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Love Business Leaders brings you a variety of expert opinion from, and extensive one-to-one interviews with, the most successful local business leaders. Thought leadership articles and expert insights will help you understand what makes our most successful leaders tick.

16th September 2019

Free event to help businesses plan their legacies

Leading finacial advisers Glenrose Financial Planners and law firm Simpson Solicitors are joining forces to deliver a free business legacy planning seminar to local firms.
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28th August 2019

Steel fabricator set to keep Rollin

A Nottinghamshire steel fabrication firm that is on the cusp of its 50th anniversary is set for a new lease of life by gearing up for growth – which could create up to eight new jobs - after bringing in a manufacturing expert to help to explore new market
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15th August 2019

Derby agency set for office move to accommodate growing team

A Derby creative agency is on the lookout for new recruits ahead of a move to bigger premises.
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14th August 2019

Mansfield ActionCOACH to host free business growth seminar

Business growth specialist Rod Fuller is hosting a free workshop this Friday (16 August) to show local firms the six steps to achieving massive results. 
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5th August 2019

Simon and Craig home in on new business venture

Two friends who have both taken redundancy after decades with the same insurance company are now homing in on a new business.
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30th July 2019

Survival of the fittest: six ways businesses can ethically adapt

While brands fight to stay relevant in this age of rapidly increasing environmental awareness, a whole host of regulations and targets are driving change in almost every business.
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18th July 2019

Chamber backs new scheme to get businesses more engaged with primary schoolchildren

The region's biggest business support organisation is lending its support to a new initiative which aims to connect primary schoolchildren across Derby with local employers, to help introduce them to the world of work.
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9th July 2019

New digital hub a R.E.A.L-ity for alternative education provider

Alternative education solutions provider R.E.A.L Education has opened the doors of a state-of-the-art Creative and Digital Hub, which is set to kickstart a skills revolution in the region.
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5th July 2019

Derby County Ladies Football Club announces Pattonair as new Academy Partner

One of Derbyshire’s most successful companies has thrown its support behind women’s football in the county.
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4th July 2019

Award-winning law firm continues expansion with new Mansfield office

Fidler & Pepper Lawyers is expanding and opening up an additional office on Regent Street, in Mansfield.
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4th July 2019

Celebrating success at Chamber President’s Summer Reception

Making sure we continue to celebrate success in difficult times was the key message from East Midlands Chamber* President Kevin Harris at his 2019 Summer Reception.
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27th June 2019

Pattonair celebrates women at ‘This Girl Can’ event with Sharron Davies MBE

Former Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies MBE gave an inspirational talk to a gathering of 170 businesswomen at a special ‘This Girl Can’ event in Derby.
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25th June 2019

Luxury packaging enterprise leads the way on sustainability with rebrand

A pioneering luxury packaging provider has undergone a rebrand as it makes exciting plans for the future.
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25th June 2019

Wytech caps off year of growth with new staff, website and head office

Award-winning IT support and telecoms specialist Wytech has recruited three new members of staff, moved to a new head office and launched a new website following a successful 12 months of business growth.
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20th June 2019

A world of opportunity for exporters

Rachel Morley, one of the region’s foremost experts on exporting and international trade, says the global marketplace still holds plenty of opportunities for businesses across the East Midlands.
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12th June 2019

Three heads are better than one when it comes to supporting growth

Three business growth experts from ActionCOACH are joining forces to deliver a workshop aimed at helping local SMEs unlock their full potential.
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18th April 2019

Nottingham pair launch new app to improve health and happiness of women

Two Nottingham women have launched a fitness and wellbeing app to support women and challenge the diet and fitness industry, that they say ‘lets women down’.
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3rd April 2019

East Midlands Chamber launch new marketing forum

East Midlands Chamber of Commerce has launched a new learning and development forum to help local businesses improve their marketing.
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3rd April 2019

Words of wisdom from local accountants on approaching the year end with confidence

Leicestershire chartered accountants Newby Castleman has put together a list of top tips for individuals on how best to prepare for the tax year end on 5th April 2019.
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2nd April 2019

Largest intensive green roof in Nottingham becomes a residential 'garden in the sky'

A twenty-two week project to create Nottingham’s largest intensive ‘sky garden’ has been completed on the fourth floor of a 26-storey apartment building – showcasing the value of investment in green infrastructure for both local authorities and the reside
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1st April 2019

