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Why Should You Hire A Professional Business Security Guard?

Business security is an important aspect of running any business. Besides securing your business assets, business security also offers basic services at the customer care desk. As a business owner, it’s important to employ the right security measures. Bringing in a security guard should be at the top of your priorities. Here are key reasons why your business requires security guards....

Flapjackery pledges to help plant trees for The Queen’s Jubilee

A Devon-based confectionary company which specialises in making decadent and delicious hand-made gluten flapjacks is celebrating HRH The Queens’ Platinum Jubilee by donating proceeds from the sale of its flapjacks to the Plant A Tree For the Jubilee appeal. Flapjackery will donate £1.50 to The Queen’s Green Canopy every time someone buys eight or 12 flapjacks from any of its shops which are...

High-risk Professions and How to Manage Your Insurance

The UK insurance market is the fourth largest in the world and the most valuable in Europe, with an estimated cumulative value of around £220 billion (or $283 billion).

This sector is also a broad and diverse marketplace, which provides coverage a wide range of industries and the various people involved.

For example, you can seek out specialist insurance for high-risk...

Local housebuilder on recruitment drive following growth

Barratt and David Wilson Homes Exeter is celebrating a surge of interest in jobs at the firm following a period of strong growth and expansion for the UK’s leading housebuilder which is building new communities throughout Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

The 5-star housebuilder recently held a successful and well-attended recruitment event at The Devon Hotel in Exeter, with roles...

Plymouth Science Park welcomes leading marine ecology consultancy following recent growth

Ocean Ecology , one of the country’s leading marine ecological consultancies, has established a new specialist team in Plymouth following recent growth.

Ocean Ecology is one of the UK’s leading marine ecological specialists, providing a range of multidisciplinary marine survey, laboratory and advisory services for development projects in both the coastal and offshore zones, that feed...

Floating offshore wind could bring huge benefits to Devon

A new report reveals how the opportunities from developing Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) in the Celtic Sea can be maximised.

The report , commissioned by Heart of the South West LEP and co-funded by Devon County Council , North Devon Council and Torridge District Council , was launched at the Northern Devon Floating Offshore Wind supply chain opportunities event held at the South West...

DATA project event for Devon farmers and landowners interested in agri-tech

Farmers, landowners and businesses interested in agri-tech are invited to a special event later this month (May).

The networking event, which will be held at Bradford and Cookbury Village Hall from 10am-3pm on Thursday 26 May , is being organised by the University of Plymouth and is part of Devon County Council’s DATA (Devon Agri-Tech Accelerator) project.

The project is...

Devon Work Hubs offering free one-day trial to celebrate National Coworking Day

To mark National Coworking Day next month (June), 14 of Devon’s Work Hubs will be offering a free one-day trial to new clients.

The work hubs participating in the event are offering people the opportunity to work from their local hub, with the majority of them providing free work spaces on Monday 6 June and Tavistock Enterprise Hub on Thursday 9 June.

As spaces are limited,...

Plymouth Science Park installs electric vehicle charging to support tenants' sustainability goals

Plymouth Science Park tenant Acronyms have welcomed two new electric vans to their fleet in their bid to become carbon neutral following the Park’s installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

IT support company Acronyms work across Plymouth, Cornwall and Devon, visiting clients in person to resolve issues which can’t be managed remotely. The team have recently introduced...

Heat network projects awarded funding to reduce waste and create energy

Heat networks that will use Energy from Waste to be developed in East Devon and London with support of funding awarded through the Government’s Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP).

Over £250 million of funding has been awarded to heat network schemes under the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) since it opened its doors to applicants in 2018. The total Capex of schemes...

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