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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

10 December 2019

#FSBConnect Rutland #FSBConnect Rutland

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Where:
12 December 2019

NCG-UK NCG Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:15am - 9:00am
Where:
12 December 2019

Network Watermead Network Watermead

Time: 7:30am - 9:30am
Where: Thurmaston
13 December 2019

#FSBConnect Northampton #FSBConnect Northampton

Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
Where: Northampton
13 December 2019
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9th December 2019

Celebrations as Nelsons is shortlisted in the Legal 500 Awards

Leading East Midlands law firm Nelsons has been shortlisted in two categories at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2020 – which recognises elite legal practitioners and firms based on comprehensive research.
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9th December 2019

Gregg Wallace visits Notts-based Addo Food Group for BBC documentary

Market-leading producer of chilled savoury products Addo Food Group will be appearing on BBC Two’s Inside The Factory this week (Thursday 12 December).
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9th December 2019

Wendy Sycamore appointed new public affairs lead in the Midlands

Wendy Sycamore, who managed key strategic projects for BT Group, has been appointed as the company’s new public affairs lead for the Midlands.
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9th December 2019

Lincolnshire couple raise £1.5k to support St Barnabas Hospice

LOCAL couple, Katherine and Lee Durrant, have put their best foot forward in a 200-mile trek, raising £1,500 for St Barnabas Hospice Trust.
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9th December 2019

A taste of future talent at Young Chef competitions

A group of youngsters from Mansfield brought their talent and taste to the kitchens at West Nottinghamshire College last week for the annual Mansfield Rotary Club’s Young Chef competition.
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9th December 2019

International expansion for KAM Project Consultants as it announces German office

UK-based KAM Project Consultants has expanded into Europe with the opening of its first international office, KAM Project Consultants GmbH, in Germany.
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9th December 2019

Deal is done for Derbyshire Constabulary to go ahead with new station

Building of a new multi-million-pound police station in Derby will go ahead after a deal with the landowner was agreed.
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9th December 2019

Events which inspire your audience

What are the benefits of holding meetings away from the office? And how do you select the right venue for your meeting or conference? Here, one of the region’s leading events professionals shares their top tips to make sure your event goes off with a bang
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8th December 2019

Star Baker Wendy Clocks Up 20 Years Long Service

When Wendy Smith began her first job at Frank Key Group in Daybrook, Nottingham, Tony Blair was Prime Minister, the turn of the Millennium was just around the corner and Britney Spear’s ‘Baby One More Time’ was the year’s best selling single.
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8th December 2019

National law firm Clarke Willmott sponsors Brain Tumour Support Worker

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has teamed up with the charity Brain Tumour Support to sponsor a peripatetic support worker for the next 12 months.
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8th December 2019

Students quiz Ashfield and Mansfield parliamentary hopefuls

With the General Election just days away, students at West Nottinghamshire College had the chance to quiz parliamentary candidates for Ashfield and Mansfield
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8th December 2019

£10,000 capital investment for Russells

At a time of continued growth, Burton-based roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles has invested £10,000 in upgrading its equipment and technology.
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8th December 2019

Banner Jones Wealth Management LLP welcomes new financial planner

Derbyshire and South Yorkshire based Wealth Management firm, Banner Jones Wealth Management, has expanded their team with the appointment of Financial Planner, Simon Dickinson DipPFS.
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8th December 2019

SME support launched to STEM sector at Made in Chesterfield

The University of Derby has revealed a refreshed package of SME support to ‘strength the capability of businesses in Chesterfield and the surrounding region, with access to research and expertise that can help foster innovation.’
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8th December 2019

Roythornes advises on sale of anerobic degestion plant to Macquarie

Roythornes Solicitors has advised the co-founders of leading biogas producer BioCow in a major deal that saw Macquarie Capital Principal Finance (Macquarie) acquire a majority stake in the company.
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8th December 2019

How to build an effective brand

What is a brand and how do you build one? How do you create a message and an identity which resonates deeply with your customers and inspires them to do business with you?
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7th December 2019

Derby’s Penguin PR agency steps up to the hotplate as its staff lay on lunch for the community

Staff at a leading Derby PR agency, who are used to cooking up a media storm, swapped their pens for pinnies when they volunteered to cook for more than 70 people at a city charity’s community lunch.
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7th December 2019

