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News from August 2019


29th August 2019

Ward adds soils specialist to extend site investigation and hazardous waste capabilities

Ward, the Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling specialist has appointed a Soil Scientist, Dr Dimitrios Kosmidis, to expand its in-house capabilities in land remediation work, site investigation and hazardous waste identification.
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29th August 2019

Bruton Knowles hits new heights as turnover soars

Bruton Knowles, the independent national property consultancy, which has had an office based in Castle Gate in Nottingham’s city centre since 1996, has released its annual financial results revealing record turnover and profits.
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29th August 2019

NG expands trainee programme with new emerging talent

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have reinforced their commitment to nurturing future talent in the industry after welcoming a new Trainee Surveyor.
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29th August 2019

Local charity receives £2,000 and joins homebuilder on site at new development in Newark

As part of its Community Fund scheme, leading developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands has donated £2,000 to a local children’s charity and invited them for a tour of its upcoming development in Newark.
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28th August 2019

Ilkeston to get an even more frequent flyer

Ilkeston is to get a more frequent flyer service thanks to trentbarton adding another bus to the fleet, improving ilkeston flyer’s frequency to every 12 minutes.
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28th August 2019

From Cortina to Tesla - MovementsUK celebrates 35 years!

A Shepshed-based chauffeur service which specialises in airport transfers and business travel celebrates its thirty fifth trading year on Wednesday 4th September with a very special addition to the company fleet.
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28th August 2019

Rural expert becomes senior partner at leading property consultancy

A leading property consultancy is looking to expand its influence in Yorkshire and the north Midlands after making two major promotions.
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28th August 2019

Wathall’s Invests in Staff Mental Health Well-being

A team member at Wathall’s - Derby’s longest established independent funeral directors - has qualified as a Mental Health First Aider to support colleagues across the company’s branches in Derby city centre, Ashbourne, Alvaston, Burton and Borrowash.
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28th August 2019

New report will reveal the East Midlands’ fastest growing companies

The East Midlands’ 200 fastest growing and most profitable privately-owned businesses will be unveiled in a report produced using analysis by business and financial advisors Grant Thornton.
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28th August 2019

Leicestershire club bowled over by sponsorship from David Wilson Homes

The members of Kibworth Bowling Club are now enjoying an enhanced match day experience thanks to a sponsorship of more than £1,300 from local homebuilder David Wilson Homes East Midlands.
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28th August 2019

Steel fabricator set to keep Rollin

A Nottinghamshire steel fabrication firm that is on the cusp of its 50th anniversary is set for a new lease of life by gearing up for growth – which could create up to eight new jobs - after bringing in a manufacturing expert to help to explore new market
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28th August 2019

Total Reclaims Demolition shortlisted for ‘Employer of the Year’

Nottinghamshire demolition and reclamation company, Total Reclaims, has been shortlisted in the ‘Employer of the Year’ category at the Midlands Family Business Awards. 
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28th August 2019

Double director appointment boosts growth for booming logistics firm

A national supply chain solutions firm based in Northamptonshire has recently appointed two new non-executive directors to its Board, bolstering its strategy team as the company continues to expand its customer base and operations at home and abroad.
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28th August 2019

Doctor to cycle 340 miles for charity that funded her PhD

Leicestershire doctor, Dr Sam Khan, is set to cycle 340 miles in aid of the charity that funded her PhD - Hope Against Cancer.
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28th August 2019

Homeless Centre Taking Shape Thanks to Generous Grant

YMCA Lincolnshire has received a grant of £100K from the Garfield Weston Foundation for its state-of-the-art Nomad Centre, due to open this Autumn. 
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28th August 2019

Former Countesthorpe Conservative Club provides unique opportunity for new homes development

Wells McFarlane has been appointed to market a unique residential development in Countesthorpe, a desirable large Leicestershire village.
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28th August 2019

Langleys focuses on talent growth with seven promotions

Langleys Solicitors is celebrating the success of its people by announcing seven new promotions.
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28th August 2019

£1.1 million invested in fleet of new vehicles to deliver to Co-op stores across the country

Over £1 million invested in fleet of new vehicles at Central England Co-op’s Leicester-based distribution hub
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28th August 2019

Engineered for success: Six new recruits at Leicester firm

A successful structural and civil engineering design agency has bolstered its team with the announcement of six new hires.
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28th August 2019

National finals for law firm

Fidler & Pepper Lawyers has seen its commitment to staff training recognised after it was shortlisted for a prestigious conveyancing award.
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28th August 2019

Family charity launches '20/20 Vision'

Derby-based family support charity Me&Dee is hosting a special event to share its vision of creating a new holiday home in the East Midlands, for families experiencing life-limiting illness.
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26th August 2019

YMCA Newark & Sherwood announces sail around the UK to raise money for its Community Village

A relay-style sailing adventure around the UK coastline will begin on 30 August as part of an initiative to improve youth development, social mobility and life expectancy in Newark and Sherwood.
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24th August 2019

