News - June, 2020

Posted on: June, 2020
Devon-based social enterprise, Cosmic, have cut 60,000 miles of driving during lockdown by transitioning to virtual skills training delivery. The company has a vision to inspire people to achieve success in the digital world, and has used the Covid19 situation to alter the way they support communities in Devon and...
Posted on: June, 2020
A leading Devon law firm has jumped up the rankings for the Top 100 Trade Mark Filers of 2018-2019 to become the highest ranking firm headquartered in Devon and Cornwall on the list. Stephens Scown LLP’s intellectual property (IP) team has risen to 64th in the top 100 UK trade mark...
Posted on: June, 2020
Stagecoach South West has announced that, in light of the recent government announcement to relax retail restrictions, from 14th June 2020 they will be introducing a major uplift to their services with some of routes returning to their normal timetables.   The bus operator has confirmed changes have been made on board...
Posted on: June, 2020
Are you adapting your business? Is your business supporting the Covid-relief effort? Do you need new skillsets NOW? The University of Plymouth’s STEM Graduates into Business project is proud to provide the Small Business Workforce Fund to support eligible small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Devon with the recruitment of STEM...
Posted on: June, 2020
The Exeter office of Stratton Creber Commercial reports a busy few weeks in the industrial market. Director Andrew Hosking states: “Since the end of March, we have put four industrial units under offer in Exeter, totalling 15,250 square feet – three of which were put to the market after lockdown commenced,...
Posted on: June, 2020
What can you do if the grant funding available is just not enough and you can’t get a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) or a Bounce Back Loan (BBLS)? You may need to consider insolvency. Liquidating your business will certainly not have been part of the original plan, but it happens,...
Posted on: June, 2020
Insurances, Employment Law and Accountancy concerns – your questions answered   Join us for a coffee and hear our thoughts. As businesses prepare to emerge from lockdown there are many considerations including protecting your staff and managers, ensuring you are mentally prepared and what support is there for family businesses? Our experts are available...
Posted on: June, 2020
Swcomms-energy urge business to make informed judgements on the cost of their energy requirements to help mitigate the financial burdens many are carrying in the current crisis. Jon Whiley, Commercial Director, swcomms-energy said: “A perfect storm of a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia in January, resulting in the overproduction...
Posted on: June, 2020
Section: Member news
The University of Exeter has been awarded a grant of more than £1 million to create a new research hub to boost diagnosing and managing some of the world’s most debilitating long-term health conditions and antimicrobial infections. The centre, called the Hub for Quantitative Modelling in Healthcare and led by experts...
Posted on: June, 2020
Section: Member news
Award-winning South West accountancy firm, Milsted Langdon, has announced the promotion of 10 members of staff who have demonstrated outstanding enthusiasm and commitment to the profession, the firm and its clients. The practice, which has offices in Bath, Bristol, Taunton, Yeovil and London, is working hard to support its clients through...