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PKF INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES NEW UK MEMBER FIRM

PKF International, the Global Accounting Network, has further strengthened its UK and Ireland presence by welcoming Midlands-based Smith Cooper into its ranks. Smith Cooper, now rebranded to PKF Smith Cooper, is one of the Midlands’ leading independent firms of accountants and business advisors, with over 250 team members. The collaboration – effective from 1 September… Read more

World-class team appointed to the revisioning of one of the most significant development spaces in the UK

Nottingham City Council and the Greater Broad Marsh Advisory Group have recently announced that Heatherwick Studio, led by the renowned and highly acclaimed British designer Thomas Heatherwick, and Stories, a leading socially responsible development company, have been commissioned to create a new vision for Nottingham City Centre site. Both Stories and Heatherwick Studio will work with the Greater… Read more

The Midlands is the fastest growing regional economy outside London and the South East according to Beauhurst’s MICRA report

Recently we have seen some interesting, positive and buoying reports relating to pretty decent economic activity in the East Midlands and particularly Nottingham. EY’s 2021 UK Attractiveness Survey showed that Nottingham successfully landed 10 Foreign Direct Investment projects against a 10 year average of 4. We have seen in Beauhurst’s MICRA report that the Midlands… Read more

Domestic & General’s flagship operations hub

11 Station Street in Nottingham will be home to Domestic & General’s flagship operations hub, opening in Autumn 2022. Their new plans will unlock around £50m of direct investment for Nottingham and reaffirms their longstanding commitment to the city. The modern office is being designed to enable hybrid ways of working with sustainability in mind.… Read more

A note from Invest in Nottingham

Most members of Nottingham Partners will know that we all collaborate with the shared aim of attracting jobs, businesses and investment to the Nottingham area, working hand in hand with the Invest in Nottingham team. But in case the work of the Invest in Nottingham team is new to you, this is a very brief… Read more

Nottingham leads the way for foreign investment in East Midlands

The East Midlands recorded a “resilient” year for inbound Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2020, outperforming the overall UK and European outcomes and delivering a strong performance against the backdrop of the global pandemic, according to the EY 2021 UK Attractiveness Survey which launched today (Monday 7 June). The region registered 38 overseas-backed projects in… Read more