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What to expect from the Budget 2016

[section section_id=”” auto_generated=”1″ _made_with_builder=”true”][row][column width=”1_1″ extraclasses=”” _made_with_builder=”true”][text_block text=”<p>Wednesday 16th March marks the date where Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will deliver his Budget to Parliament.</p><p>Mr Osborne has suggested that public finances require an additional £4 billion of savings, with expected cuts set at an additional 50p for every £100 of public spending.</p><p>Below are some

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Overseas Marketing

[section section_id=”” auto_generated=”1″ _made_with_builder=”true”][row][column width=”1_1″ extraclasses=”” _made_with_builder=”true”][text_block text=”<p><strong>In the first of our series of blogs about selling to overseas markets, we touch on the importance of doing your market research.</strong></p><p>With an ever increasing number of P’s in the Marketing Mix, doing your homework for the UK is hard enough let alone researching international markets. Exporting

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Funding: Fisheries funding programme now available

[section section_id=”” auto_generated=”1″ _made_with_builder=”true”][row][column width=”1_1″ extraclasses=”” _made_with_builder=”true”][text_block text=”<p><strong>The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has opened the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) for applications in England</strong></p><p>The EMFF is a European funding programme to support fisheries, inland waters, aquaculture and maritime sectors. The fund will provide support to enable sustainable development within fishing and aquaculture and conservation

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Business awards open for entries

[section section_id=”” auto_generated=”1″ _made_with_builder=”true”][row][column width=”1_1″ extraclasses=”” _made_with_builder=”true”][text_block text=”<h4>It's awards season again. Will you put your business up for nomination this year?</h4><p>Last week saw the announcement that the <a href="http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/tqbiz16" target="_blank">South Devon Business Excellence Awards</a> were open for entries.</p><p>This yearly event celebrates the achievements from the business community across South Devon. Now in its 9th year, we're

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£30,000 match fund available via GAIN20

[section section_id=”” auto_generated=”1″ _made_with_builder=”true”][row][column width=”1_1″ extraclasses=”” _made_with_builder=”true”][text_block text=”<p>GAIN is looking for all start-ups, innovators, and disruptors to invest £30,000 in as match-funding to help business growth.</p><p>GAIN has partnered with Crowdfunder to find brilliant businesses based in Devon, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly or Somerset who have a product, service or approach that is unique or different

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Four Ways Google Analytics Can Help Your Business

[section section_id=”” auto_generated=”1″ _made_with_builder=”true”][row][column width=”1_1″ extraclasses=”” _made_with_builder=”true”][text_block text=”<div id="blog-tech-1" style="font-family: arial !important;"><p><strong>Following the recent “Back to the Future Day” it feels fitting to reflect how far we’ve come in terms of technology</strong>.</p><p>There’s surveillance systems monitoring our every move, virtual reality headsets and the greatly anticipated James Bond film will feature spy devices that may one

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The Case for Face to Face

When tasked with organising and promoting an overseas Trade Mission for local businesses, my focus was initially on what would generate the best success story and what activities would help me professionally. I quickly realised however that unless the event was entirely delegate-focused there would be little take-up and the trip would inevitably end up

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