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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

20 October 2018

BNI Ausum BNI Ausum

Time: 9:45am - 11:45am
Where: South Normanton
22 October 2018
22 October 2018

BNI Advantage Derby Business Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Derby
22 October 2018

BNI Genesis Syston

Time: 6:45am - 8:45am
Where: East Goscote
22 October 2018
22 October 2018

BNI Two Valleys (Ilkeston)

Time: 7:00am - 10:00am
Where: Long Eaton
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19th October 2018

Local carpentry student competes to become UK champion

A Nottingham College student has fought off tough competition to secure a place in the prestigious national finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions.
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19th October 2018

East Midlands recycling business set for growth with HSBC support

An East Midlands recycling company which specialises in the recycling of ferrous metals has secured a £6 million finance package from HSBC UK to support its ambitious growth strategy, both in the UK and overseas.
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18th October 2018

Rilmac Charity Golf Day a big success

The second Rilmac Charity Golf Day was held on Friday 28th September at Market Rasen Golf Club. It was a great success raising funds for three fantastic beneficiaries; The British Heart Foundation, St Barnabas Hospice Lincoln, and Prostate Cancer UK.
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18th October 2018

Shooting Star Wins PR Contract with Midlands Enterprise Universities

Award-winning PR, marketing and digital agency Shooting Star has strengthened its roster of public sector clients by securing a comms and stakeholder engagement contract with Midlands Enterprise Universities.
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18th October 2018

Trade Mission will see international collaboration between the Midlands and the USA

Greater collaboration and trade opportunities will be the focus of an international trade mission taking place later this month.
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18th October 2018

EverythingBranded proudly sponsors Hoops Aid at the Copper Box Arena on Sunday 14th for their celebrity basketball fundraiser.

Hoops Aid is a major fundraising event for Sports Traider and the biggest celebrity charity basketball event in the UK. EverythingBranded were proud to be main sponsors of this year’s event which included celebrity team members such as Dan Osbourne (The O
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18th October 2018

FSB Sponsors Leicester Business Festival

The FSB is once again sponsoring the Leicester Business Festival, a two week festival featuring around 120 business events across the county aimed at growing our local economy, strengthening local business connections and encouraging inward investment.
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17th October 2018

Merritts invest £1.4m in machinery lifting and transport equipment

Joseph Merritt Group Plc has announced plans to invest £1.4 million in machinery lifting and transportation equipment as part of an ongoing strategy to expand services across the UK.
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17th October 2018

Fraser Brown promotes key member of its franchising and commercial team

Nottingham-based law firm Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the promotion of Fiona Boswell to partner.
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17th October 2018

Leicester based BS Handling Systems automates SCA Wood UK with conveyor installation

BS Handling Systems automates SCA Wood UK with pallet conveyor installation
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17th October 2018

J Tomlinson appointed to build seven-storey hotel

J Tomlinson appointed to build seven-storey hotel A construction contract to build a new £6 million hotel in Sheffield has been awarded to J Tomlinson.
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17th October 2018

Frozen food distributor Central Foods secures highest BRC level

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has been awarded the BRC Agents and Brokers certificate for the second year.
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17th October 2018

Northamptonshire consultancy celebrates 20th anniversary at stately home

An environmental planning and forestry consultancy based in Northamptonshire hosted a drinks reception in October at an historic country house to celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary.
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17th October 2018

World Class Speaker set to visit East Midlands

The private advisory group for business owners, Vistage, is set to bring internationally renowned speaker and coach, Lynn Leahy, to the East Midlands to speak to Vistage members and colleagues from across the region.
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17th October 2018

Appointment brings new talent to the DBCP team

Chris Pratt is the latest addition to the growing team at Derbyshire Building Control Partnership (DBCP). His appointment marks DBCP’s 12-month anniversary after being established last year.
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17th October 2018

New division of Barrett Developments officially opens its Peterborough office

Barratt Developments’ newest division Barratt and David Wilson Homes Cambridgeshire has officially opened the doors to its Peterborough office following a successful launch.
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17th October 2018

Ednaston Park Launch

Former St Mary's Nursing Home in Ednaston transformed into exciting new managed workspace scheme
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16th October 2018

Businesses urged to play part in simplifying UK tax system

An East Midlands corporate tax expert says businesses and their advisers now have a vital role in shaping a better UK tax system by sharing their views and experiences.
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16th October 2018

