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Hydrogen power poses a challenge but also great opportunity for skills in the aerospace industry

Hydrogen power and the skills needed to operate it are a huge challenge but with great opportunities for the aerospace industry.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 27.01.22
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Pick your priorities

One of the great things about meetings with Chamber and Initiative members is you get a sense of significant changes in how people are thinking as they adapt to the challenges facing businesses and...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 25.01.22
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Focusing on Carbon Neutral

Two months after the end of COP 26 in Glasgow (the United Nations Climate Change Conference) companies are now keen to get on their own paths to Net Zero.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 21.01.22
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How interns helped to improve music production company's image & increase press coverage

We catch up with Sarah Filleur, owner and director of a music and production company, Sarasara Overseas . Sarasara Overseas is a vibrant music writing and production company. More recently the...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 20.01.22
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Case study: how an apprenticeship can launch your career

Andrew McDermott, Skills Advisor at Business West, tells us how an apprenticeship was the best way to launch his career. Like many pupils in secondary school, I did not know what I wanted to do for a...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 20.01.22
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Meet the Team - Julia Gurr, Skills Business Advisor

We spoke to Julia Gurr, Business Skills Advisor at Business West about how she supports companies to upskill their workforce.
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 19.01.22
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Festival of Tomorrow to bring Science Learning to Centre Stage

Swindon’s Festival of Tomorrow aims to bring the trust of scientists during Covid to attract young people to the learning of science. Dr Rod Hebden, founder and director of the festival being held in...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.01.22
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Q&A with Shaieke Granston, Kickstarter at Business West

We chat to Shaieke Granston who has recently started work as a Social Media and Content Assistant at Business West through the Kickstart Scheme. She tells us about her experience so far. How did you...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 17.01.22
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Stroud District Council sets out their Economic Development strategy for the next ten years

Amy Beckett, Stroud council’s economic development specialist, has written a good, comprehensive report. There are lots of warm words here, but key to the plans is to get those words into action.
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 17.01.22
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