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10 Jan 2019
Mind Your Posture: Commuting

Don’t let the daily grind wear you down! Hundreds and thousands of us do it each week, whether by train, car, bus, motorbike, cycle or foot and the daily commute can not only be an unwelcome source of stress but can also take its toll on our backs. According to consumer research by the British

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10 Jan 2019
A health check to ensure your foundations are right!

Free to attend, on Wednesday 30th January 2019 in association with Hampshire Hill, Stopford Associates and Barclays, Hopkins Solicitors are hosting their first Commercial Breakfast Briefing of 2019. Designed to help new and established  businesses alike, this will include topics lead by each of the above  to guide business owners through the full business life

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19 Dec 2018
Brexit brief from Cowens

With Brexit being the hot topic that it is, Cowens’ Brexit Brief is now live on their website and there for you to read. Please read the attached or visit their NEWS section on the brand new, rebranded Cowens’ website by clicking here. Their NEWS section has several blogs about information and advice regarding insurance,

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18 Dec 2018
Jephsons brings early Christmas cheer to Portland College

Mansfield based national interior fit-out specialists, Jephsons Shopfitters, brought some early Christmas cheer to Portland College with the manufacture and installation of a brand-new bar in the College’s Eastwood Suite.  Jephson’s Commercial Director, Ian Jephson, unveiled the new bar to a gathering of business owners and managers at the Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 networking event

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6 Dec 2018
Don’t put your back out this Christmas

Advice for a healthier Christmas from Health on Hand Mansfield, 15 St John Street, Mansfield. For those that experience back pain year round, it’s nothing new that the ongoing tasks of the Christmas season – decorating, dinners, travelling, etc. – can exacerbate it. But because the holiday season can be strenuous, it can easily cause

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21 Nov 2018
Two new directors at Fidler & Pepper Lawyers

Fidler & Pepper Lawyers, the multi-award-winning law firm that specialises in Conveyancing, Wills, Probate and Trusts matters, has announced that it has appointed two new board members. Joanne Godson and Wendy Walker have been made directors of the firm, which services clients across the UK from its offices in Mansfield and Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

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21 Nov 2018
Foodbank- giving back to the community

In our continued support of our “Giving back to the community” campaign and recognising the ongoing needs of the Ollerton Food Bank AW Safety Management, Edwinstowe House Business Community, St Mary’s Church and both St Mary’s and King Edwin Primary Schools invite our School, Church and Business community members to spread some cheer this Christmas.

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15 Nov 2018
Our best competition yet!.……..

Do you remember our fantastic competition, “What’s The Story Behind Your Garage Door?” to win a single steel up and over garage door from one of the leading manufacturers, Garador, up to 7”6 wide, fully installed with compliments of Mansfield Garage Doors? That’s a prize worth around £1,800! Well,…….. Competition Winner sees New Garage Door

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15 Nov 2018
Make a Will with Fidler & Pepper in November and help Will Aid charities

People who are putting off making a Will are being urged to get them written during November – as they could be helping raise money for charities at the same time. Will writers at Fidler & Pepper Lawyers are once again supporting Will Aid, an annual initiative that runs throughout the month of November that

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Pinxton Amateur Boxing Club purchase knockout new equipment with help from Mansfield Building Society

Pinxton Amateur Boxing Club (ABC) has received a total donation of £500 from Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme to purchase new gloves, ropes and punching bags. The club is an inclusive group with both males and females taking part from the age of 5 and has grown to be a successful local organisation, drawing

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25 Oct 2018
Jephson’s Shopfitters gets a surprise visit and gift from Football Club

The team at Jephsons Shopfitters, Mansfield’s food retail industry interior fit-out specialists, recently had a surprise visit from a different team member who came bearing gifts.   Kirsty Kirkland from Sherwood Colliery Football Club dropped in to Jephsons’ offices with a framed first-team home shirt with the Jephsons’ logo emblazoned on the front. Kirsty presented

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25 Oct 2018
Grappling with a business challenge?

