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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GAINS and SAGE

GAINS and SaGE pull out the stops for growth

27th October 2017

GAINS (Gloucestershire Accelerated Impact Network Support) and SaGE (Start and Grow Enteprise) are hosting open business growth events in November and December, giving Gloucestershire enterprises a

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5 mins

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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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rockatek growth hub case study

Case Study: Rockatek Ltd

17th October 2017

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Rockatek Ltd, based in Cheltenham was established in 2016.

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9 mins

RUSH Skatepark

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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The Gloucester Biltong Company

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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University of Gloucestershire launches new programmes for local businesses

8th August 2017

The University of Gloucestershire is launching 3 new support programmes for business, made possible via the European Regional Development Fund.

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6 mins

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ScaleUp Survey 2017

6th August 2017

The ScaleUp Institute aims to advance understanding of how to build an effective environment to scale up a business and flourish.

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