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News from March 2020


31st March 2020

Motion Vehicles gear up to support for Safe and Sound

Vehicle leasing specialists Motion Vehicles have joined forces with specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound to support its work across Derbyshire.
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31st March 2020

Focus consultant helping to save ‘At Risk’ buildings in Nottingham

Focus Consultants cultural services consultant, Laura Summers, has become a Trustee of a new charity which has been formed to save heritage buildings across Nottingham city.
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31st March 2020

Rock Fall Safety Boots reflects on Importance of Health and Wellbeing and Diversification in Business

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 for footwear.
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31st March 2020

How to adapt your social media strategy during the COVID-19 outbreak

We know first-hand that times are tough, and everything is up in the air at the minute. However, we want to help you and your business. Here are a few tips to see you through and hopefully come out of this with a stronger social media platform, better inf
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31st March 2020

Octavian IT lands major contract for security and risk management facility

Nottinghamshire-based managed IT services specialist Octavian IT has completed a major contract for a new specialist security and risk management company providing professional services to individuals, businesses, and organisations.
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30th March 2020

Education scheme champions women in construction with hands-on career day

Two female students from West Park School, in Spondon, Derby, went against the grain to learn the tricks of the building trade, as part of an ongoing careers mentoring scheme in the city that is championing women in construction.
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30th March 2020

J Tomlinson announced as finalist in Construction News Awards 2020

Construction, refurbishment and maintenance services provider, J Tomlinson, has been named as a finalist in the Construction News Awards 2020.
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30th March 2020

New Trustees Join Safe and Sound Board

Safe and Sound, the local charity that specialises in supporting children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation and their families, has appointed a new chairperson and several new trustees.
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30th March 2020

Leicestershire pharma’s revolutionary liquid formulation for treatment of sickle cell now available

The EMA licensed liquid-form of hydroxycarbamide developed by Leicestershire pharmaceutical manufacturer Nova Laboratories is now available to sickle cell disease specialists in the UK and Ireland.
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30th March 2020

Regional property firm sponsors Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes

Local property professionals Andrew Granger & Co has sponsored the Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes.
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30th March 2020

Counselling hub is under pressure

Owner and co-founder of the phenomenally busy Lincoln-based Naomi Watkins Counselling Hub today pledged that her team would continue supporting hundreds of clients during the Coronavirus epidemic.
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30th March 2020

How to promote sustainability in the workplace

As the awareness of climate change and the environmental impact of our actions and activities increases, so does the pace of change demanded by buyers.
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30th March 2020

Northamptonshire NHS Trusts calling for healthcare workers to boost staff levels during the coronavirus crisis

NHS Trusts across Northamptonshire are calling for trained healthcare workers including doctors, nurses, porters, healthcare assistants and those trained in housekeeping to boost their staffing levels to meet increased demand for services in the coming we
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30th March 2020

Leadership Styles During the COVID-19 Crisis - What can you Learn?

It's funny how the images of leaders develop, and during extreme challenges, some gain gravitas or lose credibility almost overnight. As a leader in your business, what are you projecting consciously or unconsciously?
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28th March 2020

RESCHEDULED: Medilink East Midlands Innovation Day - 02 July, The Nottingham Belfry

RESCHEDULED: Medilink East Midlands Innovation Day - 02 July, The Nottingham Belfry
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28th March 2020

Chesterfield manufacturer offers factory, staff and resources in response to national COVID-19 effort

A Chesterfield manufacturer is offering its factory, people and resources to the national effort to fight the killer virus.
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28th March 2020

Architecture practice acquired by Pegasus Group

A Sutton Coldfield based architectural and engineering practice has been acquired by national multi-disciplinary consultancy Pegasus Group.
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27th March 2020

Kettering Company Offers to Make Essential Deliveries to its Clients During Coronavirus Crisis

A Kettering company is going the extra mile to help its clients during the coronavirus outbreak by offering to deliver essentials and help with other tasks.
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27th March 2020

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire teams up with local councils and launches campaign to find 1000-strong army of volunteers

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire, Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council have launched an initiative to build an army of volunteers to support people throughout Leicester and Leicestershire.
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27th March 2020

Central England Co-op says ‘thank you’ to colleagues and key workers for supporting their communities

Central England Co-op has announced that is giving back to colleagues and key workers who are ensuring our communities are supported during this uncertain time.
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27th March 2020

Food Packaging Giant Announces Temporary Contracts After˜Supermarket Surge

A Nottingham based manufacturer of food packaging, which has seen a surge in supermarket orders, has today revealed that it is offering up to 25 temporary contracts to those effected by the recent job cuts.
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27th March 2020

Heathcotes launches recruitment drive

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has launched a nationwide recruitment drive to assist its frontline teams in meeting the challenge of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis.
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27th March 2020

A diabetes course developed by Leicester researchers made free in response to coronavirus

Every person with type 2 diabetes in the UK can access an online education course, developed in Leicester, to help them manage their condition during the coronavirus outbreak.
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27th March 2020

Wellbeing Centre Offers Free Online Classes for All During Coronavirus Lockdown

A Kettering wellbeing centre is helping local people stay fit and healthy during the coronavirus lockdown by offering a series of completely free online classes, including yoga, Pilates and mindfulness.
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27th March 2020

Love Business partner prints and delivers essential NHS Covid-19 leaflets to local hospitals

Love Business partner Accent Commercial Resources switched its presses back on earlier this week to print and deliver some essential Covid-19 information leaflets to local hospitals for the NHS.
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27th March 2020

Russell Scanlan Selects Macmillan Cancer Support as Charity of the Year

Nottingham-based independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has announced its Charity of the Year for 2020 is Macmillan Cancer Support, the UK’s leading cancer support organisation.
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27th March 2020

"We wanted to create something that brought the Fancy Family together during this difficult time."

We ended up creating little performances where we could from our living rooms, bedrooms and gardens while in lockdown!
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27th March 2020

Lincoln potato supplier offers temporary jobs

UK's increased potato demand creates temporary jobs at Lincoln supplier
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27th March 2020

How the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will work

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19.
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26th March 2020

Boulder Developments joins Fortis Merchants

The company is now a supplier to the UK’s largest construction buying group
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26th March 2020

COVID19 outbreak.... What to do with your business website

With the growing concerns of the outbreak of COVID19 in the UK, business owners up and down the country will be concerned about how this will impact their business, staff and livelihoods.
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26th March 2020

Government’s NHS volunteer drive target is smashed

The number of people volunteering to support the National Health Service during the coronavirus crisis has passed the half a million mark, which is more than double the Government's recruitment target.
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26th March 2020

Dains launches COVID-19 Business Advisory Hub for specialist support

Dains Accountants has launched an online information hub to support businesses through this unprecedented period.
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26th March 2020

Vision Blue announces new brand and enhanced products

Having opened a new Nottingham office that already employs over twenty people, the Aryza group hope to double the team over the next year.
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26th March 2020

South Yorks/North Notts commercial market resilient in face of COVID 19 as property firm completes six deals in a week

