News - June, 2016

Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
19240 Shrouds of the Somme aims to commemorate that fateful day, remember those who fell that we might live in peace and help to educate the next generations of the cost of war.  We are also raising funds for The Exeter Foundation and SSAFA the Armed Forces Charity. An impactful art installation in Northernhay...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
The Upper 5 (Year 11) year group from the Maynard School in Exeter were treated to the most glamorous Prom at the illustrious Powderham Castle on Monday 27 June 2016. It was a grand celebration of the end of the academic year and a befitting reward following their recent gruelling...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Brexit is not what most property consultants would have chosen but we now have to take stock, move on and maybe find opportunities. The keys issues for commercial property are uncertainty and funding. No market likes uncertainty and we are bound to see some short term stagnation as people reflect on their individual positions....
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Every year, Young Enterprise works with young people to develop the skills, attitudes and aspirations that they will need to succeed in the workplace. Through a series of programmes, they inspire young people to discover why the skills for work are the skills for life. Enterprise education through ‘learning by...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Princesshay’s City Bee project has achieved a massive 90% success rate with its Queen Bee rearing programme with 4 Queen Bees taking to the apiary, situated in the rooftop garden. At the end of May Princesshay bee keeper, Jason Wallis of WeeTree Nurseries will introduce the new queens to the...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
One of the UK’s top recruitment specialists, Meridian Business Support, has for the second year running won the Best Large Recruitment Business award at The Global Recruiter UK Industry Awards 2016. Judges were impressed with Meridian’s great customer and candidate experience, understanding of the community, billing success, staff training, CSR, and...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
DCBC are leading a Cyber Security Programme on behalf of Office of the Police and Crime Commission and in collaboration with Devon and Cornwall Police.  We are hosting a Cyber Security Focus Group for Devon and Cornwall Businesses at Exeter Gold and Country Club on Tues 5th July, 14:00-16:00. We need businesses...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
All businesses and organisations in the UK must be fully compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the time it comes into effect in May 2018.  The GDPR will change the way your business can collect, use and transfer personal data. Not only will you need to know...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Results from a pilot study show protective socks designed by the East Devon based former Chairman of Thorntons, are effective in preventing a potentially debilitating skin condition. The study has been carried out by researchers at The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, funded by a £250,000 grant from The National Institute...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
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