Tag Archives: 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

Trainee hairdressing scheme changes lives in Exeter

Two long-term unemployed young mums from Exeter are embarking on new careers in hairdressing thanks to Learn Devon, Devon County Council’s adult education service

Posted on: 19 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy
A30

Cabinet asked to propose preferred route of A30 improvement to Government

Devon County Council’s Cabinet will be asked next week (Wednesday 14 December) to propose a preferred route to Government for a £180 million improvement scheme for the A30 between Honiton and Devonshire Inn

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon’s JSA claimants lowest on record for sixth month in a row

Devon’s Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA) fell by 101 claimants between August and September 2016 – the total claimant count now standing at 2,848 – a new historic low

Posted on: 19 October 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon’s JSA figures fall again and break 3,000 barrier for the first time

The count now stands at 2,949 – a new historic low and the lowest figure on record for the fifth month in succession.

Posted on: 15 September 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy
work hub

New work hub opens and another expands in Exeter

Exeter’s small business community has received a boost with the opening of a new work hub and the expansion of another

Posted on: 21 July 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Connecting Devon and Somerset launches procurement to extend phase two superfast broadband rollout

The Connecting Devon and Somerset partnership (CDS) has launched a procurement exercise to extend the second phase of the superfast broadband scheme

Posted on: 12 July 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

JSA claimants in Devon are lowest on record

Devon’s Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA) claimants fell by 406 during April 2016 with total claimants now standing at 3,312 – the lowest figure on record.

Posted on: 19 May 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Funding boost gives Devon’s businesses more flex appeal

Devon’s small businesses will receive a welcome boost as Devon County Council announces plans to expand the county’s network of flexible working spaces

Posted on: 3 May 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Teignmouth’s Fish Quay gets major overhaul

A new £1.125 million quay built to boost fishing, leisure and tourism industries in Teignmouth is open for use

Posted on: 13 April 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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