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News from October 2019


31st October 2019

Hundreds gear up for the 2019 East Midlands Expo, incorporating the 20th anniversary Property and Business Investment Show

More than 1,200 people from the business, property, construction and finance sectors are preparing for this year’s East Midlands Expo.
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31st October 2019

Engineering company based in Loughborough shortlisted for RNIB See Differently Award

A local fuel cell engineering company has been shortlisted for an RNIB See Differently Award in recognition of their work in creating an accessible work environment for employees with sight loss.
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31st October 2019

New organisation aims to put the Midlands ‘at the centre of clinical research’

More high-quality medical research is set to take place in the Midlands, following the launch of a new organisation.
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31st October 2019

Multi-million pound partnership cemented in opening of new Derby office

A business partnership which is going to help inject millions into the Derbyshire economy has been cemented with the opening of a new office this month.
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31st October 2019

Howes Percival expands Northampton office with specialist regulatory lawyer appointment

Leading regional law firm, Howes Percival has expanded its Northampton office with the appointment, at Director level, of specialist regulatory lawyer, Robert Starr. 
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31st October 2019

MHR helps Elliotts build for the future with new integrated HR & Payroll system

The longest established independent builders merchant in the South of the UK, Elliott Brothers, has partnered with Nottingham HR and payroll specialist MHR to undertake a digital transformation of its processes to support its future growth.
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31st October 2019

Boxing legend Frank Bruno teams up with Nottingham charity to battle knift crime

Former World Heavyweight Champion Frank Bruno MBE has become a patron of  Nottingham charity Switch Up and its sister organisation Nottingham School of Boxing.
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31st October 2019

Dimensions nominated for THREE awards

The country’s leading corporate wear provider, Dimensions has been nominated for THREE prestigious upcoming award ceremonies.
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31st October 2019

Company Image Movers & Shakers – Meet Michael Dennis

Getting creative is where Company Image Designer Michael Dennis, better known to us as Mike, truly excels. Having recently joined Company Image, Mike has become a key part of their team, bringing an extensive history of experience and skills with him.
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30th October 2019

New Sales Director sweeps Charles Bentley & Son towards growth

Brushware and homeware specialist Charles Bentley & Son has brushed up its senior management team with the appointment of a new Sales Director.
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30th October 2019

Winners of the fbe East Midlands Awards 2019 announced

A retirement village in Nottingham has been crowned the overall winner of this year’s fbe East Midlands Awards and named as East Midlands Scheme of the Year.
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30th October 2019

Upperton continues to invest in key equipment to support expansion of its solid dosage form capabilities and CDMO services

Upperton Pharma Solutions, a UK-based contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) has significantly increased its solid dosage form capabilities following a strategic investment in a new state-of the-art tablet coater.
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30th October 2019

Engineering risk management consultancy invests £120k in office refurb to launch training division

Work has been completed on a £120k office refurbishment project at the headquarters of risk management consultancy Finch Consulting based in Ashby de la Zouch.
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30th October 2019

Focus Consultants appointed on multi-million pound scheme centred on Hull’s maritime history

Focus Consultants has been appointed to a key role on a scheme that aims to boost Hull’s rich maritime heritage.
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30th October 2019

SVM makes a move on the Midlands with buyout of BSD

SVM Brookbanks Ltd has acquired leading mechanical and electrical engineering firm Building Services Design (BSD) for an undisclosed sum, it was announced on Monday 28 October 2019.
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30th October 2019

Metal recycling and waste management specialist invests £1.25million in new Liebherr material handlers

Multi-award winning, metal and waste recycling specialist, Ward, has invested £1.25 million in four new material handlers from global construction machinery manufacturer, Liebherr.  
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30th October 2019

Pattonair strengthens its management team with the appointment of a new Head of Marketing

Leading global aerospace company Pattonair has appointed a new Head of Marketing as it looks to consolidate its plans for long-term growth. 
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30th October 2019

Work to transform former Jobcentre to get underway after year-long wait

A derelict Jobcentre which has stood empty for more than two years is set to get a new lease of life when it is turned into flats.
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30th October 2019

Leading Digital Marketing Agency Work with Master Pools Guild on Re-brand

The Master Pools Guild, a global network of luxury pool designers, has announced the launch of an exciting company rebrand in association with leading digital marketing agency, Adtrak.
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30th October 2019

Inspiring architecture will transform homegrown Lincolnshire wildlife park

East Midlands-based AM2 Architects has revealed plans for extensive new facilities at Wolds Wildlife Park in Horncastle, Lincolnshire – featuring jungle-like canopies, glass walkways, elevated viewing galleries and even a ‘Yoga with the Bears’ enclosure.
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30th October 2019

A word from our sponsor - Gemma Orton of Mocha Communication talks about sponsoring Love Business VIP Lounge.

We’re a business with people at our core, whether that’s our amazing clients or our brilliant team. We create value and help clients to achieve your business goals.
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30th October 2019

Deserving father of three to light up the night sky at Derby’s biggest firework display

An inspirational dad who has devoted hours to helping children play cricket will be the guest of honour at Derby’s biggest fireworks extravaganza this weekend when the Derbyshire County Cricket Club plays host to the annual Fireworks Night and Fun Fair.
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29th October 2019

Walesby Forest ‘rocking the sky’ for Bonfire Night

Nottinghamshire outdoor activity centre Walesby Forest is set to host its annual bonfire night firework spectacular, Rock the Sky, on Saturday 2nd November.
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29th October 2019

Associate boosts Nelson's family team in Nottingham

THE Nottingham office of Nelsons has added specialist family lawyer, associate and Legal 500 rising star Gareth Protheroe to its family law team.
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29th October 2019

Renters receiving on average £320 deposit refund because of new tenancy legislation

Tenants across England are reaping the benefits of newly introduced legislation which is leading to an average deposit refund of £320.27 when agreeing a new rental contract.
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29th October 2019

Students are made-up for Halloween

Students were covered in blood, cuts, bruises and flesh wounds this week at West Nottinghamshire College – all in the name of professional make-up techniques for Halloween!
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29th October 2019

Construction apprentice embarks on dream career with Bellway

A trainee joiner and carpenter from Loughborough believes that his apprenticeship has set him on the path towards his dream career. 
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29th October 2019

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

The independent Hart’s Hotel & Kitchen is the proud winner of ‘Small Hotel of the Year’ at the Nottingham Hospitality STARS 2019 Awards, which took place at the awards ceremony last night.
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29th October 2019

Workshops at flagship iHub Innovation Centre achieve full occupancy

The £12m iHub innovation centre on Infinity Park in Derby has scored another success after its state-of-the-art hybrid workshop achieved 100% occupancy.
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29th October 2019

Building a career with Miller Homes

Miller Homes Midlands is helping six new apprentices lay the foundations for a career in construction.
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29th October 2019

Leicestershire accountants sponsor Rutland Food & Drink Week

Leading Leicestershire & Rutland accountancy firm Newby Castleman has been confirmed as the main sponsor of the Discover Rutland Food & Drink Week 2019 (26th October to 3rd November).
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29th October 2019

New training hub and team expansion marks IT firm's second anniversary

An East Midlands IT firm is marking its second anniversary by launching a training hub and expanding its team.
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29th October 2019

Back by ‘Poplar’ demand: Derbyshire pub to feature on Scrap Kings this week

A derelict Derbyshire pub, which has been levelled to make way for the development of 26 new homes and a business centre, is to be featured on a prime time TV show later this week.
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28th October 2019

