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26th January 2022

Nottingham's The Island Quarter appoints new project manager to deliver development

Nottingham's city within a city, The Island Quarter development, has strengthened its project delivery team with the appointment of Steve Thornton as project manager.
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26th January 2022

Lincolnshire Showground cancels annual Farming Conference due to Covid-19

A major event in the Lincolnshire agricultural calendar has been cancelled for a second year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 
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26th January 2022

Made in Chesterfield praised by businesses, schools and students

An impact report has revealed that nearly 200 students from North East Derbyshire’s schools got a hands-on taste of manufacturing and engineering careers during the Made in Chesterfield festival in November last year.
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26th January 2022

THREE IS THE MAGIC NUMBER – VIRIDIS ADDS TRIO OF TALENT

Leading sustainable building services firm Viridis has strengthened its team in the East Midlands with a trio of new hires.
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26th January 2022

Timms Solicitors Expands Talent Management Programmes

Timms Solicitors have appointed three trainee solicitors as part of the latest stage of the firm’s innovative talent management ‘Pathway’ Programme.
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25th January 2022

Council planner joins Pegasus Group

New appointment to Pegasus Group's planning team
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25th January 2022

Associate director at Ashby property consultancy voted national deputy chair of key industry association

An associate director at a leading property consultancy has been voted national deputy chair of a key pipeline industry association.
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25th January 2022

Digital Marketing Conference and exhibition

The digital marketing conference is a unique opportunity to learn more about the latest trends in digital marketing, crucial to helping your business grow.
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25th January 2022

Mather Jamie strengthens commercial property and rural estates team

Loughborough based specialist land development and property consultancy Mather Jamie has strengthened its commercial property and rural estates team following the appointment of Amber Forster as a rural estates assistant and Oriel Sufrini as a commercial
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25th January 2022

A.W. Lymn Trainee crowned Apprentice of the Year

Isabel Walton, trainee at Nottinghamshire’s largest independent funeral directors, A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service, has been announced as the winner of the Apprentice of the Year category at the 2021 Nottinghamshire Live Women in Business Awards.
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25th January 2022

Love Business Welcomes Hospice Hope To The 2022 Expo

COME AND SEE US AT STAND R16 Love Business EXPO 2022 - 17th February 2022
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24th January 2022

Inchcape Retail Ltd is proud to sponsor Love Business for the ninth year

Inchcape Retail Ltd, Toyota and Lexus East Midlands retail centres are delighted to support Love Business, a business to business networking initiative in the East Midlands. Inchcape Retail Ltd will sponsor Love Business’s exhibition for the ninth year.
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22nd January 2022

Pall-Ex’s Warehouse to Wheels scheme delivers first graduate to combat industry shortages

Pall-Ex’s Warehouse to Wheels programme, which aims to provide warehouse staff with the opportunity to progress into HGV driver roles, has delivered its first graduate.
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21st January 2022

Future engineers from Nottingham on right track after Siemens’ sustainable transport competition

Siemens has uncovered engineering, technology and business talent from Nottingham through a competition to design the smart and sustainable transport system of the future.
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21st January 2022

Digital marketing duo join V Formation

Nottingham marketing and PR agency V Formation has kicked off 2022 by strengthening its growing team with two experienced recruits in new roles.
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21st January 2022

University of Nottingham Physicist wins prestigious award

Professor Matthew Brookes has been recognised for his revolutionary work in brain imaging, with a Physical Sciences & Engineering Laureate award from the the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences.
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20th January 2022

Movers and Shakers: Hallam Expands Paid Social team

Multi award-winning agency, Hallam, welcomes Senior Paid Social Consultant, Alex Jackson, and Paid Social Consultant, Darren Smith, to the team.
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20th January 2022

Funding for apprenticeships recovery in East Midlands

With new Government funding becoming available from this month, employers in the East Midlands are now looking at apprenticeships as part of a strategy to rebuild following the outbreak of Covid-19.
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19th January 2022

‘A perfect match’ as Derbyshire Institute of Sport’s athletes and sponsors work together

