Liam Fox announces ‘gamechanger’ financial support package for UK SME exporters

Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, has revealed major steps that will unlock finance for SMEs exporting to emerging markets. A new...

The RU Group pass £500 million 

The RU Group, a Nottingham headquartered group of financial services companies, has announced that it has surpassed half a billion pounds of assets under...

American counterpart swoops on Lincolnshire floral business in multi-million deal

Interflora UK -the Lincolnshire based floral services and products firm - has been acquired by its American counterpart, Teleflora, for $59.5 million. Jeff Bennett president of...

Leicestershire insurance broker acquired by rival

Leicestershire insurance broker, Hobbs Associates, has been acquired by Tasker Insurance Group, for an undisclosed sum. Hobbs specialises in technology and life sciences and extends Taskers...

LLEP Launches £13m Funding Opportunities

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) is to release its final European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) calls. These are likely to be the...

Private sector activity stagnates

Economic activity in the private sector was broadly unchanged in the quarter to May, marking the seventh consecutive rolling quarter of flat or falling...

Private equity firm exits Nottingham renewables company

Private equity firm Foresight Group has exited Nottingham-based, Mercia Power Response (MPR) after some four years. MPR is a developer and manager of peaking...

£11.5m acquisition by Derby care firm

Totally - the Derby based out-of-hospital services to the healthcare sector - has confirmed it has conditionally agreed to acquire Greenbrook Healthcare, a leading...

Leicester law firm advises on Balkan investment

Leicester based specialist commercial law firm, BHW Solicitors, has advised AIM listed Beowulf Mining plc, on its investment in Vardar Minerals. Beowulf acquired a 14.1%...

HMRC targets restaurants and takeaways as financial stress makes tax evasion...

HMRC is continuing its campaign of targeting restaurants and takeaways as financial stress makes tax evasion more tempting for smaller operators in the sector,...

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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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