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Commissioners’ report advises ways to boost West Bridgford Town Centre

Independent Commissioners have today ( Nov 16 ) published a report to assist the West Bridgford Growth Board’s efforts to drive the economy in...

Built Environment Consulting unveils new Nottingham office

East Midlands mechanical and electrical engineering firm Built Environment Consulting (BEC) has announced the opening of its second office in Nottingham. The Castle Donington based...

Over 350 HomeServe staff move into new Nottingham offices

UK home assistance provider, HomeServe, has moved more than 350 staff into a new 29,000 sq ft facility in Aspect Business Park, Nottingham. HomeServe’s new...

Four promotions at Nottingham law firm

Nottingham-based Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the promotion of four of its lawyers.  Joanne Soar, Chris Chan, Peter Abel and Liam Wilkinson have been promoted...

West Bridgford law firm promotes associate to head of conveyancing

Law firm Rothera Sharp has promoted one of its associates to head up its residential conveyancing department. Michelle Young, who is based at the firm’s...
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intu contributes over £300 million to Nottingham economy

Nottingham's intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh contributed £314.7 million to the local economy last year according to a new report by owner intu. Nearly...

Double anniversary celebrations for West Bridgford business couple

A Nottingham husband and wife team are marking a double business anniversary at two of the City's best known hair salons.   KH Hair franchisees mark...

Nottingham’s Pendragon needs 40 Telesales and Retention Team members

Pendragon PLC, Nottingham’s second biggest retailer, is recruiting for ‘franchise geniuses’ to join its fast-paced Telesales and Customer Retention Centre, following implementation of a new customer...

Nottingham’s RizkMcKay celebrate 15 year anniversary in style

Nottingham creative design and strategic marketing agency RizkMcCay celebrated in style at a special event held at Curious Manor to thank its clients, employees...

Hannah climbs the ladder at Rex Gooding

Hannah Owens previously trained as a forensic scientist and had a successful career with Nottinghamshire Police. Then she decided to take a different direction... However,...

Nottingham economic growth is highest in the East Midlands

Nottingham is the fastest growing city economy in the East Midlands region and is growing faster than Birmingham, Liverpool and Sheffield. See full report.  The...

Recruitment company expands into new Nottingham headquarters

Macildowie is significantly expanding its presence in Nottingham, by moving to a brand new, purpose-designed headquarters, which is over 40 per cent bigger than...
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Airport group calls for more investment in East Midlands Airport road and rail infrastructure

The leading airport group has laid out its view in response to Government proposals for the new strategy. MAG, which operates the UK’s two...

Cotgrave: Fifteen new employment units officially opened

Today (Oct 17) Rushcliffe Borough Council and partners marked the official opening of fifteen new employment units in Cotgrave. This development is part of the...

Nottingham law firms link up to meet demand

Working together, two of Nottingham’s leading law firms will deliver a wider range of services to businesses across the East Midlands.   Lace Market-based Rothera Sharp...

New general manager for Brewhouse & Kitchen

Brewhouse & Kitchen has grown its team with the appointment of a new general manager.   David Griffiss, 38, is originally from Burton-on-Trent and will return...

Nottingham PR firm expands with the opening of an office in Lincoln

Midlands PR and marketing agency Cartwright Communications has opened an office in Lincoln. Lincoln is the company’s second site, with its head office located in...
Europa MD, Andrew Baxter, with Nottingham Branch Manager, Sally Watson (centre) and the rest of the Nottingham Team

Expanding logistics firm moves from West Bridgford to Colwick

Independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has strengthened its base in the Midlands by investing in a new, larger office for the business to...

Nottingham Girls’ High School Performing Arts Centre Business Launch

Nottingham Girls’ High School’s performing arts centre, the space, was officially opened in 2016 and has already been the setting of some brilliant school...

Nottingham architects expands into Australia

Nottingham-based architects Leonard Design have expanded into Australia with a new base in Sydney and a number of exciting projects on the horizon. Leonard Design,...

Enterprise Loans support food and drink businesses in Nottingham

Business support provider Enterprise Loans has given a funding boost to more start-ups and growing businesses than ever in the East Midlands over the...

West Bridgford creative agency expands with move to Victorian villa!

West Bridgford creative agency, The Dairy, has moved to a Victorian villa after recent growth of the team and an unprecedented surge in business...

New business students hit the city streets to review food and drink retailing in...

Around 1,400 Nottingham Business School (NBS) undergraduate students will be taking to the streets of Nottingham to review and reimagine retailing in the city’s...
Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council secures a deal with the Chairman of Zhejiang Shanghong Shelf, Gray Zhang

Chinese company to set-up new UK base in Nottinghamshire

A Chinese company is to set up its UK base in Mansfield - the first investment following the signing of a trade, investment, cultural...

