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Love Business East Midlands

Love Business is free and its aim is to help you achieve your business goal - whether that's increased profits, work life balance or something else.

It started with a business event in the East Midlands and has grown to a movement which engages people who Love Business and pulls together all the organisations who can help businesses of any size.

Networking & Events

1 January 1970
12 December 2019

NCG-UK NCG Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:15am - 9:00am
Where:
12 December 2019

Network Watermead Network Watermead

Time: 7:30am - 9:30am
Where: Thurmaston
13 December 2019

#FSBConnect Northampton #FSBConnect Northampton

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Northampton
13 December 2019
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11th December 2019

The business benefits of hybrid motoring

What is the difference between electric cars and hybrid technology? Can you really use a hybrid car on a daily basis? And is it cost effective, as a business to switch to a hybrid? One of the region’s leading hybrid motoring experts has the answers.
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10th December 2019

New Appointment to Russell Scanlan in Nottingham

Leading independent insurance broker Russell Scanlan, has welcomed a new recruit to its growing team in Nottingham.
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10th December 2019

Seven Life Science companies celebrate success at the Medilink East Midlands Business Awards

Seven life science companies from across the East Midlands were delighted to be selected as winners at last night’s Medilink East Midlands Business Awards, which saw almost 200 businesspeople from life science companies across the East Midlands and beyond
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10th December 2019

Mulholland Group - The new name pf speed and precision

Graham Mulholland, one of Derby’s most innovative entrepreneurs, has gone back to the future to launch a new company.
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10th December 2019

Marketplace lender appoints new Relationship Director in the Midlands

Assetz Capital has appointed Paul King as Relationship Director as it looks to support more business owners and housebuilders across the Midlands.
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10th December 2019

Food distribution returns to former Co-op site

The five-acre Boulder Business Park is distributing food once again with the arrival of Polish food company, Spiżarnia
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10th December 2019

Nottinghamshire law firm celebrates acquisition and bolstering staff by 25 per cent

A leading chain of solicitors in Nottinghamshire is celebrating a fruitful end of the year after acquiring another law firm, combining more than 350 years of legal history.
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10th December 2019

Rilmac Santa rides again for the LEAP Charity

The Rilmac Santa is back and once again raising funds for the LEAP Charity at Christmas. 
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10th December 2019

Leicestershire gift shop has raised an impressive £2778.65 for Hope Against Cancer

Narborough Hall used its recent Christmas room launch event to raise money for the organisation, which it has chosen as its Charity of the Year, by selling raffle tickets and donating a share of the profits directly to the charity.
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10th December 2019

Heathcotes appoints Group Managing Director

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has appointed Brendan Kelly as Group Managing Director providing strategic leadership nationwide.
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10th December 2019

Derbys business supports charity that provided lifesaving surgery to MD's granddaughter

Derbyshire-based Permaroof has pledged to raise funds for Heart Link throughout 2020 after the children’s charity provided lifesaving heart surgery to managing director Adrian Buttress’ granddaughter just days after she was born.
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10th December 2019

How to make your business stand out in the media

How do you make your business stand out in the media? And what are media outlets looking for in terms of a story? In this episode, one of the region’s leading PR & communications experts shares his top tips for getting noticed by the press.
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9th December 2019

Celebrations as Nelsons is shortlisted in the Legal 500 Awards

Leading East Midlands law firm Nelsons has been shortlisted in two categories at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2020 – which recognises elite legal practitioners and firms based on comprehensive research.
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9th December 2019

Gregg Wallace visits Notts-based Addo Food Group for BBC documentary

Market-leading producer of chilled savoury products Addo Food Group will be appearing on BBC Two’s Inside The Factory this week (Thursday 12 December).
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9th December 2019

Wendy Sycamore appointed new public affairs lead in the Midlands

Wendy Sycamore, who managed key strategic projects for BT Group, has been appointed as the company’s new public affairs lead for the Midlands.
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9th December 2019

Lincolnshire couple raise £1.5k to support St Barnabas Hospice

LOCAL couple, Katherine and Lee Durrant, have put their best foot forward in a 200-mile trek, raising £1,500 for St Barnabas Hospice Trust.
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9th December 2019

A taste of future talent at Young Chef competitions

A group of youngsters from Mansfield brought their talent and taste to the kitchens at West Nottinghamshire College last week for the annual Mansfield Rotary Club’s Young Chef competition.
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9th December 2019

