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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

28 May 2020

NCG-UK NCG Networking Breakfast

Time: 7:15am - 9:00am
Where:
29 May 2020

Network for Local Business Weekly Breakfast Meeting

Time: 7:00am - 8:30am
Where: Thringstone
30 May 2020

BNI Ausum BNI Ausum

Time: 9:45am - 11:45am
Where: South Normanton
1 June 2020

BNI Genesis Syston

Time: 6:45am - 8:45am
Where: East Goscote
1 June 2020
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27th May 2020

Fleet Firm Marks Anniversary With Office Refurb

A car and van leasing firm in Northampton has marked its eighth anniversary with a major office refurbishment.
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27th May 2020

Coventry Company Raises £1.2m For New Test To Diagnose Stroke Victims

A Coventry biotech business has raised £1.2m for a new hand-held device that allows paramedics and emergency doctors to quickly diagnose patients who are having a stroke.
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27th May 2020

Regional Recognition For Safe and Sound

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound has been shortlisted for two regional awards in recognition of its achievements.
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27th May 2020

Future Fund launches today

UK-based companies can now apply for a convertible loan of between £125,000 and £5 million, to support continued growth and innovation in sectors as diverse as technology, life sciences and the creative industries.
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27th May 2020

Firms Behind £450 Million City Investments Back Derby To Recover Strongly From Covid-19 Crisis

Developers behind three schemes, worth a combined £450 million, that will transform Derby have given a huge vote of confidence to the city’s ability to bounce back following the Coronavirus pandemic. 
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27th May 2020

Covid-19: How To Claim Tax Relief On Your Bills While Working From Home

MANY employees working from home due to COVID-19 are not aware of their right to claim expenses during this period.
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27th May 2020

Small Businesses Playing Critical Role In Helping Communities During Coronavirus Crisis

A new report from the Federation of Small Businesses has shed light on the scale of small business efforts to help their communities during the current crisis.
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27th May 2020

Talent Contest Lifts Spirits Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Care provider, Heathcotes Group, has been helping to keep its service users engaged during lockdown with a talent contest inviting their services to show off their creative abilities.
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27th May 2020

Volunteers needed to understand links between ethnicity, health and effects of COVID19

A study developed by the University of Leicester and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is calling for volunteers to help it understand why some people develop more severe COVID-19
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27th May 2020

Intu Victoria Centre Outlines How It Will Keep People Safe When Non-essential Retail Reopens

intu Victoria Centre has outlined how it will safely support the gradual reopening of non-essential retail stores at the centre in line with Government guidelines.
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26th May 2020

Selenity Launches Colleague Box; A Quick And Easy Way To Send Your Employees A Gift Through The Post.

Colleague Box allows you to connect with your colleagues wherever they are. Featuring a personalised and signed message, these letterbox friendly gifts contain an assortment of treats guaranteed to put a smile on anyone's face.
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26th May 2020

Nottingham Among Busiest Places On EE’s Network For Usage Of Communication Apps During Lockdown

Nottingham was one of the busiest places in the UK for usage of communication apps including WhatsApp, Houseparty, Skype and Teams, on EE’s network during the Covid-19 lockdown period.
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26th May 2020

Barratt Developments Re-open Sales Offices And Show Homes

Following the government’s recent announcement[i] that housing market transactions in England can take place again, Barratt Developments, the country’s largest housebuilder, has re-opened its doors to customers on an appointment only since Thursday 21 May
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26th May 2020

Coronavirus Funding Secures The Future Of Newark Contractor

Newark-based specialist façade and cladding contractor, Task Contract Services, has used a six-figure Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) loan from NatWest, to safeguard the future of the business.
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26th May 2020

Challenger Bank pledges major support for professional landlords amid COVID-19

A Challenger Bank has pledged added support for professional landlords across the country amid the COVID-19 crisis.
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26th May 2020

Intu Derby Outlines How It Will Keep People Safe When Non-essential Retail Reopens

intu Derby has outlined how it will safely support the gradual reopening of non-essential retail stores at the centre in line with Government guidelines.
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26th May 2020

Nottingham Hospitals Charity Receives £1,000 Backing From Local Homebuilder

In support of an appeal to help NHS staff fighting Covid-19 on the frontline, Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands has donated £1,000 to the Nottingham Hospitals Charity.
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26th May 2020

