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 […]

Heart of the South West RDPE Growth Programme Briefing

29/03/2017

Around 120 delegates attended the Heart of the South West RDPE Growth Programme Briefing in Cullompton on Friday 24th March. The event provided information on capital grants available through the RDPE Growth Programme for business development, food processing and tourism infrastructure projects, as well as details of how to apply. The event was funded by […]