Inspiring Business by Sharing Success

News from October 2020


31st October 2020

Ex Porton Down consultant joins PP-L Health Technology Solutions

Dr Rhys Thomas has joined an East Midlands based health-tech firm that helps organisations manage and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.
Read more

31st October 2020

Rolls-Royce Leisure launch rent-a-desk scheme

One of the Derby’s oldest and most popular leisure clubs has launched a new COVID-secure rent-a-desk scheme, which provides a professional workspace for people who have been working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Read more

31st October 2020

HiB launches new Training Academy

HiB has launched an exciting new training programme to support new and existing employees.
Read more

31st October 2020

OPUS TRUST USES £1.5M INVESTMENT TO CREATE ONSITE DATA SECURITY CENTRE

Opus Trust Communications, the omnichannel communications specialist headquartered in Leicester, has used part of a £1.5m investment it made earlier in the year to create a new dedicated onsite Data Security Centre, which was installed and operational in
Read more

30th October 2020

Northamptonshire homebuilder joins national pledge to boost career opportunities

As part of a national pledge, leading Northamptonshire developer Barratt Homes has unveiled a new action plan to increase access to career opportunities in the housebuilding sector for people in Wellingborough.
Read more

30th October 2020

Seventeen serviced apartments in Nottingham receive planning permission

Plans to add a rooftop extension to Whitefriars House in Friar Lane to house seven high-quality serviced apartments have been approved.
Read more

30th October 2020

Women in STEM Promoted at CPW East Midlands

National M&E consultancy Couch Perry Wilkes has demonstrated its dedication to promoting gender equality in engineering as it welcomes two new trainees to its East Midlands offices.
Read more

30th October 2020

Number of landlords wanting to buy more BTL trebles after stamp duty holiday

One in 10 (10%) landlords now plan to purchase properties and expand their portfolio, compared to just 3% at the end of last year, according to research by Simply Business, who provide insurance to over 250,000 landlords. 
Read more

30th October 2020

Leicester-headquartered Recruiter Logs Record-Breaking Peak During Pandemic

Directors at expanding and ambitious recruitment firm Encore Personnel, which is headquartered in Leicester, are celebrating the grit and determination of their staff after the business’s Managed Services team delivered its biggest ever peak during the CO
Read more

30th October 2020

Notts contractor targets being net zero carbon by 2030

The Nottingham-based contractor,Willmott Dixon, is targeting that all new build and refurbishment projects delivered from 2030 will be net zero carbon in operation under its new 2030 sustainable development strategy, ‘Now or Never; our decisive decade.’
Read more

30th October 2020

Flowerworld grows links with Derby College Group

Derby College Group (DCG) is cultivating even stronger links with national flower business Flowerworld – leading to an array of training and employment opportunities for its students.
Read more

30th October 2020

Job Support Scheme is critical lifeline as small firms struggle through new restrictions

With the Job Retention Scheme set to end on the 31 October, its successor the Job Support Scheme will come into action on the 1 November. Commenting on this change, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chair Mike Cherry said: 
Read more

30th October 2020

Cooper Parry and Funding Options Form Strategic Alliance to Support SME Growth

‘Rebels of accountancy’ firm Cooper Parry partners with business finance marketplace Funding Options to provide flexible business capital to ambitious scale-ups and established SMEs.
Read more

30th October 2020

Want to prepare your business against the upcoming EU Exit?

Download our top ten tips to help protect and prepare your business following the UK's departure from the EU. #brexit #prepareyourbusiness #euexit
Read more

30th October 2020

East Midlands SME manufacturers invited to pinpoint the support required for economic recovery

The organisers behind England’s largest SME manufacturing survey are urging East Midlands companies to take part in their latest report, which will aim to pinpoint the exact type of financial support firms need to recover from Covid-19.
Read more

29th October 2020

East Midlands law firm secures top spots in Legal 500 UK listing

Grantham-based JMP Solicitors has been ranked as a leading firm for personal injury and clinical negligence services in the prestigious Legal 500 listing, with senior associate solicitor and head of clinical negligence, Christine Bowerman, being named as
Read more

29th October 2020

Housebuilder celebrates women in construction

Women are being encouraged to consider a career in construction by local housebuilder Linden Homes.
Read more

29th October 2020

Extended showroom for prestige car specialist Baytree

Prestige and performance vehicle specialist Baytree Cars has expanded its showroom after a big surge in demand.
Read more

29th October 2020

Leicestershire Business Voice appoints Robin Pointon as new Chair

Leicestershire Business Voice (LBV), the voice for local businesses, has appointed Robin Pointon as its new Chair. Robin steps up from his previous position as Vice-Chair of LBV and is also Managing Director of Leicester-based specialist sustainable trans
Read more

29th October 2020

Nottinghamshire businesses given an international perspective on growth thanks to student consultancy projects

Nottinghamshire organisations have been receiving advice on growth with an international perspective thanks to teams of student consultants from Nottingham Business School (NBS).
Read more

29th October 2020

Retail expert visits North Notts to help reinvigorate local high streets

With the high streets of North Nottinghamshire feeling the pressure of reduced foot fall, both pre and post Covid-19, the team at North Notts BID https://northnottsbid.co.uk/ has instigated a partnership with Bassetlaw District Council to take a fresh and
Read more

29th October 2020

New Industrial Policy and Insight Centre to accelerate manufacturing in the Midlands

A new Centre aimed at boosting manufacturing in the Midlands has been launched at Loughborough University.
Read more

28th October 2020

National engineering consultancy unveils new East Midlands HQ

Multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Dice has unveiled a new Nottingham city centre office to accommodate its growing East Midlands-based team. Located on the Third Floor at The Courtyard on St Marys Gate, the new 1,696 s
Read more

28th October 2020

Chesterfield company brings new talent to bridging finance sector

Bridge Help’s latest appointment brings new talent to the male-dominated bridging and finance industry.
Read more

28th October 2020

Katie brings a lesson for the ladies

A former West Nottinghamshire College engineering student-turned-tutor is bringing a specialist course for ladies only to its Sutton-in-Ashfield campus.
Read more

28th October 2020

Chesterfield law firm Spencers Solicitors adds commercial law offering

If it’s true that most solicitors’ firms have decided to see 2020 as a year of consolidation at best, then it would appear that no-one has told Spencers Solicitors!
Read more

28th October 2020

Together We’re Greater – Team Lincolnshire Plans for Growth

Together We’re Greater – Team Lincolnshire Plans for Growth
Read more

28th October 2020

Lubrizol staff run, walk and hit the gym as they join forces for a 3,600-mile transatlantic charity challenge