UK Meds shortlisted for two Family Business Awards

THE Nottingham-based online pharmacy UK Meds is celebrating today following the announcement that it is a finalist in two categories in the Midlands Family Business Awards.
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23rd August 2019

Flower power for Derbyshire businesses - Wednesday, 4th September, 6-8pm

Essentially Floral Jubilee Business Park, 7, Snarestone Road, Appleby Magna, Derbyshire. DE12 7AJ.
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22nd August 2019

Hard work pays off for Nottingham College GCSE students

More than 2000 Nottingham College GCSE students received their results today (22nd August). Among the successful students were lots of adult learners who have returned to education for a change of career or to improve their prospects.
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22nd August 2019

Female tech team secure £950k investment for rebate and pricing platform

Female tech team secure £950k investment for rebate and pricing platform
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22nd August 2019

Finalists announced for the 10th Midlands Family Business Awards

Judges of the Midlands Family Business Awards have revealed the deserving finalists of 2019.
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22nd August 2019

Visitor Economy in South Kesteven Gets Boost from Latest Figures

The work being done by InvestSK to increase visitor numbers and visitor spend in South Kesteven is having a positive impact, according to new figures. 
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22nd August 2019

Behind the scenes at the Winding Wheel Theatre

Residents and visitors to the town can book a free guided tour of the Winding Wheel Theatre this September, as part of the Heritage Open Days event taking place across the country.
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22nd August 2019

East Midlands employers awarded Gold for supporting the Armed Forces

Five organisations in the East Midlands have achieved a Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold award for actively demonstrating their support and advocacy for the Armed Forces community.
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22nd August 2019

Duncan & Toplis celebrates 50 years in Skegness

The Top 30 accountancy company acquired the seaside town’s first accountancy firm in 1969
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22nd August 2019

Nottingham digital scene thrives as Impression and Hallam internet achieve Google recognition

The Nottingham digital industry has proven once again that it is not only comparable but highly competitive on a national/international scale, with two Notts agencies - Impression and Hallam Internet - being shortlisted in the prestigious Google awards.
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21st August 2019

Lee Sharpe kicks his way into The Derby Conference Centre before taking part in new ITV2 show

One of the most popular figures of modern football, Lee Sharpe, will be appearing to a select audience at The Derby Conference Centre ahead of his starring role in a new ITV2 show.
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21st August 2019

Stirlin begin work on Access Lincoln Transport Hub improvements

As part of the masterplan for their latest commercial development, Leafbridge, Stirlin Developments have recently started making enhancements to the Access Lincoln Transport Hub in North Hykeham, which is directly adjacent to the site.
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21st August 2019

Frozen food distributor Central Foods branches out into authentic cocktails

Frozen food distributor Central Foods is adding another string to its bow by offering a range of exquisite frozen, ready-made alcoholic cocktails.
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21st August 2019

Hinckley & Rugby customers happier than those of banks

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society customers are more likely to recommend it to friends and family than would customers of banks and other providers.
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21st August 2019

Business confidence rises but remains below pre-referendum levels, survey finds

With the October Brexit deadline only a matter of weeks away and the UK’s future relationship with the EU still unclear, business confidence is largely subdued as firms scale back on investment, according to new research by financial and business advisers
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21st August 2019

EORI auto-enrolment a win for smaller traders preparing for No Deal Brexit

Responding to the Government’s announcement that it will be automatically issuing UK Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) numbers to VAT registered businesses that trade exclusively with the EU, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Cha
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21st August 2019

ASSISTED. take on the Hadrian’s Wall Walk.

The ASSISTED. team are well versed with putting themselves through their paces for charity, and in July they tackled their biggest challenge yet for Heartlands Cystic Fibrosis Centre.
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21st August 2019

Key appointment will deliver world class digital innovation at Opus Trust

Former Head of Customer Communications Management (CCM) Solutions for Communisis, Chris Green, is joining Opus Trust Communications to take on the strategic role of Head of Group Solutions and Pre-Sales as the business looks to deliver on its digital solu
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21st August 2019

Director's pedal power helps to raise more than £20,000 for charity

A director at one of the UK's leading compressed air solutions providers put her pedal power to the test during a gruelling 300-mile bike ride to help raise more than £20,000 for a range of children's charities. 
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21st August 2019

Spectacular summer for Cooper Parry Corporate Finance

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance have continued their strong summer, completing four deals in the last two months.
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21st August 2019

New recruits bolster Macildowie's East Midlands team

Award-winning recruitment consultancy Macildowie has made 18 new appointments in its Leicester office and at its Nottingham headquarters, after a successful first half of 2019.
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20th August 2019

Recruitment firm expands with five new appointments

Over the last six months, Place Recruitment has grown by 140% leading to geographic expansion and the appointment of five new recruitment consultants. Originally founded to meet the demand for secretarial recruitment within the finance and investment sect
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20th August 2019

