Category: News

BUSINESS & CULTURE IN GERMANY

By WILLIAM TELFORD, Business Editor  BUSINESSES in Leipzig support the city’s cultural offer – because they say that’s the way to build a thriving location,…

NEW YORK ARTIST CREATIVE AT THE BAUMWOLLSPINNEREI

By WILLIAM TELFORD, Business Editor ANGELA Miskis is from New York – but she is working in Leipzig. The talented painter is one of the…

BITTER SWEET FASHION CELEBRATION

BITTER SWEET FASHION CELEBRATION PLYMOUTH fashion business Glamour Icons is celebrating winning a contract for a third year in a row of designing and making…

SURPLUS FURNITURE SOS CALL

SURPLUS FURNITURE SOS CALL PLYMOUTH Green Business of The Year winner, Surplus Rescue CIC, based at Weston Mill, is taking delivery of extensive amounts of…

TURKISH DELIGHT IN DEVON

A TURKISH delegation of 10 students have spent 3 weeks in Plymouth learning about computer technology functions, software, and training, and especially brushing up on…

CALLS FOR UK IMMIGRATION POLICY SHIFT

By WILLIAM TELFORD, Business Editor  PLYMOUTH business leaders are calling on the Government to take international students out of the net migration figures. They say a…

LEIPZIG CULTURE UNDER THE MEDIA SPOTLIGHT

By WILLIAM TELFORD, Business Editor  THE German city of Leipzig sees businesses and culture as close allies in the quest to attract firms and people to…

LEIPZIG BUSINESS ANGELS SUPPORT SME'S

  By WILLIAM TELFORD, Business Editor  THE concept of business angel investment is not unknown in Plymouth – but in Germany it’s not all about…

GERMAN PRIVATE EQUITY: SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES

  By WILLIAM TELFORD, Business Editor A SUBSIDIARY of Leipzig’s saving’s Bank is aiming to grow established SMEs by providing private equity funds. And Stefan Leermann,…

REGIONAL BANKS SUPPORT GERMAN BUSINESSES

  By WILLIAM TELFORD, Business Editor BUSINESSES in Germany were less affected by the global banking crisis because the country’s network of savings banks works at…

SOUTH WEST BID TO CHANGE IMMIGRATION POLICY

DEVON business leaders are calling on the British government to take international students out of the net migration figures, and change a policy that is…

DORCAS MEDIA'S FIRST YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT

DORCAS MEDIA will be celebrating its first year anniversary with a special showcase, at the Lord Mayor’s reception Hall on Wednesday 30th July, from 12:30pm…