News - February, 2017

Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
Chartered Accountants Thompson Jenner LLP would like to extend a warm invitation for you to join us at our annual Budget breakfast briefing 2017. Presenting an overview of the key budget decisions will be Geoff Fraser, our Head of Taxation. Cyber Security is important for companies of all sizes. Small businesses are just...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
SUPPORT and training organisation, Exeter PA Network, which has seen its membership increase by 25 per cent in the last year, has launched its programme of activities for the coming 12 months.   The network, which is run by Kim Glover, continues to go from strength to strength, and now boasts more...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
Inspiring sportsman, athlete and adventurer James Cracknell OBE has been confirmed as guest speaker for this year’s Devon Sports Awards.   The ceremony will take place at Exeter’s Sandy Park on June 30th 2017, celebrating contribution to sport throughout Devon.   Former rower Cracknell won two Olympic Gold medals and six World Championship titles...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
Free Business Networking Breakfast Friday 24th March 2017 | 7.30-9.30am The Disability Confident campaign encourages employers to embrace the skills and talents that people of all abilities bring to business. Join us to: Learn how to diversify your workforce, and solve your skills needs Hear great practice from our partner employers Explore alternative recruitment and in-work...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Devon Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce this week a partnership between the two Chambers with plans to work together to increase the services offered to all members as well as building on a stronger voice for business in the county. Under the...
Posted on: February, 2017
Plans to build a new community centre in Bovey Tracey have taken a major step forward with the appointment of a Devon firm of Architects to lead the design process. Peregrine Mears Architects, based in Exeter and Barnstaple, were selected from 11 firms who applied for the nationally advertised opportunity. Councillor...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
Nominations close this Friday at noon! The Exeter Living Awards beat all expectations in its first year in 2016. They are fast becoming the business highlight of Exeter. These are the most prestigious, most tightly contested Awards with the greatest number of local companies involved. Winning an Exeter Living Award is a powerful accolade....
Posted on: February, 2017
Exeter and Plymouth based LHC Architecture + Urbanism has pledged a year-long programme of fundraising events in aid of the Children’s Hospice South West. Staff from the award-winning architecture firm voted for Children’s Hospice South West to be the company’s charity of the year, after having designed two of charity’s hospices...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
National provider of legal and professional services, Ashfords LLP, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Morris as a Partner and head of the firm's expert Aviation Team.   Having previously worked for six years as the aviation Partner at Irwin Mitchell, Jim is a leading aviation law expert with over...
Posted on: February, 2017
South West Communications Group has been named in CRN magazine’s Top 200 VARs or valued added resellers. The Exeter-headquartered communications company was ranked 162, in a list full of IT, cloud, security, connectivity and telephony resellers, following their 7% growth in 2016. CRN identified the 101 to 200 group as “faster growing”...