International expansion for KAM Project Consultants as it announces German office

UK-based KAM Project Consultants has expanded into Europe with the opening of its first international office, KAM Project Consultants GmbH, in Germany.
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9th December 2019

Waterside Centre aiming to wrap up 2019 charity fundraising in style

The centre is once again joining forces with St Barnabas Hospice and Allen Signs to install its Christmas Wrapping Station on the High Street level and raise money for the hospice.
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9th December 2019

Deal is done for Derbyshire Constabulary to go ahead with new station

Building of a new multi-million-pound police station in Derby will go ahead after a deal with the landowner was agreed.
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9th December 2019

Events which inspire your audience

What are the benefits of holding meetings away from the office? And how do you select the right venue for your meeting or conference? Here, one of the region’s leading events professionals shares their top tips to make sure your event goes off with a bang
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8th December 2019

Star Baker Wendy Clocks Up 20 Years Long Service

When Wendy Smith began her first job at Frank Key Group in Daybrook, Nottingham, Tony Blair was Prime Minister, the turn of the Millennium was just around the corner and Britney Spear’s ‘Baby One More Time’ was the year’s best selling single.
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8th December 2019

National law firm Clarke Willmott sponsors Brain Tumour Support Worker

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has teamed up with the charity Brain Tumour Support to sponsor a peripatetic support worker for the next 12 months.
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8th December 2019

Students quiz Ashfield and Mansfield parliamentary hopefuls

With the General Election just days away, students at West Nottinghamshire College had the chance to quiz parliamentary candidates for Ashfield and Mansfield
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8th December 2019

£10,000 capital investment for Russells

At a time of continued growth, Burton-based roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles has invested £10,000 in upgrading its equipment and technology.
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8th December 2019

Banner Jones Wealth Management LLP welcomes new financial planner

Derbyshire and South Yorkshire based Wealth Management firm, Banner Jones Wealth Management, has expanded their team with the appointment of Financial Planner, Simon Dickinson DipPFS.
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8th December 2019

SME support launched to STEM sector at Made in Chesterfield

The University of Derby has revealed a refreshed package of SME support to ‘strength the capability of businesses in Chesterfield and the surrounding region, with access to research and expertise that can help foster innovation.’
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8th December 2019

Roythornes advises on sale of anerobic degestion plant to Macquarie

Roythornes Solicitors has advised the co-founders of leading biogas producer BioCow in a major deal that saw Macquarie Capital Principal Finance (Macquarie) acquire a majority stake in the company.
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8th December 2019

How to build an effective brand

What is a brand and how do you build one? How do you create a message and an identity which resonates deeply with your customers and inspires them to do business with you?
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7th December 2019

Derby’s Penguin PR agency steps up to the hotplate as its staff lay on lunch for the community

Staff at a leading Derby PR agency, who are used to cooking up a media storm, swapped their pens for pinnies when they volunteered to cook for more than 70 people at a city charity’s community lunch.
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7th December 2019

Three high-profile signings to Enthusiasm Trust board

Three senior East Midlands business figures have joined the board of  Enthusiasm Trust.
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7th December 2019

South Derbyshire engineering firm celebrates 20 years and new senior appointment

A South Derbyshire based civil and structural engineering consultancy has cemented twenty years in the industry with a high-profile appointment.
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7th December 2019

On-the-go travel accessory company secures funding boost

Derby-based travel accessory manufacturer launches thanks to a cash injection from Enterprise Loans East Midlands.
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7th December 2019

London Stock Exchange Opened by Local Businessman

A Loughborough businessman has officially opened the trading market at the London Stock Exchange.
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7th December 2019

Business leaders express concern over delay to new council structure

Business leaders in Wellingborough have expressed their concerns that plans to overhaul the structure of Northamptonshire’s local authorities have been delayed due to the General Election.
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7th December 2019

Branston boosts senior team with planning director promotion

National potato supplier Branston has strengthened its senior management team, having promoted its head of finance and planning into the new role of planning director.
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7th December 2019

The essentials of business networking

Is business networking necessary, or is it all stale coffee and early starts? Does it add value and what do businesses need to do to make the most of it?
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6th December 2019

Bricklaying apprentice scoops major accolade with Leicestershire homebuilder

A bricklaying trainee in Leicestershire has claimed the title of Apprentice of the Year following his work at David Wilson Homes’ Wigston Meadows development.
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6th December 2019

