Tag Archives : enterprise


A helping hand for people with a business idea

Plymouth’s would-be entrepreneurs could get a helping hand, thanks to a scheme designed to help people give business a go. Plymouth City Council is part-funding an enterprise coaching programme which aims to help people develop self-employment opportunities as well as start and sustain micro and small businesses, including conversations around alternative business structures such as […]


First Oceansgate tenants announced as Phase 1 reaches completion

The first tenants to move into Oceansgate have been announced at the official opening ceremony for Phase 1. Surejust, Trend Marine and the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) will be the first to move into the new development in Devonport, Plymouth. Oceansgate is transforming disused Ministry of Defence land in South Yard into the UK’s […]


Timetable for business centre underway

It’s full speed ahead for plans to turn an empty building in Whitleigh into a head-quarters and business centre for the Four Greens Community Trust. Planning permission has now been granted to transform the Whitleigh Care Home into a thriving centre for small businesses and a community space, creating around 60 new jobs in an […]


Fund to help your social enterprise a head start

A new Social Enterprise investment fund is being launched by Plymouth City Council to help social enterprises develop. A fund of £500,000 is now available for social enterprises to access a bespoke support package to help their ideas become a business reality. The £500,000 fund comes from the Council’s ‘Building for Jobs’ Investment Fund – […]