Fisher German

Leading Exeter property consultancy shortlisted for prestigious award

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...

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Old Mill

£4.6 billion in new lockdown grants is welcome, but it is all becoming a bit of a minefield

Authored by PR Prose
Posted: Fri, 01/08/2021 - 9:20am

As we enter what is effectively the toughest lockdown since last March, Rishi Sunak has announced an additional £4.6 billion fiscal stimulus to support businesses and protect jobs through this next phase of the coronavirus pandemic.

Commenting on this latest package of measures Mr Sunak said "This will help businesses to get through the months ahead - and crucially it will help sustain jobs, so workers can be ready to return when they are able to reopen”

And while any support is to struggling businesses is more than welcome, Chris Bowles, director at business advisers Old...


Instagram likes

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Thu, 01/07/2021 - 8:30pm

Here’s a brief summary of what promo methods aren’t working on Insta right now and which are the most efficient ones:

Everything is about ads now. Here are millions of photos and videos uploaded to Instagram: from the ones with the funny puppies and kitties to the ones where we can see the ads of small and gigantic businesses — but having a promoted and known profile on Instagram can help you with finding a decent job, no matter what you’re posting about. Bloggers that have a wide audience reach and who also can hold the attention of their viewers are gold to advertisers who’re...

What does Brexit mean for the logistics industry?

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Wed, 01/06/2021 - 9:40pm

It’s been over two years since the vote on Brexit, yet many still remain divided over the best plan to take UK forward following its scheduled departure from the European Union on March 29, 2019.

On the logistics sector , just as among the general public, opinion is split. But one thing for sure is that there will be an enormous effect for logistics players on both sides of the English Channel no matter the final deal.

Those who are positive about Brexit will suggest that the future is bright, with the UK able to continue a positive relationship with Europe but also...

Use a Recruitment Company in Thailand

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Wed, 01/06/2021 - 3:49pm

Thailand is in a unique employment position since the COVID-19 outbreak. The country has been historically famous for its low unemployment rate. But with the coronavirus causing economic uncertainty, more and more companies are turning to Thailand recruitment companies to ensure they retain the talented employees they need to weather the economic storm.

Thailand has also enjoyed an extraordinary level of success in fighting COVID-19 and achieved a lower infection rate than most of the world's countries. This puts it in an advantageous position to outgrow many regional countries...

Azu Spirits

Devon spirit tasting company launches with local twist

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 01/03/2021 - 8:20pm

A new whisky and gin tasting company has launched in Devon, shining the spotlight on the region’s finest drinks and distilleries.

Based in Exeter, Azu Spirits is a premium spirits tasting brand, delivering a blind tasting experience straight to customers’ doors.

The company’s local gin tasting box features selected gins from Atlantic Distillery, Conker, Curio, Papillon, Pothecary and Wrecking Coast, showcasing some of the South West’s finest distilleries.

Ellen Gibson, founder of Azu Spirits, said: “Being based in Devon, we’re privileged to have some of the...

Tips to Use Social Media Marketing to Increase Brand Awareness

Authored by
Posted: Sat, 01/02/2021 - 11:05am

Social media marketing seems like an ancient topic, and most brands are using it as a powerful tool for marking their presence. However, some service-oriented brands still struggle to use it to uplift their brand awareness. A marketing strategy can either make you float or make you drown due to the other collateral factors. A brand that is starting out in a world full of competitions can find it tough to survive. However, a brand that uses the right marketing tactic can reach the top with minimum hurdles. Hence, it is essential to be mindful and visualize the outcomes you desire out of a...

Octopus Renewables, RES

RES commits to new Exeter site for Octopus Renewables solar spares

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 12/31/2020 - 3:13pm

RES and Octopus Renewables have signed a three-year spares management contract which will see RES supply inverter spares for the clean energy investor’s solar assets in the UK.

The agreement requires RES to own over 1000 spare parts that are compatible with Octopus Renewables’ inverter fleet and deliver these on-demand within a guaranteed time period. This provides substantial availability improvement and commercial advantage for 640 MW of Octopus’ UK solar portfolio.

To support this and other recent growth, RES opened an operations and maintenance (O&M) site in...

Devon-based chartered accountant appears in Leaders Council podcast alongside Lord Blunkett

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Thu, 12/31/2020 - 1:17pm

Chartered accountant David Park, a partner at Haines Watts (Exeter and Crediton) was invited on to an episode of The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland regular podcasts, including an interview with former Home Secretary and Education Secretary Lord Blunkett.

The Leaders Council chaired by Lord Blunkett, brings together business leaders, politicians, and influencers across the UK. The Council’s goal is to celebrate the achievements of the nation’s unsung leaders, while laying the ground for the next generation. Leaders Council members are invited to take part in...


How Can Sponsored Guest Posting Be Useful for Business

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 12/30/2020 - 9:30pm

In the fast-growing modern world, fewer and fewer people watch TV or read newspapers, which means that marketing has to adjust to the new reality. Thus, nowadays, many authors empathize with the supremacy of digital marketing over other old-fashioned channels. As a matter of fact, one of the most popular ways to advertise a product or service is sponsored guest posting. Today, we will talk about what it is and how to arrange the processes to get the most profit.

What Is Guest Posting?

First things first, let us define guest posting. So guest blogging or guest posting is basically...

How To Write An Attention-Grabbing Press Release

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 12/29/2020 - 5:42pm

Press releases are your gateway to grabbing the attention of journalists. The interest eventually trickles down to a larger audience including potential clients and users. A press release is a document containing information that one shares with journalists, the media, and the public for the purpose of spreading information. For a press release to be useful and significant, for both the reader and the creator, it has to be engaging. That said, it must also reach the correct audience. Writing a press release that grabs attention involves a lot more than stringing together pieces of...