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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

10th March 2016

Most businesses will own or use intellectual property, sometimes without realising it.

In a recent survey, 86% of UK small businesses said it’s important to know how to protec

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Top leadership traits and why you need to develop them

Top leadership traits and why you need to develop them

1st February 2016

What makes a good leader?

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Business Finance and Funding for 2016

Business Finance and Funding for 2016

14th January 2016

At The Growth Hub, we have seen that access to finance and funding is one of the most common challenges to the growing business.

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Cyber-Security Gurus stand together to campaign for a safer online future at start of Security Serious Week

Cyber-Security Gurus stand together to campaign for a safer online future at start of Security Serious Week

26th October 2015

The National Cyber Skills Centre was in London on 26th October for the kick off of Security Serious Week where

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Business Networking Groups in Gloucestershire

Business Networking Groups in Gloucestershire

25th July 2015

We’ve put together a list of links for networking groups around the county to help you meet new people, collaborate and grow.

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What if your business strategy gave you the competitive edge?

What if your business strategy gave you the competitive edge?

2nd July 2015

Last year, over 5,000 start-up businesses were launched in Gloucestershire.

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Why your business needs to track customer trends

Why your business needs to track customer trends

3rd April 2015

An important part of your business growth strategy should be to use your customer data to track trends.

Why?

  • It can highlight any potential opportunities, for example in ne
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Cyber security standards – help is out there

Cyber security standards – help is out there

3rd April 2015

We all take care not to lose our hardware or put it in harm’s way – clutching it protectively in the rush hour scuffle, wrapped lovingly in a designer laptop case or locked safely in our offices ov

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Do More Online

3rd April 2015

Gaps in digital capability mean that the UK’s small businesses are missing out on a huge opportunity for growth.

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Does your business need to communicate ‘out of hours’?

Does your business need to communicate ‘out of hours’?

2nd February 2015

We no longer live in a 9-5 world.
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National Apprenticeship Week 2015

National Apprenticeship Week 2015 – top reasons you should really think about apprenticeships

1st February 2015

If you think apprenticeships are something only Lord Sugar does for the TV cameras, then think again and prepare to be amazed!

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