Business Support

Torbay Apprenticeship Fair

The first Torbay Apprenticeships Fair on Wednesday 10th July, 2pm-7pm at the Riviera International Conference Centre. Following the successful National Apprenticeship Week campaign in March, this free event gives employers the opportunity to showcase Apprenticeship vacancies at all levels. Why Attend? Fill your Apprenticeship vacancies, for people aged 16+ Free stands to businesses/ training providers… Read More »

Grow Media at Cockington Court – 13 June

TDA invites you to meet Grow Media at The  Seven Dials café at Cockington Court Thurs 13th June, 5-7pm Grow Media is a successful media partner responsible for Grow Exeter and for a brand new South Devon edition, launched in May covering a range of business and community led projects. The Grow Media team are keen… Read More »

Your views sought for Torbay Business Survey

Torbay businesses we want to hear your views and feedback. TDA has partnered with Torbay Business Forum to launch the Torbay Business Survey. In a refreshed and new format this quarterly review will strengthen the Torbay business community voice, and will take only a few minutes of your time. It will ensure that we are truly… Read More »

‘Bags of help’ fund

Tesco is marking the great British summertime by offering coastal community projects in Brixham the chance to bag their share of a huge funding pot of almost £300,000. Community organisations and charities working to improve Britain’s coastline are being invited to share in the fund during a special round of Bags of Help voting. Bags… Read More »

Torbay Business Festival

Award winning Brixham based business, Flossy & Jim, will be one of the guest speakers at the Torbay Business Festival next month.  The creators of the Flossy & Jim brand, illustrators Lynette and James Dare will be talking about their journey ‘From Bankruptcy to Hollywood’. Over 500 people are expected at the business event on… Read More »

Develop your digital skills

This free information session, delivered in partnership with TDA and the English Riviera BID Company, takes place at the Riviera Centre, Torquay on 26th September. It explains how you can access 12 hours of fully subsidised support to develop your digital skills and help grow your business. Hear from tourism businesses who have accessed the… Read More »

Jobs Fair returns to Torquay

Following the success of the Jobs Fair in March, where 55 businesses took space and over 700 job seekers attended, this free event returns to the Town Hall in Torquay on Friday 5th October. The Jobs Fair gives you the face to face opportunity to recruit both permanent and temporary staff, across all jobs and sectors.… Read More »

South Devon Jobs Fair – 17th March

The South Devon Jobs Fair is returning on Friday 17th March from 9.30am-1pm at Torquay Town Hall Assembly Rooms. Following the success of the Jobs Fair in October 2016, where over 600 job seekers and 60 businesses attended, whether you’re looking for a new job or a business with vacancies to fill, this FREE event is… Read More »

England’s Seafood Coast Launch

Amongst stiff competition, the English Riviera Tourism Company (ERTC) has secured funding for an exciting new project from the Government’s three year £40million Discover England Fund. Following a rigorous application process, England’s Seafood Coast is one of a number of successful projects to benefit from the Discover England Fund, which aims to: grow tourism in… Read More »

Business Rates Revaluations

Thousands of businesses in England and Wales are set to see dramatic changes to the amount they pay in business rates, after the government has published the new “rateable values” of their properties. Soaring property values in parts of London and the South East over the past few years mean that business rates there will… Read More »