The Growth Hub

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Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in February 2023

From clay pigeon shooting to seminars by the likes of The Growth Hub and Start and Grow Enterprise, to networking events and...
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Nominations open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

Make sure your business is in with a chance of winning at the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023, as nominations open...
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Partners confirmed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

With a dream team of local businesses on board and a showstopping new venue for 2023, the sixth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire...
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Categories and sponsors revealed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

Returning for its sixth year, the categories and sponsors for the hotly-anticipated SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have...
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Dragons' Den-style Gloucestershire business event highlights hotbed of entrepreneurial spirit

Shining a spotlight on the county's burgeoning entrepreneurial spirit, a fledgling event modelled on the popular business pitch...
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Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in January 2023

Start the year as you mean to go on – informed about what is afoot, giving yourself the maximum chance of meeting interesting...
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50 of the most influential individuals in business in Gloucestershire in 2022

As we continue our mission to celebrate the talent and achievements of the county's business community, we've teamed up with the...
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10 Questions challenge: Alex Cottrell from Gloucester Growth Hub

Gloucester Growth Hub manager Alex Cottrell gives a non-nonsense lowdown on exactly what the Growth Hubs set out to do, how...
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SGGBA 2022 highlights video

The second year of Gloucestershire's leading business awards was an exciting celebration of the county's best companies, teams and...
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Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in November 2022

From the county’s first net zero conference and a special event for Gloucestershire's food and hospitality firms, to a masterclass...
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SGGBA 2022 awards night photos

See pictures from the second annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards, as the county's most influential leaders came together...
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19 gifts from Gloucestershire businesses in the SGGBA 2022 goody bags

From the deliciously edible to the practically indispensable, find out exactly what you will find in the SoGlos Gloucestershire...
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More places now available on 'transformational' management course Help to Grow

Described as 'transformational' by those graduating, funding has been approved for a new wave of applicants on a management course...
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Help shape a new five-year vision for Gloucester city centre

Businesses, residents and organisations across Gloucester are being consulted as the city draws up a vision for the next five...
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Firm makes ‘truly carbon zero’ engine fuel from fish farm waste

A ‘100 per cent sustainable' engine fuel made by fish farm waste from a Gloucestershire family business marks an important stage...
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Buyers are already circling new Gloucester city centre apartments

Just days after it was revealed the first 19 apartments were about to go on sale in the £107 million The Forum development in...
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Gloucestershire business appointments round-up: August 2022

From a new MD at a fast-growing bookkeeping firm and a new team at Savills in Cheltenham, to a former marine made head chef at a...
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Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in September 2022

We might be leaving the summer holiday period behind, but the business events continue to come thick and fast across...
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Multi-million investment continues to drive growth at Ripjar

Software firm Ripjar has revealed it saw turnover rise 12 per cent through 2021 to £8.86 million – before it had even even started...
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£70 million 300-home Gloucester Railway Station scheme moves forward

Developer Eutopia Homes says confidence in Gloucester is behind its decision to progress plans for 300 new homes next to...
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New partnership flags rising star in Gloucestershire's cyber sector

Businesses and public bodies involved in legitimate online investigations and profiling will have better protection from the...
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Golf day will bring Gloucestershire businesses together

In the second of our series supporting businesses getting back to enjoying face-to-face socials, SoGlos is teaming up with...
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Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in August 2022

August might be a time of holidays, but Gloucestershire business never stops and neither do the county events, seminars, coaching...
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An almost full Gloucester Food Dock reflects a confident and creative Gloucestershire hospitality sector

All 15 restaurant spaces at Gloucester Food Dock are nearly taken, SoGlos can reveal, with those who champion Gloucestershire...
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Party at Gloucester Brewery celebrates SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 finalists

SEE ALL THE PHOTOS: Sponsors, finalists and guests celebrated at Gloucester Brewery's Warehouse 4 taproom, raising a glass to all...
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Judges decide finalists for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022

The judges have met, the decisions have been made and we can now reveal the list of the finalists for the SoGlos Gloucestershire...
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GFirst LEP launches new initiative to champion food and drink producers in Gloucestershire

