Fosse park £155m extension suffers setback as Debenhams cancels anchor store

Troubled department store chain Debenhams has cancelled plans to build a new anchor store at Fosse Park in Leicester, according to reports in Leicestershire Live. The...

Furniture Barn calls in administrators

Market Harborough-based furniture and home accessories firm The Furniture Barn has slipped into administration. Nigel Hamilton-Smith and Geoff Rowley of FRP Advisory were appointed as...

Sweet smell of success as Leicester SME signs global Emirates deal

A Leicester-headquartered firm has just signed a breakthrough deal with Emirates which will mean passengers can enjoy a new level of luxury in an...

Meggitt swoops for rival in £129m deal

Meggitt, the firm which manufactures aerospace engine components in Shepshed, has agreed to buy the composites business of south-west rival Cobham for £129m. The businesses...

University of Leicester to create National Space Park

As part of a plan to to create a university that represents a ‘distinctive elite’ in the higher education sector, the University of Leicester...

Grads4Nottm scheme set to return

A popular graduate scheme is returning to Nottingham to help employers and students forge long-lasting ties. Now in its third year, the Grads4Nottm scheme –...

Erewash Business Centre opens

A new business centre in Ilkeston town centre has been officially opened. Erewash Business Centre, in The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, was opened...

Gala Coral sells bingo halls for £241m

Gala Coral, the Nottingham-based betting and gaming company, has sold its Gala Bingo division to Caledonia Investments for £241 in a move that paves...

Lincolnshire awarded £93.8m funding pot

Greater Lincolnshire has been awarded £93.1m of European money to help create jobs and boost skills.

Hilco Capital takes a shine to Chapelle Jewellery

Nottingham-based specialist designer outlet jewellery chain Chapelle Jewellery has been sold to investment firm and owner of the HMV entertainment retail group, Hilco Capital. Chapelle...

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Notts software firm makes “limited” redundancies and salary freezes

In response to COVID-19, Ideagen, the supplier of Integrated Risk Management software, has taken "pragmatic measures to ensure that its cost base is aligned...

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