Free government-funded training courses available to 250 adults in the South West

An additional 250 learner places have been announced on the #Train4Tomorrow Digital bootcamps which are open to adults in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset, Torbay, Cornwall and Dorset.

The #Train4Tomorrow programme is designed to help people enter highly paid growth industries in the region, such as cyber security, data science, software development, digital marketing and IT. The Bootcamps...

Talent from South West being lost up the M5

A wealth of young talent is being lost up the M5 and more needs to be done to retain graduates in the South West, business leaders have warned.

Perceptions that the region is a poor place to work with no obvious ladders of progression and better career opportunities elsewhere are the key issues, they say.

The warning came as a national report was released this month stating...

Urban Enterprise programme secures further funding for business hopefuls

A free programme to encourage more Plymouth people to give business a go is celebrating a further two years of funding.

The Urban Enterprise programme has secured £1.39 million to continue laying the foundations to help Plymouth’s untapped entrepreneurs make a solid start to their business careers. Plymouth City Council and the European Regional Development Fund have both awarded...