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Networking & Events

20 July 2024

BNI Ausum BNI Ausum

Time: 9:45am - 11:45am
Where: South Normanton
22 July 2024
22 July 2024

BNI Advantage Derby Business Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Derby
22 July 2024

BNI Genesis Syston

Time: 6:45am - 8:45am
Where: East Goscote
22 July 2024

BNI Two Valleys (Ilkeston)

Time: 7:00am - 10:00am
Where: Long Eaton
24 July 2024
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19th July 2024

Kegworth Amazon team celebrates Pride Month

Amazon in Kegworth has celebrated Pride Month with a party for the fulfilment centre employees.
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19th July 2024

Students' Striking Sculpture Takes on Plastic Waste at Nottingham College

A student-led initiative has unveiled a three-metre-high installation designed to address the behaviours and culture surrounding plastic bottle usage.
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19th July 2024

CJ Timms Electrical Welcome French Placement Student

CJ Timms Electrical recently welcomed Callum Lee, a 19-year-old student from Millau, France, who has now successfully completed a two-month work placement with the company.
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19th July 2024

Connected Data continues to grow with Customer Success Manager appointment

Data driven technology company Connected Data is pleased to announce that Richard Mason has joined the team as Customer Success Manager.
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19th July 2024

Loughborough College and SMB College Group Propose Merger

Loughborough College and SMB College Group are proposing a merger that will promote exciting opportunities for students, stakeholders, and the wider community by enhancing educational excellence across Leicestershire.
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19th July 2024

It’s “Lucky 13” for Europa Warehouse

Despite volatile conditions recently due to staff shortages and rising costs, Corby’s Europa Warehouse has secured 13 new customers, worth £11m in the past six months.
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18th July 2024

September launch announced for new 46,000 sq ft workspaces in Space City Leicester - a net carbon zero build

A 1 September opening date has been announced for Dock 3 – 5: workspaces and light industrial units attracting high tech and innovative businesses in Space City, Leicester.
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18th July 2024

Derbyshire site manager wins prestigious award

A Derbyshire site manager is celebrating after winning a prestigious national award.
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18th July 2024

Recruiter advises firms on retaining top talent, amid quiet quitting crisis

Specialist logistics recruiter, Innovate Freight Talent, has shared its tips for employers on retaining talent - as organisations face the challenge of keeping employees satisfied in the modern workplace. 
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18th July 2024

New Future Leaders awarded over £3m to drive cutting-edge research

Two researchers from the University of Nottingham have been awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships worth over £3m to expand their research.
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18th July 2024

East Midlands' Technology Company, Node4, Supports Local Animal Search and Rescue Charity With A Digital Telephony Solution

Derby-based technology company, Node4 has provided Drone To Home, the UK’s first drone-based animal search and rescue charity, based in Nottingham, with a digital telephony solution to support its operations, free of charge.
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18th July 2024

Teenage entrepreneur leads Peak District family business’s expansion

A family business born in the Peak District has announced its expansion at Mercia Marina under the joint leadership of a 17-year-old entrepreneur.
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18th July 2024

Corby Foodbank benefits from £20,000 donation from engineering and construction company

Corby Foodbank, which supports local people in food crisis, has benefitted from a £20,000 donation of food – the equivalent of an incredible 6,262kgs – from VolkerFitzpatrick, one of the UK's leading engineering and construction companies.
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17th July 2024

Supercars and YouTube star set to rev up summer at Highcross

Celebrity car customiser and BBC Three sensation, Yianni Charalambous, is set to arrive at Highcross Shopping Centre this summer with a supercharged and exclusive one-day event.
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17th July 2024

Housebuilding trio up for prestigious industry awards

A Midlands housebuilder is celebrating after three of its staff were announced in the shortlists for two prestigious national award ceremonies.
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17th July 2024

Local company raises more than £5,000 for Cancer Research UK in gruelling Tough Mudder challenge

A team of 23 from Corby-based SEE Limited, a group holding company responsible for three businesses involved in the supply, distribution and fabrication of wood veneer and decorative laminate panels, has raised more than £5,000 for Cancer Research UK by b
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17th July 2024

Leading youth charities announce ‘The Big Day Out’ an activities and wellbeing day for young people in Nottingham

Two of Nottingham’s leading youth charities, Base 51 and Epic Partners, have teamed up to run ‘The Big Day Out’, an exciting activities day for young people with a focus on mental wellbeing.
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17th July 2024

New general manager and head chef join team at The George Inn, Oakham

A new general manager and new head chef have been appointed at The George Inn, Oakham.
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17th July 2024

Graduation success for Clegg Construction bid manager

Clegg Construction bid manager Cian Webb has graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc Hons in Construction Management.
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17th July 2024

Northampton based J&J Global Fulfilment continues global expansion

Northampton based J&J® Global Fulfilment is continuing with its global expansion programme by launching a brand-new 200,000 sq. ft fulfilment centre location in Toronto, Canada.
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17th July 2024

Entry deadline approaches for East Midlands Chamber’s Business Awards 2024

Submission for 2024’s East Midlands Chamber Business Awards 2024 closes soon to allow judging to commence.
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17th July 2024

Leading property consultancy makes much-needed donation to Leicestershire school

A school in Leicestershire is set to purchase much-needed IT equipment thanks to a donation from a leading property consultancy.
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17th July 2024

Sun, sea and scams...look out for holiday fraud!

