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Businesses in Exeter inspired to bid for public sector tenders 

Award winning Bloom Procurement Services partnered with Exeter City Council to tell local businesses how public sector tendering can power growth.

Local businesses attended the exclusive supplier engagement event held at Jury’s Inn, Exeter.

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Dawlish drop-in event planned to inform residents on the schedule of work for the new sea wall

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 4:43pm

Network Rail is inviting residents to a drop-in session in Dawlish to inform the local community about planned work relating to construction of the new sea wall to the west of the railway station, which is due to start at the end of May.

The community drop-in event follows on from Teignbridge District Council’s approval of the works to improve the resilience of the stretch of railway that connects the South West with the rest of the country at their recent planning committee meeting.

The event will be held in Dawlish on:

L-R: Charlotte McGregor, Partner at Wollens; Chris Hart, Chief Executive at Wollens; Joanne Caine, Exeter Chamber Board Director; and Amanda Bonnick, Partner at Wollens

Exeter Chamber announces partnership with Wollens

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 1:49pm

Exeter Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce a two-year partnership agreement with newly branded legal firm Wollens, formerly Wollen Michelmore.  

The growing law firm employs nearly 200 people across offices in Torquay, Dartmouth, Newton Abbot and Barnstaple, as well as in Cathedral Yard, Exeter.  

The partnership will include increased profile for Wollens at Chamber events, and in the Chamber weekly news publication – a hub for timely business news in Greater Exeter.

Manager for Guardian Homecare, Catherine Porter.

Guardian Homecare supports ‘Every Day is Different’ campaign

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 9:35am

A SOUTH Devon care provider says it will be supporting the Department of Health and Social Care’s recently launched recruitment campaign aiming to attract much-needed staff to the care sector (May 2019).

Guardian Homecare, which has offices and teams in Exeter, says any campaign that brings more people into the industry and promotes care as a rewarding career is heartily welcomed.

New awards launched celebrating South West’s ‘best of tech’

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 2:14pm

Tech South West has launched new awards to celebrate and showcase the best of the region’s technology sector.

The Tech South West Awards2019 cover the whole Tech South West region of Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire, recognising and celebrating talent, creativity, business success, education, leadership, diversity and more across the whole technology sector.

Leader-elect to push for Exeter to declare a Climate Emergency

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 12:52pm

The Leader-elect of Exeter City Council has said he intends to push for Exeter to declare a Climate Emergency.

Cllr Phil Bialyk, who is set to become Exeter City Council’s new Leader tomorrow night (Tuesday 14 May) at the City’s Annual Council meeting, said he will raise the matter at the next available meeting.

It comes as Chief Executives and Directors from nearly 20 public and private sector organisations across Devon came together to pledge their commitment to tackle climate change. The organisations are all part of a new Devon Climate Emergency Response Group.

Top digital marketing course with Google certification

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 10:03am

Digital marketing is one of the utmost requirements of the business world these days. As the internet is growing at a breakneck pace; the aspects of digital marketing have also been changed up to a greater extent now. One doesn’t need to go outdoors for promoting their products or services. All the tasks now can be quickly done online at the comfort of your own home.

But the operation and management of digital marketing are not as simple as the concept seems to. One needs to have skills and experience to grow up their business in the virtual world as well.

Lead generation business for sale

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 8:48am

The success of every business depends upon the fact of how successfully it is making the sales. We often have heard the concept of lead generation in business marketing; but do you know exactly lead generation is?

Let’s start with a lead first. Lead is a person who shows interest in purchasing the products or services related to your company.

But is that so easy to convince any person to purchase your products or services?

Not for sure.

Holiday Inn Express Exeter - City Centre now open

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 05/12/2019 - 8:48pm

Having undergone a multi-million-pound development, the Holiday Inn Express® Exeter – City Centre is now open.

The hotel has 103 guestrooms and a stylish lounge with a licensed bar where guests can relax, dine and work.

Ideally located in Exeter city centre only a 6-minute walk from the High Street/Cathedral, less than a 10-minute walk from Exeter St. David’s and Exeter St. Thomas train stations and a 20-minute drive from Exeter International Airport, travelling to and from the hotel could not be easier. On-site parking is available from £12 per day.

Richard Baker and Robert Camp

New managing partner for Stephens Scown

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:47am

Richard Baker is the new managing partner of leading South West law firm Stephens Scown LLP, with growth and client service at the top of his agenda.

Richard took up his post on 1 May, taking over from Robert Camp after his eight-and-a-half-year tenure in the role. Robert will remain with the firm as director of strategic innovation.

Traffic signals to be replaced at Sidford Cross

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:37am

Traffic signals at Sidford Cross are due to be replaced later this year, with preparatory work scheduled to be carried out next month.

Devon County Council is currently finalising the scheme which will upgrade the traffic signals at the junction of the A3052/A375 Sidford Cross, as well as the pedestrian crossing on the A3052 near to the junction.

Initial work to replace traffic detection systems, located in the road and pavements around the crossroads, is expected to start in mid-June and will take up to three weeks.