Applegate Blog

Our team share valuable insights wherever they can, as well as updates on our latest news and adventures.

  1. New starters in a pandemic

    New starters in a pandemic

    Applegate has continued to grow and recruit new people during the coronavirus pandemic. We caught up with two colleagues who started working at Applegate during lockdown, and asked them some questions to find out about their experiences.

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  2. Applegate awarded prestigious grant for Artificial Intelligence

    Applegate awarded prestigious grant for Artificial Intelligence

    Applegate has once again won grant funding from Innovate UK for our cutting-edge work in Artificial Intelligence. In the most hotly contested competition the UK’s innovation agency.

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  3. Three tips to help buying essential COVID-19 supplies

    Three tips to help buying essential COVID-19 supplies

    It's been a week since we launched the COVID-19 Supply Hub. Here we look at some top tips to help when buying essential supplies for your organisation.

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  4. Workplace Degree Member Profile - Jamie

    Workplace Degree Member Profile - Jamie

    One of our new recruits, Jamie Rawle, pens his reasons for choosing the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme in Business & Management, and kick-starting his career with us early at an interesting time for business.

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  5. Continued success in 2020

    Continued success in 2020

    This blog gives an insight to the brilliant start we've had this year. Here's the inside scoop on what we’ve been up to in 2020 so far.

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  6. 525,600 minutes

    525,600 minutes

    525,600 minutes. That’s how long a year is. We take a look at Claire Knight's year...

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  7. Joanna's 3rd Birthday

    Joanna's 3rd Birthday

    Now in her fourth year at Applegate, Joanna reflects on her journey so far. From travelling the globe to walking to the kitchen to make a cuppa - it's fair to say it's been a pretty diverse experience!

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  8. Penny for your thoughts, Neil?

    Penny for your thoughts, Neil?

    We offered our new Sales Director a penny for his thoughts having been part of the family for a few months now. He was happy to have a chat and reminisce about the changes in industry over his career.

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  9. Giving the classroom the boot

    Giving the classroom the boot

    Bradlee is our latest addition to the Applegate Workplace Degree Scheme. Read on to understand why he gave the classroom the boot and grabbed our apprenticeship opportunity.

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  10. We’d love to meet you!

    We’d love to meet you!

    Video is taking over social media and Applegate are part of the revolution! Get to know our team and the opportunities Applegate has for you by following and engaging with us today.

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  11. Parliamentary recognition for Applegate’s corporate responsibility

    Parliamentary recognition for Applegate’s corporate responsibility

    The All Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group this week recognised Applegate for its commitment to corporate responsibility, including its pioneering work on degree apprenticeships.

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  12. Churchill is a classicist

    Churchill is a classicist

    No, not Winston. Charlotte Churchill, Classics student at the University of Exeter, has been with us this week on Work Experience. Read on to hear a classicists view of market research and digital marketing. I know, what an eclectic mix.

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  13. 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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  14. Success in Europe

    Success in Europe

    With the battle for the keys to Number 10 getting underway, and a lack of clarity on Brexit, one thing in Europe is certain – two English teams will be crowned footie champions.

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  15. Intelligence in Business – a debrief.

    Intelligence in Business – a debrief.

    This week, Applegate hosted ‘Intelligence in Business’ – an event that aimed to broaden digital mindsets and save businesses time; money and hassle in the purchasing processes. Read on to find out more.

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  16. Don’t become a digital dinosaur.

    Don’t become a digital dinosaur.

    Warning! This week’s blog post poses serious risk of FOMO. Read on to find out more.

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  17. Applegate Academy Nears End

    Applegate Academy Nears End

    This weeks blog explores the benefits of The Applegate Academy – both to the business and to the students

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  18. Intelligence in Business – An Applegate Event

    Intelligence in Business – An Applegate Event

    Applegate are hosting an event on Intelligence in Business – we’d love to see you!

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  19. Applegate – the latest improvements.

    Applegate – the latest improvements.

    This week – we investigate the unique opportunity Applegate presents, with a particular focus on new features and benefits

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  20. #NAW19 – Celebrating Apprenticeships at Applegate

    #NAW19 – Celebrating Apprenticeships at Applegate

    In recognition of the eight fantastic apprentices here at Applegate, we are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week. Read on to find out a little bit about our Workplace Degree Employees.

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  21. No deal? No Problem. We’ll be prepared.

    No deal? No Problem. We’ll be prepared.

    This week’s blog post looks at the top 3 points to understand about a ‘No Deal Brexit’ for businesses.

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  22. Inspiring innovation

    Inspiring innovation

    Applegate CEO Stuart Brocklehurst discusses his experiences of Pitch@Palace, a great innovation by HRH The Duke of York delivering an effective way both to support and encourage entrepreneurs and raise the profile of enterprise and the role it plays in benefiting broader society both in the UK and around the world.

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  23. 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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  24. Hit the road Jack

    Hit the road Jack

    Applegate attended one of the UKs premier industry exhibitions, Southern Manufacturing, to meet clients old and new, get up to speed on latest industry innovations and showcase its eProcurement solution. Jack Richards reviews the show here.

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  25. 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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