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News from August 2018


31st August 2018

LGG Projects welcomes experienced senior quantity surveyor

Lincoln-based construction and consultancy company LGG Projects has announced the appointment of Darren Dunn as a senior quantity surveyor.
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31st August 2018

TruNet (UK) unveils its new production plant in Leicestershire

TruNet (UK), a specialist in the mass production of elastic netting, loops and twines, has opened its new purpose-built warehouse in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, after receiving a multi-million-pound investment from banking partner HSBC UK.
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31st August 2018

Calling all budding East Midlands artists!

ARE YOU a dab hand with a paint brush or see yourself as the next Claude Monet?
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31st August 2018

Allotment able to bloom with Russells' support

An allotment space in Burton, which grows fresh produce for those in need, has become the latest organisation to benefit from Russell Roof Tiles’ community fund.
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31st August 2018

Sterling volatility major ongoing concern for exporters

The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, today (Friday) publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, based on survey and documentation data from UK exporters. The Outlook indicates that many exporters are performing well b
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31st August 2018

Additional Funds Available to Support Training

Businesses with skills shortages in Greater Lincolnshire are set to get a boost to the tune of £13 million thanks to the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership.
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31st August 2018

Payroll team hits a bonus!

Midland Heart is celebrating National Payroll Week, September 3-7, by highlighting the achievements of its own payroll team, which has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.  
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31st August 2018

East Midlands housebuilder welcomes new Technical Director

An East Midlands housebuilder has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new Technical Director.
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30th August 2018

Leicestershire’s Largest Career’s Speed Networking Event Returns

More than 300 students from 20 schools and colleges are set to take part in the county’s largest career’s speed networking event. 
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30th August 2018

The RU Group Strengthens Senior Leadership Team

Record financial results leads to new appointments at expanding Midlands financial services group
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30th August 2018

Construction group Stepnell delivers robust business results

Construction specialist Stepnell, which has its head office in Rugby, has announced a robust set of financial results for the year ending 31 March 2018.
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30th August 2018

PR Boss Set To Put New Spin On Journalism Degree

A Derby based PR Boss has secured herself a job lecturing students at Nottingham Trent University, in a bid to pass on her wealth of experience in public relations.
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30th August 2018

MIRA Technology Park Awarded for its Sustained International Growth

MIRA Technology Park (MTP), one of the UK’s leading Enterprise Zones, has been presented a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of ‘International Trade’ for demonstrating consistent international revenue growth.
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30th August 2018

Nottinghamshire STEAMS ahead with more visitors than ever

New statistics have revealed tourism and the wider visitor economy in Nottinghamshire saw a healthy growth in 2017.
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30th August 2018

BS Handling Systems completes tote sortation project for leading car manufacturer

Leicester based, BS Handling Systems has completed an automated sortation project for the BMW Group at its MINI plant in Oxford. The sortation system has been designed to sort and return empty totes and pallets in the ILC building (80) at the Oxford plant
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30th August 2018

Sales Director Jason continues to build career with David Wilson Homes

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes South Midlands has recently welcomed back a member of staff as Sales Director to help maintain its high standards of customer service across the Northampton-based division.
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30th August 2018

One Connectivity apprentice Josh Peacock excels as Finance Administrator

Since joining One Connectivity as an apprentice back in February 2017, Josh Peacock, 20, has progressed significantly and is excelling in his role as Finance Administrator.
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30th August 2018

Peak Ales brews up a new Derbyshire tourism hotspot

An artisan producer of real ale in Derbyshire, Peak Ales, has secured a £222,000 funding package from HSBC UK to convert its old micro-brewery into a visitor centre.
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30th August 2018

Wellingborough footfall out-performs the rest of UK

Official figures have revealed High Street shopping in Wellingborough over the past 12 months has out-performed other town centres across the rest of the UK.
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30th August 2018

Building society sets out vision for the future with new identity

Building on its strong year-end results, Earl Shilton Building Society is revolutionising its brand identity to attract a wider audience and express the individuality of its members and its own products and services.
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30th August 2018

