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News from February 2020


29th February 2020

‘Life-changing’ service for adults with learning disabilities to open in Corby

A ‘life-changing’ day service to maximise the potential of people with learning disabilities will be available in Corby later this year.
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29th February 2020

SDL Property Management Join Leasehold Industry Call For Multibillion Cladding Fund

Midland-based managing agent SDL Property Management has joined a coalition of cladding campaigners, residents, property managers and the UK’s largest freeholders to call for a new multibillion-pound fund to remediate unsafe buildings.  
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29th February 2020

Record start to year for Invictus Communications

Telecommunications specialists Invictus Communications has started the year with record sales, awards recognition and several new partnerships.
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29th February 2020

Midlands-based consulting engineer expands team with new hire

East Midlands-based consulting engineer Howard Ward Associates (HWA) has announced the appointment of Matt Koren to its senior team.
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29th February 2020

Peveril Homes goes top of the class after making generous donation to local pre-school!

Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes has kindly donated funds to Tutbury Preschool to help with the purchase of important school safety infrastructure. 
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29th February 2020

Free kit for sports clubs across the Midlands!

Sport clubs and teams from across the Midlands could be in with a chance of winning a free custom sports kit thanks to a unique scheme that aims to support grassroots sport.
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29th February 2020

Transport firm tackles roadblocks to mental and physical health with Wellbeing Project

Improved mental health, cancer awareness and oral hygiene were among the topics covered at the latest wellbeing meeting for staff at Northants supply chain firm, The NX Group.
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29th February 2020

Award-winning Indian eatery to open at intu Derby

intu Derby is adding to its food and drink offering with the arrival of Rikshaw Urban Indian Kitchen this spring.
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29th February 2020

Leading homebuilder donates £1,000 to local animal rescue organisation

Barratt David Wilson Homes, Northampton has donated £1,000 to local organisation, Lainy’s Rescue as part of its Community Fund scheme.
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29th February 2020

Fellowship for Nottingham Financial Adviser

A Nottingham based Chartered Financial Planner has achieved Fellowship of the Personal Finance Society (PFS) having successfully passed all his required professional exams.
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28th February 2020

Love Business 2020 panel calls for united front

One of the highlights of Love Business is the annual Q+A panel, which sees key business figures from across the Heart of the Midlands come together to debate the burning business questions of the day.
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28th February 2020

Derbyshire firm targets further growth following million pound machinery boost

A Derbyshire-based manufacturer is accelerating its growth plans after investing close to £1 million in new machinery with the support of Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
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28th February 2020

Derby Lacemaker swaps patterns for swimming caps in aid of charity

Derby Lacemaker, Louise West, is moving from studio to swimming pool in preparation for the 2020 Swimathon, the world's largest annual fundraising swim.
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28th February 2020

Love Business issues rallying cry for the 'Heart of the Midlands'

A new business initiative which aims to position Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire as ‘The Heart of the Midlands’ to help raise their profile on a national and global scale has been unveiled.
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28th February 2020

Thank You!

Love Business 2020 was the ninth Expo and third at Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough. It took place on Thursday 27th February, and from the amazing feedback from delegates, exhibitors partners and sponsors
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28th February 2020

Chesterfield Electroless Nickel Plating company achieves AS9100 aerospace certification

NiTEC Ltd in partnership with CBE+, the electroless nickel plating specialist based in Chesterfield, is celebrating achieving AS9100 certification, the international management system standard for the Aircraft, Space and Defence (AS&D) industry.
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28th February 2020

Job club gets to the core of the matter in Calverton

An established job club that runs twice a week for residents in Calverton, Nottinghamshire can continue thanks to £10,000 from the Coalfields Community Investment Fund (CCIP), delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust.
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28th February 2020

J Tomlinson completes construction of West Midlands neurological care centre

Extra care building and maintenance specialist, J Tomlinson, has completed construction of a multi-million pound, two-storey neurological care centre in Worcester.
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28th February 2020

Nottingham Care at Home Franchise Launches ‘Care Manager Franchisee’ Recruitment Drive

PerCurra, the national home care franchise headquartered in Nottingham, has launched a franchisee recruitment drive and is looking for experienced and ambitious care managers interested in ‘taking the leap’ to start running their own business.
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28th February 2020

East Midlands residents bypass NHS waiting lists and take control of their own wellbeing

With health and wellbeing being one of the hottest topics of 2020 and with ongoing concerns over lengthening NHS waiting lists and the provision of services, Check My Health have officially launched their high quality, client-centred health screening serv
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27th February 2020

The UK Commercial Vehicle Market & Its Global Dependencies Examined At The Microlise Transport Conference

We may have exited Europe but according to Tim Campbell, a seasoned consultant to the light and heavy commercial vehicle sector, we will still be inextricably linked to our EU and global neighbours.
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27th February 2020

Manufacturing jobs on offer at Derbyshire manufacturer thanks to 50k funding injection

Derbyshire-based software engineering company Devtank expands thanks to a six-figure funding boost from Enterprise Loans East Midlands.
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27th February 2020

New European Managing Director takes the wheel at Pall-Ex

Pall-Ex is continuing its journey into a new era with the appointment of a European managing director for its International operation.
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27th February 2020

Willmott Dixon helps Nottingham school pupils with IT and digital skills

A team from Nottingham-based construction company, Willmott Dixon has linked up with local social enterprise ‘Helping Kids Achieve’ to deliver a series of workshops that will bring important IT and digital skills to young people age 9-16.
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27th February 2020

Expanding national PR agency wins new clients and appoints to five roles

With two national award wins under its belt, a raft of new clients and team appointments, it’s a period of exciting growth for Nottingham head-quartered PR agency, The Tonic Communications.
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27th February 2020

Historic Maynard Arms hotel brought back to life by new management

The Maynard Arms in Grindleford, Derbyshire, has reopened under new management after undergoing a full transformation, including a new restaurant and bar.
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27th February 2020

School in Wingerworth benefits from sensory gardens donation

Housebuilder helps to transform sensory garden for local schoolchildren
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27th February 2020

Husband and wife SDL Auctions team reach charity milestone

A husband and wife duo, who work together in the auctions industry, are celebrating helping to raise more than £100k for good causes.
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27th February 2020

Print group announce Spectrum deal and jobs boost for Taylor Bloxham staff

Spectrum Printing Services has been bought by members of a consortium belonging to rival business Streamline Press and their sister company Baxters.
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26th February 2020

Local Entrepreneur launches national business group for property professionals

Loughborough based entrepreneur, Rupert Chapman, has recently established a business membership group for property professionals.
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26th February 2020

A 'stable' start to new heritage charity

A new charity aims to save heritage buildings across Nottingham – as well as preserving and restoring those in disrepair.
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26th February 2020

Mega deal for NG as student accommodation agent expands in Nottingham

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have brokered a deal to let another former Coral unit - this time to a fast-growing student accommodation letting agency and management company.
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26th February 2020

