Tributes paid to motor retailer pioneer Geoff Snow

MOTORING LEGEND: Geoff Snow, the late founder of Snows Motor Group in southern England, with a collection of his racing trophies. THANK YOU: Geoff Snow, the late founder of Snows Motor Group in southern England, is pictured centre with management colleagues celebrating the group’s 50th anniversary five years ago. Geoff’s son, Stephen, group chairman, is pictured on the far right. From left, Shawn Gates, Phil Maddison, Les Gattrell (since left), Geoff, Mark Trapani, group managing director, and Stephen. TRIBUTES: Geoff Snow with his wife of 57 years, Joyce. Geoff, the founder of Snows Motor Group in southern England, has passed away […]

The One Hour Pledge

How to reach out and make a difference in your community – even when you’re short on time! Neighbourhood Friends is currently recruiting people to join their team of extraordinary volunteers, who since the launch of the service in October 2014, have given over 10,000 hours of their time to help older and vulnerable people living in their communities. Westbank Community Health & Care, a charity based in Exminster, co-ordinates the Neighbourhood Friends service, which helps people who have either been discharged from hospital and need extra support to settle back home, or helps people to remain living independently, thereby […]

How do you motivate the 21st century employee?

It is often said that people are an organisations greatest asset. But it’s not people, it’s talented people who engage, own issues, out-perform peers and have reach for the future that are an organisations greatest asset, whatever generation they come from.  Retaining talent is not only good for performance, it is good for profit. A replacement employee with all the associated costs and loss of productivity will cost a business between £34K to £85k. A modern organisation needs to do four things if it is to retain its greatest asset, its talent and maintain its profit levels: Attract great talent: […]

Securious expands at Exeter Science Park Centre as South West investment in cyber security increases

Grow Exeter, Securious

Cyber security compliance company Securious has relocated into larger office space at Exeter Science Park Centre to accommodate its growing workforce. Securious is expanding operations to meet an increased demand from South West businesses for cyber protection. The company has recently appointed two new staff and two placement students from Plymouth University. As the only South West qualified security assessor for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and with industry accreditation for information security management (ISO:27001:2013), Securious says its expansion is due to the growth of the technology sector in the region. Since relocating to Exeter Science Park […]


CRITICALLY-acclaimed showgame The Money, which puts a group of strangers in charge of spending a pot of money in front of an audience of ‘Silent Witnesses’, is to be staged in one of the world’s most iconic buildings. Created by Seth Honnor of Exeter-based Kaleider, The Money is a unique immersive experience – described as part game-part show – where a group of participants buy their way into the game and have one hour to jointly decide how to spend a sum of real cash. Next month it will be played out at the Sydney Opera House as part of […]

Flying high –Rezcomm expands at Exeter Science Park Centre

The leading provider of airport, parking and venue-based reservation commerce, Rezcomm – which began life in North Devon, UK as a traditional travel agency – has upsized its offices at Exeter Science Park Centre as it prepares to quadruple its workforce over the next two years. Following a period of accelerated growth, Rezcomm’s client-base now spans the UK and Europe with new opportunities coming from the USA. From its headquarters at the Exeter Science Park Centre, Rezcomm provide global client support and additional in-country representation as required. Providing innovative technology, Rezcomm has experienced rapid growth as airports, parking operators and […]

EXETER COLLEGE: Apprenticeship Employer Makes Regional Final At The National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

EXETER, August 18, 2017 – Exeter College have once again shown their Think Apprenticeship service is a force to be reckoned with one of their employers being shortlisted at regional stage of The National Apprenticeship Awards 2017. Awcock Ward Partnership (AWP) was formed in late in 2012 with seven members of staff. Four years on they have a workforce of 27, including apprentices from Exeter College’s Think Apprenticeship programme. One of AWP’s first Apprentices, Tom Richards, has now progressed to study for his HNC in Engineering, showing their dedication and commitment to the lifelong learning of their staff and Apprentices. […]

The Like Minds Ideas Festival Announces Marketing Partnership with the Devon Chamber of Commerce

Like Minds Ideas Festival is delighted to announce its marketing partnership with the Devon Chamber of Commerce for the one-day Ideas Festival in Exeter on 29th September. The Chamber, which operates on a non-profit basis, represents over a thousand businesses across the southwest and lobbies to improve business conditions and support growth in the region. The Chamber is a highly specialised organisation, offering a variety of services ranging from training and development courses to International Trade. Businesses in Devon have the chance to gain unique business insights from worldwide brands Lego and LinkedIn, at the special one-day Ideas Festival entitled […]

Grow Exeter Magazine is proud to announce IT Champion as their main sponsor!

IT Champion, based in Southernhay Exeter, was founded in 2009, and prides itself in providing organisations with the latest forms of pro-active IT support, products and services to suit almost every budget. On average, IT Champion answer over 150 phone calls a day and their team assist thousands of people with a fresh & enthusiastic approach. Matt Phillips – Managing Director, IT Champion commented “It’s a really exciting time for the city and the Grow Exeter publication. We are proud to be part of the magazine from day one and look forward to a bright future with the publication” Daniel […]

£1 million Investment for Cornish Lithium

Cornish Lithium Today Announces That It Has Secured A £1 Million Investment From A Group Of Highly Experienced Mining And Natural Resources Investors The funds raised will enable the Company to commence exploration activities on the ground in Cornwall. The initial focus will be to collate all relevant data on lithium occurrences in Cornwall and to assemble this in digital format. The company intends to integrate surface and underground data in order to prioritise the best locations for subsequent drilling and sampling. Such exploration is expected to include further geophysical surveys where possible. Once drill sites have been selected the company […]