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Tamar Security fire safety engineer

Top Quality Assurance Award for Tamar Security

Exeter-based fire and security company, Tamar Security has achieved BAFE accreditation for its fire safety work.

BAFE is an independent organisation which rigorously audits and accredits suppliers in the fire protection industry. Its remit is to ensure quality and provide the vital...

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Devon small business mentor wins Enterprise Nation’s 2020 Top 10 Advisers Award

Authored by Mary

Marketing expert Jennifer Corcoran, founder of My Super Connector based in Shaldon, Devon, has been crowned one of the UK’s Top 10 advisers for the support she provides to small businesses and entrepreneurs to help them build their LinkedIn profile.

The virtual awards ceremony, which announced the winners of the Enterprise Nation Top 50 Advisers competition, across a range of...

Julie Collins  & Tina Parkes Master Florists British Academy of Floral Art

Floristry training school launches Christmas campaign to save England's endangered species

Authored by Glen King Pr

Master Florists Julie Collins and Tina Parkes of award-winning British Floral Academy of Art, launches a special festive fundraising campaign to help save England’s most threatened species from extinction. The internationally renowned duo who offer professional floristry training and flower-arranging courses suitable from beginners to masters, have created an on-line professional Christmas...

Lyme Bay Holidays

Lyme Bay Holidays celebrate 40 years in business

Authored by Mary

Family owned holiday home lettings agency, Lyme Bay Holidays, celebrates 40 years in business during one of the most difficult times for the travel industry.

Growing from just three employees in 1999 when the Matthews family purchased the company, Lyme Bay Holidays now boasts a roster of 26 employees over four separate departments. Now in its anniversary year, during a time which has...

Barnsdales

Senior Surveyor, Andrew Seale joins Barnsdales to help SW businesses boom

Authored by News Desk

Barnsdales is a leading property consultancy, with more than fifty professionals at offices across the country. Chartered surveyor, Andrew Seale MRICS joins the firm’s newest office in Cirencester where he’ll be supporting property owners across the South West.

One of the properties Andrew will manage at Barnsdales is the 52,000sq ft Cirencester Office Park located near Cirencester...

Devon construction site manager shortlisted for national quality award

Authored by Mary

The site manager at a popular Devon housing development has won a prestigious industry award for quality in the South West regional finals, known as "the Oscars of the housebuilding industry". Darren Hall, who is overseeing construction of 110 two to five bedroom homes at Embden Grange , Tavistock, has been presented with the Seal of Excellence Award from National House Building Council (NHBC...

Coffee and cheese are the perfect pairing say two award winning Devon companies

Authored by Mary

Coffee and cheese are proving the perfect match for two Devon companies that have combined to bring a whole world of alternate pairings to the table following their two star accolades at the Great Taste Awards.

Blue Goose Coffee and South West Dairy Sharpham Cheese have teamed up with their award winning products to show that a cup of coffee and a well-curated cheese board are as...

Non-Farm Payrolls: How do they affect the economy?

Authored by Mike Page

The release of the Non-Farm Payroll report is possibly one of the most important dates in the economic and financial calendar. The report on the number of Non-Farm Payrolls is important to analyse the US economy in terms of economic growth and inflation, as well as the direction of the labour force having a direct impact on the stock and financial markets, share prices, the value of the US...

Family owned Devon company challenges UK market to reduce plastic

Authored by Mary

A company from the heart of Devon is celebrating after winning Innovation of the Year at the 2020 UK Packaging Awards for its unique eco-friendly packaging.

Furthermore, Newton Abbot based Westaways sausages has been shortlisted as one of five finalists - including four goliaths of pork, beef and poultry processing in the UK - for the Meat, Poultry and Seafood Manufacturing Company...

Winslade Park

Ultrafast fibre for Winslade Park

Authored by News Desk

Burrington Estates has teamed up with South West broadband network specialist Jurassic Fibre to provide what is thought to be the first 10gbps connectivity for a business park in the region.

Jurassic Fibre is busy installing the infrastructure for the ultrafast fibre broadband ensuring the service will be ready for businesses moving into Winslade Manor in early 2021.

This...

Chance for businesses to join Made in Devon for a year for FREE

Authored by News Desk

Fifty Devon businesses have the chance to join trading standard’s Made in Devon scheme with their first year of membership free.

Consumers need to be confident that they are buying genuinely Devon sourced products, which in turn is a selling point and source of pride for businesses.

Scheme membership will enable businesses to demonstrate that any claims made about a product’...