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If you are a business or organisation based within the East Midlands then we want your good news stories.

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22nd February 2019

Final Call: Meet the Construction and Hardware buyers from Ireland

Final Call: Meet the Construction and Hardware buyers from Ireland
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22nd February 2019

Big hearted restauranteur recognised

Restaurateur John Molnar – from the Cod’s Scallops in Carrington, Bramcote and Long Eaton and the Nelson in Burton Joyce - has been recognised for his support and great work in the local community - including fundraising and supporting local groups.
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22nd February 2019

Promach3D follows recent expansion with move to the iHub Innovation Centre

Derby-based precision engineering company Promach 3D is the latest manufacturing company to establish a base at Derby’s £12m iHub innovation centre on Infinity Park.
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22nd February 2019

Celebrate Chesterfield event to update on Vicar Lane transformation

The latest developments at Chesterfield’s Vicar Lane Shopping Centre will be unveiled at the annual Celebrate Chesterfield event on Wednesday 20 March 2019 by the centre’s new owner ALTERIS.
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22nd February 2019

IoD Announces 5th East Midlands Women as Leaders Convention. The Importance of Leadership and how to be an Effective Leader.

Charlotte Valeur, Chair of the Institute of Directors headlines as keynote speaker at the Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands Women as Leaders Convention 2019.
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22nd February 2019

FSB sponsors Love Business Expo

Is your business based in the East Midlands? Are you looking for new clients and suppliers for your business? Then Love Business Expo is the place to be on Wednesday 27th of February at Holywell Park Conference Centre based at Loughborough University.
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22nd February 2019

Technical Assistance Network - Tuesday, 26 February 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm @ Voluntary Action LeicesterShire, 9 Newarke Street, Leicester, LE1 5SN

The Technical Assistance Project is funded by the European Social Fund to increase the knowledge of European Funding and the capacity of the VCSE to apply for available funding.
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22nd February 2019

Derby based commercial printer invest in new, automated laminating solution

Derby based commercial printer, Accent Commercial Resources, have this month invested in a new, automated laminating solution – the Matrix MX-530s Pneumatic Laminator by Vivid Laminating Technologies with an Omniflow Feeding unit.
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22nd February 2019

Spatial Global’s Rachel Morley appearing on Question Time

That’s the ‘East Midlands Chamber Question Time’ - at Love Business EXPO 2019 on the 27th of February.
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22nd February 2019

Andrew Bridgen Supports Love Business

Andrew Bridgen MP, sent this message from at La Torre, Coalville where he attended the NWL Chamber Lunch with the Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal.
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21st February 2019

Europe work visits enhance college experience

More than 100 Nottingham College students are getting the chance to travel abroad this academic year for work experience.
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21st February 2019

Medieval treasures unearthed at Jackson & Jackson Developments site in Lincoln

A number of medieval and Victorian artefacts have been uncovered in central Lincoln during a planned excavation of Jackson & Jackson Developments’ latest residential development site.
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21st February 2019

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust Celebrates Mental Health Nurses Day on 21st February 2019 as it seeks to recruit more mental health nurses

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is supporting the first Mental Health Nurses’ Day* on 21st February 2019
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21st February 2019

Muse Developments helps Morgan Sindall Group's record results in Hucknall

Urban regeneration and property development company Muse Developments, which is delivering a £250 million mixed-use scheme at Rolls-Royce Hucknall in Nottinghamshire, has contributed to record preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2018 releas
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21st February 2019

Click Travel celebrates six years as one of the UK's best places to work

Initiatives promoting a strong team ethos and a positive approach to mental health, have seen travel technology business, Click Travel, named as one of the Best Companies to Work For by The Sunday Times for a sixth consecutive year.
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21st February 2019

Derby to get London style grade "A" city centre offices

Staton Young Group have recently purchased The Old Post Office, Victoria Street, Derby formally known as ‘Bar Soba’. This latest purchase enables Staton Young to bring its new brand of serviced offices ‘Cubo’ to Derby.
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21st February 2019

East Midlands Housebuilder Welcomes New Head of Construction

An East Midlands housebuilder has bolstered its team with the appointment of a new Head of Construction.
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21st February 2019

Team Nottingham gears up for MIPIM 2019

TEAM Nottingham will once again head to MIPIM, the world’s largest property event in France this Spring (12-15 Mar) as it looks to promote the city on the world stage
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21st February 2019

Making Tax Digital: How can my business prepare?