£1,000 raised for Rainbows Hospice for children and young people following fun day at Midlands manufacturer

Derbyshire-based concrete manufacturer Bison Precast has donated £1,000 to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People following a Family Fun Day held in celebration of the division’s centenary.
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28th October 2019

Wathall’s promotes teamwork through youth rugby sponsorship

Family-owned Wathall’s funeral directors with branches in Ashbourne, Derby, Alvaston, Borrowash and Burton, have sponsored Ashbourne RFU’s under-12s team for the coming season.
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28th October 2019

FCCA Leanne Revie Joins CFW Chartered Accountants

Kettering-based CFW Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers welcomes their latest recruit - Chartered Accountant Leanne Revie, FCCA.
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28th October 2019

Aspirational Harbury Development officially opened with ribbon cutting event

David Wilson Homes’ new Bishop’s Itchington development, Bishop’s Hill, has now officially opened following a ribbon cutting ceremony that featured the Chairman of the Stratford-on-Avon District Council.
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28th October 2019

Lombardi’s named as Chesterfield’s top restaurant

One of Chesterfield’s oldest Italian restaurants, Lombardi’s has been named as the town’s Restaurant of the Year, taking the top honour in the seventh annual Food and Drink Awards held on 23 October.
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28th October 2019

Lawson-West Solicitors celebrate in Market Harborough

The Directors and staff at Lawson-West Solicitors Limited in Leicestershire have celebrated the one-year anniversary of its Market Harborough merger with Brown & Co Solicitors.
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28th October 2019

Clarke Willmott calls on Google to crack down on 'fake and malicious' reviews

A national law firm is calling on Google to do more to crack down on fake and malicious reviews following a spate of scathing online comments it believes were made using false accounts.
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28th October 2019

Leicester development The Wullcomb shortlisted for residential property award

The Wullcomb – a new, modern residential development on Vaughan Way in Leicester – has been shortlisted for Residential Scheme of the Year at the fbe East Midlands Awards 2019.
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28th October 2019

Nottingham Chartered Financial Planner Shortlisted for Flagship Industry Award.

National Recognition Two Years in a Row for The RU Group’s Financial Planning Manager 
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28th October 2019

Umbrella Brands Group launches £50k Growth Investment Fund for East Mids’ digital startups

Lincoln-based Umbrella Brands Group (UBG) is inviting startups and entrepreneurs across the East Midlands to apply for their share of its new Growth Investment Fund, with £50,000 up for grabs.
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28th October 2019

Banner Jones donates £250 to Ashgate Hospice following Half Marathon fundraising efforts

Derbyshire-based law firm Banner Jones has donated more than £250 to Ashgate Hospice thanks to the fundraising efforts of running trio, Clayton, Lauren and Kareena who swapped their suits for trainers to take part in the year’s Redbrik Chesterfield Half M
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28th October 2019

Pattonair Autumn ball raises thousands for Dementia UK

Leading Derby company Pattonair raised more than £57,000 towards a dementia charity’s efforts to provide its first dementia specialist nurse in the county.
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28th October 2019

Bespoke business dashboard gives Culina an edge

Culina Logistics is the UK’s leading chilled and ambient food and drink warehousing, distribution and transport specialist.
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26th October 2019

Sarah Gatford – Supporting Businesses to achieve Gold Standard access for D/deaf people.

Small Business Saturday is an annual celebration of all things small business related and it takes place on the first Saturday in December. This year's date is 7th December.
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26th October 2019

Alzheimer’s Society is winner in bus matches

A pair of football fixtures between teams from trentbarton and Nottingham City Transport have raised more than £2,000 for Alzheimer’s Society, trentbarton’s charity of the year.
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26th October 2019

Hinckley & Rugby trio seek three degrees

A trio of future leaders from Hinckley & Rugby Building Society have enrolled in the newest cohort on a pioneering Masters degree developed for financial mutuals.
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25th October 2019

Cygnet Health Care’s Broughton House rated ‘Good’ By Care Quality Commission

Cygnet Health Care is delighted to announce that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the care provided by Cygnet Broughton House, a specialist learning disability facility for people aged between 16 and 25 years old, as ‘Good’ overall.
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25th October 2019

Leicestershire pharma manufacturer unveils revolutionary liquid form of sickle cell treatment

Leicestershire pharmaceutical manufacturer Nova Laboratories has unveiled details of its new liquid formulation of hydroxycarbamide at the Annual Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia conference held in London on 21 to 23 October 2019.
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25th October 2019

Ibstock brick apprentice wins regional award

A talented apprentice from Ibstock Brick has won a prestigious regional award.
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25th October 2019

New Environment Bill’s biodiversity net gain requirement to change thinking around future development projects

On 19 October, The Government released the latest update to the Environment Bill and set within it was confirmation that all future projects involving the development of land will need to deliver a 10% biodiversity net gain.
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25th October 2019

No signs of slowing down for Cooper Parry Corporate Finance

In a summer that started with the hiring of a Debt Advisory specialist in London to deepen their offering to clients and flourished into the completion of four deals in two months, it’s fair to say Cooper Parry Corporate Finance have been going from stren
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25th October 2019

Celebrations all round for the 30th year of Leicestershire Ride+Stride

The 30th Ride+Stride event in Leicestershire this year, was a huge success.
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25th October 2019

Cartwright Communications checks in with a Leicester Hotel launch for national brand

Two new hotels under the Accor brand are the latest leading brands to appoint Midlands PR and digital agency Cartwright Communications – to launch their Leicester development following a competitive pitch process.
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25th October 2019

Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted in The Manufacturer MX Awards 2019.

The UK’s leading Brick manufacturer (by volume), part of Ibstock plc, has been shortlisted in the Sustainable Manufacturer category.
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25th October 2019

New Digital Account Manager for Long Eaton Based Digital Agency.

Long Eaton based specialist PPC Agency Repeat Digital has further strengthened its team with the appointment of a new Digital Account Manager. 
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25th October 2019

Bray & Bray brokers property deal for growing valves supplier

The commercial property team at East Midlands law firm Bray & Bray has advised valves and actuators supplier, AC Valve Alliance on the acquisition of additional space at its Leicestershire manufacturing base.
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25th October 2019

What does the future hold after Brexit?

As Brexit enters its end game, here's why events like Love Business 2020 are crucial for bringing businesses together.
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25th October 2019

Find Lowaire Digital at Stand B7!

Lowaire Digital are a dedicated team of website designers and digital marketers based in Shepshed, Loughborough.
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25th October 2019

Connect with Cariad

Harmonious business connections Shenton Railway - limited Guest-List, so reserve your place today!
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25th October 2019

Thumbs up for Hospice Hope and their new day centre!

We have some amazing news to share with you all.
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24th October 2019

Grantham law firm appoints new commercial solicitor

JMP Solicitors is expanding its commercial team at its Grantham office with the appointment of a new solicitor, Robert Cox.
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24th October 2019

Accountants feeling flush with funds for wear it pink day

The team at Leicester-based chartered accountants Newby Castleman is preparing to count up the cash from its collection boxes after participating in Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink day 2019.
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24th October 2019

Fresh Faces Join the Purpose Media Team

After a successful summer for Derbyshire based Marketing Agency, Purpose Media, they’re heading into the winter months with two new faces in the team.
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24th October 2019

Leicester M&E company welcomes new trainee recruit to the team

Couch Perry Wilkes (CPW) shows its continued support for the next generation of engineers as it welcomes its newest trainee recruit to the Leicester office.
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24th October 2019

Innes England signs new women's basketball sponsorship deal

An award-winning commercial property firm has extended its sponsorship of a National League Women’s Basketball team, following a successful season culminating in promotion.
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24th October 2019

Pattonair strengthens its management team with the appointment of a new Head of Marketing   

Leading global aerospace company Pattonair has appointed a new Head of Marketing as it looks to consolidate its plans for long-term growth.  
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24th October 2019

Can you help bring a big smile to children this Christmas?

