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News from March 2019


29th March 2019

On original Brexit day, toll of uncertainty on small firms laid bare

Small firms are pausing recruitment plans, halting investment and scaling-back exports as they’re left hamstrung by political uncertainty, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)’s comprehensive SBI analysis published today.
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29th March 2019

Safeguarding Children and Young People - Voluntary Action LeicesterShire - Wed, 1 May 2019 - 09:30 – 12:30 BST

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire - Wed, 1 May 2019 - 09:30 – 12:30 BST - This session will enable you to identify, respond to and report issues relating to the safety of children and young people in your care.
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29th March 2019

Shaken not stirred for Leicestershire businesses - 41, Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6SL Thursday, 4th April, 6-8pm

41, Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6SL Thursday, 4th April, 6-8pm - Nearest parking can be found at the Dover Street car park (cash only LE1 6PW) or the NCP Rutland Centre - LE1 1TQ.
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29th March 2019

Glass coatings firm sees bright future in Nottingham

A company which has developed a revolutionary glass coating that protects against the sun has set up its headquarters in Nottingham following a £250,000 investment from the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, managed by Mercia and part of the Midlan
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29th March 2019

John Pye Auctions marks £50m in Marchington sales

UK award winning John Pye Auctions is celebrating £50million in sales and its 1,000th auction at its flagship hub in Marchington, Staffordshire.
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29th March 2019

Duncan & Toplis and Farmplan join forces ahead of Making Tax Digital

Ahead of the switch to digital taxation on April 1st 2019, UK top 30 accountancy company Duncan & Toplis has announced an important partnership with the market-leading farm software provider Farmplan.
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29th March 2019

Historic case at a leading Lincolnshire solicitors re-examined for BBC series

An historic case at a leading Lincolnshire solicitors will be featured on television next week as part of BBC investigations into a 1934 case of a woman accused of murdering her husband with a corned beef supper.
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29th March 2019

Increased sales and trading profit drive Co-op’s work to support local communities

Central England Co-operative has announced its year end results, to 26 January 2019, revealing a strong financial performance.
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29th March 2019

Leicester photographic distributor complete MBO with HSBC UK support

Tetenal UK, a market-leader in photographic distribution based in Leicester, has been acquired by its management team after securing a seven-figure funding deal from HSBC UK.
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29th March 2019

Leicestershire celebrates English Tourism Week

Tourism events to be held in Charnwood and North West Leicestershire from 30 March to 7 April 2019
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29th March 2019

Derby residents turn out in force at public consultation for Becketwell Development Plans

Hundreds of Derby residents and members of the business community attended a public consultation event in Derby’s intu Centre to give their views on plans to regenerate the Becketwell area of the city.
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29th March 2019

Blachford UK sponsors 2019 Redbrik Half Marathon Fun Run

Local manufacturer and employer, Blachford UK has confirmed its sponsorship of the 1km Fun Run at the Redbrik Chesterfield Half Marathon for the second year running.
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29th March 2019

What will European injury claims look like post Brexit?

The European Commission and the UK Government recently published advice on travelling in Europe in a post-Brexit world, however there was little mention of what to do if you are injured whilst abroad. Rob Dempsey, personal injury lawyer at Roythornes Soli
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29th March 2019

Taylor’s Bellfoundry Lottery project takes a step forward

The Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust is delighted to confirm the appointment of marketing partners Jennie Holland PR and Ginger Root, which will provide PR and brand and website services respectively for the historic Taylor’s Bellfoundry in Loughborough.
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29th March 2019

Colleges transformed into London Brick Construction Hubs

Leading building products manufacturer Forterra has announced the names of six further education colleges to become London Brick Construction Hubs.
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29th March 2019

Spatial Global Approved for HMRC Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme

In April 2019, HMRC are bringing in a new quality standard for logistics companies who provide fulfilment services. The Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme ensures that fulfilment houses play their part in reducing the abuse of VAT rules by traders.
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28th March 2019

Footprints CEC wants your vote to win up to £50,000 of National Lottery Funding

A local charity in Nottingham is calling for your vote to secure up to £50,000 of National Lottery funding as part of this year’s People’s Projects.
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28th March 2019

In-demand industrial unit snapped up in rapid deal

An industrial unit in Nottinghamshire has been acquired by an East Midlands based property developer in a deal which completed just three months from commencement of marketing, national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) announced
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28th March 2019

Nottinghamshire multi-million pound scheme starts on site

Newark Day Services move as significant £15m scheme starts
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28th March 2019

RHCV drives forward with new £3.5m site

Work has started on a brand new £3.5m head office and service site for independent Renault Truck dealership RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV), in Nottingham, as part of its strategic investment plan to enhance its facilities.
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28th March 2019

Pitching for Pennies off to a flying start

Following the recent announcement of its Pitching for Pennies initiative, staff at Burton-based Russell Roof Tiles have already rallied together to support charities that are close to their hearts.
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28th March 2019

School Pupils Complete Construction Skills Challenges

Pupils from local schools competed in three different construction skills challenges organised by staff at Derby College Group (DCG).
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28th March 2019

Rippon Homes hands over the last of brand new affordable homes to Acis

Mansfield based housebuilder Rippon Homes has handed over the remaining five of its affordable homes to registered provider Acis, at its Roman Meadow development in Welton near Lincoln.
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28th March 2019

Focus Consultants delivers sustainability services to assist towards a carbon neutral Nottingham

Sustainability experts at Focus Consultants have welcomed Nottingham’s decision to aim to become the first carbon neutral city in the UK by 2028.
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28th March 2019

Sygnature Discovery Boosts DMPK Capabilities with Four Senior Appointments

Sygnature Discovery, a leading independent integrated drug discovery and pre-clinical services company, has recruited four key individuals to boost its DMPK (drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics) capabilities.
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28th March 2019

Uptake of rural business accounting software quadruples ahead of Making Tax Digital

As the deadline for major changes to the way many businesses have to file their VAT returns approaches, figures from accountancy software firm, Landmark Systems shows a 200% increase in uptake in the first part of this year.
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28th March 2019

Derbyshire businesswoman up for major business award

An ex-scuba diver for blockbuster movies, now turned local businesswoman, has been nominated for a national award.
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28th March 2019

UK’s fastest growing company Gymshark to build first gym and innovation hub

Fitness apparel phenomenon Gymshark to build first gym and innovation hub. Gymshark, the UK’s fastest growing company is launching GSLC, Gymshark Lifting Club, a creative hub to combine research and development and working out into one unique facility.
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28th March 2019

LK2 bolsters marketing team with new hire

THE GROWING firm of architecture, sports and leisure specialists, LK2 has welcomed marketing and communications manager Marc Rhodes to raise awareness of its high-profile work.
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28th March 2019

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is on a recruitment drive to attract more mental health nurses to work across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), which provides mental health, learning disability and community health services for one million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is looking to recruit more mental health nurses.
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28th March 2019

Students 'step' onto major construction sites in Leicestershire

TWENTY ambitious construction and trade students from in and around Leicestershire have been welcomed onsite at five high-profile building projects.
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27th March 2019