The commercial property market in and around South Yorkshire and North Nottinghamshire is proving resilient in extremely tough conditions after a leading property consultancy completed six major deals in just a week.
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26th March 2020

cbe+ gains sponsorship from Leonardo to obtain SC21 certification

Specialist precision engineering sub-contractor CBE+ has been selected by leading UK aerospace original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Leonardo, for sponsorship on the SC21 Operational Excellence programme. 
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26th March 2020

Co-op announces new measures to keep colleagues and families safe at funerals

Central England Co-op announces new measures to keep colleagues and families safe while preparing to say goodbye to a loved one
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26th March 2020

Champions’ new partnership with car leasing firm

East Midlands brand agency Champions (UK) plc has announced a wide-ranging new partnership with Leicester car and van lease specialist Pink Car Leasing.
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25th March 2020

Marketing Consultancy win new labelling company client

Croft Printing has appointed Simple Marketing Consultancy to help them develop a more diverse marketing strategy and promotional plan.
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25th March 2020

Micrometric Welcomes Three New Team Members

Leading Lincoln-based manufacturing firm Micrometric is growing in numbers and expertise after welcoming three new additions to its team.
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25th March 2020

Pegasus Group names Shelter Charity of the Year

Pegasus Group has unveiled Shelter, the national charity helping people struggling with bad housing or homelessness, as its charity of the year for 2020.
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25th March 2020

NG assists on all fronts to help deliver Grade A Edwalton Business Park

NG Chartered Surveyors has been formally appointed as Managing Agents of Edwalton Business Park, after months of involvement behind the scenes.
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25th March 2020

Leicester IT Company Launches Initiative to Support Local Charity Amidst Covid-19 Crisis

With more people having to work from home due to COVID-19, Better-IT has announced that it will be donating a proportion of its fees to Leicester-based Charity Link, when transitioning new businesses to its remote working package.
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25th March 2020

Nottingham Care at Home Company Calls for Former Nurses to Help Fight Impact of Coronavirus

PerCurra, the at home care company headquartered in Nottingham, has launched a volunteer recruitment drive and is looking for experienced former nurses and health care staff interested in helping vulnerable people during the coronavirus public health emer
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25th March 2020

URGENT: Change in hospital visiting times- NGH

Further restrictions on visiting at Northampton General Hospital from 25.03.2020
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25th March 2020

How to communicate during the coronavirus crisis

As the Covid-19 crisis continues, it's important that business owners remember that communicating with their customers is an absolute must. Here are a few tips to help you create a killer coronavirus comms strategy.
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25th March 2020

Coronavirus school closures: Will it impact Child Arrangement Orders?

As the number of cases of Covid-19 continues to rise rapidly across the UK and Ireland, the nation’s schools are preparing to close their doors in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus.
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25th March 2020

Leicester hairdresser salutes local NHS heroes with the gift of self-care during COVID-19 outbreak

Barrie Stephen Hair is giving out vouchers to NHS workers as a thank you for their tireless work during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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25th March 2020

KuKu Connect Covid-19 Support Podcast

The UK's toughened response to the ongoing Covid-19 situation means that we have had to press pause on our weekly Love Business News podcast series for the time being. However, our good friends at KuKu Connect have released a coronavirus special.
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25th March 2020

Understanding the Psychological Impact of COVID-19

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will have an impact on everyone. Understanding how to cope with the stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Here's an explanation of the emotional rollercoaster ever
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25th March 2020

Six-month exemption from MoT testing during COVID-19 Crisis

Vehicle owners will be granted a six-month exemption from MoT testing, enabling them to continue to travel to work where this absolutely cannot be done from home, or shop for necessities during the Coronavirus 'lockdown'.
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25th March 2020

Free HR Advice for Business dealing with COVID-19

In these extraordinary times many businesses need urgent HR and employment advice. The good news is that help is only a phone call away and you have one free call to our Emergency HR advice line. Specialist HR advisors are waiting to help you and asses yo
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24th March 2020

J Tomlinson completes string of University of Warwick schemes

J Tomlinson has completed more than £12m worth of projects at the University of Warwick in recent times, building on the long-term relationship forged between the two organisations.
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24th March 2020

Tuffnells pledges to guarantee interviews to anyone out of work due to COVID-19

Tuffnells has pledged to guarantee anyone out of work because of Covid19 an interview, as it looks to hire more than 100 new warehouse workers and lorry drivers.
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24th March 2020

Chamber Chief Executive Scott Knowles video message to businesses about the COVID-19 Crisis

An update from Chamber Chief Executive Scott Knowles regarding Chamber services following announcements from the Government.
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24th March 2020

The 2020 Midlands Better Business Expo

The Midlands Better Business Expo is set to go ahead on 11 November 2020!
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24th March 2020

Lincolnshire Show 2020 cancelled due to Coronavirus pandemic

Organisers of the Lincolnshire Show, one of the county’s flagship events, have made the difficult decision to cancel the show this year, due to the ongoing coronavirus situation.
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24th March 2020

Rock Fall Safety Boots strides on confidently with appointment of new materials technologist

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 for footwear.
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24th March 2020

Kegworth-based Integrated Food Projects delivers for innocent's carbon-neutral drinks factory

A food and drink capital investment specialist is helping leading juice and smoothie brand innocent realise its ambitions of building a carbon-neutral manufacturing factory.
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24th March 2020

UK pallet networks join forces to offer government a unique supply chain service for critical supplies

The UK’s eight pallet networks announce a massive collaboration, putting their 750 depots and 23,500 strong distribution fleet at the UK government’s disposal for emergency supply for critical services.
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24th March 2020

SuperFOIL upgrades to Orderwise

A Lincoln manufacturer has switched to Lincoln-based business software.
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24th March 2020

Microlise Provides SmartFlow Driver & Subcontractor Management App Free of Charge During Coronavirus Crisis

Increased levels of consumer buying, fuelled by Covid-19, is resulting in unprecedented supply chain challenges that are likely to continue at heightened levels for longer than traditional peak periods.
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24th March 2020

NK Motors pledges its support to me&dee

The UK’s largest Kia car dealership has chosen me&dee as one of its charities of the year.
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24th March 2020

How to create your COVID-19 Business Continuity Statement

You need to communicate what your business changes are as a result of the COVID-19 Crisis. This guide has been developed to provide you with the key elements you need to consider.
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24th March 2020

Purpose Media sports platform helps promote massive online FIFA 20 tournament

A website created by Derbyshire marketing agency Purpose Media has helped enable Leyton Orient to bring together some of the world’s top professional football clubs and players to link-up and compete in a global charity esports tournament.
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24th March 2020

Managing international business during the Covid-19 crisis

Spatial Global keeping calm and carrying on
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24th March 2020

Do I need to close my business or not?

