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Wave of redundancies predicted for South West Image

Wave of redundancies predicted for South West

A report by workplace experts Acas and YouGov asked employers if they expected to make staff cuts in the next 12 months

Cheltenham company awarded UK’s Best Workplaces recognition Image

Cheltenham company awarded UK’s Best Workplaces recognition

Cheltenham-based Pentadel Project Management has been recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for 2022.

Appeal after man reports knifepoint robbery in Cheltenham Image

Appeal after man reports knifepoint robbery in Cheltenham

Officers are appealing for a possible victim to come forward.

Completion of 30 new affordable homes in Tetbury Image

Completion of 30 new affordable homes in Tetbury

Families in the Cotswolds have been successfully housed in brand-new homes following the completion of a new affordable housing development in Tetbury.

Land Rover tops table for biggest used car sales margin Image

Land Rover tops table for biggest used car sales margin

Three Land Rover models took the top three places for used car retail margin last month, according to Dealer Auction's Retail Margin Monitor.

Price of icecream set to surge says Unilever Image

Price of icecream set to surge says Unilever

The company, which owns the Walls Ice Cream factory in Gloucester, said the increase was due to prices for some ingredients tripling

Housing demand sees sales jump at Travis Perkins Image

Housing demand sees sales jump at Travis Perkins

The builders merchant has reported a "positive" start to 2022 thanks in part to the booming housing market.

Gloucester company warns of metal theft Image

Gloucester company warns of metal theft

Gloucester-based insurer Ecclesiastical warns churches in Gloucestershire to remain vigilant.

Council awards Charlotte Dujardin Freedom of the Forest Image

Council awards Charlotte Dujardin Freedom of the Forest

Charlotte Dujardin is a six time Olympian and Britain’s most successful female dressage rider.

Cirencester butchers features on Countryfile Image

Cirencester butchers features on Countryfile

Cirencester butchers Jesse Smith are due to appear on BBC’s Countryfile this Sunday.

Natwest profits double Image

Natwest profits double

Banking giant NatWest has reported a doubling in profits in the last three months, but said the cost of living crisis will affect the rest of the year.

Amazon posts first loss since 2015 Image

Amazon posts first loss since 2015

Amazon has recorded its first quarterly loss since 2015.

Apple reports record sales and profits Image

Apple reports record sales and profits

Smartphone giant Apple has reported record revenue and profits for the second quarter of its financial year.

Smiths acquires Ermin Plant in multi-million pound deal  Image

Smiths acquires Ermin Plant in multi-million pound deal

One established family-run Gloucestershire company has acquired another in a 'multi-million pound deal'.

St James's Place reports record performance Image

St James's Place reports record performance

Cirencester-based St James's Place has reported record net inflows in the first quarter of this year.

Gloucester roadworks nightmare Image

Gloucester roadworks nightmare

The utilities firm responsible for the roadworks that are causing severe delays in Gloucester has apologised for the disruption.

New video campaign launched to promote Gloucestershire's Growth Hubs Image

New video campaign launched to promote Gloucestershire's Growth Hubs

You can take a look inside Gloucestershire's Growth Hubs through a selection of brand-new showcase videos.

Renamed restaurant to create 30 jobs  Image

Renamed restaurant to create 30 jobs

Harry Hare’s in Cirencester will reopen in May as Henry’s Seafood Bar & Grill.

Alder King and Knight Frank appointed to major Bristol scheme Image

Alder King and Knight Frank appointed to major Bristol scheme

Gloucestershire-based property firms Alder King and Knight Frank have been appointed to market a new 212,000 sq ft Grade A speculative office scheme.

VIDEO: Tour the Cotswold District Council offices in Cirencester Image

VIDEO: Tour the Cotswold District Council offices in Cirencester

Exclusive tour of the Cotswold District Council's offices in Cirencester.

Gloucester man ordered to repay thousands for counterfeit car accessories Image

Gloucester man ordered to repay thousands for counterfeit car accessories

He has been ordered to pay back ill-gotten gains following an investigation by trading standards.

