Exeter News

Westcountry Payroll unveils its new name and brand identity

Exeter based firm Westcountry Payroll is excited to announce that it will now be operating under the new trading name Astria Precision Payroll Limited. The refreshed Astria brand aligns with its objective of delivering comprehensive, reliable, and efficient payroll management services to its clients. Westcountry Payroll was established in 1996. The business has since grown and evolved, and now manages payroll for over 300 businesses across the UK. The name Astria, meaning goddess of precision, represents the company’s high level of accuracy as well as its wider reach.  Outsourcing the key administrative function of payroll management allows clients to focus on managing and developing their businesses. Astria’s employees are innovative and dedicated individuals and the company wanted to showcase this with vibrant colours and a fresh new look. Director Shane Cann comments, “We listened to our team and clients and wanted a name and image which reflects Astria’s innovative and modern approach to payroll management. “The new image and website put a greater emphasis on our vibrant and tailored approach to client care. It reflects our clients’ perception of who we are and the dedicated service we offer.” The Exeter Daily | News…


RGB appoints new MD

RGB Building Supplies has appointed Jenny Naylor as Managing Director. She is replacing Andy Gamble, who is retiring at the end of 2022, and will oversee RGB’s continued growth across…


10 things you need to consider when walking your dog in the snow, according to an expert.

If your area is currently covered in snow (most Brits are sharing snaps of their icy streets on Instagram!) and you’re a dog owner, then there are things you need to do to keep your pooch safe on walks this winter. Whilst you wrap up warm, the needs of man’s best friend shouldn’t be underestimated! Anna Bain, a dog wellbeing expert from ProDog Raw, is now sharing her expertise, outlining the things you should and shouldn’t be doing when walking your dog in the snow. Make sure it’s not too cold to be walking your dog
‘Whilst winter months are notoriously cold, it’s important to remember that they can be too cold for certain dogs. Of course, this depends on the breed of your dog; small breeds, those with less body fat and some single coated breeds should be limited to shorter walks (less than 20 minutes) in freezing temperatures. Meanwhile, dogs should never be left outside if the temperature significantly drops. Every dog is different, make sure you research the breed in relation to colder weather, and always pay close attention to your own dog’s reactions and limitations.’ Think about when you’re walking them
‘When it’s…