After a number of phone calls to me, made by different friends, clients and fellow business owners, all asking essentially this same question, the Government web page is very explicit in its direction
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23rd March 2020

Assistant site manager is paving the way for women in construction

Following International Women’s Day, an Assistant Site Manager for Barratt Homes in Nottinghamshire has shed some light on being a woman in the construction industry.
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23rd March 2020

East Midlands housebuilder bolsters senior team

An East Midlands housebuilder has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new Construction Director and a Head of Customer Services.
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23rd March 2020

Midlands contractor celebrates appointment on £30 billion national central government framework

Midlands-based contractor G F Tomlinson is celebrating its successful selection on to the new £30 billion Crown Commercial Service Construction Works and Associated Services agreement, a major national framework for the delivery of public sector construct
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23rd March 2020

Good news amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Nottingham based Sign & Graphics company N1 Visual, Produce and distribute 100's of free "Covid-19 Self Isolation" Stickers to their local community.
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23rd March 2020

Life at the frontline of the coronavirus crisis: how one recruitment agency is helping its staff, candidates and clients

A recruitment firm which is literally at the frontline of the Covid-19 outbreak across the region says it is now operating on a 24-hour basis in order to help its client base through the current crisis.
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23rd March 2020

Love Affair Enabled Mum To ‘Tap’ Into Dream Business

An entrepreneurial mum says she puts the success of her bathroom business down to meeting her “incredible” husband - setting her on an unexpected career path.
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23rd March 2020

IT firm sees spike in work-from-home sales amid Coronavirus outbreak

A Derby-based IT solutions company has recorded a rise in sales as businesses bid to protect their productivity amid the Coronavirus outbreak.
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23rd March 2020

A stormin’ solution for national railcard website

A website designed and developed by Quiet Storm to support the Government’s new 16-17 Saver Railcard hit the headlines earlier this year.
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23rd March 2020

Nuclear marine engineer calls for more support for people with autism in work

A former nuclear marine engineer is calling for businesses to do more to support and encourage employees with autism, to mark National Autism Awareness Month.
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23rd March 2020

Deferring VAT payments COVID-19

The Government will support businesses by deferring Valued Added Tax (VAT) payments for 3 months.
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23rd March 2020

Income Tax payments deferred for COVID-19 Crisis

If you’re self-employed, Income Tax payments due in July 2020 under the Self-Assessment system will be deferred to January 2021
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23rd March 2020

Life at the frontline of the coronavirus crisis: how one recruitment agency is helping its staff, candidates and clients

A recruitment firm which is literally at the frontline of the Covid-19 outbreak across the region says it is now operating on a 24-hour basis in order to help its client base through the current crisis.
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23rd March 2020

Managing Mental Health - Practical Tips to help cope with the COVID-19 Crisis

As a consequence of the COVID-19 Crisis, many of us are working from home for the first time in our working lives. We have all had to adapt quickly over the last few weeks, we have had to consider innovative ways of running our businesses.
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22nd March 2020

Health support for small businesses facing tough times

Health support provider Equipsme is offering businesses with 2-20 employees free access to its healthcare plans which include remote GP appointments.
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22nd March 2020

Class Act - Guess who's won Lincoln's top honour?

There was fantastic news today for the team behind one of the city’s most popular entertainment venues – despite it having been forced by the Government to close its doors to the public and postpone its productions due to national restrictions imposed due
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22nd March 2020

East Midlands-based online training platform gives top tips for SMEs entering remote working

Six top tips for SMEs embarking remote working for the first time
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22nd March 2020

Commemorative five tonne bell cast in UK gets Royal escort down under

A huge bell weighing more than five tonnes has been transported nearly 10,000 miles, from the UK to Australia’s capital city Canberra, by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), following its casting and tuning at the Loughborough Bellfoundry in Leicesters
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22nd March 2020

Urgent HR and employment advice!

In these extraordinary times many businesses need urgent HR and employment advice.
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21st March 2020

Derbyshire Bakery Goes ‘Against The Grain’ As Production Steps Up Three-Fold

A Derbyshire family bakery has stepped up its bread production three-fold in the wake of the supermarket shortages experienced throughout the county.
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21st March 2020

Learners hedge their bets for a greener future

An environmental campaign has been given a boost at West Nottinghamshire College as students have planted new trees at the Derby Road campus in Mansfield.
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21st March 2020

NG motors on in Derby with prime letting to expanding car retail giant

A prime location on the outskirts of Derby city centre has been let to a car retail giant in a deal brokered by commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors.
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21st March 2020

Awards Win For Geo Green Power

East Midlands based renewable energy company Geo Green Power have picked up Best Solar PV Installer / Contractor in the East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards plus Highly Commended and Commended in two other categories.
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21st March 2020

New Corby firm launches recruitment campaign

Europa Warehouse which is opening a NEW state-of-the-art £60m facility at Midlands Logistics Park in Corby, has launched a recruitment drive.
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21st March 2020

Loughborough father and daughter to take on 3000-mile row in charity fundraising bid

A 3000-mile, cross Atlantic Ocean row that is aiming to raise £100,000 for four charities - Rural Assistance Nepal, Women’s Aid, Royal Marines Charity and Mind – has officially launched its fundraising campaign.
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21st March 2020

Statutory Sick Pay & SSP Relief COVID-19 Measures

Covid-19 Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) & SSP Relief
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21st March 2020

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme to support long-term viable businesses who may need to respond to cash-flow pressures by seeking additional finance:
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21st March 2020

The HMRC COVID-19 Time To Pay Scheme to help with tax

If you cannot pay your tax bill on time as a result of the COVID-19
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21st March 2020

Chancellor’s Emergency Measures for COVID-19

Chancellor Rishi Sunak pledges measures by the Government to ease the financial burden on businesses and protect jobs, due to the COVID-19 Crisis
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21st March 2020

COVID-19 Mortgage Break

Mortgage lenders have agreed to support customers experiencing issues with finances as a result of Covid-19
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21st March 2020

Lincolnshire based tech company announces £1.8 million package of support for its clients

Software firm Orderwise offers £1.8m in free licences to support customers
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21st March 2020

Big Step Forward in Coronavirus Detection By UK Firm

A UK firm has developed a test that can detect Coronavirus within 10 minutes and render both self-isolation and incubation unnecessary.
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21st March 2020

Charity raffle raises £6,740 for the British Heart Foundation

Chestnut Homes has donated £6,740 to the British Heart Foundation following the success of its recent charity raffle.
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21st March 2020

City Centre BIDs Re-Purpose Support For Local Businesses

The team behind the Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have announced revised ways of working to support businesses in the city centre during the current time.
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21st March 2020

5 Things your team MUST have during the current crisis

The world of work is changing before our eyes, and whatever happens, will never be the same again. Unless you're part of the AMAZING ‘front line’ NHS team, you need 5 things to make sure your increasingly dispersed team realises their true potential:
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21st March 2020

Business Insurance and COVID-19

Government’s medical advice is sufficient to enable businesses which have insurance policy that covers both pandemics and Government ordered closure to make a claim
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20th March 2020

Russells recognised as the best of the best

Burton-based Russell Roof Tiles has been recognised as a leading manufacturer in the UK, after being handpicked to appear in the 2020 Parliamentary Review.  
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20th March 2020

New management boosts profit for Derbyshire Farm

A diversified Derbyshire farm is more profitable following strategic advice from commercial property consultancy Innes England.
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20th March 2020

Taylor&Emmet team shows support for Dronfield 10k

A dedicated team of runners were out in force on Sunday to represent Taylor&Emmet LLP at the firm’s namesake event, the Dronfield 10K.
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20th March 2020

