Applegate Blog

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. #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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Rethinking higher education

    Rethinking higher education

    CEO Stuart Brocklehurst, Companion of the Chartered Institute for Management, and 4 of our Degree Apprentices, also on their way to Chartered Status; visited Parliament this week. Find out how the words of a Devon based SME made their way to a Parliamentary Reception, then into the House of Lords on a historic day for the nation.

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  20. 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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  21. Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!

    Applegate would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year.

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  22. Oh deer, oh deer

    Oh deer, oh deer

    In the run up to Christmas, we have done a bit of research, and we wanted you to know about it….

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  23. CNC at the NEC

    CNC at the NEC

    This week, Applegate visited Advanced Engineering and as always; it didn’t disappoint. Read on to hear about our experiences meeting new suppliers, as well as catching up with old friends of ours.

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  24. End of an era

    End of an era

    After 20 years and certainly the end of an era, we will be moving to a new office from 29th October 2018

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  25. It’s all going swimmingly

    It’s all going swimmingly

    Phoebe who is currently in her second year of the Degree Programme discusses how her responsibilities have changed, how shes progressed and why it wasn't a decision to regret.

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