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24th April 2024

Evolve Business Finance expands team with new business development executive

Evolve Business Finance, the fast-growing independent commercial finance broker based in the East Midlands, today announced the appointment of Nilima Begum to the newly established position of business development executive.
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23rd April 2024

Double director hire boosts tax specialisms at PKF Smith Cooper

Midlands accounting and advisory firm PKF Smith Cooper has recruited two experienced tax professionals into new director roles, bolstering the company’s specialist credentials in capital allowances and employment tax services, as team expansion plans cont
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23rd April 2024

Blueprint Interiors welcomes new workplace experience manager to drive wellbeing in design

Workplace consultants and commercial interior design specialists Blueprint Interiors have announced the appointment of Claire Lacey as Workplace Experience Manager.
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22nd April 2024

EMEC Ecology Bolsters Expertise with Double Appointment

East Midlands Environmental Consultants (EMEC), headquartered in Nottingham, strengthens its ecology team with the recent appointments of Chloe Newberry and Athina Constantinou.
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22nd April 2024

Leading property consultancy boosts Midlands agency team with two hires at Ashby office

A leading property consultancy has strengthened its Midlands agency team after two new hires joined the business.
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20th April 2024

Poppy PR ‘blossoms’ with new hire

A leading East Midlands PR agency has sprung into action to acquire more expert support during a busy season.
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20th April 2024

Leading uniform supplier is searching for uniform heroes to surprise with prizes throughout 2024.

The search for 2024’s Uniform Heroes is well underway, with over 50 amazing entries published so far.
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19th April 2024

Bakewell entrepreneur, Rob Hattersley, hopes to turn long-shut former bank into a premium Peak District dining destination

Peak District hospitality entrepreneur, Rob Hattersley has announced his hope to transform the historic Royal Bank of Scotland building, in the heart of Bakewell, into a premium dining experience.  
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19th April 2024

Shakespeare Martineau announces Leicester promotions

National law firm for life and business Shakespeare Martineau has announced nine promotions across a variety of teams and locations, including two in Leicester.
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19th April 2024

Marrons announces Leicester promotion

Planning, design and development consultancy Marrons has announced two promotions across its planning and socio-economics teams, including one in Leicester.
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19th April 2024

Three newly-qualified solicitors join Browne Jacobson’s education team

Browne Jacobson’s education practice continues to grow after welcoming three newly-qualified solicitors in this year’s intake.
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18th April 2024

Cowork Club brings creative freelancers together to tackle work isolation

A brand-new innovative coworking event being held at Northampton’s Vulcan Works aims to bring together solo entrepreneurs and freelancers and tackle isolation and loneliness at work.
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18th April 2024

Fluid Ideas makes key appointment to its senior team

Full-service creative agency Fluid Ideas has made a key strategic addition to its senior team with the appointment of Olivia Elliott as its head of performance and innovation.
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18th April 2024

Students bring skills to one of county’s finest hotels

An historic Nottinghamshire hotel welcomed a new workforce this spring as students from West Nottinghamshire College took over the kitchens, bars, restaurants and spa for a week.
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17th April 2024

Game On For Derby Business Community

Local companies and organisations are being invited to recapture their childhoods and compete in a series of fun sporting challenges based on the traditional school sports day.
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17th April 2024

Hallam expands Project Management team

Strategic full-service digital agency, Hallam, continues to develop its Client Services department, welcoming a new hire and internal promotion to its Project Management team. 
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16th April 2024

Barlborough-based housebuilder Avant Homes appoints group head of marketing

Barlborough-headquartered housebuilder Avant Homes has promoted Alicia Hattersley to the position of group head of marketing in just over a year since she joined the business.
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16th April 2024

Eddisons secures £1.2m funding for Derby schools buildings improvements

Property consultant Eddisons has secured more than £1.2m of funding on behalf of the Odyssey Collaborative Trust, which runs seven primary schools in Derby, to improve buildings across four of its schools in the city.
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13th April 2024

Derby-based Infuse celebrate 20th anniversary of “integral” team member Ian Taylor

Derby-based IT solutions provider Infuse Technology is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Technical Training Mentor Ian Taylor joining the firm.
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12th April 2024

