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With people returning to work, how can organisations ‘build back better’?

As part of a series of papers commissioned to mark the centenary of the Work Foundation, Exeter based Dr. Peter Totterdill was invited to contribute a ‘provocation’ paper exploring how UK businesses can innovate to improve working practices and boost performance.

Entitled ‘Are we really serious about securing enhanced productivity, through our people?’ the paper was published this week and, while it was produced prior to the Covid-19 crisis, its proposals for the ways businesses across the country can ‘build back better’ hold new relevance in the context of the current crisis.

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Taylor Wimpey's Exeter developments to reopen to customers

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 05/20/2020 - 9:06pm

Following the latest UK Government guidance which came into effect on Wednesday 13th May, removing restrictions on non-essential home moves and supporting the return of activities related to the sale and purchase of homes, Taylor Wimpey will begin a phased approach to reopening its sales offices and show homes in Devon and Cornwall from Friday 22nd May.

Hendy Group reopens its service centres to the public

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:50am

Hendy Group’s service centres have re-opened across the south coast including those in Exeter.

The motor group has now opened all of its aftersales departments after initially keeping four sites open for essential maintenance to key worker vehicles.

Tips for Keeping Your Business Above Water Amid COVID-19

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Wed, 05/20/2020 - 7:43am

COVID-19 has affected every business on the planet. Some large enterprises are being utilized more than ever, such as video chatting, video conferencing, and gaming apps. However, most businesses are having to make hard decisions about how and where to spend dwindling resources and how to adapt to an increasingly digital world. If your business and team members are struggling, follow these simple but effective tips for keeping your business above water amid COVID-19.

Employers and vicarious liability after recent Supreme Court decisions

Authored by Browne Jacobson
Posted: Tue, 05/19/2020 - 12:50pm

Vicarious liability of employers for their employees’ actions was discussed in detail in the Supreme Court hearing appeals in Morrisons Supermarkets v Various Claimants (2020) and Barclays Bank v Various Claimants (2020).

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Specialist skills highlighted as Hannah receives Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation

Authored by The Family Law Co.
Posted: Tue, 05/19/2020 - 10:53am

Associate Solicitor Hannah Porter from The Family Law Company has been accredited by the Law Society and accepted as a member of the Family Law Panel.

This accreditation covers all types of family law work, except public law Children Act work and means that Hannah now has a recognised quality standard as a practitioner, so clients can be even more sure of an excellent standard of service. Achieving accreditation requires the successful completion of examinations, interviews and assessments to confirm suitability.

Top 5 LinkedIn Profile Optimization Hacks for Business Owners

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 05/19/2020 - 9:56am

LinkedIn has evolved into a much larger landscape encompassing the most remote places in the professional world. LinkedIn has gone from being just another job-seeking platform, to a place where professionals with similar interests can get in touch. Today, businesses are not only hiring on LinkedIn but also generating a good amount of leads. 

Hence, the importance of expanding your presence on LinkedIn is more relevant now than ever.

The best Magento SEO guide for 2020

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 05/19/2020 - 6:32am

If you have an eCommerce business and you are using Magento, congratulations, you have hit the jackpot of most powerful eCommerce platforms that has ever been created. That being said, without strong SEO, you might as well have your toddler run the business. Here are the top expert SEO tips to maximize your Magento site to take full advantage of everything it has to offer.

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Six key dates businesses need to focus on over the next 12 months

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 05/18/2020 - 8:12am

As lockdown measures begin to ease – some businesses have started up again already, and others will follow suit over the next few weeks – Mark Neath, director at financial experts Old Mill says businesses owners need to start planning now for the impact on cash reserves and below has set out six key dates that businesses should be planning for over the next 12 months.

Major step forward for Exeter’s new Countryside Business Hub

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Sun, 05/17/2020 - 9:17pm

Development at Winslade Park located on the outskirts of Exeter, has taken another major step forward with the submission of Burrington Estates planning application for its inspirational live, work and play destination.