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VIDEO Punchline Talks - Friday Briefing, June 18

Series 3 #11 Punchline Talks! Each Friday, Punchline-Gloucester.com editor Mark Owen is joined by leading Gloucestershire business figures from a range of backgrounds to review Fridays national & regional newspapers, discuss what is happening in their own business sector and in their own individual businesses. Finally they round off by picking the stories that have caught their eye in this weeks Punchline.

Taking their places on the business briefing panel this week were:

Rob Lister - managing director at Lister Unified Communications who are celebrating 20 years in business. Today he covered the changes that he has seen in the mobile industry since it started and the look to the future

Heather Forbes - head of archives services at Gloucestershire County Council, where she has worked for the past 16 years, she is also vice chair of the Gloucester History Festival. Heather talked about how businesses can access the service and also the history of Gloucester Rugby club at Kingsholm.

Chris Price - chairman of PACT property & Assets ltd - he's also a director of Horfall House Nursing Home. He specialises in insolvencies and he talked about the stress that companies are under at the moment, especially in the hospitality sector. Also the future of the home working and property issues.

Ian Mean - wears lots of hats, he has been the editor of a number of regional newspapers and is a real champion for apprenticeship and the business community. He discusses the way in which news papers have evolved and the future of their online version today.

Its a lively informative chat and a blast through the papers before getting behind the nitty gritty of their own businesses and market place.

The panel fire through lots of subjects, with news and views and there is something to learn for everyone who is interested in business from the people who are at the sharp end of running their companies.

Its fun informative business news - some thing for anyone whose generally interested in business.

Today's briefing is sponsored by Evans Jones - Surveyors & Planning Consultants 

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