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Business Support and Advice

Your gateway to Devon-Wide services, schemes, support and advice, all designed to facilitate your business journey.
Inward Investment UK – For those looking to move to the UK

Expand your business to the UK

Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership – LEP – Regional Insights and Support

Home – Heart of the south west LEP (

Heart of the South West Growth Hub – Specific Business Support

Home page – Growth Hub (

Bespoke support that grows and scales innovative businesses

Innovate UK EDGE (

Manufacturing Advisory Service offering business support services to manufacturers

Welcome to SWMAS | SWMAS

Business mentoring services

Home Page (

University business support – access to services and facilities

Working with business – University of Exeter 

Free support and advice for businesses and entrepreneurs

Business and IP Centre – Devon – Devon County Council (

South West Business Council – representing regional businesses

The business voice for a better future | South West Business Council

Export guidance and support – tailored support and advice for businesses on how to start exporting or increase the amount of goods and services they sell overseas

Welcome to – export guidance and services

Major new ‘buy local’ scheme to support Devon businesses and consumers

Made in Devon – Trading Standards

‘Buy with confidence’ certification scheme, run by Trading Standards

Buy With Confidence – Trading Standards Approved – Devon County Council

Devon County Economy Team

Home – Economy and Enterprise (

Supported by Devon County Council