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Chambers of Commerce: uniting to address climate change in the run up to COP26

Climate change is the single most important long-term issue for our planet and society. We at Business West are serious about the role that businesses can play to address climate change – to meet the...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 10.09.21
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Zero Carbon Bus Tour comes to the West

The Zero Carbon Bus Tour is in the West this week and next, with events scheduled in Swindon, Bristol and Cheltenham. Planet Mark, a sustainability certification body has officially partnered with #...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 10.09.21
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WoE businesses are realising the potential of their unspent apprenticeship levy to drive local change

Businesses in the West of England are pledging their unspent apprenticeship levy to a new scheme which is helping to drive apprenticeship engagement and job creation across the region. Alex Richards...
Alex Richards
Alex Richards
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.21
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Hybrid meetings offer the best of both worlds

September will be a red letter month for members of the Initiative as we meet face to face for the first time in more than eighteen months. But we’ll also be offering people the chance to attend...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.21
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World EV Day 2021 - driving change

World EV Day, a celebration of all things electric mobility, is taking place today (Thursday 9th September). The global movement made its first appearance in September 2020 as an annual event that...
Sara Sloman
Sara Sloman
Elmtronics
Posted on: 09.09.21
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Business West’s Great British Food Programme recognised in World Chambers Competition

Business West has reached the final of the The World Chambers Competition for Best Digital Project.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.21
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Business West supports Bristol engineering company to help young people into work

We spoke to Jill Gilbert, Resource Manager of MJTB Engineering about the onboarding of their apprentice and how the Workforce for the Future programme has supported them to succeed.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 08.09.21
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The Gloucestershire businesswoman helping people go green

Every so often in talking to businesspeople I come across somebody who really inspires me with their ideas and passion. Wendy Thomson of Stonehouse - or Wendy Goes Green as she has called her company...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 08.09.21
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Business West supports Bath based company to export washing machines to Iraq

The Washing Machine Project has been supported by Business West to export to Iraq.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 07.09.21
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