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25th November 2022

Final unit let at Wymeswold Business Quarter creating 95 local jobs

The final unit has been sold at Wymeswold Business Quarter and when constructions is completed on the site it will create over 95 local jobs. The unit has been sold to Fleet Auction Group.
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24th November 2022

Chattertons Corporate Team celebrate completion of ten deals in October

October has been a busy month for the Corporate Team at Chattertons Solicitors which has completed ten deals with a further eight expected to complete by the end of 2022. 
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24th November 2022

Midlands tech business lands spot on huge £1.5 billion framework to support NHS Trusts

Public sector IT specialists Kingsfield has been awarded a coveted spot on the Total Technology Solutions (NOE.0552) Framework; a framework designed by the North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) to provide cost-effective IT soluti
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24th November 2022

OWLC joins Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park’s Energy and Low Carbon cluster

The University is delighted to welcome OWLC (Offshore Wind Logistics and Construction) to the Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP). The company, founded in London in 2014, relocated its headquarters to the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) earli
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23rd November 2022

LLEP invests £90,000 in extending project to grow digital skills in Leicester and Leicestershire

Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) and De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) will collaborate in extending a project to improve digital skills across Leicester and Leicestershire.
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23rd November 2022

OMEETO Appointed By the University of Derby

Commercial property consultants OMEETO has been appointed by the University of Derby to handle the sale of several surplus properties in Derbyshire and Staffordshire.
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23rd November 2022

KPMG UK to relocate Nottingham office to new University of Nottingham Campus

Business advisory firm KPMG UK is set to relocate its Nottingham office, next year, to the University of Nottingham’s new Castle Meadow Campus as part of its long-term regional growth strategy.  
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23rd November 2022

Boxer Carl Froch provides extra punch for packaging firm celebrations

Four-time world champion boxer Carl Froch is to open the third phase of the multi-million-pound factory for the award winning packaging firm, The Wilkins Group.
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22nd November 2022

NG wins major management instruction on multi-let industrial estate

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have landed a major deal after being instructed to manage a multi-let industrial estate in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
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22nd November 2022

More J28 success for CPP as Pride Mobility secures prime warehouse unit

Commercial Property Partners (CPP) has successfully let a 64,002 sq. ft modern warehouse facility at The Nursery in South Normanton to Pride Mobility UK Limited.
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18th November 2022

Global Brands announce distribution centre expansion, adding 10 million bottles to warehouse capacity in £2 million development

Global Brands, the leading independent drinks company and distributor, are increasing their distribution capabilities with significant expansion to their warehouse facilities in Clay Cross, Derbyshire.
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18th November 2022

Willshee's to create fuel from food waste as part of contract with Creative Foods (OSI Group)

Burton-based Creative Foods, proudly part of global food provider OSI Group, has appointed Willshee’s Waste & Recycling as part of a drive to reduce its carbon emissions by 20% by 2025, maintain the company’s zero waste to landfill promise and to help imp
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17th November 2022

WAREHOUSE ACQUISITION DELIVERS FOUR TIMES MORE SPACE FOR PDS CLIENTS

Clients of Wellingborough-based print, design, and sourcing partner, PDS (Print Data Solutions Ltd), are set to benefit from the acquisition of a 50,000 sq. ft warehouse facility close to its HQ at Park Farm Industrial Estate.
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16th November 2022

Enrok Secures New Project in Affordable Rent Sector

Enrok Construction has been appointed as principal contractor to deliver a new housing project with Citizen, one of the UK’s most trusted social housing providers.
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16th November 2022

ACQUISITION COMPLETED ON POPULAR BUSINESS VILLAGE

One of Market Harborough’s most popular business parks is now under new ownership following a deal for an undisclosed sum.
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16th November 2022

Leicestershire business owner sells business in multimillion-pound deal after founding it with just £100

Business owner Luke Tobin, founder of Oadby-based marketing agency Digital Ethos, is celebrating after South American-based company Cadastra has acquired the company in a deal worth approximately £8 million. 
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16th November 2022

Manager purchases Pharmacy in Aylestone

Aylestone Pharmacy, formerly known as Jhoots Pharmacy, in Aylestone, Leicester has been purchased by its previous manager, Shahid Shaikh.
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16th November 2022

Leicestershire Architects Complete £100M Scheme with Clowes Developments

Award winning architects, IMA Architects (IMA), has completed its latest project with Clowes Developments, with more projects confirmed for 2023.
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10th November 2022

New office move and team growth for Loughborough coaching firm

Leading UK Business coaching franchise ActionCOACH Loughborough has moved into new and bigger office space in The Heritage Building in Loughborough, Leicestershire.
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9th November 2022

