Business Support

Devon Work Hubs offer tailored business support and mentoring to hub users which is an added bonus for anyone considering taking space.

Devon is a great place to grow your business idea, there are a number of different support organisations on hand to offer tailored advice and guidance throughout the journey. – a free business advice and support service available online. The website covers everything you’ll need to start up and run your own business from taxes and paperwork to marketing and finance.

Federation of Small Business – working to protect and promote the interests of small businesses and self-employed, there are approximately 8,000 members in 10 branches across Devon.

Trading Standards – business advice for new businesses covering contracts, legislation, Devon’s Buy with Confidence scheme, e-news sign-up.

BIP – Business Information Point provide professional business advice and support, helping small businesses start, grow and succeed. BIP run a series of workshops from Devon Work Hubs.

Travel Devon – We believe travel is an essential part of business. Whether your aim is to improve your image as a sustainable employer, boost staff morale or reduce travel costs, Travel Devon can help you to keep your workplace moving:

  • Visit our online toolkit for free tools, guidance, templates and more to help you promote various modes of sustainable travel at your workplace. New to Travel Planning? Start with a Travel Audit or Travel Survey, both available on the toolkit.
  • Register your organisation on the toolkit to access grant funding for sustainable travel initiatives*.
  • Contact our Workplace Engagement Team via to discuss your workplace support needs*.
*This offer is only available for organisations in Barnstaple, Exeter and Newton Abbot.