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International News from 2023

8th December 2023

SMB College Group X Leicester Tigers Students Selected for Barbarians X Rugby School Invitational!

TEN SMB College Group students have been selected for the first ever Girls Barbarians X Rugby School Invitational, which is taking place this Saturday, 9th December!
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16th November 2023

Tech expert advises businesses to prepare ahead of latest HMRC import/export service extension

A technology expert has endorsed the recent deadline extension announced by HMRC for its new import/export Customs Declaration Service (CDS), saying the decision has been “welcomed throughout the industry”.
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13th November 2023

Midlands Connect spotlights the future of the freight sector

Transport body Midlands Connect is researching the changing landscape of freight and logistics, a significant regional economic multiplier. 
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13th July 2023

ONYX awarded inaugural Made in the UK, Sold to the World Award

Nottingham-based ONYX Insight has been recognised by the UK government’s Department for International Trade for its export strategy. 
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28th June 2023

New Guarantee Supports East Midlands Exporters

East Midlands-based exporters are being supported with a new guaranteed service from European road freight experts, Europa Road – based in Nottingham and Corby.
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21st April 2023

Leicestershire manufacturing firm receives The King’s Award for Enterprise - UK

Blanson Ltd, cast acrylic experts, are delighted to have been awarded the prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise.
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12th April 2023


Business management software provider The Access Group has announced the opening of two new offices in Romania and Ireland as it continues its international growth and commitment to delivering innovative solutions for its customers.
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5th April 2023

SMB College Group Tigers Japan Trip

SMB College Group is proud to be representing England and Leicester Tigers in Japan for the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament 2023!
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28th March 2023

Phenomenal space explosion astonishes Leicester researchers and shines a light on our own galaxy

Scientists from across the world have today revealed their analyses of the brightest gamma-ray burst ever detected.
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7th March 2023

Finland opens an honorary consulate in Nottingham

Finland strengthens its presence in the East Midlands by reopening its honorary consulate in Nottingham.
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24th February 2023

European Success for Notts Agency

A Nottingham-based PR agency has won the top award at an event to celebrate the best marketing across Europe.
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21st February 2023

National Centre for Earth Observation lands top space award for global collaboration project

A leading environmental centre that has been collaborating with international researchers to use satellite imagery to search for deforestation has been awarded with a renowned space award.
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21st February 2023

Unimed officially presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise by Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire

Procurement agency Unimed has been officially presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade at a ceremony hosted by the company at its Leicester office.
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9th February 2023

Nottingham expert warns businesses could face lengthy export delays if they don’t act now

Businesses are being reminded that they only have months left to get ready for the UK’s new single customs platform for exports, part of the Government's mission to create a fully digitised UK border by 2025.
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26th January 2023

Space Park Leicester call up from Department for International Trade

Space Park Leicester will join industry leaders from around the world representing Great Britain at the Global Space and Technology Convention in Singapore following invitation from the Department for International Trade.
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