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News from November 2016


30th November 2016

Infamous Black Hat Hacker Reveals Insider Tips At PFK Cooper Parry's Cyber Security Seminar

The visit to PKF Cooper Parry of former black hat hacker Ryan Ackroyd, the man who famously hacked the FBI, Sony and Fox, captured the imagination of business leaders from across the region, who turned out in force for a personal insight into cyber-crime
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30th November 2016

Salisbury Moves To Nelsons Leicester Office To Strengthen Firms Expanding Wills And Probate Offering In The City

Nelsons Solicitors’ wills and probate team in Leicester has been strengthened by the addition of associate Helen Salisbury, who joins the team from the firm’s Derby office.
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30th November 2016

House Hunters Seek New Horizons In Peterborough

Building work has started on a new development on the outskirts of Peterborough – and the new homes are proving popular with more than a dozen already reserved.
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30th November 2016

Business growth triggers 5 new staff appointments for Mitchells Chartered Accountants

Following across-the-board business growth of 20 per cent in 2016, Chesterfield-based Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, has made five new appointments.
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29th November 2016

HSBC Extends Post Office Services For East Midlands Business Customers

HSBC business customers in the East Midlands can now take advantage of a range of new banking services at the Post Office, including the introduction of a cheque depositing service.
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29th November 2016

OMS Backing Women in the Construction Industry.

As part of PASMA Tower Safety Week Leicestershire based OMS backed Women within the Construction Industry.
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29th November 2016

Bride To Be Wins Wedding Car In Facebook Challenge

A local Bride to be has recently won the dream wedding car of her choice from award winning Excelsior Wedding Cars in Chesterfield.
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29th November 2016

Goat Barbers Now Open In Nottingham City Centre

Goat Barbers has become the latest addition to Nottingham’s thriving independent retail scene after opening in October.
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29th November 2016

Gilt Edged Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Northampton based promotional products experts Gilt Edged Promotions are celebrating their 30th anniversary in business.
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29th November 2016

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance Lead On One Of The Largest Private UK Plant Hire Transactions This Year

The Corporate Finance team at Midlands-based Cooper Parry has led one of the largest private plant hire transactions in the UK this year
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29th November 2016

Local IT Company Giving Students Valuable Business Experience

Basic Business Systems Ltd are proud to be welcoming Abdullah from the Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University. Abdullah is a Masters student and has a desire to learn more about working in a UK IT business.
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28th November 2016

Festive Fun As Networking Group Celebrates Year Of Success

Nottingham networking group, Ladies in Nottingham Connect (LINC), celebrated its success and growth as one of the first female groups of its kind at its first Christmas event.
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28th November 2016

SOLD - Stand F13 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport

Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand F13 in the Leisure, Hospitality & Retail Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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28th November 2016

Nuneaton Furniture Retailer Acquires Second Property for Showroom Expansion

Nuneaton-based Quatropi, an online retailer of indoor and outdoor furniture, has purchased a new freehold property with a £400,000 Commercial Mortgage from HSBC.
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28th November 2016

Russell Scanlan Strengthens Its Nottingham Team With Senior Appointment

Russell Scanlan, Nottingham’s largest independent insurance broker, has appointed Samantha Gray as Senior Account Handler.
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28th November 2016

84 Jobs At North West Leicestershire Engineering Business Saved From The Brink By The Restructuring Team At PKF Cooper Parry

84 jobs at a North-West Leicestershire engineering business have been saved by PKF Cooper Parry’s Restructuring team.
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28th November 2016

East Midlands Businesses Join Partnership For Pioneering Rehab Centre

High-profile East Midlands businesses have joined a unique national partnership to see the realisation of the Get Busy Living centre, a brand-new £1 million rehabilitation facility for those who have suffered catastrophic injury through sport.
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28th November 2016

David Wilson Homes Welcomes Graduate As Trainee Architectural Technician

Five star housebuilder David Wilson Homes has welcomed a new technical trainee to their East Midlands head office.
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25th November 2016

Greater Birmingham Chambers gives full reaction to Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

