Gender Pay Gap Reporting, what does it mean for you?

From April 2017, Gender Pay Gap Reporting (GPG) will become mandatory for all employers with 250 employees or more. What does this mean for you? If you’ve got more than 250 employees you will have to...
Andrew Craig
Andrew Craig
Posted on: 14.03.17
Read more

Put 'Help' at the heart of your video marketing strategy

In today’s cluttered digital world, cutting through and getting heard is increasingly tough. Plenty of doomsday stats have recently been predicting the death of content marketing, owing to increased...
Jon Mowat
Jon Mowat
Posted on: 10.03.17
Read more

Essential start-up advice from inspiring female entrepreneur Rebecca Jones

From an enterprise mindset to being stretchy, not flexible, here are four essential tips for entrepreneurs.
Amanda Orton
Amanda Orton
Posted on: 10.03.17
Read more

Apprenticeships in the workplace - An interview with a Business West apprentice

Holly Weare describes why she decided to opt for an apprenticeship in Business West and what she hopes to gain from her apprenticeship in the future.
Alice Garland
Alice Garland
Posted on: 09.03.17
Read more

How to reduce the gender pay gap in your business

As businesses gear up to calculate and publish their gender pay gaps in compliance with the new regulations it is timely to reflect on what causes such gaps and what actions a business can take to...
Jackie Longworth
Jackie Longworth
Posted on: 09.03.17
Read more

Motivate your team with challenging but accomplishable objectives

One of the best ways you can motivate your team to work harder, smarter or more effectively is to offer team members opportunities for self development. Whether it’s the promise of a pay rise, a...
Naomi Webb
Naomi Webb
Posted on: 09.03.17
Read more

Apprenticeship facts and figures

Our infographic informs you on the benefits of apprenticeships, what you need to know about the Apprenticeship Levy and how we can help support your skills challenges.
Alice Garland
Alice Garland
Posted on: 09.03.17
Read more

The spring budget 2017: a view from Gloucestershire business

This was a thin Budget in every sense of the word. At 64 pages it was thin in pagination and at 54 minutes hardly a showstopper, even though the rather “grey” Chancellor did get in a few jokes to...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Posted on: 09.03.17
Read more

Steady as she goes budget leaves businesses disappointed

Commenting on Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget today (Wednesday 8 March), Phil Smith, Managing Director of Business West said: “They say that the Budget is more about political theatre than...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 08.03.17
Read more

Pages

Filter results

  • Contribute to our blog

    If you'd like to share your knowledge and experience with our community of businesses just send us a short summary of your idea.

Twitter

Visit our Twitter