New #StayLocalShopSafe campaign launches to encourage local and safe shopping

In East Devon, the Reopening of the High Streets programme is supporting a district wide media campaign, #StayLocalShopSafe, to inform residents and visitors about how to use their high streets and town centres safely and showcasing how local businesses are responding to the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by adapting, evolving and reaching out to their community, offering...

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa to Champion Positive Work Environments for UK Businesses

The leading online safety charity, SWGfL, unveils Edtesa, an online platform offering UK businesses and organisations a suite of digital tools to assist in online safety practice whilst also supporting the development of healthy, positive work environments.

Following years of careful research, the two tools being launched with Edtesa are:

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  • New tech news website for the South West launches

    New tech news website for the South West launches

    South West Tech Daily , an independent news website covering the burgeoning technology scene in the South West, has today launched. will draw on a network of journalists, experts and partners from across the region to produce news, interviews, opinion pieces and insight.

    The thriving technology clusters, hubs and science parks around the South West will...

    South West SMEs set to invest in tech

    Most companies in the South West are set to increase their investment in technology following the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    A survey carried out by Exeter-based IT support and tech strategy experts Timewade has revealed that nearly two thirds (63%) of companies have increased investment in the short term to deal with challenges including remote working, cyber security and...

    Virtual jobs fair aims to combat the skills shortages faced by South West employers

    The Heart of the South West LEP (HotSW LEP) Digital Skills Partnership has announced the first of their Train4Tomorrow virtual jobs fairs , which will connect hundreds of newly-trained and highly-skilled digital and technical learners with employers in the South West.

    The first virtual jobs fair on 26 May 2021, 9am - 4pm focuses on digital and technical sectors and will give...

    A photograph showing the main reception of Plymouth Science Park on a sunny day

    Fast-growing healthcare agency relocates to Plymouth Science Park

    Plymouth Science Park has this month welcomed a new company specialising in Healthcare recruitment to their campus.

    Acorn Healthcare are moving to the Park to support their growing client base in Plymouth, North Devon and East Cornwall.

    Acorn Healthcare specialise in providing tailored recruitment solutions for a range of healthcare clients in the private and public spheres...

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    “New benchmarks set” in YTKO’s support for 50,000+ businesses and disadvantaged entrepreneurs

    Over 22,000 businesses and nearly 31,000 disadvantaged entrepreneurs have been supported by Aldgate-based YTKO Group over a 14-year period, enabling inclusive economic growth from start to scale, according to the findings of a new independent full economic impact evaluation of its public-funded work.

    The analysis of 36 funded programmes across the South West, South East, London, East...

    Plymouth Science Park welcomes their latest tenant, Gathering Momentum, to the Park

    Award winning Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Data Management consultancy, Gathering Momentum are looking forward to moving into Plymouth Science Park .

    Gathering Momentum provides impartial CRM adoption and development services to help their clients improve sales, employee engagement and management decision making. Through the automation of sales and marketing processes,...

    Pioneering drug discovery firm Amprologix moves to Plymouth Science Park

    Amprologix , a spinout company from the University of Plymouth , has moved to Plymouth Science Park to become part of their growing health tech cluster and make use of cutting-edge laboratory facilities within the Derriford Research Facility. The move comes as the company begins the clinical phase of its antibiotic discovery programmes.

    Amprologix has pioneered a drug discovery...

    Tech South West StartUp Studio

    New Growth Programme for early StartUps launched in South West England

    StartUp Studio , a growth programme for early stage tech startups in the South West of England, has been launched.

    Tech South West has teamed up with virtual accelerator Activate and startup advisor Skowt Consulting to provide fully-funded opportunities for up to 30 pre-seed companies a year to progress their business through the programme, and then pitch to regional, UK and global...