Gloucestershire business interviews

Read SoGlos business interviews with Gloucestershire experts, celebrities and personalities.

Richard Arthur, of ethical recruitment agency Hooray, looks at one of the key challenges facing businesses trying to recruit – finding and keeping the right candidate.

How to avoid losing the best potential candidates when recruiting: Hooray expert insight

The wheels of UK plc are rolling again, but one of the biggest challenges facing businesses in Gloucestershire and beyond,...

Meet the Apprentice: April Trigg of Brace Creative

In the third of SoGlos’s series on modern apprenticeships April Trigg, marketing manager at Gloucester-headquartered Brace...

The teams and individuals behind Cheltenham’s businesses are just one of the reasons the town is such a happy place.

‘It is a privilege to work here’: Meet the General Manager at the Queens Hotel

Cheltenham is full of incredible businesses with passionate people and teams behind them who love what they do – just like...

Financial education can help to reduce sick days and improve employee productivity, according to Brunsdon Financial.

How financial education for employees can benefit businesses: Brunsdon Financial expert insight

With financial education being one of the fastest growing employee benefits on offer, SoGlos spoke to Gloucestershire-based...

Naimat Kaur, cyber security degree apprentice working at Cirencester-based St. James’ Place Wealth Management.

Meet the Apprentice: Naimat Kaur, St James’s Place Wealth Management

In the second of SoGlos’s new apprenticeship series, St James’s Place Wealth Management’s Naimat Kaur tells us why the...

Michelle Fyrne, group editor and co-founder of SoGlos and one of the growing number of senior managers now also an apprenticeship at the University of Gloucestershire.

Meet the apprentice: Michelle Fyrne, group editor of SoGlos

Apprenticeships were once only for those at the start of their careers, but senior business leaders are increasingly using...

Willans LLP solicitors in Cheltenham shares its insights on how succession planning can smooth the transition when a business owner leaves.

What business owners should consider when succession planning: Willans LLP solicitors expert insight

Whether it’s through retirement, necessity or just moving onto pastures new, succession planning can take the stress out of...

With cybercrime and ever present, ReformIT reminds us all why it is a good idea to take care of our on-line security.

As the economy re-opens, don’t leave the door ajar for the cyber criminals: ReformIT expert insight

We know to beware of cybercrime, but in the chaos of the last few months that has simply not been a priority – Cheltenham IT...

Hooray expert insight: What is happening in the Gloucestershire jobs market?

There are encouraging signs from the Gloucestershire economy, but all is not what it seems in the jobs market – according to...

Employers and staff are still grappling with the pros and cons of working from home. Darren Sherborne lays out a road map for a happy resolution.

Home or office working? A roadmap through the legal issues

Working from home or not working from home, and what to do about it, remain key questions for many employers. Darren Sherborne...

The founder of Fairview Financial, Luke Tomkotowicz, reveals what the reintroduction of 95 per cent mortgages back into the market really means.

Fairview Financial expert insight: First-time buyers - and those new 95 per cent mortgages

The Prime Minister chose Gloucestershire as the spot from which to drum up some publicity for the Government’s decision...

Hash Norat shows off just a flavour of the generosity of his employer and Gloucester business, Unilever, with its donation of Easter eggs for Gloucester Feed the Hungry.

‘Choked’ by Gloucester’s generosity, Hash Norat's next challenge is personal

Somewhere in the soul of the man who founded Gloucester Feed the Hungry is a willingness to reach for the moon to help others...

David Williams: Why I retired from Hazlewoods and what I plan to do now

David Williams, one of the most respected faces on the Gloucestershire business scene, and an architect of one of its best-known...

Adam Shearing, of Hazlewoods advises those starting out to spend a little time getting those first foundation stones in place for a successful future.

Hazlewoods reveals its ultimate advice for start-ups

For all the stress it has brought for businesses, the pandemic has also inspired many new start-ups. Key to their success,...

