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2nd December 2022

IT Providers Customer Service is officially excellent!

Your IT Department have added the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Customer Service Award for Nottingham to a growing number of awards.
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25th November 2022

Final unit let at Wymeswold Business Quarter creating 95 local jobs

The final unit has been sold at Wymeswold Business Quarter and when constructions is completed on the site it will create over 95 local jobs. The unit has been sold to Fleet Auction Group.
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25th November 2022

Long Service Provides Sustainable Legacy

Russell Roof Tiles, leading pitched roof tile manufacturer, based in Burton on Trent, has launched a new Long Service Programme designed around sustainability and has recently presented the sustainable long service awards to its dedicated employees who ha
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24th November 2022

LLEP to recruit new Chief Executive to drive forward delivery of vital services

A new Chief Executive is being recruited to lead Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) as it continues to work with partners to drive sustainable economic growth.
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24th November 2022

Nottingham museum transforms into Victorian wonderland for Christmas

The Framework Knitters Museum is set to be transformed this Christmas as it prepares to welcome families for its festive celebrations.
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24th November 2022

Timms Celebrates 130 Years Of Serving Local Communities

Timms Solicitors have celebrated their 130 year anniversary with a series of achievements.
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24th November 2022

SPARK FESTIVAL SHINES BRIGHTER THAN EVER AS 20th ANNIVERSARY PROGRAMME REVEALED.

Leicester’s Spark Festival for Children is back for February 2023 with a host of world-class artists presenting a programme of live music, dance, theatre, and creative experiences for children aged 0-13 years, as well as an opportunity for Children to ‘Ta
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23rd November 2022

College troops win gruelling military challenge

Uniformed protective services (UPS) students at West Nottinghamshire College proudly presented a military trials trophy to principal Andrew Cropley after their gruelling mock battlefield challenge.
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23rd November 2022

Meet the women who will save your skin

The owners of a beauty clinic in Derby have revealed that some of the world’s wealthiest women travel thousands of miles for their ground-breaking skin treatments. 
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23rd November 2022

Honorary Professorship for Leicestershire Philanthropist & Business Leader

An honorary professorship has been bestowed by De Montfort University upon a Leicestershire philanthropist and business leader.
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23rd November 2022

Charlotte on the rise as NG rewards rising star

One of the East Midlands’ fastest-rising commercial property stars has been promoted to Associate Director by Nottingham-based NG Chartered Surveyors.
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23rd November 2022

LEICESTERSHIRE STUDENTS GO SITE SEEING WITH LEADING HOUSEBUILDER

A group of students from Groby have been given a first-hand experience of housebuilding at an event hosted by David Wilson Homes at one of its Leicestershire developments.
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23rd November 2022

COLLEGE SUCCESSFUL IN MAINTAINING EXCELLENCE FOR RAGDALE HALL

Students and lecturers at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College (NWSLC) are celebrating following news that they have retained ‘College of Excellence’ status as part of a programme to support training run by wellness specialists Ragdale Hall
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22nd November 2022

HOUSEBUILDER DONATES £1,500 TO DERBYSHIRE MENTAL HEALTH CHARITY

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes has donated £1,000 to Derby-based mental health charity, First Steps ED, which provides a variety of support services to people affected by eating disorders.
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22nd November 2022

Eden PR Adds New Account Manager to Growing Team

Eden Public Relations is pleased to welcome Conor Davies as its newest Account Manager, following a roll of new client wins in Q3 and Q4.
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22nd November 2022

Nottingham Forest Community Trust recognised for impact with award win

With the international break well and truly here, there was a victory away from the City Ground pitch on Friday night as Nottingham Forest Community Trust brought home the Community Impact award at this year’s East Midlands Chamber Business Awards.
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22nd November 2022

POSITIVE GROWTH FOR RG+P’S PLANNING DIVISION

The planning division at multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p continues to grow with director, Chris Lindley reporting two new appointments alongside instructions from across the development industry including strategic land promotion, affordable hous
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22nd November 2022

Howes Percival strengthen Commercial Property team in East Mids with senior appointment

Howes Percival has strengthened its Commercial Property team in the East Midlands with the appointment of Michelle Woolston as a Director.
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21st November 2022

Long serving staff member has grown up at fleet firm

Long serving staff member has grown up at fleet firm
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21st November 2022

Nottingham academic elected as trustee for the Women’s Engineering Society

An academic in the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering has been elected as a trustee and non-executive director for the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).
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21st November 2022

