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19th century grade II* listed business centre Leigh Court puts sustainability first

Leigh Court is the headquarters of Business West - the largest Chambers of Commerce in the UK, which supports more 20,000 businesses across the region. A 19th century mansion, with an exterior made...
Fionuala Lloyd
Fionuala Lloyd
Business West
Posted on: 23.09.21
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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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Jaya Chakrabarti MBE announced as President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative

Jaya Chakrabarti MBE, founder of the award-winning social enterprise TISCreport, has been announced as the new President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.09.21
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Over 150 Bristol Chamber & Initiative members join meeting at SS Great Britain to witness handing over of Presidential medal

Since the outbreak of the pandemic Bristol Chamber & Initiative members have been meeting once a month via Zoom, with their last in person event taking place back in December 2019. On an early...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 22.09.21
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Gloucestershire's answer to COP26

Gloucestershire is getting its very own version of the international climate summit - COP26 - being hosted by the UK in Glasgow in November. It’s called Climate Gloucestershire and is being held at...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.09.21
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Custom slides company grows during lockdown with help from Bristol Chamber

Sliderfy based in Chew Magna in Somerset was set up by Director and Founder Jes Oliphant in 2019 after he graduated from university. After quitting his full-time job just before coronavirus hit, he...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 15.09.21
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Zurich and Catalent on employee mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic

Two of Swindon’s largest and best-known employers – Zurich and Catalent – took centre stage at our most recent Swindon Mindful Employer Network (SMEN) meeting to give their insight on protecting...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.09.21
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Climate change consultancy cashes in with R&D claim from Chamber Member Access2Finance

We spoke to Chamber Member, Access2Funding, about how they supported Darren Ltd to increase its funding for R&D.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 13.09.21
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Bristol based company gives flavour to Moroccan food

To mark Organic September, we spoke to a company based in Bristol which manufactures natural food ingredient solutions. Organic September is a month-long campaign which aims to raise awareness of...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 10.09.21
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