When I was asked to be a judge at the Business Leader Awards I had no hesitation in accepting. "It's a lot of work", I was warned. It was - but it was still an absolute privilege. The last 18 months has been incredibly tough for businesses, and I was intrigued to see how the best leaders had adapted to the challenges thrown their way.
Our charity golf day has raised more than £7,000 to help people living with multiple sclerosis (MS).
The annual event saw nearly 100 people in 23 teams compete at Teignmouth Golf Course in aid of the South West MS Therapy Centre.
East Devon District Council (“EDDC”) have recently launched a new grant fund aimed specifically at businesses and organisations operating in their council area. They have called it their “Innovation & Resilience Fund”, and a grant of up to £50,000 per business or organisation is available, with a minimum application of just £2,500.
Carers from a company in South Devon have been revving up for their latest appointments after hitting the roads of the county in a fleet of brand-new corporate cars.
Staff shortages are causing a crisis in the hospitality sector. While consumer demand is there, restaurants, hotels, pubs and cafes are struggling to recover from the pandemic because they are unable to recruit and retain enough staff.
Five new research collaborations between industry and academia have been awarded a share of £100,000 to fund innovative new projects across science, engineering and health.
Following risk management procedures not only ensures parish and town councils fulfil key statutory requirements. It helps the authority to deliver better public services.
Starting a business can be exciting and daunting in equal measure. With the ongoing pandemic and the increase in lone working there has been a surge in entrepreneurs ‘going it alone’.
Before The Prime Minister had to enter self-isolation at Chequers the other week, another promise was made to reform the Social Care system and (perhaps most importantly) we would be told how we as a nation, are going to fund it. This promise was, however, pushed back to the end of the summer recess but the government needs to finally show us its hand, to give us all some much-needed clarity.
We have always recommended that our clients take out tax investigation insurance and it is now more important than ever.
Insurance is not the most thrilling of subjects and is probably regarded by many as a necessary evil of the modern world.