Russell Roof Tiles Raises £12,000 for Charity in One Night

Russell Roof Tiles, returned to the Pirelli Stadium in Burton to host its annual Charity Quiz, raising over £12,000 for local charities and community causes.
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18th November 2022

Town’s claim to be the most festive in the East Midlands

Could Castle Donington be the most festive place in the East Midlands?
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17th November 2022

Ashby Gift Card gives residents the chance to ‘win your dream Christmas’

‘Shop local is as important as ever’ is the message from Ashby Business Improvement District as they launch their new Christmas competition
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17th November 2022

Developer lights the way to the perfect Derbyshire Christmas

East Midlands housebuilder Peter James Homes has drafted in a popular Derbyshire interiors expert to show people how to achieve ‘Instagrammable’ Christmas décor by using local suppliers.
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17th November 2022

Trio of new directors at the helm of Tank

PR-led digital marketing agency Tank has appointed three of its senior team as full directors, as it continues a period of sustained rapid growth.
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17th November 2022

Leicester Business Expo - Winstanley House - Tue, 29 November 2022, 10:00 – 15:00 GMT

The Leicester Business Expo is a highly anticipated event which brings together all industries, SME’s and sole traders from across the East Midlands for a lively one-day event to enjoy face-to-face networking and high level business interaction and educat
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16th November 2022

Former Deloitte Global MD joins Cooper Parry in key strategic role

Following the significant recent investment from Waterland Private Equity, Cooper Parry (“CP”) has further strengthened the Leadership team to help deliver their ambitious plans for five-fold growth by 2027.
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16th November 2022

What makes happy and healthy communities?

Is it about the people that live there and what we can do for ourselves or about what others can do for us?
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15th November 2022

Nottingham accountancy announces raft of appointments to manage soaring client business costs

The Nottingham office of national accountancy UHY Hacker Young has expanded its accounts, tax and audit teams with a series of appointments including two key managers - as the firm enhances its support to businesses in the East Midlands amid rising costs.
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15th November 2022

Nottingham City Business Club announces guest speaker for legendary Christmas Lunch

Nottingham City Business Club has announced its guest speaker for its highly anticipated Christmas lunch, with much-loved singer, actress and presenter Toyah Willcox unveiled for the 2022 event.
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15th November 2022

Local Community Comes Together To Install Life Saving Equipment

A public-access defibrillator has been installed outside Wathall’s funeral directors in Duffield Road, Allestree, following a community fundraising appeal.
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14th November 2022

New hires bolster customer care team at growing car leasing firm

Northamptonshire’s leading car leasing firm continues to thrive and grow, most recently bolstering its customer care department with two new members of staff.
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14th November 2022

Penny Price Wins Lifetime Achievement Award from the Federation of Holistic Therapists

Established in 1962, the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) is the largest professional organisation for complementary, holistic, beauty and sports therapists, along with providing support for those training or teaching in this innovative and growing
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14th November 2022

Office Manager appointed by Blueprint Interiors

Workplace consultants and office fit-out specialists Blueprint Interiors has appointed Kim Bates as their new office manager.
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14th November 2022

Derby-based Blue Lion Training Academy signs up 60-year-old apprentice

A 60-year-old has said old dogs can be taught new tricks after signing up for an apprenticeship with Derby-based Blue Lion Training Academy.
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14th November 2022

National Kindness & Leadership Honour for Leicestershire Entrepreneur

A Leicestershire entrepreneur has been named one of the UK’s top business leaders in a prestigious annual list honouring kindness in leadership. 
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14th November 2022

TRIO PROMOTED TO LEADERSHIP ROLES AT FLUID IDEAS

Three members of staff at creative agency Fluid Ideas have been promoted to newly-created leadership roles heading key teams.
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14th November 2022

Cathedral Quarter announce ‘Friar Gate Friday’ event to showcase local businesses

Activities to celebrate Friar Gate take place this Friday evening, the 18th November, and everyone is invited!
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11th November 2022

Rhodes Wealth Management celebrates 15 years in business

Wealth Manager and Senior St. James’s Place partner, Rhodes Wealth Management, celebrated 15 years in business this week at their offices in Derbyshire.
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11th November 2022

Fresh managing director appointed to grow national spud supplier

National potato supplier Branston has appointed a new managing director to guide the business as it continues to grow from strength to strength. Jim Windle, former financial director at Branston, has been promoted to the role and will head up all facets o
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11th November 2022