Northampton General Hospital hosts ‘Qualified Nursing Open Day’

Northampton General Hospital (NGH) is holding a Qualified Nursing Open Day on Saturday 7th September 2019, for registered nurses looking for a fresh challenge to find out about career opportunities across Medicine, Paediatrics and Theatres, meet staff and
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20th August 2019

200 Degrees opens its new coffee shop in Birmingham city today

Speciality coffee roaster 200 Degrees has opened a second coffee shop in central Birmingham today (Tuesday 20 August), offering handcrafted coffee and delicious food to the bustling area surrounding Birmingham New Street station.
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20th August 2019

Frank Key Shoots for Success with Arnold Town Football Club

A long-standing relationship between the football club and the Daybrook branch of Frank Key stretches back a decade. For the last five years Frank Key has been the main stand sponsor, support that is valued from the club.
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20th August 2019

Burton Chamber gains two new patrons

Britsec and Growth Partners have joined Burton and District Chamber of Commerce as its first local patrons.
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20th August 2019

Belmayne calls on advisers to aid expansion

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are inviting qualified advisers to join them and extend the services they offer to local residents.
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20th August 2019

YMCA Lincolnshire Chief Nominated for Leadership Award

YMCA Lincolnshire Chief Executive Caroline Killeavy has been shortlisted as a regional finalist at the 2019 Forward Ladies national Awards & Summit for her ongoing work with and for Lincolnshire’s community.
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20th August 2019

East Midlands Railway launches

The prestigious launch of the new East Midlands Railway franchise was held yesterday at one of the world’s most iconic railway buildings, Bondholder Derby College’s Roundhouse.
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20th August 2019

FIRE & SECURITY SPECIALISTS APPOINTED BY DIY GIANT

Nottingham based fire and security specialists Tecserv UK has been appointed by DIY giant B&Q.
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19th August 2019

Langley's Solicitors officially launches new Manchester office

Lincoln-based Langleys Solicitors has announced the launch of its new Manchester office, in a move which will see the firm further expand its reach across the UK.
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19th August 2019

Leicestershire-headquartered Alltruck receives prestigious Investors in People Platinum accreditation

Leading East Midlands truck rental and contract hire company, Alltruck plc, has joined the elite top two percent of Investors in People (IIP) accredited organisations in the UK by being awarded the IIP’s highest Platinum Standard.
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19th August 2019

Pattonair signs billion-dollar Wesco Aircraft Merger deal

Derby-based Pattonair has further strengthened its credentials in the global aerospace market after reaching a $1.9 billion agreement to merge with US-based Wesco Aircraft Holdings.
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19th August 2019

Ollerton flue firm names new MD

The UK's market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of commercial and industrial chimney, flue and exhaust systems has appointed John Hamnett as its new managing director. 
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16th August 2019

'Hod' Gives The Nod To 168 New Homes In Fantastic Start To The Year

A Derby based construction boss has announced that the first half of the year has been 'epic' as he laid the foundations for 168 new homes - including 16 at a brand new site in Ripley.
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16th August 2019

Nottinghamshire Haulage Firm Sends Truck on Charity Tour

Colwick-based haulage company, Fusion Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), has been helping others share in its commercial success by dispatching one of its new trucks on a fundraising tour for charity. 
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16th August 2019

Chesterfield's 2019 Food Producer of the Year finalists announced

The finalists for the 2019 Chesterfield Food Producer of the Year title have been selected after a special tasting event held at Casa Hotel.
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16th August 2019

PLM Global sponsor 6 weeks of tennis sessions for families and young adults with special needs

Local Business PLM Global are pleased to be sponsoring Avon Tennis for the 5th year running, collaboratively working with Access Sport to supply additional funding this year that will go towards the inclusive tennis initiative.
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16th August 2019

Affordable housing on the way for Branston

Leading Midlands housing association, Midland Heart, is celebrating gaining planning approval for its third development of affordable housing with Partner.
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16th August 2019

Love Business News backs huge charity quiz night

Love Business News has given its backing to a huge charity quiz night in Leicester in support of children safeguarding charity, Warning Zone Life Skills Centre.
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16th August 2019

Bawdon Lodge Farm - Thursday, 5th September

Bawdon Lodge Farm, Nanpantan Road, Nanpantan, Loughborough, Leicestershire. LE12 9YE.
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16th August 2019

Risk celebrates double awards nomination

The whole team here at Risk is celebrating after learning we’ve been nominated for two prestigious business awards for our new online ecommerce platform.
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16th August 2019

IT firm goes continental in four-country challenge

Employees from award-winning IT solutions provider RDS Global are set to take on the gruelling Pavestone Rally next month – with the aim of raising £2,000 for the Rally’s chosen charities
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15th August 2019

Ball2 Marketing fly flag for Derby at 2019 PRide Awards

Allestree-based marketing agency, Balls2 Marketing, will be flying the flag for Derby as the city’s only representative in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Midlands PRide Awards 2019, having been named as finalists in not one but three c
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15th August 2019

