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Nottinghamshire head-quartered healthcare company expands operations amid challenging year

Despite a backdrop of mass redundancies and the UK entering its worst recession in years, a business from Nottinghamshire has pivoted its operations - ending 2020 with a bolstered team, larger premises and new and...

Political and business leaders call on government to spurn HS2 ‘station on the cheap’ and commit to levelling-up East Midlands

Political and business leaders from across the East Midlands have reacted angrily to proposals suggesting the region’s HS2 connection to Birmingham and the North could be drastically scaled back.The National Infrastructure Commission’s Rail Needs Assessment...

Unemployment in East Midlands is 5.3% new figures reveal – higher than national average

New figures published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the UK unemployment rate has risen to 4.9% nationally.The figure for August to October is up from 4.8% in the three months to...

Gusto officially announces closure of West Bridgford restaurant

Gusto West Bridgford will not reopen after lockdown.In a statement the business said:'It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the permanent closure of our restaurant in West Bridgford.'This is not a decision that...

Nottingham: Business chamber chief comments on Debenhams and Arcadia collapse

East Midlands Chamber Chief Executive Scott Knowles comments on Arcadia and Debenhams collapse. Responding to the confirmed collapse of Arcadia into administration and reports that Debenhams will soon follow – putting a combined 25,000 jobs...

Horton’s Estate Ltd secures 10-year letting at Nottingham’s Interchange 25 Business Park

Hortons’ Estate Ltd has concluded a deal with one of the UK’s largest providers of IVF on a ten-year lease extension at Interchange 25 Business Park.The independent property company has reached agreement with The Fertility...

‘Christmas cancelled’ for East Midlands hospitality businesses, says Chamber chief

The Government has confirmed Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire will be placed into Tier 3 restrictions from Wednesday 3 December following the end of national lockdown.Responding to today’s (26 November) announcement, Scott Knowles, chief executive of...

Retailers and food outlets confirm openings at new Nottingham retail park

Lidl has already opened at the site.FHP Property Consultants who acquired the old Beechdale Baths site from Nottingham City Council for Lidl have confirmed that Lidl, Costa Coffee Drive-thru and Treetops are now open...

West Bridgford business awarded certification for information security

West Bridgford-based Intoware, a leading provider of workflow automation solutions for utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing industries is pleased to announce that it has received ISO27001 certification for information security management. ISO27001 is an international...

The business grant scheme is now open for Nottingham City-based businesses – how to apply

Nottingham City Council has opened applications for financial support for businesses affected by the tiered lockdown system and national lockdown.The grants, launched by Government along with the tiered system of restrictions across the country,...

The Nottingham’s West Bridgford branch set to close for modernisation

The Nottingham will close its doors in West Bridgford on Friday (6 November) – but only for two weeks as it undergoes a state-of-the-art refit.   Its branch on Central Avenue will reopen on Friday 20 November...

East Midlands Chamber comments on national lockdown announcement

East Midlands Chamber chief executive Scott Knowles reacts following the announcement of a national lockdown. Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement of a national lockdown, East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) chief executive Scott Knowles said:...

Furlough Scheme extended and more economic support measures

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended for a month with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked and Further Economic Support announced.eople and businesses across the UK are being...

Tier 3: Nottinghamshire business support funding ‘proportionate to other Very High regions’ but not clarified yet

Business and employees won't be clear on what Government support will look like yet as the county moves to Tier 3 Very High restrictions on Friday 30 October.A spokesperson for the Department of Health...

Tier 3 Nottinghamshire: Why restrictions have increased to Very High – see case rate data

In Nottinghamshire, infection rates are among the highest in the country and continue to rise rapidly.The weekly case rate stands at 364 people per 100,000 in Nottinghamshire County, and is 239 per 100,000 in those...

British Sugar HQ wins best corporate office at the BCO Awards

CPMG Architechts is celebrating success after its designs for British Sugar’s head office scooped the title of Corporate Office of the Year at the British Council for Offices (BCO) Midlands and Central England Awards last week. The building, which was...

National engineering consultancy unveils new Nottingham HQ

Engineering consultancy Dice has unveiled a new Nottingham city centre office to accommodate its growing East Midlands-based team.Located on the Third Floor at The Courtyard on St Marys Gate, the new 1,696 sq. ft. workspace – which...

Nottingham coffee shop Kigali signs lease extension for Stoney Street premises

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have negotiated a lease renewal on a prime Nottingham retail unit that has seen a popular coffee shop commit to the city centre for another five years.Kigali Coffee, previously...

Ruth Edwards MP cuts the ribbon at new West Bridgford home care service

Carefound Home Care opens its West Bridgford office. Carefound Home Care provides a highly personalised home care service based around being locally managed and their new West Bridgford office provides hourly visiting care in West...

Nottingham-based global software firm creates 150 local jobs

Nottingham-based global supplier and developer of software products, Ideagen Plc, has announced it is to create 150 jobs over the next 12-18 months.Ideagen develops software solutions to help businesses operating in highly regulated markets meet...

Brand New Luxury Spa opens in West Bridgford

This month, luxury skincare store and spa, Soothe, opened its new premises in West Bridgford. Soothe Luxury Skincare and Spa is an ambitious new skincare store and luxury treatment centre.Located on Melton Road, West Bridgford, Soothe’s...

Nottingham bus chief retires after 27 years at the wheel

Mark Fowles joined the bus industry in 1984, on the National Bus Company’s senior management training scheme where he held various management roles. He left in June 1994 to become deputy MD at NCT, appointed to...

Keyworth lipreading expert launches brand new business

A Keyworth woman who’s had hearing loss her whole life is on a mission to help others – as Nottinghamshire’s only qualified and practising lipreading tutor.Helen Barrow, from Keyworth, has set up her business Lipreading.me.uk,...

New one-to-one and online Yoga classes launch in Nottinghamshire

A Nottinghamshire-based yoga instructor specialising in Ashtanga Yoga has launched new online classes via Zoom.A Nottingham woman has launched brand new Yoga lessons available online.The 60-minute online class, Vinyasa Flow is designed for beginners.All...

Job Support Scheme: What businesses and employees need to know

Job Support Scheme: What businesses and employees need to know - Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a new Job Support Scheme, which will replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) when it ends on 31...

John Lewis posts six-month loss of £55m

In the first six months of this year, the Partnership made a loss of £55m, about the same as this time last year, a creditable performance in the circumstances and ahead of expectations in our...

Midland Main Line electrification work must start now, says East Midlands Chamber after Network Rail report

The time has come for the Government to finally deliver on electrifying the entire Midland Main Line after a Network Rail report featured the scheme in a wider clean transport vision, says East Midlands Chamber.The...

Ruth Edwards MP announces winner of Rushcliffe Best Local Shop Award 2020

Ruth Edwards today announced the winner of her first annual Best Local Shop Award, giving people across Rushcliffe the chance to vote for their favourite local shops and highlighting their important role in communities across...

Experienced well-regarded property sales expert joins FHP Living

Steven Gray has 20 years’ experience in the residential market within Nottingham and is well renowned for his knowledge and experience within the West Bridgford and South of the River locations within the city having worked with...