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We're here to share good news, great ideas and FREE resources, because there's enough doom and gloom reported by the other media channels. The East Midlands is full of good business news stories and we want to shout them from the rooftops.

Love Business News is delivered by the team behind the Love Business Expo, with a highly experienced business writing team, and Business Editor Jon Smart leading the way! 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. 

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Send them to goodnews@lovebusinesseastmidlands.com and our news editor will contact you to validate a few facts, then publish your good news on the Love Business East Midlands website.


24th April 2024

Third-party logistics specialist raises over £80,000 for children’s hospice

A third-party logistics company currently operating from warehouses at Magna Park, in Lutterworth and from two brand-new sustainable warehouses in Nuneaton has raised over £80,000 for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.
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24th April 2024

MHR partners with Improving Lives to help renovate their garden space

Nottinghamshire-based HR, payroll, and finance software provider MHR announces a partnership with Improving Lives, a local charity which works with people living with mental health conditions in Nottinghamshire.
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24th April 2024

Product launched to slash 'worrying' number of rejected blood samples in UK hospitals

Nottingham firm Aerocom (UK) Ltd has struck a deal to supply a ‘game-changing’ product that will revolutionise the safe transportation of patient blood samples in UK hospitals.
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24th April 2024

Northampton craft drinks producer among exceptional exporters honoured in UK Government’s prestigious Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards

A family-owned craft drinks B-Corp based in Northamptonshire is among the 2024 winners of the Department for Business and Trade’s (DBT) Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards.
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24th April 2024

National Gas acquires Leicestershire design engineering experts

Transmission owner and system operator National Gas has announced the acquisition of design engineering experts Premtech Ltd for an undisclosed sum, with the support of law firm Shakespeare Martineau.
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24th April 2024

Evolve Business Finance expands team with new business development executive

Evolve Business Finance, the fast-growing independent commercial finance broker based in the East Midlands, today announced the appointment of Nilima Begum to the newly established position of business development executive.
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24th April 2024

Leicestershire businesses championing region at Europe’s biggest security event

The largest security event in Europe is making its triumphant return to the NEC this April, with five businesses flying the flag for Leicestershire at the prestigious show.
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24th April 2024

LDC launches new programme to support young entrepreneurs with The Prince's Trust

Youth charity The Prince’s Trust has today launched an extension of its Enterprise programme in partnership with LDC to help young entrepreneurs sustain and grow their businesses through the first three years of trading, recognising the important role the
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23rd April 2024

SMB College Group Wins Enterprise of the Year at the Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards!

Delegates from SMB College Group attended the Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards Ceremony at The King Power Stadium in Leicester and won Enterprise of the Year!
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23rd April 2024

Pedal power for new 70m cycle challenge

Keen cyclists looking for a challenge can sign up for the newly extended 70-mile Cycle4Cynthia fundraising course.
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23rd April 2024

New Notts data and local insight website is launched

A new, free resource to help find the most up-to-date local data, stats and trends has been unveiled by Nottinghamshire County Council.
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23rd April 2024

Community celebrates Earth Day at Space Park Leicester

School children and members of the community descended on Space Park Leicester to take part in a major Earth Day celebration.
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23rd April 2024

Double director hire boosts tax specialisms at PKF Smith Cooper

Midlands accounting and advisory firm PKF Smith Cooper has recruited two experienced tax professionals into new director roles, bolstering the company’s specialist credentials in capital allowances and employment tax services, as team expansion plans cont
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23rd April 2024

Blueprint Interiors welcomes new workplace experience manager to drive wellbeing in design

Workplace consultants and commercial interior design specialists Blueprint Interiors have announced the appointment of Claire Lacey as Workplace Experience Manager.
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23rd April 2024

£100k charity event kickstarts 2024 appeal

The 4th annual Three Bunkers Challenge event has kick started fundraising as the event aims to reach its £100,000 target. So far, £40,000 has been raised and there is space for one more team to take part.
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23rd April 2024

Housebuilder donates to primary school PTA in Irchester

Housebuilder Mulberry Homes has donated to The Friends of Irchester Community Primary School, as part of its monthly community fund.
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22nd April 2024

Nottinghamshire businesses championing region at Europe’s biggest security event

The largest security event in Europe is making its triumphant return to the NEC this April, with 12 businesses flying the flag for Nottinghamshire at the prestigious show.
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22nd April 2024