An East Midlands charity which aims to bring together the families of children born with a cleft lip or palate is calling on businesses to support its annual Christmas party.
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24th October 2019

Planning application submitted to build new offices

Duncan & Toplis have submitted a planning application to build new offices on Fairfield Way Industrial Estate in Louth, which has now gone live on the East Lindsey District Council's planning portal.
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24th October 2019

Company growth sees Stirlin expand team with two new hires.

This week marks an exciting step forward for Stirlin, as they expand their management team by welcoming two new members of staff to the company.
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24th October 2019

Wildgoose Construction commits to tackling mental health by signing pledge

Derbyshire firm Wildgoose Construction has signed a pledge to commit to promoting staff health and wellbeing.
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24th October 2019

Nottingham’s Scruffs Wins Prestigious Social Media Award

Scruffs, the UK’s fastest growing performance workwear brand headquartered in Notts, is reaping the rewards for their investment in social media for their viral ‘fly on the wall’ videos of tradespeople in their ‘natural habitats’ which have been viewed by
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23rd October 2019

FCM celebrates FIVE years being part of Dragons’ Den Star Theo Paphitis’ Small Business Sunday winners group

Burton based FCM PR & Communications is celebrating its fifth year of being a member of former BBC Dragons’ Den Star, Theo Paphitis’ exclusive Small Business Sunday (SBS) club.
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23rd October 2019

Thousands more police officers needed to tackle business crime crisis

A new report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed the true extent of crime and its impact on businesses in the East Midlands.
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23rd October 2019

Fashion Designers of the Future Awards 2020 - Tickets now on Sale

FASHANNE 2020 returns to Nottingham next spring, with a new, extended format and even more industry experts investing their time and their brands in the designers of the future.
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23rd October 2019

Northampton General Hospital announces superhero winners of Best Possible Care Awards 2019

Over 200 staff and volunteers at Northampton General Hospital (NGH) were nominated for a Best Possible Care Award 2019 and 14 winners were recently announced at an awards ceremony on 27th September 2019 at the hospital.
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23rd October 2019

BS Handling Systems automates carton processing for Advanced Supply Chain Group

Leicester based materials handling specialist, BS Handling Systems, has automated carton processing for supply chain service provider, Advanced Supply Chain Group.
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23rd October 2019

More premium brands for intu Derby with new Hobbs and Whistles stores

intu has signed up two more premium fashion retailers for intu Derby’s affluent catchment, with Hobbs and Whistles added to the popular destination’s line up.
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23rd October 2019

Students on course for environmental change

A-Level students at West Nottinghamshire College are underway with a prestigious leadership development programme run in association with Friends of the Earth and the National Union of Students.
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23rd October 2019

Pall-Ex Group begins an exciting new journey.

Pall-Ex, the industry-leading pan-European logistics brand is preparing for a new chapter in its 23 year history as founder, owner, chairwomen and Dragon’s Den star Hilary Devey CBE has agreed to sell Pall-Ex Group to its network membership and management
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23rd October 2019

World’s highest performance multi-foil insulation gains LABC accreditation

SuperFOIL Insulation has a further three products recognised by the approval body for local authorities
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23rd October 2019

A word from our sponsor - Will Clarke of Lexus talks about sponsoring Love Business Driving.

Come and see Lexus at Love Business EXPO 2020 - Thursday 27th February 2020!
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23rd October 2019

Umbrella Brands Group launches £50k Growth Investment Fund for East Mids’ digital startups

Startups and pre-launch businesses can now apply for a share of £50,000 to fund future growth
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22nd October 2019

Fraser Brown Solicitors celebrates stellar first year in Lincoln

Legal firm Fraser Brown is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Lincoln office following an outstanding 12 months in the region.
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22nd October 2019

Wise Living gets £33 million boost

Wise Living, the SDL Group’s build-to-rent (BTR) division, has secured a further £33 million round of funding from real estate investors ICG-Longbow.
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22nd October 2019

NTU research into burglary deterrents wins the Office for National Statistics Research Excellence Award 2019

Professor Andromachi Tseloni from the School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University has received the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Research Excellence Award 2019 for her pioneering work on burglary security.
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22nd October 2019

Local war hero remembered by grandson at Cannock development

A Hednesford resident is proud to have his late, war hero grandfather recognised by way of a street name at Barratt Homes’ Cannock development, The Limes.
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22nd October 2019

Leading sustainable resin driveway company, Oltco, launches in Derby

Oltco, the UK’s leading sustainable resin driveway company has just launched in Derby and is run by local businessman, Adam Smith.
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22nd October 2019

Detailed plans coming soon for major city centre development

The team behind the redevelopment of the Conygar site has said that it is planning on submitting a detailed planning application in the next few months.
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22nd October 2019

The Derby Conference Centre take on The Three Peaks for charity mee&dee

On 5th October, four hiking enthusiasts from The Derby Conference Centre - Rebecca Prime, Jessica Wood, Eleanor Sainsbury and Richard Hindley - took to the Dales of Yorkshire to raise money for me&dee. Through all the blood, sweat and tears they managed t
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22nd October 2019

Major warehouse investment boosts growth, staff advancement and security for supply chain firm

An expanding storage and distribution firm based in Northamptonshire has invested substantially in the development of its largest warehouse, transforming the site’s capacity, safety and efficiency.
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21st October 2019

The Department of International Trade to attend Leicester Business Festival in hope to spread opportunities about exporting

This year’s Leicester Business Festival will be in full swing from the 28th October to 7th November, bringing influencers, innovators and inspiration together in a wide variety of free-to-attend business events.
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21st October 2019

Demolition firm donation ‘just the job’ for Birmingham’s unemployed

Nottinghamshire demolition and reclamation company, Total Reclaims, has made a £2,500 donation to Birmingham charity, Suited for Success - an award-winning company that specialises in helping the unemployed prepare for job interviews. 
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21st October 2019

Award-winning Renault Trucks dealer chooses TotalKare for new workshop

An award-winning Renault Trucks dealer has selected TotalKare to provide a full suite of mobile vehicle lifts for its new Nottingham workshop.
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21st October 2019

Regional businesses join forces for Nottingham clean-up

Members of the East Midlands business community took to the streets of Nottingham on 11 October, donning gloves and litter pickers to take part in a group litter collection.
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21st October 2019

Newark service station named H&S hero after full marks inspection

A Newark forecourt has become the first in Nottinghamshire to be awarded a new gold standard site safety sticker.
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21st October 2019

Shakespeare Martineau celebrates round of East Midlands senior promotions

Law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, is celebrating the promotion of seven legal directors and nine associates, including eight in the East Midlands alone. There has also been an arrival of a raft of new trainees. 
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21st October 2019

PayPlan named Debt Advice Provider of the Year 2019

The PayPlan team recently celebrated after being named Debt Advice Provider of the Year 2019 at Credit Strategy’s industry-leading Collections & Customer Service (CCS) Awards.
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21st October 2019

CPW Supports Nottingham rising stars for second year running

Nottingham based Couch Perry Wilkes (CPW) has once again teamed up with Nottingham Trent University (NTU) to award  six of its top students with prestigious awards.
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21st October 2019