Would your organisation like free access to the combined expertise and resources of a leading business school focused solely on growing your business? Organisations looking for new and innovative ideas to support business growth are invited to take part in this year’s Thinkubator Challenge® at Nottingham Business School Thinkubator Challenge® provides access to free expertise

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25 Oct 2018
Restart-a-heart day 2018

In response to British Heart Foundations yearly “Restart-a-heart day 2018” (17.10.18) AW Safety Management, a local H&S and First Aid Training provider for East Midlands, had another great opportunity to contribute as part of our ongoing effort this year in line with our strive to “give back to the community” by providing free emergency CPR demos. 

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25 Oct 2018
East Midlands Chamber- Member Showcase

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

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25 Oct 2018
Mansfield Building Society helps A Place to Call Our Own build pupil confidence with a new range of sensory resources

A Place to Call Our Own (APTCOO) have purchased new Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) equipment, including books, sensory lights and motor coordination tools with the help of a £500 donation from The Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme. APTCOO is a registered charity based in Mansfield that aims to improve the life chances

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19 Oct 2018
Exciting future plans for Making it! + Special Offer

Making it! has exciting plans for 2019 and beyond, with work well underway to expand the services they offer. Currently Making it! provide serviced office accommodation in Chadburn House. With competitive pricing, flexible terms and high-speed internet throughout the building. They also provide hotdesking for visitors and those just needing somewhere to work in Mansfield

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17 Oct 2018
New college apprenticeship moves leaders up

West Nottinghamshire College is helping to create managers of the future for the UK’s leading motor dealer franchise with a new professional diploma.   Twenty-four members of staff from Pendragon PLC have enrolled on to the Level 5 Management and Leadership Diploma through the college to develop their current managerial skills.   The first cohort

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17 Oct 2018
Jephsons Shopfitters is awarded Safe Contractor accreditation

Everyone at Jephsons Shopfitters is proud that the company has once again been accredited under the Safe Contractor scheme.   Safe Contractor accreditation was awarded to the Mansfield based interior fit-out specialists following a rigorous assessment of Jephsons’ health and safety documentation which was then compared against Safe Contractor Charter Standards, which set out the

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17 Oct 2018
Fidler & Pepper’s Wills and probate experts shortlisted for award

Fidler & Pepper, trusted experts in Wills, probate and Trusts, have been shortlisted for yet another prestigious award. The firm, with offices in Mansfield and Sutton-In-Ashfield, is in the Solicitor Firm of the Year (Regional – Midlands) category of the British Wills & Probate Awards. Richard Howard, who heads up Fidler & Pepper’s private client

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4 Oct 2018
Evolving Law firm begins new era

Fidler & Pepper, the forward-thinking, innovative and multi-award-winning law firm, is changing how it is regulated and how it operates. The firm is dedicated to delivering Conveyancing, Wills, Trusts and Probate services in a modern way, and has opted to become regulated by a specialist body that will help it achieve its aims. From this

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27 Sep 2018
A big thankyou from Portland College!

Portland College have sent a BIG THANKYOU to all 2020 members who helped get the Portland College B-Team fundraising effort over the finish line. They raised £1255 on Just Giving, £1000 from business sponsors, £165 from a collection at Portland College and Mansfield Town FC and at 2020’s Breakfast Meeting today (September 27th) raised over

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26 Sep 2018
Brexit and Trade Conference – East Midlands

East Midlands Chamber are organising two conference about Brexit and Trade.  The details are: 22 October, 8.45-1pm, Nottingham Forest Football Club: East Midlands Brexit and Trade Conference – through a series of panel discussions, keynote speakers and workshops, this free conference session will give attendees the practical advice they need to help meet the challenges

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26 Sep 2018
Restart a heart!

AW Safety Management are supporting “Restart a heart” day Oct 16th 2018.  As part of our ongoing “giving back to the community” they are fundraising to provide a Martek defibrillator for King Edwin Primary School. Please help us reach our goal by clicking: AW Safety Management- restart a heart defib fundraiser flyer.