A Derby businessman with a huge love of sport has been appointed to the board of the Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS). 
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19th January 2022

CSS Assure appoints information security specialist as part of growth plans

Global cyber security firm CSS Assure has appointed Doug Lucktaylor as head of information security.
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19th January 2022

Two new appointments at Blueprint Interiors

Specialist workplace strategy consultants and commercial office interior fit-out specialists Blueprint Interiors has boosted its back office support following the appointment of Melanie Swift as a project administrator and Rachel Preston as an accounts ad
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19th January 2022

IoD launches search for East Midlands chair

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has launched a search for a new East Midlands chair, with Gary Headland standing down from the role once his successor has been appointed.
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19th January 2022

Turnover and staff numbers hit record highs as Fluid Ideas comes of age

Creative agency Fluid Ideas has seen revenues and staff numbers rise to record levels as it celebrates its 18th birthday this month.
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18th January 2022

Encore Springs into 2022 with Launch of New Specialist Engineering Division

One of the Midlands fastest growing recruitment agencies, Encore Personnel, has kicked off the new year with the launch of a brand new division which will specialise in attracting and retaining exceptional maintenance engineers.
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18th January 2022

Midlands-based Catherine Desmond delighted to further support the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) by accepting a seat on the National Tax Committee

Head of Private Client Services and Landed Estates at PKF Smith Cooper, Catherine has welcomed the chance to play a role in shaping rural tax policy by joining the CLA’s Tax Committee.
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15th January 2022

10,000 meals from top city hotel for care home residents

Residents of 11 care homes across Lincolnshire are being provided with 10,000 luxury meals prepared by chefs at The Lincoln Hotel to support them through the omicron wave.
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15th January 2022

Sygnature Discovery appoints Dr Charles Woler as Chairman

Sygnature Discovery, the world’s leading integrated drug discovery solutions provider, has appointed the highly experienced pharmaceutical executive Dr Charles Woler as Chairman.
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14th January 2022

Golden Ticket Prize Draw Reaps Rewards For Local Shoppers

Four local people have received vouchers to be spent at businesses in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter after entering a Golden Ticket prize draw organised by the areas’ Business Improvement Districts (BIDs).
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14th January 2022

Employability and Skills Conference to address future skills needs of young people to help the area meet its growth ambitions

With thousands of jobs set to be created in the borough as part of the regeneration of Staveley, business leaders and the education community are being urged to address the future employability and skills of young people now at a free conference next mont
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12th January 2022

More than 150 new job vacancies at East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport (EMA) is recruiting more than 150 customer-facing roles within its security, car parks and passenger services teams as the airport anticipates a strong recovery in 2022.
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12th January 2022

It’s all about A-Levelling up!

West Nottinghamshire College’s A-Level students had the chance to discuss where they would like to see funding allocated in their communities with a panel of key stakeholders from Mansfield and Ashfield.
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11th January 2022

February Connect Receptions

February Connect Receptions
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11th January 2022

BSP Consulting appointed on hospitals framework

East Midlands-based civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting has been appointed to the Circle Health Group Professional Services Framework for the first time.
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11th January 2022

Talk Staff gears up for next phase of growth with new senior management structure

Leading people consultancy Talk Staff is gearing up for growth today by announcing a duo of new senior appointments as part of a senior management restructuring programme.
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11th January 2022

New hire adds up to growth for IDT

Managed IT specialist IDT Limited ended 2021 as it began it - by creating jobs.
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11th January 2022

Alumni of the Year Award for Leicestershire Business Leader

A Leicestershire Businessman has won a top university accolade that celebrates the long-term achievements of outstanding alumni.
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9th January 2022

Woodhead to expand team to meet growing demand

One of Nottinghamshire’s leading construction contractors is growing its team as it looks to build on a strong 2021.
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8th January 2022

Visual Print and Design welcomes Andrew Axford as Project Delivery Manager

Lincoln-based print and design company, Visual Print and Design, has welcomed Project Delivery Manager, Andrew Axford. 
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7th January 2022

