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News from November 2017


30th November 2017

LINCOLN ARCHITECTS EXTEND TEAM WITH NEW HIRE

GROWING architecture firm, LK2 Architects Ltd, has continued with its ambitious growth plans with the addition of a new Part II architect.
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30th November 2017

Derbyshire Shire Horse Association hands over donation to palliative care unit

Derbyshire Shire Horse Association has presented £500 to the Nightingale Macmillan Unit, a specialist palliative care unit at the Royal Derby Hospital, following the group’s annual open day.
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30th November 2017

LOCAL HOMEBUILDER BRANCHES OUT TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL TREE WEEK

Nottinghamshire-based homebuilder Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands is marking National Tree Week by emphasising the importance of planting trees at its developments.
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30th November 2017

PRESS RELEASE November 2017 J Tomlinson appointed on £7.25 million M&E student accommodation contract

J Tomlinson has won a £7.25 million contract to provide mechanical and electrical engineering services for a new 922-bed student accommodation scheme.
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29th November 2017

Sturgess Motor Group Celebrates its 120th Anniversary

Earlier this month, Sturgess Motor Group celebrated its 120th Anniversary at the Athena in Leicester where less than a mile from the site its founder, Walter E Sturgess started the Company.
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29th November 2017

Couple Leaves Behind Bergen for Biking near the Basin

Residents at Nottingham’s latest community are joining together to fully embrace Trent Basin’s green energy ethos swapping cars for bike, installing solar panels and enjoying low-cost energy living.
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29th November 2017

Firms encouraged to apply for Research and Development tax relief following Budget

Leading chartered accountants Newby Castleman is urging small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to apply for tax relief for their research and development (R&D) costs.
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28th November 2017

Chamber supports Buckie’s tour

Burton and District Chamber of Commerce has thrown its weight behind our #BuckieLovesSmallBiz tour – taking place in Burton-on-Trent for Small Business Saturday on December 2.
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28th November 2017

BUSINESS BLOOMS FOR THE BOTANIST IN WEST BRIDGFORD

Newly opened venue The Botanist, has seen business blossom since its launch in West Bridgford last month.
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28th November 2017

NOTTINGHAM RECRUITMENT FIRM CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Nottingham’s longest standing commercial recruitment firm, Harper Recruitment Group, celebrates 30 years since it first opened its doors in the city this month.
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28th November 2017

Care Home Invites People for Lunch to Combat Loneliness This Christmas

A Belper care home is inviting people over 65 to join its residents for a meal over the Christmas period in a bid to combat loneliness.
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28th November 2017

Industrial Strategy White Paper: Grant Thornton comment and reaction

Chris Frostwick, practice leader of the East Midlands office of Grant Thornton UK LLP, commented:
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28th November 2017

Law firm launches a new and comprehensive web based transport law information service for businesses and professional drivers.

The law is constantly changing with increasingly severe punishments and penalties particularly in the context of road traffic law and health and safety. The impact of this punitive approach to policy making is being felt quite acutely by businesses that h
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28th November 2017

INECROSS GROUP CONTINUES INVESTMENT IN ITS RUTLAND BASE

It’s been another exciting few months for the South Luffenham-based Linecross Group, one of the Midlands’ leading manufacturers of vacuum-formed thermoplastic, polyurethane and injection moulded components.
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27th November 2017

WFP FABRICATIONS TAKE THE SLOW ROAD TO SUCCESS

Ilkeston based firm WFP Fabrications discovered the slow route to business by taking a road trip in their 36 year old VW campervan Betty, landing three contracts worth £30,000 on the way.
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27th November 2017

NOVEMBER 2017 Focus completes project management role at Grade I listed hall

A previously inaccessible area of a Grade I listed hall is being opened to the public following a conservation project which has been managed by Focus Consultants.
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27th November 2017

Focus on places key for long-term success of Industrial Strategy

Commenting on the Industrial Strategy White Paper, Chris Plant, Director at the Chambers of Commerce, said:
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27th November 2017

BRAND-NEW LODGES UNVEILED AT CENTER PARCS SHERWOOD FOREST

Nottingham-based construction specialist Stepnell has just put the finishing touches to 28 brand-new timber-framed lodges at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest.
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27th November 2017