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26 Sep 2018
Free tickets for Nottingham RFC v Doncaster – Paviors

Please see a flyer below and an Eventbrite link below for FREE tickets courtesy of Mansfield & Ashfield 2020 Member, Hall-Fast Industrial Supplies Ltd. Hall-Fast sponsor both Paviors and Nottingham Rugby.  There are 500 tickets to claim and are being offered to Mansfield & Ashfield 2020 members as Hall-Fast are the match sponsors. Friends and

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26 Sep 2018
AW Safety – offers of the month

************************************ OPEN COURSES 17-19th October – book by 15.10.18 First Aid at Work Level 3 £175.00 – Reduced to £145 Please quote PROMO Code: FAW/10/30 *************************************** E-LEARNING COURSES Buy 2 courses get one FREE On all courses of lesser or same value Please quote PROMO Code: BTGOF Click here for a list of courses we currently

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19 Sep 2018
I-Sourcer’s hard work recognised across the Region

Mansfield based business i-Sourcer continues its phenomenal growth trend by scooping the Community Impact Award at The East Midlands Chamber Awards on Friday 14th September.  This was against tough competition from Maggi’s, Nottingham Forest Community Trust and Rothera Sharp Solicitors. As well as looking after the social media for 100+ Businesses from Mansfield to Bali,

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18 Sep 2018
Fidler & Pepper celebrate award success

Fidler & Pepper, the law firm that specialises in Conveyancing and in Wills, probate and trusts, has been named as the winner of a prestigious Commitment to People Development award. The firm, which has offices in Mansfield and Sutton-In-Ashfield and clients across the UK, took the accolade at Friday’s East Midlands Chamber (Nottinghamshire) Business Awards.

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12 Sep 2018
AW SAFETY’S LATEST OFFERS

*************************************** 23rd – 25th September 2018 IOSH Managing Safely – Last few places at this price!!! £475.00 – Book by 20.9.18 for £80 OFF – REDUCED TO £395! Please quote PROMO Code: “IOSH/09/80” *************************************** 17-19th October – book by 30.9.18 First Aid at Work Level 3 £175.00 – £30.00 off this price. Please quote PROMO Code: “FAW/10/30 *************************************** “Consultancy Special Offers” 25% discount on all Fire Risk Assessments and Noise Surveys when booked by 30.9.18

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12 Sep 2018
‘Outstanding’ news for Kingfisher Court

Last month Kingfisher Court shared the exciting news that they had been rated an ‘Outstanding’ care home by the Care and Quality Commission. They’re so very proud of this success and continue to deliver on this outstanding service, they just wanted to share this short video celebrating our news.  Enjoy!  Click on ‘READ MORE’ and then

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5 Sep 2018
Meet the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) managers

The British Business Bank and D2N2 Growth Hub are holding a briefing event to raise awareness of the new £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) and to provide businesses looking to apply to the fund with additional support. This event is part-funded via the European Regional Development Fund. Host: D2N2 Growth Hub Venue: The Village

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5 Sep 2018
AW Safety’s latest offers

AW Safety are offering discounts for 2020 members for courses they are running: 23rd – 25th September 2018 IOSH Managing Safely – Last few places at this price!!! £475.00 – Book by 20.9.18 for £80 OFF – REDUCED TO £395! Please quote PROMO Code: “IOSH/09/80” *************************************** 17-19th October – book by 30.9.18 First Aid at Work Level 3 £175.00 – £30.00 off this price. Please quote PROMO Code: “FAW/10/30 *************************************** “Consultancy Special Offers”

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Understanding Critical Incidents at Work

Social Support Systems CIC are holding a one day course for local people and businesses all about critical incidents at work.  It’s on Friday 26th October 2018 at Mansfield Business Centre, Ashfield Avenue, Mansfield.  Full details and booking can be found by clicking here. As a special offer for other 2020 members SSS is offering a special

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4 Sep 2018
The Mansfield Building Society helps provide security and safety for Chesterfield Inspire Community Garden

A Chesterfield based charity, Inspire Community Garden, has received a donation of £1,000 from The Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme to help fund a new secure tool shed and maintenance area for tools and machinery. The Inspire Garden is a charity and relies solely on the work of volunteers and charitable donations to maintain

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30 Aug 2018
Hall-Fast Founder Joins All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group

Hall-Fast’s founder and Managing Director Malcolm Hall has been invited to join the All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG)   Hall-Fast were recently chosen as the Mansfield Constituency Responsible Business Champion by local MP Ben Bradley and subsequently were named in the top 20 UK responsible businesses alongside sports clubs and major multi-national companies including

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AW Safety course- special offer for 2020 members and supporters

