James Fyrne

James co-founded SoPublishing in 2007, returning to his home county of Gloucestershire after living in London and the Middle East where he worked briefly in PR, before cutting his teeth as a journalist and videographer.

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SoGlos vacancy: Sales executive

SoGlos is recruiting for an ambitious sales executive to join Gloucestershire's leading media brand in 2024. The successful...
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Find out where Gloucestershire's 'unicorn' parkrun is held every week — just don't expect to get a place

Have you ever heard of the 'unicorn' parkrun which takes place near Wotton-under-Edge every Saturday? Despite requests from...
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SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2023 highlights video

See the video highlights from Gloucestershire's leading business awards, where the biggest SGGBA yet celebrated the best of the...
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New judging process unveiled for Gloucestershire's leading lifestyle awards

The seventh year of the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards will see a new judging process introduced, alongside the ever...
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SoPublishing shortlisted in PressGazette Future of Media Awards 2023

Shortlisted alongside the Financial Times, Reach and PinkNews, SoPublishing — the company behind SoGlos — has been recognised in...
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SGGBA sponsors and shortlisted businesses come together at exciting new SoGlos event

Judges got the chance to find out more about the stellar successes of firms shortlisted for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business...
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SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Shooting Day 2023 video

See video highlights from the second annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Shooting Day, held at Ian Coley Shooting in...
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SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023 highlights video

Enjoy just some of the thrills and spills of the sixth annual SGGLA held in the unique setting of Dunkertons Organic Cider,...
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SoGlos audience hits 16-year record high

With more readers visiting the online magazine, following through its dedicated social media channels and subscribing to its email...
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SoGlos launches brand new Gloucestershire Family Bucket List

Gloucestershire's inspirational new family guide of brilliant things to do together is now available at select locations across...
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10 reasons to enter the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2023

The chance to impress a leading line-up of judges, gain recognition for your achievements, stand out from the competition and...
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Welcome to the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2023

Find out more about the third year of Gloucestershire's leading business awards from SoGlos co-founders Michelle Fyrne and James...
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10 Questions challenge: Stuart Emmerson from Hartpury

Welcoming a dynamic new principal, opening an impressive £9.8 million learning space and working with Gloucestershire businesses...
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10 Questions challenge: Kane Lewis from Severnside Security

From designing a global remote security solution which can be controlled from his client's yacht, to growing the business from...
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10 Questions challenge: Neil Hyde from Nimble Elearning

Meet Neil Hyde, MD and co-founder of one of Gloucestershire's most fascinating businesses blazing a trail in the elearning...
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10 Questions challenge: John Workman from BPE

One of Gloucestershire's most recognisable business leaders, BPE senior partner John Workman took the hot seat at SoGlos's HQ for...
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10 Questions challenge: Alex Cottrell from Gloucester Growth Hub

Gloucester Growth Hub manager Alex Cottrell gives a non-nonsense lowdown on exactly what the Growth Hubs set out to do, how...
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10 Questions challenge: Suzanne Deackes from Business Furniture Direct

In a post-pandemic world of hybrid working, what do the workplaces of the future look like? Find out from a Gloucestershire...
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10 Questions challenge: Mike Goode from GB Solutions

A recruitment sector professional who needs little introduction, Mike Goode from GB Solutions talks dramatic sector change, video...
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10 Questions challenge: Emily Tarbox from Montrose Group

Discover some of the secrets to Montrose Group's success from construction industry maverick and inspirational female leader,...
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10 Questions challenge: Paul Gooderson from Roberts Limbrick

Pool tables, yoga mats and beanbags... Roberts Limbrick director Paul Gooderson reveals the lengths this leading architects...
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SGGBA 2022 highlights video

The second year of Gloucestershire's leading business awards was an exciting celebration of the county's best companies, teams and...
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10 Questions challenge: Matthew Burgess from Gloucestershire College

Brave regeneration, learning that works, apprenticeships and the appetite for a physical cyber community in the county -...
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10 Questions challenge: Emma Fells from Barclays Bank

From sustainable investing and international banking to why she loves working with Gloucestershire businesses, Emma Fells from...
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SGGBA 2022 awards night photos

