Business Daily

Prospects for industry and manufacturing in Devon in 2020

Authored by Mike Page

Although Devon is globally known for its stunning landscapes and tourist attractions, it is also home to several key manufacturing businesses that rely on the innovative nature of the counties population.

These manufacturers span across multiple specialisms including navigation, electronics, transportation and communication . With the Royal Navy also having a key site based in...

Business 101 – 3 Reasons to Invest in Cybersecurity

Authored by Mike Page

These days, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a business that doesn’t rely on technology to manage and store data. From the financial information of the organisation to the personal details of its clients, companies today make use of state-of-the-art hardware and software as it improves the efficiency and productivity of the processes used considerably.

However, it also presents a...

How small businesses can best manage cash flow

Authored by Mike Page

Cash flow management is critical to success for small businesses but this is also an area where many struggle which can have a big impact on the company. Having a higher amount of money coming into the business than going out towards expenses is positive cash flow , but how can you achieve this and what are the common issues?

Managing Inventory

Effective inventory management...

Original Style relocates tile showroom to Marsh Mills

Authored by Mary

Having experienced continued success in the Plymouth region, the company has relocated near the popular Marsh Mills retail park to further expand its services and provide added inspiration to customers’ tile shopping experience.

Since opening the first tile showroom on Lister Close, Plympton, in 2003; Original Style has expanded their retail offering by opening a further four tile...

Amazon delivery station opening in Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

Amazon will open a new delivery station in Plymouth later this spring to meet increasing customer demand.

The new 6,000 square metre delivery station in Thornbury Road, Estover, will replace the current operation in Broadley Park Road which opened last summer as a temporary facility while Amazon secured a site to meet its longer-term needs.

Amazon Logistics is helping...

Tools needed to help young people in Africa

Authored by Mary

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to have once again joined forces with South West-based charity Amigos to invite customers and members of the local community to donate preloved tools, which will go on to be used by young people in Africa.

For the past 13 years Amigos has been providing vocational learning opportunities in Uganda including training in carpentry and building...

New Partner to Join Large Independent Construction Consultant in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Ward Williams Associates, one of the South West’s largest independent construction consultants, has welcomed Paul Davies to the team this month. He joins as a Partner based in the Plymouth Office and will be focused on supporting the continued growth of their Project Management service in Devon and Cornwall and across the UK business.

Paul has over 25 years’ experience in the...

How to help a local business grow

Authored by Mike Page

Getting a local business off the ground in your area requires a certain set of skills, such as the ability to meet and greet customers in person as well as a strong sense of commitment to place and community. But for those local entrepreneurs who want to go that one step further and grow their business beyond regional borders, a separate set of skills is often required. Navigating the...

NSPCC launch furry fundraiser as it appeals for Devon businesses to support its Bear Diaries  

Authored by Mary

Businesses in Devon have the chance to recruit a furry helper and raise crucial funds for the NSPCC thanks to its new fundraising initiative.

The children’s charity is launching a unique fundraising opportunity in association with Build-a-Bear in which only a limited number of local businesses will be able to take part.

For a £50 donation, businesses can acquire a temporary...

Are you the next Yasmin? The hunt for Plymouth’s star apprentice begins!  

Authored by News Desk

The search for Plymouth’s next star apprentice has begun – where one lucky winner will be handpicked for a career at one of the region’s most progressive companies.

City College Plymouth and Portcullis Legals have teamed up to launch the city’s version of The Apprentice in time for National Apprenticeship Week, which starts on Monday.

Four candidates will be chosen to take...