News - January, 2019

Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter is the only city in the UK where the number of business closures fell last year, a new report has revealed. The Centre for Cities Outlook report for 2019 shows Exeter bucking the trend when it comes to the health of its businesses. Cities Outlook 2019 is an annual health check...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Eight Exeter-based businesses have competed in a mixed netball competition to raise nearly £500 for Jay’s Aim – a charity focused on reducing the number of young people who die from sudden cardiac death in the South West. Organised by wealth management company Brewin Dolphin, the hotly-contested event took place in...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
  The Exeter MBA invites you to the next guest lecture in the MBA Speaker Series on Thursday 14th February at 6.15 pm. "Capitalism - does it have a future in a challenging world?" - by John Elkington. John is a world authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable development, writer and co-author of 19...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Devon’s leading lady jockeys reckon Exeter Racecourse is the place to be when it hosts its first ever Winter Ladies’ Day next Sunday (Feb 10). Bryony Frost, Lucy Gardner and Lizzie Kelly are among the best in the country, and they could all be seen in action at Exeter on...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Devon’s commercial radio station has FM licence renewed Exeter-based commercial station Radio Exe is to stay on air until at least 2031, after media regulator Ofcom renewed its FM licence to broadcast for another 12 years. Without such authorization, the station would have been unable to continue on the 107.3FM frequency that...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Jamie Bartlett, journalist and author of the famed work, The Dark Net, will be coming to Exeter on Wednesday 6 March to present to business owners at a free to attend event. Jamie is the keynote speaker at the Bluegrass Group’s one-day conference, "Protect, Detect, Mitigate", during Cyber Security Awareness Week...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Experienced marketing and business expert joins team The senior management team at Stagecoach South West has been bolstered with the appointment of a new commercial director. Karen Hodder previously worked at Wiltshire Council as their head of marketing, business management and events. She replaces Robert Williams, who left at the end of last...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter City Futures have expanded their community interest company board with the addition of key organisations across the City. Exeter City Futures have reached a significant milestone on their journey to creating a more healthy, inclusive and sustainable City of Exeter as they announced that the Exeter College, the University of...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
The Business Recovery and Insolvency department of Thomas Westcott Chartered Accountants has been further strengthened by the arrival of experienced insolvency specialist, Kerry Austin. Kerry, who joins the firm as an Insolvency Manager, started her career in professional services at a leading South West law firm before training at a national...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Getting the right message across has never been so important, hence the significant investment Sandy Park has put into installing new state-of-the-art facilities for those heading to the popular Exeter venue for meetings, conferences and exhibitions. As well as being one of the South West’s most accessible conference centres, with its...
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