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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
HOW TO ACCESS NEW MEMBERS AREAS OF OUR NEW WEBSITE?  This new website, produced by Plymouth-based company Konstruct, will feature for the first time full integration with our CRM system ChamberMaster.  This will allow you to update your personal profile, give you access to other membership services and book and pay online for our events. In the coming months more member benefits will be available ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Organisers of this year’s Devon Chamber Annual Dinner, which will incorporate the Chamber’s Business Awards, have announced today their delight at securing guest after dinner speaker Simon Weston CBE for the event (18 May).  The dinner is taking place on Friday 18th May at the beautiful Moorland Garden Hotel on the edge of Dartmoor, with a cocktail and canapés reception at 7pm, accompanied by ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Press Release ​Wednesday 11th April 2018  Devon Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Announces Retirement   Devon Chamber of Commerce today announced the impending retirement of its Chief Executive George Cowcher.  Mr Cowcher will retire at the end of June after two and a half years in the high profile post. The Chamber is an accredited member of the British Chambers of Commerce and represents ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Apprenticeships   For the last ten years Chambers and others have encouraged  more and more employers to focus their training needs on taking on apprentices. Training providers have also become more and more customer friendly in working with employers and ensuring that training is delivered in a way that best needs the requirements of employers. Recent apprenticeship reforms have put a check to ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
NEWS MAC Interim Report The Migration Advisory Committee has published an interim report on its inquiry into EEA workers in the UK. It summarises the evidence received, and highlights where there is commonality across issues and regions. The MAC’s full report and recommendations will be published in ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
CHAMBER MATTERS - w/c 26th March 2018It is not helpful when Plymouth and Devon describe itself as peripheral and remote. Peripherality is often cited as the area’s greatest weakness. The question is how much of this is perception and how much is a reality. In global terms, a three hour journey time is a modest journey. Some Americans would regard Plymouth as being part of London and Heathrow as ...read more
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Team-i Training - partnering with Devon Chamber of Commerce  Kai Horstmann, leading Exeter Chiefs player and a veteran of over 200 top flight games of rugby, is heading up a brand new series of training courses for business which gives an insight into the teamwork and planning strategies of his career and how they can be applied to the workplace.Devon Chamber of Commerce members is being given ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
DYNAMIC DEVON CONFERENCE CANCELLED Thursday 22 March Unfortunately, due to a severe outbreak of flu which has recently affected a large number of Chamber staff, we have had to cancel the Dynamic Devon one day conference, scheduled for Thursday 22 March, at Newton Abbot Racecourse. We apologise most sincerely  for any inconvenience this causes to those planning to attend.  We will be contacting ...read more
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
It has been a strong start to 2018 both locally and nationally. This is reflected in the Chancellor’s statement with annual growth being revised upwards slightly. The Chamber’s Quarterly Economic Survey also records a strong start to the year with orders up both locally and exports. This demonstrates that businesses are working as hard as they can to create wealth for individuals, companies and ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, March 01, 2018
   News and events BCC EngagementLast week Adam attended the cluster meeting of South West and Wales Chambers of Commerce, and met with Sir John Cunliffe, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. The team also met with Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chair of the John Lewis Partnership. This week the team looks forward to welcoming Chief Executives from the Network at the latest CEO Roundtable in ...read more
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The news that Carillion has gone into liquidation is a timely reminder for all companies to keep an eye on their customers and suppliers. No company is an island and completely unaffected by what happens elsewhere in the business community. Many suppliers are delighted to have national brands amongst its clients and while Carillion had yet to establish itself as a household name. Most are familiar ...read more
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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Chambers of Commerce through British Chambers of Commerce in London are consulted by the Treasury prior to the Government publishing its Autumn Statement or budget. Companies in Plymouth and Devon when asked about priorities for the future have stated that businesses are already being burdened with significant stealth tax increases and additional fees and charges. Those mentioned to the Chamber ...read more
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