Marketing expert creates free guide to support small, independent businesses through coronavirus crisis

Award-winning entrepreneur and marketing expert Victoria Prince has launched a free 12-page marketing and business support guide to help independent businesses to remain positive during the coronavirus outbreak.
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20th March 2020

Dorothy Goodman pupils get life lessons in money

Dorothy Goodman School pupils found out how to open a savings account at Hinckley & Rugby as part of a day of financial education sponsored by the Building Society.
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20th March 2020

Applications now open for Women of the Year Awards 2020

The search is on for the most inspirational women across the East Midlands, as applications open for one of the UK’s longest running annual awards.
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20th March 2020

Central England Co-op urges communities to come together to support those affected by the Coronavirus

Central England Co-op is urging communities to come together and support one and other as it outlines a range of measures to help those whose lives have been affected by the Coronavirus.
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20th March 2020

ActionCOACH shares free Covid-19 business planning guides

A business development expert from ActionCOACH Leicester and Nottingham has shared a number of documents containing free advice, top tips and information to help local SMEs navigate the Covid-19 crisis. 
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20th March 2020

Keep talking to each other!

HR experts today urged employers to stay in daily contact with staff who have been asked to work from home or have moved into “self-isolation.”
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20th March 2020

Northamptonshire Adult Social Services (NASS) apprentice with Asperger’s Syndrome is overcoming challenges to shine in her career & win awards

During National Autism Week (30th March – 5th April), Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) is highlighting how one employee with Asperger’s Syndrome has overcome challenges to excel in her career and win its prestigious ‘Apprentice of the Y
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20th March 2020

Northampton silent auction makes a big boom for Sports Relief

Staff at Barratt Homes Northampton have raised a whopping £597.19 for Sports Relief by holding a silent auction and a novelty balancing game.
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20th March 2020

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is recruiting 17 Public Health Nurses

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is developing its highly respected public health nursing team by recruiting 17 Band 5 and 6 nurses to work as Health Visitors and School Nurses as part of Healthy Together in Leicestershire.
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20th March 2020

Next Derbyshire Connect Reception

We’re delighted to be returning to the Cathedral Quarter Hotel for our April Connect Reception.
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20th March 2020

Free bus pass travel before 9.30am on trentbarton

trentbarton is offering to help older and vulnerable people to get to the shops and banks during early morning openings by accepting concessionary bus passes before 9.30am on weekday mornings.
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20th March 2020

Space Data Centres offers free support to key service sectors during Covid-19 crisis

Space Data Centres is backing key service providers during the Covid-19 crisis with free access to a range of their services to help them keep the nation moving.
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20th March 2020

Advisers unite to tackle Corona crisis

A new group, designed to help businesses navigate through the Covid-19 crisis, has been set up by some of the region’s best-known professionals.
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20th March 2020

Making your payments count during Covid-19

As businesses assess the impact of the coronavirus, normal activity will be severely restricted and significantly reduced revenues will continue to grow. The new Image Clearing System for cheques can provide a solution.
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20th March 2020

JPT Solutions provides free support to customers working from home

Midlands-based IT support service specialist, JPT Solutions, has assured existing clients they will not be charged for any additional support enabling workforces to work remotely from home during the COVID-19 crisis.
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20th March 2020

New online IT support group launched for workers stuck at home during coronavirus crisis

Derby IT solutions provider Wytech has launched a LinkedIn group that offers free Q&A advice to anyone who is forced to work from home because of the coronavirus and is struggling with their IT.
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19th March 2020

CCTV expert keeping an 'eye' out for vulnerable during Coronavirus chaos with grocery delivery

A home security expert is extending his already hectic working day by offering a grocery delivery service to “vulnerable” people amid Coronavirus chaos.
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19th March 2020

Anniversary Conference - New Date!

Business Women’s Link’s Networking Group is disappointed to have to announce we are postponing our 25th Anniversary Conference from the 25th March until later in the year - Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leading Women Today –  in accordance with Government and NHS
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19th March 2020

Nottingham based food manufacturer announces recruitment drive for temporary positions

Chilled pastry producer Addo Food Group has announced it is now recruiting for temporary jobs at its two Nottingham sites, which may help all those people who have been affected by recent redundancy within hospitality and leisure-based businesses as a res
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19th March 2020

Art gallery scheme to be project managed by Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has been appointed to project manage the development of a new collections centre at one of the UK’s leading art galleries.
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19th March 2020

J Tomlinson project wins at East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards 2020

Contractor J Tomlinson is on cloud nine after Airfield Business Park in Leicestershire scooped the title of Large Scale Project of the Year at the East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards.
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19th March 2020

Students share energy and generosity for charity

Basketball shoot-outs, inflatable sumo wrestling, squats and burpees kept students at West Nottinghamshire College energetic while raising vital funds for Sport Relief.
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19th March 2020

Ward reaps double re-wards at Business Masters

Ward, the Derbyshire-based metal, recycling and waste management specialist, is celebrating double award success this month thanks to TheBusinessDesk.com’s East Midlands Business Masters Awards. Over 200 business leaders, owners and advisers came togeth
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18th March 2020

Wicksteed Park closes due to coronavirus

Wicksteed Park has closed its attractions until further notice following the latest Government advice on the coronavirus outbreak.
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18th March 2020

JMP Solicitors supports Children of Courage Awards

Courageous young people were recognised at the ninth annual Children of Courage Awards last week with Grantham-based law firm JMP Solicitors as a main sponsor.
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18th March 2020

MBH Corporation plc acquires Robinsons Caravans

Robinsons Caravans Ltd, a Midlands caravan and motorhome business which has been trading for more than 50 years, has been acquired by MBH Corporation plc,  a UK public company offering a new approach to SME investment.
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18th March 2020

Small firms applaud £330 billion loan pledge as Chancellor promises to do “everything necessary” to help businesses

Following on from the announcement of a range of measures to support small firms impacted by current coronavirus-linked disruption in last week’s Budget, the Chancellor has today pledged:
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18th March 2020

Business Minister Opens New Engineering Centre at Boston College

The Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi MP opened the Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology Centre (EMAT) at Boston College yesterday (Thursday 12th March).
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18th March 2020

Pattonair rebrands as Incora following merger

Derby aerospace supply chain solutions provider Pattonair has today rebranded to Incora, following the companmy's recent merger with Wesco Aircraft.
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18th March 2020

Leicestershire surveyor wins prestigious industry award

A surveyor from a leading Leicestershire property consultancy has received a prestigious award in recognition of her achievements in a rigorous examination set by a specialist professional body.
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18th March 2020

Agrovista inspires through marketing leadership

One team culture delivers marketing results
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17th March 2020

Derby College Group Covid 19 Update

The Prime Minister and Education Secretary have announced that all colleges will close for most students after Friday until further notice. 
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17th March 2020

Free business network to reach thousands of businesses in the East Midlands

East Midlands business network service, KuKu Connect is launching a whole free service to aid and support thousands of businesses to ‘carry on going, carry on smiling & carry on connecting’.
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17th March 2020

