November 2018

ESRC Festival of Social Science 2018 Celebration

Tuesday 6th November @ 17:50 - 19:00
Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth 
Plymouth, PL4 8AA United Kingdom

Join The University Of Plymouth to celebrate with our Social Scientists, who will be showcasing their current research and demonstrating how it is changing lives.  Our celebration kick-starts a week of events which are organised and hosted by our Social Science researchers to offer an insight into their work and an opportunity to get involved. Proceedings will be launched by Professor Jerry Roberts, our Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, providing an overview of social sciences at the University and providing an insight into its impact.…

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SWBC Advisory and Statutory Board Meetings (Board Members only)

Monday 19th November @ 09:00 - 13:30
Foot Anstey, Senate Court, Southernhay Gardens
Exeter, Devon EX1 1NT United Kingdom

The Advisory Board meets four times a year and helps shape SWBC's thinking and its key strategic priorities. The Board is made up of organisations and business representative groups including the local Chamber organisations, regional manufacturing groups, the FSB and IOD.

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Job Centre Plus have a limited number of Employer Disability Awareness Training places for businesses within Devon and Cornwall

Monday 19th November @ 09:00 - 12:00
Larkbeare House, 1 Larkbeare Road
Exeter, EX2 4NG United Kingdom

This free training will cover: The impact of the Equality Act, How you can use Access to Work to support a Disabled Employee What are Reasonable Adjustments in the workplace, and Barriers in work for people with disabilities and health conditions. The training event is to be held at Larkbeare House in Exeter on Monday 19th November. The seminars last a maximum of 3 hours and can be delivered locally or even at your own premises if you prefer. If this…

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Bishop Fleming International Business Conference – November 2018

Tuesday 27th November @ 08:30 - 11:30
Sandy Park, Sandy Park Way
Exeter, Devon EX2 7NN United Kingdom

With the lure of international opportunity, and Brexit only months away, now is the time to explore how expanding your horizons overseas could take your business forward. Whether you are looking to exploit overseas markets, or structuring to manage Brexit, you need the expertise and connections to make this happen. We will be joined by speakers from the USA, Ireland and The Netherlands, who will be presenting on how to take advantage of these respective markets, whether for growth or…

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December 2018

Building Plymouth Summit 6

Tuesday 4th December @ 08:00 - 10:30
Plymouth Albion, 25 Damerel Close
Plymouth, PL1 4NE United Kingdom

Building Plymouth is a Council led partnership with local construction and built environment stakeholders’ that aims to link local people with jobs and apprenticeships, training and career opportunities. Working in close partnership with industry, training and education providers, schools, employment intermediaries and the local community, this innovative partnership aims to: increase the local availability of construction skills connect more people to employers enhance the image of the sector increase local awareness of careers in the sector The Building Plymouth initiative…

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Geospatial Technology In The Agri-Food Sector

Tuesday 4th December @ 09:30 - 16:00
St Austell Printing Company Ltd, St Austell Business Park
St Austell, PL25 4EJ United Kingdom

We invite farmers, agricultural service providers, government agencies, research institutes, data providers, digital businesses and others to engage in a one-day event to explore the opportunities for geospatial technology in the agri-food sector. Geolocation services, satellite communications and earth observation techniques have the potential to transform the way we grow, harvest and distribute food across the UK and around the world. Businesses will showcase their use of geospatial technologies and share their vision for how the agri-food sector could achieve…

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IoD South West End of Year Bank of England Economic Review

Tuesday 4th December @ 12:00 - 14:00
Flybe Training Academy Exeter, Devon EX5 2LJ United Kingdom

Donna Kehoe, the Bank of England’s Agent for South West England, will join us once again to give members an economic review of the year and discuss where financial experts think the economy is heading in 2019. We will also be joined by Dr Robin Daniels CEO of South West Business Council who will give his view of the regional economy. This will particularly appeal to our professional service members; however, we see this event as essential business intelligence for all business…

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SWBC Quarterly Conference – Smart City Region 2.0 –South West 2050

Thursday 6th December @ 09:30 - 15:00
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford Exeter EX6 7XS United Kingdom + Google Map

The South West Business Council organise quarterly conferences, which link closely to our strategic priorities. Keynote speakers are often from outside the region, delivering insights from a national and sometimes international perspective.

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The Like Minds Ashburton Work-Hub Launch Party!

Friday 7th December @ 17:00 - 20:00
Like Minds, 56A East Street
Ashburton, TQ13 7AX United Kingdom

You're cordially invited for drinks and nibbles at the launch of Ashburton's first Work-Hub. In the New Year, we'll be running monthly business focussed events for local entrepreneurs and business owners. Desk space is now available on a monthly contract and an hourly "drop-in" rate at a hot-desk will also be available. Free tea & coffee and superfast broadband are included. There will also be monthly "digital business advice" sessions on Friday mornings on the last Friday of the month.…

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