News - April, 2017

Posted on: April, 2017
Section: Member news
If your business or organisation would like to get involved in Exeter’s Enormous Sunflower Competition this year please contact Becks@lifedentalandwellbeing.co.uk . It is an ideal opportunity for a bit of in-house healthy! competition whilst raising some money for a local and much underfunded charity – Budding Friends Allotment Scheme for...
Posted on: April, 2017
Section: Member news
Exeter-based waste management company Devon Contract Waste has donated £3500 to Devon Freewheelers, a life-saving charity providing voluntary out of hours transport for blood and medical supplies across Devon.   The donation could provide enough fuel to cover 49,000 miles of life-saving journeys around Devon or 14 sets of replacement tyres to...
Posted on: April, 2017
Section: Member news
Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, is delighted to announce that Haines Watts Chartered Accountants has joined its successful specialist clinic scheme.     The specialist clinic scheme enables Citizens Advice clients to access free advice from local law firms and other specialists. Haines Watts will be providing clients with specialist...
Posted on: April, 2017
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Focus your thoughts on the strategy and direction of your organisation this spring. Amarisk’s Strategic ACL training will be delivered on Thursday 27th April at the Land Rover Experience, near Honiton.   Focus your thoughts on the strategy and direction of your organisation this spring. Strategic Action Centred Leadership is an exploration of the key...
Posted on: April, 2017
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Sure Languages, based in central Exeter, is celebrating ten successful years in business.   The idea for Sure Languages was conceived in 2006 by co-founders Paul Bickham and Francesca Hill. They wanted to offer a fresh alternative to the big players that dominated the translation industry and become a forward-thinking, professional and personable company, with quality at its heart.    In April 2007, Sure...
Posted on: April, 2017
Section: Member news
Leading South West independent electrical wholesaler. Devondale Electrical has announced the acquisition of A J Electrical Distributors in Bridport. This is the first Dorset-based branch for the company, which has nine other branches in various locations in Devon and Somerset and employs around 60 staff. Managing Director, Paul Wood said: “Having a...
Posted on: April, 2017
Section: Member news
Businesses urged to take advantage of new pot of funding for energy efficiency measures Some large energy providers recently incurred large fines for failing to provide smart meters to their customers. The Carbon Trust is using some of this money to help businesses fund energy efficiency measures, through accredited installers like...
Posted on: April, 2017
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CSW Group has received £1,706,400 to help some of the South West’s most vulnerable young people make a positive move towards education, employment and training.    The new project called #focus5 will provide in-depth support to young people aged 15-18 across the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership area.   The project...
Posted on: April, 2017
Section: Member news
Tuesday 6th June 2017   Outlook for the Currency Markets in 2017 The implications of Brexit and end of Zero Interest Rate Policy     Santander Corporate and Commercial Bank, Milford House, Pynes Hill,Exeter, EX2 5TH     Carton Park Board Room Building 4, Level 1, Narborough, LE19 0AL    Please RSVP to Julie Ounsworth, julie.ounsworth@santander.co.uk  
Posted on: April, 2017
Section: Member news
Exeter College has announced plans to invest £70 million over the next 20 years in creating an ‘Exceptional’ college.   Under the plans, the college has set out a clear vision for its continued upward trajectory from an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ college to be an ‘Exceptional college’. The college launched both a...