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4th December 2020

Russell Scanlan Appoints Vice President of Nottingham Insurance Institute as Commercial Manager

Nottingham insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has welcomed the Deputy President of Nottingham Insurance Institute on board as its new Commercial Manager.
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4th December 2020

Specialist business and property disputes lawyer bolsters Leics team

Expert dispute resolution partner and solicitor Andy Rudkin has joined leading Leicester-based law firm Nelsons.
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3rd December 2020

Leicestershire small business mentor wins Enterprise Nation’s 2020 Top 10 Advisers Award

Leicestershire-based bid writing expert James Kent, director of Your Tender Team, has been crowned the UK’s Top Sales Adviser for the professional support he provides to businesses and entrepreneurs, helping them grow by writing winning contract proposals
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3rd December 2020

Microlise Supports Pipeline of Young Talent Through ‘Think Logistics’ Sponsorship

Microlise has renewed its association with Think Logistics, and is delighted to continue to partner with leading industry bodies and over 40 other logistics companies to attract school leavers, apprentices and graduates into the logistics, transport and s
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2nd December 2020

Willmott Dixon tops European poll for UK's leading contractor for diversity

Local contractor Willmott Dixon was the UK’s highest placed construction company in the Financial Time’s annual European leaders for workplace diversity and inclusion list – ranking at number 43 out of 850 organisations listed for their approach to inclus
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29th November 2020

New Arts Venue Set to Become An Incubator for Creative Talent in Nottingham

A brand new centre for the arts in Nottingham is set to become a hub for nurturing fresh talent, offering skills support and collaborative opportunities to artists as well as shining a light on the creative life of the city through an innovative programme
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29th November 2020

Chartered financial planner bolsters Nelsons' investment management team

Leading East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons has welcomed a new investment director and chartered financial planner into the ranks of its expert investment management team.
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28th November 2020

Five decades at recycling sector’s cutting edge

Casepak is celebrating 50 years at the forefront of the UK’s recycling sector.
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27th November 2020

Major initiative calls on East Midlands businesses to prioritise mental health and boost productivity

A major initiative aiming to boost economic productivity is calling on businesses across the East Midlands to prioritise their employees’ mental health after COVID-19 has put significant strain on workers’ wellbeing.
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27th November 2020

IoD appoints trio of Ambassadors in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

The Institute of Directors has appointed a trio of Ambassadors to its Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire team.
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25th November 2020

East Midlands law firm expands team with triple hire

Grantham-based JMP Solicitors is growing its team with a trio of new hires – as Andrea Bingham joins as a private client solicitor, Mikaela Rogerson as a family law solicitor and Reiss Williams as IT manager.
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24th November 2020

Nottingham Business School to deliver Carbon Literacy Training to students from across the globe

Nottingham Business School (NBS) is to deliver its Carbon Literacy Training to students from across the world as it joins the Global University Climate Forum, led by Yale University in the US.
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24th November 2020

Revenue growth sparks new hires at Anicca Digital

Business is booming at Leicester-based digital marketing agency Anicca Digital, as a string of client wins has led to three new hires.
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24th November 2020

Russell Roof Tiles has Expanded its Technical Team to Meet Demand

Burton based leading roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles, has expanded its technical team - to support growth in the business as the construction industry bounces back.
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23rd November 2020

Star Apprentice wins East Midlands Chamber Leicestershire ‘Apprentice of the Year’

Soar Valley Press’ Digital Marketing Apprentice, Pippa Culverwell, has been named ‘Apprentice of The Year’ in the East Midlands Chamber Leicestershire Business Awards.
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22nd November 2020

trentbarton’s scheduler Richard wins national award

The man who plays a key role in planning how trentbarton’s services run has won a new national award for the bus industry.
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22nd November 2020

Engineering firm builds its team with four new appointments

Multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Dice has announced four new additions to its growing team to support with a number of exciting new projects and client wins.
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20th November 2020

Job opportunities for newly qualified architects still open, new research reveals

New survey figures out on 17th November 2020 show positive signs of job prospects for graduates and young professionals looking to progress a career in architecture.
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19th November 2020