Charlie’s chef success

A trainee chef at West Nottinghamshire College has enjoyed a week of learning new skills at a Derbyshire-based, three rosette restaurant and secured a new job.
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12th April 2024

Timms Solicitors Make Key Promotion

Timms Solicitors have promoted Charlotte Day to head the growing Wills and Probate department across their offices in Derby, Burton, Ashby and Swadlincote.
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12th April 2024

EAST MIDLANDS ACCOUNTANCY FIRM PROMOTES FROM WITHIN

Nottingham-based accountancy practice Page Kirk has confirmed three promotions – recognising talent from within the firm.
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11th April 2024

Accounting group appoints two new service-line heads

One of the biggest accountants and business advisers in the Midlands, Duncan & Toplis, has announced a new head of payroll and a new head of tax. 
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10th April 2024

Browne Jacobson announces Nick MacKenzie to succeed Mark Blois as head of Browne Jacobson’s education team after completing another year of growth

UK and Ireland law firm Browne Jacobson’s education team will soon be under new leadership as Nick MacKenzie steps up into the role.
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10th April 2024

Champions (UK) plc unveils key new recruits

An Olympics legend and a former Dragons' Den investor are among five major new hires at Champions (UK) plc as the firm announces exciting new growth plans.
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10th April 2024

Derby ICT company appoints two new technicians

Derby based IT and Telecoms company Link ICT has further expanded its IT support technical team following the appointment of Adam Walsh and Andy Barton.
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10th April 2024

RSM UK announces new partner in Leicester to drive organic growth

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK has announced the promotion of Jo Duddle to partner to help shape the future of the firm and drive growth from within its own ranks.
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9th April 2024

Driving sustainability: Reuseabox strengthens team with two new Account Managers

Reuseabox, a leading B Corp certified packaging company dedicated to promoting the reuse of cardboard boxes, has recently welcomed Tom Spencer and Alicia Anderson to their team as National Account Managers.
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9th April 2024

New legal director joins Nelsons' employment team

An experienced employment law specialist has joined the team at leading East Midlands law firm, Nelsons, helping to spur growth for the department.
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8th April 2024

Dancing on Ice star makes catwalk debut at Derbyshire sight-loss fashion show

A Paralympic gold medal winner and former Dancing on Ice star is lending her support to a Derbyshire preloved fashion store owned by a visually impaired innovator.  
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8th April 2024

Local Businesswoman in Final Line Up for two National Awards

A Staffordshire businesswoman has reached the national finals of two prestigious awards scheme that recognise the positive impact that small businesses have on the nation’s economy.
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8th April 2024

Browne Jacobson officially launches REACH mentoring scheme to support aspiring Black lawyers

Twenty aspiring Black lawyers have been offered the opportunity to kickstart their careers in the legal profession after signing up to a pioneering mentoring scheme run by Browne Jacobson.
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8th April 2024

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE LAW FIRM APPOINTS EXPERIENCED CONSULTANT SOLICITOR TAKING HEADCOUNT TO 40 CONSULTANTS

A leading law firm based in Nottinghamshire has welcomed new consultant solicitor, Don Peel into their commercial and corporate team.
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7th April 2024

New Family Law Team at Actons

Actons, the leading independent law firm in Nottingham, has appointed two experienced family lawyers in a new Family Law team.
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6th April 2024

esbs continues mortgage team expansion

esbs, or Earl Shilton Building Society, has recently welcomed Abbie York to its mortgage team.
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5th April 2024

IT Director at Burton Firm Exports Expertise to the USA

Burton-based manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has recently promoted Chris Bailey to the new role of Group IT Director.
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4th April 2024

The Access Group launches workwear design competition for Loughborough University students

 The Access Group has launched a competition with Loughborough University, inviting fashion design and technology students to submit designs for a new capsule workwear wardrobe. The winning design will be available for purchase and will be eligible for a
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4th April 2024

Duncan & Toplis makes senior promotion to spearhead growth plans

Duncan & Toplis Legal Services has promoted Amy Codd to head of legal services, strengthening its board of directors
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4th April 2024

