New Women in Property South West chairman vows to promote greater workplace diversity

February 20, 2020
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New Women in Property South West chairman vows to promote greater workplace diversity

JLL associate Rachael Sherratt is to be the next South West chairman of Women in Property, the national property and construction industry lobbying and networking organisation. Rachael, pictured, who starts in the role on March 1, has served on the group’s regional committee for four years.  She is now looking forward to taking over...

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Swindon Business Blog: Malindi Myers, deputy regional agent, Bank of England. Encouraging signs emerging for the UK economy

February 17, 2020
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Swindon Business Blog: Malindi Myers, deputy regional agent, Bank of England. Encouraging signs emerging for the UK economy

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met last month to decide on the appropriate level of bank rate – the official base rate of interest in the UK. The MPC also updated its forecasts for economic growth and inflation – these show UK economic growth picking up steadily over the next few...

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Learning, connecting and networking: MEET South West gives event organisers all three

February 17, 2020
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Learning, connecting and networking: MEET South West gives event organisers all three

Event professionals have described MEET South West – the region’s only trade show dedicated to their industry – as an invaluable opportunity to learn, connect and network. The show, which took place in Bristol two weeks ago, brought together more than 350 people from all parts of the sector for a full day of...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

February 16, 2020
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Monday February 17 Interim: Petra Diamonds Tuesday February 18 Finals: Glencore, Sunrise Resources, Renewables Infrastructure Group Interims: BHP Group, Blancco Technology Group, Pan African Economic announcements: Unemployment rate, Claimant count Wednesday February 19 Final: RPS Group Economic announcement: Retail price index, Producer price index, Consumer price index Thursday February 20 Finals: BAE Systems, Morgan...

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Plea to new Chancellor from the CBI: Use your first Budget to ‘power-up’ the South West

February 14, 2020
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Plea to new Chancellor from the CBI: Use your first Budget to ‘power-up’ the South West

The CBI has urged the Chancellor to take bold action on skills, innovation and infrastructure in his Budget to ‘power-up’ the South West’s economy. The seven-point plea was made before Sajid Javid resigned as Chancellor and was replaced by Rishi Sunak – throwing into doubt whether the Budget will go ahead, as planned, on...

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Airport decision ‘real blow’ to South West economy, say regional business leaders

February 12, 2020
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Airport decision ‘real blow’ to South West economy, say regional business leaders

Business organisations have slammed the decision by North Somerset councillors to reject Bristol Airport’s expansion plans. The CBI in the region described the move “a real blow to Bristol and the wider South West” while the Federation of Small Businesses echoed the airport’s own claims that it would force people to drive out of...

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