Giving his full reaction to the Autumn Statement, Chris Plant, Director at the Chamber, said:
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25th November 2016

Road Ahead Paved For £1m Leicestershire Rehab Centre

Work on a revolutionary new rehabilitation centre for those who have suffered catastrophic injury through sport, and their families, being championed by the Matt Hampson Foundation has officially begun following a ground-breaking ceremony this week
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25th November 2016

SOLD - Stand F1 at Love Business 2017 Booked By The Curve Theatre/Curve Events

The Curve Theatre/Curve Events will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand F1 in the Leisure, Hospitality & Retail Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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25th November 2016

Bruton Knowles Reacts To the Government's Planning Reform To Deal With The Housing Deficit

The shortage of homes in the UK has been a political hot-potato for many years now – but changes are now afoot to tackle the issue.
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25th November 2016

Innes England Support Charity Squash Tournament With UoN Club

Commercial property agency Innes England is backing the University of Nottingham 2016 squash tournament that takes place later this month (25-26 November).
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25th November 2016

PKF Cooper Parry Appoints New Audit Manager At East Midlands Office

Midlands based PKF Cooper Parry has boosted its rapidly expanding audit team with the appointment of Melanie Hopwell as audit manager.
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25th November 2016

Thurlby Apprentice Scoops Award

A 24-year-old apprentice from Thurlby has bagged himself £500 after finishing as a runner-up in a national competition.
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24th November 2016

IT Director Reminds Shoppers To Stay Alert Ahead of Black Friday

The Managing Director of a Midlands Based IT Company is reminding Christmas shoppers of the potential security risks of Black Friday and Cyber Monday and how to avoid them
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24th November 2016

Autumn Statement 'Responsible, Solid, and Focused on Local Growth'

Giving his initial reaction to the Autumn Statement, Chris Plant, Director at the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, said:
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24th November 2016

SOLD - Stand F3 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand F3 in the Leisure, Hospitality & Retail Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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24th November 2016

Leicester Racecourse Announce Ladies Day 2017 Acts With BRIT Award Winning Headline Performance

Leicester Racecourse have revealed their acts to perform at Ladies Day 2017, which will take place on July 8th next year.
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24th November 2016

Meet The Neighbours Event At The Millstones In Leicestershire Hailed A Success

Homeowners at David Wilson East Midlands’ The Millstones development in Queniborough have been given the chance to meet their new neighbours at a special event organised by the housebuilder.
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24th November 2016

North Lincolnshire Based Business Gets A Boost From Theo Paphitis

A North Lincolnshire based firm has received a boost from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Earlier this year Laura Lee, Media Manager at HiViz Safety tweeted Theo during ‘Small Business Sunday’ and was one of the lucky few to gain a retweet by Theo
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24th November 2016

HORIBA MIRA Honours Long Serving Employees at Awards Dinner

HORIBA MIRA – a world-leader in advanced engineering, research and product development – has recently honoured employees that have been with the company for 10 years or longer, clocking up an impressive 1,850 years’ service between them.
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23rd November 2016

SOLD - Stand E17 at Love Business 2017 Booked By The PC Clinic UK Ltd

The PC Clinic UK Ltd will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand E17 in the Small Business Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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23rd November 2016

SOLD - Stand E36 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Orbital Vision

Orbital Vision will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand E36 in the Small Business Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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23rd November 2016

Chesterfield Business Collects Two Awards at the Houses of Parliament

Morclean Ltd based in Staveley (Chesterfield) have won not one, but two awards in the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice.
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23rd November 2016

Medicinal Research Sparks Positive Business Idea for Galina

Having worked in medicine for 26 years Galina Hartshorn, from West Hallam in Derbyshire, made a career change that she has never looked back on.
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23rd November 2016

Big-hearted Businessman Boosts Street Kitchen Funds

A food kitchen for the homeless met its first fundraising target after a generous donation from a millionaire Derbyshire businessman.
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23rd November 2016

Hospice Trustee Role For IT Boss

Derbyshire businessman Ian Snow has been invited to join the Board of Trustees at local charity Ashgate Hospicecare.
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22nd November 2016