Leicester’s sporting mascots flex their muscle in outdoor gym competition

Mascots from two of Leicestershire’s major sporting teams have gone head-to-head in a fitness challenge as part of a city-wide physical activity drive. 
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28th March 2019

Students 'step' onto major construction sites in Leicestershire

TWENTY ambitious construction and trade students from in and around Leicestershire have been welcomed onsite at five high-profile building projects.
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25th March 2019

Stepping out with Health & Wellbeing Day

National warehousing, logistics and courier firm The NX Group has recently held a Health & Wellbeing Day to raise awareness among its drivers of the importance of staying active, healthy and well-rested, and to encourage its whole staff to prioritise exer
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25th March 2019

Insuring Your Future to Ensure Business Success: Top Tips for Entrepreneurs

The East Midlands has just been named as the second-best place to start a business in the UK, reflecting the boom in entrepreneurship in the region over recent years.
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14th March 2019

BID Leicester launch a new crowdfunding pot to support business start-ups in city centre

BID Leicester is collaborating with Crowdfund Leicester and Spacehive to help fund business start-ups in Leicester city centre.
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11th March 2019

Sky TV expert to share inside tips to local businesses

Local businesses have the opportunity to learn how they can utilise innovative, data led marketing and advertising opportunities on Sky TV at an event being held at Derbyshire County Cricket Club on 1 May 2019.
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7th March 2019

National Apprenticeship Week: Leics architect shares top tips for securing placement

National Apprenticeship Week: 5 Top Tips for securing an architectural placement
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25th February 2019

Female-only lifestyle and exercise programme kicks off to improve fitness levels

Women across Leicester are being encouraged to join forces and get active in a bid to improve their health and drive down their chances of developing type 2 diabetes.
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19th February 2019

Midlands businesses invited to tackle the #countryquest challenge

Businesses looking to organise their next staff training, awards evening, team building, or Christmas event are being invited to come and ‘try before they buy’ at iconic events venue and home of England football - Hilton St. George’s Park.
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12th February 2019

Making a difference: Prioritising Workplace Wellbeing

The team at Barrie Stephen Hair started their day with a difference this week. They were paid a visit by personal trainer Tom Mangan, who came to talk to them about workplace wellbeing.
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11th February 2019

Cyber security a growing threat for East Midlands firms

42 percent of businesses with 100 or more employees have fallen prey to a cyber-attack in the last year, according to recent figures from business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP.
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30th January 2019

Leicester businesses invited to polish their skills at free training sessions

Businesses across Leicester are invited to polish their marketing, sales and customer service skills at a series of free ‘masterclasses’ taking place next month.
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30th January 2019

Paskett PR celebrates 10 years at FRriar Gate Studios

Gardening and horticultural public relations specialists Paskett PR is celebrating its tenth anniversary at Friar Gate Studios, the managed workspace scheme for the creative industries.
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29th November 2018

Judges relished Charlotte’s dishes

Young chefs from seven Nottinghamshire schools were up to a culinary challenge last week when West Nottinghamshire College played host to the Future Chef competitions.
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5th November 2018

Santa's workshop open for business - free festive activities for kids at Lincs Food and Gift Fair

THE LINCOLNSHIRE Showground is bringing back its popular Santa’s Workshop to the annual Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair on 1 and 2 December, offering free festive-themed activities for children, all under one roof.
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1st November 2018

Countdown to Leicestershire Tourism Forum

Tourism organisations can pick up practical tips to help their business grow at this city and county event
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29th October 2018

Halloween family fun at intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh

There’s set to be a host of spooky goings on at intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh this Halloween, with plenty of treats in store for the whole family.
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21st September 2018

Just Around The Corner… Leicester Business Expo

In just under four weeks’ time Leicester welcomes back the Leicester Business Expo and its shaping up to be an incredible event.
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14th September 2018

Bakers at The School of Artisan Food All Set for Sourdough September

Bakers at The School of Artisan Food are rising to the challenge of Sourdough September, the month-long event by the Real Bread Campaign to raise awareness of the real thing vs 'sourfaux'.
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30th August 2018

Leicestershire’s Largest Career’s Speed Networking Event Returns

More than 300 students from 20 schools and colleges are set to take part in the county’s largest career’s speed networking event. 
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24th August 2018

Smart Innovation & Networking for Growth (SING) - Textile Manufacturing

The Chamber is delivering this event on behalf of the Smart Innovation and Networking for Growth (SING) project. This project is part-funded through ERDF and delivered by the iNet through Loughborough University
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15th August 2018

