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Networking & Events

19 May 2022

NCG-UK NCG Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:15am - 9:00am
Where:
19 May 2022

Focus Business Club Focus Business Club

Time: 7:30am - 9:00am
Where: Retford
20 May 2022

Ruddington Business Partnership

Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
Where: Nottingham
20 May 2022

Vista Supporters Business Club Amanda McFarlane

Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
Where:
20 May 2022

#FSBConnect Nottingham #FSBConnect Nottingham

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Chilwell
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18th May 2022

Reach Separations marks 10th birthday milestone with further expansion into Europe

Nottingham-based contract research organisation (CRO) Reach Separations has reported a significant increase in turnover in the wake of sustained demand across Europe for its chromatographic purification services.
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18th May 2022

Entrepreneur Sam spots a gap in the market as he launches his “Deliveroo for barbers” app Barba

A Derby entrepreneur who made a mess of cutting his own hair when barbers were shut during the lockdown has launched a new app booking service for people who want to get a professional trim without leaving the house.
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18th May 2022

Mercia Marina launches £10,000 annual sculpture competition

The UK’s largest inland marina has announced an annual international sculpture prize designed to celebrate the best established and up-and-coming artists of today.
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18th May 2022

IT Support Provider rewarded for Excellence in Customer Service

Your IT Department have walked away with the Excellence in Customer Service Award at the 2022 Nachural Entrepreneur Awards. The award was presented at a lavish ceremony at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium on the evening of Friday 13th May.
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18th May 2022

Focus appointed by the Chamberlain Highbury Trust to help project manage the £8m restoration of Highbury

Focus has been appointed by the Chamberlain Highbury Trust to jointly project manage the development and delivery phase of Restoring Chamberlain’s Highbury – an £8m National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) project to restore and develop the family home of fo
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18th May 2022

A trio of new partners in East Mids among five senior promotions

Leading regional law firm, Howes Percival has announced five senior promotions in the East Mids, including a trio of new partners, Katherine Cereghino, Hannah Pryce, and Alexandra Kirkwood. Neena Jakhu, and Owen Franks have been made senior associates.
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17th May 2022

Boost for school's outdoor space thanks to help from local housebuilder

A Leicestershire primary school has a fantastic outside area to grow fruit and vegetables and attract bees along with improved parking thanks to developer Grace Homes.
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17th May 2022

Nottingham's Victoria Centre's 'Win a Window' winner revealed

The family of a soldier stationed in Nottingham are celebrating after bagging nearly £5,000-worth of goodies as part of Victoria Centre’s ‘Win a Window’ competition.
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17th May 2022

Invictus Communications Support Specialist Child Exploitation Charity

Invictus Communications have lent their support to Derby-based charity Safe and Sound which helps young people and families whose lives have been affected by child exploitation including sexual, County Lines, trafficking, modern slavery and radicalisation
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17th May 2022

Encore Pushes Towards £100m Turnover in Milestone Year

Leading Midlands recruitment agency, Encore Personnel, is fast-tracking towards the £100m turnover mark in its 20th anniversary year.
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17th May 2022

Purpose Media Reaches top 20 recommended UK Marketing Agencies

Derbyshire based full service marketing agency Purpose Media has been ranked within the top 20 UK marketing agencies to appear in the latest list of ‘Drum Recommended’ agencies in the UK.
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17th May 2022

Stockyard unveils as new home for food and drink producers in the Rural Capital of Food

A new go-to destination for food and drink producers to manufacture and sell their artisan products has been unveiled in the Rural Capital of Food, with the launch of the Stockyard in Melton Mowbray.
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17th May 2022

Timms’ Solicitor Named Junior Lawyer Of The Year

A Family Law solicitor at Timms Solicitors has been named Junior Lawyer of the Year at the Derby and District Law Society’s annual awards.
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17th May 2022

On your bike! Popular city e-bike scheme reveals new pricing to help customers make the most of life on two wheels.

Santander Cycles Leicester has announced new prices to help residents and visitors make the most of the city’s e-bike scheme, with a 20-minute journey now available from as little as 60p.
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17th May 2022

Bargain Hunt Team Visits Titus the T. rex for Nottingham Show

The roaring success of the Titus T. Rex is King exhibition at Wollaton Hall grabbed the attention of none other than antiques expert Charlie Ross as he visited Nottingham to film for the latest series of Bargain Hunt.
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16th May 2022

NEXTGEN TURNAROUND COMMITTEE FORMED WITH EAST MIDLANDS EXPERTS AT THE HELM

Two graphic designers have raised £1,927.75 for the Ukraine crisis appeal by teaming up and using their skills to solve a common business branding issue.
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16th May 2022

