Applegate News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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