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20th October 2019

RDS Global helps Louise Cook’s ‘drive’ to be World Rally Champion

A Derby-based IT solutions firm is helping a sportswoman on the road to achieving her dream of becoming the first female to become World Rally Champion.
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20th October 2019

DHP Family Wins Best Late-Night Company at UK Hospitality Awards

DHP Family has been named ‘Best Late-Night Company’ at the national UK Hospitality Awards voted for by the industry as the most exciting and innovative business and leading late night operator.
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20th October 2019

Students use body art to highlight an important message

Nottingham College Make-up students have been using their specialist make-up artistry skills to share an important message about sustainability and environmental issues through body art.
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19th October 2019

Northampton staff look pretty in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer

Site staff at David Wilson Homes South Midlands were thinking all things pink on Friday 18th October, to help raise awareness for Breast Cancer Now.
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19th October 2019

All Speed ahead as Salloway Property Consultants sign recruit

Salloway Property Consultants has added a new thrust to its Derby team with the signing of Will Speed as a Graduate Surveyor.
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19th October 2019

Free pumpkin decorating for kids in all Metro Bank Stores

Metro Bank will be holding its annual Halloween family day on Sunday 27 October, where kids will be able to decorate a pumpkin ahead of Halloween.
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19th October 2019

All aboard for the Berry Hill Flyer!

A brand new bus route has been launched to serve Berry Hill Mansfield this month (October), to help new residents to get quickly and easily to and from Mansfield town centre.
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19th October 2019

Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel retains prestigious VisitEngland awards

Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel at Loughborough University has retained its four-star hotel rating from VisitEngland.
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19th October 2019

Frogspark launches St Peters Quarter website

LOCAL digital agency Frogspark has teamed up with Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (PFBB) for a second time - with the aim of creating an engaging new website for The St Peters Quarter - a hub of national and independent shops, restaurants and leisure
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19th October 2019

Sports and leisure specialists to discuss innovation in the industry

Technology and innovation will be the focus of one of De Montfort University’s key construction panel events this year at the Leicester Business Festival 2019.
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19th October 2019

Elite table tennis player receives support from SportsAid

TEENAGE table tennis player Connor Green was awarded a £500 cheque at a charity lunch last Friday (11 October) – which was held in aid of SportsAid to help raise money to support the next generation of British sports stars.
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19th October 2019

intu car parking discount for Pride Park and Wyvern workers

People that work on Pride Park or The Wyvern Business Park can now take advantage of a new parking discount at the intu shopping centre.
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18th October 2019

You're Hired: Five (Personalised) Apprentices Wanted

Young job hunters are being offered an opportunity with their name written all over it after the UK’s leading personalised gifts manufacturer announced it is looking for five new apprentices. 
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18th October 2019

Sapori Restaurant & Bar claims coveted spot in the Michelin Guide

After 8 years dedicated to providing the very pinnacle of authentic Italian cuisine and service, Sapori Restaurant and Bar in Anstey have been awarded a sought after Plate award in the Michelin Guide 2020.
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18th October 2019

Frank Key Delivers with Midlands' First Five Star Safety Lorry

Frank Key is the first builders merchant in the Midlands to put a five star safety rated Scania L-series truck into service, now delivering to customers across Nottinghamshire.
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18th October 2019

Newby Castleman brings newbie trainee accountants on board

Leicester-based chartered accountants Newby Castleman has welcomed two enthusiastic school leavers onto the team as Trainee Chartered Accountants at its Regent Road office.
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18th October 2019

Enter Your Team ! - The Business Quiz

Lawson-West Solicitors with fellow event sponsors Andrew & Ashwell, Gallagher, Mazars, The Fabulous Group, Rowleys and Westerby is hosting an exciting charity quiz evening on Tuesday 29th October 2019 at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, in support of Le
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18th October 2019

Expert chef shares experience with students

Professional chef Daniel Cain is returning to his training roots at Nottingham College to pass on his culinary experience to current hospitality and catering students.
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18th October 2019

Inspirational women across the Midlands celebrated at glittering awards ceremony

The prestigious East Midlands Women’s Awards (EMWA), which is now in its third year, was held at Nottingham’s stunning Colwick Hall and hosted by BBC Radio Leicester presenters Rupal Rajani and Dave Andrews, with special guest the Lord Lieutenant of Notti
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18th October 2019

Farewell to Peter Motley

With the greatest sadness, we inform you that our dear friend Peter Motley lost his battle with bowel cancer on Tuesday 15 October.
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18th October 2019

Under 12s football team celebrates new kit donation from a local housebuilder

A girls football team in Belper has kicked off the season in brand new strip thanks to a donation from local housebuilder Bellway.
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18th October 2019