Marc Abrams appointed as senior partner for KPMG’s East Midlands practice

Professional services firm KPMG has appointed Marc Abrams to run its East Midlands practice as Senior Partner of its Leicester and Nottingham offices. Marc succeeds Ian Borley, who is stepping down from the role ahead of retirement in April after nearly 3
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21st October 2019

Midlands businesses raise a glass for inaugural Proptobier event

Property professionals from across the Midlands descended upon Derby’s popular Bustler Market last Thursday for a networking evening with a difference.
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21st October 2019

Expo website leads the way for Staffordshire businesses

Let's Do Business is an exclusive annual B2B conference and networking event which attracts hundreds of delegates from a broad range of business sectors across Staffordshire.
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21st October 2019

NG motors on with another £1m deal

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have brokered the £1m sale and leaseback deal of a 9,500 sq ft industrial property in Loughborough.
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20th October 2019

RDS Global helps Louise Cook’s ‘drive’ to be World Rally Champion

A Derby-based IT solutions firm is helping a sportswoman on the road to achieving her dream of becoming the first female to become World Rally Champion.
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20th October 2019

DHP Family Wins Best Late-Night Company at UK Hospitality Awards

DHP Family has been named ‘Best Late-Night Company’ at the national UK Hospitality Awards voted for by the industry as the most exciting and innovative business and leading late night operator.
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20th October 2019

Students use body art to highlight an important message

Nottingham College Make-up students have been using their specialist make-up artistry skills to share an important message about sustainability and environmental issues through body art.
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19th October 2019

Northampton staff look pretty in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer

Site staff at David Wilson Homes South Midlands were thinking all things pink on Friday 18th October, to help raise awareness for Breast Cancer Now.
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19th October 2019

All Speed ahead as Salloway Property Consultants sign recruit

Salloway Property Consultants has added a new thrust to its Derby team with the signing of Will Speed as a Graduate Surveyor.
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19th October 2019

Free pumpkin decorating for kids in all Metro Bank Stores

Metro Bank will be holding its annual Halloween family day on Sunday 27 October, where kids will be able to decorate a pumpkin ahead of Halloween.
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19th October 2019

All aboard for the Berry Hill Flyer!

A brand new bus route has been launched to serve Berry Hill Mansfield this month (October), to help new residents to get quickly and easily to and from Mansfield town centre.
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19th October 2019

Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel retains prestigious VisitEngland awards

Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel at Loughborough University has retained its four-star hotel rating from VisitEngland.
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19th October 2019

Frogspark launches St Peters Quarter website

LOCAL digital agency Frogspark has teamed up with Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (PFBB) for a second time - with the aim of creating an engaging new website for The St Peters Quarter - a hub of national and independent shops, restaurants and leisure
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19th October 2019

Sports and leisure specialists to discuss innovation in the industry

Technology and innovation will be the focus of one of De Montfort University’s key construction panel events this year at the Leicester Business Festival 2019.
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19th October 2019

Elite table tennis player receives support from SportsAid

TEENAGE table tennis player Connor Green was awarded a £500 cheque at a charity lunch last Friday (11 October) – which was held in aid of SportsAid to help raise money to support the next generation of British sports stars.
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19th October 2019

intu car parking discount for Pride Park and Wyvern workers

People that work on Pride Park or The Wyvern Business Park can now take advantage of a new parking discount at the intu shopping centre.
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18th October 2019

You're Hired: Five (Personalised) Apprentices Wanted

Young job hunters are being offered an opportunity with their name written all over it after the UK’s leading personalised gifts manufacturer announced it is looking for five new apprentices. 
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18th October 2019

Sapori Restaurant & Bar claims coveted spot in the Michelin Guide

After 8 years dedicated to providing the very pinnacle of authentic Italian cuisine and service, Sapori Restaurant and Bar in Anstey have been awarded a sought after Plate award in the Michelin Guide 2020.
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18th October 2019

Frank Key Delivers with Midlands' First Five Star Safety Lorry

Frank Key is the first builders merchant in the Midlands to put a five star safety rated Scania L-series truck into service, now delivering to customers across Nottinghamshire.
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18th October 2019

Newby Castleman brings newbie trainee accountants on board

Leicester-based chartered accountants Newby Castleman has welcomed two enthusiastic school leavers onto the team as Trainee Chartered Accountants at its Regent Road office.
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18th October 2019

Enter Your Team ! - The Business Quiz

Lawson-West Solicitors with fellow event sponsors Andrew & Ashwell, Gallagher, Mazars, The Fabulous Group, Rowleys and Westerby is hosting an exciting charity quiz evening on Tuesday 29th October 2019 at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, in support of Le
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18th October 2019

Expert chef shares experience with students

Professional chef Daniel Cain is returning to his training roots at Nottingham College to pass on his culinary experience to current hospitality and catering students.
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18th October 2019

Inspirational women across the Midlands celebrated at glittering awards ceremony

The prestigious East Midlands Women’s Awards (EMWA), which is now in its third year, was held at Nottingham’s stunning Colwick Hall and hosted by BBC Radio Leicester presenters Rupal Rajani and Dave Andrews, with special guest the Lord Lieutenant of Notti
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18th October 2019

Farewell to Peter Motley

With the greatest sadness, we inform you that our dear friend Peter Motley lost his battle with bowel cancer on Tuesday 15 October.
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18th October 2019

Under 12s football team celebrates new kit donation from a local housebuilder

A girls football team in Belper has kicked off the season in brand new strip thanks to a donation from local housebuilder Bellway.
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18th October 2019

Charity the winner at Annual Golf Day

The third Rilmac charity golf day took place at Market Rasen Golf Club on the 27th September.
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18th October 2019

Digital agency tees up support for Angry Birds

An East Midlands web, ecommerce and digital solutions developer has built the booking system for a new national leisure attraction based on global gaming smash hit, Angry Birds.
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17th October 2019

Smith Partnership's Claire Twells is named region's most inspirational female leader

Smith Partnership partner, Claire Twells has been named as the most inspirational female leader in the region at the East Midlands Women's Awards
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17th October 2019

The partnership between PLM Global and Honeywell presents a Golden opportunity for HHT clients

PLM Global, the UK-based mobile print, electronic point of sale (EPoS) & handheld terminal (HHT) provider, has been promoted to the status of Gold Performance Partner by technology manufacturers, Honeywell.
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17th October 2019

Nelsons bolsters commercial property team with new appointments

Leading law firm Nelsons has strengthened its commercial property team with the appointment of two new experts.
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17th October 2019

Derwent Living launches Virtual Places

Housing provider Derwent Living has launched a new virtual reality experience for its older customers in a bid to support good mental health and reduce social isolation.
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17th October 2019

Rimlac Asbestos achieve ARCA Gold Training Award 2019

Rilmac Insulation Ltd. are proud to have achieved the ARCA (Asbestos Removal Contractors Association) Gold Training Award for 2019.
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17th October 2019

Network like a pro with Love Business’ top networking tips

Whether you’re an events rookie or a seasoned pro, networking can be a hard slog. Here are Love Business' top tips for getting the most out of it.
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17th October 2019

Shortlist announced for fbe East Midlands Awards 2019

The organisers of the fbe East Midlands Awards 2019 have revealed the shortlist of finalists, which includes projects and individuals from Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.
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17th October 2019

£532m of tenders won by growing East Midlands tender writing company

Leading tender writing company, Your Tender Team, have recently doubled the size of their business within the last year.
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17th October 2019

