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16th October 2021

Secret Santa Call Out Brings Christmas Cheer To Local Families

Revive Healthy Living Centre in Chaddesden has launched its ninth annual Secret Santa campaign to match generous benefactors with some of the most under-privileged and vulnerable children in the city.
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16th October 2021

Eden Appoints New Director to Lead on Development

The specialist public relations and marketing communications agency, which celebrates 21 years in business this year, has continued to extend its extensive media relations services alongside an established digital and social marketing offer. 
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16th October 2021

East Mids agricultural law team expands to meet growing demand

Leading full service law firm which has offices in Nottingham and Leicester – has enlarged the size of its agricultural law team to meet growing demand for its specialist legal services.
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15th October 2021

Gusto Italian returns to Nottingham creating 80 new jobs

GUSTO ITALIAN is returning to Nottingham and will be opening in the heart of the city centre this winter – with the creation of 80 jobs. 
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15th October 2021

Chesterfield College’s virtual jobs board gives employers access to student talent pool

Chesterfield College has launched a Virtual Jobs Board to help employers promote work related opportunities to more than 2,000 college students who are looking to launch their careers in a range of sectors from construction to catering, and many more.  
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14th October 2021

National auction house pledges to donate £1 million to staff

Hundreds of staff are set to benefit after national auction house John Pye Auctions has pledged to donate £1 million of its profits to staff after the business revealed details of its most successful year to date.  
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14th October 2021

BGF appoints senior investor to Midlands team

BGF – the UK and Ireland’s most active growth capital investor – has continued to expand its Midlands team, with the appointment of David Bellis as investor.
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14th October 2021

Georgian splendour in Leicester

The City Rooms in Leicester is a Grade 1 listed venue in the heart of the city centre of Leicester and was the October Leicestershire host for KuKu’s Connect Reception.
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14th October 2021

Midlands Energy Summit - 2021

Held in partnership with the University of Nottingham’s Energy Innovation and Collaboration team the 2021 Midlands Energy Summit will explore how Government, businesses, academia and civil society come together to ensure that clean growth can underpin our
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13th October 2021

School pupils are honoured for their good deeds at star-studded awards ceremony

A youngster who delivered soup and blankets to the homeless during lockdown and a 10-year-old who crafted almost 200 poppies with her gran – raising hundreds of pounds for charity – were among award winners at a glittering ceremony in Derbyshire.
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13th October 2021

RSM UK boosts future growth in the East Midlands with new trainee intake

RSM UK has strengthened its plans for long-term growth in the East Midlands by recruiting a record number of trainees, with the majority joining the firm this summer.
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13th October 2021

Question Time at Sixth Form College

A-Level students at Mansfield and Ashfield Sixth Form College in Mansfield have posed educational policy questions to a panel of local decision-makers.
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12th October 2021

Top EMEIA partner accreditation for Jigsaw24’s education team

Top EMEIA partner accreditation for Jigsaw24’s education team
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11th October 2021

Notts PR agency named best in Midlands

Nottingham-based digital PR agency Motive has been named as the Small PR Consultancy of the Year in the Midlands region by industry body the CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations). 
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8th October 2021

Rebels put their foot down for accelerated growth

Cooper Parry, the UK’s ‘rebels of accountancy’ recently wrapped up a stellar year, announcing 13% organic growth, with revenue surpassing £34m.
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8th October 2021

Air IT becomes SDI’s only 4-star certified Managed Service Provider

Air IT has announced that it has been awarded a prestigious 4-star rating by the Service Desk Institute (SDI), the industry accreditor that certifies the quality of IT service and support operations worldwide.
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8th October 2021

Red Bull basement returns to empower UK’s student innovators

Red Bull Basement is back to kickstart student innovation with mentoring, workshops, networking and a Global Final. Applications are now open for UK university students!
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8th October 2021

Continued growth at Derby law firm as three promotions announced

LEADING Derby law firm Nelsons has promoted three of its employees - two to legal director and one to senior associate.
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7th October 2021

Dr Kotecha Named One of the UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders

Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chairman of Morningside Pharmaceuticals and the Randal Charitable Foundation, has been named as one of The LDC’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2021.
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7th October 2021

Air IT becomes SDI’s only 4-star certified Managed Service Provider

Air IT has announced that it has been awarded a prestigious 4-star rating by the Service Desk Institute (SDI), the industry accreditor that certifies the quality of IT service and support operations worldwide.
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5th October 2021

