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FREE Business Support for Somerset Businesses

02 May 2018
Do you want to grow your business by increasing sales, revenue and profit to make your company more efficient? Let’s take your business to the next level – growth! There’s so many ways to grow your business but sometimes it’s hard to bring yourself above the everyday life of running your company to be able to navigate your way to generating more revenue and developing a more efficient way of working.
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Devon and Somerset small businesses urged to take advantage of free training before the July 2018 deadline

01 May 2018
Small and medium sized enterprises across Devon and Somerset are being urged to take advantage of fully funded skills training for their workforce before the deadline to utilise the funds in July 2018.
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CIDER COMPANY SECURES EXPORT CONTRACTS

23 March 2018
A Taunton cider company has secured six new export contracts in the last 12 months with the aim to double its exporting sales over 2018.
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£1.9 million comes to South Somerset to help develop link road on Yeovil’s largest urban extension

09 February 2018
South Somerset District Council is delighted that Yeovil's largest urban extension to the north of Thorne Lane will benefit from £1.9m of Government Funding under the first wave of the Government's Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF).
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100-Bed Premier Inn for Bridgwater Gateway

26 October 2017
A new 100-bed Premier Inn hotel is set to be developed at the £150m Bridgwater Gateway business park in Somerset. The hotel will be located on one of the road frontage plots on the southern side of the entrance to the 100-acre site, off J24 of the M5 motorway.
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New high tech Business Park in Taunton

09 October 2017
Taunton Deane Borough Council is pressing ahead with its commitment to invest in the local economy after agreeing to buy a business park in Taunton. The council is to consolidate its holdings at Lisieux Way to help protect existing high tech jobs on the site, attracting new employers and to regenerate the key employment site. The aim is to create a high tech business park, within easy reach of the town centre and road and rail connections, with high quality companies similar to those already on the site.
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'Henry' manufacturer, Numatic based in Chard reports encouraging growth

05 October 2017
According to the latest accounts for Numatic International Ltd, pre-tax profit grew to £13.9m in the year ending 31 December 2016, up from £12.9m in 2015. Turnover remained steady at £137.4m. This growth follows the completion of a new 60,000 sq ft central warehouse facility in Chard, Somerset. Chris Duncan, founder and chief executive of Numatic International, said the improved profitability had been achieved despite worldwide political uncertainty.
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Haynes Publishing reports a 'very encouraging year'

14 September 2017
Haynes Publishing Group, based near Yeovil in Somerset have reported growth in turnover and pre-tax profit after a 'very encouraging year' with revenue growing from £25.7m to £29.8m in the 12 month period ending 31st May 2017.
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New Rural Enterprise Centre to be launched by the Bath & West Society

01 September 2017
A new hub of rural enterprise is to be launched by the Bath & West Society, following a refurbishment of the former office building at the Bath & West Showground near Shepton Mallet.
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Commercial agent appointed for Bridgwater Gateway Business Park

01 September 2017
Colliers International has been appointed as commercial property agent for the 100 acre, £120m Bridgwater Gateway business park which will feature office and commercial buildings, including a 150-bedroom, four-star hotel with conference facilities.
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