IOSH Managing Safely 25-27th September 2018 £475.00 on offer at £395.00 if booked by 20.9.18 Please quote promo code IOSH/09/80 Venue: Training Centre, AW Safety Management Ltd, Edwinstowe House, High Street, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Notts, NG21 9PR For more details or to make a booking, contact the office on 01623 821516 or training@awsafety.co.uk Web: www.awsafety.co.uk

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23 Aug 2018
MDC Business Survey – We need your help

As you know we work very hard alongside our District Councils. We read every day that Councils up and down the Country have economic pressures placed on them by shrinking budgets. Below is a link to a survey that is being carried by Mansfield District Council concerning the future services in the district and asking

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15 Aug 2018
1 DAY –  LEVEL 2 HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE

AW Safety Management Ltd are holding a 1day #HealthandSafety in the workplace course 9th October 2018 at their Edwinstowe office. This qualification is to provide all learners within and organisation with the knowledge to identify workplace hazards and contribute to the positive health and safety culture within the workplace. The qualification contains subjects which are essential

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Asbestos Awareness Course in Edwinstowe on Sept 6th 2018

Asbestos Awareness Course Sept 6th 2018 in Edwinstowe The statistics speak for themselves. Asbestos related deaths are still on the increase. Are you and your employees aware of the dangers and health implications of long term exposure? For multiple place company bookings discount may apply Call 01623 821516 or email info@awsafety.co.uk to book a place

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Award winning local mental health consultancy, Social Support Systems, are pleased to announce the launch of the ‘Black Dog’ project

The project aims to support members of the military and blue-light communities who are enduring poor mental health as a result of the operational experiences.   Managing Director Sean McCallum, who co-lead the psychological recovery team in the aftermath of the London terror attacks of 2017 and the Grenfell Tower disaster, believes that the project

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8 Aug 2018
Mansfield Building Society helps junior badminton club hit a winner with new rackets.

Mansfield Junior Badminton Club has purchased 20 new badminton rackets with the help of a £400 donation from The Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme.   Mansfield Juniors is a badminton club aimed specifically at young people in the Mansfield area aged 9 to 17. The club provides an opportunity for young people to develop

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8 Aug 2018
Fidler & Pepper are finalists in a trio of awards

Fidler & Pepper, the law firm with a focus on Conveyancing, and Wills, is in the running for three awards that reflect its commitment to a “grow your own” approach to developing staff. The firm provides specialist legal advice both locally and nationally, and it’s in the firm’s DNA to support and develop staff, knowing

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7 Aug 2018
East Midlands Chamber’s Brexit Video to support you- the first of regular updates

The Chamber wants to help all businesses to successfully navigate their way through the Brexit process. This new video series, which will be updated regularly, is designed to provide you with helpful tips, information and actions that you might need to consider for your business or that you should take as the Brexit process continues to be worked

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7 Aug 2018
AW SAFETY’S latest offer re courses

Valid until 28th August 2018 30th August 2018 1 day Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work £95.00 – Book by 28.8.18 for Buy One Get One FREE Please quote PROMO Code:  “EFAW/BOGO” *************************************** 6th September 2018 Asbestos Awareness £95.00 – Book by 28.8.18 for Buy One Get One FREE Please quote PROMO Code: “ASB/BOGO” *************************************** 11th –

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Latest News from East Midlands Chamber

Greendog launch new site for PXtech The team at Greendog are pleased to announce the launch of a new website for PXtech. Greendog has worked with the company for many years across a range of services such as Web Development, Digital Marketing and Mobile App development. Woodhead MD steps into Chairman role after 39 years

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7 Aug 2018
The Mansfield helps From the Heart Charity spread the love              

A north Nottinghamshire based charity which provides help to families who are struggling socially and financially have received a donation of £817 from The Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme for a promotional marquee.   From the Heart Charity is a non-profit organisation located in Worksop. It was created by a small team of people

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2 Aug 2018
What’s on in August at Kingfisher Court

At Kingfisher Court we like to have a lot of FUN at our home.  All these events are open and free of charge to anyone wishing to join us. Everyone is welcome.   Armed Forces Day Saturday 4th August 11am-3pm You are warmly invited to join us in honouring our wonderful Armed Forces with a Squadron Display Team, military

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26 Jul 2018
College amongst UK’s highest for student satisfaction

West Nottinghamshire College is amongst the highest-scoring colleges in the UK for student satisfaction, according to wide-ranging national research.   Results of the learner exit survey 2017/18, which sought the views of those who studied on courses this academic year, have placed it in the top 25 per cent of participating colleges for positive feedback.

