# business

Funding support for charity's community care

Authored by Sarah
Posted: Tue, 07/14/2020 - 9:17am

A charity supporting older people and helping them receive groceries and essential medication has been awarded £1,000 from a regional builder’s charity fund.

Age UK Exeter has been handed the funds by Persimmon Homes South West to help fund the doorstep delivery service and befriending project for older people in the city as its Community Champions scheme looks to assist the over 70s during Covid-19.

Martyn Rogers, for the charity, based in Cowick Street, Exeter, said: “Since the lockdown we have had to close all our group based activities and concentrate on providing...


Oneserve offers free Job Planning Software Solution, ‘Oneserve Community’, to support key workers

Authored by jenEv
Posted: Sun, 04/19/2020 - 1:08pm

Job Management Software specialist Oneserve is pleased to offer its newly launched simple solution free to organisations that manage teams of key workers. ‘Oneserve Community’ is a quick start, pre-configured solution that allows users to create and schedule jobs via an easy to use mobile application. The solution will be offered free of charge to key workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

The new solution will offer a free simple version of Oneserve’s market leading Job Management Software and is aimed to assist teams of key workers whether in the care sector, providing emergency...

From left Andy Rowden from Charles Church South West, with Tom, Stacey Harris and Robert Hart of Charles Church South West , in Tom's new home

Family finds forever honey after life changing injury

Authored by Sarah
Posted: Tue, 03/17/2020 - 3:56pm

A family of five has found its “forever” home after their lives were rocked by a life-changing accident which left their eldest son in need of extra care.

The Coe family, from Exeter were struggling to find a home to accommodate all their needs after son Tom suffered a devastating brain injury after being knocked down by a car in 2015 – but with the help of local developer Charles Church they have found the perfect solution.

The family have moved into a five-bedroom detached house in Great Woodcote Park and Tom, now 27, has own two-bedroom home in an annexe – allowing him...

Free Cyber Security Seminar Plymouth

Cyber Security Seminar: Protecting Your Business

Event Date: 
05/09/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Devonport Guildhall, Plymouth

Struggling to dedicate time to focus on your organisation's cyber security?

Looking for unbiased advice from industry leading professionals without the sales pitch? This seminar is perfect for you! This free two hour seminar is aimed at businesses who are unsure of the risks posed from online and internal threats and how they should protect their organisation's data and networks. The seminar will cover up and coming security issues that affect all businesses from internal and online digital threats along with the forthcoming termination of support for Windows 7. This is...

Three SW groups shortlisted for housebuilder's £1m prize fund

Authored by Sarah
Posted: Wed, 07/31/2019 - 5:07pm

Regional housebuilder Persimmon Homes South West has shortlisted three groups supporting under-18s to go forward for a chance to win up to £100,000 through its Building Futures campaign.

The groups have been selected from three categories targeting grassroots sports groups, health organisations and arts & education projects.

Shine 21 Dorset Down Syndrome Buddy Club will represent the arts & education category at the national final, North Devon Marlins Swim Academy has been selected to represent sport and Compass Disability Services health.

Shine21 is a...