Apprenticeships Funded Thanks to Generous Businesses

Two prestigious Lincolnshire businesses have donated a portion of their apprenticeship levy to fund apprenticeships for six members of staff from YMCA Lincolnshire. 
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15th August 2019

Promotion triumph for Chattertons trio

The workforce at a leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors has been strengthened following the promotion of an ambitious trio.
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15th August 2019

SPRINT partners with FAIR-SPACE hub to grow UK space sector

Will provide UK businesses in space, robotics and AI sectors with access to funding and expertise from network of universities and industry partners
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15th August 2019

Plastic-free demand drives growth for Loughborough manufacturer

Increasing public demand for plastic-free products is supporting the growth of Loughborough-based brushware manufacturer, Charles Bentley & Son.
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15th August 2019

Renowned architects appointed to help save UK’s last major bellfoundry

An award-winning architecture practice is gearing up to begin work to help save the UK’s last remaining major bellfoundry, located in Loughborough, Leicestershire.
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15th August 2019

Grantham law firm achieves gleaming accreditation

Grantham-based law firm JMP Solicitors has received a silver Investors in People accreditation for investment in its staff – an accolade which is awarded to just five per cent of those assessed.
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15th August 2019

Derby agency set for office move to accommodate growing team

A Derby creative agency is on the lookout for new recruits ahead of a move to bigger premises.
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14th August 2019

Hartshorne housing development progresses ahead of summer launch

Construction work on two new housing developments in Hartshorne is progressing well, ahead of their launch later this summer.
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14th August 2019

Interior fit-out expert joins Blueprint Interiors

An industry renown expert in interior fit out and design has joined Blueprint Interiors as a Business Development Manager (BDM) to further help the company expand.
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14th August 2019

Local property firm sponsors Leicestershire County Show

Local property professionals Andrew Granger & Co Ltd has sponsored the upcoming Leicestershire County Show for the fourth year in a row.
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14th August 2019

Amy can offer advice on Apprenticeships and Training

If you run a business in South Kesteven and you’d like to find out about the benefits of hiring an apprentice, then Amy Clark would like to hear from you!
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14th August 2019

Midlands firm invests £1 million to boost capacity.

A Midlands-based interior fit-out specialist has invested around £1 million to ensure customers have the perfect finish.
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14th August 2019

Local businesses join forces to support Lincoln City Women FC

Ahead of Lincoln City Women Football Club’s first home game on the 25th August, Stokes Tea & Coffee and Visual Print and Design, have joined forces to support the women’s team with the design and print of their football programmes for the up and coming se
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14th August 2019

Marketing suite now open at Louth development

Property seekers in Lincolnshire should look no further than the beautiful homes available to purchase at Lovell Homes’ Tennyson Fields development in Louth, where the brand new marketing suite is now open.
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14th August 2019

New Melton accountant sets out to help startups thrive

Duncan & Toplis’ new senior manager in Melton is looking to connect businesses and help startups “grow and thrive”.
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14th August 2019

Mansfield ActionCOACH to host free business growth seminar

Business growth specialist Rod Fuller is hosting a free workshop this Friday (16 August) to show local firms the six steps to achieving massive results. 
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13th August 2019

Films, food and fun increase footfall at the Cornerhouse

More and more of us are visiting The Cornerhouse, to catch the latest Hollywood blockbuster, enjoy sky-high views of Nottingham while sipping cocktails or challenging our friends to a round of golf.
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13th August 2019

Northampton Sea Cadets receive £1,000 donation from leading developer

Northampton Sea Cadets has received a £1,000 donation from a Northampton based homebuilder that will enable the club to help enrich the lives of young people in the area.
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13th August 2019

Nottingham Trent gives new HR and Payroll system top marks

Nottingham Trent University has successfully undertaken a digital transformation of its payroll and HR function in collaboration with industry experts MHR.
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13th August 2019

J Tomlinson appointed on £2.6m M&E project

J Tomlinson has been appointed by VINCI Construction UK to undertake £2.6m of mechanical and electrical engineering (M&E) work on a new motorway services area development.
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13th August 2019

Document and software solutions company relocates to new Cardinal Business Centre Headquarters

Midlands-based document and software solutions company Docuflow has relocated its head office to Cardinal Business Centre, the new serviced office scheme based at Cardinal Square in the city.
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13th August 2019

Leading Leicester businesses donate blood in support of #BleedForHayley

At age 35, Leukaemia Warrior Hayley Perks was diagnosed with leukaemia in March 2018.
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12th August 2019

East Midlands housebuilder puts best foot forward

An East Midlands housebuilder has announced it is supporting a local hospice this year – and has already raised over £4,500 for the charity.
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12th August 2019

Russell Scanlan welcomes new appointment

Nottingham’s largest independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has welcomed a new appointment to its growing team.
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12th August 2019

