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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...

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...

NSPCC and O2 urge parents to make online safety a New Year's resolution

The NSPCC and O2 are urging parents to make online safety a priority for their children if they are given smartphones, tablets or games consoles this Christmas.

The advice comes after the charity and mobile network operator found that thousands of parents who have played the O2 NSPCC Parents vs Kids online safety quiz were getting questions about parental controls wrong.

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Cities hold the key to Tech South West Success

Emerging and established tech hubs in and around cities like Exeter, Plymouth and Truro hold the key to establishing the South West as a leading global tech player, according to the first Tech South West report just released by blur Group.

Published today, the report reveals the views of regional tech leaders on how the sector can thrive in the coming decade and compete with the likes...