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British Chambers of Commerce talks gender pay gap reporting for business

British Chambers of Commerce’s Allan Williams interviews Sara Abbonizio, Head of Business Engagement in the Gender Pay Gap team at the Government Equalities Office, to discuss gender pay gap...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 24.01.18
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Are the West of England's employers missing out on valuable apprenticeship funding and benefits?

Employer Apprenticeship Conference to confront the confusion and help businesses reap the rewards The Government’s apprenticeship levy represents a milestone in transforming the way employers access...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 24.01.18
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What can Oresund Bridge teach us about cross-border growth?

8th January was the beginning of the end for the Severn Bridge Toll, but did it mark a new dawn for economic ties between the West of England and South Wales? Perhaps not. While scrapping the toll...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 23.01.18
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Local Sector Skills Statements

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. The...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Posted on: 19.01.18
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Gloucestershire 2050

Not before time is Gloucestershire finally realising that this great county of ours must have a vision of where we all want it be in the years to come. Hitherto, Gloucestershire has been a relatively...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 18.01.18
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UK cyber tech companies to visit Israel as part of a 5-day technology visit

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is delighted to be taking a delegation of UK organisations to Israel as part of Innovate UK’s Global Business Accelerator Programme (GBAP). Aimed at highly innovative...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Posted on: 17.01.18
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Brexit business roundtable with Claire Perry - MP for Devizes and Minister at BEIS

As the Chamber of Commerce for Wiltshire , we are working closely with firms in the county to help get clarity over the likely shape of the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU and to convey...
Rupert Callingham
Rupert Callingham
Posted on: 16.01.18
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BCCI – a rock of stability in an ever-changing Bristol

According to Gerd Leonhard the pace of technological change over the course of the next twenty years will outstrip that of the last three hundred. Cryptocurrencies. AI. White collar automation. It’s...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 15.01.18
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Tackling underemployment for future generations – is aspiration the answer?

Employment is at record levels in Swindon and across the country, leading to conclusions that the UK labour market is in rude health. Yet, behind the statistics, the reality of work often tells a...
Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells
Posted on: 15.01.18
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