SWBC are on the hunt for a new Chief Executive

SWBC are on the hunt for a new Chief Executive

Twenty years to the month since it was founded, the South West Business Council has been consolidating its progress and is seeking a new chief executive. The organisation, which has been ably served by Dr Robin Daniels in his capacity as interim chief executive, has...

University of Exeter’s Green Consultants are back

University of Exeter’s Green Consultants are back

Have you been thinking about improving your organisation's environmental impact? The University of Exeter Green Consultants are offering Devon-based organisations a free sustainability service, delivered by our student interns in 2021. The interns will undertake an...

SWIG Finance Appoints New Chairperson

SWIG Finance Appoints New Chairperson

SWIG Finance is delighted to announce the appointment of Christine Allison as Chairperson Elect, to succeed Malachy McReynolds, who is stepping down in March 2021 after five years in the role. Christine has been a Non- Executive Director for SWIG Finance for the past...

Inspirational speakers needed to inspire next generation

Inspirational speakers needed to inspire next generation

Financial educational charity Young Enterprise (YE) has been asked by schools to find inspirational speakers from various disciplines including: childcare, sport, public services, health and social care, engineering and the marine sector, to help inspire some of our...

SWBC Vacancy – Chief Executive

SWBC Vacancy – Chief Executive

Salary in the region of £36,000 (part-time) with potential for bonus The South West Business Council is the economic partnership for the South West of the UK. We shine a spotlight on regional capabilities that are ahead of the field nationally and around the world,...

Business Loan Fund Hits £1m Milestone in Two Months

Business Loan Fund Hits £1m Milestone in Two Months

A new loan fund designed to support the south west’s small businesses has lent over £1m in just over two months. The South West Loans Fund, managed by not-for-profit company SWIG Finance, provides business loans of up to £250,000. The lending is currently backed by...