Brixham Market – the plaice to be!

Barry Young is managing director at Brixham Trawler Agents which operates one of the largest fish markets in the UK. Here he talks to the Herald Express about his background and the fishing industry in general. What is your background? I left school at 16 and went to sea. I was a decky learner with Michael Sharpe who was the…

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Speed networking is back!

Speed Networking aims to provide fresh contacts to members of Devons’s business community through networking, business sharing and socialising. You will have the opportunity to meet other like-minded business people in a friendly and casual atmosphere. This can then be built on at subsequent events and meetings to bring together prosperous business relationships and working partnerships. Make more new business…

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“It’s about time!” on airport decision

Commenting on the government’s decision to approve the construction of a new runway at Heathrow Airport, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Put simply, it’s about time! Successive governments have prevaricated for far too long in the face of a blindingly obvious need for more runway capacity. Businesses will now want assurances that the…

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Small Biz Saturday 2016

Small Business Saturday is a grass-roots, non-political, non-commercial campaign that encourages people to support small businesses in their communities, both on the Saturday (this year December 3rd) itself and beyond. The campaign also aims to support, inspire and promote small business all year round. The initiative started in 2010 in the US, and has generated a lot of custom for…

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England’s Seafood Coast Launch

Amongst stiff competition, the English Riviera Tourism Company (ERTC) has secured funding for an exciting new project from the Government’s three year £40million Discover England Fund. Following a rigorous application process, England’s Seafood Coast is one of a number of successful projects to benefit from the Discover England Fund, which aims to: grow tourism in the regions of England; increase…

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Mixed picture emerges post-referendum

Devon Chamber of Commerce has commented on the results of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Quarterly Economic Survey – Britain’s largest and most authoritative private sector business survey, based on more than 7,000 responses from firms in Q3 2016 issued today. Which shows a mixed picture, with an improved short-term performance in the manufacturing sector set against a further…

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Brixham Means Business – 26 Oct 2016

Brixham Means Business is a very special, and informal network group where people can chat and discuss business over breakfast and go away with some real and positive business connections. This month Jacqui Shaw and Pauline Neal from Coralline Health, are the main presenters with an informative and fun talk on Myth Busting Private Health Insurance. Jo- Jo Ramsden is the…

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‘Data Science’ Marketing knowledge worker / researcher

On a call-off basis paid by the hour, Datawise Intelligence need someone (local toDartmouth/Torbay area) who has a keen mind for market research and the curation of information. For any Industry sector, to think outside the box and If we work for Food and Drink producers for example, dig into Devon Associations and find out who are the main UK…

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Business Rates Revaluations

Thousands of businesses in England and Wales are set to see dramatic changes to the amount they pay in business rates, after the government has published the new “rateable values” of their properties. Soaring property values in parts of London and the South East over the past few years mean that business rates there will be much higher. In areas…

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Christmas Party 2016

We have asked for some places at the Berry Head Hotel Christmas Party night on Saturday 3rd December, 2016 to be held open for us. Every year the hotel puts on a lovely meal with dancing and entertainment afterwards and it would be nice for chamber members, and their invited guests, to be able to take advantage of this. The…

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