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Nottingham-based pharmacy increases workforce by 40%

Nottingham-based online pharmacy UK Meds has increased its workforce by 40% to cope with the demand for its prescription-only and lifestyle products following the outbreak of coronavirus in the UK. Despite the job uncertainty...

Popular West Bridgford cafe up for sale

The business is being marketed.Popular West Bridgford Cafe, Forde's on Tudor Square is for sale.The guide price on the sales details is around £65,000.The details on Ellis & Ellis site state:This coffee...

Rushcliffe businesses invited to join virtual networking event

Rushcliffe businesses are invited to gather virtually for an online networking event to stay connected and engaged despite COVID-19.The event organised by Rushcliffe Business Partnership will take place on Friday, April 3 from 10...

Auditors warn about financial future of Robin Hood Energy

Independent auditors have raised concerns about whether Robin Hood Energy can continue trading as a going concern.They say despite an additional financial guarantee of £12.5 million from Nottingham City Council, and the suspension of...

Carluccio’s enters administration putting 2,000 jobs at risk

Italian restaurant chain Carluccio's has fallen into administration, citing "challenging trading conditions" made worse by the coronavirus outbreak.Geoff Rowley, partner at joint administrators FRP, said: "We are operating in unprecedented times and the issues currently...

Financial results for Robin Hood Energy show a £23.1m loss

Financial results for Robin Hood Energy, Nottingham City Council’s energy company has posted significant losses, and a review into ‘all options’ for the company is being carried out, it can be revealed.Robin Hood Energy...

Coronavirus business support to launch from today

Businesses will be able to access government support from today (Monday 23 March) to keep operating in the face of the global economic emergency brought on by coronavirus.Details of two new loan schemes are...

Pictures: Stuart Broad converts pub’s ‘Old Village Shop’ dining area to former glory to save jobs at the business

Given the current circumstances facing our whole economy but particularly hospitality, businesses have been forced to show initiative and adapt in order to survive.Stuart Broad's pub in Upper Broughton near Melton Mowbray has decided to...

Carphone Warehouse to close all 531 stores with loss of 2,900 jobs

The company will close its 531 standalone Carphone Warehouse stores in the UK and focus on selling mobile devices and connectivity through its shop-in-shops in 305 big Currys PCWorld stores and online.The business releases this...

West Bridgford Lidl development gets the go-ahead – includes Starbucks drive-thru, three shops and a gym

The plans will bring a Lidl store, gym and retail units.The development includes a 1,950 sq m Lidl store, Starbucks coffee shop with a drive-thru, a 929 sq m gym, three small shops, for...

Mansfield nursery group sold to expanding operator

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, are delighted to announce the recent sale of Smarties Nursery Group, which is located in Mansfield.Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, this group of two settings comprise both a freehold...

intu warns that it could go bust as it reports losses of £2bn for 2019

Intu said there are doubts that it continue as a going concern unless it raises extra funds.Its comments came as the firm - which operates Victoria and Broadmarsh centres in Nottingham - reported a £2bn...

Grade A office space at Nottingham Science Park opens

A Grade A 22,700 sq. ft office space in Nottingham has now reached completion, providing space for growing firms to expand their research and development facilities near like-minded businesses, creating an effective hub of commercial...

West Bridgford Day Nursery sold to operator based in the North West

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has completed on the sale of West Bridgford Day Nursery, a growing day nursery business, to Poppy & Jack’s Group, an expanding nursery operator based in the North...

intu abandons emergency fundraising effort – shares plunge 43% but recover to -20%

Intu Properties, owners of Victoria Centre and part-owner of Broadmarsh in Nottingham, has pulled out of an emergency fundraising effort after saying market conditions had left it unable to raise its minimum target of £1.3bn...

Pictures: Cosmetic Digital open stunning new offices in West Bridgford

Property development consultancy Measures and Company partnered with Nottingham business Cosmetic Digital to support the completion of prestigious, new offices in the heart of West Bridgford.The 2,000 sq. ft. premises are situated at 2...

Chair of Nottingham BID to stand down after 10 years

Jeff Allen, owner of HiFi and home cinema retailer Castle Sound and Vision, has announced that he is to stand down as Chairman of The Nottingham BID (BID) after 10 years of service.Announcing his...

Beeston business may have the answer to Nottingham’s traffic congestion!

Nottingham’s ongoing commuter misery could be a thing of the past with the latest innovation from WAU Motors.The Beeston based start-up, founded in 2017 by Linas Pozerskis, Crystal Drury, and Tony Pun, has been hard...

West Bridgford estate agent closes down after just 18 months

April King on Tudor Square had been open for just 18 months.April King, a legal business branched into property in 2017 before opening the West Bridgford estate agent premises.The firm comprises qualified lawyers and...

Shop front funding transforms look of businesses in Rushcliffe

Businesses across Rushcliffe have transformed their appearance on the high street and made essential improvements to their shop fronts thanks to funding available from Rushcliffe Borough Council.Business owners have received support from the authority’s...

Nottingham business – the UK’s largest supplier of buttons – moves into new HQ after £1m grant

One of Nottingham’s oldest independent family-owned business, Jones & Co, is expanding into new purpose-built premises after receiving a £1 million funding package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.The funding, which forms part of Lloyds Bank’s...

Pictures: West Bridgford business wins Britain’s Asian Wedding Award

West Bridgford firm, Midland Mandaps Ltd, was awarded ‘Mandap Provider of the Year 2020’ at (12th February) prestigious awards ceremony at the Piccadilly Mercure Hotel in Manchester. This is the second time the Nottingham wedding...

Savills Nottingham residential team expands with new director

Ian Marriott has joined Savills Nottingham as joint head of residential, responsible for properties in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire.It’s a patch he knows well - he brings with him some 30 years’ experience of the...

Nottingham tram network first in UK to receive international standard

Nottingham’s tram network has become the UK’s first light rail system to receive a prestigious international standard.As a result of a two-year investment programme, NET operator, Nottingham Trams Limited, has secured the key ISO 55001:2014...

Nottingham law firm fortifies licensing team

Fraser Brown Solicitors has strengthened its licensing team with the promotion of Jo Soar to head of licensing and the addition of licensing executive, Lesleyann Harper. With over 30 years’ experience in licensing across public...

Octavian targets growth through acquisitions

Octavian, the Nottingham-based multi-services provider, is targeting growth in 2020 as the company embarks on an acquisition trail.The company, which provides manned guarding, risk management, facilities management and training services, is looking to augment its...

Junkyard Bar & Kitchen to close West Bridgford business this week

Junkyard Bar & Kitchen in Lady Bay will close for good this week.The premises was re-launched by the owners of Nottingham city centre's Herbert Kilpin last year, and was formerly Holy Calzone - operated...

Nottingham 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.Established in 2013, the national agency...

West Bridgford business which helps female entrepreneurs moves in to new office

A successful first year in business and ambitious future plans has led two West Bridgford women to open the doors to brand-new office space.Co-Founders Claire Dunn and Sarah King set up Work.by Design with the...

New appointments to drive growth for Nottingham’s RHCV

As part of its business growth plans, Nottingham-based Renault Trucks Dealer, RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has strategically strengthened its senior leadership team with three key appointments. With its head office based at Blenheim Industrial Estate...