CELEBRATIONS AS NELSONS IS SHORTLISTED IN THE LEGAL 500 AWARDS

LEADING East Midlands law firm Nelsons Solicitors is celebrating after being shortlisted for a prestigious industry award.
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27th November 2017

Blanc de Bierges Secures Contract at £30m Leicester Development

Stonework specialist Blanc de Bierges has won a contract to provide the entrance steps at a £30m development in Leicester.
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27th November 2017

NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE HELPS LOCAL CHILDREN ‘SHINE’ THIS GIVING TUESDAY

NOTTINGHAM Playhouse is helping young people across the city to grow in confidence, learn life-enhancing skills and discover their unique voices by calling for donations to its SHINE appeal this ‘Giving Tuesday’.
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27th November 2017

PALL-EX PUTS NORTHAMPTONSHIRE FIRM IN THE DRIVING SEAT

Award-winning Pall-Ex is delivering success for a Northampton logistics firm, as it becomes the latest member of the market-leading network.
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27th November 2017

Hardy Signs Host Seminar For Local Business Grants

This November, Hardy Signs Limited, of Burton on Trent, played host to a range of local businesses and organisations at their ‘Grant Access Seminar’.
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27th November 2017

Life-saving baby medical device is born out of East Midlands collaboration

Three companies who are members of Medilink East Midlands (EM) have joined together in the creation of an innovative baby health product that could save millions of lives.
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27th November 2017

IT Company Bags Cyber Security Awards

An IT Service Provider has won two GDS Cyber Security awards thanks to its commitment to providing cyber defence and education across the Midlands and the UK.
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27th November 2017

JLT SPECIALTY & PLAYERLAYER SUPPORT TRANS ATLANTIC ROWERS

Risk management and insurance broking advisers, JLT Specialty, which has offices in Nottingham is backing a former Nottingham University graduate in a quest to row across the Atlantic Ocean. Nottingham based company ‘PlayerLayer’ has also agreed to be a s
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27th November 2017

Sturgess & Jaguar - 70 years in partnership

2017 sees Sturgess of Leicester, the fourth generation family operated motor retailer celebrating 70 years of representation with the Jaguar brand, making them the oldest Jaguar retailer in the UK in continuous ownership and one of the oldest in the world
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27th November 2017

Nemaura Pharma develops and trials new pain relief treatment

Nemaura Pharma has developed an efficient and cost-effective pain-relief system for sufferers of acute arthritic-related pain.
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27th November 2017

Global Glass named Glass Company of the Year

Global Glass, the specialist IGU division of Synseal Group, has been named Glass Company of the Year at the G17 Awards.
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27th November 2017

Ward's sponsorship spurs on apprentice Jenny Powell to biggest career win yet

The last few months have seen apprentice jockey, Jenny Powell, enjoy her biggest career win to date, thanks in part to sponsorship from Ward.
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27th November 2017

Top Marks for Southern Staffordshire Schools Forum

hase Chamber held its eighth Schools Forum at the impressive JLR Engine Manufacturing Centre based on the i54 Business Park.
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24th November 2017

Vigilant branch team wins 2017 Society staff award

The building society branch team which prevented a rogue trader from defrauding a vulnerable elderly customer out of £1,800 has been crowned the winner of Hinckley & Rugby’s annual prize for its most outstanding members of staff.
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24th November 2017

Global food and drink sector challenges come under the spotlight at the Food Innovation Centre

Experts will be sharing the latest updates on some of the key challenges facing the food and drink sector at a one-day workshop to be held at the Food Innovation Centre.
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24th November 2017

Chamber members move to larger premises following innovation in supplies industry

Long-term growth for a Burton business will see a new era for evolving family firm as they move to larger premises to accommodate growing demand.
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24th November 2017

Local estate agent encourages the community to get into the Christmas Spirit

The teams at local estate and letting agents, Alasdair Morrison & Partners are starting a Christmas fundraising effort that they hope will encourage their customers and the local community to think about and donate to others less fortunate than themselves
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24th November 2017

MILLER HOMES PLEDGES TO HELP SOLVE INDUSTRY SKILLS GAP

Miller Homes has pledged to work with its subcontractors to recruit and train more people to the highest standards, and help tackle the pressing home building skills gap head on in the Midlands.
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24th November 2017

Further expansion at Blue Castle Group

Waste management and energy consultancy Blue Castle Group has expanded its team further following the appointment of George Sale and Charlene Evans.
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24th November 2017

