News - July, 2019

Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Devon-based Simpkins Edwards has reached the finals of the British Accountancy Awards - widely regarded as the industry’s most prestigious accountancy accolade - for the second year running.  The firm, which has six offices in Devon, including an office in Exeter, will join other leading accountancy firms from across the UK...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is changing and we want you to have your say! We are coming to an area near you to give you a chance to speak to us and find out more. • Topsham – Matthews Hall Monday 8 July 12pm - 4pm • Kingston –...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Skills Support for the Workforce is all about progress. We can help you progress your career, education and business. “Everything was well organised from the start and we had a mixture of on and off site training, so we could upskill our key staff with minimal disruption to production. Two staff members...
Posted on: July, 2019
Exeter Cathedral School is delighted to formally share its glowing inspection result following an Independent School Inspectorate (ISI) Inspection in May. Inspectors praised the School’s overall educational quality and awarded it ‘Excellent’ in all areas. The ISI Inspection report found that ECS was ‘Excellent’ when considering the quality of its pupils’...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding 221,600 tax credits customers in the South West that they must renew their tax credits by 31 July – or their payments will stop. Tax credits help working families with targeted financial support. A new advertising campaign launched today is reminding customers to renew...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Tech South West has launched new awards to celebrate and showcase the best of the region’s technology sector. The Tech South West Awards 2019 cover the whole Tech South West region of Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire, recognising and celebrating talent, creativity,...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Latest news from Haines Watts Devon   Chartered accountants and business advisers Haines Watts have been voted Accountancy Firm of the Year at the annual FDs’ Excellence Awards.  The firm, the 15thlargest in the UK, has teams all over the country including offices in Exeter and Crediton.  David Park, partner in the Exeter team,...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Leading UK veterinary pathology firm, The Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG), is moving to Exeter Science Park following recent company growth. From a team of just three which formed in Exeter in 2001, there are now 135 employees across the group, 45 of which have been based in Exeter Science Park’s Newton...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
The Exeter City Supporters Trust staged its first 5-a-side football competition on Sunday 30th June.  Held at the football club’s Clifford Hill Training Ground, 8 teams, representing corporate members of the Supporters Trust, competed for a trophy.  Girling Jones were the eventual winners, defeating Austin and Hobbs 4-0 in the...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Two busy Devon railway stations, Cranbrook and Honiton, are to benefit from the installation of Co Bikes electric bike stations, allowing for seamless – and zero carbon – onward commuting options. The investment by South Western Railway is due to them successfully securing over £1 million in grants from government, local...