BID BOLSTERS BOARD WITH DISTRICT SPANNING APPOINTMENTS

Representatives from five organisations based throughout Bassetlaw have been appointed to the North Notts BID Board in order to bolster operations as the BID commences its second term following a majority ‘YES’ vote at ballot in June.
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10th November 2022

Knitted poppies supporting the Royal British legion backed by Nottinghamshire housebuilder

A Barratt and David Wilson Homes employee and her mother have knitted 400 poppies to raise money for the Royal British Legion for Armistice Day (11th November).
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10th November 2022

Former Mace Group Legal Director joins Browne Jacobson as Non-Executive Director of its Construction & Real Estate sector

Browne Jacobson has appointed Amy Chapman, the former Group Legal Director of global built environment experts Mace Group, as its first Non-Executive Director (NED) of its Construction & Real Estate sector strategy board.
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10th November 2022

NEW ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AT ARMSONS BARLOW

Leading Derby-based project managers, construction cost consultants and building surveyors Armsons Barlow have appointed Paul Hanson as associate director.
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10th November 2022

A taste of the Middle East comes to college restaurant

A taste of Syrian home cooking is coming to West Nottinghamshire College on Thursday 24 November, thanks to Mansfield charity, Maun Refuge.
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10th November 2022

Construction students gain first-hand experience of listed building conversion

Construction students go behind the scenes to learn more about converting a listed building.
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10th November 2022

RSM East Midlands strengthens future growth with record trainee intake

RSM East Midlands has taken on a record 56 new students in 2022, more than double the 23 trainees recruited in 2021.
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9th November 2022

Leicester Building Supplier Branches Out for Christmas

Leicester-based Building Supplies Company, HB Supplies, has started selling real Christmas Trees to the general public for the first time, donating a portion of the profits to the Air Ambulance Charity.
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9th November 2022

Sustainability Green Gown win for Nottingham pharmacy technician

A technician from the University of Nottingham has been recognised for his commitment to sustainability by being awarded a prestigious Green Gown Award.
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9th November 2022

THE ISLAND QUARTER’S MANAGEMENT TEAM STRENGTHENED BY SENIOR HIRES

Nottingham’s most exciting new food, drink and entertainment destination, 1 The Island Quarter, has welcomed Arpita Anstey and Emelye Wood as directors of marketing and HR respectively.
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9th November 2022

Award winning entrepreneur joins Purpose Media

Award winning entrepreneur Amanda Strong has joined full service marketing agency Purpose Media as a Partnership Manager.
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9th November 2022

New BSL Resources Highlight Dangers of Child Exploitation

The Royal School for the Deaf Derby has produced a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted video in partnership with Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound.
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8th November 2022

Global staffing solutions company Venquis brings more jobs to Leicester

Venquis, which supports clients recruiting business change and transformation specialists, is expanding in Leicester as they move to a larger office. Leicester’s digital and business drive fits Venquis’ vision.
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8th November 2022

LEICESTERSHIRE-BASED DEFENCE DISCOUNT SERVICE CELEBRATE TEN YEARS OF HUGE SAVINGS

The official MoD discount service for the UK’s Armed Forces, veterans and defence community, Defence Discount Service, is celebrating 10 years of operation.
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8th November 2022

Russell Scanlan Welcomes New Claims Handler With More Than 30 Years’ Experience

Leading independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has appointed a new claims handler to help manage the growth that the 140-year-old business is experiencing across its client accounts as it gears up for 2023.
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8th November 2022

LOVELL’S TRAINING IN FULL FORCE AS NEW APPRENTICES ARRIVE ON SITE

Leading housing developer, Lovell Partnerships, continues to prepare its workforce of the future, welcoming an influx of new trainees and apprentices who will now gain vital skills to help them build a career in the industry.
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8th November 2022

Cathedral Quarter BID lights up Derby Cathedral with poignant falling poppies as Remembrance Sunday approaches.

In advance of this year’s Remembrance Sunday (November 13th), Derby’s Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) has collaborated with the technical team at Quad to install a moving display of falling poppies on the façades of Derby Cathedral.
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7th November 2022

Local businesses sought for festive events that will help make Christmas less stressful for Derby families

Independent businesses in Derby are being encouraged to help spread some festive cheer at a series of unique Christmas events being held in the city.
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7th November 2022

Sophie’s set to shine again

Following her summertime success in a regional competition, a former West Nottinghamshire College beauty therapy student is off to Blackpool next week to feature in the national finals.
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5th November 2022

School of Earning launches for young entrepreneurs

A successful entrepreneur inspired by his own experience of living on the streets at 16 is launching a training school to nurture young business leaders.
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5th November 2022

Trio of chartered accountant trainees embark on career at UHY's Nottingham office

Three university graduates have embarked on a career as chartered accountants by joining UHY Hacker Young’s Nottingham office, as the top 20 firm continues to recruit ambitious talent.
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5th November 2022

Derbion announces its most magical Christmas yet

Derbion has unveiled a whole host of festive activities for visitors to enjoy in the lead up to Christmas, including a new sleigh ride VR experience, the return of the much-loved Winter Woodland, an array of festive pop-up stores, plus much more.
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4th November 2022

Leicester cancer charity growing its offer to businesses

Hope Against Cancer, Leicestershire and Rutland’s very own cancer research charity, has expanded both its team and its horizons by appointing Trace Voss as its new Corporate and Events Fundraising Manager.
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4th November 2022

BDO promotes more than 90 in the Midlands

Accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO has announced the promotion of 97 people across its team in the Midlands, including three promotions to partner. 
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4th November 2022

THRIVING DERBYSHIRE DESSERT BUSINESS GROWS TEAM AND UK BASE

Derbyshire-based luxury dessert franchise, Heavenly Desserts, has made three key appointments to its team to secure the brand’s impeccable standards as it expands into international markets.  
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4th November 2022

Award-winning agency appoints two new communications managers

Communications support agency Sorted Communications has continued its growth by appointing two additional communications managers.
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3rd November 2022

A STRING OF SUCCESSES FOR UP-AND-COMING SURVEYOR GRACE

INNES ENGLAND chartered surveyor Grace Conisbee has continued a streak of successes with her appointment as an associate board member of LionHeart, the independent charity supporting Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors’ professionals.
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3rd November 2022

City centre businesses launch Golden Ticket Prize Draw to help Derby shoppers boost their budgets and enjoy a ‘merry’ Christmas

A great initiative to encourage more people to ‘shop local’ and ‘win big’ in the run up to Christmas has been launched again in Derby.
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3rd November 2022

Business Enterprise student, Cerys Andrew wins Peter Jones Foundation enterprise competition

Leicester College student, Cerys Andrew has been announced as the 2022 National Entrepreneur of the Year and will receive a £5,000 investment from Peter Jones CBE, star of BBC’s Dragon’s Den.
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2nd November 2022

Get your tickets now for the Leicestershire Community Champions Awards

Thursday 17th November promises to be an inspiring evening as the Furnley House Foundation Leicestershire Community Champions Awards.
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2nd November 2022

BELVOIR CASTLE ANNOUNCES PLANS TO BECOME EVEN MORE FAMILY FRIENDLY

Following the successful launch of Belvoir Castle’s new adventure playground, which opened in time for the Halloween half term break, CEO Emma Stenning has revealed plans for a new family friendly calendar of events at the 18th century historic house.
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2nd November 2022

Derbyshire uniform suppliers recognised for work with Tesco at the 2022 PCIAW® Awards

Dimensions, a leading uniform supplier based in Derbyshire, celebrates winning the ‘Best Managed Major Contract’ award for its Tesco uniform rollout at the PCIAW® Awards 2022, an annual ceremony that celebrates excellence in the professional clothing indu
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2nd November 2022

Local MD reelected to global accounting network’s board

Kreston Global, an international network of independent accounting firms, has reelected Duncan & Toplis Managing Director, Adrian Reynolds, to its board of directors. 
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2nd November 2022

Remembering the fallen in Chesterfield

Residents are being invited to attend Chesterfield’s annual service of Remembrance on Remembrance Sunday, Sunday 13 November, at 2.30pm at St Mary and All Saints’ Church, the ‘Crooked Spire’.
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1st November 2022

Nottinghamshire pupil gets name of Victoria Centre's Emett Clock

One lucky youngster has seen their name engraved onto the iconic Emett Clock, as part of a creative competition run by Nottingham’s Victoria Centre.
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1st November 2022

Duo of appointments at Marchini Curran Associates

Nottingham-based architects and interior designers, Marchini Curran Associates, has appointed Sara Saadouni as architect and Lauren Leyva as architectural assistant, as part of its plans for growth.
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1st November 2022

