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Posted on: August, 2020
Are you under 24 and looking for work? Starting Weds 12th Aug for 4 consecutive weeks, Cathedral Appointments in partnership with Exeter College's Apprenticeship Team present a Joint Accelerated Mentoring programme. Do you? ✅Need help with CV writing? ✅Require advice on creating a great social media profile? ✅Want to know brilliant interview tips? ✅Where you can find the...
Posted on: August, 2020
Adaptability, that’s the key message for any business at the moment in these difficult COVID times. For Wollens it’s always been the mantra by which it has been managed and we’re delighted to announce the next phase of the Wollens business development. Recent months have been extremely challenging and difficult for...
Posted on: August, 2020
The deadline is approaching for businesses to claim their grant if they were eligible under one of the 2 original schemes; Small Business Grant Fund – for businesses with small business rate relief Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Grant Fund (with a rateable value of less than £51k) Businesses will have been contacted...
Posted on: August, 2020
Families who benefit from government funded childcare support were given a boost today as the Government announced that they would not lose out due to COVID-19. Working parents or carers, who are eligible for Tax-Free Childcare or 30 Hours Free Childcare but have temporarily fallen below the minimum income requirement as...
Posted on: August, 2020
Research is underway to understand how effective SMEs in the South West have been at using technology during the pandemic. Exeter-based IT and support company, Timewade are running an online survey to understand successes and challenges, to feed back to the business community. Already, some of the initial findings are providing invaluable...
Posted on: August, 2020
Exeter Science Park has been awarded £5 million from the Government’s national ‘Getting Building’ fund to develop its ‘Grow-out Building’ for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in science, technology, engineering, maths and medical (STEMM) sectors. The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSW LEP) was allocated £35.4m from...
Posted on: August, 2020
3 August 2020 Diners across the UK will see their restaurant bills slashed by as much as 50% from today as the government’s landmark Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for business (Monday 3 August). from today customers will get up to 50% off on bills when visiting participating restaurants,...
Posted on: August, 2020
Days by the sea are about to get better with the reintroduction of Stagecoach’s Golden Hop open tops featuring the friendly bus hoppers! After much anticipation the route in Torbay will be back from 1st August, connecting Babbacombe, St Marychurch, Torquay Harbour, Paignton and Paignton Zoo, 7 days a week. The...
Posted on: July, 2020
Hosted by King Recruit: Our panellists will be offering helpful advice, resources, and tools to guide you through the whole of the redundancy process. Simon Scott-Nelson - Wellity will be presenting a real life case study of someone who has been made redundant, together with how to cope mentally and physically throughout. Vic Williams – The Audacious...
Posted on: July, 2020
As more parts of the country's economy and daily life continues to re-open Stagecoach South West are continuing to put customers, communities and employees first and ensure people can use public transport services safely and confidently. Through these challenging times, the bus operator has continually kept the wheels turning, keeping essential...
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