News - December, 2017

Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Premier Communication Electronics (PCE) has become an approved FITAS training academy for engineers specialising in installing mobile radio and related ancillary equipment to land-based vehicles. The Exeter-based communication experts specialise in installations of emergency warning equipment, including lights and sirens, to the blue light and amber light sector.   FITAS - the...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Sport England announced this week that Exeter and the East Devon new town of Cranbrook, are one of 12 places selected to work on a ground-breaking new approach to tackle inactivity in communities.            Exeter and Cranbrook has been chosen by Sport England as a pilot area to work with on...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
    CHAMBER LUNCH WITH CHRISTMAS                       CHARITY AUCTION Please find below the list of prizes available for this year’s Christmas Charity Auction event on Wednesday 13th December. There are some fantastic items being auctioned this year and we are delighted to be...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Teams of students from all over Devon doing the Young Enterprise Company Programme will be heading to Princesshay on Saturday 16 December from 9am to 3.30pm for their Xmas Trade Fair where they will be selling the products they have developed.  This us a great opportunity to do some last minute festive...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Agricultural engineering start-up, Milkalyser, has received £1 million of funding to further develop its innovative equipment that monitors the productivity of dairy cows. Previously based in Exeter City Centre, and supported by the SETsquared Exeter initiative, Milkalyser is now moving onto pastures new with a wet lab and workshop space in...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
  A record number of Apprentices are being supported to start their careers by Exeter College working together with employer partners, despite the downturn in national Apprenticeship starts, as reported by the Department of Education earlier this month. The college has seen its most successful year with a 36 per cent rise...
Posted on: December, 2017
    Exeter based, Co-cars Ltd, which offers car hire by the hour from just £4ph all booked via a smartphone, was the winner of the 2017 ‘Best Contribution to Resource Efficiency’ award at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards Ceremony in Newquay on 1st December.   Co-cars uses low emission, hybrid and electric cars WHICH...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Top 50 accountancy and business advisory practice Thomas Westcott Chartered Accountants has appointed experienced Alison Watts to head its newly-launched corporate finance service. Alison joins as Director of Corporate Finance after spending 20 years successfully building a team and similar service offering at a firm of accountants in the North of...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
  In the aftermath of the Autumn Budget, Top 30 advisory firm Bishop Fleming is calling on the government to give more attention to the South West in its infrastructure investment and tax incentive programmes. The firm, which delivers accounting, tax, corporate restructuring and advisory services to businesses and private wealth advice...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
The first Exeter Leaders Forum event of 2017/18 welcomes Joanna Place, Chief Operating Officer at the Bank of England. Joanna has held a variety of positions at the Bank of England, including Head of Monetary & Statistics, Director of Business Change and Executive Directors of Human Resources, giving her a wealth of...