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Networking & Events

11 May 2021

#FSBConnect Rutland #FSBConnect Rutland

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Where:
13 May 2021

NCG-UK NCG Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:15am - 9:00am
Where:
13 May 2021

Network Watermead Network Watermead

Time: 7:30am - 9:30am
Where: Thurmaston
14 May 2021

#FSBConnect Northampton #FSBConnect Northampton

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Northampton
14 May 2021
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11th May 2021

ADDO FOOD GROUP LAUNCHES EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERING SCHEME

MARKET-LEADING chilled pastry producer Addo Food Group is encouraging its employees to take time out of their working week, to volunteer for charitable causes, following the launch of its first employee volunteering scheme earlier this month (April 21).
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11th May 2021

Eyes down and dobbers at the ready –networking group Derbys Finest aim to raise thousands for city charity Revive

A GROUP of generous business leaders in Derby are hosting a virtual bingo night to raise funds for a city charity.
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11th May 2021

IoD confirms David Miliband for first global conference

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has today confirmed that David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, and a former UK Foreign Secretary, will give a live-streamed keynote address at the its first online global conference, whic
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11th May 2021

Coeliac sufferer using her business to help others in the East Midlands

This week marks Coeliac UK Awareness week 2021, with the goal to #ShineALightOnCoeliac.
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10th May 2021

COUNTRYSIDE & EMH BUILD ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING PARTNERSHIP

Countryside, the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer specialising in placemaking and regeneration, has entered into a development agreement with social housing and care organisation emh group to create a 100% affordable housing scheme in Radcliffe-on-Tren
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10th May 2021

Virtual student challenge launched to help organisations create positive change

Organisations looking for new ways to deliver positive change and growth following the pandemic can access the knowledge and skills of final year business students, as Nottingham Business School (NBS) launches its #NBSBright challenge.
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10th May 2021

Housebuilder’s donation helps keep charity’s van on the road

A Northampton-based charity which distributes second-hand furniture to people in need has received a timely boost from a local housebuilder.
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10th May 2021

Timms Reinforce Commitment To Professional Development

Timms solicitors, which have offices in Derby, Burton, Ashby and Swadlincote, have further strengthened their commitment to developing young talent by awarding a training contract to a University of Derby Law undergraduate.
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10th May 2021

DCG Group And Student Clinch National Awards

Derby College Group’s (DCG) Student Mental Health Society and the role of one of its key members have been recognised with national awards.
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10th May 2021

Clowes Developments agree on landmark deal with NFU Mutual.

Clowes Developments Directors, James Richards and Paul Shanley have exchanged contracts on the to date. They have agreed a transaction to develop six logistics facilities throughout the UK with a landmark deal worth in the region of £100
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10th May 2021

Nottingham based advanced software provider embarks on international expansion following further funding from MEIF

EkkoSense Limited (“EkkoSense”), an advanced software and technology provider, has received a seven-figure cash injection from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (“MEIF”), East & South East Midlands Debt Finance fund managed by Maven Capital Partners (“
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10th May 2021

Derby business introduces COVID testing to protect workforce as they return to the office

Derby IT expert Neuways is supporting its employees as they return to the office, by enrolling on the NHS’ COVID-19 testing scheme.
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10th May 2021

Imago Venues welcome new CEO, Spencer Graydon, and bid a fond farewell to Kay England

After 30 years with Imago, and 20 years as CEO, Kay England has stood down to set aside time for her family and focus on new areas of personal development.
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10th May 2021

Nearly half of Brits want a better work life balance, and to fulfill their career aspirations as we step out of lockdown

New research from comparethemarket.com has revealed that more than a third (36%) of Britons started planning their bucket list during lockdown. More than half (57%) claim their motivation for planning the list was due to their attitude that ‘life is too
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10th May 2021

Begbies Traynor Group seals finance broker deal

National professional services consultancy, Begbies Traynor Group has acquired leading finance broker, MAF Finance Group, previously known as Midlands Asset Finance, in a deal worth up to £11.75m.
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10th May 2021

Derbyshire Property Expert Urges Reluctant Landlords to Let, Let, Let Following Local Rental Boom

A leading East Midlands Lettings and Estate agency is experiencing an unprecedented rental boom and is urging local landlords to help service the demand by bringing new rental properties to market.
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10th May 2021

Impression adds to trophy cabinet with Drum Awards win

Digital marketing agency Impression has been crowned Biddable Team of the Year for the second year running at The Drum Awards for Search. It was also highly commended in the Performance Agency of the Year category.
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10th May 2021

Major investment by leading process engineering and manufacturing company in the Midlands supporting future growth opportunities

A leading engineering company has created further opportunities for innovation after unveiling a multi-million-pound investment in the region after rapid growth in new industries despite the current pandemic.
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10th May 2021

TV business woman to provide support for female entrepreneurs following the pandemic

