Engineering Fellowship for Met Office Chief Executive

Engineering Fellowship for Met Office Chief Executive

Met Office Chief Executive Professor Penny Endersby has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.   Around 50 Fellows are elected each year for the Academy by peer review from nominations made by existing Fellows and Prof. Endersby has been...

South West Start Ups Reach Major Milestone

South West Start Ups Reach Major Milestone

The British Business Bank’s Start Up Loans programme has announced that it has delivered £66m to new and early- stage businesses in the South West region since 2012. 40% of the lending – some £26.4m – has been provided to over 2,500 new businesses through local...

Government gives College Prestigious Mark of Approval

Government gives College Prestigious Mark of Approval

City College Plymouth is one of just 13 colleges and universities in the UK to win special government approval for one or more of its courses. The College’s Foundation Degree in Software Development is one of 30 level 4 and level 5 courses in the country to be...

Cardiff joins the SETsquared Partnership

Cardiff joins the SETsquared Partnership

Cardiff University has become the sixth partner of SETsquared, the world’s top-ranked university-business incubator. Cardiff joins the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton, and Surrey and will further strengthen the group’s capability for providing...

Franchise Funding Opens New Doors

Franchise Funding Opens New Doors

Devon-based entrepreneurs Rachael and Damo Cross have received a £30,000 funding boost to purchase an existing Garolla Roller Shutter Doors franchise. Through the government-backed Start Up Loans scheme, local delivery partner SWIG Finance approved a £15k loan for...