BELMAYNE MAKES HI-VIS DONATION TO BRADWAY SCHOOL

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, have forged links with a local primary school to help improve the safety of its youngest pupils.
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22nd April 2024

NG the cream of the crop with deal to help online grocery service expand

Modern Milkman, the online grocery service, has expanded its East Midlands operations with a new storage and distribution hub.
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22nd April 2024

EMEC Ecology Bolsters Expertise with Double Appointment

East Midlands Environmental Consultants (EMEC), headquartered in Nottingham, strengthens its ecology team with the recent appointments of Chloe Newberry and Athina Constantinou.
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22nd April 2024

Students at Lubrizol go the distance to help support their peers’ mental health

A group of 18 students at Derbyshire science company Lubrizol are going the extra mile this April to raise money for an important charity supporting mental health.
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22nd April 2024

Business Secretary praises Nottingham packaging firm on 'plastic switch'

The Secretary of State for Business and Trade has visited one of the UK's leading food packaging manufacturers to see how it is helping its customers find alternatives to plastic.  
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22nd April 2024

Digital PR agency Tank appointed by Eurocell PLC as it looks to increase key product sales

Digital PR agency Tank, has been appointed by the home improvement specialist, Eurocell PLC, as it looks to increase sales across its core product range.
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22nd April 2024

Microlise Group to support operators in face of new DVS requirements

Microlise Group, a leading global provider of innovative technology solutions, has today announced its alignment with the latest Transport for London (TfL) Direct Vision Standards (DVS) requirements, set to take effect on Monday 28th October 2024.
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22nd April 2024

Leading property consultancy boosts Midlands agency team with two hires at Ashby office

A leading property consultancy has strengthened its Midlands agency team after two new hires joined the business.
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20th April 2024

Poppy PR ‘blossoms’ with new hire

A leading East Midlands PR agency has sprung into action to acquire more expert support during a busy season.
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20th April 2024

Resin Flooring Firm Lays Future Foundations with New Premises

A groundbreaking resin flooring company which uses recycled plastic in its installations has opened its new premises in Loughborough today - a move which will future proof the firm for many years to come.  
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20th April 2024

Volunteers sleigh fundraising targets to support worthy causes

A group of village volunteers from Castle Donington that helped to save one of the town's most popular Christmas events have donated £3,720 to local community groups. 
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20th April 2024

Leading uniform supplier is searching for uniform heroes to surprise with prizes throughout 2024.

The search for 2024’s Uniform Heroes is well underway, with over 50 amazing entries published so far.
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20th April 2024

Leicestershire charities receive donation from building society

esbs, or Earl Shilton Building Society, has announced the results of its online In the Community scheme for the first quarter of 2024. Through voting on the esbs website, two local charities receive a share of £500 each quarter.
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20th April 2024

Base 51 charity receives funding from Global’s Make Some Noise to expand OutBurst, its LGBTQIA+ Youth Club

Base 51, Nottingham’s leading youth charity, is excited to relaunch OutBurst, its LGBTQIA+ youth group, with an expanded service in April 2024.
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20th April 2024

Leicester’s Healand Clinic wins top awards in Healthcare Innovation and Pain Management

Healand Clinic, a leading private healthcare provider, earns the Most Innovative Private Healthcare Clinic 2024 and the Excellence Award in Pain Management from GHP Magazine, highlighting its transformative patient care.
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19th April 2024

Financial planning firm shortlisted for illustrious local awards

A leading financial planning firm has been named as a finalist in two categories of the prestigious SME Northamptonshire Business Awards.
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19th April 2024

Derby company Barron McCann shortlisted for national award for its work with retail giants Iceland

A leading Derby business has been shortlisted for a national award for its work with a top High Street grocery retailer.
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19th April 2024

Flare Partners with Bolt to Revolutionise Rider Safety

Flare, a pioneer in safety technology and part of the Microlise Group, has forged a new partnership with Bolt, the largest micromobility operator in Europe, to elevate the safety and visibility of riders globally.
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19th April 2024

BPP Education Group announces the acquisition of Buttercups Training

BPP Education Group, the global leader in professional and vocational education, is delighted to announce its acquisition of Buttercups Training Ltd.
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19th April 2024

Mediq relocates to £30m UK headquarters at Castle Donington

Leading healthcare provider Mediq has centred its UK operations at a huge new base in Castle Donington.
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19th April 2024