Unprepared firms urged to consider accounting software options as MTD looms

Chartered accountants Newby Castleman fear many firms are unprepared for the launch of Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD) in April, and are urging those who have yet to update their systems to be careful of overspending on expensive new systems which may no
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27th March 2019

Wacker Neuson chooses Stirlin for central dealership

Global provider of construction machines, equipment and services, Wacker Neuson, has appointed Lincolnshire-based Stirlin Plant as its sales dealer for the central region.
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27th March 2019

Pentaxia wins Best in British Engineering

Derby company Pentaxia Ltd had a very pleasant surprise recently, when they were awarded the top accolade of “Best of British Engineering” at the annual SEMTA awards in London.
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27th March 2019

No.1 Great Central Square offices set for early completion

The completion date for the office element of the exciting mixed-use development, Great Central Square, has been brought forward to July 2019, helping to meet occupier demand and deliver much needed new build office space in Leicester city centre.
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27th March 2019

Fashion student crowned regional winner of international design competition

A Fashion student from Nottingham College has beaten off stiff competition from university-level students across the region to win the midlands heat of the SDC (Society of Dyers and Colourists) International Design Competition.
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27th March 2019

Nottingham's National Ice Centre officially launches new speed skating performance programme

The National Ice Centre (NIC) and British Ice Skating (BIS) have officially launched their new Speed Skating Performance Programme, after receiving the green light for funding from Sport England. 
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27th March 2019

Strong start to 2019 at Hinckley & Rugby BS

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has started 2019 with an £18m increase in its mortgage balances in the first three months of its financial year. £46m was advanced up to the end of February. At the end of its first quarter (from December 1 2018 to Februa
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27th March 2019

Nottingham Accountancy Launches R&D Advisory Service

Turning Point Accountancy Services’ Research and Development advisors will support businesses in realising and reclaiming the full extent of R&D tax credits available to them from HMRC.
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27th March 2019

We're your Number One!

Retail Assist Wins at the Service Desk Institute Awards 2019
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27th March 2019

New Head of Construction for Thorn Baker Group

Thorn Baker Group promotes from within and welcomes Rob Ford as new Head of Construction and Group Director.
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27th March 2019

Lawson-West Solicitors promotes long-standing team members to associates

A Leicester law firm has promoted two of its longest-serving members of staff in recognition of their commitment over the years.
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27th March 2019

Donation from RoundWorks IT hits the right note for Cornwater Club

Elderly members of a club that helps fight loneliness and isolation have been able to listen to the sounds of a talented harpist, thanks to a donation from a local IT support business.
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27th March 2019

Wellingborough veterinary practice named Best UK Vet 2019

Pet owners have named a “thriving” independent Wellingborough veterinary clinic as the best in the UK.
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26th March 2019

Say thanks to mum this Mother’s Day at Sketchley Grange Hotel and Spa

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Sketchley Grange Hotel and Spa is inviting mums to enjoy a blissful afternoon tailored especially to them.
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26th March 2019

New appointment bolsters Notts law firm's commercial property team

Nelsons strenthens commercial property department with new appointment
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26th March 2019

Ex-student shares her holistic journey

A former beauty therapy student from West Nottinghamshire College has visited current learners – giving them an insight into the holistic side of the industry.
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26th March 2019

Fluid Ideas campaign for pet owners voted top dog

Campaign for pet owners voted top dog in national awards
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26th March 2019

J Tomlinson completes 50,000 sq. ft. West Midlands commercial units

J Tomlinson has completed construction of over 50,000 sq. ft of industrial units at a popular trade park in Evesham, Worcestershire.
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26th March 2019

Page Kirk recognised in accountancy awards

Page Kirk picks up prize for ‘Best Practice’ in the 1 – 10 partners category
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26th March 2019

Taylor&Emmet fields record line-up for Dronfield 10K

A 15-strong team from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP will be pounding the pavements of Dronfield next month at the town’s annual 10K.
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26th March 2019

Trio of new hires for Leicester law firm Bray & Bray

Leicester-based law firm, Bray & Bray has made three new appointments, in the wake of sustained growth in instructions for its private client and commercial teams.
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26th March 2019

War memorial for local village thanks to British Legion and Forterra

Building products manufacturer Forterra has worked closely with the Royal British Legion over the past year to bring to fruition a new World War One memorial, which has recently been unveiled in Edwinstowe near Mansfield.
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26th March 2019

Leicester’s Hospitals begin search for nurses to work with their older patients

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are looking for enthusiastic Band 5 nurses to work in Medicine for Older People across two separate city hospital sites.
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26th March 2019

Glass coatings firm sees bright future in Nottingham

A company which has developed a revolutionary glass coating that protects against the sun has set up its headquarters in Nottingham following a £250,000 investment from the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, managed by Mercia and part of the Midlan
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26th March 2019

Plans revealed for £20m, 16-unit industrial scheme at Trent Gateway, Beeston, by developers Chancerygate and Hines

Developers have announced plans to build a new 16-unit industrial and warehouse scheme worth around £20m at Trent Gateway in Beeston, near Nottingham.
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26th March 2019

Accountancy company celebrates its 30th anniversary with party and charity effort

An independent accountancy firm which is headquartered in Derby has celebrated its 30th birthday in style and used the occasion to help a local charity.
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26th March 2019

Technology supplier announces plans to expand facilities in Pride Park.

Derby based supplier of office technology solutions and services, Document Network Services, have announced new plans to expand their Innovation Centre facilities in Pride Park.
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25th March 2019

Staff from Eggleston Steel being given a demonstration of the LVD pressbrake machine at the company's facility in Banbury.

ONE of Derby's oldest companies is weathering the political storm clouds by preparing for its biggest-ever investment in new equipment.
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25th March 2019

intu Derby set to help rising retailers ‘Hatch’ a business empire with Revo competition

Budding small businesses are in with a chance of winning retail space at one of the most popular shopping destinations in the Midlands, thanks to intu Derby’s involvement in a new national retail initiative, ‘Hatch.’
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25th March 2019

Insuring Your Future to Ensure Business Success: Top Tips for Entrepreneurs

The East Midlands has just been named as the second-best place to start a business in the UK, reflecting the boom in entrepreneurship in the region over recent years.
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25th March 2019

LoyalFree Trails

LoyalFree launches exciting new 'Tours and Trails' feature
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25th March 2019

Stepping out with Health & Wellbeing Day

National warehousing, logistics and courier firm The NX Group has recently held a Health & Wellbeing Day to raise awareness among its drivers of the importance of staying active, healthy and well-rested, and to encourage its whole staff to prioritise exer
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25th March 2019

Big acquisition for Midlands business One Connectivity

One Connectivity is a communications provider based in Castle Donington that services customers all over the UK.
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25th March 2019

Breasley goes digital with new integrated HR system

The UK’s largest independent foam converter and specialist mattress and bed manufacturer Breasley has taken steps to modernise the way it manages its people by partnering with HR, payroll and talent experts MHR.
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25th March 2019

People First Brings DisruptHR to Nottingham

A new and exciting event for business leaders and HR professionals is coming to Nottingham this April. DisruptHR, is an informative, Ted Talks-style, thought-provoking event, designed to challenge current thinking in the areas of human resources and peopl
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25th March 2019

Saffron Contract Catering Success!

