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COVID 20.03.20

COVID-19: support for businesses. Updated 20.03.20

20th March 2020

This update was collated by GFirst LEP on Friday 20th March. 

News

5 mins

COVID Advice

UK Government response to Coronavirus COVID 19 - Support for businesses

16th March 2020

The below summary was collated by GFirst LEP on Monday 16th March. All Gloucestershire Growth Hub locations are operating on a 'business as usual' basis as of Monday 16th March.

News

16 mins

what's stopping you from trading internationally

What's stopping you from trading internationally?

15th March 2020

International trade is one of the big leaps for any business.

Eu exit
Operations
Export
Sales and marketing

4 mins

Photo for growth

In Focus: Photo and Video for Growth

11th March 2020

This post was written by Dan Barker of Dan Barker Studios.

Sales and marketing
People and skills
Innovation

12 mins

what are freeports and why do they matter

What are freeports and why do they matter?

10th March 2020

Freeports are Westminster's flavour of the week. But what exactly are they, why do they matter to your business, and what have they got to do with the UK leaving the EU?

Eu exit
Operations
Export
Strategy

4 mins

GFirst Chair

A New Chair a Big Challenge

4th March 2020

GFirst LEP is approaching its first ever change in leadership. Dr Diane Savory OBE is stepping down from her position as Chair after 9 years at the helm.

People & skills

5 mins

eu exit transition

One month into transition: where do we stand?

3rd March 2020

On 31 January, the UK simultaneously left the EU and entered an 11 month transition period, which ends on Dec 31st 2020

Eu exit
Legislation
Export
Operations

5 mins

Inspire Me

From Minecraft Modding to Featuring in Forbes

21st February 2020

This post was written by Joe Nagel, Innovation Director at The Innovation Beehive. Founded over 10 years ago, The Innovation Beehive

Innovation
People and skills
Sales and marketing
Operations

13 mins

Event

Do you have an idea for the next sold out Growth Hub event?

14th February 2020

The Gloucestershire Growth Hub network offers county-wide business support designed to help local firms grow. And our free events are a huge chunk of how we do that.

Events

5 mins

Selling

Seven Steps to Successful Selling

13th February 2020

This post was written by Chris O'Riordan of Firestarter Business Solutions. The Firestarter Prog

Sales and marketing
People and skills
Innovation

12 mins

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