7 March 2017
Surge in volunteers to support careers education in schools and colleges
There has been a surge in the number of people volunteering as Enterprise Advisers in secondary schools and colleges to support careers education – with more than half of all volunteers at CEO or Chair level, new figures from The Careers & Enterprise Company show (March 6).
23 February 2017
Over 100 million secured for county through GFirst LEP
Further investment is set to be poured into the county, as GFirst LEP heard today that they have secured £29.13 million in the third round of Growth Deal funding, taking the total to over £100 million.
22 February 2017
Growth Hub Network takes another step forward
GFirst LEP is taking another step forward in its journey to create a network of Growth Hubs across the county, as it announces two key suppliers that will help to create an expansive digital infrastructure.
22 February 2017
1.5m grant available for tourism businesses in rural Gloucestershire
A new £1.5 million capital grant to grow businesses and create jobs within the tourism sector in rural Gloucestershire has been launched.
21 February 2017
New phase for Local Enterprise Partnership
Following the announcement that over £100 million has now been secured in Growth Deals for Gloucestershire, GFirst LEP has announced plans to revamp its Business Groups to continue in its mission to grow the economy of Gloucestershire.
26 January 2017
Funding opportunities for Tourism Infrastructure
RDPE Growth Programme Calls for Tourism Infrastructure are now live.
25 January 2017
New facilities in Gloucestershire will benefit agri tech innovators
Agri-tech companies will soon have access to practical workshop facilities with office space, where they can research, create and test their products.
20 January 2017
Support for manufacturers through a bumpy 2017
UK manufacturers expect 2017 to be another year of risks but are gearing up to face the challenges head-on. Companies will be tested to their limits and are well advised to accept help and advice wherever it is on offer.
19 January 2017
New deputy chief executive for GFirst LEP
GFirst LEP has announced the appointment of a new Deputy Chief Executive today, with Dev Chakraborty to join the Local Enterprise Partnership in February. Current Deputy Chief Executive, Pete Carr, is leaving the organisation on secondment to Gloucestershire County Council as the Lead Commissioner for Employment and Skills.
18 January 2017
Growth Hub in Cirencester will unlock local business potential
A new Growth Hub in Cirencester will strengthen the Gloucestershire business community by providing innovative business support.
16 January 2017
Britwind exports pass 1 million pound mark as Japan develops taste for British made windmills
Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, has sold more than £1 million of small windmills to Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, has sold more than £1 million of small windmills to Japan through its Britwind subsidiary, to become the country’s leading small wind exporter.
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