Global corporate finance advisory company invests in new tech to support HR team

London-based corporate finance advisor Arma Partners has joined forces with HR technology specialist The Access Group to support the continued growth ambitions of the firm.
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26th February 2020

Russell Scanlan presents grand total to Alzheimer’s Society

Nottingham’s largest independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan has presented an incredible £5000 to the Alzheimer’s Society, the UK-based charity which funds life-saving research and helps those suffering with or affected by dementia.
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26th February 2020

Stirlin welcomes new Procurement Manager

This week marks an exciting step forward for Stirlin, as they expand their management team by welcoming a new member of staff, James Karran, as Procurement Manager.
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26th February 2020

Walsall Council awards Casepak 24,000tpa recycling contract

Leicester-based waste management and recycling firm, Casepak has won a tender to process circa 24,000 tonnes of mixed material from Walsall Council.
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26th February 2020

Looking fabulous and feeling great as George’s Hairdressing takes the lead on mental health

Mental health is a subject which is finally receiving the attention it needs and deserves.
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26th February 2020

Lincolnshire engineering company plans double turnover with HSBC UK support

Lincolnshire-based SL Engineering, a supplier to some of the world’s most demanding fuel, hydraulic and other critical fluid conveyance applications, aims to double turnover to over £12 million by 2023, thanks to a £1.5 million refinancing package from HS
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26th February 2020

Connect Derby Gets Rave Reviews from Businesses in Annual Business Community Survey

Connect Derby, the city’s primary managed workspace provider, has published the results of its annual business community survey – and the statistics reveal why so many new and developing businesses continue to make Connect Derby their home.
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25th February 2020

Scientists put on a real show

An exhibition of young scientists’ experiments and research was on show this month at West Nottinghamshire College.
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25th February 2020

Tim takes on a marathon challenge for Habitat for Humanity

Miller Homes’ Group Head of Design, Tim Hartwell, is embarking on a marathon challenge to support global housing charity, Habitat for Humanity GB, after being selected to run the Virgin London Marathon on the charity’s behalf in 2020.
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25th February 2020

New Area Lead for FSB in the East Midlands

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has co-opted a new Area Lead representing Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
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25th February 2020

New Nottingham HQ for Strafe Creative

Nottingham based award winning web design agency, Strafe Creative, is pleased to announce that it has now moved to a new head office as a result of the continued growth of the business.
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25th February 2020

Barratt and David Wilson Homes raises over 40k for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Leading homebuilder Barratt and David Wilson Homes has raised over £40k for its chosen charity of the year, Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
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25th February 2020

Sustainable business and biodiversity

Sustainability is a big issue, not just for businesses but also for the communities in which they have their roots. Often, businesses can struggle to find ways in which they can mitigate the impact of their activities on the environment.
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25th February 2020

Move leads to biggest deal yet for Brooklyn Ellis

Design, build and development company Brooklyn Ellis has secured its largest-ever contract following a move to a new headquarters, brokered by Salloway Property Consultants.
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24th February 2020

UK's largest supplier of buttons to the fashion industry puts new HQ in style

One of Nottingham’s oldest independent family-owned business, Jones & Co, is expanding into new purpose-built premises after receiving a £1 million funding package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
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24th February 2020

Lubrizol staff give their hearts to the community

Staff at a Derbyshire company proved they were all heart after celebrating Valentine’s Day by raising money for charity and helping share their lifesaving skills with members of the community.
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24th February 2020

Free Training ‘Just the Job’ for City's Young Construction Workers

A team of young construction workers from a Nottingham demolition firm have been awarded nearly £10,000 of vital training to help upskill them and boost their future prospects. 
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24th February 2020

New £50,000 sampling machine ensures 'the real deal' for packaging manufacturer

A packaging manufacturer has invested £50,000 in a new sampling machine which will give its clients a more realistic idea of the products it can produce.
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24th February 2020

Small firms say points-based immigration system can work if costs kept down and right visas in place

Close to four in ten (38%) small employers have struggled to recruit the right staff over the past year, with more than a third (35%) of these citing the unwillingness of UK citizens to work in their sector as a reason for this struggle, according to the
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24th February 2020

A website hat-trick for Bosworth Water

Bosworth Water Park is a longstanding Quiet Storm client and our relationship has developed over several years.
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24th February 2020

AMDH Services Ltd set for prestigious healthcare conference

East-Midlands based IT consultancy AMDH Services will be presenting at a prestigious digital technology conference, where its managing director will talk about his experience of migrating a large council client over to Office 365 and Azure.
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23rd February 2020

East Midlands businesses unprepared for cyber attacks

Of 1000 businesses polled, over three-fifths of all companies (65%) in the East Midlands report they have experienced a cyber-attack or data breach, with one in 10 (10%) having lost customers as a result, according to research by Gallagher, the global ins
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22nd February 2020

Eckington School’s aspiring engineers discover career opportunities

With 14,000 students in north Derbyshire set to leave school in the next five years, aspiring engineers from Eckington School recently got to see first-hand the apprentice and employment opportunities open to them in the STEM sector.
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22nd February 2020

Former Triumph Motorcycle Works rides into the future

A new tenant has agreed to move into the former Triumph Motorcycle Works in Hinckley, Leicestershire.
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22nd February 2020

Chesterfield outdoor equipment specialist acquires new premises with support from HSBC UK

Hubaco Ltd, the parent company of Terra Nova Equipment, best known for the design and manufacture of award-winning outdoor equipment, and YourSchoolUniform.com, an online schoolwear supplier, has moved into its new premises in Clay Cross, Derbyshire, afte
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21st February 2020

Place Partnership appointed to Pagabo Professional Services Framework

Leading property asset manager, Place Partnership, has secured places on two regional framework lots on the prestigious Pagabo procurement framework, creating opportunities for the business to further expand its services.
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21st February 2020

Corporate football tournament raises funds for local hospice

Twelve businesses from across Northamptonshire have joined forces and raised £732 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice by taking part in a charity football tournament hosted by Silverstone Fleet Management.
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21st February 2020

Local gaming lounge teams up with police to educate kids on cyber safety

A gaming lounge in Leicestershire is working with local police to tackle cyber danger and inform children about online safety. 
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21st February 2020

Derby Firm Hosts “Best Night in Specialist Lending Calendar”

Derby-based Online Mortgage Advisor has celebrated the best in the mortgage industry at its annual Charity Awards.
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21st February 2020

Leicestershire lighting firm to bolster UK-US export links at CONEXPO

VENTOLA® Projects is heading to the bright lights of Las Vegas next month as part of plans to champion its booming export credentials at the famous CONEXPO.
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21st February 2020

Health & Safety Investment Puts Russells On Top

Burton-based Russell Roof Tiles has once again proved it is leading the charge, becoming one of the first roof tile manufacturers to adapt to new health and safety standards ahead of schedule.
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21st February 2020

Entrepreneur joins Autocoincars as commercial director

East Midlands businessman Luke Willmott has joined AutoCoinCars, the UK market leader in trading cars with cryptocurrency, as commercial director.
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21st February 2020

Industry experts: ‘innovation needed to change perceptions around renting’

Industry experts have highlighted the urgent need to change perceptions of renting and called on the government to support innovation in the sector. 
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21st February 2020

KuKu goes foodie with Lily's Live Lounge

For our Leicestershire March Connect Reception we have a very exciting evening planned.
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21st February 2020

Lexus to attend Love Business EXPO 2020

On Thursday 27th February, teams from Lexus Derby, Nottingham and Leicester will be joining an assortment of businesses at Holywell Park Conference Centre in Loughborough to exhibit at Love Business EXPO 2020.
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21st February 2020

Six days to go... Book your Love Business Ticket now!

