News - May, 2020

Posted on: May, 2020
Businesses in Greater Exeter are reporting increased confidence in business recovery according to the latest survey from Exeter Chamber of Commerce.  46% of business respondents reported that their optimism for recovery had increased since the beginning of April.  A further 26% felt neutral, with the remaining 28% feeling less optimistic.   While...
Posted on: May, 2020
Section: Member news
A new campaign  encouraging people who live in Devon to put their county first as it begins its recovery from the Corovirus pandemics has been launched by the charity Love Devon. As Devon navigates its slow and cautious route out of lockdown, it is encouraging people to put #DevonFirst. Love Devon is the trading...
Posted on: May, 2020
Section: Member news
Exeter Science Park has launched a series of webinars to inform and inspire the region’s business community as we move into the next phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. In partnership with Devon Community Foundation, Heart of the South West Digital Skills Partnership, SETsquared Exeter, and Tech South West the sessions will...
Posted on: May, 2020
Section: Member news
The Devon County Show has today (Monday 25thMay) measured a line of knitted bunting which has almost doubled an existing Guinness World Record in length.  79,001 knitted flags were created by thousands of contributors from across the world, way over double the amount made by the previous record-holders, according to Deborah...
Posted on: May, 2020
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Free webinar on the 27th of May covering :-   Some of the ways COVID-19 has changed the landscape How businesses can transition for the new-normal Tips to drive growth with digital solutions https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hospitality-tourism-adjusting-your-business-for-the-new-normal-covid-19-tickets-105247686664
Posted on: May, 2020
Section: Member news
Despite the challenging environment created by COVID-19, the team at Redmayne Bentley’s Exeter office have been working hard to continue providing a high standard of personal service and to support the investment needs of existing clients as well as new enquiries. While we have been unable to meet with clients in...
Posted on: May, 2020
Section: Member news
Commissioned by Exeter Northcott, visual theatre/circus company Jump Fall Fly are set to release Boom!, a short film exploring mental health in this time of lockdown.    Using circus, original music and stunning visuals, Boom! follows an extraordinary day in the life of a young person and tells a story about a key-worker relative. The...
Posted on: May, 2020
A new online service will launch on May 26 for small and medium sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees, the Government has announced today. The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme was announced at Budget as part of a package of support...
Posted on: May, 2020
Section: Member news
Michelmores' policyholder Insurance Team is considering launching a series of group actions on behalf of businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, who have had Business Interruption claims declined by insurers. The Firm is inviting expressions of interests from businesses whose claims have been declined, to join a group action. Michelmores has...
Posted on: May, 2020
Section: Member news
  By Rob Cadwallader, General Practice Partner at Milsted Langdon Many businesses are still struggling with cashflow as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, despite the support on offer. As the Government begins to lift some of its restrictions, now is the time to review your operations and find ways to manage your...
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