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Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Cllr Rowena Hay, leader of Cheltenham Borough Council Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Cllr Rowena Hay, leader of Cheltenham Borough Council

Rowena Hay became leader of Cheltenham Borough Council a year ago during the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

Punchline Talks! The B!G interview with Mark Stewart, CEO of Stewart Golf Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G interview with Mark Stewart, CEO of Stewart Golf

Whist many businesses have been struggling during the pandemic, Stewart Golf have taken the USA by storm.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, July 30 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, July 30

Series 3, episode 17 pf Punchline Talks!

Punchline Talks! With Russell Watson, English tenor singer and classical musician Image

Punchline Talks! With Russell Watson, English tenor singer and classical musician

Having sold more than seven million albums worldwide, Russell Watson is firmly established as the UK's best-selling classical crossover artist of all time.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, July 23 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, July 23

Series 3 episode 16 of Punchline Talks!

‘Building Beautiful’ - Government announces new vision - Mark Campbell, Evans Jones Image

‘Building Beautiful’ - Government announces new vision - Mark Campbell, Evans Jones

We’re blessed with beautiful places in Gloucestershire but we also have our fair share of eyesore buildings – those blots on the landscape that we’d all rather weren’t there.

Customs duties and your business - Lucy Sutcliffe of Azets Image

Customs duties and your business - Lucy Sutcliffe of Azets

Do you really know where your goods come from, why is it important and did it ever really matter? Lucy Sutcliffe, director of National Customs Duty at Azets explains.

The new world of corporate accommodation - Oliver Williams of Stay Lets Image

The new world of corporate accommodation - Oliver Williams of Stay Lets

As the UK, and hopefully the world, begins to approach some normality post-Covid, we are starting to see a change in perceptions and booking patterns across the whole of the hospitality accommodation market.

Punchline Talks! The B!G interview with Chris Creed, chief executive of Creed Foodservice Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G interview with Chris Creed, chief executive of Creed Foodservice

Chris Creed has been the driving force and vision behind Creed’s growth in recent years from a regional food service supplier to a significant national player.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, July 16 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, July 16

Series 3 #15 Punchline Talks!

Super-tax deduction - is it a good time to invest? Richard Neale of OPS BOX Image

Super-tax deduction - is it a good time to invest? Richard Neale of OPS BOX

Richard Neale, founder and director of OPS-BOX Group takes a look at the tax relief and asks is it a good time to invest?

Client-led R&D - is it subsidised or not? James Geary of Randall and Payne Image

Client-led R&D - is it subsidised or not? James Geary of Randall and Payne

Research & Development (R&D) Tax Relief has been around for over two decades and is now a firmly established part of the UK Corporate Tax system.

Free money can be bad for your business' health - Alex Lyttle of Tayntons Solicitors Image

Free money can be bad for your business' health - Alex Lyttle of Tayntons Solicitors

What liabilities could you face if you've carried on trading when the company can no longer pay its debts?

My employee doesn't want to return to work - what can I do? Margaret Adewale of HR Dept Gloucester Image

My employee doesn't want to return to work - what can I do? Margaret Adewale of HR Dept Gloucester

What can an employer do when their staff refuse to return to work after lockdown?

Businesses should plan ahead for VAT registration - Rob Stokes of Optimum Image

Businesses should plan ahead for VAT registration - Rob Stokes of Optimum

Businesses are being urged to plan ahead for VAT registration to avoid being caught out, accountants at Optimum Professional Services are warning.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, July 9 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, July 9

Series 3 #14 Punchline Talks!

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Miles Dunkley founder and owner of SLG Brands Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Miles Dunkley founder and owner of SLG Brands

Miles joined the family business in 1995 and has grown it be one of, it not the, leading creative beauty product pioneers in the county.

Putting the 'G' in ESG - Colette Reeves of Hazlewoods Image

Putting the 'G' in ESG - Colette Reeves of Hazlewoods

Governance is a vital ingredient, and Hazlewoods say they help businesses put the 'G' in ESG.

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Angharad Trueman MD of CGT Sales and Lettings Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Angharad Trueman MD of CGT Sales and Lettings

Punchline-Gloucester.com editor Mark Owen spoke to MD of CGT Sales and Lettings, Angharad Trueman about the boom in the housing market over lockdown and how this has been for her company.

Celebrating employee ownership – Tom Woodcock of Hazlewoods Image

Celebrating employee ownership – Tom Woodcock of Hazlewoods

Employee ownership is being celebrated across the country this week culminating in employee ownership day today (June 25).

