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Global demand for dyslexia teaching aids means success for South West Edtech company

An edtech company based in Westbury has exported to the US, Australia and Canada with support from our International Trade Advisers.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 15.10.20
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Say Yuup to Bristol; Bristol’s online marketplace for local experiences
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We’ve launched Yuup, a new online marketplace where you can book and gift experiences in Bristol. With the aim of helping local businesses and individuals with a talent or an idea to create new...
Dominic Mills
Dominic Mills
Yuup
Posted on: 15.10.20
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Popular South West food and drink companies bound for China to boost online sales

The Great British Food Store will be launched next month on WeChat, giving South West food and drinks companies the opportunity to showcase their products in China.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 14.10.20
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Reaction to three tier lockdown measures

Having listened to the Prime Minister address the nation tonight on the latest coronavirus restrictions, I couldn’t help raise the question: is all this really enough? As we were presented with three...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 12.10.20
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Green Gloucestershire well in on its way to carbon neutrality

For far too long we have been sceptical on the idea of Green business blossoming into great business. That is now changing rapidly and Gloucestershire has the opportunity of being a trailblazer in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 12.10.20
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Survey reveals dramatic year-on-year fall in UK sales growth despite easing of lockdown

The number of businesses reporting an increase in domestic sales dropped from 28% in the third quarter of 2019 to just 11% in the same period this year. Whilst sales growth across the region narrowly...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 12.10.20
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Business West responds to expanded Job Support Scheme

Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement that the Job Support Scheme will be enhanced to help UK firms that will have to close due to tighter restrictions expected next week, and cash grants will...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 09.10.20
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Supporting the mental health and wellbeing of your workforce

Ahead of World Mental Health Day , we want to make the West of England business community aware of the support available for employers and their staff. The coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown has...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 09.10.20
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The Great British Food Programme: 500 profiles and only just getting started!

After surpassing the 500 profile milestone last month, we take a look back at the programme's standout events and initiatives over the last 3 years.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 09.10.20
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