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News from 2018


23rd December 2018

Auction Estates fulfil Christmas wishes of children at Queen's Medical Centre

Property Giant Sports 'Santa Spirit' With Hospital Drop Off
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22nd December 2018

Muberry Homes spreads Christmas joy at Northampton General Hospital

Spreading the festive cheer, Northampton-based developer Mulberry Homes has donated a collection of Christmas presents to the children’s wards at Northampton General Hospital
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21st December 2018

New Partner joins Love Business

The Institute of Directors is an organisation committed to supporting those in positions of responsibility whether in the private, public or not for profit sector.
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21st December 2018

Marketing Derby scoop global Award

It has been announced this week that Marketing Derby has beaten competition from New York and Hong Kong
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21st December 2018

Printing CEO makes industry Power 100 list in company’s 80th year

A year of 80th anniversary celebrations at one of the UK’s largest independent printing companies has culminated with the inclusion of its CEO on a list of the 100 most powerful people in the industry.
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21st December 2018

Derbyshire nursery children switch on lights at new development in Doveridge

Nursery children from Small Oaks Childcare recently helped to spread Christmas cheer to the new community at Doveridge Park in Doveridge with a light switch on ceremony.
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21st December 2018

Find out about East Midlands Trains Rail Booking App!

Take a look at the infographic or visit stand R7 at Love Business Expo on 27th February
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21st December 2018

Property presentation firm celebrates record year with brand new website

A property presentation firm which has had five new hires in the last twelve months is putting its success down to ‘savvy sellers’ being even more switched on when it comes to marketing a property, and has launched a brand new website to make that process
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21st December 2018

UK’S Leading Diversity Adds More Value to East Midlands Businesses

Richard Shakespeare, Managing Director of Workplace Diversity Solutions has created a free diversity calendar that covers the key awareness days and diversity events taking place during 2019.
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21st December 2018

National auction house launches new site in Chesterfield

A hundred and fifty new jobs will be available in Chesterfield as national auctioneer John Pye opens its first auction site in the town.
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21st December 2018

Christmas comes early for Wellingborough woman

A woman from Wellingborough is driving home for an “amazing” Christmas after scooping the top prize in a competition to encourage people to shop local.
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20th December 2018

National Model Railroad Association convention returns to The Derby Conference Centre

The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) once again returned to The Derby Conference Centre this year with a convention for its members.
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20th December 2018

It’s party time at Mencap with Hinckley & Rugby

Christmas arrived early at Hinckley Mencap with a party organised by volunteers from Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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20th December 2018

Medstrom to begin UK bed manufacturing from brand new facility

Medstrom Healthcare announce they will start manufacturing their range of specialist profiling beds in the UK in early 2019.
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20th December 2018

New trees for St Ann‏’s community as new housing development completes‏

Fruit trees are being planted and community artwork displayed in time for Christmas on a new social housing development in St Ann‏'‏s, Nottingham.‏
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20th December 2018

Europa Nottingham Speeds Ahead

The Nottingham team of leading logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, is celebrating its best-ever quarter and looking ahead to a prosperous 2019.
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20th December 2018

New cafe complete for country bumpkin yurts

A Northamptonshire-based luxury glamping venture has completed its next phase of expansion as it opens the doors to a new onsite café.
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20th December 2018

National construction company serves Christmas joy to Doncaster's homeless

Willmott Dixon has supported vulnerable people in Doncaster this festive season by partnering up with Action for Doncaster’s Homeless & Vulnerable, to provide a two-course Christmas dinner for over 70 local homeless people (Wednesday 19 December).
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20th December 2018

Lincolnshire Chip Shop Featured in The Book of Amazing People

Following a successful 30th anniversary year, the Elite Fish & Chip Company is ending 2018 on a high after being the only business to be featured in The Book of Amazing People.
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20th December 2018

Students run to boost night shelter funds

West Nottinghamshire College students were seen running away from the Derby Road campus in droves yesterday (19 December) – all in the name of festive fundraising.
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20th December 2018

Food and festive treats for furry friends

Animals at a rescue centre in Radcliffe-on-Trent are getting gifts of food, bedding, toys and treats thanks to the efforts of animal care students from West Nottinghamshire College.
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20th December 2018

Award-winning consultancy expands into the Midlands

AN award-winning landscape, environmental and heritage consultancy has expanded into the Midlands with the opening of a new office in Nottingham’s historic The Lace Market – following a deal led by East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons.
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20th December 2018

Leading Nottingham agency expands its design and development team

Top East Midlands digital agency Hallam has added to its team of web experts by welcoming four new members to the company, following a series of account wins. 
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19th December 2018

Co-op invests £13.5 million in new stores and funeral homes in 2018

Central England Co-operative invests over £13.5 million in new stores and funeral homes across 2018
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19th December 2018

Stellar year for Oviso Financial Services

Mortgage and insurance advisor, Oviso Financial Services, has topped off a stellar year by buying its headquarters in Queen Street, Derby.
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19th December 2018

Major plans approved for development at Swadlincote

First approvals for residential, retail and leisure development
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19th December 2018

Golden girl Ruth’s a champ

A childcare student from West Nottinghamshire College has been in deep water this winter, and has emerged a golden champion!
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19th December 2018

Joint winners of 2018 Building Society staff award

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society’s annual staff award has been won by its IT team and the mortgages customer services manager who have worked together to keep customers’ data safe.
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18th December 2018

Derby architecture firm toasts to a record year

Derby-based Swain Architecture has celebrated a record year with clients and friends at a special event at Blacksmith Lounge in the city.
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18th December 2018

Homebuilders enlist Santa's little helper to warn children about elf n' safety

As the Christmas holidays approach, leading developers Barratt Homes Northampton and David Wilson Homes South Midlands have enlisted one of Santa’s little helpers to send out an important message encouraging children to think about elf n’ safety.
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18th December 2018

Warm welcome for new products provides a perfect 50th birthday present for Arrow Solutions

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of professional cleaning and maintenance chemicals is celebrating its 50th birthday in style, after securing substantial business from the aerospace industry for its new impregnated wipe products.
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18th December 2018

Ramsey's Cooks Up Perfect Recipe for Luxury Homes

High-end kitchen designer, Ramsey’s was the first port of call when luxury housebuilder GS Developments was looking for a supplier.
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18th December 2018

January deadline fast approaching for UK’s first ever Artisan Food Production Degree

Students have until the UCAS deadline of January 15 2019 to apply for the UK’s first ever artisan food production degree to learn all aspects of artisan bread-baking, cheese-making, butchery, charcuterie and patisserie creation.
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18th December 2018

Lois Harnett Ball raises £25,000 for QMC children's ward

Christmas came a week early for staff and patients at the Nottingham Children’s Hospital thanks to a fundraising event supported by Nottingham firm, George Square Financial Management.
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18th December 2018

Multi-Million Pound Steel City Scheme tops out

A topping out ceremony has taken place at a new £19m student accommodation scheme in Sheffield city centre being built by Clegg Construction.
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18th December 2018

Inspired by nature and village life - The new Lincolnshire development marrying modern living with rural beauty

A new 46.7-acre development in the village of Sudbrooke has taken its design inspiration from the surrounding historic woodland and the traditional village setting.
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18th December 2018

BOE Rate Announcement 20th December: Rob Clifford, SDL Group

Speaking ahead of the Bank of England’s base rate announcement on 20th December, Rob Clifford Property expert at SDL Group believes the mortgage market will remain stable, in spite of Brexit.
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18th December 2018

Leicestershire firms help homeless this Christmas

Leicestershire and Rutland business members of Leicestershire Cares are helping the homeless this Christmas by donating starter packs to help them sleep, cook, eat and keep clean their next home.
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18th December 2018

Total Motion Vehicle Management become an official vehicle partner

Total Motion Vehicle Management have become Stoke City’s Official Vehicle Partner, the Club are delighted to announce.
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18th December 2018

Ski parties, luxury breaks and festive feasts – Sketchley Grange Hotel does the best Christmas presents

A luxury country house spa hotel in the East Midlands has Christmas all wrapped up thanks to its dazzling array of festive experiences.
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18th December 2018

Competition success for Shirebrook Academy

Year 9 pupils from Shirebrook Academy in Mansfield have once again been challenged to showcase their creativity and design prowess by taking part in what has now become an annual competition organised by business gifts and promotional merchandise speciali
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18th December 2018

Film leads students to festive fundraising

A Level media students at West Nottinghamshire College have been inspired to help those less fortunate after watching an award-winning British film.
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18th December 2018

Tyre scanner set for national roll out after £1m investment

A South-East Midlands company which has developed an innovative tool to check the safety of vehicle tyres, has secured £1m funding to help roll it out to the global automotive aftersales market.
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17th December 2018

Accountants gift a grand to charity’s Christmas jumper apprentice appeal

Accountants Newby Castleman turned their hands to knitwear retail in support of a charity’s Christmas Jumper event, based on TV show The Apprentice.
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17th December 2018

West Bridgford Football Team scores sponsorship with Barratt Homes

The West Bridgford Colts Under 8s team kicked off the season in style with a new kit sponsored by Barratt Homes North Midlands.
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17th December 2018

The weight is over!

Some of the team at Burton-based, Russell Roof Tiles, can once again indulge in mince pies and Christmas treats, after shredding the pounds and raising a £800 for local charities.
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17th December 2018

New Branch Manager at Europa in Nottingham

Europa Road, a division within Europa Worldwide Group, has announced four role changes across its UK branch network, recognising homegrown talent within the business.  
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17th December 2018

Pupils bury time capsule to celebrate the building of new Lincoln academy

A time capsule has been buried by pupils and staff who will be moving into the brand new Springwell Alternative Academy Lincolnshire next year to celebrate the construction of their new school.
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17th December 2018

Leicestershire Estate Agent celebrates being named one of the UK’s best

An estate agent with three branches across Leicestershire has attended a national award ceremony where they were listed as one of the country’s best.
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17th December 2018

Ednaston Park Managed Workspace Scheme welcomes first tenant

Just weeks after refurbishment work was completed on the new Ednaston Park managed workspace scheme between Derby and Ashbourne, the building has welcomed its first tenants.
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17th December 2018

First stage of transformative works completes at National Space Centre

NATIONAL property, construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard has designed a space age new entrance foyer at the base of a 140ft rocket tower at the National Space Centre.
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17th December 2018

Nottingham Accountancy Firm Pioneers Artificial Intelligence

A Nottingham based accountancy firm has made a new appointment to its team…one that never makes a mistake and does not need to have a tea break!
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17th December 2018

Festive cheer for The Dairy after the company secures three new clients!

Award-winning West Bridgford-based creative agency The Dairy, has built upon an already successful year after the business recently secured three new clients ahead of the festive period.
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17th December 2018

Specialist Automotive Global Skills Centre Opens Its Doors at MIRA Technology Park

MIRA Technology Institute (MTI), a unique partnership between North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College, HORIBA MIRA, Coventry University, Loughborough University and the University of Leicester has opened its doors at MIRA Technology Park (MTP)
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17th December 2018

Notts Coach Company Celebrates Being Featured in Parliamentary Review

Family-run coach company, Skills Holidays is the only company in Nottingham to be featured in the Parliamentary Automotive Review, it has been announced today.
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14th December 2018

LLEP Digital Conference 19 Oadby & Wigston, Leicestershire 11 April 2019: 8.30am - 3.45pm

The Chamber's annual LLEP Digital Conference 19 is being delivered in partnership with Superfast Leicestershire.
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14th December 2018

£10,000 raised for Nottingham Playhouse Platinum Charity Pot

NOTTINGHAM Playhouse has raised more than £10,000 for its 70th Anniversary Fund, following a Gala performance of its critically-acclaimed show The Madness of George III and 70th birthday auction.
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14th December 2018

Nottingham Nursery Group Raises Money for Children’s Cancer Charity

To mark the opening of the new baby suite at its Bilborough nursery, Children 1st Day Nurseries were delighted to make a cheque presentation to leading national charity Children with Cancer UK and to invite its regional fundraiser to visit the nursery.
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14th December 2018

Loughborough University publishes vision to nurture nationwide economic growth

Loughborough University has launched the Loughborough Area of Innovation – an ambitious vision for University-led growth aligned to the Government’s Industrial Strategy.
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14th December 2018

Festive fun unravels for Notts accountants

STAFF from accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young came together this week (Thursday, 13 December) donning their most festive jumpers to raise more than £290 for FareShare – the UK’s largest charity fighting hunger and food waste.
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14th December 2018

Speedel sign up to exhibit at Love Business expo 2019 and promote their business to the the 2000 expected visitors on the day

We provide dedicated Sameday courier services 24/7 and 365 to companies both small and large, to and from any UK location. Whether it’s urgent parts for an aerospace client, urgent supplies for healthcare organisations or a critical tender for a vital con
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14th December 2018

Dains announces appointment of new business development director in Stoke

Leading accountancy firm Dains LLP have recently appointed a new business development director to their Stoke office.
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14th December 2018

KAM celebrates five years in business and 64% growth in the last 12 months

Construction consultancy KAM Project Consultants is celebrating five years in business this month.
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14th December 2018

Prestigious award for building with human centric smart lighting

The first human centric smartLighting (HCsL) system has been key to the headquarters of Gymshark being recognised at the prestigious UK Property Awards.
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14th December 2018

JOHN PYE TECHNICAL LAUNCHES AS AUCTIONEER’S SIXTH DIVISION

The UK’s leading commercial auction house network, John Pye, has launched a new technical division to repair and refurbish consumer electrical products for retail clients.
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14th December 2018

NEW HEAD APPOINTED BY LOUGHBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL

Dr Fiona Miles has been appointed as the new Head of Loughborough High School. Fiona is the current Senior Deputy Head at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls and will take up her appointment at the start of the Summer Term.
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13th December 2018

LACE Housing Celebrates Dedicated Volunteers and Staff

Lincolnshire housing and support service provider LACE Housing rounded off another successful year at its 19th annual awards and presentation evening.
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13th December 2018

East Midlands sales consultant honoured in national awards

An East Midlands housebuilder is celebrating after one of its team was named CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Practitioner of the Year in a national awards ceremony.
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13th December 2018

RHCV’s strategic growth plans sees duo promoted

East Midlands-based Renault Trucks Dealer, RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV), has promoted two of its longest-serving employees into brand new roles as Group Managers, as part of its strategic growth plan. 
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13th December 2018

Meet the team behind Nottingham's Home Farm Restoration

MEMBERS of the public are invited to learn more about the restoration plans for the Home Farm, Nuthall site during an event being held on 17 December.
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13th December 2018

Forward Ladies Grand Final 2018 - National finalists announced

The UK’s top business women have been recognised at the prestigious grand final of the Forward Ladies National Awards & Summit 2018, sponsored by HSBC UK.
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13th December 2018

J Tomlinson appointed on South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service contract

J Tomlinson has extended its emergency services portfolio after being awarded a five-year repairs and maintenance contract by South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue.
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13th December 2018

Victoria Brambini takes top role at Perfect Circle

PERFECT Circle, the consortium comprising Pick Everard, Gleeds and AECOM, has appointed Victoria Brambini as its managing director.
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13th December 2018

Cyclists urged to Spray Safe this winter

Nottingham based PR agency London PR is urging cyclists to ‘Spray Safe’ this winter after being chosen to launch a new campaign to promote groundbreaking road safety spray Albedo 100.
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13th December 2018

Innovative Burton therapist chosen as one of country’s top independent businesses

Innovative Burton therapist has been recognised for her unique style as she bags a national accolade while continuing to find new ways to combat chronic pain.
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13th December 2018

Midlands PR agency sees rapid growth with trio of new starters

Nottingham and Lincoln-based PR agency Jennie Holland PR has expanded its team with the appointment of three new members.
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13th December 2018

Focus Consultants completes role in fire safety improvements at Lincoln hospital

A £1.4m programme of fire safety improvement work in which Focus Consultants undertook the building surveying, design and contract administrator responsibilities has been completed on a ward at Lincoln County Hospital.
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12th December 2018

The White Peacock Restaurant flies high with hat-trick of award wins

An independent restaurant in the heart of Leicester is flying high after picking up a hat-trick of accolades.
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12th December 2018

Charterpoint Senior Living submits plans for Bingham care home

Plans have been lodged with Rushcliffe Borough Council to build a new 70-bed care home on the site of the former police station in Bingham, Nottinghamshire.
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12th December 2018

Trade Windows Christmas Celebration

Award-winning Trade Windows celebrates success of spectacular Winter Wonderhome Extravaganza
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12th December 2018

Cowens Strengthens Its Financial Planning Team with Two New Appointments

Leading financial services company, Cowens Financial Architects, part of Cowens Group, has further strengthened its growing team with two new appointments in a month.
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12th December 2018

Festive season sees surge in potato demand at Lincoln factory

Lincoln-based potato supplier expected to distribute more than 1.8 million packs of fresh potatoes in the run up to Christmas
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11th December 2018

Eden chosen to pack a punch for personalised packaging launch

Eden Public Relations has been appointed to deliver a comprehensive media relations programme to support the launch of a new personalised packaging brand Vanilla Reindeer.
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11th December 2018

