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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...

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...

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...

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...