Trudi showcases her creative talents

Professional Lincoln quilter Trudi Wood is poised for a surge in business and planning to showcase her work “across the Pond” after attending a major textiles show.
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25th June 2018

Taste of restaurant business from ‘rising star’ chefs

Trainee chefs from West Nottinghamshire College got a taste of what it takes to create award-winning food and run a professional kitchen – from three former students who are rapidly making a name for themselves in the world of gastronomy.
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13th June 2018

Family Business Masterclass to lift the lid on what makes a winning Award entry

Businesses considering entering the Midlands’ flagship awards for family businesses are to be given exclusive access to the team behind them along with advice on what makes a winning entry, at a free event this month.
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4th June 2018

Business is thriving for pioneering Newark start-ups

A pioneering Newark business has attributed a 47 per cent rise in turnover to the “fantastic support” they have received since winning a prestigious county-wide business competition.
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25th May 2018

Sat Bains inspires next generation of chefs and managers

One of the country’s best chefs, Sat Bains, joined catering and hospitality students at West Nottinghamshire College to share his tips and expert insight on forging a successful career in the industry.
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23rd May 2018

TV flower expert Jonathan Moseley to make return to Morley Hayes for summer flower demonstration

Jonathan Moseley, one of the nation’s best loved TV flower experts, is returning to Derbyshire hotel and leisure complex Morley Hayes next month to host an exclusive flower demonstration.
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14th May 2018

Students learn about life of a lawyer

Students from Ace Academy in Tipton had a special insight into accessing the legal world when they visited the offices of one of Birmingham’s major law firms.
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9th May 2018

First Nottingham Digital Summit raises money for Framework

The Nottingham Digital Summit will be an inspirational digital marketing conference powered by Hallam which will bring together a cutting edge line up of some of the brightest minds in digital marketing and innovation. At the same time Hallam’s ambition i
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30th April 2018

Star Trust tips £500,000 mark for 44 E Mids charities

EAST MIDLANDS-based Star Trust is celebrating after smashing its target of donating £500,000 to local charities.
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24th April 2018

Barefoot Coaches to share expert knowledge with new business owners

In response to demand, Barefoot Coaching’s popular Spring Conference will be on how to grow a coaching or wellbeing business.
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19th April 2018

A new survey has named making a cup of tea as the first thing people do when they move into their new proper-tea in Nottinghamshire.

The result comes ahead of National Tea Day on Saturday 21st April, where people across the country unite to drink their favourite brews, whether that be a classic English Breakfast or something more exotic.
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4th April 2018

PUT YOUR SPARE ROOM TO GOOD USE WITH DAVID WILSON HOMES

Leading homebuilder David Wilson Homes is offering homeowners in Nottinghamshire some fresh inspiration on putting their spare room to good use in the Moorecroft style home at Edwalton Park in Edwalton.
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12th March 2018

Five tips for firms fretting over financial Year End

With the end of the financial year looming, Leicestershire accountants Newby Castleman have provided a comprehensive checklist for firms preparing their Annual Accounts and Company Tax Return.
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15th February 2018

Nottingham success bakerdays.com -how to start a successful online business

Many have dreams to capture the business potential of the internet but Midlands-based business owner, Andrea Guzyova, has done it. From a standing start in 2011, bakerdays now employs over 20 people and has a turnover of £1.5 million.
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9th February 2018

FOUR TOP TIPS FOR BUILDING MENTAL RESILIENCE IN THE WORKPLACE

FORMER professional basketball player, author and international speaker John Dabrowski will be offering Derby professionals insight into mental resilience in the workplace at Astute Recruitment’s breakfast business event next month (15 February).
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31st January 2018

LEADING MIDS PROPERTY PROFESSIONALS COLLABORATE AHEAD OF MIPIM

MIPIM was firmly on the menu this morning when leading property and construction specialists gathered at a ladies breakfast in Nottingham ahead of the world’s largest property exhibition in March (13-16).
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16th January 2018

TOP TIPS TO MAKE SURE YOUR HR PLAN IS ROBUST IN 2018

Nickie Elenor, managing director of Nottingham-based Your HR Lawyer, looks ahead to the top issues facing bosses in 2018 – and what they can do to prepare.
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27th November 2017

Hardy Signs Host Seminar For Local Business Grants

This November, Hardy Signs Limited, of Burton on Trent, played host to a range of local businesses and organisations at their ‘Grant Access Seminar’.
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16th November 2017