Local Business Network raises money for local and small national charity

A local networking group,“Business For You” which meets at the Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre on the first Friday of every month for coffee and networking, held a fundraising raffle at it’s annual Christmas lunch.
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11th December 2018

Gigantic Reports Successful Quarter

Gigantic is set to complete another record-breaking year, concluding with its busiest quarter and reporting a year-on-year 21 per cent increase in turnover.
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11th December 2018

Richard Shakespeare - the UK’s leading Work Place Diversity Consultant

1.50pm - 2.10pm Work Place Diversity and your legal obligations - how not to get it wrong, however well intended you are @ Love Business EXPO 2019
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11th December 2018

Russell Ulyatt confirms place amongst UK’s best financial advisers

There is cause for a double celebration at Russell Ulyatt Financial Services, a leading firm of independent financial advisers headquartered in Nottingham.
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11th December 2018

First brick laid as work commences on new primary school for Chellaston

The first brick has been laid to mark the commencement of building works on the new Chellaston Fields Spencer Academy.
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11th December 2018

The Cornerhouse 'gives back' to Nottingham primary school

Kind-hearted Nottingham locals have donated hundreds of pounds worth of food and other essential items to the Old Basford Primary School’s very own food bank, as part of a charity initiative organised by The Cornerhouse, Nottingham’s leading leisure and e
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11th December 2018

It’s beginning to look a lot like a White Christmas at Queen Victoria Arts Club in Leicester

The cast of Curve’s White Christmas help Queen Victoria Arts Club prepare for their first Christmas.
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11th December 2018

SDL Property Management takes home gold at National Awards

SDL Property Management, which is part of Nottinghamshire-based property services company, SDL Group, wins ‘New Build Property Management Company of the Year’ at national property industry awards.
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11th December 2018

Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire businesses selected for fast-track programme to accelerate growth

A group of talented digital founders and entrepreneurs in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire have been selected to take part in a fast-track programme dedicated at accelerating the growth of tech SMEs.
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11th December 2018

Wildgoose adds two new faces to board

A new appointment has been made to the board of directors at Derbyshire based Wildgoose Construction.
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10th December 2018

Intelligent Decisioning ISO 27001

ISO 27001 is recognised worldwide as the standard for information security management.
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10th December 2018

Joinery students give piano new lease of life

From the tinkling of the ivories to the clinking of glasses, joinery students at West Nottinghamshire College have used their wood-skills to transform an everyday item.
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10th December 2018

Wilson Vale’s food attracts top award

Wilson Vale, caterers at College Court, the University of Leicester’s dedicated conference centre and hotel, is celebrating the venue’s latest accolade.
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10th December 2018

Propertyface2face 10 year anniversary lunch raised cash for Operation Orphan

Nottingham based property networking group, Propertyface2face celebrated its 10 year anniversary last week with a glamorous lunch event held at Alea, raising £4,231 for children’s charity, Operation Orphan. www.operation-orphan.org
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10th December 2018

Trio of vessels tip Ward over the £7million export target ahead of schedule

Derbyshire-based metal and waste management specialist, Ward, has exceeded its forecasted annual export target from its dedicated deep sea dock at Immingham in just seven months.
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10th December 2018

Shakespeare Martineau makes senior promotions in the East Midlands

Law firm Shakespeare Martineau has announced the latest round of senior promotions, including two new associates in the East Midlands.
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10th December 2018

Construction awards recognise outstanding East Midlands performers

Trainee site manager Laura Barnett and the project team which created a cutting-edge development centre for iconic motorcycle firm Royal Enfield were among outstanding employees from the East Midlands recognised by construction contractor Stepnell at its
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10th December 2018

Machinery Moving Specialists Announce Growth Following FD Appointment

Leading machinery moving specialists Joseph Merritt Plc has announced a rise in both revenue and profits in accounts filed for the financial year ended June 2018.
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10th December 2018

Mock Trial helps construction team master health and safety challenges‏

Woodhead Group has hosted a ‘mock trial’ of a serious on-site accident, to highlight the importance of robust health and safety policies.‏
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10th December 2018

Senior lawyer appointed as head of the Legal Advice Centre at Nottingham Law School

Cartwright King director, Laura Pinkney, has been appointed as head of the Legal Advice Centre at Nottingham Law School (NLS), as the Centre exceeds £2.5 million in compensation and recovered benefits for clients.
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7th December 2018

ISO 9001:2015 - by jove we’ve got it

Spatial Global has been granted ISO 9001:2015 certification. This ensures our organisation is focused on meeting our customers’ requirements and that they continue to be satisfied with the services we provide.
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7th December 2018

Congratulations RISK Health and Safety Training

Achieving 21 years in business is a huge milestone and one to be celebrated - especially as RISK Health and Safety Training has achieved so much!
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7th December 2018

EverythingBranded Executive LCFC Box Donated to The Bodie Hodges Foundation

In continuous support of The Bodie Hodges Foundation, EverythingBranded is proud to announce their donation of their executive box for bereaved Leicestershire families for the LCFC v Tottenham Hotspur game on Saturday 8th December.
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7th December 2018

National Award Success for Nottingham Lettings Specialist

Kingswood Residential Investment Management Scoops Silver Award in the New Agency of the Year Category at The Negotiator Awards
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7th December 2018

Final week to reap the rewards in Wellingborough Christmas shopping scheme

Shoppers have just one week to reap the rewards of a town centre reward scheme, designed to encourage people to shop local this Christmas.
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7th December 2018

Luxus invests in a new £1.5m compounding site

Technical knowledge-based compounder and recycler Luxus, has installed a new £1.5m compounding line at its manufacturing facility based in Louth, Lincolnshire.
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7th December 2018

Biggest Bridalwear Sale Coming to South Wales Following Berketex Administration

Following the announcement that bridal retailer Berketex has gone into administration, the John Pye Business Assets team has been appointed to deal with the valuation and disposal of over 20,000 unsold bridal gowns, plus hundreds of shoes and accessories.
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7th December 2018

Adtrak favours framework for fundraising

Nottingham-based digital marketing agency, Adtrak is ramping up its fundraising efforts - announcing that it will be supporting local homeless charity, Framework throughout 2019.
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7th December 2018

Huge success for Ednaston Park's Open Days

More than 150 visitors attend open days at the new Ednaston Park Managed Workspace Scheme
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6th December 2018

Love Business helped me get Eurostar account

1.50pm - 2.10pm Work Place Diversity and your legal obligations - how not to get it wrong, however well intended you are @ Love Business EXPO 2019
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6th December 2018

Site Manager Henry seals the deal with recognition for excellence

A Leicestershire Site Manager has been recognised for his construction excellence after winning a prestigious Seal of Excellence award in the National Housebuilding Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job Awards.
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6th December 2018

Green light given for brand-new sports hall at Leicestershire’s Ratcliffe College

Planning has now been granted for Ratcliffe College’s brand-new second sports hall, which will provide modern and spacious facilities for students throughout the College.
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6th December 2018

NPS bolsters committee with two new appointments

Nottingham Professional Services (NPS) has announced the appointment of Ken Feast to its committee and the re-election of Kate Hennig as chairperson.
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6th December 2018

Help a Young Person Have a Happy Christmas

Lincolnshire Action Trust is calling for support from businesses as it launches its LAT Wishes Christmas campaign for the charity’s Young Oasis service.
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6th December 2018

CBE strengthens managerial team with strategic appointment

Cooper Brown Enterprises Ltd., the parent company of leading manufacturers BG Engineering, NiTEC Ltd. and Pentag Gears, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Fabio Cosenza as Business Development Manager.
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6th December 2018

Micro-Fresh named as one to watch

GLOBAL freshness brand Micro-Fresh has been named in this year’s Sunday Times Fast Track Ones to Watch list.
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6th December 2018

New health and safety accreditation puts Pall-Ex miles ahead of industry

Pall-Ex has underlined its commitment to being market leading by promoting health and safety in the logistics industry after becoming the first pallet network to achieve another gold standard – the latest ISO accreditation.
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6th December 2018

LSH to mentor next generation of property leaders

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has committed to an exciting new initiative called the Regeneration Brainery (www.regenerationbrainery.co.uk) which aims to encourage young people across the East Midlands to consider careers in property.
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6th December 2018

It's been an incredible week for the hardworking team at Gelato Village in Leicester

The artisan gelato makers have been honoured with not one, but three prestigious awards in the space of seven days. Up against stiff competition, they were crowned Best Local Food & Drink Producer at the Leicestershire Promotions 2018 Tourism & Hospitalit
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6th December 2018

Clarke Wilmott continues to expand Birmingham family team

Leading national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has appointed Hannah Bridgwood as a new associate to its Birmingham Family Team.
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6th December 2018

Millfield School library enters a new chapter

Children at Heighington Millfield Primary Academy in Lincoln are benefitting from a refreshed library thanks to the generous help from staff at Branston.
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6th December 2018

PlayerLayer scores central location for new Nottingham HQ

Sportswear brand PlayerLayer has unveiled a new office in a prestigious location on Carrington Street in Nottingham city centre with help from Fraser Brown Solicitors.
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6th December 2018

Celebrating the best Nottingham restaurants and bars

The final of the Nottingham Restaurant & Bar Awards’ (NR&BA) Best Young Talent, Front of House Award, took place at Nottingham College’s Adams Restaurant last month (21st November), with Chris Stamp (Adams Restaurant Commercial Lead/ Hospitality Lecturer)
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6th December 2018

LEP Welcomes Creation of Skills Advisory Panels

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government that it will create Skills Advisory Panels to address skills and labour market needs.
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6th December 2018

Homelessness charity celebrates 10th anniversary with rugby-themed dinner

The Bridge – Homelessness to Hope is celebrating its 10 anniversary with a charity dinner, to be held at Leicester College on 9 January 2019.
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5th December 2018

Bruton Knowles Kick-Starts Sponsorship in the Community

Bruton Knowles has made its biggest commercial commitment to date, renewing its sponsorship package with Nottingham Rugby Club for the 2018/19 season as part of its ongoing nationwide sponsorship programme.
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5th December 2018

Marketing Derby reaches milestone 350 Bondholders

Charitable organisation NWG have become the 350th Marketing Derby Bondholder.
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5th December 2018

Bringing in the pounds for pups

Students welcomed some cute, loyal and very intelligent special guests to West Nottinghamshire College last week.
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5th December 2018

Shooting Star Welcomes a New Business Development Manager

Award-winning PR, marketing and digital agency Shooting Star is on the rise with a new addition to the team. 
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4th December 2018

Hallam Boosts Digital PR Offering with Three New Hires

Award-winning digital marketing agency Hallam has announced the appointment of three new employees to its Earned Media team, following a series of digital PR and Social Media account wins for the Nottingham-based company.
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4th December 2018

Cool As Leicester awarded top Midlands award

The cream of the Midlands media was celebrated at the annual Midlands Media Awards with Leicester’s Gabrielle Miller taking home the trophy in the Blogger/Columnist of the Year category for her work managing online leisure portal, Cool As Leicester.
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4th December 2018

James Bowie is Leicestershire's new tourism superstar

Former owner of The Belmont Hotel honoured at Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2018 for contribution to local tourism over 50 years
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4th December 2018

Fourth hire in three months for East Midlands fit-out firm

East Midlands fit-out specialist Butler & Willow has announced its fourth hire in three months, having appointed Ollie Dean as its new project owner.
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4th December 2018

Corporate and banking partner returns to support Nelsons' ongoing growth plans

GROWING law firm Nelsons has strengthened its corporate services and Leicester-based team with the re-appointment of a former partner.
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4th December 2018

Chesterfield pub launched by local duo set for expansion

A POPULAR Chesterfield pub has launched a significant expansion to its offering with the opening of six high-end bed and breakfast rooms, thanks to funding from Enterprise Loans East Midlands.
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4th December 2018

Barrie Stephen's festive dog walk raises over £2500 for local charity

Four legged friends from across the county came together yesterday in support of Leicester Animal Aid. Organised by local entrepreneur and charity ambassador Barrie Stephen, the event saw over 75 people and their canine companions participate in a sponsor
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4th December 2018

Barratt Homes welcomes one of its residents onto bespoke armed forces programme

Barratt Homes has welcomed a new recruit onto its Armed Forces Acceleration Programme who bought a home from the developer last year.
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4th December 2018

China trade mission to pave way for growth across Midlands

‘Highly successful’ China trade mission will help pave the way for economic growth across the Midlands
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4th December 2018

I want to spread a bit of happiness

Dialysis patient designs easy-to-wear fashion for people with health conditions
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4th December 2018

PureGym gains third site in Nottingham

National retail and leisure commercial property agent, Box Property, has secured national gym operator PureGym a third premises at Castle Marina Retail Park in Nottingham.
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4th December 2018

New appointment at apprenticeships provider

SKILLS experts Working Links have appointed a dedicated Account Manager to work with employers in the Midlands and navigate the new Apprenticeships Levy, supporting businesses to minimise the risk and maximise the benefits.
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4th December 2018

Appointments grow Tank's senior management team

Award-winning digital PR agency Tank is going into 2019 with two new account directors, each responsible for developing PR strategies across an expanding portfolio of clients.
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4th December 2018

Focus Consultants delivers sustainability services for major renewable energy firm

Focus Consultants has been appointed to deliver sustainability services for a new East Coast Hub for the global leader in offshore wind, Ørsted, which is currently building the biggest offshore wind farms in the world.
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4th December 2018

Greater Lincolnshire’s turn to produce a Local Industrial Strategy

Greater Lincolnshire’s economy is set to be strengthened after the Government included the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership in its third and final wave of Local Industrial Strategies (LIS).
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4th December 2018

New country wedding reception venue unveiled at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

Popular award-winning Derbyshire farm shop Croots has expanded its services to offer a picturesque wedding reception venue at its countryside site just outside Duffield.
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3rd December 2018

Factory unveils new hi-tech equipment and jobs with help of a £170k investment

An Ilkeston company which makes aluminium products for the building industry has unveiled its latest state-of-the-art investment.
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3rd December 2018

Charity hits the jackpot with £122,000 fundraiser

East Midlands charity STAR TRUST raised more than £120,000 at its glittering annual ball at the weekend (17 Nov) – money which will help many regional organisations desperately seeking funds.
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1st December 2018

intu Derby’s Giving Box spreads festive cheer for less fortunate families

intu Derby is spreading festive cheer to less fortunate families throughout Derbyshire, with the return of its annual charity Giving Box.
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1st December 2018

MEDIAmaker proudly announces 25th year in business

The Nottingham-based media production company marks its 25th anniversary with a month of celebrations throughout December 2018
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1st December 2018

Children celebrate progress of works on new academy in Mablethorpe

Pupils who will be moving into the Springwell Alternative Academy in Mablethorpe next year have made their mark on the building at a plasterboard signing ceremony to celebrate the final board being fitted.
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30th November 2018

End of an era for David Wilson Homes as two Coalville developments sell out

David Wilson Homes East Midlands is celebrating the end of an era as its two developments in Coalville have now both successfully sold out.
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30th November 2018

Derby firm receives new investment to support aerospace and medical industries

A SPECIALIST manufacturing business, which supplies services to the aerospace and medical industries, has received significant funding to help invest in new technology.
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30th November 2018

Longest Serving Member of Sturgess Motor Group Retires after 48 Years

After 48 years, this week Sturgess Jaguar bid a fond farewell to Balu Mistry who was the company’s longest serving employee.
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30th November 2018

Foresight makes £249,000 MEIF investment into smart textiles business Footfalls and Heartbeats Limited

Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”) announces a £249,000 equity investment into Footfalls and Heartbeats Limited (“Footfalls” or the “Company”) through the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (“MEIF”).
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30th November 2018

Sports and leisurewear manufacturer Proskins secures £250,000 from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

Funding will support the expansion of Proskins’ overseas presence and the creation of 10 new jobs
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30th November 2018

All eyes on the ABE

We know Christmas may just be round the corner but we're already looking forward to the Marketing Derby Annual Business Event 2019.
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30th November 2018

Business In The Kitchen - Thursday, 6th December, 6-8pm.

