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News from January 2020


31st January 2020

East Midlands law firm fortifies licensing team

Fraser Brown Solicitors has strengthened its longstanding licensing team with the promotion of Jo Soar to head of licensing and the addition of licensing executive, Lesleyann Harper.
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31st January 2020

Lubrizol breaks fundraising records to help prevent heartbreak

Staff at a Derbyshire firm have put their heart and soul into raising a record-breaking sum of money for the company’s chosen charity and learned lifesaving skills in return.
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31st January 2020

Supply chain solutions firm embraces ecommerce as customer base booms

A Northants-based transport and logistics firm is stepping up its ecommerce services in response to the increasing online demand for products experienced by its retail customers, including WooWoo, KINN Living, King of Shaves and Meaco.
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31st January 2020

East Midlands law firm invites business owners to succession planning seminar

Business owners invited to succession planning seminar
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31st January 2020

Four day build for nine modular homes in Newark

Production line to plot in four days: Nine new modular houses come to Newark
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31st January 2020

Sales director celebrates 25-year anniversary with Loughborough property firm

David Woodfield, Loughborough sales director of the leading local property firm Andrew Granger & Co celebrates being with the company for 25 years this month.
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31st January 2020

Mapperley student skates her way into GB squad

Nineteen-year-old student Holly Hoyland is getting set to compete against junior world champion speed skaters at the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Italy 31st January to 2nd February.
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31st January 2020

Coffee hotspot for business

For our Leicestershire January Connect Reception we are hosted by 200 Degrees Coffee in their Leicester coffee shop on Market Street, right in the centre of the city.
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31st January 2020

GeoPura and Siemens Power Polestar Test Drive With Renewable Energy

The Polestar 1’s European test drive at Villa Cora, Florence, (11 Nov – 22 Nov) was powered by renewable energy from a green hydrogen fuel cell system provided by GeoPura and Siemens.
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31st January 2020

Lead Like a Boss, the three secrets of EVERY high performing team, how to get them, embed them and profit from them quicker than you ever thought possible - this year!

If you’re a senior manager who thinks your team is capable of more, who knows deep down your team could be performing at a higher level, who wants to know exactly how to go about making it a reality.
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31st January 2020

Get an expert view on our post-Brexit future at Love Business 2020

Whatever your view on Brexit, whether you are Leave or Remain, it's happening, today. Can businesses finally afford to look ahead with confidence?
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31st January 2020

Leicestershire company has built its success on strong foundations

Leicester-based company QDTS Construction are one of the region’s biggest business success stories, growing turnover from £550,000 to £14 million in just 3 years!
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31st January 2020

Social agency’s rebrand hits all the Rate notes

A specialist East Midlands social media agency has kicked off the new year with a rebrand to reflect the growing industry.
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30th January 2020

Cheque presentation marks launch of Wathall’s Wish Campaign

Family-owned funeral directors, Wathall’s, have launched a new community support pledge with the presentation a giant cheque to Derby charity Safe and Sound.
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30th January 2020

Key hire at growing property management law firm

Following a number of key nationwide client wins and a significant rise in instructions, award-winning property management law firm Brady Solicitors has recruited experienced leasehold solicitor, Adam Fotiou.
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30th January 2020

Dimensions raise five-figure sum for trio of charities in 2019

Market-leading uniform solutions provider, Dimensions raised £10,665 for a trio of charities during a huge year of fundraising in 2019.
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30th January 2020

Leading developer's donation helps young people in Northampton

David Wilson Homes South Midlands has donated funds to a charity supporting young people in Northampton with additional needs.
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30th January 2020

Newly rebranded JSA Architects sets up home at Sadler Bridge Studios

Connect Derby has welcomed back its first ever tenant, as newly rebranded JSA Architects sets up home at Sadler Bridge Studios.
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30th January 2020

Local plant machinery company awarded Dealer of the Year by Wacker Neuson

Lincolnshire based plant machinery dealer, Stirlin Plant, have been awarded Dealer of the Year for Outstanding Achievement in 2019 by global provider of construction equipment and services, Wacker Neuson.
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30th January 2020

Star Trust hands out £60K to needy East Mids charities

Members of the Star Trust charity met with six East Midlands charities and handed over cheques to help each of them support the people and causes they work so tirelessly for.
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30th January 2020

A1 Flues gears up for growth with a raft of new appointments

A Nottinghamshire firm - the UK market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of commercial and industrial chimney systems - has made a raft of appointments as it gears up for growth in 2020.
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30th January 2020

Digital agency helps indoor climbing centre chain achieve international sales success

East Midlands web development agency MP Digital has helped global indoor leisure chain Clip n’ Climb to increase its international online customer enquiries by more than 30% after building its new website.
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29th January 2020

Mercia Marina is celebrating after winning a series of top gold tourism and wildlife accolades.

The marina, in Willington, has won a Gold conservation award for the ninth year in a row from Professor David Bellamy’s Conservation Awards scheme.
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29th January 2020

Experienced property litigation solicitor strengthens Lincolnshire legal firm

A leading Lincolnshire firm of solicitors has further expanded their team following the appointment of an experienced property litigation solicitor.
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29th January 2020

Antibiotics Donation Treats 600 African Patients

A large donation of antibiotics by a Leicestershire pharmaceuticals business has helped treat 600 patients at an African hospital.
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29th January 2020

Nottingham Business School recognised for commitment to sustainable and responsible management education

Nottingham Business School’s commitment to developing responsible leaders has once again been recognised, as it is named a Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Champion for the second time.
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29th January 2020

Game produces a boost for equine charity

Monopoly players have championed the work of an equine charity with a donation of £700.
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29th January 2020

Midlands high street survey finds 63% of shoppers want to support independents

Supporting local businesses is one of the most important reasons to shop on high streets in the Midlands - according to a recent survey conducted by retail PR experts Cartwright Communications.
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29th January 2020

Rock Fall Safety Boots celebrate success at Major National Sales Conference

The second-generation family owned Safety Boot manufacturer has a reputation for being the go-to supplier for Safety Equipment Distributors looking for a single source solution.
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29th January 2020

Leicestershire homebuilder makes donation for accessible facilities to local church

St John the Baptist Church in Hugglescote has received a £250 donation from local developer David Wilson Homes to go towards the renovation of its accessible facilities.
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29th January 2020

Derby Bondholder success for Nightingale Quarter developer

Marketing Derby co-ordinated VIP event at Derby County Football Club this month
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29th January 2020

