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15th September 2020

Award-winner returns to Salloway Property Consultants

Award-winning agent Chris Keogh has returned to Salloway Property Consultants as associate director.
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27th August 2020

Performance Networks makes key appointment to drive its ambition to support the education sector’s ‘digital transformation’

Performance Networks, one of the UK’s leading specialist networking and WiFi providers, has recruited a new business development manager as part of its ongoing drive to provide significant support to clients in the education sector in the coming months.
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25th August 2020

App4 takes on more staff as food industry turns to new technology

The huge cultural change in British food ordering habits has prompted a burgeoning Derby app development company to make four new key appointments.
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9th July 2020

Leicester Business Festival kick starts with stakeholder and event organisers webinars

Organisers of the Leicester Business Festival (LBF), which takes place from 2 to 13 November, are staging a webinar to help businesses to develop their events for the Festival.
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7th July 2020

Your Home Care to set the standards in Nottinghamshire

An ambitious new homecare company has just been launched, with the people behind it vowing to become the number one service of its kind in Nottinghamshire.
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2nd July 2020

Bid to help find new jobs for hundreds facing redundancy

A team launched to assist workers made redundant during the coronavirus crisis is appealing for firms which are recruiting engineering and manufacturing skills into their workforce to get in touch.
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24th June 2020

Broker expands UK coverage with appointment of new director

Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has expanded its agriculture and construction exposure with the appointment of a new relationship director.
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16th June 2020

Match made as Catena Network appoints strategy expert to help scale growth

Catena Network, the ‘matchmaking’ service for businesses, has appointed Richard Lloyd as a Strategic Business Adviser as it scales up its franchise expansion across the UK.
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10th June 2020

Blueprint Interiors appoints new director

Workplace consultant and office fit-out specialist Blueprint Interiors is advancing towards its next phase of company growth with the appointment of Mike McKeown as Client Services Director.
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2nd June 2020

Businesswoman gets stuck in to supporting firms emerging from lockdown

An award-winning Nottinghamshire businesswoman has founded a new company to help to rebuild businesses in the East Midlands that were forced to temporarily close, reduce their operations or pivot because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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28th May 2020

Air IT announces strategic appointment of new sales director 

Managed Service Provider Air IT has announced the appointment of industry veteran Mark Whitehead in a new role as Sales Director.   
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20th May 2020

Promotions Announced At Clarke Willmott’s Birmingham Office

Law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has announced a series of senior internal promotions.
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19th May 2020

Andrew Timms Becomes Managing Partner At Leading Notts Accountancy Practice

ONE of the region’s leading accountants has taken over the reins of UHY Hacker Young’s Nottingham office.
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15th May 2020

Don’t put your online business at risk when outsourcing during coronavirus

Due to the recent increase in home working due to the coronavirus pandemic, many more people are considering a change of career or growing their virtual teams.
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12th May 2020

Vastly experienced legal professional joins Octavian UK

Octavian UK, the Nottingham-based multi-services FM / Security provider, has appointed a vastly experienced legal professional as its new Business and Compliance Manager.
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12th May 2020

Top 40 slot for Nottingham PR agency

A Nottingham PR agency marking eight years in business has been highlighted as the best consultancy in the Midlands for its healthcare expertise.
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8th May 2020

Unity Trust Bank appoints new Regional Director for the Midlands

Unity Trust Bank has strengthened its Midlands presence with the appointment of a new Regional Director, James Whitaker.
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8th May 2020

Rivus Selects Roythornes To Deliver Legal Services

MIDLANDS law firm Roythornes Solicitors has been appointed by leading fleet management business Rivus Fleet Solutions as legal advisors on a wide range of commercial activities.
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7th May 2020

IoD Appoints Gary Headland As East Midlands Chair

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Gary Headland as regional chair for the East Midlands.
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5th May 2020

Hallam appoints new CEO and MD

Nottingham digital agency Hallam has made two significant changes to its leadership set-up.
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4th May 2020

