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Networking & Events

4 December 2020

Burton Business Club Going Networking

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Burton upon Trent
5 December 2020

BNI Ausum BNI Ausum

Time: 9:45am - 11:45am
Where: South Normanton
7 December 2020

BNI Genesis Syston

Time: 6:45am - 8:45am
Where: East Goscote
7 December 2020

BNI Two Valleys (Ilkeston)

Time: 7:00am - 10:00am
Where: Long Eaton
7 December 2020
7 December 2020

BNI Advantage Derby Business Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Derby
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4th December 2020

Road haulage to the EU and beyond after December 31st

Spatial Global’s Robert Tedd explains how road haulage will be impacted from December 31st 2020
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4th December 2020

D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership to launch ‘Skills Bootcamps’

The government has announced plans to transform the training and skills system in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire in a bid to make it fit for the 21st century economy and help the country build back better from coronavirus.
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4th December 2020

Specialist business and property disputes lawyer bolsters Leics team

Expert dispute resolution partner and solicitor Andy Rudkin has joined leading Leicester-based law firm Nelsons.
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3rd December 2020

Aldi UK agrees flagship sponsorship deal with Loughborough University

Supermarket chain Aldi has become the official sponsor of Loughborough University’s Men’s Performance Football Team.
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3rd December 2020

Leicestershire small business mentor wins Enterprise Nation’s 2020 Top 10 Advisers Award

Leicestershire-based bid writing expert James Kent, director of Your Tender Team, has been crowned the UK’s Top Sales Adviser for the professional support he provides to businesses and entrepreneurs, helping them grow by writing winning contract proposals
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3rd December 2020

Digital Turbine Centre secures D2N2 funding

A new Digital Innovation Centre showcasing the latest in augmented and virtual reality and 5G-related innovations will be created at Nottinghamshire County Council’s Worksop Turbine centre.
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3rd December 2020

Jigsaw Celebrates Renewed Contract with Retail Assist

Luxury fashion retailer, Jigsaw, has continued to develop its relationship with Retail Assist through a further extension of its stores’ IT Help Desk support.
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3rd December 2020

Microlise Supports Pipeline of Young Talent Through ‘Think Logistics’ Sponsorship

Microlise has renewed its association with Think Logistics, and is delighted to continue to partner with leading industry bodies and over 40 other logistics companies to attract school leavers, apprentices and graduates into the logistics, transport and s
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2nd December 2020

Willmott Dixon tops European poll for UK's leading contractor for diversity

Local contractor Willmott Dixon was the UK’s highest placed construction company in the Financial Time’s annual European leaders for workplace diversity and inclusion list – ranking at number 43 out of 850 organisations listed for their approach to inclus
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2nd December 2020

The Practical Planning Company relaunches website after being named ‘Architecture Company of the Year’

A Sandiacre-based architectural design start-up is celebrating Christmas early this year with a brand-new website after being named ‘Architecture Company of the Year 2020’. 
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2nd December 2020

Business Collaborations Support Local Families

Derby-based Colleague Box and Century Mobile have further expanded their support for the county’s specialist charity Safe and Sound.
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2nd December 2020

Derby BIDS Support Calls For Greater Business Support

Homes for East Mids first-time buyers capped at £261,000 under revised government scheme
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2nd December 2020

Cartwright 'blooms' following consumer account win

A leading online florist has appointed Midlands-based PR and digital agency Cartwright Communications as its retained PR agency.
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2nd December 2020

FSB Issues ‘Shop Small At Christmas’ Rallying Cry

Shoppers in the East Midlands region are being urged to buy from - and celebrate - their local and independent businesses in a pre-Christmas campaign led by Britain’s biggest business representation group.
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1st December 2020

200 pints of lager and a packet of crisps: New pub funds leave sour taste in wet pubs

200 pints of lager and a packet of crisps: New pub funds leave sour taste in wet pubs
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1st December 2020

Summit details roadmap to Chesterfield thriving post pandemic

Public health will dominate the agenda in 2021 as Chesterfield looks to recover financially from the pandemic.
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1st December 2020

A Nottingham law firm has been rated as one of the best in the UK for the specialist work it does in immigration.

