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Will gender pay gap reporting prove effective?

Economy & Politics, Latest News,

New rules on gender pay gap reporting, aim to encourage equal pay in the workplace, but there are still question marks over how effective they will be. In broad terms, the legislation which came into ...

Could the General election boost the commercial property market?

Economy & Politics, Financial Services, Latest News,

The decision to call a snap General Election could provide a long-term boost to the economy, according to a Bristol-based commercial property expert. Tim Davies, head of Colliers International, stated...

West manufacturers call for a focused industrial strategy

Economy & Politics, Latest News, Manufacturing,

The government’s industrial strategy must systematically tackle the UK’s long-term structural weaknesses with a bold, focused and specific set of policy measures. But manufacturers in the South We...

Stronger global economy paves the way to Brexit

Economy & Politics, Latest News,

A revival in the UK’s overseas markets will support the economy’s readjustment away from consumer spending towards trade and help smooth the impact of Brexit on GDP, according to the EY ITEM Club ...


Economy & Politics, Latest News,

Businesses in the West of England expressed uncertainty, future risks and opportunities arising from Brexit at an event at Bristol Airport. However, the consensus was that the business community neede...

‘Window of opportunity’ for Leeds city region

Economy & Politics, Latest News,

Leeds City Region has a key “window of opportunity” to cement its position as one of the world’s most competitive locations for trade and investment, according to a new report unveiled a...

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