Team and service expansion for Honest Communications

Honest Communications has expanded its team and its offering, with Fay Clarkson joining the agency as a new PR account manager as well launching a new service.
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19th November 2020

Winners unveiled in Midlands Director of the Year Awards

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has announced the winners of its Midlands Director of the Year Awards 2020.
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18th November 2020

Leasing Broker shortlisted for five awards

A car and van leasing firm in Northampton is celebrating after reaching the finals in FIVE regional and national business award categories.
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16th November 2020

Broker boosts healthcare division with new director appointment

Financial services broker Midlands Asset Finance (MAF) has grown its healthcare division with the appointment of a new director.
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16th November 2020

Serena makes national Top 50 Advisers shortlist

A Nottingham-based business finance expert has been shortlisted for major national recognition by one of the UK’s largest small business support networks.
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14th November 2020

Budding mechanics get staff motoring at college

Motor vehicle engineering students are revved-up and ready to roll out a new business venture at West Nottinghamshire College’s Engineering Innovation Centre in Sutton-in-Ashfield.
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13th November 2020

Two new appointments for Leicestershire office fit out company

Workplace consultants and interior fit out specialists Blueprint Interiors have appointed Hannah Chambers as their Technical Designer and Nick Cupit as Bid Manager. 
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13th November 2020

Infuse Technology celebrate continued growth and expansion

Award-winning IT support and managed service provider, Infuse Technology, owned by national accountancy firm Smith Cooper, are celebrating a period of continued growth which has seen an expansion of their team and new clients coming on-board.
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13th November 2020

UK exporter wins Black British Business Award

Sandra Murphy, Founder and Managing Director of Lincolnshire-based Equidiet UK Ltd, has won a Black British Business Award, after successfully growing her revolutionary equine nutrition business into a global brand.    
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13th November 2020

Belmayne rewards apprentice with full time role

An apprentice working at Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, is joining the team on a permanent basis after successfully completing her studies.
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13th November 2020

Pupils get creative to design a new logo for ambitious town project

Pupils at Springwell Community College were challenged to create a new logo to capture the spirit of a major project which aims to regenerate their town.
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12th November 2020

BREXIT Transition Hub Launched

Award winning Freight Forwarder and Ecommerce Fulfilment company Spatial Global have been inundated with importer and exporter questions, as well as ecommerce businesses wanting to know what they need to do to prepare for Brexit Transition End on December
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12th November 2020

Breedon Consulting Limited appoints new operations director

Leicestershire-based HR company, Breedon Consulting Limited has appointed a new operations director to take a leading role in facilitating the growth and future expansion of the business.
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10th November 2020

Barratt Homes site manager wins NHBC Award for top quality work in Staffordshire

A Barratt Homes Site Manager in Tamworth has been recognised for his construction excellence after winning a prestigious Seal of Excellence award in the National Housebuilding Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job awards.
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10th November 2020

CEO of Barefoot Coaching becomes new ambassador for Women's Work Derbyshire

Kim Morgan, CEO of Barefoot Coaching, has announced her new role as an ambassador for Women’s Work Derbyshire. In her new position, she will help to promote the award-winning charity’s work among disadvantaged and vulnerable women and children in Derbysh
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10th November 2020

New Foxes book set to evoke memories of the 90s

A new ‘tell it all’ book by one of Leicester City FC’s most renowned board members of the 90s promises to relive the glory days of The Foxes journey to the top.
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9th November 2020

The Sky’s the Limit after securing CAA Permission for Commercial Drone

Chocolate Cake Media can literally add a new perspective to video shoots now that it has Civil Aviation Authority permission to fly the company drone commercially
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8th November 2020

Emily joins the team at Derby's Penguin PR as Covid-19 recovery economy fuels expansion

Derby public relations agency Penguin PR has appointed a new PR account executive to help it serve a host of new clients whose businesses are thriving despite the ongoing coronavirus. 
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7th November 2020

