25 October 2019

Are you a rural micro business or sole trader? Are you interested in shaping the future of business support? The Devon County Council wants to work with you!

Devon County Council is running a research trial to learn how to stimulate positive mindsets towards improving business efficiency. Micro businesses, freelancers and sole traders (less than 10 employees) make up 90.1% of Devon’s rural economy*. They understand that there is a need for these rural micros to overcome their tendencies towards overworking, and increase time working on the business rather than for the business.

Devon County Council want to look at different ways of providing support to these businesses. All participating businesses will benefit from:

  • Business monitoring for up to 12 months, completing three business analysis surveys over the course of the trial.
  • Receiving a business insight report at the end of the project.
  • Being the first to be informed of the trial outcomes and future support.
  • Invitation to an event at the end of the project, which will be a great networking opportunity for local businesses.

Find out more and sign up for this trial here.

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