The Storm is blowing - It may be hard to prepare

Authored by redgenieuk

The business of Brexit seems to have reached a lull just as two former cabinet ministers have finished jockeying for position to become the next British prime minister. The winners strong EU rhetoric, tailored to their Conservative Party electorate, while predictable is not realistic. A deadline of 31st October looms sandwiched between the recess and newly appointed European Commission...

The gigantosauruss is coming... Ignore bonehead. Protect yourselves

Authored by redgenieuk

You may be forgiven for unfamiliarity with the story of the gigantosaurus, especially if you don't have young children. The gigantosaurus is a book by Jonny Duddle, essentially it's a modern version of the 'boy that cried wolf' and worth adding to any parents collection. The story for anyone still in the dark, is one of a small dinosaur called Bonehead, who volunteers to be...

Plymouth Brexit Summit series continues

Authored by Mike Page

Luke Pollard MP hosted the next two events in the Brexit Summit series at City College Plymouth on Sunday. This was an opportunity for the people of Plymouth to tell their MPs what they think a good Brexit deal for Plymouth looks like.

The morning was a special session for 15-25 year olds Luke was joined by Mike Jarman from The Zone, Nicola Chesney from the Plymouth University...

Have your say on Brexit at MP's summits

Authored by George Dawson

Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, will be holding the next two events in his Brexit Summit series this Saturday at City College Plymouth.

The Plymouth People's and Young People's Brexit Summits were one of Luke Pollard MP’s key campaign pledges during the election and are designed as a chance for the people of Plymouth to have their say on what a good deal for our...

The Plymouth People's Brexit Summit

Authored by News Desk

The Plymouth People’s Brexit Summit, organised by Luke Pollard MP, will be held on Saturday 11 November and is kindly being hosted by City College Plymouth.

Following the success of the first Brexit Summit, Luke wants to hear from the people of Plymouth about what they want from Brexit.

The event will see a mix of speakers and discussion, and is open to anyone in Plymouth. It...

Performance: Luca Silvestrini's Protein: Border Tales

Award-winning company, Protein, presents a thought-provoking yet poignant commentary on multicultural Britain through dance, live music and dialogue compiled from the performers’ personal experiences. Border Tales looks at post-Brexit Britain seen through the eyes of an international cast and gazes satirically on stereotypical thinking about migrant outsiders and bigoted home-landers.

Conceived and directed by Luca Silvestrini. Commissioned by Bath Dance, ICIA Bath, DanceEast, DanceXchange, Dance Manchester and The Place.

“Superbly staged and performed” The Telegraph...

Southern SMEs ‘not worried about the impact of Article 50’

Authored by Editorial

Just 8% think it will have an immediate effect on them

It’s ‘business as usual’ for SMEs in the south of England, following the triggering of Article 50 at the end of March, with just 8% of them expressing concern about the impact it will have on their operation.

Despite the events of the 29th March causing upset amongst large City firms, few small business owners in the region...

Europe key market despite Brexit, say SW business owners

Authored by News Desk

More than 70 per cent of region's exporters looking to Europe to fund growth, according to Thomas Westcott survey

Despite the looming prospect of Brexit the overwhelming majority of businesses in the South West looking to export are eyeing Europe as part of their 2017 expansion plans.

That's one of the headline findings of a far-reaching survey into South West businesses'...

Brexit uncertainty dampens activity in SW housing market

Authored by Mary

Uncertainty fuelled by the EU Referendum has resulted in a marked drop in activity in the South West housing market, according to the RICS UK Residential Market Survey, June 2016.

New buyer enquiries declined significantly across the UK in June, with 36% more chartered surveyors nationally reporting a fall in interest - this is the lowest reading since mid-2008. The South West fared...

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