There's now less than a week to go until Love Business 2020, so if you haven't booked your ticket yet... what are you waiting for? 
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20th February 2020

Teamwork Secures Vital Business

Bid writing specialists Ask the Chameleon has helped Shepshed-based Primo IT secure a major tender to remain part of a national higher education framework supplying a total of 6 regional consortia throughout the UK.
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20th February 2020

Koobr calls for businesses to back me&dee Charity

me&dee Charity has announced the appointment of a new member to its Board of Trustees.
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20th February 2020

East Midlands Law Firm Sills & Betteridge execute corporate deals valuing £96 million in 2019

Against a background of BREXIT and significant economic uncertainty, Sills & Betteridge‘s Corporate and Commercial team transacted corporate deals with a value of  £96 million in 2019.
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20th February 2020

Nottingham Insurance Broker Offers New Insurance Claims Dispute Service

Russell Scanlan, Nottingham’s leading independent insurance broker has joined forces with insurance disputes specialists Fenchurch Law, to offer policyholders added protection against having an insurance claim refused.
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20th February 2020

Kegworth-Based Engineering Firm Acquired By Global Business

Kegworth-based Integrated Food Projects (IFP), which provides independent advice to food and drink businesses has been acquired by Danish consulting engineering company, NIRAS.
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20th February 2020

Planning submitted for Rutland roadside retail units

Plans to create four new retail units on the former Ram Jam Inn site in Greetham, Rutland have been resubmitted for planning approval.
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20th February 2020

New hires bolster growing Nottingham communications agency

The Effective English Company welcomes new marketing and operations managers to the team
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20th February 2020

Kit company helps national squad skate in style

A sports kit specialist has renewed its association with a national roller derby team, revamping their uniforms for the 2020 World Cup in July.
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20th February 2020

Small firms looking to Budget for support on business rates and IR35

Small firms looking to Budget for support on business rates and IR35
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20th February 2020

Expansion for Fidler & Pepper into specialist legal work for housebuilders

Conveyancing specialists at Fidler & Pepper Lawyers have launched a new department, specifically to act for builders who are selling new properties on new homes developments.
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20th February 2020

Creationz creates partnership with NTU to nurture future talent

Creationz Marketing, the Beeston-based marketing and social media consultancy has announced a strategic partnership with Nottingham Trent University as part of its mission to help develop the marketing talent of the future.
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20th February 2020

New active-wear brand hits the market

An exciting new clothing range aimed at daredevil thrill-seekers has been launched by a Midlands-based start-up business.
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19th February 2020

IoD begins search for East Midlands Chair

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is seeking a new chair to become the voice of business for the East Midlands.
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19th February 2020

High five for Carrington as agency celebrates new client wins

PR and digital marketing agency Carrington Communications has kicked off 2020 with five new client wins across its full range of services.
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19th February 2020

Legal heavyweight and team joins Roythornes

Legal heavyweight Bhavesh Amlani has made a move to rapidly expanding Midlands law firm Roythornes.
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19th February 2020

Peak District sheep farm and campsite go green with Solar PV

Peak District sheep farmer is making healthy returns, calculated to be 16.6% gross, from a solar PV system that is reducing energy and solid fuel bills, by generating electricity, heating water and powering EV chargers!
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19th February 2020

NG completes double deal to secure independent retailers in Creative Quarter

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have successfully let two units in quick succession in the heart of Nottingham's Creative Quarter.
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19th February 2020

Derby women's charity moves into former home of 170-year-old convent

A regional charity that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged and vulnerable women in Derbyshire will be able to provide more support to those in need after moving to a bigger premises in Derby – following a commercial property deal su
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19th February 2020

Derby co-working space offers free support to businesses affected by Storm Dennis

Businesses which have been affected by Storm Dennis are being given a helping hand from CUBO, the co-working space is giving free working space to those impacted by flooding.
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19th February 2020

Investment markets open for business to new entrants

Investment and private equity markets could help to fund the growth of exciting Nottingham businesses, according to a recent event hosted by Macildowie in partnership with the London Stock Exchange.
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19th February 2020

The Olde Barn Hotel in Grantham sold out of administration to new owners

Administrators from RSM Restructuring Advisory have completed the sale of The Olde Barn Hotel in Marston, near Grantham to Shepherd Cox Hotels (Grantham) Limited, part of the Shepherd Cox Hotel Group.
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18th February 2020

Shredall SDS Group secures a new Confidential Document Storage contract with Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust

Shredall SDS Group, the largest independently owned confidential waste shredding, paper recycling, document storage and scanning company in the UK, has won the contract to store and retrieve confidential documents for Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation
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18th February 2020

Derby’s Derventio Housing Trust celebrates a decade of helping the homeless

An award-winning housing trust which offers homeless people across Derbyshire a roof over their heads – and the help and opportunities they need to stay there – is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
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18th February 2020

Farm office sold after successful change of use application

Commercial property specialist Innes England has struck a deal to sell a vacant 1,579 sq ft farm building after a successful application for residential conversion.
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18th February 2020

Partnership's office for charity boosts bid to revive 'iron giant' for public benefit

Regeneration agency Erewash Partnership has helped a voluntary group to keep plans on track for turning the disused Bennerley Viaduct at Ilkeston into a visitor attraction.
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18th February 2020

Record-breaking attendance for Lincolnshire Farming Conference

Innovative technology, mental health and climate change were the key discussion points at the Lincolnshire Farming Conference held last week (11 February) at the Lincolnshire Showground.
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18th February 2020

Leading online pharmacy further cements commitment to patient safety with new hire

Pioneering online pharmacy UK Meds has further reinforced its commitment to patient safety by appointing experienced advanced clinical practitioner Shaeeb Ali as its clinical lead pharmacist and chief clinical officer.
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18th February 2020

Huge stride forward in quality and compliance as Rock Fall Safety Boots are accredited to ISO 45001 by the Lloyds Register

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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18th February 2020

Duncan & Toplis named ‘Large Accountancy Practice of the Year’

The Top 30 UK accountancy practice was honoured for its excellent customer service at a national accountancy awards ceremony.
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18th February 2020

Happy Birthday Future Proof Films!

