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Global telecoms manufacturer invests in Swindon

Phil Smith and I recently attended the opening of a new factory in Swindon by a major, global telecommunications company, AFL . AFL has an annual turnover of $1.2bn (£872m) and manufactures fibre...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 18.11.21
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Business West – championing hydrogen energy for over a decade

Business West has been championing hydrogen (H2) as a sustainable source of power for over a decade. We were key players alongside Swindon Borough Council and Honda in setting up the Hydrogen Hub in...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Business West
Posted on: 04.11.21
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Severn Edge bid makes shortlist for potential new home of UK’s fusion plant

Severn Edge now one of five sites through to the next phase of the national selection process
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 14.10.21
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3 Questions with Ben Osborn, UK Country Manager and Managing Director, Pfizer UK

Ben Osborn, UK Country Manager and Managing Director of Pfizer UK talks us through the development of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.09.21
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Hydrogen is an opportunity that Swindon and the South West needs to seize

The announcement of a UK hydrogen strategy on Tuesday has attracted enormous interest and not a few misleading headlines. This much delayed strategy provides government sanctioned targets for the use...
Dr Jack Frost OBE
Dr Jack Frost OBE
Business West
Posted on: 19.08.21
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West poised to prosper from government's hydrogen strategy

Yesterday (17 August) was the eagerly awaited launch of the government’s hydrogen strategy . It sets out the approach to developing a low carbon hydrogen sector in the UK to meet the government’s...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 18.08.21
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Business West one of eight Chambers of Commerce to pilot Local Skills Improvement Plan

Business West has been named as one of eight Chambers of Commerce across England that will lead on a new Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) for its region. Working in tandem with key education...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.07.21
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Renishaw no longer up for sale as owners put employees first

Gloucestershire is so lucky to be the home of a world-leading company like Renishaw, which exports more than 90% of what it produces overseas. We are also lucky that this is a firm which really cares...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 12.07.21
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Partnership pays dividends for prospective fusion power project

Partnership working in business really does pay dividends, but I am afraid it’s often lacking between our councils here in Gloucestershire. But I have to eat my words about a partnership of councils...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.06.21
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