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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. Love Business News is a powerful B2B marketing and publicity platform which can get your brand in front of thousands of senior business leaders, executives and decision-makers across the region.

Networking & Events

29 October 2021

Network for Local Business Weekly Breakfast Meeting

Time: 7:00am - 8:30am
Where: Thringstone
30 October 2021

BNI Ausum BNI Ausum

Time: 9:45am - 11:45am
Where: South Normanton
1 November 2021

BNI Genesis Syston

Time: 6:45am - 8:45am
Where: East Goscote
1 November 2021

BNI Two Valleys (Ilkeston)

Time: 7:00am - 10:00am
Where: Long Eaton
1 November 2021
1 November 2021

BNI Advantage Derby Business Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Derby
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28th October 2021

Council secures £20m Government funding to further boost Chesterfield town centre and enhance the town’s cultural offer

Chesterfield Borough Council has secured £19.98m of Government funding through a successful bid to the national Levelling Up Fund. The funding was confirmed as part of yesterday’s Autumn Budget and Spending Review.
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28th October 2021

A trio of awards for Derby businesswoman whose hard work, compassion and dedication has supported hundreds of local firms during pandemic.

Derby businesswoman Rachel Hayward, who owns local bid writing consultancy, Ask the Chameleon, has been recognised for her support of hundreds of small businesses during the pandemic.
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28th October 2021

Derbyshire family business powers growth through six-figure funding package

Derbyshire-based hydraulics and pneumatics supplier, Shepherd Hydraulics & Pneumatics Ltd, has received a six-figure funding package from NatWest to support future growth.
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28th October 2021

Further Awards Recognition For Safe and Sound

The specialist work of child exploitation charity Safe and Sound has been recognised with two further awards.
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28th October 2021

Bespoke intelligence to boost your business performance

Quiet Storm has been developing innovative digital solutions for clients for more than 30 years and in that time, we’ve gained a lot of insight into what makes business tick.
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28th October 2021

November Connect Receptions

We have a fabulous line up of Connect Receptions for November across the East Midlands from the launch of an awards, a B&B, a beautiful barn and a a brand new wine bar!
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28th October 2021

St Barnabas Boston Wellbeing Hub Appeal Gets Off To £70,000 Flying Start

An appeal to help build a new wellbeing hub with treatment and therapy rooms, a garden, and a lounge and kitchen in Boston by St Barnabas Hospice has already hit nearly £70,000 thanks to generous donations.
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27th October 2021

Hospitality the big winner but sector remains fragile, warns SME tax expert

Hospitality is the big winner of the Autumn Budget 2021, but the sector remains fragile, a leading SME tax expert has warned.
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27th October 2021

Budget Quote | Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chairman of Morningside Pharmaceuticals

Budget Quote | Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chairman of Morningside Pharmaceuticals
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27th October 2021

Finch scoop award at East Midlands Business Masters Awards

On Thursday 21st October, Finch Consulting was selected as the winner of the Professional Services award at the East Midlands Business Masters Awards and Annual Dinner.
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27th October 2021

Chancellor makes progress on business rates, but inflation and tax clouds gather, say small firms

Budget not enough to meet ambition for high-growth, high-productivity, high-wage, low-tax economy
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27th October 2021

Amazon Kegworth donates £1,000 to Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The Amazon team at the fulfilment centre in Kegworth has made a £1,000 donation to Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) as part of the company’s global Amazon Goes Gold campaign during September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
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27th October 2021

Improve your staff wellbeing and reap the benefits

Meet us at Love Business Expo 2022 stand B29
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27th October 2021

Shed Wins Small Business of the Year 2021

We are thrilled to announce that Shed Grounds Maintenance has taken home the gold.
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27th October 2021

Expanding local brickwork experts start work building 170 new homes on six-acre site in Leeds

Fast-growing Derbyshire brickwork, scaffolding and drywall business, Phoenix Brickwork, has started work building new homes on a six-acre site in Leeds.
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27th October 2021

Connected Data secures £600k in an investment round led by EMBA Investors Ltd

East Midlands based venture, Connected Data, has secured private equity funding thanks to an investment round led by EMBA Investors Ltd (previously East Midlands Business Angels).
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27th October 2021

University of Derby’s first cohort ‘graduates’ from government’s Help to Grow scheme

The University’s first cohort of students has graduated from the Help to Grow: Management programme after it was selected as one of the first Business Schools in the UK to deliver the government’s scheme.
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26th October 2021

Love Business Expo has chosen me&dee as its 2022 charity partner

We are absolutely delighted to announce that me&dee have been chosen as the Love Business Expo charity partner for 2022.
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26th October 2021

