News - Chamber Council Columns

Posted on: May, 2016
“A perfect place that creates perfect opportunities" Steve Campion, from the Exeter Chamber of Commerce outlines the changing face of apprenticeships and the opportunities this offers employers across the city and region   Is Exeter the perfect place to do business? A colleague of mine certainly thinks so.  He's new to the area...
Posted on: April, 2016
One of the most significant initiatives affecting businesses brought in by the Chancellor, George Osborne is the introduction of a National Living Wage (NLW) for individuals over 25.   Present Position The existing framework for National Minimum Wage hourly rates is set out below. Apprentice* £3.30 Age 16-17 £3.87 Age 18-20 £5.30 Age 21+ £6.70 *If under 19 or in first year...
Posted on: April, 2016
David Savill is a Partner and Head of the Corporate and Business Services at Bishop Fleming.  David became Chairman of Exeter Chamber in January 2016, following 6 years on the Chamber Council, being actively involved in South West Chambers of Commerce over that period. My priorities for Exeter Chamber chairman role. Chamber...