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know: Gloucestershire’s Business Navigators

Navigating unchartered waters in search of advice, funding, expertise, support, a route to overseas markets – whatever you...

Campden BRI expert insight: How Gloucestershire businesses can minimise the impact of Covid-19 when reopening

Campden BRI’s reputation as a master of testing, analysis and the application of science across the food, drink and many other...

Converse Law expert insight: Just what is going on in the commercial property sector?

Few areas have attracted so much speculation since the pandemic began as the important economic driver that is the property...

With many furloughed workers searching for new jobs, Gloucestershire’s ethical recruitment agency, Hooray, shows how businesses can find and attract the best candidates.

Hooray expert insight: Why using a recruitment agency is more important than ever as the furlough scheme ends

Cheltenham-based Hooray shares why it’s a great idea to bring a recruitment agency on board when the government furlough...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak outside Number 11 Downing Street ahead of the eagerly-awaited Spring Budget 2021.

Fairview Financial expert insight: The mortgage market and the 2021 budget

There were two main positive steps made by the UK government in the 2021 budget which have a direct impact on the mortgage...

Hazlewoods’ Nick Haines selects the notable financial announcements made in the spring Budget 2021.

Hazlewoods expert insight: Financial analysis on the Budget 2021

From stealth tax, support grants and business rates holidays to furlough extensions and stamp duty delays, reputed Gloucestershire...

Nick Haines, tax partner at Gloucestershire-headquartered Hazlewoods LLP.

Hazlewoods: Early Budget predictions from the business experts

Rarely has so much speculation come before a Budget – mainly about how the chancellor will recoup the £300 billion spent so...

SoGlos discovers more about effective vulnerability management in this expert insight with Salus Cyber.

Salus Cyber expert insight: How to tell if your vulnerability management is effective

Vulnerability management is the process of identifying, evaluating, treating and reporting on gaps in your systems and software...

The Growth Hub Gloucestershire, home to business guides – ready and waiting to help you grow your business.

Build back better: The trio of business consultants determined to make a difference

If you are looking to grow your business, through better marketing, raising your profile, understanding your financial position,...

While the prospect of making employees redundant isn’t pleasant, there are things Gloucestershire businesses can do to make it easier – according to Davies and Partners solicitors.

Davies and Partners expert insight: How Gloucestershire businesses can deal with redundancies the right way

With the furlough scheme scheduled to end in April 2021, Davies and Partners solicitors shares its advice on the right way...

Get an insight into employers’ rights and obligations surrounding Covid-19 vaccinations, from the legal experts at Sherbornes Solicitors Ltd.

Sherbornes Solicitors Ltd expert insight: Can employers or employees insist on Covid-19 vaccinations?

With employers across Gloucestershire unsure of whether they can insist on employees being vaccinated against Covid-19 – and...

Richard Arthur from ethical recruitment agency, Hooray, shares some expert advice on how businesses in Gloucestershire can use the current situation to plan for the future.

Hooray expert insight: How Gloucestershire businesses can future-proof themselves now

While the economic and social impact of the pandemic is a concern for most businesses, for many firms it is a great opportunity...

Gloucestershire-based digital marketing specialist, Bloxham PR, shares its expertise on how businesses can harness the power of social media.

Bloxham PR expert insight: Top tips to improve your social media strategy

With more people using social media than ever before, Bloxham PR shares some of its expertise on how having a social media...

Gloucestershire has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 – with the new High School Leckhampton its first zero carbon school.

Evans Jones expert insight: What Cheltenham's new zero carbon school means for Gloucestershire’s green future

The brand-new High School Leckhampton will be Gloucestershire’s first carbon neutral school, helping Gloucestershire County...

Wise Wealth Management in Gloucestershire shares its expert tips on helping to keep your finances healthy during the Coronavirus crisis – from mortgage payment holidays to helping to protect your pensions and investments.

Wise Wealth Management expert insight: How to help keep your finances healthy during a crisis

With many people feeling the financial effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, Wise Wealth Management in Gloucestershire offers...

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