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  1. Joining Applegate has never been so easy!

    Joining Applegate has never been so easy!

    Jack Richards our eCommerce Coordinator explains how the Applegate Shopping Cart allows you to get online and become an Applegate Supplier at the click of a button.

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  2. How is the economy really doing?

    How is the economy really doing?

    During a period of economic interest that is sweeping the nation, with Brexit featuring all over the news sphere; our CEO Stuart Brocklehurst explained his experiences this week with Macroeconomic discussions, held by the Bank of England’s agents. At the forefront of business and economic activities, Stuart Brocklehurst then had the opportunity to showcase the microeconomic climate and success of business in North Devon.

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  3. Is Applegate for you?

    Is Applegate for you?

    This week’s blog post looks at the experiences of Applegate suppliers, we’ve been pleased to hear of some fantastic stories, putting the millions of pounds of business to come via Applegate PRO this year, into real terms. Read on to learn more.

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  4. If it’s not broken, why fix it?

    If it’s not broken, why fix it?

    Jack Richards discusses the benefits of sourcing the products and services your business needs by using our free eProcurement tool, Applegate PRO.

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  5. Meet the Marketing Team

    Meet the Marketing Team

    This week we give you an insight in to who the Marketing team are, what they like and how much useless knowledge they have.

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  6. The Applegate Academy Experience

    The Applegate Academy Experience

    The Applegate Academy provides 12 weeks work experience to six Petroc Business students. In this time, they experience how the business works, and offers students the opportunity to rotate around departments within the business. Three of these Academy students describe their experience, and what they have learnt.

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  7. Machine Learning and a little bit of AI

    Machine Learning and a little bit of AI

    Machine Learning Professor, Richard Everson at the University of Exeter, visited Petroc to deliver a talk to Applegate Workplace Degree Students and Academy Students on Machine Learning and a little bit of AI.

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  8. New group launches to promote tech businesses in Northern Devon

    New group launches to promote tech businesses in Northern Devon

    Leading Internet pioneer and non-executive director of Barnstaple-based firm Applegate Professor Jim Norton spoke on the increasing threat of cyber crime and the steps necessary to address it at the Digital Northern Devon event.

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  9. Applegate Workplace Degree Programme

    Applegate Workplace Degree Programme

    As the summer term approaches for students, you may want to be thinking about the career path you want to take come September, we are delighted to offer the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme to study Business Management starting in September 2018.

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  10. Happy Easter

    Happy Easter

    As we approach the long Easter Weekend, we’re offering our free service to ensure you can enjoy the break knowing all the important items are crossed off your to-do list.

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  11. Independents Day

    Independents Day

    Last week, Applegate held one of our regular Board meetings. In addition to our executive directors and management team, we were joined by our independent directors: Lawrence Churchill our chair, and Professor Jim Norton.

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  12. Grace's Guide

    Grace's Guide

    This week’s blog post is designated to discuss one of the Charities Applegate Supports; Grace’s Guide. Grace’s Guide is the leading source of information on Britain’s industrial past.

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  13. Celebrating the work of our Apprentices on National Apprenticeship Week

    Celebrating the work of our Apprentices on National Apprenticeship Week

    National Apprenticeship Week has given us the opportunity to celebrate the success of our 6 Workplace Degree Students. Helping to raise awareness of an Apprenticeship career pathway.

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  14. Petroc Speed Networking Event

    Petroc Speed Networking Event

    Jack Richards talks to Petroc Business students about the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme, an alternative higher education option to University.

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  15. Digital Northern Devon promoting the Digital Community

    Digital Northern Devon promoting the Digital Community

    Applegate Marketplace is pleased to be supporting a new programme in Northern Devon that is looking to promote and nurture the digital community.

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  16. Applegate in the Press

    Applegate in the Press

    Applegate Marketplace have featured in the Press this week. Take a look at the full stories.

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  17. Pitch in a Pound

    Pitch in a Pound

    This year we are sponsoring the North Devon Hospice's campaign Pitch in a Pound to ensure all money donated goes straight to the Hospice!

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  18. The Young Apprentice Ambassador Network

    The Young Apprentice Ambassador Network

    Our Young Apprentice Ambassador Jack Richards has taken on the fantastic role of raising awareness of the different options available to young people when completing sixth form, college or school.

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  19. Joining Applegate has never been so easy!

    Joining Applegate has never been so easy!

    Jack Richards our eCommerce Coordinator explains how the Applegate Shopping Cart allows you to get online and become an Applegate Supplier at the click of a button.

    Read more

  20. Applegate Academy

    Applegate Academy

    The Applegate Academy is a programme where we take Business students from Petroc and give them their first experience of working within a business environment.

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  21. The import of exports

    The import of exports

    Stuart Brocklehurst discusses the future of exporting and how Applegate PRO can assist UK Manufacturers in receiving export opportunities.

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  22. Be Prepared

    Be Prepared

    Steve Paine provides his insights into why looking for new suppliers in 2018 could transform your procurement process for the better.

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  23. Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas from Applegate!

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  24. Christmas Fundraising at Applegate

    Christmas Fundraising at Applegate

    At Applegate we hold an annual raffle as one last boost for our year-round fundraising efforts. We even finished this post with a poem!

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  25. Vice Chancellor of Plymouth University visits Applegate

    Vice Chancellor of Plymouth University visits Applegate

    Vice Chancellor of Plymouth University Judith Petts visited Applegate, to discuss the Workplace Degree Programme and how students are progressing.

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