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Legal tips for starting a food truck business

If you are thinking about starting a food truck business, there is going to be a lot you need to learn before you can open the window. We are not talking about what food and beverages to serve. We mean looking at the laws and regulations in your chosen location.

There is no doubt that there are a lot of advantages to having a food truck business. From being able to move around to lowering your bills and outgoings, if you work hard, it can be a very profitable business. But, let’s start by looking at some legal tips that are going to help your new venture take off.

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Transport Statement: What you need to know

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 10/15/2021 - 2:58pm

Most of the new property and land area developments, including modifications or redevelopment-based changes will have some kind of transportation guideline implications. Considering statutory and town planning policy importance (especially the ones with links between land use and corresponding transport layouts), there will definitely be a change impacting development project proposals. This specific change must be identified upfront and addressed early in the project planning process to avoid transportation and movement issues later.

While doing such an assessment, preparing the...

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A Close Look at Exeter’s Oldest Business

Starting a new business is tough. And it's a risk that rarely pays off. The vast majority go under within five years, while the average lifespan for an S&P 500 company is now less than 20 years. But there are exceptions. And in this case, researchers from BusinessFinancing.co.uk decided to find them. Using data sourced from Companies House, they put together some lists of the UK's oldest running businesses . It includes banks, publishers, shipping companies, and an Exeter-based firm that's been doing business for over two centuries.

Exeter's oldest company

In 1750...

What is the role of HR in training and development activities?

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Tue, 10/12/2021 - 11:51am

The principle of lifelong learning is one of the critical approaches that can help people constantly hone their skills and become better professionals at what they're doing. On-job training for remote employees is vital for the organization's success because then, the employees are more productive. The learning and development of the team members are the elements that impact different spheres, from performance to retention.

When the company emphasizes online training for its remote employees, it makes an investment in its success. The workers' productivity is improved, and they...

Quarterly job applications decline, but CV registrations rise with Exeter topping the UK list 

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 10/07/2021 - 11:08pm

The latest quarterly data from CV-Library reveals an increase in UK professionals registering their CV and looking for jobs, whilst applications to vacancies continues to decline.

Overall, the number of jobseekers registering their CV on the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library , were up 5% on the last quarter, however the top ten areas in the UK recorded some even big increases in candidates looking for work:

  1. Exeter +23.8%

  1. Hull +20%

  1. Bradford +16.9%

  2. ...
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Bailey Partnership celebrates 50 years in construction with four award wins

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 10/07/2021 - 10:53pm

Exeter's award-winning construction consultancy, Bailey Partnership, has celebrated its 50th anniversary by expanding onto the South Coast of England and picking up four top titles in the Constructing Excellence Awards South West – including Winner of Winners.

Founded in 1971, Bailey Partnership has a 110 strong team of professionals and is active across the South of England with six offices from St Austell in Cornwall to London, including a brand-new office in Chichester.

The ‘Building Top 100’ construction consultancy and former ‘Building Magazine Construction...

Blogger outreach services explained

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 10/07/2021 - 7:45am

Blogger outreach services are seeing rising popularity year on year, thanks to their sharp and noticeable results. Before you venture into using these kinds of services, its important that you have a decent overall understanding of what they are and how they work. Blogger outreach has been a term coined to mean a variety of different things. Ultimately, it’s a process which can help your website gain a signifcant amount of increased exposure online.

Learning about blogger outreach

A blogger outreach service where website owners get in contact with other website owners who are...

Onecom acquires Devon-based IP Office Ltd in third transaction this year

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 10/06/2021 - 10:20pm

Onecom, the UK’s leading business communications technology and cloud communications specialist, has acquired IP Office Ltd in its third acquisition in 2021. The transaction brings IP Office’s Exeter-based team and in excess of 700 customers into the Onecom Group family.

The new partnership comes after Hampshire-based Onecom’s acquisition of Olive Communications earlier this year, which created the UK’s largest business-to-business mobile, connectivity and cloud specialist in the UK, in a deal that was closely followed by the addition of thousands of customers and hundreds of...

Why business owners should consider the possibility of selling their business

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 10/06/2021 - 9:44pm

Never sell a business on the spur of the moment. Don't deny the possibility of selling it either.

If you're considering selling your business, think carefully. You'll need to decide on heaps of factors: the best time to sell, to whom you should sell the company, and for how much.

However, there are several reasons why a business exit is a worthwhile consideration for firm owners. According to the coaches at SGFE , below are good reasons why you should be open to this change.

New opportunities

Every day, new doors open, especially for individuals with vast...

Success for Foot Anstey's fraud team in £70 million classic car conspiracy claim

The Fraud team at national law firm, Foot Anstey LLP has obtained judgment in favour of one of its clients on its application to strike out of a £70 million fraud claim.

The claimant, Maranello Rosso Limited, was a Guernsey special purpose vehicle which had been set up to acquire a collection of classic cars - comprising 33 Ferraris and 38 Abarths - from the owners of the Violati Maranello Rosso Museum in San Marino.

Maranello Rosso Limited had purchased the collection in 2014 (using loan monies provided by the Dutch company Lohomij) and had subsequently entered into an...

Richter engineer honoured at ICE South West Awards

A talented design engineer at Richter has been recognised by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) at a prestigious regional civil engineering event.

The winners of the ICE South West Civil Engineering Awards 2021 in association with Kier BAM were announced by Rob Bell, TV presenter and engineer, on Thursday 30 September at a gala ceremony in the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel.

Sally Ameen, who is based at Richter in Exeter, was presented with a Highly Commended award in the Graduate of the Year category, sponsored by WSP.

CAPTION: Sally Ameen, Graduate of the...

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