The Derby Conference Centre to help people celebrate Christmas in style with two more dates for its 1920s themed Christmas Parties

Christmas plans are already underway at The Derby Conference Centre. By popular demand, the Centre is excited to be taking Christmas party bookings for the first time since 2015, and to celebrate, plans to transport guests back to the 1920s in their Art D
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28th August 2018

Architecture consultancy welcomes graduate to team

Architectural consultancy LK2 – which has offices in both London and Lincoln – continued its ambitious growth plans with the appointment of a new graduate Part II architectural assistant.
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28th August 2018

Speaker announced for the 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 announced the guest speaker for the 2018 Chairman’s Awards Dinner.
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28th August 2018

Allen Signs Team Now Bigger than Ever

Allen Signs has grown to almost 20 staff members after the company unveiled its latest recruit to help it keep up with new business wins.
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28th August 2018

Commercial property lawyer Julie joins Fraser Brown’s Lincoln office

East Midlands firm Fraser Brown Solicitors has expanded its commercial property team with the appointment of solicitor Julie Hutchinson.
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28th August 2018

KAM Project Consultants shortlisted for national Building Award

KAM Project Consultants has been shortlisted for a prestigious award in the 2018 Building Awards.
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28th August 2018

Stepnell hits the ground running at Loughborough Sports Facility Scheme

Work is under way by regional contractor Stepnell on a £2.1 million construction contract to create a major sports facility for Loughborough Schools Foundation.
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28th August 2018

Reflex Group partners with local HR & payroll experts to accommodate future growth

East Midlands labels and sustainable packaging company Reflex Group has invested in a new HR and payroll system from Nottingham-based HR, payroll and talent experts MHR to modernise its people processes and facilitate its future growth strategy.
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28th August 2018

Derby charity receives £2,000 donation – thanks to Frame Fast!

A charity which sends local children on precious holidays to Skegness has received a cash boost from a Derby business.
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28th August 2018

Charity ‘buoyed’ by support from East Midlands businesses

Businesses throughout the East Midlands ‘buoyed’ the spirits of everyone at Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People by raising over £12,000 at this year’s Dragon Boat Challenge.
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24th August 2018

Star Trust donates £2,500 to local charity to support elderly

A Nottingham-based charity which supports elderly people across the county has received a boost following a £2,500 donation by Star Trust.
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24th August 2018

Smart Innovation & Networking for Growth (SING) - Textile Manufacturing

The Chamber is delivering this event on behalf of the Smart Innovation and Networking for Growth (SING) project. This project is part-funded through ERDF and delivered by the iNet through Loughborough University
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24th August 2018

Enterprise agency staff and members work together to give charity a business boost

STAFF and members of enterprise agency Erewash Partnership have pulled together to help a charity which supports young families to update its business operations.
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24th August 2018

East Midlands based ‘Ask the Chameleon’ is selected as one of the UKs top 100 small businesses

Rachel Hayward, owner of Ask the Chameleon Ltd has been selected to be a part of the Small Business 100, part of the national Small Business Saturday campaign.
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23rd August 2018

Sarah snaps-up top job

Lincoln BIG today announced that Sarah Loftus will be joining the Business Improvement Group in late September as its Chief Executive designate.
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23rd August 2018

Long service employee chooses a David Wilson home at The Avenue

As well as recently celebrating 20 years working for the company, employee Linda Lane has made the move into a brand new David Wilson home at The Avenue in Overstone.
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23rd August 2018

New hires for Swindell & Pearson as firm continues to grow

Bondholder and patent and trade mark attorney firm Swindell & Pearson has welcomed two new trade mark attorneys and a trainee patent attorney as the firm continues to help local and international clients protect their valuable intellectual property rights
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23rd August 2018

Mitre supporting safe standing through training

Derbyshire based training company Mitre Group who recently celebrated its 25th anniversary have been working with Shrewsbury Town Football Club to ensure its club stewards are supported and have received the very latest training to help support them with
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23rd August 2018