Low-carbon affordable housing scheme in Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds Image

Low-carbon affordable housing scheme in Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds

Cotswold District Council and Cottsway Housing Association will bring 15 new low-carbon homes.

Tesco tells suppliers to scrap plastic sooner Image

Tesco tells suppliers to scrap plastic sooner

Tesco has told suppliers they must move much more quickly in getting rid of plastics from shelves.

Abnormal escort through the Cotswolds Image

Abnormal escort through the Cotswolds

There may be delays to drivers travelling in the area.

Retail sales continue to disappoint in April, reports CBI Image

Retail sales continue to disappoint in April, reports CBI

Retail sales were poor for the time of year and sales volumes fell rapidly in the year to April.

Punchline Talks – April 29 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – April 29 line-up revealed

It has been another big week of news for the Punchline Friday Business Breakfast Briefers.

Upgrade to Missing Link cannot come soon enough for business owners Image

Upgrade to Missing Link cannot come soon enough for business owners

Campaigners and bosses are celebrating after Kier Highways was awarded a £460m contract to upgrade the A417 between Gloucester and Swindon

Council asks residents to invest half a million in pioneering green scheme Image

Council asks residents to invest half a million in pioneering green scheme

Cotswold District Council has partnered with Abundance Investment, the UK's first and biggest regulated green investment platform.

'The Future of Gloucester' hot topic at property forum Image

'The Future of Gloucester' hot topic at property forum

More than 50 guests gathered at the historic Blackfriars Priory this morning for the Gloucestershire Property Forum, hosted by property and planning consultants Evans Jones.

Sherbornes support major Gloucestershire success story Image

Sherbornes support major Gloucestershire success story

Solicitors have helped full fibre broadband infrastructure provider achieve phenomenal growth.

ProCook awarded UK’s Best Workplaces recognition Image

ProCook awarded UK’s Best Workplaces recognition

Gloucester-based ProCook has been ranked among the UK’s Best Workplaces in 2022.

Willans LLP wins Formula 1 case Image

Willans LLP wins Formula 1 case

A partner at Willans LLP solicitors has won a case concerning an intellectual property (IP) license and merchandising agreement, after Silverstone-based Formula 1 team Force India went into liquidation.

Gloucestershire Foodie Awards launched Image

Gloucestershire Foodie Awards launched

The Gloucestershire Foodie Awards were officially launched at Brimscombe Mill, Stroud, last night - and Punchline was there.

Gloucester company awarded health and safety gold medal Image

Gloucester company awarded health and safety gold medal

The RoSPA annual awards recognise organisations that excel in health and safety practice.

UPDATE: Man hospitalised following serious head injuries outside Cheltenham nightclub Image

UPDATE: Man hospitalised following serious head injuries outside Cheltenham nightclub

Officers are appealing for information.

2.1 million annual tax credits packs to be issued Image

2.1 million annual tax credits packs to be issued

About 2.1 million tax credits customers will begin to receive their annual renewal packs this week from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

For Ben; Virtual challenge reaches halfway point Image

For Ben; Virtual challenge reaches halfway point

Friends, family and supporters have reached the halfway point of an epic virtual challenge in memory of 22-year-old Ben Brown.

GE Aviation trailblazing the way in aircraft engine efficiency Image

GE Aviation trailblazing the way in aircraft engine efficiency

GE Aviation is leading the way in producing fuel-efficient aircraft engines with a high proportion of 3D printed parts.

GMS wins facilities contract with Rosebank Health Image

GMS wins facilities contract with Rosebank Health

Gloucestershire Managed Services (GMS) has won a new contract to provide essential facilities services to Rosebank Health.

Woman banned for drink driving on e-scooter in Cheltenham Image

Woman banned for drink driving on e-scooter in Cheltenham

A 26-year-old woman, who hired an e-scooter in Cheltenham while intoxicated after a hen night, has been banned from driving.

Italian restaurant to open in Cheltenham next month Image

Italian restaurant to open in Cheltenham next month

Visitors to the Quadrangle in Cheltenham will not have to wait long to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine.

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