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What's new from the growth hub

29th January 2024

The highly acclaimed Help to Grow: Management programme at University of Gloucestershire has opened registration for the next cohort of businesses looking to elevate their

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People & skills
Strategy
7 mins

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Gloucester Growth Hub Mentors

Gloucestershire's finest offer free business mentoring

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

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

ROLLING STONE, NME, DOUBLE TURNOVER FOR GLOUCESTERSHIRE MUSIC PR FIRM

Specialist music PR agency hits the right chord by working with The Growth Hub

10th July 2023

Plus Music PR, a specialist Gloucestershire PR agency, has seen its turnover double since working with The Growth Hub.

Sales & marketing
Innovation
Strategy
Case study

5 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

Become a Hub Mentor with The Growth Hub

The Growth Hub is recruiting new Mentors, as the Hub Mentor programme relaunches to support local businesses

31st March 2023

Following the previous successful run of The Growth Hub’s Hub Mentor programme, demand from local Gloucestershire businesses has kick-started th

Strategy
People & skills
Sales & marketing
Hub mentors

5 mins

Made in Gloucestershire new export event for food and drink businesses

Get Ready to Export - New event from Made in Gloucestershire

29th March 2023

The first ever Made in Gloucestershire exclusive event for members will focus on getting you ready to export your food and drink products.

Export
Strategy
Sales & marketing

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

Forest of Dean Growth Hub

Forest of Dean Growth Hub to receive £79,000 funding to create jobs and support business

24th March 2023

The Forest of Dean District Council has allocated £79,000 from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to support the Growth Hub to create new jobs and support local businesses.

Finance
Strategy
People & skills
Hub mentors

5 mins

Cheltenham landscape

Cheltenham is 3rd best UK location for microbusiness, research finds

14th March 2023

Cheltenham has been ranked the 3rd best location in the UK for micro-businesses.

People & skills
Strategy

5 mins

Council appoints David Owen as Director of Economy and Environment

Devolution means evolution for GFirst LEP as Council appoints David Owen as Director of Economy and Environment

31st October 2022

As a result of central government’s drive for giving more powers to the regions and the devolution agenda in England, all Local Enterprise Partnerships will be integrated in

Strategy

5 mins

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