Unique partnership aims to help college graduates land quality jobs

Loughborough College and Charnwood Campus Science, Innovation and Technology Park have forged a new and unique partnership to help create a careers pipeline for students.
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26th October 2021

Leading Leicestershire property consultancy awarded position on £500m government framework

A leading national property consultancy has been awarded a position on a £500m government framework.
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26th October 2021

Derbyshire business wins top Amazon award

A company from Derbyshire has been named one of the best rural businesses in the country after winning a regional Rural Business Award.
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26th October 2021

Birds Bakery shows its support by donating more than £3k to WellChild

Craft baker Birds Bakery has showed its support by donating £3,400 to national children’s charity WellChild
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26th October 2021

Duncan & Toplis begins search for future leaders and specialists

Accountancy and business services provider Duncan & Toplis has opened applications for its new 2022 graduate training scheme.
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25th October 2021

KH Hair in charity chop

KH Hair Newark has given a brave nine-year-old from Newark the chop to help support a charity which makes wigs for children with cancer.
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25th October 2021

Modern day rag and bone business thrives despite the worst of times

Leicester-based, Industrial Wiper Company, collects unwanted second-hand clothing and fabric and creates cleaning wipers that are used across a variety of industries from food to janitorial services.
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25th October 2021

Leicestershire gin distiller launches new product to support The National Forest

A Leicestershire distiller unveils an exclusive and specially produced new product to provide vital funds to the National Forest.
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25th October 2021

Digital Space bolsters sustainability services with new partnerships

Digital Space, the leading IT managed services provider, has today announced a significant investment in two new partnerships with global leader in remanufacturing, Circular Computing and asset disposal organisation, Re-Tek.
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25th October 2021

50 new jobs to be created by Hypnos Beds

A local recruitment business is working with Hypnos Beds to create a further 50 new positions at its headquarters in Castle Donington.
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25th October 2021

Heathcotes apprentice celebrates win in the Love Chesterfield Awards

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, toasted the success of one of its colleagues when the company’s Business Support Assistant, Ellie Gibson, won Apprentice of the Year in the finals of the Love Chesterfield Awards.
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25th October 2021

COACH HIRE COMPARISON IN THE FAST LANE AS TRAVEL INDUSTRY BOUNCES BACK

A coach hire comparison website is celebrating the busiest six months in its history as the travel industry bounces back following the easing of COVID restrictions.
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25th October 2021

Small business confidence drops amid inflation and tax hikes, new study finds, as Chancellor urged to act

Government plans to increase tax on employers, employees, sole traders and company directors in April is set to hamper the UK’s nascent economic recovery, according to the latest SBI, which shows small business confidence falling away after the announceme
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24th October 2021

BIRDS CROWNED BAKERY RETAILER OF THE YEAR AT PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

Family-run Birds Bakery has been named ‘Bakery Retailer of the Year’ at the Bakery Industry Awards 2021 ceremony, which took place last night (Thursday 21 October) at the Royal Lancaster in London.
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24th October 2021

Air source heat pumps help to secure crown for East Midlands developer

Grace Homes awarded 'Best Housing Development in the East Midlands' for the 2nd year running
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24th October 2021

D2N2 LEP awards £9.075m funding for Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Derby

The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has awarded Derby City Council over £9m in funding – £6.875m from its Getting Building Fund and £2.2m from its Growing Places Fund – to support the development of a Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
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24th October 2021

PERMAGROUP CELEBRATES DISRUPTER AWARD WIN AT EAST MIDLANDS BUSINESS MASTER AWARDS

Permagroup, a collection of brands that provide permanent solutions to age-old building problems, has been awarded the prestigious ‘disruptor award’ at this year’s East Midlands Business Masters Awards, held on 21 October 2021.
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23rd October 2021

Develop Training continues its pledge to help increase industry diversity with its women in utilities programme

A leading utilities training provider has continued its pledge to play a full and active part in helping increase diversity in the industry after it launched the second cohort of its ‘Women in Utilities’ programme, this ground-breaking programme offers fr
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23rd October 2021

Major employer in Newark creates 40 new jobs due to increased demand in its manufacturing services

Nottinghamshire firm Rototek is looking to fill 40 new positions at its Newark factory due to a significant increase in demand for its plastic manufacturing services.
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23rd October 2021

B-Hive awarded FIP funding to break new ground on pre-harvest pest detection

AGRI-TECH research and development company B-hive Innovations has been successfully awarded funding to investigate methods of detecting and mapping wireworm populations to help manage this very damaging potato pest.
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23rd October 2021

Kitchen specialists expand into Worksop

A specialist independent kitchen design and installation company has expanded into Worksop.
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23rd October 2021

Business Gateway offers Big Ideas to support Microbusinesses

The Business Gateway this week launched a new series of webinars designed specifically to support Leicestershire’s many microbusinesses to grow and thrive using new ideas. 
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23rd October 2021

TwentyTwenty celebrates after receiving National Lottery Community funding to help local teenage girls.