Connecting businesses and entrepreneurs across Leicestershire at luxurious locations.
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30th November 2018

Coventry businesses making a difference

Women have united in Coventry to provide more opportunities for career development and business growth in the region.
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30th November 2018

Nottingham duo named as Eastern Hairdresser of the Year at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2018

Jessica Neil and Mary Geoghegan’s reputation as one best hairdressing duos in the country was confirmed last night (26th November 2018) after they were named as Eastern Hairdresser of the Year at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2018, sponsored by Schwarz
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30th November 2018

East Midlands Business News: Jackie Oliver & Co crowned best single sales estate agent branch in the country

It’s official – Jackie Oliver & Co is one of the very best Estate Agents in the East Midlands – and the entire country!
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30th November 2018

Turning it up to the max

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance advise on the sale of UK’s largest sound equipment supplier
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30th November 2018

Burton firm tackling rise in commercial waste this festive season

Burton based Willshee’s will be leading the way as they work around the clock this festive season to help restaurants, pubs and bars to recycle commercial waste over the Christmas period.
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30th November 2018

Local Women’s Business Networking Group celebrates its Second Year Birthday Meeting

A professional women’s business networking group for local businesses recently celebrated its second-year birthday
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30th November 2018

Five Star Solmar Villas secure best ever British Travel Awards haul

A Midlands provider of hand-picked villas has proved it is the best in its field by securing five major titles at the British Travel Awards
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30th November 2018

East Midlands events venue acquired by new owners with bank funding

Hothorpe Hall & The Woodlands in Theddingworth, Leicestershire, has been acquired by new owners Christian Guild in a seven-figure funding deal provided by Allied Irish Bank (GB)*.
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30th November 2018

‘New skills’ the key to growth for East Midlands businesses

East Midlands’ Millennials embarking on building a future career need new skills including collaboration, adaptability and resilience, according to the findings of the Talent and Skills Growth report produced by business and financial adviser Grant Thornt
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30th November 2018

Wells McFarlane appoint new head of PR and marketing

An award winning consultancy named best agency in Leicestershire at the UK Property Awards 2017-18 has brought in Lucy Taffs as their Head of PR and Marketing to work across all areas of the residential and commercial business.
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29th November 2018

Neil brings years of tax knowledge to growing team of consultants at Newby Castleman

Leading chartered accountancy firm Newby Castleman has bolstered its Personal Tax team by taking on an experienced Tax Consultant to advise its clients and help prepare for the introduction of Making Tax Digital.
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29th November 2018

Nottingham’s Creative Quarter Company appoints Susan Hallam MBE as its Board Chair

Susan Hallam MBE, founder and CEO of Nottingham-based Hallam Internet, has been appointed as Chair of the Creative Quarter Company Board.
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29th November 2018

Judges relished Charlotte’s dishes

Young chefs from seven Nottinghamshire schools were up to a culinary challenge last week when West Nottinghamshire College played host to the Future Chef competitions.
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29th November 2018

ICE joins forces with the RAF to celebrate milestone anniversaries

The Institute of Civil Engineers joins forces with the RAF to celebrate landmark anniversaries
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29th November 2018

Millfield School library enters a new chapter

Children at Heighington Millfield Primary Academy in Lincoln are benefitting from a refreshed library thanks to the generous help from staff at Branston.
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29th November 2018

Casepak leads the way in Occupational Health and Safety Management with prestigious ISO 45001 certification

Family-run company Casepak is one of the first-ever recycling companies to have been awarded the new ISO 45001 certification, which underlines the company’s commitment to health and safety.  
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28th November 2018

Charity ball for Nottingham’s only Conductive Education Centre leaves its ‘Footprint’ by raising over £14,000!

The 23rd November marked the second Little Footprints Ball - an event organised to raise vital funds to support Nottingham’s only Conductive Education Centre, Footprints CEC.
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27th November 2018

Historic commercial sites in Market Harborough for sale - with planning permission

Two sites of industrial and historical significance in Market Harborough are now up for sale with planning approval granted for new homes and offices.
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27th November 2018

HR firms shines at "Capital" Show

Ambitious HR specialists are hard at work following-up a wealth of exciting new leads after showcasing their expertise at a major business event in London.
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27th November 2018

Printing company investment leads to prestigious award

Leicestershire based print and communications company, The Taylor Bloxham Group has been names as winners of this year’s 1814 Production Excellence award.
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27th November 2018

Branston appoints new sales and marketing director

NATIONAL potato supplier Branston has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a new sales and marketing director.
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27th November 2018

David Wilson Homes puts on a show in Mansfield with new properties

David Wilson Homes has opened the doors to its brand new show homes at Berry Hill in Mansfield following a successful launch event.
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27th November 2018

New openings at the Eagle Market showcase the best of small businesses in Derby

A string of exciting new independents have opened at the Eagle Market, showcasing the best of small businesses in Derby.
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27th November 2018

New owner raises finance for 300-year-old Kings Cliffe bakery

A Northamptonshire bakery which has been in business for more than 300 years will continue to play a significant role in the local community after being acquired by new owners.
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27th November 2018

Applause for apprentices at A Plant

Employees at the UK’s leading equipment rental company recently celebrated their apprenticeship achievements with West Nottinghamshire College at a glittering event held in Stafford.
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27th November 2018

Contractor leads the way to bridge the skills gap at Pride Park careers event

Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson took part in the Business in the Community (BITC) Inspiring Futures educational event at Derby’s Pride Park this week, where young people learned about careers in the construction industry.
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27th November 2018

Chesterfield care provider wins National Apprenticeship Award

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, won Large Employer of the Year at the Learning Unlimited National Apprenticeship Awards 2018, held at Pond’s Forge in Sheffield.
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26th November 2018

Nottinghamshire security specialist awarded a position on ESPO national framework

Bringing over 20 years of experience providing security services and personnel, Nottingham’s Foremost Security is proud to have been awarded a place on the ESPO framework 347_ 18 – Security Services.
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26th November 2018

HORIBA MIRA has secured a further £845,000 in funding from the Ministry of Defence (MoD)

HORIBA MIRA Announced as Defence Growth Partnership Innovation Challenge Winner with ATLAS UGV Navigation and Localisation System
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23rd November 2018

NFT become part of the largest privately-owned logistics business in the UK

NFT is the UK's leading provider of time critical distribution, and are the "intelligent link" between food & drink manufacturer and grocery retailer. Their Alfreton head office is centrally located at the heart of the UK motorway network.
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23rd November 2018

Leicester gift shop raises £3,300 for Hope Against Cancer

A Leicestershire gift shop has raised an impressive £3,300 for Hope Against Cancer following its exclusive Christmas Preview event.
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23rd November 2018

Derbyshire's Ward is the Midlands' top family business

Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling company, Ward, has been crowned Family Business of the Year 2018, and the Fastest Growing Family Business, in the region’s flagship awards for family businesses.
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23rd November 2018

Network Watermead - Thursday 13th December 2018

Network Watermead is free to attend, parking is also free and all you need any cash for is a coffee/drink if you wish to buy one from our hosts Starbucks.
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23rd November 2018

Pop goes KuKu - Wednesday, 5th December, 6-8pm

Connecting businesses and entrepreneurs across Derbyshire at luxurious locations. Prosecco Bars Derby 15A, Friar Gate, Derby. DE1 1BU.
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23rd November 2018

Russell's quiz fundraiser raises the roof

Burton-based Russell Roof Tiles’ annual Big Quiz has raised an impressive £6,500 for charity, adding to its ever-growing pot of donations for local charities.
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23rd November 2018

New Corporate Finance Club hailed as success after first event

The founder of the Leicestershire Corporate Finance Club has hailed the group's first event a huge success and confirmed that plans are already coming together for the next meeting on 12th February 2019.
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23rd November 2018

Education and business sector join forces to launch 12-month Made in Chesterfield campaign

A year-long campaign, which is sponsored by University of Derby, has been launched in Chesterfield to get more young people interested in careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
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23rd November 2018

MHR ‘Highly Commended’ at top industry awards

Nottingham HR and payroll specialists MHR have been highly commended at two prestigious industry awards ceremonies.
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23rd November 2018

Chesterfield business featured in Parliamentary Review on Manufacturing

A Chesterfield manufacturer has been featured in this year’s Parliamentary Review on government policy involving the manufacturing and services sector.
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22nd November 2018

MEIF Maven Debt Finance investment in interior design and construction specialist Tienda

Growing Lincolnshire business secures investment creating new jobs and new contracts.
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22nd November 2018

Foresight makes MEIF investment into software-based franking alternative business Postworks Limited

MILTON KEYNES/NOTTINGHAM, 15 October 2018: Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”) announces the investment into Postworks Limited (“Postworks” or the “Company”) on behalf of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (“MEIF”).
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22nd November 2018

School pupils take a walk on the wild side at The Wickets with the RSPB

Pupils from Ecton Village Primary Academy have taken a walk on the wild side at David Wilson Homes’ Earls Barton development The Wickets following an educational visit from the RSPB.
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22nd November 2018

After 30 years, DAF Trucks opens new £20m UK Headquarters and Training Facility

After nearly 30 years in the same building, DAF Trucks’ have opened a new £20m state-of-the-art headquarters and training facility.
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22nd November 2018

New Horizon for Nottingham’s Imperial Tobacco site

Henry Boot Developments (HBD) has secured planning approval for its landmark New Horizon industrial and logistics scheme in Nottingham, which could see more than 500 new jobs return to the Thane Road site.
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22nd November 2018

Northampton Businesswoman to Launch Innovative New Connections Club

A Northampton businesswoman has announced plans to launch a new network for business owners and influencers from across the East Midlands.
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22nd November 2018

Fruition of a royal iDEA

A visit to the capital by royal appointment was the highlight of last week for two members of West Nottinghamshire College staff.
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22nd November 2018

Solmar Villas launch charity giveaway for ‘Black Friday’

A leading provider of luxury villas is turning ‘Black Friday’ on its head by giving away free accommodation to support good causes.
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22nd November 2018

Road Safety Experts Go Back to School to Deliver ‘Bike Smart’ Message

Road Safety Week at Coalville School Sees Transport Engineers Help Children Make Safer Journeys
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22nd November 2018

BG Engineering scoops regional business award

BG Engineering, a leading subcontractor of precision machined components, based in Chesterfield, is celebrating after winning the Excellence in Manufacturing Award at the 2018 Derbyshire Times Business Awards.
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22nd November 2018

Graduation glory for West Notts’ students

University-level students at West Nottinghamshire College donned their caps and gowns for a momentous graduation day at the historic Kelham Hall, near Newark.
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22nd November 2018

SDL Group takes 'fastest growing' accolade

Nottingham’s SDL Group has been named as the fastest growing private equity backed business in the Midlands.
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22nd November 2018

Ednaston Park showcases its new facilities at festive open day

Business owners, neighbours, and anyone with an interest in the recent refurbishment of the former St Mary’s Nursing Home in Ednaston is invited to attend a series of Open Days at the building, which has been transformed into the new Ednaston Park managed
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22nd November 2018

Northamptonshire firm helps millions enhance their workplace skills

More than two million people have taken steps to “enhance their workplace abilities” over the last 12 months thanks to a Northamptonshire business development company.
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22nd November 2018

Formpipe Life Science adds two new members to software testing and development team

Formpipe Life Science, specialist provider of enterprise content management, has added two new members to its team as part of an expansion of its software testing and development team. Nicholas Holmes and Michael Abegunrin have joined the Nottingham-based
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22nd November 2018

Female founder of Nottingham HR consultancy takes top award

The founder of a Nottingham-based outsourced HR consultancy, My HR Hub, which delivers bespoke solutions for small businesses, has taken a top award for women in business.
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22nd November 2018

Nottingham development site which will regenerate area goes on the market

A brownfield development site in Nottingham which will regenerate the area and give residents the opportunity to live on the doorstep of a nature reserve has been brought to the market.
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22nd November 2018

Lovell set to bring 133 new homes to Lincolnshire village

Developer Lovell has acquired 14 acres of land in Saxilby, Lincolnshire, where the company will build 133 much-needed village homes.
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21st November 2018

NLT relaunches as a dedicated commercial training provider

Continuing its 50-year history in the Chesterfield business community, NLT Training Services has successfully relaunched as a dedicated commercial training provider.
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21st November 2018

Lawson-West Solicitors and Brown & Company Solicitors

It is with excitement and delight that Lawson-West Solicitors, Market Harborough & Brown & Company Solicitors announce their joining together to form Lawson-West Solicitors incorporating Brown & Company.
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21st November 2018

New Oadby House Venture Gets Branding Boost

Creative62, a Leicester based creative agency that provides design and branding to businesses across the UK, today announced it has added Oadby House as a client.
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21st November 2018

Rutland-based business sponsors GBR athlete at European Championships

Rutland-based artificial grass installer, LazyLawn®, has gone the extra mile and sponsored keen athlete Paul May at the Aquabike European Championships 2018.
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21st November 2018

Local housebuilder branches out to celebrate Tree Week

Nottingham-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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21st November 2018

Scenariio turns 5

Scenariio celebrate their best year of trading and turning 5
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21st November 2018

Housebuilder encourages road safety with local pre-school children

Children at Little Pickles Pre-school in Branston have received high-vis vests from local housebuilder Lovell Homes, to help them stay safe to mark Road Safety Week, this week (19th – 23rd November).
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21st November 2018

Interactive installation to light up Cathedral Gardens this Christmas

Cathedral Gardens will be bathed in light this December as a specially commissioned, enchanting light show takes centre stage.
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21st November 2018

Inventors unite to solve 'impossible-to-buy' Christmas conundrums

‘Impossible’ inventions created for Christmas shoppers at intu Derby
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20th November 2018

Silver Awards for local employers

Public and private sector businesses from across the East Midlands have been formally recognised for the support they provide to the Armed Forces community, during a black-tie event in Leicestershire, last week.
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20th November 2018

Awesome people. One helluva career.

Award-winning PKF Cooper Parry is opening the doors to its ‘google-esque’ offices in the East and West Midlands for two special Early Careers Recruitment Evenings. It is inviting dynamic and driven individuals to come and find out more about its unique cu
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20th November 2018

Pendragon Vehicle Management Support Local Emergency Services in Road Safety Campaign

On the 8th November, Pendragon Vehicle Management (PVM) hosted an event which supported local emergency services in raising awareness about road safety, focusing particularly on the dangers of speeding.
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20th November 2018

Russell Roof Tiles secures £1m MOD Project

Burton-based Russell Roof Tiles has won its largest single project in five years, delivering £1m worth of pitched roof tiles and accessories for a £250m Ministry of Defence (MOD) development, currently underway on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire.
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20th November 2018

Head of business and client services appointed at Butler & Willow

Leading fit-out specialist Butler & Willow has announced the appointment of Richard Woodward as its first head of business and client services.
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20th November 2018

Business challenges solved with the collective wisdom of the Thinkubator Challenge®

Local and national businesses benefited from the collective wisdom of hundreds of students from Nottingham Business School (NBS) as they put their heads together to solve real challenges as part of the annual Thinkubator Challenge®.
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20th November 2018

Charity hits the jackpot with £122,000 fundraiser

East Midlands charity STAR TRUST raised more than £120,000 at its glittering annual ball at the weekend (17 Nov) – money which will help many regional organisations desperately seeking funds.
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20th November 2018

intu Derby reveals opening date of stylish streetwear store, Footasylum

intu Derby has announced that streetwear brand, Footasylum, will open the doors to its new store on Friday 23 November.
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20th November 2018

Stepnell does the double at Leicestershire Contruction Awards

Nottingham-based construction specialist Stepnell is celebrating double success at the ProCon Leicestershire Awards 2018, which honour the region’s leading property and construction projects.
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20th November 2018

RHCV speeds ahead with success

Nottingham-based RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) is celebrating after being recognised as an industry leader and scooping the prestigious Franchised Dealer of the Year Award, at the national Commercial Motor Awards 2018.
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20th November 2018

Leicester-based housebuilder wins big regional award

On-site apprentice training rooms and real attention to detail have helped a dedicated site manager for a Leicester-based housebuilder win a major regional award.
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20th November 2018

Roythornes acgt for 14 landowners and farmers in innovative £1.8m flood defence poject

Roythornes Solicitors, a top 200 national law firm, has successfully overseen a £1.8 million sea defence project for a consortium of 14 Lincolnshire landowners and tenants.
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19th November 2018

Lincoln businesses experiencing “a golden era” despite high street woes

Several Lincoln businesses claim the city is experiencing “a golden era” with companies benefiting from a flurry of investment and economic activity.
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19th November 2018

Wynbrook expand team

Due to continued expansion, care home builders and residential property developers Wynbrook has appointed two new specialists in site management roles and is also investing in the career development of two existing employees through external training prog
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19th November 2018

Grandeur plan for city centre apartments after LSH deal

An office building in the heart of Leicester city centre is to be converted into apartments after a local property development company promised to breathe new life into it.
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19th November 2018

Confusion Between Cyber & Crime Insurance Puts Businesses at Risk Says Midlands Broker

Mansfield based insurance broker, Cowens, has found an alarming number of businesses continue to confuse crime insurance with cyber insurance, putting them at risk of financial losses to criminals who use internet and telephone lines to obtain money throu
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19th November 2018

Ashiana Indian Restaurant shortlisted at British Curry Awards 2018

An Indian and Bangladeshi Restaurant from Newark, Nottinghamshire is hoping to curry favour with judges at the British Curry Awards after being shortlisted for Best Indian Restaurant in the Midlands.
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19th November 2018

Leicestershire agents Wells McFarlane expand commercial property portfolio into the Cotswolds

Commercial property agent Wells McFarlane has expanded its portfolio of managed property into the Cotswolds with the management of the new Trinity Retail Park on London Road, Chipping Norton.
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19th November 2018

Nasmyth Group Apprenticeship Training Centre Opens

A new dedicated training centre for Nasmyth Group Academy apprentices was officially opened on the 15th November at Nasmyth Bulwell in Pinxton, Nottinghamshire.
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19th November 2018

Bright Friday at Croots Farm Shop to raise money for Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre

Staff at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire are naming this Friday Bright Friday and will donate 10% of takings to local charity Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre.
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19th November 2018

Figures suggest there's no time like the present for property ladder progression in Nottinghamshire

Five star developer David Wilson Homes is reminding Nottinghamshire house hunters that now is the best time to take the first or next step on the property ladder after an increase in UK house prices.
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19th November 2018

Integrated Food Projects expands it's offering with senior appointment

Food and drink capital projects experts, Integrated Food Projects, has announced a new addition to its senior leadership team to support with the continued success of the business and significant growth in 2018.
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19th November 2018

Whitemeadow launches new online careers portal to help recruitment drive

Independent British furniture manufacturer Whitemeadow is on a recruitment drive… and has launched a new online careers portal to help fill the current roles it has on offer.
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19th November 2018

You’re hired: apprentice Harry lands full-time job with PCPM

An apprentice with award-winning commercial refrigeration and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) specialist PCPM has landed a full-time job with the firm after successfully completing his apprenticeship.
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19th November 2018

Purpose Media strengthens account management team

Derbyshire Marketing agency Purpose Media has welcomed a rising star to its client account management team.
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19th November 2018

Tecserv UK appointed by Siemens

Fire, security alarm and CCTV specialists, Tecserv UK has announced that it has been appointed as an approved partner and is now an official distributor of fire alarm systems manufactured by Siemens.
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16th November 2018

Rilmac support George's garden

George Tempest is 17 years old, has cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and severe learning difficulties, and spent seven weeks in the Navenby Ward at Lincoln County Hospital.
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16th November 2018

Ward takes on a further 10,000sq ft for textiles recycling in Ilkeston

Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist has signed a five year lease on its fourth site in Ilkeston. The 10,000 sq ft warehouse will be home to latest initiative from the fourth-generation family business - WARDRobe, a new textile r
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16th November 2018

How BSD met grade II* listed challenges to create £1.8M boutique hotel

A SUITE overlooking cathedral gardens, original fireplaces and character windows are just some of the features included in a new £1.8m boutique hotel in a historic location in Leicester.
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16th November 2018

Nottinghamshire packaging firm packs a punch with new machinery

Surepak Limited, a Nottinghamshire manufacturer of flexible packaging for foodstuffs, has invested in a new printing press and lamination unit after securing a £1.31 million loan from HSBC UK.
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16th November 2018

Don’t be boring, be bold!