Tasty study offers for the unemployed

West Nottinghamshire College is working in partnership with Job Centre Plus to bring a range of free study opportunities to unemployed people who may be considering a career in hospitality or catering.
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29th January 2020

£40 million unlocked for Midlands’ businesses as MEIF reveals new loan fund

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has appointed a new fund manager and made £40 million available to invest in the region’s small businesses.
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28th January 2020

Banner Jones Solicitors raises £1,000 for John Eastwood Hospice

Regional law firm hosts a Free Wills Month in aid of local hospice
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28th January 2020

National Apprenticeship Week: Global gas cylinder producer invests in the future

Ambitious 19-year-old female embarks on a commercial career in an engineering company in Nottingham
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28th January 2020

Actons strengthen private client team

Actons, the leading independent law firm in Nottingham, has further strengthen its private client team with the appointment of a new senior lawyer and another senior lawyer successfully completing the STEP diploma.
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28th January 2020

Sponsorship for holiday activities for underprivileged children

Unprivileged children and young people are to be given free holiday activities after a generous donation by ACE Sameday Couriers to Derby County Community Trust.
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28th January 2020

Two new starters join Nottingham speciality bread producer Butt Foods

Nottingham-based specialist baker Butt Foods has strengthened its team with two new appointments.
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28th January 2020

Leicester company reinforces position in veterinary market with Burtons link up

Leading Leicester workwear provider Grahame Gardner has joined forces with Burtons Medical Equipment to provide a unique offering to the veterinary market.
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28th January 2020

Gogglebox personality to headline Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Employability and Skills Conference

Gogglebox personality Baasit Siddiqui is headlining a free event next month which will bring together Chesterfield and North Derbyshire’s business community and education sector ahead of the creation of thousands of jobs.
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28th January 2020

Sustrans partnership brings greener future for growing Middlebeck

The developer of Newark’s newest neighbourhood Middlebeck has partnered with national environmental charity Sustrans to bring a greener way of life to the growing community.
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28th January 2020

£40 million unlocked for Midlands’ businesses as MEIF reveals new loan fund

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has appointed a new fund manager and made £40 million available to invest in the region’s small businesses.
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28th January 2020

£80m city scheme approved

The green light has been given by Bondholder Derby City Council for an £80m mixed-use development scheme adjoining Pride Park, to be called St Modwen Park Derby.
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28th January 2020

State-of-the-art office comes onto the market in Cossington, Leicester

An outstanding office premises with prime urban links and premium facilities has become available for sale with vacant possession or to let just north of Leicester, though joint commercial property agents Mather Jamie and Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).
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28th January 2020

Awards call for best financial talent in the region

A chance to celebrate the brightest stars in the region’s financial community is back as the East Midlands Finance Awards returns to the social calendar.
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28th January 2020

When is the right time to plan your exit strategy?

When it comes to selling your business, how do you value it and what’s your exit strategy? And why is it important to be emotionally ready to hand over the reins?
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27th January 2020

Engineering firms encouraged to get ‘2020’ vision for success in New Year

Engineering firms across the UK are being encouraged to make 2020 a new year of success for the industry by joining forces at a ground breaking event.
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27th January 2020

Museum celebrates inspirational local women

Chesterfield Museum is celebrating the lives of local women who have made a significant contribution to their communities and the country overall.
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27th January 2020

Nottingham’s Unity Square development reaches new heights

A topping out ceremony was held at one of the East Midlands’ most significant developments, Unity Square, to mark the build reaching its highest point.
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27th January 2020

Serving -up new jobs for Lincoln

An expanding independent known for its great blend of coffee and live music is investing more than £150,000 in bringing its name to Lincoln – in a move which promises to create about 12 new jobs.
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27th January 2020

Holly is a real inspiration!

A Northamptonshire-based car and van leasing company is celebrating after a member of its customer care team reached the finals of a nationwide inspiration award scheme.
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27th January 2020

Procon 2020 Vision includes nine events for property and construction network

ProCon Nottinghamshire has announced its 2020 calendar – with up to nine events in the pipeline including seminars, educational events and networking.
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27th January 2020

New signings after super year for Loates HR

Loates HR has celebrated a superb 2019 by hiring two new staff and increasing the days of one of its team.
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27th January 2020

Cooke serves up pioneering construction consultancy

Experienced construction executive Sarah Cooke has launched Rebha, a Staffs-based consultancy with the aim of improving the way organisations work through transformational change and innovation.
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27th January 2020

Partner specialising in 'modern family law' joins Clarke Willmott

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has added ‘modern family’ law to its offering with the appointment of specialist family lawyer Sarah Wood-Heath.
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27th January 2020

Lobster clients enjoy Xmas trade without extra cost

Logistics and wholesale clients of Chesterfield-based software specialist, Lobster, enjoyed the seasonal peak in trade without incurring additional operational expenses.
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27th January 2020

Investing in our future talent

At Quiet Storm, we’re huge believers in apprenticeships and investing in the next generation of business leaders.
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27th January 2020

Tex Plastics Secures Environmental Standard ISO 14001

The awarding of the Environmental Standard reflects our vision to monitor and control the impact of operations on the environment, both now and in the future at Tex Plastics Derby.
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26th January 2020

North Notts BID announces new safety measures at surveillance seminar

North Notts BID held a surveillance seminar last week (16 January 2020) to update residents on its commitment to the Business Crime Partnership and inform attendees about the measurements being taken to protect local companies.  
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26th January 2020

Two Connect Derby studios set to open their doors to non-creatives for the first time

Friar Gate Studios and Sadler Bridge Studios, the hub of Derby’s creative industries, are set to open their doors to non-creative businesses for the first time.
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26th January 2020

Kettering mental health services open day for nurses in need of a new challenge

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) is holding a Nursing recruitment day at St Mary’s Hospital (Kettering NN15 7PW) on Saturday 8th February between 10am and 2pm.
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26th January 2020

European educationalists join forces

Principals from two colleges almost 3,000 miles apart have met to look at the different styles of education curriculums, administration and management between the UK and Estonia.
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26th January 2020

Novotel Leicester kits out local school

St. Paul's Catholic School scores sports sponsorship from Leicester's latest hotel
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26th January 2020

Nottingham student letting agent reveals record-breaking year thanks to the city’s rise as a top student destination

Student lettings and management company Uni2 Rent has reported a record-breaking 2019, having let 90% of its managed rooms for the 20/21 academic year in Nottingham before Christmas, and credits the city’s increasing popularity amongst students as a signi
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26th January 2020

