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Give 10 minutes of your time to shape the future of the economy in Swindon & Wiltshire

Now more than ever, businesses in Swindon & Wiltshire need their local decision makers to rise to the challenges that they face. Accordingly, in the run up to local elections on 6th May, Business...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 29.03.21
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Business West welcomes Honda site announcement and the hundreds of jobs it will create

Business West today (26 March) welcomed the announcement from Honda that a buyer had been found for the Honda Swindon site. The purchase from the Panattoni Group and the use of the site for a large-...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.21
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Joined up thinking and shovel ready projects central to continued investment in Swindon, MPs tell business leaders

In the week that pupils in England returned to school, Swindon MPs Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson and Leader of Swindon Borough Council Cllr David Renard joined our quarterly meeting with...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 23.03.21
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Bristol Chamber & Initiative response to city centre disorder

Richard Bonner Responding to the violence in Bristol city centre last night Richard Bonner, President of Bristol Chamber & Initiative comments on behalf of the business community: “We strongly...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 22.03.21
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BCC announces Shevaun Haviland as new Director General

The Board of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today announced the appointment of Shevaun Haviland as the new Director General of the organisation. Shevaun joins the BCC from the Cabinet...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.03.21
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Business West responds to March 2021 Budget

ps-brexit.png Giving his reaction to the Chancellor’s Budget, Phil Smith, Managing Director of Business West, said: “It was another extraordinary budget from the Chancellor, reflecting what is an...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 03.03.21
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Business West responds to government roadmap out of lockdown

ps.jpg Commenting on the Prime Minister's roadmap out of lockdown, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “Many of our companies will have been disappointed by this roadmap. “It certainly...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 22.02.21
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Wiltshire MPs and Council Leader take questions from county’s business leaders

Universities Minister and MP for Chippenham Michelle Donelan, MP for Devizes Danny Kruger and Leader of Wiltshire Council Philip Whitehead recently took part in a virtual roundtable discussion with...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 12.02.21
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