Cartwright boosts team with two PR appointments

PR specialist Felicity Haslehurst has moved from the London base of global PR firm Cohn & Wolfe to take up a senior position at...

Employment Tribunal fee scrapping: What does it mean for businesses?

Cleggs Solicitors will be hosting a breakfast seminar to educate Nottingham’s employers on the recent Supreme Court announcement that the fees associated with bringing...

West Bridgford law firm expands with two new appointments

Full service law firm Larken & Co announced today that they have expanded their West Bridgford office with the appointment of two new team...

Pictures: Sainsbury’s Local opens on Melton Road West Bridgford

Sainsbury's Local opened its new West Bridgford store at 7 am today (14 September). Store Manager Mike Lancaster and his team were busy cutting ribbons...

Entrepreneurs can pitch for £5k cash prizes and business support

There are just two weeks for aspiring Notts entrepreneurs to join a ‘dragons-den’ style pitching competition – where they could win a £30,000 bundle...
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Station Street vision comes a step closer with demolition plans

Plans for brand new Grade A city centre office space in Nottingham have taken a step forward this week, as developer Bildurn submitted a...

Nottingham funeral directors triumph at Good Funeral Awards

A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service was delighted to be nominated alongside two of its staff for ‘Best Traditional Funeral Director’ at the national...

West Bridgford woman wins multiple awards and launches a new garden design business!

A West Bridgford woman has launched a garden design business after winning two top awards for her green-fingered studies at Nottingham Trent University. Sophie Williams...

Nottingham Biosciences construction manager up for national award

The construction manager responsible for delivering Nottingham’s £27m Biosciences building has been nominated for a national award. Paul Smith from national contractor Willmott Dixon has...

Nottingham stylist scoops top industry award

One of Nottingham's leading hair stylists has been named the SILVER winner in the UK colour category at the hair industry's most prestigious awards...

Colwick firm invests €350,000 in Romania division

A global family packaging firm which employs 500 staff across five countries has made a total investment of around 350,000 euros in a new gluing machine...

Pub tenants need more support to revive licensed trade

Pub tenants need greater support to ensure the long-term viability of their businesses and strength of the licensed trade in general, according to a...
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Midlands Engine: Enterprise Loans awarded £13m funding

Loan funding and business support provider Enterprise Loans East Midlands (ELEM) has been awarded its largest ever funding pot of £13 million by the...

Midlands Engine: £120m SME debt finance launched for businesses

The British Business Bank has announced the first wave of its £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund, with the launch of £120million worth of SME...

Triple awards hope for Trent Barton

The bus company Trent Barton is in the running for three prestigious awards recognising outstanding customer experience and service. The East Midlands operator is a...

Bridlesmith Gate: Another retailer closes; leaving seven empty units

A Nottingham shoe shop which has been trading in the city for 30 years will close down. The latest of a series of...

MHR’s Ruddington move to create 400 new jobs

Nottingham-based MHR, a specialist provider of Human Capital Management Solutions has opened its newest office building in Ruddington as part of its ambitious growth...

Unique Nottingham wine bar with automatic dispensing machines gets green light

A unique self-service wine bar that dispenses wine from machines using a card payment system has had the green light from Nottingham City Council. Another?...

Handelsbanken West Bridgford sponsor WBRFC

Handelsbanken based at The Point in West Bridgford have become a club sponsor for the 2017 /18 season at West Bridgford Rugby Club. A spokesman...

It’s a ‘Capital’ project for Nottingham’s Cartwright Comms

Midlands PR and digital agency Cartwright Communications has won the contract to provide regionally-focussed public relations and digital support to Nottingham’s bid for the...

Paul Smith closes Nottingham store

Paul Smith’s original Nottingham shop has ceased trading - closing the doors for the final time on Sunday 20 August. The first shop by the...

Nottingham PR agency boosts team with three appointments

Nottingham PR agency Cartwright Communications has strengthened its digital side with the appointment of new digital specialists. Ross Pepper, Jemma Page and Esther Samson have...

West Bridgford logistics business almost doubles size in four years

Four years since logistics business Europa Worldwide Group was acquired by Nottingham entrepreneur Andrew Baxter, the company is almost double the size it was...

Severn Trent leads the way in raising awareness of menopause in the workplace

Severn Trent has opened up the conversation on menopause in the workplace by holding a special workshop at its HQ in Coventry. More than 90...

Third birthday proves bittersweet for West Bridgford business

Riverfall Financial, one of the original occupants of the Rushcliffe Technology and Enterprise Centre (RTEC), have just celebrated their third year of trading as...

Notts activity centre celebrates 80 years with expansion

Over 20,000 scouts and thousands more schoolchildren from across the country descend on an internationally acclaimed outdoor activity centre in north Nottinghamshire every year...