Tag Archives: Economy

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 | 1 Comment
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

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