Development director bolsters Wheatcroft Land team

Leicester-based developer Wheatcroft Land, which includes its residential housebuilding arm Wheatcroft Homes, has appointed Chris Wesley as its new development director.
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26th January 2020

CPP secures High Speed Burton Upon Trent letting

Commercial Property Partners LLP (CPP), has secured Ascott Transport Limited (ATL) as a new tenant at Centrum 100, a successfully established business and distribution estate in Burton Upon Trent, acting as joint agents with McGuiness Waddington Real Esta
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26th January 2020

Utilities supplier demonstrates confidence in Leicester with multi-million-pound waterside investment

Midlands-based business energy and water supplier Yü Energy has demonstrated its confidence in Leicester following a multi-million-pound commercial property deal, which was advised by local law firm Nelsons.
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26th January 2020

Charity rides high with Russells donation

Local life-saving charity, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire Blood Bikes (SSBB) has received a generous £7,500 donation from Burton-based manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles.
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25th January 2020

Team challenges the generation gap by taking on ‘world’s toughest row’

The first ever four-man team to include a father and daughter is set to take part in a 3,000-mile row across the Atlantic from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua in the Caribbean.
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25th January 2020

Chesterfield’s new housing strategy approved

Chesterfield Borough Council has approved a new four-year Housing Strategy which outlines the council’s priorities to enhance the borough’s housing offer and meet the needs of residents.
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25th January 2020

Derbyshire estate agent acquires new site following acquisition announcement

Banner Jones Solicitors advises on business development
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25th January 2020

Northamptonshire’s Good Food and Drink Festival returns to Kettering this June

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Northamptonshire’s Good Food and Drink Festival, the date for this year’s festival has been announced for this summer.
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25th January 2020

New appointment at Integrated Food Projects to help boost expansion plans

Kegworth based, food and drink consultancy Integrated Food Projects has expanded its senior team in line with an ambitious growth plan. 
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25th January 2020

Pentland Brands Announced as Official Sponsor for FASHANNE

FASHANNE has today announced that it has signed global sports, outdoor and fashion brand management company, Pentland Brands, as the official sponsor of its Footwear and Accessories Award category for the event to be held in April 2020.
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25th January 2020

Avant Homes launches industry first reward scheme

Midlands homebuilder Avant Homes has introduced an exclusive new customer reward scheme giving customers even more value for money when they purchase their new home.
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25th January 2020

Hays Midlands managing director appointed to CBI East Midlands Regional Council

Paul Marriott, Managing Director of Hays in the Midlands has been re-elected to the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) East Midlands Regional Council.
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25th January 2020

Cash Protection Agency Director Celebrates 20 years in the business

Cash Protection Agency Ltd Director, Denise Parkinson, is celebrating two decades since joining business in 1999.
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25th January 2020

HQ offices at the heart of the Midlands become available to let in Ashby

A modern, purpose-built office premises with exceptional transport connections is available to let at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, though joint agents Mather Jamie and CBRE UK.
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24th January 2020

East Midlands interior specialist begins work on world’s first ‘super boutique’ hotel

A Midlands-based interior fit-out specialist is working on the world’s first ‘super boutique’ hotel in London – the firm’s biggest contract in its 123-year history.
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24th January 2020

Chartered status confirmed for Russell Ulyatt Financial Services

Russell Ulyatt Financial Services, one of the region’s leading wealth management and financial advice firms, has announced that it has once again achieved Chartered status from the premier professional body for the insurance and financial planning profess
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24th January 2020

Horticulture project plants seeds for change with Coalfields cash

Thanks to almost £10,000 from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme, delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, South Derbyshire CVS is expanding its volunteering service with the launch of a new horticulture project.
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24th January 2020

Nottingham developer celebrates year of charity commitment

Looking back on its charity commitment in 2019, Nottingham-based developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes is celebrating the maiden year of its Community Fund scheme.
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24th January 2020

Hope Against Cancer taking the lead to fight a cancer which is close to home

Leicestershire and Rutland’s very own cancer research charity, Hope Against Cancer has funded vital research into Endometrial Cancer – a cancer which is on the increase, and for which Leicester alarmingly has the highest rate of diagnosis in the UK.
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24th January 2020

Medilink UK appoints new CEO

Medilink UK, the largest representative body for the Health Technology sector in the UK, has appointed Mr Kevin Kiely as its CEO.
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24th January 2020

Local print and design company raises nearly £250 to St Barnabas Hospice

Visual Print and Design, an award-winning print and design company based in North Hykeham, have raised much needed funds for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice as part of their 2019 Christmas campaign.
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24th January 2020

Growing psychotherapy service leases two new offices

A psychotherapy service has expanded into Matlock and Bramcote following off-market lettings by Innes England, creating new jobs and supporting more people with mental health issues.
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24th January 2020

Nottingham construction business secures £250,000 MEIF Maven Debt Loan

We are pleased to announce that Newark-based LJ General Builders, has secured growth funding to finance a new contract to build several properties for the Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA).
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24th January 2020

Christmas 'treecycling' schemes raise record breaking amount for local hospices

Ward, the Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, has helped to raise over £15,000 for two local hospices through its support of the annual ‘Treecycling’ scheme.
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24th January 2020

Hair, business & brunch

For our Derbyshire February Connect Reception we are being hosted by Harvey Luke Hair & the Kava Coffee Bar in Oakwood.
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24th January 2020

Local transport firm opens its gates to fooball fans as part of Northampton Town FC sponsorship

Northampton-based warehousing, distribution and courier firm The NX Group has announced its sponsorship of Northampton Town FC’s upcoming game against Derby County FC on Friday 24th January, which will see the firm offering free parking, complimentary hot
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24th January 2020

Spatial Global Win Prestigious Project Forwarding Award

The Castle Donington based Freight Forwarders were awarded the British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Project Forwarding Award 2019 at the glittering ceremony at The Brewery, in the City of London on Thursday 16th January 2020.
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23rd January 2020

Exercise 'Round the World' with VAL and Mencap this January

Mencap has announced that the VALUES team at Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) has been specially selected to host a launch event on the 29th January for the Round the World Challenge 2020.
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23rd January 2020

Independent estate agent rated No.1 by Rightmove for sales in 2019 - and received two 'outstanding' industry accolades!