Small businesses need real support to avoid a chaotic ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Looking ahead to the release of today’s Brexit technical notices from the Government, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry said: “The issues being raised today highlight the dangers of stumbling into a sudden and unplanned
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23rd August 2018

Russells' fun day hits a six raising £1.5k for charity

Families, friends and Russell Roof Tiles staff were bowled over this weekend, when they attended the roof tile manufacturer’s Family Fun Day, which saw more than £1,500 raised for charity.
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23rd August 2018

Obam’s Simon Shortlisted for Industry Award

A logistics coordinator for Lincolnshire-based mobility company Obam Stairlifts is hoping he’ll be crowned Unsung Hero of the Year at the very first Access and Mobility Professional Awards.
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23rd August 2018

Affordable homes to bring new life to former Leamington Spa cake factory

Construction is under way on a scheme to build 40 much-needed affordable Stonewater homes for local people on the site of a former cake factory at Sydenham Farm, St Mary’s Road, Leamington Spa.
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23rd August 2018

Lubricant firm expands fleet to improve services

A Derbyshire-based industrial lubricants specialist has expanded its fleet in response to a surge in trade.
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23rd August 2018

Blueprint Appoints New Deputy Chief Executive

Blueprint, the multi award winning developer that specialises in the development of sustainable places, has appointed Sam Veal to the newly created role of Deputy Chief Executive.
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23rd August 2018

Construction worker sun protection

Health & Safety for construction workers in summer sun, and the duty of care placed upon employers.
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22nd August 2018

Local entrepreneur shortlisted for exceptional women award

Inspirational entrepreneur, Isabella Moore CBE, has been shortlisted for a national award designed to recognise and promote female talent in the UK.
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22nd August 2018

Leicester Tigers and Total Motion in the driving seat

Leicester Tigers and fleet management specialists Total Motion have partnered up in a deal which sees the company welcomed as the club’s official vehicle partner.
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22nd August 2018

Lincoln Property Professionals go the extra mile at new cycling event.

PIPIL CYCLING, a new Lincoln-based networking event, has taken off this month as a way to further networking opportunities between property professionals in the region.
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22nd August 2018

Rock Fall stride into their next sector with development of conductive footwear

A multi-award winning second-generation family owned business, Rock Fall has positioned itself at the forefront of the safety footwear industry through world first innovations that provide solutions to the ever-changing demands of modern businesses.
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21st August 2018

Alpha Rail play part in new Spider-man film

Products from Huthwaite based metal railings and gates manufacturer, Alpha Rail are about to take a backstage role in the new Spider-man film.
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21st August 2018

Wynbrook appoint new BD Manager/Assistant to Directors

Building and design company, Wynbrook, which specialises in care homes and exclusive residential design and build projects, has appointed Karen Watson as Business Development Manager and Assistant to the Directors.
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21st August 2018

Counselling charity can continue support with £2k donation from Star Trust

NOTTINGHAM-BASED charity We R Here, can continue to fund support to young adults and families thanks to £2,025 donation from Star Trust.
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21st August 2018

Lincoln Cathedral set to host its last ‘monster’ family fun day before school starts

Lincoln Cathedral is hosting a monster family fun day before the summer holidays draw to an end.
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21st August 2018

Businesses receive £1,000 helping hand to set up in empty shops and boost streets

FOUR new businesses have opened in Ilkeston and Long Eaton with a helping hand from a scheme to revive empty shops.
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21st August 2018

Living Wage Employer title for Central Foods

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has officially become a Living Wage Employer.
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21st August 2018

Double delight as Croots Farm Shop scores success in the Great Taste Awards 2018

Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire is celebrating after two of its products were hailed as ‘outstanding’ at the annual Great Taste Awards.
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21st August 2018