Not all business shows are stuffy and boring full of middle-aged men in grey suits. There’s now a new generation of shows with vibrant presentations, great keynote speakers and opportunities to network and do business in ways that didn’t happen just a few
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16th November 2018

Derby lettings agents, Blue i Properties has moved offices to Ashbourne Road.

After more than 12 years at the old butcher’s shop on Stanley Street, Blue i has relocated to a brand new home on Derby’s popular Ashbourne Road.
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16th November 2018

Wilson Vale appears on Top 20 listing for the sixth consecutive year

Wilson Vale is one of only two companies to appear on the Foodservice Growth Report for six consecutive years since the listing was introduced in 2013.
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16th November 2018

£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

Government funding of £1million has been given to Nottingham to get more people into construction training and jobs.
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16th November 2018

Planning granted for Leicestershire riverside scheme

Plans to transform a former warehouse located within the heart of the Leicestershire countryside into an exclusive residential development have been approved.
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16th November 2018

Nottingham agency inspires the next generation of digital marketers

To help close the skills gap in the industry, leading Nottingham digital agency Hallam Internet partnered with the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) and delivered the BIMA Digital Day 2018 at Nottingham Girls’ High School on Tuesday.
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15th November 2018

Big mission underway to raise Lincoln's game

Businesswoman Sarah Loftus is on a mission to make Lincoln even more vibrant and successful – and she’s going to get the ball rolling by having some “BIG conversations” with city businesses.
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15th November 2018

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service launch '12 Donations of Christmas' appeal

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service would like to share a warm and fuzzy story with you.
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15th November 2018

Family business brings its name to Lincoln

An expanding family footwear specialist is investing in another “bricks and mortar” move, after deciding that Lincoln is a great fit for its business.
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15th November 2018

Former HSE Inspector joins Merritts

Heavy machinery moving specialists Joseph Merritt Group Plc has announced the appointment of Lincoln Marks as Health & Safety Manager.
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15th November 2018

Leicestershire law firm celebrates 125 years of serving the community

One of Leicestershire’s largest independent law firms is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
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15th November 2018

LBV goes Christmas crackers with Leicestershire's creative community

Festive Christmas business networking event to be held at LCB Depot in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter on 14 December 2018
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15th November 2018

Marketing Derby launch its search for 2019’s Rising Star

Marketing Derby is delighted to announce it is starting its search for the Rising Star of 2019.
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15th November 2018

Students tackle conflict in flight

Students from West Nottinghamshire College have been learning about how to handle the more challenging aspects of working in the travel industry.
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15th November 2018

I'll drink to that! National recognition for Leicester food & drink writer

Thirst Media's Laura Hadland has been selected as one of three finalists for Best Beer Writer: Corporate Communications in the British Guild of Beer Writers Awards 2018.
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15th November 2018

New Prep School Head at Loughborough Amherst School

A new Head of the Preparatory School at Loughborough Amherst School has been announced, intent on leading a number of changes as part of a major refurbishment and a move towards full co-educational status.
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15th November 2018

The team at Tonic just keep on giving

The team at Tonic put a lot of effort in each year to sponsor great causes and give back to the community. 
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15th November 2018

LCB Design Season 1 Hailed a Success

This autumn saw the city celebrate its first Design Season, as Leicester city centre’s creative hub, LCB Depot, hosted DS1 across an 8 week period.
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15th November 2018

PKF Cooper Parry’s new Board line-up

PKF Cooper Parry is all about embracing change. In a fast-moving business landscape, it lives to lead and loves to disrupt.
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14th November 2018

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

The founding duo of Nottingham business Think for the Future have been named amongst the UK’s 100 most inspirational and innovative individuals and progressive leaders from across the private, not for profit and public sectors.
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14th November 2018

National construction company supports Leicestershire charity

Management trainees from national construction company, Willmott Dixon, have created an accessible summer house for children and adults with learning disabilities in Leicestershire as part of its annual trainee challenge.
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14th November 2018

Lincs adult learning facility to have bright future thanks to £35k grant

Thistles Market Garden Ltd, a day service for adults with learning disabilities, will save over £3,000 on its energy bills annually thanks to the support of specialist renewable energy consultants Greenio.
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14th November 2018

Russell Scanlan’s Annual Charity Quiz is a Sweet Success

Leading Nottingham insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, raised a whopping £1,790 at its Annual Charity Quiz Night in aid of Forget-Me-Notts, Operation Orphan’s UK based project to help vulnerable children across the East Midlands.
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14th November 2018

Entrepreneur Awards Win for County Businessman

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards have named a Leicestershire businessman as Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year.
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14th November 2018

Bingham development pays homage to World War One centenary with [painted poppy bricks and street names

Leading developers Barratt Homes North Midlands and David Wilson Homes East Midlands are paying homage to the fallen of Bingham in a ceremony that honoured the recent World War One Centenary.
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14th November 2018

Business Centre Manager appointed for new Ednaston Park managed workspace scheme

Lucy Delaney has been appointed business centre manager of the new Ednaston Park managed workspace scheme, located off the A52 between Derby and Ashbourne.
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13th November 2018

Women owned businesses contribute a staggering £105bn to UK economy

Women owned businesses contribute a staggering £105bn to UK economy, but female entrepreneurialism in manufacturing and other high growth sectors remains more elusive
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13th November 2018

Leicester gears up for World Diabetes Day

Cyclists from a professional team will be visiting a Leicester estate to promote the benefits of physical activity ahead of World Diabetes Day.
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13th November 2018

Solicitor at Leicestershire law firm acquires prestigious professional membership

Leicestershire law firm Bray & Bray is celebrating the news that their Head of Wills, Trusts and Probate has satisfied the requirements for full membership of a leading worldwide professional body.
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13th November 2018

Business leaders come together to discuss the gender gap in the construction sector

Female leaders in property and construction from across Leicestershire and the wider Midlands region came together last week (7 Nov) for Inspiring Leicester – a Women in Construction roundtable event hosted by De Montfort University at the Leicester Busin
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13th November 2018

Coventry University to Host Digital Partnerships Conference

An event aimed at helping businesses harness the benefits of digital technology is being held at Coventry University next month.  
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13th November 2018

Rilmac's support of pancreatic cancer turns landmark purple

Every year Pancreatic Cancer Awareness encourages local communities to light up a local landmark purple to raise awareness and gain support in the fight against this disease.
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13th November 2018

Former engineer sparks regional business growth to make ActionCOACH top 50

An electrical engineer from Leicestershire who traded the toolbox for sparking growth in regional firms has been recognised as one of the top 50 ActionCOACHes in the world.
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13th November 2018

Riders star becomes Sports Ambassador for local cancer research charity

Leicester cancer research charity Hope Against Cancer is proud to announce Leicester Riders player Harrison Gamble as its new Sports Ambassador.
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13th November 2018

New appointment to shine spotlight on order processing

The quality and efficiency of Pellacraft’s order processing is about to come under the spotlight following the appointment of Luna Marcius, who joins the business gifts and promotional merchandise company as an order processor.
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13th November 2018

Solicitor to represent children in cases following accreditation

Specialist family law associate and solicitor Gareth Protheroe has become a member of the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation scheme – a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing children in legal proceedings.
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13th November 2018

Hundreds of students inspired by local businesses

Nearly 300 students from Leicester and Leicestershire schools and colleges networked with 150 employers at an exciting speed networking careers event, which took place at Leicester Racecourse on Friday (9 November).
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13th November 2018

New Director of Art Out Loud for Chatsworth

Chatsworth House Trust is pleased to announce that Beki Bateson has been appointed as the new Director of Art Out Loud, Chatsworth’s festival of arts based talks and workshops which take place each year in September at Chatsworth.
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13th November 2018

Inchcape UK is proud to sponsor Love Business for seventh year

Inchcape UK’s Toyota and Lexus East Midlands retail centres are delighted to support Love Business, a business to business networking initiative in the East Midlands. Inchcape UK will sponsor Love Business’s exhibition for the seventh year.
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12th November 2018

BJD plot new future for the Nightingale Quarter

BJD Investors and Developers have submitted plans for a revised Nightingale Quarter on the site of the former Derbyshire Royal Infirmary.
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12th November 2018

Annual Notts fundraising event sizzles with record turnout

More than 700 of Nottingham’s property and construction professionals came together last night (8 November) to raise money for PASIC, a childhood cancer support charity.
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12th November 2018

PKF Cooper Parry appointed at national pension advisers

The appointment sees the Midlands-based business appointed on to the audit panel of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
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12th November 2018

Be ‘whiter than white’ says Entrepreneur who sold business for millions

Steve Rawlinson, Chairman of Oakhouse Foods was the guest speaker at an entrepreneurs forum event organised jointly by Chartered Accountants Saffery Champness and Barclays Bank.
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12th November 2018

New workspace specialist joins East Midlands fit-out firm

Leading East Midlands fit-out firm Butler & Willow has announced the appointment of Luiza da Silva as its new workspace specialist.
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12th November 2018

BG Engineering reaches for the skies with AS9100 accreditation

A leading subcontractor of precision machined components, BG Engineering, based at Williamthorpe Industrial Estate, Holmewood in Chesterfield, has secured AS9100 accreditation, the international management system standard for the Aircraft, Space and Defen
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12th November 2018

Road surfacing firm on track to lay 70,000 tonnes of asphalt on Lincolnshire’s roads in 2018

Minster Surfacing, which works alongside Lincolnshire County Council and Kier to resurface and repair roads across Lincolnshire, is thanking road users for their patience as it nears the end of a very busy year of work.
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12th November 2018

Community centre 'topped out' at the Brackens

A topping out ceremony for the new community centre on Radstone Fields in Brackley was recently held to mark the final phase of its build before launching.
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12th November 2018

World-leading UK drum case manufacturer celebrates most successful year to date

Chesterfield-based Hardcase International Limited has celebrated its most successful year to date just over a year on from a Management Buyout by former Sales Manager - now Managing Director - Dave Eyre.
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12th November 2018

Focus Consultants completes eight-year PM role at key museum

An eight-year redevelopment at St Fagans National Museum of History, project managed by Focus Consultants, has successfully completed and been topped with a highly commended accolade at the RICS 2018 Grand Final Awards.
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12th November 2018

Escape Time - Award winning escape room to form charity partnership with The Buddy Bag Foundation

Escape Time to buddy up with The Buddy Bag Foundation to bring a few smiles back this Christmas!
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12th November 2018

Central England Co-op announces the appointment of its first ever female chief executive

Central England Co-operative appoints Debbie Robinson as new Chief Executive
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12th November 2018

Cranfield's AIRC Centre stays on top with win at LABC Grand Finals

CPMG Architects’ multi-award-winning project - the Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) at Cranfield University - has scooped another award at the LABC Grand Finals.
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12th November 2018

Olympic legend Lord Sebastian Coe opens Loughborough’s pioneering Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel

Double Olympic champion Lord Sebastian Coe officially opened the new Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel at Loughborough University on Friday 9th November.
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12th November 2018

Ibstock Brick celebrates best of brick at Brick Awards

Ibstock Brick is celebrating the success of architects and brick contractors at this year’s Brick Awards.
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12th November 2018

Meeting Tomorrow’s Engineers

As part of their anniversary celebrations, the Institution of Civil Engineers (celebrating their bicentenary) partnered with Arup (celebrating 50 years in the Midlands) and Engineering UK to deliver a Big Bang @ B7, which took place at the National Colleg
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12th November 2018

Business bosses get clued up on recruitment and retention

How do you attract the best staff to your company and then how do you keep hold of them? They’re the questions recruitment experts will be answering at a series of workshop for Leicester business bosses.
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12th November 2018

Festive Forest brings family fun to intu Derby this Christmas

Festive family fun is coming to town this Christmas, as intu Derby welcomes the return of its popular Festive Forest play area.
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9th November 2018

Prosecco & Italian Patisserie for boutique business connecting - come as our free guest.

Wednesday, 14th November, 6-8pm Pera Business Park Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE13 0PB
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9th November 2018

Formpipe celebrating World Digital Preservation Day with support of Digital Preservation Coalition

Formpipe, specialist provider of enterprise content management software, is delighted to be participating in the upcoming World Digital Preservation Day, as part of its continued commitment to help preserve business assets.
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9th November 2018

Box Property secures Birmingham site for Clean Cut Kitchen

National retail and leisure commercial property agent, Box Property, has secured Nottingham based Clean Cut Kitchen’s third premises at the heart of Birmingham’s Colmore Business District, Snow Hill.  
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9th November 2018

Nottingham call answering firm on the up

A LEADING national call centre service is on the up after increasing its revenue growth and topping the UK’s Trustpilot business review list. 
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9th November 2018

Find out how to run your business 'The Toyota Way' at the iHub with the Managing Director of Toyota UK

Anyone looking to improve their business is invited to attend a special event at the iHub on Infinity Park with Marvin Cooke, managing director of Toyota UK.
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9th November 2018

Nottingham architects expand presence with new office move and rebrand

Nottingham-based Acres Architects, a multi award-winning RIBA Chartered Practice specialising in the residential sector, has recently relocated to a larger office, unveiled a new brand, and launched a new website all in the space of a week.
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9th November 2018

New club aims to raise profile of Leicestershire corporate finance community

A new Club, which aims to develop, promote and nurture a successful corporate finance community in Leicestershire, will hold its inaugural meeting on 13 November 2018.
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9th November 2018

Win Afternoon Tea with Mark Gatiss

SHERLOCK HOLMES script writer and lead in Nottingham Playhouse’s production The Madness of George III, Mark Gatiss - alongside co-star Adrian Scarborough (best known for his role as ‘Pete’ in Gavin and Stacey) - are offering to take a fan out for afternoo
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9th November 2018

Space for Growth event highlights stellar development opportunities

Sir John Peace, Chair of the Midlands Engine, revealed how investment opportunities will support our local and regional economy to thrive at the Leicester: Space for Growth event earlier this week.
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9th November 2018

Active accountants claim second in mixed Marathon challenge

Four staff from chartered accountants Newby Castleman are celebrating after coming second in the Cummins Mixed Relay Challenge at the Leicester Marathon.
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9th November 2018

Polypipe helps Siemens in car park construction

Polypipe’s geocellular water management systems have been installed across a new 500-space car park that will service an expanding science park complex in Manchester.
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9th November 2018

West Bridgford Junior School scores a new sports pitch thanks to local businesses

West Bridgford Junior School's dream of an all-sports grass pitch for its students has been made a reality thanks to four local businesses and a parent-backed crowdfunding campaign.
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9th November 2018

West Bridgford based care at home company, PerCurra, is celebrating success once again following last night’s Great East Midlands Care Awards.