SOLD - Stand E34 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Extinguish Fire Solutions Ltd

Extinguish Fire Solutions Ltd will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand E34 in the Small Business Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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22nd November 2016

'Ground-breaking' Manufacturing Facility at Nottingham University Campus Starts on Site

A ground-breaking ceremony on Thursday 10th November marked the start of work to build a pioneering Advanced Manufacturing Building for the University of Nottingham that will help to shape the future of the UK manufacturing sector.
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22nd November 2016

Gleeds Birmingham Named Construction Consultant Of The Year

Birmingham based property and construction consultancy, Gleeds, has been awarded Construction Consultant of the Year at the Building Awards ceremony held at Grosvenor House.
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22nd November 2016

Cardioplegia Clamp Solution For King's College Hospital Foundation Trust From Leicestershire Based Design Consultancy

eicestershire based Bennett Engineering Design Solutions has successfully developed a bespoke 3D printed Cardioplegia clamp for London based King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust, one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals.
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22nd November 2016

East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association - Awarded For Supporting Defence Personnel

Three Leicestershire employers have been acknowledged for supporting Defence personnel and their families.
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22nd November 2016

SOLD - Stand F4 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands

Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand F4 in the Leisure, Hospitality & Retail Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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21st November 2016

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance Charity Festive Film Night

Join us for the second, exclusive Charity Screening in aid of your local air ambulance. This winter we will be showing the original Miracle on 34th Street and inviting you to join us for mulled wine and mince pies for a night of festive fun.
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21st November 2016

Find Your Dream Home In A Fantastic Location At Sapcote Lea

Homebuyers in Leicestershire can enjoy scenic and rural living just a short drive away from the city centre with David Wilson Homes’ Sapcote Lea development.
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21st November 2016

Bleasby Primary School Takes The Honey Bee Crown

After a month-long search, Bleasby Primary School is the winner of £500 worth of gardening supplies in a competition run by The Cornerhouse.
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21st November 2016

Record-Breaking Growth For The IT Solutions Team At PFK Cooper Parry

The IT Solutions team at PKF Cooper Parry has reinforced its position as the Midlands’ leading provider of IT services and support after a phenomenal 12 months, which has seen staffing numbers double and turnover increase by more than 300%.
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21st November 2016

Midlands PR Agency Boosts Senior Team Following A Decade Of Success

Midlands PR agency Cartwright Communications has appointed a new director to its senior management team, to head up its growing consumer sector and further support managing director and owner Liz Cartwright.
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21st November 2016

UKATA Set To Inspire Visitors To Chesterfield Christmas Tree Festival

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) is marking Christmas 2016 by taking part in the Festival of Christmas Trees at the famous Crooked Spire Church in Chesterfield. From 19-27 November, over 90 trees will be on display.
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21st November 2016

SOLD - Stand F24 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Leicester City Football Club

Leicester City Football Club will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand F24 in the Leisure, Hospitality & Retail Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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21st November 2016

Greater Birmingham Chambers responds to Prime Minister’s speech

“I think businesses will be reassured by the tone of the Prime Minister's remarks, which was substantially different to what we heard at the Conservative Party Conference less than two months ago.
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18th November 2016

AEO status heralds simpler international deliveries for Spatial Global customers

Spatial Global Limited, the freight forwarding, mail, courier, e-commerce, fulfilment, logistics and warehousing specialist based at Castle Donington in the United Kingdom, announces that it has been awarded EU Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status.
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18th November 2016

Leicester Charity, Soft Touch Arts, Reach The End Of Their 30th Birthday Celebrations With Huge 80’s Party Night

New Walk based charity, Soft Touch Arts have been busy celebrating their 30th anniversary and the 26th November marks the end of their celebratory exhibition. To reach a spectacular finish, they are hosting an ‘I Love The 80’s Night’.
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18th November 2016

Bake Off Star Val Teams Up With Croots Farm Shop To Launch Tasty Range Of Bakes

Great British Bake Off star Val Stones has teamed up with the bakers at her brother’s Derbyshire farm shop, Croots, to create a new range of bakes.
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18th November 2016

