The Buzz

Welcome to the latest business news stories from across Gloucestershire, as well as blogs by our specialist advisers. Follow us and get involved with the latest discussions by following our social feeds too.

What's new from the growth hub

27th January 2018

An independent evaluation by BiGGAR Economics, published today, shows that The Growth Hub in Gloucestershire is fully achieving its goals in boosting productivity and economic growth in the county.

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National Cyber 101 Bootcamp in Gloucester

15th December 2017

The beating heart of Gloucestershire's cyber security community has attracted a national programme from Digital Catapult, which has announced

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No more passwords: a safer future for Gloucestershire businesses

18th September 2017

We launched our new website in April this year, with a raft of new features designed to ma

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Three years of supporting Gloucestershire business growth

13th September 2017

We opened our doors in October 2014, as a very unique partnership between the University of Gloucestershire and GFirst LEP.

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The Growth Hub in Gloucestershire

Your new and improved Gloucestershire Growth Hub

10th August 2017

2017 is an exciting and important milestone for us. This month, we transition to the second phase of The Growth Hub in Gloucestershire; bigger and better than ever before.

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Meet The Mentors

Our mentors are looking for high-growth SMEs in Gloucestershire

15th June 2017

Meet The Mentors is our programme of regular events and activities that gives you the opportunity to put your business in front of the great and good of Gloucestershire.

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Gloucestershire businesses converge on The Growth Hub to celebrate the impact of £3m in Regional Growth Fund grants

Gloucestershire businesses converge on The Growth Hub to celebrate the impact of £3m in Regional Growth Fund grants

27th March 2017

SME & Early-stage Enterprise Development (SEED)

The SEED Fund Programme was developed by The Growth Hub, in partnership with the University of

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Gloucester SEED-funded business earns visit from HRH The Duke of Kent

9th December 2016

In September 2015, the University of Gloucestershire announced £3.2m of SEED funding, available for local businesses undertaking projects of innovation and job creation.

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Local manufacturing business doubles in size following University of Gloucestershire funding

Local manufacturing business doubles in size following University of Gloucestershire funding

9th July 2016

Goodflex Rubber recently unveiled its new factory extension, more than doubling its floor space, thanks to a University of Gloucestershire Regional Growth Fund.

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Case Study – Happerley Passports

Case Study – Happerley Passports

15th June 2016

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Happerley Passports is a new meat traceability scheme that  helps you to understand what you’re eating and where it’s from.

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The Growth Hub and HSBC support opening of International School in Gloucester

The Growth Hub and HSBC support opening of International School in Gloucester

15th June 2016

A new international school is set to open in Gloucester later this year, thanks to business support from The Growth Hub and financial backing from HSBC.

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