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Trent Barton launch brand new buses at Nottingham Castle

Trent Barton are launching over £2 million worth of brand new buses at Nottingham Castle on Tuesday 22 July. They are keen that we make the local business community aware of their continual investment in local transport and would also enjoy welcoming you to the launch at Nottingham Castle at 11am – refreshments will be provided… Read more

Why set up in Nottingham?

Yesterday Simon and I visited Sally Swann at JLT and found out why JLT chose to establish a base in Nottingham. In Sally’s own words… ‘Why set up in Nottingham?‘ was the question repeatedly asked of Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) senior management based in London. ‘Because that is where Sally Swann wants to work!’ was… Read more

The Birchover Residences Nottingham – Free parking

The Birchover Residences Nottingham are delighted to announce that free parking is now included for all stays at their luxury apartment-hotel in the centre of Nottingham. The Residences, which opened in June 2014, are situated above Delilah delicatessen and offer 5 x luxurious 2 bedroom apartments which are ideal for corporate and VIP visitors to… Read more

Congratulations to our Creative Class 2014 – #CC2014

This week we unveiled our Creative Class 2014. Ten firms identified by Nottingham Means Business as leading entreprenurial and innovative businesses and a key driving force behind the growth of the local economy. The event was the third of its kind and was held at the fantastic Nottingham Contemporary. Jonathan English, Managing Director of Skeleton Productions, was… Read more

Supporting the Nottingham Post Corporate Challenge

Nottingham Means Business is delighted to be supporting this year’s Nottingham Post Corporate Challenge, which takes place on Sunday 28 September 2014. The Nottingham Post Corporate Challenge is a great event, but more importantly is an opportunity for businesses to give back to the community we live and work in. To have our new logo… Read more

Expansion and strategic restructure for WCEC Group Ltd

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WCEC Architects are delighted to announce a strategic restructuring of the multi-disciplinary design practice, launching as WCEC Group Ltd with immediate effect. Despite the economic challenges which have heavily affected the Construction sector in the last five years, The WCEC Partnership has enjoyed some tangible growth and success, which makes the Chesterfield based architectural practice… Read more

Skills and employability

Simon Gray

Skills and employability are a hot topic of debate, not only in Nottingham but also across the wider UK. As the economic recovery gathers pace, businesses need to hire additional staff and often find this difficult and frustrating. Having run my own recruitment business for 5 years, I’ve sat between employer and jobseeker on numerous… Read more