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CMA raises concerns over awarding of East Midlands Railway franchise to...

Abellio's accepted bid to become the operator of the East Midlands Railway franchise has hit a road block. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has...

Derbyshire logistics business acquires minority stake in Bow Distribution and Warehousing...

The Silver X Group has acquired a minority stake in Bow Distribution and Warehousing Limited – the 21 year old established pallet distribution and...

Property

8-storey Agard Street student accommodation building gets the go-ahead

Plans to develop an eight-storey state-of-the-art student accommodation scheme in Derby were approved by Derby City Council yesterday (18 July). The site located on Agard...

Finance

LEP looking for major projects in need of funding

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership is calling on businesses and organisations to submit funding bids of £250,000 or more to support their major...

“Customer uncertainty” continues for Van Elle

A profit warning has been issued by Van Elle, the Nottinghamshire-based ground engineering contractor in a trading update ahead of the announcement of its results...
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Government says it’ll take away contracts if suppliers aren’t paid on time

Public sector organisations such as schools, hospitals and government departments have been reminded of the need to pay their suppliers on time and set...
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Ideagen celebrates decade of successive growth

Ideagen has achieved "a decade of successive growth" following the publication of its unaudited end of year results for the year ended 30th April 2019. The...

Manufacturing

Rolls-Royce to develop hypersonic technology with UK MOD

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems for increased aircraft performance and capability. The MOD’ procurement arm, Defence Equipment and Support,...

Cleveland firm acquires Nottingham manufacturer

Brennan Industries Inc. has acquired Miric Engineering, a Hucknall-based manufacturer of standard and special fittings & adapters for the material handling industry, tube manipulators,...

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Crowdfund success for work experience scheme

Following a month long crowdfunder campaign, Collaborative Future has secured its target to launch an innovative work experience scheme from Nottingham’s contemporary coworking space,...

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First female ambassadors for Silverstone Technology Cluster

Silverstone Technology Cluster in Northamptonshire have appointed its first female ambassadors in Christiana Pace and Julia Muir. In 2018, Ms Pace founded Enovation Consulting, which...