Central Foods teams up with Essential Cuisine to offer frozen sauce sachets to foodservice

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has teamed up with sauces and stocks specialist Essential Cuisine to launch a range of individual frozen sauce sachets for the food service sector.
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9th November 2022

FreightForce speeds into new era with Pall-Ex Group membership

Norwich-based FreightForce Distribution Ltd the first founding member of the Palletforce network has become the latest logistics heavy weight to join Pall-Ex Group.
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8th November 2022

Pride Park Property Deal Supports Althaus Growth

A Derby-based specialist IT, Cyber Security and Digital Marketing apprenticeship training company, has moved into new premises to pave the way for future growth.
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7th November 2022

Derbion gives local business its first physical store

Derby-based hair replacement specialist, The Hair Repair Club, has opened the doors to its first standalone store at Derbion after winning the centre’s independent retail initiative, Hatch.
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2nd November 2022

Rotheras Solicitors LLP set to expand services into Derby with JH Powell & Co partnership

The deal completed on 28th October and JH Powell & Co will take on the Rotheras name in a partnership that will see the two historic firms combine to reinforce service offerings, whilst paving the way for growth and expansion into the Derby legal market f
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2nd November 2022

Derbion reveals exciting opening day offers for three new stores

Derby’s best-loved retail and leisure destination, Derbion, has revealed a string of opening day offers and giveaways throughout November celebrating the opening of H&M, Søstrene Grene and Boux Avenue in-centre.
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26th October 2022

MyPad Move Paves The Way For Continued Growth

Fast-growing specialist affordable housing developers, MyPad, have secured the lease of nearly 5,000 sq ft of Grade A office space at The Quadrant in Beeston in a deal finalised by commercial property consultants OMEETO.
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25th October 2022

New tenants for 300acre farm in Osgathorpe

Woodside Farm near Osgathorpe in Leicestershire has been let to new agricultural tenants on a long-term Farm Business Tenancy marketed and managed by Loughborough based specialist land development and property consultancy Mather Jamie.
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25th October 2022

Tank Lands Brief for AI & Analytics Software Giant

Nottingham-based digital PR agency Tank has been appointed by global analytics leader SAS to deliver its UK and Ireland comms activities.
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25th October 2022

New law firm is a second Cummins

Specialist employment lawyer Michael Cummins has launched a new legal firm based in Leicestershire.
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24th October 2022

Edwin James Group reports strong results as it plans for future growth.

Engineering services group, Edwin James Group, has reported strong results for the year ending February 2022. Despite the continued disruption of the pandemic, the company is reporting a 6% increase in revenue to £144m and a 2% improvement in EBITDA margi
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24th October 2022

Henry Brothers Midlands stages official opening of new offices after expansion into larger premises

Construction contractor Henry Brothers Midlands has staged an official opening of its new premises after moving into larger offices as part of continued growth.
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24th October 2022

Derby BID businesses see growth in repeat custom – thanks to money-saving app

Businesses in Derby have praised the launch of a new money-saving app, saying it has already proved ‘invaluable’ in attracting – and keeping – new customers.
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21st October 2022

All we need is Love Business

It's a date T4, Systematic are looking forward to being back in the Turing Hall at Holywell Conference Centre in February 2023
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18th October 2022

Derby’s Business Improvement Districts support #BusinessSOS to save Britain’s High Streets

Derby’s Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) joined forces with BIDs across the country to support  a newly formed #BusinessSOS campaign, representing over 150,000 retail, leisure, hospitality businesses in a campa
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18th October 2022

TALENT launches the UK’s first national careers event to inspire future technicians

UK-wide employers are joining forces with Midlands-based universities to inspire the next generation of technicians in science, technology and the creative arts at the biggest careers event of its kind in the UK, TechxFest. 
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18th October 2022

RO FORTIFIES PORTFOLIO WITH ACQUISITION IN NOTTINGHAM’S CASTLE QUARTER

Family owned trading company, the RO, is pleased to announce the acquisition of 37 Park Row in Nottingham. 
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17th October 2022

Create Finance

This week marks an exciting new chapter in the Create Finance story, a move to the penthouse at Friar Gate Studios, Derby.
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17th October 2022

Key player in global space race moves to Leicester

An organisation which is pioneering the development of nuclear power sources for space exploration has moved to Space Park Leicester.
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16th October 2022

Macildowie growth continues with acquisition of Signet Resources

Nottingham-headquartered recruitment and retention consultancy, Macildowie, has announced the latest step of its long-term growth plan with the acquisition of Signet Resources.
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15th October 2022