Temperatures are continuing to drop and this tell-tale sign reminds us that the end of the tax year is rapidly approaching.
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21st February 2019

Jot lands role of managing director at Nexus PSL

Business continuity specialist Nexus PSL, which supports organisations during times of growth and change, has named Jot Engelbrecht as its new MD.
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21st February 2019

A bright picture for Midlands-based Company Image

Last year was hugely successful for Company Image Commercial Interiors, a Leicestershire based office interior specialist.
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21st February 2019

Trainee managers present to the professionals

Nottingham College Hospitality and Tourism Management students were put through their paces earlier this month, as they presented their research findings to an audience of industry experts as part of their degree-level course.
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21st February 2019

Rilmac Team To Face 3 Peaks Challenge For Charity

Swapping work boots for walking boots!
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20th February 2019

Foresight boosts two Lincolnshire businesses with £1.95 million MEIF investment •

Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”) has announced two investments totalling £1.95 million into two fast-growing Lincolnshire based businesses, Firetree Chocolate Ltd and YPP Group via the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF).
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20th February 2019

TV celebrity hosts art auction to boost funds for Derby-based charity, Artcore

Derby charity, Artcore, will sell off more than 30 pieces of art at a live auction hosted by TV personality and auctioneer, Charles Hanson.
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20th February 2019

BHW Completes Multi-transaction Orange Tree Group Disposal

BHW Solicitors has advised the Orange Tree Group on the disposal of 8 sites across the East Midlands to a range of buyers.
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20th February 2019

Pegasus Group launches mental health strategy

A national development consultancy has pledged to pro-actively support colleagues who may be experiencing emotional distress or mental ill health.
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20th February 2019

Mercia expands Midlands team with three new appointments

Mercia Fund Managers, one of the UK’s most active SME investors, has expanded its investment teams in the Midlands with three key appointments.
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20th February 2019

FSB sponsors Love Business Expo

Is your business based in the East Midlands? Are you looking for new clients and suppliers for your business? Then Love Business Expo is the place to be on Wednesday 27th of February at Holywell Park Conference Centre based at Loughborough University.
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20th February 2019

Law firm kicks off new season with youth football team sponsorship

LEADING law firm Nelsons has announced its support for Bingham Town Football Club’s under 8s football team who will be playing in a brand-new kit after receiving sponsorship from the Nottingham firm.
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20th February 2019

Managing Director of Ventola Projects is a 2019 Export Champion

Ventola Projects manufactures and installs bespoke lighting solutions for a range of business sectors. Based in Anstey in Leicestershire, the company has been enjoying a string of successes which has seen their work expand to the US and to be given the ti
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20th February 2019

J Tomlinson supports staff with employee assistance programme

J Tomlinson has introduced a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to help support its growing team of employees.
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20th February 2019

RAMS CEO talks football business tactics at Friar Gate Studios

Derby County F.C chief executive Stephen Pearce will be talking football business tactics at a special event hosted by Connect Derby.
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20th February 2019

Grants now available for Medical Technology in Leicester and Leicestershire

Medical technology businesses in Leicester and Leicestershire can apply to cover 50% of their clinical evaluation costs, thanks to a project delivered by Medilink East Midlands and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the East
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20th February 2019

Exciting full details of £43m apartment scheme are revealed

Investors behind a £43 million scheme to create nearly 300 homes on a high-profile site in Leicester city centre have today released new images of how the finished development will look.
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20th February 2019

Final chance to move into Victory Park – one of Derby’s premier business addresses

Victory Park is set to become one of Derby’s most successful commercial developments following the submission of a planning application for its final phase.
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19th February 2019

Come and see Yew Lodge Business Solutions on Stand B17 at Love Business EXPO

We are a group of 4 independently owned 4 star hotels - two in the East Midlands and two in the West Midlands offering exceptional service and facilities to both the corporate and leisure market.
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19th February 2019

Off to a flying start…..