SQF recognised for commitment to innovation at prestigious business awards

Sleaford Quality Foods (SQF), the cross-category supplier of multiple packaged foods to the manufacturing and foodservice sector, is celebrating after winning the Innovation category at the glittering East Midlands Business Masters Awards, held in Notting
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17th March 2020

Stories come alive for Kibworth pupils at storytelling session with David Wilson Homes

Stories were brought to life in front of the eyes of pupils from Squeaky B’s Nursery thanks to a storytelling event in Kibworth, organised by David Wilson Homes.
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17th March 2020

How to network like a pro

Networking provides a great opportunity to meet new customers, make new connections and showcase your business.
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16th March 2020

NG continues expansion in Derby with Cotton Brook Road deal

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have brokered a deal to buy a 8,845 sq ft industrial unit in Derby.
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16th March 2020

Oberoi enacts battle plan to keep business going during Coronavirus crisis

Oberoi Business Hub has risen to the challenge of the Coronavirus crisis by investing in technology to enable call handling staff to work seamlessly from home.
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16th March 2020

Patrick’s skills continue to soar!

A hospitality student at West Nottinghamshire College is being applauded once more after succeeding at the national heats of a prestigious catering competition.
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16th March 2020

IT firm sees spike in work-from-home sales amid Coronavirus outbreak

A Derby-based IT solutions company has recorded a rise in sales as businesses bid to protect their productivity amid the Coronavirus outbreak.
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16th March 2020

21st March launch date announced for Peveril Homes’ Myford Place show home in Beeston

Award-winning Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes has announced that its new Myford Place development in Beeston will launch on Saturday 21st March, reservations have already been taken ahead of the grand opening, so hurry, don’t miss out!
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16th March 2020

Good sports at Belmayne embark on first charity test

Three financial planners from Dronfield-based Belmayne are putting their best feet forward to kick off a new year of fundraising for four local charities.
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16th March 2020

East Midlands housebuilder bolsters senior team

An East Midlands housebuilder has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new Construction Director and a Head of Customer Services.
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16th March 2020

Adding a touch of glitz and glamour to the Chamber Business Awards

East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) is the leading business organisation in the East Midlands region, providing a voice to more than 4,300 member businesses.
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16th March 2020

Pattonair’s community work recognised at East Midlands Business Masters awards

Global aerospace and defence supply chain specialist Pattonair has been rewarded for its fantastic community work with an award at the prestigious Business Masters Awards.
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16th March 2020

Purpose Media strengthens strategic link with East Midlands Chamber

Full-service marketing agency Purpose Media has extended its status as a Strategic Partner of East Midlands Chamber by another 12 months.
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15th March 2020

Chesterfield Canal Trust one step closer in waterway restoration following site acquisition

Chesterfield Canal Trust’s ambitious plans to preserve and reinstate the historic canal lines that run from Staveley to Kiveton Park have recently continued after the charity confirmed the purchase of two unoccupied houses located on the proposed route.
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15th March 2020

IoD chair to address Diversity in Leadership Annual Convention

The Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands Diversity in Leadership Annual Convention is to be addressed by IoD chair Charlotte Valeur.
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15th March 2020

Leading South Midlands developer announces charity of the year for 2020

Leading developer David Wilson Homes South Midlands has recently selected Northampton and District Mind as its charity of the year for 2020 to promote and support good mental health in the areas in which it builds.
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15th March 2020

Nottingham law firm expands with new staff and a new service

A Nottingham law firm is launching a new service and recruiting more staff, to deal with the growing demand from bosses wanting to ensure their businesses are Brexit ready.
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14th March 2020

Arts Council England Funding Uplift Secures Viva Expansion

Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva, the orchestra of the East Midlands, has expanded its creative projects team thanks to an uplift in funding from Arts Council England (ACE).
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14th March 2020

Nottingham bowled over as city welcomes National Championships

England’s finest bowls players descend on Nottingham next week as the sport’s National Championships final stages arrive in the city.
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14th March 2020

HOUSE HUNTERS TO BENEFIT FROM HELP TO BUY GUIDANCE IN MANSFIELD

Leading developer Barratt Homes is hosting an exclusive Help to Buy event this weekend (14th and 15th March) at its Berry Hill development to help homebuyers take advantage of the scheme in Mansfield.
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14th March 2020

Perfect Circle chairman shares his thoughts on how the 2020 budget will impact the construction industry

Jon Enever, chairman at leading construction and infrastructure consultancy Perfect Circle, has reacted to Boris Johnson’s government’s first Budget, responding to the Chancellor’s promise to raise infrastructure spending to its highest level in decades.
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14th March 2020

Rashal brings new flavours to the city

Foodies in Lincoln can look forward to trying some fresh tastes as a new venue prepares to welcome its first customers.
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14th March 2020

Baldwins Corporate Finance completes six deals in one week

The Midlands team of Baldwins Corporate Finance has completed six deals in the space of just one week in the push to get transactions completed ahead of the Budget.
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14th March 2020

Student Homes Charity Welcomes New Chair and Trustees in Bid to Invest in Leicester Property Sector

New trustee member includes Richard Osborne, Director of BID Leicester and Leicester Business Festival
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14th March 2020

EXCITEMENT BUILDING OVER MICKLEOVER DEVELOPMENT

Builders will start work at the end of the month to rejuvenate a vandal-hit former petrol station site in Mickleover. Davlyn Construction has been brought in to carry out the building work.
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13th March 2020

Why CSR is more than a ‘ticked box’ exercise for QDTS Construction

Corporate Social Responsibility has become somewhat of a buzz phrase over the last few years.
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13th March 2020

Disney Store set to open at intu Derby

Disney Store is set to open a new pop-up store at intu Derby at the end of March, just in time for the Easter holidays
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13th March 2020

Students get top flight careers advice from one of country’s top airlines

Discovering how babies are delivered on board a plane and dealing with conflict and emergency evacuations on a flight were just some of the topics discussed with travel and tourism students at West Nottinghamshire College.
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13th March 2020

Investment in roads and potholes in England is much needed, writes Bruce Spencer-Knott, MD of Minster Group

Road users and workers alike will be welcoming the announcement that £2.5 billion is to be set aside for pothole repairs in England over the next five years, but the most astonishing figure is the £600 billion that’s to be invested in infrastructure.
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13th March 2020

Burton healthcare scheduling specialist doubles in size in five years

Burton upon Trent based software specialist BookWise Solutions has announced a record financial year, achieving 20 per cent growth and more than doubling in size in five years.
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13th March 2020

Twelve small businesses claim prizes at FSB East Midlands Small Businesses Awards

A dozen regional businesses have been recognised in the East Midlands regional finals of the ‘Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Celebrating Small Business Awards 2020.’
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13th March 2020

LEP Skills Conference Postponed Over COVID-19

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has taken the decision to postpone its first ever Skills Conference next week.
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13th March 2020

Nachural Summer Business Ball & Awards 2020

After the huge success of The Signature Awards (Birmingham) 2020 at the ICC Birmingham We are proud to announce the launch of the Nachural Summer Business Ball & Awards 2020 taking place this year at Wolverhampton Racecourse.
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13th March 2020