Midlands-based consulting engineer bolsters team with two new hires

East Midlands-based consulting engineer Howard Ward Associates (HWA) has recently welcomed two new appointments to its engineering team.
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6th November 2020

Shakespeare Martineau appoints seasoned finance professional as new CFO

Growing law firm Shakespeare Martineau has appointed experienced CFO Paul Bird as chief finance officer, complementing its ambitious growth strategy.
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6th November 2020

Colleague Box take on 10 new members of staff to cope with "phenomenal" demand in orders in the run up to Christmas

A Letterbox gift company set up in lockdown by a Derby husband-and-wife has thanked the city’s university for help in recruiting 10 new members of staff.
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6th November 2020

Midlands-based consulting engineer bolsters team with two new hires

J Tomlinson appointed on East Midlands Ambulance Service facilities management contract
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6th November 2020

Students stand ready for military careers advice

Two high-ranking military personnel have visited West Nottinghamshire College to give public services students a vital insight into army and navy careers.
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6th November 2020

A fond farewell & the future of tax at Cooper Parry

After 20 years in Cooper Parry’s tax team, Philip Rogers, one of the accountancy firm’s best-loved Partners, is retiring.
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6th November 2020

New signings as A1 Comms Business steps up during pandemic

A1 Comms Business has hired four new team members as it responds to the needs of clients during the coronavirus pandemic.
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5th November 2020

Midlands-based consulting engineer bolsters team with two new hires

East Midlands-based consulting engineer Howard Ward Associates (HWA) has recently welcomed two new appointments to its engineering team.
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5th November 2020

Northamptonshire company committed to growing next generation of skilled workers

An award-winning Northamptonshire business has underlined its commitment to growing its own talent by offering hands-on experience and apprenticeships to the next generation of skilled workers.
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4th November 2020

Derby IT Firm invests in local community’s health

IT specialists Neuways are leading a group of businesses who share the same site on the A50 in the installation of a brand-new defibrillator machine.
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4th November 2020

Female Trainee Quantity Surveyor joins leading developer

In continuing to encourage more women into the construction industry, Barratt and David Wilson Homes has appointed a new female Trainee Quantity Surveyor at its Northampton based office.
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3rd November 2020

GIC recruits record number of apprentices

A Lincolnshire manufacturer has taken on a record number of apprentices in the last year as the company responds to a dramatic increase in demand.
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2nd November 2020

Chesterfield Borough Council named among Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers

Chesterfield Borough Council is celebrating after being named as one of the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in England. 
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2nd November 2020

Lutterworth Property Consultants Appoint New Accounts & PR Professionals

Lutterworth-based Property Consultants and Chartered Surveyors, Wells McFarlane has added to its team with the appointment of two new professionals.
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2nd November 2020

Triple technical hire for Midlands contractor

Midlands-contractor G F Tomlinson has appointed three new technical apprentices as part of its commitment to investing in the next generation of construction workers.
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31st October 2020

Ex Porton Down consultant joins PP-L Health Technology Solutions

Dr Rhys Thomas has joined an East Midlands based health-tech firm that helps organisations manage and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.
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31st October 2020

Rolls-Royce Leisure launch rent-a-desk scheme

One of the Derby’s oldest and most popular leisure clubs has launched a new COVID-secure rent-a-desk scheme, which provides a professional workspace for people who have been working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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31st October 2020

HiB launches new Training Academy

HiB has launched an exciting new training programme to support new and existing employees.
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30th October 2020

Northamptonshire homebuilder joins national pledge to boost career opportunities

As part of a national pledge, leading Northamptonshire developer Barratt Homes has unveiled a new action plan to increase access to career opportunities in the housebuilding sector for people in Wellingborough.
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30th October 2020

Women in STEM Promoted at CPW East Midlands

National M&E consultancy Couch Perry Wilkes has demonstrated its dedication to promoting gender equality in engineering as it welcomes two new trainees to its East Midlands offices.
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30th October 2020

Flowerworld grows links with Derby College Group

Derby College Group (DCG) is cultivating even stronger links with national flower business Flowerworld – leading to an array of training and employment opportunities for its students.
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29th October 2020