The Search Begins for the Microlise Driver of The Year 2020

The hunt is on for the UK’s best truck driver.
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6th December 2019

Senior appointments underpin growth at Swadlincote engineering firm

Swadlincote-based engineering firm Musk Process Services has strengthened its team with two senior appointments, as it sets its sights on continued expansion.
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6th December 2019

Solmar Villas repeat best ever British Travel Awards haul

A Midlands provider of hand-picked villas has proved it is the best in its field by securing five major titles at the British Travel Awards.
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6th December 2019

LACE Housing Celebrates Dedicated Staff and Volunteers

As another year draws to a close, Lincolnshire specialist housing provider LACE Housing recognised the hard work of its staff and volunteers at its 20th annual celebration evening.
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6th December 2019

The Nottingham Belfry rebrands as a Delta Hotel by Marriott

It’s been announced today that The Nottingham Belfry Hotel, owned by real estate investment company Aprirose, has rebranded to Delta Hotels by Marriott.
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6th December 2019

Gillotts gets set to spread some Christmas cheer as it pledges to support local charities

Five local charities which help some of the most vulnerable people in the community have received some early Christmas cheer after a Nottinghamshire funeral firm agreed to give them the proceeds from its annual festive fundraiser.
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6th December 2019

Small firms call for shopper support on eve of Small Business Saturday as turnover tops £2 trillion

With tomorrow marking the seventh celebration of Small Business Saturday UK, FSB is urging all shoppers to get out and spend with independent firms.
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6th December 2019

Young Darnell wins match-day VIP prize for highlighting importance of Breakfast Club

Darnell Jefford from Firs Primary School won a VIP day out at Rams match with Queen's Park Rangers after highlighting the importance of Derby schools' Breakfast Club.
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6th December 2019

Bake-off at local recycling firm Casepak raises £1,100 for charity

Leicester-based waste management and recycling firm, Casepak has raised more than £1,100 in aid of charity.
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6th December 2019

Nottingham-based integrated communications provider Adare SEC has continued to implement its transformation strategy with the appointment of a people director to its executive team.

Tracy Toon joins the company from multinational commercial bank Santander to drive its colleague engagement strategy and further enhance the company’s customer experience.
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6th December 2019

How to get the most from the next expo you visit

Expos, trade shows, exhibitions and conferences are a great way to meet new people, discover new businesses and gain new skills, information and knowledge.
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6th December 2019

Bott Ashby invests in the future

Bott enhances its vehicle conversion facilities in Ashby with a new EV ready £1m workshop extension
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6th December 2019

Navigating the legal minefield

As a small business, have you got the right contracts and terms and conditions in place to protect your organisation? And when it comes to resolving disputes, do you have the right ‘go-to’ person to call for advice?
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5th December 2019

Nottingham leisure Complex Encourages People To 'Give Back' This Winter

Nottingham’s leading entertainment and leisure complex, The Cornerhouse will host its very own foodbank this December, encouraging members of the public to give generously over the festive period.
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5th December 2019

A beautiful Christmas event at college salons

Staff and students at West Nottinghamshire College’s Revive hair and beauty salons at the Derby Road campus are ready to welcome people to their festive charity event next week.
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5th December 2019

NG seals deal for multimillion-pound regeneration site

Nottingham-based commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have completed a multi-million pound off-market deal in Liverpool.
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5th December 2019

Wilson Vale strengthens operational team

Ashby-based catering company, Wilson Vale, has promoted Henry Towell to its operations team, bringing the number of area managers to twelve.
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5th December 2019

Coalville to Seattle: Patricia finds the right place

The I Found the Right Place programme invites employees working across the UK to tell the company why Amazon is the right place for them and what they love most about life at Amazon. 
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5th December 2019

Nottingham home improvement company launches new green initiative

As part of a new drive to operate more sustainably, Beeston-based home improvement business, KLG Rutland, has launched a new environmentally friendly scheme that aims to make operations greener.
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5th December 2019

Hotel operator announced for Nottingham's Guildhall development

Ascena has been named as the hotel operator at the much-anticipated £120 million Guildhall development in Nottingham.
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5th December 2019

Jason’s skills secure silver!

Nottingham College apprentice, Jason Wong, brought home a silver medal on the 23rd November after impressing judges with his woodwork skills at the national finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions.
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