City budget boost

Derby stands to benefit from major investments announced in yesterday’s budget by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.
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13th March 2020

Bunzl Catering Supplies Extends Relationship with Microlise Transport Management Solution

Bunzl Catering Supplies, part of international B2B distributor Bunzl plc, recently renewed its contract with Microlise
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13th March 2020

Bott supports disadvantaged young people at The Phoenix Children’s Foundation

Bott Ashby helps local charity through staff and supplier-assisted fundraising
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13th March 2020

The Cash Protection Agency: 27 years of changing conceptions around debt collection

Loughborough-based business, The Cash Protection Agency, was founded in 1993, and in July 2020 will celebrate 27 years in operation.
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12th March 2020

Plans to restore historic hall and parkland submitted in time for 300th anniversary

South Ormsby Estate in the Lincolnshire Wolds is submitting plans for the restoration of its historic hall and parkland - 300 years after the birth of its former owner
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12th March 2020

Five East Midlands Businesses announce three bunkers challenge to raise £10k for charity

On Friday 3 July 2020, twenty golfers representing five businesses from across the East Midlands have committed to competing in “The Three Bunkers Challenge" in aid of the charity Big C Little C.
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12th March 2020

Sales director at leading homebuilder sheds light on being a woman in construction

Jan Ruston, Sales Director at Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands, has spoken about her experience as a woman in an industry typically perceived to be male-dominated.
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12th March 2020

Fluid ideas helps the Cambridge to enhance its appeal

Creative agency Fluid Ideas has developed a new brand identity for The Cambridge Building Society as the mutual steps up its drive to evolve and to enhance its appeal for the new decade.
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12th March 2020

Moving made easy with Barratt Homes at Grange View

Leading homebuilder Barratt Homes is encouraging Leicestershire house hunters looking to upsize to consider a property at its Grange View development in Hugglescote.
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12th March 2020

Student housing completes its £2.6 million Nottingham property acquisition plan

A Nottingham letting agent and property management company has completed a £2.6million property acquisition plan in the city.
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12th March 2020

Tax consultant Pete Miller says big thank you to zip wire challenge sponsors

Intrepid corporate tax consultant Pete Miller would like to say a big thank you to everyone who sponsored him in his recent zip wire challenge.
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12th March 2020

Hospitality students host Italian theme night

Degree-level hospitality students at Nottingham College are running an Italian-themed restaurant takeover evening, at the College’s Adams Restaurant on Stoney Street in Nottingham’s Lace Market.
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12th March 2020

Sundown Adventureland grants Mother’s Day wishes with £8 tickets

FAMILY-OWNED fairy tale theme park Sundown Adventureland will be giving mums a special treat this Mother’s Day by offering them a spellbinding discount on Sunday 22 March.
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11th March 2020

Wildgoose Construction expands workforce as it starts work on £20m worth of contracts

Derbyshire construction firm Wildgoose Construction, headed up by new managing director Andrew Tilford, continues to expand its management team having secured £20m of new contracts during the first two months of 2020.
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11th March 2020

Burton Chamber AGM and annual celebration set to be biggest ever as membership boosts

Riding high on an increase of 20% in members in 2019, Burton & District Chamber of Commerce is inviting local businesses to attend its annual AGM and celebration lunch in Burton on Wednesday 6th May.
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11th March 2020

Nottinghamshire buyers can save thousands with David Wilson homes’ Easter extravaganza

Nottinghamshire homebuyers are being encouraged to take advantage of David Wilson Homes’ Easter Extravaganza offer before it ends on Sunday 12th April
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11th March 2020

Jackloc receive Sold Secure status!

Hot on the heels of our window restrictor winning the silver award at the 2020 Mother & Baby Awards
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11th March 2020

Local Derby eco-friendly business to support two charities for 2020

Derby-based eco-friendly and ethical professional housekeeping business, Bright & Beautiful®, has selected Dementia UK and Derbyshire-based Me & Dee for its charities of the year.
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11th March 2020

Local trusts specialist reports increase in enquiries for help with protecting benefits

PEOPLE who are awarded compensation to help meet the needs of their new life after suffering an injury are being encouraged to set up a trust to protect their entitlement to means-tested benefits and care contributions.
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11th March 2020

Bespoke £1.6m home goes on the market

HORSE CHESTNUTS is an extraordinary detached residence with original Victorian walled gardens located in Papplewick, Nottingham, which is being sold by John Pye Property
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11th March 2020

Moving with the times and family ties key to 40 years of success for local auction house

Adapting to changing tastes and embracing technological innovation are cited as key factors in 40 years of enduring success in one of the Midlands’ leading auctioneers and valuers, according to the company’s founder.
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11th March 2020

All aboard! Public services students visit HMS Prince of Wales

Public services students from West Nottinghamshire College swapped the classroom for Liverpool’s docks last week.
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11th March 2020

Open day and job opportunities at Huthwaite switchgear firm

One of the UK’s largest switchgear manufacturers will be teaming up with West Nottinghamshire College’s apprenticeship service – Vision Apprentices – to offer careers advice on a range of vacancies at its Huthwaite premises.
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10th March 2020

PUT YOUR SPARE ROOM TO GOOD USE WITH DAVID WILSON HOMES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

David Wilson Homes is offering homeowners in Northamptonshire some fresh inspiration on putting their spare room to good use.
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10th March 2020

A radical relaunch for a Nottingham business

Two Nottingham women aim to radically shift the way the UK supports female founders and are relaunching their business in line with this mission.
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10th March 2020

Major Japanese finance deal shows Midland Heart means business

Leading UK housing association Midland Heart has established a reputation as an organisation to do business with globally, securing a £60m finance deal with a major Japanese bank.
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10th March 2020

SEARCH FOR ORTON STATUE ARTIST FOLLOWING CAMPAIGN SUCCESS

The search for an artist to design and produce a statue of the legendary Leicester playwright, Joe Orton, in his hometown has been launched today (9th March) with the issue of an artist’s design brief.
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10th March 2020

Notts grade a science park opens its doors

A COLLABORATIVE Grade A 22,700 sq. ft office space in Nottingham has now reached completion.
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10th March 2020

Warwickshire homebuilder reveals top reasons to move to Bishop’s Itchington

Leading homebuilder David Wilson Homes has revealed its top reasons for property seekers to consider a move to the quaint village of Bishop’s Itchington.
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10th March 2020

Titanic Experience awaits diners at The Old Bell Hotel

The final hours of the maiden voyage of RMS Titanic will be re-created at a unique theatrical dining event at The Old Bell Hotel in Sadler Gate, Derby, on Sunday April 26.
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10th March 2020

Survey finds uk businesses haven’t invested in their accounting software for more than six years

A new survey has found that some UK businesses haven’t spent a single penny in over six years on their accounting software - leaving them without access to tools that help them keep up with the modern demands of accounting.
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10th March 2020

Wilson Vale arrives at One Central Boulevard

Ashby-based caterer, Wilson Vale, has gained a catering contract at IM Properties’ One Central Boulevard building at Blythe Valley Park in Solihull.
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10th March 2020

