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CBI calls for government to appoint Minister for the South West to rival success of Northern Powerhouse

January 13, 2020
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CBI calls for government to appoint Minister for the South West to rival success of Northern Powerhouse

The South West needs its own government minister to champion the case for more funding and spur its economic growth, the CBI’s director general said on a visit to the region. Such a move – along with more autonomy for the West of England’s Metro Mayor over government funding – would ‘power up’ the...

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Business and cultural ties to be celebrated at West of England’s Chinese New Year banquet

January 8, 2020
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Leading figures from the West of England’s business community will gather next month for the region’s annual banquet to mark the Chinese New Year. Organised by the Bristol and West of England China Bureau, the high-profile event not only celebrates the most important date in the Chinese calendar but acts as a showcase for...

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TEDxBath to look at how global ideas impact on Bath – and vice-versa – for 2020 event

January 3, 2020
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TEDxBath to look at how global ideas impact on Bath – and vice-versa – for 2020 event

International influences on local issues along with global collaborations and ideas are to influence the themes for the third annual TEDxBath event in October. Following the success of the previous two events, organisers of TEDxBath 2020 have promised it will be a bigger, more inclusive and more diverse with a truly international agenda in...

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General Election reaction: Business groups look foward to period of stability

December 13, 2019
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General Election reaction: Business groups look foward to period of stability

Business organisations have welcomed the stability that the landslide Conservative General Election victory will bring – but question marks remain over the kind of Brexit deal a Boris Johnson-led government will strike. Business West, the South West’s largest business group which runs Bath Chamber of Commerce and the Bath & North East Somerset Initiative,...

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Prestigious British Chambers Award for Business West’s Trading Through Brexit campaign

December 4, 2019
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Prestigious British Chambers Award for Business West’s Trading Through Brexit campaign

A pioneering campaign to help firms in the South West prepare for life outside the European Union has earned a major national award for Business West, the region’s biggest business support organisation. Recognising that Brexit represents the single most radical transformation in the way that British businesses trade for decades, Business West – which...

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Students rise to Rotork’s Bath community charity challenge to help develop their skills

November 22, 2019
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Students rise to Rotork’s Bath community charity challenge to help develop their skills

More than 100 students from University of Bath School of Management have teamed up with city-based specialist engineering firm Rotork to help local charities and not-for-profit organisations. Under the Rotork Community Challenge, 14 local charities have set tasks which the student teams need to complete by early next month.  The results of each project...

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Red is the colour for Mulberry as UK retail meltdown counters stronger global sales

November 13, 2019
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Red is the colour for Mulberry as UK retail meltdown counters stronger global sales

The tough UK retail market has again pushed Somerset-based luxury fashion brand Mulberry, best known for its designer bags, into the red. But the firm, which has its global headquarters and a factory at Chilcompton, said it expects to be profitable again next year as ongoing investment in its international operations pay off.  Mulberry...

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Out of this world: SETsquared enterprise partnership wins global accolade for third time in a row

November 7, 2019
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Out of this world: SETsquared enterprise partnership wins global accolade for third time in a row

SETsquared, the unique enterprise partnership backed by the University of Bath, has been named as the world’s number one university business incubator for the third consecutive time. It beat off challenges from more than 1,500 incubators and accelerator programmes in 78 countries across the globe to claim the title once more in the contest...

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International gathering of innovative cities showcases Bath’s creative and tech projects

November 1, 2019
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International gathering of innovative cities showcases Bath’s creative and tech projects

Bath’s creativity and innovation has been championed at a major international gathering of civic leaders aimed at driving collaboration between cities across the world. The 2019 Asia-Europe CICA (Creative Innovation Cities Alliance) Mayors’ Summit, staged earlier this week in Gwangju, South Korea, brought together leaders from Europe and Asia – with West of England...

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Business West sets up support service to help Bath firms prepare for Brexit

October 24, 2019
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Business West sets up support service to help Bath firms prepare for Brexit

Bath firms can get up-to-date information on preparing for Brexit – including the likely impact of a no-deal exit on them – from Business West.  The region’s largest business organisation, Business West is being funded by the government to offer a support and signposting service to firms across the West of England ahead of...

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