Gloucestershire business interviews

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

Surrounded by rolling hills, Eastwood Park in Gloucestershire covers 200 acres and has hosted its fair share of weddings, proms, training days and meetings over the years.

Why in-person events are so important for Gloucestershire businesses: Eastwood Park Expert Insight

With corporate events like conferences and team building making a resurgence, SoGlos asked the experts at Eastwood Park for...

The leaders of today need to be able to coach, listen to and collaborate with their teams, says Brave Human Capital Group’s James Fleming.

‘Great leadership is THE difference for businesses and in life generally’: Brave Human Capital Group expert insight

Get your firm’s leadership spot on and all else follows, according to Gloucestershire HR firm Brave Human Capital Group.

Recruitment firms are being increasingly used to unlock the door to success in 2022’s jobs market.

Arm yourself for job success: Hooray expert insight

With the jobs market tipped strongly in favour of individuals looking for new roles, and businesses facing challenges to secure...

Ideal for busy individuals who want their problem resolved quickly and effectively, ProPodiatry in Tewkesbury offers Swift microwave technology to patients in Gloucestershire.

Swift technology for stubborn verrucas: ProPodiatry expert insight

Tewkesbury’s ProPodiatry is one of the only specialist foot clinics in Gloucestershire to offer Swift microwave technology...

The concept of learning styles does not stand up to scrutiny, according to Gloucestershire-based Nimble Elearning – but there is a happy ending for those looking to teach, train and educate.

Does understanding learning styles really help Gloucestershire businesses train staff faster?: Nimble Elearning expert insight

It is a foundation of so much teaching that if you can understand how each individual learns, you can train them faster –...

BookCheck’s tailored monthly reports service is proving transformative for its clients, giving a better understanding of where a business is and more confidence to make decisions.

The secret weapon helping Gloucestershire businesses run better: BookCheck expert insight

With the help of Gloucestershire bookkeeping and accounting experts BookCheck, SoGlos reveals the simple tool that could make...

Many Gloucestershire drivers never look back after trying an electric vehicle and feeling the benefits in their driving experience and in their pockets, says Cleevely EV owner Matt Cleevely.

How electric vehicles could save you money: Cleevely EV expert insight

One customer spent just £63 charging his car in one year, according to Gloucestershire electric vehicle specialist Cleevely...

Matching candidates to the right roles is a major challenge in the Gloucestershire jobs market right now, as Mike Goode from recruitment specialist, GB Solutions, explains.

How to hire the right people or land that dream interview: GB Solutions expert insight

Gloucestershire businesses and job hunters are up against one of the most challenging jobs markets in recent years. SoGlos...

There is no silver bullet to resolve the cyber security threats to businesses, but simple, targeted, regular staff training is a pretty good place to start, according to Cheltenham firm ReformIT.

Business advice: The importance of staff training to combat cyber threats

In the first of a new advice series delivering clarity for businesses on the subject of all things IT, ReformIT looks at how...

Prima Dental took on 70 new employees last year, with its staff numbers now just shy of 270.

How a Gloucestershire firm became a world-leading manufacturer and export sensation

When the Covid-19 pandemic closed dentists worldwide, Prima Dental had to adapt fast – with significant investment leading...

Visit Gloucestershire shares its expert advice on attracting families to your hospitality business this Easter.

How Gloucestershire’s hospitality businesses can make the most of the Easter holidays: Visit Gloucestershire expert insight

From supportive staff to offering children’s activities, Visit Gloucestershire shares its top tips for attracting families...

Some of the latest electric vehicles come with car-e-oke and ‘romance mode’, complete with a screen-based blazing fire, says Cleevely EV owner Matt Cleevely.

Making the change to electric vehicles: Cleevely EV shares the benefits, which include digital aquariums!

It’s easier than you think to embrace the drive towards electric vehicles, according to Gloucestershire electric vehicle specialist...

A firm’s market share shot up by 33 per cent when team performance was overhauled by a new managing director, says James Fleming of HR firm Brave Human Capital Group.

Why poor performance can be contagious and how to nip it in the bud: Brave Human Capital Group expert insight

Getting team performance right is vital for a successful business, according to Gloucestershire HR firm Brave Human Capital...

Change is ever present, but Gloucestershire has a lot to feel good about, according to David Jones.

Reflecting on 50 years in business in Gloucestershire: Meet the managing director of Evans Jones

As Evans Jones celebrates 50 years in business in Gloucestershire, its managing director, David Jones, looks back over half...

Based in Gloucestershire, Optimising IT enables digital transformation by helping organisations get maximum value from existing systems by harnessing their full potential.

Unlock the untapped digital potential of your business: Optimising IT expert insight

The pandemic accelerated changes in working practices and consumer behaviour, but Todd Gifford from Optimising IT says many...