Housebuilder celebrates women in construction

Women are being encouraged to consider a career in construction by local housebuilder Linden Homes.
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29th October 2020

Leicestershire Business Voice appoints Robin Pointon as new Chair

Leicestershire Business Voice (LBV), the voice for local businesses, has appointed Robin Pointon as its new Chair. Robin steps up from his previous position as Vice-Chair of LBV and is also Managing Director of Leicester-based specialist sustainable trans
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28th October 2020

Chesterfield company brings new talent to bridging finance sector

Bridge Help’s latest appointment brings new talent to the male-dominated bridging and finance industry.
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28th October 2020

Katie brings a lesson for the ladies

A former West Nottinghamshire College engineering student-turned-tutor is bringing a specialist course for ladies only to its Sutton-in-Ashfield campus.
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28th October 2020

Triple technical hire for Midlands contractor

Midlands-contractor G F Tomlinson has appointed three new technical apprentices as part of its commitment to investing in the next generation of construction workers.
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27th October 2020

Leicestershire broker adds quartet to growing firm

Anthony James Insurance Brokers has welcomed four new members to its expanding team.
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27th October 2020

MD and Strategy Director join Hallam shareholder board

Hallam, the national multi-award-winning digital marketing agency based in Nottingham, has completed a share sale that has seen the appointment of two company directors to its shareholder board.
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26th October 2020

Operations pair taken on to help fulfil assisted living firm's expansion dreams

Two ‘new starters’ at an assisted living firm say they can’t wait to help the company realise its dreams of expansion.
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23rd October 2020

MP for Mansfield is quizzed by politics students

A-Level Politics students from West Nottinghamshire College, polished their interviewing skills last week when they invited MP for Mansfield, Ben Bradley, into their class.
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23rd October 2020

Derby’s Giveaway Life prize draw site pledges to help winner John support a leading UK children’s hospice

A Derbyshire-based competition site has pledged to further support to a well-known UK children’s hospice after one of its winners asked to convert his dream prize into cash so that he could make a donation. 
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23rd October 2020

Triple technical hire for Midlands contractor

Midlands-contractor G F Tomlinson has appointed three new technical apprentices as part of its commitment to investing in the next generation of construction workers.
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22nd October 2020

ROYTHORNES ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS AMID EXCITING EXPANSION PLANS

Leading East Anglia and Midlands-based law firm Roythornes Solicitors has revealed details of six new partner promotions as its exciting expansion plans begin to take hold.
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22nd October 2020

Hallam enjoys a record-breaking night at The Drum Recommends Digital Awards

Hallam, the national multi-award-winning digital marketing agency based in Nottingham, claimed an incredible 10 awards at the annual The Drum Recommends Digital Awards.
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22nd October 2020

Expert NEDs join F Word Academy ahead of national roll-out

The F Word Academy, an online business finance resource featuring more than 100 videos, financial blueprints, templates, interactive advice and peer support has added two leading business development experts to its team.
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21st October 2020

Multilingual copywriting service launches ahead of new post-Brexit landscape

Dedicated multilingual copywriting service ILC Communication has been launched to ensure that businesses avoid mixed messaging when it comes to international digital content.
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20th October 2020

Top ranked East Mids employment law team announces expansion as turnover up 23%

Howes Percival has expanded its highly rated employment law team in response to an increase in instructions over the last year.  
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19th October 2020

Purpose Media Steps Up Ambitious Digital Expansion

Full service marketing agency, Purpose Media, continue their digital marketing expansion, supporting businesses pivot their marketing to focus online.
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19th October 2020

ICT company uses kick starter programme to employ two apprentices

Derby based ICT support provider, Link ICT has taken advantage of a Government scheme to create employment opportunities for 16-24 year olds by employing two new apprentices.
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19th October 2020

Cosy to leave a lasting legacy in Derby as it prepares to move into its new £2m home

A Derby company which sells ethical educational outdoor play equipment to schools and nurseries is looking forward to opening an exciting new chapter as it prepares to move to a brand-new £2m warehouse on the outskirts of the county. 
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17th October 2020

