News - December, 2018

Posted on: December, 2018
Section: Member news
Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry surveys members each quarter to gain an insight into business conditions in Exeter and the sub-region.  The results from each survey are collated and reported directly to the Bank of England to help build a picture of the economy, across Exeter, Devon, the South...
Posted on: December, 2018
Section: Member news
Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry met with Kim Mears, Managing Director of Strategic Infrastructure Development at BT Openreach this week.  Bringing together a group of members, the attendees were briefed by BT Openreach on their roll-out for fibre in Exeter, one of eight pilot cities in the UK and...
Posted on: December, 2018
Section: Member news
Exeter is set to be one of the UK’s fastest growing cities over the next three years. Exeter's growth forecast is at 1.8%, according to EY’s Regional Economic Forecast. That's a fraction above the UK average of 1.7%. Exeter comes in at number eight on the list, behind fellow South West...
Posted on: December, 2018
Section: Member news
  Stagecoach has invested over £9m since 2016 in the South West 14 new state-of-the-art single decker buses are operating on services I and J Stagecoach South West has invested £2.5m in a fleet of 14 new, state-of-the-art, British built, single decker buses in Exeter – just in time for Christmas. All of the...
Posted on: December, 2018
Car parking The number of short-stay car park spaces at  Exeter St Davids and Tiverton Parkway will be reduced  to allow for bus operations. Permit holders at Tiverton Parkway may use a new temporary car park at Taunton station for no additional charge. It will be situated close to the station main...
Posted on: December, 2018
Section: Member news
  The InExeter Gift Card supports Exeter’s independent businesses   Launched in November 2018, the InExeter Gift Card is available to spend in more than 70 independent businesses in the city centre.  Recipients can choose to spend their voucher in a huge range of retailers from boutiques, artisan producers, lifestyle and homeware shops,...
Posted on: December, 2018
  Leading technology firm Software Solved has announced a major expansion of its Exeter headquarters. The company, which is one of the UK’s market leaders for software, online customer portals and real-time data solutions in the insurtech sector, is set for a 40 per cent increase in its workforce, with a range...
Posted on: December, 2018
Section: Member news
  Exeter College is celebrating a record breaking fundraising year - raising more than £1,400 for charity - at its annual Festival of Carols.   Each year the College raises money at the event for its charity of the year as chosen by the staff and students.  This year the college raised a...
Posted on: December, 2018
Section: Member news
                                    A specialist maths school sponsored by the University of Exeter and Exeter College has been crowned the country's top sixth form college by the Sunday Times. The four-year-old school has 120 students who come from around the south...
Posted on: December, 2018
Section: Member news
  Those looking for new ways to get active this January can do so at their local library. During the month [of January], 54 libraries across Devon will be hosting events and activities designed to get people of all ages exercising their mind, body and soul.   Libraries Unlimited, the charity that runs...
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