Charity the winner at Annual Golf Day

The third Rilmac charity golf day took place at Market Rasen Golf Club on the 27th September.
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18th October 2019

Digital agency tees up support for Angry Birds

An East Midlands web, ecommerce and digital solutions developer has built the booking system for a new national leisure attraction based on global gaming smash hit, Angry Birds.
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17th October 2019

Smith Partnership's Claire Twells is named region's most inspirational female leader

Smith Partnership partner, Claire Twells has been named as the most inspirational female leader in the region at the East Midlands Women's Awards
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17th October 2019

The partnership between PLM Global and Honeywell presents a Golden opportunity for HHT clients

PLM Global, the UK-based mobile print, electronic point of sale (EPoS) & handheld terminal (HHT) provider, has been promoted to the status of Gold Performance Partner by technology manufacturers, Honeywell.
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17th October 2019

Nelsons bolsters commercial property team with new appointments

Leading law firm Nelsons has strengthened its commercial property team with the appointment of two new experts.
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17th October 2019

Derwent Living launches Virtual Places

Housing provider Derwent Living has launched a new virtual reality experience for its older customers in a bid to support good mental health and reduce social isolation.
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17th October 2019

Rimlac Asbestos achieve ARCA Gold Training Award 2019

Rilmac Insulation Ltd. are proud to have achieved the ARCA (Asbestos Removal Contractors Association) Gold Training Award for 2019.
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17th October 2019

Network like a pro with Love Business’ top networking tips

Whether you’re an events rookie or a seasoned pro, networking can be a hard slog. Here are Love Business' top tips for getting the most out of it.
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17th October 2019

Shortlist announced for fbe East Midlands Awards 2019

The organisers of the fbe East Midlands Awards 2019 have revealed the shortlist of finalists, which includes projects and individuals from Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.
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17th October 2019

£532m of tenders won by growing East Midlands tender writing company

Leading tender writing company, Your Tender Team, have recently doubled the size of their business within the last year.
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17th October 2019

Time to deliver on broadband promises, say small businesses, as current scale of poor connectivity laid bare

Small businesses are being held back by poor broadband and mobile connections, according to new research by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
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17th October 2019

IT Department earns European Partners Top 51 Ranking

Your IT Department has been named as one of EMEA’S premier managed service providers on the inaugural Channel Futures European Partners 51 (EP 51) rankings.
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17th October 2019

Drive for business with Lexus Derby

For our Derbyshire November Connect Reception we are hosted by Lexus Derby at one of Derby's business centres Pride Park.
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16th October 2019

6 amazing charities receive more than £24k in funding

SIX life-changing charities from across the East Midlands have welcomed much needed funding after receiving a combined total of more than £24,000 from non-profit organisation Star Trust. 
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16th October 2019

Hinckley & Rugby’s week building good mental health

Yoga, jigsaws and teatime talks all featured during a week of mental health awareness for staff at Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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16th October 2019

Iceland chief to give exclusive talk at Leicester Business Festival

The 2019 Leicester Business Festival will be treated to an exclusive visit this month from one of the UK’s biggest and most influential companies.
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16th October 2019

Full house of STEP accredited Wills, Trusts and Probate solicitors at East Midlands law firm

All six of the solicitors in the wills, trusts and probate team at East Midlands law firm Bray & Bray are now fully accredited members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practioners (STEP), the global professional association for practioners who specialis
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16th October 2019

Hay Hampers unveils their container art

Hay Hampers has officially opened four reconverted shipping containers into works of art.
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16th October 2019

Marketing agency founder named business women of the year in East Midlands Entrepreneurship Awards

Gemma Orton, Founder and Managing Director of Mocha Marketing, a Leicestershire based marketing agency, has been recognised as Business Women of the Year in the East Midlands Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards 2019. 
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16th October 2019

Burbage business shortlisted for new national Amazon Small Business Award

Amazon has announced that Rock Star Academy from Burbage has been shortlisted at the first ever Amazon Small Business Awards.
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16th October 2019

Nottingham Trent University to extend provision to Mansfield in partnership with West Nottinghamshire College

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has announced a new partnership with West Nottinghamshire College, which will see its higher education (HE) provision delivered from the College’s main campus in Mansfield.
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16th October 2019

Leicestershire homebuilder and site manager unite to raise funds for armed forces group

Completing a challenging 24-hour race at Belvoir Castle, a Barratt and David Wilson Homes Assistant Site Manager has been fundraising alongside his employer for an organisation devoted to helping current and former members of the armed forces.
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15th October 2019

Thriving Nottinghamshire business hub named as Business Venue of the Year

A thriving business hub has been named as the Nottinghamshire Business Venue of the Year in the 2019 East Midlands Chamber Business Awards.
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15th October 2019

