News - June, 2018

Posted on: June, 2018
We have seen an increase in credit card breaches in the South West region. Securious, a PCI QSA Company based in the Science Park in Exeter, are trying to understand in general where businesses in the region may need additional help, information or training. The short survey takes one minute, responses are...
Posted on: June, 2018
Section: Member news
                                      South West Communications Group has won a national industry award for its innovative apprenticeship scheme. swcomms’ managing director Brian Lodge collected the award at last night’s Comms Business Awards held at the Royal Lancaster London. This...
Posted on: June, 2018
Section: Member news
  The longest day of the year brought beautiful weather and superb golfing conditions to the inaugural CITY Community Trust Charity Golf Day. The fundraising golf day held at Exeter Golf & Country Club and run to raise funds to improve the lives of many people in Exeter, raised a fantastic...
Posted on: June, 2018
Section: Member news
St Leonards Primary School has over 600 pupils and the Parent Teacher Association are currently raising funds for a new ICT Suite where children can create, compose and be inspired using technology from different platforms. They are asking if local businesses would sponsor one of their machines. In return, the machine...
Posted on: June, 2018
Section: Member news
  The Department of Sport and Health Sciences (St Luke’s Campus) has been awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award, recognising its commitment to advancing the careers of women in science through addressing gender inequality, tackling unequal gender representation across the student and staff population and improving career progression for female academics. Sport and...
Posted on: June, 2018
Section: Member news
Exeter’s most outstanding business is full of opportunity   You have probably been told the ‘big city’ holds all the answers when looking for that fresh out of university or college career. It’s ingrained in us: if you want a ‘good’ job, you’ll have to move to London, Manchester or Leeds. Bright...
Posted on: June, 2018
Section: Member news
  An introductory workshop Monday 16th July 2018 Devon Business and Education Centre, Tale, Payhembury, Devon, EX14 3HL 10am – 4pm   Lean operations are essential for all organisations that are looking to scale up, removing wasteful activities that do not contribute to the customer experience or the bottom line. This introductory...
Posted on: June, 2018
Section: Member news
6 July – Ben Bradshaw MP Business Lunch 13 July – Karime Hassan, Exeter City Council Business Briefing   Business people are being given the opportunity to question the city’s top leaders at events hosted by Exeter Chamber of Commerce, the city’s leading business organisation.   On Friday 6th July Exeter MP, Ben Bradshaw, will...
Posted on: June, 2018
On Thursday 19th July, the Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology (ExIST) is hosting an event to discuss the evolution of digital currencies.   Robert McIlwraith, chairman of ExIST, said “The development of digital currencies presents opportunities and challenges, which businesses must meet. We are pleased to invite great speakers to help...
Posted on: June, 2018
Section: Member news
Exeter is predicted to be the UK’s top performing city for spending in shops and restaurants in 2018. The new UK Powerhouse report into The Consumer Economy 2018/2019 tracks economic growth in 44 cities across the country and offers policy recommendations for the future. This special edition focuses on the consumer sector,...
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