Business Support

Business Support

Insights that will boost your business

Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce is the leading business support organisation in Devon.

In this section you can view details of the support programmes we have in place alongside articles, hints, tips and videos aimed at improving your business performance and potential.

We can also direct to you the best places to go for the knowledge, training or bespoke advice you require.

SUPPORT SCHEMES

Kickstart
funding

Chamber
Finance Finder

Inspire Vitality programme

Brexit: Help
and guidance

Kickstart
funding

Chamber
Finance Finder

Inspire Vitality programme

Brexit: Help
and guidance

KNOWLEDGE BASE

Download our Small Business Toolkit

Our new Small Business Toolkit is designed to help you overcome everyday hurdles and run a more efficient, profitable business.

We’re extremely proud of our online digital publication which has been populated by Devon & Plymouth Chamber members who have shared their immense expertise and experience.

The Toolkit contains a number of hints, tips and techniques from more than 30 specialists and professionals in their fields.

Guides, advice and thought leadership

Browse our library of articles, including how to guides, thought leadership and step by step advice from some of the region’s industry leaders.

Highlights are on this page but you can browse the full article by category using the link below.

LATEST ARTICLES

Shareholders’ agreements: do you need one?

James Peterson

Do you have enough on your plate running a business? A smart meter could help

Smart Meters
Smart Meters

How smaller retailers can avoid spending more than they have to

Smart Meters
Smart Meters

Freeports – part of the post-pandemic British Revival

Western Union Business Solutions

Catch up with
our podcast

Our podcast ‘In Conversation With…’ is produced in partnership with Fresh Air Studios in Plymouth.

Listen to our CEO Stuart Elford chat to business leaders, influencers and owners across the South West in a series of inspiring interviews to find out what makes them tick, their plans and their ambitions and their hopes for the region.

We’ll also be talking to members of the Chamber to find out about their businesses – their highs, lows, plans and hints and tips.

You can subscribe now via Apple iTunes, Spotify or wherever you listen to your podcasts:

Play Video

How to sell with Alison Edgar

Alison Edgar MBE, known as “The Entrepreneur’s Godmother” to a plethora of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, took part in a series of webinars organised by Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce in 2021.

They are  matchless amalgamation of outside of the box thinking, insight, and knowledge to the world of professional development.

You can watch them back all using this video playlist.

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Alison Edgar - Seminar Two: The Sales Process - Getting to Know Your Sales
Alison Edgar - Seminar Two: The Sales Process - Getting to Know Your Sales
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Alison Edgar - Seminar Three: Building a Confident Sales Strategy
Alison Edgar - Seminar Three: Building a Confident Sales Strategy
54:15
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Alison Edgar - Seminar One: Behaviours - Get to Know Yourself, Your Colleagues, and Your Customers
Alison Edgar - Seminar One: Behaviours - Get to Know Yourself, Your Colleagues, and Your Customers
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