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Gloucestershire accountants' business advice goes worldwide Image

Gloucestershire accountants' business advice goes worldwide

One of Gloucestershire's leading independent firm of accountants, Randall & Payne, has gone global with the business advice it is providing.

ProCook wins Direct Commerce Award Image

ProCook wins Direct Commerce Award

A Gloucestershire-based kitchen and dining ware retailer and Punchline Top 100 employer is celebrating after picking up an award at the ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards 2018.

Major appointment to new business team Image

Major appointment to new business team

A well-known Gloucestershire business consultant has been appointed to a senior role with a county college.

Warning: Gloucestershire roadworks round up for the week ahead Image

Warning: Gloucestershire roadworks round up for the week ahead

Highways England has released information about current and planned roadworks taking place within 30 miles of Gloucester city centre over the next week.

Home owner fined £800 - for illegally pruning four trees Image

Home owner fined £800 - for illegally pruning four trees

A Cotswold resident has paid a high price for pruning four trees on his property.

Tesco bags another quarter of sales growth Image

Tesco bags another quarter of sales growth

Less than two per cent growth might not sound like much but when you work in retail and it is your tenth quarter increase in a row perhaps it is no mean feat.

Eagle Tower reaches new heights in bid to go green Image

Eagle Tower reaches new heights in bid to go green

With 15 floors, Eagle Tower is home to over 45 companies and unsurprisingly produces a huge amount of waste every day.

Publica Group awarded for being disability confident Image

Publica Group awarded for being disability confident

An organisation providing services for local councils has been awarded for its support of people with disabilities and long-term health conditions.

Business boffin: Get real about the World Cup and the workplace Image

Business boffin: Get real about the World Cup and the workplace

When a big event like the World Cup comes around, there's never any shortage of advice banded around the Internet about how to manage the potential effects in the workplace.

Customers in for a treat as new café opens Image

Customers in for a treat as new café opens

Big names at Gloucester Quays have turned it into a major food and shopping attraction - and the latest independent jumping into the mix is due to open today.

Countdown to the Growing Gloucestershire Conference Image

Countdown to the Growing Gloucestershire Conference

This year’s Growing Gloucestershire Conference is just days away. Can you afford to miss it?

Gloucestershire haulage company wins £1.5m deal Image

Gloucestershire haulage company wins £1.5m deal

A county haulage operator has been awarded a new distribution contract worth around £1.5 million a year.

Business park set for major expansion Image

Business park set for major expansion

Significant growth plans of a Gloucestershire business park have been proposed along with a major housing scheme.

Family garden centre business welcomes third generation Image

Family garden centre business welcomes third generation

The 132-strong team at Highfield Garden World in Whitminster now includes members of not two but three generations of the founding Greenway family.

Gloucestershire charity appoints new Corporate Partnerships Manager Image

Gloucestershire charity appoints new Corporate Partnerships Manager

Chris Knight has become the new Corporate Partnerships Manager for county charity, Longfield.

Job cuts at major engineering firm Image

Job cuts at major engineering firm

A swath of job cuts announced by one of the country’s biggest and best-known engineering firms is to deal a devastating blow.

Levi Roots and Julian Dunkerton reward student business with cash Image

Levi Roots and Julian Dunkerton reward student business with cash

A student from the Royal Agricultural University who pitched a business idea to improve productivity and safety on farms has won a cash investment.

Fancy getting a bird's eye view of Gloucester from a zip wire? Image

Fancy getting a bird's eye view of Gloucester from a zip wire?

Tickets have gone on sale for a daredevil zip wire event coming to Gloucester city centre later this month.

Just proud to be involved in the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2018 Image

Just proud to be involved in the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2018

For a Gloucestershire food producer whose name was built on fresh salmon this was the one that got away.

Weird Fish splashes out on new gear for lido lifeguards Image

Weird Fish splashes out on new gear for lido lifeguards

Cheltenham-based clothing brand Weird Fish is supporting the town's popular Sandford Parks Lido for a third year running.

 Expert environmental work wins council top award Image

Expert environmental work wins council top award

Expert work to preserve and enhance some of the Stroud district's most important wildlife habitats has won a top nature accolade.

