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Networking & Events

8 March 2021

BNI Genesis Syston

Time: 6:45am - 8:45am
Where: East Goscote
8 March 2021

BNI Advantage Derby Business Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Derby
8 March 2021

BNI Two Valleys (Ilkeston)

Time: 7:00am - 10:00am
Where: Long Eaton
8 March 2021
9 March 2021

#FSBConnect Rutland #FSBConnect Rutland

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Where:
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5th March 2021

LEICESTERSHIRE HOMEBUILDER REVEALS LOCATIONS FOR 2021 APPRENTICE INTAKE FOLLOWING 2,000 APPLICATIONS

Coalville-based David Wilson Homes East Midlands has revealed where its new apprentices will be based as part of its objective to boost local employment.
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5th March 2021

EXPANSION OF QUEEN ELIZABETH’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL SET TO COMMENCE IN THE SPRING

Development work is set to commence in the Spring on the creation of a new study space and sports pavilion at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School (QEGS) in Ashbourne.
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5th March 2021

Ilkeston’s PMB drives away with national award for the third year in a row

PMB Pallet Express Limited has shifted into top gear after picking up a coveted national award from logistics giant Pall-Ex.
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5th March 2021

From RAF colleagues to UK airport bosses

Karen Smart and Clare James MBE are two of the UK’s most senior female leaders in UK aviation. In June 2020, Clare succeeded Karen as MD of East Midlands Airport (EMA) while Karen headed north to fill the hot seat at Manchester Airport (MAN).
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5th March 2021

Female Training Expert Urges Women To ‘Change the Male Landscape’ of Utilities Sector

In the build-up to International Women's Day on 8th March, an acclaimed senior lecturer at a Derby-based training provider is urging women of all ages to disrupt the status quo by carving out careers in the utilities industry.
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5th March 2021

Eden has Packaging PR all Wrapped up

Following a strong start to 2021, Nottingham-based PR consultancy Eden Public Relations, has been appointed by one of Europe’s leading business-to-business packaging companies Southgate Packaging.
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5th March 2021

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: NOTTINGHAMSHIRE DEVELOPER PLEDGES TO TACKLE EQUALITY IN CONSTRUCTION HEAD ON

Ahead of International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March, leading developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes is encouraging more women to consider a career in the construction industry, with a variety of roles available across Nottinghamshire.
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5th March 2021

SF Recruitment celebrates International Women’s Day with gender pay gap landmark

East Midlands recruitment specialists, SF Recruitment, has announced that it has levelled its gender pay gap as part of its annual company report.
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5th March 2021

Award winning entrepreneur sets up national Swap Shop platform for small businesses.

A self-made entrepreneur who set up a scheme so new Derby businesses could swap services and share knowledge says hundreds have signed up.
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4th March 2021

BUDGET 2021: UHY NOTTINGHAM’S RESPONSE

Ian Dickinson, tax director at UHY Hacker Young in Nottingham, said: “The government’s announcement that East Midlands Airport is going to be granted freeport status – one of just eight places across the UK – is welcomed news for the region. It will bring
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4th March 2021

RedTree PR Welcomes Hannah Evans to the Team

Continued growth results in new appointment at Nottingham based PR agency.
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4th March 2021

RESIDENTS MOVE IN TO NEW HOMES AT FORMER BREWERY SITE

A brand-new community has been created in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, with all 75 homes at Wise Living’s The Old Brewery development now fully occupied.
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4th March 2021

Jones Homes secures Help to Buy Funding at developments in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire

Jones Homes has secured Government funding aimed at supporting first-time buyers onto the property ladder.
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4th March 2021

Derby accountancy and business advisors simplify Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Spring budget

THE extension of the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) to those who have previously been left out in the cold so far is a much-needed boost, says the co-founder of a Derby accountancy firm.
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4th March 2021

RSM advise on sale of Initial Packaging Solutions Limited to Coveris

RSM’s M&A and Private Equity team have advised the shareholders of Initial Packaging Solutions Ltd, on the successful sale of the business to Coveris Group.
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4th March 2021

East Midlands Freeport gets green light

Up to 60,000 new skilled jobs could be created in the region after ambitious plans to create a new freeport based around East Midlands Airport were given the go-ahead.
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4th March 2021

Have you heard the good news? Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University have increased spaces on their Free Fully Funded Small Business Leadership Programme!

