Gaming company acquires Newark counterpart

Leeds-headquartered Dransfield Novelty Company Limited have acquired the entire issued share capital of Gameco Holdings Limited, owners of Reflex Gaming, for an undisclosed sum. The...

Funding boost helping Dronfield fire safety specialist boost turnover

A fire alarm and security specialist in Derbyshire is on track to boost its turnover by 50% this year after securing a £150,000 loan. The...

FSB says cash is a vital backup if digital systems fail

Responding to new research from Which?, revealing that seven million consumers have been left unable to use payment cards due to system failures over...

Losses expected at Pendragon

Nottingham-based Pendragon has said that as a result of a challenging market, with a decline in new car registrations, and internal operational challenges, it...

Social media boosts leisure spending as consumers seek new experiences

The first quarter of 2019 saw leisure spending off to a good start, up two percentage points from Q1 2018, according to Deloitte’s latest...

Job-hopping costs the UK economy £71bn a year

Job-hopping costs the UK economy £71.6 billion a year, says an online employee referral recruitment platform based on figures from the ONS and research...

Confidence dips in world economy, but global CEOs say they’ll back...

Confidence in the global economy has fallen sharply among the leaders of Britain’s biggest businesses, according to a new survey from KPMG. The 2019 KPMG...

Sales pass £1bn for first time at Motorpoint

Revenue has increased by 6.8% at Derby-based vehicle retailer Motorpoint Group PLC, reaching £1,058.7m (FY18: £991.2m). The news comes with the retailer's release of its...

Leicestershire event production specialist secures £460k funding package

Premier UK Events Ltd, an event production specialist based in Thurmaston, Leicestershire, has secured a £460,000 funding package from Santander Business Banking to purchase...

East Midlands piling contractor enters administration

Derby-based UK Piling Specialists, the piling contractor, has entered administration. A statement on the firms' website confirms: "Dean Anthony Nelson and Nicholas Charles Osborn Lee...

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Derby mortgage broker swoops for Scottish firm in £16.5m deal

Derby-based Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) has agreed to acquire 80 per cent of the entire issued share capital of First Mortgage Direct for £16.5m,...