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Universities launch £7.1m programme to enhance productivity for local businesses

Small businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire will be able to access free productivity support as a result of a new £7.1m programme being run by three local universities. ‘Productivity Through Innovation’ is a three-year collaborative programme involving the University of Derby, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham, which will provide support to 181… Read more

£1m hub to create more construction jobs opens in Nottingham

A project aimed at getting more people into construction training and jobs in Nottingham has launched. Last year the Government awarded £1million in funding to partners in Nottingham to launch construction academies with Nottingham College. Partners from Nottingham College, Nottingham City Council, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham Jobs, Nottingham Futures, Wates Construction and the Woodhead Group… Read more

Impression wins big on European stage

Nottingham based agency Impression has been crowned the winner of two categories of the European Search Awards 2019, proving once again that Nottingham’s digital industry is thriving on the international stage. The awards, which showcase excellence in the digital marketing industry, were announced on Thursday at a black tie event in Budapest, Hungary. Shortlisted agencies… Read more

20 YEARS OF SUCCESS FOR NOTTS-BASED WEALTH MANAGEMENT BUSINESS

A Nottingham-based financial services company has marked two decades of successful trading with a celebration evening and dinner. Since it was founded in 1999, Ryley Wealth Management has built an extensive portfolio ranging from private clients and SMEs, through to large multinational businesses. The team, which specialises in providing high-quality personal advice on wealth management,… Read more

Major city centre offices approved

Approval has been granted to build a seven-storey commercial office building in Nottingham city centre which would have space for 1,150 employees. Designed by Franklin Ellis Architects, the scheme will be constructed on land in Arkwright Street after the city council gave the project the green light on Wednesday 19 June. A total of 124,000… Read more

Invest in Nottingham supported the creation of over 1000 jobs in Nottinghamshire in 2018

Invest in Nottingham, the organisation charged with growing the local economy through encouraging inward investment, were instrumental in attracting businesses to the region in 2018, helping to create over 1000 jobs in Nottinghamshire. In recent months, Invest in Nottingham has supported the expansion and relocation of 18 companies to the Nottingham city region, including global… Read more

Nottingham Forest launch new educational campaign

Nottingham Forest are delighted to announce that they will launch a major schools-based initiative which uses the 40th anniversary of winning the European Cup to inspire a new generation in the city. The project ‘Dream Big’ is an educational workshop designed to help the children of Nottingham to realise their potential and help encourage literacy learning across the… Read more

4,000 jobs a step closer as scheme reaches milestone

Development at a scheme in Nottingham which will create 4,000 jobs has reached a significant milestone. 100m-tall cranes are now on site at Unity Square, where work to complete HMRC’s 13th regional centre is now well under way, with the development’s 100-metre-tall cranes now in operation. “A lot has been achieved in a short amount… Read more