Video-centric marketing agency, Future Proof Films, celebrates turning 5 this month (on the same day as the Love Business expo - so stop by and wish them “Happy Birthday”).
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18th February 2020

Mental resilience and thought leadership

Resilience is the ability to recover and bounce back from adversity and hardships, feeling stronger and more capable to cope than ever before.
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17th February 2020

£200m Becketwell Regeneration Scheme gets the go-ahead

St James Securities, the developers behind the regeneration of the Becketwell area of Derby city centre, have been given the green light for their proposals in outline.
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17th February 2020

Leicester hotel launch welcomes international guests

OVER 250 VIP guests from across Europe celebrated the opening of new hotels Novotel Leicester and Adagio at the official launch party last night (13 February 2020).
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17th February 2020

New construction start-up podcast launches

Multi-disciplinary engineering practice Dice has launched a new podcast series that looks at the highs and lows and the constraints and successes that can be experienced when starting up your own business in the construction industry.
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17th February 2020

Local housebuilder celebrates third anniversary with office expansion

An East Midlands housebuilder has relocated its head office to accommodate an exponential growth in business – just in time to mark its third anniversary.
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17th February 2020

Merritts Launch Modular Housing Transportation & Installation Service

Joseph Merritt Group Plc, based in Nottinghamshire, is expecting further growth following its announcement to establish a specialist service to transport, lift and install modular housing.
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17th February 2020

Graduate hire boosts Leicester team

Commercial property specialist Innes England has bolstered its team in Leicester with the appointment of a new graduate surveyor.
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17th February 2020

Meet like-minded, local businesses to make new contacts in the FSB sponsored Cafe Networking Hub

Join us for networking over coffee at the biggest free business and networking event in the East Midlands
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17th February 2020

Building an online empire for P&R

P&R Building Supplies is an independent, family-run builders’ merchant with an emphasis on quality, customer service and satisfaction.
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17th February 2020

Notts fitness firm flying high with Icaros deal

A Nottinghamshire fitness equipment business has celebrated its 30th anniversary by announcing a major distribution partnership with an award-winning virtual reality fitness machine - Icaros.
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17th February 2020

AMDH Services Ltd set for Christian Resources Exhibition

East-Midlands based IT consultancy AMDH Services has announced its presence at the Christian Resources Exhibition, in March.
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17th February 2020

Pattonair puts cyber security front and centre with latest accreditation win

Global aerospace and defence supply chain specialist Pattonair has reinforced its data credentials after achieving an internationally recognised security standard.
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16th February 2020

Take a look inside Leicester law firm's revamped offices

Leading law firm Nelsons has reinforced its commitment to Leicester after investing heavily in a major refurb of its city centre premises.
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16th February 2020

Belvoir Castle opens its doors to local businesses

From conferences and teambuilding to product launches and exhibitions, Belvoir Castle has launched its brand-new corporate offering for business across the East Midlands.
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16th February 2020

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) honours apprentice achievements at Apprenticeship Celebration Event 2020

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) held its third annual county-wide apprenticeship celebration event on Friday 7th February at the Park Inn by Radisson in Northampton, where 42 apprentices were presented with awards.
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16th February 2020

Charterpoint Senior Living starts work on new Bingham care home

Developers have broken ground on a new 70-bed care home being built in Bingham, Nottinghamshire.
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16th February 2020

DSP (Interiors) Ltd appiointed to design new home for Derby Central United Reformed Church

Award-winning Derby-based design, refurbishment and fit-out specialist DSP (Interiors) Ltd has been appointed principal designer and contractor on the project to create a new home for Central United Reformed Church.
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16th February 2020

Improve the hiring process and make your business more diverse

The BBC’s director of creative diversity June Sarpong has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at a major event in Leicester to help local businesses recruit and retain a more diverse workforce.
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16th February 2020

Trio of transactions for Northampton Corporate team

Howes Percival's Northampton corporate team have completed a trio of high-profile transactions. 
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16th February 2020

NG brings 10,000 sq ft HQ office building to market

An impressive 10,000 sq ft headquarters building has come to market after commercial property specialist NG Chartered Surveyors were appointed to find new tenants for Edinburgh House on Dunston Technology Park Park in Chesterfield.
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16th February 2020

Purpose Media gears up for further growth as dynamic duo join

Derbyshire creative agency Purpose Media is gearing up to further expand its client service offering in 2020 by making two new additions to its team.
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15th February 2020

Air IT announces new CEO as John Whitty

East Midlands-based managed service provider (MSP), Air IT, has appointed John Whitty as its new Chief Executive Officer.
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15th February 2020

Works start to transform former Bingham police station into care home

A groundbreaking ceremony was held today to mark the start of construction work on a new residential care home in Bingham in Nottinghamshire.
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15th February 2020

Nottingham Business School launches ‘Spring Collection’ to tackle the issue of fast fashion

Undergraduate students from Nottingham Business School (NBS) will be taking part in a series of events this Spring to raise awareness of the social and environmental impacts of fast fashion.
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15th February 2020

Camloc Motion Control expands international distribution network with PSM CELADA Fasteners partnership

Leicester-based gas spring and damper manufacturer, Camloc Motion Control, has expanded its distribution network after partnering with Milan-based supplier, PSM CELADA Fasteners.
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15th February 2020

‘W.I.N.’ - Wellbeing in Nottingham Event: February 2020

Following on from the successful launch of the local ‘W.I.N.’ event in Nottingham last September, the W.I.N. Team are offering you the opportunity to experience first-hand a sample of the wellbeing services each W.I.N.
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15th February 2020

Renewable energy company recognised in national and regional awards

East Midlands based renewable energy company Geo Green Power have been shortlisted for three awards at both the national and local level.
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15th February 2020

Midlands housebuilder digs deep for Lutterworth Foodbank donation

Northants-based housebuilder Mulberry Homes, whose flagship development is in Lutterworth, has donated over £200 worth of food and household items to Lutterworth & Villages Foodbank as part of the company’s Distinctly Local 2020 vision.
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15th February 2020

Frank Key Strengthens its Management Team with New Recruits

Midlands-based independent builders merchant, Frank Key has strengthened its management team with two new full-time recruits.
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15th February 2020

CPP welcomes new partner to firm

New Senior appointment sees growth in CPP’s Property and Asset Management Division
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15th February 2020

Pall-Ex delivers awards success to outstanding members

Pall-Ex has celebrated the achievements of its network members at its own prestigious awards ceremony as it gears up for a successful 2020.
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14th February 2020

Timms seizing new opportunities after turning to Oberoi’s ‘voice with a smile’

Expanding Derby legal firm Timms Solicitors has added a new dimension to its customer relations thanks to Oberoi Business Hub.
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14th February 2020

100 undergraduates visit Nottingham construction site

Construction management students from Nottingham Trent University were given an invaluable insight into construction by visiting Vistry Partnerships’ development at Wilford Fields
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14th February 2020