Innovative invisible mould agent helps retailers to solve plastics problem

As retailers face increasing pressure to reduce the use of plastics in their packaging, the UK company behind ‘freshness agent’ Micro-Fresh® is offering a quick and simple way to boost consumer credentials.
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20th August 2018

HSBC UK funding feeds Hyperama's expansion plan

Nottingham headquartered wholesaler secures £15m finance package
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20th August 2018

Hyperama, a Nottingham-headquartered cash and carry wholesaler and food distributor, has secured a £15 million finance package from HSBC UK to refurbish its warehouse, increase its importing capabilities and support its growth ambitions. The food an

Pendragon Vehicle Management (PVM) has launched Let’s Lease – an innovative employee car scheme that allows employees of businesses the provision of a new car with no financial risk to the employer and no BIK liability to the employee.
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20th August 2018

Stephen celebrates half a century of working for Red Bank

Stephen Betteridge (65), of Measham, in Leicestershire, started working at the local clay chimney and ridge tile maker on Monday, 8th July 1968, after leaving Ashby Ivanhoe School the previous Friday. In the five decades since, he has made many thousands
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17th August 2018

From Engineer to Engineering Manager – Paul-Simon Brown’s progression with One Connectivity

One Connectivity’s new Engineering Manager Paul-Simon Brown first joined the company as an engineer back in February 2017. Just 18 months on, he has developed his skills and progressed through to his current role.
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17th August 2018

Derbyshire accountancy firm helps IT company ‘secure its largest financial investment’

A Derbyshire accountancy firm has successfully helped another company complete “one of the biggest financial commitments” it has ever made.
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17th August 2018

University Arms Hotel leads Ibstock Brick nominations for Brick Awards 2018

Ibstock Brick has received 23 nominations for this year’s Brick Awards.
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17th August 2018

New appointment for world-class automotive skills centre

The launch of a £9.5m Midlands-based skills centre for the automotive sector, developed with the help of government growth funding via the LLEP, has been brought a step closer with the appointment of an operations director.
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17th August 2018

SDL Group celebrates its 2000th tenant

Nottinghamshire-based property services company, SDL Group, celebrates letting their 2000th new-build home, working in partnership with Sigma Capital Group plc.
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17th August 2018

Midland Heart helps to grow Leicester's future

Midland Heart’s new £18.2m housing development on Old Saffron Lane, Leicester has welcomed its first tenants.
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17th August 2018

Derbyshire Entrepreneur celebrates partnership with not on the high street

Derbyshire Entrepreneur of the Year finalist is celebrating launching a storefront on notonthehighstreet.com, the world's leading curated modern marketplace, connecting the best creative businesses with the world.
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17th August 2018

Employees in the East Midlands reveal truth about company culture

Strong employee views urge managers to live by company values and keep staff engaged, research by MHR reveals
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17th August 2018

Major deal sealed with tech giant

Innovative plans to create hundreds of jobs and generate £1.6 million for frontline County Council services were unveiled by the Secretary of State for Communities during a visit to the Midlands on 16 August.
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17th August 2018

Barker Ross to build Kent-based modular construction team

As Berkeley Modular, the volumetric modular construction arm of Berkeley Group, commences works on its purpose-built modular homes manufacturing facility, the company has tasked Leicester-based Barker Ross with recruiting a talented workforce to build new
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17th August 2018

Derby City Mission - Homeless Report

Derby City Mission (DCM) is a Christian charity with nearly 30 years of experience.
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16th August 2018

Gala Tent lining up for success with new venture

Gala Tent, one of the UK’s leading marquee manufacturers, has embarked upon a new business arrangement with Marshall’s Marquees in South Normanton, Derbyshire, to manufacture and sell its own marquee linings.
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16th August 2018

Leicester Nursery Judged to be ‘Outstanding in All Areas’

Staff, parents and children at a popular children’s nursery in Leicester, located on Tarragon Road, are celebrating the results of its latest Ofsted inspection.
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16th August 2018