Summer's almost here, and with many tempted by 'last minute' holiday deals, be aware! Scammers will try to take advantage of our desire to get away and catch people out with fake offers and deals. Let’s take a look at how we can combat scams.
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16th July 2024

Recruitment consultancy supports inaugural Regional Engagement with Defence Conference

An award-winning recruitment consultancy which prides itself on supporting the UK military was part of an exclusive list of handpicked forces-friendly employers to join the inaugural Regional Engagement with Defence (RED) conference.
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16th July 2024

Allison Homes acquires land to bring 480 new homes to Grantham village

Housebuilder Allison Homes has acquired land in the village of Manthorpe in Grantham, that is set to make way for 480 new homes, along with land for a new primary school, a Neighbourhood Centre and extensive areas of new public open space.
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16th July 2024

Freeths benchmarked on Stonewall’s list for inclusive employers

Freeths is proud to announce it’s been acknowledged in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index (WEI) 2024, receiving silver-level accreditation for the first time, as part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I).
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16th July 2024

Upperton Pharma Solutions Adds Large-Scale Processing following MHRA Approval at Nottingham Facility.

Upperton Pharma Solutions, a contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), is pleased to announce the successful completion of a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) inspection at its newly commissioned 50,000 sq ft dev
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16th July 2024

Leicestershire charities receive donation from building society

esbs, or Earl Shilton Building Society, has revealed the results of its In the Community scheme for the second quarter of 2024. Through public voting on the esbs website, two local charities receive a share of £500 each quarter.
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16th July 2024

East Midlands professor awarded an MBE for ‘crucial’ research on older people

An expert in geriatric medicine from the East Midlands has received a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his outstanding services to older people’s healthcare. 
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16th July 2024

Barron McCann announces a move into the EV market

A leading technology firm has announced that it is expanding into the electric vehicle charging industry pledging to support 99% charge point availability thanks to its existing field engineering capabilities.
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16th July 2024

Node4 Signs Deal With Virgin Media Business Wholesale To Upgrade Core Network And Deliver Tenfold Bandwidth Increase

Node4, the cloud-led digital transformation Managed Services Provider (MSP), announces a major core network upgrade that will deliver a tenfold increase in bandwidth and huge performance gains across the company’s entire managed network and infrastructure
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16th July 2024

PHEWWW – FLUID IDEAS BRINGS A COLLECTIVE SIGH OF RELIEF TO PARENTS WITH HAY FEVER CAMPAIGN FOR FUSION ALLERGY

A challenger brand in the allergy market has partnered with creative agency Fluid Ideas to deliver a fully-integrated campaign for its range of natural products providing protection and relief against hay fever.
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16th July 2024

Greggs and Tritax Symmetry announce plans to deliver a new National Distribution Centre for Greggs plc at Symmetry Park, Kettering.

Plans for a new National Distribution Centre for Greggs plc at Symmetry Park, Kettering have been announced by Greggs and Tritax Symmetry.
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15th July 2024

Derby IT company holds its biggest ever education technology event

A Derby company helping hundreds of schools across the UK with their IT has held its biggest ever education technology event.
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15th July 2024

Vulcan Works Charity Tuesdays

Coworking space supports local charities
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15th July 2024

Highcross To Welcome Three New Retailers This Summer

Highcross Shopping Centre has announced the signing of three new brands, all set to join the centre’s line-up this summer.
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15th July 2024

Beaumond House supporter wins national award for fundraising in memory of late wife

Les Reid has raised almost £6,000 for the hospice in memory of his wife, Marian
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15th July 2024

PKF Smith Cooper Systems Scores 5 New Signings

PKF Smith Cooper Systems, an award-winning Sage Business Partner based in Derby, is delighted to announce the addition of five new team members across various departments, including Support, Consultancy, Project Management, and Development.
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15th July 2024

Work completes on £16.5m Dock extension at Space City Leicester

Brackley Property Developments (BPD) has completed construction of a new £16.5 million low carbon innovation hub in Leicester, on behalf of Leicester City Council.
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15th July 2024

