News - February, 2017

Posted on: February, 2017
An introduction to Cyber Security and the opportunity to learn about how to protect your business and your employees from cyber attacks. This workshop will help you to combat threats and stay safe online. We will cover: The threats your business faces How to minimise your risks Ways to look out for threats Best practice...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
An innovative Exeter-based waste management company has secured a brand new contract worth circa £80,000 with Pathfinder Homes Ltd of Newton Abbot.   Devon Contract Waste is now providing a full waste management service for Pathfinder Homes, a pioneering manufacturer of luxurious residential park homes and holiday lodges since 1958.   The new contract...
Posted on: February, 2017
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On Tuesday 28th March, The Royal Mint will be releasing 1.5 billion new £1 coins into circulation. It is the first time in over 30 years that it has been replaced. The 12-sided coin will be introduced with several new features that make it more difficult to counterfeit. It is...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
With spring in the air, and a spring in the step of race loving folk, March ushers in the first of the Festivals. Cheltenham is on the tip of everybody’s tongues and as the sports pages fill with the clatter and clamour of anticipation, Exeter Racecourse will play host to...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
National provider of legal and professional services Ashfords LLP, has announced its Charity of the Year as Alzheimer's Society following a vote by the firm's employees. The firm will be fundraising for Alzheimer's Society until April 2018.   Alzheimer's Society is a charity that supports those affected by dementia through both practical...
Posted on: February, 2017
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A heady dose of elation and a real sense of camaraderie and achievement floats through the Event Exeter office this morning as the team have done it again. Following the success of winning Gold in the Devon Tourism Awards hosted in one of Event Exeter’s own venues, the University’s Great Hall...
Posted on: February, 2017
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Apprenticeship Levy Technical Briefing Tuesday 14th February 9am – 12pm Exeter City Football Club – Heritage Suite As the date draws nearer for changes to Apprenticeships, the level of interest continues to grow in the new era of Apprenticeship funding and delivery. Off the back of our successful conference in November, we will hold a...
Posted on: February, 2017
Section: Member news
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff are pleased to invite you to the next Empowering Women in the South West Networking Event on Wednesday 1st March 2017. Event to be held at the following time, date and location: Wednesday, 1 March 2017 from 09:00 to 11:00 (GMT) Exeter Library Rougemount Room EX4 3PQ Exeter United Kingdom     We are pleased...
Posted on: February, 2017
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A new exhibition of historic books allows visitors to Exeter Library to explore ideas that preoccupied readers and writers in Devon during the First World War. The exhibition, War and Prose: Devonshire Literature in the Great War, brings together books from the city centre library’s special collections and from the West...
Posted on: February, 2017
Heart of the South West LEP are particularly interested to hear from businesses in the construction sector.  You can support HotSW LEP by completing our Business Confidence Survey for Construction Businesses?  This survey is open until the 28th of February.   We are also still keen to receive comments from businesses and...