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What's new from the growth hub

14th October 2019

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

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10 mins

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5 Ways to Protect the Planet and Your Profits Simultaneously

25th June 2019

Safeguarding the planet should be a no-brainer for Gloucestershire’s business leaders. Why?

People and skills
Operations
Innovation
Sales and marketing
Strategy

9 mins

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Are you proud of your people?

21st June 2019

There are just two weeks left until the Gloucestershire Business Awards 2019 deadline.

People and skills
Sales and marketing
Finance
Strategy

4 mins

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Most Jobs Are Harder Than You Think

8th June 2019

This post was written by Neil Gilbride, Lecturer in Education at the University of Gloucestershire. As part of our Gloucestershire Expertise series, we are giving loca

People and skills
Strategy
Operations

13 mins

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Gordon Ramsay is looking for Gloucestershire's food entrepreneurs

30th May 2019

Gordon Ramsay is looking for the UK's next big thing in food or drink. With Gloucestershire's rich heritage in the sector, we think we know where to look.

People and skills
Sales and marketing
Innovation
Strategy
Operations

5 mins

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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

Sales and marketing
People and skills
Strategy

14 mins

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

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.

People and skills
Strategy
Sales and marketing
Operations

6 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

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