Apprenticeships are at the heart of the government’s drive to equip people with the skills that employers need to grow and compete. They bring many benefits and competitive advantage to both employers and apprentices
Economy and Enterprise
Listed below are the main sections and some additional relevant websites which we hope will help you get to the right place quicker. You can also visit the Economy and Enterprise homepage which has additional news and features.
Transferring apprenticeship levy funds to other employers
This new service based at Exeter Library will support start-ups, small firms and entrepreneurs to grow their business
We are closely involved with a wide range of projects to provide support and guidance for all types of business in Devon
Devon and Somerset Trading Standards runs the Buy With Confidence Scheme to promote the highest standards of trading across the two counties
Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice on staying healthy and well, changes to Devon County Council services, education and support for communities, employers and employees.
NPS South West Ltd manages the County Farms Estate. Information on farms available to let and the re-letting procedure.
Use Devonomics to access data and intelligence on topics relevant to the Devon economy.
Using digital technologies to help make life easier and more convenient for everyone we come into contact with.
Finding the right balance of appropriate skills to support the current and future needs of individuals, businesses and the local economy is a key priority
We work with partner organisations in the UK and in Europe to access funds to support people and communities in Devon. We also aim to raise awareness of EU funding opportunities so that other organisations in Devon can benefit.
An open access digital fabrication laboratory where just about anybody can make just about anything
We are involved in several funding schemes to support the growth of Devon’s businesses
We are involved with a range of transport, communications, energy and employment space projects to ensure that sustainable economic growth in Devon is not hindered by infrastructure constraints
Find out about job and career opportunities at Devon County Council
The Heart of the South West LEP is a strong and dynamic partnership between the private sector, local authorities, universities and further education across Somerset, Devon, Plymouth and Torbay
In order to carry out its day to day business the Council procures goods, services and works from many different external sources (suppliers), and we must do so in a way that secures the best possible value for money for the taxpayers of Devon
Helping businesses to attract, recruit and retain dedicated and skilled people with a disability
Information and advice for businesses and consumers from Devon and Somerset Trading Standards
The Waste and Resource Management Strategy is concerned with (how) waste is dealt with in Devon
Devon work hubs is a growing community of friendly and flexible work spaces, perfect for home-based and mobile workers, business start-ups, freelancers and entrepreneurs
Devon County Council is a large and diverse organisation. Find out more about what it is like to work here