Field Care Supervisor, Sarah Wilde, was presented with the Home Care Frontline Leader Award at the Gala Dinner held at the East Midlands Conference Centre on 8th November. As a category winner, Sarah will now go forward to the national finals in Birmingha
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8th November 2018

GraceMachin reveals new Nottingham office

Planning consultant GraceMachin has announced the opening of a new office at 2 Hollowstone in Nottingham city centre.
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8th November 2018

Godwin to develop prominent commercial site in Rushden

Godwin Developments, the Birmingham-based residential and commercial developer, has exchanged contracts to buy a prominent commercial site in Northamptonshire.
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8th November 2018

Bubble tea shop pops open under new ownership

Popular bubble tea shop, Chatime, has reopened its doors on Long Row in Nottingham after being bought by one of its regular customers.
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8th November 2018

Geo-environmental and air quality graduates join Delta-Simons

We are pleased to welcome the latest graduates to the company, Siobhan Goodman joins the Air Quality team, whilst Alex Hunter joins the Midlands geo-environmental team.
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8th November 2018

Air IT launch new website and rebrand following MBC integration

IT and Communications provider Air IT has announced the launch of a new company website and refreshed branding following the full integration of its communications division, Managed Business Communications (MBC).
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8th November 2018

Diwali celebration at Howes Percival

Businesspeople from a variety of backgrounds in and around Leicester had an opportunity to celebrate Diwali recently at Howes Percival's Leicester office. 
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8th November 2018

History in the making – transformation works start at Nottingham Castle

Works have officially begun to transform Nottingham Castle into a world-class heritage destination, as Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson breaks ground on the £30m Castle Transformation Project.
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8th November 2018

National honour for Matt Hampson's rehab centre

It was the brainchild of disabled rugby player Matt Hampson – to deliver a rehabilitation centre in Leicestershire for injured athletes and their families where they can spend time and receive physical therapy.
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8th November 2018

John Pye makes award history with fourth year win

The UK’s largest independent auction house, John Pye, has been crowned Asset Valuer / Auctioneer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year at the UK Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency (TRI) Awards.
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8th November 2018

Local business jumps at the chance to help this Christmas

Local trampoline park, i-Jump, has announced its partnership with national charity, Family Action, this Christmas.
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8th November 2018

Ex Servicemen ‘Buckle Up’ to transport 5000 young people to Games of Remembrance

A leading coach travel company from Nottingham, which is passionate about keeping the Remembrance Day message alive, is sending its very own ex servicemen to transport over 5000 young people to this year’s ‘Games of Remembrance’.
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8th November 2018

Chesterfield care provider nominated for National Apprenticeship Award

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has been nominated as a finalist in the Learning Unlimited National Apprenticeship Awards 2018.
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7th November 2018

Double Celebration at Nottingham Lettings Specialist

Third Awards Finals of 2018 and Industry Exam Success at Kingswood Residential Investment Management.
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7th November 2018

Derby beauty innovator highlights importance of skin health

Neo Elegance to open training centre at brand-new Alfreton premises
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7th November 2018

HORIBA MIRA appoints new Chief Commercial Officer

HORIBA MIRA – a world-leader in advanced automotive engineering, research, development and testing – has appointed Miller Crockart as its new Chief Commercial Officer.
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7th November 2018

Friar Gate Studios hosts Connect Derby Open Evening

Anyone who runs a business and is thinking about expanding or moving to new office space is invited to a special event to find out more about the Connect Derby scheme, which supports new, developing and established businesses at its seven managed workspac
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7th November 2018

The Cornerhouse to 'give back' to Nottingham this winter

Nottingham’s leading leisure and entertainment complex, The Cornerhouse, is teaming up with Old Basford Primary School’s very own food bank to encourage us all to give generously this winter.
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7th November 2018

Reynolds drives growth with significant truck investment

Nottingham-based Reynolds Recruitment has invested significantly in 16 brand-new Renault trucks, as part of a large expansion and upgrading programme.
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6th November 2018

Lincolnshire’s SMEs Join Forces to Increase Innovation

Innovation was the hot topic up for discussion last week as a group of Lincolnshire SMEs gathered to share best practice and solve common problems.
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6th November 2018

Leicestershire estate agent shortlisted for national agent of the year award

Local estate agent Andrew Granger & Co has been shortlisted in two categories at the prestigious Negotiator Awards, including a national award which will pit the company against the best in the country.
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6th November 2018

Business community gearing up to play Santa Paws this Christmas

Leicester hairdressing mogul Barrie Stephen is bringing the public and the business community together in support of Leicester Animal Aid.
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6th November 2018

Pall-Ex team tackles Big Bag Challenge to support local charity

Pall-Ex staff proved they are charity champions after taking on Age UK Leicester, Shire & Rutland’s Big Bag Challenge to donate £600 worth of goods to its winter campaign.
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6th November 2018

Harrier ensures smooth health and safety sailing at the Bristol Viva! City Ethical Life Festival

Midlands-based health & safety specialists Harrier UK Ltd recently took their expertise down to Bristol to ensure the first outdoor Viva! City Ethical Life Festival ran safely and smoothly.
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6th November 2018

Wildlife at the heart of new homes development in Coventry

Barratt Homes North Midlands is preserving wildlife at its new development in Canley thanks to its work with the local authorities.
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6th November 2018

ETI announces first recipients of its David Clarke Fellowship awards

Loughborough, 6th November 2018 - The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), based at Loughborough University, has announced the first recipients of the David Clarke Fellowship, an awards scholarship launched last year in partnership with the Engineering an
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6th November 2018

Stunning stained-glass window created by Frame Fast to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War

A STUNNING stained glass window depicting a lone soldier walking home from battle has been produced by Derby business, Frame Fast (UK).
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6th November 2018

Winter Wonderhome Extravaganza

Award-winning Trade Windows launches its Winter Wonderhome Extravaganza in November - to celebrate 25 years in business
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6th November 2018

Top East Midlands Recruiter SF Group soars into 20th year

Dragons Den led recruitment specialist celebrates placing eight candidates a day in two decade history
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6th November 2018

Worker Language and Cross-Cultural Business Assessment – MAGNET

Award-winning languages business and the Chamber member - PAB Languages Centre are introducing the Worker Language and Cross-Cultural Business Assessment – MAGNET.
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6th November 2018

Outstanding Midlands Agency Award for Nottingham's Tank

Nottingham digital PR agency Tank has been awarded silver for Outstanding Public Relations Agency 2018 at the Midlands Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Awards.
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6th November 2018

Retail giant makes business sense for students

Business students at West Nottinghamshire College are getting work ready thanks to a partnership project with one of the UK’s largest retail stores.
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6th November 2018

BWH Solicitors named as one of The East Midlands' Giants

BHW Solicitors has been recognised as one of the East Midlands’ very best commercial law firms in the latest edition of the Legal 500 guide.
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5th November 2018

Roythornes acquires 188 year old Warrens Boyes & Archer

Top 200 law firm Roythornes Solicitors - headquartered in Spalding - has announced the acquisition of Warrens Boyes & Archer, a long-standing Huntingdon legal practice. 
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5th November 2018

Forward Ladies Celebrates the Success of Business Women in the Midlands

Forward Ladies Celebrates the Success of Business Women in the Midlands
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5th November 2018

200 business leaders meet for tenth annual Directors’ Briefing in Lincolnshire

More than 200 business leaders from across the East Midlands met on Friday 2 November for the Duncan & Toplis Directors’ Briefing 2018 at Belton Woods Hotel in Lincolnshire.
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5th November 2018

Legal 500 rankings success for Clarke Willmott

Birmingham law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has been named as a Top Tier firm in the latest Legal 500 guide which ranks the UK’s top lawyers and organisations.
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5th November 2018

Dance students take to the stage to support orphan charity

Nottingham College Dance students are putting their skills to great use on Thursday 8th November as they perform Starz, a dance show they have choreographed themselves to raise money for local charity Operation Orphan.
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5th November 2018

Nottingham College make-up students work on hit Broadway show

Nottingham College make-up students work on hit Broadway show
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5th November 2018

intu Derby welcomes city’s coolest ice-themed bar this Christmas

ntu Derby is set to welcome the coolest new venue in the city, as it announces the arrival of Derby’s only ice-themed bar, Glacier, this Christmas.
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5th November 2018

Santa's workshop open for business - free festive activities for kids at Lincs Food and Gift Fair

THE LINCOLNSHIRE Showground is bringing back its popular Santa’s Workshop to the annual Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair on 1 and 2 December, offering free festive-themed activities for children, all under one roof.
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5th November 2018

Bespoke Poppy Railings installed at War Memorial in time for Remembrance Day service

On November 11th we stand together to remember those who sacrificed themselves for our freedom, honouring the fallen with a two-minute silence and visiting War Memorials to pay our respects. It is a time to reflect and raise awareness among generations, r
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5th November 2018

Leicester based BS Handling Systems appoints new key account manager

BS Handling Systems has expanded its team with the appointment of Malcolm Holmes as key account manager. Holmes joins BS Handling Systems as the company continues to expand rapidly. His role will see him help deliver and manage projects for clients, as we
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5th November 2018

Leicestershire wholesaler set to expand internationally

A Leicestershire-based wholesale supplier of fashion knitwear has received a £3 million funding line from HSBC UK to support its international expansion plans and open new supply links across the globe.
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5th November 2018

Rilmac Insulation managing director elected to ARCA Governing Council

Rilmac is pleased to announce Michael Woods, Managing Director of Rilmac Insulation Ltd, has been elected to the Governing Council of ARCA, the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association.
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5th November 2018

Established accountancy and finance experts announce new wealth management service

A leading Leicestershire firm of accountants has announced its new wealth management service, which will offer expert personal financial advice to its customers.
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5th November 2018

Successful local developer returns to Worksop area

New home seekers in Nottinghamshire are urged to register their interest in the stylish new Worksop development by Rippon Homes, named The Edge.
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5th November 2018

Barratt Homes unites to show support for the Royal British Legion

Staff members at the Northampton-based developer Barratt Homes have joined forces to raise funds for the Royal British Legion in honour of the World War One Centenary.
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5th November 2018

Luxury developer puts location at the heart of Oak View

A new development in Appleby Magna has become a sought-after haven for those looking to combine luxury living with commuter convenience thanks to quality housebuilder Mulberry Homes.
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5th November 2018

Wilson Vale’s operational strength leads to major retentions

Wilson Vale has retained over £1.7million worth of business with a number of key clients over the last three months.
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5th November 2018

Adare SEC appoints COO to drive operational efficiency

Tom Prestwich has joined Adare SEC, the leading Secure and Essential Communication Solutions firm, as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
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5th November 2018

Chair of Transport Select Committee Drops in for Breakfast Briefing

The Chair of the House of Commons Transport Select Committee attended a busy breakfast business briefing in Nottingham, organised by the East Midlands Chamber.
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2nd November 2018

Focus Consultants delivers sustainability services for major renewable energy firm

Focus Consultants has been appointed to deliver sustainability services for a new East Coast Hub for the global leader in offshore wind, Ørsted, which is currently building the biggest offshore wind farms in the world.
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2nd November 2018

Pupils shine bright in high vis thanks to donation from David Wilson Homes

Pupils at Hayfield Cross Church of England Primary School have received a donation of reflector clips from David Wilson Homes to help them remain safe and seen as part of Walk to School Month.
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2nd November 2018

Planning goes in for significant Unity Square development, Nottingham - set to transform city landscape

The most transformational office development scheme to happen in the East Midlands in more than a decade has been submitted to Nottingham City Council, creating thousands of jobs – and setting a ‘cornerstone’ for the city’s Southern Gateway.
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2nd November 2018

Blachford UK appoints new Operations Director

Stephen Hutt has been appointed as Operations Director of Blachford UK Ltd based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.
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2nd November 2018

Hart’s Scoops Nottinghamshire’s Hotel of the Year Award

The independent Hart’s Hotel & Restaurant is the proud winner of ‘Hotel of the Year’ at the Nottingham Hospitality STARS 2018 Awards, which took place at the awards ceremony last night.
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2nd November 2018

Employers visit Air Combat Power

Recently local employers visited Air Combat Power at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire where they had the opportunity to learn more about the Royal Air Force’s capability and the needs of RAF reservists that they employ.
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2nd November 2018

Business community unites to “ignite Christmas cheer”

Members of Wellingborough’s business community have joined together to reward visitors to the town and “ignite Christmas cheer.”
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2nd November 2018

Vistage Executive Summit Comes to the Midlands

One of the UK’s biggest summits for business leaders is set to come to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Friday 16th November. 
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2nd November 2018

Freshtime poised to help former Fogarty employees

Following the sudden closure of 200-year-old Fogarty in Boston, leading food producer Freshtime is ready to help those who have lost their jobs.
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1st November 2018

Laying the foundations for Miller Homes' new apprentices

Three new apprentices have started work with Miller Homes Midlands, building a solid foundation for a career in construction.
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1st November 2018

Duncan & Toplis director named ‘Partner of the Year’

Ian Phillips, the deputy managing director of Duncan & Toplis and director of the company’s Newark office has won the award for Partner of the Year at the IRIS accountancy awards.
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1st November 2018

Medstrom Healthcare expands product management & marketing team with new appointment

The UK’s only independent provider of bed management services to the NHS, Medstrom Healthcare, has announced the addition of a new product manager to its team.
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1st November 2018

Jones Homes continues to support Harworth Colliery FC

Award-winning and five star housebuilder Jones Homes has reinforced its commitment to the local community in Harworth by continuing its shirt sponsorship of the Reserves at Harworth Colliery FC.
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1st November 2018

Metro Bank arrives in the East Midlands with new Northampton store

Grand Opening celebrations to take place on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November
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1st November 2018

Budget answers housebuilder’s call for more targeted Help to Buy scheme

Changes made to the Help to Buy scheme in yesterday’s Budget have answered housebuilder Bellway’s call for the scheme to be more targeted towards helping first-time buyers.
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1st November 2018

Another Award for OrderWise!

Lincolnshire-based business software provider OrderWise is celebrating with another award win.  
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1st November 2018

No max age for Hinckley & Rugby mortgages

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has today [November 1] removed any maximum age limit for the term end of its entire range of mortgages, including residential and Buy to Let.
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1st November 2018

Magnet Expert Ltd celebrates 10 years in business

FSB Member, Magnet Expert Ltd is celebrating its 10th anniversary in business after reaching the prestigious milestone this October.
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1st November 2018

Space for Growth breakfast event

Tuesday 6 November - 8.00am - National Space Centre
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1st November 2018

Local agent helps Notts-based menswear brand open further stores in London

Modern menswear brand Universal Works, which started in Nottingham, has expanded its London presence by opening two new stores.
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1st November 2018

Countdown to Leicestershire Tourism Forum

Tourism organisations can pick up practical tips to help their business grow at this city and county event
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1st November 2018

Russell Roof Tiles makes Christmas worth the weight

Whilst many begin to indulge in the lead up to Christmas, Burton-based roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles, is continuing its fundraising efforts with a sponsored charity weight loss challenge.
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1st November 2018

Designs unveiled for intu Victoria centre's new-look Clocktower dining area

Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre has given shoppers a sneak peek of what to expect following the £1m transformation of the destination’s Clocktower dining area.
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1st November 2018

Roythornes excels in Legal 500

Top 200 national law firm Roythornes Solicitors is celebrating after seven of its key practice areas were named in the Legal 500.
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1st November 2018

Notts accountants raise funds for 'fangtastic' charity

NOTTINGHAM-based accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young hosted a ‘spooktacular’ event this month (31 October) raising awareness and more than £150 for FareShare – the UK’s largest charity fighting hunger and food waste.  
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1st November 2018

Bottle and Thyme named as Chesterfield’s top restaurant

Less than two years after opening, Bottle and Thyme has been named as Chesterfield’s Restaurant of the Year, taking the top honour in the town’s 2018 Food and Drink Awards organised by Destination Chesterfield in association with Chesterfield College.
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31st October 2018

Businesses must make ‘continual investments’ to improve workplace wellbeing

A recent survey has found that nearly half of business leaders in the UK are suffering from ongoing work-related stress, putting pressure on their health and wellbeing.
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31st October 2018

Duo plan to refresh popular Hinckley networking group

Two representatives from local law firm Bray & Bray have taken over the running of Ladies That Do, a popular female-only Hinckley networking group, with the intention of making the monthly event even bigger.
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31st October 2018

National Small Biz 100 campaign highlights Nottinghamshire Business

Federation of Small Businesses member, Flood Protection Solutions, has been selected for this year’s prestigious Small Biz 100 list.
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31st October 2018

Wasim Khan MBE and Sean Wallace help Tonic to ‘Give Back Lives’

Birmingham Botanical Gardens was the venue for the first ‘Tonic Garden Party’ held a few weeks back in celebration of ‘Giving Back Lives’, to bring people together, sharing stories and celebrate life.
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31st October 2018

200 business leaders meet for post-Budget Directors' Briefing in Lincolnshire

Around 200 business leaders from across the East Midlands are meeting in Lincolnshire this week for the tenth annual Duncan & Toplis Directors Briefing.
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30th October 2018

Education recruitment specialists set for growth with Mansfield i-Centre

An education recruitment company has praised the “excellent” training facilities at Mansfield i-Centre, which has allowed their Nottinghamshire business to flourish.
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30th October 2018

Failure to secure Brexit deal leaves small businesses on the brink

UK small businesses are voicing their disappointment in the UK Government and EU’s inability to secure a Brexit deal, calling it a political failure that risks causing significant damage to the sector.
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30th October 2018

SCHOOL ‘GETS IN THE SWING’ WITH £5K DONATION FROM STAR TRUST

NETHER HALL School can now expand its outdoor play area with a specialist swing for wheelchair use, thanks to £5,000 start from Star Trust Charity.
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30th October 2018