We’re super excited at Saffron this week as we have been given the good news go ahead that we have been successful in hosting a café within the Birmingham Business Park site! 
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25th March 2019

Quartet of Derby city centre landmarks to receive crucial investment

A Nottingham-based investment company has acquired four extraordinary properties in Derby, kickstarting a £4m project to create a selection of new residential spaces in the city’s vibrant Cathedral quarter. 
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25th March 2019

Cracking growth for Dry Ice Network

Previously called Clean Surface, Dry Ice Network (UK) is a manufacturing business that makes dry ice (yes it doesn’t just happen!) and is growing with the help of Leicestershire business support project, Collaborate for Growth.
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25th March 2019

Uncertainty continues for East Midlands businesses as Brexit outcome remains unclear

With continued confusion over the Brexit process, financial and business advisors Grant Thornton is urging local businesses to update their contingency plans
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25th March 2019

Wildgoose Construction staff member aims to raise thousands for charity by cycling over 900 miles in eight days

A quantity surveyor at Wildgoose Construction is aiming to raise £25,000 for the Derbyshire company’s chosen charity by cycling 922 miles in eight days.
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25th March 2019

UK’s fastest growing company Gymshark to build first gym and innovation hub

Fitness apparel phenomenon Gymshark to build first gym and innovation hub. Gymshark, the UK’s fastest growing company is launching GSLC, Gymshark Lifting Club, a creative hub to combine research and development and working out into one unique facility.
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25th March 2019

Calling all Health Visitors and Community Nurses looking for a new career to attend open day at ‘Outstanding’ Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) is holding a recruitment day at St Mary’s Hospital in Kettering on 30th March 2019 for Health Visitors (band 6) and Community Nurses to fill full-time and part-time vacancies across Northamptonshire.
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25th March 2019

Martin-Brooks begins landmark castle project

Sheffield roofing specialists, Martin-Brooks, are playing a pivotal role in one of the UK’s most significant heritage regeneration projects of recent years.
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25th March 2019

intu Derby launches ‘quiet hour’ to soothe shoppers

intu Derby has introduced a regular quiet hour for shoppers living with conditions such as autism and anxiety, the centre has announced.
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22nd March 2019

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham celebrates Greenest Event Day in history

Venue marks Greener Arena Day with lowest ever electricity and water consumption
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22nd March 2019

KuKu Connect - Business in the ballroom

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at 18:00 - 20:00 Amalfi White - 50, Derby Road, Melbourne, Derbyshire. DE73 8FE - on road parking
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22nd March 2019

RSA Leicestershire and Rutland: Sustainable Futures

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at 17:00 - 19:00 Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University
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22nd March 2019

Public consultation event for the development of Becketwell to be held in Derby's intu centre

Members of the public, local residents and businesses will have the opportunity to view proposals for the development of the Becketwell area of the city at a public consultation event, which is taking place in Derby’s intu centre.
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22nd March 2019

Lincolnshire Leisure Park in Good Hands with HSBC UK Support

An entrepreneurial family with a proven track record of owning and managing successful businesses across the UK has purchased Grange Park, a popular leisure and sports destination in Lincolnshire, with support from HSBC UK.
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22nd March 2019

MasterChef: The Professionals finalist gives students a taste of the industry

Nottingham College Hospitality and Catering students got the chance to work alongside MasterChef:
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22nd March 2019

Leicestershire accountancy firm makes a splash at Swimarathon

Leicestershire chartered accountants Newby Castleman took part in Oadby Rotary Club’s 4th annual Swimarathon earlier this month, sponsoring the event to raise money for several local charities and international projects.
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22nd March 2019

TAB Derby strengthens partnership with Chamber in Pride Park move

The Alternative Board Derby has strengthened its partnership with East Midlands Chamber by moving into its offices on Pride Park.
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22nd March 2019

UK’s first all-female bricklaying contest builds towards gender parity

Leading building products manufacturer Forterra launched Bricklaying Forterra Females (BFF) earlier this month, a groundbreaking competition that took place as part of a wider construction skills day at Havering College in Essex.
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22nd March 2019

The New Generation of Business Leaders: Self-Made Entrepreneurs Born This Millennium

Thinking of starting a business? Feel like you need more experience? Meet 13 children who will leave you inspired with their business stories.
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21st March 2019

Chevin expands the global team with thirteen new hires

Due to continued company growth, Chevin Fleet Solutions is pleased to announce the appointment of thirteen new team members to its UK and North American offices due to strong global growth plans and new contract wins.
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21st March 2019

Students build on future of university

One of the UK’s largest universities has drafted in students from West Nottinghamshire College to help them with a future building challenge.
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21st March 2019

Regional Recognition for Ask the Chameleon

Local business Ask the Chameleon has won a prestigious regional award in recognition of its success and will now represent the East Midlands in the national finals.
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21st March 2019

Walesby Forest unveils exciting new branding and website ahead of a packed 2019

Nottinghamshire outdoor activity centre Walesby Forest has officially unveiled its new branding and website as the popular tourism and leisure facility gets ready for a busy 2019.
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21st March 2019

Chesterfield reveals plans to create a successful post digital high street

Chesterfield has the raw ingredients to adapt and thrive in the face of the national ‘retail apocalypse,’ claims the new owner of the town’s Vicar Lane Shopping Centre, ALTERIS.
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21st March 2019

Rebrand sets the tone for Opus Trust

Opus Trust Marketing, the company helping clients to communicate with their customers using multi-channel solutions, has rebranded to Opus Trust Communications.
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21st March 2019

Council gives green light for £87m development of 400 homes in Swadlincote

South Derbyshire Council last night gave its approval for an £87m development of 400 new homes at Cadley Park in Swadlincote.
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21st March 2019

Major new contract strengthens Pall-Ex and Staples Solutions partnership

Logistics giant Pall-Ex has moved its partnership with Staples Solutions (Staples) into the fast lane after securing a major new contract with Graham The Plumbers’ Merchants.
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21st March 2019

Traders take the "appy" route to boosting business

Lincoln BIG today flew the flag for the future survival of the High Street, with an impromptu demonstration which captured the attention of people on their way to work!
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21st March 2019

New 400,000 sq ft factory for award-winning spa supplier

Derby-based spa supplier Superior Spas has broken ground on a brand new 400,000 sq ft factory in China as it pushes ahead with plans to increase its own-brand manufacturing and expand its international presence beyond the UK and Europe
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21st March 2019

Nottinghamshire Junior Lawyers Committee appoints Fraser Brown trio for top roles

Three members of Fraser Brown Solicitor’s Nottingham team have been appointed for honorary roles in the Nottingham Junior Lawyers Division (NJLD) to represent, promote and nurture the interests of young lawyers in the county.
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21st March 2019