Chamber Charity Quiz Night sets a £5,000 target

Best of Burton pit their brains to raise funds for three charities.
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24th November 2017

Director of Kettering engineering firm reacts to the budget

David White, director and founder of mechanical and electrical engineering (M&E) consultancy Building Services Design (BSD), reacts to the Autumn Budget.
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24th November 2017

AUTUMN BUDGET MEDIA COMMENT

Adrian Fowler, managing director of Midland Fixings comments on today’s Autumn Budget.
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24th November 2017

AUTUMN BUDGET 2017

Duncan Green, managing partner at the property and construction consultancy Pick Everard, reacting to today’s Autumn Budget
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24th November 2017

LET THE EVENING BE-GIN: THE RISING POPULARITY OF THE SPIRIT IN NOTTINGHAM

With the Gin Festival in Nottingham returning this weekend, the quintessentially British spirit continues to rise in popularity with dedicated bars and distilleries popping up across the city.
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24th November 2017

Best Product Commercialisation Consultancy in Ingredients & FMCG 2017

Rerum Consultancy Ltd offers a wealth of commercial experience of more than 20 years in the food ingredients, nutraceuticals and FMCG industries. We interviewed Serge van Kleef to find out more.
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22nd November 2017

ETI supports future low carbon leaders with fellowship to continue legacy of Dr David Clarke

Loughborough, 21st November 2017 - The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has today announced a new fellowship programme at its 10 Years of Innovation Conference, in honour of the organisation’s late CEO and Royal Academy of Engineering fellow, Dr David
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22nd November 2017

Hospice gets set to light up John D Player’s window on the city

Businesses are being invited to turn an historic Nottingham tower into a beacon of hope that will shine a light across the city every night in December to help raise money to fund vital nursing care.
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21st November 2017

Red Monkey’s sponsorship helps children cross the line!

Leicester based children’s outdoor play equipment specialists, Red Monkey, have sponsored the Oadby and Wigston Schools Cross Country League for the second year running. Red Monkey donated £200 to the event which has enabled the league to buy trophies and
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21st November 2017

Grant Thornton calls on Chancellor for tax review

Tax specialist at business and finance adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP in Leicester, Mark Pashley, is urging Chancellor Philip Hammond to review the UK's tax regime ahead of the Budget next week (22 November 2017), if it is to be fit for purpose post Brexit
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21st November 2017

Newby Castleman trainees make exam results count

Three trainees at leading Leicestershire-based accountancy firm Newby Castleman are well on their way to becoming chartered accountants after achieving exemplary results in their recent exams.
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21st November 2017

Students cook up a storm with the help of top Nottingham chef

Successful local chef, Craig Floate, who has cooked alongside the likes of Antonio Carluccio, Michael Caines, Gregg Wallace, John Torode, Adam Simmonds and Matt Tebbutt, shared his years of culinary expertise with aspiring chefs from Nottingham College on
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21st November 2017

Solutions director scoops prestigious global industry honour

A senior director at business management software provider Solutions for Accounting and CRM has scooped a prestigious global award from one of the world’s leading customer relationship management (CRM) platforms.
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21st November 2017

‘ONE STOP BEAUTY SHOP’ LAUNCHES IN NOTTINGHAM

NOTTINGHAM’S newest independent beauty destination, Kiki, opened its doors at the weekend (18 November) to much success thanks to funding from Enterprise Loans.
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21st November 2017

OPENING OF MENSWEAR STORE CEMENTS NOTTINGHAM’S APPEAL TO RETAILERS

MENSWEAR brand Remus Uomo has chosen Nottingham as the company’s first standalone store in England, following a deal overseen by commercial property agency Innes England.
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21st November 2017

Camloc Motion Control invests in graduate talent after expanding its team with new applications engineer, Gagan Chatha

Leicester-based gas spring and damper solutions manufacturer Camloc Motion Control, is continuing to grow its team, after hiring recent university graduate Gaganpreet Singh Chatha as an applications engineer.
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21st November 2017

CITY’S MAJOR CONSTRUCTION SCHEMES HOST UNIQUE STUDENT PROGRAMME

STUDENTS from Nottingham seeking career advice and inspiration have taken part in a unique three-day practical learning experience, aimed at promoting the various roles in construction.
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20th November 2017

