Government urged to support South West’s future skills

The Heart of the South West LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) is calling on Government to accelerate upskilling the region’s workforce with the skills of the future.

Companies in the Heart of the South West area (Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay) are struggling to recruit in growing areas including data science, cyber, robotics, machine learning and customer service. This ‘skills...

Plymouth Science Park welcomes Senior Engineer to lead advanced manufacturing centre

Plymouth Science Park is delighted to welcome Jacques Wood, Senior Digital Applications Engineer, to head up the Park’s Advanced Digital Manufacturing & Innovation Centre (ADMI).

Jacques Wood joined Plymouth Science Park in January 2023 to lead on the advanced manufacturing centre , through which the Park provides metal and polymer 3D printing, alongside providing consultation for...

Plymouth Science Park tenant Acronyms celebrates expansion in Cornwall

Plymouth Science Park IT consultancy Acronyms has opened its latest office in Roche, expanding its service offering to Plymouth, Bristol and Cornwall.

IT support and consultancy company Acronyms have been based at Plymouth Science Park since 2013, and have recently opened a third site in the South West at the Victoria Offices and Conference Centre in Roche, Cornwall to accommodate...

UK Tech Training business teams up with Premier League football star to deliver funded tech training to Somerset and Dorset

BIT Training, has today announced their partnership with ex-Premier League football player Brian Deane to deliver free IT and Cyber Security training, as part of the government-funded Skills Bootcamps initiative.

The scheme is run by Somerset County Council and Dorset County Council, under the Skills for Life programme, and funded by the Department for Education’s National Skills Fund...

New report reveals South West businesses’ changing use of technology since pandemic

The attitude of South West business leaders towards technology underwent a major shift in the pandemic, according to a new survey.

South West IT and technology support specialists Timewade carried out the ‘Time to Deliver’ survey , in partnership with leading South West accountancy firm Bishop Fleming .

The findings reveal how the pandemic changed business leaders’ view on the...

South West tech support company opens new head office at Exeter’s Winslade Park

South West IT and tech support company, Timewade , have unveiled their new head office at Winslade Park near Exeter.

The new head office was officially unveiled at a launch event on Thursday April 7, where employees, clients and partner organisations, including Rain Nutrience, Nutri-Link, and Exmoor Trim, joined the celebrations.

Timewade work with SMEs across the region,...

Plymouth technology company helping charities work smarter with chatbots

Plymouth-based Disruption Works are helping charities to work smarter through automation, chatbots, and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

More than ever, charities are leaning on the time-saving benefits of chatbots to redeploy staff in a more meaningful way.

Disruption Works, based at Plymouth Science Park , are using technology for good to help the sector with smarter...

Exeter-based agency celebrates 21st anniversary with a focus on purpose

Award-winning Exeter agency Absolute PR and Marketing is celebrating 21 years in business with a brand refresh which reflects the agency and team’s passion for building brands with purpose.

Born out of a shared drive for delivering meaningful and purposeful work that has a positive impact, be that for clients or for the wider benefit of society and the climate, Absolute has adopted a...

New report gives insights into South West tech and how brands can tackle challenges facing the sector

Leaders of tech brands across the South West are facing key challenges as they strive to achieve sustained growth, according to a new regional report.

Specialist tech and infrastructure marketing agency Astley Media has released its Tech Leaders’ Brand Insights report for 2021 which reveals what the region’s tech leaders are doing to evolve their brands and marketing.


South West SMEs set to invest in tech

Most companies in the South West are set to increase their investment in technology following the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A survey carried out by Exeter-based IT support and tech strategy experts Timewade has revealed that nearly two thirds (63%) of companies have increased investment in the short term to deal with challenges including remote working, cyber security and...