News - March, 2016

Posted on: March, 2016
Villagers near Exeter will have an historic referendum today over a proposed park and ride scheme. Residents in Ide will vote on whether or not they are in favour of the £6m facility at Round Field next to the A30/A377 junction. The poll between 4-9pm at Ide Primary School will be the...
Posted on: March, 2016
Section: Member news
We are proud to sponsor the award for Small Business of the Year in the Express & Echo Business Awards 2016. The shortlisted companies in this category were announced as AnTech, Bluegrass Computer Services, Cosmic, Hanlons Brewery, The Exeter Dental Centre and Van Guard Accessories. Winners will be announced at the awards...
Posted on: March, 2016
Two rising research stars at the University of Exeter have been awarded prestigious fellowships from the Medical Research Council (MRC). Dr Jamie Walker and Wessel Woldman are mathematicians based within the University’s Wellcome Trust supported Centre for Biomedical Modelling and Analysis, and have received substantial grants from the MRC to not only enhance their careers,...
Posted on: March, 2016
Section: Member news
It was the conflict of a generation and one that many will never forget. On the second of April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falklands Islands with the aim of recapturing them. The Islands, which had been controlled by Great Britain for nearly 150 years, became a battle ground and the UK...
Posted on: March, 2016
Section: Member news
The government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) requires large undertakings and their corporate groups to measure and submit energy audits every 4 years. Those who missed the first round of deadlines are now at risk of 5-figure fines being imposed. Read more. Your ESOS assessment will provide you with a comprehensive list...
Posted on: March, 2016
Section: Member news
The government’s Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) Scheme is a straightforward way for businesses to improve their cash flow through accelerated tax relief. It was introduced to encourage businesses to invest in energy-saving technologies, which can help reduce operating costs. WHAT IS THE ECA SCHEME? The ECA scheme enables companies to claim Corporate Tax...
Posted on: March, 2016
Section: Member news
Call for talented local band to be supporting act Westcountry legends, The Wurzels, will perform at a private event at the Devon County Show again this year, following their highly successful appearance last year. The band will perform at the County Show during an exclusive invitation-only event organised by leading South West...
Posted on: March, 2016
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We are really pleased and proud to announce that Securious Limited is now listed as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) company as defined by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). Securious – soon to be moving into new offices in the Exeter Science Park – has become the...
Posted on: March, 2016
Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, today releases the results from its second economic well-being survey. The first survey ran in September. A summary of the results of the survey, run in partnership with the Express and Echo, Radio Exe, Exeter City Council and Exeter Chamber of Commerce, will be...
Posted on: March, 2016
Section: Member news
Exciting news! The Virtual Jet Centre will be exhibiting at the CIPD Learning and Development Show at the Olympia, London on the 11th-12th May 2016. Come and visit our stand 837 where we will be launching a new innovative service! For more information please visit the CIPD website: http://ow.ly/101Wu7
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