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News from May 2017


31st May 2017

Marketing Derby Opens London Base

Marketing Derby has announced that it is to open an office -base in London, for its heightened activities in the capital during 2017.
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31st May 2017

Total Motion named among London Stock Exchange’s top 1000 companies to inspire Britain

Leicester-based vehicle management company Total Motion are celebrating for the 2nd year running being named among the top “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain” by the London Stock Exchange Group (“LSEG”).
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31st May 2017

May Marks Sales Surge in Nottingham City Centre

MAY is the time to sell in Nottingham – claims an established Nottingham agency, with property sales ‘going through the roof’ in the city centre.
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31st May 2017

Charity Build's Project Partners Each Key Milestone

PROJECT partners on a £1.5 million rehabilitation centre in Leicestershire, designed for those who have suffered life-changing sporting injuries, gathered on site last week (24.05.17) to celebrate the start of internal works on the pioneering scheme.
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30th May 2017

Thomas Bow Named Firm 'To Inspire Britain' by the London Stock Exchange

THOMAS BOW City Asphalt has been identified as one of ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ in a London Stock Exchange report celebrating the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.
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30th May 2017

Lawson-West welcomes highly experienced clinical negligence lawyer

Leicestershire law firm Lawson-West has welcomed to its team one of the most experienced clinical negligence personal injury lawyers in the county.
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30th May 2017

Sustainability team at Focus Consultants appointed on one of Nottingham’s ‘greenest’ projects

Sustainability experts at Focus Consultants have been appointed to help Nottingham’s new Digital Media Hub become one of the top three environmentally sustainable sites in the city.
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30th May 2017

NLT Training Services appoints new Chief Executive

Simon Marsden has been appointed to lead NLT Training Services. The training provider, which has offices in Chesterfield and Scunthorpe, has appointed Simon as Chief Executive.
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30th May 2017

Employment and Skills Summit 2017: Skills for the future

Building on previous years' events, the Chamber's 2017 Employment and Skills Summit will continue to deliver against the manifesto aim - to strengthen the link between education and the world of work, thus creating an environment to improve competitivenes
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26th May 2017

Bakery Is On A Roll With 30ft Masterpiece

In celebration of National Sausage Roll Day on Monday June 5, a local family bakery has decided to mark the occasion by hosting an event to give away 100 free sausage rolls to its customers.
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26th May 2017

Stepnell Starts On £5.6m Flagship Building for Nottingham Trent University’s Expanding Creative Institute

Work is under way by construction company Stepnell on a six-storey building for Nottingham Trent University (NTU) which will become the new headquarters for the university’s trailblazing Confetti Institute of Creative Technology (ICT).
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26th May 2017

Anoki Host Halimah Trust Charity Dinner Which Raises Almost £75,000

A not-for-profit organisation that was established in memory of Derby teenager Halimah Ahmed has raised a phenomenal £74,500 after holding a fundraising dinner at Anoki fine dining Indian restaurant.
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26th May 2017

Housebuilding Giant Redrow Is Latest High Profile Organisation to Become a Marketing Derby Bondholder

Housebuilding giant Redrow Homes is the latest high profile organisation to join the Marketing Derby Bondholder scheme.
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26th May 2017

Two staff at accountancy firm rewarded with promotions

Leading firm of chartered accountants, Newby Castleman, has announced the promotions of two long-serving members of staff.
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24th May 2017

Edmond Shipway’s National Memorial Arboretum wins big at regional awards

The Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, on which local construction consultancy Edmond Shipway was appointed project and cost manager, has recently been announced as winner of the West Midlands Regional Award and Wes
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24th May 2017

New IMA Chair to Push for Advanced Qualification

The new chair of the Institute of Money Advisers (IMA) is calling for the introduction of an advanced qualification to enhance the free-debt advice sector.
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24th May 2017

Listers make Major Investments in IT

The last twelve months have seen Trade Window and Door Manufacturer, Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent, make some serious investments in their IT infrastructure across the business.
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23rd May 2017

£1.4m Revamp Revealed To Address Grade a Office Shortage In Notts

FOLLOWING an extensive refurbishment, high-quality offices in Nottinghamshire have come to the market with commercial property agency Innes England.
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23rd May 2017

Derby Sock Company Solesmith - Named in the Top 100 UK Startups.

Startups.co.uk and AXA Business Insurance has announced its annual list of the UK’s 100 most promising new businesses, the Startups 100. As the longest running index of its kind, the prestigious Startups 100 is industry-renowned for uncovering businesses
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23rd May 2017

Almost £400,000 to Be Invested In Bedfordshire

Almost £400,000 pounds is set to be invested into the Bedfordshire village of Langford thanks to an upcoming development by David Wilson Homes, Kingsley Manor.
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23rd May 2017

‘Topping out’ ceremony held at Thrussington Primary School to celebrate major extension

Local architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon and Derwent Valley Construction Ltd last week held a ‘topping out’ ceremony to officially mark the completion of the roof to the major extension of Thrussington Primary School in Leicestershire, whi
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23rd May 2017