The Small Business Leadership Programme (SBLP) is free and fully funded by the Government to support the resilience, recovery and growth of SMEs during and after COVID-19. It can help develop potential for future business growth and productivity. Particip
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4th March 2021

Go Global in March

Your invitation to go global  Friday, 19th March 12-2.45pm with KuKu Connect
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4th March 2021

Growth Hub welcomes Chancellor’s budget support for business

Leicester and Leicestershire’s Growth Hub has welcomed the measures announced in today’s budget by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.
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4th March 2021

International Women's Day - 8 March

Each year, the 8th March marks International Women’s day (IWD). In 2021, let’s pay attention to this year’s bold theme which is, ‘Choose to challenge’. The time is now to challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes with the aim to forge an
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4th March 2021

CBILS backing helps Notts business deliver 28 million PPE items to support frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic

A Nottinghamshire-based creative agency, which drew on its international export expertise to keep the nation safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, has successfully delivered more than 28 million items of personal protective equipment after securing a six fig
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4th March 2021

Air IT announces its third pair of acquisitions

The fast-growing IT MSP acquires InfoTech Solutions (UK) Limited and Concise Technologies Limited, bringing its total number of acquisitions to six in the past six months
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4th March 2021

Two international accreditations mark Nottingham Business School as a global leader in personalised learning and high-impact research

A commitment to personalised learning, impactful research and strong links to professions have contributed to two prestigious accreditations from EQUIS and EFMD Global for Nottingham Business School (NBS), part of Nottingham Trent University.
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4th March 2021

Five things employers legally need to do for employees working from home

With many shifting to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic business owners can look to top tips from law experts to ensure they are legally providing employees with everything they need.
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4th March 2021

Hat-trick of wins for Cema Vending as trio opt for refreshing change

​​​​​​​Cema Vending, the Nottingham-based vending machine and workplace refreshment specialist, has secured three major contracts with businesses across the region, as it celebrates a strong start to the year.
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4th March 2021

Leicester energy expert calls for more women to enter the energy industry

Ahead of International Women's Day 2021, a leading energy expert has called for more women to get involved in the sector after research shows that just 14% of the energy workforce are women.
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4th March 2021

Leicester health expert says care homes must adapt food safety measures with visitors back next week

The Government has recently annouced a road map to easing lockdown restrictions and the care sector in particular have faced great difficulty when considering visitation from relatives and friends for its residents.
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4th March 2021

Council asked to agree support package to secure 5,000-job scheme

Derby City Council is being asked to agree a package of support, worth up to £17.5m, to enable the development of an exciting new food production campus, which could bring 5,000 jobs to Derby.
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4th March 2021

Niamh drives into Olympic year with new deal from Yappl

Great British Olympic medal hope Niamh Emerson is driving into 2021 with a sponsorship deal with telecoms company Yappl, the business arm of A1 Comms.
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3rd March 2021

Derby academics ranked among most cited scientists

Academics at the University of Derby have been ranked amongst the most highly-cited scientists in the world, according to research byStanford University.
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3rd March 2021

Budget Comment | Dr Nik Kotecha OBE

“The Chancellor had a tricky balancing act to walk, but it’s clear this year’s budget is all about supporting businesses and individuals in order to grow the economy. 
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3rd March 2021

£25.2m investment for Staveley announced

Town leaders have welcomed a multi-million pound funding boost which will pave the way for significant regeneration in a former mining community in North Derbyshire.
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3rd March 2021

Budget Reaction

Nicholas Smith, Director and Head of Tax at Duncan & Toplis
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3rd March 2021

East Midlands Freeport given green light for take-off!

The East Midlands received a major economic boost today with the government's announcement that it will be one of eight new Freeports in England, creating an estimated 60,000 new skilled jobs for the region.
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3rd March 2021

Budget will help many with final push, but much more needed on employment costs and those overlooked, say small firms

Responding to the Chancellor’s Budget Speech in the House of Commons, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Development Manager Natalie Gasson-McKinley, said:
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3rd March 2021

Leicester energy expert calls for more women to enter the energy industry

A leading energy expert has called for more women to get involved in the sector after research from 2019 shows that just 14% of the energy workforce are women.
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3rd March 2021

Join the UpScaler Showcase event which will celebrate the success of the D2N2 UpScaler project and be a true celebration of business growth.

Expect a keynote speech from David McDowell, COO at BrewDog. In addition to this, we’ll hear from a range of UpScaler clients about their Scale Up journey.
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3rd March 2021

First homes go on sale three months early at popular Rushden development

The first homes at a sought-after new development in Rushden have gone on sale three months earlier than planned.
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3rd March 2021

Cut employer costs to complement furlough extension, small firms urge

Responding to the announcement that the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) will be extended and sole traders with a 2019/20 tax return will be included in the next rounds of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grants Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
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3rd March 2021

Node4 Enters into Investment Agreement with Providence Equity Partners to Accelerate Rapid Growth

Node4, a cloud-led digital transformation Managed Services Provider (MSP), today announced it has secured a new principal investor, Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”), a premier private equity firm that specialises in the media, communications, edu
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3rd March 2021

J Tomlinson completes comprehensive refurbishment of historic Grade II* college building in Nottingham

The largest building in Nottingham’s historic lace market has undergone a comprehensive internal makeover delivered by local building and maintenance partner, J Tomlinson Ltd.
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3rd March 2021

