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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Festomane 2018 at The Growth Hub

23rd January 2018

Festomane, the Festival of Manufacturing and Engineering was started in Stroud in 2012 by Neil Carmichael, Strou

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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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Free Business Health and Safety Workshops at SGS Berkeley Green

24th November 2017

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) are hosting a number of workshops and presentations to help businesses stay abreast of their legal obligations

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New BBfA partnership programme to provide business benefits for Gloucestershire companies

19th October 2017

Gloucestershire’s councillors and regulators gathered at The Growth Hub on 17th October, to launch a new partnership aimed at stimulating economic development; BBfA (Better Business for All).

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Case Study - BBfA: RUSH Skatepark

14th October 2017

Jerry and Michelle Norman founded RUSH Skatepark in 2013, in the former warehouse studios of artist Damien Hurst, at Brimscombe Port near Stroud in Gloucestershire.

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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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Case Study - BBfA: The Gloucester Biltong Company

9th September 2017

Gloucester Biltong started out as nothing more than a passionate hobby. For the past 10 years, Paul has made Biltong for his friends, family and work colleagues from his home in Gloucester.

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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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Identify your challenges with free online diagnostic tools

15th July 2017

Sometimes, when the answer is right in front of us, all we need to do is talk it aloud, write it down or walk it through.

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