Access Training gains accreditation to the matrix Standard once more

Access Training (East Midlands) Ltd, one of the East Midlands’ leading independent training providers, has, once again, been accredited to the Department for Education’s matrix Standard, demonstrating the high-quality information, advice and guidance serv
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16th May 2022

Homebuilder to bring boost of more than 400 jobs in Melton Mowbray

Barratt Homes North Midlands has announced that its new development in Leicestershire will underpin approximately 466 jobs for local people.
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16th May 2022

Croots Farm Shop throws open its gates for Open Farm Sunday on 12th June

Popular Derbyshire farm shop Croots will be opening the gates to the farm on Sunday 12th June as part of a nationwide event to showcase British farming.
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16th May 2022

OMEETO Clinches Major Instruction With Entain Plc

Commercial property consultants OMEETO has announced a new partnership with one of the world’s most successful sports betting and gaming groups.
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16th May 2022

Northamptonshire housebuilder donates £500 to children's hospice

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, a charity that supports children and young people with life-limiting conditions, has received £500 from Northamptonshire homebuilder David Wilson Homes
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16th May 2022

Staffing solutions firm Venquis provides more job opportunities in Leicester

Further establishing their position in the East Midlands, Venquis is bringing more jobs to Leicester.
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16th May 2022

Nearly 10,000 in the East Midlands sign up for UK’s biggest ever plastics investigation starting today

The Big Plastic Count, the UK’s biggest ever investigation into household plastic waste, kicks off today.
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13th May 2022

National card and gifting company Cardzone snap up jewellery gift boxes created by Derbyshire business Letterbox Love

A Derbyshire couple who set up a jewellery gift box business when the coronavirus pandemic was at its peak have said it’s a ‘dream come true’ after nationwide gifting company Cardzone began stocking their products.
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13th May 2022

MORLEY HAYES HOTEL NAMED ONE OF TRIPADVISOR’S TOP 25 UK HOTELS

Derbyshire hotel, restaurant and golf complex Morley Hayes has been named one of the Top 25 hotels in the UK & Channel Islands by TripAdvisor, one of the world’s biggest travel resources.
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13th May 2022

Works complete at new £10m manufacturing facility in Mansfield

Leading Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson has announced the completion of a new light manufacturing facility on Hamilton Way, Oakham Business Park, Mansfield.
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13th May 2022

New airline Norse Atlantic appoints Impression to lead international marketing strategy

New airline Norse Atlantic has selected digital agency Impression to devise and deliver its international marketing strategy after a competitive two-stage pitch process.
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13th May 2022

Venquis provides more job opportunities in Leicester

Staffing solutions firm Venquis provides more job opportunities in Leicester
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13th May 2022

Browne Jacobson trainees going green for charity fundraisers

Browne Jacobson’s trainee lawyers are gearing up for the first of three outdoor fundraising challenges that will begin this weekend (Saturday 14 May), with the aim of driving positive change to the environment and raising funds for the firm’s charity part
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13th May 2022

Leicestershire distillery is "tickled pink" with its latest launch

Leicestershire distillery, Burleighs Gin, has introduced a new flavour to its range of artisan gins, perfect for sipping in the spring and summer sun.
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13th May 2022

East Midlands’ small business confidence remains steady despite challenges

The latest Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Small Business Index is out, and despite a challenging economic environment, business confidence in the East Midlands remains stable, indicating that the stark dips of 2021 caused by changes in lockdown rest
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13th May 2022

New airline Norse Atlantic appoints Impression to lead international marketing strategy

New airline Norse Atlantic has selected digital agency Impression to devise and deliver its international marketing strategy after a competitive two-stage pitch process.
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12th May 2022

It's a g'day for Nottingham's restaurant scene as Aussie joins Canal Turn team

After relocating to Nottingham to restart his career in hospitality post-covid, Liam Morgan has joined the growing team at Canal Turn – the vibrant venue set to launch this summer as part of one of the largest regeneration projects in the UK.
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12th May 2022

University of Derby recognised for ‘world-leading’ research

The University of Derby is delivering world-leading and internationally excellent research in Education, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results announced today.
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12th May 2022

Kingswood announces the acquisition of Lincolnshire-based Vincent & Co Ltd

Kingswood Holdings Limited (AIM: KWG), the international, fully integrated wealth and investment management group, is pleased to announce it has exchanged on the acquisition of Vincent & Co Ltd, a privately owned independent financial adviser firm based n
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12th May 2022

Works complete on specialist healthcare facility at Nottingham Trent University

Work on a three-storey, specialist training facility for those in the healthcare sector has now been completed at Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) Clifton Campus.
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12th May 2022