South Derbyshire based, Liz Milsom Properties, has kick started the new year in style by being rated number one by the UK’s leading property website Rightmove, for agreed sales, for the area it operates in. 
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23rd January 2020

Donate items to Hinckley & Rugby to help homeless

People in Leicestershire having a January clear out of clothes, furniture and gadgets can help the homeless by donating them at branches of Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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23rd January 2020

Ventola Projects Ltd shine a light on the Qatari Royal Palace

Leicester-based lighting specialists Ventola Projects have just completed yet another high-profile project in the United Arab Emirates – at the Sheikh Abdullah Palace in Doha, no less!
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23rd January 2020

Lovell Partnerships receives Tpas accreditation for 13 consecutive years

Lovell Partnerships receives Tpas accreditation for 13 consecutive years
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23rd January 2020

Nottingham law firm raises the bar

A Nottingham immigration law firm is celebrating a successful first few months in business after ranking in the top ten of over 2000 UK solicitors, achieving a 100 per cent success rate for clients and delivering Brexit workshops and strategies to dozens
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23rd January 2020

Who's new at Rilmac - Lee Storr

Rilmac Asbestos Services are pleased to welcome Lee Storr in the role of contracts manager. 
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23rd January 2020

Croots Farm Shop and Café worthy of a place in national awards final, say fellow farm retailers

Successful Derbyshire farm shop and café Croots has been unveiled as a finalist in the prestigious national Farm Retail Awards.
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23rd January 2020

Business Premises Extension Construction underway at Rock Fall UK Ltd

Second generation family owned Safety Boot manufacturer, Rock Fall operates from one secure site based on Wimsey Way in Alfreton, Derbyshire and successfully applied for planning permission for an extension of their “Unit 4” with construction now underway
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23rd January 2020

One hundred years of history from KH Hair

KH Hair Group is celebrating one hundred years of history which began with a single salon opening on a quiet corner in Long Eaton in 1920 and has since grown to comprise 21 award-winning salons situated throughout the East Midlands.
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23rd January 2020

Leading housebuilder rewards hard work with promotion for senior sales adviser

A hard-working employee at five star housebuilder David Wilson Homes South Midlands has been rewarded for her work and commitment with a promotion.
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22nd January 2020

New Market Harborough business park built by J Tomlinson ready for take-off

J Tomlinson has handed over a new £5.2m industrial park in Market Harborough, which is set to create more than 200 jobs.
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22nd January 2020

9 new learning workshops ‘bring learning to the heart of a business’ for 2020 challenges

Loughborough-based learning consultancy, Outlook Partnerships’ have created 9 new learning workshops to provide the right knowledge, attitudes, skills and habits that businesses need to survive and thrive in 2020.
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22nd January 2020

Leicester food manufacturer fulfills appetite for growth with HSBC UK funding

A Leicester-based food manufacturer has more than doubled its production capacity, positioning it for future expansion, with the help of a commercial mortgage from HSBC UK.
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22nd January 2020

Anicca Digital continues its campaign to close digital skills gap with the launch of a training bursary for Leicestershire

Government statistics show that 1 in 10 people in work in the UK ‘completely lacks basic digital skills’, a fact that prevents people from earning more in the workplace (as digital jobs pay on average 29% more than those that don’t require those skills) a
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22nd January 2020

New Year, new EXO Centre for Lincolnshire Showground – Inclusivity, wellbeing and sustainability shapes new events space

Lincolnshire Showground has announced an investment of over £800,000 in the renovation of its Exhibition Hall – now known as the EXO Centre - to create a contemporary and inclusive education and events facility for all.
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22nd January 2020

Industry week brings business to life for students

Learning how to become self-employed, role play with the police and training and industry talks from the experts has been on the agenda for students at West Nottinghamshire College.
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22nd January 2020

Pioneering Leicestershire estate agency to shake up market following investment

Leicester-based estate agency Hortons has its sights set on achieving national coverage after receiving a major six-figure private equity investment from Dunelm Partners.
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22nd January 2020

Internet sector delivers 22,000 jobs, 4,000 businesses and £2.1bn GVA in the East Midlands

New research reveals impact of the internet economy across the East Midlands
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21st January 2020

Wise Living and Keon Homes joins forces fop BTR Scheme

Wise Living, the SDL Group’s build-to-rent (BTR) division, has announced a new partnership with Keon Homes.
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21st January 2020

Double promotion at regional property agency

Commercial property consultancy Innes England has promoted Associate Director Simon Dare to Director and Surveyor Ross Whiting to Associate Director.
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21st January 2020

New Mobile App Set To Revolutionise 'Searches' For Local Businesses In Leicestershire

Since launching in December, the Spotted:App looks on-course to revolutionise the way that Leicestershire residents search for business services in the future.
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21st January 2020

Nottingham Marketing Team Up for Major National Award

Retail Assist is delighted to announce that their marketing team are finalists for the CIM Marketing Excellence Awards in the category of 'Marketing Team of The Year'!
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21st January 2020

Chamber of Commerce's only ever female president

Chamber’s only female president gives insight into bygone years
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21st January 2020

Stepnell drives ahead new car park completion

Stepnell works on new car park as HR giant drives ahead with expansion
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21st January 2020

Hay Hampers announces 'best ever' Christmas as sales increase by 15%

Hay Hampers enjoyed its best ever Christmas trading. The luxury gift company welcomed an influx of shoppers from other upmarket rivals, helping sales rise 15 per cent on last year’s festive season.
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21st January 2020

Workplace Diversity Solutions enters partnership with Peninsula

Award-winning East Midlands diversity and inclusion consultancy Workplace Diversity Solutions has established a new partnership with Peninsula, the UK’s market leader in employment law and health & safety support.
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21st January 2020

Agency strikes it lucky with ex-casino boss

East Midlands brand agency Champions (UK) plc has appointed a new head of corporate development as it looks to build on its success into 2020.
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21st January 2020

Pattonair answers plea to replace stolen televisions at Royal Derby Hospital

Derby-based firm Pattonair has lent a helping hand to the community by stepping in to replace stolen TVs at Royal Derby Hospital, part of University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.
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21st January 2020

The business case for Diversity and Inclusion

What is diversity and why does it matter? How does business benefit from having a more diverse workforce and why should it care?
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20th January 2020

Midlands Connect writes to Boris Johnson: any delay or downgrade of HS2 a “serious concern” and further leaks are “simply unacceptable"

Midlands Connect Chairman Sir John Peace has today (Monday 20 January 2020) written to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging him to publish the Oakervee review in full as soon as possible, and warning him again that any delay or downgrade of High Speed
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20th January 2020

Three charities to benefit from local accountancy firm’s fundraisers

Nottingham-based accountants Page Kirk LLP have once again made a generous charitable donation following epic fundraising efforts by staff.
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20th January 2020

