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Growing Gloucestershire PLC<br />Food & Drink Seminar<br />9th December 2010<br />
Agenda<br />Introductions  & overview of morning<br />Exporting your products & services  - UKTI<br />Case study: Soho Cof...
It’s all About Great Local Companies! <br />
IntroductionSuzanne Hall-GibbinsDirector Gloucestershire Chamber & Business Link<br />
A World of Opportunities<br />Helping South West businesses really go places<br />Angie Mico<br />UKTI SOUTH WEST<br />   ...
Do you want your business to grow internationally?<br />UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is here to help<br />UK Trade & Inves...
The International Trade Service Team<br />Your route to the world<br />Our team includes:<br />International Trade Sector ...
Advanced Engineering
Automotive
Environmental
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Food & Drink
Marine
Security
Business and Financial Services
Creative
Leisure & Tourism</li></ul>International Trade Advisers<br /><ul><li>For all other sectors</li></ul>UKTI SOUTH WESTalso ha...
UKTI Products & Services<br />When it comes to international trade, there’s a lot to consider.<br />UKTI SOUTHWEST has a t...
Your new suppliers
Your new partners
And much, much more!</li></ul>If you want to increase your turnover, boost your sales and increase the size of your busine...
Benefits<br /><ul><li>Save time
Save money
Grow your business</li></li></ul><li>We’re here to help<br />Why wait? Contact us today! <br />Tel:- 0845 60 60 969<br />E...
IYRE<br />Improve Your Resource Efficiency<br />www.businesslink.gov.uk/southwest/environment<br />
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Food & drink sector event, held at Brickhampton Court Gold Complex on 9th December 2010.

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  • In 2009/10 15 tonnes of grain was milled and ended up on the floor. With forecast of increased production, this would have increased.Boiler – pretty important to brewing process, but boiler relatively old and water wasn’t being treated -&gt; fouling of surfaces and boiler automatically shutting down. In process of getting quotes to reinstate water treatment systems and return boiler to design efficiencies.
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    1. 1. Growing Gloucestershire PLC<br />Food & Drink Seminar<br />9th December 2010<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br />Introductions & overview of morning<br />Exporting your products & services - UKTI<br />Case study: Soho CoffeeCo.<br />Environmental support: Business Link and Space Catering<br />Break<br />Case study: Creed Foodservice<br />Strategic Support available<br />Developing a successful and valuable brand: ASHA<br />Q&A Panel<br />
    3. 3. It’s all About Great Local Companies! <br />
    4. 4. IntroductionSuzanne Hall-GibbinsDirector Gloucestershire Chamber & Business Link<br />
    5. 5. A World of Opportunities<br />Helping South West businesses really go places<br />Angie Mico<br />UKTI SOUTH WEST<br /> Experts in international trade<br />
    6. 6. Do you want your business to grow internationally?<br />UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is here to help<br />UK Trade & Investment is the Government organisation that helps UK based companies succeed in international markets. We also assist overseas companies to bring high quality investment to the UK's vibrant economy<br />
    7. 7. The International Trade Service Team<br />Your route to the world<br />Our team includes:<br />International Trade Sector Specialists in;<br /><ul><li>Aerospace
    8. 8. Advanced Engineering
    9. 9. Automotive
    10. 10. Environmental
    11. 11. Healthcare/Life Sciences
    12. 12. Food & Drink
    13. 13. Marine
    14. 14. Security
    15. 15. Business and Financial Services
    16. 16. Creative
    17. 17. Leisure & Tourism</li></ul>International Trade Advisers<br /><ul><li>For all other sectors</li></ul>UKTI SOUTH WESTalso has access to a unique network of UKTI colleagues based around the world in Embassies and Consulates. <br />
    18. 18. UKTI Products & Services<br />When it comes to international trade, there’s a lot to consider.<br />UKTI SOUTHWEST has a team of experienced and well-connected experts, and a range of useful services, to give your business that international edge.<br />Contact our International Trade Centre Team, and they will start you on the road to:<br /><ul><li>Your next customer
    19. 19. Your new suppliers
    20. 20. Your new partners
