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Help to shape the future of Gloucestershire’s £1 billion tourism sector

Businesses and residents are being called upon to help Visit Gloucestershire draw up its Together Gloucestershire strategy for a...

From a cowshed to an internet sensation – how a Cotswold bookseller is racing towards a £50m turnover

Once a fledgling online-only book business trading from a cowshed, Paperback Shop has seen demand surge through the pandemic...

Despite its Covid closure G-TEKT still made £145 million

Pandemic-related shutdown, Brexit speculation and the loss of a major client have not stopped Gloucestershire-based car parts...

New face mask has huge potential for Cheltenham-based Versarien

Gloucestershire engineering firm Versarien is tapping into a market worth billions of pounds with its new face mask.

Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton stores in Gloucestershire are closing permanently

Boohoo is closing Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton stores in Cheltenham, Cirencester, Gloucester and Lydney after buying the...

Good news for construction as site for £11 million primary school site north of Cheltenham is named

Construction firms in Gloucestershire will benefit after a site for a new £11 million school in Bishop’s Cleeve is finally named.

A new primary school sponsored by The Crypt School is being built in Gloucester

Sponsored by The Crypt School, the brand-new Wheatridge Primary School will provide an education for children in Gloucester’s...

Exciting roles on offer at Hartpury’s multi-million pound agri-tech centre

Four job vacancies are still available at Hartpury’s new £2 million-plus Agri-Tech Centre, but the deadline is fast-approaching.

Renishaw engineering a steady recovery - and a 600 per cent increase in profits!

Despite challenging trading conditions Gloucestershire engineering business Renishaw is finding growth in some sectors and a...

Topshop and Miss Selfridge stores in Cheltenham and Gloucester are closing permanently

Online fashion giant ASOS has bought Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT for £295 million and is permanently closing all high...

Cheltenham law firm sees turnover increase by £5 million

A Cheltenham law firm ranked as the most active in the region in mergers and acquisitions – and has revealed an increase in...

Gloucester’s former Debenhams building could be ‘under offer’

The former Debenhams building in Gloucester could be ‘under offer’, SoGlos has been told, but does a Facebook post hint at who the...

Merger sees Tewkesbury firm grow by £33 million

A second deal in 12 months sees a fast-growing financial services firm from Gloucestershire grow by £33 million.

How Charles Darwin’s voyage to the Galapagos Islands inspired a Gloucester firm worth £500 million

When Charles Darwin visited the Pacific Ocean islands in 1835 little did he know his trip would inspire a Gloucestershire business...

Entrepreneurs promise an exciting future for Cleeve Hill Golf Club

Gloucestershire businessmen have revealed big plans for investment after saving Cleeve Hill Golf Course, one of the top 100 golf...

Merger of independent Gloucestershire HR firms promises growth

Two independent Cheltenham HR firms dedicated to helping small and medium-sized businesses have joined forces.

‘Full steam ahead’ for The Forum in Gloucester after £107 million budget approved

It is all systems go for the £107 million scheme to transform the King’s Quarter in Gloucester into The Forum after the city...

Cheltenham-based SLG Brands launches its new eco-friendly haircare range

SLG Brands new eco-friendly haircare range, Rhyme & Reason, went on sale in the UK and US this week – with the products now...

£4 billion flows through doors of Gloucestershire’s biggest business in three months

Acknowledging the impact of the pandemic on its business, Cotswold-based wealth management firm St James’s Place also revealed a...

EXCLUSIVE: First look inside StillMoving Media's new £1.2 million studio

New images reveal the stylish interior of a purpose-built Cheltenham film-set and studio for Gloucestershire photographic and film...

Developer named as key partner for Gloucestershire’s £400 million cyber central project

St Modwen has been named as a development partner for the £400 million Golden Valley cyber park development, next to...

Work begins on a £31 million project to install superfast broadband across Gloucester

Businesses and households in Gloucester will soon have access to faster broadband as work begins on a £31 million investment in...

Family firm started by one man with a digger sees turnover grow by 50 per cent to £80 million

One of Gloucestershire’s biggest family businesses, Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd, has reported a growth in turnover of more than 50 per...

All category sponsors revealed for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards

All SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards categories have now been sponsored, less than two months after the inaugural event was...

£107 million for Gloucester King’s Quarter regeneration expected to be signed off today

The budget for The Forum digital quarter project set to transform King’s Quarter is expected to be signed off by Gloucester City...

Debenhams in Gloucester confirmed to close after Boohoo buyout

Gloucester’s Debenhams store will be one of 130 to close permanently this year, after online fashion giant Boohoo Group buys the...

Supporters rush to help Stroud Brewery Crowdfunder

Stroud Brewery’s bid to reach a business-saving £100,000 Crowdfunder target and survive the current lockdown is bubbling away...

Cheltenham Festivals came close to being ‘sunk’ by the pandemic

Figures showing hundreds of thousands of visitors to 2020’s Cheltenham Literature Festival hide just how close the town could have...

SLG Brands is creating 20 new jobs at its tanning mitt factory in Cheltenham

SLG brands is bringing production of its tanning mitts back in-house, creating 20 new Gloucestershire jobs at its V3 Mitt...

Versarien reveals 28 per cent drop in revenue due to Covid, but continues to win business

While interim results for Cheltenham-based engineering firm Versarien show a loss of £1.13 million, it remains confident about the...