News - January, 2019

Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Businesses who are interested in the Knowledge Transfer Network are invited to a session by Hazel Biggs, Knowledge Transfer Network lead in Security and Defence,  on ‘Access to Funding and Finance’. She will cover the KTN’s strategies for assisting innovative companies through the application and raising of finance – lending, grants,...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter-based senior state registered hairdresser (SSRH), Mary Pugsley has been recognised with an MBE in The New Year Honours list for her services to disadvantaged people in Devon.  With just under 1,150 extraordinary individuals across the UK receiving an accolade and 422 awarded an MBE, Mary is one of only...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Do you want to help develop opportunities for young people in Devon, supporting them as they prepare for their future careers? Young Enterprise make the connection between school and the world of work, enabling young people to develop the knowledge and attitudes they need to succeed, building on 8 key skills ...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Wealth management company Brewin Dolphin has hosted a private view of the South West Academy’s Open Exhibition alongside Foot Anstey LLP and the Academy. Invited guests to the Exeter Castle event, sponsored by Brewin Dolphin, included clients of both firms and charities from across the region. The Open Exhibition is the...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
In 2017 we reopened the Village Hall after raising £340,000 to complete Phase 1 of the redevelopment. This ambitious project delivered a brand new modern foyer, extensive toilet facilities and a well-equipped catering kitchen together with a sympathetic refurbishment of the 1830’s Village Hall.  And now on to Phase 2…..  Our...
Posted on: January, 2019
Councils in Exeter have pledged to ensure that the city’s streets, pavements and walkways are kept free of clutter and obstacles and accessible to people affected by sight loss or mobility issues. Leaders of both Exeter City Council and Devon County Council today (Wednesday 21 November) signed a Clear Streets Charter...
Posted on: January, 2019
Section: Member news
Hawksmoor Investment Management would be delighted if you could join them at their January/February 2019 roadshows; details of speakers below: Global Investment Markets : Beyond Brexit – Jim Wood-Smith, Chief Investment Officer, Private Clients Streamlining Outsourced Solutions : to include Hawksmoor’s Model Portfolio Service – Ian Woolley, Senior Investment Analyst Sustainability : Transforming Investor Needs & Expectations...
Posted on: January, 2019
The Great Western Main Line, passes through a number of tunnels, including Whiteball, near Tiverton Parkway, and Marley, near Totnes.  To ensure their continued use, Network Rail needs to carry out maintenance in February and March 2019. Whiteball Tunnel will be closed from Monday 18 February to Friday 8 March Marley Tunnel (towards...
Posted on: January, 2019
If you employ an EU citizen or a non-EU family member of an EU citizen, they may be eligible to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme if they want to stay in the UK beyond 31 December 2020. The EU Settlement Scheme will allow them and their family to continue to live,...
Posted on: January, 2019
The sponsors and partners of Building Greater Exeter met in mid-December to receive a project update. The project now has 18 sponsors from a range of private and public sector organisations across the Greater Exeter area. They are all signed up to supporting the project achieve its 3 key aims: Inspire the...