Senior appointments enhance Sygnature Discovery’s DMPK capabilities

Sygnature Discovery, a leading independent integrated drug discovery and pre-clinical services company, has recruited four key individuals to boost its DMPK (drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics) capabilities. Dr Stuart Best, Dr Hayley Butler, Dr Daniel W
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21st March 2019

Trio of Stepnell projects in running for East Midlands RICS Awards

Three Leicester projects delivered by construction specialist Stepnell have been recognised as among the region’s most inspiring property schemes.
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21st March 2019

Brief respite for the high street, before business rates rises bite

Responding to ONS statistics showing growing retail sales in February 2019, Mike Cherry, FSB National Chairman, said:
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21st March 2019

Incentives on new homes are just what the doctor ordered for NHS staff

Five star housebuilder David Wilson Homes East Midlands is offering NHS staff in Leicestershire exclusive incentives when purchasing a new home in the area.
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20th March 2019

Vistage Helps Midlands Business Owners to ‘Future-Proof’ Their Operations

One of the UK’s biggest events for business owners and leading execs is coming to Sutton Coldfield on April 12th, centred around the theme of future-proofing business strategies.
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20th March 2019

Europa Nottingham Natures Next Generation

The UK’s largest independent freight forwarder, Europa Worldwide Group, has launched an innovative recruitment programme starting in its Nottingham branch. The new Rapid Career Development Programme (RCDP) has been created to recruit passionate people str
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20th March 2019

Miller Homes - Full year Results for Year Ended 31 Dec 2018

Full year results for the year ended 31 December 2018
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20th March 2019

FHP acquires city buildings from Nottingham City Council

Leading property consultancy FHP announced at MIPIM last week that it has acquired the landmark City Buildings in Carrington Street from Nottingham City Council on behalf of clients.
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20th March 2019

Barratt and David Wilson Homes' novel idea for World Book Day

Stories were brought to life in front of the eyes of pupils from Thrapston Primary School during a series of storytelling events hosted by Barratt and David Wilson Homes in a show home in Thrapston.
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20th March 2019

Leicester Healthcare Business Expands with HSBC UK Finance

Leicester-based Spirit Healthcare, part of the Spirit Health Group, has secured a six-figure finance package from HSBC UK to support the expansion of its business.
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19th March 2019

Notts County Football in the Community appoints new Chief Executive, Ian Boyd

Nottingham-based charity, Notts County Football in the Community, has unveiled new Chief Executive Ian Boyd as the charity celebrates its 30th year in operation.
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19th March 2019

Northamptonshire charities and organisations to benefit from launch of Community Fund

Leading Northamptonshire developer David Wilson Homes South Midlands has launched a Community Fund scheme to strengthen its ties within the areas in which it is building new homes.
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19th March 2019

Investment to benefit residents and businesses

Harborough District Council and Harborough District Commercial Services Ltd has taken advantage of an exciting investment opportunity to benefit the whole district.
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19th March 2019

BREXIT – A Practical Sanity Check!

Customs & Excise expert, Keith Robe, provided an insight into the practical steps businesses trading internationally needed to take to prepare for BREXIT.
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19th March 2019

J Tomlinson secures first place on EEM facilities management framework

Building specialist J Tomlinson has secured first place on a facilities management framework covering the East and West Midlands.
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19th March 2019

Dains Derby office volunteer day at Derwent Stepping Stones is a great success

The Derby office of Dains Accountants stepped out of the office for the day to volunteer at Derwent Stepping Stones, a local based charity. 
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19th March 2019

Budding forensics solve murder at college

Room 303 at West Nottinghamshire College’s Derby Road campus was sealed off with police tape last week, while a murder investigation was underway.
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19th March 2019

BGB recognised for high safety standards

Grantham-based global engineering specialist, BGB, has reaffirmed its commitment to the safety of its employees after becoming one of only 30 businesses in the UK to achieve ISO 45001 accreditation.
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19th March 2019

Retail Assist welcomes Charlotte Lappin as their new Learning and Development Manager

Managed services and solutions company, Retail Assist, has hired Charlotte Lappin as their new Learning and Development Manager.
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19th March 2019

Northamptonshire Trust and NHS Partners announce winners of the 2019 Apprenticeship Awards

To mark National Apprenticeship Week (4th - 8th March) leading healthcare organisations in Northamptonshire organised their second annual awards this month to celebrate the achievements of apprentices working across health and care services in the county.
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19th March 2019

Last chance saloon for borrowers

Rob Clifford, Director at Stonebridge and CEO of SDL Mortgage Services, says it’s time to end unhelpful speculation about the impact of marginal interest rate rises in the future.
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19th March 2019

Local Communications Provider wins award for Fasting Growing Reseller 2019

One Connectivity is a communications provider based in Castle Donington, Derbyshire that services throughout the UK. On the 7th of March they were invited to attend an awards ceremony by nationally recognised and specialist company, Pragma Technology.
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19th March 2019

Russell Scanlan presents egg-cellent total to charity

Nottingham-based leading independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has presented an impressive total of £2,000 to its chosen charity of 2018, Forget-Me-Notts, the UK-based project of Operation Orphan which helps vulnerable children across the East Mi
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19th March 2019

Nottingham Digital Agency Adtrak says Aloha to New Business Opportunities

Adtrak says Aloha to New Business Opportunities
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19th March 2019

Four awards beckon for Hinckley & Rugby BS

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society is in the running for a quartet of awards for its savings and mortgages.
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19th March 2019

Nominate a retail apprentice of the year

Nominate a rising star in Chesterfield’s retail sector
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18th March 2019

Agency Demonstrates 'Room To Grow' With Five-Star Contract

An East Midlands PR agency is celebrating its ninth year in business with a host of new clients including an 18th-century hotel. 
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18th March 2019

Jenny goes for gold - and gets it!

World Class marmalade-maker Jenny Smith is on a high after celebrating success in a national competition.  
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18th March 2019

Upgrade to vehicle routing system to help drive firm’s growth

National warehousing, transport and logistics firm the NX Group is boosting its systems with a significant investment on cutting edge routing and scheduling software from experts Paragon.
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18th March 2019

Fit-out interiors firm celebrates 25 years creating better workspaces

More than just ‘places to work’ – Fit-out interiors firm celebrates 25 years creating better workspaces
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18th March 2019

Award-winning housebuilder Peveril Homes goes the extra mile for customers of all ages!

Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes prides itself on listening to customer feedback from all of its customers, regardless of age, and this has never been truer than when the company recently received a lovely letter from one of its youngest reside
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18th March 2019

Local homebuilder helps pupils construct their careers in Nottingham

Assisting students with constructing their career paths, Barratt Homes North Midlands recently attended Rushcliffe School’s Careers Fair in West Bridgford to offer advice on securing a career in the housebuilding industry.
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18th March 2019

New trentbarton travel shop on Maid Marian Way

trentbarton customers in Nottingham can now find a warm welcome and a first-class service at a new travel shop opened on Maid Marian Way.
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18th March 2019

Derby City Council unveil £11.2 million plans for Market Hall

Derby City Council unveils new £11.2 million plans to rejuvinate Derby's Market Hall 'Everything Derby'
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18th March 2019

EverythingBranded Name New Head of Design

EverythingBranded is delighted to announce their new Head of Design, Pierce Robson.
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15th March 2019

Macildowie welcomes industry leader as chairman

Macildowie is welcoming one of the most prominent figures in the recruitment industry to its team, as John O’Sullivan takes on the role of company chairman.
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15th March 2019

Local accountants’ support helps raise £2660 for bereavement counsellors The Laura Centre

A fundraising event close to the heart of Leicestershire chartered accountancy firm Newby Castleman has raised over £2660 for local bereavement charity The Laura Centre, whilst increasing awareness of the Sam Says cycle safety campaign.
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15th March 2019

Leicester charity worker scoops Female Employee of the Year award

The work of Leicester based charity, Hope Against Cancer, has been recognised once again after winning an award at the Enterprising Women Awards 2019 night.
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15th March 2019

Now or never to act on late payments, small firms tell Chancellor

Small businesses want the Government to use today’s Spring Statement to show that the Government is serious about tackling poor payment practices in the UK.
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15th March 2019

See you this evening in Melton & Rutland

Pera Business Park - Nottingham Rd, Melton Mowbray LE13 0PB Wednesday, 13th March, 6-8pm
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15th March 2019

ConSpare engineer helps Team GB to bring home the silver from ICFRA World Shooting Championships

An engineer from concrete production process improvement specialist ConSpare helped the Great Britain Under-25 Rifle Team to a silver medal at the ICFRA World Long Range Shooting Championships recently.
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15th March 2019

Leicester declared the space hub of the UK at MIPIM

Leicester is the UK's Space City
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15th March 2019

A bright future for Midlands Life Sciences sector

Located in the heart of the UK and with 1,100 businesses in the sector supporting more than 30,565 high-skilled jobs, the Midlands has become a hub for life sciences, with Nottingham’s Biocity, and the Institute for Translational Medicine in Birmingham as
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15th March 2019

Banks Long & Co expands again!

Award-winning Lincoln chartered surveyor Banks Long & Co has welcomed another professional to its busy Project Management team.
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15th March 2019

Hat-trick of New Account Wins for Public Relations Agency

Nottingham PR agency, RedTree PR is celebrating a positive first quarter year of the year by securing three new retained accounts.
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15th March 2019

Belmayne warns investors to heed LCF scandal

Dronfield financial planners, Belmayne, are urging local investors to be more scam savvy, following the collapse of £236 million fund, London Capital and Finance (LCF).
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15th March 2019

Connect Derby Open Evening

Connect Derby stages open evening and launch of new show office
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15th March 2019

Leading Switchgear manufacturer to run open evening for apprentice opportunities

West Nottinghamshire College’s apprenticeship arm will be hosting an apprentice open event at one of the UK’s largest Switchgear manufacturers, where people can find out more about vacancies within the company.
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15th March 2019

It's Game On As Nottingham's Head Of Steam 'Powers Up'

The top floor at Nottingham’s Head of Steam is being transformed into a brand new gaming bar called ‘Power Up’, to celebrate a year in the city.
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15th March 2019

Interserve collapse illustrates dangers of outsourcing giants

Interserve collapse illustrates dangers of outsourcing giants
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15th March 2019

Nottingham's newest stylish arcade bar 'Penny Lane' set to open in April

The creative team behind two of Nottingham’s favourite bars, The Hockley Arts Club and Das Kino, has revealed the name for its newest stylish bar, kitchen and arcade - due to open its doors in the heart of Nottingham’s Lace Market this Spring.
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14th March 2019

Nominations Now Open for both the Nachural Summer Business Ball & Awards 2019 (West Midlands) & the Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 (East Midlands)

Friday 28th June 2019 - Wolverhampton Racecourse, Friday 27th September 2019 - Maher Centre (Leicester)
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14th March 2019

Investing in tomorrow's team today

Wilko is shortlisted for British Quality Foundation (BQF) Collaboration Award alongside training provider Capella for its apprenticeship scheme
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14th March 2019

Leicestershire business coach achieves Global MasterCoach status

Business Coaching in UK is soaring, says Leicestershire growth expert celebrating new Global MasterCoach status
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14th March 2019

Notts tennis star receives financial support at SportsAid lunch

Teenage tennis star receives support at SportsAid charity lunch
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14th March 2019

Date revealed for outline planning on major development site in Nottingham at MIPIM

Vital Nottingham site expected to receive outline planning
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14th March 2019

Focus Consultants undertaking multiple roles on former Dagfa House scheme

Student accommodation scheme set to open in September
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14th March 2019

Local charity makes a move to The Derby Conference Centre

Local Charity ‘me & dee’ have moved their office from Friar Gate in Derby City Centre to The Derby Conference Centre.
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14th March 2019

Hospitality students to get to grips with hotel life

For the second year running, hospitality students from West Nottinghamshire College will spend a week running Crowne Plaza Nottingham, as part of InterContinental Hotel Group’s (IHG’s) National Hotel Takeover in partnership with People 1st – a programme d
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14th March 2019

National festival brings snapshot of country’s best photography to Derby’s The Eagle Market

One of the nation’s most popular photography festivals, FORMAT19, is coming to Derby’s The Eagle Market this month.
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14th March 2019

Spring start for Rebecca Shaw who joins the team at Scenariio

East Midlands Chamber member Scenariio, supplier and installer of smartengine lighting and intelligent infrastructure, welcomes Rebecca Shaw as Marketing Manager to their growing team.
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14th March 2019

What does a no-deal Brexit mean for EU nationals working for UK businesses?

Deal or no deal : What does the meaningful vote outcome mean for EU Nationals?
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14th March 2019

Hinckley & Rugby savers give £21,000 to hospices

Three local hospices have shared more than £21,000 thanks to savers at Hinckley & Rugby Building Society who chose to put their money into its Hospice Affinity Account.
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14th March 2019

Derby College Group HE Students Gain Regional Recognition

Two higher education students at Derby College Group (DCG) have received regional recognition for their commitment to learning by the prestigious Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).
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14th March 2019

Lincoln Law Firm Expands Corporate Commercial Team

Regional heavyweight Langleys Solicitors has expanded the Corporate and Commercial team at its Lincoln office with three new solicitors joining the firm.
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14th March 2019

Spring Statement: End of late payments could finally be in sight

Spring Statement: End of late payments could finally be in sight
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14th March 2019

Put your firm on course for a healthier future

Firms and professionals are being urged to snap-up places at a high-value conference, after its organiser revealed it will now feature eight expert speakers!
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14th March 2019

Work underway on new warehouse unit at logistics park

Northamptonshire-based construction firm Mulberry Developments has begun work on a custom-made, high-bay warehouse for a multi-national home appliances company.
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14th March 2019