Leicester Hospitals Charity Receives £1,000 Backing From Local Homebuilder

In support of an emergency appeal to help NHS staff fighting Covid-19 on the frontline, Barratt Homes North Midlands has donated £1,000 to the Leicester Hospitals Charity.
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26th May 2020

200 Degrees Flying Horse Walk Reopens For Takeaway Service

Coffee lovers can pick up freshly roasted coffee, other hot and cold drinks and cakes to go at 200 Degrees Coffee’s Flying Horse Walk shop in Nottingham, which has reopened today (Tuesday 26 May).
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26th May 2020

KGH's Respiratory Service wins Excellence in Patient Care Award

Kettering General Hospital’s Respiratory Service has won one of the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) Excellence in Patient Care Awards.
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26th May 2020

Proud Permaroof Team Supplies Four Emergency NHS Projects

DERBYSHIRE-BASED Permaroof, the UK’s leading importer and distributor of Firestone RubberGard roofing products, has adapted its offering to work closely with modular companies for the first time.
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26th May 2020

Leicester Company Launches Disposable and Recyclable Cardboard Face Shield

Eco To Go Food Packs, based in Leicester city centre, has developed a disposable and recyclable cardboard face visor.
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26th May 2020

Dains access grant funding to help import/export businesses prepare for Brexit

Clearly, the most pressing, current issue for most businesses in the UK now, is the impact of COVID-19; how to deal with lockdown and what will happen in the future.
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26th May 2020

NG helps Nottingham business build on success with new HQ

An ambitious building maintenance and facilities firm has expanded into larger premises after a deal completed by commercial property specialists during the Covid-19 lockdown.
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26th May 2020

Local newspaper launches interactive online map to support businesses during lockdown

The Derbyshire Times is launching a special new interactive online map to support local businesses during lockdown - and let local customers know where they can find the goods and services they need.
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26th May 2020

Blum-Novotest launches virtual showcase to give industry a window to its production metrology

One of the UK’s leading providers of production metrology is going online to help it deliver product awareness and technical application sessions during Covid-19.
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22nd May 2020

Bank Boost Helps Fruit And Veg Wholesaler Launch Home Delivery Service For Hungry Households In Lockdown

One of the Midlands’ top independent food wholesalers has launched a home delivery service for its produce, with the support of Lloyds Bank.
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22nd May 2020

College supporting mass-production of protective visors to aid front-line care workers treating coronavirus patients

West Nottinghamshire College is supporting a major effort to produce one-million protective visors each month to safeguard front-line health and care workers in the fight against coronavirus.
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22nd May 2020

Central England Co-op returning store opening hours to normal based on customer feedback

Central England Co-op is today announcing that opening hours at its stores are returning to normal as customers get used to shopping during these uncertain times.
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22nd May 2020

Derbyshire village to receive £970,000 funding boost

A new housing development in Hilton will deliver an investment of more than £970,000 into the local community.
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22nd May 2020

Virtual Handover Sees Warwickshire Family Successfully Move During Lockdown

A Nuneaton family have moved into a brand new home with the help of Barratt Homes and a ‘virtual move in’.
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22nd May 2020

Nottingham College sees surge in science and care applications as a result of current health pandemic

For the last couple of months, the spotlight has truly shone on our amazing NHS and other workers across the science and healthcare sector.
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22nd May 2020

Salloway Deal Brings Specialist Flooring Firm To Pride Park

Fifteen jobs have been brought to Derby by a specialist flooring company with the hope of more on the way after a deal brokered by Salloway Property Consultants.
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22nd May 2020

Limited edition hospice t-shirts proving popular with celebrities

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People has teamed up with Popgear to launch a limited edition t-shirt.
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22nd May 2020

Firms behind £450 million city investments back Derby to recover strongly from Covid-19 crisis

Developers behind three schemes, worth a combined £450 million, that will transform Derby have given a huge vote of confidence to the city’s ability to bounce back following the coronavirus pandemic.
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22nd May 2020

Miller Homes Retains Five Stars For Customer Satisfaction

Miller Homes has once again been recognised by its buyers for providing exceptional levels of customer satisfaction after retaining five stars in the Home Builders Federation National New Home Customer Satisfaction Survey.
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22nd May 2020

Historic Midlands Brewery Secures Support From Lloyds Bank

Independent Leicestershire-based family business Everards has successfully secured a £5million Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) from Lloyds Bank.
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22nd May 2020

Bolsover’s Ambitious Housing Programme Revealed

Bolsover District Council has set out an ambitious plan to deliver up to 400 new homes across the District over the next four years as part of its social housing building programme.
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22nd May 2020

