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Cotgrave dog behaviourist provides remote training for your pet problems

An expert dog behaviourist and trainer from Cotgrave has adapted her way of working during the pandemic and is set to revolutionise the dog behaviour industry.Dog lover Natalie Turton revised her business so...

New Managing Director appointed at East Midlands Airport

Clare James MBE replaces Karen Smart who takes on Managing Director role at Manchester Airport. A new Managing Director has been appointed at East Midlands Airport (EMA). Clare James MBE replaces Karen Smart who is leaving...

Nottingham researchers are looking for entrepreneurs who are mothers to share lockdown experiences

Researchers are looking for mothers who are entrepreneurs to share their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic, as part of new research into the societal impact of COVID.A multidisciplinary team from the University of Nottingham, the...

M&S: 950 jobs to go as new retail management structure planned

M&S has today announced proposals to move to a leaner, faster retail management structure as part of its Never The Same Again programme.At its full year results in May, M&S outlined plans to accelerate the...

Coronavirus: East Mids solicitor explains what FCA’s test case means for businesses

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) business interruption insurance policies test case will help to provide much-needed legal clarity for companies experiencing financial losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to an expert solicitor at East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons.Many businesses that were forced...

The Nottingham building society branches across the area earmarked for merger

Branches of The Nottingham across the area have been earmarked for merger under new proposals announced by the building society on Thursday, 9 July.The Nottingham said they want to take its branch network to 48...

New craft brewery coming to Nottingham

The new owners of The Lakeside Nottingham on Mansfield Road, which is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment to provide the highest specification of wedding, dining and bar venue, have taken an additional 5,122ft2 industrial unit...

North Notts BID announces measures to help businesses return after lockdown

AS MANY businesses across North Nottinghamshire are preparing to reopen following lockdown, North Notts BID has been leading the way with several measures to help them return to normality.Working closely with Bassetlaw District Council in...

West Bridgford business Intoware gives back with ‘Contribute Fest 2020’

West Bridgford-based workflow automation specialist, Intoware has launched ‘Contribute Fest 2020’ to encourage its employees to spend time during lockdown ‘giving back’ by creating open source projects and sharing new ideas with software developers around...

Intu calls in administrators as talks fail – shares suspended – shopping centres continue to operate

Shopping centre and property giant intu has announced KPMG as administrators to 'intu and other entities in the group'.Victoria Centre owner Intu has collapsed into administration, after failing to secure its future during last-minute talks...

intu Victoria Centre in Nottingham could ‘close for a period’ warns intu as potential administration looms

intu has released an update on creditor discussions today ( Tuesday, 23 June ).The company has appointed KPMG on standby in case the business or part of it falls into administration.Intu said: “Notwithstanding the progress...

Broadband revolution: Nottingham set to join the Gigabit City Club

An East Midlands IT service and support company is set to introduce a fresh way for local businesses to get on board with ultra-fast fibre-optic broadband, previously unobtainable in the U.K.RDS Global, a thriving local...

West Bridgford shoe retailer reopens with special sanitiser unit for footwear

West Bridgford’s only independent shoe retailer has hit upon a novel way of allowing customers to continue trying shoes on whilst still complying with new post-lockdown guidelines.Instep Podiatry & Footwear on Melton Road re-opened its...

High street businesses in Rushcliffe reopen with ‘Five Secure Steps’

Business owners on high streets across Rushcliffe are completing five secure steps to welcome back customers from Monday (June 15).Rushcliffe Borough Council has been connecting with businesses across the Borough to offer support and...

Rushcliffe businesses signposted to online grant finder

Rushcliffe Borough Council is signposting businesses to a new online grant finder to help them search and secure funding and guidance during COVID-19. The portal at www.idoxopen4business.co.uk/Rushcliffe can help small and medium businesses across the...

UHY Nottingham processes £1.2m worth of furlough claims

The Nottingham office of national accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young processed more than £1.2 million worth of furlough claims within the first two months of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) being launched.The scheme was...

Nottingham entrepreneur develops ‘freeze at home’ ice lollies

Nottingham Ice lolly entrepreneur Isaac Greenway-Tambini has come up with a cool way to expand his business…by developing ambient ‘freeze at home’ versions of his treats so he can supply nationwide via mail order.Nottingham-based Isaac...

Rushcliffe business owners urged to apply for discretionary COVID-19 business grants

Rushcliffe Borough Council is now inviting applications from eligible business owners on the COVID-19 Discretionary Business Grants Scheme designed for those yet to receive central government financial support.This grant is aimed at small businesses who...

Carluccio’s restaurants saved in rescue deal – but not West Bridgford

Boparan Restaurant Group, which also owns Ed’s Easy Diner and Giraffe – has saved some restaurants and around 800 jobs in the deal which was managed by administrators FRP Advisory.1,019 Carluccio’s employees will be made...

Press For Attention PR heads to West Bridgford with office move

Nottingham PR agency Press For Attention PR has announced a move to a new base outside of the city in West Bridgford.Set up in 2008 by former business journalist and published author on PR Greg...

Coronavirus: intu warns that it could default on debts unless given more time by lenders

Retail centre operator Intu warns in a statement to the markets that it risks defaulting on its debts unless its lenders give the firm significant breathing space.COVID-19 has affected rental income and intu says that...

Nottingham civil engineering firm adds four members to team

Nottingham-based civil and electrical engineering firm McCann has added four new members to its team as it continues to grow its in-house expertise and diversify its service offering to suit a range of major infrastructure...

Ohannes Burger chooses Nottingham for second UK site

Despite current circumstances surrounding Covid-19, gourmet burger restaurant Ohannes Burger has opened their second UK site at 61 Long Row, Nottingham city centre.The popular franchise, with 16 restaurants across Turkey, opened their first UK branch in...

Acquisition deal for Nottingham’s Uni2 Rent

Student lettings and management company Uni2 Rent has expanded its business with the acquisition of Full House Management, which traded as Nottingham West Lettings, for an undisclosed figure. Through the acquisition, Uni2 Rent – which...

New counselling clinic opens in West Bridgford with NHS in mind

A new counselling business, based in West Bridgford, has launched with a mission to make a difference, as it offers free support to NHS and care workers during the Covid-19 lockdown.Counselling West Bridgford has been...

Online sales soar at Superfi as new Nottingham store announced

Superfi, the HiFi and home cinema specialist with stores in Lincoln and another coming soon to Nottingham, is reporting bumper online sales for its new website as music and film enthusiasts turn to home comforts...

Cath Kidston to close all 60 stores with the loss of 900 jobs

Fashion chain Cath Kidston is to permanently close all 60 of its stores in the UK leading to over 900 job losses.The business has a store at 23 Bridlesmith Gate in Nottingham.The owners of the...

Nottingham business awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Nottingham-based leading independent DMPK provider, XenoGesis, has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade, in recognition of its outstanding year-on-year export growth. XenoGesis is one of only three Nottinghamshire-based companies and 12...

Chancellor expands loan scheme for large businesses

Rishi Sunak unveils the final details of Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme.All viable businesses with a turnover of more than £45m will be able to apply for UK Government-backed support.Firms with a turnover of...

Rushcliffe business owners please contact Borough Council on business support grants

Rushcliffe Borough Council is asking business owners yet to receive a COVID-19 central government grant but unsure if they are eligible for the support to get in touch with the authority.Over 350 businesses are now...