Time to deliver on broadband promises, say small businesses, as current scale of poor connectivity laid bare

Small businesses are being held back by poor broadband and mobile connections, according to new research by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
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17th October 2019

IT Department earns European Partners Top 51 Ranking

Your IT Department has been named as one of EMEA’S premier managed service providers on the inaugural Channel Futures European Partners 51 (EP 51) rankings.
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17th October 2019

Drive for business with Lexus Derby

For our Derbyshire November Connect Reception we are hosted by Lexus Derby at one of Derby's business centres Pride Park.
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16th October 2019

6 amazing charities receive more than £24k in funding

SIX life-changing charities from across the East Midlands have welcomed much needed funding after receiving a combined total of more than £24,000 from non-profit organisation Star Trust. 
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16th October 2019

Hinckley & Rugby’s week building good mental health

Yoga, jigsaws and teatime talks all featured during a week of mental health awareness for staff at Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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16th October 2019

Iceland chief to give exclusive talk at Leicester Business Festival

The 2019 Leicester Business Festival will be treated to an exclusive visit this month from one of the UK’s biggest and most influential companies.
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16th October 2019

Full house of STEP accredited Wills, Trusts and Probate solicitors at East Midlands law firm

All six of the solicitors in the wills, trusts and probate team at East Midlands law firm Bray & Bray are now fully accredited members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practioners (STEP), the global professional association for practioners who specialis
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16th October 2019

Hay Hampers unveils their container art

Hay Hampers has officially opened four reconverted shipping containers into works of art.
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16th October 2019

Marketing agency founder named business women of the year in East Midlands Entrepreneurship Awards

Gemma Orton, Founder and Managing Director of Mocha Marketing, a Leicestershire based marketing agency, has been recognised as Business Women of the Year in the East Midlands Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards 2019. 
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16th October 2019

Burbage business shortlisted for new national Amazon Small Business Award

Amazon has announced that Rock Star Academy from Burbage has been shortlisted at the first ever Amazon Small Business Awards.
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16th October 2019

Nottingham Trent University to extend provision to Mansfield in partnership with West Nottinghamshire College

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has announced a new partnership with West Nottinghamshire College, which will see its higher education (HE) provision delivered from the College’s main campus in Mansfield.
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16th October 2019

Leicestershire homebuilder and site manager unite to raise funds for armed forces group

Completing a challenging 24-hour race at Belvoir Castle, a Barratt and David Wilson Homes Assistant Site Manager has been fundraising alongside his employer for an organisation devoted to helping current and former members of the armed forces.
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15th October 2019

Thriving Nottinghamshire business hub named as Business Venue of the Year

A thriving business hub has been named as the Nottinghamshire Business Venue of the Year in the 2019 East Midlands Chamber Business Awards.
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15th October 2019

Five star homebuilder donates £250 to local Rugby club in Leamington Spa

Leading developer David Wilson Homes has provided a £250 donation to a rugby club in Leamington Spa, to help fund the purchase of brand new training balls for the under 6 team just in time for the new season.
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15th October 2019

Carly’s business success is a beacon of hope for budding entrepreneurs

A business that began in the spare room of Carly Bartram’s Mickleover home has expanded into a specially designed, four-room clinic in Littleover and she has employed four staff members – with more to come.
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15th October 2019

Holmes Media announce record year of business

A Market Harborough-based lead generation company has announced a record 12 months for the company following a 27% increase in revenue over the past year.
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15th October 2019

Business to Business No Deal Brexit Advice

By Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chief Executive of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Department for International Trade (DIT) Export Champion and a CBI Regional Councillor.
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15th October 2019

TV gardening expert helps Derbyshire company celebrate 50 years in business

TV presenter and professional gardener Toby Buckland was the guest speaker at an event to mark 50 years in business for a Derbyshire company earlier this month.
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15th October 2019

Ruddocks celebrates half a century at Great Northern Terrace

Long standing Lincoln based integrated design and print agency Ruddocks welcomed 100 clients and friends through their doors last week for an exclusive behind the scenes experience to celebrate 50 years since they moved to their purpose-built premises on
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15th October 2019

The Tap House to bring self-pour beer taps to Nottingham

New plans have been unveiled to transform one of Nottingham’s most iconic buildings into the city’s first ever self-serve craft beer bar.
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15th October 2019

Lincoln medical school provides healthy boost to student housing

The opening of the new Lincoln Medical School at the University of Lincoln has helped a specialist lettings agent and property management company record its busiest ever start to the academic year.
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15th October 2019

Homebuilder gets into the swing of things with golf day fundraiser

A charity golf day arranged by Nottingham-based Barratt Homes North Midlands has raised over £6,200 for its Charity of the Year, Treetops Hospice Care.
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14th October 2019

Moonshine and Picklebacks galore at Billy Bootleggers Nottingham VIP Launch

New American dive-inspired live music bar, Billy Bootleggers has rocked and rolled into Nottingham with a bang following a toe-tapping VIP Americarnival.
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14th October 2019

Marketing Agency Celebrates 11 Years

Derbyshire based full-service agency is celebrating 11 years in business, and learning new techniques to ensure their clients get more bang from their marketing spend.
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14th October 2019

Charity partnerships – time for a shake up?

At a time of year when many businesses are considering who to support as their charity partner next year, one charity trustee has called for a rethink as to how good causes are selected.
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14th October 2019

East Midlands Expo featuring the 20th anniversary of the Property and Business Investment Show

On Monday 11th November the East Midlands Expo – incorporating the twentieth annual Property & Business Investment Show — will take place at the East Midlands Conference Centre at the University Park, Nottingham.
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14th October 2019

Derby businesswoman recognised as “Hero” of Small Business

Yvonne Gorman, owner of Essential Print Services on Pride Park in Derby, has been recognised among just twelve small business owners in the country to be named a “Small Business Hero”.
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14th October 2019

Buttercross Estates Makes the Move to New HQ

Award-winning Newark letting agency Buttercross Estates has kick-started its expansion plans with a move to a bigger office and the search for an apprentice.
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14th October 2019

Impart your great designs for our new trail

Amateur and professional artists are invited to play a creative role in an exciting new project devised by Lincoln BIG.
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14th October 2019

Time capsule buried at new £7m primary school built by Clegg Construction

A time capsule has been buried at a new £7m primary school which has been built by Clegg Construction.
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14th October 2019

Microlise Signs Up to Armed Forces Covenant

Microlise is proud to become a business signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, in support of the armed forces community.
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14th October 2019

Kettering Business Awards 2019

Businesses from across Kettering Borough were recognised at Friday night's Kettering Awards at the R Inn Bar & Grill in Desborough.
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14th October 2019

Midlands PR agency secures new account with national food brand

Tasty national account win for Cartwright Communications
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14th October 2019

All change as TAB Derby becomes TAB East Midlands

New leadership for The Alternative Board as it expands across in the East Midlands
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14th October 2019

CEO of Santander UK to speak in Nottingham on importance of support for SMEs and the Regional Economy

Local businesses and members of the public are invited to join NTU students & colleagues to attend a panel discussion with the CEO of Santander UK, Nathan Bostock, on Tuesday 15 October.
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14th October 2019

Re-imagining a web presence for Stockton Engineering

Stockton Engineering is a traditional manufacturing business, providing fabricated metal components for the automotive, rail – trackside, construction, packaging, distribution and general fixings markets.
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12th October 2019

Businesses in Northamptonshire feel the impact of Brexit uncertainty

Grant Thornton’s latest Northamptonshire Limited report has revealed mixed fortunes for the county’s businesses       
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12th October 2019

