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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...

Boarding and day pupils at Wycliffe College have regular virtual catch ups, with staff looking out for them and having access to professional help if they need it, during lockdown three.

Wycliffe College expert insight: How Wycliffe College is keeping pupils safe during lockdown

While remote learning can be tough on students’ mental health, staying connected, talking to someone you trust and even getting...

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...

If your relationship breaks down and you are considering a divorce, ensure you get expert advice from a family law specialist like Willans LLP solicitors.

Willans LLP expert insight: What to consider when choosing a divorce lawyer

From dividing your finances to caring for children, divorce proceedings can be tough to navigate, but a family law specialist...

League tables are usually how parents measure a school’s performance, but the idea of ‘value-added’ could be a better indicator.

Wycliffe College expert insight: How schools use value-added to measure performance

Choosing the right school for your child is difficult, but looking at pupils’ progress rather than just academic results, could...

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...

Gloucestershire-based independent estate agency, Naylor Powell, shares its advice on how to make your home feel warm and welcoming to potential buyers this winter.

Naylor Powell expert insight: How to make your home more saleable this winter

Christmas lights, cosy fireplaces and fresh fragrances can all help make your home more saleable this winter, according to...

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...

Get some help managing grief this Christmas, with practical advice from Sue Ryder about bereavement support.

Sue Ryder expert insight: How to manage grief over Christmas

For people struggling with bereavement, Christmas can be tough. As the festive season approaches, SoGlos speaks to a member...

Gloucestershire-based elderly care charity, Lilian Faithfull Care, shows how moving into a care home can still be done safely, even during a pandemic.

Lilian Faithfull Care expert insight: Is now the right time to move into a care home?

Deciding when to move yourself or a loved one into a care home can be tricky, especially during the Coronavirus pandemic, so...

Plan the perfect intimate wedding ceremony with some expert advice from wedding experts Tewkesbury Park.

Tewkesbury Park expert insight: How to plan the perfect intimate wedding

While plans for a big fairy tale wedding might be on hold for now, Tewkesbury Park shares its advice on planning the perfect...

Gloucestershire estate agency Naylor Powell says a good-sized garden, large kitchen and a home office space are all important to buyers right now.

Naylor Powell expert insight: How to make your home more saleable this autumn

Autumn is a great time to sell your home, according to independent estate agency Naylor Powell – sharing some easy ways to...

From assisted living to specialist dementia care, Lilian Faithfull Care can help elderly people and their families find and fund the care they need.

Lilian Faithfull expert insight: How much does a care home cost

Care home funding can be a complex subject with lots to consider, so if you’re looking into elderly care options, Lilian Faithfull...

Set at the foot of the picturesque Malvern Hills, Malvern St James isn’t far from Gloucestershire where day girl Hope lives.

Malvern St James: A day in the life of a Gloucestershire day girl

Striving to give girls the very best academic and extracurricular opportunities, Malvern St James offers an education worth...

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...

Head girl, Grace, loves how every pupil can find her own voice at Malvern St James Girls’ School.

Malvern St James: A day in the life of the head girl

Malvern St James is renowned for its impressive academic results, but according to head girl, Grace, it’s the independent school’s...

From sound healing baths to sleep stories, The Isbourne in Cheltenham has created an online care package especially for key workers to help ease anxiety during the Coronavirus crisis.

The Isbourne expert insight: Practical ways to manage lockdown anxiety

The Isbourne shares some practical tips on how to manage anxiety during lockdown, whether you’re a key worker keeping Gloucestershire...

The King’s School has invested £2.5 million in its new Sixth Form Centre.

The King’s School expert insight: How its new Sixth Form Centre will set its students up for life

After investing £2.5 million in its redevelopment, The King’s School’s new Sixth Form Centre will enrich the education of its...

Keeping Gloucestershire’s feet in tip top condition, Supafoot Cheltenham treat everything from corns and calluses, right through to sports injuries for athletes.

Supafoot Cheltenham expert insight: How to keep your feet healthy during lockdown

Whether you’re putting them up, or putting them to the test with a new fitness regime during lockdown, keep your feet healthy...

Gaynor Faye discusses the ‘big choice’ she had to make to star in the first stage version of Band of Gold.

Gaynor Faye: Why I gave up Emmerdale to star in Band of Gold

SoGlos speaks with actress Gaynor Faye about why she quit television to star in the world stage premiere of Band of Gold, before...

Pick up some tips before placing your bets at Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup 2020.

Cheltenham Racecourse expert insight: How to pick a winner at the races

Hoping to win BIG at The Festival™ presented by Magners 2020? SoGlos picks the brains of betting expert and PR director at...

Find out about the different types of care available in this expert insight with Lilian Faithfull Care.

Lilian Faithfull Care expert insight: Everything you need to know about care

Getting to the bottom of the different types of care available for a loved one or relative can be really overwhelming. Thankfully,...

Find out what to wear to The Festival™ Presented by Magners in this expert insight.

Cheltenham Racecourse expert insight: How to dress for The Festival™ Presented by Magners

With just a few weeks to go until The Festival™ at Cheltenham Racecourse, it’s the perfect time to find an outfit for...

Discover the best way to cook pasta with SoGlos’s expert insight with Toni’s Kitchen.

Toni’s Kitchen expert insight: Why spaghetti bolognese probably isn't from Italy

Find out why spaghetti bolognese isn’t actually an Italian dish, whether or not you should really use salt when cooking pasta,...

Find out how to reduce party-planning stress with Oasis Events.

Oasis Events expert insight: How to make planning your next celebration less stressful

With so many aspects to planning a party, it can all get a bit stressful, especially if you’ve never done it before. SoGlos...

The Isbourne in Cheltenham is a wellbeing centre home to a range of courses and classes to help aid mental and physical health.

The Isbourne expert insight: everything you need to know about Feng Shui

Use an ancient Chinese practice to update your home with tips from Gloucestershire’s answer to Marie Kondo.

The Isbourne in Cheltenham is a wellbeing centre home to a range of courses and classes to help aid mental and physical health.

The Isbourne expert insight: Why 2020 should be your year to try meditation and mindfulness

If you’re looking to focus more on self-care and your mental health in 2020, SoGlos has been finding out how meditation and...

Discover winter gardening tips from expert Glenn Satterthwaite from The Fairview Gardener.

The Fairview Gardener expert insight: Everything you need to know about winter gardening

As the harshness of winter approaches, find out how you can protect your garden from frost, snow and cold weather.

Find out what life is like for a day girl at Cheltenham Ladies’ College.

Cheltenham Ladies' College: A day in the life of a day girl

Stepping inside one of the world’s leading independent schools, SoGlos finds out what it’s like to attend Cheltenham...

Create updos and amazing occasion hair with Ben Ryan Hair in Cheltenham.

Ben Ryan Hair expert insight: How to create amazing occasion hair

Got a wedding or big occasion coming up and want to nail your hair do? We spoke to expert stylist, Lauren, from Ben Ryan Hair...

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