Month: October 2017

Thousands of UK Companies Now Able to Benefit From FREE Business Services & Advice

Tens of thousands of UK Chamber members now have the opportunity to benefit from unlimited access a range of essential business support services thanks to an exclusive new partnership between British Chambers of Commerce and Qdos Consulting, of The Qdos Group. These business services offer all members of participating Chambers protection and peace of mind in times of constant legislation change and disruption. Member businesses are now able to access five advice lines (covering HR, legal, health & safety, and tax), not to mention a document library containing 750 free and downloadable business help template documents. The partnership also allows thousands of businesses to benefit from...

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Cofton Holidays Chosen For Devon Tourism Award Finalists

Devon’s leading tourism businesses have been chosen for the finals of the Devon Tourism Awards, which will be presented at a prestigious ceremony on 23rd November 2017. This year saw a record of 205 entries and an increase of 25 categories in the competition which is now in its 8th year following its launch in 2010.  76 finalists were selected all of whom will be in suspense until 23rd November when they will learn whether they have won Gold, Silver, Bronze or special awards. Local business Cofton Holidays, which has previously won Gold at the Devon Tourism Awards and...

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Local Business Raises £2,600 for the Alzheimer’s Society

Bruce Archibold – and the team at Isca Barum Insurance Brokers Ltd. – have succeeded in comfortably beating his fundraising target of £2000 for the Alzheimer’s Society, with a total to date of £2600 – with donations still coming in! Bruce completed his challenge of making a beautiful coffee table and 5 bowls in just one week – a brilliant effort, involving a lot of hard work. These were auctioned on eBay and raised £600. This together with the money donated to his JustGiving page and the funds raised by the Isca Barum team on the Alzheimer’s Society Memory...

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One Year On: The Royal Clarence

Hotel Owner’s Media statement: The Royal Clarence, Exeter  (25 October 2017) Reflecting on a year since the fire which tragically destroyed The Royal Clarence Hotel, John Badley, Regional General Manager and in charge of the hotel on the night, has been reflecting on his memories of the events of 28 October 2016. John comments, “It’s hard to believe the fire was a year ago.  In some ways, the memories for both myself, and the city, seem so recent, so it’s hard to believe it’s been a year already.  Work until now has been mostly to make the site safe...

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Tiverton Cider Company – Aston Manor Cider Named Best In The World

Aston Manor Cider, the UK’s largest independent cider maker, which has a production site in Tiverton, has been lauded at a prestigious international award with its premium cider, Knights Malvern Gold, being named one of the best ciders in the world. Knights Malvern Gold, the cider maker’s premium Herefordshire cider, was hailed as the World’s Best Non-Sparkling Cider by the expert judges of the World Cider Awards. The World Cider Awards is an international competition that selects the very best in all the recognised styles of cider. Knights Malvern Gold had already been named the Best British (non-sparkling) cider in...

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