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HOTSW Virtual Careers Fair – 27-29 April

‘Which Way?’ HOTSW Virtual Careers Fair – Call for employers. Schools and young people across the area have signed up to the Heart of the South West LEP Virtual Careers Fair. The LEP would like to showcase a wide range of industries, particularly those with growth in the area and is welcoming employers to get

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Bruton Enterprise Centre Update

Work is progressing well on Somerset’s newest Enterprise Centre site; Bruton Enterprise Centre, due to open later this year. Once complete, the centre will consist of 7 light industrial units as well as an office block to include 10 small offices, 2 meeting rooms and a studio space. The centre is being built by Willmott

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Digital Skills Partnership 24 & 31 March

The Heart of the South West LEP is working with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to deliver a series of webinars to improve digital skills. Through the DSP, individuals and businesses can attend free webinars led by the Google Digital Garage team as they discuss the essential skills for getting your business

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New Virtual High Street Guide – 18 March

Calling all Torbay businesses; make sure your business can still be found… even in lockdown. Be part of your virtual High Street guide. It’s completely free for businesses and shoppers to access. Join us on Zoom as we offer an introduction to the new #ShopLocal initiative for our high street. Find out more and register>

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How to become an accessible business – 24 March

Why should you consider getting involved in the Accessible market? Join this webinar, sponsored by Visit England and PASC UK and find out from a panel of experts about the market, what you can expect, what is the financial impact, what you need to do, and how to go about entering this sector. Register today>

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Protecting the SW tourism sector from cyber crime – 18 March

The South West Tourism Alliance are joining the South West Business Council and the police-led South West Cyber Resilience Centre, in hosting a webinar which shows you how to make your business IT safer. You’ll learn a bit about what cybercrime looks like, and how to access free resources for SME’s, from staff training to basic

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Free Experience Workshop – 21 April

England’s Coast has teamed up with tourism marketing experts Unmissable England to offer a FREE interactive Experience Development workshop to demonstrate the value of creating bookable visitor experiences working with other businesses to boost year-round growth. Ahead of opening, don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how to expand your product and reach new

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Retail Recovery Programme – by Cosmic 16 Feb – 24 March

Cosmic are offering a package of free training and business advice to retailers in Devon and Somerset. With the high street and retailers so dramatically impacted by lockdowns and restrictions, they want to support businesses looking to adapt to the circumstances and wanting to improve their sales opportunities. Online Workshops are running from the 16 February

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