Five star homebuilder donates £250 to local Rugby club in Leamington Spa

Leading developer David Wilson Homes has provided a £250 donation to a rugby club in Leamington Spa, to help fund the purchase of brand new training balls for the under 6 team just in time for the new season.
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15th October 2019

Carly’s business success is a beacon of hope for budding entrepreneurs

A business that began in the spare room of Carly Bartram’s Mickleover home has expanded into a specially designed, four-room clinic in Littleover and she has employed four staff members – with more to come.
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15th October 2019

Holmes Media announce record year of business

A Market Harborough-based lead generation company has announced a record 12 months for the company following a 27% increase in revenue over the past year.
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15th October 2019

Business to Business No Deal Brexit Advice

By Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chief Executive of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Department for International Trade (DIT) Export Champion and a CBI Regional Councillor.
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15th October 2019

TV gardening expert helps Derbyshire company celebrate 50 years in business

TV presenter and professional gardener Toby Buckland was the guest speaker at an event to mark 50 years in business for a Derbyshire company earlier this month.
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15th October 2019

Ruddocks celebrates half a century at Great Northern Terrace

Long standing Lincoln based integrated design and print agency Ruddocks welcomed 100 clients and friends through their doors last week for an exclusive behind the scenes experience to celebrate 50 years since they moved to their purpose-built premises on
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15th October 2019

The Tap House to bring self-pour beer taps to Nottingham

New plans have been unveiled to transform one of Nottingham’s most iconic buildings into the city’s first ever self-serve craft beer bar.
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15th October 2019

Lincoln medical school provides healthy boost to student housing

The opening of the new Lincoln Medical School at the University of Lincoln has helped a specialist lettings agent and property management company record its busiest ever start to the academic year.
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15th October 2019

Homebuilder gets into the swing of things with golf day fundraiser

A charity golf day arranged by Nottingham-based Barratt Homes North Midlands has raised over £6,200 for its Charity of the Year, Treetops Hospice Care.
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14th October 2019

Moonshine and Picklebacks galore at Billy Bootleggers Nottingham VIP Launch

New American dive-inspired live music bar, Billy Bootleggers has rocked and rolled into Nottingham with a bang following a toe-tapping VIP Americarnival.
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14th October 2019

Marketing Agency Celebrates 11 Years

Derbyshire based full-service agency is celebrating 11 years in business, and learning new techniques to ensure their clients get more bang from their marketing spend.
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14th October 2019

Charity partnerships – time for a shake up?

At a time of year when many businesses are considering who to support as their charity partner next year, one charity trustee has called for a rethink as to how good causes are selected.
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14th October 2019

East Midlands Expo featuring the 20th anniversary of the Property and Business Investment Show

On Monday 11th November the East Midlands Expo – incorporating the twentieth annual Property & Business Investment Show — will take place at the East Midlands Conference Centre at the University Park, Nottingham.
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14th October 2019

Derby businesswoman recognised as “Hero” of Small Business

Yvonne Gorman, owner of Essential Print Services on Pride Park in Derby, has been recognised among just twelve small business owners in the country to be named a “Small Business Hero”.
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14th October 2019

Buttercross Estates Makes the Move to New HQ

Award-winning Newark letting agency Buttercross Estates has kick-started its expansion plans with a move to a bigger office and the search for an apprentice.
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14th October 2019

Impart your great designs for our new trail

Amateur and professional artists are invited to play a creative role in an exciting new project devised by Lincoln BIG.
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14th October 2019

Time capsule buried at new £7m primary school built by Clegg Construction

A time capsule has been buried at a new £7m primary school which has been built by Clegg Construction.
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14th October 2019

Microlise Signs Up to Armed Forces Covenant

Microlise is proud to become a business signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, in support of the armed forces community.
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14th October 2019

Kettering Business Awards 2019

Businesses from across Kettering Borough were recognised at Friday night's Kettering Awards at the R Inn Bar & Grill in Desborough.
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14th October 2019

Midlands PR agency secures new account with national food brand

Tasty national account win for Cartwright Communications
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14th October 2019

All change as TAB Derby becomes TAB East Midlands

New leadership for The Alternative Board as it expands across in the East Midlands
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14th October 2019

CEO of Santander UK to speak in Nottingham on importance of support for SMEs and the Regional Economy

Local businesses and members of the public are invited to join NTU students & colleagues to attend a panel discussion with the CEO of Santander UK, Nathan Bostock, on Tuesday 15 October.
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14th October 2019

Re-imagining a web presence for Stockton Engineering

Stockton Engineering is a traditional manufacturing business, providing fabricated metal components for the automotive, rail – trackside, construction, packaging, distribution and general fixings markets.
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12th October 2019