Former Boots Pharmacy in Derby acquired by Becketwell developers

St James Securities has reinforced its commitment to the redevelopment of the Becketwell area of Derby with the acquisition of the former Boots Pharmacy on Victoria Street in Derby.
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20th January 2020

Specialist state of the art architectural visualisation arrives for Lincs, Notts and beyond

A Lincolnshire based entrepreneur has launched a brand new business designed to help property developers, estate agents and home buyers, to visualise new projects in full 3D imagery – before a single brick has been laid.
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20th January 2020

Young footballers in Worksop show off brand new kit

Young players at Worksop United Juniors FC are now wearing stylish new kit, thanks to sponsorship from local housebuilder Jones Homes.
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20th January 2020

Housebuilder trainees represent region in national award

A trainee sales advisor, technical co-ordinator and an apprentice joiner from Nottingham have been named as the region’s top Young Achievers in a national housebuilder’s award scheme.
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20th January 2020

trentbarton team’s charity of year is Teenage Cancer Trust

Bus drivers and colleagues from trentbarton have chosen the Teenage Cancer Trust as their charity of the year for both 2020 and 2021.
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20th January 2020

Leading East Midlands property consultancy tackles stigma around mental health in the workplace

A leading UK property consultancy has pledged to tackle the stigma around mental health in the workplace.
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20th January 2020

New research reveals impact of the internet economy across the East Midlands

The internet is an economic powerhouse that is driving the economy in the East Midlands through jobs, businesses and output, new Internet Association analysis reveals today.
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20th January 2020

Cartwright boosts team with journalistic duo

Leading Midlands PR and digital agency Cartwright Communications has kicked off 2020 by expanding its team with the appointment of two ex-journalists.
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20th January 2020

A supercharged project management solution for Torex

Torex is a global manufacturer of integrated circuits for power management applications.
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19th January 2020

Lincolnshire solicitors bolster employment team

A Solicitor with high-ranking London experience and a Legal Executive with a dazzling academic record have been added to the employment arm of a leading Lincolnshire firm of solicitors.
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19th January 2020

New facility to focus on production of medical devices and technologies

Work is well underway on Nottingham Trent University’s new Medical Technologies Innovation Facility (MTIF) at the Boots site, which is part of the Nottingham Enterprise Zone. 
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19th January 2020

Electronics and Controls Engineering specialist joins Finch Consulting

Engineering Risk Management specialists, Finch Consulting have announced further expansion following the appointment of Michael Campbell as a senior consultant.
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18th January 2020

First for UK – Salloway gets Wheel Surgery deal over the line

Salloway Property Consultants have brokered a deal for the first in a specialist alloy wheel refurbishment franchise to come to Derby.
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18th January 2020

Pegasus Group promotions reward talent and hard work

National multidisciplinary consultancy Pegasus Group has welcomed the new decade with a number of regional and group promotions.
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18th January 2020

Belmayne extends team of expert advisers

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are strengthening their team of professionals with the appointment of a new experienced adviser.
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18th January 2020

intu Derby donates £2,000 to Treetops Hospice Care as part of charity awards

One of the Midland’s most popular shopping centres, intu Derby, has donated £2,000 to Treetops Hospice Care to support the charity’s 2020 activities.
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18th January 2020

Whitemeadow Furniture sees further growth thanks to marketing partnership

Whitemeadow Furniture has renewed its contract with creative agency Purpose Media to bolster marketing efforts even further after another successful year in partnership.
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18th January 2020

Green for go! Utilita sponsors Derby 10k's plant-based water bottles

One hundred per cent plant-based water bottles are to be given to the runners of this year’s Derby 10k – making it one of the most-environmentally friendly races ever run in the UK.
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17th January 2020

Barlborough-based Avant Homes appoints Mark Phelan as Group Customer Experience Director

Barlborough-based housebuilder Avant Homes has appointed Mark Phelan to the newly created role of group customer experience director as it looks to further strengthen its customer service team.
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17th January 2020

Photek to develop next generation of optical/UV detectors for space applications

Major photon detector technologies project with University of Leicester, as part of national SPRINT programme
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17th January 2020

Work to begin on new Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre

Work is set to begin to develop a new Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre for businesses on part of the Holywell Cross car park.
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17th January 2020

Lathams embarks on next chapter of Wicksteed Park's renaissance

With a fascinating and innovative history, Wicksteed Park in Kettering is showing no sign of slowing down now.
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17th January 2020

Oakwood Training nominates Leicester homeless charity as Charity of the Year

Leading mental health and personal safety company to support The Bridge Homelessness to Hope
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17th January 2020

Sturgess Hyundai Loughborough becomes first retailer in Leicester to gain Electric Vehicle Approved Accreditation

We are delighted to announce that Sturgess Hyundai based in Anstey has recently been awarded approval under the Electric Vehicle Approved (EVA scheme)
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17th January 2020

“Get your giveaways greener“ says Systematic

Many organisations will be looking to increase engagement with their brand in 2020, only the few will be putting environmental considerations at the forefront of their decisions
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17th January 2020

The inVALuable Network

The inVALuable Network is a unique opportunity for all VCSE Organisations & Businesses to Work Together as we are Stronger Together
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17th January 2020

Insight and inspiration at Love Business

Although bringing people together, creating connections and providing ample opportunities for networking is a big part of what we do here at Love Business, it isn’t our only focus.
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17th January 2020

Christmas mental health campaign raises over £1,000 for UK charity, Mind

A charitable Christmas campaign aimed at raising money and awareness for those suffering with mental health has raised £1,060 - with all funds going to national charity, Mind.
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16th January 2020

SMEs in the East Midlands optimistic about 2020 growth prospects but face barriers to tech innovation and investment

On 14 January BT announced the findings of its largest ever study into small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) with fewer than 100 employees across the UK, with SMEs in the East Midlands revealing a sense of mixed business confidence leading into the New Year.
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16th January 2020

Sleetmoor stalwart set for first-class Honours celebration thanks to Purpose Media

The honorary Life member of Sleetmoor United Football Club is gearing up for a luxury day out in London to celebrate his New Year Honour, thanks to local marketing agency Purpose Media.
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16th January 2020

Impression shortlisted for five UK Biddable Media Awards

Nottingham based digital marketing agency Impression has been shortlisted for the 2020 UK Biddable Media Awards in five different categories.
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16th January 2020

East Mids Pulse Consult secures seven year London framework

Leading multi-disciplinary property consultancy firm Pulse Consult has been appointed to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) framework and is the only company to secure two disciplines: project manager and quantity surveyor.
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16th January 2020

