If you’re looking for new ways to develop and grow your business, the “Meet the Expert” Business Support Programme maybe for you. The support available is EU funded and completely FREE to SMEs in Devon.

What’s on offer?

“Meet the Expert” will be holding monthly 1:1 business advice events and workshops allowing businesses the opportunity to meet and interact with a range of business experts covering a variety of topics:

Strategy and Management
Supply Chain
Finance/Funding
Sales and Marketing
Regulations
HMRC/Tax
Premises/Property
Legal Advice
Innovation and Intellectual Property
HR and Recruitment
Skills and Workforce Development
Business Expansion
Future events

To find out more about future events, follow the “Meet the Expert” Eventbrite page to receive notifications of forthcoming events.

Following on from these expert advice sessions SMEs may be eligible to access resources, advice and 1-2-1 support, along with a £1,000 grant for external bespoke consultancy support to help business growth.

Who’s it for?

The workshops and events are for everyone, but the funding programme is available only for ERDF eligible SMEs based in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay. There is a dedicated Business Support Team that can talk to you through the ERDF eligibility criteria.

If you would like to find out more about how the programme can help support your business, please contact the Business Support Team:

Emily Collacott
Business Relationship Manager
Plymouth City Council
T: 01752 307895 E: emily.collacott@plymouth.gov.uk