A round up of business news including; information on new support services, grant funding, success stories, advice and information and dates for your diary.
SWMAS | Manufacturing Barometer Autumn 2019-20 (Q2): Add Your Voice Here
11 October 2019
As we speed towards 31st October and the real possibility of a no deal Brexit, it is more vital than ever that we record and share the voice of UK SME manufacturers. As a senior leader and decision maker in the UK SME manufacturing sector, the Manufacturing Barometer is an opportunity to express your viewsRead more
Royal Academy of Engineering | SME Leaders Programme Open now for Applications
09 October 2019
Are looking for their next cohort of promising leaders of growth-potential engineering and technology companies. This six month programme is designed to support you to develop the leadership skills needed to scale your business. Applications close Monday 18 November 2019, 4pm. What is offered: Grant of up to £10,000 to fund leadership training courses ofRead more
Timewade | Technology for Success Study
09 October 2019
Please could you spare 10 minutes to take part in a Technology for Success survey? Carried out by Timewade, in partnership with Tech South West, the survey forms part of a study to provide insight into how technology is being used by SMEs in the South West to boost productivity, and will give participants theRead more
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 toRead 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 partRead 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 helpRead 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 youRead 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 wouldRead 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 coverRead 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 pillarsRead more
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