Pochin comes to Derby in another coup for Eagle Park

Historic plumbing and heating supplier Pochin has moved to Derby’s Eagle Park in a deal brokered by Salloway Property Consultants
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16th January 2020

Rise in empty shops shows need for business rates reform, say small firms

Responding to new figures from the BBC Data Unit showing that £1 billion in empty premises business rates relief is applied in England and Wales each year, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry said:
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16th January 2020

Online Mortgage Advisor to Celebrate the Best in the Industry

Online Mortgage Advisor will celebrate the best brokers and lenders in the industry at its annual Charity Awards on Friday 31st January 2020 at Derbyshire County Cricket Club.
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16th January 2020

Former senior Ofsted inspector appointed as college vice-principal

A highly-experienced educationalist and former senior Ofsted inspector has spoken of his ambitions for West Nottinghamshire College after becoming the final addition to its new-look senior leadership team.
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16th January 2020

Charity partnership all wrapped up thanks to Love Business connections

Derby charity me&dee, which supports people with life-changing illnesses and their families, is set to receive a promotional boost from van conversion specialist Bott, thanks to connections made through Love Business.
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15th January 2020

New GDP figures a concern for small businesses

New figures out today have highlighted the ongoing concerns over the state of the British economy with GDP rising by 0.1% in the three months to November, but with the month of November itself seeing a sharp 0.3% drop.
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15th January 2020

Meet the ecologists behind the plans for the Nottingham Forest City Ground

The ecologists tasked with carrying out the environment impact assessment which will be submitted as part of the planning proposals for the redevelopment of The City Ground have been revealed as Derby based firm, RammSanderson.
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15th January 2020

Northants pub company makes £50,000 charity pledge to mark 50 years in business

The owners of 17 pubs in Northampton including Brampton Halt, Thomas 'A' Becket and The Red Lion, has pledged to raise £50,000 for charity in its 50th year of business.
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15th January 2020

Renewable energy project recognised in second national awards

East Midlands based renewable energy company Geo Green Power have received their second shortlisting for a national award for their project at North Nottingham’s RT Farms.
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15th January 2020

Northamptonshire Health & Care Partnership recruiting Clinical Pharmacists to support GPs and enhance primary care services

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership is supporting Primary Care Networks in recruiting Clinical Pharmacists as part of an innovative new recruitment campaign taking place across the County, helping to deliver the best possible care to patients in
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15th January 2020

Market Harborough letting agent scoops gold award

The British Property Awards named Market Harborough based letting agent Andrew Granger & Co as its Gold Award Winner for Letting Agent in Market Harborough 2019-2020.
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15th January 2020

Student housing records busiest quarter ever

Specialist letting agency and property management company Student Housing added 30 new properties to its portfolio between October and New Year's Eve.
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15th January 2020

Focus Consultants completes project management role at Auckland Castle

Focus Consultants has completed a project management role for a major conservation scheme at Auckland Castle, the former home of the Prince Bishops of Durham.
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14th January 2020

Record-breaking 2019 for Scotts Precision Manufacturing

One of Britain's leading designers and manufacturers of vegetable harvesting machinery has reported a record number of sales in 2019.
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14th January 2020

Leicester homebuilder recruits new apprentice bricklayer

Barratt Homes North Midlands has welcomed an apprentice bricklayer to its New Lubbesthorpe development in Leicester to help him develop his skills and knowledge of the trade.
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14th January 2020

A Lincoln business has revealed that the final quarter of 2019 was its busiest ever!

Specialist letting agency and property management company Student Housing added 30 new properties to its portfolio between October and New Year's Eve.
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14th January 2020

Medstrom Academy Launch

Medstrom launches new interactive academy learning space
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14th January 2020

BDO East Midlands reveals UK business optimism flatlines in wake of General Election

UK business in “wait and see” mode following General Election
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14th January 2020

Ten newly qualified accountants at Duncan & Toplis

Ten trainees have qualified as professional accountants at Duncan & Toplis
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14th January 2020

Exceptional Growth for SDL Surveying in 2019

Residential surveying specialist, SDL Surveying, has revealed that it had a record year in 2019, which has seen the Nottingham-based business increase both its revenue and market share.
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14th January 2020

Building support for Nottingham's older people with Big Band Bash

A CARE GROUP in Nottingham that provides support for the city’s older people is getting a boost to its campaign to build a new support centre with a vintage fundraising event being organised by the family of a dementia sufferer who benefitted from their s
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14th January 2020

Mental wellbeing and personal safety key topics at Rilmac Annual Training Day

The third annual Rilmac Group Training Day took place at the Epic Centre at the Lincolnshire Showground. 
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14th January 2020

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO has strengthened its business restructuring team in the Midlands.

The team – which operates out of the firm’s Birmingham and Nottingham offices – has doubled in size over the last 18 months and made a raft of promotions and new appointments.
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14th January 2020

Fast-growing motorhome brokerage ‘graduates’ from Mansfield Innovation Centre to new HQ

A rapidly-growing motorhome firm says its move from the Mansfield Innovation Centre to new head office premises will underpin its exciting plans for future growth.
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14th January 2020

Talking politics – an MP’s view on the future of the East Midlands economy

As we head into 2020 with a functioning majority Government in place and Brexit on the horizon, we speak to one of the region’s most prominent MPs about what the future holds for the East Midlands… and the UK.
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13th January 2020

East Midlands law firm scores top city centre location for new Nottingham self-service ale bar

Fraser Brown Solicitors has been working with the owners of the popular Another? Wine Bar to secure the premises license and lease of the new Tap House bar in Nottingham city centre.
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13th January 2020

Wise Living Announces £100m Funding Boost

Wise Living, the SDL Group’s build-to-rent (BTR) division, has entered into an agreement with investment manager, Triple Point, which will deliver more than £100m of funding over the next 18 months.
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13th January 2020

Howes Percival helps Leicestershire County Cricket Club secure £1.75m loan

Leading law firm Howes Percival has acted for Leicestershire County Cricket Club in relation to a £1.75m loan from Leicester City Council.  
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13th January 2020

Good call! Derbyshire sign new deal with A1 Comms

Derbyshire County Cricket Club has named A1 Comms Business as its ​mobile telecommunications partner until the end of 2021.
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13th January 2020

Expanded Recycling Programme Supports Butterfly Appeal

A mobile phones recycling initiative to support a Derby charity has been expanded thanks to intu Derby.
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13th January 2020

Open Banking held back by lack of trust among small firms on second anniversary of roll-out