Nottinghamshire Firm Creates Atmospheric Teaching Facility At UoN Engineering Faculty

Local interior fit-out specialist B&M Installations has created a ‘wow factor’ teaching facility for engineering students within the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham.
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18th November 2016

Singh's New Menu Hits All The Right Notes

Fans of Indian cuisine in Nottingham can now enjoy a new menu at popular fine dining restaurant, Singh’s – without a Korma or Masala in sight.
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17th November 2016

PR Contract Icing On The Cake For Local Agency

An Ilkeston based PR agency has proven that it has a sweet-tooth for local businesses, having recently secured a contract with Stacey’s Bakery to provide a range of PR services.
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17th November 2016

Branston Brush Up on Painting Skills for Sudbrooke Scout Camp

Dedicated employees from Branston’s Lincolnshire site enjoyed a day volunteering to renovate a much-loved community venue in Sudbrooke on Tuesday 1 November.
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17th November 2016

David Wilson Homes Successfully Sold Out At Glenfield Park

David Wilson Homes has sold its last property at its Glenfield Park development on Kirby Road in Glenfield.
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17th November 2016

Derelict Dairy Set To Become New Homes

A former dairy facility is getting a new lease of life as a brand new housing development to provide quality homes for local people.
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17th November 2016

IT Experts Remove Barriers to Exporting

Midlands based IT experts joined the Department of International Trade for their ‘Kick Start Your Exporting Success’ events across the South East of the UK. Urfaan Azhar and Simon Gee from IT Company ACUTEC attended the events on behalf of Microsoft
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17th November 2016

SOLD - Stand A34 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Air-IT

Air-IT will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand A34 in the Innovation, Technology & Sustainability Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park
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17th November 2016

More people in work, but businesses facing skills gaps

Commenting on yesterday’s labour market statistics, which show that unemployment in the West Midlands is at its lowest for a decade, Chris Plant, Director at the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce said:
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16th November 2016

Unique business grant scheme celebrated

Businesses from every corner of North West Leicestershire came together on Thursday 27 October to celebrate a unique grant scheme – Enterprising North West Leicestershire – which has injected more than £400,000 into the local economy.
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16th November 2016

Flint Bishop’s Family Law Team Partners With Children’s Charity

Flint Bishop’s Family Law Team is working in partnership with Kids in the Middle, a charity which seeks to help parents reduce conflict, promote communication and encourage co-parenting to provide their children with safe and loving homes.
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16th November 2016

Radleigh Homes Are Winners At The International Property Awards

Leading Midlands’ housebuilder Radleigh Homes is celebrating a double success at this year’s prestigious International Property Awards.
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16th November 2016

Asbestos Management Firm’s Charity Partnership Set To Raise £5,000

Asbestos consultancy and management firm ACMS has named the British Lung Foundation as its charity of the year for 2016/17… and aims to raise at least £5,000 for the organisation.
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16th November 2016

Innes England Surveyor's First RICS Matrics Event Hailed A Success

More than 40 young property professionals gathered in Nottingham for a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Matrics surveyor network event.
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16th November 2016

Businesses Invited To Free Leicester Seminar On How To Improve Client Retention During Periods Of Growth

Leicester business leaders working in and with the construction sector are invited to a free, interactive seminar which will focus on how to improve and maintain commercial relationships as their business expands.
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16th November 2016

SOLD - Stand E32 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Osbornes Tax & Advisory Ltd

Osbornes Tax & Advisory Ltd will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand E32 in the Small Business Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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16th November 2016

SOLD - Stand F7 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Strut Corporate Clothing

Strut Corporate Clothing will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand F7 in the Leisure, Hospitality & Retail Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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15th November 2016

Healthcare Scheduling Specialists Expands Team

Burton-upon-Trent based BookWise Solutions has expanded its team after another successful year.
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15th November 2016

Nottinghamshire Corporate Security Business, Foremost Security, Celebrate Recent Success With Outstanding End Of Year Results

Nottinghamshire Corporate Security Business, Foremost Security, Celebrate Recent Success With Outstanding End Of Year Results
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15th November 2016

