Applegate Blog

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas from Applegate!

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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