Clarke Willmott Appoints New Property Services Managing Director

Leading national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director for its Property Services Division.
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30th April 2020

Trio of Dealer Point Managers Put RHCV in the Fast Lane

East Midlands-based Renault Trucks Dealer, RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has appointed three Dealer Point Managers, as part of strategic plans to successfully grow and enhance its services.
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30th April 2020

New Board Appointment at Alternative Business Lender

A West Midlands based alternative business lender has strengthened its Board with the appointment of a new non-executive director.
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28th April 2020

Enterprise Loans New Hire To Support £3m Funding Boost For Lincolnshire Smes

BUSINESS support and funding provider Enterprise Loans East Midlands (ELEM) has appointed a new business advisor to support Lincolnshire SMEs as £3m is set aside for the next three years.
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27th April 2020

New Executive Dean appointed at Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Law School (NLS) has appointed Jenny Chapman as its new Executive Dean.
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24th April 2020

Europa Appoints Non-Executive Director to Support Company Growth

Leading logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has appointed Leicestershire based Rob Jones as its first Non-Executive Director.
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24th April 2020

Godwin Strengthens Development Team With New Appointment

NATIONAL multi-sector property business Godwin Developments has expanded its team with the appointment of experienced development assistant Claudine Tracey.
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23rd April 2020

5,000 apprentices – and counting!

Nottingham-based apprenticeship provider Access Training is pleased to announce the enrolment of its 5,000th apprentice. As the country continues to face the Covid-19 crisis, it’s entirely fitting that this landmark placement is in the health care sector.
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20th April 2020

A leading property consultancy has made 13 promotions at its East Midlands offices - including two partners - following a strong period of growth.

Fisher German has made the promotions at its Ashby, Market Harborough and Newark offices as part of its career progression framework, which gives employees a clear pathway to advance within the business.
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20th April 2020

Emma Adds Forensic Expertise To Expanding Dains Accountants Team

Chartered Accountant Emma Wallace has joined Dains’ expanding team as a Forensic Associate Director
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16th April 2020

Howes Percival appoints new Chairman

Howes Percival has elected a new Chairman. Partner and head of litigation, Geraint Davies, has taken over the role for a three-year term.
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16th April 2020

IoD appoints Natalie Gasson as business voice for East Midlands

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Natalie Gasson as its Policy Voice Ambassador for the East Midlands.
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14th April 2020

More Awards Success for Buckley Brown Estate Agents

Buckley Brown, the award-winning Mansfield-based estate agents, has just collected another accolade in recognition of its commitment to delivering great service.
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13th April 2020

Cooper Parry Bringing New Life To A Fast-moving Sector, With New, High Growth Team

Cooper Parry is launching a Technology and High Growth team in London to continue their march on the high growth market. And to head it up, they’ve welcomed a new Partner to their team, Steve Leith.
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11th April 2020

Nottinghamshire Homebuilder's Finance Manager Proves A New Gender Dynamic In The Industry

Diya Manocha, Finance Manager for Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands, reflects on entering a typically male-dominated industry as she encourages more women to do the same.
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10th April 2020

Leicester hair salon group continues to grow despite of Coronavirus business restrictions

Though the doors to Barrie Stephen Hair’s five salons are currently closed, the Leicester business is continuing its plans for growth with the appointment of two hairdressers who were at risk of unemployment.
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8th April 2020

Dains Looks To The Future With Continued Staff Recruitment

Dains Accountants continue to strengthen across the business and are looking to the future, despite the uncertain economic landscape as a result of COVID-19.
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8th April 2020

Key appointments at Woodhead Group

The Shareholders have appointed Samantha Sargent as Finance Director taking over from Hilary Cheshire who retired on 31st March 2020. Hilary will remain an active Shareholder in the family business.
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7th April 2020

Ecology Consultant Appointed on Severn Trent Water & Hafren Dyfrdwy Framework

Ecology consultants, RammSanderson has been appointed onto a framework of suppliers to Severn Trent Water (STW) and Hafren Dyfrdwy (HD). The company has also had its contract with Western Power Distribution extended.
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5th April 2020

