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News from November 2019


30th November 2019

Sarah prepares for global final in China

After winning the national final of the SDC (Society of Dyers and Colourists) International Design Competition earlier this year, Nottingham College Art and Design (Fashion) graduate, Sarah Gotheridge, is getting ready to compete in the global grand final
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30th November 2019

Banner Jones demonstrates commitment to staff health and wellbeing with key appointment

Banner Jones Solicitors has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to the health and wellbeing of its growing team with the appointment of a dedicated Performance and Wellbeing Coach.
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30th November 2019

Avant Homes announces Let's Make a Difference Awards shortlist with Gabby Logan

Four local Midlands heroes have been shortlisted for a special award recognising the positive impact they make in their local communities.
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30th November 2019

National Award Recognition for Make An Entrance Director

Make An Entrance co-director Samantha Burlton is among the finalists for this year’s National Business Women’s Awards, making it the company’s third award nomination this year.
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30th November 2019

Clegg Construction has been awarded a place on a new Procure Partnerships National Framework.

Twenty-three contractors have secured places on the new four-year framework which is designed for use in the public sector across England and Wales by councils, universities and NHS trusts.
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30th November 2019

Loyal Employees Clock Up Almost 500 Years of Service

In a world where changing jobs every five years has become the norm[1], employees at Cowens Group, Chartered Insurance Brokers and Chartered Financial Planners based in Mansfield, are bucking the trend, with almost half of the 60-strong team clocking up m
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30th November 2019

Baked Earth brand of Butt Foods breads awarded Vegan Society trademark

Baker Butt Foods has gained Vegan Society accreditation for its core range of naan and flatbreads. The news comes just in time for Veganuary 2020 when the spotlight falls on plant-based and vegan friendly food products.
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30th November 2019

Charles Bentley & Son Get to Grips with Gripit & Marxman

Award-winning UK manufacturer Charles Bentley & Son Ltd has obtained the European license to manufacture and distribute Gripit the ultimate plasterboard fixing as well as the Marxman, professional marking tool, both backed by Dragon’s Den entrepreneur, De
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30th November 2019

Leicester maker debuts in Amazon Handmade video

Amazon has chosen a Leicester-based family business Robertson Cheney and its founder, woodwork artist and maker Joseph Burton, to feature in its latest Amazon Handmade video.
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30th November 2019

Expanding IT firm invests in larger business park property

A growing Print and IT Managed Services provider is expanding its presence at a popular Nottinghamshire business park by investing in larger premises, thanks to a part-exchange deal with commercial property specialist Gladman Developments.
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29th November 2019

GoGo Marketing appoints new digital marketing manager & web developer

Leicester based marketing agency GoGo Marketing have announced the appointments of Justine Bourne and Haris Khan as digital marketing account manager and web developer.
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29th November 2019

Nottingham financial advisers boost growth with new appointment

George Square Financial Management is continuing its year of sustained growth with the appointment of a new adviser to its expanding team in Nottingham city centre.
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29th November 2019

Fiona - Looking after clients' and tenants' interests

Chartered surveyor Banks Long & Co’s increasingly busy property management team has expanded again.
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29th November 2019

Local youngsters travel back in time at Loughborough Bellfoundry for takeover day

Schoolchildren from Wymeswold Primary, in Loughborough, travelled back in time to learn the history and heritage of their hometown’s iconic bellfoundry, as part of a national learning scheme.
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29th November 2019

Oldrids Becomes 100th Team Lincolnshire Member

Team Lincolnshire is celebrating its continuing success by signing up one of the region's most prominent companies as its 100th member.
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29th November 2019

Trio of awards for Imago Venues at the Academic Venue Awards

Imago Venues at Loughborough University is celebrating after winning a trio of awards in the 2019 Academic Venue Awards.
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29th November 2019

Idea sparked by London Olympics secures Lincoln entrepreneur £250k investment

A Lincoln entrepreneur who developed a software platform for event organisers after working on the London Olympics and other international events has secured a £250,000 investment to further develop his system.
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29th November 2019

Nottingham Hawaiian restaurant scoops good food award

The Midlands’ first Hawaiian poké bar, Pokéwaves, has been crowned a winner at the Good Food Awards 2020 in Nottingham.
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29th November 2019

Supporting the next generation of Wathall's

As a family-run funeral director celebrates its 160th anniversary, Derbyshire based full-service marketing agency Purpose Media have joined forces with the business to support the development of their future marketing strategy.
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29th November 2019

Business confidence on the rise in the East Midlands

Business confidence in the East Midlands rose by one point during November to 14%, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
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29th November 2019

The business case for diversity

A great deal of research has been carried out about the business case for diversity. Award-winning consultant Richard Shakespeare, of Workplace Diversity Solutions, takes a closer look at the issue.
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29th November 2019

‘Dairy Dares’ to face its fears this Christmas to raise money for mental health charity, Mind

The team from Nottingham-based creative agency The Dairy is preparing to face its fears ahead of the festive period as the company aims to raise both money and awareness for national mental health charity, Mind.
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29th November 2019

Hit the headlines with Love Business News

Over the past eight years, Love Business has established itself as the leading business to business event in the East Midlands
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29th November 2019

Check out the new Love Business Podcast

On the 12 days of Christmas Love Business gave to me… a new podcast series!
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29th November 2019

Pattonair’s community efforts reach new heights in 2019

Leading Derby firm Pattonair has strengthened its commitment to local causes with a series of successful enterprising initiatives in 2019.
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28th November 2019

East Midlands law firm helps secure top location for new Copper café bar

Fraser Brown Solicitors has been working with Great Northern Group to secure the premises license and lease for the new Copper establishment in Nottinghamshire.
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28th November 2019

Promotion for new assistant manager at Leicester Accountancy Firm

An Audit Supervisor with Leicester-based chartered accountants Newby Castleman has stepped up to the role of Assistant Manager, following a recent promotion that recognises his contributions to the firm over the last eight years. 
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28th November 2019

BB&J Commercial Partners Acquire Burton Agents

Partners within leading commercial property consultancy BB&J Commercial have acquired a long-established company in Burton-on-Trent with a view to expanding its services across East Staffordshire, North Leicestershire and South Derbyshire.
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28th November 2019

High profile development brings another new brand to Lincoln

A major Lincolnshire investor is celebrating a “hat-trick” – after signing-up two more national tenants for its speculative trade counter scheme in Lincoln.
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28th November 2019

Loughborough architect contributes £125m to the built environment as it celebrates 10th anniversary

Watson Batty Architects in Loughborough has reached its 10th anniversary having successfully delivered development projects worth in excess of £125m across the UK.
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28th November 2019

Invictus Communications Showcases Local Fayre For Festive Customer Treat

Telecommunications specialists Invictus Communications will reinforce its ethos of ‘buy local, sell local and support local’ by treating customers to a special hamper brimming with fayre produced by fellow local businesses this Christmas.
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28th November 2019

intu Derby announces Jo Malone London Christmas pop-up

intu Derby have today revealed that luxury British fragrance company Jo Malone London will be opening a Christmas pop-up in-centre, just in time for the festive season.
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28th November 2019

East Midlands IT support provider celebrates half a decade of independent business solutions

