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

Gov.UK

Business Basics Fund – Third Round Open.

07 October 2019

The third round of the Business Basics Fund is now open for Expressions of Interest (EoI) to run trials. Round 3 makes £2 million available for trial projects involving technologies which support business and administrative functions. As announced in the June 2019 government responce to the Call for Evidence on tackiling late payments, up to

Read more

Cyber Crime in Devon and Cornwall – Introducing your Local Cyber Protect Officers

03 October 2019

The impact of Cyber crime can be devastating: Your Cyber Protect team works within the Digital Capabilities Unit in Devon and Cornwall Police, and forms part of the wider Team Cyber UK in collaboration with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the National Crime Agency (NCA). Whether you own a business, or are part

Read more

Brexit Business Readiness Event, Plymouth October 3rd 2019

30 September 2019

The UK is leaving the EU on the 31 October Do you run a business? Are you Brexit ready? Find out what you need to do to prepare by attending your free, local Brexit Business Readiness Event at the Jurys Inn on Thursday 3 October Get direct advice and support from government advisors to help

Read more

Brexit Business Readiness Events

27 September 2019

Register your place at a FREE Brexit Business Readiness Events for advice and support on preparing your business. Meet Government advisers to find out what actions your business needs to take to prepare. The events will combine a keynote address, interactive support, advice stands and in-depth sessions led by subject matter experts. They will provide you

Read more

Enterprise Nation | Next Generation – Free Start Up Course for Young Entrepreneurs.

25 September 2019

Are you aged 16-30 and dreaming of starting your own business or side hustle? Join expert trainer and entrepreneur Sophie Segal at the Next Generation free, 6 week start-up course in Bristol to equip you with all the skills to start something. Whether you just have a business idea, or a business that you would

Read more

Best of the West in Tech revealed as Tech South West Awards shortlists announced.

16 September 2019

Immersive holographics, life-saving technology for watersports and next-generation bionic limbs are amongst the array of world-leadin innovations from finalists in this year’s Tech South West Awards announced today. Leading tech companies, initiatives and individuals from across the region make it on to the 2019 shortlist. Celebrating the best ‘tech in the west’, the awards cover

Read more

National Farmer’s Union | Achieving Net Zero: Farming’s 2040 Goal.

16 September 2019

The NFU’s new report, Achieving Net Zero: Farming’s 2040 Goal, sets out three pillars of activity that will help the industry to reach its ambitious goals. These are: Improving farming’s productive efficiency Improving land management and changing land use to capture more carbon Boosting renewable energy and the wider bio-economy. The first of these pillars

Read more

DBACE | The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entreprenuers 2020

11 September 2019

DBACE supports visionary creative entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-30 who are driven by a mission to create and sustain social value through their enterprise. DBACE aims to reach ambitious individuals from all backgrounds with ideas that will improve the lives of others and communities we live in. Deutsche Bank is partnering with MeWe360 to

Read more

Filing Accounts at Companies House

10 September 2019

With 300,000 sets of accounts being due this month, September is one of the busiest months for Companies House. Many companies will have an accounting reference period which ends on the last day of the year. This means the last day to file their accounts is 30th September. Every company must prepare accounts that report

Read more

2019 World of Opportunity Programme – Entries Open Now.

09 September 2019

Heathrow is offering 20 SMEs the chance to each win a grant of £2000 to fund trade missions to help them reach new markets. Though a partnership with Exporting is GREAT they can help prepare each successful applicant for international trade. The competition will run from Monday 2 September 2019 until Friday 18 October 2019.

Read more

Latest news filter

  • Category

  • Date (to/from)

Stay up to date with the latest news, business support, funding and events happening locally.

Newsletter sign-up





Data Protection
The Heart of the South West Growth Hub service is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Plymouth City Council are the Managing Authority on behalf of Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership.
Somerset County Council is the Accountable Body and the Data Controller for the Heart of the South West Growth Hub Service which is delivered by Serco.
Please see Somerset County Council’s Privacy policy for information about how your data is used and stored by visiting Somerset County Councils website: http://www.somerset.gov.uk/accessing-our-information/privacy-policy/
Please note: The Heart of the South West Growth Hub service uses MailChimp as our marketing automation platform. By confirming that you wish to receive our e-newsletter, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/ and Terms https://mailchimp.com/legal/terms/.