New report gives insights into South West tech and how brands can tackle challenges facing the sector

Leaders of tech brands across the South West are facing key challenges as they strive to achieve sustained growth, according to a new regional report.

Specialist tech and infrastructure marketing agency Astley Media has released its Tech Leaders’ Brand Insights report for 2021 which reveals what the region’s tech leaders are doing to evolve their brands and marketing.


Foot Anstey's Corporate team advises Air IT on another two acquisitions

The corporate team at national law firm, Foot Anstey LLP has advised on two major deals for Air IT , the award-winning managed service provider backed by August Equity.

Alongside August Equity and Grant Thornton, Foot Anstey supported on all legal aspects of the deals, assisting Air IT on the acquisitions of Reading-based MFG UK and Uttoxeter-based Infinity IT Solutions.


Tavistock-based  Flapjackery is among the Great Taste winners of 2021

Tavistock-based Flapjackery’s Clotted Cream Fudge Flapjack has been awarded a coveted gold star by Great Taste, the largest and most trusted food and drink awards on the planet. Out of 5,383 products worldwide to receive a Great Taste 1-, 2- or 3-star accolade, its delicious Clotted Cream Fudge Flapjack will now be able to display the unmistakable black and gold logo, a stamp of excellence...

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Plymouth Science Park's Community of Health and Wellbeing Business Continues to Expand

Total Innovations Europe Ltd is the latest health and wellbeing business to expand into premises at Plymouth Science Park.

Established in 2014, Total Innovation Europe provides business innovation and support to manufacturers, suppliers and providers in the health and social care sectors, helping businesses working in diagnosis, therapeutics or medical devices to realise efficiencies...

Plymouth Aerospace industry fights back with WEAF’s new Expo

The West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF), a membership trade organisation that is passionate about all aspects of aerospace and defence, has announced the South West’s first major Aerospace and Advanced Engineering networking event, post the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. The event will take place on the 7th of October 2021 at Westland Centre, Yeovil and invites as many Plymouth based...

Jordan Mace, Newly Appointed Commercial Director at Salcombe Brewery Co.

Salcombe Brewery Co appoints new commercial director

Salcombe Brewery Co. is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jordan Mace to the newly created role of Commercial Director as the company continues to expand to meet the growing market for its award-winning beers. Jordan, whose background includes experience with Barcadi Brown Forman, Fuller’s and Guy Ritchie’s brewery, joins at an exciting time for Salcombe Brewery Co. which has just...

Putting together the pieces of All Jigsaw Puzzles' Chaos Aquarium

Phenomenal growth of Devon jigsaw puzzle company as sales double during the pandemic

A Devon-based business that makes jigsaw puzzles has doubled its production workforce, increased its premises and invested for future growth as a result of soaring demand for its popular picture puzzles during the last eighteen months.

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, All Jigsaw Puzzles has grown its workforce in Hatherleigh, acquired a neighbouring business to expand its...

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Plymouth Science Park’s longest standing tenant, Rowe IT, announces expansion

Plymouth Science Park -based IT support company, Rowe IT , which has been located at the Park for four years, has announced that they are expanding their business and office space.

Investment at the Science Park and a growing South West tech sector has seen home-grown business Rowe IT establish themselves in the market place and enjoy year-on-year growth.

Rowe IT delivers a...

Food labelling rules are changing in October - sign up to a FREE webinar to find out how it affects your business

Businesses throughout the region who sell or serve food prepared on the premises can learn more about the changes in food labelling legislation at two free webinars.

Hosted by Heart of the South West Growth Hub, Better Business for All, Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards and Devon and Plymouth Chamber, the first webinar take place on July 8 and will be repeated...

Tech Business Culture Survival Guide

Research to reveal key learnings and opportunities for South West’s tech sector

Workplace culture experts Interaction are partnering with the collaborative technology network Tech South West to create the region’s first culture guide for the sector

The Bath-based firm which works with tech brands across the South West will conduct a deep dive into the cultural challenges technology...