Europa reports further growth at Annual Management Conference
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19th February 2019

Leics law firm launches specialist banking litigation department

LEADING law firm Nelsons has expanded its banking and finance offering with a specialist dispute resolution department, now based in Leicester, to meet growing demand.
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19th February 2019

Find Empire Corporate Finance Ltd at Stand T25 at Love Business EXPO

We are proud to be a professional team who are very client focused and highly skilled at assessing client's finance needs, understanding the market and then structuring the best possible solution to meet their needs.
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19th February 2019

Come and see Ormerod Management Services Ltd (OMS Ltd) on Stand T27 at Love Business EXPO

Training and Consultancy services that provides you with the support, advice and guidance you need to meet your regulatory requirements and improve your business performance. Our specialists have the experience and expertise you need.
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19th February 2019

Visit Charnwood Borough Council on Stand B36 at Love Business EXPO

Charnwood Borough Council is pleased to be exhibiting on Stand B36 at the Love Business Expo 2019 for the third year running.
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19th February 2019

Vistage members set to 'take flight' with advice from leading speaker

Leading American Speaker and Co-Author of the best-selling business book ‘Taking Flight’ is set to come to the East Midlands.
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19th February 2019

Big strides of success taken at Breedon Consulting

Bringing a personable and flexible approach when it comes to Human Resources has always been at the heart of everything Breedon Consulting strives for.
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19th February 2019

Manager of Nottingham's Footprints CEC to participate in UK’s first MD Conductor course!

Nathalie Bailey-Fitter, manager of Nottingham-based charity Footprints CEC, is set to become one of the first people to complete the UK’s first Multidisciplinary Conductor course at the National Institute for Movement Disorders in Birmingham.
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19th February 2019

Agrovista sows the seed for future growth with new HR system

Leading crop protection and agronomy firm Agrovista UK Ltd has laid the roots for future growth by partnering with HR and payroll industry experts MHR, aimed at modernising its processes to improve the management and development of its people.
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19th February 2019

AHDB warns Lincolnshire farmers to “prepare for a no-deal Brexit” at annual farming conference

Around 200 farmers and agriculture business experts at an annual farming conference in Lincolnshire have been urged to be aware of the consequences of a no-deal Brexit and to do what they can to prepare for it.
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19th February 2019

A whole lot of LOVE supports local ‘Community Meal’

A local marketing agency owner was overwhelmed with support after asking her own community of friends and business colleagues to support her recently.
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19th February 2019

Automation and apprenticeships key to record growth for Nottingham manufacturing firm

The rise in demand for automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics solutions by manufacturers, coupled with the continued development of its apprentices has led to a record year of business for a Nottingham-based manufacturing firm.
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19th February 2019

Pendragon Vehicle Management Delivers Eight Electric Renault Kangoo Vans to Lodge Tyres

Pendragon Vehicle Management (PVM) have underlined their commitment to reducing CO2 levels with the delivery of eight electric Renault Kangoo vans to Midlands-based tyre firm, Lodge Tyres.
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19th February 2019

Notts freight firm prepares for no-deal Brexit by achieving AEO status

Nottingham-based logistics firm Baxter Freight has officially been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status – an internationally recognised quality mark for the supply chain – by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
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19th February 2019

Derbyshire business goes global with new distributors

Fast-growing East-Midlands engine treatments company Tec4 has signed up two new distributors in Cyprus and Spain as its range continues to go global. The company now has a sales presence in seven countries, in addition to its expanding sales team which se
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19th February 2019

Midlands businesses invited to tackle the #countryquest challenge

Businesses looking to organise their next staff training, awards evening, team building, or Christmas event are being invited to come and ‘try before they buy’ at iconic events venue and home of England football - Hilton St. George’s Park.
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19th February 2019

Leading Events Company Celebrate Bold Rebrand

Leading corporate events company, Eventurous Ltd recognised 30 years of professional event management and team building events with an exciting rebrand and launch event held on 6th February 2019 at Mythe Barn, Leicestershire.
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18th February 2019

Leics MedTech firm receives six-figure sum from MEIF

Leicestershire-based Uvamed has received a six-figure funding boost to help develop its next range of innovative anaesthesia drug administration products and expand further across the globe. The funding was provided by Enterprise Loans East Midlands (ELEM
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18th February 2019

Employers urged to ditch the jargon if they want to attract young people to jobs

‘Ditch the jargon if you want to attract school leavers to apply for apprenticeships’ – that was the advice to businesses from education leaders.
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18th February 2019