Derbyshire-based managed IT support provider, Infuse Technology, has seen a record year of growth as it marks its 5-year anniversary with turnover increasing by 25% year-on-year.
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28th November 2019

Record Turnout for Russell Scanlan Annual Charity Quiz

Nottingham’s largest insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has raised an impressive £2,611 at their Annual Charity Quiz Night in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity.
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27th November 2019

Supply chain firm gears up for festive rush ahead of Black Friday and Christmas

With Black Friday just days away (28th November) and the Christmas period hot on its heels, staff at Northants logistics and warehousing firm The NX Group are preparing for the annual spike in demand for its warehousing, distribution and ecommerce service
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27th November 2019

SDL Property Partners welcome four new partners to its growing network

SDL Property Partners has welcomed four new partners to its franchise network as interest in block management from across the property industry continues to grow.
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27th November 2019

800 professionals turned up the heat at the city's hottest charity event

Hundreds of Nottingham’s property and construction professionals came together on (21 November) to raise money for local charity, Switch Up.
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27th November 2019

Double Anniversary For Young Carlton-based Entrepreneur

A Nottinghamshire businesswoman who founded both a coffee shop and a cocktail bar in Ilkeston is set to mark the double anniversary of her business ventures. 
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27th November 2019

National award rewards Ibstock’s people first approach to energy efficiency

Ibstock plc has been rewarded for its ‘people-first’ approach to energy efficiency at the Energy Awards 2019.
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27th November 2019

Purely Digital joins The Climate Fightback

On 21st November, Derby based print company, Purely Digital, took part in a tree planting day with Premier Paper and as part of The Big Climate Fightback, a campaign organised by the Woodland Trust.
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27th November 2019

‘Captain Chaos’ Wins Businessperson of the Year

Peter Botham, Managing Director at Shed Grounds Maintenance, has won the prestigious ‘Businessperson of the Year Award’ at the Derbyshire Times Business Excellence Awards.
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27th November 2019

Local employers set a shining example with Silver Awards

Twenty two public and private sector businesses from across the East Midlands were presented with Silver Employer Recognition Scheme awards at a black-tie event in Leicester last week.
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27th November 2019

Med-Tech Innovation Expo and Medilink UK Renew Partnership

Rapid Medtech Communications Ltd and Medilink UK are delighted to announce that they have renewed their cooperation agreement for Med-Tech Innovation Expo through until 2022.
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27th November 2019

New appointment set to help Solmar Villas double trade sales

A strategic appointment is set to help a leading villa specialist capitalise on a 57% increase in trade sales.
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27th November 2019

MIDLANDS BUSINESS NETWORK EXPO, 5TH DECEMBER 2019

Join us this December for the Midlands Business Network Leicester Expo.
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26th November 2019

Two new hires for Carrington on its third birthday

Digital public relations and marketing agency Carrington has three reasons to celebrate, as the team welcomes two new recruits and celebrates three years in business.
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26th November 2019

Leading Leicester law firm helps give adventure playground a new lease of life

Leics games room brought to life by Superheroes
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26th November 2019

MasterChef finalist Louisa brings French flair to the Adams Restaurant

‘MasterChef: The Professionals’ 2017 finalist Louisa Ellis took time out of her busy schedule as a private chef to revisit hospitality and catering students at Nottingham College; this time sharing her recent experiences of working as a chef in Normandy.
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26th November 2019

Dyslexia is no stumbling block as mum opens second baby store

A businesswoman says having dyslexia has not stopped her in achieving her dream of opening her second store.
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26th November 2019

Building Society seeks a greener future for all

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has launched a new environmental strategy to make the business greener and encourage its customers to save money by cutting their energy use.
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26th November 2019

Winning streak continues for John Pye auctions

FIVE is the magic number for John Pye, as the UK’s largest auction house network has been crowned Asset Valuer & Auctioneer of the Year for the fifth year running at the Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency (TRI) Awards.
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26th November 2019

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Recruitment Open Day for Health Care Assistants

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is holding a recruitment open day for Health Care Assistants on 30th November 2019 from 10am until 2pm at Leicester Royal Infirmary.
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26th November 2019

Local Fundraiser Completes Ultimate Challenge For Safe and Sound

A Derby charity fundraiser has successfully completed his ultimate challenge to raise money for local charity Safe and Sound’s Butterfly Appeal.
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26th November 2019

Double promotion at fast-growing Frontline Recruitment

Careers specialist Frontline Recruitment has made two key promotions in its Leicester and Nottingham offices.
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25th November 2019

Paul Smith Puts Full Support Behind Fashanne

Internationally acclaimed British fashion design house, Paul Smith has confirmed that it will be sponsoring the East Midlands student fashion awards, FASHANNE, in 2020.
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25th November 2019

Fluid Ideas upgrades studio

Creative agency Fluid Ideas has revamped its studio as demand for its services grows and its workforce expands.
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25th November 2019

Festive event to raise funds for Leicester Children’s Hospital Appeal

Did you know that the East Midlands is the only region in England without a dedicated children’s hospital?
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25th November 2019

EE launches 5G in Leicester

EE has announced it has switched on 5G in Leicester, as customers in the area can now receive the latest mobile network technology.
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25th November 2019

Graduation is just the beginning for Nottingham College university-level students

More than 800 people attended Nottingham College’s Higher Education (HE) Graduation Ceremony on Monday 18 November at the atmospheric Royal Concert Hall.
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25th November 2019

A word from our sponsor - Les Phillimore, the FSB’s Regional Chairman for the East Midlands says...

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25th November 2019

Bott Ashby invests in the future

Bott enhances its vehicle conversion facilities in Ashby with a new EV ready £1m workshop extension
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25th November 2019

Top international awarding organisation takes Aim with new brand video and website

AIM Awards is a national and international awarding organisation. It offers a large number of regulated qualifications at different levels across a wide range of subject areas, along with Access to Higher Education Diplomas and end-point Assessments.
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24th November 2019

Banner Jones’ Executive Director says ‘goodbye’ after nearly 30 years

An Executive Director at leading Derbyshire-based Banner Jones Solicitors has announced that he will leave the firm after almost 30 years to focus on a new venture in property development finance in the New Year.
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24th November 2019

Rilmac Fabrication build support for local scout group and school

The 29th Cherry Willingham Scout and Guide Group are benefitting from a huge clear out at Lincoln based Rilmac Fabrication.
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24th November 2019

International expansion for KAM Project Consultants as it announces German office

UK-based KAM Project Consultants has expanded into Europe with the opening of its first international office, KAM Project Consultants GmbH, in Germany.
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24th November 2019

Leading Leather Jacket Manufacturer Celebrates 40 Year Milestone

Grantham-based leather jacket manufacturer, Hidepark celebrates 40 years in the industry this month, despite sadly losing its managing director earlier this year.
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24th November 2019

Fill your stockings at festive events taking place across North Notts

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas across North Nottinghamshire, with a host of events taking place throughout the district thanks to North Notts BID.
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24th November 2019

Master Minds raise £7,500 for charity

Russell Roof Tiles’ annual Big Quiz returned to Burton recently, raising an impressive £7,500 for local charities and community causes.
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23rd November 2019