Leicester health expert says care homes must adapt food safety measures with visitors back next week

The Government has recently annouced a road map to easing lockdown restrictions and the care sector in particular have faced great difficulty when considering visitation from relatives and friends for its residents
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2nd March 2021

Finance Advice Centre all set for rapid growth after signing partnership deal with Haysto

Derby-based mortgage firm Finance Advice Centre has set out plans for an ambitious period of growth during 2021 after partnering with an online platform which specialises in finding deals for people turned down by High Street lenders.
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2nd March 2021

Budget 2021: East Midlands business leaders calling for fundamental changes to digital taxes and Business Rates

The government should expand digital taxes to cover a wider range of online sales according to a poll of over 1,000 business leaders by accountancy and advisory firm BDO LLP.
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2nd March 2021

STEPNELL SECURES MULTIPLE MAJOR FRAMEWORK WINS

COMPLETE construction partner Stepnell has recently secured its spot on two new construction frameworks – the Public Sector Construction Works Framework, managed by NHS Shared Business Services, and Procure Partnerships Framework.
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2nd March 2021

Elvaston Castle ready for action with scene stealing £35m restoration

Film fans know it as the location of the famous nude wrestling scene in Ken Russell’s 1969 classic version of DH Lawrence's Women in Love’. Now Derbyshire’s Elvaston Castle and its historic landscape are one step closer to realising an ambitious £35m tran
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2nd March 2021

Octavian Group expands again with new communications business

The Octavian group of companies is expanding again after the Nottinghamshire firm revealed the launch of a new communications arm.
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2nd March 2021

Real estate and property development lawyer Anil Kumar joins Excello Law in Leicester as the firm opens a city centre office

Real estate and property development lawyer Anil Kumar has joined national law firm Excello Law, joining a growing team in Leicester following the recent opening of an office in the city centre.
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2nd March 2021

Pandemic and Brexit to trigger real estate ‘return on investment’ shift in East Midlands

Research by RSM has indicated that the pandemic and Brexit could act as catalysts for a shift in commercial real estate returns on investment in favour of the East Midlands.
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2nd March 2021

BID HELPS NORTH NOTTS BUSINESSES GET READY TO LEAVE LOCKDOWN

BUSINESSES in North Nottinghamshire are being urged to get ready for the easing of lockdown restrictions with support from North Notts BID.
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2nd March 2021

CACTUS IMAGES CELEBRATES 10 YEARS AT CONNECT DERBY

Cactus Images, one of the region’s best known commercial photographers,is celebrating its tenth anniversary at Connect Derby, the city’s leading managed workspace provider.
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2nd March 2021

INVESTING IN RADICAL SUPPORT FOR WOMEN FOUNDERS

Two Nottingham entrepreneurs have received a cash boost for their company so they can support even more women to set up and grow their own business.
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2nd March 2021

Asset Intelligence Announces Line-up for 2021 Investment Conference

Asset Intelligence, the Leicester-based financial consultancy, today announces the speaker line-up for its annual investment conference, now in its fifth year, held in association with the School of Business at the University of Leicester.
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2nd March 2021

FURLOUGH EXTENSION AND VAT REDUCTION: EAST MIDLANDS FIRMS’ BUDGET WISHLIST REVEALED

East Midlands SMEs are calling on the Chancellor to announce an extension to the furlough scheme when he delivers his Budget tomorrow, according to the latest data from Lloyds Bank’s Business Barometer research.
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2nd March 2021

Air IT achieve international cyber security certification from CREST

Air IT has joined a select group of security providers certified by CREST, a not-for-profit certification body that represents and supports the technical information security industry whilst offering buyers a list of security providers they can trust.
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2nd March 2021

Virtual workplace tours launched to Derbyshire’s students during National Careers Week

National Careers Week 2021 (1 – 5 March) sees the launch of three virtual workplace tours to students across north east Derbyshire.
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2nd March 2021

LLEP ENTERPRISE ZONE ANNOUNCES NEW ENGINEERING CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

MIRA Technology Park, one of the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership’s (LLEP) two Enterprise Zones, has announced a new partnership that will see an engineering centre of excellence located at the site.
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2nd March 2021

East Midlands HR firm expands with two new franchises

Multi-sector HR consultancy, Breedon Consulting, has announced the launch of two new franchises in the UK as part of its ambitious growth plans.
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2nd March 2021

Small firms call for “most ambitious Budget in modern history” as one in five overlooked by existing support

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) research shows 1,000,000 small firms left out of support measures, including those in supply chains saddled with rents and rising business rates.
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1st March 2021

LEICESTERSHIRE COMPANY WINS NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARD

The Rural Business Awards, supported by Amazon, is the only UK-wide programme dedicated to showcasing the success of rural businesses
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