Former Curtins Directors Set Up Own Venture

Two former directors at Curtins have joined forces to launch their own business Hexa Consulting.
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4th April 2020

Local manufacturing company appoints new MD

Nottinghamshire-based manufacturer Interflex appointed a new managing director in March to help grow the business and increase turnover.
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30th March 2020

Education scheme champions women in construction with hands-on career day

Two female students from West Park School, in Spondon, Derby, went against the grain to learn the tricks of the building trade, as part of an ongoing careers mentoring scheme in the city that is championing women in construction.
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25th March 2020

Micrometric Welcomes Three New Team Members

Leading Lincoln-based manufacturing firm Micrometric is growing in numbers and expertise after welcoming three new additions to its team.
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24th March 2020

Rock Fall Safety Boots strides on confidently with appointment of new materials technologist

The second-generation family owned Safety Boot manufacturer has a reputation for being the go-to supplier for Safety Equipment Distributors looking for a single source solution for footwear.
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23rd March 2020

Assistant site manager is paving the way for women in construction

Following International Women’s Day, an Assistant Site Manager for Barratt Homes in Nottinghamshire has shed some light on being a woman in the construction industry.
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23rd March 2020

East Midlands housebuilder bolsters senior team

An East Midlands housebuilder has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new Construction Director and a Head of Customer Services.
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21st March 2020

Learners hedge their bets for a greener future

An environmental campaign has been given a boost at West Nottinghamshire College as students have planted new trees at the Derby Road campus in Mansfield.
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21st March 2020

Loughborough father and daughter to take on 3000-mile row in charity fundraising bid

A 3000-mile, cross Atlantic Ocean row that is aiming to raise £100,000 for four charities - Rural Assistance Nepal, Women’s Aid, Royal Marines Charity and Mind – has officially launched its fundraising campaign.
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20th March 2020

Dorothy Goodman pupils get life lessons in money

Dorothy Goodman School pupils found out how to open a savings account at Hinckley & Rugby as part of a day of financial education sponsored by the Building Society.
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20th March 2020

Northamptonshire Adult Social Services (NASS) apprentice with Asperger’s Syndrome is overcoming challenges to shine in her career & win awards

During National Autism Week (30th March – 5th April), Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) is highlighting how one employee with Asperger’s Syndrome has overcome challenges to excel in her career and win its prestigious ‘Apprentice of the Y
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20th March 2020

JPT Solutions provides free support to customers working from home

Midlands-based IT support service specialist, JPT Solutions, has assured existing clients they will not be charged for any additional support enabling workforces to work remotely from home during the COVID-19 crisis.
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19th March 2020

CCTV expert keeping an 'eye' out for vulnerable during Coronavirus chaos with grocery delivery

A home security expert is extending his already hectic working day by offering a grocery delivery service to “vulnerable” people amid Coronavirus chaos.
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19th March 2020

Students share energy and generosity for charity

Basketball shoot-outs, inflatable sumo wrestling, squats and burpees kept students at West Nottinghamshire College energetic while raising vital funds for Sport Relief.
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19th March 2020

Ward reaps double re-wards at Business Masters

Ward, the Derbyshire-based metal, recycling and waste management specialist, is celebrating double award success this month thanks to TheBusinessDesk.com’s East Midlands Business Masters Awards. Over 200 business leaders, owners and advisers came togeth
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18th March 2020

Leicestershire surveyor wins prestigious industry award

A surveyor from a leading Leicestershire property consultancy has received a prestigious award in recognition of her achievements in a rigorous examination set by a specialist professional body.
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18th March 2020

Agrovista inspires through marketing leadership

One team culture delivers marketing results
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16th March 2020

Patrick’s skills continue to soar!