£2.5m investment transaction as new Irthlingborough Co-op is sold

A new retail development anchored by a Co-op convenience store in Irthlingborough is set to become a long-term amenity in the town following its purchase for £2.5m by a Nottingham-based property group, with help from commercial property agent Box Property
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18th February 2019

Pick Everard makes two senior promotions

Leading independent property, construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard has made two senior promotions with both Adrian Ceney and David Harris being promoted to partner.
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18th February 2019

Taking the financial headache away from SMEs

A recruitment business specialising in the financial sector has experienced rapid growth after developing a solution to a classic problem for SMEs.
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18th February 2019

Nottingham College awarded for commitment to music

Nottingham College has been praised for its commitment and collaboration with Nottingham’s music hub, providing students with life-changing music opportunities.
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18th February 2019

Small businesses call for Fair Pay, Fair Play in fight against poor payment practices

‘Everyone deserves to be paid on time’ is the clear message small firms are sending politicians and big business to end late payments and stop supply chain bullying.
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18th February 2019

Leicestershire HR software firm secures £250k MEIF investment

A Leicestershire company which has developed a novel HR software platform has secured £250,000 investment from the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, managed by Mercia and part of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund
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18th February 2019

Rilmac Insulation & Asbestos 5 Year Plan Event

Rilmac share plans for the future alongside a poignant view of the past
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18th February 2019

Catering and hospitality students turn the heat up for national challenge

A talented trio of catering and hospitality students are celebrating success with the national heats of one of the country’s most prestigious catering competitions.
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18th February 2019

Children's charities receive £18k boost from Encore

East Midlands-based recruitment agency, Encore Personnel has raised an impressive £18,000 for three children’s charities.
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18th February 2019

AMH Material Handling apprentice wins NITAL’s Full Time Learner of the year award

Sam Pitfield, aged 19 from Rushden, was announced as the Training Centre Shield winner for Full Time Learner of the year at the Northamptonshire Industrial Training Association Ltd (NITAL) achievement awards ceremony held in Kettering in January 2019.
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15th February 2019

East Mids property market remains resilient despite uncertainty

THE EAST Midlands’ property market remained resilient throughout 2018 despite a backdrop of political uncertainty, according to the region’s annual in-depth commercial property review published by Innes England.
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15th February 2019

Lincoln-based Branston kicks off the year with £26K charity donations

Local potato supplier Branston has donated an impressive £26,000 to charities across the UK, including £21,420 to Rethink Mental Illness and £5,000 to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.
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15th February 2019

Howes Percival acts for Charles Street Buildings in major city centre redevelopment scheme

Leading regional law firm, Howes Percival, is acting for Leicester-based property investment and development group, Charles Street Buildings (CSB) on a £50 million regeneration scheme in Leicester city centre.
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15th February 2019

Miller Homes grows its sales team with two new appointments

Miller Homes has cemented a period of sustained growth by appointing two new sales managers for the Midlands region.
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15th February 2019

Holywell Park to welcome thousands of visitors for Love Business Expo 2019

Holywell Park Conference Centre in Loughborough is preparing to welcome 2,000 visitors and over 90 exhibitors ahead of Love Business Expo 2019.
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14th February 2019

Newark Health and Wellness Centre Opens Doors with HSBC UK Finance

A Newark health and wellness centre opened this month following a six figure Commercial Mortgage from HSBC UK.
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14th February 2019

Reynolds Catering Supplies - The road to becoming a national supplier of chilled foods

As part of a focus on the food service sector, Tony Reynolds, Managing Director of Reynolds Catering Supplies will be the guest speaker at the next Saffery Champness Food & Drink forum.
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14th February 2019

Home is where the heart is for local Derby-based eco-friendly housekeeping business

Derby-based franchise owner, Toni Hibbert, is today celebrating a successful first year in business running her professional housekeeping business, Bright & Beautiful, whilst creating opportunities for local employment.
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14th February 2019

New hire at Marketing Derby

Marketing Derby, the investment promotion agency for Derby and Derbyshire, has welcomed a new member to its team with the appointment of Katie Wells.
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14th February 2019

Europa Makes Second Acquisition

Ambitious logistics operator, Europa Worldwide Group, which has 15 UK branches including one in Nottingham, has announced the acquisition of some of the trade and assets of Menzies Response (an end-to-end fulfilment and warehouse management service) for a
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14th February 2019

