Member News

Fit-out specialist adds new workspace designer to growing team
Butler & Willow has appointed another impressive workspace designer by the name of Catherine Lee to its team. Catherine said: “I’m so excited to be starting my new role at Butler & Willow where I can utilise my creativity to design innovative and inspiring workspaces.
Inaugural Harvest Festival raises over £1,000 for charity
Ivy House Environmental has hosted its first ever Harvest Festival. The well-attended afternoon saw people come together to network, enjoy quality food and drink, take part in numerous activities and – importantly – raise money for a worthy cause in the form of the Titan Trust; a local charity which provides invaluable recreational opportunities and facilities to underprivileged children – facilitated through using the power of sport.
randd uk raises money for charity for its ten-year anniversary
randd uk is celebrating its ten-year anniversary through fundraising for local charity, The Faith, Hope & Enterprise, as well as the Mayor of Derby’s charities.
Woodhead Group wins employer award from Learning Unlimited
Nottinghamshire construction and development company, Woodhead Group, has scooped Learning Unlimited’s Employer of the Month award for its commitment to supporting young talent.

News in Brief

Party Save Smile offers tips for running a spook-tacular Halloween party
Esendex to host the GSMA at its London A2P Messaging Lab
Shoe Aid has sent 500,000 shoes to disaster zones across the world
Fudge Glorious Fudge travels the region’s food markets
ITS College to open a larger centre in Mansfield for its training and workforce development services
English Language Training a great success at The White Company

Member Events

18 October: Executive Cybersecurity Workshop for Law Practices – Leicester
A two-hour workshop to law firms aimed at compliance officers, practice owners, SRA approved managers and directors. The session will cover best practice within the legal sector as well as updates from the Law Society, the SRA and the National Cybersecurity Centre.
19 October: Let’s Get to Know Beautiful Anhui – Chesterfield
This Derbyshire County Council event will showcase Anhui Province and its culture and tourism opportunities. This event will also give you a chance to connect with Anhui Provincial Government officials led by Vice Governor of Anhui Province as well as industry leaders including the culture, tourism and aviation sectors.
19 October: Marketing in a Digital World: how your business will thrive and grow – Nottingham
Hallam Internet’s Managing Director Stuart Ross will share how B2B and B2C behaviour has shifted online and what your business needs to do to transform its marketing to thrive and grow.
30 October: East Midlands | The Future of Innovation – Leicester
RSM is hosting a breakfast event focused on Research & Development (R&D) tax credits and the potential cash back for businesses. The event will use real-life case studies to highlight how the tax credits have benefitted business.
2 November: Directors’ Briefing 2018 – Grantham
Duncan & Toplis will host the Directors’ Briefing 2018 where local, national and international speakers give new perspectives on how collaboration is driving business opportunities.
2 November: The Future of Tourism in Harborough – Lutterworth
As part of Leicester Business Festival, this event from Harborough District Council will feature a panel of guest speakers who will be discussing and answering questions on the future of tourism in Harborough. You will be able to hear from Alberto Costa MP, Neil O’Brien MP, Martin Peters, Chief Executive of Tourism Executive from Leicestershire Promotions Limited and Cllr Neil Bannister leader of Harborough District Council.
30 November: Corporate Finance Exit Planning Seminar – Rotherham
Shorts Chartered Accountants Exit Planning Seminar is perfect if you are a business owner who is considering, Selling your business to a trade buyer, exiting your business via a sale to management or de-risking your position via a partial exit or cash out.

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