IQ Quarry Garden Wins at Association Excellence Awards

The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) is celebrating its recognition at the fourth annual Association Excellence Awards, hosted at the KIA Oval in London on Friday 12th October 2018.
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30th October 2018

DHP Family Wins Big at National Music Industry Awards

Leading live music company DHP Family is celebrating a quartet of wins for its venues, festivals, shows and staff in this year’s national industry awards organised by Live UK.
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30th October 2018

Accountants focus on new services to mark 150 years

A Derbyshire accountancy firm has marked a milestone anniversary by pledging to “refresh, future-proof and flourish” as it looks to build on 150 years of business growth.
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30th October 2018

Derby Poppy Appeal Launch

‘Thank You’ to the First World War Generation
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30th October 2018

Derby-based business celebrates after networking website hits landmark milestone

Derby-based SchoolMates, a user friendly new networking website that brings together over 32,000 schools, colleges, academies and universities across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, is celebrating a landmark after reaching 5,000 users in ju
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30th October 2018

Public Services students help with police training

Nottingham College Public Services students are learning about potential future careers while helping out Nottinghamshire Police with their staff training exercises. The students are taking part in various role play scenarios to help trainee Police Office
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30th October 2018

New Associate Director at Grant Thornton in Leicester

The East Midlands regional office of Grant Thornton has boosted its Audit team with the appointment of Jane Jones as Associate Director.
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30th October 2018

New tax for self employed could be the distraction set to upset fragile labour market

In a struggling labour market where supply is continuing to outstrip demand, is a tax crackdown on those self-employed, who may or may not be underpaying on national insurance contributions, simply going to further upset the employment apple cart?
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30th October 2018

Mercia Marina buzzing about eighth David Bellamy wildlife award

Mercia Marina has won a Gold conservation award for the eighth year in a row from Professor David Bellamy along with special awards for its wildflowers and work to protect honey bees.
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30th October 2018

Budget 2018: the Chancellor has revealed there is no plan for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit

Ian Baxter is chairman of Baxter Freight, a customer service driven logistics provider which employs over 60 staff from its Nottingham-headquarters in the UK. Baxter Freight relies on trading with the European Union specialising in helping companies find
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30th October 2018

‘Eye Tests Save Lives’ campaign takes gold at CIPR PRide Awards

Nottingham-headquartered optician drives awareness of the dangers of poor motorist eye health with campaign win
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30th October 2018

Derby ebikes scheme a ride success

More than 16,000 trips have been made on Derby’s ebikes since they were launched and locations for more docking stations are being considered.
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29th October 2018

Derby’s Paul Brighouse celebrates 25 years in business at award-winning Trade Windows

Derby entrepreneur and multiple award-winner Paul Brighouse often thinks back to when he set up in business 25 years ago.
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29th October 2018

Housebuilder supports bumblebees of Aston on Trent

An East Midlands housebuilder has partnered with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) to support the conservation of bumblebees in Aston on Trent.
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29th October 2018

Retailers must innovate or face extinction warns Micro-Fresh CEO

THE CEO of international freshness brand Micro-Fresh has warned retailers that they must embrace innovation and disruption if they are to survive.
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29th October 2018

Shaun Barker Foundation announces new projects

The Shaun Barker Foundation is delighted to announce it has pledged support to 2 local charities. Both Enthusiasm and Down’s Syndrome - Derby are set to benefit from theFoundation with combined donations worth over £5k.
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29th October 2018

Leading turnaround industry body appoints Adam Pye as Director

Managing director of the UK’s largest auction house network, Adam Pye, has been appointed as a director of Turnaround Management Associations UK (TMA).
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29th October 2018

WW2 charity to educate next generation thanks to solar panels

An educational museum in Lincolnshire showcasing historic memorabilia from both world wars is set to save more than £40,000 over the next 20 years, thanks to specialist renewable energy consultants Greenio.
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29th October 2018

Purpose Media director calls for support for SMEs in 2018 Budget

A director from creative agency Purpose Media is calling on Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to deliver measures to help boost growth and job creation for small and medium-sized businesses in his 2018 Budget speech.
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29th October 2018

Bruton Knowles Champions Charity Fundraising in Nottingham

National property consultants, Bruton Knowles, has launched a new charity partnership with Cancer Research UK, with a target of £30,000 to raise over the next two years.
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29th October 2018

Spearing Waite’s corporate team advise on Leicester MBO

The corporate team at Leicester law firm Spearing Waite has advised on the management buyout of Premier Display.
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29th October 2018

Stepnell senior appointments support business growth in East Midlands

Construction specialist Stepnell has made three key senior appointments to support the firm’s expanding East Midlands operations, based in Beeston, Nottingham.
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29th October 2018

East Mids office sector positive but lack of availability challenging - LSH

The East Midlands office sector continues to be a popular destination for would-be occupiers, but Q4 is likely to be challenging because of limited stock, according to analysis by national property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).
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29th October 2018

Housing association earns national acclaim for technology support service

An East Midlands housing association has earned national recognition for its approach in using technology to enable independent living.
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29th October 2018

Halloween family fun at intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh

There’s set to be a host of spooky goings on at intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh this Halloween, with plenty of treats in store for the whole family.
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29th October 2018

Bus driver Sarah’s help for girl wins award

An Ilkeston flyer bus driver who helped a vulnerable girl that was terrified of men has received an award for assisting the teenager and the paramedics who attended.
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29th October 2018

Ibstock Brick shortlisted for two edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2019

Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted in two categories for the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2019.
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26th October 2018

Midlands Business Network November Expo 2018

Friday 2nd November 2018 - Where Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel
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26th October 2018

Nottingham Entrepreneur Presents Regional Development Opportunities to Downing Street

Founder and CEO of leading Nottingham digital marketing agency Hallam Internet, Susan Hallam MBE, was invited to meet with special adviser to the Prime Minister, Jimmy McLoughlin, on Tuesday to discuss government initiatives to support small business. 
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26th October 2018

BG Engineering celebrates double award shortlist success

BG Engineering, a leading subcontractor for precision machined components, is celebrating after reaching the final of two regional business awards.
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26th October 2018

624,000 balls bounced as Roxy Ball Room celebrates first birthday

Hundreds of Nottingham locals gathered last night (25 October) to celebrate the first anniversary of the games focussed venue, Roxy Ball Room.
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26th October 2018

New appointment to help grow a new division of corporate hire services

With her passion for the ever-changing tourism industry, Evie is here to make a change in her new Business Development position at Skills Motor Coaches
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25th October 2018

Up-and-coming golf star receives support at SportsAid charity lunch

Businesses from Nottingham raised £820 for SportsAid – which helps to support the next generation of British sports stars – at a charity event last week.
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25th October 2018

Celebrity Chef Chesterfield-bound for town’s Food and Drink Awards

The celebrity chef Lesley Waters will be arriving in Chesterfield on Wednesday 31 October to host the town’s sixth annual Food and Drink Awards organised by Destination Chesterfield in association with Chesterfield College.
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25th October 2018

Education recruitment specialists set for growth with Mansfield i-Centre

An education recruitment company has praised the “excellent” training facilities at Mansfield i-Centre, which has allowed their Nottinghamshire business to flourish.
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25th October 2018

New Clubhouse officially open at Belper Meadows Sports Club

Belper Meadows Community Sports Club were delighted to officially open their new multi-use club house on Saturday with the help of a few special guests. 
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25th October 2018

Homeowners Begin Designing Nottingham’s First Group Custom Build Community

Future homeowners at The Fruit Market, Nottingham’s group custom build community from specialist regeneration developer Blueprint, have begun the exciting design stage of this pioneering new housing project.
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25th October 2018

Four-legged friends help Lincolnshire law firm mark World Mental Health Day

Employees at a leading Lincolnshire solicitors were encouraged to bring their dogs to work to mark World Mental Health Day.
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25th October 2018

Lace Market Scheme Welcomes Trio of Tenants

Bildurn Properties’ Wallis Building, also known as St Mary’s School in Nottingham has welcomed three new tenants GT3 Architects, DHP Family as well as Bildurn itself. 
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25th October 2018

Construction experts to discuss Leicester's future

INNOVATION and regeneration will be the key talking points at a construction panel event hosted by De Montfort University, as part of the Leicester Business Festival 2018.
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25th October 2018

Wilson Vale invests in new HR system to drive future growth

Investment in iTrent helps Wilson Vale modernise its core business processes to facilitate continued growth plans
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25th October 2018

New Collaboration between The University of Derby and education non-profit seeks Regional Businesses’ support

Destination Imagination (DI) – an international educational non-profit dedicated to inspiring young people & developing 21st Century Lifeskills - and The University of Derby, have partnered to bring an exciting new educational experience to Derby City sch
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25th October 2018

What a souper effort from fundraising students

This week saw the cameras rolling and the pans boiling in a joint fundraising initiative at West Nottinghamshire College – aimed at helping the homeless.
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25th October 2018

Nottingham HR consultancy in the running for top award

A Nottingham-based outsourced HR consultancy for small businesses, My HR Hub, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award just two years since it was set-up by HR professional Rebecca Bull.
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24th October 2018

Family firm proud to support city as business grows

Derby’s expert catering equipment specialists are expanding as they take on new staff and increase their fleet to meet with growing demand for services.
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24th October 2018

CPW welcomes new cohort of rising stars to its East Mids offices

FOUR young trainees at Couch Perry Wilkes (CPW) have taken the next step in their careers as they begin their professional training at the national M&E consultancy’s Nottingham, Leicester and Derby offices.
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24th October 2018

Homebuilder's donation helps pupils reflect on walk to school month

Pupils at Heathcote Primary School have received a donation of hi-vis vests from David Wilson Homes to help them remain safe and seen as part of Walk to School Month.
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24th October 2018

J Tomlinson supports wellbeing projects at supported living scheme

J Tomlinson is supporting two resident-led community projects taking place at a supported-living scheme in Mastin Moor, Chesterfield.
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24th October 2018

Harborough Town to celebrate the official opening of the new artificial pitch and ground improvements

The official opening of the £800,000 redevelopment of Harborough Town’s ground will take place on Thursday 1 November 2018.
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24th October 2018

Marketing Derby will host its first joint Derby and Derbyshire Embassy event at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster this week.

With over 200 people due to attend, the event will celebrate the best of the city and county, with speakers from both who will talk about creating investor impetus and confidence, some of the successes and the strong offer as a place to work, live and pla
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24th October 2018

New group to create thriving workplaces

A new group which aims to create thriving workplaces through employee engagement is to be launched with support from Nottingham Business School (NBS) at Nottingham Trent University.
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23rd October 2018

John Pye shortlisted again in the UK Tri Awards

The UK’s largest independent auction house, John Pye, is hoping to retain its title of ‘Asset Valuer/Auctioneer of the Year’ for the fourth consecutive year after being announced as a finalist in the UK Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency (TRI) Award
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23rd October 2018

Law Firm announces more expansion to its team

King Street law firm Sills & Betteridge (incorporating MacLaren Britton), welcomes two new faces to their family law team with the recent transfer of Dominic Lee and appointment of Caroline Lancaster.
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23rd October 2018

Coalville Football Team kick off season in new kits

Coalville Town Football Club’s Under-8 team the Ravenettes is kicking off the season in style with a new kit sponsored by David Wilson Homes East Midlands.
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23rd October 2018

Heathcotes Group appoints Head of Recruitment

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has appointed Hocine Benhafsi as Head of Recruitment to support its nationwide expansion.
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23rd October 2018

Nottingham solar energy firm cleans up at national awards

Nottingham firm EvoEnergy – one of the UK’s leading providers of rooftop renewable energy systems - has scooped three top national awards including Contractor of the Year for a second consecutive year for its money and carbon-saving solar panel solutions
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23rd October 2018

Pattonair charity ball raises almost £54,000 for heart charity

Derby-based aerospace and defence supply chain services provider Pattonair raised £53,688 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) at its 2018 charity ball.
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23rd October 2018

New partnership delivers ‘learn to cycle’ boost for 1000 Lincolnshire primary school pupils

Over 1000 primary school pupils in Lincolnshire will be given the essential life skill of learning to ride a bike thanks to an exciting new partnership.
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23rd October 2018

trentbarton ferries 200 Sea Cadets to parade

Around 200 Sea Cadets were ferried from Chilwell to their Trafalgar Day parade in Long Eaton on Sunday [October 21] in two buses provided by trentbarton.
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22nd October 2018

Chief Operating Officer of UK Asbestos Training Association shortlisted for Business Person of the Year Award

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) marked a decade of excellence in 2018, with another success story announced in October.
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22nd October 2018

SMEs Urged to Seize AI Opportunities

An artificial intelligence expert from the University of Lincoln says opportunities in automation and robotics are open to all businesses in Greater Lincolnshire, including SMEs with a low budget.
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19th October 2018

Local carpentry student competes to become UK champion

A Nottingham College student has fought off tough competition to secure a place in the prestigious national finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions.
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19th October 2018

East Midlands recycling business set for growth with HSBC support

An East Midlands recycling company which specialises in the recycling of ferrous metals has secured a £6 million finance package from HSBC UK to support its ambitious growth strategy, both in the UK and overseas.
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19th October 2018

Leicester Marriott Hotel reveals stunning transformation

Leicester Marriott Hotel reveals stunning transformational refurbishment whilst showcasing suberb new conferencing facilites and marketing leading technology
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19th October 2018

Croots Farm Shop wins national accolade for Ecclesbourne Sausage

A sausage designed by Derbyshire farm shop Croots in conjunction with students at a local school has been highly commended in a national magazine award.
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19th October 2018

Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal to visit Leicester Food Park

Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal is to pay a visit on Tuesday to the new Leicester Food Park to see first-hand the great contribution being made to our local economy by Leicestershire’s thriving food sector.
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19th October 2018

Glynis Wright & Co wins Small Law Firm of the Year at The Law Society’s Excellence Awards

Leicester’s fastest growing family law firm has beaten off national competition to scoop one of the legal profession’s most prestigious awards.
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19th October 2018

Burton Hairdresser Takes to the Stage at Salon International 2018, the UK’s Biggest Hairdressing Event

Andrew Upton, owner of The Hair Lounge in Burton showcased his colouring expertise at Salon International 2018 in London last weekend (13th to 15th October), taking to the stage as part of global company Hair Passion’s creative team.
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19th October 2018

Ibstock Brick makes Mission Possible pledge

Ibstock Brick, the leading manufacture of bricks in the UK, has made a pledge to install a solar plant at its Leicestershire headquarters by the end of next year as part of the Government’s Green GB Week.
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19th October 2018

Top retail talent celebrated at intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh's annual awards

Yesterday (18 October) marked the third annual intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh Nottingham Retailer Awards, recognising the best retailers from both shopping centres.
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19th October 2018

Two Prestigious Awards for OrderWise

Saxilby-based software provider OrderWise has another reason to celebrate after scooping two awards at the 2018 Lincolnshire Media Business Awards on Tuesday 16th October.
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19th October 2018

Hilton apprentice named best in the region

A Hilton 18-year-old has been named best apprentice in the East Midlands by a local housebuilder.
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18th October 2018

Rilmac Charity Golf Day a big success

The second Rilmac Charity Golf Day was held on Friday 28th September at Market Rasen Golf Club. It was a great success raising funds for three fantastic beneficiaries; The British Heart Foundation, St Barnabas Hospice Lincoln, and Prostate Cancer UK.
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18th October 2018

Shooting Star Wins PR Contract with Midlands Enterprise Universities

Award-winning PR, marketing and digital agency Shooting Star has strengthened its roster of public sector clients by securing a comms and stakeholder engagement contract with Midlands Enterprise Universities.
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18th October 2018

Trade Mission will see international collaboration between the Midlands and the USA

Greater collaboration and trade opportunities will be the focus of an international trade mission taking place later this month.
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18th October 2018

EverythingBranded proudly sponsors Hoops Aid at the Copper Box Arena on Sunday 14th for their celebrity basketball fundraiser.