Staff at Derbyshire firm Lubrizol have joined forces with their American colleagues to raise £1,000 by covering the equivalent of the distance across the Atlantic between their two offices through running, cycling and walking – or even playing a game a fo
Read more

28th October 2020

Businesses encouraged to make a difference with donations for school lunches

Derby businesses are being called upon to help a local campaign that is giving free meals to school children during half term.
Read more

28th October 2020

Triple technical hire for Midlands contractor

Midlands-contractor G F Tomlinson has appointed three new technical apprentices as part of its commitment to investing in the next generation of construction workers.
Read more

27th October 2020

Chamber responds to confirmation of Tier 3 Covid restrictions for Nottingham

Nottingham and its surrounding areas will move into Tier 3 Covid-19 restrictions later this week, it has been confirmed following crunch talks with the Government.
Read more

27th October 2020

Air IT doubles in size after acquiring Netstar & Microtrading

Air IT Limited has today announced the acquisition of London-based IT managed service provider (MSP) Netstar UK Limited, and Birmingham-based MSP Microtrading Limited for undisclosed considerations.
Read more

27th October 2020

Leicestershire broker adds quartet to growing firm

Anthony James Insurance Brokers has welcomed four new members to its expanding team.
Read more

27th October 2020

MD and Strategy Director join Hallam shareholder board

Hallam, the national multi-award-winning digital marketing agency based in Nottingham, has completed a share sale that has seen the appointment of two company directors to its shareholder board.
Read more

26th October 2020

Businesses urged to reveal post Covid-19 challenges in survey

Businesses from across the UK are being urged to reveal the challenges they expect to face post-Covid 19 in a new survey.
Read more

26th October 2020

NG brews up a deal to help popular coffee shop commit to Nottingham city centre

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have negotiated a lease renewal on a prime Nottingham retail unit that has seen a popular coffee shop commit to the city centre for another five years. 
Read more

26th October 2020

Operations pair taken on to help fulfil assisted living firm's expansion dreams

Two ‘new starters’ at an assisted living firm say they can’t wait to help the company realise its dreams of expansion.
Read more

26th October 2020

Derbyshire property professional makes Amazon's best seller list

Derbyshire's home staging expert, property professional and director of Lemon and Lime Interiors www.lemonandlimeinteriors.co.uk Elaine Penhaul became an Amazon best-selling author this weekend (10-11 October) after the launch of her first book – ‘Sell Hi
Read more

26th October 2020

Mosaic Charity Calls in Commercial A-team to Shape Bold New Direction

Three Leicestershire businesses are joining forces to form an innovative new advisory service for local disability charity Mosaic 1898.
Read more

26th October 2020

Axess Systems invites schools and colleges to seek backup amid rise in ransomware attacks

A Derbyshire IT firm is urging schools, colleges and universities to tighten up their data storage systems amid an onslaught of ransomware attacks on the UK education sector. 
Read more

26th October 2020

Business Gateway Growth Hub launches Peer Networks Programme

A new peer-to-peer networking programme, launched today, will enable local business leaders to collaborate with like-minded individuals to discuss current challenges and grow their organisations for future success.
Read more

26th October 2020

Leicester software firm raises £950k in second funding round

A Leicester businesswoman whose software platform helps companies to manage rebate and incentive schemes has raised a further £950,000 from investors.
Read more

26th October 2020

£22m orders from apps key to saving hospitality jobs

More than one million orders of food and drink have been made through purpose-built apps since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic in the UK.
Read more

25th October 2020

2020 Chesterfield High Street Awards winners named

Chesterfield has crowned its best high street businesses, individuals, market stall traders and events of 2020.
Read more

24th October 2020

WARNING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TENANTS AS RENT CLAIMS RISE

Specialist lawyers are warning commercial property tenants to beware as rent arrears claims are rising in the county courts.
Read more

24th October 2020

Leicestershire Salon celebrates NHS and Front-Line Workers by giving away FREE salon sessions

George’s Hairdressing has been inspiring the ladies and gents of Leicestershire for almost 40 years across its two salons located on Allandale Road and Oadby.
Read more

24th October 2020

J Tomlinson wins East Midlands BSG health and safety award

Building and maintenance services provider, J Tomlinson, has received an award from one of the UK’s largest health and safety consultancy, the Building Safety Group (BSG). The accolade, for best practice in health and safety, was presented to J Tomlinson
Read more

23rd October 2020

MP for Mansfield is quizzed by politics students

A-Level Politics students from West Nottinghamshire College, polished their interviewing skills last week when they invited MP for Mansfield, Ben Bradley, into their class.
Read more

23rd October 2020

Four things employers need to know about the furlough scheme extension

Designed to prevent mass redundancies during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is changing from 1 November 2020 and to prepare for this change, here’s what employers need to know.
Read more

23rd October 2020

Derby law firm shortlisted for prestigious national award

Derby law firm Nelsons has been shortlisted for a national Personal Injury Award for the second consecutive year.
Read more

23rd October 2020

Derby’s Giveaway Life prize draw site pledges to help winner John support a leading UK children’s hospice

A Derbyshire-based competition site has pledged to further support to a well-known UK children’s hospice after one of its winners asked to convert his dream prize into cash so that he could make a donation. 
Read more

23rd October 2020

Chesterfield Borough Council - Volunteers needed to help support vulnerable residents

People who are able to offer their time to help vulnerable residents during the ongoing pandemic are being urged to volunteer their time to a Chesterfield project. 
Read more

23rd October 2020

Small businesses welcome enhanced support package, but more needed for suppliers and self-employed not covered by SEISS

Small businesses welcome enhanced support package, but more needed for suppliers and self-employed not covered by SEISS
Read more

23rd October 2020

Serviced Accommodation Provider Expands Into Nottingham

The Stay Company, which owns four properties in Derby, has marked a year of huge growth by celebrating the opening of a new Serviced Apartment block in West Bridgford, just a short drive from Nottingham City Centre.
Read more

23rd October 2020

Triple technical hire for Midlands contractor

Midlands-contractor G F Tomlinson has appointed three new technical apprentices as part of its commitment to investing in the next generation of construction workers.
Read more

23rd October 2020

Lockdown Takeaway Boom Pushes Leicester-Based Chaiiwala Towards 189 Stores by 2023

A growth in demand for delivery services during the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed South Asian street food restaurant, Chaiiwala, towards plans to open an additional 52 stores per year for the next three years which would create a further 3,600 jobs by 2023
Read more