Leicestershire businesses are to get a post-COVID boost as leading TV businesswoman looks at how female entrepreneurs can secure their success following the pandemic.
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7th May 2021

CHILDREN FIRST DERBY SECURES £321,529 LOTTERY FUNDING

Local charity, and East Midlands Chamber member, Children First Derby, has been awarded vital funding from the National Lottery Community Fund to ensure the continued provision of their highly valued Mentoring Service for the next five years
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7th May 2021

ORANGETHEORY FITNESS ANNOUNCES NEW NOTTINGHAM BRANCH

Orangetheory Fitness, the fitness revolution that has swept America, has named Nottingham as the location for its newest UK studio, set to open in May and bringing 10 new jobs to the city.
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7th May 2021

Business Growth Heads 'Sky High' for East Midlands Recruitment Group

Sky Recruitment Solutions and its sister company Capella Professional have announced multiple staff hires and new office locations following a major business boom during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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7th May 2021

SMALL NOTTINGHAM FIRMS LOOKING TO LEAVE CITY CENTRE POST-LOCKDOWN

A NOTTINGHAM organisation that rents out office space says it has seen an increase in the number of businesses wanting to move from the city centre and into local communities.
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7th May 2021

PayPlan appoints new Chief Operating Officer

PayPlan has appointed experienced strategic leader, Tasneem Bhamji, as Chief Operating Officer to transform its operation and lead its multi-channel debt advice service to meet increased demand.
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7th May 2021

Exercise can help support recovery of patients with lasting COVID symptoms, study finds

Patients with lasting symptoms of COVID-19 who completed a six week, supervised rehabilitation programme demonstrated significant improvements in exercise capacity, respiratory symptoms, fatigue and cognition, according to researchers at the National Inst
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7th May 2021

BLUE SPACES: TIME SPENT BY WATER BRINGS HAPPINESS

Nottingham may be landlocked, but there are many beautiful places to spend time near water including the River Trent, Grantham Canal and lakes or ponds at Country Parks.
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6th May 2021

Business leaders urged to adopt winning mindset

Leicestershire business leaders are being offered a unique opportunity to tap into the mindsight of elite sporting performers to help their continued recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
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6th May 2021

RUSSELL ROOF TILES STRENGTHENS NORTHERN SALES TEAM

Pioneering Burton on Trent based pitched roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles, has expanded its Northern sales team to meet unprecedented growth and support customer demand across the North of England.
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6th May 2021

Derbyshire School Enhances their IT Provision with New IT Support Contract

As a majority of children return to the classroom following the second national lockdown, William Gilbert Endowed Primary School and Nursery in Duffield have taken further steps to enhance their IT provision having appointed Link ICT as their new provider
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6th May 2021

University-founded companies win British Data Awards

Fast-scaling tech companies founded by Loughborough University researchers and an entrepreneurial graduate have been named winners at the 2021 British Data Awards in quality field that included FTSE 100 giants, tech unicorns, public sector bodies and not-
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6th May 2021

GASCOINES WINS SALES AWARD AT THE BRITISH PROPERTY AWARDS

LEADING estate agent Gascoines celebrating its most recent success, after winning the Gold Award at the British Property’s Southwell Sales Awards 2021.
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6th May 2021

Nottinghamshire furniture designer secures £500,000 MEIF funding package

Sylvan Enterprises (“Sylvan”) has received a £500,000 loan through the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (“MEIF”) ESEM Debt Finance fund and backed by the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), managed by Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”).
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6th May 2021

Charterpoint secures planning permission for Leicestershire care home

Senior living specialist Charterpoint has secured planning permission for a 73-bed residential care home in Thurnby, Leicestershire.
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6th May 2021

Midlands born business swapping portal goes national and gains support from Ex-Dragon’s Den celebrity, Theo Paphitis.

As it approached its first birthday, The UK Swap Shop (created in Derby) has just seen huge growth in both followers and business swappers, securing membership of the prestigious Small Business Sunday club (SBS), created by Ex-Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Th
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6th May 2021

Construction firm lays foundations for sporting dreams

 Derby construction firm Hodgkinson Builders is hoping to build up the  nation’s sporting success by becoming the latest sponsor of the  Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS). 
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6th May 2021

Partnership launched to fast track drug discovery

The University of Nottingham is part of a new industry collaboration launched to accelerate drug discovery projects that will fast track research from lab to patient.
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6th May 2021

Housebuilder welcomes new managing director

A Tamworth-based housebuilder has announced a key new appointment.
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6th May 2021

WELCOME NEWS FOR COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS SEEKING RATES RELIEF FOR EMPTY PREMISES

A recent High Court judgement has provided commercial property landlords with reassurance about the use of ‘cyclical occupation’ schemes as a way to mitigate their liability for business rates on empty properties.
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5th May 2021

Landmark skills training report calls for wide-ranging reboot of UK system

A major new report is calling for a root and branch reform of the UK’s training system to help businesses access the skills they need to boost productivity.
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5th May 2021

Woodhead Homes named best homebuilder in the UK!