Property due secure retrospective planning for log cabin company

Retrospective planning has been secured for the Warwickshire site of TinyWood Homes thanks to a partnership between Roythornes Solicitors and Grace Machin Planning & Property.  
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23rd November 2019

Access expands HR and Payroll presence into the SME sector with acquisition of People HR and The Payroll Service Company

The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading software providers for mid-sized organisations, today announced the acquisitions of People HR, a Doncaster based HR solutions provider and The Payroll Service Company, a Cambridgeshire based Payroll solutions prov
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23rd November 2019

People Academy provides exciting pathways and real opportunities for career progression and on-going learning

In a creative move to develop new and exciting career pathways for its staff, GT3 Architects has launched a People Academy across its business.
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23rd November 2019

New owner for RASK Restaurant at Sadler Bridge Studios

RASK, the Scandinavian-style café based at Connect Derby’s Sadler Bridge Studios is under new ownership.
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23rd November 2019

New Project Offers a F.E.A.S.T. of Cultural Events

A new cultural project in South Kesteven is bringing together farming, art, science and the environment in a series of unique events.
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23rd November 2019

Sturgess Land Rover Previews The New Land Rover Defender

Sturgess Land Rover of Leicester, one of the UK's oldest Land Rover retailers, hosted the new Land Rover Defender at a special preview event last Saturday.
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22nd November 2019

35 year milestone for Ripley salon

KH Hair marks anniversary with open evening celebration to support NSPCC's Childline
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22nd November 2019

11.2% growth in MD's first year at The Derby Conference Centre

Matthew Hutchings has celebrated his first anniversary as Managing Director of The Derby Conference Centre - one of the leading events and conference venues in the East Midlands.
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22nd November 2019

Land agent gets solid grounding in new career at Mather Jamie

A recent graduate of Harper Adams University has embarked on a career in estate and land management with leading East Midlands chartered surveyors Mather Jamie.
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22nd November 2019

Muldale Makes Moves Towards a Sustainable Future

After doubling the size of its warehouse and introducing custom spaces for environmentally friendly packaging, Gainsborough-based online retailer Muldale has committed to a sustainable future.
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22nd November 2019

Harron Homes donation encourages Forest Town youngsters to enjoy reading in the great outdoors

Pupils at a primary school in Forest Town are being encouraged to take their reading outside following a donation from Harron Homes towards an external library.
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22nd November 2019

Morley Hayes wins coveted award at the Derbyshire Times Business Excellence Awards

Derbyshire hotel, golf and leisure complex Morley Hayes, has won the coveted Leisure & Lifestyle award at the Derbyshire Times Business Excellence Awards 2019.
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22nd November 2019

Belmayne invites local charites to bid for funding

Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, are asking small local charities to get in touch if they would like to benefit from their fundraising next year.
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22nd November 2019

Duo of deals paves the way for firms to expand

A growing firm of solicitors and a specialist dress boutique are relocating to bigger premises in Nottingham following a brace of deals brokered by commercial property consultants Innes England.
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22nd November 2019

Jurassic times call for jurassic measures: Kibworth developer to help lost dinosaur to get home

David Wilson Homes East Midlands is making a bid to reunite a toy dinosaur, lost at its Kibworth development, with its rightful owner.
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22nd November 2019

Nottingham firms climb double the height of Everest for BBC Children in Need

Nottingham businesses joined forces last week to complete a gruelling climb of the renowned steps in The Park Estate, to raise over £2,000 for BBC Children in Need.
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22nd November 2019

Think about your purpose

Award-winning consultant Richard Shakespeare, of Workplace Diversity Solutions, looks at how to define your purpose, from a diversity and inclusion perspective.
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22nd November 2019

Two New Appointments Support The RU Group’s Continued Expansion

Independent financial planning and wealth management company, The RU Group, is pleased to announce that it has made two new appointments at its Nottingham headquarters.
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22nd November 2019

How to win the exhibiting game

When done right, exhibiting at events like Love Business can be a great way of raising your brand’s profile and putting your business in front of thousands of potential new customers.
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22nd November 2019

Nottingham agency adds global indoor leisure chain to growing client base

East Midlands web, ecommerce and digital solutions developer MP Digital has been awarded the contract to build a bespoke online booking system for the UK’s leading chain of indoor climbing centres.
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21st November 2019

Nottinghamshire-based architects expand team with new appointment

AM2 Architects has welcomed a new technical associate to its growing Newark team; senior lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, Jason Bierton.
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21st November 2019

Leicester salon recognised for its community support in national award

Barrie Stephen Hair has been proclaimed the country’s most outward focused hairdressing business by the National Hair and Beauty Federation.
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21st November 2019

Nottingham hair company beats world-renowned brands to prestigious award

SOS Haircare is delighted to announce its success at the 2019 Pure Beauty Awards, which were hosted at London’s 8 Northumberland Avenue.
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21st November 2019

Contractor starts on major high-end contract

A national fit out specialist has started work on a major project at one of the finest addresses in the UK.
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21st November 2019

Awards success for Banner Jones at Derbyshire’s Business Excellence Awards

Industry stalwart receives Lifetime Achievement award for decades of service
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21st November 2019

Leading architectural firm celebrates senior team member promotion

Midlands-based architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon has announced a senior promotion at its Derby office.
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21st November 2019

Works due to begin on £5 million restoration of Grade II Listed building The Old Rectory in Clifton Village

Works are due to begin on the restoration of the iconic Grade II Listed building The Old Rectory, in Clifton Village, Nottingham – with Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson at the helm of the anticipated construction project.
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21st November 2019

Local homebuilder branches out to celebrate National Tree Week

Leicestershire-based homebuilder David Wilson Homes East Midlands is marking National Tree Week by emphasising the importance of planting trees at its developments.
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20th November 2019

Hodgkinson ‘Homes In’ On Awards Success

A Derby-based family building firm has won a prestigious accolade at an awards ceremony organised by the UK’s largest online construction community.
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20th November 2019

Cornerhouse to 'Box' clever with new leasing agent

Agency to help Cornerhouse 'think outside the box'.
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20th November 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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20th November 2019

BioCity UK Life Science Start-Up Report reveals a ‘baby boom’ of new ventures and predicts workspace proliferation

BioCity, the pioneering life science incubator and business collective today releases its biennial publication, the UK Life Science Start-Up Report, an in-depth analysis of emerging businesses within the life sciences across the UK.
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20th November 2019

Edwin James Group reports c. £140 million turnover as group consolidates market-leading position

Edwin James Group has achieved an annual revenue of circa £140 million for the 12-month period ending February 2019. Underlying earnings are on plan, following another year of growth.
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20th November 2019

Charterpoint Senior Living to develop new Bingham care home

Developer Charterpoint Senior Living has announced that one of the UK’s leading care home operators is to run the new care home being built on the site of the former police station in Bingham, Nottinghamshire due to open in 2021.
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20th November 2019

Daventry design firm is shortlisted for a national award

Daventry-based Catering Design Group (CDG) has been named a finalist in the Catering Insight Awards 2019 under The Catering Insight Distributor of the Year – Marketing & Strategy Award, sponsored by Krupps.
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20th November 2019

