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Friday, July 06, 2018
At an exciting point in the future development of Plymouth and Devon Chamber of Commerce and its varied activities, the Chair, Richard Stevens, today announced the appointment of Stuart Elford as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Chamber Board recently oversaw a rigorous recruitment process for a new Chief Executive and the British Chambers of Commerce accredited Chamber is now ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Plymouth and Devon Chamber of Commerce recently ran its 2018 election process for Board Directors, as a number of directors retire each year due to length of service or by rotation.   In line with the Chamber’s constitution, there were six vacancies for Directors this year and the Chamber received  eleven nominations.  A ballot of the membership was held during June and the results verified by ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and Industry   Guidance notes on the role of a Chamber Board DirectorMay 2018  Chamber Board Directors are responsible for the governance and success of the Chamber. Successful election candidates and co-optees become a Corporate Director, formerly a 288a, and thus assume the full set of director responsibilities as required by Companies House.  The Chamber is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
If your company is importing or exporting, there is a good chance you will need to send or receive foreign funds. Through our partnership with South West Foreign Exchange Ltd, we can help you with obtaining the best exchange rates, give help and guidance on protecting your margins and providing fair and transparent pricing on all currency contracts.We are here to make sure you have a full ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Crunch Time – Within the Single Market or ……. The House of Lords passed a resolution for keeping an open mind about continued membership of the single market beyond Brexit. They did this because this is the best way of ensuring that trade with Europe remains tariff and barrier free. It also produces the best solution to the Northern Ireland dilemma. This will be considered by the House of Commons ...read more
Categories: Chamber
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
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
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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