MHR Training Courses Receive CPD Accreditation

Monday 20th November, Nottingham – HR and payroll solutions provider MHR has today announced that all its expert HR and payroll training courses have passed the rigorous assessment criteria and process to become CPD Accredited. This stamp of approval mean
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20th November 2017

McCann continues to grow its lighting division, with the appointment of experienced Design and Technical Manager, Michael Walker

Civil and Electrical Engineering firm McCann, has strengthened the lighting arm of the business with the appointment of experienced lighting design specialist, Michael Walker in the role of Design and Technical Manager.
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20th November 2017

Company Invests £80k in App Style Software That Records Residents' Care

A care home company has invested £80,000 into care monitoring software which works like a mobile phone app and gives a comprehensive report on each resident.
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20th November 2017

NEW NOTTINGHAM CITY CENTRE VENTURE TO BE ‘CUT ABOVE’ THE REST

DNA Art Space – an ambitious hairdressing salon and creative hub - will be the latest addition to Nottingham’s thriving independent scene this November, following a deal overseen by Innes England.
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20th November 2017

The Derby Conference Centre are hosting Women in Rail’s Networking and Quiz Event!

The Derby Conference Centre are thrilled to be chosen as the venue for the Women in Rail East Midlands and NTAR Quiz and Networking event taking place on Thursday 30th November. The evening promises to be entertaining and a great opportunity to meet new p
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20th November 2017

Consultancy plans for further growth and new work by opening a Sheffield office

A GROWING Derby-based consultancy of planners, architects, and designers, has opened its fourth office – in Sheffield.
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17th November 2017

DERBY FIRMS WINS TOP TITLE AT GLOBAL AWARDS

DERBY-based business Astute Recruitment has been named ‘Best in Accountancy and Finance Recruitment 2017’ at Acquisition International (AI) Magazine’s 2017 Global Excellence Awards.
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17th November 2017

SAM MASSEY JOINS SDL PROPERTY PARTNERS

The SDL Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Samantha Massey as launch manager of its brand new property management franchise scheme, SDL Property Partners. With over a decade of experience in business development as part of her 20 year care
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17th November 2017

TLT completes £50m care home sale for 90 North

TLT has completed the sale of a £50m portfolio of 12 care homes for 90 North Real Estate Partners LLP to two real estate investment trusts (REITs).
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17th November 2017

Russell Scanlan Celebrate 20 Years of Independent Insurance Alliance

Leading Nottingham-based independent and chartered insurance brokers, Russell Scanlan, came together with their colleagues from across the sector this week to celebrate 20 years of UNA, the independent broker alliance, at the organisation’s annual confere
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16th November 2017

Staycation Surge For Nott's Holidaymakers

A coach travel company in Nottingham has seen a marked increase in people booking Christmas getaways to UK seaside resorts as a result of Brexit and people becoming disheartened with airlines.
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16th November 2017

YOUTH FOOTBALL TEAM SCORES NEW KIT THANKS TO LAW FIRM

ONE of the largest grassroots football clubs in Nottinghamshire will be continuing the season in style with sponsorship for one of its teams from Nelsons Solicitors.
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16th November 2017

EMOJIS AND SOLICITORS HELP BRING CHILDREN’S PLAY CENTRE TO LIFE

BRICK walls have been transformed into colourful murals on the outside of an adventure playground used by hundreds of children, with the help of Nelsons Solicitors.
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16th November 2017

NOTTS AGENCY TO ATTEND NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION IN LONDON

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE estate agent Richard Watkinson & Partners has announced that they will attend the Relocation Agent Network (RAN) National Conference and Exhibition on Friday 17 November.
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16th November 2017

Memorial Centre to remember lives lost at war reaches completion

Franklin Ellis Architects has announced the completion of a new £3.9m Memorial Centre in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, which will remember local men who died in two World Wars and bring new facilities to the local community.
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16th November 2017

HIGH GROWTH WORKSHOPS HELP BUSINESSES PLAN FOR SUCCESS IN 2018

Nottingham-based High Growth has launched a series of workshops to help businesses create and implement a strategic plan to achieve sustained success in 2018.
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16th November 2017

Camloc Motion Control invests in the talent of the future with the appointment of new apprentice, Conner Danvers-Rushin