Notts based national construction firm named second best company to work for

Willmott Dixon puts construction on map of Midlands’ best employers as its named second best company to work for
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14th March 2019

Free event offers advice on planning in a challenging landscape

A free event for professionals involved in a range of areas of planning and development is being held in Northamptonshire at the start of April.
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14th March 2019

Women in STEM Event Showcases Future Careers

To celebrate International Womens Day 2019, pupils from four local schools joined students from Derby College for a special event showcasing the career opportunities available to women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and construction.
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14th March 2019

Local legends reveal Derby’s ‘ram-azing’ new statue

Derby’s new ram statue has been unveiled by some of the city’s greatest local legends.
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14th March 2019

Salon group pledges to tackle mental health issues

KH Hair invests in mental health training to support its young workforce
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14th March 2019

BID Leicester launch a new crowdfunding pot to support business start-ups in city centre

BID Leicester is collaborating with Crowdfund Leicester and Spacehive to help fund business start-ups in Leicester city centre.
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14th March 2019

Earthing Services introduces new EV charging earthing solution

Electrical earthing specialist Earthing Services has developed the fastest and safest method of earthing EV Charge Points for use in a variety of commercial and domestic environments.
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14th March 2019

trentbarton Derbyshire drivers #1 in the nation

trentbarton drivers in Derbyshire have been ranked the UK’s best in a national survey of almost 50,000 people which also found Derbyshire has the most satisfied bus customers in the UK.
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14th March 2019

Primary School Pupils Make a Noise for British Science Week

Leading Engineers at M-EC Spark the Interest of Potential Engineers of the Future at Deanery C.E. Primary School with Drone Flight and Acoustic Air Demonstration.
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13th March 2019

Promoting sustainability through logistics in the beauty industry

With environmental concerns never far from the headlines, sustainability in the beauty industry is fast becoming a highly relevant topic for companies and consumers alike.
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13th March 2019

Wathall’s donation secures future of Derby Stroke Club

Family-owned funeral directors, Wathall’s, have presented a cheque for £1,230 to Derby Stroke Club.
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13th March 2019

John Pye continues growth and investment in Nottingham 50 years on

John Pye Auctions has announced further expansion of its Nottingham headquarters with two brand new salerooms set to open in the city where the UK’s largest auction house network was first established over 50 years ago.
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13th March 2019

Pentag completes major beam pump delivery to UK oil field

Pentag Gears and Oilfield Equipment Ltd, a designer and manufacturer of high quality gearing and machinery, based in Chesterfield, has completed the delivery of its 35th beam pump for Wytch Farm Oil Field in Dorset.
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11th March 2019

Small firms set to be landed with average bill of £564 for Making Tax Digital software

FSB is urging the Chancellor to recommit to light-touch enforcement of MTD at Wednesday’s Spring Statement as its latest survey shows that half (50%) of small businesses are not currently ready to comply with the scheme, which comes into force three weeks
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11th March 2019

Business support boosts local firms

Businesses in Leicestershire are benefitting from county-wide support projects designed to assist them with their growth and expansion plans.
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11th March 2019

LSH strikes gold in search for safe deposit box location

A safe deposit box company is set to launch a £1 million facility in Nottingham and is searching for suitable sites in other major cities, national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) announced today.
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11th March 2019

Record year for industrial and logistics investment

Lambert Smith Hampton’s (LSH) Industrial & Logistics Market 2019 report highlights strong 2018 results but beneath the headlines lies a growing imbalance in supply.
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11th March 2019

J Tomlinson operations manager selected to compete in World Transplant Games

J Tomlinson operations manager Dave Fisher has been selected for the first time to represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the World Transplant Games.
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11th March 2019

CT Skills celebrates the success of their annual apprenticeship awards ceremony.

East Midlands training provider, CT Skills hosted their annual 'Made in the Midlands' apprenticeship awards ceremony at their Head Office in Beeston on Friday 8th March 2019.
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11th March 2019

Sky TV expert to share inside tips to local businesses

Local businesses have the opportunity to learn how they can utilise innovative, data led marketing and advertising opportunities on Sky TV at an event being held at Derbyshire County Cricket Club on 1 May 2019.
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11th March 2019

Leicester Marriott opens hotel to global market with market-leading virtual reality tours

Leicester’s Marriott Hotel has launched an innovative new 3D virtual reality tour allowing event bookers from across the globe to experience first-hand any one of their market leading conference and event spaces - before they even step into the building.
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11th March 2019

Driving Someone Else’s Car Could Land You in Hot Water Warns Midlands Insurance Broker

Drivers have regularly hopped in and out of each other’s cars for convenience, assuming their own insurance covers them for every eventuality.
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11th March 2019

Homebuilder's commitment to Air Ambulance takes off with over £9,000 contribution

Barratt Homes Northampton’s long-term commitment to the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance has resulted in a total of £9,377.48 being raised for the charity.
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11th March 2019

Developer “dressing” his way to housing success amid Brexit uncertainty

A property entrepreneur who has just completed his first new-build development says enlisting the skills of a professional dresser was vital as the housing market stagnates pre-Brexit.
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11th March 2019

Leicestershire auction house Introduces live bidding through website to reduce cost for buyers

Independent auction house Gildings in Market Harborough has expanded its services by offering live online bidding direct via the company’s website, reducing the cost of the process for customers.
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11th March 2019

Clegg Construction starts work on £17.1m contract for student accommodation in Coventry

Work has started on a student accommodation scheme in Coventry that is being built by Clegg Construction as part of a £17.1m contract.
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11th March 2019

Students get a taste of Fairtrade ethics

The matter of fair working conditions and pay has been on the agenda at West Nottinghamshire College as Fairtrade Fortnight activities kicked-off.
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11th March 2019

Raft of deals completed at Firth Road

St. Modwen completes raft of deals at Firth Road Business Park, Lincoln
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8th March 2019

Royal Navy contract for Rolls-Royce

Bondholder Rolls-Royce plc has been awarded a £235m contract to support the Royal Navy's submarines in a move that will safeguard 500 jobs.
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8th March 2019

Financial firm expands services and snaps up pension transfer specialist

Derby financial services firm Glenrose Financial Planners is adding new services to its portfolio after recruiting fresh experience to its team.
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8th March 2019

Nottingham's Impression Wins in National Media Awards

Nottingham based agency Impression has been crowned winner in two categories of the national UK Biddable Media Awards 2019.
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8th March 2019

BHW Bolsters Commercial Property Team

Experienced commercial real estate lawyer, Kate Burlinson, has joined BHW Solicitors to further strengthen its Commercial Property department.
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8th March 2019

Apprentices blazing a trail in commercial property

The blossoming careers of two young people working for a national commercial property consultancy came under the spotlight in Lincolnshire during National Apprenticeship Week.
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8th March 2019

New furniture showroom opens in Leicester for hospitality providers

One of the UK’s largest contract furniture suppliers has revealed a new furniture showroom to display their range of commercial chairs, tables and sofas in Leicester.
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8th March 2019