NG lands prestigious Nottingham city centre management instruction

NG Chartered Surveyors have landed a prestigious management instruction in the heart of Nottingham's Professional Services Quarter.
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12th October 2022

BDO moves into prominent office location, cementing its commitment to East Midlands market

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP has moved into a prominent office building in the centre of Nottingham, cementing its commitment to the East Midlands market.
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12th October 2022

Project D signs ‘sweet deal’ with Nottingham confectionery firm

Derby-based doughnut firm Project D has teamed up with Nottingham sweet company Treat Kitchen to combine the best of both products.
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11th October 2022

The countdown is on to Love Business Expo 2023

Sponsors, partners and supporters of the Love Business Expo met in Loughborough recently to start the countdown to next year’s event.
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11th October 2022

Mansfield Innovation Centre boosts local economy by more than £1.2m

Mansfield Innovation Centre has helped to drive a timely economic boost of more than £1.2m for the area by helping local businesses access grant funding, create new jobs and benefit from intensive business coaching and support.
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6th October 2022

Frontline scores again with biggest-ever Community Partnership

Careers specialist Frontline Recruitment, which has offices across the East Midlands, has signed a landmark partnership deal with one of the biggest amateur football leagues in the UK.
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5th October 2022

Derbyshire Construction Firm Wins £2million Project to Restore Nottingham Mill

Enrok Construction has been appointed as principal contractor to deliver a £2m project in Nottingham city centre.
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5th October 2022

Notts to become global hub for a 'world-first' alternative energy plant

Billions of pounds worth of investment and thousands of jobs will come to Nottinghamshire after it was a chosen as the home of what is hoped to be world’s first commercial prototype fusion energy plant.
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5th October 2022

World-leading Fusion site to be located in West Burton, Nottinghamshire

World-leading Fusion site to be located in West Burton, Nottinghamshire
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4th October 2022

Oberoi Business Hub Welcomes New Customers

Oberoi Business Hub continues to welcome several new businesses to their growing community of start up, SME and national firms requiring serviced office accommodation in Derby’s premium office location.
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3rd October 2022

Major Announcement on Morningside's future

Aspire Pharma acquires Morningside Pharmaceuticals and Morningside Healthcare and its subsidiaries, including Morningside Healthcare (India) creating the UK’s premier Speciality Pharma company Petersfield, Hampshire, October 3rd 2022.
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3rd October 2022

Gi Group Holding further expands its presence in the UK manufacturing sector through the acquisition of Encore Personnel

Gi Group Holding, one of the world’s largest multinational staffing companies, and active in more than 100 countries across the globe, has concluded the acquisition of Encore Personnel, a well-established, UK-based recruitment company. 
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3rd October 2022

Dains and William Duncan join forces

Dains Accountants has announced the acquisition of William Duncan + Co Group in a move that propels them towards becoming one of the Top 30 firms in the UK.
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3rd October 2022

Leading property consultancy announces raft of promotions across East Midlands

Fisher German has promoted 12 colleagues and six new partners at its offices in Ashby and Market Harborough across all areas of the business.
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2nd October 2022

LAUNCH DATE REVEALED FOR NEW NOTTINGHAM STREET FOOD GRUB HUB

Nottingham foodies will soon have a new spot to get their street food fix thanks to the much-anticipated launch of Bustler Nottingham, which opens its doors on Friday 30 September.
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2nd October 2022

East Midlands' Shakespeare Martineau completes GL Law merger

Full-service law firm Shakespeare Martineau has completed its merger with leading Bristol-headquartered firm GL Law – expanding its reach into the Southwest for the first time.
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30th September 2022

Winvic to Construct Four Net Zero Carbon Industrial Units

Winvic Breaks Ground in Milton Keynes to Construct Four Sustainable Industrial Facilities for PLP
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28th September 2022

LINIAR PARTNERS WITH FLUID IDEAS FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Derbyshire-based PVCu systems giant Liniar has appointed creative agency Fluid Ideas to transform its web presence with a major focus on digital technology to improve the customer experience.
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26th September 2022

Ibstock and Earth Friendly Concrete form partnership to support ESG ambitions

Ibstock, a UK leading manufacturer of clay and concrete building products, and Earth Friendly Concrete (EFC) have entered into a new partnership to create ultra-low carbon concrete products.
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15th September 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022 - another success for Hardy Signs

The Commonwealth Games 2022 has now wrapped up, but the buzz they created in and around the region will stay for a long time. For 11 days, Birmingham took the centre stage in the world sports arena
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14th September 2022

