Business Support for Construction

Free support for businesses in the building and construction industry in West Devon & South Hams

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The Business Support for Construction programme has been designed to help construction and maintenance professionals run their business more efficiently, reduce costs and improve tender success through tailored advice and a decarbonisation plan.

The programme includes:

  • One-to-one sessions with a specialist business advisor who can provide advice and signposting for any issues you might be facing. A range of business topics can be covered including growing your business, staff retention and HR, marketing, succession planning, risk management and more. 
  • One-to-one advice from a digital advisor who can suggest digital solutions that can save time and improve efficiency through new technology, AI and automated systems.
  • Through the use of a customised Carbon Audit Tool, a tailored decarbonisation action plan will be created. This plan serves as a supportive resource towards achieving net zero objectives, while highlighting existing efforts for tenders and subcontracting. 

  • There may also be opportunities for workshops and events with like-minded businesses and potential clients.

  • If you are an organisation needing to reduce the carbon footprint of your sub-contractors or supply chain, we can put together a tailored workshop or provide one-on-one sessions. Just fill out the contact form on this page and we’ll be in touch. 

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    Making construction fit for the future

    This free business support programme has been tailored to address the pressing challenges confronting the construction, maintenance and associated trades and services industries in West Devon and South Hams. These include rising costs, staff shortages, and the growing need to adopt a net zero strategy in order to win tenders and be able to sub-contract to larger organisations. 

    Participants will gain access to a wealth of resources and expert guidance to help navigate these challenges, including a customised decarbonisation plan. It also aims to help businesses run more efficiently and save time and money through digital solutions. 

    There is no cost to you - the programme is fully funded by West Devon Borough Council and South Hams District Council through the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund

    Find out more by having an initial chat with us. Simply use the form above, and we'll get in touch. 


    This support is available completely free to anyone located within the West Devon District Council or South Hams Borough Council boundaries. If you're unsure, you can check by inputting your postcode into the Council Checker.

    The Construction Business Support programme is funded by West Devon District Council and South Hams Borough Council. It is being delivered by Business Information Point and Cosmic.

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