News - September, 2020

  This week’s Directors Take from Julie Hawker, Chamber board director and joint chief executive of Cosmic.       Workplace vs working from home?  How businesses plans have changed With restrictions tightening again and people asked to ‘work from home, if they can’, Exeter Chamber members were polled on their plans going forward. Julie said: “Businesses are...
Section: Member news
    Following the new restrictions announced yesterday, we would be grateful if you could answer a couple of questions to help us formulate a picture of business actions in the Greater Exeter area.  Responding to new national restrictions for England to combat a rising number of Coronavirus cases, announced by the Prime Minister...
Please find below the latest statement from Chamber Board Director Julie Hawker, following the Government announcement regarding the Job Support Scheme.  “The next six months will be critical for all business sectors with a very challenging combination of Covid related restrictions and Brexit. Indeed, latest stats from ONS show that the economy...
The south west’s last remaining independent commercial radio station, Radio Exe, has launched a crowdfunding initiative in a bid to retain its local ownership. The Exeter-based station depends wholly on advertising, which have reduced dramatically since the pandemic began in the spring – even though evidence is that commercial radio listening...
A new company has launched that will allow businesses across the South West to team up and secure new regional, national and global projects. Collaborate South West is for business owners and leaders who want to grow their company by teaming up with others to deliver bigger projects. Founded by Annabel McCabe and Mandy...
It is with regret that due to the tightening of restrictions as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the Devon County Agricultural Association (DCAA) and Agrifest South West Committee has today, Thursday 24th September, confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Agrifest South West Event. The popular primestock and agricultural trade show,...
Exeter College’s new Construction Centre extension has welcomed its first cohort of Construction T Level students following a £1million transformation creating a bespoke learning area for the new qualification.   Exeter College is one of the first providers in the country – and the only one in Devon – to offer T Levels for the 2020 academic year, with two year, full time courses now running in Construction, Digital and Education...
4,200 Help to Save account holders in the South West benefitted from their first bonus payment. On average, they received the largest bonus payment of all UK regions, amounting to £390. Across the UK, more than 47,000 account holders received an average first payment of £375, two years after opening an...
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JMC Group have made an additional three-year commitment to their back-of-shirt sponsorship for Exeter City Football Club, extending their support through to 2023. The company, which provides global aviation manpower and engineering services, has supported the club since 2013. An ambitious and efficiently structured company, JMC, is managed by highly experienced professionals from the...
Exeter College’s ambitious campus Masterplan, which places a vision for what the College’s sites will look like over the next 20 years, has been shortlisted in the prestigious Michelmores Property Awards 2020.   The awards, which is now in its 18th year, celebrate the most prestigious, innovative and exciting developments taking place in the South West and the Exeter College Masterplan has been...
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