AMAZON CELEBRATES SECOND YEAR IN KEGWORTH

The Amazon fulfilment centre in Kegworth recently marked its second anniversary by hosting fun activities for employees.
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5th October 2021

MOCHA MARKETING WELCOMES NEXT GENERATION OF MARKETEERS

Leading Marketing Agency, Mocha Marketing are continuing to pave the way for the next generation of budding creatives by expanding their team, providing work experience and learning opportunities for university students.
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4th October 2021

Russell Scanlan Appoints New Senior Executive

Independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan has appointed a new senior executive to the team to help manage the growth that this 140 year old business is experiencing
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4th October 2021

Recruitment firm lands sky-high contract with one of UK’s largest online retailers

Sky Recruitment Solutions has been tasked with sourcing scores of workers for a major new distribution centre near East Midlands Airport.
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4th October 2021

Timms’ Solicitor Shortlisted for Rising Star Award

A Family Law Solicitor at Timms Solicitors has been shortlisted for a highly regarded category in the 2021 Business Awards for East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire.
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4th October 2021

A leading property consultancy has announced11 promotions at its East Midlands offices as a result of the firm’s ongoing growth.

Fisher German has made the promotions across its two Ashby offices and its Market Harborough office as part of its career progression framework, which provides colleagues with a pathway for professional development.
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4th October 2021

Discover Chesterfield’s Black History at the Museum

Chesterfield Museum have joined forces with the Chesterfield African Caribbean Community Association (ACCA) to launch a new exhibition that will help you learn about the history and experiences of Chesterfield’s black community. 
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4th October 2021

Young Nottingham business woman builds on recent success to reach finals of national awards

The Practical Planning Company Director shortlisted in National Business Women’s Awards 2021
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4th October 2021

Idlewells’ Games Club creates safe space to socialise in partnership with Age UK

Sutton-in-Ashfield-based shopping centre Idlewells has launched its new in-centre Games Club in partnership with Age UK - giving those who need it the chance to meet and interact with new people in the local area.
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4th October 2021

Frontline celebrates record-breaking year by launching major community work drive

A record breaking year at careers specialist Frontline Recruitment has led to the firm increasing its charity and community work. 
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30th September 2021

Local Firm Celebrates Double Promotion

The industry leading European road freight team at Europa Road in (Colwick) Nottingham continues to showcase its focus on internal progression with the announcement of two promotions.
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29th September 2021

CITY’S OWN MASTERCHEF STAR TO BOOST NOTTINGHAM’S FOOD SCENE WITH OWN RESTAURANT

Laurence Henry, the well-known Nottingham chef and former MasterChef winner, has been named chef patron at Canal Turn – the stunning new restaurant and entertainment space currently on site at The Island Quarter, it was announced yesterday (Tuesday 28 Sep
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28th September 2021

Your Tender Team expands team in the East Midlands

Your Tender Team, the Leicester bid writing company, is recruiting for new Bid Writers to join their award winning team.
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28th September 2021

Peppermint Technology appoints new marketing and communications manager as client portfolio continues to grow

Legal software provider Peppermint Technology has appointed Sophie Oxley as its new marketing and communications manager, as the company continues to grow its portfolio of clients.
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27th September 2021

Scientific research charity appoints XCellR8 founder as Chair of Trustees

Nottingham scientific research charity, FRAME (Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments) has appointed Dr Carol Treasure, the founder and CEO of specialist animal-free contract testing laboratory XCellR8, as the new Chair of its Board of
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27th September 2021

Driver David triumphs at trentbarton awards

A bus-driving star who has never missed a single day’s work won the top prize in trentbarton’s 2020-21 really good service awards.
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27th September 2021

Howes Percival gears up for future growth with national recruitment drive

30 new jobs to meet increased current and future demand for legal services, 14 of them in the East Mids
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24th September 2021

Creative Agency Creative62 help establish Leicestershire’s only All Girls Football Academy

Senior Graphic Designer at Leicester creative agency Creative62, Adam Lister, has offered his creative skills and branding knowledge to aid with the set-up of Leicestershire’s only all Girls Football Academy for girls aged between 6-16 years old.
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23rd September 2021

Nottingham contractor to 'Open Doors' to public next month

The public can get a preview of Willmott Dixon’s innovative digital technology which is used to create some of the Midland’s most high-profile new developments, as part of Open Doors week between 4-9 October.
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23rd September 2021

