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Networking & Events

26 September 2020

BNI Ausum BNI Ausum

Time: 9:45am - 11:45am
Where: South Normanton
28 September 2020

BNI Genesis Syston

Time: 6:45am - 8:45am
Where: East Goscote
28 September 2020
28 September 2020

BNI Advantage Derby Business Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Derby
28 September 2020
28 September 2020

BNI Two Valleys (Ilkeston)

Time: 7:00am - 10:00am
Where: Long Eaton
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25th September 2020

Recruitment resumes at Duncan & Toplis

One of the Midlands’ largest companies of accountants and business advisers, Duncan & Toplis has restarted recruitment in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown. Duncan & Toplis http://www.duntop.co.uk employs more than 400 people and it supports more than 4,
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25th September 2020

St. Modwen to deliver more than 285,000 sq ft in the Midlands

St. Modwen has launched its latest industrial and logistics development phases as part of plans to deliver c. 1.5m sq ft of high-quality space in 2021.
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25th September 2020

Plastic moulding firm to pursue growth after £250,000 loan from MEIF

Nottingham-based firm will use the funding to progress growth plans A Sandiacre (Nottingham) firm specialising in plastic and metal injection moulding has secured a £250,000 from the MEIF Maven Debt Finance. H.P.M Limited (HPM) will use the funding pac
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25th September 2020

PROCURE DIRECT WINS ITS LARGEST EVER CONTRACT

A Lincolnshire company is celebrating winning its largest-ever contract.
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25th September 2020

3 top awards nominations for KuKu COVID support

Co-Founders of KuKu Connect, Stephen Goddard and Philip Brooks-Stephenson have been recognised for their support to thousands of businesses, venues and community organisations across the country. KuKu Connect has been nominated for 3 top awards for their
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24th September 2020

Help programme launched for workers facing redundancy during coronavirus pandemic

Workers facing redundancy will be helped to find new jobs, develop skills or start their own businesses through a comprehensive programme of free support being co-ordinated by Derby City Council.
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24th September 2020

20 years in the making - Serena Humphrey launches ‘The F Word Academy’

One of the region’s most respected business figures, Serena Humphrey, has celebrated two decades in business and more than 30 years in the financial services industry by launching what she believes will become a game-changer for SMEs - The F Word Academy.
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24th September 2020

Chancellor outlines winter economy plan in response to latest coronavirus developments.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak today outlined additional government support to provide certainty to businesses and workers impacted by coronavirus across the UK.
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23rd September 2020

Business leaders react to latest COVID-19 measures announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Business leaders from across the East Midlands have been giving their reaction to a raft of new measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson last night.
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22nd September 2020

New Freight Manager at Spatial Global

Robert Tedd, highly experienced in multi-modal freight operations, joins the team to drive growth in import and export sales.
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22nd September 2020

Disability Direct receives £100,000 COVID relief grant

Disability Direct has received £100,000 from Barclays Bank’s Covid-19 Community Aid Package as recognition of its impact during the crisis.
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22nd September 2020

Jansari joins Pattersons Commercial Law

Pattersons Commercial Law has announced that Civil and Commercial Litigation specialist, Asit Jansari, has joined the business as a director.
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18th September 2020

East Midlands social enterprises urged to bid for final £4million of vital funding

Social enterprises in the East Midlands are being encouraged to apply for their share of the final round of The Social Enterprise Support Fund, which opens for applications at 10am today. More than £4m of support is still available as part of the fund, w
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18th September 2020

Poppy PR’s 'Positive Pandemic Posts' Lead To New Educational Contract

A public relations company’s positive outlook during lockdown has led to a new partnership being formed. Poppy PR’s upbeat attitude throughout its social media postings during the pandemic caught the eye of Habib Sharief. Habib is director of Derby-base
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18th September 2020

Students on catering and hospitality courses at West Nottinghamshire College began their new start at college with a sparkling twist this week.

The /COVID Compliant Cocktail Challenges/ were organised for the Level 2 Food and Beverage Service students and the Level 3 Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership students, with a view to the top chosen drinks to be featured on the new menu for the colle
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18th September 2020

The UK’s largest Kia car dealership has gifted a car to Derby based me&dee charity.

