New service to help businesses take up supply opportunities from Hinkley Point C

13/06/2017

Two South West LEPs: The Heart of the South West (HotSW) and West of England (WoE) have launched a new business support service to enable small and medium-sized businesses take up the multiple supply chain opportunities from EDF’s new build of two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C. The service contract allocated £1million, jointly funded […]

Brexit Resilience & Opportunities Group Survey

13/06/2017

An online survey of what Brexit could mean for small businesses in the Heart of the South West is being carried out. The Heart of the South West Brexit Resilience & Opportunities Group (BROG) and the LEP are keen to hear business views and learn more about the challenges and opportunities that local businesses across […]

Advice from the National Cyber Security Centre for Businesses

15/05/2017

Since the global coordinated ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations across dozens of countries on Friday, there have been no sustained new attacks of that kind.  But it is important to understand that the way these attacks work means that compromises of machines and networks that have already occurred may not yet […]

Register Now for Free ERDF Information Event – 30th March

16/03/2017

Please click here to register your place   New ERDF funding opportunities for the Heart of the South West are available. In support of these ERDF calls for project proposals, the Heart of the South West LEP is holding a free ‘ERDF Info Event’ on Thursday 30th March. The event aims to help prospective applicants […]

South West Partnerships Executive ***Applications Closed***

05/03/2017

Heart of the SW, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, and Dorset LEPs are working together to support the development of cross LEP partnership across the whole of the south west. We are seeking an individual with the right skills and experience to support and manage these developing opportunities; working with stakeholders from public sector, education […]

‘Closing the Gap’ – The South West Peninsula strategic rail blueprint

25/11/2016

‘Closing the Gap’ is the Peninsula Rail Task Force’s plan for investment into the South West Peninsula’s strategic rail network. The plan was officially launched to Government on 22 November. The plan defines the Task Force’s ambition of a 21st century rail network underpinned by three priorities: Resilience and reliability; Faster journey times; Improved connectivity with […]