Bakewell entrepreneur, Rob Hattersley, hopes to turn long-shut former bank into a premium Peak District dining destination

Peak District hospitality entrepreneur, Rob Hattersley has announced his hope to transform the historic Royal Bank of Scotland building, in the heart of Bakewell, into a premium dining experience.  
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19th April 2024

Shakespeare Martineau announces Leicester promotions

National law firm for life and business Shakespeare Martineau has announced nine promotions across a variety of teams and locations, including two in Leicester.
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19th April 2024

Marrons announces Leicester promotion

Planning, design and development consultancy Marrons has announced two promotions across its planning and socio-economics teams, including one in Leicester.
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19th April 2024

Reuse packaging company, Reuseabox, announced as a finalist for the Small Business awards.

Reuseabox, based in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, has been chosen as a finalist for the Net Hero award at this year’s Small Awards.
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19th April 2024

Three newly-qualified solicitors join Browne Jacobson’s education team

Browne Jacobson’s education practice continues to grow after welcoming three newly-qualified solicitors in this year’s intake.
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18th April 2024

Nicola launches HR Dept Loughborough, West Bridgford, and Ashby-De-La-Zouch.

A human resources expert from Ashby-de-la-Zouch has established her own business offering HR advice and support to local small and medium-sized companies in the area.
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18th April 2024

Cowork Club brings creative freelancers together to tackle work isolation

A brand-new innovative coworking event being held at Northampton’s Vulcan Works aims to bring together solo entrepreneurs and freelancers and tackle isolation and loneliness at work.
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18th April 2024

Nottingham To Welcome Thousands of Ice Hockey Fans For Annual Showpiece

Motorpoint Arena is pulling out all the stops to stage an epic weekend for more than 6,500 ice hockey fans descending on Nottingham for the season finale play offs.
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18th April 2024

Fluid Ideas makes key appointment to its senior team

Full-service creative agency Fluid Ideas has made a key strategic addition to its senior team with the appointment of Olivia Elliott as its head of performance and innovation.
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18th April 2024

Local Business OHK Earns Gold Recognition at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2024

OHK (formerly known as Oak House Kitchen), a local East Midlands-based business, is proud to announce their recent Gold Award win at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2024.
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18th April 2024

Global expansion continues for UK-based optics company

Nottingham-based tissue-therapy company NuVision Biotherapies has expanded its global presence with the consolidation of a new partnership in the Netherlands.
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18th April 2024

Browne Jacobson to advise East London Waste Authority on major waste programme

Browne Jacobson is supporting one of the UK’s largest waste authorities to plan how it will manage its recycling and waste treatment and disposal services for the next few decades.
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18th April 2024

1284 shortlisted for Specialist PR Consultancy of the Year

1284 has been shortlisted for Specialist PR Consultancy of the Year at the industry-leading CIPR Excellence Awards 2024.
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18th April 2024

Kuku Connect Receptions - April, May 2024

Kuku Connect Receptions - April, May 2024
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18th April 2024

Students bring skills to one of county’s finest hotels

An historic Nottinghamshire hotel welcomed a new workforce this spring as students from West Nottinghamshire College took over the kitchens, bars, restaurants and spa for a week.
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17th April 2024

CUBO ANNOUNCES SECOND DERBY WORKSPACE

Leading flex office provider Cubo has announced that it is set to open its second workspace in Derby, taking the total number of sites across the UK to eleven.
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17th April 2024

LWA Loughborough Colour Run is back on Sunday 23rd June 2024 Registrations are now LIVE!

LWA’s Loughborough Colour Run is back for a sixth year and promises to be a fun, family-friendly event not to be missed!
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17th April 2024

Countdown on for the top 100 UK female led businesses

On the 25th of April, E2E, a driving force behind entrepreneurship, whose community contributes £230bn in turnover to the UK economy and employs 1.15 million people, will announce the top 100 female-led businesses in the UK.
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17th April 2024

Record attendance at Countryside Lincs 2024

The Lincolnshire Agricultural Society (LAS) has announced record-breaking attendance at its annual Countryside Lincs event.
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17th April 2024

University of Nottingham driving force behind new driver drowsiness and attention warning system

The University of Nottingham's Human Factors Research Group, in collaboration with BlueSkeye AI, has successfully validated the company's vehicle drowsiness detection technology for use in cars in Europe ahead of a new law which comes into effect on 7 Jul
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17th April 2024

