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What's new from the growth hub

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

All news

Launch of Hub Mentors at GFirst LEP Annual Review

High-calibre Mentors already matched with high-calibre businesses

14th October 2019

HUB Mentors is now live following GFirst LEP’s Annual Review.

Sales and marketing
Strategy
Operations

10 mins

Collaborate with the next generation of creative talent

Collaborate with the Next Generation of Creative Talent

14th October 2019

The Photography: Editorial and Advertising course offered by the University of Gloucestershire is a UK leading professionally-focused degree.

Sales and marketing
Strategy

4 mins

Export

Opportunities for UK Exporters: Emerging markets and the economic landscape in 2030

2nd October 2019

This post was written by Andrea Collins, Managing Director of The Export Department, who have exp

People and skills
Finance
Operations
Sales and marketing
Strategy

11 mins

Brexit Ready

How to prepare your automotive business for EU Exit

30th September 2019

To help you stay on the fast-track to success, we've gathered some resources to ensure you're prepared for EU Exit and what it means for your business. 

Eu exit
Operations
Legislation
Strategy

6 mins

MOD

The Ministry of Defence is seeking innovative ideas to improve the defence and security of the UK

30th September 2019

DASA, the Defence and Security Accelerator, has issued an Open Call inviting companies to subm

Innovation
Strategy
Sales and marketing

3 mins

mentoring for growth

More free help for local firms, as Gloucestershire businesses get access to FTSE500 mentors

30th September 2019

The Growth Hub has partnered with a national mentoring programme to give local businesses a chance to work with some of the biggest companies in the world.

People and skills
Strategy
Innovation

5 mins

Brexit Ready

How to prepare your professional and business services business for EU Exit

19th September 2019

As a business providing expert advice to your clients, we know you need to be ahead of the game when it comes to preparing for EU Exit.

Eu exit
Operations
Strategy
Legislation

8 mins

Brexit Ready

How to prepare your consumer goods & retail business for EU Exit

15th September 2019

Having worked with over 3,000 Gloucestershire businesses, we know that consumer goods and the retail sector are thriving around the county.

Eu exit
Innovation
Operations
Strategy
Legislation

10 mins

EU Exit

10 Actions To Take For EU Exit, Now.

12th September 2019

We're 49 days away from the EU Exit. Whilst we still don't know exactly what to expect, businesses are looking to 31 October with a wary eye.

Eu exit
Export
Strategy
People and skills
Finance

15 mins

Brexit Ready

Eight essentials ways to prepare your business for EU Exit.

11th September 2019

With a wealth of information available on EU Exit, we understand that it can be hard to know where to

Eu exit
Innovation
Operations
Strategy
Legislation

15 mins

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