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Business West responds to the recent Airbus statement

Our politicians are in real danger of sleepwalking into the most damaging economic act upon our region’s economy in living memory. We call upon them, and the UK government, to act now to secure the...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 24.01.19
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Regional economy slides as Brexit uncertainty and high-street fears bite

Business West’s local business survey – the South West’s largest private sector survey of business sentiment – showed that 2018 closed with some disappointing results for businesses, with worries...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.01.19
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9 key developments in the West of England this year

When Professor Steve West handed me the Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative President’s medal in September 2017, I didn’t quite anticipate what a busy year it would be. So busy, in fact,...
Richard Bonner
Richard Bonner
Posted on: 19.12.18
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Business frustrated by Brexit ‘meaningful vote’ delay

Responding to the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on delaying Parliament’s ‘meaningful vote’ on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, Phil Smith, Managing...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 10.12.18
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Chambers urge Chancellor to cough up and improve connectivity in core cities

In an open-letter ahead of next week's Budget, the leaders of London, Manchester and Business West Chambers of Commerce urge government investment in improving connectivity between our core cities:...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 24.10.18
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Get ready for Brexit with Business West

As the Brexit negotiations enter a crucial phase, the level of noise coming out of Brussels and Westminster has reached fever pitch, making it increasingly difficult for businesses to plan for life...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.10.18
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Not too early to think about BANES council elections

Rows might still be raging about whether to have a second Brexit referendum, but there is no doubt we are definitely going to have a vote next year to decide the make up of the Council to rule over...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 04.10.18
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Green light for hundreds of new homes in Gloucester

Gloucester has been given a great new homes boost by the city’s planning committee last night when it gave the green light to the building of 411 new homes around the Docks. This is a major...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 03.10.18
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