The new Made in Gloucestershire initiative from GFirst LEP will champion food and drink producers in the county – and membership...
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Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in July 2022

From exclusive leadership gatherings to many people’s favourite networking event of the year, Cheltenham Cricket Festival, SoGlos...
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Gloucestershire communications specialist recognised in prestigious 30-under-30 list

A communications specialist from Gloucestershire has been recognised in a prestigious list of the top 30 public relations...
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There’s still time to enter SGGBA 2022 – but not for long

Time is running out fast if you want to enter the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 and be part of what promises to be...
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11 organisations to go to for advice on starting a business

Gloucestershire is blessed with groups that can help when it comes to setting up a business. SoGlos has teamed up with one of...
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Non Solo Pasta to launch Italian restaurant in Stroud

After starting their business almost ‘by accident’ on a stall at Cirencester Farmer’s Market, an Italian couple from the Cotswolds...
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10 Questions challenge: Polly Pick from University of Gloucestershire

Opportunities for businesses to engage with the University of Gloucestershire; how students can bring a uniquely different...
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One month remaining for your business to enter the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022

The deadline for exceptional county companies to enter Gloucestershire’s definitive business awards is fast-approaching, with one...
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40 under 40: Showcasing Gloucestershire’s business talent

From up and coming talent to well established faces in the county business community, SoGlos has teamed up with the University of...
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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 a...
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Growth shows no signs of cooling for Tubby Tom’s

Just four years since starting out, Forest of Dean hot sauce and seasoning company Tubby Tom’s is targeting a 50 per cent increase...
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‘A major buzz’: EG Carter on its double win at the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards

As we build up to the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022, sponsored by Hazlewoods and Willans LLP solicitors, we talk to...
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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 why...
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Nominations open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022

Exceptional county businesses can now enter Gloucestershire’s definitive business awards, as SGGBA nominations open, offering the...
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Headline sponsors of SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 revealed

As the build-up begins to the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022, we can now reveal the headline sponsors for this year’s...
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Category sponsors revealed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022

All of the categories and sponsors for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 have now been revealed, with some brand-new...
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Venue and partners for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 revealed

The exciting new location and all the partners that will make this year's SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards go with a bang...
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Meet the employer: Why the future of aerospace depends on Ontic’s apprentices

For plane operators in need of parts to keep their aircraft flying, Gloucestershire firm Ontic is the go-to specialist...
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Meet the employer: Why apprenticeships continue to be a driving force at engineering giant Moog

As part of our Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Campaign, SoGlos talks to county-based global engineering giant Moog about why it...
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10 questions challenge: Diane Savory

Chairing GFirst LEP for 10 years, the future of our high streets, Cheltenham Festivals' global reach and advice for young people...
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Meet the employer: Renishaw explains why apprenticeships are at the heart of its business

As part of our Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Campaign, SoGlos talks to Julia Russell of county-based global engineering giant...
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SoGlos launches the Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Campaign

SoGlos has teamed up with Gloucestershire College, Gloucestershire Engineering Training, Renishaw and the University of...
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Peer Networks programme launches to support Gloucestershire’s female business leaders

With data showing women’s wellbeing is more negatively affected than men’s during the pandemic, Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise...
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There’s still time for business leaders to join the Peer Networks programme

A programme for Gloucestershire business leaders aimed at helping them grow their companies has opened its doors to more cohorts,...
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The Forest of Dean Growth Hub opens its doors

Businesses in the Forest of Dean now have a new point of focus, with The Growth Hub opening its latest branch in Mitcheldean.
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Digital October events for businesses launched by The Growth Hub

To support businesses investing in a digitally-powered recovery from the pandemic, Gloucestershire’s Growth Hub is launching a...
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Gloucestershire B&B owner launches new breakfast cereal

When lockdown decimated her bed and breakfast business owner Deborah Lamplugh realised she was sitting on another potential...
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Meet the apprentice: Joshua Davis of Attivo Group

An apprenticeship at the University of Gloucestershire is helping Cheltenham business Attivo develop the next generation of talent...
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SGGBA 2021 winners revealed