Business Invests in Wellingborough

A Wellingborough personalised gift business has acquired additional warehouse space as the company continues to boom.
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14th February 2019

East Midlands Womens Awards - Nominations to open with two new categories

Nominations for this year’s East Midlands Women’s Awards (EMWA) open on Friday 1st March 2019 with two new categories to celebrate female contribution in the region.
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14th February 2019

Steve Smith takes the reins at Potter Clarkson

Steve Smith has been appointed as the managing partner of European intellectual property law firm, Potter Clarkson, following Colin Baker’s five-year tenure in the role. 
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14th February 2019

Notts charities join forces in bid to boost fundraising

SEVERAL of Nottingham’s major organisations have teamed up to launch the city’s first Charity Forum – co-hosted by UHY Hacker Young, Brewin Dolphin and Browne Jacobson – in a bid to cause more noise in the local area.
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14th February 2019

Quality recruitment earns Derby homecare provider national recognition

A Derby homecare provider is celebrating after receiving national recognition for the high quality of its recruitment.
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14th February 2019

Top marks for LSH as education centre launched

A company providing bespoke alternative education facilities for children facing permanent exclusion from mainstream schools has launched a new centre in Nottingham.
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14th February 2019

82 truck investment for NFT

Chilled distribution haulier, NFT, which has a head office in Alfreton, has invested significantly in 82 new Renault trucks, as part of a nationwide upgrading programme.
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14th February 2019

Medilink East Midlands will help Leicestershire Life Science Firms ‘Get Smart’

Life science companies in Leicester and Leicestershire can get ‘smart’ with their business operations, thanks to a project delivered by Medilink East Midlands and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
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14th February 2019

Ibstock Brick appoints Head of Design and Technical Services

Ibstock Brick has announced the appointment of Mihailo Simeunovich as Head of Design and Technical Services.
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14th February 2019

KUKU CONNECT RECEPTION at the Love Business Expo

KuKu Connect Reception at 2pm-4.30pm upstairs – everyone welcome – sponsored by S&L Personnel
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13th February 2019

Top Midlands recruiter SF Group ditches plastic for bamboo as part of new brand and environmental pledge

The leading Midlands recruitment specialist, SF Group, has vowed to ditch all single-use plastic and turn to a more sustainable material - bamboo.
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13th February 2019

Owner-managed businesses are holding back investment decisions and are more pessimistic about the economy, say accountants

Owner managed businesses are holding back investment decisions and are more pessimistic about the economic outlook than this time last year according to new report co-authored by East Midlands-based accountants, Duncan & Toplis.
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13th February 2019

Percurra launches new branch

PerCurra Ltd has announced the launch of its fourth home-care branch; PerCurra Grantham & Newark. The West Bridgford based company has been operating in Nottingham for 10 years and also has branches in Hertfordshire and Essex.
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13th February 2019

Wenzel Metrology UK - Relocation to Sandiacre

Wenzel Metrology UK moves headquarters to the East Midlands
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13th February 2019

East Mids law firm supports new chartered financial planner

Chartered financial planner qualifies with East Mids law firm
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13th February 2019

Nottingham firm moves to its new castle

Nottingham firm moves to its new castle
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13th February 2019

‘2,500 furlongs’ cycle challenge to raise funds for cancer research charity

Leicester cancer research charity Hope Against Cancer is organising a cycle challenge to raise funds to continue to support its vital, life-saving local research.
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13th February 2019

Small businesses running out of time to prepare for no deal Brexit

Responding to today’s Commons Statement from Prime Minister, Theresa May, National Chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Mike Cherry said: “With less than 50 days until we leave the EU on 29th March, we are now firmly in extra time with lit
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13th February 2019

Key appointments at Spencers Solicitors

One of the region’s leading law firms has announced its further expansion with a round of new senior appointments.
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13th February 2019

J Tomlinson appointed to deliver major golf club redevelopment

J Tomlinson has been appointed to deliver a redevelopment of a historic golf club based in the West Midlands.
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13th February 2019

UK’s largest corporate uniform supplier raise £28k for charity

Dimensions, the UK’s largest corporate uniform supplier, has announced it raised a mammoth £27,800 for charitable causes in 2018.
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13th February 2019

Students get a taste of military life

A group of students from Lincoln and Newark Colleges have been given a taste of what life is like in the Army Reserve.
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