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Welcome to the latest business news stories from across Gloucestershire, as well as blogs by our specialist advisers. Follow us and get involved with the latest discussions by following our social feeds too.

What's new from the growth hub

29th March 2017

Gloucestershire business leaders are reaping the rewards of QuoLux’s training and development opportunities. The Cheltenham-based business provides both high performance development programmes for,

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Business development workshops to keep local entrepreneurs busy in April

Business development workshops to keep local entrepreneurs busy in April

28th March 2017

The Growth Hub is springing forward in April to offer a series of business development workshops for local businesses.

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Gloucestershire businesses converge on The Growth Hub to celebrate the impact of £3m in Regional Growth Fund grants

Gloucestershire businesses converge on The Growth Hub to celebrate the impact of £3m in Regional Growth Fund grants

27th March 2017

SME & Early-stage Enterprise Development (SEED)

The SEED Fund Programme was developed by The Growth Hub, in partnership with the University of

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Case Study: Future Advanced Manufacture

Case Study: Future Advanced Manufacture

16th March 2017

Introduction 

Future Advanced Manufacture, based in Cheltenham was first established in 1981 and provided a tool room supporting local businesses.

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Understanding social enterprise in Gloucestershire

Understanding social enterprise in Gloucestershire

6th March 2017

Help the Growth Hub and GFirst LEP understand what contribution Social Enterprise is making to the Gloucestershire economy and what extra support it might need.

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Free online courses from The Growth Hub

Free online courses from The Growth Hub

5th March 2017

Based on feedback from users of The Growth Hub, we have developed a basic suite of online courses covering Data Protection, Health & Safety and DSE.

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Higher Apprenticeships: Getting maximum leverage from the levy

Higher Apprenticeships: Getting maximum leverage from the levy

28th February 2017

From April 2017, businesses with a salary bill of more than £3m will be required to pay a levy to fund new UK apprenticeships.

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Case Study: Four Anjels

Case Study: Four Anjels

18th February 2017

Introduction

Four Anjels was founded in 2010 by Andrea Stevens, Steve Greenhalgh, Dr Barry Cronin and Trevor Stephens.

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Growing Gloucestershire countdown begins

Growing Gloucestershire countdown begins

12th January 2017

2017 Growing Gloucestershire Conference – Early bird tickets now on sale

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Business in Gloucestershire – Then, Now and Next…

Business in Gloucestershire – Then, Now and Next…

5th January 2017

In January 2017, as Insider Media celebrates a decade in the South West, The Growth Hub is co-sponsoring an event looking at the past, present and future

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60+ businesses gather at The Growth Hub to hear from academic experts and retail gurus

60+ businesses gather at The Growth Hub to hear from academic experts and retail gurus

16th December 2016

Last week we played host to our final University of Gloucestershire Business Breakfast of the year – which yet again proved to be hugely popular with local businesses.

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