Research

Research

Great South West Tourism Partnership Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Impact Survey No.3 June 2021

This survey aims to gather further evidence and continue to evaluate the effects of COVID-19 on tourism and hospitality businesses across the Great South West area of Cornwall, Devon, Plymouth, Torbay, Somerset and Dorset. The survey will also help us identify your business priorities and any issues with recruitment, employment and skills to allow us to support you to recover and grow. The results will also be used to continue to lobby the Government for support for our sector.

Be the Business | Developing and Growing a Business

Be the Business was established to bring together companies large and small and make the UK home to the most ambitious firms in the world. We’ve created Be the Business Rebuild to bring you free expert advice on recovery tactics, stories from your peers and access to like-minded people to bounce your ideas off.

Exmoor Virtual Visitor Survey

Exmoor National Park has conducted an online virtual visitor survey to ascertain views in light of the Covid-19 impacts. 

Business Mentors South West

Free mentoring service for businesses in Devon and Somerset. The service is intended to help people with their enterprise creating self sufficiency, pride and value to them and their communities. It is given by volunteers with no agenda other than providing mentoring help and assistance to others to achieve their ambitions.

Cornerstone Mentoring

Cornerstone Enterprise Support Limited (Cornerstone) offer a business mentoring service in Somerset. Cornerstone uses a network of volunteer mentors, who are experienced business people, to give you an independent, free-of-charge view of your business, to help you to identify and address key issues and to develop a strategy for growth.

Department for International Trade

Department for International Trade (DIT) is a Government Department which helps companies in the UK export their products abroad as well as encouraging foreign investment into the country. DIT has a qualified team of experienced international trade advisers that can work with you to help you realise your export potential.

University of Plymouth – Enterprise Solutions

Plymouth Universities Enterprise Solutions offers a wide range of support to businesses. Enterprise Solutions is your gateway to accessing Plymouth University’s expertise, talent and facilities. Their aim is to give you the support you need, when you need it.

Visit England Business Advice Hub

Helping your tourism business to grow – with practical tips, legal obligations and local support.

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