X-Factor star joins Retford for a party in the square

Two weeks to go until X-Factor star joins the party in Retford
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12th August 2019

Notts-based finance company secures new office thanks to law firm Nelsons

Finance company secures more office space in Nottingham - due to growing demand
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12th August 2019

East Midlands' Coworking Collaboration Forges Ahead with 'Future of Work' Vision

Contemporary coworking, shared office and event space, Works Social, has announced a collaboration with flexible-working membership network Dispace to progress their collective vision for the future of work and offer an on-demand co-working hub in Notting
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12th August 2019

Lincoln-based APSS completes transformation of motorcycle insurance giants’ office space

Commercial interiors, fit out and construction firm, APSS, has finished fit out works on the conference, training and storage centre for national motorcycle insurance company MCE
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12th August 2019

Sponsorship packages available for fbe East Midlands Awards 2019

Sponsorship packages are available for this year’s fbe East Midlands Awards – giving sponsors the chance to raise their profile within the construction, property and development sectors.
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12th August 2019

You’re Hired! Retail Assist Announces 12 New Apprentice Roles

This summer, Retail Assist are delighted to announce the further development and recruitment on to their apprenticeship scheme.
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12th August 2019

Focus Consultants appointed by the CITB to evaluate grant-funded projects

Focus Consultants has been appointed by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction industry, to evaluate a suite of grant-funded projects worth nearly £3.5 million. 
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12th August 2019

Derbyshire company celebrates 50 years of working with councils, businesses and Britain in Bloom

A family run company in Derbyshire that manufactures and supplies self-watering planters and litter bins is celebrating 50 years in business during 2019.
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12th August 2019

UK employment outlook hits lowest level in more than a year

The outlook for employment in the UK has fallen for the third consecutive month following half a decade of near sustained growth, according to a new report from accountants and business advisors BDO LLP.
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12th August 2019

Diversity Conference for business and community leaders

Leading figures from business and the community will come together to look at engaging with diverse populations.
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12th August 2019

Nottingham's Adare SEC is first in UK to use 100% recyclable and biodegradable window envelopes

Nottingham-based Adare SEC has become the UK’s first postal services provider to commit to using window envelopes that are 100 per cent recyclable and biodegradable.
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12th August 2019

Morley Hayes Gin & Fizz Festival 2019

Morley Hayes to host new week-long Gin and Fizz festival
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9th August 2019

Business leaders encourage people to speak up about the future control of Wellingborough

Business leaders in Wellingborough are encouraging people to make sure they speak up about the future control of their town.
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9th August 2019

Sheriff of Nottingham officially launches Nottingham Vaults

THE Sheriff of Nottingham, Cllr Patience Ifediora has officially opened Nottingham’s first safety deposit box facility, Nottingham Vaults.
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9th August 2019

Miller Homes invests almost £700,000 in Kibworth community

Miller Homes Midlands has pledged to invest almost £700,000 into the local community of Kibworth, as part of its new Harcourt Grove neighbourhood in the village.
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9th August 2019

Quiet Storm celebrates awards nominations treble

Business solutions provider Quiet Storm is celebrating after learning it’s been nominated for a hat-trick of business awards, for its commitment to the community and its work for its client, Risk Health & Safety.
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9th August 2019

Reach thousands with the all-new KuKu Connect Almanac & Annual Birthday Reception!

Reach thousands of businesses across the East Midlands - Thursday, 3rd October
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9th August 2019

Risk celebrates double awards nomination

The whole team here at Risk is celebrating after learning we’ve been nominated for two prestigious business awards for our new online ecommerce platform.
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8th August 2019

Royston & Lund celebrate 25 years in business

25 years ago, in 1994, John Major was prime minister, Forrest Gump was the biggest blockbuster and Wet Wet Wet were the nations favourite with number one hit ‘Love is all around’.
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8th August 2019

Classroom development completed at Primary School next to Sir Christopher Wren masterpiece in Leicestershire

Following completion of a contemporary offsite modular project in its historic grounds, pupils at the Sir John Moore C of E Primary School in Appleby Magna, Leicestershire, are enjoying lessons in a new state-of-the-art classroom.
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8th August 2019

First development underway following partnership agreement to deliver 1,000 new homes

Midland Heart housing association and home builder Countryside have started work on their first joint development following the recent signing of a partnership agreement.
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8th August 2019

Historic Nightingale Quarter Developers make Derby agent appointment

The developers of the historic Nightingale Quarter have appointed a Derby-based agent to put hundreds of its luxury homes on the map.
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8th August 2019

Macildowie appoints Head of Talent

Midlands-based recruitment consultancy, Macildowie, has welcomed a new head of talent to its Nottingham headquarters.
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8th August 2019

Willshee’s named in Top 1000 British League Table – again!