A hospitality student at West Nottinghamshire College is being applauded once more after succeeding at the national heats of a prestigious catering competition.
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16th March 2020

Good sports at Belmayne embark on first charity test

Three financial planners from Dronfield-based Belmayne are putting their best feet forward to kick off a new year of fundraising for four local charities.
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9th March 2020

Medical research charity appoints CEO

Nottingham-based FRAME, the medical research charity committed to reducing the number of animals used in scientific testing, has appointed its first Chief Executive Officer.
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7th March 2020

Construction Director returns home

A Construction Director has returned to the Nottingham region bringing a wealth of expertise to a Nottingham housebuilder.
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6th March 2020

New Employer Academy Address Future Skills Shortages

A leading local timber merchant and importer has joined forces with Derby College Group to highlight career opportunities for Joinery students and address future skills gaps in the industry.
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5th March 2020

Graduate startup revolutionising prosthetics

A Loughborough University graduate startup is transforming the manufacture and distribution of prosthetic limbs – making them more accessible to the millions of people who need them.
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5th March 2020

Construction buyer aged just 23 is changing the face of building industry

A young woman who has made her name in construction says the lack of females in the industry needs to be addressed at school level.
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5th March 2020

Heathcotes appoints director of business development

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has appointed Natalia Lysiuk as director of business development.
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4th March 2020

Raft of new appointments for Nottingham digital agency

Following a record year of growth, Nottingham-based digital marketing agency, Impression has announced the appointment of four new members of staff across its business.
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3rd March 2020

Employees Rewarded for Impressive 270 Years of Service

East Midlands-based Renault Trucks Dealer, RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has rewarded 11 of its dedicated employees for achieving an impressive 270 years of service combined.
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2nd March 2020

Why not consider an apprenticeship to start your career in healthcare?

During National Careers Week (2nd to 7th March), Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) is highlighting the many benefits of taking an apprenticeship route into a healthcare career for people of all ages.
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2nd March 2020

New East Midlands’ course to prepare solicitors for Higher Courts

Nottingham Law School (NLS) is to deliver a new Higher Rights of Audience (HRA) Summer School course for solicitors who wish conduct advocacy for clients in the Higher Courts.
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2nd March 2020

Investment in People Leads to Milestone Financial Growth for TIS

In the past year, fire and security specialist, Total Integrated Solutions (TIS) have increased investments in its systems, infrastructure, assets and staff.
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2nd March 2020

Brushes at the ready as Notts schools apply their designs to new Book Benches

The adventure starts here as schools receive North Notts Journeys Book Benches
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1st March 2020

Construction is 'no longer a man's world' says female assistant site manager

Ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday 8th March, a Trainee Assistant Site Manager at David Wilson Homes is encouraging more women to ‘take the bull by the horns’ and pursue a career in construction.
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1st March 2020

Young and old share love for reading on World Book Day

Proving that age is no object when it comes to a love for books, children from Paper Moon Day Nursery, Compton Acres, Nottingham joined the residents at Ruddington Manor in Wilford, near Nottingham, for an inter-generational afternoon of fun and storytell
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1st March 2020

Derby organise to champion STEM education in E. Mids schools

The Derby Teaching Schools Alliance has been chosen to help drive greater interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Education & Mathematics) subjects in secondary schools across the East Midlands.
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1st March 2020

Celebrating the wonderful women of Dimensions for International Women's Day!

Corporate clothing specialists, Dimensions is celebrating its female Senior Leadership stars this International Women’s Day on March 8 2020.
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29th February 2020

‘Life-changing’ service for adults with learning disabilities to open in Corby

A ‘life-changing’ day service to maximise the potential of people with learning disabilities will be available in Corby later this year.
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29th February 2020

Midlands-based consulting engineer expands team with new hire

East Midlands-based consulting engineer Howard Ward Associates (HWA) has announced the appointment of Matt Koren to its senior team.
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29th February 2020

Transport firm tackles roadblocks to mental and physical health with Wellbeing Project

Improved mental health, cancer awareness and oral hygiene were among the topics covered at the latest wellbeing meeting for staff at Northants supply chain firm, The NX Group.
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29th February 2020