NG seals deal to sell Nottingham Professional Services Quarter office building

A landmark address in Nottingham's Professional Services Quarter has been sold in a deal brokered by property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors.
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13th September 2022

The weight is over as award-winning gym lifts off in Leicester

To the delight of Leicester’s fitness fanatics, Body Fit Training (BFT), Australia’s fastest-growing fitness franchise, has announced it will be opening its doors on the 24th of September on Granby Street, Leicester.
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13th September 2022

Willshee’s secures five-year deal with global cement brand

Midlands-based Willshee’s Waste & Recycling has secured a multi-year contract to supply carbon offset fuel to one of the UK’s leading cement works, trading under the brand Lafarge Cement, and owned by Aggregate Industries, part of the Holcim Group – a glo
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12th September 2022

Breedon Consulting and ER Recruitment reach new highs after one year in partnership

East Midlands-based HR experts, Breedon Consulting Limited is celebrating its first year in partnership with ER Recruitment.
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12th September 2022

East Mids housing provision bolstered by £120m refinancing deal for housebuilder

Roythornes lead £120 million refinancing deal for Allison Group
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8th September 2022

Leicestershire based Colton Packaging has been granted planning permission to expand its site at Hockey Close in Loughborough to enable further growth.

Following an application submitted to Charnborough Borough Council earlier this year, conditional planning has been unanimously approved for Colton Packaging to build two new industrial units for storage and distribution at its Loughborough HQ.  
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8th September 2022

Nottingham quad strike the right Chord with business expansion

Nottingham-based mechanical and engineering (M&E) consultancy firm Chord Consult has added four new engineers to its ranks, in direct response to an influx of business from new and long-standing clients. 
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7th September 2022

Isosceles proves the perfect fit for Dains Accountants

Dains Accountants has announced the acquisition of Isosceles Finance – the fast-growing accounting outsourcing, HR consultancy, and interim FD provider.
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7th September 2022

Banner Jones advises on acquisition by global packaging specialist

Banner Jones’ Business Legal Services department has advised the shareholders of Chesterfield-based The Corrugated Case Company (CCC) in a major acquisition deal with the UK arm of the global packaging specialist, Tri-Wall.
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7th September 2022

YMCA Reveals Opening Date of New Café at the Village

The YMCA Community and Activity Village in Newark has announced it will open its flagship Café on 12 September 2022, offering delicious seasonal, local produce with a menu crafted by Head Chef David Ross, a local resident who has lived in Newark for 20 ye
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6th September 2022

Managed IT services specialist set for 'unprecedented' growth after revealing EE and 02 partnerships

Ilkeston-based managed IT services specialist, IDT, has announced an unprecedented 4,000% growth in its business mobile sector through its upgraded partnerships with EE and O2.
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5th September 2022

PKF Smith Cooper Systems Report Excellent Progress with Plans to Expand & Upgrade Further

PKF Smith Cooper Systems are proud to announce the opening of a new office in Pride Park, Derby - occupying c12,500 square feet of grade A office space.
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5th September 2022

East Mids law firm records 12% increase in turnover since start of pandemic

Law firm Howes Percival has recorded a 12% increase in turnover since the start of 2020, with profits per equity partner also up 12% over the same period, according to its latest annual results. 
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3rd September 2022

Deloitte advises on GeoSLAM acquisition

FARO® Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: FARO), a global leader in 4D digital reality solutions, today announced the acquisition of Nottingham, UK-based GeoSLAM, a leading provider of mobile scanning solutions with proprietary high-productivity simultaneous loca
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2nd September 2022

NG provides foundations for growth at expanding construction firm

A fast-growing construction firm has expanded its office space after moving into 3,044 sq ft of office space.
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2nd September 2022

Stepnell completes £2.3m Leicestershire secondary school sports hub

Stepnell has finished works on a state-of-the-art £2.3m sports centre at Martin High School in Anstey, Leicestershire, completing the purpose-built Sports England standard facility on behalf of Lionheart Academies Trust. The construction firm delivered th
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1st September 2022

Derby-based AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group merges with Open College Network West Midlands.

