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Narrowing the gender pay gap – if not Bristol then where?

We’re a pretty forward-thinking bunch here in Bristol. As the first English city to vote in favour of an elected mayor, the city of Banksy and Britain’s only green capital, we have a proud history of...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 06.03.20
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IWD2020: Q&A with Stephanie Coward, Managing Director at Capita Workforce Management

As part of International Women’s Day, Business West has spoken to some of the most inspiring female business leaders in the region to get their views on women in business and what a more gender-...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 06.03.20
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3 questions with Xavier Brice, Chief Executive of Sustrans

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Xavier Brice, Chief Executive of Sustrans before he gave his talk...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 04.03.20
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Forest of Dean open for business says Tim Gwilliam

Tim Gwilliam, the very outspoken leader of the Forest of Dean District council is right when he says that this magical part of Gloucestershire has often been “cast aside”. But now, as the new Western...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 02.03.20
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Staff workshop kick starts climate change conversation

Scientific consensus is such that now is the time for action on climate change. With the 2010s the warmest decade on record, businesses can no longer sit on the side-lines and drastic changes in the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 28.02.20
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The ISO 14001 environmental management system – what is it and how do businesses benefit?

You may have seen ISO 9001 or ISO 14001 written on product packaging, corporate websites or even on advertisements, but what do these cryptic ciphers stand for? Does the mere sight of them leave you...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 25.02.20
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3 questions with Bevis Watts, Chief Executive of Triodos Bank

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Bevis Watts, Chief Executive of Triodos Bank before he gave his...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 10.02.20
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What do you you need to know about leadership – before taking on the role?

Stepping into a leadership role gives you opportunities to shape an organisation and influence its future direction. Let's look at what you need to know before taking the plunge and becoming a leader.
Florian Bay
Florian Bay
Toastmasters International
Posted on: 29.01.20
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How an agile culture leads to business success

We live in unprecedented times. Digital technology and faster communication have transformed the world of work. More than ever before, businesses need to adapt quickly to stay ahead of the game...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 23.12.19
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