Partner promotion for private client specialist

East Midlands law firm Bray & Bray has promoted experienced private client solicitor Russell Dalby to Partner and Joint Head of the firm’s Wills, Trusts and Probate department.
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6th January 2022

Heathcotes recruitment drive champions opportunities in care

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has launched a recruitment drive with an aim to attract a new intake by championing the benefits and career opportunities available within the sector.
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6th January 2022

Students make it their business to succeed

Young entrepreneurs spoke of their business success at West Nottinghamshire College following almost two years of trading in fledgling businesses.
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6th January 2022

Midlands-based law firm appoints renowned social housing solicitor

Top 150 law firm Roythornes Solicitors has bolstered its team for the new year, announcing the appointment of renowned social housing solicitor Daniel Skinner as partner.
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6th January 2022

Encore’s Secret to Keeping a Happy Workforce during the Pandemic

As Government guidance returns to encouraging people to work from home in the face of rising Covid cases, leading Midlands recruiter Encore Personnel, which employs more than 200 staff and operates 10 branches across the region, has revealed its secret to
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5th January 2022

PKF Smith Cooper announce latest promotions

Starting the year on a positive note, and effective from 1st January, the award-winning accountancy and business advisory firm announces a string of promotions across a number of divisions.
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5th January 2022

AMAZON HERO NOMINATED FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

An employee who works at Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Kegworth has received a special festive surprise in recognition of her outstanding efforts to support her colleagues.
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5th January 2022

Intoware Appoints A Business Development Specialist For Future Growth

Nottingham based digital workflow leader Intoware, today announced the appointment of Nicholas Hope to the role of business development specialist.
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5th January 2022

Leading home lifestyle store reveals new management team

An iconic lifestyle store has a new look management team as it starts work on a range of exciting new developments.
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4th January 2022

Financial planner earns top qualification

A Northamptonshire-based financial planner has now achieved the highest global certification available to financial planners in the UK.
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4th January 2022

APPRENTICES ARE THE FUTURE

Leading Burton-based roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles believes attracting young people into industry is essential to tackle the skills shortage gap.
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4th January 2022

University of Derby Vice-Chancellor recognised in the 2022 New Year honours list

Professor Kathryn Mitchell DL, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Derby, has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her services to education in the 2022 New Year honours list, the highest-ranking Order
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22nd December 2021

East Midlands housebuilder welcomes latest cohort of apprentices

An East Midlands housebuilder has officially welcomed its latest cohort of new starters, with the appointment of 10 apprentices and trainees across Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.
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21st December 2021

Speed Skater backed by Entain via SportsAid qualifies for Olympics

Niall Treacy, an elite short-track speed skater supported by Entain through a partnership between its not-for-profit Foundation and SportsAid, has qualified for the Winter Olympics in Beijing next year.
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21st December 2021

TAGactive and soft play set to open at Lammas on January 3

The local community will be able to try out the state-of-the-art TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre for the first time on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
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20th December 2021

Senior associate at Ashby property consultancy voted Midlands chair of key industry association

A senior associate at a leading property consultancy has been voted Midland’s chair of a key pipeline industry association.
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19th December 2021

The Glow Room illuminates Christmas at Victoria Centre

30,000 lights have been switched on, unveiling Victoria Centre’s most magical Christmas experience to date.
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18th December 2021

NG reveals first female shareholding director

Commercial property specialist NG Chartered Surveyors has announced its first female shareholder with director Jude Weston taking a stake in the company just three years after she joined the Nottingham-based firm.
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18th December 2021

Lubrizol’s Matt picks up a young employee award for helping keep the wheels of industry turning

A Derbyshire chemical company worker has been praised for his excellence in helping ensure heavy industrial equipment operating in some of the harshest conditions does not grind to a halt after he picked up a prestigious industry award.
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16th December 2021

Banner Jones expands commercial property team with new hire

Law firm Banner Jones is expanding its extensive commercial and residential property team with the appointment of experienced Commercial Property Solicitor Ben Couch.
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16th December 2021

