Latest News

This section contains all our current press releases, our press release archive and details of events. If you’d like to be automatically alerted when we post news onto this page, you can subscribe via RSS.

You can also sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with developments, activities and events.

Nuclear South West and South West Nuclear Hub Annual Conference – 2017

15/09/2017

There’s still time to register for the Nuclear South West conference taking place next Thursday 21 September at the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, with a schedule of pre-conference events on Wednesday 20 September. Nuclear South West and the South West Nuclear Hub have this year joined together to offer the annual conference, which is a […]

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly, Dorset and the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnerships announce Joint Energy Strategy Development Project

03/08/2017

A joint proposal from CIOS, Dorset and HotSW Local Enterprise Partnerships, has been awarded funding from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to support the development of an energy strategy across the region covered by the three LEPs. The aim of the project is to develop a coherent strategic framework across the […]

Devon Somerset & Torbay Trading Standards achievements in Business Support win recognition in national Regulatory Delivery Award

12/07/2017

Devon Somerset & Torbay Trading Standards have been jointly honoured at the national Regulatory Delivery Awards for their work in boosting business by forging closer ties between traders and regulatory bodies. The Heart of the South West Better Business for All (BBfA) Partnership have won the Government’s Better Business for All Award at the ceremony […]

Free ERDF Information Event – 19 July, Exeter Racecourse

29/06/2017

New ERDF funding opportunities for the Heart of the South West are expected to be launched this month. In support of these ERDF calls for project proposals, the Heart of the South West LEP is holding a free ‘ERDF Info Event’ on Wednesday 19 July in Exeter from 13.00pm – 16.00pmThe event aims to help […]

Surveys

28/06/2017

HotSW LEP is keen to gather views from businesses in the area about what is important to them and what can be done to drive growth.

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 […]