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Grant & Funding Opportunities in the Blackdown Hills

If you missed our October Meeting and Dinner at the Candlelight Inn where our guest speaker David Hinshelwood from Business Information Point clearly explained and informed all the funding and grant opportunities available to businesses in the Blackdown Hills - here...

New Data Protection laws – is your business ready?

Is your business ready to make changes to how you collect, store and use your customer data? New General Data Protection Regulations are coming into force May 2018 - It's important to understand what this means for you and your business. Workshops will available soon,...

Septembers’ Business Lunch at great success!

Each month we host a Business Lunch at the BHBA encouraging all local businesses to engage, network, learn business development opportunities and essential business skills. We welcome a guest speaker to share their expertise and skills who could support our local...

Somerset Soup – A Dragons Den style event!

TDA is excited to announce a second SOUP event following the success of the first one in Torbay last year. This time, it’s coming to Somerset. SOUP is a crowd funding event that brings people together to raise small-scale investment to kick-start new businesses or...

Gigaclear sponsors the BH marquee at Honiton Show

We are delighted to announce Gigaclear are sponsors of the Blackdown Hills marquee at the Honiton Show, which takes place on Thursday 3rd August. Based in Abingdon Oxfordshire, Gigaclear’s mission is to provide futureproof connectivity to rural communities by building...

22nd June Ladies Day at the Candlelight Inn

The Candlelight Inn at Bishopswood in the heart of the Blackdown Hills are hosting a Ladies Day on the most glamorous day in the racing calendar. Dust off those wedding hats lovingly stowed away and enjoy a fabulous afternoon including: A welcome drink on arrival...

Lentells Accountants – Open Day 29th June

Join them for a free, informal opportunity to discuss any accountancy, tax or financial issues, including Cloud Accounting.  Advice on making or amending your Will, Estate Planning and Probate. Open Day - 8am – 8pm Thursday 29th June Ash House, Cook Way, Bindon Road,...

New FREE workshops to support your business

Get Business, Get Digital offer a range of workshops and talks that will be suitable for all levels of experience. There will be a variety of events on both business and digital topics that will range from the basics to a more advanced level. All of our events are...

The DEBI launch the 2017 Devon Environmental Awards

The Devon Environmental Business Initiative are launching the 25th annual Devon Environmental Awards on Monday 5th June with a BBQ and launch party at West Twon Farm / OrganicARTS, Ide, Exeter, EX2 9TG. Proposed Schedule for the DEBI 2017 Devon Environmental Awards...

Grants and loans for local businesses

One of the more commonly reported challenges that face businesses currently is being able to access finance to fund investment within the business or to cover cash flow requirements for seasonal businesses, or expanding businesses. There are currently two grant...

8 Top tips for running an E-commerce website

Maintaining an e-commerce store is no easy task - it requires a lot more attention and TLC than a small website with just standard pages would. You need to actively maintain inventory levels, check for new orders, update clients on order progress and also deal with...