An evening of sustainable style for International Women’s Day - Rethink your wardrobe at our charity fundraiser with quality vintage, preloved & new fashion, bags & accessories

Celebrate International Women’s Day in style whilst raising money for local charities and doing your bit for sustainability. As one of the world's most polluting industries, fashion has some major sustainability problems.
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10th March 2020

Navigating the HR and Legal Minefield in a new decade

With the Good Work Plan and further changes to employment and equality legislation on the horizon, we speak to a specialist from the UK's market leader for employment law and health and safety support to find out what small businesses need to know. 
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9th March 2020

Investment boosts Lincolnshire housing group's growth ambitions

A leading housing group that operates across Lincolnshire has secured significant investment that will help it achieve its ambitious plans to build around 750 new homes a year for the next five years.
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9th March 2020

Pre-budget analysis from Duncan & Toplis

With the new chancellor due to give the government’s first budget since 2018, senior figures from Duncan & Toplis have analysed some of the rumoured changes that could be announced.
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9th March 2020

Hinckley and Rugby showcases support for community groups

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society showcased its support for charities and community groups at a Leicestershire Cares event for local VCSE (voluntary, community and social enterprise) organisations.
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9th March 2020

Medical research charity appoints CEO

Nottingham-based FRAME, the medical research charity committed to reducing the number of animals used in scientific testing, has appointed its first Chief Executive Officer.
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9th March 2020

LLEP launches new skills toolkit to build the workforce of the future

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP) held its first Business Breakfast event in 2020 at Leicestershire County Cricket Ground on Friday 6 March 2020.
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9th March 2020

Marco Pierre White to host lunch at Kegworth restaurant

Fans of Marco Pierre White can meet the man in person as he pays a visit to his New York Italian restaurant in Kegworth.
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9th March 2020

Taking AIM with new website

AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group, or AIM for short, is a national and international awarding organisation.
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7th March 2020

Gem of a deal for NG sees Nottingham jeweller expand

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have sealed a deal to let another former Ladbrokes unit - this time to a fast-growing jewellers in Nottingham city centre.
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7th March 2020

Construction Director returns home

A Construction Director has returned to the Nottingham region bringing a wealth of expertise to a Nottingham housebuilder.
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6th March 2020

LED Lighting company calling for lights out during Earth hour on Saturday 28th March

A Lincolnshire lighting business is calling for other county companies and their employees to join it in turning off their lights between 8 and 9pm on Saturday 28th March.
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6th March 2020

Strong start to the year for Vitty Creative and its clients.

Nottingham based specialist Web Design and Digital Marketing agency Vitty Creative is pleased to announce that it has made a strong start to 2020, with a trio of new project wins and client website launches.
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6th March 2020

Duke of Sussex and Lewis Hamilton officially open new museum The Silverstone Experience

The Duke of Sussex and Lewis Hamilton meet Sally Reynolds, CEO of The Silverstone Experience
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6th March 2020

MEIF investment propels Leicestershire Comms firm into international markets

Leicestershire-based communications firm Write the Talk has received £75,000 to support UK job creation with expansion plans into the Hong Kong and USA markets.
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6th March 2020

New Employer Academy Address Future Skills Shortages

A leading local timber merchant and importer has joined forces with Derby College Group to highlight career opportunities for Joinery students and address future skills gaps in the industry.
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6th March 2020

Innes England take triple crown in deals competition

Commercial property consultancy Innes England is celebrating after being recognised as the most active agent in three key sectors of the 2019 East Midlands commercial property market.
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6th March 2020

Focus Consultants appointed on university ERDF evaluation

Experts at Focus Consultants are teaming up with Aston University to evaluate the Smarterials programme – a project to help promote and advance the use of functional materials in manufacturing.
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6th March 2020

Horses & Ponies do business at Bransby

For our Lincolnshire March Connect Reception we are going rural for business connecting, as we are to be hosted by the wonderful Bransby Horses.
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6th March 2020

Employees at award-winning homebuilder leading the way for women in construction

With International Women’s Day just around the corner, female employees at Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands division have lifted the lid on their careers and experiences as women in the construction industry.
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6th March 2020

Invitation to the East Midlands Manufacturing and Engineering Conference: Sustainable Manufacturing – 17 March, The Roundhouse, Derby

This year’s conference will focus on some of the strategies, efficiencies and support available to business which enable the creation of manufactured products
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6th March 2020

Green light given for further commercial units on premier business park in Lincoln

The green light has been given to plans submitted by Stirlin Developments, to construct further business space at Leafbridge Business Park on Station Road in North Hykeham.
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6th March 2020

Derbyshire mum honoured by Theo Paphitis

Theo Paphitis, the former star of BBC2's Dragons' Den, has awarded a Derbyshire mum who runs her own marketing agency a prestigious Small Business Sunday award.
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6th March 2020

New tenants at Normanton Farm lay the groundwork for going organic

A conventional arable farm at Normanton on Soar is undergoing conversion to an organic mixed beef, sheep and arable farm, having recently been let to ambitious new tenants on a 25-year farm business tenancy (FBT) through Loughborough-based land experts Ma
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5th March 2020

Chef returns to his roots for students’ fine dining event

An ex-catering student turned Michelin-starred chef is returning to his roots at West Nottinghamshire College’s Refined restaurant to cook a six-course extravaganza.
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5th March 2020

Graduate startup revolutionising prosthetics

A Loughborough University graduate startup is transforming the manufacture and distribution of prosthetic limbs – making them more accessible to the millions of people who need them.
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5th March 2020

Construction buyer aged just 23 is changing the face of building industry

A young woman who has made her name in construction says the lack of females in the industry needs to be addressed at school level.
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5th March 2020

Shakespeare Martineau helps with sale of top London magazines

The corporate team in the East Midlands office of law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, has supported Threadneedle Media, a new London-based media company, with a management buyout of both Square Mile and HEDGE magazines. 
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5th March 2020

Hinckley & Rugby mortgage book grows in 2019

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society generated a 3.7 per cent rise in its mortgage book in 2019 and attracted an additional £45 million from savers during its financial year.
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5th March 2020

Over 100 security roles vacant at East Midlands Airport

Ahead of the busy summer season, which gets underway at the end of March, East Midlands Airport (EMA) is recruiting over 100 security officers.
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5th March 2020

Heathcotes appoints director of business development

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has appointed Natalia Lysiuk as director of business development.
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4th March 2020

Central Foods takes on distribution of Frank Dale products

One of the UK’s leading frozen food distributors, Central Foods, has taken over the distribution of the premium buffet food brand Frank Dale.
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4th March 2020

‘Thriving’ Leicester the perfect place for local entrepreneur to launch first business

A Leicester born-and-bred recruitment specialist has said he couldn't have picked a better place to launch his first business than his hometown.
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4th March 2020

Rock Fall success with National Sales plan for Key Distributor

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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4th March 2020

How one Leicestershire Salon is giving back for International Women’s Day!