Nottinghamshire law firm appoints experienced consultant solicitor taking headcount to 40 consultants

A leading law firm based in Nottinghamshire has welcomed new consultant solicitor, Don Peel into their commercial and corporate team.
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4th April 2024

Duncan & Toplis welcomes its first Chief Operating Officer

Duncan & Toplis, one of the biggest accountants and business advisers in the Midlands, has appointed Nicholas Smith as chief operating officer 
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3rd April 2024

Partner promotions at Rowleys

Leicester-based accountants Rowleys has announced two partner promotions, with Lisa Parkes and Matt Hutchinson joining the firm’s leadership team.
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2nd April 2024

Rhodes Wealth Management Appoints New Managing Director

Derby based Wealth Management Company, Rhodes Wealth Management, has appointed Hayley Burton as Managing Director.
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30th March 2024

Easter family fun at Amazon in Chesterfield

The team at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Chesterfield hosted an Easter-themed family fun day for employees and their families.
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29th March 2024

Smith Partnership celebrates a double triumph at the Derby and District Law Society awards

A Derby law firm has added a brace of new awards to its growing trophy cabinet after two of its staff were named among the best lawyers in the city.
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29th March 2024

South Derbyshire led STEM education project believes businesses are key in supporting local schools to help the next generation of engineers.

Gary, the co-founder of Talk Staff, transitions from CEO to Non-Executive Director, setting his sights on keynote speaking and charity work, while supporting the company's growth and success.
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28th March 2024

Home staging firm expands leadership team with fractional chief officers

National homestaging firm Lemon and Lime Interiors has appointed part-time fractional leadership experts in finance and property marketing, to help upscale its business countrywide.
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28th March 2024

Mark Taylor Global Tax Group Chair Re-Elected at Kreston Global

Mark Taylor, Head of International at UK member firm Duncan & Toplis, has been re-elected chair of Kreston’s Global Tax Group for another three-year term. As Chair, Mark is responsible for coordinating the Kreston Global Tax Group and leading its tax netw
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27th March 2024

RSM UK announces new office managing partner in Leicester

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK, has announced Sheetal Sanghvi as its new office managing partner in Leicester, effective from 1 April.
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26th March 2024

Marketing stalwart retires after 35 years

Simple Marketing Consultancy (SMC) has announced the retirement of its founding Director, Bev Cook after 35+ years in marketing roles in the East Midlands. Succeeding her is Elliot Cook who will continue to manage their client portfolio.
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26th March 2024

Derby HQ welcomes new Rodgers Leask Associate

A new associate has been appointed by national engineering consultancy Rodgers Leask, expanding the civil engineering expertise in its Derby-based headquarters.
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26th March 2024

Auctioneer Expands In-House Legal Team

National auction house John Pye & Sons Ltd has further bolstered its internal legal team with the appointment of Daniel Harley as Legal Counsel.
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25th March 2024

Construction consultancy founder appointed as NTU Alumni and Industry Fellow

The founder partner at multi-disciplinary consultancy company Focus Consultants has been appointed as a Nottingham Trent University Alumni and Industry Fellow.
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22nd March 2024

BELMAYNE ADVISER RANKED AMONG UK’S TOP RATED

An independent financial planner from Dronfield-based Belmayne has been named one of the UK’s most highly regarded by clients.
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21st March 2024

Connor Clinches Prestigious Award

A newly-qualified Conveyancing solicitor at Timms Solicitors has been named Junior Lawyer of the Year by Derby and District Law Society.
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21st March 2024

Double appointment for Nottingham fabrication company

Nottingham fabrication company, Essential Projects has recently expanded its team with the addition of David Extall and Jade Scully.
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21st March 2024

New Planning manager joins Mather Jamie

Loughborough based specialist land development and property consultancy Mather Jamie has expanded its planning team following the appointment of Georgina Doyle as a Planning Manager.
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20th March 2024

Nottingham Trent University celebrates 15 years of partnership with Santander Universities

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has celebrated 15 years of partnership with Santander Universities with the signing of a new three-year agreement.  
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19th March 2024

Amazon Kegworth team celebrates after another year of success

The team from Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Kegworth celebrated in style at Derby football club to mark a great year in 2023.
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19th March 2024