Haines Watts welcomes new trainees to its Ashby-de-la-Zouch office

Leading accountancy and business advisory firm Haines Watts has welcomed new trainees and graduates to join the firm’s operation in Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
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1st November 2022

NG expands again with new department and key hire

Commercial property specialist NG Chartered Surveyors is expanding with a fresh hire and new Facilities Management division.
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28th October 2022

Special Offers Up For Grabs As Nottingham Pram Superstore Turns Three

A mum is celebrating three years since the arrival of her pram superstore in Nottingham.
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28th October 2022

Welcoming diners to a winter-warming menu in college restaurant

Budding chefs, bar-tenders and restaurant managers are gearing up to welcome back diners to West Nottinghamshire College’s Refined restaurant this autumn.
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28th October 2022

Entries open for annual Medilink Midlands Business Awards

Entries are now open for the 2023 Medilink Midlands Business Awards – the annual event celebrating the achievements, innovations, and breakthroughs of life sciences companies across the East and West Midlands.
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27th October 2022

ARMSONS BARLOW CELEBRATES ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Leading Derby-based project managers, construction cost consultants and building surveyors Armsons Barlow have celebrated a milestone 50 years in business.
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27th October 2022

Finalists announced for the Leicestershire Community Champions Awards

The hard work of several Leicestershire individuals and organisations has been recognised as they’ve been selected as finalists in the Furnley House Foundation Leicestershire Community Champions Awards.
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27th October 2022

Dial Direct UK Book a Stand at Love Business Expo 2023

Dial Direct UK is an independent business telecoms specialist based in Burton on Trent and look forward to meeting everyone in 2023
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27th October 2022

Local Businessman Plans Nationwide Expansion Following Franchise Buy-Out

A Long Eaton entrepreneur has bought the national franchise that he joined as a start-up business nine years ago with ambitious plans for UK-wide expansion.
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27th October 2022

Cowens Group Future Proofs with Next Generation of Directors

Leading Midlands-based Insurance Broker, Cowens Survival Capability, part of Cowens Group, has promoted three of its Senior Managers to Directors, as the business continues to invest in its reach across the UK.
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26th October 2022

Diversity Types Unravelled in Upcoming Event – With Key Speakers

It is estimated that around 1 in 7 people (more than 15% of people in the UK) are neurodivergent and when you add in the other ways that employers commonly measure diversity, including by ethnicity and gender it quickly becomes complex, especially with co
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26th October 2022

University link-up will give skills and jobs boost to students

A new partnership between Redrow and Nottingham Trent University will put students in the front row for industry placements and future employment.
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26th October 2022

Law firm encourages the region's next gen of sporting stars through sponsorship

East Midlands law firm Nelsons has sponsored the shirts for a successful childrens’ multi-sports club based in Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, where children are encouraged to join in, try something new, and potentially become the region’s next sporti
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26th October 2022

Browne Jacobson expands its Commercial Digital and Outsourcing practice with two new Nottingham appointments

Law firm Browne Jacobson has grown its Digital and Outsourcing offering in Nottingham with the appointment of commercial associate lawyers, Laura Higginbottom and Alex Holbrook.
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26th October 2022

CEO Sleepout CEO Bianca Robinson with participants from the upcoming Nottingham event

Charity organisers are asking company bosses to join them in the latest CEO Sleepout event which is taking place in Nottingham.
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25th October 2022

KPMG UK announces its latest East Midlands promotions

KPMG UK has announced the promotion of 25 colleagues, including one partner, in the East Midlands, demonstrating the firm’s continued investment in its future leaders.
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25th October 2022

New law firm is a second Cummins

Specialist employment lawyer Michael Cummins has launched a new legal firm based in Leicestershire.
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25th October 2022

Cowens Group Future Proofs with Next Generation of Directors

Leading Midlands-based Insurance Broker, Cowens Survival Capability, part of Cowens Group, has promoted three of its Senior Managers to Directors, as the business continues to invest in its reach across the UK.
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25th October 2022

BHW Partner Appointed Deputy District Judge

Paul Davis, Partner and Head of Litigation at Leicester based BHW Solicitors, has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge on the Midlands Circuit. Paul will be sitting as a Judge 2-3 days a month, alongside his busy litigation practice at BHW.
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25th October 2022

Shredall SDS Group Supports Hawthorne Primary School for Recycling Week

The team at Shredall SDS Group recently visited Hawthorne Primary School during recycling week. We were delighted to explain the importance of the paper recycling process and shredding confidential information to the children, and to have supported their
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