News - October, 2016

Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Wealth Management company, Brewin Dolphin hosted their annual ‘Bonkers Conkers’ competition for the second year running at award-winning city centre restaurant, Lloyd’s Kitchen.   Over 35 guests enjoyed refreshments and delicious food whilst battling it out for the coveted ‘King Conker’ trophy. Teams from Exeter-based businesses including: Stephen Scown, Gilbert Stephens, Michelmores,...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Martin Weiler has been elected as the new Chair of Exeter City Supporters Trust. His appointment came at the first meeting of the new Trust Board held last night (October 24).   Commenting on his new role Martin said “First of all I want to pay tribute to the massive contribution made...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
In conjunction with Exeter College Exeter Chamber invite you to a full morning conference aimed to clarify the changes to Apprenticeships in 2017.   One event Three conferences 100% clarification   Apprenticeships have never brought more value to businesses across the region. They have been without doubt one of the success stories of the last five years...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Michemores is hosting a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) event on Tuesday 15th November in Exeter. Louise Edwards, Michelmores' Marketing Director will provide an insight into legal services marketing and Tom Torkar, Partner will highlight how marketing professionals can stay on the right side of data protection laws. The event...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
We have this week received confirmation that Stratton Creber Commercial has won for the 6th year running the Estates Gazette most active agent in Devon for completing the most commercial property transactions in the County over the past 12 months.   We are so proud to be awarded this accolade amongst such...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Saunton Sands Hotel was host to this year’s Finalists Announcement of the Devon Venus Awards in partnership with Alexis Bowater of Bowater Communications on Tuesday 4th October 2016.   Beautiful Braunton-based Saunton Sands Hotel was host on Tuesday 4th October to over 60 guests that included semi-finalists and sponsors, and when the...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Centrax Gas Turbines, the international power generation specialist, has sold five CX501-KB7 generator sets to Genser Energy Ghana, an independent power producer.  Owned by parent company, Genser Energy Africa Inc., Genser Ghana specialises in providing customer energy solutions for mines, industries, and utilities.    The order for five generator sets will each...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Two barristers from Colleton Chambers, Claire Wills-Goldingham QC and Marie Leslie, have authored a book with Dr Divall which has now been published – “Court of Protection Made Clear: A Users Guide”. There is an accompanying website resource: www.courtofprotectionhub.uk which users can sign up to in order to receive e-mail updates...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Since its launch in 2010, the RGF has invested £2.6 billion to help local businesses grow. RGF money is available through a number of national and local organisations who have been allocated funds. Chamber member Start Point Finance have accessed RGF grants for a number of clients, including 2 SW...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Digital innovations and their impact on businesses are around us every day. We recognise how swiftly the advent of big data and analytics, cloud computing, social media, the Internet of Things and mobile can overturn conventional ways of doing business. Cosmic are offering the first South West based Digital Leadership Programme,...