Leicester-based gas spring and damper manufacturer Camloc Motion Control has invested in future industry talent by adding new apprentice, Conner Danvers-Rushin, to the in-house engineering team.
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15th November 2017

Lucky number seven for Ibstock Brick as it scoops top honours at the Brick Awards

Ibstock Brick, the UK’s largest brick manufacturer, once again triumphed at the Brick Awards winning seven categories at the prestigious event.
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15th November 2017

RUTON KNOWLES PROMOTES INFRASTRUCTURE EXPERT TO PARTNER

PROPERTY consultants Bruton Knowles has promoted compensation specialist and RICS registered valuer Andrew Prowse to partner.
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15th November 2017

National surveying firm opens East Midlands office with specialist technology and innovation hub

Building consultancy, Malcolm Hollis, is opening a 25-person strong office in Nottingham, with a full suite of building surveying and consultancy services, alongside a new technology and innovation centre.
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15th November 2017

Richard Steer named Building’s Personality of the Year

Richard Steer, chairman of Nottingham based property and construction consultancy, Gleeds, has been named Personality of the Year 2017 by Building Magazine, the UK’s leading construction publication.
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15th November 2017

£1 per trip – Anytime – Anywhere on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November 2017

To celebrate the re-opening of St Peter’s Bridge and the switch-on of the annual Christmas Lights in Burton, Midland Classic who provide the majority of the local bus services in East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire is offering a fantastic single fare
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15th November 2017

HIDDEN GEM GURKHA ONE SHORTLISTED FOR NATIONAL RESTAURANT AWARD

AWARD-WINNING Indian and Nepalese restaurant Gurkha One has been shortlisted for ‘Best Newcomer’ at the prestigious British Curry Awards 2017.
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15th November 2017

J Tomlinson donates £500 to local RSPCA shelter

Integrated building services company J Tomlinson has recently donated £500 to a Derby-based animal shelter.
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15th November 2017

Clegg Construction has recently completed work on a major redevelopment and refurbishment project for a West Midlands university.

Nottingham-based Clegg Construction was awarded the £4.5m contract for the work in the Main Building at Aston University in Birmingham city centre.
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15th November 2017

Unique food innovation centre notches up support for 100 SME businesses

Scientists and business experts working together at the Food Innovation Centre at the University of Nottingham have now helped over 100 food and drink businesses to tackle some of their innovation challenges or create inventive new products
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15th November 2017

LOUTH LONDON DRY GIN AMONG EXOTIC EXHIBITS AT LINCS FOOD & GIFT FAIR

LOVERS of exotic gin are in for a festive treat when they attend Lincolnshire Showground’s popular Food & Gift Fair on December 2 and 3 2017.
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15th November 2017

Notts Insurance Broker Busts the Myths about the Little Black Box

Telematics can be very useful in providing fleet operators with the tools for their drivers to become safer and more competent while working - but this new technology isn’t a quick fix and can take some time to embed in the culture of a business, accordin
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15th November 2017

Four new recruits for Air-IT

Managed IT and Communications Provider, Air-IT has added four new staff to its technical and back office teams following its recent relocation to larger premises in Sandiacre.
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13th November 2017

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE-BASED DESIGN SPECIALISTS BURST ONTO UK HOSPITALITY SCENE

A NOTTINGHAMSHIRE design, maintenance and refurbishment company says pubs, bars and restaurants are doing themselves long-term damage if they don’t address brand image.
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13th November 2017

MARKET SQUARE GETS A MAKEOVER FOR EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE BID SUBMISSION

STEP INTO Market Square and you might notice something a little bit different.
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13th November 2017

The Wilkins Groups Celebrates Win at Family Business Awards

Global packaging firm The Wilkins Group is celebrating after winning the International Trade Award at the Midlands Family Business Awards.
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13th November 2017

Double delight for new Mark J Rees partners

The Leicester accountancy practice Mark J Rees is appointing two new partners – the first double partnership promotion in its 79-year history.
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13th November 2017

J Tomlinson builds nine commercial units on regeneration site

Steel frames have gone up on a £1.6m commercial development project being built by J Tomlinson.
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13th November 2017

TOP MIDLANDS ENGINEERING CONSULTANCY APPOINTS NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT POWERHOUSE

BUILDING Services Design (BSD), one of the region’s largest mechanical and electrical engineering (M&E) consultancies, has announced that Alexandra Kowalczuk has joined the company as its new business development consultant.
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13th November 2017