    21. 21. And much, much more!</li></ul>If you want to increase your turnover, boost your sales and increase the size of your business year on year, you can’t afford to miss out on using our International Trade Team.<br />
    22. 22. Benefits<br /><ul><li>Save time
    23. 23. Save money
    24. 24. Grow your business</li></li></ul><li>We’re here to help<br />Why wait? Contact us today! <br />Tel:- 0845 60 60 969<br />E-mail:- enquiries@uktisouthwest.org<br />Or visit us at:- www.uktradeinvest.gov.uk<br />Thank you<br />
    25. 25. IYRE<br />Improve Your Resource Efficiency<br />www.businesslink.gov.uk/southwest/environment<br />
    26. 26. What is the IYRE project?<br />In depth engagement with business to improve environmental performance<br /><ul><li> Improve efficiency and competitiveness
    27. 27. Decrease energy, waste and resource costs
    28. 28. Decrease environmental impact - Carbon</li></li></ul><li>The Customer Journey<br />1) Initial Meeting/scoping<br /> 2) Baseline<br /> 3) Feasibility/Quotation/Referral<br /> 4) Sourcing finance<br /> 5) Implementation<br /> 6) Return 1 year on to assess effect<br />
    29. 29. Which businesses are eligible?<br />Sectoral restrictions<br /><ul><li>Transport
    30. 30. Primary food processing
    31. 31. Agriculture
    32. 32. Motor vehicles
    33. 33. Synthetic fibres
    34. 34. Ship building
    35. 35. Coal and steel
    36. 36. Fisheries and aquaculture
    37. 37. Housebuilding</li></ul>Meet growth criteria<br />
    38. 38. In reality, what business are we looking for?<br />Intensive resource users (energy, water and materials)<br />Potential for renewable energy (FiT)<br />Fleet/high mileage<br />Environmental goods and services (8% target)<br />Go by feel…do you think there is room for improvement?<br />
    39. 39. Case Study – Wickwar Brewery<br />IYRE project in later stages<br />Replacing grain mill – resource efficiency<br />Boiler investigations – replace/acid clean<br />2 actions forecast to save company ~£9000 per year <br />
    40. 40.
    41. 41. Contact Details<br />iyre@businesslinksw.co.uk<br />(0)845 600 9966<br />
    42. 42. To act as the strategic voice of the business community<br />Proactively engaging with key sectors and their supply chains<br />Establishing communications and feedback channels with local businesses<br />Strengthening relationships with local MPs<br />Collaborating with local chambers<br />Creating effective feedback loops with members<br />Engaging with regional and national players<br />
    43. 43. To act as the major access point for business support in the county<br /><ul><li>Provide 1:1 support to businesses
    44. 44. Provision of relevant events/workshops/seminars
    45. 45. 3 day Start-up programme plus on-going support
    46. 46. Access to information via website/e-alerts/newsletters
    47. 47. Access to specialist advisers – IT; Marketing; Environmental; Finance
    48. 48. Access to 3rd party providers & other public funded bodies</li></li></ul><li>Strategic Growth Programmes<br />The Strategic Leadership Programme <br />Aimed at the business leader (It’s all about me!)<br />The Strategic Development Programme <br />Aimed at the entire business (It’s all about us!)<br />A proven support service delivered through the Business Link <br />Funded through the South West RDA ERDF funds<br />
    49. 49. Strategic Leadership Programme<br />3 half day sessions:<br /><ul><li>Groups of up to 8 business leaders per group
    50. 50. Opportunities to raise and discuss the burning issues that you face
    51. 51. The ability to participate in a peer to peer learning environment
    52. 52. Invitation to continue the group conversation via email and follow up meetings</li></li></ul><li>Strategic Development Programme<br />3 – 5 half day sessions:<br /><ul><li>unites the management team – engendering shared ownership and responsibility
    53. 53. provides a structured & practical framework
    54. 54. sets priorities and responsibilities
    55. 55. provides insights into team and personal dynamics
    56. 56. provides access to external support for implementation</li></li></ul><li>Who have we worked with?<br /><ul><li>Bottlegreen
    57. 57. Kitchen Garden Foods
    58. 58. Cadbury House Hotel
    59. 59. The George Hotel
    60. 60. Bart Spices
    61. 61. Bensons
    62. 62. Pheasant Pluckers</li></li></ul><li>?<br />?<br />Panel Questions<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />
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