NK Motors has provided the charity with a brand-new Kia car, which was presented to me&dee on Friday 4^th September at the NK Motors showroom on Pride Park. As well as Rammie from Derby County making an appearance at the event, a special message from the
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18th September 2020

Frontline set to upskill 100 people as demand for warehousing specialists continues

Careers specialist Frontline Recruitment is set to upskill over 100 people as the demand for specialist fork lift truck drivers booms. The boom in ecommerce brought forward by the Covid-19 pandemic means that fork lift drivers are now highly sought after
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18th September 2020

HUGE NEW NATIONAL ‘PRAYER’ LANDMARK GIVEN GREEN LIGHT - AND VISIONARY IS FORMER LEICESTER CITY FC CHAPLAIN

A new national landmark which aims to profile a million answered prayers has been given the go ahead to be built on a site near Birmingham - and Leicester man, Richard Gamble, former chaplain to Leicester City Football Club is the visionary behind the who
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18th September 2020

Derby based medical manufacturer, Pennine Healthcare, launches two new UK manufactured products in the fight against COVID-19.

The UK manufactured Face Coverings and Sanitiser Stations will be sold on Pennine’s e-commerce site, ARMA Health.
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18th September 2020

Top Scots whisky brand and Northants sanitiser manufacturer link up to make leading golf tour safer

An award-winning Scottish luxury whisky brand, a prestigious golf tour, and a Northamptonshire manufacturer of sanitising products. Ordinarily, these would have little in common, but 2020 has been no ordinary year… Now Loch Lomond Whiskies has donated mo
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18th September 2020

New Army Of Flexible Temps' Required For Economic Recovery Claims Recruitment Expert

In the wake of a post-Covid surge in jobs vacancies, an award-winning Derby recruitment firm has revealed how the economic recovery is reliant on a new army of temporary workers coming forward. Strand-based Sky Recruitment Solutions, which was established
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18th September 2020

The Small Business Recovery Grant through the Business Gateway Growth Hub is now open.

Grants from £1,000 to £3,000 are available for SME’s in Leicester and Leicesterhsire. In order to access this grant, the SME’s must clearly demonstrate the impact of Covid-19 on their business and how the proposed activity will help address this impact f
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18th September 2020

Worksop dealership scoops prestigious Customer Excellence Award

The team at local Vauxhall Retailer, Walkers of Worksop on Retford Road, is celebrating after being awarded a prestigious Customer Excellence Award and named amongst the top 50 Vauxhall Retailers in the UK. As part of the annual Vauxhall Customer Satisfa
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18th September 2020

Developers Behind Empowering New Disability App Launch Crowdfunding Campaign

A campaign led by a trio of disabled Leicestershire tech-entrepreneurs received a major boost today with the announcement that Martyn Sibley, the creator of Disability Horizons magazine, Accomable, and one of the Disability Power 100 list’s ‘Most Influent
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18th September 2020

Bilborough chosen as latest 'Faster Britain' full-fibre broadband site.

LOCAL FIRM SET TO SUPERCHARGE BUSINESS GROWTH IN NOTTINGHAM WITH FAST-FIBRE PARTNERSHIP
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18th September 2020

Trent Basin Appoints East Midlands Interior Designer to Shape Style for Future Phase

Trent Basin https://www.trentbasin.co.uk/, the new Nottingham waterside neighbourhood, designed by the award-winning developer, Blueprint, has appointed a new interior designer to help shape the style of its new show home, planned for Phase 3 of the devel
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18th September 2020

Europa launches Frictionless Brexit Product

With less than 111 days to go, Europa Road, a division of pioneering logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group, has launched a new customs product to preserve transit times and the flow of goods between the UK and Europe after the Brexit transition period
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18th September 2020

Nottingham based Senso.Cloud announces collaboration with Microsoft

A Nottingham based tech company has agreed a collaboration with Microsoft to help safeguard millions of children worldwide.
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17th September 2020

INFLATION-PROOF 250 YEAR GOVERNMENT PROPERTY INVESTMENT

Innes England has been instructed to market an inflation-proof government backed property investment on an established business park in Nottinghamshire’s M1 corridor at a guide price of £225,000. The purchaser will be entitled to receive a rent from the
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17th September 2020