Eat, drink and knit big at Oliver’s with BBC Dragon’s Den entrepreneur

Fresh from her success on BBC’s Dragon’s Den, owner of artisan woolcraft business, Wool Couture is heading to award-winning café, Oliver’s on Friar Gate, in Derby on Saturday 18 November to give an inspirational talk and a ‘giant knitting’ demonstration.
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13th November 2017

Bradley and Ryan take up training placements at Newby Castleman

Two fresh-faced trainees have been taken on by leading chartered accountancy firm Newby Castleman.
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13th November 2017

CALEDONIAN ANNOUNCES ‘YOU’RE HIRED’ ROADSHOW

Caledonian, the UK’s leading offsite building solution provider, is looking to the next generation of graduates to join its team, as the company seeks to fill four more vacancies within the business.
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10th November 2017

Loughborough research institute invites energy industry experts to celebrate a decade of low carbon innovation

Loughborough 09 October 2017 - The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), based at Loughborough University, will be sharing the results from more than 150 complex low carbon energy innovation projects at its 10 Years of Innovation conference. Over two days
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10th November 2017

Construction begins on Coventry University’s sustainable engineering research centre

International property and construction consultancy, Gleeds, has begun construction on a joint venture between Coventry University and German-based international engineering service provider FEV that will see the creation of research centre for automotive
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10th November 2017

Rugby Forwards Reunited in the UK Property Scrum

A Derbyshire property company with an extensive portfolio has appointed a new director- and rebranded to mark the occasion.
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10th November 2017

NOTTS PROPERTY EXPERT TO LEAD BRUTON KNOWLES’ NATIONAL TEAM

NATIONAL property consultants Bruton Knowles has elected Nottingham-based James Bailey as managing partner for a term of three years.
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10th November 2017

PROPERTY DEVELOPER’S MOVE HIGHLIGHTS FREEHOLD SHORTAGE IN NOTTINGHAM

GROWING property development company, Hockley Developments, has moved to a larger office as it paves the way for future expansion, following a deal overseen by Innes England.
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10th November 2017

YOUR HR LAWYER LAUNCHES MIDLANDS EDUCATION STUDY

A new study is set to help schools across the Midlands find out how effective they are at managing HR issues.
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10th November 2017

DISPUTE RESOLUTION TEAM BOLSTERED THROUGH NEW APPOINTMENTS

GROWING law firm Nelsons Solicitors has further strengthened its Derby dispute resolution team through the appointment of two new solicitors.
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10th November 2017

2017 ProCon Awards winners revealed

The best construction projects in Leicestershire have been named winners of the 2017 ProCon Leicestershire Awards.
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9th November 2017

Nottingham based Foremost Security attends the Leicestershire Business Expo 2017

Nottingham based security business, Foremost Security Limited were delighted to host a stand at the Leicestershire Business Expo 2017 at the King Power Stadium on Thursday 26th October to help with their plans to branch out into Leicester markets.
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9th November 2017

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS GROWTH LEADS TO A RAFT OF NEW APPOINTMENTS AT TANK

Six people have joined the ranks of digital PR agency Tank, following a significant number of new international client wins.
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9th November 2017

NEW SPONSORSHIP IS HOT TO TROT FOR BLOOMFIELDS

One of Europe’s leading horsebox manufacturers has announced its latest sponsorship with European gold medallist and international event rider, Ben Hobday.
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9th November 2017

DERBY MD CELEBRATES SUCCESS AT LOCAL BUSINESS BREAKFAST

BUSINESS leaders from Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire gathered yesterday (7 November) to hear about their role in refreshing the economic strategy for the area and HS2 plans at a D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership’s business breakfast.
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9th November 2017

Perfect Fit! Derbyshire Shirt Manufacturer to Sponsor ‘Team of the Year’ Nominees.