Miller Homes Midlands scores sponsorship with Ashby Rugby Club Minis

Miller Homes Midlands has secured a try-winning sponsorship with Ashby Rugby Football Club’s Under-12 team.
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16th August 2018

Clegg Construction secures place on £240m regeneration programme

Clegg Construction has been awarded a place on a new Construction Framework that is expected to deliver £240m of regeneration projects in Leicester.
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16th August 2018

Planning submitted for new Peveril Homes development in Kirk Langley, Derbyshire

Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes has submitted a reserved matters planning application for a new development in the village of Kirk Langley on the outskirts of Derby.
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16th August 2018

New Partnership brings in the cash for The RU Group’s clients

New cash management service offering ensures client savings are providing the best possible returns.
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16th August 2018

Chesterfield Hospital signs Armed Forces Covenant

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has signed the Armed Forces Covenant pledging support for current and future employees who are members of the military community.
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16th August 2018

It's a hat-trick as Russells kicks off Burton Albion sponsorship

It is a hat-trick for burton-based Russell Roof Tiles, as the roofing tile manufacturer announces that it will once again be supporting Burton Albion for a third consecutive year.
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16th August 2018

Brokenshire launches £200m pilot to boost social home ownership

Thousands of social housing association tenants are being given the opportunity to realise their dream of home ownership, as the Midlands Voluntary Right to Buy Pilot launches today.
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15th August 2018

Leicester law firm announces associate promotions

Leading Leicester-based law firm Nelsons has promoted three employees to associates in its children and family, commercial property and medical negligence teams.
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15th August 2018

African hospital praises support of Leicestershire Business

A Leicestershire business has received a letter of thanks from an African hospital after donating thousands of pounds of medical supplies to help treat patients being cared-for there.
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15th August 2018

Chartered quantity surveyor strengthens the team

Lincoln-based chartered surveyor Banks Long & Co has appointed its fifth Director.
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15th August 2018

'Never A Rainy Day' As The Wilkins Group Secures LEED Accreditation in Sri Lanka

The Wilkins Group is celebrating enormous success at its Sri Lankan hub after receiving LEED Gold Certification for one of the most sustainable packaging units in the region.
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15th August 2018

215 Homes Confirmed for Castle Donington

An East Midlands housebuilder has confirmed the development of 215 homes in Castle Donington.
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15th August 2018

Newark Indian restaurant shortlisted for major national food awards

An Indian and Bangladeshi Restaurant from Newark hopes to curry favour with judges at the Annual Curry Life Awards after being shortlisted again for an accolade.
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15th August 2018

Trudi showcases her creative talents

Professional Lincoln quilter Trudi Wood is poised for a surge in business and planning to showcase her work “across the Pond” after attending a major textiles show.
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15th August 2018

Ex-Veolia General Manager to handle waste and logistics at Ward

Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, Ward, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Jim Wainwright as General Manager for Waste and Logistics.
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15th August 2018

Family find their dream home in time for new addition

A Warwickshire couple found their dream family home at David Wilson Homes’ Long Itchington development, Spinney Fields.
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14th August 2018

Mitre delighted to become CIMSPA Skills Development Partner

Derbyshire based training company Mitre Group who recently celebrated its 25th anniversary continue its season of success by becoming a Skills Development Partner of CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity).
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14th August 2018

8 in 10 small firms shun zero-hours contracts while employment costs surge

The overwhelming majority of UK small businesses are not using zero-hours contracts, and more than half were paying all staff the new NLW before it was introduced in April, according to the latest findings from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
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14th August 2018

RAF Falcons centenary parachute display to grace Market Harborough next weekend

Next weekend will see the Leicestershire County Show return to Market Harborough for the annual celebration of rural and family life.
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14th August 2018

Brilliant RAF100 Weekend

We know how to put on a “good do!” Lincoln’s RAF100 Weekend more than lived-up to its promises, attracting an estimated 50,000 people to the city during the event!
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14th August 2018

Pictures to Paint a Thousand Words at LEP Conference

They say a picture paints a thousand words, which is why the annual Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership conference in September will be live-illustrated for the first time!
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13th August 2018

