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News from February 2014


25th February 2014

Nottingham Tech Firm Helps Keep the Nation on Trax

Amidst growing concerns over the obesity crisis in the UK, a Nottingham firm is putting health and wellbeing high on the national agenda with its innovative body composition technology.
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18th February 2014

Jobs Boost in “Historic” TV Opportunitys

A new TV station to be launched in Nottingham is set to give employees a chance to ‘make history’ - as it lines up 25 new jobs.
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18th February 2014

CQ Businesses Encouraged to Share Views on Broadband

In the Spring Nottingham City Council and the Creative Quarter Company will be launching a new business support scheme to improve digital connectivity
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18th February 2014

Three Units Left at Mercia Marina’s Boardwalk

Just three waterfront retail units remain up for grabs as Mercia Marina’s new £1.7m Boardwalk development begins to take shape.
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17th February 2014

CQ Businesses Encouraged to Share Views on Broadband

In the spring Nottingham City Council and the Creative Quarter Company will be launching a new business support scheme to improve digital connectivity.
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17th February 2014

Creative Quarter Loan Fund is Key to Unlocking Finance for Growing Businesses

The New Year is off to a flying start for two companies located in the city, with news that they’ve been awarded funds from the Creative Quarter Loan Fund.
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14th February 2014

FCA Regulation Plans Risk "Taking the Crowd Out of Crowdfunding"

Speaking at a Westminster Hall debate on the 18th December, Labour MP Barry Sheerman warned there was evidence that a rush to regulate the sector in the US had “strangled the baby at birth."
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14th February 2014

Digging for Gold!

Ambergate-based J.C.Balls & Sons, the plant hire and excavation specialists, has purchased three new heavy goods vehicles (HGV) to fulfil a prestigious contract with leading construction material supplier Aggregate Industries.
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14th February 2014

MAHLE celebrates 75 new recruits in the last year

Wellingborough based engineering company MAHLE is celebrating growing its workforce over the last year. 75 new recruits mean staff numbers in Wellingborough have now risen to 310 with an additional 200 based in Northampton.
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13th February 2014

Entrepreneur Shares Success

More than one business in Nottingham’s Creative Quarter looks likely to flourish thanks to the award of £150,000 from Nottingham Technology Grant Fund (N’Tech).
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12th February 2014

Buxton Inventor Dr John C Taylor OBE Talks at Love Business event

Inventor, Horologist, Adventurer and Philanthropist Dr John C Taylor OBE FREng is one of Britain’s greatest inventors. He was born in Buxton, Derbyshire, attended school on the Isle of Man and then later graduated in Natural Sciences from Corpus Christ
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12th February 2014

Alternative Finance Market Almost Doubles to Nearly £1bn in 2013 According to a Recent Study

The UK's market for alternative finance grew by 91 per cent in 2013, reaching almost £1bn in value
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11th February 2014

Get Inside Your Buyers Head

Marketing would be really simple if you only knew exactly what would work for all your customers, wouldn’t it? To do that, though, you’d have to be a mind reader, and that’s impossible. Or is it?
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10th February 2014

Fast-Track for Planning Disputes Has Limited Impact

The plans announced in the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill to fast-track infrastructure-related planning disputes through a new specialist court are a welcome move for developers
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6th February 2014

Biggest Commercial Station in the East Midlands

The latest audience figures are in and once again it’s great news for Gem 106.
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4th February 2014

Grant Boosts Turnover for Nottingham Pharma Firm

A specialist Nottingham research and development company, which already works with many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical businesses, is hoping that a new grant will enable it to increase turnover significantly over the next 12 months.
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3rd February 2014

Social Media & Networking: What’s most effective where, and why?

You’ll be reading this expecting me to talk about networking and the various social media, right? You’ll be expecting me to tell you when/where/why using Twitter is most effective, right? Or at what point in the sales cycle Facebook is most effective?
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