Blogs

Is Nuclear Energy Coming To Gloucestershire?

Lightbulb

By Ian Mean Business West Gloucestershire Director Confidential talks are now moving at pace to site some of the first new nuclear Small Modular Reactors, or SMRs, to Gloucestershire with Rolls-Royce SMR...

Read more about 'Is Nuclear Energy Coming To Gloucestershire?'...


The Importance of Agri-Tech in a Challenging Landscape

tractor

By Ian Mean, Business West Gloucestershire director Here in Gloucestershire, many farmers are really on the brink after the wettest year for 150 years which has devastated their business.

Read more about 'The Importance of Agri-Tech in a Challenging Landscape '...


Bringing Power to Life in the Forest of Dean

Electric Wires

By Deborah Flint, FEP Board member and CEO Cinderhill Farm   Finding a site to move to within the Forest with sufficient electrical supply to run our food production unit has been...

Read more about 'Bringing Power to Life in the Forest of Dean'...


FEP Appoints Three New Directors

New Directors

The Forest Economic Partnership are delighted to announce the recent appointment of Deborah Flint, Natalie King, and Julie Tegg to our Board of Directors, marking an exciting new chapter for...

Read more about 'FEP Appoints Three New Directors'...


Tech Talent Lab: Decoding Your Future

Decoding your future

 CyNam, Gloucestershire College and the South West Apprenticeship Company have joined forces to launch a new initiative to help SMEs and startups maximise the benefits of IT and cyber apprenticeships....

Read more about 'Tech Talent Lab: Decoding Your Future'...


Climate, Sustainability and CBAMs

One World

In our latest Director blog David Trevelyan discusses managing the impact of climate change on businesses and the FEP's brand new Net Zero & Climate Action subgroup.

Read more about 'Climate, Sustainability and CBAMs'...


Welcome to our new Marketing & Communications specialist!

Celebrating Success

Exciting news alert! We're thrilled to officially share the news that Rebecca Clay started earlier this month as our Marketing & Communications specialist!   Rebecca brings a wealth of marketing and communications experience...

Read more about 'Welcome to our new Marketing & Communications specialist! '...


In conversation with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust's Deborah Lee

Ian and Deborah

Following Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust's announcement that CEO Deborah Lee would stand down in March 2024, FEP Director Ian Mean MBE sat down with Deborah to reflect on the past...

Read more about 'In conversation with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust's Deborah Lee'...


End of Tax Year Financial Planning

Money box

In March's Director blog, Managing Partner of Griffith's Marshall Ian Price shares his tips on basic end of year financial planning.

Read more about 'End of Tax Year Financial Planning '...


Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Deborah Flint

Punchline Deborah Flint

Punchline recently caught up with the Forest of Dean's very own sausage roll connoisseur and CEO of Cinderhill Farm Deborah Flint.

Read more about 'Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Deborah Flint'...


Change Ahead For The District

CHANGE

By Ian Mean, Business West Gloucestershire director & vice chair GFirstLEP “Change or you will be changed” was a mantra from the former ICI boss, Sir John Harvey-Jones.

Read more about 'Change Ahead For The District'...


The Forest Economic Partnership Needs YOU

Thinking

If you joined us at our March stakeholder meeting, you'll know we're currently seeking your input to refresh our SWOT analysis, as it's vital we are working with the most...

Read more about 'The Forest Economic Partnership Needs YOU '...