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Interview – Ben Guy, Beacon Asset Finance

Hereford-based specialist agricultural, commercial and environmental finance provider Beacon Asset Finance is poised to open a new office in the East Midlands. We spoke...

Female entrepreneurs contribute £3.5bn to UK economy

Women-led business contributed £3.5 billion to the UK economy and created 77,000 jobs in 2015, according to new research by NatWest. However, despite a strong...

Catapult Ventures sells portfolio business to U.S firm

Leicestershire-based Catapult Ventures has sold its portfolio business Silver Lining Solutions, a provider of employee performance optimisation software, to U.S firm Genesys®. Silver Lining Solutions...

Derbyshire care provider looks to expand with syndicated loan

Derbyshire-headquartered Heathcotes Group, one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing specialist residential care providers for adults with learning disabilities and mental health, has...

Avingtrans continues “buy and build” strategy with £347k deal

Avingtrans PLC, the Sandiacre-based provider of components, systems and services to the energy, medical and traffic management industries, has acquired a majority stake in...

Parliamentary Review slot for Derbyshire broker

Independent financial services broker Midlands Asset Finance has been selected to contribute to the prestigious 2017 Parliamentary Review, representing the finance sector. Director Sue Chapman,...

New report says financial and professional services play “vital” role in...

A new report out today from TheCityUK underlines the role UK-based financial and related professional services play in growing the East Midlands' economy. Of the...

Businesses vote to re-establish St Peters Quarter BID

Businesses in Derby’s St Peters Quarter have voted to re-establish the area as a Business Improvement District (BID). The ballot saw a turnout of 48.4%...

Hinckley & Rugby announces strong year of growth

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has revealed strong growth in its mortgage lending and its savings balances. The 12 months to the end of November...

£9.7m manufacturing support package launched to unlock SME potential

SME manufacturers in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire have been given a major boost this week with news that a new £9.7m business support initiative...
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Revenue up but loss widens for Leicester-based Cloudcall

While revenues are up at Cloudcall, the Leicester business that provides computer telephony integration (CTI), losses before tax have widened, according to the firm's unaudited...

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