Thursday, August 13, 2020

General News

Northants HR firm launches new health, safety & environment division

A Northamptonshire based HR consultancy firm is launching a new Health, Safety and Environment division. HR Solutions operates in a variety of industries and has...

Property

Nottinghamshire housebuilder nominated for Building Excellence award

Rippon Homes’ Wellow Gardens development in Ollerton has been shortlisted for the East Midlands Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards 2020. The exclusive...

Sale at well-established Notts industrial park a ‘win-win’

Oriental food wholesaler Asiana has sold its warehouse HQ building at a well-established Nottingham industrial park for £2.2 million following a business restructure. The 38,000...

Construction ‘well underway’ on new Mansfield supermarket

Construction on a new 23,000 sq ft Lidl store in Mansfield is on track to complete later this autumn, according to property and investment...

Green light for upgrade to industrial development as Northampton set for jobs boost

Real estate investor and developer, Firethorn Trust acquired the 37-acre site from Travis Perkins in November 2019 and, working with specialist industrial architects, UMC...

Expectations sky-high for £34 Million Amber Valley Development

A Nottingham property developer has begun work on a 148-home development in the grounds of the former Stephensons factory in the Amber Valley district...

Works set to commence in August for redevelopment of Skegness Industrial Estate

Midlands-contractor G F Tomlinson is due to start highway infrastructure works this August as part of the £2.4million re-development of a mixed-use business park site in...

Finance

Bombardier acquisition gets green light

Bombardier's deal with French company Alstom has received the green light. Valued at more than six billion euros, the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom...

Manufacturing

£12m for high-tech food manufacturing campus creating 4,500 jobs

The Government has agreed to provide £12m in funding to help launch a revolutionary high-tech food manufacturing campus in Derby, which will create up...

Virgin Galactic signs Memorandum of Understanding with Rolls-Royce for high speed aircraft

Virgin Galactic, a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, which includes its manufacturer of advanced air and space vehicles, The Spaceship Company, has...

SME manufacturing activity falls at record pace

SME manufacturing output volumes fell at the fastest rate on record (since October 1988), according to the latest quarterly CBI SME Trends Survey. The survey...

Acres Engineering invests in safety with new equipment

Derby’s Acres Engineering has invested a 5-figure sum to replace its extraction equipment as it gears up for what it hopes will be a...

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Prioritise jobs, training for young to drive UK-wide recovery – CBI

The CBI has laid out a health-first recovery plan that it said would help secure a jobs-rich, fair and sustainable future for the UK...

Covid-19 and business owners – guidance on Job Retention Scheme

All UK businesses will be able to apply for assistance to support paying part of their employees’ salary for those employees that would have...

APPOINTMENTS

New head of customer service for William Davis Homes

Loughborough-based housebuilder, William Davis Homes, has appointed Tracey Selby in the newly created role of head of customer service. Tracey, whose professional background has always...

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Derby IT apprentice nominated for top housing award

An IT apprentice who helped make sure staff at a Derby-based housing trust had the technology required to work from home during lockdown has...

Time Out: Glynis Wright, founder of Glynis Wright & Co Family Solicitors and Mediators

The weekend is almost upon us and that means it’s time for some quick fire questions. This ‘Time Out’ features Glynis Wright, founder of...

Virtual business scene – RSViP Business Bounce Back: ‘Conversations & Come Back Strategies’

In July, RSViP held it's Business Bounce Back: 'Conversations & Come Back Strategies' event online. Hosted by Fiona Duncan-Steer, founder of RSViP, and brand strategist...