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New funding set to develop leaders

Existing and future leaders are being given a helping hand to develop the skills needed to lead their business through change with eyes firmly fixed on Brexit. CCB Training, part of the Cornwall College Group (TCCG) are the project lead and along with their delivery...

Improving the railway in the South West

The Great Western Main Line passes through a number of tunnels, including Whiteball near Tiverton Parkway, and Marley near Totnes. To ensure their continued use, Network Rail needs to carry out maintenance during February and March. Whiteball Tunnel will be closed...

Apprenticeship Spurs Charlotte to Dream Promotion

A receptionist who rose through the ranks to Operations Support Manager at a growing healthcare company has described how an Apprenticeship kick-started her career. Charlotte Gurd, 42, was sceptical about the value of Apprenticeships - thinking they were “just for...

Business Manager roles: Exeter and Bristol

BUSINESS MANAGERS – BRISTOL AND EXETER AREAS SWIG Finance is a Responsible Finance Provider. As a lender and manager of funds, we are committed to providing viable SMEs and start-ups with access to finance in the South West region. We are a Delivery Partner of the...

Directorship promotion for marketing professional

Multi-million pound law firm, GA Solicitors, has promoted Katy McKenna, a marketing professional with nearly 15 years of experience, to marketing and communications director. Having previously undertaken a number of in-house and agency roles, Katy has worked with a...

Talking Business Sparks Fresh Lobbying on Rail

A petition calling on the Government to make urgent improvements to the South West’s rail infrastructure has been launched, inspired by City College Plymouth’s popular Talking Business event. Jonathan Keable, owner of Business Success SW, created the petition as part...

Charity dog show helps monkeys

A stampede of paws descended on Duchy College from all over the South West to take part in the Canine Christmas Capers Dog Show in aid of the Monkey Sanctuary. Foundation Degree Animal Health & Management students at Duchy College Stoke Climsland organised and ran the...