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 25 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 25

Series 3 episode 12: Punchline Talks!

Punchline Talks! B!G Interview with Chris Nelson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire Image

Punchline Talks! B!G Interview with Chris Nelson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire

Chris Nelson is the new Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner, voted in on 6th May 2021.

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Lance Bradley, CEO of Gloucester Rugby Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Lance Bradley, CEO of Gloucester Rugby

Punchline-Gloucester.com editor Mark Owen quizzed Gloucester Rugby CEO Lance Bradley about the 'business' side of the club.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 18 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 18

Series 3 #11 Punchline Talks!

First Homes - a comeback for the First Time Buyer? Adam White of Evans Jones Image

First Homes - a comeback for the First Time Buyer? Adam White of Evans Jones

Adam White, principal planner at Evans Jones Planning and Property Consultancy, looks at the government plans to introduce a new scheme for first-time buyers.

You don't know what you don't know Image

You don't know what you don't know

This classic quote describes how prospects can feel when I run through a list of questions in order to understand their business and their aspirations for the future.

Tribunal rules 'gender critical views' are a protected belief - Nigel Tillott of Davies and Partners Image

Tribunal rules 'gender critical views' are a protected belief - Nigel Tillott of Davies and Partners

Belief that your sex is what you are born with and cannot be changed is protected under the Equality Act, a judge has ruled.

Punchline Talks! The B!G interview with Paul Wanford from the 'Fitness Team' and Xerlife Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G interview with Paul Wanford from the 'Fitness Team' and Xerlife

Before the pandemic Paul had a thriving gym in Cheltenham with 12 instructors working from 6am until 9pm, seven days a week.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 11 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 11

Each Friday, Punchline-Gloucester.com editor Mark Owen is joined by leading Gloucestershire business figures from a range of backgrounds.

Employee Ownership Trusts – a brighter future for all? Cathrin Richards, partner at Azets   Image

Employee Ownership Trusts – a brighter future for all? Cathrin Richards, partner at Azets

It’s no empty cliché to say that the pandemic has changed priorities for many, including business owners who may be re-evaluating their work/life balance and accelerating plans for an exit.

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Simon Ford, CEO of Allstones Group Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Simon Ford, CEO of Allstones Group

The Allstone Group started in quarrying and slowly built up a waste management company alongside selling aggregates to the trade and public.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 4 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 4

Each Friday, Punchline editor Mark Owen is joined by leading Gloucestershire business figures from a range of backgrounds to debate the main news and issues from the previous seven days.

HR troubleshooting for the new norm of homeworking - Margaret Adewale of HR Dept Gloucester Image

HR troubleshooting for the new norm of homeworking - Margaret Adewale of HR Dept Gloucester

As we come out of the pandemic, the new norm for many will be homeworking.

Older workers in Gloucestershire need retraining help - Ian Mean of Business West Image

Older workers in Gloucestershire need retraining help - Ian Mean of Business West

A growing number of older workers out of work requires a rethink on training to create fresh opportunities and make the best use of talent.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, May 28 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, May 28

Punchline-Gloucester.com editor Mark Owen is joined by leading Gloucestershire business figures from a range of backgrounds.

Punchline Talks! The B!G interview with Neill Ricketts, CEO of Versarien Image

Punchline Talks! The B!G interview with Neill Ricketts, CEO of Versarien

Neill famously started his business in his garage just over eleven years ago.

Government support scheme paybacks: is your business ready? Jennifer Harrison of Hazlewoods Image

Government support scheme paybacks: is your business ready? Jennifer Harrison of Hazlewoods

As the Government eases restrictions put in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, it is worthwhile taking some time to ensure your business is financially viable for the next steps.

Changes to VAT Making Tax Digital procedures - Mark Handscombe of Azets Image

Changes to VAT Making Tax Digital procedures - Mark Handscombe of Azets

From April 1st 2021, UK VAT registered businesses will face more Making Tax Digital obligations.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - James Horwood of Kitchen Garden Foods Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - James Horwood of Kitchen Garden Foods

The key to business success is having the confidence to ask questions according to a leading Gloucestershire entrepreneur.

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, May 20 Image

VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, May 20

Each Friday, www.Punchline-Gloucester.com editor Mark Owen is joined by leading Gloucestershire business figures from a range of backgrounds to debate the main news and issues from the previous seven days.

Staying safe in face of unknown cyber threats - Jason Kalwa, Salus Cyber Image

Staying safe in face of unknown cyber threats - Jason Kalwa, Salus Cyber

Protecting what you value most is important to all of us - whether that be family, possessions or business.

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