Broadcasting legend Mark Dennison becomes Patron of Nottingham’s Forever Stars

Nottingham broadcasting legend Mark Dennison has been appointed Patron of local charity Forever Stars, which is dedicated to providing support for families affected by baby loss and miscarriage.
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13th July 2024

Leading property consultancy announces new role which will see it at forefront of delivering ESG strategies

A leading property consultancy has announced a new role which will see it at the forefront of devising and delivering Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies.
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13th July 2024

East Midlands businesses reflect on Euros trade impact

Amid 2024’s sporting summer and ahead of the UEFA Euro 2024 final, East Midlands businesses have told East Midlands Chamber of their experience adapting to demand.
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13th July 2024

Gusto Group empowers staff with Employee Ownership.

East Midlands family-owned business Gusto Group has announced its plans to transition to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) as part of its unwavering dedication to inclusivity, collaboration, and the long-term prosperity of its workforce.
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13th July 2024

Leicestershire site managers named as best in the country for quality

Five site managers overseeing the construction of David Wilson Homes developments in Leicestershire have received prestigious national awards for the exceptional quality of the homes being built on their sites.
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13th July 2024

Derby firm Infuse Technology ranks 7th in UK for IT managed services

Derby-based IT firm Infuse Technology has ranked 7th in the UK for managed services for businesses on global technology company Channel Futures’ annual MSP 501 list.
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12th July 2024

New beginnings for Mansfield and Ashfield 2020

The board of Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 ltd have announced an exciting relaunch following consultation with its members.
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12th July 2024

Great Ventral Railway reunification project planning application submitted with supporters urged to 'get behind' application

The Great Central Railway has submitted its planning application to Charnwood Borough Council for the ambitious Reunification scheme.
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12th July 2024

Business growth accelerates through Chamber and university partnerships

Businesses are benefitting from access to fully funded expert skills, knowledge, resources and facilities thanks to a partnership between East Midlands Chamber and the region’s universities.
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12th July 2024

Leicestershire family firm unveils new name and MD to lead a new generation of growth

An award-winning Leicestershire firm that supplies luxury brands such as Givenchy, Sisley, and LVMH, as well as High Street giants Boots, Superdrug, and Asda, has announced a major rebranding initiative and the appointment of a new Managing Director.
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12th July 2024

Leicester-based foundation supports Leicester’s Hospitals in memory of local cancer patient Emma Shaw

The Emma Shaw Foundation has generously donated over £29,453 to Leicester Hospitals Charity to aid in the purchase of vital medical equipment that will enhance cancer treatment at Leicester Hospitals.
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12th July 2024

East Midlands businesses engage with region’s charities at summit

Businesses, charities and speakers gathered at East Midlands Chamber’s Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) summit at the University of Derby on 11th July.
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12th July 2024

Pall-Ex increases CPC Training to boost commercial driver standards

Following the launch of Pall-Ex’s CPC Training Academy in September 2023, the industry-first initiative is on track to train a minimum of 250 people by the end of the year following an increase in courses.  
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12th July 2024

East Midlands bucks the trend with extra lessons in self-employment for university students

Students in Derby are among a growing number of university learners being given the opportunity to gain unique hands-on support from entrepreneurs in setting up their own business.
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12th July 2024

Want to follow England at EURO 2024? Be careful of ‘too good to be true’ deals

With the men's football team having qualified for the EURO 2024 tournament in Germany this summer, England fans may be tempted to look for unofficial deals for cheap tickets, flights and hotel packages to avoid extortionate costs.
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11th July 2024

GDP growth is a positive sign for the East Midlands economy says Chamber

East Midlands Chamber has reacted positively to 0.4% growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the latest estimated figures published by the Office for National Statistics, after zero growth was reported last month.
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11th July 2024

Memorial sensory garden wins strong support as TV Gladiator Giant cuts the ribbon

A Derbyshire school’s sensory garden created in memory of a former pupil won strong support from a TV favourite when a real-life Gladiator stepped in to cut the ribbon.
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11th July 2024

BDO advises on international deals as US private equity targets Midlands businesses

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP has advised on two US-led transactions, highlighting the appetite for quality Midlands businesses by  strategic US buyers.
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11th July 2024

East Midlands Recruiter Hikes to Success for Good Causes

A team of 15 from one of the UK’s leading HR and recruitment agencies, Gi Group, which has branches across the East Midlands, have tackled the 3 Peaks Challenge for a second year running to raise vital funds for two worthy charities, Dementia UK and Well
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11th July 2024

Microsoft gives Node4 a head start with Co-Pilot as part of substantial investment and long-standing collaboration

Node4, a cloud-led digital transformation Managed Services Provider (MSP), announces a substantial investment in Copilot for Microsoft 365, the next-generation AI assistant.
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