Learning and Development Professionals Inspired by Northamptonshire Conference

Sundial Group’s annual Learning and Development Thought Leaders’ Conference was once again a huge success, with over 90% of attendees saying they would recommend the event.
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22nd May 2017

Loughborough University celebrates its enterprise partnerships

Loughborough University last week celebrated its successful collaborations with partners across the public and private sectors.
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19th May 2017

Blueprint adds colour to Rainbows re-fit

Workplace design and fit out company Blueprint Interiors has transformed the offices of Rainbows Children’s Hospice.
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19th May 2017

Ground source heat pump scheme wins award for J Tomlinson

Building services firm J Tomlinson is celebrating after winning an award for a ground source heat pump installation which is helping to tackle fuel poverty and cut carbon emissions.
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19th May 2017

Students feel the heat from the kitchen

New College Nottingham (ncn) Hospitality Management students have shown they have what it takes to make it in the industry after impressing Nottingham diners when they took charge at Marco Pierre White’s (MPW) restaurant for one night only as part of a sp
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19th May 2017

Rh Commercial Vehicles at Forefront of Global Investment

A local firm is enjoying a £25,000 facelift, thanks to an investment from Renault Trucks UK.
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19th May 2017

Croots Farm Shop helps put Great British family businesses on the map

Derbyshire farm shop Croots was a stop-off point on this year’s Family Business Road Trip.
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18th May 2017

Solicitors to take on legal aid work in criminal cases in cities for first time

The Derby office of a firm of solicitors is now practising legal aid representation in criminal cases for the first time.
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18th May 2017

Family Bakers Shares its Secrets Through ‘How To’ Videos

A family bakery in Derbyshire is sharing the secret of its baking skills through a series of ‘How To’ videos.
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18th May 2017

Awards success for talented Nottingham students

Creative students from both New College Nottingham (ncn) and Central College were honoured at the 2017 Young Creative Awards on Wednesday 10 May.
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18th May 2017

John Pye Scoops Top Property Award

A NOTTINGHAM-based firm has been named as ‘Employer Champion’ in Propertymark’s annual awards.
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18th May 2017

Corporate Finance Partner Puts Wheels in Motion to Pedal Tour De France

East Midlands corporate finance adviser Andy Parker is preparing to take on one of the toughest cycling challenges in the world in aid of charity.
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17th May 2017

Bakers Waste Donate Refuse Truck to Students at Stephenson College

Leading Leicestershire based waste management company, Bakers Waste, have recently donated a fully functional refuse truck to the students at Stephenson College in Coalville to develop skill sets and enhance future job prospects.
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16th May 2017

Businesses to Battle It Out in Derby ‘Charity Store Wars

Big hearted businesses in Derby will compete to see who can raise the most money for charity in a day.
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16th May 2017

Leedale Adds To Its Load With Latest Business Acquisition

A Derby-based company has acquired East Midlands Haulage, bringing it back from the brink of bankruptcy by investing more than £800,000 and creating eight new jobs.
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16th May 2017

Working In Partnership to Spring Clean Community Garden in Newark

TENANTS at Vale View, a scheme managed by housing provider, Newark and Sherwood Homes, can enjoy their much-loved community garden which has been transformed into a bright, clean space thanks to partnership working.
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12th May 2017

East Mids-Based Firm Named One Of Britain’s Most Inspiring Businesses

NATIONAL recruitment agency Encore Personnel has been named in The London Stock Exchange Group’s prestigious ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ list for the second year running.
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12th May 2017

Mitchells senior partner retires after nearly 50 years

The senior partner of Chesterfield-based Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, Richard Trueman, has retired after nearly 50 years’ service with the firm.
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12th May 2017

Practice Manager Receives Law Society Lifetime Achievement Award

The former Practice Manger of Nottingham-based law firm Rothera Sharp has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nottinghamshire Law Society.
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11th May 2017

Leicester based Mocha Marketing appoint new Marketing and Communications Director

After recently relocating to Narborough Wood Business Park in Enderby, Mocha Marketing has a new addition to its senior management team. Thomas Woolley has been appointed ‘Marketing and Communications Director’ to aid the growth of the agency.
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11th May 2017

Money Birds Are Go

intu releases origami money ‘birds’ to delight shoppers Finding money voted Nottingham’s happiest surprise
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11th May 2017

Developer swings into action for play area revamp

Leading developer of luxury properties, Harron Homes, has made a £2,000 contribution towards a community project aiming to restore the facilities at the recreation ground in Crich.
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11th May 2017

Jackloc receives Royal seal of excellence with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Leicestershire-based Jackloc, creator of the original, award-winning universal window and door cable restrictor has been recognised with the most prestigious award in UK business, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.
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10th May 2017

Anoki Backed Duffield Dynamos Celebrate League Cup Win

A partnership between a local village football team and a Derby restaurant has paid dividends after the team triumphed against a high-profile Derby County side that had been unbeaten all season.
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10th May 2017

Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire takes part in Open Farm Sunday

One of Derbyshire’s most popular farm shops is giving customers the chance to go behind the scenes of a farm during a national event that’s billed as the farm industry’s open day.
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10th May 2017

Do you want to maximise opportunities for your business?

