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 […]

Call for government investment to strengthen advanced engineering and digital innovation industries in South West England and South East Wales

18/11/2016

A consortium of major businesses, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and higher education institutions has found that the South West England and South East Wales region can lead the UK and compete with the world in the areas of advanced engineering and digital innovation, and has called for targeted government investment to drive innovation in these […]