New Woodlands Room brings the outside in at hospice

A new multi-purpose room designed ‘to bring the outside in’ has opened at Cynthia Spencer Hospice.
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17th April 2024

Game On For Derby Business Community

Local companies and organisations are being invited to recapture their childhoods and compete in a series of fun sporting challenges based on the traditional school sports day.
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17th April 2024

Love Sadler Gate Promises Blooming Good Time at Spring Market

Love Sadler Gate, the collective of independent businesses in the iconic Derby Cathedral Quarter street, will be holding a vibrant Spring Market on Saturday May 4 from 11am to 4pm.
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17th April 2024

Hallam expands Project Management team

Strategic full-service digital agency, Hallam, continues to develop its Client Services department, welcoming a new hire and internal promotion to its Project Management team. 
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17th April 2024

OFFICE TAKE UP IN CHESTERFIELD SURGES AS 54,000 SQ FT LET FOLLOWING REFURB

DHU Healthcare CIC and a 5A1 covenant strength company have become the latest anchor tenants to snap up newly refurbished office space in Chesterfield as FI Real Estate Management’s (FIREM) office development, The Quad, is fully let.
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16th April 2024

Step into the spotlight: apply now to host a Leicester Business Festival event

This year, the Leicester Business Festival (LBF) celebrates its impactful journey over the past decade including an impressive track record of 938 events and the involvement of nearly 50,000 people.
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16th April 2024

Armsons Barlow chooses Derby Food 4 Thought Alliance as its annual charity

Derby-based project managers, construction cost consultants, and building surveyors, Armsons Barlow have adopted the Derby Food 4 Thought Alliance (DF4T) as their annual charity.
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16th April 2024

Lincolnshire showcasing £1bn of investment opportunities as exhibitor at UKREiiF

Councils from Greater Lincolnshire will be represented at the annual real estate investor forum UKREiiF next month, alongside representatives from the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (GLLEP) and Team Lincolnshire - a public and private s
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16th April 2024

UK Medical device manufacturer, Pennine Healthcare honoured as finalists i three prestigious awards after latest Medilink Midlands Recognition

Pennine Healthcare are proud to have been shortlisted as finalists for the Medilink Midlands Business Awards 2024, which will be held on Thursday 9th May.
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16th April 2024

Barlborough-based housebuilder Avant Homes appoints group head of marketing

Barlborough-headquartered housebuilder Avant Homes has promoted Alicia Hattersley to the position of group head of marketing in just over a year since she joined the business.
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16th April 2024

New London office marks milestone in global expansion for local recruitment agency

Distinct, a leading recruitment agency headquartered in Nottingham, opened its first office in London last week.
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16th April 2024

HelloFresh celebrates the opening of its largest European distribution centre in Derby

HelloFresh – the UK’s leading recipe box company and food solutions group – celebrated the opening of its latest flagship automated production facility in Derby.
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16th April 2024

Eddisons secures £1.2m funding for Derby schools buildings improvements

Property consultant Eddisons has secured more than £1.2m of funding on behalf of the Odyssey Collaborative Trust, which runs seven primary schools in Derby, to improve buildings across four of its schools in the city.
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15th April 2024

East Midlands Small Business of the Year Nachural Awards 2024

What a fantastic evening for Quiet Storm and the event was made all the more enjoyable by winning SME of the year award.
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14th April 2024

Living Without Abuse host their first Charity Quiz night to raise vital funds and support local victims of domestic abuse

Fundraisers from LWA are hosting a charity quiz night to raise funds and allow them to continue to support anyone affected by domestic abuse across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
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13th April 2024

Children See Farm Animals for the First Time at Bluebells Farm School

Bluebells Farm Park, a family-run farm park and micro-dairy based on the outskirts of Derby in Spondon, has relaunched its popular educational programme for schools and nurseries across the region to learn all about farming and the environment.
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13th April 2024

Derby-based Infuse celebrate 20th anniversary of “integral” team member Ian Taylor

Derby-based IT solutions provider Infuse Technology is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Technical Training Mentor Ian Taylor joining the firm.
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12th April 2024

Charlie’s chef success

A trainee chef at West Nottinghamshire College has enjoyed a week of learning new skills at a Derbyshire-based, three rosette restaurant and secured a new job.
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12th April 2024

Celebrating the best of innovation, collaboration and connectivity across the Midlands

