Month: December 2017

100 Most Influential Women in Exeter 2018 – Winners

  We are delighted to confirm that the votes are in and that the ‘100 Most Influential Women 2018’ in the Greater Exeter area have been named. The successful nominees have been notified by email and received an invitation from our Editor, Tracey Duke, to a fabulous event at the Deer Park Country House Hotel. This will be held on the 12th February between 6h00 and 9h00pm.  Champagne and canapes will be served, amidst inspirational talks and two photographers will be on hand to take a professional photo of each phenomenal woman. We received around 500 nominations for influential...

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An Interview with… World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper

Written by Tracey Duke, Photography Pip Andersen Brett Gosper is the epitome of charm and elegance; respectful, distinguished and with the air of a man who knows his standing in life. With a marketing career spanning over 30 years, he also knows a thing or two about product placement and branding; on a global scale. Pip & I caught up with the man at the helm of World Rugby, in Wimbledon’s Cannizaro House Hotel, to talk cutting edge innovation, sliding doors, and good old-fashioned values.  Brett, thank you so much for taking time out for me today. Our paths missed crossing...

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The Innovation Hub of Exeter – Libraries Unlimited

Written by Stella Nicholls You don’t normally think of 3D printers and laser cutters when you think of a library, in fact the first thing that comes to mind would probably be books.  Whilst finding a good book, a digital magazine, audio or eBook is something that Exeter Library does provide in abundance, Libraries Unlimited offers so much more. Becoming an independent charity last year and running 50 libraries across Devon, Libraries Unlimited is at the heart of innovation, offering the latest technology to people, businesses, and schools across Devon.  As Exeter is the busiest of the libraries, staff...

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ASTON MANOR CIDER TRIPLE TOP TO ROUND OF A RECORD BREAKING YEAR

Aston Manor Cider is toasting success as 2017 draws to a close with another raft of award wins. Several of Aston Manor’s premium and mainstream ciders were recognised at the International Bottle and Packer Awards with a Gold medal for Kingstone Press Wild Berry, Silver for Kingstone Press Classic Apple and Friels First Pressed Vintage and a Diploma for Knights Malvern Oak. The business also received a Gold medal and Diploma for the innovative packaging for their Friels First Press Vintage 330ml can and mini-keg. Having surpassed in August the previous benchmark for accolades in a single year, the...

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Tax Specialists Firm Aiming For ‘Best Companies to Work For’ Lists

A Nottingham-based firm of tax experts, DSR Tax Claims, spoke of their ambition to reach the 2018 list of best companies to work for. Speaking out as Consultancy UK, amongst other organisations, release their lists of the best companies to work for in this past year, tax expert and founder of DSR Tax Claims David Redfern expressed his desire for his company of tax preparation specialists to join those lists next year and explained why the firm of tax preparation specialists were already on their way. As 2017 draws to a close, Redfern expressed his delight at the successes...

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