Sladen Estates expands senior team with new development director

National property developer Sladen Estates has announced the appointment of Mark Nicholson as a development director.
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20th November 2019

Leading developer recruits new building buddies in Corby

Leading developer Barratt Homes Northampton has begun its bespoke school award scheme at Priors Hall ALC as creative pupils look forward to the year long project.
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20th November 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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19th November 2019

Pudsey and co pedal to raise the pounds at college

West Nottinghamshire College had a visit from the nation’s favourite yellow bear as he helped out with the popular Children in Need fundraising activities on Friday (15 November).
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19th November 2019

Midlands Hydraulics firm forces ahead

A leading hydraulics business in Warwickshire has purchased new premises with funding from Yorkshire Bank as part of its growth plans.
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19th November 2019

40 years of helping Leicestershire

Community Advice and Law Service (CALS) has been a beacon of hope for the past 40 years in Leicester and Leicestershire, offering advice and support in debt, housing, and welfare benefits to those people in our society facing difficulties and disadvantage
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19th November 2019

Barratt Homes employees take on the Peak District for charity hike

A team of employees from the Nottinghamshire-based Barratt Homes North Midlands joined the homebuilder’s inaugural charity event to raise funds for Mind and The British Heart Foundation.
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19th November 2019

OMS book stand T22 at Love Business Expo 2020

We offer consultancy and training services that provide you with the support, advice and guidance you need to meet your regulatory requirements and improve your business performance.
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19th November 2019

KH Hair meets Childline volunteers to mark 10 years of support for the charity

A special plaque now has pride of place in the NSPCC Midlands' counselling room to mark the ten-year partnership between Childline and East Midlands salon Group, KH Hair. 
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19th November 2019

Massingberd-Mundy announced as main sponsor of Kawasaki Motors in British Superbike Championship

Team Green becomes Massingberd-Mundy Kawasaki for the 2020 BSB Championship
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19th November 2019

Wilson Vale is ranked in top 10 of the UK Foodservice Growth Report

Independent catering company, Wilson Vale, has appeared in 8th place in the annual AlixPartners Foodservice Growth Report, a listing of the UK’s top 20 most dynamic and best performing companies within the UK foodservice sector.
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19th November 2019

Specialist make-up students get to work on hit musical

Nottingham College Specialist Hair and Media Make-up students have been finding out what it’s like to work on a real theatre production, doing the hair and make-up for the cast of The Sound of Music, which was on show at the Theatre Royal between the 29th
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19th November 2019

Derby company wins prestigious locomotive engineering award

Composite Braiding, a manufacturing firm specialising in thermoplastic composite braiding technology, has won a prestigious award at the Global Light Rail Awards 2019.
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19th November 2019

Stand T20 at the Love Business Expo 2020 has been booked by Apogee Corporation

Maidstone Kent, November 2019 -- Apogee, Europe’s largest multi-brand provider of managed print services, document process technology and outsource services will be exhibiting on stand T20 at the Love Business Expo in 2020.
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18th November 2019

Works complete on ground-breaking medical research centre at University of Nottingham

Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson is celebrating the completion of a pioneering project at the University of Nottingham – delivering a major expansion to the Centre for Biomolecular Sciences that will house vital research into the treatment for cancer.
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18th November 2019

Derbyshire Firms Team Up to Train Up Future Business Leaders

Some of Derbyshire’s best-known businesses have teamed up with Milford-based Mitre Group to train future business leaders within their workforce.
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18th November 2019

Bowthorpe Developments Limited honours legacy of village legend as it nears completion of new housing development

Bowthorpe Developments Limited, part of Bowthorpe Group, is nearing completion of its first housing development ‘The Meadows’ in North Scarle, Lincolnshire.
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18th November 2019

Timms Solicitors’ Childcare Conference Supports Local Charity

Leading law firm Timms Solicitors have presented a £750 cheque to Derby Child Contact Centre following its annual childcare conference for fellow professionals.
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18th November 2019

A word from our sponsor - Stephen Goddard, Managing Director of KuKu Connect

Networking sponsor of the Love Business EXPO 2020. As the region’s premier luxury networking brand, we are proud to be a partner of Love Business for the 2020 event.
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18th November 2019

Foresight invests £749k into University of Nottingham spin-out Promethean Particles

Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”) is pleased to announce a £749,000 growth capital investment into Promethean Particles Limited (“Promethean” or “the Company”), a company specialising in the manufacturing of nanomaterials.
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18th November 2019

Ken Clarke opens brand agency’s new £1 million media hub

Leading politician Ken Clarke was the guest of honour on Friday at the official opening of a new £1m digital media hub at a top East Midlands brand agency.
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18th November 2019

Pattonair expands into Asia with a new base in Japan

A major Derby-based aerospace company has celebrated its expansion into the Asia Pacific region with the official opening of a new office in Nagoya, Japan.
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18th November 2019

Helping hospice to spread its message of hope

Hospice Hope is a registered charity which provides pastoral care to local people with life-limiting conditions.
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17th November 2019

Innovative Study Programmes Gain National Recognition

Derby College Group (DCG) has been commended nationally for its partnership work with local employers to improve the learning experience for Professional Construction students.
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17th November 2019

Institute of Directors’ big step into Derby with Oberoi Business Hub deal

The Institute of Directors is extending its reach into Derby after agreeing a special deal with Oberoi Business Hub.
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17th November 2019

2019 ProCon Awards winners revealed

The best construction projects in Leicestershire have been named winners of the 2019 ProCon Leicestershire Awards.
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17th November 2019

Senior hires set to manage Great Central Square's new hotel develpment

Leicester's new Novotel and Adagio hotels and independent restaurant NineB, in the city centre’s Great Central Square development, will be led by a senior team of industry experts – with more than 245 years’ combined experience.
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16th November 2019

Belvin builds UK 'Home of the Year'

One of the latest grand designs built by Lincolnshire based Belvin Construction has been named ‘Best Individual New Home’ at the 2019 LABC Building Excellence Awards.
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16th November 2019

East Midlands law firm celebrates 10 years of corporate success

Fraser Brown Solicitors toasted the 10th anniversary of its corporate finance team at a celebratory event in Nottingham this week (12 November), marking a distinguished decade of growth and expansion.
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16th November 2019

Loughborough schools foundation hits a home run with new sports complex

Students in Loughborough can now benefit from a new £2.1m state-of-the-art sports facility, recently completed by regional construction firm Stepnell.
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16th November 2019

Sherwood Forest set to become the home of The Mallards - the latest new-build development from Peveril Homes

Nottinghamshire’s Sherwood Forest is set to call itself home to The Mallards on Saturday 16th November - an intimate development of fifteen 3 and 4-bedroom homes from Derbyshire-based housebuilder, Peveril Homes.
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16th November 2019

Musk Process Services team has raised £3,000 for the YMCA Burton

The Musk Process Services team has announced it has raised £3,000 for the YMCA Burton, having participated in its annual sleepout.
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16th November 2019

Two apprentices reach finals of WorldSkills UK competition

Leicester College students, Megan Fuller and Bridie Kilby will compete to be named as the UK’s best in their field at the WorldSkills UK National Skills Competition. The national finals will take place at WorldSkills Live 2019, the UK’s largest skills, ap
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16th November 2019

