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GWP Group feature on BBC TV coverage of Budget Statement

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Matt Dobson: Last Updated 16th February 2024
Posted In: Company News | Media Coverage
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Televised Coverage

GWP Group appear live on BBC Two, BBC News 24 and BBC Points West

Following GWP Group’s appearance on BBC Radio Wiltshire, the Cricklade production facility and staff also featured on a wide range of BBC news coverage, including BBC Points West, BBC News 24, BBC World Service and even BBC Two’s coverage of the chancellor’s budget, “Autumn Statement 2013”.

BBC Presenter Dave Harvey visited GWP Group’s production facility at Chelworth Park, Cricklade, on Thursday 5th December for both live and pre-recorded features that were shown across BBC outlets throughout the day.

GWP Group feature on BBC TV
The BBC broadcast van, parked outside GWP Groups' Cricklade (Swindon) headquarters

The BBC Coverage

Initially, GWP Group CEO David Pedley and Stella Weeks, of Mainline Recruitment, were interviewed live on BBC News 24, discussing the current state of the economy, GWP Group’s operations and performance over the last twelve months and the jobs market in the area.

The next coverage saw GWP Group Staff members Lisa Tate and Matt Dobson talking about the proposed changes to retirement ages and pensions, which featured on BBC Two coverage of the chancellor George Osbourne’s budget statement.

The programme, titled Autumn Statement 2013, was shown live and hosted by Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn.

Finally, following on from the Chancellor George Osbourne’s Autumn Budget Statement, the BBC spoke about the challenges faced by West Country business with GWP Group CEO David Pedley, and also discussed changes to the retirement age and pensions with GWP staff member Lisa Tate.

Watch the Coverage - BBC 2

Please see below for the coverage that featured on BBC 2 coverage of the Chancellors Budget Statement.

BBC Points West Feature

Please see the coverage that featured later in the day, on BBC Points West coverage of the Budget announcement.

More videos on YouTube

All of the BBC coverage that was available on the iPlayer can be seen on GWP Group’s very own YouTube channel, which you can visit by clicking here.

The YouTube channel also showcases a wide range of videos that we have produced to cover every aspect of our business – from our operations and staff all the way through to specific products and even the design process we undertake at our 2 locations.

“GWP Group” video – neatly encapsulating the company’s key benefits and advantages offered to each client by being a true “single source” packaging supplier – can also be viewed.

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Matt has worked in the packaging industry for approximately 9 years, having joined GWP Group as Marketing Executive in 2012. [Read full bio…]

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