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Business Information Point (BIP)

Unit 10, Okehampton Business Centre, Higher Stockley Mead, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1FJ
01837 659059

About us

BIP is a not for profit enterprise agency, it has been established for 21 years. Based in Okehampton it provides services in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. BIP provides advice, guidance, business support, training and information to both pre start and existing businesses under various contracts detailed below. The majority of its services are free at the point of contact or at low cost due to funding. We have a bank of very experienced advisors as well as a bank of over 200 volunteer mentors. Businesses get impartial no nonsense support from advisors who have run their own businesses. Start up support is second to none in that survival rates through the New Enterprise Allowance is the best in the UK!

We offer

Our big idea is to develop outstanding advice, support and training solutions that our clients respect and feel valued by. We hope that by using our experience and credibility we will rapidly improve business performance through innovative, practical and focused solutions.

The principles behind our business are very important to us: 

Expertise - the experience to make a difference 
Drive - A strong desire to help our clients succeed 
Clarity - The need to communicate clearly 
Teamwork - The right people working together 
Leadership - Never afraid to challenge and take responsibility 
Engaging - Building richer relationships 
Innovative - Thinking creatively about the solutions we develop

We support

  • Avon
  • Business Support
  • Specialists, Experts, Research
  • Conference, Meeting Rooms
  • Networks
  • Premises
  • Start-up
  • Cornwall
  • Somerset


By embedding the above principles into our business, our clients benefit in the following ways: 

> Better solutions based on a better understanding of client needs & culture.
> Inspiring trust and belief in the target audience.
> Talented people who know their subject 
> A broader perspective of the business world 
> Impact on personal & business performance 

BIP works hard to ensure that whenever designing, delivering and working in partnership with a client, that the above principles are experienced and that the benefits are delivered to the client. 

BIP has built a significant team to be able to support clients through starting a business, expanding a business and dealing with the future challenges that small business owners face each day. 

Our ability to empathise with shifting situations and evolving business is unrivalled and our values are the foundation of this.

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