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Post-Brexit £1.7bn boost spells vast opportunity for business

British businesses are planning a £1.7bn investment boost over the next two years as Brexit uncertainty ends.

According to the recent Together survey, more than a quarter (27%) of owners and senior executives at SMEs – the equivalent of 1.6 million businesses – plan to move premises ...

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HMP Brockhill in Redditch to close as part of prison cuts

A prison in Worcestershire is to close down within months under a multi-million pound savings plan by the Ministry of Justice.

Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has announced that HMP Brockhill, a male category C prison in Redditch, will be shut in September along with HMP Latchmere House, ...

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Business leaders from across region demand Chancellor's March Budget is a 'budget for the north'

The chairs of the 11 local enterprise partnerships across the North of England have called on the Government’s March budget to represent a “budget for the north”.

The group, formally known as the Northern Powerhouse 11 (NP11), met with government ministers and northern MPs in ...

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North East missing out on UK jobs boom, report suggests

The North East has lost out in the UK’s jobs miracle, getting just 1% of new posts created, a report suggests.

The study by the IPPR North think tank has called on the Government to do more to match its rhetoric on ‘levelling up’ areas of the country outside London.

The report ...

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The inspirational story behind Indian chain Mowgli's CEO and founder Nisha Katona

Six years ago, Nisha Katona launched her restaurant Mowgli in Liverpool, a business that would soon become one of the UK's most successful Indian food concepts.

But what fewer people may be aware of is the incredible life story of the West Lancashire-born ...

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Midland aerospace firm relocates following multi-million pound investment

A growing Midland aerospace firm has relocated its operations from Coventry to Warwick.

Formerly based at the Alvis Industrial Estate at Coventry Airport, CFS Aeroproducts has moved its facility to Warwick following a seven-figure investment

CFS Aero is the authorised distributor of ...

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Mortgage giant opens new learning and development centre in Derby

A national mortgage broker headquarted in Derby has opened a new learning and development in the city to help keep up with the growing number of people looking to pursue a career in the financial services industry.

Mortgage Advice Bureau has created the new facility in a building not far ...

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More details revealed about Triumph's decision to stop mass producing its bikes in the UK

Triumph Motorcycles has given more details of why it will no longer mass produce its bikes in Britain.

Chief commercial officer Paul Stroud said the £530 million turnover business expected to see a huge growth in sales across Asia and China in the next few years - making Thailand the ...

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How this East Midlands salon chain has remained a cut above the rest for 100 years

This year, KH Hair Group, is celebrating 100 years of history. It all began with a single salon in Long Eaton - but today, the firm has a presence across the East Midlands employing 300 staff. Robin Johnson finds out how this firm has managed to remain a cut above the rest.

One hundred ...

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Team Lincolnshire hoping to strike deals at MIPIM in 2020

Business leaders from Lincolnshire will be promoting investment opportunities at the annual MIPIM property conference in the south of France next month.

A Team Lincolnshire delegation will be flying the flag next month, made up of more than 20 sponsors from across Greater Lincolnshire’s ...

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Brewer and pub firm finally starts work on long-awaited micropub at former NatWest bank

An independent brewer and pub company in Derby has finally started work on creating its first micropub inside a former bank.

Back in October, Derby Brewing Company announced it was about to start converting the ex-NatWest bank branch at Mickleover into a micropub, which will be called The ...

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Why teaming up with Derby telephone handling service proved right call for city law firm

A Derby law firm has reported an upturn in business after teaming up with a call handling service in the city.

After just a month of turning to the Oberoi Business Hub to handling its calls, Timms Solicitors, which has offices in Derby, Burton, Ashby and Swadlincote, has said it has seen a ...

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Independent retailer, who pleaded with people to support high street shops, closes for good

An independent retailer who pleaded with people to support high street shops has decided enough is enough.

Tim Hudson had tried for months to keep his cycle shop going in the face of mounting pressure from online competition and changing shopping habits.

BusinessLive reported his ...

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Construction underway at landmark £23m INEOS site

Construction of a four storey office is now well underway for chemical giant INEOS at its landmark site in Runcorn.

North west-based BAM Construction has been appointed to the scheme having previously built both the new headquarters for INEOS in Grangemouth, and an advanced manufacturing ...

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