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Why do financial companies sponsor sports?

It is a regular practice for financial organizations’ sponsorship of sports. These companies have generally had to collaborate with the biggest sporting organization in the world, which is part of a trillion-dollar business. This regular relationship between financial institutions and the...

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The EyeControl communication solution gives a voice to Locked-in and ventilated patients; this medical technology company is the latest tenant to locate to Plymouth Science Park

Authored by PlymouthSciencePark

EyeControl, an Israeli medical technology startup, was founded in 2016, by three entrepreneurs, each with a personal connection to Locked-in individuals. After opening a UK subsidiary in 2019, the team behind this ground-breaking communication solution is setting up their first UK office at Plymouth Science Park.

The EyeControl is the first wearable, screenless, assistive communication...

What You Should Consider When Setting up Your Own Trucking Business

Authored by Mike Page

If you are planning on setting up your own trucking business there are a lot of things you will need to take into consideration. From where you will run your business to what services you will provide and how you will stand out from your competitors. Today, we are going to discuss in some detail a few of the things you will need to know before setting up your trucking business which you could...

Dairy Farmers across the South West set for major boost from new trade deals

Authored by Mary

Farmers across the South West are set to benefit from future Free Trade Agreements with the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, which will open up new opportunities to sell local produce overseas.

The International Trade Minister, Ranil Jayawardena visited a number of farms across the South West today including Quicke’s Farm and The Black Farmer, to see first-hand the agricultural...

Appledore shipbuilders backing Sandymere Blues FC

Authored by Mary

GMB’s Appledore shipyard branch are backing Sandymere Blues FC for the new season by sponsoring their new kit.

The club was created in the 2019/20 season, with the aim of helping players to make the transition from youth football to adult level football in North Devon, with all players are under 18 years of age.

Last season the club were struggling to find a sponsor, with...

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Michael Caines Collection appoints group executive chef Liam Finnegan

Authored by Mary

Acclaimed chef restaurateur and hotel owner, Michael Caines has announced the appointment of Liam Finnegan as Group Executive Chef of the Michael Caines Collection as of 8th September 2020. The news follows Michael’s recent acquisition of former Rick Stein Restaurant in Porthleven, Cornwall.

With a working relationship spanning 14 years, Liam’s appointment is a natural fit for...

7 Ways to Update Your Office

Authored by Mike Page

Your surroundings have an impact on how you feel, and having a good workspace is important for comfort and to encourage productivity. Working in an office that’s dull, dreary, and that feels oppressive isn’t good your staff or for business. In recent years, office design has developed towards creating a more vibrant and creative space for people to work in, as well as trying to make their...

Award-winning business defies coronavirus and is set to open first shop in Teignmouth

Authored by News Desk

With the sun shining and tourists out in full force, the team at The Drifting Bear Co , an award-winning, local creative business, will open their first bricks and mortar shop, ROAM, in Teignmouth on Monday 24th August.

While the doors to the Northumberland Place shop were set to open on Easter weekend, COVID-19 had other ideas. Not ready to give up on their dreams, the company...

BMT receives top award for being a 'Forces Friendly' employer

Authored by PlymouthSciencePark

BMT DEFENCE AND SECURITY UK HAS RECEIVED THE UK MINISTRY OF DEFENCE’S (MOD) 2020 EMPLOYER RECOGNITION SCHEME GOLD AWARD FOR ITS WORK SUPPORTING RESERVISTS AND THE ARMED FORCES.

The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) honours employers with Gold, Silver and Bronze awards for their level of support to the Armed Forces and for aligning their values with the Armed Forces Covenant...

Redrow sponsors Starcross Dons Football Club with new kit

Authored by Purplefish

National housebuilder Redrow has sponsored new kit for the Starcross Dons Under 10’s football team in the seaside town of Starcross which is based near to its The Copse development in Dawlish, Devon.

The FA chartered standard club has a youth section which caters for 50 children and currently includes team for Under 7, 8 and 10’s as well as a mini kickers section (Dinky Dons) for three...

Plymouth expert: Everyone’s passwords are for sale on the dark web

Authored by News Desk

Virtually everyone living in Plymouth has had their passwords stolen – and they’re all up for sale on the dark web.

And now local businesses need to take greater steps to protect themselves, and stop hackers from breaking into their systems.

“This is such a huge problem, literally affecting everyone. Yet, so few people are aware of it,” said data security expert Martin...