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.

You can view previous Chamber projects here

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



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Brexit: Help
and guidance


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.


The drive for change in the global maritime industry

China Fleet Country Club leads the way in sustainability with new solar PV installation

Driving the future with BMW i at Ocean

How Low Carbon Devon is helping county’s businesses step into green economy

Catch up with
our podcast

Listen to the latest episodes of the ‘In Conversation With…’ podcast hosted by Chamber CEO Stuart Elford.

In this series of inspiring interviews, we find out what makes business leaders, influencers and owners across the South West tick, their plans and their ambitions and their hopes for the region.

Hear the region’s business and strategic leaders discuss the stories of their lives and topics at the heart of Devon’s business community.

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

Produced in association with Westcotts by Fresh Air Studios.

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Spotlight on Devon
& Somerset LSIP

The conversation about lacking the right skills in the right sectors has been one business leaders in the South West having been having for decades.

We’ve never been able to get to the heart of it – not because of any lack of effort or application, rather because the issue has perhaps always been larger than any of us have been able to tackle alone.

The Devon & Somerset Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP), jointly led by Devon & Plymouth and Somerset Chambers of Commerce, is a starting point for the region to work together to finally crack our skills provision struggles and unlock a prosperous future for two counties rich in potential. Click the button below to find out more.

Be part of something bigger

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Chamber members are three times more likely to survive – and thrive – than other businesses. If you’re ready to join now – click the link below to get started. 

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