How to Know When a Background Check Is a Good Idea

Running a background check at the wrong time can send the wrong message to the person you’ve conducted it on. Finding out the most optimal time to run a background check can be a little tricky, but it’s mandatory for both employers and employees.

Just remember that these background checks take time and money, so it’s not recommended to run one when it’s unnecessary. Here’s how to know when it’s a good idea to do a background check on someone.

When You’ve Found the Right Applicant

The hiring process is one of the best times to run a background check to ensure the safety...

David Banks

David Banks



New South West business venture launched to harness community spirit and help companies collaborate

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 5:15pm

A new company has launched that will allow businesses across the South West to team up and secure new regional, national and global projects.

Collaborate South West​ is for business owners and leaders who want to grow their company by teaming up with others to deliver bigger projects.

Founded by Annabel McCabe and Mandy Swift, the company has already secured its first 20 company members in a range of key sectors and is now launching across the region.

Co-founder Mandy Swift said: “By teaming up like-minded business leaders, Collaborate SW will lead to new...

Exeter College’s Construction Centre extension welcomes new T Level students

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 12:40pm

Exeter College’s new Construction Centre extension has welcomed its first cohort of Construction T Level students following a £1million transformation creating a bespoke learning area for the new qualification.

Exeter College is one of the first providers in the country – and the only one in Devon – to offer T Levels for the 2020 academic year, with two year, full time courses now running in Construction, Digital and Education and Childcare.

T Levels follow on from GCSEs and are set to revolutionise the technical education landscape, providing learners with a qualification...

Voice SEO: Tips to improve your voice search optimization

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 6:47am

Over the years, content strategies have been known to use articles, blog posts, images and once in a while, video as the main sources of content over the internet. While these avenues have been a great way to drive traffic and promote SEO, some methods such as voice SEO have been overlooked. The way people search for information online has changed significantly over recent years. Podcasts, for instance, is a voice SEO option that helps to develop an intimate connection with the listeners and potential consumers. This is an excellent way to build a reputation, make a brand for yourself...

Top 6 Tips on How to Start an Online Lingerie Business

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 6:15am

Are you interested in starting your own luxury women's underwear brand? We’ve got some tips for you from the MarieMur, a leather lingerie brand for ladies, that’s ready to share a piece of advice with you. Here is a short guide for you on how to start your own business:

  • Define your target customer. Knowing your potential buyers is crucial for success. Who would want to buy your underwear? Are you going to sell luxury or affordable lingerie? Do you want to go for high end fashion or mass market? Answer these questions, and the answers will help you understand who would

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Exeter College Masterplan Shortlisted in Michelmores Property Awards 2020 

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 09/23/2020 - 3:28pm

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...

SEO Automation Tools: Features, Advantages, How to Choose etc

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 09/21/2020 - 3:56pm

Companies or firms that sell products, contents, and facilities online should monitor their rankings in SE (search engine). Quality search engine optimization (SEO) services are typically costly and difficult to search as they need time assurance and technical knowledge. SEO automation tools are among the most excellent methods to make the SEO procedure easy. Search Engine Optimization tools can assist you in your journey to the first or best of the SERP (search engine results page), and secure your money & time.

Observing keyword performance and learning research-driven...

Manager for Guardian Homecare in Exeter, Catherine Porter.

People being made redundant from the High Street should bring skills to care

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Mon, 09/21/2020 - 10:24am

A CARE company in south Devon is urging anyone being made redundant from a customer-facing role in the county to get in touch as their skills are needed in the sector (September 2020).

Guardian Homecare, which cares for people in Exeter and surrounding areas, wants to reassure job seekers thinking of a care role that the skills they already have are transferable.

Manager for the care provider, Catherine Porter says: “At the moment there are many companies in the retail and other customer-facing sectors such as Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Boots, Topshop and the Co-op...

Bitcoin Halving in 2020 and Why it is of Huge Importance?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Sat, 09/19/2020 - 5:29am

What Do You Mean by Halving?

The word halving originated from the English word which means half before knowing more what halving is in cryptocurrency lets effort to comprehend the thought of mining. The mining is a procedure in which people transactions are validated with the help of a computer to simplify a complex maths problem in bitcoin and different types of cryptocurrencies. After this procedure, a reward of bitcoins is given to the computer which cracks the mathematical problematic first and it adds a new-fangled block to the chain of the blocks. The reduction of the...

How does a diesel generator work

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:23pm

A diesel generator is an important equipment for the applications that require more power for their complete operation. It is an equipment that converts the fuel energy into electrical energy that can be used by a number of machines and applications. As its name suggests, it uses diesel as a fuel.

When compared to the other fuels such as gasoline, diesels burn at a higher temperature and hence it's more efficient and generates more power as well. However, the diesel generators require regular look up and care to function properly.

If you're looking for diesel generators...

Axminster-based Air Control Industries, ACI®, achieves internationally recognised Made in Britain ac

Devon’s Air Control Industries flies the flag for Britain

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Fri, 09/18/2020 - 11:31am

Axminster-based Air Control Industries, ACI®, a world leader in the design and manufacture of industrial air movement products, has announced that it has achieved the internationally recognised Made in Britain accreditation for its range of products developed, designed and manufactured at its UK headquarters in Devon.

A major force in the field of industrial fans used in everything from grain ventilation and pharmaceutical manufacturing through to drying solutions for the cable, wire and extrusion industries, ACI supplies cutting edge solutions supporting a global audience of...