With today marking two years since the implementation of the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) in the UK, new FSB figures highlight the minimal impact of the legislation to date.
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13th January 2020

Bespoke intelligence to boost your business performance

Quiet Storm has been developing innovative digital solutions for clients for more than 30 years and in that time, we’ve gained lot of insight into what makes business tick.
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13th January 2020

NEBOSH Gold

OMS are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Gold Learning Partner status, as one of the UK's top-rated training providers.
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12th January 2020

Work begins on new housing development in Hilton

Work has started on a new homes development in the Derbyshire village of Hilton, which will see significant financial investment in the local area.
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12th January 2020

First look reveal at Leicester's newest hotels and restaurant

THE NOVOTEL and Adagio hotels and independent NineB restaurant on the Great Central Square development in Leicester city centre, have opened their doors early to reveal an exclusive first look ahead of the official opening on 16 January 2020.
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12th January 2020

Imago Venues at Loughborough University shortlisted for three awards

The New Year for Imago Venues has started on a high after being shortlisted for three prestigious 2020 M&IT Awards.
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12th January 2020

Debt Recovery Specialist Joins Large Commercial Law Team

 The Commercial Litigation Team at Sills & Betteridge LLP has recently been strengthened by the appointment of Debt Recovery Chartered Legal Executive Madeline Broddley.
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12th January 2020

Top performer after high score in nationwide independent survey

Nottingham-based integrated comms provider Adare SEC has scored 82.4 out of 100 in an independent nationwide customer satisfaction survey, making it one of the best performing companies of its type in the UK.
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11th January 2020

Grant Thornton advises on the sale of leading spring manufacturing specialist

Grant Thornton has advised on the sale of Northampton manufacturer, Metrol Springs Ltd, to Swedish firm, Lesjöfors AB Group, for an undisclosed amount.
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11th January 2020

For both EHL and The Riders it’s all about perfect moves!

Leicester-based company, EHL Conveyancing, are experts in everything related to moving house but, having just sponsored the Leicester Riders team for the 6th year as the ‘Official Lawyers of The Leicester Riders’, they are fast becoming experts on Basketb
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11th January 2020

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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11th January 2020

Leicestershire Event Management Agency celebrates 15th birthday with a rebrand

SJ Events was formed in 2005 by Sam Spillane with a clear aim to provide a straightforward but fun approach to event management. The business provides events and travel experiences which allow businesses to engage with their audiences – both internal and
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11th January 2020

New fires bring decades of experience to Derby team

East Midlands property consultancy Innes England has strengthened its asset management team with the appointment of two surveyors, who between them have over 20 years' experience in the industry.
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11th January 2020

Precision engineering, industrial and trade supplier moves on to Pride Park

One of the UK’s leading precision engineering and industrial supplier has moved to a new site in Derby following a deal brokered by Salloway Property Consultants.
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11th January 2020

Kegworth-Based Business Invests in its Senior Team in 2020

The IFP Group has appointed a new senior manager and launched a new website as part of its 2020 growth plans.
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11th January 2020

Banner Jones Solicitors partners with Chesterfield rugby club

In celebration of its centenary anniversary this year, Chesterfield Panthers RUFC has purchased new 1919 replica shirts for its mini teams thanks to sponsorship assistance from local law firm Banner Jones Solicitors.
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10th January 2020

Bray & Bray hails strong dessert café market after tasty deal

The latest Heavenly Desserts franchise to open its doors in the region confirms the ongoing buoyancy of the dessert café market according to the commercial property team at East Midlands law firm Bray & Bray behind the deal.
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10th January 2020

PLM Global predicted the downfall of till-less Sainsbury’s store

The verdict is in on Sainsbury’s till-less supermarket after they launched a three-month experiment in its Holborn store, and just like PLM Global Sales Director Shane Watson, the jury was not convinced. 
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10th January 2020

Manufacturer Goes from Strength to Strength

Burton-based roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles has kicked off 2020 by boosting its team as part of strategic succession planning to support business growth.
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10th January 2020

Lender hits £100m milestone in the Midlands

Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance has achieved a significant milestone of over £100m of funding advanced across the Midlands in the 18 months since opening its regional office in Birmingham.
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10th January 2020

Nottingham law firm boosts specialist Court of Protection team with new hire

A solicitor who started her career as an in-house government lawyer has joined the Nottingham office of leading law firm Nelsons – boosting its specialist Court of Protection team.
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10th January 2020

Engineering firm JMS plans to build a reputation as Derby's best employer

JMS, the national group of consulting engineers, is excited to announce the opening of a new Derby office in January 2020.
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10th January 2020

Free business support to help East Mids entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality

Banking giant NatWest has teamed up with De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) to help aspiring entrepreneurs.
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10th January 2020

2019 sees major strides forward for Rock Fall Safety Boots

Rock Fall, a multi-award-winning second-generation family owned business in Alfreton sits at the forefront of the safety footwear market supplying more than 600,000 pairs per year, their world first innovations provide solutions to the ever-changing deman
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10th January 2020

Housebuilder puts £3.4 million investment into Mickleover

An East Midlands housebuilder is contributing over £3.4 million to the Mickleover community.
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10th January 2020

Northants Stonework Business Recognised as one of Britain’s Greatest Brands

Global leader in high-quality garden design and architectural stonework, Haddonstone has been announced by Country & Town House as one of its acclaimed Great British Brands 2020.
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10th January 2020

Love Business 2020 - what's in it for me?

Many people in business will attend trade shows and conferences without knowing why. With Love Business 2020 around the corner, we look at some of the reasons why you will benefit from paying us a visit.
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10th January 2020

Exciting new connections for Branston Hall

Our January Connect Reception will be hosted by Branston Hall, situated in over 80 green acres, just outside of Lincoln.
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9th January 2020

Chesterfield announced as new home for bridging finance company

Following his departure from Banner Jones Solicitors in 2020, renowned Chesterfield solicitor, Chris Sellars, has announced his new venture and it is to be based in the town.
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9th January 2020

Shed Grounds Maintenance welcomes new Marketing Assistant Sophie.