Students see victory on the battlefield

Eight ‘troops’ from West Nottinghamshire College saw victory on the battlefield, after dealing with bomb disposal, accuracy with firearms and responding to emergency incidents.
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18th March 2024

JODY AND TEAM TO THE RESCUE

Last week Living Without Abuse (LWA), a local domestic abuse support charity, put out an appeal for a young mum with 2 children who’d fallen victim to an unscrupulous carpet fitter just when they needed help most. 
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14th March 2024

Embassy Luncheon Invitation - 27th March 2024

The Kuku Embassy Luncheons are open to all
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14th March 2024

Pektron software engineer Ann is proud to be a role model as she bids for major award

A computer software engineer who started her career in the same year as IBM launched its first home PC is hoping to inspire more women to join the industry after she was nominated for a major award.
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14th March 2024

Earl Shilton Building Society welcomes new Non-Executive Director

Leicestershire based building society esbs has recently welcomed Helen Stevens to the Board as a Non-Executive Director.
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14th March 2024

New workplace designer joins Blueprint Interiors

Workplace consultants and interior fit-out specialists Blueprint Interiors has announced the appointment of Caitlin Houlbrook as a Workplace Designer.
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13th March 2024

Altia hires new Chair as it eyes further growth in 2024

Nottingham-based investigation tech firm, Altia, has appointed a new Chair as the company looks to strengthen its growth plans throughout 2024 and beyond. 
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13th March 2024

More new jobs created as successful asbestos management consultancy continues to grow

A successful start to 2024 has led to the creation of more new jobs at asbestos management consultancy, Acorn Analytical Services Northampton.
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13th March 2024

New business development manager at frozen food distributor Central Foods

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has appointed a new business development manager.
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13th March 2024

Forthcoming Connect Receptions

Connect Receptions - March/April 24
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8th March 2024

STORYTELLING EVENT BRINGS THE BOOKS TO LIFE FOR NOTTINGHAMSHIRE SCHOOL

To celebrate World Book Day (7th March), pupils from Langold Dyscarr Community School were treated to a storytelling event organised by Barratt Homes.
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8th March 2024

Female brick plant manager inspires industry change

This International Women’s Day, Forterra is celebrating Charlotte Wood, Plant Manager at its Measham Brickworks in Leicestershire.
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8th March 2024

esbs CEO shares money wisdom with new podcast

Leicestershire based Earl Shilton Building Society is proud to announce the launch of “Paul’s Podcast”; its latest initiative to foster financial literacy and support its members with information, guidance, and financial insight from esbs’ Chief Executive
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8th March 2024

THE ACCESS GROUP APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ACCESS PAYSUITE

The Access Group, a leading provider of business management software has announced the appointment of Giulio Montemagno as managing director of its Access PaySuite division.
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6th March 2024

Home and garden PR agency expands to create its first ever Operations Director position

Home and garden specialist PR agency, Honest Communications, has bolstered its leadership team with the promotion of longstanding employee, Fay Clarkson, to the position of Operations and Account Director.
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6th March 2024

DERBY TRANSPORT BUSINESS COLLECTS NATIONAL LOGISTICS AWARD

Viking Transport Ltd has collected an award for its contribution to the logistics industry.
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29th February 2024

Trailblazing Tamzin showcases her skills in new role

A trailblazing new recruit at Wills Consultants has wowed the company with her initiative, ambition and people skills, placing a candidate within weeks of starting despite having no previous industry experience.
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28th February 2024

MORLEY HAYES HEAD CHEF HONOURED BY HIGH SHERIFF OF DERBYSHIRE

Nigel Stuart, head chef at Morley Hayes, has been honoured by the High Sheriff of Derbyshire for 30 years of service.
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28th February 2024

Gifting company Colleague Box sees huge rise in businesses celebrating employee milestones

A CORPORATE gifting company has seen a rise in businesses celebrating employee milestones after data revealed that the first three months of a year is when most people look for a new job.
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28th February 2024

Allscreens Nationwide appoints new National Sales Manager to boost growth plans

Allscreens Nationwide Ltd, one of the UK’s leading windscreen repair and replacement companies, has welcomed Dave Boston into the business as National Sales Manager to support its expansion plans. 
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27th February 2024

