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Construction firm tells staff ‘it is time to talk’ Image

Construction firm tells staff ‘it is time to talk’

When your boss invites the entire staff team in for a chat you could be forgiven for thinking the worst might be about to happen.

Trial date set for murder case Image

Trial date set for murder case

A date has been set for the trial of a Gloucester woman accused of murdering her son.

Superdry releases third quarter results Image

Superdry releases third quarter results

When a former owner is questioning your products choices the last thing you probably need is a set of results which could give him more ammunition.

Manufacturer reveals major expansion plans Image

Manufacturer reveals major expansion plans

A sports nutrition business has announced plans for a new base in Gloucester.

Decisions due on reducing Gloucestershire business rates by a third Image

Decisions due on reducing Gloucestershire business rates by a third

Decisions are about to be taken across Gloucestershire which could see rates reduced by a third for more than 1,300-plus county businesses.

Hotel worker stole £16,500 from employer Image

Hotel worker stole £16,500 from employer

A debt-ridden hotel worker who cheated her bosses out of more than £16,500 can only raise £5,000 towards compensation.

News on first plans for Cheltenham cyber park Image

News on first plans for Cheltenham cyber park

Initial plans for a new £20-million-plus cyber park in Gloucestershire could be on the table sooner than expected.

24/7 road closure for major Gloucester route Image

24/7 road closure for major Gloucester route

Highways crews will be carrying out essential road and pedestrian improvements to an arterial Gloucester commuter route.

‘Large scale' illegal drugs factory discovered Image

‘Large scale' illegal drugs factory discovered

A raid on properties in Cheltenham has uncovered what police are calling a “large scale” producer of illegal drugs.

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited in February Image

Warning: This is where mobile speed cameras will be sited in February

Drivers are being alerted to the location of mobile speed cameras throughout Gloucestershire in February.

Hotel booking sites have been misleading us Image

Hotel booking sites have been misleading us

It’s the time of year when thoughts turn to holidays, but it seems some well known hotel booking sites have been misleading customers.

MP calls for university to develop ‘conveyor belt of local talent’ Image

MP calls for university to develop ‘conveyor belt of local talent’

Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk has pressed the Chancellor of the Exchequer to outline how a government initiative (University Enterprise Zones) can support Cheltenham’s future cyber park.

New guidance to help prevent age discrimination at work Image

New guidance to help prevent age discrimination at work

Workplace relations and employment law specialist, Acas, has published new guidance to help prevent age discrimination at work.

Main contractor named for £30m development Image

Main contractor named for £30m development

A construction firm has been named as main contractor on a £30 million Gloucestershire building project in the county.

Jobs up for grabs as new fashion store comes to Cheltenham Image

Jobs up for grabs as new fashion store comes to Cheltenham

An American clothing retailer has announced it is opening a store in Cheltenham.

Business Expert: Is e-commerce now big business for the cybercriminal? Image

Business Expert: Is e-commerce now big business for the cybercriminal?

E-commerce sales in 2018 reached $653 billion with Black Friday alone generating billions in online sales. However, what is good for online retailers is also good for cyber criminals.

More than 1,500 jobs saved Image

More than 1,500 jobs saved

Hundreds of jobs have been saved at a major retailer after a new owner stepped forward – but the news does not look good for Gloucestershire.

Video shines light on wheely good Cheltenham event Image

Video shines light on wheely good Cheltenham event

Hundreds of people saw the launch of Light Up Cheltenham with spectacular street theatre drumming group Spark.

Fifty per cent increase in apprenticeships in Cirencester Image

Fifty per cent increase in apprenticeships in Cirencester

Cirencester College Apprenticeship Team saw an increase of over 50 per cent in apprentices joining a variety of high quality business and professional apprenticeship programmes in 2018.

£2m Government fund set to benefit businesses Image

£2m Government fund set to benefit businesses

A number of cutting edge projects designed to help small businesses become more profitable will receive a total of £2m in government funding.

New name in hot seat at county fire and rescue service Image

New name in hot seat at county fire and rescue service

A new chief fire officer has been named to lead the Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service.

£2 per month on council tax will give police extra £4m Image

£2 per month on council tax will give police extra £4m

A proposal to put up the amount people pay for the police through council tax has been approved by
Gloucestershire County Council’s Police and Crime Panel.

Sale unlocks 45-acre site for 345 new homes Image

Sale unlocks 45-acre site for 345 new homes

Owners of a Gloucestershire’s engineering success story have sold a 45-acre site for a major housing development.

Lucky Onion to peel off layers hiding latest business Image

Lucky Onion to peel off layers hiding latest business

The boutique hotel and restaurant group now synonymous with Cheltenham and the Cotswolds is on the verge of revealing the latest addition to its portfolio.

Woman charged with murder Image

Woman charged with murder

A woman has been charged with the murder of a Gloucestershire man.

Business expert: Selling your business - completion Image

Business expert: Selling your business - completion

The aim for every business sale is to move through to completion with the minimum of fuss.

Development will help students access £1 billion industry Image

Development will help students access £1 billion industry

A £700,000 development which will aim to help students access a £1billion a year industry has begun.

Drugs gang leaders to pay a fraction of their £175,000 profits Image

Drugs gang leaders to pay a fraction of their £175,000 profits

Four men who made almost £175,000 from selling 'high grade' cocaine in Gloucester have only just over £4,000 left between them.

Teenagers arrested after crash involving Mini and police van Image

Teenagers arrested after crash involving Mini and police van

A red Mini and a police van were in collision in Cheltenham in the early hours of Saturday, 2 February.

Nearly a third of UK companies could relocate due to Brexit Image

Nearly a third of UK companies could relocate due to Brexit

Nearly one in three (29 per cent) UK businesses could be forced to shift operations abroad due to Brexit.

First loss in five years for budget airline Image

First loss in five years for budget airline

Ryanair posted a net loss of £17.2m for the last three months of the year, its first loss since March 2014.

Firm raises nearly £2m in a matter of hours Image

Firm raises nearly £2m in a matter of hours

If cash-flow is king a Gloucestershire headquartered engineering firm must feel like it rules outright after a bid to raise funds netted it £1.8 million in a day.

Job losses as leisure attraction closes Image

Job losses as leisure attraction closes

A trampoline park has announced its closure after only three years in business.

Contract signed on £5 million development  Image

Contract signed on £5 million development

Construction has begun on a major building project at one of the county's best-loved specialist children's centres.

Business expert: Construction disputes - the importance of a binding contract Image

Business expert: Construction disputes - the importance of a binding contract

Having building work done on your home or business is almost inevitable.

Murder investigation launched Image

Murder investigation launched

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died in Gloucester Thursday afternoon.

Property business builds revenue of £13.7m Image

Property business builds revenue of £13.7m

If are wondering how the property market is faring and are in any way concerned - the figures from a certain well-respected business are well worth a look.

Huge loss blamed on IT meltdown Image

Huge loss blamed on IT meltdown

TSB has blamed last year’s IT meltdown for a pre-tax loss of £105.4m in 2018.

Amazon pays less tax in 20 years than M&S pays in a year Image

Amazon pays less tax in 20 years than M&S pays in a year

Online retailer Amazon has paid just £61.7million corporation tax in the UK over the last 20 years, despite a £7billion turnover in the UK over the same period.

Architects' networking event is monumental success Image

Architects' networking event is monumental success

Already known for its architectural skills – it looks as if Roberts Limbrick may well also be rather good at designing networking events too.

Birds of prey centre takes flight for new season Image

Birds of prey centre takes flight for new season

The UK's top birds of prey centre, based in Gloucestershire, opened its doors again this morning after its winter break.

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