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Heart of the South West Growth Hub

The Heart of the South West Growth Hub has been offering a free point of call for business support for all businesses in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay for nearly two years, and has already exceeded its targets; having helped over 3,200 businesses; and wants...

The Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe – Saturday 24th March

First Café Hemyock Village Hall Saturday 24th March 2018 10 am to 12 noon Bring along items that might be repaired including electrical, bicycles, clothing and textiles, computers, furniture, ceramics and garden tools. Volunteers will be on hand during the morning to...

Exciting New Training Courses

There are many exciting new training courses to support local business development.  Courses include: Digital Marketing, Completing your first self assessment, How to make money from your passion, Payroll Legislation, Communication and Conflict Management, The True...

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...

FREE Business Workshops with BIP

There are some new business workshops available to book on to across Devon. If you have yet to make the leap into self-employment and aren't sure whether it's right for you or not then we have a free workshop dedicated to helping you make that decision. The 'Is...