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News from March 2016


31st March 2016

Fishers Solicitors and Dewes LLP are to merge on May 1st 2016

Fishers Solicitors of Ashby de la Zouch and Tamworth based, Dewes LLP, will combine to become FishersDewes Solicitors as from 1st May 2016.
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31st March 2016

Apprenticeship Week ‘Catalyst’ For Agency Expansion

Poppy-PR has expanded its team by taking on a digital media apprentice, after making a pledge to invest in the training of the next generation of marketing professionals.
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31st March 2016

East Midlands lawyer joins specialist firm Richard Nelson LLP’s Nottingham headquarters

Jacqui Callan, one of the UK’s specialist criminal defence lawyers, has been appointed solicitor advocate at law firm Richard Nelson LLP. The appointment comes as part of the expansion of Richard Nelson LLP to strengthen its legal presence both locally an
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30th March 2016

Newby Castleman go to great lengths as sponsors of swimarathon

Three employees from Newby Castleman Chartered Accountants made a splash recently as they took to the waters as ‘Gold’ sponsors of Oadby Rotary Club’s first swimarathon event, which was set up to help raise money for local charities and international proj
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30th March 2016

Historic company seals its future prospects and secures jobs with major investment

A £400,000 investment in new machinery by a Belper company that makes well-known sealants has boosted production and secured jobs.
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30th March 2016

Expansion and Growth for the Pensions Team at PKF Cooper Parry

A stream of new client wins, coupled with its recent merger with West Midlands accountants Clement Keys, has made it an exciting first quarter of 2016 for the pensions audit team at PKF Cooper Parry.
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30th March 2016

Focus Consultants celebrates Royal Transformation Project funding success

Funding experts at Focus Consultants are celebrating the news that one of the East Midlands’ key arts and entertainment centres has been successful in securing £1.5m from the Arts Council England.
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30th March 2016

Phoenix Group announces appointment of two new managers

Food manufacturer Phoenix Group has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Richard Crowdy and Sue Wassell.
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30th March 2016

Flint Bishop is shortlisted for their third national debt recovery award this year

Flint Bishop already hold two of the three nationally recognised debt recovery awards and are now delighted to be nominated for the final major national award for their contribution to Debt Recovery at this year’s Credit Today awards
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29th March 2016

The Wilkins Group ‘Foils’ Competitors With Latest Investment

In an industry that demands a reactive service, Nottingham based The Wilkins Group has invested £300,000 in a new state-of-the-art foil blocking machine to increase turnaround speed and to offer a point of difference to its customers.
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29th March 2016

Ward Recycling Cycles 1000 Miles For Sport Relief

80 charitable members of staff from Ward Recycling have embarked on a mammoth 24-hour spin-a-thon to raise money for Sport Relief.
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29th March 2016

BEC ‘Appeal’ To Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Built Environment Consulting (BEC) is celebrating after bowling over the competition to win a £3.2m construction value contract for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) work for Derbyshire County Cricket Club’s new Media Centre.
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29th March 2016

Cutting corners can leave businesses exposed warns Nottingham insurance broker

Russell Scanlan is warning local businesses not to cut corners when it comes to insurance cover or risk exposing themselves to expensive liability costs.
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29th March 2016

Teams race to sign up for the Nottingham Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge!

Companies, clubs and organisations from across the region are getting their teams together and signing up to take part in this year’s eagerly anticipated Nottingham Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge. Now in its eighth year, the Dagon Boat Challenge
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21st March 2016

EAST MIDLANDS’ BUSINESSES EXPECTING HIGH GROWTH IN 2016

Businesses in the East Midlands are predicting growth of up to ten per cent in the next quarter.
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21st March 2016

Chesterfield Waterside set to bring jobs to the town

Jobs and investment in Chesterfield announced at Celebrate 2016 event
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21st March 2016

Chesterfield Waterside scheme moves into planning phase following £2.7million grant

Chesterfield’s £320million Waterside scheme is set to take a major step forward following the award of a £2.7million Sheffield City Region Infrastructure Fund (SCRIF) grant.
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21st March 2016

UK business Shredall secures information security certification

Confidential waste and recycling company Shredall has been awarded the ISO 27001 certificate by the global certification body, NQA, in recognition of its high standards of data security management.
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11th March 2016

COOPER PARRY WEALTH OPENS IN BIRMINGHAM

Leading Midlands Wealth Management and Financial Planning firm, Cooper Parry Wealth has expanded its service offering in the West Midlands with the launch of a new wealth management team.
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11th March 2016

The Love Boat sails at Mercia Marina

When Paul Burnage was asked by his manager to skipper a boat so that Findern designer Lotti Rawle could pop a surprise question to her boyfriend, little did he know he was in for an even bigger surprise himself that day.
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8th March 2016

Personal Relationships Engineer Ten Years Of Growth For Building Services Consultancy

Built Environment Consulting (BEC) is celebrating a decade in business, attributing its personal relationships and long-term recruitment philosophy as key to growth in the service sector.
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8th March 2016

Colt Engineering Shows A ‘Stroke Of Genius’ In Latest Expansion Move

Colt Engineering is celebrating the launch of its new painting and decorating division after being awarded a project to decorate the redevelopment of Willow House in Derby.
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8th March 2016

Love business, Love winners!