Three high-profile signings to Enthusiasm Trust board

Three senior East Midlands business figures have joined the board of  Enthusiasm Trust.
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7th December 2019

South Derbyshire engineering firm celebrates 20 years and new senior appointment

A South Derbyshire based civil and structural engineering consultancy has cemented twenty years in the industry with a high-profile appointment.
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7th December 2019

On-the-go travel accessory company secures funding boost

Derby-based travel accessory manufacturer launches thanks to a cash injection from Enterprise Loans East Midlands.
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7th December 2019

London Stock Exchange Opened by Local Businessman

A Loughborough businessman has officially opened the trading market at the London Stock Exchange.
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7th December 2019

Business leaders express concern over delay to new council structure

Business leaders in Wellingborough have expressed their concerns that plans to overhaul the structure of Northamptonshire’s local authorities have been delayed due to the General Election.
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7th December 2019

Branston boosts senior team with planning director promotion

National potato supplier Branston has strengthened its senior management team, having promoted its head of finance and planning into the new role of planning director.
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7th December 2019

The essentials of business networking

Is business networking necessary, or is it all stale coffee and early starts? Does it add value and what do businesses need to do to make the most of it?
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6th December 2019

Bricklaying apprentice scoops major accolade with Leicestershire homebuilder

A bricklaying trainee in Leicestershire has claimed the title of Apprentice of the Year following his work at David Wilson Homes’ Wigston Meadows development.
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6th December 2019

The Search Begins for the Microlise Driver of The Year 2020

The hunt is on for the UK’s best truck driver.
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6th December 2019

Senior appointments underpin growth at Swadlincote engineering firm

Swadlincote-based engineering firm Musk Process Services has strengthened its team with two senior appointments, as it sets its sights on continued expansion.
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6th December 2019

Solmar Villas repeat best ever British Travel Awards haul

A Midlands provider of hand-picked villas has proved it is the best in its field by securing five major titles at the British Travel Awards.
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6th December 2019

LACE Housing Celebrates Dedicated Staff and Volunteers

As another year draws to a close, Lincolnshire specialist housing provider LACE Housing recognised the hard work of its staff and volunteers at its 20th annual celebration evening.
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6th December 2019

The Nottingham Belfry rebrands as a Delta Hotel by Marriott

It’s been announced today that The Nottingham Belfry Hotel, owned by real estate investment company Aprirose, has rebranded to Delta Hotels by Marriott.
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6th December 2019

Gillotts gets set to spread some Christmas cheer as it pledges to support local charities

Five local charities which help some of the most vulnerable people in the community have received some early Christmas cheer after a Nottinghamshire funeral firm agreed to give them the proceeds from its annual festive fundraiser.
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6th December 2019

Small firms call for shopper support on eve of Small Business Saturday as turnover tops £2 trillion

With tomorrow marking the seventh celebration of Small Business Saturday UK, FSB is urging all shoppers to get out and spend with independent firms.
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6th December 2019

Young Darnell wins match-day VIP prize for highlighting importance of Breakfast Club

Darnell Jefford from Firs Primary School won a VIP day out at Rams match with Queen's Park Rangers after highlighting the importance of Derby schools' Breakfast Club.
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6th December 2019

Bake-off at local recycling firm Casepak raises £1,100 for charity

Leicester-based waste management and recycling firm, Casepak has raised more than £1,100 in aid of charity.
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6th December 2019

Nottingham-based integrated communications provider Adare SEC has continued to implement its transformation strategy with the appointment of a people director to its executive team.

Tracy Toon joins the company from multinational commercial bank Santander to drive its colleague engagement strategy and further enhance the company’s customer experience.
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6th December 2019

How to get the most from the next expo you visit

Expos, trade shows, exhibitions and conferences are a great way to meet new people, discover new businesses and gain new skills, information and knowledge.
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6th December 2019

Bott Ashby invests in the future

Bott enhances its vehicle conversion facilities in Ashby with a new EV ready £1m workshop extension
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6th December 2019

Navigating the legal minefield

As a small business, have you got the right contracts and terms and conditions in place to protect your organisation? And when it comes to resolving disputes, do you have the right ‘go-to’ person to call for advice?
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5th December 2019