TwentyTwenty is celebrating after being awarded almost £135,000 over 3 years in National Lottery Community funding for its Love4Life project supporting teenage girls across Leicester, Leicestershire and Derby.
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23rd October 2021

Leading East Midlands law firm celebrates legal director promotion

Leading Leicester law firm Nelsons has promoted Peter Nicholson to legal director.  
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23rd October 2021

BUSINESS GATEWAY GROWTH HUB – November Workshops 2021

BUSINESS GATEWAY GROWTH HUB – November Workshops 2021
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23rd October 2021

NEWARK MOTOR BUSINESS MAKES RAFT OF NEW APPOINTMENTS TO SUPPORT PERIOD OF GROWTH

Newark-based specialist car group, Motorfinity, has welcomed eight new members of staff to the team, following a period of significant growth.
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22nd October 2021

Bakery experts with 60 years' experience collaborate on new venture

Two leading bakery experts have joined forces in a new venture as they look to supply high quality ingredients to major food businesses across the UK. 
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22nd October 2021

Nottingham Accounts Administrator Completes Five Fundraising Challenges

A Nottingham Accounts Administrator has successfully completed a series of five fundraising challenges to raise money for Tommy’s, the pregnancy and baby loss charity.
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22nd October 2021

Over 20 jobs up for grabs at Victoria Centre

More than 20 roles are currently being recruited for at Nottingham’s leading shopping destination, Victoria Centre.
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22nd October 2021

Food Innovation Centre helps food and drink businesses reduce fat in products

Experts at the Food Innovation Centre based at the University of Nottingham are helping food and drink manufacturers reduce fat in their products with a new factsheet.
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22nd October 2021

Octavian IT reveals record-breaking customer satisfaction results

Octavian IT, the Cyber Essentials-accredited IT division of the multi-service provider Octavian Group, has continued its stellar year by revealing a record-breaking customer feedback performance.
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22nd October 2021

M-EC Welcomes Five New Members of Staff

M-EC, one of the UK’s leading development technical consultants, is pleased to announce that it has recruited five new members of staff.
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22nd October 2021

Derbyshire football club kick off the season in new kit thanks to David Wilson Homes

Leading homebuilder David Wilson Homes Mercia has donated £500 to Derbyshire football club, Melbourne Dynamos, allowing them to fund a new kit for one of their junior teams.
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22nd October 2021

Robinson wins ‘Best Custom Packaging Solutions Provider’

Robinson – the manufacturer specialising in value-added custom packaging – has been named ‘Best Custom Packaging Solutions Provider’ at the 2021 Midlands Enterprise Awards.
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22nd October 2021

Arup's new Class of 2021 aiming to engineer exciting careers

Global design, planning and engineering firm Arup has welcomed a fresh intake of apprentices and newly qualified graduates to support its Nottingham team’s work on a wide range of major projects.
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22nd October 2021

Confusion Between Cyber & Crime Insurance Puts Businesses at Risk

Mansfield based insurance broker, Cowens, has found an alarming number of businesses continue to confuse crime insurance with cyber insurance, putting them at risk of financial losses to criminals who use internet and telephone lines to obtain money throu
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21st October 2021

Superior Wellness scoops Sustainability Award

Europe’s largest hot tub and swim spa distributor, Superior Wellness has been awarded for demonstrating a commitment to sustainable business practices.
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21st October 2021

East Midlands Airport braced for busiest weekend since start of pandemic. Ryanair seats on sale from Jan 2022 onwards

East Midlands Airport (EMA) is expecting this coming weekend to be its busiest since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic
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21st October 2021

Nottingham Castle launches "Tickets for a Tenner" for city residents

Over a thousand years of history can be discovered for just ten pounds at Nottingham Castle thanks to a new discount deal for city residents.
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21st October 2021

Free Food Friday Gives Team Feel-Good Factor

Staff at Europa Warehouse based at Midlands Logistics Park in Corby came together recently 2021 to celebrate the team’s achievements over the past 18 months.
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21st October 2021

FCM celebrates double award win

Burton-based PR and communications agency FCM is celebrating a double award win at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Midlands Awards 2021.
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