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News from August 2016


31st August 2016

Ecology Team Leader Qualifies As GCN Registered Consultant

Congratulations to Delta-Simons Ecology Team Leader, Dr Charlotte Sanderson, for qualifying as a Registered Consultant for the Great Crested Newt Low Impact Class Licence.
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31st August 2016

It's All Squeaks And Beaks But Feathers Not Ruffled In Move To Parrot Shops New Outlet!

A pet shop that specialises in selling parrots has winged its way to a new home in Leicestershire without ruffling any feathers!
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31st August 2016

17 Year Old's Career 'Heats Up' Thanks To Pioneering Apprenticeship Scheme

A teenager with his sights set on a career in the construction industry is gaining valuable 'on the job' experience as a heating engineer, thanks to an apprenticeship with Nottingham-based Miller Freeman & Sons.
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30th August 2016

PKF Cooper Parry Appoints New Director To Its Midlands Restructuring And Advisory Team

Midlands-based PKF Cooper Parry has boosted its restructuring and advisory team in the Midlands with the appointment of a new director.
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30th August 2016

Miller Homes Gives Buyers More Choice In Repton

Miller Homes is giving more people the chance to put down roots in one of Derbyshire’s most sought-after villages as it unveils plans for a new development.
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30th August 2016

Croots Derbyshire Pasty applauded on the national stage

Derbyshire farm shop Croots has scored success with its home-made Derbyshire Pasty after it was highly commended in the 2016 Great British Food Awards.
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29th August 2016

RICS Matrics Committee Elects Innes England Surveyor As Chair

Assistant surveyor at Innes England, Laura Hibbs has been elected chair of the Nottingham division of the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Matrics surveyor network.
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29th August 2016

Expanding PAB Opens Colchester Office

Award-winning languages business PAB Translation Centre has opened a second UK office in Colchester and is rebranding itself as PAB Languages Centre.
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29th August 2016

Paraplanner At Cooper Parry Wealth Receives Award For Top Performance

A member of the team at Midlands wealth management firm Cooper Parry Wealth has received a special award from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).
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26th August 2016

Flint Bishop partners with Derby College to bring together FB Academy

Multi-award winning law firm, Flint Bishop Solicitors has partnered with Derby College to develop the firm’s first training academy under the name of ‘FB Academy’.
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26th August 2016

The UK’s No.1 Men’s Independent Underwear & Swimwear Retailer Comes of Age!

Leicestershire based BANG+STRIKE, the UK’s No.1 independent online retailer of men’s underwear and swimwear celebrates it’s tenth birthday this year.
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26th August 2016

Rising Ambition For Eastwood As Homes Set To Be Built In £3M Plan

Eastwood has been earmarked for a brand new development of nine homes in a £3M regeneration project, but a shortage of bricklayers may see future plans put on hold.
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25th August 2016

Chesterfield Care Provider Refinances For Growth

A Chesterfield headquartered care home group, Hill Care Group, has secured funding from Barclays to consolidate their banking with one provider and refinance for growth with a £26 million term loan.
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25th August 2016

UKATA's Annual Train Safe Campaign Offers FREE Asbestos Awareness Training.

It is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work have been provided with asbestos awareness training.
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25th August 2016

Axon Moore Bolster Their Midlands Presence With Plans For More Appointments This Year

It has been an eventful and exciting first half of the year for financial recruitment firm Axon Moore. Over the last 12 months the firm, which has 7 offices nationwide, has made 20 appointments including 4 in the Midlands.
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24th August 2016

Slump In Foreign Investment, But Local Market Remains Steady Claims Cavendish Residential

Over a month after Brexit, Nottingham based Cavendish Residential has revealed a drop in the number of foreign investors buying in the city, but a steady drive in sales from those closer to home.
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24th August 2016

Nottingham’s Cornerhouse Challenges Schools To Go Green For Bees

Schools across Nottingham have the chance to win £500 worth of gardening equipment in a competition to mark National Honey Bee Day on Saturday 20 August.
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24th August 2016

PKF Cooper Parry Welcomes Latest Wave Of Talent

After offering full-time jobs to all eight of last year’s interns, PKF Cooper Parry continues to nurture new talent by welcoming another 10 interns across the Midlands.
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24th August 2016

TIS 'On Fire' With Government Turnaround Project

Mansfield-based TIS has successfully completed a contract to provide a range of security and fire systems to three new state-of-the-art Primary Schools across Lincolnshire, as part of a Government turnaround.
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23rd August 2016

