More rail services for Devon and Cornwall

More rail services for Devon and Cornwall

As lockdown is eased, we are expecting more customers to return to rail, especially for journeys to the South West. To support that we are adding a number of additional services for Devon and Cornwall from Saturday 25th July. This will mean three additional services...

Second Wind for Watersports Business

Second Wind for Watersports Business

Mylor-based watersports business, Windsport, has received funding to support the business during the current COVID-19 outbreak. The £50,001 loan, provided by SWIG Finance via the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and supported by Triodos Bank, will...

City College selected for innovative maritime project

City College selected for innovative maritime project

City College Plymouth is delighted to announce it has been selected to take part in an innovative project that aims to support the maritime sector as it works towards a greener and more sustainable future. Supported by the Department for Transport, Maritime Research...

Securious Online ISO 27001 Academy

Securious Online ISO 27001 Academy

Only 3 spaces left in the Securious Online ISO 27001 Academy! Implementing ISO 27001 can be challenging, even when you’re not in the midst of adapting to new ways of working... Not to mention now, in this weird new world. But you know what? Despite everything going on...

Turning your Pawsome Hobby into a viable business

Turning your Pawsome Hobby into a viable business

SWIG Finance has seen a big rise in start-up activity over the last couple of months, as many people take stock of their life plans and put into action ideas they have held for some time. New ventures are very often created out of a personal passion, and that is very...

New guidance produced for visitors to the South West

New guidance produced for visitors to the South West

Tourism businesses, public health and local authorities from across the South of England have banded together in a broad partnership to produce guidance for visitors about COVID-19. A ‘tourist charter’ has been devised by the group, which is based on the experiences...

Community spirit shines bright at City College

Community spirit shines bright at City College

City College Plymouth is calling on the generosity of students, staff and the wider community to support local foodbanks. The College has joined the national FE Foodbank Friday campaign, which has seen further education organisations around the country raising money...

The Big Bang is back and this time, it’s digital!

The Big Bang is back and this time, it’s digital!

Big Bang Digital 2020 – science, engineering & Covid-19 takes place on Tuesday 14 July and celebrates the amazing work of scientists and engineers in a pandemic. If you’ve ever volunteered at a Big Bang event you’ll know they’re all about inspiring young people to...

Our Five Favourite Microsoft Teams Features – Acronyms

Our Five Favourite Microsoft Teams Features – Acronyms

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been hugely impressed by Microsoft Teams and the way in which it can assist businesses with remote workers. Microsoft’s premium collaboration tool is full of useful features that can benefit businesses of any size, in any industry....