The London Stock Exchange has named Willshee’s Waste & Recycling in its Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain - for the second year running.
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8th August 2019

Morley Hayes appoints new golf manager

Derbyshire hotel, restaurant and golf complex Morley Hayes has boosted its golf team with the appointment of Max Howard as golf manager.
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8th August 2019

Pall-Ex delivers a mountain range of pallets for Tile Mountain

Pall-Ex is reaching great heights with Tile Mountain by transporting almost 35,000 pallets of tiles annually – the equivalent height of Mounts Everest, Kilimanjaro and McKinley combined.
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8th August 2019

Scarecrow festival receives funding boost from housebuilder

A local scarecrow festival in Leicestershire has benefitted from a housebuilder’s donation for the second year running.
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8th August 2019

Project Wins Start Sizzling Summer

String of Project Wins Start Sizzling Summer for Purpose Media
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8th August 2019

Accountancy firm welcomes new Associate Director

When Antony Voakes decided it was time for a new challenge – he made a beeline for the accountancy firm with the “famous” red door!
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7th August 2019

Ibstock Brick’s apprenticeship programme shortlisted for two prestigious awards

Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards which recognise its world-class apprenticeship programme.
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7th August 2019

Lovell posts improved results from renewed momentum in the business

Partnership housing specialist Lovell, which has its Midlands regional office in Quinton, has contributed positively to the results released today by Morgan Sindall Group plc for the half year ended 30th June 2019.
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7th August 2019

Leicester Sea Cadets offering more and more to the young people of Leicester

Leicester Sea Cadets has opened its doors to more local young people and their parents, enabling even more young people to gain the resilience, self-belief and social confidence needed to thrive in modern day life.
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7th August 2019

Nottingham Based Apprentice Turned IFA Becomes One of the Youngest Chartered Financial Planners in the UK

The RU Group’s ‘High Achiever of the Year’ Receives Chartered Status in Record Time
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7th August 2019

Confidence in Lincoln's rising economy

A Lincolnshire investor’s confidence in building a speculative industrial scheme – which could create up to 450 jobs – is about to be rewarded.
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7th August 2019

Ward invests another £0.5million to increase metal processing capacity with brand new Sennebogen crane

Ward, the Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling specialist has invested another £0.5 million in expanding its metal processing capabilities with a new Sennebogen crane at its Immingham site.
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7th August 2019

“Your gender should never be a barrier to what you can achieve” - says inspirational engineer Melissa

Electrical engineer Melissa Britchford might be in the minority but has never let her gender hold her back.
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7th August 2019

Lancaster bomber flypast set to boost a town's popular classic vehicle event - UPDATE

Ilkeston's biggest one-day event will hit new heights this year when a historic plane will salute vintage vehicles on show - UPDATE
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6th August 2019

Imago Venues signs pledge to reduce single-use plastics

Imago Venues at Loughborough University has signed a pledge committed to reducing single-use plastics.
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6th August 2019

New factory for Wolds Manufacturing thanks to LEP Grant

Lincolnshire fragrance specialist Wolds Manufacturing Services has started building a new facility in Louth with help from a grant from the Greater Lincolnshire Enterprise Partnership.
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6th August 2019

NG hails strong industrial market after 61,000 sq ft double deal

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have brokered a deal to sell two prime industrial units totalling 61,000 sq ft.
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6th August 2019

Award winning firms combine skills in £250,000 food factory for brick manufacturing HQ

Three award winning companies have combined skills to help Ibstock Brick open its new on-site staff restaurant.
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6th August 2019

NPS Futures appoint three new committee members

Nottingham Professional Services (NPS) Futures has recently appointed three new faces to its committee.
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6th August 2019

Prestigious Green Apple environment award for BSP Consulting

East Midlands-based civil and structural engineering company BSP Consulting has been awarded a prestigious Green Apple Award for an innovative sustainable drainage system created at a Leicester school.
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6th August 2019

50th anniversary for electrical firm, Brook & Mayo

Electrical contractor, Brook & Mayo is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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6th August 2019

EV Camel is Charging the Way at Bomber Command Centre

Visitors to the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) in Lincoln can now charge their electric vehicles while they’re finding out about the role the county played in World War II.
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6th August 2019

CQC seal of approval for Notts Care Agency Home Instead

NOTTS care agency Home Instead Senior Care which was the first home care provider in the East Midlands to be rated as ‘outstanding’ by its regulating body the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is celebrating being rated ‘outstanding’ again following a recent
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6th August 2019

Retford Family Theme Park Top 25 in Europe

MUCH-LOVED family-run theme park Sundown Adventureland is celebrating this week as it has been recognised as one of the best in Europe, according to TripAdvisor, moving up two places from last year.
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6th August 2019

Successful sales advisor Merryn awarded her own site at Heathcote Grange

Luxury homebuilder Mulberry Homes has helped its new Sales Advisor to build on her skill set at Heathcote Grange in Great Bowden.
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5th August 2019

