Applegate News

  1. Applegate Director receives OBE

    Applegate Director receives OBE

    Applegate Non-Executive Director, Prof Jim Norton, has been awarded an OBE for services to engineering and the digital economy in The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2019.

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  2. Applegate in the Financial Times

    Applegate in the Financial Times

    Applegate’s degree apprenticeship scheme has featured in the pages of the Financial Times  following interviews with Chief Executive Stuart Brocklehurst and degree apprentice Jack Richards.

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  3. Applegate listed as Top 30 Tech firm by Western Morning News

    Applegate listed as Top 30 Tech firm by Western Morning News

    Applegate has been listed as a Top 30 Tech firm by the South-West’s leading newspaper, the Western Morning News.

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  4. Applegate Apprentices visit Parliament

    Applegate Apprentices visit Parliament

    A group of Applegate apprentices took parliament by storm on the day of the Brexit vote, speaking to MPs, journalists and invited guests about the impact studying for a degree apprenticeship is making to their lives.

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  5. Vice Chancellor of Plymouth University visits Applegate

    Vice Chancellor of Plymouth University visits Applegate

    Vice Chancellor of Plymouth University visits Applegate Workplace Degree Members to discuss the programme and its integration with the University.

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  6. Applegate awarded prestigious Innovate UK grant to support development of Artificial Intelligence

    Applegate awarded prestigious Innovate UK grant to support development of Artificial Intelligence

    Applegate has been awarded a prestigious grant from Innovate UK to support its development of Artificial Intelligence

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  7. HRH Prince Charles Meets Applegate Representatives on recent visit to Devon

    HRH Prince Charles Meets Applegate Representatives on recent visit to Devon

    HRH The Prince of Wales meets Applegate Marketplace CEO Stuart Brocklehurst and workplace degree student, Jo Nancekivell during a recent visit to Devon.

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  8. Applegate CEO joins Board of Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

    Applegate CEO joins Board of Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

    Applegate’s Chief Executive, Stuart Brocklehurst, has been appointed to the Board of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The LEP brings together nineteen local authorities, three clinical commissioning groups, two national parks, ten colleges, two universities and the private sector to work collaboratively to promote growth and prosperity in the region.

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  9. New scheme to help degree apprentices  buy their first home

    New scheme to help degree apprentices buy their first home

    Under the ‘First Rung’ scheme, Applegate’s degree apprentices will be encouraged to put aside part of the pay rises they receive into a saving scheme of their choosing. On successful completion of the programme, each will have their savings matched if they choose to use them to get on the housing ladder – providing up to £20,000 each as a total deposit.

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  10. Applegate Marketplace launches new site following £2 million investment in new technology

    Applegate Marketplace launches new site following £2 million investment in new technology

    Internet-based business platform Applegate has launched a new website in the culmination of £2 million of investment in new technology. The new site provides a vastly improved search facility for businesses seeking out goods or services from Applegate’s huge database of millions of products. It’s backed by new processing power, internal systems and hardware – every bit of technology at Applegate has now been replaced within the last year.

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  11. Applegate Marketplace launch Degree Apprenticeship in partnership with Plymouth University and Petroc

    Applegate Marketplace launch Degree Apprenticeship in partnership with Plymouth University and Petroc

    Following the success of the Applegate Academy, a traineeship scheme launched in collaboration with Petroc in October last year, three students from North Devon have started Degree Apprenticeships in Business and Management in partnership with Plymouth University.

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  12. Petroc and Applegate Marketplace to offer new degree-level apprenticeships in partnership with Plymouth University

    Petroc and Applegate Marketplace to offer new degree-level apprenticeships in partnership with Plymouth University

    Following the success of the Applegate Academy, a traineeship scheme launched in collaboration with Petroc in October last year, plans are now being put in place to join up with a Degree Apprenticeship in Business and Management delivered in partnership with Plymouth University.

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  13. Applegate Marketplace open Plymouth office creating 26 new jobs thanks to £240,000 Regional Growth Grant

    Applegate Marketplace open Plymouth office creating 26 new jobs thanks to £240,000 Regional Growth Grant

    Leading online marketplace,Applegate, has been awarded a major grant from the North Devon+ Unlocking Business Investment fund, which has created twenty-six new jobs at the firm.

    Businesses across Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset have had the opportunity to apply for grants, with the £5 million programme being delivered as a partnership between North Devon+ and Plymouth University, supported by the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership.

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  14. New eProcurement tool, Applegate PRO, generates over £8 million of business in Q1 of 2016

    New eProcurement tool, Applegate PRO, generates over £8 million of business in Q1 of 2016

    The online buying tool, launched in March, streamlines the request for quotation (RFQ) and purchase order processes that can take businesses hours or even days, into a quick and easy function, taking minutes. Each RFQ raised in Q1 had an average value of £19,272,69, equating to over £8 million.

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