John celebrates silver anniversary with Persimmon Homes

When John Stent joined Persimmon Homes in 1991, John Major was Prime Minister and Tottenham Hotspur were the FA Cup holders. Twenty five years later, John, a sales negotiator for the company’s East Midlands business.
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15th November 2016

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance Completes The Sale Of A Division Of Pennine Healthcare To Unisurge

The Corporate Finance team at Midlands-based Cooper Parry has led the sale of a division of leading healthcare specialists Pennine Healthcare to privately owned medical supply manufacturers Unisurge, based in Newmarket.
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15th November 2016

Big Fish Little Fish Celebrate A Year In Nottingham With A Festive Family Rave Mashup!

Big Fish Little Fish are in the festive party mood to celebrate their first year of bringing their award winning mini festival fun to Nottingham families with a ‘Winter Wonderland’ themed rave on Sunday 18th December at Glee Club from 2-4.30pm
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15th November 2016

Businesses Urged To Take Part In Chamber Survey

The latest Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce quarterly business survey is now up and running – and local businesses are being encouraged to take part. The survey for the fourth quarter runs from Monday 7th until Monday 28th November.
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15th November 2016

Stacey’s Uses Its Loaf To Stay Ahead In The Baking Game

The director of a family-run Derbyshire bakery which has been going strong for almost a century puts the secret of its success down to 3am starts and knowing what customers want.
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14th November 2016

Christmas With Your Local Air Ambulance Featuring Sam Bailey, Katie Marshall And The DMU Gospel Choir

Join us for a very special evening of live music in support of your local air ambulance.
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14th November 2016

Keep Up With The Latest Interior Design Trends This Autumn With David Wilson Homes

David Wilson Homes has teamed up with one of their top interior designers to show homeowners in Leicestershire what the current top trends in interior design are this autumn and how they can get the look in their own home.
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14th November 2016

CLC (UK) Increases Smart Label Capacity

CLC(UK)Ltd, based in Loughborough UK, has taken delivery of an eFLEX 330 full servo flexo press, manufactured by Focus Label Machinery Ltd.
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14th November 2016

S4RB Celebrates Ten Years In Business

Nottingham-based private brand grocery retail specialist Solutions for Retail Brands (S4RB) is celebrating its ten-year anniversary this October.
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14th November 2016

B&M Installations Sees Double With Apprenticeship Pair Hire

Nottingham-based B&M Installations has appointed two electrical engineering apprentices to help bridge the skills gap in the industry.
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14th November 2016

SOLD - Stand D5 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Space4work

Space4work will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand D5 in the Construction & Property Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park
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14th November 2016

SOLD - Stand A50 at Love Business 2017 Booked By D2N2 Growth Hub

D2N2 Growth Hub will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand A50 in the Innovation, Technology & Sustainability Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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11th November 2016

PKF Cooper Parry Announces Partnership With Burton Albion Community Trust

Midlands-based PKF Cooper Parry has agreed a partnership with the Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT), which will see it support the club’s exciting Able Too Albion disability football programme.
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11th November 2016

Branston Appoints New General Manager At Lincoln Site

National potato supplier Branston has appointed a new general manager for its fresh factory in Branston, Lincolnshire.
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11th November 2016

East Midlands landlords’ association links with tenant screening service to help protect property owners

The country’s oldest landlords’ association has teamed up with a tenant screening company to offer a new vetting service to its members.
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11th November 2016

Cooper Parry Appoints New Director To Their Corporate Finance Team

The Corporate Finance team at Midlands-based Cooper Parry has appointed experienced deal-maker Phil Hinson as a director to its rapidly expanding team.
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11th November 2016

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) Appoints Burton Man Russell Jeans As Chief Operating Officer

His extensive brief will now be widened to include responsibility for the Chambers’ new International Hub, which has been launched to bring together all global operations.
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11th November 2016

TIS Continues Strategy For Growth With Investment In New Dedicated Auto Doors Division

TIS are delighted to announce the appointment of Alistair Murray, Marc Jago and Craig Kennedy who will form the new Auto Doors division at TIS.
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11th November 2016