Thirty-four outstanding life sciences and medtech companies and industry collaborations from across the Midlands have been shortlisted in this year’s Medilink Midlands Business Awards.
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12th April 2024

Timms Solicitors Make Key Promotion

Timms Solicitors have promoted Charlotte Day to head the growing Wills and Probate department across their offices in Derby, Burton, Ashby and Swadlincote.
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12th April 2024

EAST MIDLANDS ACCOUNTANCY FIRM PROMOTES FROM WITHIN

Nottingham-based accountancy practice Page Kirk has confirmed three promotions – recognising talent from within the firm.
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12th April 2024

Over £13,000 raised in hospice Lottery Super Draw to support local patients and families

Leading end-of-life care charity, Treetops Hospice, has raised over £13,000 from its annual Lottery Super Draw. Proceeds go towards providing nursing care and emotional support for adults and their families.
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11th April 2024

Thoughtmix Founder Acquires Distract

Peter Watson and Bradley McKenny, former Directors of Distract, have sold the digital marketing agency to Steve Bryant, founder and Managing Director of Umbrella Brands Group, behind affiliate marketing agency Thoughtmix.
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11th April 2024

Glowfrog Video Production Wins Excellence Award for 4th Year Running

In receipt of a ThreeBestRated® Excellence Award, for the fourth year in a row, is Glowfrog Video Production based in Derby.
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11th April 2024

Record sales year for Carfulan Group as it helps industry work smarter

A surge in demand for advanced manufacturing and 3D printing systems has paved the way for a record year for one of the East Midlands’ fastest growing industrial specialists.
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11th April 2024

Big Fang Collective confirms three new multi-concept site openings

Big Fang Collective, the group behind Golf Fang, Big Fang Karaoke, Big Fang Arcade and Nothing Cheezy has confirmed it plans to launch three new multi-concept destinations in London, Bristol and Nottingham later this year.
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11th April 2024

HEXA secures first national framework appointment with Pagabo

One of the UK’s fastest growing engineering consultancies – Hexa Consulting - has secured its first major framework appointment, being named one of the successful suppliers on Pagabo’s Professional Services framework for the UK.
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11th April 2024

Accounting group appoints two new service-line heads

One of the biggest accountants and business advisers in the Midlands, Duncan & Toplis, has announced a new head of payroll and a new head of tax. 
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11th April 2024

Baker Hughes’ Druck Pressure Sensor Technology Helps Reduce Lap Times for Hawk Racing

After helping reduce lap times in 2023, race-proven pressure measurement solutions from Druck, a Baker Hughes business, is set to help Hawk Racing achieve further success ahead of the 2024 British Superbike season.
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10th April 2024

Spin-out company launches that will revolutionise power generation sector

One-of-a-kind AI-driven software that can monitor the “health” of critical power plant components is being developed for sector use with the launch of a new spin-out company.
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10th April 2024

Geo Green seals Fusion21 accreditation for public sector renewables

Nottingham-based Geo Green Power has been appointed to Fusion21’s Heating, Renewables and Electrical framework which supports UK Public Sector organisations in accessing an outstanding supply chain of trusted contractors for the full provision of Heating,
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10th April 2024

Browne Jacobson announces Nick MacKenzie to succeed Mark Blois as head of Browne Jacobson’s education team after completing another year of growth

UK and Ireland law firm Browne Jacobson’s education team will soon be under new leadership as Nick MacKenzie steps up into the role.
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10th April 2024

Roofing team putting its best foot forward for Kenya charity

As part of its community support programme “Give4Good”- Burton headquartered roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles is backing the Footprints Family, a charity created by local lady Kerry Wanjala.
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10th April 2024

Champions (UK) plc unveils key new recruits

An Olympics legend and a former Dragons' Den investor are among five major new hires at Champions (UK) plc as the firm announces exciting new growth plans.
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10th April 2024

Derby ICT company appoints two new technicians

Derby based IT and Telecoms company Link ICT has further expanded its IT support technical team following the appointment of Adam Walsh and Andy Barton.
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10th April 2024

To Pay or Not to Pay: Ransomware repeat victims on the rise

A recent report has identified some alarming statistics regarding organisations who become victims of ransomware and the decisions around paying the demands of the threat actors again!
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10th April 2024

RSM UK announces new partner in Leicester to drive organic growth

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK has announced the promotion of Jo Duddle to partner to help shape the future of the firm and drive growth from within its own ranks.
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