Welcome, Zoe! Derby accountancy and business advisors Vibrant celebrate double award nomination and new member to their growing team

A Derby business which has more than tripled in size since setting up two years ago has welcomed its seventh new member – and been shortlisted for two prestigious national awards.
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23rd September 2021

Businesses offered chance to rebuild and refocus with the launch of Help to Grow at Nottingham Business School

The government-backed Help to Grow: Management course is set to launch at Nottingham Business School (NBS), offering leaders of small and medium businesses (SMEs) the chance to rebuild, refocus and move their organisation forward following the pandemic.
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22nd September 2021

Cathedral Quarter Showcases Hospitality Offer

Derby’s Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) will hold its first Food and Drink Fortnight (October 1-17) to showcase the diverse offer available in the heart of the city centre.
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21st September 2021

Leics consultant recognised for long-standing pro bono contributions

Shakespeare Martineau consultant Mark Dunkley has been recognised for his pro bono contribution to the Leicestershire community at a prestigious industry award night for the county.
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21st September 2021

Leading Leics dispute resolution solicitor achieves specialist accreditation

Specialist dispute resolution solicitor Emma Winfield has become an associate member of The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) – a group for lawyers that specialise in this particular area of law.
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20th September 2021

Four senior promotions at Duncan & Toplis

Experts in tax and business take top roles at one of the East Midlands’ biggest accountants and business advisers.
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20th September 2021

Nicholsons Chartered Accountants exhibiting at the must attend LoveBusiness Expo 2022

Nicholsons Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers will be attending the LoveBusiness Expo 2022, a leading business to business networking exhibition.
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17th September 2021

Nigel Lymn Rose Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Lymn Rose, Company Chairman of A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service, Nottinghamshire’s largest independent funeral directors, has been awarded with the SEIB and National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) Lifetime Achievement Award after dedica
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17th September 2021

Leading Ashby property consultancy announces re-election of Managing Partner and senior appointment

Fisher German, which has two offices in the town including its headquarters, has confirmed the re-election of Andrew Bridge as Managing Partner who will lead the business for a further three-year term from April 1, 2022.
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17th September 2021

PKF Smith Cooper welcomes a new roster of Graduates into their ranks

Throughout 2021, PKF Smith Cooper have been attracting a wealth of talent into their accounting, audit, and tax teams, beginning the training of a new cohort of graduates poised for future success. Located across PKF Smith Cooper offices – Nottingham, Der
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16th September 2021

Six of the best as Paragon Law goes for growth

Midlands immigration law firm Paragon Law has welcomed six new recruits across the business as demand for its services grows.
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16th September 2021

Epic cycle ride in aid of Nottingham therapeutic horticulture scheme

A Nottingham woman is currently cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise £10,000 in support of a city therapeutic horticulture scheme.
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16th September 2021

GUY MARTIN’S LAND SPEED RECORD ATTEMPT GAINS TRACTION IN TESTS

Former motorcycle racer, TV presenter and author Guy Martin, has completed initial tests in the 1200shp ‘52 Express’ streamliner in which he plans to attempt the motorcycle land speed record in Bolivia next year. Tests were made of the steering and brakin
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16th September 2021

Digital agency Impression launches strategy service with raft of new hires

Nottingham and London based digital marketing agency Impression has launched its new digital strategy service with the additional appointment of three senior hires.
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16th September 2021

Kybotech wins big at the North Notts Business Awards

Worksop-based Kybotech has scooped two accolades at the North Notts Business Awards.
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16th September 2021

Huge success for KuKu in Notts

KuKu Connect once again shines in Nottinghamshire, as the multi award-winning co-founders of KuKu, Stephen Goddard and Philip Brooks-Stephenson hosted their first Nottingham networking event to great success.
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15th September 2021

High street hero Sophie Hainsworth bags a double awards win

Sophie Hainsworth, 31 year old CEO & Co-Founder of the LoyalFree app was announced the winner of 2 categories at this year’s Leicestershire Live Women in Business Awards.
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14th September 2021

ALICE IS WOMEN IN BUSINESS APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR FOR LEICESTERSHIRE

Former North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College (NWSLC) apprentice Alice Deeping has been named as Apprentice of the Year in the Leicestershire Live Women in Business Awards.
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14th September 2021

Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen granted to John Mills of MHR International UK Limited

A Royal Warrant of Appointment has been granted to John Mills Esquire, President and Founder of MHR International UK Limited, for the supply of Payroll and HR Systems to Her Majesty The Queen. 
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10th September 2021

