West Devon Business Information Point is the Local Enterprise Agency for West Devon and has been operating as a source of information and advice for businesses since September 1993.
The CBI is business’ most powerful lobbying force in the UK. Our lobbying in Europe and across the world is also highly effective for members with global interests.
www.princes-trust.org.uk Offers opportunities to help young people including funding and support to 18 - 30 year olds who are unemployed or underemployed to turn their business idea into a reality.
Prime The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise (PRIME) helps people over the age of fifty set up in business for themselves.
Blackdown Hills Hedge Association aims to preserve rural skills associated with hedgerows by running the annual Hedge Event together with training events and workshops about hedgelaying, green wooodworking and coppicing, making baskets, and willow sculptures.
Expert South West: Solve a problem - the universities of South West England can offer expert solutions to help you access highly skilled employees, new ideas and technologies and commerical opportunities. They can work with you to overcome barriers to growth, progress new ideas and resolve business problems.
www.genesisproject.com Sustainable construction resource & learning centre. Environmental technologies training, networking, events, conferencing. Assistance for businesses, schools and communities. Incorporating the Knowledge Exchange at Genesis Project.
Creating:excellence is the South West centre for sustainable communities. It aims to build the skills and knowledge of people working for sustainable development, regeneration and renewal in South West England. To meet the needs of such a diverse group of people, creating:excellence links learning and networking activity across design, evidence and funding arenas. If you have any queries please contact the team on freephone 0800 328 3234.
Somerset Skills & Learning: Whether you are looking to take up a new interest, have fun, secure a qualification or just wanting to stay fit and healthy - we hope you'll find a course to suit you here. Our courses are offered across the county and new courses start all the time. If you can't see what you're looking for here let us know and we'll try and help.