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Chambers of Commerce challenge PM to meet five business tests for Covid restrictions

In a letter to the Prime Minister, British Chambers of Commerce Director General, Dr Adam Marshall, BCC President Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith and Chamber CEOs from across the United Kingdom set five...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 18.10.20
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Business West reaction to PM's prepare for no-deal Brexit statement

ps.jpg Responding to a statement given earlier today (16 October) by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson in which he urged the UK to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, Business West Managing Director Phil...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 16.10.20
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Bristol Festival of Ideas launches autumn 2020 programme
Member role

Festival of Ideas has announced its autumn programme of online events with writers, poets and thinkers, many of which explore the great challenges of our time and how we might find solutions to them...
Naomi Miller
Naomi Miller
Bristol Cultural Development Partnership
Posted on: 16.10.20
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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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Back to Business directory launched to provide targeted business support services and opportunities

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to impact every sector and region in the UK, as well as the end of the EU transition period looming, Business West has launched its new Back to Business...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 07.10.20
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West of England Mayor launches new cycling and walking campaign

Residents in the West of England are invited to ‘find joy in the journey’ by swapping short car journeys for walking or cycling to help reduce congestion and improve air quality in the region. The...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.08.20
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Business West reaction to Rishi Sunak's summer statement

For someone who has only been Chancellor for 5 months, Rishi Sunak is proving a remarkably calm and capable operator. This is lucky, because never have these qualities been more important. This is a...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Business West
Posted on: 08.07.20
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