TBCN Zoom Networking Event – 20 Oct, 9am

The second open meeting of the TCBN will take place on Tuesday 20th October from 9am. This is a live panel event with representatives from the three Torbay Chambers and the Torbay Business Forum. This meeting is open to all. It features discussion of local business topics, plus breakout rooms so you can contribute and… Read More »

How storms affect businesses in Devon

I am in my third-year of my Geography degree at the University of Reading. I am starting my dissertation research using questionnaires (through Microsoft Forms) to understand how intensifying storms are affecting businesses in coastal communities in Devon. My objectives include:  How climate change has influenced the storms over the last decade    How coastal communities specifically… Read More »

TBCN Virtual Networking Event – Tomorrow, 15th September, 9am

A collaboration of the Chambers of Commerce for Brixham, Paignton and Torquay and the Torbay Business Forum. Providing networking events, information and support for businesses across Torbay. In order to strengthen the business support offer in Torbay, the three Chambers of Commerce and the Torbay Business Forum have agreed to collaborate under the TBCN brand.… Read More »

Torbay Business and Chambers Network Survey

The Torbay Business and Chambers Network is a new collaboration between Torbay Business Forum (TBF) and the Chambers of Commerce in Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. The four parties aim to work together more effectively to identify issues, projects and needs of mutual business interest for the benefit of Torbay as a whole. In the process… Read More »

Virtual Open Meeting, Tuesday 28th July, 7-8.30pm

Meet your MP: Q&A with Anthony Mangnall Brixham Chamber of Commerce Virtual Open Meeting (via Zoom) Tuesday July 28th, 7-8:30pm   We are delighted to welcome guest speaker Anthony Mangnall MP to our virtual open meeting on July 28th. Anthony will be eager to hear how local businesses are getting on and will update us… Read More »

Virtual Open Meeting, Tuesday 14th July, 7-9pm

Join us on zoom for our first ever virtual open meeting and the first time we will all have been together since the AGM in February. Tuesday 14th July, 7-9pm We’ll use the first part of the meeting to catch up with each other, including a short update from every participant, and to review the… Read More »

Membership Update

Due to the extreme drop in revenue for nearly all our members, we are introducing a free membership period for all Chamber members. This will be a period of several months, from the start of the lockdown until whatever time most businesses are able to get up and running again. We anticipate 3-6 months. Any… Read More »

Brief update on Coronavirus support

Business support grants Many local businesses are eligible for a non-repayable grant of £10,000 or £25,000. Speaking to chamber members we know some people don’t realise they are eligible for this, and Torbay council have not yet started chasing the hundreds of businesses who have not yet applied. If you’re not sure, please ask us,… Read More »

Where can I get practical help?

In these difficult times, we are blessed with a caring  and considerate community where the majority of people are happy to go out of their way to help others in any way they can. Facebook has become a rallying point for notifications of these triumphs of humanity over headlines. If you need practical help locally… Read More »

March meeting cancelled

We have taken the decision to CANCEL our open meeting on March 24th for the following reasons: To reduce unnecessary interactions to help you to stay  ‘fit and well’ and best placed to focus on your own businesses The spread of the virus is clearly accelerating and advice is changing daily; we don’t know what… Read More »