Insurance group expands into landmark office centre Image

Insurance group expands into landmark office centre

A Gloucestershire-based insurance group has taken over the ground floor of an office complex as it expands its operation.

Famous aerospace name to touch back down in Gloucester Image

Famous aerospace name to touch back down in Gloucester

A leading aircraft propeller systems manufacturer, driven from its Gloucester home following a major fire, has revealed when it expects to land back in the city.

Green energy firm to pull the plug on Gloucestershire jobs Image

Green energy firm to pull the plug on Gloucestershire jobs

A green energy giant is blaming restructuring on potential job losses at its county headquarters.

New unemployment figures for Gloucestershire Image

New unemployment figures for Gloucestershire

A new way of calculating the unemployment rate in the county has been used for the first time - amidst fears the method would show a rise in numbers.

Putting the wow factor into the heart of Cirencester Image

Putting the wow factor into the heart of Cirencester

News that the House of Fraser store in Cirencester is to close has prompted a fresh look at how to promote the town's retail appeal.

Banksy pop art image collars attention in Cotswolds Image

Banksy pop art image collars attention in Cotswolds

Once upon a time the police would have been chasing down the street artist Banksy to arrest him, but if they catch him in Tetbury they may well say ‘thank you’.

Champagne out as pub chain goes British-only ahead of Brexit Image

Champagne out as pub chain goes British-only ahead of Brexit

Whether Wetherspoon owner Tim Martin realises it, but in banning Champagne in favour of British-made sparkling wine he will be respecting the true provenance of the tipple.

Oarsome competitors to make a splash in Gloucestershire Image

Oarsome competitors to make a splash in Gloucestershire

A showpiece event featuring some of the country’s best young rowers is to take place on a county waterway.

TV soap opera debut for former SGS College student Image

TV soap opera debut for former SGS College student

A former student from Stroud’s SGS College has landed a role in hit ITV television soap opera Emmerdale, playing Charity Dingle’s son Ryan Stocks.

"Inadequate" school placed in special measures

A Gloucestershire school has been rated as inadequate by Ofsted and placed in special measures.

Law firm serves up a treat for cancer charity Image

Law firm serves up a treat for cancer charity

Staff at a Gloucester law firm have been baking cakes to support a local cancer charity.

Major flats development planned for former nightclub site Image

Major flats development planned for former nightclub site

More than 100 new studio apartments could be built on the site of two former Gloucestershire nightclubs.

Shop closures hit city's retail area but there is light at the end of the tunnel Image

Shop closures hit city's retail area but there is light at the end of the tunnel

The collapse of Poundworld is bad news for the Eastgate Street area of Gloucester.

Land Rover and Jaguar dealerships in Gloucestershire have new owners Image

Land Rover and Jaguar dealerships in Gloucestershire have new owners

Two of Gloucestershire’s most up-market and well-known car dealerships are believed to have been been taken over.

Police warning after break ins at Gloucestershire businesses Image

Police warning after break ins at Gloucestershire businesses

Companies in the Cotswolds are being urged to be vigilant after burglars raided businesses.

Race to find volunteers to make county running event happen Image

Race to find volunteers to make county running event happen

One of the county's most popular running events, which raises funds for Gloucestershire charities, is seeking volunteers to make sure it has another successful year.

New sign helps sharpen up image of Gloucester business park Image

New sign helps sharpen up image of Gloucester business park

A huge new "totem sign" is creating a striking landmark on the edge of Gloucester.

World's fastest shed stars at Prescott Bike Fest Image

World's fastest shed stars at Prescott Bike Fest

The world's fastest road legal shed will be put through its paces in Gloucestershire this weekend June 16 - 17.

Leave the car keys at home as you head for the summer drinks party Image

Leave the car keys at home as you head for the summer drinks party

Police have launched a Summer Drink and Drug Drive campaign in Gloucestershire and warned motorists not to drive whilst under the influence.

Cotswold vehicle tech business parked safely in new hands Image

Cotswold vehicle tech business parked safely in new hands

A former managing director of a Queen's Award-winning Gloucestershire business has been revealed as the man behind the takeover of another county company.

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