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IWD 2022: Jaya Chakrabarti MBE, talking bias and success
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We talk to Jaya Chakrabarti MBE, President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative and Bristol-business woman, as part of our ongoing International Women's Day Q&A series.
Fiona Parsons
Fiona Parsons
Posted on: 08.03.22
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Why Degree Apprenticeships shouldn’t be overlooked by the Government and local businesses

I am an ardent flag waver for apprenticeships and supporting our local further education colleges and universities. So, it was good to see Clare Marchant, head of UCAS (the universities admissions...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 07.03.22
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Momentum builds for Severn Edge fusion bid at House of Lords reception

It was great to see so much political and business support for our Western Gateway Severn Edge bid for the proposed fusion plant at Berkeley and Oldbury at a special House of Lords reception. I would...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 02.03.22
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What is Digital Commerce and how can it help my business sell internationally?

Digital Commerce is a term that many businesses may not of heard of. We'll be discussing what digital commerce is, and how it could positively impact your overseas sales.
Eleanor Ferrari
Eleanor Ferrari
Posted on: 02.03.22
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Will the proposed ‘buy British’ policy changes to the UK R&D tax regime stifle UK innovation?
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In one of the biggest policy shifts since the introduction of the R&D tax relief regimes in the UK, the government is considering moving to a territorial based incentive by removing reliefs for R...
Heather Smith
Posted on: 02.03.22
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Planning for the future in the Aviation sector
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The South West needs to plan for the future to remain globally competitive and take advantage of technological change for efficiency and productivity.
Chloe Stockwell
Chloe Stockwell
Business West
Posted on: 01.03.22
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Social Media Influencers: How to Use Them to Your Advantage

Creating a social media campaign is a solid plan and a route that many businesses go down. However, there is a way to get a lot of attention through the creativity of someone else – social media...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 01.03.22
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Did eCommerce die back in 2020?

eCommerce is dead. I have a habit of killing things off in blog posts and presentations. I remember announcing the demise of social media ten years ago to a shocked and denying room full of social...
Nigel Barker
Nigel Barker
Business West
Posted on: 28.02.22
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Financing Options for a Start-Up Business in the UK

Start-ups are essential to economies the world over, and they can be hugely rewarding financially if you hit the market with the right product.
Harvey Holloway
Harvey Holloway
Posted on: 23.02.22
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