BUILDING EXCELLENCE RECOGNITION FOR LOCAL HOUSE BUILDER, GRACE HOMES

Local housebuilder, Grace Homes, has recently been crowned ‘Best Small New Housing Development’ in the East Midlands at the LABC Building Excellence Awards.
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17th September 2020

BIRDS BRINGS BACK FAMILY FAVOURITES FOR DOUGH**NUT WEEK

FAMILY-RUNBirds Bakery https://birdsbakery.com/is hosting its very own Doughnut Week and bringing back two much-loved treats,following the cancellation of the national week earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. To celebrate Doughnut Week, wh
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17th September 2020

Notts-based company supports opening of new Sunrise Nurseries

SUNRISE NURSERIES OPENS THANKS TO SUPPORT FROM ENTERPRISE LOANS
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17th September 2020

Dialog360 agrees strategic partnership with Yorkshire-based ClickITC

NEW VOIP TELECOMS STARTUP DIALOG360 LIMITED AGREES ON STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH CLICKITC Nottingham-based Dialog360 an all-new VoIP communication startup to help small businesses become more streamlined and transform their customer engagement expands ope
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17th September 2020

Nottingham based Senso.cloud announces collaboration with Microsoft

NOTTINGHAM, UK and REDMOND, Wash. — September 8, 2020 — Senso.cloud announced a multiyear collaboration to help accelerate the adoption of Microsoft Teams chat within schools. The collaboration will allow senso.cloud to monitor Microsoft Teams chats with
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17th September 2020

Get Ahead VA welcomes new regional director for the East Midlands

Award-winning virtual agency Get Ahead VA http://www.getaheadva.com/ is delighted to welcome a new regional director for the East Midlands to support businesses in Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough and Burton-on-Trent. Marketing expert Emma Barratt has ove
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17th September 2020

ALTHAUS FIND THEIR FIRST HOME AT SADLER BRIDGE STUDIOS

Digital training provider, Althaus, is the latest exciting new business to set up home at Connect Derby’s Sadler Bridge Studios.
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17th September 2020

Newark MP marks construction start of new Middlebeck school

Local MP Robert Jenrick has paid a visit to the town’s newest neighbourhood, Middlebeck, to mark the beginning of construction of its new primary school. The Newark MP joined representatives from the growing community’s master developer Urban&Civic and N
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16th September 2020

Network Rail’s new rail improvements plan should finally pave way for full Midland Main Line electrification, says Chamber

The time has come for the Government to finally deliver on electrifying the entire Midland Main Line after a Network Rail report featured the scheme in a wider clean transport vision, says East Midlands Chamber.
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16th September 2020

Rhodes Wealth Management plays key part in keeping vulnerable African families fed during coronavirus crisis

Food has been delivered to hundreds of deprived people in an African community thanks to a charity which is backed by Derbyshire financial advisors.
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16th September 2020

Unique service helps Your Home Care to detect health issues

Your Home Care, the Mansfield-based home care provider, has become the first company of its kind in Nottinghamshire to offer an NHS service that helps to monitor and improve the health of people in their own homes.
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15th September 2020

Award-winner returns to Salloway Property Consultants

Award-winning agent Chris Keogh has returned to Salloway Property Consultants as associate director.
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15th September 2020

Step forward for major Derby city centre regeneration scheme

Multi-million-pound plans to regenerate one of Derby city centre’s most important sites have taken another step forward.
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14th September 2020

Nottingham tech business donates £1000 of food to local homeless shelter

Independent charity Emmanuel House Support Centre https://www.emmanuelhouse.org.uk/in Hockley has received £1,100 worth of provisions for its Nottingham Night Shelter thanks to a recent donation from Nottingham-based education platform THRIVE Learning htt
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14th September 2020

NK Motors gifts top of the range car to me&dee

The UK’s largest Kia car dealership has gifted a car to Derby based me&dee charity https://honestcommunications.cmail20.com/t/j-l-aljjjhy-iylyjlltju-i/. NK Motors https://honestcommunications.cmail20.com/t/j-l-aljjjhy-iylyjlltju-d/ has provided the chari
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14th September 2020