North Nottinghamshire housebuilder, Woodhead Homes, has been named UK House Builder of the Year by the National Federation of Builders (NFB), thanks to its unique luxury development in the heart of Sherwood Forest.
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5th May 2021

Awarding winning IT support provider expands team

Your IT Department LTD have welcomed a new recruit to their sales and marketing team and are expecting significant growth in 2021.
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5th May 2021

Lemonpath support delivers White Hot growth

UK-based haircare e-commerce business, White Hot Hair,has announced double digit growth since teaming with full-service logistics provider, Leicestershire-based Lemonpath
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5th May 2021

DCG helps Berkeley Inns prepare staff for hospitality sector re-opening

Berkeley Inns, the rapidly expanding pub restaurant group, is working with Derby College Group (DCG) to upskill and develop its staff as the hospitality sector prepares to reopen on May 17.
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5th May 2021

WALESBY FOREST PRESIDENT SET TO WALK 108-MILE ROBIN HOOD WAY TO RAISE VITAL FUNDS FOR THE CENTRE

78-year-old David Huxley, president of the board of trustees at internationally acclaimed Walesby Forest in Nottinghamshire, is set to walk the Robin Hood Way – a total of 108 miles – to raise money for the centre.
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5th May 2021

Liniar leads the way with Investors In Community Partnership

Industry-leading PVCu systems company Liniar has strengthened its community focus and commitment to ‘doing the right thing’ by joining the Investors in Community platform.
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5th May 2021

Leicestershire Business Among 20 UK-India Export Deals Signed

A Leicestershire business has been involved in one of 20 export deals signed, as part of the newly agreed Enhanced Trade Partnership between the UK and India.
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5th May 2021

QS Recruitment expands to new central office

Nottingham-based recruitment firm QS Recruitment, who has been active in the East Midlands for over 25 years, has invested in a more central location in Nottingham as business continues to grow.
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5th May 2021

Welcome Davi - senior NHS lawyer joins leadership organisation Ignite Your Inner Potential

AN award-winning businesswoman and former Head of Legal Services for an NHS Trust has joined Derby-based leadership and development organisation, Ignite Your Inner Potential.
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5th May 2021

FHP SELL RIVER FRONTED DEVELOPMENT SITE FOR GILBERT & HALL

Acting on behalf of Gilbert & Hall, the long established luxury family house builders, David Hargreaves of FHP Property Consultants has completed the sale of a prime site at Riverside Way next to the Wilford Toll Bridge overlooking the River Trent.
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5th May 2021

Fast track degree programme accelerates Fairfield engineers towards Industry 4.0

An SME engineering firm involved in prestigious projects including Tower Bridge, Wimbledon Centre Court’s retractable roof, the London Eye, and the Falkirk Wheel, has fast tracked the training of its engineers after partnering with Siemens.
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5th May 2021

Does Green Energy Matter? | TBI Podcast | Episode 15

In this episode, our host interviews Greg Clark, Former Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and current Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells.
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4th May 2021

East Midlands care sector boosted by new partnership between Greetwell Purchasing Solutions and EMCARE

Lincolnshire based procurement specialists Greetwell Purchasing Solutions has been named as a commercial partner by East Midlands Care (EMCARE) to boost their support for the care sector across the region.
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4th May 2021

NG brings prime Chesterfield mixed-use building to market

A prime mixed-use development in the centre of Chesterfield is up for sale through commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors.
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4th May 2021

Globe-trotting Ventola on course for entertainment and leisure industry reopening

An LED lighting firm has bolstered its reputation in the Family Entertainment Centre industry following a raft of project wins across the world.
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4th May 2021

Nottingham Architect Reveals 'Grand Designs' for Expansion

A booming Nottingham architectural practice has become so successful that after just four years at its current offices, it’s had to buy the building next door.
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4th May 2021

22 years in the making and Rugby Services is now open!

Andrew Granger & Co’s professional team went from managing 25 acres of farmland adjacent to the M6 to facilitating the sale of a leasehold for the site, for the creation of a brand-new motorway service area.
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4th May 2021

VILLAGE SCHOOL WELCOMES DONATION FROM AMAZON

Barlborourgh Primary School has received a donation of £2,500 from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Chesterfield.
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4th May 2021

Spotlight turns on nightclub exhibition project managed by Focus

Museum exhibition project management specialist Focus is celebrating the opening of the Night Fever: Designing Club Culture exhibition at V&A Dundee which unveiled on 1st May.
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4th May 2021

BB&J Choose Safe and Sound As Charity of the Year

Leading commercial property consultancy BB&J Commercial have adopted child exploitation specialists Safe and Sound as their charity of the year.
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4th May 2021

Let’s Get Lost selects Lamp as new charity partner

Leicestershire-based company to donate proceeds from discounted kayaking tickets to support local mental health charity
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