Business Action | October / November 2019


October / November 2019 issue of the independent North Devon-based business magazine covering news about business and enterprise in Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Chulmleigh, Combe Martin, Holsworthy, Ilfracombe, Lynmouth, Lynton, South Molton, Torrington, Woolacombe and more.

This issue includes the event guide for the BBxpo business exhibition and networking event in Bideford on Thursday 24 October 2019.

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Finding Jobs for People and People for Jobs

Temporary & Permanent recruitment solutions throughout North Devon!

01237 439500

Fitzgerald HR

Twitter: @FitzgeraldHR

Tel: 01271 859267


With offices in Devon, Somerset

and London, Fitzgerald HR

provides Human Resources

with the human touch to small,

medium and large organisations

looking for HR solutions across

the employee life cycle. Our

team of specialists deliver a truly

customised HR service for each

of our clients.

Growth Support Programme

Twitter: @ERDF_GSP




The Growth Support Programme

helps businesses to identify

their barriers to success and

provides access to the funded

support they need to grow. You

can get up to 12 hours of free

advice in different areas, such as

marketing, business planning,

digital processes, finance and HR.

Heart of the South West

Growth Hub

Twitter: @GrowthHubHOTSW

Tel: 03456 047 047


The Heart of the South West

Growth Hub provides a central

business advice service to

businesses within Devon and

Somerset. The Growth Hub

is a free, first point of contact

for both new and established

businesses seeking support

and advice. We have a local,

dedicated advisory team on

hand to answer questions,

provide information and make

introductions to specialists on

business topics such as: funding

opportunities, marketing, finance,

exporting and innovation.

Heartfelt Products

Twitter: @HeartfeltProdu1

Tel: 01237 476005


We design products including

the ICE Alert pocket medical

wallet, the Woofie Wallet and a

bespoke range Made in Devon

comprising Happy Quilts and

Quilt of Memories (to wrap

around people/children for

their final journey). We can add

photos, wording, names and

dates to these products and

tailor colours/themes.

Imaginary Space

Twitter: _imaginaryspace

Tel: 07544 666457


Address: Bideford

Imaginary Space was founded

on the premise of improving the

quality of local web design in

North Devon. We are a twoman

studio that is excited to

help local businesses grow by

designing with their customers

in mind. We detest trends,

templates and stupid b******t.

Itseeze North Devon

Tel: 07890 633458


Itseeze North Devon has the

“World’s Easiest Editing System”

based simply on Word – giving

you complete control to change

text, images, menus, prices, add


unlimited pages – live on screen

in seconds! We guarantee to

save you time and money – for

less than £2 a day! As SEO

and copywriting experts – we

guarantee a high local ranking.

All our websites are bespoke

– no frames or templates, 24/7

customer support on your own

website and via Itseeze Youtube

Editing Support.

Jamaica Press

Twitter: @jamaicapress

Tel: 01237 452333


Address: Mambury Moor

Estate, Buckland Brewer,

Bideford, Devon, EX39 5NL

Jamaica Press has many years’

practical experience in working

closely with our clients and

being the ‘everyday’ answer to

queries, regular requirements

and emergencies. With our

highly skilled team of staff, we

offer graphic design, printing,

signage/display, web design,

office products/stationery, office

furniture and education supplies

– all with a high level of customer


Jobcentre Plus

Twitter: @JCPinDevon


Tel: 01237 496925

Address: Northbank House,

North Road, Bideford, EX39 1RD

Engage with employers to

identify bespoke labour market

solutions creating opportunities

for DWP customers. Support the

recruitment and retention of staff,

Follow us:

promote the flexibilities offered

by Universal Credit and support

schools to prepare young people

for the world of work.

Learn Devon

Tel: 01237 472462


Address: The Arts Centre, The

Quay, Bideford, EX39 2EY

Learn Devon has provided adult

and community learning courses

on behalf of Devon County

Council for more than 20 years

supporting people in learning

new skills for leisure, returning

to employment, improving their

English and maths and improving

their health and wellbeing.

Marley Comms

Twitter: @MarleyComms


Tel: 01237 423445

Address: Unit 8, Caddsdown

Business Centre, Clovelly

Road, Bideford, EX39 3DX

An expert leading bespoke

cloud and on premise

telecommunications and

technology company. We

are a specialist Voice & Data

Communications and IP CCTV

company based in the South

West that aims to help you

reduce your costs, while giving

you great products and a first

class after-sales service. We

offer a 24-hour call-out service

throughout the year, so you are

assured that you will have the

support whenever you need

it and because we are locally

based covering Devon, Cornwall,

Somerset and Dorset; we can be

with you in less than four hours.

Cranford Business

Services Limited

design | concepts | logos | brand identity

print | stationery | forms | brochures | books

signs | posters | banners | exhibitions | signs

web | design | domains | seo | hosting

office | supplies | consumables | furniture

01237 452333

“Employing local people – supporting North Devon’s economy”

Old Stone, Cranford, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5QW

07896 204 857

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