Month: September 2019

Local entrepreneur wins Launch Somerset

Somerset entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to a room of ‘Dragons’ in a bid to win Launch Somerset. The powerful networking event was delivered by TDA and took place on the evening of 19 September at Company Spaces, Taunton, to support entrepreneurial activity in Somerset. Ges Green, Business Centres South West Operations Manager, said: “We

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Four businesses to compete for £6,000 prize at Somerset Launch

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The finalists for the first ever Launch Somerset event have been announced, ahead of the live event taking place on 19 September at Company Spaces, Taunton. Launch gives new enterprises an opportunity to pitch their business and get a real boost – think Dragons Den without the Dragons. Over 100 Somerset based start-ups entered to

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Case Study: Hey Belles

Business Profile Hey Belles is a bespoke event stationery and graphic design studio. Creating artwork for weddings, special occasions and events, as well as offering business leaflets, logos and marketing design. Industry Graphic Design Geography Bridgwater, Somerset. Sales worldwide. TDA Business Support Delivered as part of the ERDF Start Up programme: Business diagnostic to understand current

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Case Study: Sinead O’Meara Fitness

Background Mum of two, Sinead O’Meara is a Personal Trainer and Sports Massage Therapist based in Torbay. Having battled with her weight, as well as depression and anxiety, Sinead was keen to exercise to improve her confidence and mental wellbeing. However, she had always felt overwhelmed and uncomfortable in a typical gym environment. Dissatisfied with

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In the Know – September 2019

£10m Brexit readiness fund announced The Department for Business has announced a £10 million grant scheme for trade associations and membership bodies to help businesses prepare for Brexit. The Business Readiness Fund will be used to provide advice, training and events to help businesses understand the steps they should take to be ready when the

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The Benefits of a Business Diagnostic Session

So why should you bother with a business diagnostic session? TDA Business Advisor Nick Williams takes a look at why you really should consider business diagnostics.           This is an opportunity for business owners to review where they stand with their business, and reveals weaknesses that can be worked on to

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