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Greater levels of diversity improve business performance, says Brave Human Capital Group’s James Fleming.

‘It’s high time for Gloucestershire to embrace diversity’: Brave Human Capital Group expert insight

We can all do better at giving everyone a fair chance, according to Gloucestershire HR firm Brave Human Capital Group.

Looking to move home by the end of 2022? An influx of buyers post-pandemic means the process is taking longer than usual.

‘It’s time to look ahead if you’re thinking of moving by the end of the year’, advises Gloucestershire mortgage broker The Mortgage Brain.

In the third part of SoGlos’s Mortgage Advice Series, mortgage broker Enzo Mora from The Mortgage Brain explains what needs...

Discover why Gloucester Docks is one of the most popular places to buy a property in Gloucestershire, according to independent estate agent Naylor Powell.

Why Gloucester Docks is a hotspot for house hunters: Naylor Powell expert insight

With waterside apartments, a buzzing atmosphere and an enviable location, it’s not hard to see why Gloucester Docks is one...

With minimum waiting lists at private hospitals like Nuffield Health Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, increasing numbers are opting for private healthcare post-pandemic.

Get help fast for men’s health issues at Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital

As part of our Private Health Advice Series, SoGlos spoke with the urology department at Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital,...

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...

Lizzi Siddons has been taking acting, singing and dancing classes at Stagecoach Performing Arts in Cirencester for eight years.

‘It’s a great way to get a feel for exactly what performing and acting is all about’: Meet the student at Stagecoach Performing Arts Cirencester

Fresh off the yellow brick road from her performance in The Wizard of Oz, Lizzi Siddons chats to SoGlos about her experience...

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 –...

Discover what awaits guests at their next stay at the beautiful rural Cotswolds location of Whitminster House.

‘Our family have been lucky enough to call it home for six generations’: Meet John Teesdale-Goldingham of Whitminster House

Discover more about Whitminster House’s brand-new, beautifully revamped accommodation, in SoGlos’s interview.

Enzo Mora from Gloucestershire-based The Mortgage brain offers his expert advice to help first-time buyers and current homeowners secure their financial security and offset the rising cost of living.

'As the cost of living rises, choosing the right mortgage is key to financial security', says Gloucester-based mortgage broker

In the second part of our Mortgage Advice Series, The Mortgage Brain explores how different mortgage types could save customers...

Get out and about with your dog this summer, with Be More Bob’s top recommendations for being active together. Image © Ruffwear

How to be more active with your dog in Gloucestershire: Be More Bob expert insight

From camping and hiking to getting out on the water, discover the pawfect outdoor adventure for you and your dog, with top...

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...

Over 100 tree species that live and thrive at Westonbirt, the National Arboretum near Tetbury are facing extinction in their natural habitats.

How Gloucestershire conservation projects are helping to protect trees from extinction: Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum expert insight

With one in three tree species threatened with extinction in the wild, Westonbirt, the National Arboretum is playing an important...

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...

Bredon School is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged seven to 18, sat in acres of countryside near Tewkesbury.

‘Our pupils embark on pathways that suit their particular strengths’: Meet the headmaster of Bredon School

With specialist support for children with dyslexia, a vast outdoor education offering and a thriving Combined Cadet Force,...

Blackwell Grange, just over the border of Gloucestershire, in pretty Shipston-on-Stour in Warwickshire, was the perfect choice for a stress-free Cotswolds wedding day.

Real wedding: A classic celebration at beautiful Blackwell Grange

Matthew and Amy Stride got engaged in August 2021 and wasted no time in organising their big day for just eight months later!

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...

Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital in Gloucestershire offers women’s health checks, alongside a choice of consultants and a Rapid Access Breast Clinic, with patients able to self-refer.

Get help fast for women’s health issues at Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital

As part of our Private Health Advice series, SoGlos caught up with the gynaecology department at Nuffield Health Cheltenham...

Emma Edwards, head of prep at Wotton House International School in Gloucester, has two of her own children at the school where she teaches.

‘Some days, River the pony comes into school with me’: Meet the head of prep at Wotton House International School

SoGlos discovered more about the role animals play in learning at Wotton House International School in Gloucester, and how...

Naylor Powell is giving Gloucestershire landlords its expert advice on how to make the most of their rental property and attract the best tenants.

Top tips for landlords in Gloucestershire: Naylor Powell expert insight

With demand for rental properties on the rise in Gloucestershire, SoGlos spoke to Naylor Powell to get its advice on everything...

With its beautiful Cotswold campus and new Sixth Form Centre, it’s no surprise Rendcomb College is a popular choice for students in Gloucestershire.

‘I never even considered going anywhere else for Sixth Form, I have always been so happy at Rendcomb’: Meet the Rendcomb College Sixth Form student

Rendcomb College opened its new Sixth Form Centre in 2020 and continues to be a popular choice with Gloucestershire students...

SoGlos spoke to two Junior School students at The King’s School Gloucester to discover what life is like at the prestigious school.

The King’s School Gloucester: A day in the life of two Junior School students

From playing rugby to taking piano lessons and singing at the cathedral, it’s easy to see why the King’s School Gloucester’s...

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...

Jemima Penny has been developing her skills as a singer, dancer and actress at Stagecoach Performing Arts in Cheltenham for six years.

From stage school to The Voice Kids: Meet the student at Stagecoach Performing Arts Cheltenham

Already treading the boards and wowing the nation with her vocals, local rising star, Jemima Penny, chats to SoGlos about her...

Stagecoach Performing Arts in Cheltenham offers professional classes in singing, dancing and acting for local children aged four to 18.

‘We bring out the magic in each one of them’: Meet the principal of Stagecoach Performing Arts Cheltenham

From cultivating the next generation of superstars to staging shows at Disneyland Paris, the principal of Stagecoach Performing...

With its incredibly talented students, nurturing community and Professional Guidance Centre, there are many things which make Sixth Form study at Cheltenham Ladies’ College unique.

‘There is a great community feel in our Sixth Form and it is truly diverse’: Meet the Head of Sixth Form at Cheltenham Ladies’ College

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is one of Gloucestershire’s most prestigious schools – and SoGlos spoke to the Head of Sixth Form...

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...

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