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Investment behavior

How to improve your investing behaviour - how to make the right decisions

Financial investments are all about risk. Not just the return on your investment, but the decisions you make and how you approach investing also has a big impact on how successful your investments will be.

Successful debt and equity investment companies like IW Capital know how to make weigh up the risks involved and make the best decisions for themselves, and their clients. Here are some of the lessons we can all learn by looking at how they approach investment opportunities:

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Exeter picks up City of Apprenticeships title

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:57am

The City of Exeter has received national recognition for its exceptional recruitment of Apprentices.  In a period where Apprenticeships starts have fallen, Exeter has bucked the national trend to sit at the top of the league table of the nation’s cities. 

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New Production Partnership Means The Show Goes On For Exeter Event Professionals

Authored by soxley
Posted: Tue, 02/11/2020 - 10:52am

Stagefreight Ltd. is very proud and excited to announce entering into a new UK-wide network partnership with production management company, Touring Solutions.

This gives the event transport specialists based in both Leeds and Exeter a new and unique opportunity to offer complete production services to clients (current and future) that will include:

Protecting your business from cyber threats

Authored by Browne Jacobson
Posted: Mon, 02/10/2020 - 10:46am

Did you know that cyber attackers can use publicly available information about your business and employees to make their attacks more successful? Information is often gleaned from websites and public social media accounts.

To make it more difficult for attackers to target your business, there are a few steps that you can take to prevent your business being so forthcoming with important data to assist a cyber-attack:

Coveted Green Gown Award for Exeter College Student

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 02/07/2020 - 1:34pm

Exeter College student Scott Stephens has been awarded a prestigious Green Gown Award – the second year running an Exeter College university level student has received the sustainability award.  

Scott has been named the winner of the Green Gown Award for Student Research with Impact, following in the footsteps of 2018 winner Alex Dixon.  

The Green Gown Awards aim to put a spotlight on the innovative and inspiring sustainability work taking place in universities and colleges to create a brighter future for students and the environment.  

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From Trainee to Qualified Solicitor

Authored by Sue Cade
Posted: Thu, 02/06/2020 - 11:36am

Family law specialist The Family Law Company is delighted to announce that trainee Holly Crook is now a fully qualified Solicitor.

Holly joined the company in 2016 after studying Law and French at Cardiff University including a year’s Erasmus study at the University of Rennes. She undertook a training contract with TFLC, working one day a week whilst studying for her LPC and Masters degree at the University of Law at Exeter.

She said: “I’m delighted to have qualified, and excited to begin the next chapter in my legal career.”

See the Real Hustle’s chief hustler live in Exeter this March

Authored by Alison Jobson
Posted: Wed, 02/05/2020 - 9:24am

On 11 March, Alexis Conran of BBC’s “The Real Hustle”, will be visiting Exeter to speak at Bluegrass Group’s free one-day “Safety in the cloud” conference.

Children shouldn’t lose touch with grandparents  when parents divorce or separate

Children shouldn’t lose touch with grandparents when parents divorce or separate

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Fri, 01/31/2020 - 12:52pm

CHILDREN whose parents are separating or divorcing should stay in touch with their grandparents and other vital extended family members according to experts at a westcountry legal practice (January 2020).

Children in the Middle, the only legal practice in England and Wales specialising in giving parents direct access to barristers, says grandparents help children feel secure when their parents’ split-up.

Exceptional students celebrated at golden Exeter College Awards

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Fri, 01/31/2020 - 10:52am

The exceptional learners of Exeter College have been celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony held in the stunning location of Exeter Cathedral.  

The Exeter College Awards 2020, supported by headline sponsors Foot Anstey and Willmott Dixon, aim to shine a light on inspirational achievements of students throughout the previous academic year, with 20 awards handed out to students throughout the night as learners were recognised for achievements in higher education, further education and personal triumph over adversity.  

Care Coordinator, Yasmine Everill from Guardian Homecare, which has teams operating in Exeter and is looking to hire 100 new carers to provide care to its service users this year.

Guardian launches search for 100 more new carers in south Devon

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:23pm

A SOUTH Devon care provider is calling on kind and caring individuals to come forward to train as carers to meet the growing demand for domiciliary workers in the area (2020).

Guardian Homecare, which has teams operating in Exeter, is looking to hire 100 new carers to provide care to its service users this year.

Manager, Catherine Porter says: “Our company has gone from strength-to-strength and because demand for care is so high our team is always expanding and we’re regularly taking on new care workers to provide expert care across south Devon.

New Year – New Requirements

Authored by Browne Jacobson
Posted: Wed, 01/29/2020 - 8:49am

As we enter the New Year it’s time to think about what employment law changes will come into force  in April 2020: :

Statements of Particulars

From 6 April 2020:

the obligation to provide a written statement of particulars will extend from employees only to employees and workers;

the one-month service requirement to qualify for the right will be removed;

the majority of the written statement must be provided in one document on or before the first day of employment/work;