Charity converts own offices into homeless refuge

Homeless charity HOPE Community Services has relocated its office function to unused space above its Worksop shop to convert its former premises into move-on accommodation for the homeless, thanks to a five-figure funding package from NatWest.
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8th March 2019

Foxes announce Your IT Department as new partner

Leicestershire CCC is delighted to announce Your IT Department as its Official IT Partner until 2024.
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8th March 2019

Nearly three quarters of construction SMEs currently employ apprentices

Almost three quarters of construction sector SMEs (73%) currently employ apprentices, much higher than the proportion of SMEs employing apprentices across all sectors, which stands at 65%.
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8th March 2019

Luxfer Apprentices Blaze a Trail as part of National Apprenticeship Week (March 4th - 8th)

A Nottingham-based business is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2019 by taking its current tally of apprentices to 11.
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8th March 2019

Innovative Partnerships Celebrated at Derby College’s Academy Awards

More than 300 people attended Derby College Group’s annual Academy Awards at the Roundhouse.
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8th March 2019

Logistics firm scoops deal to bring taste of Italy to UK market

National logistics, warehousing and courier firm The NX Group has recently secured a deal distributing for the UK division of a worldwide, Italy-based food and beverage company.
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8th March 2019

Midlands firms celebrate International Women's Day 2019

MORE than 20 senior delegates from across the Midlands gathered in Leicester ahead of International Women’s Day (IWD, 8 March) for a round table event which explored the challenges faced in achieving true gender equality.
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7th March 2019

Naomi plans the trip of a lifetime

Successful Lincoln counsellor Naomi Watkins is over the moon after scooping a highly prestigious research award!
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7th March 2019

Midlands PR agency boosts team with three new hires

Cartwright boosts team with a trio of new hires
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7th March 2019

Nottingham brand - Tackling tool theft

First product on the market to achieve Police standard
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7th March 2019

Poor HMRC performance failing small businesses ahead of Making Tax Digital

Poor HMRC performance failing small businesses ahead of Making Tax Digital
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7th March 2019

MBO at Midlands-based furniture manufacturer and retailer Hammonds

Quality fitted furniture manufacturer and retailer, Hammonds, has received an investment from HSBC UK (HSBC) and Frontier development Capital (FDC) to support a management buyout (MBO).
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7th March 2019

Shakespeare Martineau promotion

Trio of promotions in Shakespeare Martineau’s East Midlands real estate team
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7th March 2019

New coworking hub soon to be unveiled in Nottingham's Lace Market

Contemporary coworking, shared office and event space, Works Social, is set to open soon
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7th March 2019

MIPIM's team Nottingham to promote 1.2 billion pound investment

Nottingham set to promote city's strongest ever offering at MIPIM
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7th March 2019

National Apprenticeship Week: Leics architect shares top tips for securing placement

National Apprenticeship Week: 5 Top Tips for securing an architectural placement
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7th March 2019

Belmayne Ball kicks off foundation fundraising

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are inviting the town’s residents and businesses to a ball organised in support of four hardworking local charities.
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7th March 2019

Warm weather in Wellingborough adds to ChilliFest heat

The unseasonably warm weather in Wellingborough helped heat up the town’s ChilliFest last weekend.
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7th March 2019

International Women's Day 2019: Motorpoint Arena Nottingham champions gender parity in workplace

#BalanceforBetter within the Live Entertainment and Sports Industries
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7th March 2019

Notts firm strengthens with appointment of former 'big four' partner

Former 'Big Four' partner joins Nottingham firm.
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7th March 2019

Roythornes appoints experienced commercial litigation lawyer

Experienced commercial litigation lawyer, Desley Sherwin, has joined UK top 200 law firm Roythornes Solicitors.  
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7th March 2019

Chesterfield manufacturing company appoints to a brand new role

Chesterfield-based Blachford UK has appointed experienced project manager, Patrick O’Donnell to its management team.
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7th March 2019

Share the Lovell!

Local housebuilder donates £300 to local Rauceby pre-school to mark World Book Day
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6th March 2019

Steps taken to improve language development in under fives

Children and parents gathered in Nottingham today (Monday 4 March) to celebrate a new city initiative, called Big Little Moments,  which aims to promote the importance of child development locally.
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6th March 2019

East Midlands retirees cite ‘lack of interaction’ and ‘boredom’ as downsides of retirement, study reveals

A quarter of retirees in East Midlands cite lack of interaction with others as the main downside of retirement, new research reveals.
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6th March 2019

Small business confidence stuck in negative territory as firms call for action at Spring Statement

FSB is urging the Government to help arrest a continued slump in small business optimism at next week’s Spring Statement. Published today, data from FSB’s latest quarterly SBI shows confidence among smaller firms remains negative in Q1 2019 (-5.0), down f
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6th March 2019

Wildgoose Construction staff give students insight into the world of work

Staff from Derbyshire-based Wildgoose Construction are visiting local schools and supporting university students to share their expertise about the world of work.
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6th March 2019

BE Design appoints international associate to fuel European expansion

BE Design, the multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering practice headquartered in Newark, has appointed an internationally-based associate to grow the European arm of the business.
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6th March 2019

Royston & Lund celebrates one year in Keyworth

Nottinghamshire estate agent Royston & Lund celebrates the first birthday of its Keyworth branch this week (6 March).
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6th March 2019

George Square Financial Management supports growth plans with four new hires

Nottingham financial advisers, George Square Financial Management, has bolstered its team with four new hires, in a move to support the firm’s ongoing growth and development plans.
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6th March 2019

Award-winning Nottingham architects appoints new MD

A NEW managing director has been appointed at the Nottingham-based architectural practice which delivered the city’s flagship Biosciences building and is now working on a major office project at Nottingham Science Park.
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6th March 2019

Trio of promotions at Leicestershire engineering consultancy

Consulting development engineers, M-EC, boosts transport and civils teams with two Associate Directors and an Associate Transport Planner.
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6th March 2019

“Once-in-a-generation” East Midlands Development Corporation moves a step closer after £2m government fund is approved

Plans to establish an East Midlands Development Corporation to realise a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the region’s economy have moved a step closer – after the government signed off a £2 million fund to start to establish a body to delive
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6th March 2019

Students look to a bright future at careers fair

Large national companies, the uniformed services and representatives from universities brought the world of studies and employment to life at West Nottinghamshire College today (6 March) for the annual careers fair during National Careers Week (4-8 March)
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6th March 2019

New village hall for Repton

A new £753,000 village hall in Repton is due for completion this Summer.
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6th March 2019

SDL Group claims spot in the FT1000 fastest growing European companies

Nottinghamshire-based property services company, SDL Group has been named as one of Europe’s fastest growing companies by the Financial Times, in its recently announced FT1000 2019.
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5th March 2019

Chance to join 2nd birthday celebrations

Lincoln counsellors are excitedly looking forward to their 2nd birthday bash, after an hectic year which has given them plenty to celebrate.
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5th March 2019