Eco-conscious Derby primary school pupils get winning bin design created for them by city business

Eco-conscious pupils from two Derby primary schools have been presented with their own unique recycling bin after winning a city-wide competition.
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16th December 2021

Brixworth legal firm appoint new recruit

A leading Northamptonshire-based solicitors practice specialising in commercial and residential property has welcomed a former employee back to the team. 
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16th December 2021

20+ years’ service celebrated at Nottinghamshire manufacturing firm

Newark-based Rototek has celebrated and thanked its longest serving team members with a 20 years’ service awards.
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15th December 2021

Azets accelerates Nottingham expansion

Azets, the UK Top 10 accounting firm with presence in the Midlands, Shropshire, and Welsh Borders, is recruiting nine new roles at its growing Nottingham office following a significant period of growth across its Audit & Assurance and Accounts & Business
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15th December 2021

New Plant Scientist joins Light Science Technologies

AgriTech firm Light Science Technologies (LST) has announced a new addition to its rapidly expanding team of scientists, as the business experiences an accelerated period of growth.
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15th December 2021

TWO NEW APPOINTMENTS STRENGTHEN NELSONS’ COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TEAM

Leading East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has welcomed two new senior associates to its growing commercial property team.
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14th December 2021

SFP Completes Sale of Taylor Martin Recruitment Limited, Saving Over 400 Jobs

Nationwide insolvency practitioner SFP has successfully completed the sale of Taylor Martin Recruitment Limited’s business and assets – a recruitment specialist, based in the Midlands – after it went into administration in November 2021. The sale secured
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14th December 2021

Professor Richard Ambrosi appointed new Space Park Leicester Executive Director

Space Park Leicester is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Richard Ambrosi as its new Executive Director.
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14th December 2021

Northamptonshire Chamber welcomes its first female president

An organisation which supports around 1,000 businesses from across Northamptonshire has welcomed its first female board president.
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13th December 2021

Russell Scanlan Scores New Sponsorship Partnership with West Bridgford RFC

Nottingham based independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan continues to show support for its local community with its latest sponsorship of West Bridgford Rugby Football Club (WBRFC).
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13th December 2021

Expansion Reflects Increased Demand

Oberoi Business Hub in Derby’s Pride Park have expanded their call handling team in response to increased demand from a wide range of industry sectors for the comprehensive service.
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13th December 2021

Hales Group Will Be Awarding 31 Carers £600 Each in the Hales Heroes Draw

Care group Hales is delighted to announce that thirty-one of their care workers are in line to win £600 each in December, through their Hales Heroes scheme.
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12th December 2021

Banner Jones expands commercial property team with new hire

Law firm Banner Jones is expanding its extensive commercial and residential property team with the appointment of experienced Commercial Property Solicitor Ben Couch.
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12th December 2021

Security specialist to create hundreds of new jobs after major contract wins

East Midlands-headquartered security specialist Octavian Security UK is set to create hundreds of jobs across the region and beyond as demand for its services soars.
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12th December 2021

A fabulously festive fundraising fayre!

More than a dozen charities are set to benefit from the funds raised at West Nottinghamshire College’s Christmas market.
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10th December 2021

Barwood boosts acquisitions team

Barwood Capital (‘Barwood’) has announced two major appointments as it expands its acquisitions team to meet market demand across the UK regions.
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10th December 2021

Intoware Welcomes A New Graduate Software Engineer

Intoware, the Nottingham based digital workflow leader, welcomes a new software engineer with the appointment of Eleanor Miles to its team.
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10th December 2021

Cheshire based communications provider Cymphony are delighted to confirm their attendance at the 2022 Loughborough Love Business Expo.

