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Scale of Gloucestershire job losses still unclear

Clear communication to business is not something this government has been blessed with as companies battle to survive the COVID pandemic. In fact, reading the Sunday Times recently, the headline on...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.20
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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) – third round grant guide

Business West encourages all unincorporated businesses and self-employed traders in the South West region to check eligibility for and, when applications open, claim under Round 3 of the latest SEISS...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.20
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Bank of England provides further support for UK economy

The Covid pandemic has reduced levels of economic activity across the UK this year. Households and businesses have generally been spending and investing less than they were before the pandemic struck...
Malindi Myers
Malindi Myers
Bank of England
Posted on: 12.11.20
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Lockdown 2.0 – what does the future hold for Bath businesses?

We’re a week into the new lockdown and the routines look depressingly familiar. Furlough has been extended until the spring and a fresh batch of business support grants are once again being offered...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 12.11.20
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Brexit, coronavirus and finance - the 3 Business West hubs throw a lifeline to business

Business West has three business support hubs brimming with useful information to help you tackle the most pressing issues affecting businesses right now.
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Business West
Posted on: 12.11.20
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The value of PR to sales growth

19 / 20 of us make buying decisions based on brand mentions and customer reviews, accelerated by lockdown and how we've increased our use of online purchases over high street purchases. Which puts...
Peter Ibbetson
Peter Ibbetson
Journolink
Posted on: 11.11.20
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Bristol City Council Public Health team updates Bristol Chamber & Initiative members as second lockdown comes into effect

As England entered its second national lockdown, over 100 Bristol Chamber & Initiative members attended the latest West of England Initiative meeting on Zoom and heard from Consultant in Public...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 10.11.20
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51% of SMB leaders think their business isn’t a target for cybercriminals

Small businesses are often thought to be a forgotten entity when it comes to cybercrime. On the surface, it seems like a fair assumption that hackers wouldn’t target small businesses when there are...
Simone Webber
Simone Webber
Posted on: 10.11.20
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Do you want to maximise the valuation of your SME?

Private Equity Marketplace Despite the coronavirus epidemic that has swept the globe, causing widespread disruption across markets worldwide, there is still the potential for continued growth and...
Tahsin Yasin
Tahsin Yasin
Northfields Kelvinside
Posted on: 09.11.20
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