Clarkson Evans employs around 850 staff and three quarters of them work on site each day to wire new homes.

Clarkson Evans shares the highlights of working for one of the UK’s top firms

Gloucestershire electrical contractor Clarkson Evans is thriving, growing and moving into new areas. And it’s looking for three...

Making businesses, venues and experiences accessible for all is vitally important for the tourism industry – but there’s plenty more to be done, according to Visit Gloucestershire.

How to make your Gloucestershire tourism business more accessible: Visit Gloucestershire expert insight

From training staff to providing free tickets for carers, there’s plenty businesses in the county can do to make their venues...

Zone Safety Training in Cheltenham runs a range of courses to keep staff up to date with the latest expertise in first aid and fire safety.

Why workplace first aid and safety training are so important for Gloucestershire businesses: Zone Safety Training expert insight

When it comes to saving lives, just a few hours of the right training can make all the difference, according to Cheltenham-based...

Discover what it’s really like to take on the role of director at one of the Cotswolds most loved museums.

‘Ultimately, what I am interested in is the human stories and experiences behind these things’: Meet the new director of the Corinium Museum

SoGlos caught up with the new director of the Corinium Museum in Cirencester to find out what it’s like to run a venue of such...

Forty five per cent of Barnwood Limited’s current apprentices are female, which the firm said was ‘great for the future of construction’.

Meet the employer: Why apprenticeships are at the heart of Barnwood Limited

As part of our Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Campaign, SoGlos talks to county-based construction firm Barnwood Limited about...

Whether you have a small outside space or a bigger plot, Trioscape Garden Centre tells SoGlos how to make the most of your outdoor area this spring 2022.

How to turn your garden into an extension of your Gloucestershire home: Trioscape expert insight

With the sun making a gradual reappearance, it’s nearly time to get out in the garden again – and SoGlos caught up with Trioscape...

When was the last time you did a home security review? SoGlos spoke to Sevenside Security about why reviewing your home’s security regularly is so important.

Why regular home security reviews are so important: Severnside Security expert insight

Home security should never be taken for granted – and Gloucestershire-based Severnside Security shares why it’s so important...

With the online threat from criminals expected to increase, Neil Smith of ReformIT urges Gloucestershire businesses to scrutinise their supply chains when investing in their cyber security.

Why the conflict in Ukraine means UK businesses should scrutinise their digital supply chain: ReformIT expert insight

With GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre warning businesses to ‘bolster their defences’ against cyber attacks following Russia’s...

You can literally hire the best people, wherever they are in the world, says James Fleming of HR firm Brave Human Capital Group.

Why the trend for global recruitment is one to watch: Brave Human Capital Group expert insight

The pandemic has opened up an impressive global talent pool, according to Gloucestershire HR firm Brave Human Capital Group...

Discover fresh blooms and seasonal plants at the Forest of Dean’s independent garden centre, Trioscape.

What to plant to help Gloucestershire’s wildlife this spring: Trioscape Garden Centre expert insight

With the days getting brighter and longer, fresh buds blooming and nature slowly coming back to life, SoGlos spoke to an expert...

From curating exhibitions to delivering projects that benefit the local community, discover what it takes to be the CEO of New Brewery Arts in Cirencester.

‘It’s a real joy to be amongst people who are so creative’: Meet the CEO of New Brewery Arts

Ever wondered what it’s like to run an art gallery? SoGlos spoke to the CEO of New Brewery Arts in Cirencester to see what...

BookCheck’s decision to specialise in Xero is paying off, as the cloud-based accounting software is fast becoming the platform of choice for businesses.

How Xero could save you money and help grow your business: BookCheck expert insight

If you want a more efficient business with lower overheads and clearer management information, the answer is Xero – according...

Improving pay, working conditions and development opportunities are key to attracting and retaining staff in hospitality, according to Steve Gardner-Collins of Visit Gloucestershire.

Top tips for recruiting during the hospitality staff shortage: Visit Gloucestershire expert insight

While staff shortages are still causing chaos for local hospitality businesses, SoGlos spoke to Visit Gloucestershire to get...

There are already signs of positive change for firms looking to recruit and those seeking new roles in 2022, according to Richard Arthur of Cheltenham-based recruitment firm, Hooray.

How to overcome the challenges of recruiting and job hunting in 2022: Hooray expert insight

After one of the most challenging years for businesses seeking new staff, SoGlos spoke to recruitment experts Hooray about...

Get the culture of your business right and the right people will follow, says James Fleming of HR firm Brave Human Capital Group.

Why keeping good staff should be a key focus for Gloucestershire businesses: Brave Human Capital Group expert insight

In a jobs market where businesses are struggling to find the right people, one key focus is often being overlooked, according...

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