Congratulations to Griffin Fit who are our prize winners from February's Love business event. Dave Bourne (ECA) was proud to present them with a luxury M&S hamper.
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8th March 2016

It’s no joke – Employers set to be hit by National Living Wage rise on 1 April 2016

Chesterfield-based Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers is warning that the National Living Wage rise for employees aged over 25 comes into effect on 1 April 2016.
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8th March 2016

Arts restoration project completed by Focus Consultants

Heritage experts at Focus Consultants have played a key role in the opening to the public for the first time of the studios of an eminent Victorian artist and his designer wife.
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8th March 2016

Lace Market Hotel Chef Gives NCN Students a Taste of the Business

Lace Market Hotel’s Head Chef, Ben Chaplin, gave Hospitality and Catering students at New College Nottingham a taste of what they can expect in a career as a professional chef during a two day masterclass.
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8th March 2016

ACCESSIBILITY – WHAT IS IT & IS IT WORTH THE BOTHER?

A recent spate of poorly put together marketing emails and post has left me wondering whether business, political parties and others in the UK understand ‘accessibility’ and its value when trying to communicate with others?
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8th March 2016

Newby Castleman goes to great lengths to sponsor swimarathon

Newby Castleman Chartered Accountants is getting set to make a big splash as ‘Gold’ sponsors of Oadby Rotary Club’s first Swimarathon event, entering a team of swimmers to help raise money for local charities and international projects.
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8th March 2016

PKF COOPER PARRY APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF IT SOLUTIONS

One of the best known names in the Midlands’ IT sector has been appointed director of IT Solutions at PKF Cooper Parry.
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8th March 2016

RADLEIGH MARKS ITS RETURN TO DERBY’S CITY LIVING MARKET AT WEAVERS POINT

Leading Midlands housebuilder Radleigh Homes has marked its return to Derby's city living market with the launch of an exciting new scheme that will occupy an unrivalled position on the edge of the Cathedral Quarter.
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7th March 2016

Cleaning company's staff continue to take lead role in keeping city theatre sparkling

DERBY Theatre is set for a long run – a decade of business with city-based commercial cleaning company OfficeCare.
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7th March 2016

JOBS BOOST FOR PETERBOROUGH

Job hunters in Peterborough have been handed a boost as one of the town’s biggest employers announced it is recruiting.
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7th March 2016

Nottingham City Council HR boss delivers transformational talk to East Midlands HR Network.

Nottingham City Council’s HR Director and Head of Transformation delivered a passionate presentation on how the council have dealt with the biggest cuts to public spending in a generation.
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7th March 2016

PKF COOPER PARRY RECOGNISED IN THE SUNDAY TIMES BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR 2016

PKF Cooper Parry has scored another success after becoming the only accountancy firm to be named in The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work for 2016.
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7th March 2016

Affordable homes role for Focus Consultants

Residents have moved into a new development built with support from property experts at Focus Consultants.
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7th March 2016

Mitchells appoints local specialist to senior role

FCCA Chartered Accountant and motor trade specialist Rob Bray joins the team at Chesterfield-based Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers.
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7th March 2016

Sundial Group Crowned Best Venue Group for the 6th Time

Sundial Group is thrilled to have retained its title for Best Venue Group Meeting Product at the 2016 Meeti​ng and Incentive Travel (M&IT) Industry Awards, held on Friday 26th February.
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7th March 2016

Impero art competition

Nottingham-based software company, Impero challenges local schools to get creative 20th February Nottingham, UK
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7th March 2016

Flint Bishop thanks University of Derby for its Graduates

The opening of the new Law School at One Friar Gate Square is on the horizon.
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7th March 2016

Meet the team off to MIPIM 2016

Environmental consultants, Delta-Simons, will once again be attending MIPIM 2016 in Cannes next month, along with around 22,500 investors and property professionals for the world’s largest property and investment fair.
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1st March 2016

Caravan and motorhome dealer sets up shop in car park of retail outlet centre

A leading Derby area caravan and motorhome dealer has set up an 'outdoor showroom' at a nearby retail centre.
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