Now in its 11th year, Leicestershire Business Expo (LBE) 2017 is the premier annual showcase for businesses across Leicester and Leicestershire, tailored for local business owners, directors and decision makers.
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10th May 2017

WFP ‘On A Roll’ With New Product Launch

A Derby-based company is officially launching its first range of rolled bottom containers following a £15,000 investment in equipment, creating six new jobs.
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10th May 2017

East Midlands housing experts unite to solve the housing puzzle

Housing experts from throughout the East Midlands gathered for the first time as a region at a major summit to discuss solutions to the housing crisis.
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10th May 2017

Encore Derby ‘Drives’ East Mids Growth Through Specialist Division

MIDLANDS-BASED recruitment agency Encore Personnel is proactively supporting business growth in the region by launching a specialist driving division at its Derby branch.
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9th May 2017

Energy Running High At Derbyshire Firm Amidst Latest Jobs Boost

A Derbyshire firm is swiftly becoming one of the city’s largest employers, after it revealed that it is set to take on a further 100 staff at its offices in Spondon and Ilkeston, with a further move to the West Midlands on the cards.
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9th May 2017

County Show Encourages Families to Get Outdoors

ONE of the oldest county shows in the country will take place this weekend in celebration of agriculture, farming and a fun family day out for all ages.
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9th May 2017

Notts Agent Joins Exclusive National Guild

Richard Watkinson & Partners, one of the county’s most established agencies, has announced its membership of the Guild of Property Professionals.
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9th May 2017

Solutions uses pedal power to raise charity cash

A team of riders from Solutions for Accounting and CRM hopes to raise more than £2,000 for charity when it competes in this year’s Great Notts Bike Ride.
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9th May 2017

Russell Scanlan Proud Sponsors of New Nottingham Restaurant and Bar Awards

The largest independent insurance broker in Nottingham, Russell Scanlan, is proud to announce it is sponsoring the new Nottingham Restaurant and Bar Awards (NRBA) 2017/ 2018 – and this week was invited to the exclusive launch of the awards’ website.
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8th May 2017

Derby’s IHub Named Best Commercial Development in the Region

Derby’s £12m iHub innovation centre, which is the flagship building on Infinity Park, has been named best commercial project at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards 2017, East Midlands.
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8th May 2017

Gleeds Director wins West Midlands Celebrating Construction Award

Tom Halcarz, Birmingham-based director at property and construction consultancy Gleeds, has won the West Midlands Celebrating Construction Young Achiever of the Year Award.
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5th May 2017

Let’s Do Business 2017 - Save the Date!

Join your local Chambers of Commerce at Uttoxeter Racecourse for an exclusive networking event that will attract hundreds of delegates from a broad range of business sectors.
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5th May 2017

Bosworth Water Park - A new approach to marketing transforms profits

With business profits historically sunshine dependent, it was amazing to reflect upon on wettest 12 months in our history - and see our best financial performance ever.
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3rd May 2017

Prime Minister Backs the Notts County Show 2017

L to R: Robert Jenrick, Newark MP, alongside the Prime Minister following his invitation to promote and support the Nottinghamshire County Show and its wider ties to the agricultural industry.
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3rd May 2017

FHP Living Announces Wollaton Cricket Sponsorship

FHP Living - the leading residential estate agency and property consultants - has agreed a long term sponsorship deal with Wollaton Cricket Club.
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3rd May 2017

University Passivhaus Up For International Science Award

WILLMOTT Dixon’s sustainable work has been praised by the scientific community this month, with the multi-million pound Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester being shortlisted for a highly coveted international award.
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3rd May 2017

Morley Hayes Shortlisted For Prestigious Wedding Award

Morley Hayes, one of the region’s best-loved wedding venues, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
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2nd May 2017

Sturgess Motor Group launches new Bodyshop, creating jobs for the city

Leicester based Sturgess Motor Group have opened their new purpose built Bodyshop, Vehicle Preparation and Logistics Centre, situated on Coventry Road, Broughton Astley, Leicester. These premises will be used for preparing new vehicles, as well as providi
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2nd May 2017

Overseas expansion on radar for revitalised BikeTrac

Central or Eastern Europe, even the Middle East… there really is no hiding for any motorcycle fitted with security technology developed and manufactured by Silverstone Park company BikeTrac, which has just raised the industry standard with its latest two
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2nd May 2017

Jones and Clark launch inaugural Health and Safety Pledge in April

Initiative will assist local companies to celebrate safe, healthy and happy working environments in and around Burton
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2nd May 2017

Bumper Year for Notts Children’s Charity with Support from Local Firm

MORE than £17,000, 250 Christmas presents and hundreds of art supplies are among the items that have been donated to children’s cancer charity PASIC by a Nottingham appliance care firm over the past year.
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2nd May 2017

Bell Northampton Delivers Luxury Service with Trucklink

A Northampton-based home interiors specialist has seen tremendous growth thanks to their delivery partnership with Leicestershire logistics provider and Pall-Ex member Trucklink.
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