Mullacott-based Investacast gets £500m boost

Devon-based manufacturer Investacast is to double production after parent company Expromet invested £500,000 in the company. Investacast has an investment casting foundry and precision machining facility in Ilfracombe as well as a network of casting and metal-forming partners in Asia. The company was bought by Expromet in March 2017. Read …

FabLab Barnstaple is here!

Barnstaple’s NEW FabLab is launched on Thursday 15th Feb… Libraries Unlimited has been awarded £245,000 from Arts Council England to develop a  project called ‘Unlimited Potential’. One strand of the project will be establishing a FabLab PLUS as a second FabLab Devon site in Barnstaple Library. FabLab PLUS will include digital making …

Local IT Firm celebrates 30 years of success

North Devon IT support and software company, Lineal Software Solutions Ltd, has celebrated 30 successful years in business. First founded in 1988, the company, which supports businesses and organisations across the UK and beyond with a range of IT services, are preparing to move to larger offices in central Barnstaple …

Isca Barum, Barnstaple Office is Moving

Isca Barum announce that after 4 years at Taw Vale, they are moving their Barnstaple office.   From December the 4th they will be based in Queens House, Queen Street, Barnstaple, EX32 8HJ. Sarah Page – Key Client Director says ‘Our Taw Vale offices have served us well as an …

TCi celebrates double award winning month

Bideford-based TCi (GB) Ltd has been honoured with the top awards at both the EDF Energy HPC Excellence Awards and the Considerate Constructors Scheme National Company Award. TCi attended the Considerate Constructors Scheme Awards ceremony on 3rd November, having been shortlisted. The furniture supplier and refurbishment specialist walked away with …

EEF: Gender pay reporting pitfalls

Gender Pay Reporting – five pitfalls you should avoid For Managers From EEF To guide you through, we’ve asked our experts to put together a list of  five pitfalls you should avoid   If you haven’t yet got to grips with Gender Pay Gap Regulations, you’ve still got time on …