The two long-established awarding bodies develop qualifications, and award certificates to learners in schools, colleges, training providers and centres across the UK.
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24th August 2022

LDC exits investment in Littlefish

Leading mid-market private equity firm LDC has exited its minority investment in managed IT and cyber services provider Littlefish, to Bowmark Capital following a three-year partnership.
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24th August 2022

East Midlands ecommerce specialists team up with Bicycle retailer for a new 'best in-class' website

Bespoke ecommerce platform provider, Remarkable Commerce has announced a partnership with Westbrook Cycles that have seen it re-platform the cycling specialists' website to increase orders, page speed and session duration. 
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23rd August 2022

New home for charity as Nottingham agents team up to seal office deal

A vital Nottingham charity has bought new office premises after a deal brokered by city property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors and Musson Liggins.
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19th August 2022

Private equity interest remains strong in logistics sector, as deal activity pace steadies

Significant domestic and international private equity investment continues to drive deal activity in the UK logistics and supply chain management sector, according to a new report from accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO LLP.
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19th August 2022

RECYCLED FASHION COMPANY PUTS LEICESTER IN ITS BASKET

A charity shop with a difference has set its sights on Leicester as it opens its first shop in the city with the help of Game of Thrones actress, Bella Ramsey, following a commercial property deal advised on by local law firm, Nelsons.
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18th August 2022

WilSon Energy gets green light to retrofit cutting-edge metering technology into 250 homes

Midlands-based WilSon Energy, a leading provider of fully integrated Heating, Metering, Pre-Payment and Billing & Bureau Services for residential homes and commercial developments, has won a new contract to deploy the latest LoRaWAN technology as part of
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17th August 2022

Leicestershire Architects Instructed on £6 Million Project in Saudi Arabia

Award winning architects IMA Architects, has been instructed by FABEC, a Saudi Arabian architectural design company, on a project that will see the creation of a new luxury holiday park in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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17th August 2022

Spondon businesses Colleague Box, Bluebells and Project D team up to bring delicious treats right to your door

Three Spondon businesses have teamed up to bring tasty treats direct to hungry people across the UK.
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16th August 2022

Enrok Construction Secures £4.6m Brixton Construction Project

Enrok Construction has commenced work with Node to deliver 63 one-and-two-bed luxury apartments in Brixton, London.
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16th August 2022

Browne Jacobson advise CTS Group on latest geotechnical consultancy leader acquisition

Browne Jacobson’s private equity (PE) dealmakers have advised Palatine Private Equity backed CTS Group (Construction Testing Solutions Limited) on its latest acquisition of Concept Engineering Consultants Limited, a leader in geotechnical, structural and
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16th August 2022

Derbyshire company helps horticulturalists manage drought conditions

Water-saving planters manufactured by a Derbyshire company are helping councils, gardeners and horticulturalists maintain floral displays during the current drought.
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16th August 2022

Four Seasons Shopping Centre in Mansfield Under New Ownership

Four Seasons Shopping Centre in Mansfield is under new ownership following the acquisition of its owners Real Estate Investments Nederland BV - a company holding a portfolio of six UK-wide shopping centres and a student accommodation portfolio.
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16th August 2022

East Midlands digital PR agency welcomes strategy consultancy to client base

Digital PR agency Jennie Holland PR has been appointed by strategy consultancy Wingman Ltd, headed by former England rugby star Rory Underwood.
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12th August 2022

BLUE LIGHT CARD LOOKS TO AUSTRALIA FOR INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

Blue Light Card, the UK’s number one discount service for the emergency services, NHS, social care sector and armed forces, has announced that it is set to launch in Australia in October 2022.
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11th August 2022

Leicester Restaurant Week Confirmed to Return in 2022 with Delicious Deals for City Diners

Knives and forks at the ready! BID Leicester has today (Wednesday 10 August) confirmed that Leicester Restaurant Week will return to the city this autumn with a feast of deals on offer.
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9th August 2022

Successful lettings campaign leads to management instruction for NG

A successful run of lettings has led to a new management instruction for commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors.
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9th August 2022

Right Legal Group chooses Midlands PR partner

Digital PR firm Jennie Holland PR has been appointed by wills and probate specialist Right Legal Group.
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6th August 2022

Tortilla to open site in Lincoln

Tortilla, the UK’s largest fast-casual Mexican restaurant brand, will open the doors of its 52nd restaurant, located in Lincoln city centre, at 1 Exchange Square, Lincoln (LN5 7ET), on Friday 12th August.
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5th August 2022

PLM Global announce plans for next growth phase with new management team and ownership

PLM Global is a Nottingham-based solutions provider specialising in the supply, repair and maintenance of hand-held data capture devices, mobile print and EPoS hardware.
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5th August 2022

Encore Plans to ‘Land and Expand’ in North West

Award winning and fast-growing recruitment agency Encore Personnel is expanding its network from its Midlands roots to the North West, as it opens its first branch in the region this month.
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