The winners of the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2021 have been revealed at a special evening celebrating the county’s...
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SGGBA 2021 awards night photos

See highlights from the first ever SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards held at Weston Aviation in Gloucestershire Airport,...
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New details revealed in £6.8 million Cheltenham Minster Exchange project

A scheme to transform the public space around Cheltenham Minster, by the team behind a radical new building for the town, have...
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BBC presenter Steve Knibbs to host SGGBA and SGGLA

We can now make it official – BBC presenter and well-known face of Gloucestershire, Steve Knibbs, will host this year’s SoGlos...
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10 questions challenge: Neil Smith from ReformIT

The threat of cyber security, a client base ranging from circuses to cheese manufacturers, and cooking a mean curry - ReformIT's...
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10 questions challenge: Robert Gillman from Gillman's

Having joined the family business in 1970, a year after Gillman's was established, managing director Robert Gillman has since led...
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10 questions challenge: Henry Johnston from Dowty Propellers

From supporting customers delivering Covid vaccines to preparing for the electric aviation revolution, Dowty Propellers president...
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Gloucestershire Magician set to wow guests at SGGBA

More than a little magic will be in the mix at this year’s SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards, courtesy of none other than the...
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Fluffy Puffin ice cream confirmed as SGGBA food partner

Artisan ice cream and sorbet maker Fluffy Puffin will be touching down at Gloucestershire Airport for the SGGBA, promising to...
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10 questions challenge: Jim Stevenson from Aston Lark

Launching a new Cheltenham hub during the pandemic, insuring a house adorned with a Banksy and how cyber threats are the most...
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SLX confirmed as SGGBA event partner

From West End shows and The Hundred to SGGBA – if Weston Aviation’s hangar was not already an exciting enough location, we can now...
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How Peer Networks helped a Gloucestershire tech firm pass £1 million turnover

Nick Eden, of fast-growing Gloucestershire tech firm CloudTamers, talks about the benefits to his role as ceo of the Peer Networks...
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10 questions challenge: Kevin Pope from the Protrack Group and Biostart

With the combined cost of plant machinery and vehicle theft estimated to stand at £800 million in the UK, Gloucestershire-based...
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10 cyber training opportunities in Gloucestershire in 2021

If you’re looking to delve into the world of cyber but aren’t sure where to begin, look no further as SoGlos has compiled a list...
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10 questions challenge: Fran Beer from The Beeswax Wrap Co.

Spawned from a concern over wrapping food in plastic and inspired by an old Egyptian craft, The Beeswax Wrap Co. has grown to into...
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Finalists revealed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2021

With entries received, the shortlist drawn up and judging completed, we can at last reveal the contenders in the running for the...
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Judges decide finalists for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2021

The judges have met, the decisions have been made and the list of all finalists have been drawn up for the first SoGlos...
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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...
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10 questions challenge: Dany Freemantle from Oasis Events Ltd

Speaking from a business as part of a sector hardest hit by the pandemic, Dany Freemantle from Gloucestershire-based events...
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SGGBA 2021 – Meet the category sponsor: GFirst LEP & The Growth Hub

Find out why Alex Cottrell from our SGGBA headline sponsors, GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub, has a healthy blend of excitement and...
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10 questions challenge: Michael Duff from Cheltenham Town Football Club

CTFC manager, Michael Duff, talks promotion to League One, grassroots football, the club's challenges for the year ahead and what...
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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 cyber...
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The Growth Hub is set to release thousands of pounds of digital business recovery grants

A new round of digital business recovery grants of up to £3,000 will be made available to Gloucestershire businesses by The Growth...
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10 questions challenge: Rachel Geliamassi from Stagecoach

From joining Stagecoach Bus on its graduate training scheme 14 years ago to taking on a senior management position earlier this...
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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 them to...
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SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards receives more than 400 nominations

Entries have now closed for the inaugural SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards – with more than 400 nominations from 192...
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9 back-to-business funds your Gloucestershire business can benefit from