Businesses in Northamptonshire feel the impact of Brexit uncertainty

Grant Thornton’s latest Northamptonshire Limited report has revealed mixed fortunes for the county’s businesses       
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12th October 2019

New 360 virtual tour for Imago Venues portfolio

Imago Venues at Loughborough University has launched a virtual 360 tours on its websites to enable guests and event organisers to experience its venues from the click of a button.
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12th October 2019

Staff at GT3 Architects raise more than £2500 for charity

The Ultimate Ride to Work – staff at GT3 Architects raise over £2500 for charity during 220-mile journey.
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12th October 2019

BT Mobile launches 5G smartphone plans for consumer and business customers - Midlands

BT today announced the launch of its much-anticipated 5G mobile service for consumers and business customers in the UK.
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12th October 2019

Local business woman wins legal expert property award

Amanda Payne, Director of Ashby based law firm, Fishers Solicitors, has been awarded the Legal Expert Property Award at the CILEx National Awards 2019.
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12th October 2019

Building work starts at new development in Leicestershire village

Building work is progressing well at a new homes development in Houghton on the Hill.
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12th October 2019

musclefood wins big at industry awards

Online healthy food retailer musclefood has scooped a top prize at the annual Grocer New Products Awards.
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12th October 2019

Nottingham's FHP Living Lettings Named One of the UK's Best

Nottingham-based lettings agency FHP Living Lettings has been named one of the leading agencies in the UK, at a national awards ceremony in London.
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11th October 2019

World Mental Health Day - Can caravanning and camping help the cause?

Reconnecting with nature to improve mental health and wellbeing
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11th October 2019

EAST Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has been shortlisted for two national Personal Injury Awards.

EAST Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has been shortlisted for two national Personal Injury Awards.
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11th October 2019

DIS partnership celebrates its first sign-up

IT specialists RDS Global have become the first sign-up to Derbyshire Institute of Sport’s supporters club under an innovative partnership with two leading recruitment companies.
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11th October 2019

Total Motion welcomes new directors Claire and Jayne to restructured board

Leicester-based vehicle management company Total Motion has restructured its board with the appointments of financial director Claire Timms and operations director Jayne Stansfield
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11th October 2019

Students’ help at crash scene spurs on career dreams

Two A Level students from West Nottinghamshire College have been hailed as heroes by classmates and tutors after they stepped into action at a local road traffic collision.
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11th October 2019

BDO East Midlands takes to the saddle to support staff wellbeing

The East Midlands office of national accountancy and advisory firm BDO has taken on a ‘wheelie’ difficult challenge in a bid to improve wellbeing at work.
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11th October 2019

Tower Bridge raises to celebrate Notts teens sailing the UK for equal opportunities

The first-time sailors have travelled more than 300km from Hull as the YMCA expedition reaches the home stretch
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11th October 2019

Students swap the classroom for the courtroom at Derby-based law firm

Students swap coursework for case work at Nelson’s as D2N2 launches Derby’s new employer engagement programme
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11th October 2019

Cosybox Living Brings Luxury Serviced Apartments to Nottingham

Two new serviced apartment developments are set to launch in Nottingham in the coming months.
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11th October 2019

Clothing company donates over £5,000 worth of clothes to Derby homeless charity

Morrison McConnell International has donated over 500 items of clothing to Derby’s Gears of Goodwill to support homeless people to keep warm and stay in their jobs
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11th October 2019

Partnership promises growth for eco energy systems supplier and logistics firm

One of the UK and Europe’s leading manufacturers of sustainable heating solutions has joined forces with an expanding distribution company, in a partnership set to boost growth for both parties.
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11th October 2019

Dimensions place 34th in Top 200 Derbyshire Businesses 2019 list

The country’s leading corporate wear provider, Dimensions have been placed 34th on the 2019 Top 200 Businesses in Derbyshire list.
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11th October 2019

HOWZAT – HSG Confirms Continued Support For SCC

Derby-based Hygiene Services Group (HSG) have confirmed its eighth consecutive year of support for trophy-winning Spondon Cricket Club.
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11th October 2019

How to make exhibiting at Love Business work for you

If you're exhibiting at Love Business 2020, here are a few top tips to help you get the most from the exhibition.
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11th October 2019

200 DEGREES COFFEE Tuesday, 12th November, 6-8pm

Join us and connect with businesses and entrepreneurs at different hand-picked luxurious locations across Lincolnshire on the second Tuesday of each month, 6-8pm.
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11th October 2019

New East Midlands Routes

Loganair to take on key East Midlands – Scotland routes
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11th October 2019

School’s out - so A1 cashes in

A1 Flue Systems has completed a raft of projects totalling £850,000 in a frantic six-week period installing flue and chimney systems during the school summer holidays.
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