22nd October 2020

FOXES FOUNDATION SELECTS TWO CHILDREN’S CHARITY PARTNERS

Two children’s charities based in Leicestershire will benefit from a new partnership with Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC) as the club revives its Foundation.
Read more

22nd October 2020

Lawyers support plans to make debt letters less threatening

Government plans to change the language and presentation of information in debt letters to help people better manage their debts, have been welcomed by specialist debt recovery lawyers.
Read more

22nd October 2020

HSG Shortlisted For Business Award

Washroom services and water conservation specialists HSG have been shortlisted for the East Midlands Chamber’s Derbyshire Business Awards.
Read more

22nd October 2020

Former police chief and Army veteran on a mission to improve BAME representation in Military and Emergency Services

A former police chief from Derby has launched a new not-for-profit business aimed at creating more senior leaders from the black and minority ethnic community in uniformed services such as Armed Forces and emergency services.
Read more

22nd October 2020

ROYTHORNES ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS AMID EXCITING EXPANSION PLANS

Leading East Anglia and Midlands-based law firm Roythornes Solicitors has revealed details of six new partner promotions as its exciting expansion plans begin to take hold.
Read more

22nd October 2020

Regional contractor G F Tomlinson completes units at South Yorkshire business park

Regional contractor G F Tomlinson has completed construction works on five new industrial units at Ashroyd Business Park, Barnsley. 
Read more

22nd October 2020

Experts ready to support the food and drink sector in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Experts at the Food Innovation Centre are reaching out to food and drink manufacturers in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire with the offer of some free technical support as they head into Autumn and prepare for Christmas. 
Read more

22nd October 2020

Self-employed and supply chains need Tier 3 support

Self-employed and supply chains need Tier 3 support
Read more

22nd October 2020

Expert NEDs join F Word Academy ahead of national roll-out

The F Word Academy, an online business finance resource featuring more than 100 videos, financial blueprints, templates, interactive advice and peer support has added two leading business development experts to its team.
Read more

22nd October 2020

Hallam enjoys a record-breaking night at The Drum Recommends Digital Awards

Hallam, the national multi-award-winning digital marketing agency based in Nottingham, claimed an incredible 10 awards at the annual The Drum Recommends Digital Awards.
Read more

21st October 2020

Multilingual copywriting service launches ahead of new post-Brexit landscape

Dedicated multilingual copywriting service ILC Communication has been launched to ensure that businesses avoid mixed messaging when it comes to international digital content.
Read more

21st October 2020

RETAIL EXPERT VISITS NORTH NOTTS TO HELP REVITALISE THE HIGH STREETS

With the high streets of North Nottinghamshire feeling the pressure of reduced foot fall, both pre and post Covid-19, the team at North Notts BID has instigated a partnership with Bassetlaw District Council to take a fresh and creative look at revitalisin
Read more

21st October 2020

WOMEN’S AID BOOSTED BY DONATION FROM AMAZON TEAM

Based at The Farr Centre, Worksop, Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid provides a safe environment for women who are seeking refuge from domestic violence.
Read more

21st October 2020

Russell Roof Tiles Unveils Burton Albion Sponsorship

Burton-based, Russell Roof Tiles has secured a sponsorship deal with League One Burton Albion Football Club www.burtonalbionfc.co.uk as shirt sponsors. 
Read more

20th October 2020

Long Eaton Nursery Group Achieve Triple Listing in ‘Most Recommended’ Awards

There was cause for multiple celebrations at Children 1st Day Nurseries on receiving the news that two of its nurseries had been ranked amongst the ‘Top 20 Most Recommended’ in the East Midlands and that the company as a whole had been named in the ‘Top 2
Read more

20th October 2020

Top ranked East Mids employment law team announces expansion as turnover up 23%

Howes Percival has expanded its highly rated employment law team in response to an increase in instructions over the last year.  
Read more

20th October 2020

Homebuilder staff in Overstone think pink to raise awareness for breast cancer

The site team at Overstone Gate on Overstone Farm will be dressing to impress by switching out their usual hard hats and high visibility jackets for bright pink hats and vests to do their bit for the wear it pink campaign.
Read more

20th October 2020

Christmas Chaos: Recruitment Expert Warns Gifts Could Be Delayed

An award-winning Derby recruitment firm has warned that a dire shortage of logistics and distribution workers could cause major delays in the delivery of presents this Christmas.
Read more

20th October 2020

Grant Thornton advises on the sale of iSAMS to IRIS Software Group

Grant Thornton has successfully advised on the sale of iSAMS, a leading, fully integrated, online school management system, to IRIS Software Group.
Read more

20th October 2020

Braving the chop for children's cancer charity

A jeweller from Clifton has donated 16 inches of her hair to a charity that makes wigs for children living with cancer.
Read more

20th October 2020

Call for Derbyshire businesses to offer work experience to unemployed people

Chesterfield-based NLT Training Services is calling on businesses to get involved with a brand new programme designed to help people get into paid employment.
Read more

20th October 2020

Derbyshire wedding venue mentioned in the Houses of Parliament

A Derbyshire wedding venue was mentioned in the House of Commons during a parliamentary debate about lockdown restrictions and the devastating effect on the hospitality industry.
Read more

19th October 2020

Purpose Media Steps Up Ambitious Digital Expansion

Full service marketing agency, Purpose Media, continue their digital marketing expansion, supporting businesses pivot their marketing to focus online.
Read more

19th October 2020

Exclusive OEM partnership with Venture Lighting Europe

eEnergy Group plc (AIM: EAAS), a leading "Energy Efficiency-as-a-Service" (EEaaS) business in the UK and Ireland, is pleased to announce it has signed an exclusive OEM partnership with Venture Lighting Europe Limited ("Venture Lighting" or “VLE”). 
Read more

19th October 2020

ICT company uses kick starter programme to employ two apprentices

Derby based ICT support provider, Link ICT has taken advantage of a Government scheme to create employment opportunities for 16-24 year olds by employing two new apprentices.
Read more

19th October 2020

£2K donation for local life-saving charity

Burton-based leading roof tile firm, Russell Roof Tiles, has donated an impressive £2,000 to a life-saving charity, as part of its continued dedication to supporting the local community.
Read more

19th October 2020

Thousands raised as cricketing XI and literary stars clash in charity contest

Leading brand agency, Champions (UK) plc, has made a COVID-secure return to the events scene with a star-studded cricket match at one of the country’s most idyllic sporting locations.
Read more

19th October 2020

Lincs businesses join forces with Bluecube and University of Lincoln for COVID support webinar