New 360 virtual tour for Imago Venues portfolio

Imago Venues at Loughborough University has launched a virtual 360 tours on its websites to enable guests and event organisers to experience its venues from the click of a button.
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12th October 2019

Staff at GT3 Architects raise more than £2500 for charity

The Ultimate Ride to Work – staff at GT3 Architects raise over £2500 for charity during 220-mile journey.
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12th October 2019

BT Mobile launches 5G smartphone plans for consumer and business customers - Midlands

BT today announced the launch of its much-anticipated 5G mobile service for consumers and business customers in the UK.
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12th October 2019

Local business woman wins legal expert property award

Amanda Payne, Director of Ashby based law firm, Fishers Solicitors, has been awarded the Legal Expert Property Award at the CILEx National Awards 2019.
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12th October 2019

Building work starts at new development in Leicestershire village

Building work is progressing well at a new homes development in Houghton on the Hill.
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12th October 2019

musclefood wins big at industry awards

Online healthy food retailer musclefood has scooped a top prize at the annual Grocer New Products Awards.
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12th October 2019

Nottingham's FHP Living Lettings Named One of the UK's Best

Nottingham-based lettings agency FHP Living Lettings has been named one of the leading agencies in the UK, at a national awards ceremony in London.
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11th October 2019

World Mental Health Day - Can caravanning and camping help the cause?

Reconnecting with nature to improve mental health and wellbeing
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11th October 2019

EAST Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has been shortlisted for two national Personal Injury Awards.

EAST Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has been shortlisted for two national Personal Injury Awards.
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11th October 2019

DIS partnership celebrates its first sign-up

IT specialists RDS Global have become the first sign-up to Derbyshire Institute of Sport’s supporters club under an innovative partnership with two leading recruitment companies.
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11th October 2019

Total Motion welcomes new directors Claire and Jayne to restructured board

Leicester-based vehicle management company Total Motion has restructured its board with the appointments of financial director Claire Timms and operations director Jayne Stansfield
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11th October 2019

Students’ help at crash scene spurs on career dreams

Two A Level students from West Nottinghamshire College have been hailed as heroes by classmates and tutors after they stepped into action at a local road traffic collision.
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11th October 2019

BDO East Midlands takes to the saddle to support staff wellbeing

The East Midlands office of national accountancy and advisory firm BDO has taken on a ‘wheelie’ difficult challenge in a bid to improve wellbeing at work.
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11th October 2019

Tower Bridge raises to celebrate Notts teens sailing the UK for equal opportunities

The first-time sailors have travelled more than 300km from Hull as the YMCA expedition reaches the home stretch
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11th October 2019

Students swap the classroom for the courtroom at Derby-based law firm

Students swap coursework for case work at Nelson’s as D2N2 launches Derby’s new employer engagement programme
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11th October 2019

Cosybox Living Brings Luxury Serviced Apartments to Nottingham

Two new serviced apartment developments are set to launch in Nottingham in the coming months.
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11th October 2019

Clothing company donates over £5,000 worth of clothes to Derby homeless charity

Morrison McConnell International has donated over 500 items of clothing to Derby’s Gears of Goodwill to support homeless people to keep warm and stay in their jobs
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11th October 2019

Partnership promises growth for eco energy systems supplier and logistics firm

One of the UK and Europe’s leading manufacturers of sustainable heating solutions has joined forces with an expanding distribution company, in a partnership set to boost growth for both parties.
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11th October 2019

Dimensions place 34th in Top 200 Derbyshire Businesses 2019 list

The country’s leading corporate wear provider, Dimensions have been placed 34th on the 2019 Top 200 Businesses in Derbyshire list.
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11th October 2019

HOWZAT – HSG Confirms Continued Support For SCC

Derby-based Hygiene Services Group (HSG) have confirmed its eighth consecutive year of support for trophy-winning Spondon Cricket Club.
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11th October 2019

How to make exhibiting at Love Business work for you

If you're exhibiting at Love Business 2020, here are a few top tips to help you get the most from the exhibition.
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11th October 2019

200 DEGREES COFFEE Tuesday, 12th November, 6-8pm

Join us and connect with businesses and entrepreneurs at different hand-picked luxurious locations across Lincolnshire on the second Tuesday of each month, 6-8pm.
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11th October 2019

New East Midlands Routes

Loganair to take on key East Midlands – Scotland routes
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11th October 2019

School’s out - so A1 cashes in

A1 Flue Systems has completed a raft of projects totalling £850,000 in a frantic six-week period installing flue and chimney systems during the school summer holidays.
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10th October 2019

You’re Hired! Helen Becomes InvestSK’s First Apprentice

The organisation that encourages businesses in South Kesteven to recruit apprentices is setting a good example by taking on an apprentice of its own.
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10th October 2019

Why multi-million-pound expansion of brick manufacturer Forterra is good news for Derbyshire housebuilder

THE multi-million-pound expansion of brick manufacturer Forterra’s Desford plant in Leicestershire – which will see the plant produce an estimated 180 million bricks a year on completion – is positive news for the company building Derbyshire housing devel
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10th October 2019

J Tomlinson supports mental wellbeing in the workplace

Construction, refurbishment and maintenance services partner, J Tomlinson, has introduced a team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAs) to help support mental wellbeing across the company and beyond.
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10th October 2019

Firms attracted to Derby by Oberoi Business Hub

Oberoi Business Hub has attracted two new firms to Derby and has been thespringboard for the success of two city companies.
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10th October 2019

Finalists Announced for the Medilink East Midlands Business Awards 2019

Some of the best and brightest Life Sciences companies from across the East Midlands have been shortlisted for the Medilink East Midlands Business Awards 2019.
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10th October 2019

Focus Consultants celebrates as clients win in AJ Retrofit Awards

Two projects that Focus Consultants has been involved in have won awards in the Architects Journal Retrofit Awards 2019.
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10th October 2019

Derby Conference Centre launches FREE events membership programme

One of the counties premier venues, The Derby Conference Centre, is launching a free Events Membership programme.
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10th October 2019

ActionCoach unveils new signing

Specialist business development and coaching consultancy ActionCoach Leicester & Nottingham has welcomed a new Relationship Manager to its team.
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9th October 2019

Lloyd’s of London Adopt HSG’s Innovative System

The world-famous Lloyd’s building in London’s main financial district is the latest to reap the environmental benefits and cost savings of an innovative washroom water conservation system developed by Derby-based Hygiene Services Group (HSG).
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9th October 2019

Collaboration needed to end cash deserts, say small firms, as fresh Which? research revealed

Responding to new analysis from the consumer group Which? suggesting that almost one in eight (12%) rural communities must travel at least one kilometre to their nearest free-to-use cashpoint, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Ch
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9th October 2019

Local law firm supports children’s charity’s flagship fundraiser

Over 300 guests representing East Midlands businesses joined together to support local children safeguarding charity, Warning Zone at its annual corporate quiz and curry night to help raise more than £6,000.
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9th October 2019

Midlands-based graphics and signage specialist celebrates record-breaking month

Derby-based graphics and signage specialist, MX Display, is celebrating a record-breaking period of revenue and growth, with its highest-ever monthly turnover in its 23-year history.
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9th October 2019

Commercial Hub Launch Revolutionises Property Market

A new online auction site has been launched which is totally dedicated to commercial property and aims to modernise the secure buying and selling process.
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9th October 2019

Booming Alfreton business makes strategic appointment in line with ambitious growth plans