The National Business Awards Honour Dr Nik

Pharmaceuticals boss and business leader Dr Nik Kotecha OBE has been named the Entrepreneur of the Year at this year’s Lloyds Bank National Business Awards.
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16th November 2019

Four Leicester businesses join forces to Build School in developing world

Four Leicestershire based businesses and a primary school are combining resources in order to raise £29,000 to help build a school as part of global initiative called “buildOn” which has so far constructed 1,300 schools in some of the most economically po
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16th November 2019

Metro Bank continues to power Pall-Ex as haulage firm embarks on next phase of growth

Pall-Ex this week announced that ex-Dragons’ Den star Hilary Devey CBE has sold the business to its senior management team and UK network members.  Metro Bank is proud to continue to support the business, via a £3.25 million invoice financing arrangement
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16th November 2019

Planning duo joins East Mids consultancy

EAST Midlands based planning and urban design consultancy nineteen47 has strengthened its team with a duo of new hires, bringing on board Rebecca Beardsley and Harriet Frank as Planners.
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15th November 2019

Cancer survivor gets new lease of life as he trades 22 years in the IT sector for new eco-friendly cleaning business

With more than 15 years’ experience as a business analyst specialising in the IT industry, local cancer survivor, Kalpesh Bhayani, has beaten the odds and turned to entrepreneurship as he launches new domestic housekeeping franchise business, Bright & Bea
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15th November 2019

Nakamura purchase seals record year of investment for Scot Bennett

Installation of new CNC technology has capped over £350,000 of investment and record sales for a family-owned Northamptonshire manufacturer.
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15th November 2019

North Notts bid gets national recognition with British Bids Adreditation

North Notts BID has been announced as one of only 19 business improvements districts in the UK to receive accreditation from British BIDs (Bb).
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15th November 2019

Triple hire for leading architectural firm

Midlands-based architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon has expanded its team with a trio of new appointments.
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15th November 2019

Food and gift fair to showcase Lincoln's newest foodie superstars

Foodies will be able to get their fill of Lincolnshire’s best produce, from specially crafted rum - from the county’s largest and most unique rum distillery - to New York-inspired bakes at this year’s Lincolnshire Food and Gift Fair on Saturday 30 Novembe
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15th November 2019

“Adapt to succeed” businesses told at Directors’ Briefing 2019

Business leaders from across the East Midlands shared expert advice on ways to embrace change and adapt to the changing world at the Directors’ Briefing 2019 in Lincolnshire.
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15th November 2019

Couriers' top five tips for winter driving as cold season sets in

With Britain bracing for one of the coldest winters in decades – complete with floods, gales and torrential rain, according to the Met Office – driving conditions across the country are set to worsen in the coming months.
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15th November 2019

Land deal agreed for new homes in Melton Mowbray

A land deal has been agreed for a new housing development that will bring new homes to Melton Mowbray, just off Leicester Road.
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15th November 2019

Mark Gratton joins Wise Living as development and land manager

In the latest phase in its ambitious plan to build and manage thousands of rental homes across the UK, Build-to-rent (BTR) specialist Wise Living has appointed Mark Gratton as its development and land manager. In his new role Mark specialises in working w
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15th November 2019

Fill in the East Midlands Chamber's Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) to let them know about the issues that matter most to your business.

Have your say by completing the survey. The QES is your opportunity to shape policy and have your voice heard by key decision-makers.
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15th November 2019

Where do I turn to for business support?

Here is the Love Business guide to the organisations across the region and beyond which help businesses to create jobs, export, innovate, succeed and grow.
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15th November 2019

Diversity – a strategic approach

Award-winning consultant Richard Shakespeare, of Workplace Diversity Solutions, looks at the benefits of introducing a diversity and inclusion strategy to your organisation.
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15th November 2019

Joinery students’ furniture refurb is sold!

A piano which was given a new lease of life thanks to the creative talents of joinery students at West Nottingham College, went to a new home yesterday to begin its days as a drinks bar!
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14th November 2019

Cedar + Co. Welcomes 2 New Senior Members of Staff

Paul & Ben the Cedar + Co. Men! The expertise required for planned growth
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14th November 2019

World-leader HUUB to be headline sponsor of the Derby 10k

Derby County Community Trust is proud to announce that HUUB, the world leader in triathlon apparel, is to be the new sponsor of the Derby 10K.
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14th November 2019

New offices and team expansion for Honest Communications’ first anniversary

Honest Communications is marking its first anniversary by moving in to new offices and welcoming a new account manager to the team.
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14th November 2019

KAM Project Consultants bolsters its Milton Keynes office with four new hires

KAM Project Consultants has expanded its Milton Keynes team with four new hires for the cost management team from graduate to senior levels.
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14th November 2019

Production machines installed at new £9m factory in Derby

Aluminium extrusion machinery has been installed ready for commissioning at Garnalex’s new production facility at Nether Heage in Derbyshire.
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14th November 2019

Lincoln-based Visual Print and Design secures four local authority contracts

Visual Print and Design, a print and design company from Lincoln, has become approved suppliers for four local authorities in Wales, the East of England, London and the East Midlands
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14th November 2019

The award of a lifetime for Hope Against Cancer’s Chairman Rick Moore

The evening of Tuesday 5th November saw the much-anticipated inaugural awards ceremony organised by Voluntary Action Leicester and Leicestershire (VALL), placing the spotlight on the charities and volunteers who offer invaluable help to the most vulnerabl
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14th November 2019

Derby Business Owner shortlisted as finalist in Beauty Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2nd English Women’s Awards 2019

The 2nd English Women’s Awards 2019 will recognise and celebrate female talent from the Midlands to the South, following the North edition held earlier this year.
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13th November 2019

Expansion plans for Ischebeck Titan after major investment

A global formwork and groundwork engineering firm has announced ambitious growth plans after investing in a new headquarters in Staffordshire.
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13th November 2019

Charles Bentley & Son Clean Up at Family Business Awards

Brushware and homeware specialist Charles Bentley & Son cleaned up at last week’s Family Business Awards by taking home the award for Manufacturing Excellence, and receiving a Highly Commended in the Family Business of the Year category.
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13th November 2019

DIY Donation - Homebuilder supports men's charity group in Wigston

Leading Leicestershire homebuilder Barratt and David Wilson Homes has donated £1,000 to the South Wigston Shedders, a Men’s Shed group, as part of its Community Fund scheme.
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13th November 2019

LoyalFree launch new charity scheme in home town to help tackle homelessness

LoyalFree is delighted to launch a new charity initiative right here in Leicester, where the award winning app was founded three years ago.
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13th November 2019

Nottingham wine expert raises a glass to new business

A Nottingham wine expert is popping the cork on her new tasting business, encouraging guests to try something new and find out a little bit more about what they’re drinking.
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13th November 2019

Everyone can enjoy luxury this Christmas as 200 Degrees launches festive menu and gift range

200 Degrees Coffee has launched its new festive menu and product range in its UK shops, including a limited-edition Christmas coffee blend – The Roast of Christmas Present.
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13th November 2019

MEIF Debt Finance provides Sleaford Building Services with a £750,000 funding package

