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UK set to miss R&D investment target by £19bn in 2027

Turbo charging the current research and development (R&D) tax credit could help the UK meet its investment target, according to a new report by...

South Kesteven visitor economy gets boost

According to new figures, South Kesteven attracted 3.38 million visitors in 2018, up three per cent on the 2016 figure of 3.282 million. The...

Property

Planning application submitted for Adrenaline World in Chesterfield

A planning application has been submitted to Chesterfield Borough Council to build Adrenaline World, the latest venture by David Lloyd. Adrenaline World will be built...

Finance

Derby vehicle repairs firm sold out of Administration

The future of Elite Auto Centres (Derby) Limited has been secured, having been sold in a pre-packaged deal after entering Administration, with the business...

Female tech team secure £950k investment for rebate and pricing platform

Two female tech entrepreneurs who have developed the UK’s first software as a service (SaaS) platform to help companies manage rebate and pricing schemes...

Nottingham firm’s X-ray drug detection tech wins White House funding

Scanning technology to detect drugs in international mail is being developed by a Nottingham-based technology company to tackle the distribution of narcotics in the...

Northamptonshire construction materials testing specialist snapped up

CET UK has completed the acquisition of the Esseltest Ltd, a construction materials testing specialist based in the Midlands, with the support of Palatine...

Manufacturing

Manufacturing output stabilises, finds CBI

After a drop in July, manufacturing has established in the three months to August, the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey has revealed. The survey...

Public demand for ‘plastic-free’ drives growth for Loughborough brush maker

Increasing public demand for plastic-free products is supporting the growth of Loughborough-based brushware manufacturer Charles Bentley & Son. The 159-year-old company has achieved 5% growth...

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Derbyshire Dales opts for D2N2 LEP

Derbyshire Dales District Council is to become a member of Derby Derbyshire Nottingham Nottinghamshire (D2N2) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) with immediate effect and end...

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Double director appointment boosts growth for booming logistics firm

A national supply chain solutions firm based in Northamptonshire has recently appointed two new non-executive directors to its Board, bolstering its strategy team as...