Two prominent digital experts join Hallam

Digital marketing agency Hallam is reinforcing its position as an emerging national force in digital marketing with two strategic additions to its team.
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14th February 2020

Curtain rises on the new year as Notts law firm supports award-winning theatre for 15th year

Leading Nottingham law firm Nelsons has started the year by renewing its longstanding season sponsorship of the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall for the fifth consecutive time.
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14th February 2020

GIC service team report record year

GIC, the leading designer and manufacturer of vertical form fill and seal packaging machinery, has reported a record year for its service team, with demand for after-sales support, servicing and spare parts growing by 60% since 2014.
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14th February 2020

Managed IT specialist expands to larger premises following glut of major contract wins

Nottinghamshire-based managed IT services specialist Octavian IT has celebrated winning a plethora of major projects by expanding into larger premises.
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14th February 2020

New Metro Bank 'MCash' delivery service launches across the Midlands

Metro Bank has launched its new on-demand cash collection and delivery service in the Midlands. The new service will support the 4.2 million1 UK SMEs that rely on cash2, and save SMEs vital time by delivering and collecting cash at their doorstep on reque
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14th February 2020

Victory for Pygott & Crone at Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards

Estate agent Pygott & Crone had a stellar evening at the Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards last week taking home multiple awards, including Agent of the Year.
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14th February 2020

Loughborough University launches new mathematics research centre

A new maths research centre which aims to boost the UK’s poor understanding of the subject has officially been launched at Loughborough University.
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14th February 2020

Experts Warn “Lock Big Brother Out” - As Nottinghamshire Home Owners Spend More on Home CCTV

Safety-conscious Notts homeowners are forking out more money than ever before on CCTV systems INSIDE their homes - but according to a local security expert, there is a better way to stay safe.
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14th February 2020

Becket Well ready for planning approval

Bondholder St James Securities' £200m regeneration plans for Becket Well are recommended for approval by Bondholder Derby City Council's Planning Committee at its meeting tonight.
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14th February 2020

Love (Business) is in the air this Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! It's that time of year when romance is in the air and love is all around. With a little less than two weeks to go until Love Business 2020, we wanted to do our bit to spread the love this morning.
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14th February 2020

Mansfield Innovation Centre member celebrates award nomination

A member at Mansfield Innovation Centre is hoping to use her nomination for a prestigious regional business award as a springboard to help other businesses to achieve success.
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13th February 2020

High fives as Fluid ideas welcomes new recruits

Creative agency Fluid Ideas has recruited five staff as demand for its services continues to grow.
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13th February 2020

Leicester City Council seeks a Senior Practice Educator to develop social work practice and learning

Leicester City Council is recruiting a Senior Practice Educator in the Adult and Children’s Social Care department to improve the quality and quantity of social work and social care practice learning opportunities available in Leicester.
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13th February 2020

Michael McGowan named Energy Manager of the Year

A senior figure at the UK’s leading brick manufacturer has won a top sustainability award in recognition of his commitment to energy management.
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13th February 2020

HS2 comment from Godwin Developments

Stuart Pratt, group development director at Godwin Developments said:
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13th February 2020

Shakespeare Martineau promotes new partner in the Nottingham office

Law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, has announced three new senior promotions, including Andrew Gore, a town planner based in the firm’s Nottingham office.
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13th February 2020

HS2 decision is welcome – now it’s time to put some high speed into its construction

HS2 decision is welcome – now it’s time to put some high speed into its construction
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13th February 2020

Be inspired at anniversary conference

Ambitious women seeking inspiration for success in 2020, are urged to book their tickets for a conference which celebrates 25 years of a popular Lincolnshire networking group.
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13th February 2020

Make Valentine’s Day extra special at intu Derby

One of the Midlands’ most popular shopping destinations, intu Derby, is helping visitors celebrate in style this Valentine’s Day, whether coupled up or celebrating with a friend.
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13th February 2020

Council leader welcomes confirmation that HS2 will go ahead

Chesterfield Borough Council’s leader has welcomed the news that HS2 will go ahead in full, following recommendations from the independent Oakervee Review. 
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13th February 2020

Promotion for Barrett Homes employee brings new progression

A Barratt Homes employee is enjoying his career progression and new opportunities, thanks to an exciting promotion with the leading developer.
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13th February 2020

Sugar rush for doughnuts sees Project D expand to feed demand

Derby’s growing taste for delicious doughnuts is helping a city company expand across the region after its tasty treats were enjoyed by Love Island contestants, fashionistas and even members of the Royal family.
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13th February 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council: Green light for HS2

Green light for HS2
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12th February 2020

Stonewater heightens employee engagement with HR chatbot

Leading national social housing provider Stonewater has reimagined its HR process using a dedicated HR chatbot from Ruddington-based HR and payroll experts MHR to drive employee engagement.
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12th February 2020

Now we have certainty on HS2, it must deliver for the whole of the Midlands.

Now we have certainty on HS2, it must deliver for the whole of the Midlands.
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12th February 2020

Students are responsible tourists on Gambian adventure

While most of us were scraping ice from the windscreens in January, travel and tourism students from West Nottinghamshire College were enjoying a canoe trip down the river in 37 degree temperatures!
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12th February 2020

Nottingham property management firm acquired

A leading independent Nottingham property management business has been acquired by a fast-growing Yorkshire firm for an undisclosed sum.
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12th February 2020

JWC Students Boost Industry Skills

Creative and Digital Multi-Media Academy students at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre have worked with a wide range of industry specialists to further the skills they will require for university and future careers.
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12th February 2020

Nottingham agency shortlisted in National PR Awards

Nottingham digital marketing agency Impression has been shortlisted in the national PR Moment Awards.
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12th February 2020

Accountants' advice for employers following landmark minimum wage increase

Following the government’s announcement of a 6.2% rise in the National Living Wage (NLW) from 1st April, employers are facing the question of how best to adjust their overheads in order to manage the increase.
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12th February 2020

Bott showcases new Express-fit service at Love Business Expo

Bott supports SMEs in the Midlands with new Express-Fit van conversion service
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12th February 2020

Northamptonshire housebuilder recruits new apprentice carpenter

Barratt Homes Northampton has welcomed an apprentice carpenter to its Lyveden Fields development in Corby to help him develop his skills and knowledge of the trade.
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12th February 2020

Barratt Homes Northampton has donated £1,000 to Cynthia Spencer Hospice.