SOLD - Stand D7 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Charnwood Borough Council Economic Development and Regeneration Team

Charnwood Borough Council Economic Development and Regeneration Team will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand D7 in the Construction & Property Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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10th November 2016

Lincolnshire Entrepreneurs Come To The Rescue Of Families With Active Toddlers

After finding that traditional child reigns were not cutting it for their sports-loving family, an entrepreneurial mum of two and her husband have created the Hobbledehoo; an innovative harness specially designed for active children and families.
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10th November 2016

Pensions Expert Joins Knights As Demand In Sector Soars AS DEMAND IN SECTOR SOARS

A pensions law specialist with more than 12 years’ experience has joined growing Derby-based professional services business, Knights.
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10th November 2016

Stateside Success Stems New Pathway For Midlands Designer

An Ilkeston-based designer is celebrating achieving his 'America Dream' after his latest collection took centre-stage at LA Fashion Week, with the trip sparking a new pathway for his career.
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10th November 2016

Pat Uses Her Vast Experience To Steer Trust And City's Museums Through Exciting Time

A Derby-born woman with extensive experience in local and national government at senior level is the new chair of the organisation that runs the city's three museums.
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10th November 2016

Small Business Saturday UK Bus Tour Arrives In Derby

Local small businesses were out in force in Derby on Monday 7th November when Small Business Saturday, brought its 29 date UK bus tour to the city.
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10th November 2016

Top Global Business Coach To Talk Wealth Investment At Leicester Stadium Event

Leicestershire franchises of ActionCOACH, which have helped county firms grow their profits by an impressive 42% over the past year, are inviting business owners to join them at the Midlands’ biggest networking event of its kind to learn how to invest.
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9th November 2016

Milford Care Staff Make Final of Industry Awards

A company that has care homes across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire is celebrating the news that 20 of its staff have been named as finalists in awards which recognise the best carers in the East Midlands.
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9th November 2016

Burton Magician Through To Last Round Of Britain's Got Talent Heats

Burton Magician, Eddie Young, has had the nod from his customers and clients by winning a top award and could feature on ITV’s Britain’s got talent 2017.
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9th November 2016

The Future Of Energy In The Home Is Solar PV

The future of electricity generation for use in the home is solar PV – a truly renewable energy source. Today, electricity can be used to power appliances, warm the house, heat water, charge your car and even stored for when it’s needed later.
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9th November 2016

Sales Centre Launch A Success At Sought After New Lubbesthorpe Development In Leicestershire

Five star housebuilder Barratt Homes North Midlands has now opened the doors of its New Lubbesthorpe Sales Centre onsite to answer the queries of potential homebuyers.
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9th November 2016

Nottingham Contact Centre Feeds Hungry Mouths Across City

One of Nottingham’s largest employers, Domestic & General, treated their 900 employees to a complimentary lunch on Wednesday 26 October, with all surplus meals being donated to homeless shelter, Framework.
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9th November 2016

Hundreds attend Coalville Jobs Fair

More than 250 people headed to the Coalville Jobs Fair on Friday 28 October as more than 30 companies vied to get their vacancies filled.
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9th November 2016

SOLD - Stand E42 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Federation of Small Businesses

Federation of Small Businesses will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand E42 in the Small Business Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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9th November 2016

SOLD - Stand C11 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Reflex Vans

Reflex Vans will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand C11 in the Transport & Logistics Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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8th November 2016

Five Star Housebuilder Keeps Pupils At Local Primary School Safe And Seen With High Visibility Donation

This month, pupils from Outwoods Edge Primary School in Loughborough are celebrating International Walk to School Month in style thanks to a donation of high visibility clips from David Wilson Homes.
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8th November 2016

Nottinghamshire Sock Manufacturer Reacts To 0.5% Economic Growth Since Brexit

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) today released a report that suggests Britain has not suffered a Brexit shock. The UK economy grew by 0.5% in three months after EU referendum.
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8th November 2016

Leicester Families To Get Their Rave On As Award Winning Big Fish Little Fish Launch In The City

