Tag Archives: Economy

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Grants available to establish new work hubs

Grants of up to £20,000 are available to businesses and entrepreneurs to help expand Devon County Council’s award-winning network of work hubs

Posted on: 27 February 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
Photo of turf cutting ceremony at North Devon Enterprise Centre site

VideoWork starts on Enterprise Centre for northern Devon

The start of work on the Enterprise Centre development for northern Devon has been marked with a turf cutting ceremony

Posted on: 20 January 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
Business Promotion Grant recipients 2019

VideoBusiness Promotion Grant awarded to a record number of companies

Devon County Council has awarded its fifth round of the Business Promotion Grant, handing out funding to 16 Devon companies to help them gain valuable exposure at trade shows and exhibitions

Posted on: 12 July 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy

New opportunity for rural micro businesses to voice their opinions and help design future support programmes

Devon County Council is launching a research project aiming to find out more about the needs of rural businesses and sole traders and how to make it easier for them to access and engage with business support programmes

Posted on: 16 January 2019 | Posted in: Business and 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

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
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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

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

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

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