A round up of business news including; information on new support services, grant funding, success stories, advice and information and dates for your diary.

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Frome Chamber of Commerce – Discuss and do meetings

10 July 2017

A comprehensive and unique programme of business discussions and workshops exploring and sharing information, skills and tools. These free events are aimed at helping local enterprises to develop, prosper and support each other. They are from lived examples by real businesses in town, and the forum encourages discussion and engagement on all levels. This is

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HMRC webinars, e-learning, email alerts and videos

10 July 2017

Get help and support from HM Revenue and Customs with free webinars, emails and videos if you’re running your own business. The HMRC offer webinars, videos, e-learning and email alerts on a range of topics. They are designed to help you understand what you need to do and how to get it right first time.

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Heart of the South West LEP

Brexit Survey

15 June 2017

Brexit Survey: The Heart of the South West Brexit Resilience & Opportunities Group (BROG) and Local Enterprise Partnership are keen to hear business views and learn more about the challenges and opportunities that local businesses across Devon and Somerset face.  They invite all businesses, across all sectors, to participate. To participate click here to complete the

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North Devon Rural Funding Event – 29 June 2017

12 June 2017

This session will provide a briefing to businesses on the wide range of grants and funding currently available for rural businesses and projects in North Devon.  Businesses will also have the opportunity to talk to funders and pick up information following the presentations.  Further funders will have stands and information at the event. Thursday 29th June

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Level 3 Apprenticeship with the Growth Hub – Apply now

12 June 2017

We have an opportunity for an apprentice Business Administrator to work alongside the Growth Hub team. The role of Business Administrator (Apprentice) is to provide effective administrative and general project support to assist in the delivery of the Heart of the South West [HotSW] Growth Hub contract. This includes data entry, record keeping and general support to assist the

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Success Story – Southcombe Farm

10 June 2017

A farmer from Devon, who has diversified to focus his attention on unique holiday opportunities, has seen an increase in visitor numbers thanks to support from Heart of the South West Growth Hub. Paul Clark, who runs Southcombe Farm in Holsworthy, used the support he received to focus on the areas of his business that

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Npower Super Powered Business Competition

01 June 2017

The Npower Super Powered Business Competition is administered by Trinity Mirror Plc and Npower and supports the growth and development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the UK. One selected applicant will win a cash prize of £5,000 as well as business growth mentoring. Businesses need to employ less than 250 people and

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UK Social Enterprise Awards 2017 – Applications now open!

30 May 2017

Applications are now open for the UK Social Enterprise Awards for 2017.  The event will be held on the 23rd of November in central London, and recognises organisations for their business excellence and contribution to society, as well as the achievements of people working at the heart of the sector.  Applications close on the 7th July

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Cyber Attack Advice for Business

15 May 2017

Please see the official guidance below from The National Cyber Security Centre. Since the global coordinated ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations across dozens of countries on Friday, there have been no sustained new attacks of that kind.  But it is important to understand that the way these attacks work means that compromises

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South Devon Jobs Fair Returns – 6 October 2017

11 May 2017

South Devon employers, who are actively recruiting, will be able to exhibit at the South Devon Jobs Fair in Torquay on Friday 6 October. Delivered by TDA, Torbay Council and in partnership with Jobcentre Plus, this free event will take place in Torquay’s Town Hall Assembly Rooms from 9.30am to 1pm. The event, an initiative

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