The leading Mechanical and Electrical contracting business will use the MEIF funding to support its growth plans and create 15 new jobs.
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12th November 2019

Performance Networks launch WiFi health check campaign

Nottingham based WiFi specialists Performance Networks have started a campaign working with logistics and warehousing companies to help identify and tackle poor WiFi issues which may be hindering productivity. 
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12th November 2019

Optimism of UK businesses hits seven-year low

A fall in optimism in both the services and manufacturing sectors has caused business confidence to hit its lowest level since March 2012, according to a new report from accountants and business advisors BDO LLP.
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12th November 2019

Repeat Digital to Host ‘Great Digital Bake Off’

Long Eaton based specialist PPC Agency Repeat Digital is pleased to announce that it is hosting an event this Friday (15th November 2019) to support two fantastic charitable campaigns, BBC Children in Need 2019 and Movember.
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12th November 2019

New image shows how Derby's Nightingale Quarter will look ahead of sale launch date

A new CGI image has been released by property developers detailing the view of the cycle path towards the iconic Pepper Pot structure
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12th November 2019

Major acquisition creates further expansion for Derbyshire based lubrication specialist

A leading industrial lubrication specialist based in Derbyshire has completed the acquisition of a prepacked fuel and contract packing business as part of an ongoing expansion programme.
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12th November 2019

Idlewells Shopping Centre commits to Purple Tuesday

Sutton-in-Ashfield-based shopping centre Idlewells has announced it will participate in Purple Tuesday 2019, taking place on 12 November.
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12th November 2019

UK Meds names the 'fastest growing family business' in the Midlands.

Nottingham-based online pharmacy UK Meds is celebrating after being named the Fastest Growing Family Business in the Midlands at the Family Business Awards 2019.
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12th November 2019

The future is bright for Parify Group Ltd as Scot Walker becomes majority shareholder and shares plans to trade overseas

Scot Walker, founder of innovative lighting providers Parify Group Ltd, has bought the shares from co-director Andy Twigg, which makes him the sole owner of the company.
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12th November 2019

RDS Global helps car giants motor into the future with new technology

Motoring giants have heard how innovative new technology can help drive their business forward at an industry showcase.
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12th November 2019

An Ashby surveyor’s exemplary training of fellow professionals over the last decade has seen him nominated for a prestigious industry award.

Seb Kinglsey, of leading property consultancy Fisher German, has been shortlisted to win the Mentor of the Year award at the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2019.
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11th November 2019

CPW Nottingham celebrates its 'super sweet sixteen'

The Nottingham office of national M&E consultancy Couch Perry Wilkes (CPW) is celebrating its sixteenth anniversary this month.
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11th November 2019

Visual art charity takes prime site with six-figure funding

Derby-based visual art charity Artcore has acquired new premises in the city centre after securing a six-figure funding package from NatWest.
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11th November 2019

Notts engineering firm gears up for growth in bigger office

A Nottingham civil engineering firm has relocated to bigger premises as part of its growth plans.
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11th November 2019

A word from our sponsor - David Pearson, the East Midlands Chamber’s Director of Partnerships, talks about main sponsorship of the Love Business EXPO 2020

We’re delighted to once again be backing Love Business as headline sponsor in 2020, as a clear demonstration of our commitment to enhancing businesses and communities across the East Midlands.
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11th November 2019

Sole traders step-up manifesto asks as confidence hits fresh low

FSB is calling on all political parties to put the self-employed community front and centre when drawing-up business policies for their election manifestos as its latest research shows confidence among sole traders in negative territory for five consecuti
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11th November 2019

ActionCoach provides support to Help the Homeless

Business growth specialists from ActionCoach Leicester & Nottingham are providing mentoring and support to a local homeless organisation as part of their commitment to the charity sector.
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11th November 2019

Quiet Storm backs client’s charity cycling challenge

The director of a long-standing Quiet Storm client put her pedal power to the during a gruelling 300-mile charity bike ride and we were delighted to lend our support as an official sponsor
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9th November 2019

Ventola Projects Ltd. Sponsor International Trade Award for Leicester Mercury Business Awards

When asked for his input to the 2020 Leicester Mercury Business Awards, Mick Ventola (Managing Director of Ventola Projects Ltd), saw a great opportunity to get the hard work and success of our international, exporting businesses the attention and promoti
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9th November 2019

The Wilkins Group scoops prestigious Midlands Family Business of the Year Award

Family-run global packaging and printing firm The Wilkins Group has been crowned Family Business of the Year at the 10th Midlands Family Business Awards.
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9th November 2019

SMEs at risk of losing out due to productivity gap, new research finds

Small businesses in the East Midlands risk losing out compared to those in other parts of the country, according to a new report.
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8th November 2019

250 East Mids businesses gather for future-focused Directors’ Briefing 2019

Friday 8 November, Grantham: Business leaders from across the East Midlands gathered at Belton Woods Hotel in Lincolnshire this morning for the Duncan & Toplis Directors’ Briefing 2019.
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8th November 2019

Huge Boost to Business Support

Business owners across Leicester and Leicestershire, looking to expand and grow their enterprises, now have access to an enhanced service through the Business Gateway Growth Hub, including the addition of a £1.4 million pot of grant funding.
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8th November 2019

Tank goes from strength to strength with new fitness client win

One of the fastest growing global fitness brands has appointed digital PR agency Tank to deliver an ambitious lead generation campaign for its first ever UK locations.
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8th November 2019

Auction giant John Pye to launch national debt recovery division

THE UK’s Asset Valuer & Auctioneer of the Year for the last four years running, John Pye, is launching a new division within its Business Assets department, offering industry low commission rates to support clients with national debt recovery.
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8th November 2019

Small firms call for manifesto action on business rates as freedom to challenge bills stifled

New figures from the Valuation Office Agency show that a new business rates appeal platform has caused the number of firms registering a challenge to their bill to fall by 94% across England.  
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8th November 2019

Foremost Security have the East Midlands locked down after Cerberus takeover

If you’re a business owner in the East Midlands, it’s about to become a lot easier to choose your security provider.
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8th November 2019

Thousands raised as Newark residents sail the seas to tackle social issues

Newark residents took part in a landmark sailing challenge to raise money and awareness to support issues relating to the district’s poor social mobility.
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8th November 2019

Nelson bolsters commercial property team with new appointment

Leading East Midlands law firm Nelsons has strengthened its commercial property team with the appointment of a new associate based in its Nottingham office.
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8th November 2019

Celebrating a successful vote

It’s a YES!  Lincoln BIG is today celebrating success in its latest re-ballot which gave the not-for-profit organisation the green light to continue supporting its 800 levy payers for another five years.
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8th November 2019

Supply Technologies expands UK network with new Midlands operation

Supply Technologies has expanded its network of branches in the UK with the opening of a large new facility in the East Midlands.
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8th November 2019

intu Derby backs sunflower lanyard scheme ahead of Purple Tuesday

intu Derby is one of the first shopping centres in the UK to back the sunflower lanyard scheme to provide more help to visitors with hidden disabilities.
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8th November 2019

Fortitude Nicsa Global set for Love Business debut in 2020

Derby-based IT services provider Fortitude Nicsa Global is hoping to use Love Business 2020 as a springboard to more success on the back of the rapid growth it has achieved in the past 12 months
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8th November 2019

Fidler & Pepper is awarded top spot for community involvement

​​​​​​​Staff at Fidler & Pepper Lawyers are celebrating another national award, this time for commitment to the local community.
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8th November 2019

Your IT Department return to Love Business

Your IT Department will be back at Love Business 2020 after taking a year off. Director of Sales & Marketing Craig Pearson explained; ‘We are delighted to be back exhibiting. Our focus last year was slightly different and so, despite loving the event, we
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8th November 2019

What grant funding options are there for my business?

