News - June, 2017

Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
Employers are being warned to keep a close eye on their wages bills to ensure they stay the right side of the new Apprenticeship Levy. Top 40 accountants Bishop Fleming have raised concerns that many employers who could be liable to pay the charge are unaware of how it works. The Apprenticeship...
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
July 4th 18.45 to 20.45 Meeting Room, Stephens Scown Solicitors LLP, Curzon House, Southernhay, Exeter, EX1 1RS Come along to ECOE’s next event and find out more about renewable heat and heat networks - the innovative and far-reaching heat network plans for the Exeter District and about community energy and heat projects....
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
National law firm Ashfords LLP has advised Form3, the flexible cloud-based platform for complete end-to-end Payments-as-a-Service for financial institutions, on its innovative partnership with Starling Bank, the first mobile-only bank to launch a current account in the UK.   Starling Bank is the 13th member of Faster Payments, and this strategic partnership...
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
An Exeter school has achieved ‘unprecedented’ academic success this year, with a record number of pupils being offered scholarships to prestigious public schools. A plethora of major scholarships and exhibitions have been awarded to Year 8 children at the historic Exeter Cathedral School - and its reputation for musical excellence also...
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
Businesses in Devon looking to reach new customers are being encouraged to apply for the latest round of Devon County Council’s Business Promotion Grant. Grants of up to £1,000 are available to help firms in the county to promote their products and services to wider audiences at trade shows and events. More...
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
Devon’s buzzing multi-disciplinary arts organisation Exeter Phoenix is getting a face lift and exciting new contemporary art gallery facilities thanks to funding awarded from Arts Council England for a new capital project. In addition, the organisation’s crucial main funding has been extended for a further 4 years, allowing it to...
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
Libraries Unlimited will introduce a new programme of high-quality arts and cultural activity across Devon Libraries after receiving National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) status from Arts Council England (ACE). As an NPO, the charity is set to host international artists, increase access to pioneering digital facilities, expand its live webcasting programme and...
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
The University of Exeter has been rated Gold for teaching quality in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The rating takes into account the consistently outstanding teaching and learning delivered across the University. This, alongside high student engagement and partnership and world-class research, creates the unique Exeter experience. It...
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
DATE AND TIME Mon 4 September 2017 08:15 – 12:00 BST LOCATION Exeter City Football Club St James Park   You're invited to NatWest's Regional BOOST conference! What is BOOST? Boost Your Business - Has been created to help your business in a way that goes beyond traditional business banking. Our unique team of local Business Growth Enablers can connect...
Posted on: June, 2017
Section: Member news
Four directors from South West Communications Group have scaled the UK’s highest three peaks to raise money for the Prince’s Trust. swcomms’ managing director Brian Lodge and fellow board members Jon Whiley, John Holdstock and Sean Doyle climbed Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 23 hours and 20 minutes to...
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