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What's new from the growth hub

4th October 2022

The Growth Hub and GFirst LEP are hosting a Gloucestershire Net Zero Conference aiming to inspire the business community to start their Net Zero journey.

Net zero
8 mins

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We want your business success stories!

We want your business success stories!

4th October 2022

There's nothing we love more than a success story. Especially when it's about a Gloucestershire business!

News

5 mins

Introducing Business Finance Week 2022

Introducing Business Finance Week 2022

4th October 2022

Throughout the week of 7-11 November 2022 the British Business Bank, along with well-respected business support partners from across the UK, are working together

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Finance

7 mins

Join the GFirst LEP Board as Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Champion

Join the GFirst LEP Board as Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Champion

4th October 2022

Are you passionate about Gloucestershire, its economic wellbeing and future success?

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8 mins

Hartpury’s Tech Box Park sparks a new range of biodegradable mental health products

Hartpury’s Tech Box Park sparks a new range of biodegradable mental health products

4th October 2022

Two of Hartpury’s Tech Box Park members have joined forces to create a novel range of green products designed to reduce anxiety, manage stress, and keep focus for people living wi

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8 mins

Could you help shape the next generation of superstar talent? Professional Mentors needed.

Could you help shape the next generation of superstar talent? Professional Mentors needed.

4th October 2022

The Your Future Plan team at the University of Gloucestershire are proud to announce that this year they will be piloting their first professional mentoring offering

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People & skills

5 mins

Director of Wheatway Solutions Colin Smith

Wheatway Solutions charging towards Net Zero with help from The Growth Hub team

29th September 2022

Wheatway Solutions Ltd is a customer driven solutions provider in the screening bucket industry, work

Net zero

5 mins

Help shape a new five-year vision for Gloucester city centre

Help shape a new five-year vision for Gloucester city centre

28th September 2022

Residents and organisations across Gloucester are being consulted as the city draws up a vision for the next five years.

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5 mins

Energy Bill Relief Scheme: help for businesses and other non-domestic customers

Energy Bill Relief Scheme: help for businesses and other non-domestic customers

26th September 2022

This scheme will provide energy bill relief for non-domestic customers in Great Britain. Discounts will be applied to energy usage initially between 1 October 2022 and 31 March 2023.

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Finance

9 mins

A hand-up for start-ups: 33,000 new loans for small businesses as £900 million government scheme widened

A hand-up for start-ups: 33,000 new loans for small businesses as £900 million government scheme widened

26th September 2022

The Business Secretary has widened eligibility of Start Up Loans scheme to businesses trading for up to 3 years. 

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Finance

5 mins

Chancellor announces new Growth Plan with biggest package of tax cuts in generations

Chancellor announces new Growth Plan with biggest package of tax cuts in generations

23rd September 2022

The Chancellor on Friday 23 September unveiled his Growth Plan to release the huge potential in the British economy by tackling high energy costs and inflation and delivering higher productivity an

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11 mins

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