Whether you're a start-up looking for seed money, an SME looking for cash to support your growth or need funding to support a capital investment, navigating the business finance landscape can be a challenge.
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8th November 2019

KuKu goes artisan for business

For our Leicestershire November Connect Reception we are hosted by Cariad Personal Ceremonies, where award winning ceremony designer and celebrant Ali Fleming, JP will be showcasing Harmony Glass at one of the few true artisan glass blowers left in the UK
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7th November 2019

Local apprentice named best in the East Midlands

Luke Twigger, from Ilkeston, scooped the Redrow Homes East Midlands’ Apprentice of the Year title, thanks to his willingness to go above and beyond, supporting his colleagues and learning new skills quickly.
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7th November 2019

Luxury waterside student accommodation commences on site in Nottingham

Students studying in Nottingham from next year will be able to choose from a range of accommodation within a brand-new development by the city’s canal after work started on site for the Boulevard Wharf scheme.
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7th November 2019

Game-Changing Agenda Promised As Microlise Transport Conference 2020 Registration Opens

Registration for the road transport industry's premier conference has opened today, with the Microlise Transport Conference set to take place on the 20th May, 2020 at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry.
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7th November 2019

Roythornes welcomes largest cohort of legal trainees

TEN new trainees, the largest cohort ever welcomed by top 200 national law firm Roythornes Solicitors, have joined the firm to take the next step in their careers and begin supporting its growing client base.
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7th November 2019

Boom in Technology sector creates growth for Midlands’ leading recruitment firm

The Midlands’ leading specialist recruiter, SF Recruitment, has today announced plans for a major expansion of its technology department.
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7th November 2019

Legal expert launches Lincoln networking group

A legal expert with a passion for people has launched a women’s only networking group in Lincoln.
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7th November 2019

Smart deal for NG as landmark Nottingham office building sold

One of Nottingham's most unique office buildings has been sold in a landmark deal brokered by Richard Sutton, managing director at commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors.
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7th November 2019

Cowens Inspires Next Generation with Team Expansion

East Midlands based insurance broker and financial planner, Cowens Group, has strengthened its team of insurance experts by taking on eight new members of staff in the past six months who are all under the age of 25.
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7th November 2019

Nottinghamshire housebuilder wins award for tribute to local soldiers

Leading Nottingham developer Barratt Homes North Midlands has received the Best Community Initiative Award in recognition of its concept which paid homage to the fallen of Bingham.
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7th November 2019

Determined BDO team clock up the miles to raise £1,400 for charity

Two people from the Nottingham office of accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP have clocked up the miles to raise a massive £1,400 for a cause close to their hearts.
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7th November 2019

Award-winning IT firm provides international store support

Retail Assist is delighted to announce their latest client partnership: international beauty brand, Morphe.
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6th November 2019

Baby group hosts spooky messy play thanks to housebuilders' donation

Five star housebuilder Barratt Homes has donated £1,000 to Brackley Baby Group which holds sessions every Monday and Thursday from 10am until 11am at Egerton Hall situated on The Brackens Development in Brackley, Northamptonshire.
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6th November 2019

Bodie Hodges Foundation announce vital new role to support families bereaved of a child across Leicestershire & Rutland

It’s a very sad fact that up until now, there has been little support for families bereaved of a child outside of the NHS across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. 
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6th November 2019

Student housing directors feature in prestigious business awards

Two young entrepreneurial property professionals have been recognised in a prestigious business awards scheme.
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6th November 2019

East Midlands teachers invited to exclusive event at Lincoln Cathedral

Education professionals from across the East Midlands are invited to the historic venue of Lincoln Cathedral, to discover the many exciting opportunities open to schools in the region.
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6th November 2019

Work underway at new development in Overstone

Work is now well underway at Barratt and David Wilson Homes South Midlands’ new development in Overstone, with the homebuilder bringing much-needed quality new homes to the village.
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6th November 2019

Duo from Burleigh Court win Cook and Serve Challenge

A duo from Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel at Loughborough University have been crowned Best Team in the annual Cook and Serve Challenge 2019.
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6th November 2019

Rilmac Insulation proud to achieve ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management

Rilmac Insulation Ltd. are proud to announce the achievement of ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management. 
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6th November 2019

Awards night pride for creative students

A performing arts and three TV and film students from West Nottinghamshire College sparkled amongst the finalists at the Nursing Times Awards last week in London following their work on a learning disabilities sepsis awareness video.
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6th November 2019

BHW Makes Further Key Hires

BHW Solicitors has reinforced its position as Leicester’s leading independent law firm with the hire of two highly regarded solicitors from its regional competitors.
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6th November 2019

Alka IT Services Ltd set to expand its network at Love Business 2020

IT and telecoms solutions provider Alka IT Services is hoping to get 2020 off to a flying start with the help of Love Business.
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6th November 2019

Cranfield University spin-out secures £1m for corrosion detection technology

A business that has found a way to detect corrosion and prevent leaks in assets such as pipelines through a network of remote sensors has secured a £1m funding round.
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6th November 2019

A word from our sponsor - Rhydian Pile, Managing Director of Accent Commercial Resources

Accent Commercial Resources sponsors the Love Business EXPO 2020 magazine
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5th November 2019

Team members celebrate official qualification at Franklin Ellis Architects

Two team members at East Midlands-based Franklin Ellis Architects are celebrating qualifying as Architects, having recently completed their official studies and practical training.
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5th November 2019

One million journeys for trentbarton’s hugo

An astonishing one million bus journeys have now been planned on trentbarton’s hugo app for mobile phones and other mobile devices.
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5th November 2019

Medilink East Midlands welcomes its newest Patron

JensonR+ has been recognised for the contribution it makes to life sciences, by becoming the newest Patron of Medilink East Midlands (EM).
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5th November 2019

Dynamic ideas sought for second UK Space Agency programme

Dynamic ideas from start-up and established high-tech businesses across the UK are being sought for the second Oxford Innovation Space Incubator programme.
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5th November 2019

Retail Assist Welcomes Samantha Wilde as Their New Service Delivery Lead

Managed services and solutions company, Retail Assist, has hired Samantha Wilde as their new Service Delivery Lead.
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5th November 2019

Peveril Homes’ Chamberlain Place, Measham, welcoming visitors from Saturday 9th November

Derbyshire-based housing developer Peveril Homes is adding another high-end development to its portfolio as it prepares to launch Chamberlain Place on Saturday 9th November in Measham, Leicestershire.
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5th November 2019

