Tuesday, November 24, 2020

General News

Loughborough awarded £1m to research plastic packaging alternatives

Loughborough University has been awarded around £1m to help tackle waste plastic in the UK. The Perpetual Plastic for Food to Go project (PPFTG) will develop, prototype,...

Property

Four national businesses sign up to £30m mixed-use scheme in Nottingham

Four nationwide operators have signed contracts to open new premises at a £30 million mixed-use scheme in Nottingham. Gedling Borough Council has granted planning permission...

10,000 sq ft office development takes step forward in Castle Donington

Clowes Developments’ Paul Shanley has achieved a detailed planning consent for a 10,000 sq ft two storey office block at EMDC, Castle Donington. The build...

Global insurance data and technology business moves into new Nottingham home

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a provider of data, analytics and technology to insurance providers in the UK and Ireland, has moved into the newly regenerated...

Size of Island Quarter scheme sees Conygar consider funding options

Conygar, which is behind the redevelopment of Nottingham's Island Quarter, has said it will need to seek either debt funding, joint venture partners, or...

Lincoln PPE business invests £500k in new warehouse

A family-run PPE business has invested almost £500,000 into a new warehouse facility in Caistor as the company expands to meet rising demand for...

Old Beechdale Baths site transformed as new Lidl opens

FHP Property Consultants which acquired the old Beechdale Baths site from Nottingham City Council for Lidl a couple of years ago have confirmed that...

Finance

Banks appointed to lead Dr Martens IPO say reports

The owner of Dr Martens, Permira, has reportedly chosen Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to lead the Northamptonshire company's IPO next year. Reports from Sky...

Manufacturing

Manufacturing demand slumps as activity remains weak

Manufacturing output volumes in the three months to November fell at their slowest pace since September 2019, but the pipeline for activity – including...

Manufacturers looking to ‘reshore’ activity to UK against a backdrop of COVID-19 caution

A significant proportion of manufacturers are looking to ‘reshore’ activity to the UK against a backdrop of COVID-19 uncertainty and a shift in investor...

UK manufacturing put centre stage as political heavy hitters join the new Advisory Board of the Institute for Prosperity

A cross-party group of political heavyweights have joined forces to campaign for a new, manufacturing-led economic agenda that supports left-behind regions across the UK. Described...

£1m tax break extended to stimulate investment in UK manufacturing

A £1 million tax break to stimulate investment in UK manufacturing, to support business confidence, is to be extended, HM Treasury has announced. Businesses, including...

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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

Breedon appoints CFO designate

Breedon, the Leicestershire-based construction materials group, has appointed James Brotherton to the executive management team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) designate. James was CFO of...

OUT OF OFFICE

A very unconventional Christmas gift list, but perhaps right for the moment: by James Pinchbeck of Streets Chartered Accountants

James Pinchbeck, Partner at Streets Chartered Accountants, presents gift ideas for business people and employees in the post-Covid world. With Christmas seemingly the only certainty...

Newark secures funding for four-year High Street Heritage Action Zone project

Newark has been awarded funding of £275,000 from Historic England for its High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) programme to restore and unlock its...

Nottingham Business School to deliver Carbon Literacy Training to students from across the globe

Nottingham Business School (NBS) is to deliver its Carbon Literacy Training to students from across the world as it joins the Global University Climate...

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