On March 8th, we will celebrate International Women's Day - a day of unity, reflection and action.
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4th March 2020

Holmes Media doubles down on boiler guide brand

Market Harborough-based boiler and heating leads specialist Holmes Media has announced it has changed its name to Boiler Guide following a strategic decision to concentrate its efforts predominantly on the heating industry.
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4th March 2020

Raft of new appointments for Nottingham digital agency

Following a record year of growth, Nottingham-based digital marketing agency, Impression has announced the appointment of four new members of staff across its business.
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4th March 2020

Idlewells Shopping Centre shortlisted for the Property Awards 2020

Sutton-in-Ashfield-based shopping centre Idlewells has been named as a finalist in the new-for-2020 Social Impact category at this year’s Property Awards.
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4th March 2020

Supply chain firm bridging the gender gap in logistics

According to various sources, approximately a quarter of employees in the UK logistics sector are female: and, significantly, this figure has barely changed over recent years.
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4th March 2020

Homebuilder shows commitment to Market Harborough with over £2m investment

As part of the planning agreement for its new development at Burnmill Farm, David Wilson Homes is set to invest more than £2 million in and around the Leicestershire town of Market Harborough
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3rd March 2020

The future is bright for Northamptonshire mental health group thatnks to housebuilder's donation

Barratt Homes Northampton has sponsored a local Mental Health group in Brackley to help support them in their efforts to build a community for those suffering from mental health issues.
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3rd March 2020

JPT expands service offering with new partnership

A recent contract win has seen IT support service specialist, JPT Solutions, extend its services.
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3rd March 2020

Belvoir Fruit Farms Recommends Working with DIT for Export Success

East Midlands based family business, Belvoir Fruit Farms has enjoyed considerable export success in recent years, aided in no small way by a close relationship with the Department of International Trade, a collaboration they highly recommend to other loca
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3rd March 2020

Overcoming Adversity and Racism to Become an Entrepreneur

The road to business success is littered with obstacles – some major, some minor – and the trick is to find a way to navigate them without getting blown off course.
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3rd March 2020

Businesses urged to work with education providers to avoid future skills disconnect

Schools and education providers have been urged to support young people into future high skills jobs in North Derbyshire to ensure the area reaches its economic potential.
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3rd March 2020

Employees Rewarded for Impressive 270 Years of Service

East Midlands-based Renault Trucks Dealer, RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has rewarded 11 of its dedicated employees for achieving an impressive 270 years of service combined.
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3rd March 2020

trentbarton going places with new full fibre network

trentbarton invests in full fibre to secure better customer experience
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3rd March 2020

New management for prominent Pride Park building

Responding to reports that the Chancellor may scrap, not reform, entrepreneurs’ relief at the upcoming Budget – in defiance of a Conservative manifesto pledge to “review and reform” the incentive – Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mi
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2nd March 2020

EU chain transactions and zero-rated goods: The VAT changes you need to know about

A new law, in force since 1st January 2020, requires UK suppliers to Europe to produce a written statement to accompany the dispatch of goods to the EU.
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2nd March 2020

Why not consider an apprenticeship to start your career in healthcare?

During National Careers Week (2nd to 7th March), Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) is highlighting the many benefits of taking an apprenticeship route into a healthcare career for people of all ages.
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2nd March 2020

Brave Fundraisers Take Leap of Faith for Local Charity

Brave Fundraisers Take Leap of Faith for Local Charity
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2nd March 2020

Nottingham digital marketing agency named 'Celebrated Partner' by Microsoft

Nottingham based digital marketing agency Impression has been named as a 'celebrated partner' of Microsoft, helping to place the city's digital industry even more firmly on the map.
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2nd March 2020

New East Midlands’ course to prepare solicitors for Higher Courts

Nottingham Law School (NLS) is to deliver a new Higher Rights of Audience (HRA) Summer School course for solicitors who wish conduct advocacy for clients in the Higher Courts.
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2nd March 2020

Clarke Willmott takes fight to help workers rebuild pensions to Westminster

Lawyers from national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP, representing steelworkers caught up in the British Steel pension transfer scandal, have urged the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) to raise the amount of compensation they receive at a commi
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2nd March 2020

In the process of buying or selling a home? Here’s what you need to know

Homebuyers and sellers feeling stuck in the middle and seeking advice at this uncertain time can look to conveyancing experts to find out more about what the current COVID-19 crisis means for property purchases and sales.
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2nd March 2020

Frontline teams up with Nottingham food company hungry for growth

Nottingham-headquartered careers specialist Frontline Recruitment has teamed up with fast-growing guilt-free food manufacturer Skinny Food Co to supply staff to its Arnold factory.
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2nd March 2020

Investment in People Leads to Milestone Financial Growth for TIS

In the past year, fire and security specialist, Total Integrated Solutions (TIS) have increased investments in its systems, infrastructure, assets and staff.
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2nd March 2020

Brushes at the ready as Notts schools apply their designs to new Book Benches

The adventure starts here as schools receive North Notts Journeys Book Benches
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2nd March 2020

Giving maternity wards tours a virtual bump

The Birmingham and Solihull United Maternity and Newborn Partnership (BUMP) was established to bring together local services that provide support and care for expectant mothers and their babies.
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1st March 2020

Get Tips and Support with Skills and Training at LEP Skills Conference

Businesses looking for help and support when it comes to skills and training have a golden opportunity next month when the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership will stage its first ever Skills Conference.
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1st March 2020

Buy-to-let landlords face 'seismic' tax change

People selling buy-to-let properties or other property owners could clock up financial penalties due to ‘seismic’ changes to the capital gains tax (CGT) payment rules, says tax specialist Imogen Lea, from Clarke Willmott LLP.
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1st March 2020

Construction is 'no longer a man's world' says female assistant site manager

Ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday 8th March, a Trainee Assistant Site Manager at David Wilson Homes is encouraging more women to ‘take the bull by the horns’ and pursue a career in construction.
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1st March 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 March 2020

Young and old share love for reading on World Book Day

Proving that age is no object when it comes to a love for books, children from Paper Moon Day Nursery, Compton Acres, Nottingham joined the residents at Ruddington Manor in Wilford, near Nottingham, for an inter-generational afternoon of fun and storytell
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1st March 2020

Nottingham start-up business tackling city's congestion

Nottingham’s ongoing commuter misery could be a thing of the past with the latest innovation from WAU Motors.
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1st March 2020

Four new clients ensure successful start to 2020 for IT support provider, Infuse!

Derbyshire-based managed IT support provider, Infuse Technology, has enjoyed a positive start to 2020 with the news that the company has brought four new clients on board across its range of IT support services.  
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1st March 2020

Derby organise to champion STEM education in E. Mids schools

The Derby Teaching Schools Alliance has been chosen to help drive greater interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Education & Mathematics) subjects in secondary schools across the East Midlands.
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1st March 2020

Celebrating the wonderful women of Dimensions for International Women's Day!

Corporate clothing specialists, Dimensions is celebrating its female Senior Leadership stars this International Women’s Day on March 8 2020.
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1st March 2020

Cash and help from trentbarton together

trentbarton is offering up to £1,000 or its time and resources to local good causes. The new trentbarton together community fund is welcoming applications from sports teams, schools, charities and other local groups.
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