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12th September 2019

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

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Winning More Business: The First Selling Meeting

16th April 2019

This post was written by David Tovey, Director of Stroud-based First Base Employment and author of 'Principled Selling - How To Win More Busines

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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.

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Government now cover 95% of your apprenticeship costs

Government now cover 95% of your apprenticeship costs

15th April 2019

April is a good month for employers who are looking to develop their teams, without breaking the bank.

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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

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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

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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.

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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. 

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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

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Preparing for Brexit: It's getting closer, but not getting clearer.

15th January 2019

This post was written by Robert Capper, Head of Sectors and Head of Commercial at

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The Four-Day Week, from a Rebel Optimist.

11th December 2018

This post was written by Paul Holbrook, Founder of

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