Award-winning ‘family rave’ Big Fish Little Fish is launching its first party in Leicester in November.
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8th November 2016

J Tomlinson Helps Army Reserve Centre Light Up In Red

An army reserve centre in Leicester is being illuminated in red to mark the centenary of World War One, thanks to help from contractor J Tomlinson.
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8th November 2016

Derbyshire Boutique Celebrates 20 Years In Business

Derbyshire boutique Bare Necessities, Melbourne, is celebrating 20 years in business this month with a special champagne event on Wednesday 9th November.
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8th November 2016

Qualifications Provider Takes Gold at Prestigious Awards

A Derby-based national awarding organisation has proved it is worth its weight in gold after winning the prestigious ‘Qualification of the Year’ award at the Federation of Awarding Bodies 2016 Awards.
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8th November 2016

SOLD - Stand A7 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Daly Systems Ltd

Daly Systems Ltd will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand A7 in the Innovation, Technology & Sustainability Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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7th November 2016

Nottinghamshire Businesses Raise Almost £1000 To Support Local Sports Stars

Trent Bridge hosted a charity lunch on Thursday (20 October), where £980 was raised for the sports charity SportsAid.
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7th November 2016

Energy Save Help 12-Year-Old Girl Raise Cash for Hospital

A 12-year-old girl has raised more £3,000 as a thank you to Birmingham Children’s Hospital which provides care for her big sister who is battling a brain condition.
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7th November 2016

intu Centres To Make October Half Term Epic

intu staff in Nottingham are volunteering their time and expertise to support local charity, Epic Partners, at their Community Games holiday club which runs during October half term (Tues 25 – Thurs 27 October).
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7th November 2016

£2M Expansion Work Creates 300 School Spaces Across Nottinghamshire

More than 300 extra school spaces across Nottinghamshire have been created this year, to meet the ever-growing demand of extra school places in the region.
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7th November 2016

Paralympian, Ian Marsden Asks Businesses To Think Outside The Box When Recruiting

Staffordshire Business Festival has enlisted the help of Paralympian, Ian Marsden to ask businesses to think outside the box when recruiting
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7th November 2016

SOLD - Stand D4 at Love Business 2017 Booked By OHeap Fire Protection & Maintenance

OHeap Fire Protection & Maintenance will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand D4 in the Construction & Property Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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7th November 2016

SOLD - Stand E12 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Alchemy 7 Growth Partners

Alchemy 7 Growth Partners will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand E12 in the Small Business Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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4th November 2016

Last Chance To Buy At Kibworth Meadows Following Sales Success

Homebuyers in Leicestershire are being urged to act quickly to avoid missing out on buying their dream home at David Wilson Homes’ development Kibworth Meadows in Kibworth, following a high number of sales.
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4th November 2016

New Role For Joanna At City Estate Agency

Talented property professional Joanna Hoyes will take up a new role in the sales team at Nottingham estate agency FHP Living.
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4th November 2016

empa Strengthens Nottingham Public Sector Offering With New Hire

Local authorities in Leicestershire will benefit from more than 30 years’ of expertise and knowledge in public sector construction thanks to the latest appointment at East Midlands Property Alliance (empa).
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4th November 2016

SDL Bigwood To Manage Exclusive 205 Holland Park Avenue Development

SDL Bigwood, part of Beeston based SDL Group have taken over the management of a number of new prestigious apartments at one of London’s most up-market addresses.
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4th November 2016

Bulwell Provides Great Investment For Property Buyers At Auction

Bulwell in Nottingham is proving to be a hotspot for land developers and property owners, as a plot of land suitable for development is to be put under the online hammer at a nationwide auction.
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4th November 2016

Bakery To Bring Back Long Thor-gotten Cake

A family-run bakery is to bring back a traditional Derbyshire cake, which is no longer in circulation, for a limited time only.
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4th November 2016

SOLD - Stand E11 at Love Business 2017 Booked By The Pensions Regulator

The Pensions Regulator will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand E11 in the Small Business Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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3rd November 2016

