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Expert snapshots: Three vaccines – but when will the economy bounce back?

We’ve collated snapshot insights from the world’s leading experts on what vaccine roll out means for the UK, EU and global economies
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 08.12.20
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Coronavirus scams costing businesses millions

Back in April I wrote about the threat of cyber-crime and the new challenges we faced, considering almost overnight a huge number of businesses were suddenly operating remotely. Many with their...
Lee Stripe
Lee Stripe
Wiltshire Police
Posted on: 08.12.20
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How businesses can help Bristol get out of Tier 3

We are now starting to see the impact of the lockdown measures here with the infection rate flattening. I think we are moving in the right direction. But business simply must keep following the...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 02.12.20
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Visit Wiltshire, Catalent and RAU speak at penultimate Swindon & Wiltshire Business and Economy meeting of 2020

The penultimate Swindon & Wiltshire Business and Economy meeting of 2020 took place recently via Zoom, with 50 businesses across the region registered to attend. Following on from a series of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 27.11.20
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What the coronavirus lockdown tiers mean for businesses

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have all been placed into the 'Very High' Tier 3 alert level. This means: Hospitality venues - such as bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants must close,...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 26.11.20
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Time for Swindon to step up and become true tech mecca

Swindon has all the assets of becoming a tech powerhouse. Over 9,000 people already work in Swindon’s tech ecosystem and the town is home to global brands such as Intel, Nationwide, Catalent and...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 24.11.20
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Business West initial response to coronavirus restrictions after lockdown

ps.jpg Providing an initial response to the Prime Minister’s plan for coronavirus restrictions after the second lockdown ends in England, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “It is...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.11.20
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Reinventing physical retail environments amidst the ‘new norm’

The retail world more so than most other industries will be forever changed by the effects of the ongoing pandemic, as stores have been forced to close and shoppers switched to buying goods online...
Tom Brialey
Tom Brialey
Action Storage
Posted on: 18.11.20
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£23 million grant funding available for West of England businesses affected by COVID-19 restrictions

Local Authorities across our region have been allocated additional funding to provide new business grants for those impacted by national restrictions during the 4 weeks to 2nd December. In the West...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.20
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