What are the pitfalls of a family business?

Starting an own business is quite difficult, but definitely a doable task. Despite the initial expenses and the search for investors, such as , over time, with due effort, the business begins to generate profits that can be used to expand biz and get into new areas or for the personal...

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Have all the IT needs of a company covered by BTB Holdings

Nowadays informatics is virtually everywhere. In fact, probably no business could expect even a reasonable chance to succeed without having some kind of IT expertise support on their backs. For this reason, it is a good idea to explore how an extremely talented and experienced company like Betlab BTB - can assist all its customers from a wide variety of sections and...

Plymouth law firm accelerates COVID-19 relief effort

The Plymouth office at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has pledged its support to a number of organisations working in the community to tackle the impact of the pandemic, including foodbanks, homeless charities and schools.

This follows WBD's fundraising and volunteering efforts last year as part of its COVID-19 emergency response which saw thousands of pounds donated to a wide...

Types of carpet cleaning methods used by companies

While you are spoilt for choices when selecting a carpet cleaning company for your home or business, it is essential to understand the different types of carpet cleaning methods used by other companies. Not all carpet cleaning methods work for your carpet.

Carpets are an essential part of our homes and business places. We use carpets at hotels, offices, schools, and homes. As it is...

Three Devon companies in final for national business award

Three Devon businesses are preparing to battle it out against companies from across the UK ahead of the Amazon backed Rural Business Awards final, which will take place on Thursday 25th February 2021.

The companies are:

  • Centre-Space from Tiverton (Best Rural Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project category).
  • Natural Design Studio from Cullompton (The
  • ...
6 Reasons Why Digital Marketing Will Thrive in the Recession

6 Reasons Why Digital Marketing Will Thrive in the Recession

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned lives and businesses upside down, so it’s only natural that digital marketers may now be worrying about their livelihoods and the viability of their enterprises. However, there are many reasons why those working in digital marketing should feel confident about the months and years ahead, despite the inevitable forthcoming economic downturn. Let’s take a look...

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Entrepreneur shares the secret of explosive business growth in new book launch

Entrepreneur and business mentor Benn Davis, CEO of Devon-based Bigwave Marketing, announces the launch of his first book, aimed at business owners with a turnover of between £1m - £20m who want to grow exponentially. Entitled ‘Annihilate your competition’, the 12-step guide will help business owners achieve explosive growth in achieving higher levels of sales, revenue, or profit.


New scheme aims to improve mobile phone coverage

Mobile phone coverage in some of the most rural areas of Devon and Somerset is set to be improved under a new scheme.

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has launched the roll out of its new "Mobile Booster" scheme, aimed at small businesses and households in rural communities who currently have inadequate coverage, have access to only one provider and who are currently struggling...

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week - why Devon-based apprentice chose to do an apprenticeship at Redrow

Trainee carpenter Adrian Jones joined Redrow Homes as an apprentice in the South West region, after looking to become qualified in a new career later in his life.

Adrian started his training as an apprentice carpenter with the housebuilder in August 2018 and has been based at the Potters Lea development in Kingsteignton, Devon, ever since.

When asked about his apprenticeship...

Cornish business launches new Covid secure wedding entertainment to connect wedding guests and absent friends

With love in the air around Valentine’s Day a Cornish family business has launched a new type of wedding entertainment that can be enjoyed by guests at a wedding as well as absent friends and relatives.

Truro-based CherryTop Weddings has developed an interactive guest experience that meets Covid-19 safety rules and can also be enjoyed at bigger weddings when the regulations allow them...

Redrow’s Customer Conference Awards 2021 recognises Romansfield sales consultant in South West winners

Redrow Homes has awarded two members of staff in the South West, with Sales Consultant of the Year and Customer Service Employee of the Year Awards, at its annual Customer Conference.

This year the awards were held virtually and celebrated and recognised those that have excelled in their roles within each of the company’s regions. The Sales Consultant of the Year award was given to...