Tag Archives: Economy

Don’t miss out on fully funded support for businesses in Devon and Somerset

Reminder to sole traders, micro businesses and small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in Devon, Somerset Plymouth and Torbay that 12 hours of fully-funded business support is still available through the Heart of the South West Growth Support Programme

Posted on: 5 December 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Partners launch Peninsula Transport to transform travel and boost the economy

The region’s five transport authorities have launched a new transport partnership, Peninsula Transport, to work directly with the Department for Transport on the strategic transport priorities for the South West

Posted on: 8 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 1 Comment
work hub

Devon Work Hubs win prestigious business award

Council’s network of business work spaces scoops FSB award for the best provision of small business offices for upscale and growing businesses

Posted on: 7 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Grant scheme awards more than £1.5 million to support Devon businesses

The Making it Local LEADER Local Action Group, which is part of the LEADER European rural development funding programme, has awarded more than £1.5 million of funding over the past two years – supporting over 50 projects

Posted on: 19 October 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Campaign increases employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Devon County Council and Jobcentre Plus are launching a campaign to encourage businesses to recruit more people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs.

Posted on: 17 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 1 Comment

New version of Devonomics website launched

A new version of the Devonomics website has been launched by Devon County Council, providing data and intelligence on the Devon economy

Posted on: 14 September 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

CDS expands broadband network to thousands more homes and businesses

Nearly 300,000 homes and businesses in rural areas now have access to superfast broadband thanks to Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS)

Posted on: 27 March 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Local business

Consultation open for Heart of the South West Productivity Strategy

Business, organisations and residents are being asked for their views on plans to drive up productivity in Devon and across the Heart of the South West area.

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Ambitious Devon Businesses Wanted

Fast Track to Growth programme launches offering companies the chance to receive free business support to help them achieve growth

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

JSA figures in Devon increase slightly during December

However despite last month’s JSA increase the claimant count is 19% lower than during the same period last year.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy