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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

Nottingham On The Cusp

Nottingham is on the cusp of something truly transformational. For the past two years, works have been on-site to refurbish Nottingham station – the St Pancras of the Midlands; extend the tram network, improve the ring road, and at long last, dual the country lane that is currently the A453 from the city centre to… Read more

German interest group

As chairman of the German Interest Group, I am delighted to have been asked to write this blog, and look forward to sharing my thoughts and experiences in the coming months. First a little history of the group: Since its inception in 2012, we have grown from a small collection of members with a shared… Read more

Chief Executive’s Blog

Nottingham Mean Business has been six months in the making and we’re finally here. Having come on board as Interim Chief Executive of Invest in Nottingham Club late last year, I worked closely with Jim Taylor to understand the history and to reshape the organisation to deliver a new phase of growth. We were all… Read more