Developers bring Gannets to its new neighbourhood Middlebeck

A popular independent café is set to open a second venue at Newark’s newest neighbourhood, Middlebeck, Urban&Civic has announced.
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5th August 2019

BS Handling Systems completes large racking project for new ASOS storage facility

BS Handling Systems has completed a substantial racking project for ASOS at its new storage facility in Doncaster.
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5th August 2019

Nuneaton homebuyer secures a comfortable retirement at the Long Shoot

Downsizing to a new property in Nuneaton, a retired buyer has found the perfect place to call home at The Long Shoot.
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5th August 2019

Air Ambulance donations peak thanks to OrderWise

Thirteen brave members of staff from Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise took part in The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, taking the current total raised by the firm for the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance to £1,767. 
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5th August 2019

Joy for Focus Consultants as heritage project receives £1.9 million grant

Nottingham-based Focus Consultants is celebrating the news that a key heritage project in Nottinghamshire has been awarded a £1.9 million National Lottery Heritage Fund grant.
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5th August 2019

New addition at national property developer senior team announced

CARL Ward has joined Sladen Estates’ senior team as the national developer’s new projects director, bringing with him more than 15 years’ experience in the industry.
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5th August 2019

Merritts add to transport fleet with £120k Trailer investment

Heavy machinery moving specialists Joseph Merritt Group Plc has further invested in its transport fleet following the purchase of a new Nooteboom trailer.
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5th August 2019

Fidler & Pepper hits the top 40 - again

Conveyancing specialist Fidler & Pepper Lawyers has lodged a national top 40 spot for the second month in a row for the amount of property work it carries out.
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5th August 2019

Lincoln BIG Looks to The Future

Please vote 'yes' - you know you're worth it!
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5th August 2019

Churchside Insurance makes friends with Mansfield BID

Churchside Insurance has become the latest member of the popular Friends of Mansfield BID scheme.
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5th August 2019

Iconic Derby office building says goodbye to the 'blues'

If you’ve been stuck in traffic on the A52 over the past few weeks, you’ll have noticed a collection of cherry pickers around Cardinal Square, the iconic office development fronting Derby’s Ring Road and the A52.
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5th August 2019

Simon and Craig home in on new business venture

Two friends who have both taken redundancy after decades with the same insurance company are now homing in on a new business.
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5th August 2019

Saving the last Bellfoundry in Britain

Loughborough Bellfoundry awarded crucial development funding but £1 million still needed to help save it.
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5th August 2019

Homecare specialist celebrates Top 20 ranking

Homecare provider Respectful Care Nottingham North, based in Arnold, is proudly celebrating a second consecutive regional accolade.
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5th August 2019

Dementia UK selected as chosen charity for Pattonair annual ball

Organisers of a charity ball are hoping to raise thousands of pounds to fund a vital lifeline which will help families and carers of people living with dementia in Derbyshire.
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5th August 2019

100 professionals across Leicestershire donate blood

Leading Leicester businesses donate blood in support of #BleedForHayley
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2nd August 2019

Castle Donington RUFC Scores Miller Homes Sponsorship

A Castle Donington-based rugby team has secured a try-winning sponsorship from housebuilder, Miller Homes Midlands.
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2nd August 2019

What an Eggcellent idea for a family business

Putting her own unique spin on the humble scotch egg is proving to be a big hit for Noni’s Family Kitchen.
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2nd August 2019

Local businesses in Great Bowden united for successful 'Mulberry Market Day'

Luxury housebuilder Mulberry Homes recently hosted its first ever ‘market day’ event in Great Bowden to celebrate local businesses in and around the village.
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2nd August 2019

New speculative warehouse HQ celebrated with official launch - Milton Keynes

Local dignitaries and key industrial agents from the region have attended the official launch of Velocity - a newly constructed 48,000 sq ft (4,459 sq m) warehouse headquarters scheme in Milton Keynes. The new development - by commercial developer Hampto
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2nd August 2019

Derbyshire bakery launches celebrity-inspired crumbles

A Derbyshire family bakery has taken inspiration from a top London hotel with the introduction of a new range of crumble-topped fruit pies. 
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2nd August 2019

Nottinghamshire firm ‘On Track‘ with £3M HS2 Contract

A Nottinghamshire firm has completed the demolition of a 50-acre industrial site in Birmingham to make way for a new rail maintenance depot for HS2.
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2nd August 2019

Local accountants support Critical Mass city cycling event as London Road works continue

Leicester cycling group Critical Mass led the third annual Ride for Sam B last week in memory of 26-year-old cyclist Sam Boulton, who was killed outside Leicester railway station in July 2016.
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2nd August 2019

Will’s building his future with confidence

In less than two weeks, eighteen-year-old Will Holmes from Kirkby-in-Ashfield will be collecting his BTEC qualification from West Nottinghamshire College’s construction centre, but he’s been there this week to be presented with something else.
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2nd August 2019

