News - October, 2017

Posted on: October, 2017
Councillors in Exeter have highlighted plans to progress the long-awaited redevelopment of the city’s bus station site.  At an Extraordinary Meeting at the Guildhall on Thursday night, they backed a recommendation to close the existing bus station by the end of February 2018 at the latest. Passengers will be dropped off and...
Posted on: October, 2017
Yesterday Exeter Chamber of Commerce, partnered with Devon Chamber of Commerce to deliver the first in a new series of events called County Conversations.   The event allowed members from both Chambers to network and hear from a group of high profile leaders whose work across the county impacts and influences many...
Posted on: October, 2017
Exeter-based airline Flybe has confirmed that former British Airways director will take up the role of chief financial officer on a permanent basis. Milne was named interim chief financial officer in August 2017 following Philip de Klerk's decision to step down from the role at the end of September to join...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
Over 100 Maynard School pupils took part in a charity ‘Walk in her Shoes’ yesterday morning to raise awareness of all those girls around the globe who forfeit school to trek for miles to collect their families’ daily water supply. These girls are often as young as only four years old...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
A few places remain on SneddonClark's 7th annual 'Coaching & Mentoring the People at the Top Programme’ incorporating the post graduate ILM Certificate in Executive Coaching & Mentoring. The 7 day programme, delivered at the beautiful Dartington Hall,  commences end November and extends through to February 2018.   Facilitated by two Masters...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
St James Park is the place to be this weekend, October 13/14, as Exeter City host the Grecians Beer festival, in partnership with St Austell Brewery. The Park will play host not just to a mouth-watering array of ales and ciders, but there will also be fabulous food available from the...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
The Maynard stands up for International Day of the Girl The all girls’ Maynard School in Exeter, Devon raised a hand this morning in support of today’s International Day of the Girl, to show solidarity with girls around the world in less fortunate circumstances than themselves. “Our students are lucky enough to...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
A recent survey of social enterprises in the UK has shown that they’re leading the way in creating opportunities for our communities. The results revealed that 69% of those surveyed are supporting people from disadvantaged groups and 44% are employing them.   To continue this socially driven work, these pioneers need our...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
Exeter-based media agency, Aquamarine Media, is holding a Harvest Festival at the Generator, to raise food donations and money for Exeter Foodbank and St Petrock’s.   The Harvest Festival is ongoing throughout October and a harvest basket is being filled with tins of food by local business people and Aquamarine employees at...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
Small business owners will be hardest hit by new moves to increase their tax burden, warns Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming. The firm, which delivers accounting, tax, corporate restructuring and advisory services to businesses and private wealth advice to individuals, says a key change to the taxation of dividends next...