Peter England UK to provide dress shirts to Long Eaton Rugby Union Football Club in deal worth £2,500.
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9th November 2017

Baker Butt Foods wins SOHO Coffee Co. listing for sourdough naans

Specialist baker Butt Foods has gained a contract to supply its tasty innovative sourdough naans to independent coffee shop chain SOHO Coffee Co.
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9th November 2017

ASPECT HOUSE NOW AT 100% OCCUPANCY AS MAJOR CALL CENTRE MOVES IN

A MAJOR deal to secure almost 30,000 sq ft of grade A office space in Nottingham has been brokered by property consultancy Innes England.
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9th November 2017

COVENTRY FURNITURE FIRM MOVES INTO NEW HOME

Creative Hire, a leading Coventry-based furniture hire business, has purchased a new, larger warehouse with the help of a £3.35 million commercial mortgage from HSBC.
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9th November 2017

More than 350 HomeServe staff move into new Nottingham offices

New state-of-the-art facility on Aspect Business Park, Nottingham, also houses new “Gas Centre of Excellence” for HomeServe to train hundreds of gas engineers every year
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9th November 2017

Swannington eco-building project gets the support of Ibstock Brick and Forticrete

An environmental school building project in North West Leicestershire has been given a boost by a major local brick manufacturer.
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9th November 2017

Two Leicestershire entrepreneurs feature in list of UK’s most inspiring leaders

The CEOs of two growing Leicestershire businesses have been named amongst the UK’s 100 most inspirational and innovative individuals from across the private, not for profit and public sectors.
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8th November 2017

NOTTS WASTE AND ENERGY CONSULTANTS APPOINTED BY JOJO MAMAN BÈBÈ

Environmental and energy consultants, Blue Castle Group, has been appointed by leading baby, kids, maternity and nursing clothing retailer JoJo Maman Bébé.
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8th November 2017

CHESTERFIELD’S ALTEK TO REDEFINE GLOBAL ALUMINIUM RECYCLING FOLLOWING FUNDING FROM SANTANDER

Chesterfield-based ALTEK Europe Ltd (“ALTEK”), a specialist designer and manufacturer of equipment used for the efficient recycling of aluminium and aluminium waste material, is set to commercialise its latest innovative technology, ALUSALT™ after receivi
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8th November 2017

PUPILS TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE IN STYLE THANKS TO DONATION OF HI-VIS VESTS AND BAG TAGS

Pupils from Measham C of E Primary School in Measham are taking a walk on the wild side in style this year thanks to a donation of high visibility vests and bag tags from David Wilson Homes East Midlands.
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8th November 2017

Success of Ibstock Brick’s Tradesman® competition is announced – plus confirmation of promotion extension

The first Grand Prize winner of Ibstock Brick's Tradesman® competition has been announced – and the lucky winner is a Hampshire-based home improvements company.
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8th November 2017

Blanc de Bierges Steps up to Challenge of £28 Million Campus Project

Stonework specialists Blanc De Bierges stepped up to the mark when it came to providing products for a new health campus at Hull University, which is set to be opened by Her Majesty the Queen next week.
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8th November 2017

Edmond Shipway’s National Memorial Arboretum named UK Project of the Year

The Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, on which Birmingham-based construction consultancy Edmond Shipway was appointed project and cost manager, has been named UK Project of the Year by the Royal Institution of Charter
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8th November 2017

McCann commits to ‘earn and learn’ by joining The 5% Club

Nottingham-based civil and electrical engineering firm McCann has showcased its commitment to developing future talent by joining The 5% Club, an industry led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and spons
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8th November 2017

Pendragon PLC Recruits for New Customer Service Roles in Dealerships

Pendragon PLC, one of the UK’s leading automotive online retailers, has introduced a new Customer Service Assistant role to its Evans Halshaw dealerships and Stratstone retailers.
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8th November 2017

Time to challenge executive training and development

Senior executives and business leaders need space to develop their leadership thinking, however in today’s fast paced climate, the way that development is structured and delivered needs to be adapted to reflect their time and budget demands, according to
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8th November 2017

Silverstone Park Commercial Director Roz Bird confirmed as one of Grant Thornton's 100 'Faces of a Vibrant Economy'

MEPC’s Roz Bird, Commercial Director for Silverstone Park, has been announced as one of 100 business people likely to have a significant impact on the UK economy in the next 12 months.
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3rd November 2017

Stratstone BMW Derby Continues to Support Local Hockey Club

Stratstone BMW Derby is delighted to announce a new sponsorship with Repton Hockey Club, continuing its support from last season.
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3rd November 2017

New Data Protection Resource Hub Launches for SMEs

New Data Protection Resource Hub Launches for SMEs
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3rd November 2017