Attendees will benefit from insights from well known Lincolnshire organisations across HR, finance, IT and communications and the event will be hosted by BBC presenter & journalist Lucy Hedges.
Read more

19th October 2020

intu Victoria Centre Taken Over By New Management

Intu SGS, the property company composed of four of the UK’s leading shopping and leisure destinations, announces another of its centres has successfully transferred to new management. 
Read more

19th October 2020

Cosy to leave a lasting legacy in Derby as it prepares to move into its new £2m home

A Derby company which sells ethical educational outdoor play equipment to schools and nurseries is looking forward to opening an exciting new chapter as it prepares to move to a brand-new £2m warehouse on the outskirts of the county. 
Read more

19th October 2020

Nottingham communications agency scoops prestigious award win

The Effective English Company wins Best Business Communications Support Company at the SME UK Enterprise Awards
Read more

17th October 2020

Sports firm who have had hugely successful summer believe PE should be top of curriculum in primary schools

A firm which goes into Derbyshire primary schools to run “exciting and creative” PE lessons believes that sport should be at top of the curriculum. 
Read more

17th October 2020

Sinfonia Viva Pledges Support To Freelance Family Following Grant Announcement

Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva, which is based in Derby and the only professional orchestra in the East Midlands, has secured support as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF).
Read more

17th October 2020

Robert Woodhead Ltd sets sights on long term partnerships with new recruit Ranbir

Nottinghamshire based Construction Company Robert Woodhead Ltd has appointed Ranbir Mander as the new Business Development & Bid Manager.
Read more

17th October 2020

Nottingham couple celebrates as their architectural firm marks its 1st birthday

An architectural design firm based in Sandiacre, Nottingham is marking its first birthday this month after helping more than 100 homeowners across the East Midlands design and build their dream home.
Read more

17th October 2020

Talk Staff adds double strength to it’s Recruitment Division

The People Consultancy, Talk Staff, has bucked the industry trend and hired two experienced professionals to push forward support within its recruitment division.
Read more

16th October 2020

Nottingham-based Mitrefinch acquired by Advanced

Advanced announced today that it has acquired Mitrefinch, a global provider of workforce management solutions.
Read more

16th October 2020

International opportunities

Latin America and the Caribbean open for business to Midlands exporters
Read more

16th October 2020

Lockdown opens doors to growth for Mansfield manufacturer

A Nottinghamshire performance doorset manufacturer is set to grow revenues by £2million this year thanks in part to a £400,000 investment in new machinery, backed by Lloyds Bank.
Read more

16th October 2020

New partnership to deploy health tech to look after wellbeing of NHS staff

Primary Care Direct to partner with health tech brand to look after wellbeing of NHS staff
Read more

16th October 2020

New general manager appointed by East Midlands-based responsible finance provider

BUSINESS support and funding provider, First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans, has appointed a new general manager to assist the company in delivering an unprecedented number of business loans following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read more

16th October 2020

Clarity needed now more than ever, say small firms, as PM provides EU update

Responding to comments made by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson this afternoon regarding trade talks with the European Union, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry, said:
Read more

16th October 2020

Destination Chesterfield celebrates 10 years with message of positivity for the town

Chesterfield could be set to repeat history and, once again, come out of a global recession stronger.
Read more

16th October 2020

Shortlist revealed for Midlands Director of the Year Awards

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has revealed the names of the business leaders shortlisted for its 2020 Midlands Director of the Year Awards.
Read more

16th October 2020

D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership opens application process for new board members

Organisation seeks experienced private sector business leaders to help shape economic strategy
Read more

16th October 2020

It was Groundbreaking… it was Liberating… and it WORKED!

October 13th 2020 - a day we will all remember as a day we rose above Covid-19 and held an EXPO virtually. Businesses did not need to suffer and be isolated any more. Virtually they joined forces and supported each other it was liberating!
Read more

15th October 2020

Electrical installations expert named Midlands Engine Export Champion for third year

Mick Ventola, founder and managing director of Ventola Projects, a Leicestershire specialist in electrical and lighting installations, has been confirmed as one of the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Midlands Engine Export Champions for the thi
Read more

15th October 2020

SMES challenged to make rail freight transport cleaner and greener

A new challenge for SME businesses is being launched to help make transporting goods on the UK’s railways cleaner and greener.
Read more

15th October 2020

East Midlands law firm secures top spots in Legal 500 UK listing

Grantham-based JMP Solicitors has been ranked as a leading firm for personal injury and clinical negligence services in the prestigious Legal 500 listing, with senior associate solicitor and head of clinical negligence, Christine Bowerman, being named as
Read more

15th October 2020

Permaroof's brand-new customer rewards scheme app goes live

Permaroof, the UK’s leading importer and distributor of Firestone RubberCover, has launched its first ever loyalty scheme to reward both old and new customers for spending with them.
Read more

15th October 2020

VITAL LIFELINE HELPS BRITAIN’S BUSINESSES TO ‘BUILD BACK BETTER’

A UK health business is offering a free support package to SMEs in the East Midlands to help them protect their teams as they return to work from furlough and get Britain’s economy back on track.
Read more

15th October 2020

Player Roberts Bell grows team as duo joins

One of the East Midlands’ top emerging architecture practices has expanded its team with the addition of two new staff members.
Read more

15th October 2020

Wilkins Group Champions Supermarket Sustainability with £300,000 Packaging Machine

A Nottingham packaging manufacturer has invested £300,000 in a new tray-forming machine as part of its campaign to help drive the industry from single-use plastic to recyclable cardboard. 
Read more

15th October 2020

Businesses urged to back £4.25m planetarium plans

Businesses across the East Midlands are being urged to support plans to create a new £4.25m planetarium and science discovery centre which aims to inspire interest in STEM learning and careers.
Read more

14th October 2020

IoD appoints new head of branches for England

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Natalie Sykes as its new Head of English Branches. 
Read more

14th October 2020

Leicestershire-based flooring retailer expands

A national online flooring retailer, which is based in Leicestershire, is continuing its rapid expansion by opening a new warehouse and offices in Coventry.
Read more

14th October 2020

Chesterfield Borough Council - Chesterfield Theatres and Chesterfield Museum receive lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Chesterfield Theatres and Chesterfield Museum have been awarded more than £400,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future;
Read more

14th October 2020

Award-winning consultancy stands out from the competition with the UK's only recruitment and retention service

Macildowie Recruitment and Retention is the new name for the leading independent recruiter, a move which reflects the urgent needs of modern businesses feeling the impact of COVID-19. 
Read more