Law Firm Simpson Millar expands Military Claims team with senior hire

Senior Associate Louisa Donaghy joins national consumer firm
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10th September 2021

CONSTRUCTION FIRM STEAMS AHEAD WITH THREE NEW HIRES

FAMILY construction firm The Input Group has boosted its strong team of 65 with a trio of new hires to develop its comprehensive offering of contractor services. The three new starters will help the firm to continue to deliver high-quality construction so
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9th September 2021

National architect strengthens presence in Nottingham and London with new recruits

CPMG ARCHITECTS has recently added to its award-winning team with the arrival of young talent based at its studios in Nottingham and London.
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9th September 2021

Crowning glory for Church Farm Care at industry awards

A Nottinghamshire based care group is celebrating after employees scooped two awards in the East Midlands regional heat of the Great British Care Awards 2021.
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9th September 2021

Hat-trick of promotions at leading Nottingham law firm

Leading Nottingham law firm Nelsons has promoted three employees to senior HR advisor, senior legal accounts assistant, and team manager roles.
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9th September 2021

Jigsaw24 extends M&E capabilities with exciting new appointment - Jason Cowan

Leading B2B technology solutions provider Jigsaw24 has strengthened its cloud and remote offering with the appointment of Jason Cowan as Business Director, Media and Entertainment.
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9th September 2021

SF Recruitment continues business transformation plan with significant engineering investment

Leading specialist recruitment firm, SF Recruitment, has announced its latest investment into a specialised engineering recruitment team, spearheaded by two new experienced members.
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9th September 2021

trentbarton driver walks 100 miles for little Poppy

trentbarton driver Oma Shankar might have been driving buses for 38 years, but when he heard about a colleague’s granddaughter and her need to get to the USA for experimental medical treatment, he set off on a 100-mile sponsored walk.
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8th September 2021

Leicester Researcher Wins Prize for COVID-19 Research

A researcher from Leicester has been awarded the Graham Bull Prize from the Royal College of Physicians, after he was amongst the first scientists and doctors to highlight the differing impact of COVID-19 on ethnic groups.
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8th September 2021

New Group Marketing Manager joins Robinson

Robinson – the manufacturer specialising in value-added custom packaging – has appointed Laura Donington as Group Marketing Manager to support the delivery of the marketing strategy across their international business, strengthening their value offering t
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8th September 2021

Local entrepreneurs set to be recognised for hard work and resilience at 2021 Love Chesterfield Awards

The entrepreneurial achievements of new sole traders and limited companies are being celebrated in the brand-new 2021 Love Chesterfield Awards, organised by Destination Chesterfield in association with EntireFM – Complete Facilities Management.
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8th September 2021

Nottingham financial advisers strengthen expertise with experienced recruit

Nottingham-based George Square Financial Management has bolstered its growing team with the hire of an accredited chartered financial planner, in support of its continuing corporate expansion plans.
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8th September 2021

Leading property consultancy makes key Ashby appointment

A leading property consultancy has made a key appointment at its Ashby office as the firm expands its expertise in minerals.
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8th September 2021

The VAL Awards Return to Honour Leicestershire's Charity Sector Heroes

Following the success of 2019’s inaugural awards, Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) is once more calling for the public to nominate the individuals, charities and voluntary organisations that have made a significant impact during the pandemic.
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7th September 2021

Notts Pride announces in-person march for 2021 event

PROMISED to be the biggest event in the city this year and the first post-pandemic, organisers have announced Nottinghamshire's annual celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community will take place in-person on 11 September 2021. 
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7th September 2021

Chatsworth Launches Recruitment Drive For Hospitality Staff

Chatsworth has launched a recruitment drive to fill more than 30 hospitality roles in its cafes, pub and restaurants across the Derbyshire estate.
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7th September 2021

Finch Consulting taking charge with another new appointment

Leicestershire based, health and safety engineering risk management experts, Finch Consulting ambitious growth plans are picking up the pace with the appointment of Angelica Rutherford-Hacon.
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3rd September 2021

Frame Fast UK Promotes Nigel Leivers to Managing Director

Nigel Leivers has been appointed Managing Director at Frame Fast UK, based on Ascot Drive, after 18 years with Derby’s leading trade manufacturer, stating that the secret of his success is listening carefully to customers and expanding to meet their needs
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2nd September 2021

