Applegate Blog

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas from Applegate!

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. New Developments Ahead.

    New Developments Ahead.

    Over the last few years Applegate has invested heavily in new technology, we are now launching further new services. Read this blog post to find out more.

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  10. Applegate Pro Enterprise

    Applegate Pro Enterprise

    Colin Farrow discusses the new Applegate PRO Enterprise eProcurement system and how it can make sourcing for your business needs that little bit easier.

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  11. Applegates Exhibits at the Smart Factory Expo

    Applegates Exhibits at the Smart Factory Expo

    Applegate travels to Liverpool to exhibit at the Smart Factory Expo brought to you by the Manufacturer, expanding their connections and promoting Applegate PRO.

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  12. It's Just Not Cricket

    It's Just Not Cricket

    Applegate CEO, Stuart Brocklehurst, writes on his recent visit to Somerset County Cricket Ground for the annual South West Local Enterprise Partnership Conference.

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  13. 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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  14. Marketplace Intelligence Report

    Marketplace Intelligence Report

    The new Marketplace Intelligence Report can give you feedback on how you are comparing to similar suppliers in your industry.

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  15. Applegate talks to London Schools about Workplace Degree

    Applegate talks to London Schools about Workplace Degree

    Jack Richards talks to London Schools about the Workplace Degree Programmes as an alternative to going to University.

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  16. Applegate's First Rung Housing Scheme

    Applegate's First Rung Housing Scheme

    Applegate is offering to match savings made by Workplace Degree employees up to £10,000 after tax to provide a deposit to buy a home locally in Devon.

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  17. Why are buyers using Applegate PRO?

    Why are buyers using Applegate PRO?

    Colin discusses the free-to-use eProcurement system, Applegate PRO, enabling buyers to find suppliers and source the products and services they require quickly and efficiently.

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  18. Claire - From Farming to Finance

    Claire - From Farming to Finance

    Claire explains her reasoning for choosing the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme and how Finance has set her up for a bright future.

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  19. The Many Hats of Jon Loates

    The Many Hats of Jon Loates

    Jon discusses his change in departments and the responsibilities he has undertaken from first to second year of the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme.

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  20. Joanna's Great Start To The 2nd Year

    Joanna's Great Start To The 2nd Year

    Joanna discuses how her success and experience in the first year of the Workplace Degree Programme, helps her to get off to a great 2nd year start.

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  21. Workplace Degree Member Profile - James

    Workplace Degree Member Profile - James

    James Parker discusses how his desire to work in ICT, led him to choosing the Applegate Marketplace Degree Programme in Business & Management and how this can enhance his further knowledge and skill set.

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  22. Workplace Degree Member Profile - Jack

    Workplace Degree Member Profile - Jack

    Jack Richards discusses his transition in moving from London to North Devon to start the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme in Business & Management and his future career aspirations.

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  23. Workplace Degree Member Profile - Phoebe

    Workplace Degree Member Profile - Phoebe

    Phoebe Ward discusses her reasons for choosing the Applegate Workplace Degree Programme in Business & Management, her previous education and her future aspirations.

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  24. 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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  25. 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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