Permaroof reveals it's exciting growth plans following strategic appointment
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9th October 2019

We Love Surveys provide ‘genius’ solution to help new partners become the go-to pharmacy in Scotland

Leicestershire-based feedback specialists We Love Surveys are helping a leading independent pharmacy chain towards their goal of becoming the pharmacy of choice in Scotland.
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9th October 2019

Jackloc announce shortlisted product in national Mother & Baby Awards

Leicestershire company and East Midlands Chamber of Commerce member, Jackloc, are thrilled to share that their window restrictor has been shortlisted in the national Mother & Baby Awards for Best Safety Product.
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9th October 2019

Robin Hood Half Marathon Runner Raises £600 for Alzheimer’s Society

Bridget Knowles, Commercial Account Handler for local insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has raised over £600 for the Alzheimer’s Society by taking part in this year’s Robin Hood Half Marathon. 
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9th October 2019

Nottingham PR and marketing experts kick off 12 months of giving

Nottingham based marketing and PR agency, V Formation, has launched a new ‘12 months of giving’ campaign, to raise funds for a different local charity for each month over the coming year.
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9th October 2019

Belmayne duo brave mud to raise charity funds

Two sporty financial planners from Dronfield-based Belmayne tackled a multi-terrain 10km trial race at the weekend to raise funds for the firm’s charitable foundation.
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9th October 2019

Innes England donates £2000 to local school

Award-winning commercial property agency Innes England has donated money to a local primary school to fund enriching educational activities.
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8th October 2019

Balls2 Marketing Make Derby Proud at CIPR Midlands PRide Awards

Allestree-based PR & marketing agency, Balls2 Marketing, won big at the CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) Midlands PRide Awards.
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8th October 2019

FIREM commences £1.3m revamp of Rowland Hill House

Asset and property company FI Real Estate Management (FIREM) is undertaking a significant refurbishment programme at Chesterfield’s The HQ office building, formerly known as Rowland Hill House. 
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8th October 2019

Psychology doctor inspires sport students’ work

Sports students from West Nottinghamshire College welcomed a clinical psychologist from Nottingham to learn about discipline, motivation and progression within their studies to assist them with their psychology module.
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8th October 2019

Leicester Riders Captain joins Hope Against Cancer as Ambassador

Leicester Riders captain Andy Thomson has become an ambassador for charity Hope Against Cancer. He joins former teammate Harrison Gamble as the second star athlete to represent the Leicester charity.
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8th October 2019

St Hugh’s Hospital Bike Ride a Sunny Success

Almost 90 people took to their bikes and joined some of the big names in British cycling for a journey through the Lincolnshire Wolds, organised by St Hugh’s Hospital.
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8th October 2019

Five new arrivals at Actons

Actons, the leading independent law firm in Nottingham, has made several new appointments following the recent promotion of two directors, as it continues its growth strategy.
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8th October 2019

Road Tech app proves a game-changer for transport firm

Supply chain solutions provider The NX Group has rolled out Road Tech’s Roadrunner Driver app across its team of drivers, increasing the efficiency of the delivery process via a sophisticated system that benefits both staff and customers.
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8th October 2019

Focus Consultants makes a raft of promotions

Multi-disciplinary company Focus Consultants has announced a string of promotions with six members of staff being appointed to new positions.
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8th October 2019

What do you get for your 10th anniversary? A Projects Director!

It’s a double celebration at office interior specialist Company Image as they are marking both their 10th year in business and the exciting new appointment of a Projects Director.
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8th October 2019

Inspired deal as NG secures another tenant at Edwalton Business Park

The deal quickly follows the first pre-let to wealth management firm Browne Shipley leaving only one unit remaining.
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8th October 2019

Fast fashion in Nottingham explored by new Nottingham Business School students

The issue of ‘fast fashion’ in Nottingham is being explored by more than 1,600 talented first year Nottingham Business School (NBS) undergraduate students as part of this year’s #NBSdiscover project.
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8th October 2019

The LEP Board is Looking for New Leaders

Could you share your business experience and expertise and help to shape the future of the Greater Lincolnshire economy?
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8th October 2019

East Midlands Businesses Invited to Free Brexit-Ready Workshop

The UK’s largest independent freight forwarder, Europa Worldwide Group, is hosting a practical free-to-attend ‘Brexit Ready’ workshop to help prepare East Midlands businesses for the possibility of a No-Deal Brexit.
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7th October 2019

Hinckley pupils widen knowledge of all things money

More than 150 Hinckley school pupils got an eye-opening introduction to all things money during a day of financial education sponsored by Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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7th October 2019

PLM Global celebrate a successful 5 years which has seen amazing growth and a £3.1Million annual turnover

With so many stories of doom and gloom within our manufacturing and services sectors, it’s refreshing to hear about growth and positivity.
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7th October 2019

Life-saving defibrillator installed at Derby's Cardinal Square

A piece of life-saving equipment has been installed at Cardinal Square, Derby’s most high-profile office development.
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7th October 2019

Bonus for North Notts businesses as new CCTV network increases protection

Businesses based in the North Notts BID area can sleep a little easier after a new CCTV network was installed across industrial premises in Retford and Worksop.
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7th October 2019

Double National Award Nomination for OrderWise

Saxilby-based software company OrderWise will be heading to a prestigious awards ceremony in London next month after being announced as a finalist in two categories at the Growing Business Awards 2019.  
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7th October 2019

Local architectural practice names Berlin as its fifth location

Leonard Design Architects, a global architectural practice which is headquartered in Nottingham, has chosen Berlin as its fifth office location.
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7th October 2019

Avant Homes launches community awards with Gabby Logan

Midlands housebuilder Avant Homes has launched a new awards scheme that celebrates communities and the people that make them special.
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7th October 2019

Leicester stylist beats hundreds to take bronze in top UK hairdressing competition

A Leicester hair stylist has scooped one of the highest hairdressing accolades in the UK, winning the ‘Bronze Award’ in the ‘Color Vision’ category at the Wella Professionals TrendVision Awards UK & Ireland Final 2019.
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7th October 2019

Chartered town planner maps our new career with development land agents

A strategic development expert with substantial experience in consultancy and District Council planning across the Midlands has joined Leicestershire chartered surveyors Mather Jamie.
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7th October 2019

Bruton Knowles Appointed by Heathrow West Ltd

Bruton Knowles has been appointed by Heathrow West Limited to provide land agency services in support of its application to develop a new terminal at Heathrow Airport.
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7th October 2019

Superboost for Lincolnshire food specialists

Yes, winter might still be a fair distance away, the embers of summer still have some way to go after all, but it’s time to talk about…Christmas!
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7th October 2019

NG makes room for Lace Market leisure deal

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have brokered a deal to bring a new escape room venue to Nottingham city centre.
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7th October 2019

Quiet Storm unveils new business focus to team at staff away day

Toasting marshmallows around a home-made campfire before breaking colleagues out of a top-security jail were the order of the day at Quiet Storm’s 2019 staff away day. 
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4th October 2019

Innovative App is a Passport to Success

Passport365, a sport facilities management app developed in the East Midlands, has sold its Australian territory rights to synthetic grass specialist Tuff Group in a six-figure deal.
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4th October 2019

EarthSense receives £100,000 growth debt funding package from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

Leading air quality specialist secures business loan to invest in product development and create new jobs
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4th October 2019

Persimmon Homes Nottingham strengthens customer care team

One of the region’s leading housebuilders is strengthening its customer care team with the appointment of three new maintenance operatives and a customer care administrator.
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4th October 2019

Amy targets Olympics dream

Quiet Storm business development manager Amy Allcock is taking a career break to focus on her dream of competing in the 2020 Olympics Games, in Tokyo.
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3rd October 2019

Be part of it - Snap-up this opportunity to impress!