OTB Legal is the only immigration law firm outside of London to feature in the Chambers and Partners UK Guide for 2021, which identifies outstanding lawyers and law firms.
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1st December 2020

Mansfield housing development awarded D2N2 funding

The Lindhurst Development in Mansfield has been awarded a £3 million grant from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
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1st December 2020

Peer Networks

Peer Networks is a peer-to-peer networking programme for SMEs that is delivered locally by the network of Growth Hubs across England.
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1st December 2020

Midlands businesses predict swift recovery once vaccine rolls out

An overwhelming number of Midlands businesses predict a swift recovery once COVID-19 vaccines roll out, according to new data published today.
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1st December 2020

Funding boost will supercharge Ring Road

Chartered Surveyor Banks Long & Co has welcomed news of a £110 million Government boost – bringing a complete ring road for Lincoln one step nearer reality.
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1st December 2020

North Notts BID backs "bounce back better" campaign as hospitality industry is hit by new tiered system

North Notts BID has announced its support for the Bounce Back Better campaign which calls for special measures to be introduced to support struggling hospitality businesses amid the new tier lockdown system.
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30th November 2020

Derventio asks Derby firms to donate unspent Christmas party money to help give homeless people hope for the future

A Derby housing trust is appealing to local companies to donate unspent funds from cancelled Christmas parties to help it raise money to give homeless people new hope for 2021.
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30th November 2020

Iconic Leicester Factory acquired by local firm

Leicester’s Iconic Fox’s Glacier Mints factory in Braunstone Frith has been acquired by another growing Leicester business.
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30th November 2020

Leicestershire mortgage firm warns Covid lockdown is creating a challenging borrowing market for self-employed and furloughed workers

Lenders are increasingly turning down mortgage applications from self-employed people, those who have been furloughed and people who work in the hospitality or tourism trade as the squeeze on the country’s finances continues to tighten.
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30th November 2020

New Lincoln jewellery boutique opens its doors in time for Christmas shoppers

Christmas gift hunters and fashion fans in Lincoln will soon be able to discover unique and contemporary jewellery with brand-new boutique k.fines set to open on Saturday 5 December at 23 Sincil Street.
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30th November 2020

East Midlands business confidence suffers but news of vaccine drives hope

Business confidence in the East Midlands fell four points during November to -22%, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
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29th November 2020

Derby set to welcome a raft of new stores and Christmas pop-ups this December

Eight new retailers, a mixture of stores and pop-ups, are set to open their doors at the Derby Centre, just in time for the festive season.
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29th November 2020

Growing Colleague Box take last remaining unit at Northedge Business Park

David Brown Commercial are delighted to have agreed a new letting on behalf of Morgan Industrial Properties of a unit at the Northedge Business Park on Alfreton Road to growing Derby business Colleague Box, a personalised gift box company.
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29th November 2020

Loughborough University leads development of unique health app

Experts at Loughborough University have teamed up with the UK’s leading health and wellbeing store, Holland and Barrett, to create a unique personalised health and fitness app.
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29th November 2020

Longcliffe Quarries makes local business relationships a priority - with blast specialist EPC-UK

Continuing its commitment to supporting local economies and communities against the Covid-19 backdrop, independent limestone and dolomite supplier Longcliffe Quarries, has forged an even closer working relationship with fellow Derbyshire firm, EPC-UK to c
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29th November 2020

New Arts Venue Set to Become An Incubator for Creative Talent in Nottingham

A brand new centre for the arts in Nottingham is set to become a hub for nurturing fresh talent, offering skills support and collaborative opportunities to artists as well as shining a light on the creative life of the city through an innovative programme
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29th November 2020

Chartered financial planner bolsters Nelsons' investment management team

Leading East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has welcomed a new investment director and chartered financial planner into the ranks of its expert investment management team.
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28th November 2020

Exciting new store for eco-savvy shoppers

Eco-enthusiast Johann Bridges is indulging her passion for helping the environment, with the launch of a new venture in uphill Lincoln.
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28th November 2020

Five decades at recycling sector’s cutting edge

Casepak is celebrating 50 years at the forefront of the UK’s recycling sector.
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28th November 2020

The end of free movement - How employers need to prepare

Over four-fifths (84%*) of East Midlands consumers have a greater appreciation for staff working in local businesses as a result of the pandemic.
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28th November 2020

Partnership Announcement

Wytech is pleased to announce an exciting IT partnership with Green Giant Consulting, combining award-winning IT support and corporate-level strategy for SME businesses in the Midlands.
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28th November 2020

New Awards for Leicestershire a success

The first Leicestershire Community Champions Awards was on a great success on Tuesday 24th November, with the Midland Langar Seva Society taking the flagship award of Charity of the Year.
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27th November 2020