BID Leicester launch voluntary levy scheme to benefit more city businesses

BID Leicester is happy to announce five leading independent businesses who have opted to pay into the BID through a new voluntary levy scheme.
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2nd August 2019

Five wins for Farrow Walsh

A structural and civil engineering design agency has celebrated a string of residential scheme wins, with the appointment on a fifth project alongside Elevate Property Group.
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2nd August 2019

Marriott Hotels Launch Innovative 'Memories Made At Marriott' Platform To Perfect Your Party Planning

From big bashes to mini moments, Marriott Hotels UK has announced the launch of ‘Memories Made at Marriott’: another first for the innovative hotel chain in the UK and a concept that leads the social events industry.
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2nd August 2019

Smoking hot in the kitchen for Derbyshire - The Butler's Pantry - Wednesday, 7th August, 6-8pm

The Butler's Pantry Unit, 12, Grassy Court, Etwall Road, Mickleover, Derby. DE3 0BX - Wednesday, 7th August, 6-8pm
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2nd August 2019

Meet the Fund Managers - Midlands Engine Investment Fund D2N2 Briefing Event

D2N2 Growth Hub - Derby Arena, Royal Way, Derby DE24 8JB - Tuesday 8th October, 2019 - 8.15am - 12.30pm - Free
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2nd August 2019

We're on the move!

Exciting times are ahead here at Fishers, due to expansion, we are moving to new premises at Ivanhoe Business Park.
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2nd August 2019

Love Business partners back its ‘2020 Vision’ to connect organisations across the East Midlands

Love Business, the East Midlands’ largest annual B2B expo, is set to mark its biggest and best event yet when it returns in 2020.
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1st August 2019

Visual Print and Design celebrate 10 years with rebrand

On the 1st August, the award-winning Lincolnshire based print and design company, Visual Print and Design, unveiled its brand-new logo to celebrate their 10th year in business.
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1st August 2019

East Midlands business powers up patient safety with tech investment

UK MEDS implements AI and facial biometrics to verify patient orders
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1st August 2019

Brady Solicitors recruits property litigation heavyweight

In response to an increase in complex leasehold disputes for leaseholders, freeholders and managing agents, award-winning property law firm Brady Solicitors has recruited experienced property litigation specialist, Jeremy Weaver, as Head of Litigation.
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1st August 2019

Gateley Legal expands Nottingham team with partner hire

Gateley Legal has appointed lawyer Chris Kisby to its national Employment team as a partner based in the company’s Nottingham office.
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1st August 2019

The search is on for the East Midland’s most outstanding small businesses and self-employed people

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is today (1 August) beginning its search for the best of the small businesses in the East Midlands as entries open for the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2020.
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1st August 2019

Digital Growth Programme extended with £5m of additional funding

A groundbreaking project which has helped thousands of businesses across Leicester and Leicestershire to enhance their digital skills will continue for another three years thanks to a £5m funding extension.
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1st August 2019

Pentaxia welcomes the BAC Mono R to Derby

Derby company Pentaxia Ltd were excited to welcome the BAC Mono R to their Alfreton Road site, following their contribution to the production of the recently launched single-seater supercar.
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1st August 2019

Banner Jones raises over £500 for Citizens Advice Chesterfield in sponsored abseil

A team of legal eagles from law firm Banner Jones has raised over £500 for the Citizens Advice Bureau after abseiling three storeys down the side of Chesterfield Town Hall.
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1st August 2019

Nottingham stylists join the ranks of top UK hairdressers for the final of the British Hairdressing Awards 2019

Jessica Neil and Mary Geoghegan from Nottingham have secured their status as two of the UK’s most outstanding hairdressers after being confirmed as finalists in Hairdressers Journal's (HJ) British Hairdressing Awards 2019.
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1st August 2019

Yoga in return for legal advice – a unique venture between Derby County Community Trust and Smith Partnership

Lawyers will become more health-conscious while a charity’s workers will be briefed in wills and house sales in an innovative new tie-up.
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1st August 2019

US software giant appoints Tank to lead European comms

Nottingham digital PR agency, Tank has been appointed to lead European PR, digital and social media comms for cloud-based global business management software provider, ECi Software Solutions.
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1st August 2019

Clegg Construction starts work on new building at De Montfort University

Clegg Construction has started work on a major extension at De Montfort University in Leicester.
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1st August 2019

Top marks for quality for two Miller Homes Midlands site managerss

Two Miller Homes Midlands site managers are celebrating after receiving a Quality Award in the first round of this year’s annual NHBC Pride in the Job Awards.
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1st August 2019

Budding film maker hits the big screen

A young movie maker from Nottingham got the chance to watch a premiere screening of her own short film at Nottingham’s Broadway cinema as part of the BFI Film Academy.
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1st August 2019

Digital Growth Programme extended with £5m of additional funding

A groundbreaking project which has helped thousands of businesses across Leicester and Leicestershire to enhance their digital skills will continue for another three years thanks to a £5m funding extension.
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