Lawson-West Continues Expansion With New Head Office At Meridian Business Park

Leading Leicestershire law firm Lawson-West have relocated their head office to contemporary new premises on Meridian Business Park as part of it its continued expansion.
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23rd August 2016

Miller Homes Offers £500 Bike Giveaway

Miller Homes Midlands is helping to create its own Olympic legacy by giving away £500 bike vouchers at two of its Derbyshire developments.
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23rd August 2016

Completion Of New £3.7m Nottingham Fire Station

The team behind the construction of a new £3.7m fire station in Nottingham has handed over the development to Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.
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23rd August 2016

Quality Mark Awarded To Local Solicitor For Support For Separating Couples

Andrew Stout, partner and head of Family Law at Tallents Solicitors, has been awarded the Help and Support for Separated Families (HSSF) Mark.
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22nd August 2016

ATS Global Relocates To Derby Business Park

Weston House at Bradgate Park View in Chellaston is now fully let following a deal overseen by property consultancy Innes England.
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22nd August 2016

Newby Castleman Supports Charity’s 30th Birthday

Leading firm of chartered accountants, Newby Castleman, is sponsoring a VIP event marking the start of a Leicester based children’s charity’s 30th birthday celebrations this November.
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22nd August 2016

Frozen Yoghurt On The Menu In Nottingham

Taste buds in Nottingham are set to be tantalised with the arrival of a brand new frozen yogurt kiosk at intu Victoria Centre later this month.
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22nd August 2016

Bag A 2 For 1 Bus Ticket And Explore Leicestershire This Bank Holiday

This August bank holiday make the most of the last of the summer days by exploring Leicestershire for less as local bus operator Arriva challenges customers to join a friend and enjoy a day out using a special weekend only 2 for 1 offer on Day Saver m-tic
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22nd August 2016

Could Your Business Save Money By Reducing Energy And Natural Resource Costs?

NetPositive Ltd and Nottingham Trent University’s Business School are again offering support for small and medium businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire to take part in their award-winning Environmental Management Programme for just £99 (+ Vat)
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19th August 2016

They Were The Last 5%... But Thanks To ASG The Future Looks SuperFast!

The ASG Group, based in Derby, have successfully connected groups of businesses to SuperFast Broadband who were otherwise struggling to get by on poor performing speeds.
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19th August 2016

Summer Holidays Should Be Encouraged, Not Feared, By Small Businesses In The East Midlands

Sandler Training (UK), a business development consultancy, commissioned a survey of 200 small business owners in the East Midlands to get insight into the ‘summer slump’ phenomenon and small business views on taking summer holidays
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19th August 2016

Iberico's New Bar To Open This Month In Hockley

Reknowned restaurant, Iberico World Tapas is set to open its latest venture in the heart of Nottingham on Monday 22nd August, with a brand new all-day tapas bar.
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18th August 2016

Cedar + Co. Annual Charity Golf Day

Cedar + Co. hosted their second Charity Golf Day at the prestigious Mickleover Golf Club on Friday 22nd July in support of The Dancing Eye Syndrome Support Trust (DESST).
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18th August 2016

Two Senior Promotions Announced At Derby Solicitors

Derby's Nelsons Solicitors has promoted two employees to associates in its personal injury and dispute resolution teams.
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18th August 2016

Look How Far We've Come!

Five years for two working mums – a great start-up success story!
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17th August 2016

Engineering Exhibition Role For Focus Consultants At V&A Museum

Focus Consultants has played a key role in the opening of a Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) exhibition dedicated to the most influential engineer of the 20th Century.
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17th August 2016

RDS Global Signed Up As The Preferred IT Partner For Derby County FC

RDS Global have become Derby County’s latest club partner, signing an agreement with the club which will run until the end of the 2017/18 season.
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17th August 2016

European Double For AdamsonJones

Freya Hine and Ben Jones are the latest members of the AdamsonJones team to pass the European qualifying examinations (EQE) for patent attorneys
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17th August 2016

Dickies Butchers Launches In Leicestershire With Funding From HSBC

Family-run and Leicestershire-based Orchard Farm has opened a brand new on-site butcher in the Vale of Belvoir after receiving a £16,000 loan from HSBC.
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17th August 2016

Arrow’s Chinese Investment Pays Off With New Contract Wins

Investment in a new Chinese operation is already paying dividends for a Leicestershire manufacturer of cleaning and maintenance products.
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16th August 2016

Croots Farm Shop Wins Gold Star For Rump Steak In Great Taste Awards

Derbyshire farm shop Croots has struck gold with its rump steak, winning an accolade in the Great Taste Awards 2016.
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16th August 2016

The Best In Business: The Niche Awards Finalists Have Been Revealed

When you mention Leicester, the first thing that comes to mind would be Vardy and the LCFC players, and quite rightly, they had an impressive season. What lies behind their glorious success though, is a City that’s bubbling with entrepreneurial spirit.
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16th August 2016

PKF Cooper Parry Team Turn Their Hands To Gardening Cleaning And Painting Is There Anything This Lot Can't Do?