NOTTS AGENCY TO ATTEND NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION IN LONDON

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE estate agent Richard Watkinson & Partners has announced that they will attend the Relocation Agent Network (RAN) National Conference and Exhibition on Friday 17 November.
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25th September 2017

COFFEE OUSTS BUILDERS’ TEA AS THE FAVOURITE DRINK FOR BUILDERS

In preparation for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this week, staff at leading Leicestershire homebuilder, David Wilson Homes East Midlands are revealing their hot drink preferences and giving advice on how to make the best cuppa.
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22nd September 2017

Derby MD Shares Her Top Tips For Motivating Your Workforce

HR Specialists Employee Benefits and employee engagement advisors Red Letter Days Motivates have launched 'Motivation Week' this week (18 September) to inspire businesses to think about the ways in which they can keep employees motivated.
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30th August 2017

Hot tips for summer style from designer and homebuilder

Hot tips for summer style from designer and homebuilder
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22nd August 2017

Transforming your home into a sanctuary with mindfulness

Transforming your home into a sanctuary with mindfulness
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21st August 2017

Top garden and wildlife tips from Barratt and David Wilson Homes to make summer a breeze

Top garden and wildlife tips from Barratt and David Wilson Homes to make summer a breeze
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31st July 2017

TV FLOWER EXPERT JONATHAN MOSELEY HOSTS SPECIAL FLOWER DEMONSTRATION AT MORLEY HAYES

TV FLOWER EXPERT JONATHAN MOSELEY HOSTS SPECIAL FLOWER DEMONSTRATION AT MORLEY HAYES
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10th July 2017

Staffordshire businesses are forming partnerships thanks to the region’s largest business expo

Businesses across Staffordshire have forged successful partnerships as a result of the Let’s Do Business Expo.
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22nd June 2017

Entrepreneur In Battle To Prevent Floods Ahead Of Ten Year Anniversary

Entrepreneur In Battle To Prevent Floods Ahead Of Ten Year Anniversary
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16th March 2017

Top Tips for Spring Gardens with Barratt and David Wilson Homes

Barratt and David Wilson Homes, in partnership with the RSPB, are encouraging residents of new homes in Leicestershire to put a spring in the step of local wildlife this season.
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13th March 2017

College careers event gets students thinking about their futures

Students and school pupils have been inspired for their futures following the success of New College Nottingham’s (ncn) Your Future careers and employability event.
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9th March 2017

Futures secures skills and employment award

A skills and employment programme that has helped nearly 100 people in under a year has scooped an industry award.
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9th March 2017

Massive Energy Boost for Local Business Women

At the third anniversary of its Women in Business programme, the Chamber of Commerce and its three event partners were delighted to host a sell-out event on Tuesday 7th March, with fitness expert Kathryn Williams, who provided a massive motivational energ
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7th March 2017

Show Home Interior Design at the Spinney Inspired By Stunning Leicestershire Countryside

David Wilson Homes has enlisted the help of one of its top interior designers to capture the essence of Leicestershire at its latest show home The Spinney in Burbage.
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8th February 2017

Top Interior Designer Teams up with David Wilson Homes to Give the Latest Trends for winter

David Wilson Homes has teamed up with one of its top interior designers to show homeowners in Leicestershire how they can keep up with the latest design trends this season.
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27th January 2017

Top Tips on How to Make Your House a Home from Five Star Housebuilder

It’s what you put inside a house that makes it a home, the people and the possessions, according to people living in Leicestershire.
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24th January 2017

BARRATT AND DAVID WILSON HOMES TEAM UP WITH THE RSPB TO ENCOURAGE HOMEOWNERS TO INVITE BIRDS INTO THEIR GARDEN

New homeowners across Leicestershire are being encouraged to invite birds into their garden this month by Barratt and David Wilson Homes ahead of the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch.
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14th December 2016

Deck The Halls With Miller Homes Midlands This Christmas

December has arrived and now is the time to get festive and transform your home into a winter wonderland in time for Christmas.
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13th December 2016

SOLD - Stand C22 at Love Business 2017 Booked By emita

East Midlands International Trade Association (emita) will be exhibiting at the Love Business Expo at Stand C22 and emita Director, Mike Hunter, is a Keynote Speaker giving advice for exporting success
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12th December 2016

