The South West Growth Service supports all types of organisations that have a desire to adapt, develop and grow.
We will only make recommendations that we believe will help your business. When we don't have the expertise, we introduce you to the people who do.
Through our partner network we can help you to find commercially experienced and insightful experts who are driven by supporting businesses in the South West.
Whatever your business, its ambition, its size, its age or its turnover, South West Growth Service can help it to change, grow and succeed.
Whatever your business, product or service, we can help you to realise its potential with tailored business advice, support and connections.

Partnering

The South West Growth Service believes that each business faces different issues and opportunities that cannot be addressed by a single model or approach. We recognise that our combined skillsets are stronger when used in combination rather than alone. We also know what we don’t know – but we also know great people who can cover the don’t know areas!

We always stay by our clients' side throughout the whole journey of change and growth, rather than just pointing them in the right general direction. We work with carefully selected partners in order to be able to help our clients achieve their ambitions, and to be able to access a range of skills and resources beyond our own. 

Our partners and their services are listed below.

Our partners

Stephens Scown is a top 200 law firm based in the South West. Our clients are impressive ranging from high street brands and international firms to large landed estates. In an independent legal survey we come top for client satisfaction - 99% would recommend our services. We are one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For.

www.stephens-scown.co.uk

TOR Creative is a small website, design and marketing agency based in Plymouth. We work with small businesses and startups throughout the South West to help them look as good as they can, and tell a consistent story across their marketing activity. We offer value for money and first class customer service across all of our services. Let us help you to succeed. 

www.wearetor.com

The Entrepreneurs Accountant, Harland Accountants, specialise in small to medium size businesses who are driven and on a path to growth and require more from their accounting partner than simply telling them what they did last year.

With offices in Devon & Cornwall, We go further, by assisting with financial and operational management & strategy, obtaining (often alternative) sources of finance and have a proven track record of successful partnerships.

www.harlandaccountants.co.uk

Bush & Co is a chartered accountancy business with 4 partners and 25 staff. We work with growing owner managed businesses located in the south west who value our business advisory services to help them meet their own goals as well as deal effectively with their accounting and taxation needs

www.bushaccountants.co.uk

Apples & Oranges work with businesses of all sizes providing Business Support Services. Our Telephone Answering Service ensures that you NEVER miss a call or an opportunity again.

We are your virtual receptionist; our team becoming an integral part of your business. We not only answer your calls professionally, taking accurate messages, passing them on to you immediately via email and/or SMS, we can also act as your first line customer service team allowing you freedom to focus on your business.

www.applesandoranges.co.uk

Bitpod specialises in creating video and animation content to help convert your website visitors into customers. With a strong marketing and web technology background, the Bitpod team work as part of your business to produce effective digital content. Based in Exeter, Bitpod offers in-studio video services for local clients and on-location services throughout the UK.

www.bitpod.co.uk

WPA is one of the UK´s most respected health insurers offering excellent value and quality of service that´s second to none. When it comes to your health you want the best, and that’s exactly what you get from WPA. We provide our customers the freedom to choose who treats them as we believe this is a clinical decision and not a commercial one. 

In a recent survey 74%* of Doctors said they would commend WPA to family, friends and colleagues over other leading health insurers. * Based on a survey of 1086 Consultants, Surgeons & GPs engaged in private practice. Conducted by GfKNOP December 2012; 591 responses received (54%).

www.wpa.org.uk/robertguest

Air Marketing Group are an outsourced business development agency specialising in B2B telemarketing, appointment setting and lead generation. Our professional, experienced business development team delivers millions of pounds of sales revenue and thousands of new sales leads to our clients each and every year.

Whether you're a small business owner, a Sales Manager or Director or part of a large sales team in an enterprise, we can support your business development activities with a tailored outbound campaign that delivers new sales leads to your pipeline week in, week out.

www.air-marketing.co.uk

Bigwave Media is a full service, creative, marketing and digital agency with excellent resources and skill-sets.  We work with clients across a wide variety of marketplaces, including local government, leisure/tourism, charities and B2B sectors.  Our team comprises of marketing professionals, account managers, graphic designers, web developers and digital strategists.

We work closely with local companies to provide employment and work place opportunities, this includes university internships and work experience. We have also been awarded accreditation for offering European work experience by TTPL in South Devon and apprenticeships via South Devon College.  We take our environmental and social responsibility very seriously and as such we have clear and ethical working practices in place.

www.bigwavemedia.co.uk/

At Acronyms we have provided companies across the South West with technology solutions for over 13 years. Founded with a simple ethos to sell the correct solution and not the most expensive, we can provide technical support, IT infrastructure, telephony systems, internet connectivity and more.

We pride ourselves on taking the taking the time to get know each of customers. This helps us ensure that your technology is set up to meet not only your immediate demands, but your future growth also.

www.acronyms-it.co.uk

Sarah West Recruitment is regarded as the ‘go to recruitment agency’ for recruiting high calibre professionals in Sales, Marketing, Management and Office based roles. We are a team of friendly, professional, knowledgeable and results focused recruiters who work to the highest standards within our industry. Managers and business owners like working with us because we’ve been recruiting in the South West for many years and understand what local businesses of all sizes and industries need. We pride ourselves on being completely transparent in all of our dealings with you and we are only too happy to give guidance on all aspects of the local employment market and the recruitment process if you need it. 

Companies require a differing level of support at different times, and for different roles, and we will tailor our service according to what you want and need.  Whilst we are well known to local candidates looking for work , all our vacancies are promoted nationally so your search for the right person won’t just be limited to the South West. 

 Our goal is to ensure you hire the right person.  If you’re looking to hire, talk to us today! We would be delighted to help.

www.sarahwestrecruit.co.uk

Becoming a partner

If you are passionate about helping businesses in the South West to succeed, and believe you have a product or service that we could offer through our partnership programme then please get in touch with us to find out more.

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