14th October 2020

Derby business woman receives prestigious small business award

Derby business owner, Yvonne Gorman, has been awarded the ‘Francesca Kemp Award for Small Business’ at Small Business Saturday UK’s special online event celebrating brilliant small businesses across the UK.
Read more

14th October 2020

Henry Brothers appointed to build new £13.2m school in Derbyshire

Contractor Henry Brothers Midlands has started work on the new £13.2m Alfreton Park Community Special School in Derbyshire.
Read more

14th October 2020

Digitalisation has potential to add £2.9 bn to manufacturers’ revenues in the East Midlands

Research from Siemens Financial Services (SFS) estimates the potential value digitalisation offers manufacturers in the East Midlands.
Read more

14th October 2020

ARISTOTLE FINANCIAL PLANNING SETS UP HOME AT FRIAR GATE STUDIOS

Aristotle Financial Planning is the latest professional services business to take space at Friar Gate Studios, the flagship building of the Connect Derby managed workspace scheme.
Read more

14th October 2020

East Midlands apprenticeship provider thrives with a tripled turnover, award recognition and new brand

Midlands based apprenticeship provider, EMA Training, have not only survived the country’s lockdown period, but thrived it with no plans to slow down.
Read more

13th October 2020

Demand for COVID-19 compliant public space bolsters Midlands landscape architect

Midlands-based landscape architect Influence has experienced business growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, as demand for compliant outdoor space within commercial developments increases. 
Read more

13th October 2020

Albert Village FC youth team gets new sponsor

Wathall’s Supports Young Footballers’ Return To The Pitch
Read more

13th October 2020

HMRC ramps up investigation of job retention scheme claims

Employers in the East of England who may have wrongly claimed support from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) are being warned to act now to avoid significant penalties from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
Read more

13th October 2020

Notts' Tier 2 lockdown: What it means for business owners and employees

What Nott's COVID-19 restrictions mean to business owners and employees
Read more

13th October 2020

Rob Sherwood Joins Repeat Digital

After a turbulent few months in light of the global pandemic, specialist PPC agency, Repeat Digital, has emerged from the storm with a bright outlook on the future having recently appointed a new Sales Manager, Rob Sherwood, to drive its growth and increa
Read more

13th October 2020

Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

The Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government, thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic. 
Read more

13th October 2020

PLM GLOBAL ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR NEXT GROWTH PHASE

PLM Global, a UK based leading specialist data capture solutions provider, have to-date enjoyed 6 years of rolling success by maintaining a forward-thinking and innovative attitude to the growth of the business, making them one of the fastest-growing busi
Read more

13th October 2020

Leicester businesswoman raises £950k in second funding round

A Leicester businesswoman whose software platform helps companies to manage rebate and incentive schemes has raised a further £950,000 from investors. 
Read more

13th October 2020

The Spotted App: How one man’s vision is making waves for businesses across the country

Midlands based entrepreneur, John Whitbread, launched The Spotted App in early 2020 to allow businesses to connect with consumers without having to rely on social media alone or the interference of predictive algorithms.
Read more

13th October 2020

FHP celebrates five hundred academy valuations

An East Midlands-based property consultancy that works on behalf of some of the UK’s leading academy trusts has completed its 500th land and buildings valuation.
Read more

12th October 2020

Loughborough property firm relocates after 25 years in town centre

Local property expert Andrew Granger & Co has recently moved from their office on the High Street, following 25 years situated in the town centre. 
Read more

12th October 2020

Leading developer welcomes new commercial graduate through its ASPIRE Programme

Barratt and David Wilson Homes has appointed a new Commercial Graduate at its head office in Northampton.
Read more

12th October 2020

Prime Minister unveils three tier lockdown system

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unvieled a new three-tier system of coronavirus restrictions for England, which is set to be introduced on Wednesday. 
Read more

12th October 2020

Leading East Midlands insurance firm Cooke and Mason rebrands to PIB Insurance Brokers

The move is part of a nationwide programme that will see a number of businesses under the parent company, PIB Group, rebrand to simplify the business offering. 
Read more

12th October 2020

Nine partner promotions at Browne Jacobson

National law firm Browne Jacobson has announced the promotion of nine lawyers to partner across its offices in Birmingham, London, Manchester and Nottingham, bringing the total number of partners at the firm to 155.  
Read more

12th October 2020

Hazelwood's world mappers help Lubrizol hit its global volunteering target

Staff at a Belper firm helped their company achieve its volunteering total for the year when they carried out potentially life-saving work to help rescue teams operating in remote areas - without even leaving their desks. 
Read more

12th October 2020

The gift of kindness for two Mansfield charities

Health and social care students at West Nottinghamshire College have been creating ways to support the more vulnerable members of their community. 
Read more

12th October 2020

VITAL LIFELINE HELPS BRITAIN’S BUSINESSES TO ‘BUILD BACK BETTER’

A UK health business is offering a free support package to SMEs in the East Midlands to help them protect their teams as they return to work from furlough and get Britain’s economy back on track.
Read more

12th October 2020

Chesterfield Borough Council - Mentoring Programme Launches at Key Project Milestone

A key milestone has been celebrated at the new Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre in Chesterfield.
Read more

12th October 2020

Queen’s birthday honour for trentbarton bus driver

trentbarton has congratulated its driver Karen Miles for receiving a Covid BEM (British Empire Medal) award in the Queen’s birthday honours.
Read more

12th October 2020

Northampton company raises £700k to aid roll out of AI assistants

A Northampton company which develops conversational assistants capable of manning helpdesks and answering technical enquiries has raised £700,000 to help scale up its operations. Humley secured the investment from the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage
Read more

12th October 2020

Midlands Engine Investment Fund – Two Years On – Impact Webinar - Available On Demand

To recognise the impact the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has had on the Midlands region, the Early Evaluation Report has found that the reasons for setting up the MEIF remain robust and highly relevant, spotlighting its impact in improving the d
Read more

10th October 2020

DBCP makes three new appointments

DBCP makes a trio of appointments to meet industry demand
Read more

10th October 2020

Cathedral Quarter BID chair awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Chartered surveyor Martin Langsdale, who is the long-standing chair of Derby Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID), has been awarded an MBE for his contribution to the city’s economy in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Read more

10th October 2020

Retail Assist announces new learning & development specialist

Retail Assist is delighted to announce their latest Learning and Development Specialist, Trisha Sheehan.
Read more

10th October 2020

Derby College Group CEO Awarded Honour in Queen’s Birthday List

Derby College Group (DCG) Chief Executive Officer Mandie Stravino has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in recognition of her services to education. 
Read more