Northamptonshire based IN’n’OUT Share Their Winter Driving Tips

With colder temperatures on the way, less daylight and more extreme weather, winter brings with it a whole new set of safety challenges when driving, so we want to keep our loyal IN’n’OUT customers safe and prepared on the roads.
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30th November 2016

Infamous Black Hat Hacker Reveals Insider Tips At PFK Cooper Parry's Cyber Security Seminar

The visit to PKF Cooper Parry of former black hat hacker Ryan Ackroyd, the man who famously hacked the FBI, Sony and Fox, captured the imagination of business leaders from across the region, who turned out in force for a personal insight into cyber-crime
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14th November 2016

Keep Up With The Latest Interior Design Trends This Autumn With David Wilson Homes

David Wilson Homes has teamed up with one of their top interior designers to show homeowners in Leicestershire what the current top trends in interior design are this autumn and how they can get the look in their own home.
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31st October 2016

Miller Homes Midlands Bewitches Buyers With A Choice Of New Homes This Halloween

Miller Homes Midlands is casting a spell on the East Midlands housing market this Halloween by offering plenty of treats and no tricks.
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14th October 2016

Get The Show Home Look: David Wilson Homes Sales Manager Gives Interior Design Top Tips

The Sales Manager of the popular David Wilson Homes Leicestershire development Hastings Park has given his top tips on current trends in interior design and how you can steal the show home look.
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6th October 2016

Miller Homes On Trend For New Fashion Store Owner

Miller Homes Midlands is delighted to hear that a couple has settled in well at its Somersgate development in Derby.
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20th September 2016

Out Of Brexit Into Space

Free networking seminar at Leicester’s Space Centre to launch Info2Grow, with keynote speaker Professor Mark Sims. Wednesday October 5th, 4.00pm - 6.30pm
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31st August 2016

It's All Squeaks And Beaks But Feathers Not Ruffled In Move To Parrot Shops New Outlet!

A pet shop that specialises in selling parrots has winged its way to a new home in Leicestershire without ruffling any feathers!
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10th August 2016

Local Businesses Can Boost Their Bottom-Line With Pokémon Go

Chesterfield-based Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers says small businesses should consider using the new Pokémon Go phenomenon to boost their business this summer.
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14th July 2016

Family businesses urged not to miss chance to shine in flagship awards

Midlands’ family businesses and their leaders have less than two weeks before entries close for the sector’s annual flagship awards, The Midlands Family Business Awards. Entries must be made before midnight on Wednesday 18th July 2016, with ten categ
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16th June 2016

ArtificialGrass.com award top prize

ArtificialGrass.com has presented a framed 1966 England shirt signed by four World Cup winners to JT Atkinson, Middlesbrough branch.
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18th May 2016

Milestone celebration for Nottingham bakery Butt Foods

Specialist baker Butt Foods has marked 25 years in business with a celebration for staff, as well as the launch of a new brand.
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7th April 2016

Pizza base producer Deli Conti joins cream of the crop at food event

Nottingham-based artisan dough ball and pizza base producer Deli Conti will be showcasing its range at the UK’s largest food and drink trade fair later this month.
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15th February 2016

Ward Recycling Increases Demolition Offerings Following Multi-Million Pound Squibb Contract

Ward Recycling has announced that it will be adding further personnel to its existing demolition department, following the award of further work with Squibb Group in Derby.
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11th February 2016

Rob Brown's 12 Networking Tips

As the regions largest FREE business event of its kind, you will have great opportunities to meet new people. If you are going to make the most of these opportunities you need to prepare well, have a plan and go to Love Business with a purpose.
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10th February 2016

The Pitfalls of DIY Business Travel

Booking business travel is easy, right? The internet gives you access to every airline, every hotel – you can search for the flight you want, book your hotel and pre-organise your transfers from the airport. All at bargain prices. It couldn
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4th September 2015

Leicester Based Female Entrepreneur Set To Take On UAE

A former model turned entrepreneur from Leicester has launched her very own fashion line after a successful showcase at Dubai Top Designer Fashion Week in March.
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8th July 2015

ncn’s Food Festival went down a treat

Staff, students and visitors from New College Nottingham came together in a celebration of the city’s growing food, catering and hospitality industry on Friday 3rd July for ncn’s first ever Food Festival.
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28th January 2015

The Anthena Network in Nottingham Area is Expanding!

A fast-growing support network for businesswomen in the Nottingham area is expanding with the launch of its third group in less than a year.
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