Robert Woodhead Ltd sets sights on long term partnerships with new recruit Ranbir

Nottinghamshire based Construction Company Robert Woodhead Ltd has appointed Ranbir Mander as the new Business Development & Bid Manager.
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17th October 2020

Talk Staff adds double strength to it’s Recruitment Division

The People Consultancy, Talk Staff, has bucked the industry trend and hired two experienced professionals to push forward support within its recruitment division.
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16th October 2020

New general manager appointed by East Midlands-based responsible finance provider

BUSINESS support and funding provider, First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans, has appointed a new general manager to assist the company in delivering an unprecedented number of business loans following the COVID-19 pandemic.
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16th October 2020

Shortlist revealed for Midlands Director of the Year Awards

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has revealed the names of the business leaders shortlisted for its 2020 Midlands Director of the Year Awards.
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15th October 2020

Electrical installations expert named Midlands Engine Export Champion for third year

Mick Ventola, founder and managing director of Ventola Projects, a Leicestershire specialist in electrical and lighting installations, has been confirmed as one of the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Midlands Engine Export Champions for the thi
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15th October 2020

Player Roberts Bell grows team as duo joins

One of the East Midlands’ top emerging architecture practices has expanded its team with the addition of two new staff members.
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14th October 2020

IoD appoints new head of branches for England

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Natalie Sykes as its new Head of English Branches. 
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14th October 2020

Award-winning consultancy stands out from the competition with the UK's only recruitment and retention service

Macildowie Recruitment and Retention is the new name for the leading independent recruiter, a move which reflects the urgent needs of modern businesses feeling the impact of COVID-19. 
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14th October 2020

Derby business woman receives prestigious small business award

Derby business owner, Yvonne Gorman, has been awarded the ‘Francesca Kemp Award for Small Business’ at Small Business Saturday UK’s special online event celebrating brilliant small businesses across the UK.
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14th October 2020

ARISTOTLE FINANCIAL PLANNING SETS UP HOME AT FRIAR GATE STUDIOS

Aristotle Financial Planning is the latest professional services business to take space at Friar Gate Studios, the flagship building of the Connect Derby managed workspace scheme.
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13th October 2020

Rob Sherwood Joins Repeat Digital

After a turbulent few months in light of the global pandemic, specialist PPC agency, Repeat Digital, has emerged from the storm with a bright outlook on the future having recently appointed a new Sales Manager, Rob Sherwood, to drive its growth and increa
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13th October 2020

PLM GLOBAL ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR NEXT GROWTH PHASE

PLM Global, a UK based leading specialist data capture solutions provider, have to-date enjoyed 6 years of rolling success by maintaining a forward-thinking and innovative attitude to the growth of the business, making them one of the fastest-growing busi
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12th October 2020

Leading developer welcomes new commercial graduate through its ASPIRE Programme

Barratt and David Wilson Homes has appointed a new Commercial Graduate at its head office in Northampton.
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12th October 2020

Nine partner promotions at Browne Jacobson

National law firm Browne Jacobson has announced the promotion of nine lawyers to partner across its offices in Birmingham, London, Manchester and Nottingham, bringing the total number of partners at the firm to 155.  
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12th October 2020

Chesterfield Borough Council - Mentoring Programme Launches at Key Project Milestone

A key milestone has been celebrated at the new Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre in Chesterfield.
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12th October 2020

Queen’s birthday honour for trentbarton bus driver

trentbarton has congratulated its driver Karen Miles for receiving a Covid BEM (British Empire Medal) award in the Queen’s birthday honours.
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10th October 2020

DBCP makes three new appointments

DBCP makes a trio of appointments to meet industry demand
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10th October 2020

Cathedral Quarter BID chair awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Chartered surveyor Martin Langsdale, who is the long-standing chair of Derby Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID), has been awarded an MBE for his contribution to the city’s economy in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
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10th October 2020

Retail Assist announces new learning & development specialist

Retail Assist is delighted to announce their latest Learning and Development Specialist, Trisha Sheehan.
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