Positive signs for the economy are widespread, but concerns remain over cash flow. SoGlos has tracked down nine potential pots of...
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Gloucestershire entrepreneur named in top 200 female-powered UK businesses list

An entrepreneur from Gloucestershire, whose company is enjoying growth of several hundred percent a year, has been named in a UK...
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10 questions challenge: Steve Gardner-Collins from Visit Gloucestershire

Steve Gardner-Collins takes the hot seat and reveals how Visit Gloucestershire came about and what the organisation is doing to...
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Solve challenges and grow your business by joining a new Gloucestershire Peer Network

Hot on the heels of a successful year-long trial, the Peer Networks business support programme is returning to Gloucestershire for...
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8 organisations to turn to for business support in Gloucestershire

If you are starting or running a business of any size, Gloucestershire has some incredible organisations ready and willing to...
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10 questions challenge: Dominic Page from University of Gloucestershire Business School

Partnering with more than 100 local businesses, keeping talent in the county and three things he couldn't live without... meet the...
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SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2021 venue, date and partners revealed

The unique venue, date, as well as official event, food and drink partners of the first SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards...
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10 questions challenge: Richard Arthur from Hooray Recruitment

With change comes opportunity, and for Gloucestershire's ethical recruitment agency Hooray that's meant new strategic focuses, new...
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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 are...
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10 questions challenge: Mark Stewart from Stewart Golf

From Stroud to Gloucester to... the whole world, find out more about the fascinating success story of Stewart Golf as CEO Mark...
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Major step forward for new £5 million-plus Cheltenham business centre

A land deal and a new Growth Hub service for Cheltenham have been announced, paving the way for a £5.2 million business centre to...
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Bedfolk bedding business enjoys comfortable turnover growth of 500 per cent

Demand has done anything but gone to sleep for a bedding company started by a Gloucestershire husband and wife team, with sales...
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Nominations open soon for SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2021

The sponsors are in place, the judging panel is poised, and the doors are about to open for nominations for the SoGlos...
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10 questions challenge: James Birt from Naylor Powell

Virtual viewings, remote working, the stamp duty holiday and property market predictions - we hear from Naylor Powell's managing...
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10 questions challenge: Lucy Beresford from SLG Brands

Lucy Beresford has been with Gloucestershire-born, global-reaching SLG Brands for 16 years. Meet the passionate joint MD as she...
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SoGlos is Gloucestershire's fastest growing LinkedIn business news channel

As it seeks to dominate business news in Gloucestershire, its first quarter figures for stories and videos on social media channel...
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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,...
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10 questions challenge: Pak Wai Hung from 288 Bar & Wok

Discover how Cheltenham-favourite restaurant and takeaway 288 Bar & Wok has adapted to the pandemic, as owner Pak Wai Hung takes...
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10 questions challenge: Stephen Shortt from Hawkins & Brimble

Stephen Shortt discusses growth predictions for his luxury men’s grooming brand, Brexit, international supply chains and his love...
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10 questions challenge: James Fyrne from SoGlos

From his ambitious 2021 business goal to finding positives from the Coronavirus crisis, SoGlos co-founder James Fyrne is the first...
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10 questions challenge: Karen Taylor from Gloucestershire Airport

The brand-new MD of Gloucestershire Airport, Karen Taylor, talks Gateways for Growth, runway redevelopment and women in aviation...
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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...
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Councils deliver share of £4.6 billion lockdown grants to Gloucestershire businesses

With Gloucestershire businesses now enduring another lockdown, local authorities are poised and ready to deliver the county’s...
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Half of SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards sponsorship opportunities secured within two weeks

An impressive roster of high calibre business and organisations are supporting the new the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards.
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Introducing the all-new SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards

The new SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards will recognise and celebrate innovative start-ups through to the top 100 businesses...
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GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub unveiled as headline sponsors of the new SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards

Launched to celebrate homegrown businesses, the new SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards have got off to a flying start, with...
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Applications for Gloucestershire SME recovery grants open in September 2020

Gloucestershire SMEs can apply for a share of the Covid-19 recovery grants, distributed through The Growth Hub, when applications...