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What's new from the growth hub

18th December 2023

For established business owners, brand new start ups, and serial entrepreneurs – nothing comes close to having that trusted, knowledgeable peer to bounce ideas off and be accountable to.

People & skills
Strategy
Operations
Hub mentors
5 mins

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Growth Hub Net Zero

Free sustainability support to help local firms  'go green' in 2024

18th December 2023

After another successful Net Zero Conference at The Growth Hub, led by keynote speaker Conservative Councillor David Gray, Gloucestershire's businesses are being encouraged to take up the offer of

Net zero
Operations
Innovation

5 mins

Calling all Gloucestershire creative agencies & freelancers

Calling all Gloucestershire creative agencies & freelancers

12th July 2023

Are you a creative agency or freelance website builder?

We want to hear from you, because we need a new website.

Sales & marketing
Operations
Innovation
Finance
Strategy

2 mins

Investment of up to £5m now available for Gloucestershire businesses

Gloucestershire businesses invited to bid for share of new investment fund

8th July 2023

British Business Bank has launched the South West Investment Fund, where Gloucestershire businesses can bid for loans, debt finance, and equity finance.

Finance
Strategy
Operations
Sales & marketing
People & skills

5 mins

Business Networking Groups in Gloucestershire

Business Networking Groups in Gloucestershire

28th March 2023

Never underestimate the power of new connections.

Resources
People & skills
Operations
Sales & marketing
Strategy

11 mins

Three new Tech Labs run by Gloucestershire Libraries are set to be officially launched next month

Three new Tech Labs run by Gloucestershire Libraries are set to be officially launched next month

24th August 2022

Members of the public are being invited to join in the launch at Tewkesbury, Chipping Campden, and Cheltenham libraries in September and October.

Operations

5 mins

Net Zero - The Growth Hub - must know regulations and standards

The must-know regulations and standards for Net Zero

9th March 2022

When the UK signed the Paris Agreement, it committed to making it a legally binding requirement. On 27 June 2019, it became the first major economy to pass a Net Zero emissions law.

Net zero
Operations
Strategy

5 mins

The 3 Carbon Emission Scopes

A beginner’s guide to the 3 carbon emission scopes

28th February 2022

You’ve probably heard more and more people talking about the ‘3 scopes’ or ‘3 carbon scopes.’ If you’re wondering what on earth they are, or this is the first time you’re reading about th

Net zero
Operations
Strategy

5 mins

Why should you care about Net Zero

The Net Zero motivation. Why should you care?

21st February 2022

The UK became the first country to establish a legally binding commitment to achieve Net Zero (where the amount of carbon dioxide we add is no more than the amount taken away) by 2050, in

Net zero
Operations
Strategy

7 mins

20 Easy Wins to start your net zero journey

20 easy wins to start your Net Zero journey

16th February 2022

As Anne-Marie Bonneau, a sustainable chef, once said: “We don’t need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly.”

Net zero
Operations
Strategy

5 mins

Pete Eastwood boys who sew

Collaboration comes good for Cotswold curtain makers

17th January 2022

Nestled between the edge of the Cotswolds and the River Severn might be the last place you expect to find a former Head Coach of American Football working.

Strategy
Peer networks
Operations
People & skills

7 mins

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