Focus Consultants designs new mental health unit

Focus Consultants is playing a key role in a scheme to create Lincolnshire’s first psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU).
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3rd November 2016

Bondholders Turn Out For Tour Of iHub

Marketing Derby Bondholders turned out in force for a tour of the exciting new iHub innovation centre on Infinity Park.
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3rd November 2016

Staffordshire Business Festival Asks Businesses To Think Outside The Box When Recruiting

As part of the inaugural Staffordshire Business Festival, Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce are delighted to announce one of their headline events. ‘The Unlikely Candidates’ will take place at The National Memorial Arboretum on Wednesday 16th November
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3rd November 2016

Innes England Bolsters Derby Team With Two New Hires

East Midlands property consultancy Innes England has strengthened its Derby office with the appointment of two new professionals.
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3rd November 2016

Flexible Working Helps Nottinghamshire Employee Develop Own Lifestyle Brand

As an estimated 14.1 million people in Britain want flexibility in their working hours or location, Nottingham employer Domestic & General’s flexible working policy has allowed one employee the chance to develop, and now expand, his own clothing line.
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3rd November 2016

SOLD - Stand A49 at Love Business 2017 Booked By Xibis Limited

Xibis Limited will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand A49 in the Innovation, Technology & Sustainability Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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2nd November 2016

Nottinghamshire Coach Firm Is En Route To Success With New Depot Opening

A family-run coach hire firm has opened its second depot in the Nottinghamshire village where it was founded more than 25 years ago following a deal overseen by Richard Watkinson & Partners.
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2nd November 2016

West Midlands Business Assets Manager Retires

John Pye Auctions West Midlands Business Assets Manager and National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers committee member, Bob Beaumont, has announced his phased retirement after a lengthy career in the UK auction profession.
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2nd November 2016

Derby Firm Going The Distance

“Advertising that goes further” is the slogan of the fast growing Derby based start-up DrivenMedia, who recently undertook themselves on a campaign installation that was further than they’d ever gone before.
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2nd November 2016

The Leicester business community come together to celebrate Soft Touch Arts’ 30th Birthday, with their biggest exhibition yet

2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Leicester based charity, Soft Touch Arts. Based on New Walk, Soft Touch Arts have been helping disadvantaged young people in Leicester since it was founded in 1986.
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2nd November 2016

Findern Hillside Playing Field Project Selected As 1 Of 3 Local Projects For A Groundwork/ Tesco Bags Of Help Grant!

The Findern Hillside Playing Field project, kick started by a group of residents from the Derbyshire village of Findern has been successful in being selected as 1 of 3 local projects for a Groundwork/ Tesco Bags of Help grant!
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2nd November 2016

SOLD - Stand A16 at Love Business 2017 Booked By BrightBridge Solutions Limited

BrightBridge Solutions Limited will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand A16 in the Innovation, Technology & Sustainability Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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1st November 2016

Which artificial grass would you choose?

LazyLawn’s flagship, best-selling product Wonder Yarn has scooped the Which? Best Buy 2016 award for artificial grass.
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1st November 2016

On Event Production Co. Wins Production Award At The Event Awards 2016

Leading Midlands live events company On Event Production Co. is celebrating after scooping one of the most prestigious accolades in the industry.
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1st November 2016

Miller Homes Offers A Welcome Boost To The Local Community

Miller Homes Midlands has announced the details of its latest competition, which gives people the chance to win £500 for their local community.
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1st November 2016

Customers Help J Tomlinson Raise Money For Charitable Donation

Derbyshire students are benefiting to the tune of £1,000 thanks to the cooperation of Futures Housing Group customers and the generosity of J Tomlinson, the company that services and maintains their boilers.
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1st November 2016

Female Entrepreneur ‘Brews Up’ New Business Idea

A 22-year-old female entrepreneur is set to heat up the competition by launching a brand new coffee house, following a £120,000 investment.
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1st November 2016

SOLD - Stand A25 at Love Business 2017 Booked By East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (East Midlands RFCA)

East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (East Midlands RFCA) will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand A25 in the Innovation, Technology & Sustainability Zone on the 16th February 2017 at Donington Park.
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