Market-leading PKF Cooper Parry has announced this year’s Community Week activities, where more than 150 members of its team will volunteer for a local charity for one day between 17 and 24 August – adding up to around 1200 hours of volunteered time.
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15th August 2016

Local Entrepreneurs Search For Best Of British

Nottingham-based business duo is to launch an online department store for products made solely by independent British suppliers.
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15th August 2016

New Superfoods Store Opens Its Doors In Nottingham

Healthy shoppers in Nottingham will be able to find new and exciting ways to look after their bodies thanks to intu Broadmarsh’s newest store, Grape Tree.
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15th August 2016

Destination Chesterfield Chair On Target To Raise £6k For Charity With His Funny Fundraiser

For one night only, Peter Swallow, managing director of Chesterfield-based property development company Bolsterstone Plc and chair of Destination Chesterfield, will be hoping to make people laugh and raise a massive £6,000 for charity.
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12th August 2016

Business Hots Up For City Based Breedon

Business is 'hotting' up for city based Breedon, as the firm celebrated the successful launch of its sister company – Breedon Fire, after securing over £20,000 worth of orders in it's first month.
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12th August 2016

Award Nominations Stack Up for For Beeston Recruitment Company

A Beeston-based recruitment company has been shortlisted a UK-wide industry accolade – as well as bagging the joint-highest number of nominations for the Nottinghamshire East Midlands Chamber Business Awards.
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12th August 2016

Town and Country Petfoods Is One Of Region's Fastest Growing

Town and Country Petfoods, which produces the HiLife brand of dog and cat food, is one of the fastest growing businesses in the East Midlands, according to a new report.
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11th August 2016

Nottingham Solicitors Welcomes Expert Financial Adviser

With almost 35 years’ experience in the financial services sector, Beryl Morgan has become an appointed representative of Nelsons Solicitors Limited and is now based at their Nottingham office.
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11th August 2016

New Cocktail Bar Shakes Up Nottingham

A brand new bar in Nottingham is set to mix it up with one the biggest cocktail menus the city has seen, serving over 150 different concoctions.
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11th August 2016

TIS Cross The Finish Line With British Gypsum

Nottingham-based TIS took to the saddle after successfully completing a contract to provide security systems to British Gypsum at its Loughborough site in Barrow On Soar, by participating in a 100-mile cycle ride to support The Guide Dogs For The Blind As
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10th August 2016

Local Businesses Can Boost Their Bottom-Line With Pokémon Go

Chesterfield-based Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers says small businesses should consider using the new Pokémon Go phenomenon to boost their business this summer.
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10th August 2016

New Premises For Nottingham Based Accountancy Firm UHY Hacker Young

Accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young has relocated its Nottingham operation to new premises in the city centre as part of its plans for growth in the region.
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10th August 2016

Derbyshire farm shop Croots offers Mad Hatter’s Tea Parties as part of Afternoon Tea Week

Derbyshire farm shop Croots is celebrating Afternoon Tea Week by launching something special for children, which will have them grinning like a Cheshire cat.
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10th August 2016

Domestic & General Announces 55 New Roles

Jobseekers will be able to find out how they can secure a role at one of Nottingham’s largest employers at a jobs fair today.
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10th August 2016

SOLD - Stand E44 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Flogas Britain Ltd

Flogas Britain Ltd will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand E44 in the Small Business Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park
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9th August 2016

IT Apprentice From PFK Cooper Parry Receives Prestigious Award At The House Of Lords

An apprentice from the IT Solutions team at PKF Cooper Parry made a trip to the House of Lords last week to receive a prestigious award.
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9th August 2016

Police contract for Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has been appointed to project manage a key scheme for Cambridgeshire Constabulary.
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9th August 2016

Mercia Marina Makes School Curriculum In Kenyan Shanty Town

South Derbyshire’s Mercia Marina has become a household name in one of Kenya’s poorest districts thanks to voluntary work carried out by a Derby County supporter.
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8th August 2016