The show WILL go on for the British Farming Awards

The annual British Farming Awards will go ahead this year in a brand new virtual format, as it seeks to celebrate the innovation and achievements of farming businesses and shine a light on the people who keep the nation fed.
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22nd May 2020

Bondholders win national advertising competition

Two Bondholders are celebrating their success in winning a coveted place in the Mail Metro FSB advertising competition, worth £3,000.
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22nd May 2020

COVID-19 Return to Work Planning - Expert Advice

A stella expert panel discusses the challeneges businesses face returning to work in this special VIDEO PODCAST - with links to the Governments guidance and the actions you need to do about them!
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22nd May 2020

CITB SMSTS & SSSTS Refresher Deadline

Any delegate whose SMSTS/SSSTS achievement has expired since 15 March 2020 and who hasn’t been able to renew in time due to COVID-19, will be allowed to take the refresher rather than the full course - this amendment will remain in place until 30th Septem
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22nd May 2020

Home Staging Company Uses New Virtual Service To Boost Property Sales

HOME STAGING company Lemon and Lime Interiors has seen great success with the first trials of its new virtual service after partnering with an East Midlands-based property developer on two new homes.
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21st May 2020

Apropos sees significant increase in people looking for self-employed opportunities

Following the recent launch of this revolutionary platform, apropos is delighted with the response from users and potential new agents.
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21st May 2020

Derby based Training Provider announces internal COO appointment

A national training providers with its head office based on Derby’s Pride Park has announced the internal appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer.
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21st May 2020

Positive sales seen at newly opened Myford Place, Beeston, despite economic slowdown

Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes has seen sales of its new-build homes continue to soar at its newly opened Myford Place development despite the economic slowdown experienced as a result of lockdown.
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21st May 2020

WEBINAR: Implementing Covid-19 Measures In The Workplace.

Join this webinar to hear from a large business Covid-19 panel on how big business ideas can apply to small businesses when it comes to restarting and beginning to trade again.
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21st May 2020

National Charities To Get A Slice Of The Action Thanks To John Pye

NOTTINGHAM-based online auction house John Pye Auctions has launched its biggest coronavirus charity auction to date, supported by celebrities, professional athletes, sports clubs and businesses.
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21st May 2020

Leicestershire entrepreneur develops the ‘gateway to trade’ for independent businesses amid lockdown

An entrepreneur from a small Leicestershire village has found a way to help independent restaurants, pubs, shops and businesses around the country open up safely amid the current pandemic.
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21st May 2020

The Island Quarter Launches Online Survey To Investigate Nottingham Rental Trends

NOTTINGHAM’s largest development The Island Quarter has launched an online survey to collate market data and better understand rental preferences and long-term rental trends in the city centre.
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21st May 2020

LLEP Supports Programme To Improve Workplace Mental Health

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP) is pleased to announce a new initiative.
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21st May 2020

Two key framework positions for Henry Brothers

Contractor Henry Brothers has won places on two major multi-billion-pound framework agreements which have just got under way.
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21st May 2020

Local business launches new products to help businesses return to work safely

A local, Leicestershire business, has launched a new product brochure to help schools and businesses safely return to work amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
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21st May 2020

Future Fund-Now Open to Applicants

The Future Fund, announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 20 April, is now open for applications.
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21st May 2020

Firm Splashes Out And Invests In Lincoln

Another national business has snapped-up space at an increasingly popular trade park in Lincoln – providing the Lincolnshire market with a wider choice in bathrooms.
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21st May 2020

Leicester car leasing company launches car club scheme to help people cut costs

Leicestershire based Pink Car Leasing has launched a brand new car club to offer members enjoy a flexible approach to owning a car, van or pick-up vehicle.
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20th May 2020

Derby’s pledge to stand with Rolls-Royce and its workers

Civic leaders in Derby have described today’s announcement of job losses at Rolls-Royce as heart-breaking for the workers, the company and the city.
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20th May 2020

UK Mask Force donates over 6,000 pieces of PPE to Midlands health facilities

A group of medical, military and procurement experts have come together to donate over 6,000 pieces of PPE to Derbyshire and Nottingham health facilities.
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20th May 2020

Northampton General Hospital reinstates home birth service

The home birth service, provided by the midwifery team at Northampton General Hospital, will be reinstated from 22nd May after a temporary suspension due to Covid-19.
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