Please click here to read the June 2017 Heart of the South West LEP newsletter.
An online survey to gather evidence about the impact of Brexit is being promoted by the Heart of the South West LEP and local authority partners in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay. The findings will be used in the Heart of the South West Productivity Plan to devise a strategy to increase prosperity by raising […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Local Enterprise Partnership’s response to Government’s Industrial Strategy Green Paper19/04/2017
This forms the start of the Government’s consultation on ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’ to address the long-term challenges to the UK economy, with the aim to improve living standards and economic growth by increasing productivity and driving growth across the whole country. The deadline for consultations to be submitted was 17 April 2017.
*** News Update – deadline for call for written evidence extended until end of June*** The South West Rural Productivity Commission has been established as a partnership by four LEPs in the south west of England: The Heart of the South West (HotSW LEP), Dorset LEP, Swindon & Wiltshire (SWLEP), Cornwall & the Isles of […]
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 […]
The Heart of the South West LEP Board has approved the recommendation of the Non-Executive Director interview panel to appoint eight new LEP business board members. The new board members will take up their positions as the existing LEP board members come to the end of their period of service after the end of May. […]