Free business finance event for South West SMEs – 10th May 2022
The Heart of the South West LEP is holding a business support event in Paignton on 10th May, aimed at foreign-owned SMEs in Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay.
Accessing financial and business support is crucial for business growth. As part of the Heart of the South West LEP’s aims to support economic and business growth in the region, the LEP are holding a free Access to Finance event for foreign-owned SMEs.
The Access to Finance seminar will offer guidance on Government funds and grants available to foreign-owned businesses, and business support available from the Heart of the South West Growth Hub, HSBC, and British Business Bank, with expert advice from SME lending specialists.
The event will feature speakers including:
- Eifion Jones, COO at Heart of the South West LEP
- David Hynd, Programme & Partnership Manager at Heart of the South West Growth Hub
- Paul Jones, Senior Manager UK Network Team at British Business Bank
- Chris Mears, Principal at BOOST&Co
- Richard Bowles, Director at ThinCats
- Wayne Loschi, Direct at EPIC
The Access to Finance seminar will be held on 10th May, 10am to 1pm, at the Electronics & Photonics Innovation Centre (EPIC) in Paignton.
For more information, please contact: Isobel Shaw, firstname.lastname@example.org, 07753 666438
About The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership
The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership – covering Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay – is one of the 38 LEPs in England. The Heart of the South West LEP is a business-led partnership between the private sector, local authorities, universities and colleges.
European Regional Development Fund
The project has received £900,000 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for ERDF. Established by the European Union, ERDF funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding