News - May, 2017

Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
Top 40 accountants Bishop Fleming are warning employers of the need to urgently review their payroll practices following a government tax raid on employee benefits. Since 6 April 2017 the government has clamped down on salary sacrifice schemes that reduce gross pay in exchange for benefits such as mobile phones, cars,...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
AN ‘at risk’ charity project, which supports people with dementia, has moved a step closer to being saved, thanks to a donation from Exeter solicitors Cartridges Law. Developed in partnership by Age UK Exeter and Studio 36, the Budding Friends initiative provides a weekly allotment project through the spring and summer...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
Join The University of Exeter on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 July 2017 for an exciting opportunity to hear from world-renowned scientists, including Nobel laureates Sir Paul Nurse FRS and Professor Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard ForMemRS, at the opening symposium of our Living Systems Institute. The symposium will provide a unique opportunity to visit this magnificent...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
Next February may seem a long way away…but following on from this year’s successful Source trade show, 75 companies have already booked in for the 2018 show!  The show just keeps growing year on year.  Once again, there were more exhibitors than ever before, and visitor numbers were also up. ...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
National law firm Ashfords has advised the management team of leading supplier of underfloor heating and renewables systems, Nu-Heat, on its management buy-out. Nu-Heat, who has a 25 year history of delivering fully designed, energy efficient underfloor heating and renewable systems, has secured investment from new shareholders as part of plans...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the award of our Royal Charter, the University of Exeter is offering a unique chance to partner with us through our Diamond Jubilee PhD Scholarship Match Fund. Individuals and organisations are able to support a talented PhD student in a wide range of academic research...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
Introduction to IP Essentials Date: 1st June 2017 Time: 5.00pm - 6.30pm Price: FREE Delivered by: Exeter BIPC Venue: Exeter Library, EX4 This workshop is an introduction for beginners to the four main ar-eas of IP: patents, trademarks, registered designs and copyright. It is ideal for entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, pre-business start-ups and anyone who is interested...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
Businesses in Devon spent the whole of March competing to be top of the leaderboard for the Big Devon March, a campaign designed to get more working aged people walking. Between them, they walked a staggering 24,901 miles, the equivalent of walking the circumference of the earth, surpassing all the...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
Property design and management consultants, NPS South West Ltd., announces the appointment of Al Robinson as its new operations director.  Part of the NPS Group, the South West Office, employs over 70 staff and offers a multi-discipline property consultancy service, tailored to meet the needs of both public and private...
Posted on: May, 2017
Section: Member news
Leading regional airline Exeter based engineers place second at prestigious International Aerospace Maintenance Competition in US   A five-strong team of engineers employed by Flybe Aviation Services at Europe’s largest regional airline, has returned home to Exeter from the US triumphant as number two in the aviation maintenance world having placed second...