10th October 2020

Derby College Group CEO Awarded Honour in Queen’s Birthday List

Derby College Group (DCG) Chief Executive Officer Mandie Stravino has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in recognition of her services to education. 
Read more

9th October 2020

New CEO & Chairman appointed at Morningside Pharmaceuticals

Morningside Launches Ambitious Growth Plans with Appointment of New CEO and Chairman
Read more

9th October 2020

Nottingham accountants appoint new partner

Page Kirk, Nottingham-based accountancy firm, continue to grow as they reward Director of Tax Neil Moon with partnership.
Read more

9th October 2020

Local manufacturer announces capacity to produce half a million face masks weekly

An automotive parts manufacturer in Nottinghamshire has installed new equipment which enables them to produce half a million face masks every week as part the company’s expansion into the PPE market.
Read more

9th October 2020

TRUCK INVESTMENT FOR FAMILY FIRM

Expanding Enderby (Leics) based Flood Transport www.floodtransport.co.uk continues to invest in its fleet of trucks as part of its commitment to maximum transport efficiency and minimum emissions.
Read more

9th October 2020

Expansion for Octavian IT as both UK and US teams thrive

Nottinghamshire-based managed IT services specialist Octavian IT is set for further growth on both sides of the Atlantic after winning four new contracts in the UK and revealing plans to expand its US team.
Read more

9th October 2020

Land secured for £4 million industrial development in Mansfield

A plot of land with excellent road links has been secured for a £4 million industrial development in Mansfield. 
Read more

9th October 2020

Chesterfield Borough Council - Chesterfield secures funding to deliver Green Homes

Chesterfield Borough Council has secured £500,000 of funding to enable energy efficiency improvements for local residents. 
Read more

9th October 2020

Multi-award success for Midlands contractor

Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson is celebrating being a successful finalist for both the East and West Midlands 2020 LABC Building Excellence Awards. 
Read more

9th October 2020

State-of-the-art flexible workspace Cubo opens in Nottingham

A new state-of-the-art flexible workspace, which also includes private offices, has opened for business this week in Nottingham city Centre.
Read more

8th October 2020

Derby based medical manufacturer, Pennine Healthcare, launches two new UK manufactured products in the fight against COVID-19.

The UK manufactured Face Coverings and Sanitiser Stations will be sold on Pennine’s e-commerce site, ARMA Health.
Read more

8th October 2020

FCA’s Test Case: Expert Solicitor explains what the judgement means for businesses

THE High Court has handed down its judgement in a case testing whether insurers should pay out on claims for Covid-related losses under business interruption cover.
Read more

8th October 2020

Baked Earth brand baker Butt Foods expands into retail

Specialist Naan Bread and Flat Bread Bakery Butt Foods has expanded into the retail sector with its Baked Earth brand as part of a plan to diversify.
Read more

8th October 2020

Notts Business Park almost full after lockdown letting

A POPULAR business park in Nottingham is approaching full capacity following a lockdown deal overseen by property consultancy Innes England.
Read more

8th October 2020

Workers at Derbyshire IT firm dig deep to support colleague taking part in charity trek for Wessex Cancer Trust

EMPLOYEES at Derbyshire IT firm have dug deep to help one of their colleagues smash his fundraising target for a cancer charity.
Read more

8th October 2020

Lockdown lifestyles drive growth in EMA cargo operations

People’s increasing reliance on ecommerce during the pandemic, coupled with a reduction in passenger flights, has driven significant growth in air cargo at the MAG (Manchester Airports Group) owned East Midlands Airport.
Read more

8th October 2020

DBCP’s partners and projects dominate LABC East Midlands Building Excellence Awards 2020

Partners and projects of Derbyshire Building Control Partnership (DBCP) have swept the board at the LABC East Midlands Building Excellence Awards 2020, claiming two wins and two highly commended awards across three of the 13 award categories.
Read more

8th October 2020

Get Ahead VA welcomes new regional director for the East Midlands

Award-winning virtual agency Get Ahead VA is delighted to welcome a new regional director for the East Midlands to support businesses in Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough and Burton-on-Trent.
Read more

8th October 2020

Discover what it was like to be a secret agent in World War Two

Chesterfield Museum is hosting a virtual event to help participants understand the role of the Special Operations Executive during World War Two.
Read more

8th October 2020

Derby’s most popular riverside restaurant receives ‘perfect terrace’ thanks to Derbyshire business

Hospitality products from Derbyshire based In Your Corner have created the perfect terrace for Derby’s most talked-about riverside restaurant, Darleys. The multi award-winning restaurant opened earlier this month (SEPT) after a complete interior redesign,
Read more

7th October 2020

Small firms celebrate partial FCA business interruption victory amid jobs shock

This ruling marks a big step forward. It can only be celebrated as a partial victory, however, as it still leaves many with little certainty around whether they will receive pay-outs for policies that have cost them thousands.
Read more

7th October 2020

Midland Regional Printers invest in a new digital label printing press.

Midland Regional Printers Limited, an East Midlands packaging business, founded in 1969, has invested in a new digital label printing press. The award-winning label printing manufacturer plans to accelerate their presence to the printed label sector.
Read more

7th October 2020

RSM strengthens east midlands accounting and business advisory team

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has further strengthened its east midlands team with the appointment of Ruth Chapman as a partner.
Read more

7th October 2020

Health Visitor Wins Solar PV System For Family Home Thanks to NHS Donation

Julian and Jennie Churchill of Tollerton are the lucky winners of a fully fitted solar PV system, donated by Nottinghamshire renewable energy company Geo Green Power, fitted to their family home in August.
Read more

7th October 2020

East Midlands Chamber survey shows region’s economy is slowly recovering – but job cuts continue

Jobs continue to be cut by businesses in the East Midlands as Covid-19 causes huge economic disruption, according to new research – but there could be signs of a recovery.
Read more

7th October 2020

Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust receives funding from The National Lottery - to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its bell museum

The Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust has received funds from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, to make changes within its historic bell museum to ensure it is Covid-19 compliant for visitors.
Read more

7th October 2020

Permaroof expands its fleet to deliver consistent service

PERMAROOF UK LTD, the leading importer and distributor of products that provides permanent solutions to age old building problems, has invested in two brand new vehicles to boost the speed and consistency of its service.
Read more

7th October 2020

German Doner Kebab opens its doors in Nottingham

German Doner Kebab has officially opened in Nottingham, bringing a new fast-casual dining experience to the town.
Read more

7th October 2020

Streets Heaver named National Finalists for ‘Innovation in Health Tech’

