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Cornish hotels fight working condition stereotypes

Cornish hotels are coming together to counter the perceptions of working in the hospitality industry of long hours, weekend work, low scale pay and strict management style in the kitchens. Two hotels in particular are encouraging a work life balance within the...

Brexit: rebuilding relationships and resilience

An impact and innovation project funded by the University of Plymouth. Whatever the outcome of the current Brexit negotiations, the process has revealed the need to find ways of building positive relationships. For businesses in Cornwall and Devon this may mean...

Exeter community driving movement to be launched by May

Ambitious plans to make city a global leader in low vehicle emissions outlined. A new movement to slash vehicle emissions through the actions of drivers, rather than government policy, is being pioneered in Exeter by connected car technology developer Lightfoot –...

Awards seeking excellence in business across the region

The 2019 Excellence in Business Training Awards is opening for entries from the 1st April 2019.  Now in its twelfth year, the awards are hosted by CCB Training part of The Cornwall College Group and attract hundreds of applications from large and small companies from...

Spaces for free Business Festival nearly gone!

Local company leaders are being urged to take advantage of a free business festival at Dartington Hall. Around 20 places are left for the Fast Track to Growth annual Business Festival, taking place at the historic venue in Devon on Wednesday April 24. The festival is...

GA Solicitors Advises Café with a Twist

A new and innovative café is set to open in Plymouth’s city centre after commercial advice was provided by established Plymouth law firm, GA Solicitors. Almost £40,000 will be invested into the space, converting a 2,400 sq ft retail outlet into an innovative and...

South Devon College Announces New Principal & CEO

South Devon College is delighted to announce the appointment of Laurence Frewin as its new Principal and Chief Executive Officer. Following the retirement of the existing Principal, Stephen Criddle OBE, at the end of the 2018/19 academic year, Laurence will take up...