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Recovery Grants

New Funding to Help Gloucestershire SMEs Recover from The Effects of The Coronavirus Pandemic

30th July 2020

SMEs in Gloucestershire are set to benefit from new government funding to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has t

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Covid 19
Finance

8 mins

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Economic Recovery ‘Reimagine & Restart’ Plan is launched

28th July 2020

An ambitious plan to get Gloucestershire’s economy back on its feet in the wake of Covid-19 has been launched by Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership, GFirst LEP.

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Covid 19

9 mins

David Owen gives a talk from a podium

Planning for Gloucestershire’s business recovery

17th July 2020

This post was written by David Owen, CEO of GFirst LEP. One element of GFirst LEP's Recovery Plan for the county is a promotional campaign to e

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Covid 19

8 mins

Kick-starting Tourism Package for Gloucestershire

Kick-starting Tourism Package for Gloucestershire

15th July 2020

The £10 million Kick-starting Tourism Package, will give small businesses in tourist destinations grants to help them adapt their businesses following the coronavirus pandemic.

Finance
People & skills
Sales and marketing
News
Covid 19

5 mins

plan for jobs

Summer Economic Update: A Plan for Jobs

9th July 2020

The Chancellor delivered his Summer Economic Update in Parliament yesterday, which outlined a package of measures to support jobs in every part of the country, give businesses the

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People & skills
Finance
Operations
Covid 19

6 mins

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Apprenticeships Bonus Announced

9th July 2020

The government is to award bonus payments of up to £2000 to employers who hire apprentices.

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People & skills
Covid 19

7 mins

The Gloucestershire Countryside is shown

Guidance and Industry Standard Mark for Tourism Sector

1st July 2020

Visitor Economy Guidance

Sector specific guidance has been issued for people who work in hotels and guest accommodation, indoor and outdoor attractions, and business even

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Covid 19

8 mins

cotswold scene

Lockdown restrictions eased in England

23rd June 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today (Tuesday 23 June) set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, he

Covid 19
News

5 mins

A food delivery driver wears a mask

The Future of Food and Drink; New Normal in a post-COVID World

10th June 2020

This post was written by John Taylerson. John is a former Director of several food and drink companies including DairyStix, coffee syrups and coffee / drinks. 

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Covid 19
Eu exit
Innovation
Finance

7 mins

A woman makes a purchase at a cash desk.

Gloucestershire County Council Trading Standards Team waiving charge for business advice.

8th June 2020

In recognition of the financial constraints faced by many of the small businesses who have been forced to close or to restrict their normal activities during the COVID19 period, Glouces

Covid 19
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Legislation

5 mins

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