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Entries sought for Devon’s best civil engineering work

Authored by News Desk

Outstanding engineering projects of all shapes and sizes from across Devon are being sought for this year’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Civil Engineering Awards .

The prestigious competition showcases the region’s best civil engineering work with categories for new and re-engineered projects, above and below £3 million. There are also awards for graduates and...

What are the benefits of the IOSH Managing Safely Course?

Authored by Sarah Parker

If you are a manager looking into health and safety training for yourself or your employees, you have probably encountered the IOSH Managing Safely course. There are good reasons why this course has been so popular in the workplace, among managers and employees alike.

We take a closer look at the benefits of IOSH training and the specific advantages that the IOSH Managing Safely...

Making training count - Local accountant takes command of Army Training Unit (West)

Authored by ewandavy

One of the South West’s leading tax experts is adding to the day job with a senior role in the armed forces. As of 01 January 2020 Jean-Paul Quertier, a Lt Col in the Army Reserves and partner at Exeter-based Chartered Accountancy firm Simpkins Edwards, will be taking command of Army Training Unit (West).

Overseeing more than 500 Army Reserve recruits passing through both Wyvern...

Devon-based GripHero wins two national awards in one night

Authored by ewandavy

Hatherleigh-based GripHero Ltd, the developer of the world’s only fuel nozzle-mounted, anti-static hand-protection dispensers, has walked away with not one but two major titles at the prestigious Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration (APEA) 2019 Awards.

Honouring the latest products and most innovative services available on the forecourt and in the petroleum market,...

Seiche Water Technology Group promotes Mark Burnett to Chief Executive Officer

Authored by ewandavy

Okehampton-based and North Devon headquartered Seiche Water Technology Group, one of the world’s leaders in the provision of monitoring and measurement solutions for the marine and utilities industries, has announced that COO Mark Burnett has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. The announcement follows business owner Roy Wyatt’s move to Chairman of the Group, which has an £8 million...

The APC staff in Plymouth honoured for long service

Authored by Mary

The APC, the UK’s largest independent delivery network, has presented four staff from its Plymouth depot with awards for their long service and dedication to the company.

Mark Frearson (Depot Manager), Gareth Price (Driver), Andrew James Pinkerton (Driver) and Richard Flynn (Customer Service) were all celebrated for 10 years of service to the company.

On receipt of his award,...

Price drops and employment laws causing tough times for trucking companies

Authored by Mike Page

For trucking companies working in transportation, fortunes should be looking good: the global economy, while beset by uncertainties over the US-China trade war and Brexit in the EU, is strong in the area of e-commerce, meaning that more people than ever are depending on the transportation of products ordered online, including from overseas. These big developments in online shopping make it a...

Successful charity year for SSG!

Authored by Mary

The team at SSG Training and Consultancy have had a great year of charity work, raising a huge total of £450 for their three charities: Devon Air Ambulance Trust, RNLI and Children’s Hospice South West.

On top of chosen fundraising events, they’ve taken part in a variety of organised events for great causes and sponsored local teams and individuals.

Fundraising events in 2019...

Plymouth engineer achieves professional award

Authored by Mary

Plymouth engineer Jack Walker, who has worked on major flooding and coastal schemes across the South West, has been awarded membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the oldest professional engineering association in the world.

Jack, who went to Ridgeway School (now Plympton Academy) before studying Civil and Coastal Engineering at the University of Plymouth, plays a key...

UKGC Vs. MGA: Who will Win?

Authored by Mike Page

Undeniably, the gambling industry is accelerating at an amazing rate, making it one of the most attractive entertainment activities today. Online gambling is popular among players with too many online casinos and betting sites to choose from. Evidently, the more popular something becomes, the more sophisticated it can be.

As gambling is related to money, managing it should be improved...