Networking Wingman

If you are new to Networking, then having a wingman can certainly help. Caution, they are there to support you gain visibility in the community, since you already know them don’t waste the valuable opportunity to talk to new people and see if you can help them. Ask for introductions to people you would like to […]

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Newton Chamber of Commerce and NAST working together to keep our Town Centre Safe

Newton Abbot Security Trust (NAST) operates the town CCTV system, a network of 35 cameras which cover the town centre areas, and a Radio link system which has 50 Radio members. The CCTV system has a central control room which is actively monitored 6 days a week, and records activity 24/7. This system helps keep […]

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A Word from the Chair

What does the Chamber do? Since joining the Chamber, initially volunteering for the committee and now privileged to have completed my first years as the Chamber Chairman, this has been the question that I have been asked most often by our business community, and one that we have been endeavouring to answer with our actions […]

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When is a consultation not a consultation?

So here we are looking to develop meaningful conversation with your local authority regarding the latest plans and developments for our region. Looking to be involved, to help, to contribute. We are looking to help promote the town and surrounding villages, looking to support businesses who are the lifeblood of our community, and yet, when […]

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Autumn Statement – What Will Change for Your Business?

What does the budget mean for us?

Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday issued his first Autumn Statement to Parliament, in which he set out the government’s fiscal policy objectives, including a £23 billion investment in infrastructure over the next five years to combat a lack of unaffordable housing, the UK’s low productivity and revised-down growth forecasts. Flagship policies such as this are likely to have an indirect […]

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