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End of Tax Year Financial Planning

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

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Punchline Talks! The B!G Interview with Deborah Flint

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

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Change Ahead For The District

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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.

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The Forest Economic Partnership Needs YOU

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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...

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March 2024 Stakeholder News

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A huge thank you to all who came to our first stakeholder meeting of March on Wednesday 6th at The Speech House Hotel, it was a well attended evening of networking...

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Jones Food Company Brings "Most Advanced" Vertical Farm to the Forest of Dean

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  James Lloyd-Jones is the man behind the world’s most advanced vertical farm right here in the Forest of Dean at Lydney.

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Building home: Enabling future workforce in the Forest of Dean

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Julie Tegg is Gloucestershire College's Director of Employer Training & Apprenticeships, and is currently observing the FEP Board with a view to join as a new Director.

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In Celebration of Apprenticeships

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As well as a BusinessWest Gloucestershire director, vice chair of GfirstLEP, and director of the FEP, Ian Mean MBE also holds the title of ex-apprentice.

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A Jewel(ler) in the Forest Crown

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 FEP director Cllr Johnathan Lane recently visited Anna Mcloughlin, owner of Anna Mcloughlin Fine Jewellery based near Lydney in the Forest of Dean.

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The 50:50 Challenge in the Forest Of Dean

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Over the last few months, what I believe is a very innovative idea in attracting people over 50 back into the workplace, has been developing in Gloucestershire.

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The march of AI and the impact on small business. Friend or Foe?

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In the first of our Director blogs, FEP chair Neill Ricketts shares his thoughts on one of the biggest tech developments of the 21st Century - Artificial Intelligence.

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A New Chapter for the University of Gloucestershire

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  FEP Director Ian Mean recently caught up with Clare Marchant, the incoming Vice Chancellor of the University of Gloucestershire, about challenges the university faces and how she plans to tackle...

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