Potential sponsors, artists, educationists and Lincoln charity St Barnabas Hospice attended a very special launch last night. (Wednesday, October 2)
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3rd October 2019

J Tomlinson scoops renewable heat project of the year at the National Energy Efficiency Awards 2019

J Tomlinson is celebrating after taking home the Renewable Heat Project of the Year title at the National Energy Efficiency Awards 2019, alongside client Bromford Housing, supplier Vaillant and funding provider, Area Eco.
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3rd October 2019

Barratt Homes to bring 310 new homes to Beeston, near Nottingham

Nottingham-headquartered Barratt Homes North Midlands will build 310 new homes at a development in Beeston, near Nottingham, after purchasing 20 acres of land for redevelopment.
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3rd October 2019

Central Foods launches two new plant-based burgers for foodservice customers

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has launched two new plant-based burgers for the foodservice sector as demand for non-meat products continues to rise.
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3rd October 2019

Leicester’s Barrie Stephen named Business Person of the Year in East Midlands Entrepreneurship Awards

Barrie Stephen consolidated his status as one of Leicester’s leading business figures this weekend after winning the title of Business Person of the Year at the Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards 2019.
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3rd October 2019

Speaker and charity announced for fbe East Midlands Awards 2019

The organisers of the fbe East Midlands Awards have unveiled the speaker for this year’s ceremony, along with the charity that will be supported by the event.
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3rd October 2019

Marathon man Andrew braced for second leg of charity challenge

One of the founders of business development and coaching consultancy ActionCOACH Leicester & Nottingham is getting set for the second leg of a double marathon challenge for charity.
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3rd October 2019

LK2 supports cricket charity's African mission

TRACEY Francis, director of sport & leisure at the  LK2 Group, has been appointed as a trustee of Cricket Without Boundaries and will be making her first trip to Rwanda with the charity this month (October).
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3rd October 2019

Leicester's unsung heroes to be celebrated at Inaugural Charity Awards

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) is calling for people to nominate the individuals and voluntary organisations that have made a difference in 2019 for its inaugural Voluntary Awards Leicester & Leicestershire (VALL’s).
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2nd October 2019

How can SMEs protect against the loss of a key leader?

For many small businesses, the loss of a key leader would spell the end of the business.
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2nd October 2019

Graduates choose Innes England to build surveyor careers

Two ambitious graduates have chosen the Professional Services team at commercial property consultants Innes England to kick-start their careers.
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2nd October 2019

Announcing BALI Digital in association with Adtrak

The British Association of Landscaping Industries (BALI) has today relaunched its strategic alliance with Nottingham-based digital marketing agency, Adtrak.
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2nd October 2019

Leicestershire farm launches furniture showroom

Very Vintage has transformed a former tractor shed into fantastic furniture showroom to expand its online business
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2nd October 2019

Nottinghamshire Growth Report 2019

Our latest Nottinghamshire Growth Report 2019 highlights the variety and scope of growing businesses in the region and includes interviews with leading institutions such as Nottingham Trent University.
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2nd October 2019

Site manager receives industry award

A site manager in Ashby-de-la-Zouch has been celebrating after receiving a prestigious industry award for the second time.
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2nd October 2019

Seven fictions and facts about Electric Vehicles

Seven fictions about Electric Vehicles busted by Lee Slater at lease specialists Motion Vehicles in Hilton, Derbyshire.
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2nd October 2019

Innovative ideas available to businesses during annual Thinkubator Challenge

Organisations of all sizes seeking new and innovative ideas to support growth are being invited to take part in this year’s Thinkubator Challenge at Nottingham Business School (NBS).
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2nd October 2019

Free event at Leicester business Festival explains how to create customer-focused marketing plans

The owner of a Leicestershire marketing agency will be speaking at next month’s Leicester Business Festival explaining how organisations can create customer-focused marketing plans to drive growth.
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2nd October 2019

BS Handling Systems completes sortation project for new PrettyLittleThing warehouse

Leicester based materials handling specialist, BS Handling Systems, has completed a sortation project for online fashion retailer, PrettyLittleThing.
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1st October 2019

Bruton Knowles Renews Support for Nottingham Rugby Club

With the Rugby World Cup 2019 well underway in Japan, Bruton Knowles is pledging its support for the sport, much closer to home.
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1st October 2019

Horticulture producer cultivates new growth after £900,000 from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

Funding will be used to acquire new technology supporting growth and creating 14 new jobs in Greater Lincolnshire
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1st October 2019

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is on a recruitment drive for urology nurses

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is highlighting the excellent career opportunities in Leicester for nurses looking to develop their acute surgical skills work in urology.
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1st October 2019

Nottingham-based planning consultancy scoops industryaward

Nottingham-based planning and urban design consultancy nineteen47 has been named the region’s best after scooping a prestigious industry award.
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1st October 2019

East Midlands property consultancy makes twelve senior promotions

A leading property consultancy with offices in the East Midlands has continued its commitment to career development in the property industry with twelve employees receiving promotions to more senior roles.
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1st October 2019

Chancellor’s Living Wage pledge will be a challenge for small employers

Responding to the Chancellor Sajid Javid’s speech at Conservative Party Conference, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry called for more support to help small employers meet Sajid Javid’s ambition on raising the Living Wage t
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1st October 2019

Lincolnshire Law Firm Strengthens its Team by Two

Two members of staff have taken on new roles at Andrew & Co Solicitors, which is going from strength to strength in 2019.
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1st October 2019

Sector work remains buoyant for G F Tomlinson

With over 125 years of experience in the construction industry, Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson is looking ahead to a prosperous future with a forward pipeline of works of circa £90million in both the public and private sectors.
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1st October 2019

Katie has found her feet with Lindleys and Remit

EIGHTEEN-year-old Katie Briggs didn’t like school or college, and struggled with her confidence, before she found her apprenticeship with Lindleys and Remit.
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1st October 2019

Wildgoose Construction celebrates winning £20m of orders

Derbyshire firm Wildgoose Construction has won more than £20m worth of orders – including an £11m contract to build homes in Matlock where the firm was founded.
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1st October 2019

Elder Way becomes Chesterfield Champion

Pledging its continued support to Chesterfield town centre, Jomast Developments, the company behind the multi-million-pound regeneration of the former Co-op department store on Elder Way, has become a Chesterfield Champion.
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1st October 2019

Developer donates to Long Itchington Community Centre as part of its community fund

David Wilson Homes has provided a donation to Long Itchington Community Centre to aid the costs of the charity’s refurbishment and help the enhancement of its facilities.
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1st October 2019

Orderwise CEO Named Entrepreneur of the Year

David Hallam, founder and CEO of software specialist OrderWise, has been named Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2019 Natwest Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for the Midlands. 
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1st October 2019

Brand agency celebrates a champion 2019

A leading East Midlands brand agency is celebrating after recruiting its 50th new member of staff this year and being recognised for its astonishing growth.
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1st October 2019

Award-winning influencer marketing agency unveils brand new look

A leading influencer marketing agency has undergone an exciting rebrand as its expertise in helping clients to reach the right audiences goes from strength to strength.
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1st October 2019

Training focus sees Fidler & Pepper Lawyers collect top award

Fidler & Pepper Lawyers has added another prestigious award to its list of accolades.
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