Pratik Master is the Midlands' Food Hero of the Year 2020

A Leicestershire shopkeeper and restaurateur has been celebrated for his vision and commitment to local producers and great quality food.
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5th November 2019

Business and education worlds come together

Local business leaders and leaders in schools met for the first time at a round table dinner this week (30 October) for the opportunity to discuss how they can work collaboratively to provide mutual benefits to schools, students and businesses across Leic
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4th November 2019

Festive data protection warning to businesses

The hallowed Christmas tradition of lawyers  warning about HR liabilities arising from the office Christmas party has, since the passing of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), been joined by a second set of warning messages about the threat to
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4th November 2019

DBCP backs Hilton Harriers FC with kit sponsorship

Hilton Harriers FC Under 16s will be taking to the pitch in style for the 2019/20 season after Derbyshire Building Control Partnership (DBCP) has offered its support with a full playing and training kit sponsorship.
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4th November 2019

Nottingham retail stars crowned at glittering awards ceremony

Nottingham’s top retail talent has been recognised at this year’s intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh Retail Awards.
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4th November 2019

Leicester broker wins global award for customer experience

BHIB Insurance Brokers in Leicester, was last month presented with the Pinnacle Award at Applied Net 2019, the world’s largest gathering of global independent agents, brokers and insurers at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
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4th November 2019

Wise Living appoints new development director as growth plans accelerate

Build-to-rent (BTR) specialist Wise Living has announced the appointment of a new development director as it continues to accelerate plans to build and manage thousands of quality new rental homes for families across the country.
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4th November 2019

Opportunities for Gifted Graduates at Worksop Firm

Graduates returning to north Nottinghamshire after completing their university studies can bag themselves a career with shed loads of opportunities with one of the area’s leading employers.
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4th November 2019

Loughborough's Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel supports first Mount Kilimanjaro charity challenge

Loughborough University’s Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) has supported its first Mount Kilimanjaro challenge to help a group of women to scale the rooftop of Africa for charity.
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4th November 2019

Notts firm secures multi-million euro deal for new Dublin hospital

A1 Flue Systems has secured a multi-million euro contract to design, manufacture and install flue and chimney systems for a new children’s hospital that is under construction in Dublin.
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4th November 2019

Breedon Group’s video goes with the flow

Breedon is a leading construction materials group in Great Britain and Ireland.
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3rd November 2019

Trading report shows high demand for new homes in the East Midlands

Demand for new homes in the East Midlands remains strong, as end-of-year figures from national housebuilder Bellway show the region continues to be a key growth area for housebuilding.
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3rd November 2019

Who's new at Rilmac - Kevin Glover

Rilmac Insulation are pleased to welcome Kevin Glover to the team in the role of Operations Manager. 
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3rd November 2019

Taylor&Emmet forges networking links in Dronfield

The Dronfield business community is to benefit from a new series of free networking events launched by local solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP.
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3rd November 2019

Property law firm acquires new Nottingham office to support growth

Award-winning property management law firm, Brady Solicitors, has invested in substantial new premises on Regent Street, Nottingham, in a move that signals its commitment to both the city and the leasehold sector. 
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2nd November 2019

Rhodes Wealth Management doubles clients after merger

Rhodes Wealth Management has doubled its number of clients after a merger with another Derbyshire-based financial advice firm.
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2nd November 2019

Tracey and Craig aim to catch a UK Bus Award

trentbarton bus driver Tracey Pemberton and engineering team leader Craig Trueman are both in the running for a 2019 UK Bus Award.
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2nd November 2019

Barrie Stephen and world-renowned barber Sid Sottung to launch new barbering collaboration in Leicester city centre

Leicester entrepreneur Barrie Stephen is expanding his business portfolio in a partnership with internationally renowned barber Sid Sottung.
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2nd November 2019

Independent eatery opens doors at Middlebeck

Newark eatery Gannets Café has opened the doors to its second venue at the growing neighbourhood of Middlebeck.
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2nd November 2019

New Nottingham Serviced Apartments Offer Home from Home for Business Travellers

Heritage Mews, a new development of serviced apartments has launched in Nottingham city centre.
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2nd November 2019

New East Mids group aims to improve inclusivity in the world of planning

A new networking body which aims to create a supportive environment to encourage greater inclusivity within the planning industry is set to host its first event in the East Midlands next month, following support from regional businesses such as Nottingham
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2nd November 2019

Sixth Director for professional practice

Colleagues at chartered surveyor Banks Long & Co have congratulated Alex Statham, who has been made the firm’s sixth Director.
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1st November 2019

Local apprentice named best in the East Midlands

An apprentice has been named best in the East Midlands by a local housebuilder.
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1st November 2019

Derby architect makes senior promotion

Derby’s oldest architectural practice, Morrison Design Limited has promoted Anthony Page to Associate Director.
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1st November 2019

Businesses keep spick and span with new service from North Notts Bid

BID MEMBERS’ businesses in North Nottinghamshire now have access to a free maintenance and repair service to complete small improvement projects and keep their local area pristine, thanks to a brand new initiative from the North Notts BID.
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1st November 2019

Contractor names as Beeston Square Development takes a step closer

Broxtowe Borough Council has named Bowmer + Kirkland as the contractor for the cinema and retail elements of second phase of its Beeston Square development.
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1st November 2019

Agents broker £7.5m employment park deal

A private investor has bought Evo Park in north Nottinghamshire in a deal worth £7.5m from Bauland Properties, a fund managed by Praxis Real Estate Management, and brokered by Mark Tomlinson of FHP Property Consultants.
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1st November 2019

Nottingham Business School awarded government funding to help microbusinesses use tech to grow

Nottingham Business School (NBS) has been awarded funding to support 50 microbusinesses to engage with technology to boost their productivity.
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1st November 2019

Former trainee returns to Derby firm in senior role

Leading Derby-based project managers and construction cost consultants Armsons have welcomed back a former trainee into a senior role.
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1st November 2019

FHP bolsters West Bridgford team with new addition

FHP Living Lettings has bolstered its West Bridgford branch with a new addition to the team, following a surge in demand for rental properties in the area.
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1st November 2019

Engineering Risk Consultancy announces further senior hires

Expansion plans are continuing at Finch Consulting as it announces the appointment of two senior hires.
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1st November 2019

Leicester College student is finalist in National Asian Apprenticeship Awards

Janie Lam, a student at Leicester College, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Health, Medical and Social Care category of the national Asian Apprenticeship Awards 2019.
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1st November 2019

Belmayne among top firms highlighting fee confusion

A clear and transparent approach to fees has earned Dronfield-based chartered financial planners, Belmayne, national recognition from a leading industry journal.
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1st November 2019

Better Business Expo - Wednesday 13th November 2019

Hosted by INICIO Media Group, this free-to-attend event will take place on Wednesday 13th November at the Derby Arena
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1st November 2019

Let's beat the Brexit blues and election fever

Don't be blinded by the potential bumps in the road ahead, let's work together towards a brighter future and celebrate what we've got here in the East Midlands. 
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1st November 2019

East Midlands brand agency Champions (UK) plc wins major aerospace industry client

Award-winning brand agency Champions (UK) plc has strengthened its client base by winning a contract with leading global aerospace and defence supply chain provider Pattonair.
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