The donation was made as part of the Barratt David Wilson Homes Community Fund scheme, which has been designed to strengthen ties with local communities.
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11th February 2020

Marketing agency shortlisted for Harborough business award after death of founder

A marketing agency located on Harborough’s High Street has been shortlisted for an award in the Harborough District Business Awards taking place next month (6th March).
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11th February 2020

Mum hopes to raise £17,500 for baby MRI appeal following her own labour ordeal

An entrepreneurial mum is supporting a drive to help poorly newborns following her own son’s traumatic birth.
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11th February 2020

Rock Fall Safety Boots expand range to improve offering to Emergency Services Sector

The second-generation family owned Safety Boot manufacturer has a reputation for prolific levels of new developments in Safety Footwear.
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11th February 2020

Tenancy Deposit Scheme calls for clarity over zero deposits

A leading industry expert has called for transparency over deposit replacement products and is urging for any mis-selling to be stamped out.
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11th February 2020

Bedrock Tax owner shortlisted for national Women in Accountancy and Finance 2020

edrock Tax is delighted to announce that Lisa Topliss, one of Bedrock Tax's Directors and owner of the business, has been shortlisted for the inaugural Women in Accountancy and Finance Awards 2020 which showcases the achievements of women in practice, bus
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11th February 2020

LOVE BUSINESS EXPO 2020 GET’S A LITTLE ‘FANCY’!

Fancy Entertainment, established East Midlands entertainment company is proud to announce their collaboration with this year’s Love Business Expo on 27th February!
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11th February 2020

Stepnell revitalises health and life sciences building

Construction giant Stepnell has delivered a contemporary £6.25 million refurbishment for Oxford Brookes University’s Sinclair building.
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11th February 2020

Charity Fundraiser for International Women’s Day hosted by a local Women’s Centre celebrating 35th anniversary for community support

This year marks the 35th anniversary of this amazing centre and we have lots planned to raise awareness of this fantastic work, generate important partnership opportunities and create new business through trading.
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11th February 2020

More than 100 jobs up for grabs in Wicksteed Park Recruitment drive

More than 100 full and part time jobs have been announced at Wicksteed Park as it begins a new and exciting period in its development.
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11th February 2020

What is good Leadership?

Building an effective leadership team means it’s critical to ensure your organisation has a strategic vision and objectives which all your leaders buy into. But how do you bring that about, and empower your leaders to deliver real change?
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10th February 2020

Derby company helps launch new fleet of trains for the TransPennine Express

A tenant at Connect Derby’s Friar Gate Studios has helped to design three new trains for the TransPennine Express line, which were launched at Liverpool Lime Street Station recently.
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10th February 2020

The Future's Bright for Leicestershire Charities Following Partnership Between VAL and BHIB

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) has announced that it is working with BHIB Charities Insurance – a sub-brand of BHIB Insurance Brokers – to offer wider support and assistance to thousands of local charities and community groups across Leicester and
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10th February 2020

Four more deals for NG at Morris Court

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have completed a hat-trick of deals at Morris Court in the Nottingham suburb of Colwick - with one more about to be completed.
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10th February 2020

Cultural Quarter's The Exchange Bar rings the changes

Following new ownership, one of Leicester’s favourite bars is enjoying a period of refreshment and renaissance with new food and drink menus being launched.
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10th February 2020

Encore Celebrates Record Year at Annual Awards

Nottingham-based recruitment firm, Encore Personnel has celebrated a record year of growth and expansion at its prestigious annual staff awards, rewarding its team members for professional excellence and outstanding achievements.
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10th February 2020

Works complete on the new £1.6million Tower Gardens Pavilion

Construction work on the long-awaited Tower Gardens Pavilion is now complete, bringing new inclusive community facilities to Skegness.
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10th February 2020

Leading British game developer expand at Cardinal Square

Leading British game developer Bulkhead Interactive has expanded its UK operation with a move to a major 6,436 ft2 office facility at Cardinal Square in Derby.
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10th February 2020

A fresh coat for Designer Paint Store

Ashby Decorator Centre is an independent painting and decorating supplies business. It has been selling quality designer and trade paints and supplies for nearly 10 years, from its retail outlet in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire.
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9th February 2020

QEP announces landmark charity partnership with the Rainy Day Trust

Leading tiling tools and accessories supplier, QEP, has announced a new partnership with the Rainy Day Trust—a charity that helps people who have worked in the home improvement and enhancement industry.
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9th February 2020

Belmayne welcomes apprentice to admin team

Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, are extending their support team with the addition of an administration apprentice.
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9th February 2020

New Branding Club opens doors to support county’s small businesses

A new masterclass is launching in Northamptonshire to help start-ups and small businesses to develop their branding.
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9th February 2020

The importance of giving back

For Essential Print Services, giving back to the community isn’t just a nice thing to do. It’s essential.
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9th February 2020

Flotec appoints new marketing manager

UK Loughborough-based Flotec, the supplier of hydraulic and pneumatic solutions to rail and wider industry, welcomes Barry Michael Aldridge to its team.
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9th February 2020

Four perspectives, One Vision

There’s something unique about the challenges faced by charities and other not for profit organisations.
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9th February 2020

Quartet of care homes acquired in deal backed by Allied Irish Bank (GB) in Nottingham

The owner of an independent group of residential care homes has made four recent acquisitions in a refinance and funding deal backed by Allied Irish Bank (GB) in Nottingham.
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8th February 2020

Tia Whelan success demonstrates value of Leicester College apprenticeship courses

National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 3-9 February 2020 and Leicester College student, Tia Whelan is demonstrating the importance of apprenticeship courses to the future careers of young students.
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8th February 2020

Avant Homes appoints Paul Devaney as Group Commercial Director

Barlborough-based housebuilder Avant Homes has appointed a new group commercial director, as it continues to focus on its growth strategy of becoming a £1bn turnover business by 2023.
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8th February 2020

Foremost Security soaring to become the largest independent security firm in the region

East Midlands based business Foremost Security have started this new year with a real flourish, having had an amazingly successful year in 2019 - and they are looking forward to continuing this upward trajectory through 2020 and beyond!
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8th February 2020

Derby College Group strengthens links with award-winning dementia care provider

Derby College Group (DCG) is strengthening its links with award-winning residential care provider Milford Care – with the launch of more apprenticeships at the group’s homes in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
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8th February 2020

Local Company Invests £1m to Grow and Create Jobs

While many businesses have not made investment decisions because of uncertainty and lack of confidence brought about by Brexit. ADS Laser Cutting Ltd based in Leicester, an engineering business, has invested in a new metal laser cutting machine from manuf
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8th February 2020

Europa Announces Ambitious Growth Plans

Europa Worldwide Group the leading independent logistics operator which has branches/sites based in both Colwick, Nottingham and Grange Park, Northampton has just unveiled its ambitious vision for the future.
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8th February 2020

Dains is reaccredited with ACCA Approved Employers status

Dains Accountants has been reaccredited with the ACCA Approved Employer status which recognises high quality training and development.
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8th February 2020

Wholesale nursery supplier secures £250,000 loan from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

Family run plant nursery will use the funding to accelerate growth plans, diversify its customer base and take advantage of new market opportunities.
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8th February 2020

Ventola Projects Light Up Cambridge Tenpin Entertainment Facility

Having just recently completed a high-profile lighting contract at Cheshire Oaks Tenpin, Leicester-based provider of specialist electrical LED lighting installations, Ventola Projects, have gone on to apply their lighting genius to another popular leisure
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8th February 2020

£100,000 makeover for Lincoln student apartments

24 student apartments in Lincoln are set for a six-figure makeover following a change of management agents.
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7th February 2020

Brave fundraisers take leap of faith for local charity

Three University of Derby students are amongst a group of people who will take a leap of faith to raise money for Derby-based charity Safe and Sound on February 29.
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7th February 2020

Members are Revitalised and Uplifted as Movement Health & Fitness purchases My Gym Space

Kirkby-in-Ashfield’s Functional Group Personal Training centre “My Gym Space” has had its own transformation over the past 8 weeks.
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7th February 2020

RED January Achievement for Digital Agency Account Manager

Repeat Digital’s Amy Jowett runs over 100 miles throughout January to fundraise for Mind as part of its RED January Campaign  
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7th February 2020

Focus on business growth and productivity as Leicester Innovation Week returns

Is innovation a key driver when it comes to growing a successful business?
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7th February 2020

The end of the road for Entrepreneurs' Relief?

