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Government considers old tyre ban as a step towards road safety

New laws banning older tyres on large vehicles to improve road safety could be introduced later this year. Tyres aged 10 years and older would...

CMA to investigate the award of the East Midlands rail franchise

The CMA is investigating the award of the East Midlands rail franchise to Abellio East Midlands Limited. A statement from CMA reads: "The Competition and...

Property

Go ahead for 267 new apartments in Leicester

Plans from West London Properties and Delph Property Group for 267 PRS apartments at Sandacre Street in Leicester have been approved by the City...

Finance

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Sports Direct’s offer for GAME moves a step closer to fruition

Sports Direct's £51.88 million offer for GAME has progressed after the gaming retailer's board said it would recommend it for approval. Sports Direct has been...

Brown Shipley to acquire Cambridge wealth manager

Brown Shipley - experts in wealth planning, investment management and lending, with an office in Nottingham - has agreed to acquire NW Brown & Co Limited, a wealth...
payments

Firms must declare payment practices in annual reports as late payment rules come into...

Company boards will now be held accountable for payment practices to small businesses within their companies in a drive to increase transparency and accountability...

British Business Bank’s Start Up Loans programme lends £26m to East Midlands firms

The British Business Bank’s Start Up Loans programme has lent £500 million to UK small businesses since it was set up in 2012, according...

Manufacturing

Lincolnshire manufacturer starts work on new production facility

Tong Engineering, the manufacturers of vegetable grading and handling equipment, has started work on a brand-new production facility in Lincolnshire. The new factory is being...

Manufacturers frustrated as Brexit delays development of Government’s Industrial Strategy

UK manufacturers are frustrated with Brexit delaying the development of the Government’s Industrial Strategy. Three quarters (74%) of manufacturers do not think enough progress has...

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Housebuilders take to the road for charity cycle ride

Staff from a Lincolnshire-based housebuilder will swap their hard hats for cycle helmets on Thursday (June 27) as they tackle a tough charity cycle...

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Taylor Bloxham Group appoints new CEO to drive integrated service offering

An East Midlands business with an 80 year history has appointed a new Chief Executive with immediate effect. Marketing communications and printing company the Taylor...