See pictures from the second annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards, as the county's most influential leaders came together...
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SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Golf Day 2022 video

A corporate sporting event with plenty of fun twists along the way, the inaugural SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Golf Day proved...
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SoGlos unveils sparkling new section for celebrating Christmas in Gloucestershire

Helping to make this festive season be the finest yet, SoGlos has launched its first ever Christmas in Gloucestershire guest...
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Celebrities attend Rugby For Heroes charity shoot

Mike Tindall and Nick Knowles helped to raise thousands of pounds for Gloucester-based charity Rugby for Heroes, at a special...
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10 Questions challenge: Paul Sands from Ecotricity

Could green energy hold the answer to the energy crisis? Hear what the chief growth officer of Ecotricity has to say on the...
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10 Questions challenge: Kelly Tucker from HR Star

On a mission to change HR's 'lame reputation', Kelly Tucker from HR Star talks retaining top talent, the secret to employee...
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10 Questions challenge: Sarah Bryars from Target

Target chief exec Sarah Bryars talks 'Pillars of Purpose', a changing media landscape and coming together through the pandemic, to...
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10 Questions challenge video interview series

Get to know a whole host of Gloucestershire business leaders, as they take the hot seat for the SoGlos 10 Questions challenge...
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SGGBA 2022 video - Welcome from headline co-sponsors Hazlewoods and Willans LLP solicitors

Hear what the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 headline co-sponsors are most looking forward to at this year's...
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Naylor Powell Cam and Dursley office video

Growing Gloucestershire estate agency, Naylor Powell, expanded its offering with a new sales and lettings office in Cam at the end...
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SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Shooting Day 2022 video

Gloucestershire business leaders came together for a fun-filled day of relaxed networking, good food and plenty of competitive...
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Introducing the all-new SoGlos

Setting the standard for the future of UK regional media from right here in Gloucestershire, the all-new SoGlos marks the...
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10 Questions challenge: Mike Hanley from Green Gourmet

MD of Gloucestershire's dynamic food innovation company Green Gourmet, Mike Hanley discusses creating the tastes of tomorrow,...
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10 Questions challenge: Mark Hawthorne from Gloucestershire County Council

Leader of Gloucestershire County Council, Mark Hawthorne MBE talks embarking on a career in politics, the main issues facing the...
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10 Questions challenge: Nicola Bird from AccXel

AccXel founder Nicola Bird talks about building the £3 million centre in the midst of a pandemic; inspiring a new generation of...
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10 Questions challenge: Tyler Attwood from Your Next Move

Gloucester ambassador, founder of street dance company Your Next Move and GFirst's youngest board member, Tyler Attwood takes the...
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10 Questions challenge: Polly Pick from University of Gloucestershire

Opportunities for businesses to engage with the University of Gloucestershire; how students can bring a uniquely different...
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10 Questions challenge: James Fleming from Brave Human Capital Group

Engaging a dispersed team, attracting the best talent and getting your employer value proposition right - James Fleming from...
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10 Questions challenge - David Jones from Evans Jones

Evans Jones MD, David Jones, talks birthday celebrations, staff wellbeing, construction industry trends and demolishing Cavendish...
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10 Questions challenge - Marcus Gomery from Brunsdon Financial

Marcus Gomery takes the hot seat to reveal what Brunsdon Financial will be doing to celebrate their milestone 90th birthday; how...
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10 Questions challenge - Emily Gibbon from Gloucester BID

Emily Gibbon, manager of Gloucester BID, talks about the challenges of representing 570 members' interests, the secret to any...
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10 Questions challenge - Gavin Wallace from Perry Bishop

From expanding his agency’s presence across the region, to Cheltenham’s price crash immunity and top tips on where to invest in...
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10 questions challenge: Diane Savory

Chairing GFirst LEP for 10 years, the future of our high streets, Cheltenham Festivals' global reach and advice for young people...
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10 questions challenge: Mark Price from Vitruvius

Gloucestershire construction guru Mark Price – managing director of Vitruvius Management Services - takes the hot seat to talk...
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10 questions challenge: Carl Benton from Personal Best