Nottingham leisure Complex Encourages People To 'Give Back' This Winter

Nottingham’s leading entertainment and leisure complex, The Cornerhouse will host its very own foodbank this December, encouraging members of the public to give generously over the festive period.
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5th December 2019

A beautiful Christmas event at college salons

Staff and students at West Nottinghamshire College’s Revive hair and beauty salons at the Derby Road campus are ready to welcome people to their festive charity event next week.
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5th December 2019

NG seals deal for multimillion-pound regeneration site

Nottingham-based commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have completed a multi-million pound off-market deal in Liverpool.
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5th December 2019

Wilson Vale strengthens operational team

Ashby-based catering company, Wilson Vale, has promoted Henry Towell to its operations team, bringing the number of area managers to twelve.
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5th December 2019

Coalville to Seattle: Patricia finds the right place

The I Found the Right Place programme invites employees working across the UK to tell the company why Amazon is the right place for them and what they love most about life at Amazon. 
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5th December 2019

Nottingham home improvement company launches new green initiative

As part of a new drive to operate more sustainably, Beeston-based home improvement business, KLG Rutland, has launched a new environmentally friendly scheme that aims to make operations greener.
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5th December 2019

Hotel operator announced for Nottingham's Guildhall development

Ascena has been named as the hotel operator at the much-anticipated £120 million Guildhall development in Nottingham.
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5th December 2019

Jason’s skills secure silver!

Nottingham College apprentice, Jason Wong, brought home a silver medal on the 23rd November after impressing judges with his woodwork skills at the national finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions.
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5th December 2019

KH Hair makes homeless plea

KH Hair in Arnold has launched an initiative to help the homeless this winter by collecting donations of much-needed items that will be distributed in Nottingham to those who need them most.
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5th December 2019

Stepnell reported double digit growth in turnover for 2018/19

Construction specialist Stepnell has reported its 2018/19 results, which show a 12% increase in turnover from £146 million in 2017/18 to £164 million, showing a “solid and stable performance.”
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5th December 2019

Howes Percival facilitates the sale of DKL-Marketing to Beysal

Howes Percival has acted for the shareholders of Northampton-based DKL-Marketing Limited (DKL) in its sale of shares to Pat Avenue (HK) Limited. 
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5th December 2019

Farm shop's festive support for children's charity

A Northampton farm which specialises in selling freshly cut Christmas trees over the festive period has pledged to help children in care across Northampton.
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5th December 2019

International trade opportunities for small businesses

How easy is it to trade internationally and is your business prepared? Do you know what paperwork you need and how international currencies work? We talk to one of the region’s leading international trade experts about the opportunities on offer.
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4th December 2019

New homes announced to create Leicester waterside development

Three leading property organisations have created an influential partnership to deliver 82 much-needed homes for Leicester on a 4.8-acre site at Abbey Meadows – at the heart of the city’s regeneration area.
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4th December 2019

Ibstock shortlisted for two edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020

Ibstock plc has been shortlisted in two categories for the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020.
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4th December 2019

Colleagues putt their way to glory as they raise funds for the British Heart Foundation

Staff at Derbyshire company Lubrizol raised almost £250 to help fund research into heart disease when they transformed their office into a crazy golf course for a sporting challenge with a difference.
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4th December 2019

Care at Home Company Launches Midlands Franchisee Recruitment Drive

PerCurra, the national care at home franchise, has announced the launch of a recruitment drive to attract new franchisees, with a particular focus on its territories across the Midlands.
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4th December 2019

Wathall’s Further Expands Support For Bereaved Families

Wathall’s, Derby’s longest-established independent funeral directors, has teamed up with The Salvation Army to collect unwanted clothing that will make life easier for bereaved families and help people in need.
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4th December 2019

Sky’s the limit for students’ recruitment skills

West Nottinghamshire College’s travel and tourism students earnt their wings this week (26 November) with one of the UK’s largest airline companies, after going through a rigorous recruitment training day.
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4th December 2019

Find Aim Group on Stand B12 at Love Business EXPO

Stand B12 has just been booked by Aim Group for Love Business EXPO 2020.
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4th December 2019

Shaw Education Trust plans for future growth with new digital HR and payroll system

Shaw Education Trust is undertaking a digital transformation of its HR and payroll processes in partnership with industry specialists MHR to accommodate its future growth.
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