East Devon District Council (EDDC) continues to provide much needed grants to local businesses. So far, £32.6m has been paid to 2747 eligible businesses. They are currently making contact with the 1200 businesses that have not yet claimed their grant.
Some businesses may decide not to claim but they still need to know this so are asking people who receive a letter to complete this form. You can check the eligibility criteria online here and if you think you should have received a letter or email, then please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not eligible, you may be able to access three hours of tailored one to one business advice from the South West Growth Hub: call 0800 592 872 or visit www.heartofswgrowthhub.co.uk
EDDC is launching an innovative range of webinars and online workshops for small businesses in the District. Businesses can register for free to learn about some of the steps to take to look after your business at this challenging time. Details of the events are available here.
East Devon businesses are already innovating and adapting to the current situation, for example, Exmouth-based Brian J Toye Opticians. EDDC would like to showcase examples of local businesses making positive changes to the way they work, please send these to Geri Panteva: email@example.com.
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Nick Ames appointed as Chair of Exeter Science Park Board of Directors
Exeter Science Park Ltd’s Board of Directors has appointed Nick Ames of the SG Group as its new Chair, replacing Professor Sir William Wakeham who retires after more than ten years at the helm.
Maintaining healthy work practices and business as usual at Exeter Science Park
We understand that it’s a tough time for everyone at the moment and our priority is to ensure the health and wellbeing of our colleagues, clients, partners, suppliers and the wider network. We have already put in place the infrastructure to enable us to continue operating the park and providing support and advice during this challenging time so that we are able to continue with business as usual.