Nottingham Creative Agency Promotes Latest Account Manager

Nottingham’s longest-standing female-founded PR agency, Eden Public Relations, has recently promoted Erin Softley to the role of Account Manager. Erin, who will celebrate her first anniversary at the company in March, takes on the responsibility for drivi
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27th February 2024

EUROCELL APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR TO SPEARHEAD PEOPLE FIRST STRATEGY

The home improvement specialist, Eurocell, has appointed Cat Hambleton-Gray as its People Director to drive forward the company's People First strategy.
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27th February 2024

Timms Solicitors Further Expands Care Team

Timms Solicitors, which has offices in Derby, Burton, Swadlincote and Ashby, have further expanded their Care team with a key appointment.
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26th February 2024

Blueprint Interiors strengthen pre construction team

Workplace consultants and commercial office fit-out specialists Blueprint Interiors has strengthened its pre-construction team following the appointment of Hamzah Khalid as a Pre-Construction Assistant.
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26th February 2024

Kerry is the latest to join growing team at leading Derby accountancy firm

A leading accountancy firm has added to its growing team by recruiting an office manager to help with the day-to-day running of the company. 
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26th February 2024

Growth mode for engineering design company

Starting 2024 with a bang, Bennett Engineering Design Solutions Limited, which is in its 25th year of trading, is pleased to announce two new appointments.
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23rd February 2024

Full Steam Ahead for A Weekend of Family Fun at Great Central Railway’s 125th Anniversary Weekend (16-17 March)

Leicestershire’s heritage railway, Great Central Railway, will be ‘reunified’ with Great Central Railway Nottingham for the first time in over 50 years as part of a major weekend of events in March to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of this award-winning,
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22nd February 2024

National Accolade For DHP Family’s Live Event Talent

One of DHP Family’s young event professionals who began working behind the bar at The Bodega has been recognised in the stand out class of next gen talent for the live event industry.
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22nd February 2024

Nottinghamshire retailer takes stand against retail crime

The number of incidents of violence and abuse in retail environment has skyrocketed, according to national data
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22nd February 2024

East Midlands Chamber Director to join Devolution Shadow Board

David Williams, a non-executive Director of East Midlands Chamber and chair of Geldards LLP is set to join the Shadow Board of the new East Midlands Combined Authority as Interim Business Representative.
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21st February 2024

Mark Hill Hair hits the road for GK Barry's Saving Grace podcast tour

Mark Hill Hair has signed a first-of-its-kind deal with social media sensation, GK Barry, to style her hair for the duration of her sell-out Saving Grace podcast tour, this month.
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21st February 2024

Biodiversify team doubles in 18 months with ‘meteoric growth’

BOUTIQUE conservation consultancy, Biodiversify, has undergone ‘meteoric’ growth to total 18 members of staff.
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21st February 2024

Long Service Legacy Reflects Sustainability Credentials

Burton-based concrete roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles, recently presented long service awards to its team with a sustainable twist.
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21st February 2024

Spin-out raises £7.5m to develop novel treatment for blocked arteries

IsomAb - a University of Nottingham spin-out pioneering a new treatment for diabetics at risk of amputation - has raised £7.5m (US$9.4m) in a funding round led by Broadview Ventures and backed by MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, which is managed
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21st February 2024

Sturgess Motor Group announces partnership with BYD electric vehicles

Sturgess Motor Group of Leicester are delighted to announce their newly formed relationship with Chinese Electric Vehicle manufacturer BYD.
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21st February 2024

Leading PR expert set to host Derby Book Festival event with Great British Bake-Off finalist Laura Adlington

ONE of Derby’s leading PR experts will be conducting a show-stopping interview with a former Great British Bake-Off finalist and social media influencer as part of Derby Book Festival’s Spring Collection.
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20th February 2024

SMB College Group and Leicester Tigers Unveil Trial Dates for Post-16 Education Programmes!

SMB College Group are excited to announce a series of upcoming trial and training opportunities for budding rugby players looking to study on their college courses in collaboration with Leicester Tigers.
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