Quietly celebrating 20 years of success with the launch of a charity cookbook while planning to optimise the business into 2022...
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10 questions challenge: Eve Jardine-Young from Cheltenham Ladies' College

Cheltenham Ladies' College's passionate Principal, Eve Jardine-Young, takes on the SoGlos 10 questions challenge to give a...
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10 questions challenge: Spencer McPherson from Still Moving

Spencer McPherson talks opening a new £1.2 million studio in the wake of a pandemic, being blown kisses from celebrities and...
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10 questions challenge: Neil Smith from ReformIT

The threat of cyber security, a client base ranging from circuses to cheese manufacturers, and cooking a mean curry - ReformIT's...
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10 questions challenge: Robert Gillman from Gillman's

Having joined the family business in 1970, a year after Gillman's was established, managing director Robert Gillman has since led...
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10 questions challenge: Henry Johnston from Dowty Propellers

From supporting customers delivering Covid vaccines to preparing for the electric aviation revolution, Dowty Propellers president...
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10 questions challenge: Jim Stevenson from Aston Lark

Launching a new Cheltenham hub during the pandemic, insuring a house adorned with a Banksy and how cyber threats are the most...
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10 questions challenge: Kevin Pope from the Protrack Group and Biostart

With the combined cost of plant machinery and vehicle theft estimated to stand at £800 million in the UK, Gloucestershire-based...
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10 questions challenge: Fran Beer from The Beeswax Wrap Co.

Spawned from a concern over wrapping food in plastic and inspired by an old Egyptian craft, The Beeswax Wrap Co. has grown to into...
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10 questions challenge: Dany Freemantle from Oasis Events Ltd

Speaking from a business as part of a sector hardest hit by the pandemic, Dany Freemantle from Gloucestershire-based events...
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10 questions challenge: Michael Duff from Cheltenham Town Football Club

CTFC manager, Michael Duff, talks promotion to League One, grassroots football, the club's challenges for the year ahead and what...
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10 questions challenge: Rachel Geliamassi from Stagecoach

From joining Stagecoach Bus on its graduate training scheme 14 years ago to taking on a senior management position earlier this...
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10 questions challenge: Steve Gardner-Collins from Visit Gloucestershire

Steve Gardner-Collins takes the hot seat and reveals how Visit Gloucestershire came about and what the organisation is doing to...
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10 questions challenge: Dominic Page from University of Gloucestershire Business School

Partnering with more than 100 local businesses, keeping talent in the county and three things he couldn't live without... meet the...
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10 questions challenge: Richard Arthur from Hooray Recruitment

With change comes opportunity, and for Gloucestershire's ethical recruitment agency Hooray that's meant new strategic focuses, new...
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10 questions challenge: Mark Stewart from Stewart Golf

From Stroud to Gloucester to... the whole world, find out more about the fascinating success story of Stewart Golf as CEO Mark...
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10 questions challenge: James Birt from Naylor Powell

Virtual viewings, remote working, the stamp duty holiday and property market predictions - we hear from Naylor Powell's managing...
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10 questions challenge: Lucy Beresford from SLG Brands

Lucy Beresford has been with Gloucestershire-born, global-reaching SLG Brands for 16 years. Meet the passionate joint MD as she...
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10 questions challenge: Pak Wai Hung from 288 Bar & Wok

Discover how Cheltenham-favourite restaurant and takeaway 288 Bar & Wok has adapted to the pandemic, as owner Pak Wai Hung takes...
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10 questions challenge: Stephen Shortt from Hawkins & Brimble

Stephen Shortt discusses growth predictions for his luxury men’s grooming brand, Brexit, international supply chains and his love...
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10 questions challenge: James Fyrne from SoGlos

From his ambitious 2021 business goal to finding positives from the Coronavirus crisis, SoGlos co-founder James Fyrne is the first...
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10 questions challenge: Karen Taylor from Gloucestershire Airport

The brand-new MD of Gloucestershire Airport, Karen Taylor, talks Gateways for Growth, runway redevelopment and women in aviation...
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SoGlos launches new 10 questions challenge with Gloucestershire business leaders

Gloucestershire’s business leaders will be facing a fast-paced new interview challenge in 2021, with the launch of SoGlos 10...