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Company battling plastic waste from toys launches in Devon

Good Things, a Devon-based business, is hoping to help reverse the negative impact of mass-consumerism by making it easy for people to make an ethical choice when shopping for gifts. Offering ethical children’s gifts, sourced from around the world, Good Things have a range of products available to purchase from their online store. 

We all know that the planet is in trouble, 91% of plastic is not recycled and the demand for goods at a cheap price means that people around the world are often working in unsafe conditions for a very poor wage. 

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Local business launches new CCTV service for schools and small businesses in the West Country

Authored by MiHi Digital
Posted: Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:39pm

A South West-based communications company is now offering a brand new CCTV service to local organisations looking to maximise their security and efficiency.

Equations Voice and Data, with offices in Devon and Somerset, has been providing telephone systems and technology to businesses, schools, medical practices and professional service providers across the South West for more than 25 years, and has now extended its offering to CCTV.

Exeter Chamber of Commerce announces annual Business Dinner speaker 

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 07/16/2019 - 11:10am

Exeter Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Professor Penelope Endersby, chief executive of the Met Office will speak at this year’s Exeter Business Dinner, taking place on Friday 1stNovember 2019 at Sandy Park Conference Centre. 

L-R: Kate Payne, FSC Regional H&C Lead & FSC Slapton Centre Manager, David Persaud, Food For Life Served Here Development Manager (Midlands) at the Soil Association, Chris Berry-Roper, Head Chef FSC Nettlecombe Court and Mark Bolland, Director of Infrastructure at FSC.

Taste of success for outdoor education centre

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 07/14/2019 - 6:01pm

An outdoor education centre in Devon is celebrating after being served up an award which recognises its commitment to providing fresh, healthy and nutritious meals to visitors.
 
The Field Studies Council (FSC) is a leading provider of outdoor education and welcomes in the region of 165,000 visitors a year to its 20 centres located up and down the UK.
 
The vast majority of visitors are primary and secondary school children undertaking residential field trips in science and geography.
 

Best ways to upgrade your office to improve staff productivity

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sat, 07/13/2019 - 6:07pm

Every office employee deserves to have an awesome workplace. Bright interiors, comfy chairs, good quality chairs and the right lighting fixtures can help your employees think and perform better while they work on their tasks. 

Not sure how you can improve how your office looks? There are plenty of things you can do to revamp your office. Learn all the best ideas in the short guide below. 

Repaints the walls

How Communication Has Evolved in the Medical Field

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sat, 07/13/2019 - 9:10am

Good communication should be at the core of each medical care. This statement is true regardless of where you are. Whether you’re in Australia, United Kingdom or the United States, the success of medical care lies significantly on how well the communication systems and processes are taking place and are being taken care of in any healthcare and medical setting. This article takes you back down memory lane to know how was communication in the medical field starting from the 70s and how it has evolved in the present times. 

Communication in the Medical Field, Through the Years

Determining the Perfect Time to Distribute Promotional Items

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 07/12/2019 - 6:53am

 

Apart from the design of the items you’re giving away, you also need to consider the perfect time for handing them out. You need to determine when people are willing to spend money on certain products; otherwise, your efforts to give free stuff will be in vain. 

Holiday season

The best time of the year to distribute free merchandise is during the holiday season. It's a time when people are willing to spend money on gifts and other items. Others want to reward themselves for their hard work throughout the year.

4 Tips for Improving Your Business’s Online Presence

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 07/11/2019 - 6:03am

In a world investing more in technology and using a range of devices as tools to buy products and research businesses, your online presence as an entrepreneur is more crucial now than ever. Increasing your online presence is a productive goal towards gaining new customers and earning more profit.

Have a Functional Website 

IT specialist Bluegrass is presented with its Golden Pioneer of the Year Award at DattoCon 19

IT Specialist Bluegrass Takes Home Golden Award

Authored by Alison Jobson
Posted: Wed, 07/10/2019 - 9:54am

Exeter-based Bluegrass, a trusted provider of outsourced IT support services, has been awarded ‘EMEA Pioneer of The Year’ by Datto, the world’s leading provider of data backup, recovery and business continuity solutions.

The Golden Award recognises a partner that is blazing a new path and was presented to Bluegrass at DattoCon19, Datto’s seventh annual partner conference which welcomed over 2,900 attendees from across the world.

Modular Buildings: Are They Worth Your Investment?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Wed, 07/10/2019 - 1:32am

If you are planning to build certain types of structures, then you should consider looking into pre-fabricated materials since they are sturdy and convenient to use. Also, it saves you much time, therefore, saving clients more money in the long run. Despite the long list of positive features, some people still have second thoughts about using modular buildings for their business and home projects. You cannot blame them because not everyone is well informed about the kind of construction method and why is it ideal to use for long term use. 

How to Raise the Profile of Your Business

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 07/09/2019 - 6:55pm

There’s nothing more rewarding than running your own business, having the freedom to do what you love and the flexibility to create a work-life balance. Recent years have seen an increase in small business start-ups, where more of the population are opting for ‘the good life’ over the traditional nine to five. This has resulted in a huge rise of competition and many industries are over saturated with services and supply.