News - February, 2016

Posted on: February, 2016
#NationalLivingWage It’s just one month until the new National Living Wage becomes law on 1 April 2016. This means that workers aged 25 and over who are not in the first year of an apprenticeship will be legally entitled to the new minimum pay rate of £7.20 per hour. We would be...
Posted on: February, 2016
TeamYou are cordially invited to our forthcoming seminar event ‘Employee Engagement’ The UK has an employee engagement problem.  Only 20% of the working population are actively engaged, with the same percentage being actively disengaged.  And the remainder? They can be summed up in a single word, ‘Whatever.’  Engagement is a term...
Posted on: February, 2016
Exeter Science Park Centre has welcomed yet another exciting new tenant with the arrival of innovative ‘Internet of Things’ specialist, Dashboard. Dashboard Limited, founded early in 2015, has moved its rapidly expanding team into Exeter’s hub for science and technology leaders, the Exeter Science Park Centre. The innovative firm, headed up by...
Posted on: February, 2016
Section: Member news
Top 40 accountancy firm, Bishop Fleming, has successfully reduced its paper consumption by over a third, saving the equivalent of 87 trees - an impressive achievement as the firm’s growth continued to rise by over 5% in 2015. Since introducing an Environmental Management System five years ago to measure three main...
Posted on: February, 2016
Section: Member news
A leading local law firm has been ranked number 12 in the influential Sunday Times list of the top 100 mid-sized firms to work for – and won an award for most improved company, as well as being the highest ranked law firm nationally on the list.  At a glittering awards...
Posted on: February, 2016
Section: Member news
After Dark Music Festivals: 21st – 23rd April 2016 Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink: 22nd - 24th April 2016   Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young will headline this year’s Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink's ‘After Dark Music Festival’ on Thursday 21st April. The hugely popular After...