.21
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Kickstart scheme provides manpower for innovative Bristol start up

One hundred and forty businesses are working with Business West to help young people get jobs under the government’s Kickstart scheme.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.07.21
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Could stronger local government hold the key to levelling up down South?

Two years after he entered Downing Street and introduced his much-heralded levelling up plan for the country, Boris Johnson today gave us a half term report on how it was going. What we got, in my...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 15.07.21
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Local social and environmental heroes celebrated in the Bristol 17 Campaign

An inspiring range of local heroes are being celebrated in a new campaign to encourage more people to take positive action to help tackle poverty, inequality and climate change. A series of 17 short...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 15.07.21
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How can your business overcome the skills shortage?

We look at the impact the skills shortage is having on businesses and how your company can overcome this.
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 15.07.21
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Q&A with Leader of Gloucestershire County Council Mark Hawthorne

Mark Hawthorne has been leader of the Conservative controlled Gloucestershire County Council for 11 years, and at 46 has been a councillor for more than 20 years. In a wide-ranging interview, I spoke...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 14.07.21
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How to grow your business overseas with the Export Academy

Over the past year, businesses have faced a myriad of challenges with a recent Business West survey finding that 17% of respondents confirmed their finances had deteriorated over the last three...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 14.07.21
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What Kick have you given my Start, Rishi?

A year ago, in the wake of the first Covid 19 lockdown, Rishi Sunak announced a government initiative to create job opportunities for young people at risk of long-term unemployment. It was called the...
Anna Cunningham
Anna Cunningham
Posted on: 14.07.21
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