With the 11th March Budget looming, speculation is rife that Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) is to be curtailed or even abolished.
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7th February 2020

The post-match feedback is in – PLM Global’s tennis initiative sponsorship has been a success!

PLM Global, international suppliers of handheld capture devices, mobile print and EPoS hardware, are now enjoying their 5th consecutive year of sponsoring Avon Tennis.
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7th February 2020

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

Midlands training provider, CT Skills kick started National Apprenticeship Week 2020 with their annual 'Made in the Midlands' apprenticeship awards ceremony at their Head Office in Beeston on Monday 03rd February.
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7th February 2020

Construction giant Stepnell tops out Vulcan Works development

A step closer for Stepnell as Vulcan works tops out
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7th February 2020

Delicious kitchens & a bath of gin at Turnbull

Our February Connect Reception will be hosted by Turnbull in their stunning new flagship showroom in Lincoln, where we shall be connecting in the KuKu way, with an array of business sectors from across Lincolnshire.
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7th February 2020

Wise Living Sets Out Five-year Growth Plan

Wise Living has announced plans to build more than 10,000 build-to-rent (BTR) homes by 2025, creating up to 100 new jobs across the UK.  
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7th February 2020

Wholesale nursery supplier secures £250,000 loan from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

Family run plant nursery will use the funding to accelerate growth plans, diversify its customer base and take advantage of new market opportunities.
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7th February 2020

CSR and the importance of giving back

The East Midlands, and Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire in particular, have a proud record of caring, sharing and giving back to the community.
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7th February 2020

Respectful Care expands into Worksop

A Nottinghamshire-based domiciliary care company rated Outstanding for Caring has expanded into the Worksop area.
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6th February 2020

Derbados 2020 cycling challenge

Cycling Challenge Flies the Flag For Derbados
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6th February 2020

BBS Capital and Wavensmere Homes join forces with Urban Exposure in £42.9m housing deal

Work has now begun on Derby City Centre site thanks to business partnership
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6th February 2020

Planners asked to kickstart jobs site

More than 400 new Lincolnshire jobs will be one step nearer if planners give the go-ahead for work to start on a major employment site near Lincoln.
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6th February 2020

One week to go until Lincolnshire Farming Conference

The future is now for next Lincolnshire Farming Conference
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6th February 2020

IoD appoints regional director for East Midlands

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Natalie Sykes as regional director for the East Midlands.
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6th February 2020

Expert Derby solicitor accredited by global professional body

Derby solicitor's expertise recognised by global professional body
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6th February 2020

Aldi opens new £64m distribution centre in the East Midlands

Aldi, Britain’s fifth largest supermarket, has opened its newest and largest £64m distribution centre in Sawley, Derbyshire.
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6th February 2020

Ambitious Octavian targets growth through acquisition

Octavian, the Nottingham-based multi-services provider, is targeting growth in 2020 as the company embarks on an acquisition trail.
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6th February 2020

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is addressing gender imbalance in nursing with drive to recruit more male nurses

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is highlighting the many career opportunities it has for male nurses in a bid to attract more men to the role.
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6th February 2020

East Mids defies national trend and attracts top property investments

East Mids bucks national property investment trend to remain strong
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6th February 2020

Stunning new co-working space opens its doors in Derby city centre

CUBO, a brand new concept in co-working space, has opened its doors in Derby city centre – and welcomed its first cohort of tenants.
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5th February 2020

Former Notts international powerlifter who cheated death after being impaled on a fence following horrific car accident opens his first gym

A former international powerlifter from Kirkby, who credits exercise with helping him to get back to full fitness following a near-death experience, is set to open his first gym.
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5th February 2020

Business community supports cricket club's bold new chapter

Businesses across the East Midlands have rallied to support Leicestershire County Cricket Club’s (LCCC) ‘bold new chapter’.
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5th February 2020

Derby Construction Boss Set To Boost Apprenticeships into 2020

A Derby-based construction boss has declared that 22 percent of his workforce started as apprentices - and he is now on a mission to tempt others into this exciting career.
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5th February 2020

College donates more sleeping bags to the homeless

A charity and local business have praised the generosity of students and staff at West Nottinghamshire College for providing more vital aid to the homeless.
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5th February 2020

Charities offered space and advice plus interest

Charities are being offered mentoring, advice and even free meeting space alongside a competitive interest rate in an innovative new savings account from Hinckley & Rugby.
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5th February 2020

Local Digital Marketing Agency Adtrak Company Re-Brand

Adtrak, a leading digital marketing agency based in Nottingham, has announced the launch of an exciting company rebrand and new website.
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5th February 2020

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) celebrates record number of apprentices recruited in the last 12 months and highlights new apprentice opportunities

To mark National Apprenticeship Week (3rd - 7th February) Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) is announcing that it recruited over 300 apprentices in the last 12 months, up from 243 last year.
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5th February 2020

Leicester students swap coursework for casework

A-Level pupils from across Leicester traded the classroom for the courtroom to spend a morning learning about the legal profession and witnessing a ‘live’ mock employment tribunal at Nelsons’ Leicester office.
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5th February 2020

E.ON Working with Derbyshire Agency for help with Lightbulb Moments

One of the UKs leading energy providers, E.ON, have commissioned Derbyshire based full-service marketing agency Purpose Media to support their ongoing digital transformation.
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5th February 2020

Gillotts praises community groups as it hands out proceeds of its annual fundraiser

A project to help victims of domestic violence and a community café were among five good causes to be given a boost when a Nottinghamshire funeral firm handed out the proceeds of its annual fundraiser.
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4th February 2020

Creating SUSTAINable supply chains

In a bid to reduce the environmental impact of global logistics, researchers at Loughborough University are working with organisations to develop environmentally sustainable, cost-effective and resilient supply chains.
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4th February 2020

Housebuilder searching for new apprentices across the East Midlands

David Wilson Homes is continuing its positive work to support local employment, by creating new roles to develop talent in the construction industry across the East Midlands.
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4th February 2020

Be inspired at anniversary conference

Ambitious women seeking inspiration for success in 2020, are invited to a special conference celebrating 25 years of a popular Lincolnshire networking group.
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4th February 2020

RSM takes top spot in Midlands M&A advisory league

RSM's corporate finance team has moved up the league table to become the most active financial adviser in the Midlands M&A advisory market in 2019.
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4th February 2020

How could apprentices help your business to grow?

