News - October, 2020

Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
Cyber-crime is a Tier 1 threat to National Security and criminals will exploit any opportunity they can. In light of the current pandemic, we are now seeing an increase in phishing scams, sextortion (webcam blackmail) and other cyber related crimes occurring across our area.  However in general terms, cybercrime is a...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
Family-run Exeter and Taunton Suzuki dealers Tracks have signed up to sponsor the away end at Exeter City Football Club in a three -year deal. The away end will now be known as the Tracks Suzuki St James Road Away Stand. The team at Tracks have been fans of the club for...
Posted on: October, 2020
Who? Target Audience Attributes: Early stage ideas (sometimes referred to as ideation or concepting phase).  Usually one person with an idea and how that idea might solve a problem.  Individual may be in full time employment and developing the idea alongside day job as a side hustle. Development / lean start up...
Posted on: October, 2020
Exeter Aerospace is immediately looking to hire 100 aircraft mechanics, engineers and aviation professionals at their new facility Tuesday, 29 September 2020, Exeter, UK – Dublin Aerospace Group, the aviation maintenance company based in Ireland, today announced that it has established Exeter Aerospace in the location of the former Flybe Maintenance...
Posted on: October, 2020
What is the Job Support Scheme and what do employers need to know? We have known for some time that the Coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS) will come to an end on 31 October 2020. Rishi Sunak has been clear that the scheme would not be extended but he has been...
Posted on: October, 2020
Businesses urged to sign up to new Trader Support Service with fewer than 100 days until end of Transition period The free end-to-end service will support traders by submitting declarations on their behalf Provides advice on steps traders need to take to prepare for upcoming changes to trade, as set out in...
Posted on: October, 2020
Celebrating a love of reading is the theme that Libraries Unlimited is championing throughout this year’s national Libraries Week (5th – 10th October). Libraries across Devon and Torbay will be inviting book lovers to discover and rediscover all that they have to offer.  “Many people turned to reading with renewed enthusiasm...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
BCR Associates, procurement consultants, are teaming up with Astley Media to ask South West businesses to take a short survey, ‘Facing the Future: challenges for the supply chain. Identifying supply opportunities, achieving sustainability objectives and managing risks. These are all common procurement issues, but has the pandemic created new concerns, when it...
Posted on: October, 2020
Property consultants Vickery Holman have responded to changes in the commercial property market by appointing Chris Sexton to Head of Lease Advisory. ‘We’re seeing high volumes of demand in specific markets, such as around leases’ said Robert Beale, Director of General Practice Surveying at Vickery Holman. ‘Businesses, whether occupiers or...
Posted on: October, 2020
A hidden architectural gem in the historic heart of Tiverton has been sold by surveyors Stratton Creber Commercial. The Oak Room, at 2C St Peter Street, has traded for a number of years as a social, arts and conferencing venue.  Behind an austere grey stone frontage, it opens up to reveal...