Ex Derby County football legend, Roger Davies, joins me&dee charity in going an extra mile for ‘Miles for Smiles’!

me&dee, their supported families and supporters take on the extra mile, to show their gratitude to the Miles for Smiles team and are pushing for schools to join in this summer!
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12th May 2022

Leicestershire Chef Creates Award Winning Sandwich

A chef from Mountsorrel, Leicestershire has scooped a top prize at the Sandwich Designer of the Year competition, a highlight of the annual British Sandwich & Food to Go Industry Awards or The Sammies (the Grammys of the sandwich world), which took place
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12th May 2022

FREE B2B Event and Networking - The University of Nottingham would like to invite you to join them at their first ever FREE ‘Business open day’ at the University of Nottingham.

“Power of Partnerships: driving change in the East Midlands” is the University of Nottingham’s first open business conference, organised in partnership with the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce, CBI, IoD and FSB.
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12th May 2022

PR agency announces charity partner

A PR agency in Northamptonshire has announced its first ever charity partner.
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12th May 2022

Robinson produce sustainable packaging for Holdsworth’s iconic limited edition Platinum Jubilee chocolates

In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Holdsworth Chocolates and custom packaging supplier, Robinson, have collaborated to create a beautifully crafted limited edition Jubilee chocolate box.
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12th May 2022

New collaboration catches the eye

An independent Derby optometrist has teamed up with one of the region’s leading personal stylists to launch a new eyewear styling service to its customers.
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11th May 2022

Derby charity launches ‘Think Ocean’ canned local spring water to help cut plastic pollution

A Derby charity dedicated to cutting down on ocean plastic has teamed up with a local company to launch canned water sourced from a local spring.
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11th May 2022

IoD launches search for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire branch chair

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is seeking a new chair to become the voice of business for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
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11th May 2022

Digital Marketing Agency Expands Its Digital PR Team

Lincoln-based digital marketing agency, Distract has grown its PR team with the addition of Elysia Coates as a Digital PR Executive.
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11th May 2022

Marketing Agency helps launch 1st disabled Ryder Cup style golf event sponsored by Amazon

Hot on the heels of the recent British Masters, Derby based marketing agency, Purpose Media has provided sponsorship and marketing support for the first ever Ryder Cup style golf event for disabled people.
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11th May 2022

Nottingham property expert explains how to create a thriving retail city

Creating a thriving retail city in a post-pandemic world
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11th May 2022

Flotec is fighting cybercrime!

Loughborough-based Flotec, a trusted and leading supplier of reliable hose and engineering solutions to the rail market, obtains core membership through the Cyber Resilience Centre.
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11th May 2022

Successful covid start-up Colleague Box celebrate second anniversary

The personalised gifting company set up by a furloughed Derby mum during the first national lockdown is celebrating its second year in business.
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11th May 2022

Nottingham-based property agent appoints new associate director

Leading commercial property agency Innes England has welcomed a new associate director to its Nottingham office.
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11th May 2022

ALPHAGEEK EXPANDS TO NEW HOME AT CUBO DERBY

Digital marketing specialists Alphageek are relocating to the exciting Cubo flex workspace in Derby after outgrowing their current premises.
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10th May 2022

Access Group staff walk 126 miles from London to Loughborough for Mental Health Awareness Week

Employees from The Access Group are putting their best foot forward to walk 126 miles from the firm’s office in Aldgate, Central London to its flagship office in Loughborough, Leicestershire as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.
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10th May 2022

Queen's Speech - Mostly motherhood and apple pie, but with a little start-up spice

Nicholas Hyett, Investment Analyst at Wealth Club comments on the Queen’s speech.
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10th May 2022

Derby branding and design consultancy, Parry Creative, grows from strength to strength with team expansion

The owner of Parry Creative, a branding and design consultancy based in Derby, is celebrating a key milestone in her business with the creation of a new role and appointment of a new team member.
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10th May 2022

TOMORROW’S ENGINEERS FIND CREATIVE SOLUTIONS AT TEENTECH FESTIVAL

Solar-powered robots that collect ocean pollution, wearable technology that monitors health, and ways to reduce personal carbon footprints were some of the ideas generated by school pupils as they took part in an innovation event run by TeenTech at the MI
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10th May 2022

Jigsaw24 and SentinelOne announce ambitious partnership to improve enterprise endpoint security

Leading B2B technology solutions provider Jigsaw24 have announced an ambitious new partnership with SentinelOne, the leading macOS endpoint security vendor hailed for their autonomous cybersecurity that’s built with the future in mind. 
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10th May 2022

KH Hair Leicester celebrates 50 years in the city

A month of celebrations and gearing up for a greener future
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