Howes Percival Leicester Half Marathon team raise over £1,000 for MNDA

Four members of Howes Percival's Leicester office took part in the Leicester Half Marathon on Sunday 14 October raising over £1,000 for the firm's office charity Motor Neurone Disease Association.
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16th October 2018

Legal heavyweight joins Fraser Brown’s Lincoln office

Leading law firm Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the appointment of Ed Capes as corporate finance partner in its newly established Lincoln office.
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16th October 2018

Rilmac Scaffolding announce new director

Rilmac Scaffolding Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Wallis in the role of Director – Southern.  Paul will be based at the Rilmac Depot in Northampton and have responsibility for the whole southern region, including London and the Home Co
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16th October 2018

Hinckley and Rugby staff dig deep for community allotment in Lutterworth

Staff volunteers from Hinckley and Rugby Building Society dug deep to help prepare the ground at the new allotments in Lutterworth.
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16th October 2018

Sturgess go the extra mile to help children get to surgery

A child’s journey to surgery at Leicester’s Hospitals has become a lot more easier thanks to a generous donation from Sturgess Motor Group.
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16th October 2018

James in line to be UK Bus Driver of the Year

trentbarton bus driver James Kearney is in the running to be named the UK’s best bus driver.
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16th October 2018

Salisbury poisonings highlights increasing need for SMEs to ensure they have the right cover in place

The unprecedented nerve agent attacks which happened in Salisbury earlier this year left many chain and independent shops restricted from the public for months.  The impact on small businesses affected has been crippling, with the Government forced to spe
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16th October 2018

Derby construction firm building sporting futures

Davlyn Construction has secured over £6m of work transforming the sports facilities at a historic Derbyshire school.
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16th October 2018

Royston & Lund named best lettings agent in East Midlands at EA Masters Awards

Royston & Lund, one of Nottinghamshire’s most-established independent estate agents has officially been crowned the best small lettings agent in the East Midlands as part of the 2019 Best Estate Agent Guide (BEAG).
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16th October 2018

Lincoln entrepreneur hires cameraman to follow his every move

Move over Kardashians, an entrepreneur in Lincoln has taken the unusual step of hiring a professional cameraman to record his working life.
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16th October 2018

Saving a colony of rare honey bees in Derby

Recently work was undertaken at 126 (City of Derby) Squadron’s headquarters to save a colony of rare honey bees that had taken over one of the wooden huts used by the cadets.
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16th October 2018

100th Birthday celebrated in style

Marjorie Fisher (Madge) tuned 100 this week and celebrated by travelling to York with five friends from Ashmere Smalley Hall in Derby to visit her sister Phyllis aged 95 in a Yorkshire nursing home.
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15th October 2018

SmartGo is Finalist at Smarter Travel Awards 2018

Leicester-founded national workplace travel network scheme nominated for Best Smarter Travel Innovation Award at national industry awards
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15th October 2018

Autumn Budget is make or break moment for Chancellor, say small firm

FSB is calling on the Chancellor Philip Hammond to make good on his claim that “the Conservative Party is, and always will be, the party of business” in its Autumn Budget submission published today.
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15th October 2018

Notts freight firm adds seven employees to growing team

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE’S fastest-growing mid-sized company*, Baxter Freight, has further bolstered its team through the appointment of seven new employees.
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15th October 2018

Let's get quizzical!

Russells' quiz will see fundraising reach sky high
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15th October 2018

Ramsey’s Cooks Up A Stir With 150K Renovation

A Nottingham based kitchen and bathroom showroom, which previously housed the 1926 Rolls Royce Primrose from the hit TV show, The Darling Buds of May, has undergone a 150K renovation as it enters its 47th year in business.
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15th October 2018

Leicestershire property solicitor celebrates 30 years of practising law

A specialist in property law at Leicestershire solicitors Bray & Bray is celebrating her 30th year as a practising solicitor. She also joins the company in commemorating another milestone - 125 years of service in 2018.
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15th October 2018

Nottingham company shortlisted for Leicestershire's leading property and construction awards

Two schemes built by Nottingham-based construction specialist Stepnell have been shortlisted for the ProCon Leicestershire Awards 2018, which showcase the region’s best property and construction projects.
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15th October 2018