East Midlands struggling to retain young talent

Less than one-fifth of the students studying at East Midlands universities say they plan to stay in the region after they graduate, according to the findings of a new study by business and financial adviser, Grant Thornton UK LLP.
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13th August 2018

New law firm on the block expands its Lincoln conveyancing team

Fraser Brown Solicitors, which opened its Lincoln office on Kingsley Office Park in June, has expanded its conveyancing team in the city by three.
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13th August 2018

Focus Consultants completes project management role at home of pioneering naturalist

A £2.8 million redevelopment scheme at Gilbert White and The Oates Collections, the former home of pioneering naturalist Gilbert White – projected managed by Focus Consultants – has now been completed.
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13th August 2018

Encore reaches new heights raising £9,000 for charity

Staff at leading recruitment agency Encore Personnel have gone above and beyond, raising a whopping £9,000 for its three charities, by climbing the highest mountain in the UK, Ben Nevis.
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13th August 2018

David Wilson Homes celebrates long service staff with combined loyalty of more than 110 years

Leading developer David Wilson Homes South Midlands is celebrating the loyalty of four of its staff members who have been with the company for a combined total of more than 110 years.
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13th August 2018

Babington & Grant Thornton co-host thought-leadership apprenticeship event

Babington, an award-winning training provider, together with leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP, have brought together prominent figures from both corporates and influential organisations, as well as real life insights from appre
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11th August 2018

Nottingham law firm announces associate promotions

Leading law firm Nelsons Solicitors has promoted three employees to associates in its Nottingham office.
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11th August 2018

Construction worker sun protection

Health & Safety for construction workers in summer sun, and the duty of care placed upon employers.
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10th August 2018

The search is on for the East Midlands most outstanding small businesses and self-employed

The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019 open today (10 August) and small businesses and the self-employed across the East Midlands are being urged to enter before the closing date of Friday 1 February 2019.
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10th August 2018

Interior architects sketch out plans for growth with new appointment

Nottingham-based interior architecture and design studio Macaulay Sinclair is expanding its design team by appointing Olivia Noble as interior designer.
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10th August 2018

Derby firm serving up a treat UK wide as it is recognised with gold standard

A Derby family firm is helping to serve up pizzas across the country as they become one of only a handful of prestigious suppliers in some of the UK’s most well-known eateries.
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10th August 2018

Notts County manager presents Paralympian hopeful with cheque

Hundreds raised for young sports stars at Sportsaid event
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10th August 2018

Local IT Firm Gains International Recognition

Nottingham based Managed Support Provider have been recognised as the number 2 business of its kind in the UK.
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9th August 2018

Europa Motoring Towards Bumper Year

The UK’s largest independent freight forwarder, Europa Worldwide Group, is tracking ahead of forecast with turnover expected to reach around £200m by the end of the year as the business marks five years since it was acquired by current Managing Director A
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9th August 2018

Howzat! Russell Roof Tiles' fun day promises to bowl over families

A competitive cricket tournament, exciting children’s activities and some much-needed charity fundraising will be the top order of the day, when Burton-based Russell Roof Tiles bowls its second Family Fun Day.
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9th August 2018

Foremost Security set to launch mobile app for instant security alerts

East Midlands security provider Foremost Security is set to bring innovation and technology together through the launch of a new Android app, designed to improve reporting for clients.
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8th August 2018

Midlands architecture practice celebrates the big 50

Midlands architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon is celebrating its 50th anniversary in business.
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8th August 2018

Awarded for supporting the Armed Forces community in the workplace

33 public and private sector organisations across the East Midlands have been formally recognised for supporting the Armed Forces community in the workplace by the receipt of a Ministry of Defence (MOD) Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award.
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8th August 2018

Eden Tyres & Servicing opens their 15th branch in Hinckley, Leicestershire

Eden Tyres & Servicing are delighted to announce the opening of their latest branch in Hinckley, Leicestershire.
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8th August 2018

