Education Developing Gloucestershire’s Employability (EDGE)
EDGE was an employment pathfinder project, designed to help young people develop the skills required by businesses, based on the direct feedback of Gloucestershire employers.
Gloucestershire SMEs can receive help to become more energy efficient with Target 2020.
Skills Support for the Workforce: STEM
This Skills Support project aims to boost science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) capabilities within the county by delivering specialised training.
Skills Support for the Workforce: Low Carbon
Focussing on upskilling workers in priority low carbon sectors, this project was designed to increase capacity and capability in Gloucestershire’s growth businesses, in order to deliver economic growth across the county.
Start and Grow Enterprise
The Start and Grow Enterprise project is designed to stimulate successful enterprise in Gloucestershire, particularly among priority demographic and geographical groups.
Gloucestershire Research and Innovation Project (GRIP)
Gloucestershire Research and Innovation Programme (GRIP) was a project designed to encourage and enhance innovation throughout the county.
Going the Extra Mile (GEM)
The Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Project aims to engage and support individuals that need help to get into employment, assisting them with education, training, volunteering or work opportunities.
Gloucestershire’s Accelerated Impact Network Support (GAINS)
This programme provides high-growth Gloucestershire businesses with the support they need to reach new heights.
Export for Growth – South West
Export for Growth supported SMEs in Gloucestershire to improve their international trade performance; through tailored support packages and the removal of common barriers.
Stroud Metal Company
The Stroud Metal Company has been awarded £3.5 million by the Gloucestershire Infrastructure and Investment Fund (GIIF) to facilitate the relocation of both factory and office space, to a new site located off Brunel Way in nearby Stonehouse.
22 November 2023
A seamless transition for GFirst LEP, "Evolution not extinction"
The roles and responsibilities of GFirst LEP, Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership, will transfer to Gloucestershire County Council from April 2024.
2 November 2023
Planning submitted for £1bn project at the heart of the UK’s Technology and Cyber ambitions
Planning has been submitted for Cheltenham’s Golden Valley Development, the £1bn project at the heart of the Government’s National Cyber Strategy and the UK’s newest Innovation District.
10 October 2023
GFirst LEP: Net Zero Conference 2023
GFirst LEP and The Growth Hub are excited to bring you another inspiring Net Zero Conference this November!
5 September 2023
We are Made in Gloucestershire
We are Made in Gloucestershire. Your new destination to find incredible local food and drink, that’s truly made in Gloucestershire. The home of hidden gems that you won’t find anywhere else and so much more than the Old Spot and Double Gloucester.
8 August 2023
End of an era and the start of a new chapter...
Friday saw confirmation that Government core funding for LEPs will end in March next year which means things are changing at GFirst LEP - Gloucestershire's Local Enterprise Partnership
2 August 2023
Have your say on Gloucestershire’s economy
Residents and businesses are being invited to give their views on what priorities they would like to see included in a new economic strategy for Gloucestershire.
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