Lincoln Based Software Company, Streets Heaver Healthcare Computing, Nationally Recognised In The LaingBuisson Awards In The ‘Innovation in Health Tech’ Category.
Read more

7th October 2020

Thompsons United FC U7s Flames team with brand-new Mulberry kit

Thompsons United FC was newly formed last year and trains at Ullesthorpe playing fields, which is nearby to Mulberry Homes’ Kingsbury Park development in the town.
Read more

7th October 2020

Local bid members back bookcase trail

BUSINESSES across North Nottinghamshire are taking part in LitFest’s First Chapters Trail to encourage local people to visit town centres and engage in socially distanced fun.
Read more

7th October 2020

Silverstone experience receives £250k National Lottery support to help with impact of COVID-19

The Silverstone Experience has received £250k from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to ensure it is able to remain open during the winter and continue its mission of preserving the heritage of British motor racing.
Read more

7th October 2020

Policy and Forum Events from East Midlands Chamber (September/October)

Detail of our forthcoming programme of Policy and Forum Events from East Midlands Chamber
Read more

7th October 2020

Ross and Marc raise a glass as the new landlords of Nottinghamshire pub

A couple who saw that the landlady of their local Nottinghamshire pub was calling last orders on her tenure have now raised a glass to their new career as publicans at the business.
Read more

7th October 2020

Your Home Care gets the regulator’s go-ahead

Your Home Care, the Mansfield Woodhouse-based homecare provider that only launched in July has now got the official go-ahead from the regulatory body that oversees the sector.
Read more

7th October 2020

RBS wade in and save the day after floods

After a period of heavy rainfall and adverse weather, Norfolk-based APEA (A.P East Anglia) experienced the devastating effects of floodwater after their premises became badly damaged.
Read more

7th October 2020

Environmental health expert urges schools to educate on allergens

As schools welcome students back, albeit with greater COVID-19 health and safety measures in place, leaders must begin to give thought to other areas of concern too. Namely, food safety standards.
Read more

7th October 2020

Leicestershire’s ‘forgotten’ children would benefit from rule change, says charity

A charity which takes disadvantaged county youngsters on holiday is appealing to the government for a change in the rules on social distancing at outdoor centres.
Read more

7th October 2020

Automotive manufacturer announces capacity to produce half a million face masks weekly

Nottinghamshire-based manufacturer Interflex has invested in specialist machinery which enables it to manufacture up to 500,000 three-ply surgical style face masks every week.
Read more

6th October 2020

Round Corner Brewing, the business that ‘can’

Melton Mowbray based Round Corner Brewing is set to double its output this year thanks to a grant from the Business Gateway Growth Hub and its ability to adapt the production of its world-class craft beers during the Covid-19 crisis.
Read more

6th October 2020

"Surprise surprise" salon visits replace glittering annual award ceremony

KH Hair Group wasn't prepared to let Covid-19 prevent its annual celebrations to recognise the achievements of its most hard-working individuals and teams, so group managing director, Darren Messias, donned his best PPE to carry out surprise visits to the
Read more

6th October 2020

Stirlin appoints new Managing Director

Tony Lawton has been appointed Managing Director of Lincolnshire-based residential and commercial developer, Stirlin. 
Read more

6th October 2020

Independent insurance brokers celebrate 50 years in business

A family-run firm of independent insurance brokers is celebrating 50 years in business.
Read more

6th October 2020

2nd eCommerce acquisition bought by young Nottingham entrepreneur in lockdown

ARB & Grounds, a garden machinery business in Derby has recently acquired the intellectual property of The Internet Gardener Ltd meaning they now own the website www.internet gardener.co.uk.
Read more

6th October 2020

Chesterfield Borough Council - Meet the winners of Chesterfield’s Still Blooming

The winners of Chesterfield’s Still Blooming, an online competition led by Chesterfield Borough Council to find the borough’s best sunflowers have been announced.
Read more

6th October 2020

Leicester cinema prepares for lights, camera, action with Lloyds support

Phoenix Cinema in Leicester is preparing to re-open its doors after receiving support from Lloyds Bank, as part of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).
Read more

6th October 2020

Nottingham city centre school gets £2.5k donation from The Island Quarter

A Nottingham primary school in Sneinton has been provided with much-needed funds to support children with online learning, after the developer behind The Island Quarter www.theislandquarter.com site donated £2,500.
Read more

5th October 2020

Melton Mowbray-based Eclipse Digital Solutions launch two security fogging devices

Double product launch demonstrates Eclipse’s clear vision
Read more

5th October 2020

East Midlands R&D claims increased by 22 per cent with £240m in tax relief for businesses

New statistics from HMRC have revealed there was a 22 per cent year-on-year rise in the number of claims for research and development (R&D) tax credits submitted by East Midlands companies in 2018-19, with the level of tax relief claimed  also rising by 3
Read more

5th October 2020

Local Entrepreneur Supports Derbys Finest Re-brand

A networking group set up to support women in all walks of business life has inspired a Derby entrepreneur to share her branding expertise.
Read more

5th October 2020

Docuflow appointed to Government G-Cloud 12 Framework to provide cloud software services on the Digital Marketplace

Docuflow are pleased to announce they have been named as a supplier on the UK Government’s Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) cloud software framework.
Read more

5th October 2020

MPs call for full delivery of HS2’s Eastern Leg to bridge East – West divide

MPs call for full delivery of HS2’s Eastern Leg to bridge East - West divide
Read more

5th October 2020

D2N2 announces funding for wave of projects across the region in wake of economic downturn

£5.75m will be invested in seven projects designed to improve skills  and create jobs
Read more

5th October 2020

Frontline expands with new office and two high profile hires

Careers specialist Frontline Recruitment has undergone a restructuring of one of its offices, announced two high-profile appointments and signalled an expansion into new territories. 
Read more

5th October 2020

Nottingham acquisition for Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors plc has added to its portfolio in Nottingham with the acquisition of the Kia Nottingham dealership from Sandicliffe.
Read more

5th October 2020

Chancellor’s ambition for entrepreneurs must be backed by support for businesses to drive the recovery and save jobs

Responding to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s speech to the Conservative Party Conference 2020, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chair Mike Cherry, said: 
Read more

5th October 2020

Wildlife haven created at David Wilson Homes’ Derbyshire development

Following the installation of several wildlife-friendly features at The Paddocks, David Wilson Homes’ new development in Newton Solney prioritises animal and human comforts.
Read more

3rd October 2020

Young people unbox their futures across Leicestershire

One thousand five hundred young people in Leicestershire will benefit from an innovative careers package delivered straight to their homes.
Read more

2nd October 2020

Amazon Kegworth Makes £1,000 Donation to Together for Short Lives for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

**Amazon and employee volunteers in Kegworth have donated £1,000 to Together for Short Lives as part of the company’s global Amazon Goes Gold campaign during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Amazon Goes Gold is Amazon’s annual campaign to raise awarenes
Read more

2nd October 2020

Music students on path to career success

Aspiring musicians, recording artists, songwriters, sound engineers and music producers are a step closer to securing their dream careers, following a link-up between West Nottinghamshire College and Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies. Level 3 m
Read more

2nd October 2020

The Small Business Recovery Grant through the Business Gateway Growth Hub is now open.