Wind power drives windmill’s new website, thanks to Green Hosting

A company that specialises in powering websites by the wind has helped one of Nottingham’s oldest wind-powered operations to boost its online presence.
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8th August 2018

Housing Group named as the UK’s ninth best landlord

One of the Midlands’ largest housing associations, Longhurst Group, has recently been named as the ninth best landlord in the country by a national magazine.
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8th August 2018

New faces join Macildowie as it enters 25th anniversary

A planned recruitment drive has seen Macildowie make a number of new appointments following another strong quarter for the company.
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8th August 2018

Middleton Cheney CC sponsorship

A Northamptonshire cricket club which was formed in 1860 has been hit for six after agreeing a sponsorship deal with a Daventry architects.
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8th August 2018

Senior promotions announced at East Midlands solicitors

LEADING East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has promoted two employees to partner.
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8th August 2018

Staff appreciation at the top of Leonard Design's agenda

Global architecture firm, Leonard Design Architects, has been putting its staff first with a month of fun events and activities to boost well-being and bring employees together.
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8th August 2018

Multi-million pound Derby student accommodation scheme handed over by Clegg

A multi-million pound student apartment complex which is now one of Derby’s tallest buildings has been completed by Clegg Construction.
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8th August 2018

Work is about more than paying the bills: ‘good work’ in the East Midlands event to mark opening of new research centre

A new research centre to study the challenges facing workers and managers is to be launched with an event featuring insights from the chief executive of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).
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7th August 2018

James takes up new role as new Nottingham lead for Curtins

Experienced engineer, James Garment, has taken up the role of Nottingham office lead for engineering consultancy, Curtins.
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7th August 2018

UKATA appoints Craig Evans to Chief Operating Officer role to drive organisational growth

In a move to drive growth, Chesterfield-based UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA ) has appointed Craig Evans to its newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.
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7th August 2018

BLUM celebrates major anniversaries in style with LC50 breakthrough

One of the world’s leading ‘in-machine’ measurement specialists is celebrating two big birthdays in 2018, with its UK operation 18 years-old and its German parent reaching half a century.
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7th August 2018

Local businessman to soar across 210m high zip wire for charity

A thrill-seeking director from Leicestershire and Milton Keynes-based business KAM Project Consultants has volunteered to zip wire off a building in East London to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity.
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7th August 2018

Midlands firms kick off partnership with facility framework win

International construction consultancy Gleeds and specialist sporting architecture firm LK2 along with Couch Perry Wilkes and engineers BSP Consulting have secured a framework with UK sports charity the Football Foundation, providing services to improve h
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7th August 2018

Maggie’s Nottingham supported at fbe East Midlands Awards 2018

Organisers of this year’s fbe East Midlands Awards have announced that Maggie’s Nottingham will be its chosen charity for the 2018 Chairman’s Awards Dinner.
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7th August 2018

Another awesome year for PKF Cooper Parry

PKF Cooper Parry continues to help more and more businesses in the Midlands grow, become more tax efficient, get up to speed with their IT and much more. It acts for more privately owned, locally owned, business with turnover £10m-£200m than anyone else i
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6th August 2018

Peveril Homes takes home a double crown at this year’s LABC East Midlands Building Excellence Awards

Woodcroft, Moira, named as Best High Volume New Housing Development while Ivan Cooke wins the prestigious Site Manager Award
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6th August 2018

Nottingham start-up shortlisted for regional award

Nottingham-based outsourced HR consultancy for small businesses, My HR Hub, has been shortlisted in the Midlands Forward Ladies Awards 2018 in the Start Up of the Year category.
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6th August 2018

Willmott Dixon celebrates female successes as part of diversity drive

Willmott Dixon is celebrating the successes of two of its local female employees from the East Midlands as part of its drive to promote opportunities and encourage more women to consider careers in the construction industry.
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6th August 2018

The Derby Conference Centre welcomes new Wedding & Events Coordinator to help arrange the perfect day

