SME National Business Awards

Local leader to the fore

The SME National Business Awards are delighted to announce that Jason Sinclair, Partner from Queensbury has joined the judging panel of these prestigious awards. The awards are in their fifth year and are open to all SMEs in the UK

The final takes place on the Friday 3rd December at the iconic Wembley Stadium. Speaking on behalf of the organisers, Awards Director Damian Cummins said " We are thrilled that someone of Jason's calibre has joined our panel, we rely on experienced business people from across all sectors to choose winners in these sought after...

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TV’s Rob Bell to host South West Civil Engineering Awards

TV’s Rob Bell to host South West Civil Engineering Awards

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 03/10/2021 - 10:53pm

TV’s champion of engineering, past and present, Rob Bell is to host the South West’s top awards for civil engineering projects and civil engineers.

Bell, who presents many popular television series, including Abandoned Engineering, Walking Britain’s Lost Railways and Britain’s Lost Battlefields, will be hosting the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Civil Engineering Awards in autumn this year.

With a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath, Bell is an enthusiastic advocate for engineering and science, helping people of all ages...

A new Hero category for National Business Women's Awards

The popular National Business Women's Awards, which hail the success of female entrepreneurs across the country, have launched a new award category.

The Business Hero Award, as voted for by the public, will see a gong presented to the business woman who has gone above and beyond in the face of adversity and supported a local or national cause.

In a year blighted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Business Hero award recognises the challenges that have been faced across the business landscape over the past 12 months and the people who have found innovative ways to overcome...

Nominate your Dementia Hero

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 02/05/2021 - 10:01pm

Individuals and organisations in Devon who have gone the extra mile to support people affected by dementia over the past year could be recognised at a prestigious national awards ceremony.

Nominations are now open for Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Heroes Awards 2021 which will be hosted by Alzheimer’s Society supporter and TV presenter, writer and journalist Richard Madeley in May.

The awards, which are sponsored by Tunstall Healthcare, will take place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday 20 May during Dementia Action Week (17-23 May) and will showcase...

Fisher German

Leading Exeter property consultancy shortlisted for prestigious award

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 01/15/2021 - 9:57pm

A leading Exeter property consultancy has been shortlisted for a prestigious award which celebrates excellence in undergraduate employability.

Fisher German, which has an office in Exeter, has been announced as a finalist for the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards’ ‘Best Development Programme’ award.

The award recognises employers who offer students development programmes that improve both technical and soft skills, as well as empowering them to be more effective and successful employees.

Fisher German was shortlisted in recognition of its...

Creative Culture South West short story writing competition 2020

The best Short Story writing competition for Creative writers to enter this year has now LAUNCHED!!

Authored by ccsw
Posted: Mon, 11/30/2020 - 10:04am

If you’ve always dreamt of being a published writer then this competition could be for you.

At Creative Culture South West we are very passionate about the arts. Our vision is an all-inclusive space where people can develop their skills in a friendly and supportive environment, no matter their background, social-economic status, age, gender, physical ability, or sexuality.

We have recently launched a Short Story competition that we are extremely excited about. If you’re a creative writer or someone who believes they’ve got a bestseller inside but can’t seem to find the...

Devon small business mentor wins Enterprise Nation’s 2020 Top 10 Advisers Award

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 11/26/2020 - 5:04pm

Marketing expert Jennifer Corcoran, founder of My Super Connector based in Shaldon, Devon, has been crowned one of the UK’s Top 10 advisers for the support she provides to small businesses and entrepreneurs to help them build their LinkedIn profile.

The virtual awards ceremony, which announced the winners of the Enterprise Nation Top 50 Advisers competition, across a range of professional disciplines such as legal, finance and funding, technology, HR, PR and marketing and a special ‘Above & Beyond’ category – took place on the evening of 25th November.

Jennifer, was...

Small businesses to be recognised as Devon Business Champions

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 11/21/2020 - 5:36pm

Small community-based businesses locally will be given the opportunity to be crowned champion of their town or the whole of Devon in 2021 following the launch of an exciting awards programme.

The Town & County Business Champions 2021 awards have been launched to highlight the achievements of the UK’s very best micro and small businesses who are keeping community spirit alive in their local area.

The awards are aimed at any businesses with up to 50 employees, including hairdressers, cafes, accountants, solicitors and graphic designers.

Awards director Damian...

Exeter College Masterplan Shortlisted in Michelmores Property Awards 2020 

Exeter College’s ambitious campus Masterplan, which places a vision for what the College’s sites will look like over the next 20 years, has been shortlisted in the prestigious Michelmores Property Awards 2020.

The awards, which is now in its 18th year, celebrate the most prestigious, innovative and exciting developments taking place in the South West and the Exeter College Masterplan has been shortlisted in the ‘Masterplanning for the Future’ category.

As part of the College’s Masterplan, which has been approved unanimously by Exeter City Council, the College has set out a...

Emily Davies

University of Exeter Student Startup Manager shortlisted for national educator award

SETsquared Exeter Student Startup Manager Emily Davies , has been shortlisted for the 2020 National Enterprise Educator Awards for her contribution to entrepreneurship education and support. Since she joined the University of Exeter in 2017, Emily has been pivotal in the development of the entrepreneurship support delivered through the Student Startups programme . The programme has been responsible for helping students on the first steps of their entrepreneurial journeys, from the generation of ideas, through to launch and trading. It provides a safe and supported space in which...

Awards for Exeter climate scientists

Two Exeter climate scientists have received prestigious awards from the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS).

Professor Adam Scaife and Professor Richard Betts MBE, both of the University of Exeter and the Met Office, have won the Buchan Prize and the Climate Science Communications Award respectively.

The Buchan Prize recognises Professor Scaife’s recent work on the atmospheric dynamics behind seasonal predictions, published in Society journals and “adjudged to contain the most important original contribution or contributions to meteorology”.

Professor Betts’...
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