Chesterfield-based Shed Grounds Maintenance Ltd has strengthened its team by appointing a marketing and administration administrator to help support the continued growth of the company.
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9th January 2020

IT Support Company Expands to New Premises After a Decade at Friar Gate Studios

After a decade at Connect Derby’s Friar Gate Studios, one of the building’s longest serving tenants is moving to larger offices on Vernon Gate in the city as part of the next phase of its expansion programme.
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9th January 2020

PRP Consulting Engineers and Surveyors celebrate 35 years with two new directors

The Leicestershire and Northamptonshire based firm PRP Consulting Engineers and Surveyors, celebrates 35 years in business by announcing the appointment of two new directors to their current management board of six, showing that the company has no plans t
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9th January 2020

BGF tops £400m invested in Midlands

Investor celebrates growth in the portfolio throughout 2019
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9th January 2020

Employers urged to prepare for a raft of employment law changes in 2020

2020 is set to be another year of change from an employment law perspective.
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8th January 2020

Electric Vehicle Accreditation for Bristol Street Motors NIssan Chesterfield

Bristol Street Motors Chesterfield Nissan has become one of the first dealerships in the country to gain Electric Vehicle Approved status (EVA).
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8th January 2020

Burton Albion’s Inspirational Healthy People, Healthy Business Event to follow Football Association’s New National Mental Health Campaign

Business people from across the region have a great opportunity to learn from leading personal and workplace wellbeing experts at the Burton Albion’s second Healthy People, Healthy Business event on 17th January
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8th January 2020

PR Agency Explains Motive Behind Rebrand

A Nottingham based digital PR agency has kicked off the new decade in style with a complete rebrand.
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8th January 2020

Creative agency adds to its board of directors after recording its strongest year in over a decade

Nottingham-based creative agency, The Dairy, is celebrating its strongest financial year since 2006 as well as the promotion of Account Manager Tom Walters to the position of Account Director and company Director as part of the agency’s long-term growth s
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8th January 2020

HSBC UK ties up deal for Lincoln clothing retailer

Coneys, a Lincolnshire-based designer and retailer of high-quality menswear, has opened a new store adjacent to its existing Lincoln site, after securing a business loan from HSBC UK.
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7th January 2020

Revolutionary new housing development landing in Newark in January 2020

Nottingham based modular house builder, Positive Homes has launched its latest development of ground-breaking, energy efficient new homes.
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7th January 2020

Accountancy 'adds up' success with two new hires and promotions in Nottingham

Leading accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young has strengthened its Nottingham-based team with the appointment of two new hires alongside two promotions.
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7th January 2020

Poppy PR waves farewell to Ilkeston and takes root in Castle Donington

An award-winning PR boss has taken the bold move of relocating her business to Castle Donington - to grow in more ways than one.
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7th January 2020

Start 2020 with a new job at an NHS Trust rated ‘outstanding’

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trusts is recruiting 10 Community Public Health Nurses
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7th January 2020

Barratt graduate furthers career with a new role as part exchange manager

Having joined Barratt Homes Northampton’s Sales Graduate Programme in 2013, one employee’s determination to move up through the ranks has earned a new role as Part Exchange Manager.
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7th January 2020

How to close sales

When you’re in that all-important pitch, are you afraid to ask for the sale? And just how do you get the close right to win the business?
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6th January 2020

Nelsons boosts award-winning conveyancing team with new hire

Leading East Midlands law firm Nelsons has strengthened its award-winning conveyancing team with the appointment of a new associate in its Derby office.
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6th January 2020

Focus Consultants’ research calculates significant ROI for LLEP investment

Economic development experts at Focus Consultants have calculated that the £126 million invested in Leicester and Leicestershire through the Local Growth Fund Programme could bring huge economic benefits to the area.
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6th January 2020

Notts hairdresser has head shaved for cancer charity

A Nottingham hairdresser has had her own hair shaved off to raise money for a leading cancer charity.
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6th January 2020

Leading developer celebrates growth as it welcomes new starters to technical team

Leading developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes South Midlands has welcomed four new starters to its Technical team; Alex Pook, Rob Hill, Azahara Bello and Michael Pritchard.
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6th January 2020

SuperFOIL takes on new hire from rival insulation firm

Former YBS Insulation Sales Manager, Jason Collinge, has made the move to insulation manufacturer and supplier, SuperFOIL
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6th January 2020

Plans have been approved for Duncan & Toplis' modern office development as it looks to invest in the area.

Plans to build a £1.5m office space submitted by East Midlands based accountancy practice Duncan & Toplis have been given the go-ahead in Louth.
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6th January 2020

Midlands Connect update on Lord Berkeley Alternative HS2 Review

Alternative HS2 review ignores scheme’s importance to the Midlands
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6th January 2020

Fake reviews hampering small firms using online platforms

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses has revealed the scale of problems that firms are facing when it comes to using online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay and Facebook.
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3rd January 2020

Housebuilder's Christmas cards help Bingham pupil spread festive cheer

A creative pupil in Bingham won a Christmas card competition with David Wilson Homes to spruce up the festive season for their family and friends.
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3rd January 2020

Students leave a year-long legacy as they persuade colleagues to star in a charity calendar

Placement students at a Derbyshire company convinced older colleagues across their workplace to pull on fancy dress and pose for the camera when they put together a 2020 works calendar in aid of the British Heart Foundation.
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3rd January 2020

Fit for a King in Leicester - 9th January

Hosted by: King Richard III Pub & Chop House
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3rd January 2020

Get your business off to a flying start to 2020 with Love Business

We may be only a few days into 2020, but it’s already shaping up to be a year with plenty of potential.
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2nd January 2020

Senior appointment to evolve digital services at Opus Trust

Opus Trust Communications, the multi-channel communications expert based in Leicester, has announced the appointment of Matt Connor as Head of Development, as the business continues to deliver on its digital solutions strategy.
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2nd January 2020

Nottingham solicitor retires after 50 years service

Almost 50 years after entering legal practice, Nottingham Solicitor Duncan MacLaren, has announced his retirement from Sills & Betteridge.
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2nd January 2020

Don’t be among the 48% who get into business without an end game

Nearly 50% of business owners have no exit strategy - be it to sell, walk away or leave their company as a legacy to family.
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2nd January 2020

Pond creation tender win for Sheffield environmental consultancy

Wildscapes CIC have embarked on a project to deliver a number of Great Crested Newt ponds across the Derbyshire region this winter. 
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2nd January 2020

New Year chance to showcase best small businesses in the East Midlands region

Small businesses across the region are being urged to use the New Year to make an application to the East Midlands Federation of Small Businesses Celebrating Small Business Awards.
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2nd January 2020

Construction company appointed in multi-million pound deal for Nightingale Quarter project

Ground set to be broken following appointment of Derby-based groundworking company Lambe Construction
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2nd January 2020

Leading training provider CT Skills expand across the Midlands

Due to continued success, leading training provider CT Skills is officially expanding further across the Midlands and beyond, therefore creating 14 new roles in the business.
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