Midlands-based Roof Tile Manufacturer Resumes Investment in Plant and Equipment

At a time when the construction market is experiencing its strongest growth since lockdown eased, Midlands-based roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles https://www.russellrooftiles.co.uk/has resumed investment in plant and equipment. Russell Roof Tile
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14th September 2020

RammSanderson Ltd - Trio of Appointments

/Ilkeston based ecology, arboriculture and flood risk consultants, RammSanderson is strengthening its senior management team following the appointment of two new Principal Ecologists and has also recruited a new graduate environmental consultant. / /Havi
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14th September 2020

Textile capital Leicester unveils new darling of sustainable fashion

The Midlands’ centre for clothing and textile manufacturing is now home to one of the biggest new ones-to-watch for the UK’s fashion industry. Fullalove Clothing, conceived by 26 year old Leicester designer and entrepreneur Mille Fullalove, has launched
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14th September 2020

Meeting with the new Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner

Derbyshire’s new Chief Constable paid a first visit to Chesterfield in her new role – taking the opportunity to walk around the Town Centre to see first-hand the issues facing the police and partner agencies. Rachel Swann was joined by Derbyshire Police
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14th September 2020

Peveril Homes receives double commendation and Chairman’s Award at East Midlands LABC Building Excellence Awards

Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes has been recognised for its exceptional build quality at the 2020 Local Authority Business Control (LABC) Warranty East Midlands Building Excellence Awards after Site Manager Adam Pinder was highly commended in
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14th September 2020

Beauty and the Best (IT Support!)

Retail Assist welcome their latest customer, Laser Clinics UK
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13th September 2020

‘Rule of six’ law could impact business confidence just as it was rising, says East Midlands Chamber

Commenting on the introduction of the so-called rule of six' law, East Midlands Chamber chief executive Scott Knowles said: "We empathise with the Government’s difficult position but the ‘rule of six’ law is going to prolong the economic recovery."
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11th September 2020

Highlighting the impact of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund

We would like to invite you to a virtual event on Thursday 8 October to explore the impact the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has had on the region’s businesses. The event will chart the progress of the MEIF since it was fully launched in 2018 and
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11th September 2020

East Midlands Chamber - Policy Events

Members Forums (previously Strategy and Influence Group) The Chamber Member Forums are run on a county basis and give members across that area the chance for strategic engagement with the Chamber’s policy making activity. In addition to discussing specif
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10th September 2020

Quiet Storm gears up for studio return

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease, the team at Quiet Storm has been busy working behind the scenes to get our head office ready to reopen to our clients, visitors and staff.
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10th September 2020

Nottingham's Encore Energy Supports Government's New Green Homes Grant

Leading recruiter Encore Personnel’s specialist Energy Division, which has an office in Nottingham, has announced it has launched a drive to back the Government’s new Green Homes Grant Scheme, which promises to create thousands of green energy jobs up and
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10th September 2020

Safe and Sound Gains University of Derby Recognition

Local specialist charity Safe and Sound’s commitment to supporting the employability of University of Derby students has been officially recognised with two prestigious awards. Safe and Sound supports children and young people across Derbyshire who are vi
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10th September 2020

G F Tomlinson restores historical town halls and market hall in City of Stoke-on-Trent

Regional contractor G F Tomlinson http://www.gftomlinson.co.uk/ has been entrusted with sensitively restoring two historic halls which date back to the 1800s and a market hall in the city of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Valued at a total of £6.5m, the
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10th September 2020

COVID-19 testing ‘Lighthouse Lab’ to open at Charnwood Campus

A new ‘Lighthouse Lab’ facility will be established in Leicestershire to increase the UK’s COVID-19 testing capacity, in an investment creating 400 jobs. The UK Department of Health and Social Care’s Lighthouse Lab at Charnwood Campus in Loughborough is
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10th September 2020

New Tutor Service Aims To Help Youngsters Achieve Their Dreams

A Derby dad has set up a tutoring academy in one of the country’s most deprived areas in a bid to help local youngsters “secure the career of their dreams”. Habib Sharief has launched Tutor Me, a Centre of Excellence specialising in the teaching of prima
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