Exmouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce Blog

New Chair for Exmouth Chamber of Commerce

Posted by JT on 29/09/2020 | Posted in: Featured, News, News & Stuff, Uncategorized

Exmouth Chamber of Commerce has a new chair after its current leader, who had held the role for nine years, stepped down. Ian MacQueen, who will be moving to Tavistock for family reasons, said it is also ‘high time to pass the baton’ to new chairman Laura Woodward-Drake. During his time as chairman, Mr MacQueen […]

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Exmouth Chamber Business Booster

Posted by JT on 25/08/2020 | Posted in: Featured, News, News & Stuff

NEW to Exmouth Chamber, in association with Boost – Virtual Assistance: our social media Business Booster feature- shining a light on & uplifting local business people.☀️ As part of our #lovelocal initiative, we are meeting up with our members to find out how they’re doing and give them a boost via online promo. The aim is to increase […]

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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

Posted by JT on 11/07/2020 | Posted in: Featured, News, News & Stuff

On 25 June 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 received royal assent. It came into force on 26 June 2020. The measures introduced by the Act will relieve the burden on businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and allow them to focus all their efforts on continuing to operate. This guidance outlines how […]

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Exmouth Chamber of Commerce Business Rail Users Survey

Posted by JT on 21/05/2020 | Posted in: Featured, News, News & Stuff, Uncategorized

  Great Western Railways have been operating a temporary timetable for key workers and essential travel. They added some additional services on Monday 18th May and we are now operating at just over 65% of normal services. Social distancing however means they can only carry a fraction of our usual customer numbers. They are asking […]

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Exmouth Chamber of Commerce Chairman interview with Exmouth Air : May 2020

Posted by JT on 13/05/2020 | Posted in: Featured, News, News & Stuff

Exmouth Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Ian MacQueen, has recently been interviewed by Exmouth Air’s Howard Witts.  In the interview he gives his views on the effects of the Coronavirus crisis on local businesses and his prognosis for the immediate and long term future. Listen to the interview in full here

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Latest Business Advice from East Devon District Council

Posted by JT on 24/04/2020 | Posted in: Featured, News, News & Stuff

East Devon District Council continues to provide much needed grants to local businesses.  So far, £32.6m has been paid to 2747 eligible businesses. We are currently making contact with the 1200 businesses that have not yet claimed their grant. Some businesses may decide not to claim but we still need to know this so we […]

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USEFUL BUSINESS ADVICE FROM THOMPSON JENNER LLP

Posted by JT on 23/03/2020 | Posted in: Featured, News, News & Stuff

USEFUL ADVICE TO BUSINESSES FROM CHAMBER MEMBER, THOMPSON JENNER LLP We are very grateful to Chamber Member, Thompson Jenner LLP, who are offering up to date, pertinent information to businesses on their website. To access this information, please click here.  To receive their regular updates by email, please scroll to the bottom of that page […]

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Exmouth Chamber COVID-19 Business Support Webinar

Posted by JT on 22/03/2020 | Posted in: Uncategorized

Join the Exmouth Chamber Exec and local MP Simon Jupp, for their live and interactive business support webinar on   Tuesday 24th March at 11am    to discuss how covid-19 is affecting your business, share advice on HR/finance/adapting and help them understand what support you need so they can help mobilise where possible.    Sign […]

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Corona Virus Support

Posted by JT on 18/03/2020 | Posted in: Uncategorized

From Simon Jupp MP   Member of Parliament for East Devon   CORONAVIRUS   For the latest official guidance from the NHS and UK Government, please click here: https://www.simonjupp.org.uk/coronavirus-guidance   For the latest list of community support on offer in East Devon, please click here: https://www.simonjupp.org.uk/coronavirus-help-east-devon   There will be a £10,000 cash grant to […]

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Statement from Exmouth Chamber of Commerce

Posted by JT on 18/03/2020 | Posted in: Uncategorized

EXMOUTH CHAMBER BUSINESS AWARDS AND OTHER EVENTS It is with great disappointment that we have decided to cancel the Exmouth Business Awards for this year, due to the uncertain times that lie ahead for the UK and businesses. We have also cancelled our regular Tuesday Chamber Business Breakfasts and ‘Third Thursday Drinks’ Events until further […]

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