BARRATT HOMES SITE MANAGERS IN NOTTINGHAMSHIRE RANKED AS COUNTRY’S BEST FOR QUALITY

Two of Barratt Homes’ Site Managers have each won a top national award for the quality of the homes they are building in Nottinghamshire.
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1st September 2021

East Mids collaboration produces vital girls football sponsorship

SPONSORSHIP ‘KICKS OFF’ FOR SUCCESSFUL NOTTINGHAM GIRLS FOOTBALL TEAM
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31st August 2021

Isuzu Expansion for leading CV dealer

As the dealership continues to expand, pioneering East Midlands dealer RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) is investing further in commercial vehicle manufacturer Isuzu UK.
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31st August 2021

East Midlands architecture practice bolsters team with two new hires

Lincolnshire-based architects and urban designers, PolkeyCollins, has welcomed two new members to its architectural team as part of its planned growth strategy.
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30th August 2021

National awards success for Koa Consulting

A Derby-based business development consultancy which helps business owners to increase their sales, win more customers and grow is celebrating after scooping a prestigious national award.
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25th August 2021

Annie’s Burger Shack’s comedy night aims to give something back and put a smile on Derby’s face

A Derby restaurant says it wants to get people back into the city centre and give something back to the community after the challenges of COVID by hosting its first-ever comedy night, starring popular funnyman Jason Manford.
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25th August 2021

72 hours to go until three-day festival of craft beer, food and music is served in Leicester city

With sunshine forecast this Bank Holiday weekend, the idea of over 100 amazing craft beers, tasty food and over 40 live musical acts, all served in a free-to-attend festival in Leicester city, shows that staycationing has never been so much fun…
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25th August 2021

Pall-Ex appoints new Director of International Development

Pall-Ex has appointed Karolina Thompson as its new Director of International Development to drive the global expansion of the brand.
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24th August 2021

Student Recognition

Building Services Awards 2021
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24th August 2021

DeltaNet International Strengthens Senior Leadership Team to Drive Business Growth

DeltaNet International a global eLearning provider of compliance, health and safety and performance training solutions, has today announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team to help drive business growth.
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24th August 2021

Internships forge a new future for black people in health research

A group of researchers taking part in a Black Internship scheme at the University of Nottingham are urging other students and graduates from Black African, Caribbean and Black British backgrounds to follow their example in the future.
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23rd August 2021

Creative media students brew-up great concepts

A brewery in Cyprus is raising a glass of beer and cheer to West Nottinghamshire College’s creative media and game students’ design skills.
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23rd August 2021

Nottingham healthcare company bolsters workforce with 14 new hires as it celebrates 20th anniversary

Medichecks strengthens its operations across marketing, compliance, data, customer service and more
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23rd August 2021

Sky on Cloud Nine As Firm’s Growth Ambitions Rocket

Derby-based Sky Recruitment Solutions is set to smash its ambitious 2021 growth plans three months early as job vacancies boom.
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23rd August 2021

GLOBAL FIRM APPOINTS TWO DIRECTORS FROM NOTTINGHAM OFFICE

Two members from Arup’s Nottingham office have been appointed as directors of the global engineering firm, representing a huge achievement for the company’s presence in the city.
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22nd August 2021

COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES FOR CAREER CHANGERS IN WIGSTON

Adults who are considering a career change following the pandemic are being invited to consider a college course to help them gain the skills and qualifications they need to succeed in high-demand job roles.
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22nd August 2021

Chesterfield Borough Council - Find your next career at the Chesterfield Market Recruitment Event

Find your next career at the Chesterfield Market Recruitment Event
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22nd August 2021

DERBY BUILDING TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST GROWS TEAM WITH NEW APPOINTMENT

A leading building technology company based in Derby has strengthened its team with the addition of a new marketeer.
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21st August 2021

New appointment and promotion at growing recruitment company

Fabric Recruitment, which is based in Colliers Business Park in Cotgrave, Nottingham has expanded following the appointment of Paige Harris and the promotion of Roxane Wheatley.
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21st August 2021

Skills Competition Success For DCG Apprentices

Two apprentices, who started their construction training at Derby College Group (DCG) when they were still at school, have been recognised in the regional final of a national skills competition.
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20th August 2021

Top community contributors recognised in brand-new awards

Three of Chesterfield’s top community contributors have been named in the brand-new 2021 Love Chesterfield Awards organised by Destination Chesterfield in association with Entire FM – Complete Facilities Management.
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