Hoops Aid is a major fundraising event for Sports Traider and the biggest celebrity charity basketball event in the UK. EverythingBranded were proud to be main sponsors of this year’s event which included celebrity team members such as Dan Osbourne (The O
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18th October 2018

FSB Sponsors Leicester Business Festival

The FSB is once again sponsoring the Leicester Business Festival, a two week festival featuring around 120 business events across the county aimed at growing our local economy, strengthening local business connections and encouraging inward investment.
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17th October 2018

Merritts invest £1.4m in machinery lifting and transport equipment

Joseph Merritt Group Plc has announced plans to invest £1.4 million in machinery lifting and transportation equipment as part of an ongoing strategy to expand services across the UK.
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17th October 2018

Fraser Brown promotes key member of its franchising and commercial team

Nottingham-based law firm Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the promotion of Fiona Boswell to partner.
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17th October 2018

Leicester based BS Handling Systems automates SCA Wood UK with conveyor installation

BS Handling Systems automates SCA Wood UK with pallet conveyor installation
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17th October 2018

J Tomlinson appointed to build seven-storey hotel

J Tomlinson appointed to build seven-storey hotel A construction contract to build a new £6 million hotel in Sheffield has been awarded to J Tomlinson.
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17th October 2018

Frozen food distributor Central Foods secures highest BRC level

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has been awarded the BRC Agents and Brokers certificate for the second year.
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17th October 2018

Northamptonshire consultancy celebrates 20th anniversary at stately home

An environmental planning and forestry consultancy based in Northamptonshire hosted a drinks reception in October at an historic country house to celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary.
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17th October 2018

World Class Speaker set to visit East Midlands

The private advisory group for business owners, Vistage, is set to bring internationally renowned speaker and coach, Lynn Leahy, to the East Midlands to speak to Vistage members and colleagues from across the region.
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17th October 2018

Appointment brings new talent to the DBCP team

Chris Pratt is the latest addition to the growing team at Derbyshire Building Control Partnership (DBCP). His appointment marks DBCP’s 12-month anniversary after being established last year.
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17th October 2018

New division of Barrett Developments officially opens its Peterborough office

Barratt Developments’ newest division Barratt and David Wilson Homes Cambridgeshire has officially opened the doors to its Peterborough office following a successful launch.
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17th October 2018

Ednaston Park Launch

Former St Mary's Nursing Home in Ednaston transformed into exciting new managed workspace scheme
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16th October 2018

Businesses urged to play part in simplifying UK tax system

An East Midlands corporate tax expert says businesses and their advisers now have a vital role in shaping a better UK tax system by sharing their views and experiences.
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16th October 2018

Howes Percival Leicester Half Marathon team raise over £1,000 for MNDA

Four members of Howes Percival's Leicester office took part in the Leicester Half Marathon on Sunday 14 October raising over £1,000 for the firm's office charity Motor Neurone Disease Association.
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16th October 2018

Legal heavyweight joins Fraser Brown’s Lincoln office

Leading law firm Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the appointment of Ed Capes as corporate finance partner in its newly established Lincoln office.
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16th October 2018

Rilmac Scaffolding announce new director

Rilmac Scaffolding Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Wallis in the role of Director – Southern.  Paul will be based at the Rilmac Depot in Northampton and have responsibility for the whole southern region, including London and the Home Co
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16th October 2018

Hinckley and Rugby staff dig deep for community allotment in Lutterworth

Staff volunteers from Hinckley and Rugby Building Society dug deep to help prepare the ground at the new allotments in Lutterworth.
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16th October 2018

Sturgess go the extra mile to help children get to surgery

A child’s journey to surgery at Leicester’s Hospitals has become a lot more easier thanks to a generous donation from Sturgess Motor Group.
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16th October 2018

James in line to be UK Bus Driver of the Year

trentbarton bus driver James Kearney is in the running to be named the UK’s best bus driver.
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16th October 2018

Salisbury poisonings highlights increasing need for SMEs to ensure they have the right cover in place

The unprecedented nerve agent attacks which happened in Salisbury earlier this year left many chain and independent shops restricted from the public for months.  The impact on small businesses affected has been crippling, with the Government forced to spe
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16th October 2018

Derby construction firm building sporting futures

Davlyn Construction has secured over £6m of work transforming the sports facilities at a historic Derbyshire school.
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16th October 2018

Royston & Lund named best lettings agent in East Midlands at EA Masters Awards

Royston & Lund, one of Nottinghamshire’s most-established independent estate agents has officially been crowned the best small lettings agent in the East Midlands as part of the 2019 Best Estate Agent Guide (BEAG).
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16th October 2018

Lincoln entrepreneur hires cameraman to follow his every move

Move over Kardashians, an entrepreneur in Lincoln has taken the unusual step of hiring a professional cameraman to record his working life.
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16th October 2018

Saving a colony of rare honey bees in Derby

Recently work was undertaken at 126 (City of Derby) Squadron’s headquarters to save a colony of rare honey bees that had taken over one of the wooden huts used by the cadets.
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16th October 2018

100th Birthday celebrated in style

Marjorie Fisher (Madge) tuned 100 this week and celebrated by travelling to York with five friends from Ashmere Smalley Hall in Derby to visit her sister Phyllis aged 95 in a Yorkshire nursing home.
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15th October 2018

SmartGo is Finalist at Smarter Travel Awards 2018

Leicester-founded national workplace travel network scheme nominated for Best Smarter Travel Innovation Award at national industry awards
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15th October 2018

Autumn Budget is make or break moment for Chancellor, say small firm

FSB is calling on the Chancellor Philip Hammond to make good on his claim that “the Conservative Party is, and always will be, the party of business” in its Autumn Budget submission published today.
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15th October 2018

Notts freight firm adds seven employees to growing team

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE’S fastest-growing mid-sized company*, Baxter Freight, has further bolstered its team through the appointment of seven new employees.
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15th October 2018

Let's get quizzical!

Russells' quiz will see fundraising reach sky high
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15th October 2018

Ramsey’s Cooks Up A Stir With 150K Renovation

A Nottingham based kitchen and bathroom showroom, which previously housed the 1926 Rolls Royce Primrose from the hit TV show, The Darling Buds of May, has undergone a 150K renovation as it enters its 47th year in business.
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15th October 2018

Leicestershire property solicitor celebrates 30 years of practising law

A specialist in property law at Leicestershire solicitors Bray & Bray is celebrating her 30th year as a practising solicitor. She also joins the company in commemorating another milestone - 125 years of service in 2018.
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15th October 2018

Nottingham company shortlisted for Leicestershire's leading property and construction awards

Two schemes built by Nottingham-based construction specialist Stepnell have been shortlisted for the ProCon Leicestershire Awards 2018, which showcase the region’s best property and construction projects.
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15th October 2018

Birmingham shoes a sellout success to empower women

A Birmingham shoemaker, who has been recognised as a leading light in the footwear industry, has seen her latest collection sell out before even hitting the shelves.
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15th October 2018

OrderWise Showcases Innovative Robotics Technology

Adding to an already impressive year for turnover, awards and new staff, specialist software provider OrderWise is showing no signs of slowing down. The company is now showcasing its developing robotics technology, which it plans to launch next year.
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12th October 2018

New college apprenticeship moves leaders up

West Nottinghamshire College is helping to create managers of the future for the UK’s leading motor dealer franchise with a new professional diploma.
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12th October 2018

Brexit countdown stimulates investments in semi-permanent buildings

With many businesses working on contingency plans for the possible outcomes and impacts of Brexit in March 2019, temporary buildings provide a great option.
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12th October 2018

Learning to be a Future Leader

Professionals from across the East Midlands spent yesterday (10 October) learning about the Army’s approach to leadership through a series of presentations, discussions and practical challenges held at Chetwynd Barracks in Nottinghamshire.
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12th October 2018

Property Presentation Firm ‘Not ‘Horsing’ Around As It Celebrates Third Birthday

A Derbyshire based property presentation company, which was started by accident in 2012, is now celebrating its third birthday.
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12th October 2018

Triple funding win for counselling hub

Counsellors in Lincoln, are celebrating three successful funding bids – adding a boost of nearly £75,000 for the Naomi Watkins Counselling Hub (NWCH)!
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12th October 2018

Restructure and Rebrand for Cowens

Two of the East Midlands’ leading financial services companies have announced they are restructuring to become unified under one brand. Chartered Insurance Broker, Cowens Survival Capability and Chartered Financial Planners, Cowens Financial Architects, w
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12th October 2018

Howes Percival rounds off 20th anniversary celebrations with school visit to National Space Centre

Howes Percival's Leicester office has rounded off a year-long series of celebrations, fundraising events and volunteering activities to mark its 20th year in the city by taking two local school groups for a day out at the National Space Centre. 
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12th October 2018

Stepnell named a Top 10 construction company to work for in UK

Construction specialist Stepnell, which has an office in Nottingham, has been voted one the UK’s top 10 best companies to work for at the Construction Week - Construction Enquirer Awards (8-12 October).
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12th October 2018

East Midlands lawyers in legal 500 Hall of Fame

TWO leading lawyers from East Midlands-based solicitors Nelsons have been recognised as being at the ‘pinnacle of their profession’ after entering the Legal 500’s prestigious Hall of Fame list.
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12th October 2018

East Midlands house builder puts walking boots on for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

An East Midlands housebuilder took part in a charity walk for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and raised over £500.
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11th October 2018

John joins Cummins Employment Solicitors

Leicestershire leading law firm Cummins Employment Solicitors has welcomed John Wood as its new associate.
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11th October 2018

Purpose Media toasts ten years of success

A Derbyshire creative agency which has grown from a two-man start-up with zero assets to a £2m-turnover company employing 30 full-time members of staff is celebrating its first decade in business.
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11th October 2018

Staff at leading developer raise £5,000 with mountain marathon challenge

Staff at leading developer Barratt Homes Northampton are celebrating after taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks and raising £5,126 for The Princes Trust as part of the Summit 60 challenge.
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11th October 2018

Market Harborough letting agent wins gold at British Property Awards

Andrew Granger & Co’s lettings department in Market Harborough has been awarded gold at the British Property Awards, the only agency in the Harborough region to receive the award.
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11th October 2018

Legal staff step out for mental health charity

Staff at a leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors have put their best foot forward to raise over £2,000 in a gruelling charity walk.
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11th October 2018

Mocha Marketing joins forces with Soft Touch Arts and Smith Partnership to bring back popular networking event

Enderby-based marketing agency Mocha Marketing is collaborating with Leicester charity Soft Touch Arts and solicitor firm Smith Partnership to bring back ‘New Walk Network’; a free, informal business networking event held at Soft Touch Arts, on New Walk.
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11th October 2018

Fit-out specialist adds new workspace designer to growing team

Award-winning commercial fit-out and workspace specialist, Butler & Willow, has appointed another impressive workspace designer by the name of Catherine Lee to its talent line-up.
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11th October 2018

Rilmac Raise Money for ARCA Charity Week

Rilmac supports ARCA Charity Week with the big zip line challenge
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11th October 2018

East Midlands event specialist on tour with three of the biggest names in music

The work of Derbyshire-based health & safety event experts Harrier has been in the spotlight during the summer event season. The Castle Donington company has brought years of event management and health & safety expertise to the much-anticipated Jay-Z and
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11th October 2018

Ward breathes new life into Ilkeston’s Albion Leisure Centre

Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, Ward, has opened its third Ilkeston site this week at a former leisure centre, following a £1million refurbishment.
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11th October 2018

BioCity hosts Ada Lovelace Day to inspire the next generation of female STEM scientists

Forty-five girls who are students at three Nottingham high schools took part in an Ada Lovelace Day event at leading life sciences incubator, BioCity Nottingham, to learn about the opportunities of a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathemat
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10th October 2018

Pattonair listed in prestigious Sunday Times index of fast-growing businesses

Derby-based aerospace and defence supply chain service provider Pattonair is one of the UK’s fastest-growing medium-sized businesses, according to the Sunday Times.
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10th October 2018

Awards unveiled as community urged to vote for their favourite town business

Town artist creates unique awards for Burton’s only business awards voted by the general public to celebrate independent stores, services and businesses.
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10th October 2018

Wildgoose racks up nearly £40m in new orders

Derbyshire based Wildgoose Construction is celebrating after winning almost £40m worth of contracts and boosting the numbers in its workforce
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10th October 2018

Local charity Footprints CEC confirms GB Paralympian Richard Whitehead MBE as its newest patron

Sneinton-based charity Footprints CEC, the city’s only Conductive Education Centre, is delighted to announce world record holder and paralympian, Richard Whitehead MBE, as its newest patron.
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10th October 2018

Imago Venues shortlisted for two prestigious hospitality awards

Loughborough University’s conference, hotel and events brand, Imago Venues, has been shortlisted for Best Team and Most Innovative Business Partner in the 2018 Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards.
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10th October 2018

Leicester Animal Aid names Barrie Stephen as new Charity Ambassador

Leicester Animal Aid, one of the county's best loved animal rescue charities, has named local businessman and celebrity hairdresser Barrie Stephen as their new ambassador.
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10th October 2018

Hinckley pupils WizeUp to cash thanks to Hinckley & Rugby

More than 160 teenagers at Hinckley Academy explored the realities of managing their money in a day of financial education sponsored by Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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10th October 2018

Recognition for East Midlands Civil Engineers

Three East Midlands civil engineers were presented with prestigious industry awards by the Institution of Civil Engineers’ President, Lord Robert Mair, at a recent ceremony held at the institution’s London headquarters.
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10th October 2018

Free Cyber Security Seminar will give valuable advice to businesses

Companies concerned about the rising threat of cyber-attacks on their business can attend a Cyber Security Seminar in Leicester, organised by accountants Newby Castleman, explaining how best to protect themselves.
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9th October 2018

Marianne Lindsay joins Shorts' Radius team

Shorts are delighted to announce the appointment of Research and Development tax reliefs expert, Marianne Lindsay.
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9th October 2018

Kings of Curry return home triumphant for second year

The Ashiana Indian Restaurant near Newark has been named Best in Nottinghamshire for the second year running in the prestigious Asian food awards, the Curry Life Awards.
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9th October 2018

Birchwood Price Tools announces new owners in significant sale

On 1st October 2018, Birchwood Price Tools (BPT) changed ownership, having been sold by Travis Perkins PLC to tools supplier and distributor Toolstream Limited.
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9th October 2018

HR firm is ambitious for growth

Lincoln HR specialists are celebrating a “capital” expansion move and the recruitment of three highly-qualified personnel.
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9th October 2018

Willmott Dixon teams club together to raise £20,000 for The Matt Hampson Foundation

Aspiring golfers from Willmott Dixon swapped safety boots for golf shoes as they put their skills to the test over 18 holes at a charity golf day in support of the Matt Hampson Foundation.
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8th October 2018

Coalville manufacturer secures £110,000 investment

Zeeko, a Leicestershire-based manufacturer, has received £110,000 from Enterprise Loans East Midlands (ELEM) and the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF).
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8th October 2018

Winners of the fbe East Midlands Awards 2018 revealed

A project to breathe new life into almost 200 19th Century Grade II listed properties and encourage community engagement in the area has been crowned the winner at the fbe East Midlands Awards 2018.
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8th October 2018

Innes England raise five-figure sum for Guide Dog Charity

AN award-winning commercial property agency is celebrating the life-changing work of Guide Dogs UK by handing over a cheque for over £4,000 in Guide Dogs Week (6 October to 14 October 2018)
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8th October 2018

Leading Northamptonshire developer raises more than £30,000 for Alzheimer's Society

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes has raised more than £30,700 for its chosen charity of the year the Alzheimer’s Society.
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8th October 2018

Union Jack Club, London Waterloo - Great new venue for RISK’s NEBOSH Courses

East Midlands based specialist safety management training company, RISK has relocated its London based NEBOSH courses to the Union Jack Club directly opposite Waterloo Station.
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5th October 2018

New apprentices for awarding winning IT support provider

Your IT Department LTD have welcomed two apprentices to their growing IT Support Team.
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5th October 2018

Major event to highlight a new generation of innovation

Businesses from across the region are invited to find out how innovation can help them innovate and boost the economy.
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5th October 2018

Troika Systems Limited sold to Fresh Equity

Watersheds, the Northampton corporate finance specialist, has led the successful sale of Troika Systems Limited, the award winning market leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative 2D and 3D microscopes to Fresh Equity Limited.
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5th October 2018

Prestigious Award Nomination for Forbes Burton

Grimsby-based insolvency specialists Forbes Burton are celebrating after being named as finalists at this year’s Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency (TRI) Awards.
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5th October 2018

Building knowledge – Children learn joinery skills at Lincoln Construction Week

Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson gave children an insight into joinery and other construction careers at Lincoln Construction Week, which took place 2-4 October at Lincolnshire Showground.
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5th October 2018

Barratt Homes Northampton join in on the cake festivity by holding a Macmillan coffee morning

The kettle was on at the leading developer’s head office in Northampton last Friday 28th September with employees raising more than £230 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
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4th October 2018

Birmingham consultancy to manage North West’s biggest ever office development

Birmingham-based construction consultancy Edmond Shipway has been appointed as project manager, quantity surveyor and employer’s agent for online beauty and wellbeing giant The Hut Group’s (THG) mammoth new headquarters. Located at Manchester Airport City
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4th October 2018

Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire in the spotlight for Farm Shop & Deli Awards

Popular Derbyshire farm shop Croots has been put forward for the title of Farm Shop Large Retailer of the Year in the Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2019 – and is asking customers and local people for support.
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4th October 2018

Stepnell ion running for 'best main contractor to work for' national construction award

Construction specialist Stepnell, which has an office in Nottingham, is in the running for a national Construction Enquirer Best Main Contractor to Work for Award, one of the building industry’s most prestigious accolades awarded to construction companies
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4th October 2018

Octopus Healthcare completes record £60+ million deal with New Care, advised by Knight Frank

Octopus Healthcare signs multi-asset deal with New Care to bring a brighter tomorrow to care home provision in the Midlands and North West
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4th October 2018

£705,000 manufacturing support boost generates 388 jobs in the East Midlands

388 new jobs have been created at small to medium-sized manufacturers across the East Midlands thanks to dedicated support designed to boost performance and help them increase sales.
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4th October 2018