Birmingham shoes a sellout success to empower women

A Birmingham shoemaker, who has been recognised as a leading light in the footwear industry, has seen her latest collection sell out before even hitting the shelves.
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15th October 2018

OrderWise Showcases Innovative Robotics Technology

Adding to an already impressive year for turnover, awards and new staff, specialist software provider OrderWise is showing no signs of slowing down. The company is now showcasing its developing robotics technology, which it plans to launch next year.
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12th October 2018

New college apprenticeship moves leaders up

West Nottinghamshire College is helping to create managers of the future for the UK’s leading motor dealer franchise with a new professional diploma.
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12th October 2018

Brexit countdown stimulates investments in semi-permanent buildings

With many businesses working on contingency plans for the possible outcomes and impacts of Brexit in March 2019, temporary buildings provide a great option.
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12th October 2018

Learning to be a Future Leader

Professionals from across the East Midlands spent yesterday (10 October) learning about the Army’s approach to leadership through a series of presentations, discussions and practical challenges held at Chetwynd Barracks in Nottinghamshire.
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12th October 2018

Property Presentation Firm ‘Not ‘Horsing’ Around As It Celebrates Third Birthday

A Derbyshire based property presentation company, which was started by accident in 2012, is now celebrating its third birthday.
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12th October 2018

Triple funding win for counselling hub

Counsellors in Lincoln, are celebrating three successful funding bids – adding a boost of nearly £75,000 for the Naomi Watkins Counselling Hub (NWCH)!
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12th October 2018

Restructure and Rebrand for Cowens

Two of the East Midlands’ leading financial services companies have announced they are restructuring to become unified under one brand. Chartered Insurance Broker, Cowens Survival Capability and Chartered Financial Planners, Cowens Financial Architects, w
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12th October 2018

Howes Percival rounds off 20th anniversary celebrations with school visit to National Space Centre

Howes Percival's Leicester office has rounded off a year-long series of celebrations, fundraising events and volunteering activities to mark its 20th year in the city by taking two local school groups for a day out at the National Space Centre. 
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12th October 2018

Stepnell named a Top 10 construction company to work for in UK

Construction specialist Stepnell, which has an office in Nottingham, has been voted one the UK’s top 10 best companies to work for at the Construction Week - Construction Enquirer Awards (8-12 October).
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12th October 2018

East Midlands lawyers in legal 500 Hall of Fame

TWO leading lawyers from East Midlands-based solicitors Nelsons have been recognised as being at the ‘pinnacle of their profession’ after entering the Legal 500’s prestigious Hall of Fame list.
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12th October 2018

East Midlands house builder puts walking boots on for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

An East Midlands housebuilder took part in a charity walk for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and raised over £500.
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11th October 2018

John joins Cummins Employment Solicitors

Leicestershire leading law firm Cummins Employment Solicitors has welcomed John Wood as its new associate.
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11th October 2018

Purpose Media toasts ten years of success

A Derbyshire creative agency which has grown from a two-man start-up with zero assets to a £2m-turnover company employing 30 full-time members of staff is celebrating its first decade in business.
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11th October 2018

Staff at leading developer raise £5,000 with mountain marathon challenge

Staff at leading developer Barratt Homes Northampton are celebrating after taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks and raising £5,126 for The Princes Trust as part of the Summit 60 challenge.
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11th October 2018

Market Harborough letting agent wins gold at British Property Awards

Andrew Granger & Co’s lettings department in Market Harborough has been awarded gold at the British Property Awards, the only agency in the Harborough region to receive the award.
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11th October 2018

Legal staff step out for mental health charity

Staff at a leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors have put their best foot forward to raise over £2,000 in a gruelling charity walk.
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11th October 2018

Mocha Marketing joins forces with Soft Touch Arts and Smith Partnership to bring back popular networking event

Enderby-based marketing agency Mocha Marketing is collaborating with Leicester charity Soft Touch Arts and solicitor firm Smith Partnership to bring back ‘New Walk Network’; a free, informal business networking event held at Soft Touch Arts, on New Walk.
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11th October 2018

Fit-out specialist adds new workspace designer to growing team

Award-winning commercial fit-out and workspace specialist, Butler & Willow, has appointed another impressive workspace designer by the name of Catherine Lee to its talent line-up.
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