By popular demand, The Derby Conference Centre is once again offering weddings as part of their event services. In order to keep pace with this demand, the Centre has announced the arrival of a new Wedding & Events Coordinator, Jessica Wood.
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6th August 2018

IT and Communications Provider appoints two new Directors

Nottingham and Derby-based IT and Communications Provider Air-IT has announced two new appointments to its board of directors.
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6th August 2018

Leading Notts camping and activity centre appoints new CEO

Internationally acclaimed north Nottinghamshire outdoor activity centre, Walesby Forest, has appointment a new chief executive.
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3rd August 2018

Artistic duo support thousands of people in Derby – thanks to city-based charity, Artcore

When Ruchita Shaikh and her husband, Zahir, moved from India to Derby they had a dream – to improve people’s lives through art.
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3rd August 2018

Lizzie is London bound

An ex-construction student from West Nottinghamshire College is feeling elated following her nomination for a prestigious national award.
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3rd August 2018

Construction firm supports Sheffield school's mentoring scheme

Derbyshire firm Wildgoose Construction has been praised for its role in a business mentoring scheme designed to raise the aspirations of students at a Sheffield school.
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3rd August 2018

Marketing Derby Strengthens Board

The award winning Investment Promotion Agency, Marketing Derby Ltd, has extended its Board of Directors with four key new appointments.
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3rd August 2018

It's business as usual as directors secure management buyout of engineering firm

Leading engineering consultancy Rodgers Leask, based in Derby, has undergone a management buyout by its current leadership team.
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3rd August 2018

New appointment to drive growth of Derbyshire Building Control Partnership

David Pratt has been appointed as Building Control Manager of Derby-based Derbyshire Building Control Partnership (DBCP).
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2nd August 2018

KAM Project Consultants reveal new Leicestershire office

KAM Project Consultants has announced the opening of a new office in Narborough Wood Park in Enderby, Leicestershire, which is part of the firm’s Midlands expansion strategy.
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2nd August 2018

Midlands based lighting specialist nominated for ‘Supplier of the Year’ at prestigious awards

Leicestershire lighting specialists Parify Ltd have been named on the shortlist for ‘Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year’ at the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards taking place this September. The awards are seen as a prestigious accolade within the je
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2nd August 2018

Local business takes on boat challenge to help change children’s lives!

After raising over £2,000 for a children’s charity last year a Northwest Leicestershire based manufacturer, of insulation and beverage dspense equipment, jumped at the chance to take part in Rainbows Children’s Hospice 10th Anniversary challenge.
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1st August 2018

J Tomlinson launches third office

J Tomlinson expands into Yorkshire with new office
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1st August 2018

Free seminar “New Workplace Dynamics. New Rules” in Peterborough

PAB Languages, Love Business Expo regular exhibitor, offers a chance to attend a Free seminar “New Workplace Dynamics. New Rules” in Peterborough 7th September 2018 on the Impact of Cultural Differences on Businesses that Employ a Diverse Workforce.
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1st August 2018

Achieving Gold Awards in the East Midlands

Three East Midlands’ organisations have achieved a Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award for proactively demonstrating their advocacy for the Armed Forces community.  
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1st August 2018

Sun exhibition at Science Museum shines for Focus Consultants

Experts at Focus Consultants are project managing the biggest exhibition about the Sun that has ever been staged.
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1st August 2018

Intrepid Control Systems enjoys rapid growth since establishing UK office in Warwickshire

Intrepid Control Systems, a global provider of high technology software and hardware, including autonomous vehicle solutions, has exceeded all expectations since launching its UK office in Warwickshire in January 2018.
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1st August 2018

Derby optometrists celebrates 40 years in business

When Davina Dosanjh started working for a Derby optical practice at the age of 18 – she never dreamed she would buy the business!
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1st August 2018

Spalding legal team welcomes employment law specialist

A leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors has boosted its Employment Law Department following a company reshuffle.
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