Grants from £1,000 to £3,000 are available for SME’s in Leicester and Leicesterhsire.
Read more

2nd October 2020

Small businesses take the lead supporting each other through a cash-strapped economy

Cast your mind back to the early 80’s and a new Saturday morning TV programme grabbed the nation's imagination through a really simple concept: A child needed something and would offer up a much-loved toy in exchange. With lots of outside broadcasts, fun
Read more

2nd October 2020

Sixteen new buses turn rainbow one greener

Sixteen brand new greener buses have joined the rainbow one fleet today [Monday September 14], one of trentbarton’s longest running and most popular services. trentbarton’s £2.6 million investment in new ultra-low emission buses will deliver cleaner and m
Read more

2nd October 2020

Nottingham Lettings Agency Bucks Trend With 'New Base' at Carlton Police Station

A Nottinghamshire Lettings Agency has bucked the post-Covid trend for working from home by moving into a bespoke new headquarters on the site of the old Carlton Police Station, just three miles east of Nottingham city centre. Base Lettings, which special
Read more

2nd October 2020

Postal gift business gets its own letterbox with first headquarters

A LETTERBOX gift company set up by a Derby couple during lockdown has been so popular it is moving into its first commercial premises to allow the business to grow. Colleague Box, which was established by Adam and Natalie Bamford in March, allows compani
Read more

2nd October 2020

Breedon Consulting goes for growth with business expansion

Leicestershire-based HR firm, Breedon Consulting http://www.breedonconsulting.co.uk/, is expanding its current business model with the growth of its client base and planned new locations on the horizon. The multi-sector HR consultancy, based in Ashby-de-
Read more

2nd October 2020

Local Logistics Firm Europa launches Frictionless Brexit Product

Europa Road, a division of pioneering logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group, has launched a new customs product to preserve transit times and the flow of goods between the UK and Europe after the Brexit transition period comes to an end on 31st Decemb
Read more

2nd October 2020

Residential property experts discuss what Boris' "Build, Build, Build" pledge means for the sector

To watch the full CC Live webisode, please click **here https://youtu.be/lq5MfJsDu7A. THE PRIME Minister’s “Build, Build, Build” pledges have the power to significantly transform the way we build residential property, according to experts on the latest C
Read more

2nd October 2020

Works commence onsite at new luxury Beeston development

Nottingham-based luxury home developer, North Sands Developments, http://northsands.uk/ has started construction works on a new sought-after luxury residential scheme in the Beeston area. Located in the Bramcote Village Conservation Area near Beeston, th
Read more

2nd October 2020

New ‘mock hospital’ facility to help train healthcare professionals of the future

A new facility which will see healthcare students develop their skills in realistic settings such as mock hospital wards is to be built at Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) Clifton Campus. The 34,000 sq ft building will serve as the base for the univer
Read more

2nd October 2020

St. Modwen to deliver more than 285,000 sq ft in the Midlands

St. Modwen has launched its latest industrial and logistics development phases as part of plans to deliver c. 1.5m sq ft of high-quality space in 2021. With the first construction activity starting this month, St. Modwen will be active on 11 schemes to de
Read more

2nd October 2020

Launch Event Announced for £34M Amber Valley Development

An East Midlands property developer has announced the official launch of the first phase of houses for its £34million Amber Valley development. Peter James Homes, which began work on the Woodland Heights site in Bullbridge near Crich at the end of July, i
Read more

2nd October 2020

New Faces at Growing Nottingham Law Firm

A Nottingham law firm is welcoming two new faces to the team, as it continues to expand its services. Lydia Watkinson has joined specialist immigration law firm OTB Legal, in the role of associate solicitor, and Rachel Whickman takes up the position of i
Read more

2nd October 2020

Déda Reopens Ready for Autumn

Derby-based Déda has announced the first stage of its road map to fully re-open the cultural venue in Chapel Street and its community-based work which enriches people’s lives through dance and the arts. Before lockdown, Déda presented more than 70 cultura
Read more

2nd October 2020

Hat trick of hires for responsible loan provider

BUSINESS support and funding provider First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans http://www.first-enterprise.co.uk/has appointed three new members to its team in order to assist with the increased number of loans and business advice in the fallout of Covid-19.
Read more

2nd October 2020

D2N2 awards investment for Mushroom Farm Development

Local Enterprise Partnership for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, and Nottinghamshire allocate £160,000 from Local Growth Fund D2N2 will provide £160,000 in funding towards the construction of commercial space for SMEs in Nottinghamshire, it has been annou
Read more

2nd October 2020

Middlesex company is now a full-service logistics provider

Joining a pallet network has resulted in expansion for one Middlesex firm as it adds UK pallet distribution to its international full-service logistics offer. LHR Global Logistics Ltd became a member of Fortec Distribution Network in May in the middle of
Read more

2nd October 2020

Regional law firm retains ‘Leading Firm’ status in the UK Legal 500

Banner Jones’ Family Law and Personal Injury teams have received a Tier 2 ranking in this year’s Legal 500, which marks the 8^th year in a row that the firm has received the prestigious acknowledgement of its services. The Legal 500 assesses the strength
Read more

2nd October 2020

BT gives East Midlands start-ups a boost with launch of new bursary scheme

1,000 UK start-ups to be awarded six months’ free fibre broadband, digital phone line and mobile bundles Launched as part of BT’s recently announced Small Business Support Scheme Bursary includes Halo for business – the UK’s best converged connectivity pl
Read more

2nd October 2020

Timico appointed to £600m UK Government Cloud Framework

Leading secure, connected cloud solutions provider, Timico is pleased to confirm its official appointment to the £600m UK Government Cloud (G-Cloud) 12 Framework. With significant expertise in delivering world-class managed and professional service cloud
Read more

1st October 2020

Homecare Company Launches New Live-in Care Option

An affordable alternative to residential care has been launched today by respected West Bridgeford based homecare provider, PerCurra.
Read more