Science park HQ deal ‘paves way for more occupiers’

A leading software company is creating 500 jobs in Leicestershire after agreeing to move to a major new office development to consolidate its presence at the UK’s largest university science park.
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5th March 2019

Leading developer encourages women to consider a career in construction ahead of International Women's Day

Ahead of International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March, leading developer David Wilson Homes East Midlands is encouraging more women to consider careers in the construction industry, with a variety of roles available across Leicestershire.
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5th March 2019

Another celebratory milestone for Grantham’s town centre regeneration

Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson has completed the exterior shell and associated external groundworks of Grantham’s new Savoy Cinema, which will house a state-of-the-art, five-screen, 650-seat cinema as well as restaurant and office space.
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5th March 2019

Budding entrepreneurs create 'pop-up' market at intu Broadmarsh

240 students from across Nottingham launched, promoted and sold their own products on Saturday 2 March as part of a unique ‘pop-up’ market experience at intu Broadmarsh.
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5th March 2019

University of Derby join Team Derby and Derbyshire at MIPIM 2019

As key headline sponsor for Team Derby and Derbyshire at MIPIM 2019, the University of Derby will use the event to showcase its future plans for investment and development.
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5th March 2019

CIM success for The Dairy’s Digital Marketing Apprentice!

West Bridgford-based creative agency The Dairy, is celebrating the success of its 20-year old Digital Marketing Apprentice Claudia Wright after she recently passed her Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) exams as part of her 18-month apprenticeship.
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5th March 2019

Stokes supports local charity by raising £1,000 for MS

Lincoln MS Therapy Centre has received a donation of £1,000 from local Lincolnshire businesses Stokes Tea & Coffee and Banks Long & Co.
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5th March 2019

ProCon backed by 15 patrons for 2019

Fifteen businesses are supporting the work of ProCon Leicestershire in 2019 as Patrons of the property and construction network.
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5th March 2019

Imago Venues scoops three awards at M&IT Awards

Imago Venues at Loughborough University is celebrating after picking up three accolades – including two gold awards - in the M&IT Awards 2019.
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5th March 2019

Homebuilder provides platform for new sales advisor to expand skill set

Striving to provide opportunities for career progression within the company, housebuilder Mulberry Homes has helped its new Sales Advisor build on her skill set at its Hursley Park development in Great Bowden.
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5th March 2019

New hire for Midlands engineering consultancy

Consulting engineer Howard Ward Associates (HWA) has announced the appointment of Aniket Gohil in the role of structural engineer.
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5th March 2019

Long-time friends and business partners celebrate 15 successful years in business

Wells McFarlane announced its 15th year in business as Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants.
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5th March 2019

Fairgrove Homes encourages local schools to promote applications for its 2019 apprenticeship scheme

lkeston-based homebuilder Fairgrove Homes is continuing to invest in the future talent of the housing industry as the company welcomes applications from students at local schools for its 2019 apprenticeship scheme.
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5th March 2019

Staff march on through March for charity

As the weather warms up, more people take to exercising outdoors and for one group of ladies at West Nottinghamshire College they’re looking to walk almost a thousand miles this month!
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5th March 2019

One Connectivity Latest News

One Connectivity’s main focus last year was on the expansion of their team and premises. Five years of successful trading in the Business Telecommunication industry, the organisation was ready for the big push. This lead the company to a new start at new
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5th March 2019

Leicester kitchen designer appeared on judging panel for new TV programme

Leicester's very own Joel LaRosa has built his career in kitchen design from scratch and has since been a judge on the new BBC Daytime programme The Best House in Town, Joel’s appearance was aired over five days in February.
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5th March 2019

12 jobs as builders' merchants opens in Mansfield

MKM Building Supplies has opened a new branch in Mansfield, creating 12 new jobs. 
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4th March 2019

Fab four set for charity trek

A ‘fab four’ of intrepid trekkers from David Barber Occupational Health are set to face a 60-mile hike along the oldest path in Britain to raise money for charities which support people living with Alzheimer's.
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4th March 2019

In the best light – New eco-friendly lighting system for Lincoln Cathedral

Work to install Lincoln Cathedral’s new state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly, external lighting system is set to begin next week. The Cathedral will remain open to visitors as usual while the changes take place.
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4th March 2019

Buoyant despite Brexit – that’s Derby’s property market

Investors are turning to the Derby property market as other commercial opportunities have dried up during the uncertainty over Brexit.
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4th March 2019

International Women's Day at Lincolnshire Showground

THE LINCOLNSHIRE Showground is supporting International Women’s Day this year with a series of talks from inspiring Lincolnshire women, hosted by celebrity chef Rachel Green.
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4th March 2019

KAM Project Consultants supports build of ‘the most sustainable warehouse in the UK’

The team at KAM Project Consultants was recently selected by logistics and industrial development company Baytree to provide construction services for the build of a warehouse, which is being hailed as ‘the most sustainable warehouse in the UK’.
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4th March 2019

Nottinghamshire charities and organisations to benefit from launch of community fund

Leading Nottinghamshire developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands has launched a Community Fund scheme to strengthen its ties with the areas in which it is building new homes.
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4th March 2019

First female Co-op chief executive Debbie Robinson takes up her new role

Central England Co-op today welcomes its new Chief Executive Debbie Robinson on her first day with the Society.
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4th March 2019

200 Degrees Coffee opens its coffee shop in Lincoln today

Speciality coffee roaster 200 Degrees has opened its coffee shop on Sincil Street in Lincoln today (4 March), bringing its signature fresh food menu and hand roasted coffee from its roast house in Nottingham.
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4th March 2019

Award-winning Nottinghamshire IT firm celebrates 10th anniversary

An award-winning IT solutions firm, which was established by two friends after spotting a gap in the market, is celebrating its tenth year in business.
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4th March 2019

Lawyers' expertise recognised by respected industry association

Solicitors from East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons have become three of just 15 lawyers in the region to have achieved a prestigious industry accreditation – showcasing their wealth of experience in dealing with contentious trust and probate work.
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4th March 2019

Northants gift retailer aims for zero waste

A leading online gift retailer is aiming for zero waste and all outgoing packaging recyclable within the next 12 months.
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4th March 2019

Waterside Shopping Centre Announces 2019 Charity Partner

After raising over £5,000 in 2018, the Waterside Shopping Centre has announced it is to continue supporting St Barnabas Hospice in 2019.
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4th March 2019

Fantastic help for local charity

At today’s Business For You networking Event at the Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre, we were delighted to witness a cheque handed over by one of our members, Martin Scholes of Scholes Wealth Management part of the St James’ Place Group for the fantas
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1st March 2019

Scaffolding for 856 year old building

The Bishops Palace in Lincoln was originally built in 1163, last ‘modernised’ in the 1430s, sacked and burnt during the English Civil War, and abandoned in the mid-18th Century.
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1st March 2019

Business Fit For a Queen!

Queen Victoria Arts Club, Queens Building, 41 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RD - Thursday, 7th March, 6-8pm
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