Grahame Gardner launches new uniform recycling service

An innovative new service to reduce the amount of old uniforms being sent to landfill has been unveiled by a leading workwear provider.
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27th November 2020

Major initiative calls on East Midlands businesses to prioritise mental health and boost productivity

A major initiative aiming to boost economic productivity is calling on businesses across the East Midlands to prioritise their employees’ mental health after COVID-19 has put significant strain on workers’ wellbeing.
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27th November 2020

Barclays-BDO Logistics Confidence Index falls to lowest ever level

Confidence in the UK logistics sector has fallen to its lowest ever level, according to the latest Barclays-BDO Logistics Confidence Index, which assesses the expectations of more than 100 senior decision-makers across the sector.
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27th November 2020

Government must issue more support for small firms in highest Tiers

Responding to the announcement about which parts of England are being placed into each Tier, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chair Mike Cherry said:
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27th November 2020

IoD appoints trio of Ambassadors in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

The Institute of Directors has appointed a trio of Ambassadors to its Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire team.
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27th November 2020

App founded by NHS surgeon secures million pound seed investment

MediShout, the app for frontline hospital staff to resolve facilities and equipment issues, has closed a £1 million seed round from Venture Capital fund Episode 1, supported by law firm Shakespeare Martineau.  
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27th November 2020

LDC announces sale of Panther Logistics to US-based AIT Worldwide Logistics

Leading mid-market private equity firm LDC has announced the successful exit of Panther Logistics to US-based AIT Worldwide Logistics (AIT). Financial details are undisclosed.
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27th November 2020

How will Brexit affect imports and exports?

Government warning time running out for importers and exporters ahead of Brexit, Spatial Global launch free information hub to guide you through the transition.
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26th November 2020

NorthEdge invests in investigation software specialist

Private equity firm NorthEdge has backed the primary management buyout of Altia-ABM, a specialist investigation and covert operation software business.
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26th November 2020

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance seal latest lockdown deal

By combining their corporate finance support with transactional tax advice from the business’s tax team, Cooper Parry Corporate Finance has added another successful deal to its ever-growing tally since the start of lockdown.
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26th November 2020

Howes Percival advises on MBO at Leicester fashion knitwear supplier

Leading law firm Howes Percival has advised on the successful management buyout of a Leicestershire based group of companies which includes fashion supplier BHM Knitwear.  
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26th November 2020

Superheroes Initiative Set To Support Safe and Sound

Derbyshire charity Safe and Sound has been chosen as a recipient for a national initiative encouraging businesses to donate the unused cost of their Christmas charity.
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26th November 2020

First participant in Leicester’s COVID-19 vaccine trial

The first person in Leicester has joined a COVID-19 vaccine trial sponsored by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson and run by staff through the new National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Patient Recruitment Centre (PRC) at Lei
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26th November 2020

County’s Hospitality Sector to “Feel the Sharp Sting” of Tier 3 Restrictions

Michael Weedon, EM Policy Representative for the Federation of Small Businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire has reacted to today’s confirmation that Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire is set to enter Tier 3 restrictions from next Wednesday:
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26th November 2020

Spending Review “missed opportunity” shows need for pro-business Budget, say small firms

Responding to the Chancellor’s Spending Review address, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry, said:
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26th November 2020

Leicester-based company helps shielding and vulnerable patients

Spirit Health Group drives innovation to support the best of health for vulnerable patients and frontline workers during COVID-19 
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26th November 2020

West Bridgford Based Intoware Is Awarded ISO27001 Certification For Information Security

West Bridgford based Intoware, a leading provider of workflow automation solutions for utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing industries is pleased to announce that it has received ISO27001 certification for information security management.
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25th November 2020

Timico boosts service offering with Gold Veeam Cloud & Service Provider Partnership

Timico, the leading IT managed services provider, has achieved Gold status within the Veeam® Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) program to bolstering its cloud and back-up service capabilities for customers.
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25th November 2020

Microlise Joins MAKE UK To Support Connected Manufacturing

Microlise has joined manufacturers’ organisation MAKE UK, becoming a member alongside the UK’s leading manufacturers and innovators.
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25th November 2020

Defibrillator installed at Hampton Water after housebuilder’s £800 donation

A new defibrillator has been installed at Hampton Water country park in Peterborough, after housebuilder Vistry East Midlands stepped up to support a fundraising campaign led by one of its residents.
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25th November 2020

East Midlands Chamber Sector Forum, Government and Economic Events for your diary

East Midlands Chamber Sector Forum, Government and Economic Events for your diary
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