South West MEP Giles Chichester will be in Plymouth to meet the Devon and Cornwall Business Council
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Simon Fordham will take charge of the new Hampton by Hilton, Exeter International Airport Hotel and Frankie’s Bar & Grill – a restaurant collaboration between culinary giant Marco Pierre White and champion jockey Frankie Dettori – as work continues prior to their opening in the spring next year.
Exeter accountant Luke Venner has passed his Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency, with a mark of 74.5% placing him third of all students who sat the exam in England and Wales. Luke achievement comes barely a year after qualifying as an ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) member.
Carleen Kelemen has been appointed as the new chair of the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Devon and Cornwall.
Legal professionals in Devon are invitation to enter the Law Society Excellence Awards after the achievements of Exeter-based law firm Stephens Scown, who last year were highly commended in the category of Excellence in Marketing & Business Development. Alexandra Boardman of Hartnell Chanot & Partners, also based in Exeter, was highly commended in the category of Legal Executive of the Year.
Newton Abbot Recruitment agency, SES, is bucking the economic downturn, with continued business growth and a 10-year celebration for director Helen Watson.
Speaking at the annual Blackdown Hills Business Association (BHBA) dinner in Dunkeswell on Thursday night (October 6), Lib Dem MEP for the South West Sir Graham Watson took the opportunity to talk about the current state of European funding streams and how the coalition government and Europe are helping to support small business.