Business Action – Vital resource for businesses in North Devon

Having started as a monthly networking lunch group in North Devon, Business Action has developed into a business news website and online magazine focusing on business in North Devon and across the county. Former business editor for the North Devon Journal, Robert Zarywacz has relaunched the initiative, recognising the need …

Views sought on improving productivity

The Heart of the South West’s joint Local Enterprise Partnership and local authority-led Devolution Partnership’s Productivity Plan aims to ensure that the Heart of the South West, covering Devon and Somerset, makes a significant contribution to the UK’s productivity growth. The Productivity Plan will set out how to address the challenge of improving productivity …

Manufacturing Matters – Barometer offers firms the chance to have their say and ensure industry gets the support it deserves

The Manufacturing Barometer is back for its third quarter of 2016/2017, giving you – the senior decision makers of smaller manufacturers – the perfect opportunity to have your say on current issues, opportunities and future challenges. As the largest survey of its kind in England, the Barometer will be a …

The Engineer: Manufacturers predict growth in 2017 despite Brexit disruption

Over two thirds of manufacturing firms expect to grow in 2017 despite the impact of Brexit, according to the findings of the annual Business Census 2017 report. The survey of 1,300 firms, carried out by Company Check during November and December, found that that 70 per cent of companies are …

APSCo hints at Brexit ‘uncertainty’ impact

Data from APSCo has shown professional recruitment firms reporting that vacancy numbers flatlined in September. The number of permanent vacancies remained unchanged year-on-year. This is in line with the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which reported in October that the overall employment rate stabilised at 74.5 …

SWMAS Manufacturing Barometer Survey

The SWMAS Manufacturing Barometer is an independent national survey of the Test manufacturing Decision business climate. Here’s your chance to get involved: If you cheap jerseys have Equinácea watched the news wholesale jerseys recently, Erholt you will National have noticed there ???????????? is great deal of uncertainty about the UK’s future trading relationship …