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week next week with a series of events aimed at employers and apprentices.
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4th February 2020

Opus Trust announce £1.5m technology boost

Opus Trust Communications, the multi-channel communications expert based in Leicester, has announced the start of a project that will see the business invest over £1.5m to broaden its customer communication proposition.   
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4th February 2020

Kinchbus team’s charity of the year is Rainbows

Bus drivers and colleagues from Kinchbus have chosen Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People as their charity of the year for both 2020 and 2021.
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4th February 2020

Total Motion named among Leicestershire’s top 50 fastest growing mid-sized businesses

Total Motion has been named among Leicestershire’s top 50 fastest growing mid-sized businesses in a new report by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP.
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4th February 2020

Stepnell completes specialist care home for veterans

Stepnall salutes disabled veterans with specialist care home completion
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4th February 2020

Fingers-crossed for success

The Lincoln BIG office is buzzing with excitement after learning that the Business Improvement District (BID) has been shortlisted in a national competition.
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4th February 2020

Entrepreneur provides food for thought as she helps businesses realise their dreams

An entrepreneur whose unique vegan snack kit has fed top athletes and chefs after going from launch to stockist at an iconic British store in just 12 months is to help other SMEs realise their dreams.
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4th February 2020

Can small businesses compete on an international stage?

Your business may be ready to export, but what steps do you need to take to access the global markets? And what support is available to help your business along its international journey?
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3rd February 2020

‘Missed opportunity’ in EU trade mark case ruling

Intellectual property specialists Clarke Willmott have welcomed confirmation by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the Sky v Skykick case that applying for a trade mark without intending to use it may constitute bad faith.  
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3rd February 2020

Will Other Nottingham Businesses Accept the Challenge?

Retail Assist’s CEO Lays Down the Gauntlet
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3rd February 2020

41% of young people in the East Midlands would now consider applying for an apprenticeship scheme

Housebuilder, Redrow Homes, which is currently building across the East Midlands, has launched its annual report on perceptions of apprenticeships and careers in construction.
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3rd February 2020

Opening the door to future success

A successful first year in business and ambitious future plans has led two Nottingham women to open the doors to brand-new office space.
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3rd February 2020

SDL Property Management Join Leasehold Industry Call For Multibillion Cladding Fund

Midland-based managing agent SDL Property Management has joined a coalition of cladding campaigners, residents, property managers and the UK’s largest freeholders to call for a new multibillion-pound fund to remediate unsafe buildings.  
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3rd February 2020

Love Business unveils NatWest Rapid Cash as sponsor

NatWest Rapid Cash, an innovative new finance solution which provides businesses with an alternative to a traditional overdraft, has signed up as a sponsor for Love Business 2020.
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3rd February 2020

Expanding national PR agency wins new clients and appoints to five roles

With two national award wins under its belt, a raft of new clients and team appointments, it’s a period of exciting growth for Nottingham head-quartered PR agency, The Tonic Communications.
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3rd February 2020

Businesses to receive apprenticeship support at first Nottingham Apprenticeship Conference

The first Nottingham Apprenticeship Conference is to be hosted by Nottingham Trent University to support businesses interested in employing an apprentice.
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3rd February 2020

The British Heart Foundation helps teach Coalville drivers delivering Amazon parcels lifesaving CPR

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) today announced that it is helping to train drivers who deliver parcels to Amazon customers across Coalville in lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), so that they can respond to emergencies when out on the road
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3rd February 2020

Another High Flying Year for the "Rebels of Accountancy"

Cooper Parry enjoyed a sensational 2019. The “rebels of accountancy” expanded into London, Bristol and the US, reporting double digit organic growth.
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3rd February 2020

New Appointments to Drive Growth for RHCV

As part of its business growth plans, East Midlands-based Renault Trucks Dealer, RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has strategically strengthened its senior leadership team with three key appointments.
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3rd February 2020

RSM takes top spot in Midlands M&A advisory league

RSM's corporate finance team has moved up the league table to become the most active financial adviser in the Midlands M&A advisory market in 2019.
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3rd February 2020

Derby IT firm celebrates apprenticeship success as academy reaches its first year

A Derby-based IT solutions firm, is celebrating the first year of its thriving academy in collaboration with Derby College. 
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3rd February 2020

Backing the region’s entrepreneurs

Supporting our fellow small businesses and celebrating the successes of local entrepreneurs is something we feel passionately about here at Quiet Storm, so we were delighted to back this year’s Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards.
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3rd February 2020

Fingers-crossed for success

The Lincoln BIG office is buzzing with excitement after learning that the Business Improvement District (BID) has been shortlisted in a national competition.
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3rd February 2020

Workplace Mental Health First Aid specialists unveiled at ERT

A Nottingham-based clinical trials technology specialist is helping to tackle the challenge of mental health in the workplace with the creation of two dedicated Mental Health First Aid roles.
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2nd February 2020

trentbarton invests in full fibre to secure better customer experience

Nottinghamshire-based bus company, trentbarton, is celebrating the 'go live' of a full fibre network that will underpin all its operational and customer-facing data needs – including live departures information, ticketing and a smartcard payment systems.
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1st February 2020

DCG Launches Cycling Performance Academy

Derby College Group (DCG) has teamed up with the HUUB Ribble junior and development road cycling team to create a performance academy for aspiring young riders.
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1st February 2020

Immigration lawyer examines new global talent visa

Following the launch of the new fast-track immigration visa, aimed at attracting the world’s top talent to the UK, specialist immigration lawyer Mandie Sewa examines the potential drawbacks of the new system.
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1st February 2020

Longterm housing projects for Rilmac Scaffolding

Rilmac Scaffolding have announced two new contracts which, between them, will provide three and a half years work for the expanding nationwide business.
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1st February 2020

Website launch sees Purpose Media extend its innings with Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Derbyshire County Cricket Club and Purpose Media have extended their long-standing partnership for another season, which has seen the creative agency develop and launch the club’s new website.
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1st February 2020

Ward achieves Silver FORS accreditation for fleet safety and emissions

Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, Ward, has been awarded FORS Silver accreditation for its 120 strong fleet of modern vehicles and drivers.
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1st February 2020

Leading East Midlands M&E company celebrates double promotion joy

Back to back senior promotions for Couch Perry Wilkes
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1st February 2020

Derby chosen as city to launch brand-new Government app designed to be a one-stop shop of information in a variety of languages

A brand-new website and app for parents of primary school pupils in Derby, designed to be a one-stop shop showcasing everything you need to know about school life, has been launched in the city.
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