News - June, 2019

Posted on: June, 2019
Section: Member news
Business leaders have been congratulating Derek Phillips this week, who has been crowned this year's Exeter Champion at the Exeter Business Awards last Friday. Nicknamed Mr Exeter, the Vice President of Exeter Chamber of Commerce has been praised for his years of dedicated work for the good of the city. Derek Phillips...
Posted on: June, 2019
Section: Member news
On Employee Ownership Day 2019, one of Devon’s leading employee owned businesses is urging business owners to consider employee ownership. This comes as a survey shows that although 70 per cent of business owners surveyed could see the benefits of employee ownership, less than 10 per cent have considered implementing...
Posted on: June, 2019
Section: Member news
Join us for the first Torbay Apprenticeships Fair on Wednesday 10th July, 2pm-7pm at the Riviera International Conference Centre. Following the successful National Apprenticeship Week campaign in March, the free event gives employers the opportunity to showcase Apprenticeship vacancies at all levels. Why Attend? Fill your Apprenticeship vacancies, for people aged 16+ Free stands...
Posted on: June, 2019
Section: Member news
Unfound (working with the Coop) are to host a roadshow utilising the use of tech for greater good. The roadshow is taking place on 18th July at Exeter’s The Innovation Centre, 4.30pm – 6.30pm and aimed largely at those in/interested in the tech startup space. More info below: • Hear about the potential...
Posted on: June, 2019
Mission A comprehensive, systematic and coordinated approach to the formation of a novel and creative regional circular plastic economy in the South West of England, where plastic never becomes waste or pollution. What the project is about: A circular economy approach to plastics addresses simultaneously the accumulation, impact and costs in the environment...
Posted on: June, 2019
People coming into Exeter on Thursday evenings will now be able to park for free in our three pay-on-foot muti-storey car parks. The offer, which started on Thursday 20 June, has been brought in to support Thursday late night shopping and the wider evening economy. It is also aimed at spreading the...
Posted on: June, 2019
Benefits are a great way of attracting, recruiting and retaining employees. By taking part in the Sarah West Recruitment survey, you'll get an understanding of what other organisations in the Devon area offer and how yours compare. It should only take around five minutes to complete, all the responses will be anonymised...
Posted on: June, 2019
The official name of Exeter Science Park’s new ‘Open Innovation Building’ has been chosen by students attending the Big Bang Fair South West. Using an electronic voting system at the Westpoint event, students overwhelmingly selected the 19th Century English mathematician Ada Lovelace, whose name will now be given to the new...
Posted on: June, 2019
Section: Member news
Michelmores has been named as one of the top ten UK-based firms for client service, by The Legal 500 industry rankings. The Legal 500 research, collated by Legal Business Magazine, ranks law firms on a range of criteria including industry knowledge, team quality, billing practices and consistency of service – all...
Posted on: June, 2019
Section: Member news
We are pleased to announce the launch of The Black Tie Ball! Devon & Cornwall Police Federation's annual charity fundraiser 2019 is bigger and better than ever, and we would like to invite you to join us for an evening of fizz, food, and fundraising. All funds raised at The Black Tie...
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