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Business West response to UK government’s hydrogen strategy

Responding to a long-awaited hydrogen strategy for the UK’s burgeoning hydrogen sector Head of Climate Strategy at Business West Nina Skubala comments: “The much-awaited hydrogen strategy rightly...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.08.21
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Business West supports Bristol based luxury handbag company to grow post-COVID

We spoke to Amschela, a luxury hand bag company based in Bristol about how Workforce for the Future has helped give her the resilience to grow post-COVID.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 13.08.21
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Trying to look on the bright side

There used to be an old saying in business that your most valuable assets walked out of the door at 5pm every day. It’s long been recognised that talented staff are at the heart of every successful...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 12.08.21
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Who understands what 'net zero' means?

The acceleration in addressing climate change has brought with it a dictionary of new terms. The British Chambers of Commerce partnered with O2 in a recent survey which found that one in five...
Fionuala Lloyd
Fionuala Lloyd
Business West
Posted on: 12.08.21
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Meet the Chamber Team: Luke Marshall

Luke Marshall is a Customer Engagement Executive at Business West. He is the first point of contact for Chamber of Commerce members and supports businesses to grow through helping them to make...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 11.08.21
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An interview with Dr Diane Savory OBE

Leaving school at 16 after being told “I wasn’t capable of doing A-Levels,” Dr Diane Savory OBE has become something of a business icon in Gloucestershire. She has just left the chair of the county’s...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 11.08.21
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How do we breathe new life into our shopping centres?

Well, some 20 years ago, Stroud benefitted from the LOTS Scheme (Living above the shop), which at the time was spearheaded by Stroud District Council and housing associations. This innovative scheme...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 11.08.21
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Business West to continue to support business through new customs platform

Business West will continue to support users of its Chamber Customs service via the Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced this month will serve as the UK’s...
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 10.08.21
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Businesses consider climate change a core business issue, but need resources to act

Nearly 70% of South West businesses consider climate change to be a core ‘business issue’, but lack resources to act on it.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 09.08.21
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