News - May, 2016

Posted on: May, 2016
Do you have an idea for a business – charitable or profit?   Want to learn skills required to develop and test opportunities for business?   Are you passionate about helping new businesses or developing new products?   Do you want to meet and teamwork with amazing people?   Then come to Startup Weekend!   Startup Weekend is a global...
Posted on: May, 2016
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The team at Hanlons Brewery had reason to celebrate twice in April having collected two awards at this year’s Tuckers Maltings Beer Festival. The Festival, organised by SIBA, and now in its 24th Year, showcases the best beers from all over the West Country and beyond. Hanlons’ Port Stout won...
Posted on: May, 2016
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Leading independent electrical wholesaler, Devondale Electrical, has been awarded bronze by people management assessor, Investors in People. The business was first assessed as achieving the standard in 2012, but the most recent assessment found that Devondale had moved up to the next level. Managing Director, Paul Wood said: “We are absolutely delighted...
Posted on: May, 2016
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Business & IP Centre May 18th 2016, 9:30am - 4:30pm Meeting Room One, Exeter Library  Learn how to reduce risks and increase business success using the widely adopted 'Lean Start-Up' methodology. Participants will work together to design their business model, explore value propositions and then design an adaptive plan of action that measures...
Posted on: May, 2016
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May 2016 - Get your business investment ready   Introduction to Intellectual Property Essentials 12th of May, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Delivered by Exeter BIPC Meeting Room 4, Exeter Library, EX4 3PQ FREE Book your place here This workshop is an introduction for beginners to the four main areas of Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, design and copyright)....
Posted on: May, 2016
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A national homebuilder is continuing to lay foundations for success in the South West with continued growth, and commitment to a long-term apprenticeship scheme. With regional offices already in the Midlands and the South East, Bovis Homes opened its Exeter office in 2013 with just six members of staff. Now, with more...
Posted on: May, 2016
Read the latest 'Why Exeter?' blog post below from Harry Langley, Finance Director of swcomms.   Name: Harry Langley Job Title: Financial Director Organisation: swcomms No of employees: 140   What makes Exeter and the sub-region special / interesting to you personally? Essentially the region has a rural basis to its economy but has moved and continues to move in...
Posted on: May, 2016
We want as many voters as possible to take part in the EU Referendum on Thursday 23 June. We need your help to achieve this and to make sure people understand: when and how they can register to vote what methods they have to cast their vote where they can find more information The main message...
Posted on: May, 2016
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BUSINESS leaders in the South West must become digitally-savvy to help create a stronger, more resilient local economy for the future, it has been claimed.   While regional businesses are investing in digital technology, many senior managers are failing to arm themselves with the digital skills needed to help drive their business...
Posted on: May, 2016
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Combine an authentic Seaside Dining Experience with a Relaxing Bespoke Yon-Spa Treatment. Located on the waters-edge of Babbacombe Bay, the Cary Arms offer a unique lunching and dining experience with a view and friendly atmosphere. Our team of dedicated and passionate Chefs use quality locally sourced produce, delicately cooked to deliver an authentic relaxed...