Fellowship for Nottingham Financial Adviser

A Nottingham based Chartered Financial Planner has achieved Fellowship of the Personal Finance Society (PFS) having successfully passed all his required professional exams.
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28th February 2020

Derby Lacemaker swaps patterns for swimming caps in aid of charity

Derby Lacemaker, Louise West, is moving from studio to swimming pool in preparation for the 2020 Swimathon, the world's largest annual fundraising swim.
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28th February 2020

Job club gets to the core of the matter in Calverton

An established job club that runs twice a week for residents in Calverton, Nottinghamshire can continue thanks to £10,000 from the Coalfields Community Investment Fund (CCIP), delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust.
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27th February 2020

New European Managing Director takes the wheel at Pall-Ex

Pall-Ex is continuing its journey into a new era with the appointment of a European managing director for its International operation.
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27th February 2020

Willmott Dixon helps Nottingham school pupils with IT and digital skills

A team from Nottingham-based construction company, Willmott Dixon has linked up with local social enterprise ‘Helping Kids Achieve’ to deliver a series of workshops that will bring important IT and digital skills to young people age 9-16.
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27th February 2020

Expanding national PR agency wins new clients and appoints to five roles

With two national award wins under its belt, a raft of new clients and team appointments, it’s a period of exciting growth for Nottingham head-quartered PR agency, The Tonic Communications.
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27th February 2020

Husband and wife SDL Auctions team reach charity milestone

A husband and wife duo, who work together in the auctions industry, are celebrating helping to raise more than £100k for good causes.
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26th February 2020

Stirlin welcomes new Procurement Manager

This week marks an exciting step forward for Stirlin, as they expand their management team by welcoming a new member of staff, James Karran, as Procurement Manager.
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26th February 2020

Looking fabulous and feeling great as George’s Hairdressing takes the lead on mental health

Mental health is a subject which is finally receiving the attention it needs and deserves.
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25th February 2020

Scientists put on a real show

An exhibition of young scientists’ experiments and research was on show this month at West Nottinghamshire College.
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25th February 2020

Tim takes on a marathon challenge for Habitat for Humanity

Miller Homes’ Group Head of Design, Tim Hartwell, is embarking on a marathon challenge to support global housing charity, Habitat for Humanity GB, after being selected to run the Virgin London Marathon on the charity’s behalf in 2020.
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25th February 2020

New Area Lead for FSB in the East Midlands

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has co-opted a new Area Lead representing Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
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24th February 2020

Free Training ‘Just the Job’ for City's Young Construction Workers

A team of young construction workers from a Nottingham demolition firm have been awarded nearly £10,000 of vital training to help upskill them and boost their future prospects. 
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22nd February 2020

Eckington School’s aspiring engineers discover career opportunities

With 14,000 students in north Derbyshire set to leave school in the next five years, aspiring engineers from Eckington School recently got to see first-hand the apprentice and employment opportunities open to them in the STEM sector.
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21st February 2020

Entrepreneur joins Autocoincars as commercial director

East Midlands businessman Luke Willmott has joined AutoCoinCars, the UK market leader in trading cars with cryptocurrency, as commercial director.
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20th February 2020

Koobr calls for businesses to back me&dee Charity

me&dee Charity has announced the appointment of a new member to its Board of Trustees.
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20th February 2020

New hires bolster growing Nottingham communications agency

The Effective English Company welcomes new marketing and operations managers to the team
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20th February 2020

Expansion for Fidler & Pepper into specialist legal work for housebuilders

Conveyancing specialists at Fidler & Pepper Lawyers have launched a new department, specifically to act for builders who are selling new properties on new homes developments.
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20th February 2020

Creationz creates partnership with NTU to nurture future talent

Creationz Marketing, the Beeston-based marketing and social media consultancy has announced a strategic partnership with Nottingham Trent University as part of its mission to help develop the marketing talent of the future.
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