Whilst the tradeshow won’t be their first of 2022, it will be their first time exhibiting at the Love Business Expo, an event that they are keen to make an impact on.
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10th December 2021

Leicestershire County Council’s Public Health team will be coming to the Love Business Expo in February

Teaming up with our Active Together colleagues who deliver Leicestershire’s Wellbeing at Work programme
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9th December 2021

Ecology consultancy celebrates 30th birthday with over £1m gift aid to Notts Wildlife Trust

East Midlands, ecology consultancy EMEC is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
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9th December 2021

New CFO Jordison steps up at Sygnature Discovery

Integrated drug discovery specialist Sygnature Discovery has appointed Louisa Jordison as Chief Financial Officer.
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9th December 2021

Top award wins for health and safety experts

One of the UK’s top health and safety consultancies has won two prestigious national awards.
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9th December 2021

New Head of Valuations named by John Pye amind continued growth

National online auction platform John Pye Auctions has strengthened its Business and Property department with the promotion of its senior valuer and longstanding colleague, Anna Hall, as its new head of valuations.
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9th December 2021

Merritts Machinery Movers Appoint New Contracts Manager

Nottinghamshire based, heavy machinery moving company, Joseph Merritt Group have recently appointed Steve Burlinson as their new Contracts Manager.
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8th December 2021

New Appointments and Internal Promotions Aid Business Growth

Our strong performance in 2020 has allowed our team to expand with four new appointments.
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8th December 2021

Boost your growth with FREE Digital Marketing support

Join the Digital Growth Programme’s action planning workshops to learn the latest digital insights to improve your business growth.
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8th December 2021

Retail Assist Appoint New Chief Finance Officer

Nottingham-based IT service and software provider, Retail Assist, has appointed Andrew McManus as their new Chief Finance Officer.
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8th December 2021

DHP Family Backs Team with Promotions for Key Marketing Roles

DHP Family has announced two key promotions within the marketing team as it continues its commitment to nurture and develop talent within the company.
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8th December 2021

Triumph for Sandiacre local as she’s awarded prestigious National Young Business Woman of the Year title

The founder and director of award-winning architectural design firm The Practical Planning Company has been crowned Young Business Woman of the Year at this year’s National Business Women’s Awards – and Silver Overall Winner.
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8th December 2021

Information event for adults wanting to study higher

Adults who are looking to eventually study at university are being invited to attend an event at West Nottinghamshire College where they can meet former Access to University students.
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7th December 2021

Staffordshire Companies Look Forward to Love Business Expo

Staffordshire based Eaglet Business Systems (EBS) and ISOAIMS are delighted to confirm their attendance at next year’s Love Business Expo in Loughborough.
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7th December 2021

Lincolnshire’s James Oliver targets the future after £1m ‘home comforts’ boost

One of the East Midlands’ leading independent home improvement specialists is investing in its workforce of the future after securing a £1m sales boost this year.
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7th December 2021

A third of East Midlands businesses will be disrupted by ransomware in 2022

Ransomware is going to disrupt more than a third of East Midlands businesses in 2022.
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7th December 2021

Digital agency Impression earns Great Place to Work certification

Digital marketing agency Impression has achieved Great Place to Work Certification with outstanding results from its employees. This news comes just weeks after Flexa accredited the company, rewarding it for being a truly flexible employer. 
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6th December 2021

Welcome, Emily! Derby accountancy and business advisors Vibrant welcome new team member

An award-winning accountancy and business advice company has welcomed its eighth team member – more than doubling in size over the past 12 months.
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6th December 2021

Derbyshire construction firm invests in women in construction with four new hires

National contractor The Input Group has strengthened its service offering and commitment to increasing diversity with four new appointments.
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5th December 2021

RG+P PROMOTES THREE NEW DIRECTORS

Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p has confirmed the promotion of three longstanding employees to directors.
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5th December 2021

EXPERIENCED DUO ADDED TO PROPERTY SPECIALISTS’ TEAM

Boutique property legal practice Landsmiths has strengthened its growing team with the addition of two experienced consultants.
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5th December 2021

SCIFS promotion announcement highlights what is shaping up to be a record year for the company amid the acceleration of their business plan

Since joining Smith Cooper Independent Financial Solutions (SCIFS) almost four years ago, Chris Soborowski has made quite a splash, quickly becoming an indispensable cornerstone of the team – which is part of why the company has recently announced his pro
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