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What's new from the growth hub

14th January 2020

This post was written by Alex Cottrell, the Gloucester Growth Hub Manager. As part of our Gloucestershire Expertise series, we are giving local leaders the opportunity to share their k

People & skills
Operations
Innovation
Brexit
12 Mins

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Cirencester Growth Hub

How Cirencester Growth Hub is bringing businesses together, over food and conversation

16th April 2019

The Cirencester Growth Hub opened its doors last summer, and those doors have swung more than 2,000 times to business leaders from all over the county.

Sales and marketing
Strategy
People and skills
Innovation
Export

3 mins

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Increase Your Sales by 30%: Why User Experience Is Crucial

11th March 2019

This post was written by Andy Thorne, co-founder of Factory Pattern; a leading digital agency in Cheltenham. As part of our

Sales and marketing
Strategy
Innovation
People and skills

13 mins

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Food Glorious Food: Growth Hub Clients Clean Up!

8th March 2019

Last night, Gloucestershire's finest food and drink producers faced a Dragon's Den panel of experts, including celebrity chef Adam Henson and rugby star Phil Vickery MBE, for the chance to win £10k

People and skills
Strategy
Sales and marketing
Innovation
Export

4 mins

Ella from Fitbakes

From a Cotswold kitchen to the shelves of Selfridges. How one self-confessed tech nerd found 23,000 good reasons to succeed

21st February 2019

Fitbakes is a new low sugar cake range taking the market by storm.

Sales and marketing
Strategy
Innovation
Operations

12 mins

Six Ways To Successfully Manage Cash Flow

Six Ways To Successfully Manage Cash Flow

12th February 2019

This post was written by Conrad Ford, Founder and CEO of Funding Options; an online marketplace for business finance. 

Finance
Strategy
People and skills
Innovation

9 mins

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Chancellor of the Exchequer opens Business School and Growth Hub

11th February 2019

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, visited the University of Gloucestershire last week to officially open the new Business School and Growth Hub building at the Oxstalls

Strategy
Sales and marketing
People and skills
Finance
Innovation

6 mins

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Communications That Enhance Innovation

4th October 2018

This post was written by Sarah Bryars, Chief Executive of Target, a Cheltenham-based specialist communications agency.

People and skills
Innovation
Sales and marketing

12 mins

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The future's not bright, it's electric: Cleevely Electric Vehicles

1st October 2018

Taking over the reins on a well-established 50 year old family business, 3rd generation family member Matt Cleevely has taken his own passion for sustainab

People and skills
Case study
Innovation
Sales and marketing

8 mins

Cinderhill farm

‘Cook Food - Serve Love’: a recipe for success at Cinderhill Farm

16th September 2018

Many of us dream about getting away from it all and channeling our inner Tom and Barbara as we embark on the Good Life.

People and skills
Innovation
Case study

11 mins

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Creating a £5m brand in 18 months: Hawkins & Brimble

19th August 2018

When it comes to men’s grooming products there’s one brand that seems to be taking the market by storm.

Sales and marketing
Innovation
People and skills

9 mins

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