Archive for January 2019

What does trust mean to you?

A quick Google search will give you some ideas on key words related to trust: confidence, belief, faith, reliance. There are also many different trust definitions available online, which for me illustrates how personal trust is. One of the trust definitions I liked the most was simply “Your actions are consistent with the values which…

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Bristol Water publishes the water industry’s first Social Contract

Following over a year of discussion and countless conversations with the people of the West Country, Bristol Water has today published its much anticipated Social Contract “This social contract is a massive step forward for us as a company but also for the industry. It reflects our purpose to have a positive impact for society…

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Bringing Local Back

I’ve been living in Bristol for about 18 months now since taking the role as Chief Executive at Bristol Water. And the place is striking; it’s different to any place I’ve ever lived in. I wrote recently about the local restaurant industry in the city and how it’s biting back against the falling trade of…

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Hungry for a local approach

Maybe it’s nearly lunch time and I‘ve been thinking about where to eat. Bristol is one of the most vibrant cities in the UK with more options of where to eat than most places… But where to go? Greens? The Lock-up? Yurt Lush? Lona’s?  Probably not names you know, unless you know Bristol very well.…

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