Business Support

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 »

ERTBID – Vote YES before 30th June

Brixham Chamber of Commerce supports the ERTBID and urges all eligible businesses to ‘Vote YES’ before the deadline at the end of June. An open letter from Laurence Murrell Dear Colleague, You should have received your ERTBID ballot paper over the weekend. PLEASE VOTE NOW This vote is so important to our future, that I… Read More »

Love your High Street

Shop up the High Street are passionate about shopping locally and loving your high street. That’s why they’d love you to be a part of Love Torbay High Street Week, 11th-17th July, a new campaign that celebrates local high street businesses and the positive impact shopping locally has for Torbay. This campaign celebrates not just the… Read More »

Devon Business Show 2016

This year’s Devon Business Show, takes place on Wednesday 15th June at Plymouth Pavilions. Entering its fourth year, the show has grown both in popularity and reputation and this year is set to bring together over 1000 businesses from across the county to network and make new contacts. This year introduces a meeting and hot… Read More »

ERTBID Business Plan

A landmark stage has been reached as the business plan for the proposed English Riviera Tourism Business Improvement District has been revealed. If successful, the initiative will raise £3million to promote the English Riviera brand worldwide at a time Torbay Council has confirmed, due to austerity measures, a zero budget for tourism promotion. Among the ideas for… Read More »