Construction Of Markham Vale's Largest Unit Completes

Henry Boot Developments Limited is pleased to announce the completion of the largest unit built to date at Markham Vale. The 479,750 unit, which is located on Markham Vale East, has been constructed for Great Bear Distribution.
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8th August 2016

360Degrees Brings Vibrant Flexible Sixth Form Space To Meden School

A flexible, open plan learning space, a new café area and a light-filled atrium are the results of a major project created by workspace design consultancy 360Degrees – specialists in education – for Meden College, the Sixth Form Centre at Meden School in
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8th August 2016

On Provides Full Production At Press Conference For Disney's Finding Dory

Midlands live events company On Event Production Co teamed up with the Walt Disney Company to stage the press conference for one of the year’s most eagerly-anticipated films.
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8th August 2016

SOLD - Stand D9 at Love Business 2017 Booked By CPS Interiors Ltd

CPS Interiors Ltd will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand D9 in the Construction & Property Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park
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5th August 2016

Ivy House Environmental Supports University of Leicester’s Graduate Gateways Scheme For New Starter

East Midlands based environmental consultants, Ivy House Environmental, have helped new staff member Joshua (Josh) Haggar celebrate his 2:2 Geology BSc (Hons) Graduation this month with a secure full-time position with the company by the end of summer.
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5th August 2016

Inventors Create Meter As Solution To Deal With Expensive Problem Of Waste Water

A Leicestershire company is seeing its way clear through to success after seven years and £1.4m developing a way to measure waste water and so save industry massive costs.
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5th August 2016

Charity Sausages From Croots Farm Shop To Mark The Rio Olympics

Sausage champions at Derbyshire farm shop Croots have created a special Rio Sausage in recognition of the upcoming Summer Olympic Games and to raise money for charity.
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5th August 2016

New Management Structure for East Midlands Technology Firm

Award-winning IT and Communications provider, Air-IT has announced key changes to its management team in readiness for rapid growth and diversification.
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4th August 2016

Success Adds Up For Nottingham Accountancy Team

Leading Nottingham accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young has bolstered its team following seven new promotions in its audit and accounts teams alongside a promotion at director level.
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4th August 2016

John Pye Auctions Announce Multiple ISO Accreditations

John Pye Auctions, the UK’s leading asset disposal services provider, has announced the award of three major quality management accreditations, further developing its service excellence to clients.
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4th August 2016

Hucknall Schools Given Room To Grow Thanks To School Expansion

Two Hucknall-based schools have been given room to grow thanks to expansion works, completed by local contractor Ashe Construction.
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3rd August 2016

A head start for Derby Business

Derby-based advertising business, DrivenMedia, has been given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to exhibit at the upcoming Integrated Live exhibition this November in London in recognition of its potential by the ‘Head Start’ programme.
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3rd August 2016

Fundraising Is A Walk In The Park For Notts Architects As More Than £5000 Raised For Local Charity

Radford Care Group has received £5,250 in donations from Nottingham-based CPMG architects following a 27 mile sponsored walk in the Peak District.
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3rd August 2016

Building Hundreds Of Dream Homes In Staffordshire

Miller Homes Midlands is creating a community in Lichfield as the foundations are laid on the new Roman Heights development.
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2nd August 2016

Ilkeston Snapped Up As Gym Chain’s Latest Site

Global gym chain, Snap Fitness has opened its first gym in Derbyshire at the former Ilkeston Co-op site, in a bid to bring new jobs to the area.
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2nd August 2016

Care Home Residents Have A Ball At Rooftop Beach Party

A group of care home residents celebrated the late arrival of summer by sticking their toes in the sand at their very own beach party, which was held in a rooftop garden.
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2nd August 2016

RDS Global Hire New Account Manager to Supplement the Sales Team

RDS Global, the midlands premier provider of IT solutions and services today announced that Emma Leivers would be joining the fi rm.
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1st August 2016

Your Local Air Ambulance Needs You!

The Air Ambulance Service are looking for over 400 volunteers to join their annual fundraising campaign 17th – 25th September - National Air Ambulance Week.
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1st August 2016

PKF Cooper Parry Crowned Champions of Europe at the Annual PFK International Six-a-Side Championship

A team of footballers from Midlands-based PKF Cooper Parry have succeeded where the national team failed after being crowned champions of Europe.
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1st August 2016

Apprenticeship Training Provider Moves Into Derby

Property consultancy Innes England has secured Derby premises for leading apprentice training provider National Construction Academy (NCA).
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