Pentaxia appoints new business development director as move to new facility begins

Advanced composites manufacturer, Pentaxia prepares for growth with the appointment of Russ Meddes as business development director, as its begins its move into a new six-acre site on Alfreton Road in Derby
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3rd November 2017

Chartered Accountants, Auditors and Advisors, Rogers Spencer are set to finish 2017 on a high

One of Nottingham’s leading independent firm of Chartered Accountants, Auditors and Advisors, Rogers Spencer are set to finish 2017 on a high as they grow their team to meet the demand for local and reliable financial support.
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3rd November 2017

Mitchells strengthens its senior team with new appointment

Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers has further strengthened its corporate team with the appointment of a senior chartered certified accountant.
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3rd November 2017

Wildgoose Homes has handed over the keys to the first completed houses on its newest development in Derbyshire

New owners have moved into five homes at the Wistanes Green site in Wessington, where the company is building a range of three and four bedroomed semi-detached and detached houses.
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2nd November 2017

Nottingham creative business finalists ‘British Sign Awards 2017’

Last year N1 Visual Solutions scooped a prestigious award for their ‘outstanding body of work’ at the 2016 British Sign Awards. T
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2nd November 2017

COCKLIFFE COUNTRY HOUSE TO HOST EXCLUSIVE GLOBAL WEDDING DRESS LAUNCH

Nottinghamshire-based Cockliffe Country House Hotel has announced a partnership with leading local wedding suppliers to host the launch of revered international wedding dress designer Caroline Castigliano in the area.
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2nd November 2017

MOCK EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL HELPS BUSINESS BOSSES PREPARE AND PLAN

An interactive mock employment tribunal has been held in the court room at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham, to raise awareness of legislative changes for businesses.
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1st November 2017

YOUNG TRAINEES HIRED TO BECOME EXPERTS IN CLOUD-BASED ACCOUNTANCY SOFTWARE XERO

NATIONAL accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young has added fresh talent to its Nottingham-based team with the appointment of two new trainees.
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1st November 2017

NOTTINGHAM BUSINESSES RAISE ALMOST £700 AT SPORTSAID CHARITY LUNCH

A FUNDRAISING lunch for Nottingham SportsAid raised £680 to help support the next generation of British sporting stars – including local teenage triathlete Nixie Turner.
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1st November 2017

LEADING LAW FIRM GOES FOR ‘GREEN’ ENVIRONMENT CERTIFICATE

LEADING law firm Roythornes has been awarded a green Investors in the Environment (iiE) accreditation - the highest available recognition from the scheme - for its commitment to sustainability and reducing its impact on the environment.
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1st November 2017

MANAGING DIRECTOR OF PENTAXIA IS GUEST SPEAKER AT A SPECIAL CONNECT DERBY EVENT

Stephen Ollier, managing director of advanced carbon fibre composite manufacturer Pentaxia, is the guest speaker at a special networking event being hosted by Connect Derby.
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1st November 2017

Leadership development company to get the East Midlands’ housing sector fit to lead

Strong leaders hold the key to realising the potential opportunities for the UK’s housing sector and its workforce, according to leading East Midlands’ training and development firm, Awbery.
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1st November 2017

Purpose Media staff get spooky for charity

Full-service marketing agency Purpose Media marked this year’s Halloween in spook-tacular style by holding a staff fancy dress day to raise money in support of Rape Crisis England and Wales.
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1st November 2017

Phase two of Loughborough University’s £30m science faculty contract begins

Henry Brothers and Franklin Ellis Architects have announced that works have begun on the second phase of Loughborough University’s major refurbishment of its existing science buildings.
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1st November 2017

FROM SCISSORS AND SUDS TO SHOWHOMES AND SALES

A sales adviser from Miller Homes Midlands has landed her dream job and dream home - all in under six months.
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1st November 2017

With Love from Harts XX

Foodies and fans from across the region can look forward to a mouth-watering 12 months ahead, as renowned Nottingham restaurant Hart’s launches a year of celebrations, with some very special events planned, to mark a milestone 20th birthday.
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1st November 2017

Casting Call Gives Would-Be Models The Chance To ‘Strut Their Stuff’ For Charity

A couture fashion designer, who has showed his collections at London, LA and New York Fashion Week, is looking to give would-be models the chance to walk in his December showcase in Nottingham.
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