News - April, 2019

Posted on: April, 2019
New app to be launched to help keep people safe in crowded places.   A new app to keep people safe in crowded places will be used at a major London location, after an award of almost £250,000 from the Home Office. The app, called The Krowd, is the first project to be...
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter’s leading health and wellbeing charity, CITY Community Trust has made several new trustee appointments as it continues to deliver its wide range of work across the area. The new trustees to join the charity in recent months include Ross Morshead, Paul Goodes Jemma Hodgkins and Nick Murray. They join existing trustees...
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter City Football Club are back with their B2B networking, hosting seminars in conjunction with their charity partner, CITY Community Trust. The first event will take place at St James Park on Thursday 25th April between 10am and 12pm. There will be plenty of time for networking, plus a highly informative health...
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
The Sarah West Recruitment team is busy supporting Sarah as she prepares for her epic cycling challenge in September when she takes on The Ride Across Britain.  Going from Land’s End to John O’Groats, there’s just the ‘small’ matter of 980 miles in 9 consecutive days. Simple, hey? Sarah and her cycling buddy...
Posted on: April, 2019
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Exeter College has officially launched its new Queen Street Apprenticeships and Employment Hub.   The Hub launch took place with a lunch time celebration and official opening by special guest David Ralph, Chief Executive of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).   The move comes following five years of continued...
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
Eight Technology Ltd. is the first tenant to move in to the Grow-on Buildings at Exeter Science Park. Founded in 2003 Eight Technology’s ‘Dealerweb’ software helps automotive dealer groups, manufacturers and independent retailers to boost sales performance through better lead management and smarter customer communication and has relocated to a...
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
  The first raft of employees has completed South West Communications Group’s inaugural apprenticeship scheme. Initiated in 2017, swcomms’ board has utilised a £200k commitment to the Apprenticeship Levy Scheme with bespoke NVQ Level 3 IT, communications & administration qualifications from Exeter College. The scheme was open to all non-technical staff and created...
Posted on: April, 2019
Exeter Chamber of Commerce is seeking individuals passionate about Exeter’s future to join the board of the city’s leading business organisation.   Successful candidates will work with the other board members as the voice for business in Greater Exeter, striving to improve and influence the potential for business growth and to...
Posted on: April, 2019
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    Leading Devon-based chartered accountancy firm Simpkins Edwards has promoted two of its directors, Jonathan Hayes in Exeter and Jo Tope in Holsworthy, to the position of partner within the firm.   The two new partners have extensive experience working with rural and agricultural businesses across the South West, and will be responsible...
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
  Ambitious plans to make city a global leader in low vehicle emissions outlined   A new movement to slash vehicle emissions through the actions of drivers, rather than government policy, is being pioneered in Exeter by connected car technology developer Lightfoot – makers of the world’s first technology to reward better drivers....