Banking revolution reaches the East Midlands with new Northampton store

Metro Bank, the revolution in British banking, is set to open its first East Midlands store in central Northampton this winter, creating around 25 new jobs for local people. After bringing the revolution to sites across London and the South East over the
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4th October 2018

Purpose Media video boss ready to shed blood, sweat and tears for charity at Munich Marathon

A film-maker from creative agency Purpose Media is undertaking a charity challenge with a twist later this month… asking his supporters to donate blood instead of cash.
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3rd October 2018

The dawn of a new era at The Derby Conference Centre

It’s a changing of the guard at The Derby Conference Centre, with the introduction of a new Managing Director Matt Hutchings. Matt has been in place at the Centre for a number of months, ensuring a smooth transition into his new role.
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3rd October 2018

J Tomlinson celebrates success in the West Midlands

Building services company J Tomlinson is celebrating success in the West Midlands – two years after opening an office in Canwell, near Sutton Coldfield.
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3rd October 2018

Absolute Networks and Derbyshire County Cricket Club - a partnership fit for the future

Absolute Networks, the Derby-based managed IT support company is working with Derbyshire County Cricket Club (DCCC) to deliver IT networks and support that are fit for the future.
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3rd October 2018

Purpose Media director questions Chancellor’s Tory Conference speech

A director from creative agency Purpose Media has questioned Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond’s speech claiming that his party was the ‘party of business’. 
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3rd October 2018

Barratt Developments gives £25k donation that's right on track

Barratt Developments has given an academic trust in Coalville a donation of £25,000 towards the development of a new 400m athletics track.
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3rd October 2018

Nottingham Fire Safety Business Snapped up by Global Manufacturer

Global design and world-class detection products manufacturer FFE has acquired Nottingham fire compliance and software company, LAN Control Systems Ltd (LCS).
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3rd October 2018

Housing Association grows its own talent with course for aspiring managers

Midland Heart has signed a major deal with University College Birmingham that will see the housing association’s future leaders and managers enrolled on to apprenticeships.
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3rd October 2018

Local law firm builds commercial property team by three

Fraser Brown Solicitors has expanded its Nottingham-based commercial property team by three, with the appointment of Kerry Elliott as a senior associate, Zaheera Suleman as a solicitor and Alicia Yilmaz as a paralegal. 
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3rd October 2018

New product development kitchen unveiled at frozen food distributor Central Foods

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has unveiled a new product development kitchen at its Northamptonshire headquarters to help in developing and showcasing the products it offers to foodservice operators.
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3rd October 2018

Housing development breaks ground in Lincolnshire

MIDLANDS-based property developer Wheatcroft Land has officially started work on 14 new homes in the Lincolnshire village of Ancaster.
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3rd October 2018

Students celebrate intu Victoria Centre's shopping night

Thousands of students visited intu Victoria Centre last night (2 October) for its annual Student Shopping Night.
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2nd October 2018

Iconic regeneration project clinches another top flight award

Chartered Surveyor Banks Long & Co, together with its client Lincolnshire Co-op and builder Lindum Group are today celebrating success in another regional awards ceremony.
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2nd October 2018

XenoGesis opens new laboratories and offices at BioCity’s Discovery Building

Leading DMPK/ADME provider, XenoGesis has celebrated the official opening of its new laboratories and offices at BioCity Nottingham’s state-of-the-art Discovery Building.
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2nd October 2018

Registration now open for tenth annual Directors’ Briefing

Creative connections and ‘joined up thinking’ will be the focus of Duncan & Toplis’ Directors’ Briefing, an annual conference that brings together businesses from across the East Midlands next month.
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2nd October 2018

Rippon Homes partners with Acis to bring affordable housing to Skegby

Leading housebuilder Rippon Homes has joined forces with housing provider Acis to bring affordable homes to its Manor Croft development in Skegby, Mansfield.
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2nd October 2018

E-commerce software firm secures £580k to expand

Expandly, a Milton Keynes-based company whose e-commerce software allows retailers to sell across multiple channels worldwide, has closed a £580,000 funding round led by Mercia Fund Managers.
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2nd October 2018

Alpha Rail employees clock up 240 years

This month Colin Moore became the latest employee from metal railings and gates manufacturer Alpha Rail to celebrate a milestone anniversary.
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2nd October 2018

Apprentices set to be honoured at Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards

Three young people are set to battle it out to claim the Apprentice of the Year title at the Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards later this month.
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2nd October 2018

East Midlands Vistage Group Gears Wills & Trusts for Growth

Independent Financial Planning firm, Wills & Trusts, is on track to grow its business tenfold by 2025, thanks to the help of experts from the East Midlands Vistage network.
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2nd October 2018

East Midlands ‘Developer of the Year’ for Jackson & Jackson Developments

Judges at the coveted East Midlands Property Dinner crowned Lincoln-based Jackson & Jackson Developments ‘Developer of the Year’ at its annual black-tie event held last week at The Nottingham Belfry hotel.
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2nd October 2018

Taylor Bloxham Group makes shortlist in four categories at national print industry awards

Leicester based company the Taylor Bloxham Group has been recognised for the quality of their printing work by making the final shortlist in four separate categories at a national industry awards event.
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2nd October 2018

New immigration system must work for 5.7 million small firms and self-employed

Responding to Sajid Javid’s speech at Conservative Party Conference, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Development Manager for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Mike Watkinson said:  
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2nd October 2018

Taylor Bloxham Group makes shortlist in four categories at national print industry awards

Leicester based company the Taylor Bloxham Group has been recognised for the quality of their printing work by making the final shortlist in four separate categories at a national industry awards event.
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29th September 2018

New Warwickshire medical centre topped out

A topping out ceremony has taken place at a new medical centre being built by Wildgoose Construction which will serve more than 20,000 patients.
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28th September 2018

Graduates choose East Midlands to build surveyors careers

Seven ambitious young professionals have chosen commercial property consultants Innes England to kick-start their careers. This includes five professionals who have joined the firm’s popular graduate scheme, bringing the total number on the current scheme
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28th September 2018

Enterprise Loans files the flag for East Mids entrepreneurs

LEADING responsible loan provider Enterprise Loans East Midlands (ELEM) has received further recognition for its work with businesses across the region as it earns a nomination in the ‘Community Excellence of the Year’ category at the Nachural Entrepreneu
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28th September 2018

Leicestershire business community get together for local cancer charity

Businesses from across Leicestershire all got together for a fun night of food and a variety of entertainment in aid of local cancer research charity Hope Against Cancer at a curry evening organised by Kazzoo IT Solutions and Mocha Marketing, hosted by Le
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28th September 2018

UK Office power module manufacturer launches European expansion programme

ABL UK Limited, a manufacturer and distributor of power modules, monitor arms, CPU holders and cable management products has announced plans to expand into Europe by attracting new distributors in Northern and South East Europe.
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28th September 2018

Duncan & Toplis wins British Accountancy Award for work to honour WW2 heroes

East Midlands accountancy group, Duncan & Toplis has won the award for Outstanding Advisory or Client Project of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards 2018 for its work with the International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln.
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28th September 2018

Key appointment places RHCV in the driving seat

Following the successful acquisition of its Northampton site, East Midlands Renault Truck dealer, RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has appointed a new Dealer Point Manager to bolster the site’s strategic growth plans.
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28th September 2018

trentbarton’s Vicky promoted to director

Vicky Williams has been promoted to director of commercial services at the bus company trentbarton.
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28th September 2018

Executives learn about Army leadership

Senior managers from organisations across Derbyshire spent a day learning more about Army leadership techniques and how these can be incorporated into their workplaces.
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27th September 2018

New senior appointment announced at Derbyshire Property Developer

DERBYSHIRE-BASED developer Sladen Estates has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Paul Ruane as its new projects director.
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27th September 2018

National Accountancy firm to open Nottingham office

EAST Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has advised national accountancy firm Haines Watts on its expansion into Nottinghamshire following the acquisition of Ling Phipp for an undisclosed sum.
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27th September 2018

Allied Irish Bank (GB) appoints healthcare specialist

Allied Irish Bank (GB) (AIB (GB))* has strengthened its North and Midlands team with the appointment of Richard Henshaw as a Healthcare Relationship Manager. Richard will work with the bank’s Leeds and Nottingham business centres to support healthcare cus
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27th September 2018

Malmo based analytical services provider champions compliance with Epista Life Science and Formpipe Life Science

A leading provider of assay solutions to pharma, biotech, and clinical research organisations has streamlined its approach to quality assurance and compliance management with the help of Epista Life Science and Formpipe Life Science.
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27th September 2018

Leicester Business Festival sponsorship

The FSB is once again sponsoring the Leicester Business Festival, a two week festival featuring around 120 business events across the county aimed at growing our local economy, strengthening local business connections and encouraging inward investment.
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27th September 2018

Pupils receive new football kit, thanks to Central Foods

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has donated a new football kit to students at a nearby school.
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27th September 2018

Peppermint Technology awarded place on Digital Marketplace

Legal Technology software company Peppermint Technology has won a place on the UK Government’s Digital Marketplace, which connects the public sector with Microsoft based technology solutions to support their legal case work.
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27th September 2018

Newark architecture and engineering consultancy announces raft of promotions

BE DESIGN, the Newark-based multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering practice, has announced four new promotions across its technical team.
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27th September 2018

Consultancy of the Year 2018

Bennett Engineering Design Solutions Ltd has been shortlisted by the British Engineering Excellence Awards for “Consultancy of the Year” and will be attending the awards ceremony in London on the 4th of October.
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27th September 2018

Mountain Marathon Challenge for charity

Staff at leading developer raise £12,000 from the Mountain Marathon Challenge
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26th September 2018

Health and Safety Responsibilities of Executives & Directors

Health and safety at work responsibility and accountability falls upon directors, board members and the business owners for any organisation no matter what the size.
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25th September 2018

John Brichnell joins Data Clarity

In the aftermath of winning a national award, global software and data solutions provider, Data Clarity has appointed John Bricknell as its new sales consultant.
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25th September 2018

Chesterfield on track to create world class visitor economy

It has been revealed that converting just 5% of Chesterfield’s day visitors into overnight stays would transform the town’s visitor economy.
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25th September 2018

Tattershall Farm Park flourishes thanks to eco-friendly energy

A SAVING of £20 a day in energy bills has paved the way for an award-winning, family-owned farm park in Tattershall, Lincolnshire, to expand its offering and enhance visitor and animal comfort no matter the season.
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25th September 2018

Works begin to create 180 new specialist student places in Lincolnshire

Regional contractor G F Tomlinson has started work on three new alternative provision Free School academies in Lincolnshire.
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25th September 2018

Ten fabricators are needed to join Frame Fast's elite team in Ascot Drive

Frame Fast (UK) has launched a recruitment drive to fill more than 10 jobs at its production facility in Ascot Drive.
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25th September 2018

AECOM’s Brian Ward joins First Thursday Club management team

Construction industry networking group, East Midlands First Thursday Club, has welcomed long-standing member Brian Ward to its management team to bring new ideas and to help with the continuance of the Club going forward.
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25th September 2018

Ibstock Brick opens Eclipse to local community

Ibstock Brick welcomed more than 400 members of the local community over the weekend to celebrate the opening of its new Eclipse factory in Ibstock.
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24th September 2018

Budding accountants start their career at Notts firm

THREE university graduates have chosen to start their accountancy careers at UHY Hacker Young’s Nottingham office.
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24th September 2018

Nottingham recycling company launches award winning recycling system for takeaway coffee cups

Coffee cups across the UK will be saved from landfill and commercially recycled into paper with the introduction of Detpak’s RecycleMe™ system in partnership with Nottingham based recycler Shredall Ltd.
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24th September 2018

NiTEC secures OHSAS 18001 safety certification

NiTEC, one of the UK’s leading electroless nickel plating specialists, has been awarded the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Specification (OHSAS) 18001 certificate for its facility in Chesterfield.
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24th September 2018

Russell Roof Tiles hits a hole in one for charity

Burton-based roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles, once again swung for charitable causes with its golf tournament which raised over £5,000 for its Community Fund.
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24th September 2018

J Tomlinson commences contract with Midlands Rural Housing

J Tomlinson has partnered with a leading rural housing provider to deliver repairs and maintenance services to over 600 properties.
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24th September 2018

Focus Consultants and Guy Taylor Associates support Skegness foreshore improvement plan

Economic development experts at Focus Consultants and architects Guy Taylor Associates have been appointed to draw up ideas to improve the foreshore of one of the UK’s popular seaside towns.
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24th September 2018

Nottingham developer building on the success of five years in business

Luxury residential developer North Sands Developments is celebrating five years in business, having delivered over £20m of high-end residential schemes in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and the South West.
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24th September 2018

World-class automotive skills centre gains new recruit

Smooth-running operations at the new MIRA Technology Institute (MTI) are set to benefit from the appointment of a centre manager to oil the wheels as the new training facility for the global automotive industry moves closer to opening its doors.
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24th September 2018

Enterprise Loans joins Brighter Futures to support Leics entrepreneurs

NOT-FOR-PROFIT organisation, Enterprise Loans East Midlands, has joined the Brighter Futures Project to support Leicestershire entrepreneurs looking to start their own business.
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24th September 2018

Movements UK celebrates 34th trading year

A Shepshed-based chauffeur business which specialises in airport transfers has celebrated its thirty fourth trading year this month.
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24th September 2018

Christmas arrives early in Risley

Members of luxury business networking service, KuKu Connect Derbyshire, were recently greeted at Risley Hall Hotel, Risley with a full size Christmas tree, Christmas cocktails and festive themed canapés, with all the trimmings.
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21st September 2018

AIM Awards Proud Sponsors of Love Business Expo

Derby-based AIM Awards are delighted to announce they are sponsoring the prestigious Love Business Expo, the event the biggest free business exhibition in the Midlands is now in its 7th year and continues to go from strength to strength.
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21st September 2018

Just Around The Corner… Leicester Business Expo

In just under four weeks’ time Leicester welcomes back the Leicester Business Expo and its shaping up to be an incredible event.
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21st September 2018

First volunteer Armed Forces champion for small businesses appointed by FSB

Ren Kapur will work with FSB to help advance policy change for the ‘armed forces in business’ community
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21st September 2018

Rothera Sharp celebrates arrival of trainee and promotion of home-grown talent

Rothera Sharp is delighted to announce the arrival of a new trainee in its litigation department, in conjunction with a former trainee starting her job as a newly qualified solicitor within the firm’s family law department.
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21st September 2018

Great Pall-Ex Bake Off raises a showstopping sum for Macmillan

Pall-Ex staff swapped wheels for whisks when the logistics firm hosted its own Great British Bake Off competition to raise money for Macmillan.
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21st September 2018

Executive director makes ‘Most Influential’ HR practitioners list for 2018

Midland Heart’s executive director of HR and Learning has scored a hat-trick after being named one of the Most Influential HR Practitioners in the country – for the third year running.
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21st September 2018

Finalists announced for the fbe East Midlands Awards 2018

Organisers of this year’s fbe East Midlands Awards, which recognise and reward some of the region’s best construction projects, have unveiled the shortlisted schemes that are in line to take the top slots.
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21st September 2018

Celebrations at Leics charity's rehab centre as offical opening draws near

PROUD project partners from across the Midlands construction scene gathered on site at the state-of-the-art Get Busy Living Centre in Leicestershire this week (20 September) to celebrate its official completion.
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21st September 2018

What are the challenges to investment? - East Mids, 5 October 2018

Scaling up your business? Seeking access to finance? - join this ICAEW Midlands and British Business Bank event on 5 October to find out more about the Midlands Engine Investment Fund
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20th September 2018

Willshee’s Investment Helps McDonalds Reduce its Environmental Footprint

Burton based waste and recycling business, Willshee’s, is helping McDonalds and other food and drink companies to reduce their environmental footprint with its new segregated waste collection vehicle.
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20th September 2018

intu Derby and Marketing Derby announce exclusive VIP evening

intu Derby has announced its exclusive VIP shopping night will return to the centre this Autumn, in association with Marketing Derby.
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20th September 2018

Nottingham’s Grade A Station Street Offices Given Green Light

City planners have (on 19th September) given the green light to bring forward one of Nottingham’s most striking Grade A office schemes to be delivered in the city to date.
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20th September 2018

Morley Hayes reaches final of Midlands Family Business Awards for second successive year

Morley Hayes, one of Derbyshire’s best-loved leisure facilities, has been shortlisted for the title of Employer of the Year at the Midlands Family Business Awards for the second successive year.
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20th September 2018

North Wales Fire & Rescue Service optimises HR & process with MHR

Investment in MHR’s cloud-based iTrent solution empowers North Wales Fire & Rescue Service to streamline its people processes
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20th September 2018

Leicester researchers aim to tackle worldwide type 2 diabetes epidemic

People living thousands of miles from Leicester have received crucial education from city researchers to help drive them to effectively self-manage their type 2 diabetes.
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19th September 2018

Opportunity for early stage ambitious digital businesses to pitch for investment

The Big House at Nottingham Trent University (NTU), the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Derby Quad’s Mainframe jointly present the opportunity for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire-based businesses to compete for a chance to pitch to investors looking t
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19th September 2018

Arrow Solutions reveal spike in winter rail products sales

One of the UK’s leading manufac