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26 Jul 2018
Business rates targeted as job losses hit the high street

As news hits that the High Street in 2018 is suffering, the Mail and the Mirror are each calling for a root and branch review of business rates, as they launch campaigns to ‘save Britain’s high streets.’ Chief executives of some of the country’s biggest retail chains, along with politicians from all parties, have warned

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11 Jul 2018
Starting a business in Ashfield or Mansfield?

Latest news from in and around Ashfield & Mansfield Visit invest.ashfield-mansfield.com or email invest@ashfield-mansfield.com View this in your browser Then this FREE programme is for you! Programme Dates: Week 1: Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th July Week 2: Monday 23rd July Location: Mansfield i-Centre, Oakham Business Park, Hamilton Way, Mansfield, NG18 5BR This intensive 2 day

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11 Jul 2018
Loyalty recognised at President’s Summer Reception

Seventy-five firms were thanked yesterday for their long-standing loyalty to East Midlands Chamber*. Between them they have been Chamber members for over 2,600 years. The longest-standing member recognised at last night’s Chamber President’s Summer Reception was Rolls-Royce with 110 years, followed by consultancy service company Pick Everard and Flint Bishop Solicitors with 90 years each

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10 Jul 2018
Protect and Prepare : Secure Your Business Action Planning Workshop

Understand the threats and develop a strategy to protect your business. Working in today’s digital age can present many threats to businesses, both large and small. Protect and Prepare: Secure Your Business consists of three main elements Resilience, Recovery and Contingency. This workshop has been developed to help you understand these elements and will provide you with the knowledge required

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2 Jul 2018
Hall Fast Industrial Supplies make a big impact in ‘National Responsible Business Champion’ awards 2018

The All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG) has announced the companies long-listed for its National Responsible Business Champion award 2018, as selected by the Group’s Co-Chairs, Jonathan Djanogly MP and Baroness (Sally) Greengross.   This Responsible Business Champions scheme was introduced by the Group in 2015 to encourage MPs to take a closer look at

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28 Jun 2018
Fidler & Pepper shortlisted for Best Training Firm award

An ongoing commitment to training and development has seen Fidler & Pepper Solicitors being shortlisted for another prestigious award. The firm is a finalist in the category of Best Training Firm of the Year in the LFS Conveyancing Awards. Now in their seventh year, the LFS Conveyancing Awards are the biggest and most prestigious event

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28 Jun 2018
Hard work adds up to success for accounting apprentices

It all added up perfectly this week as accounting apprentices at West Nottinghamshire College celebrated achieving their apprenticeship qualifications.   More than twenty Level 2 and Level 3 apprentices together with their employers were invited to join tutors last Tuesday (19 June) at the college’s Refined fine dining restaurant for a celebratory meal and presentation.

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28 Jun 2018
New apprentice, Dylan, gets a warm welcome!

John Morley of i-Sourcer is pictured welcoming new apprentice, Dylan Booth.  It’s certainly a warm welcome from John as temperatures haven’t been as high as this since before Dylan was born! Commenting on Dylan’s appointment John said, ”I’m really pleased that Dylan has joined us and that the business can support the apprenticeships scheme.  It’s

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18 Jun 2018
Free stand at Ashfield and Mansfield Jobs Fair available for 2020 Members

Invest Mansfield & Ashfield (Ashfield & Mansfield Regeneration Service) are holding their annual jobs fairs again in Ashfield and Mansfield bringing together local employers with vacancies, recruitment specialists, training providers and organisations set up to provide practical employment support and guidance with residents from across the County who are looking for opportunities to either return to

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14 Jun 2018
Fidler & Pepper offer £99 Wills service

Fidler & Pepper Solicitors have launched a £99 Will writing service just for July.  This discounted service is being offered in a bid to encourage more and more people to get their Wills written by professionals. A single Will is £99 and a pair of Wills is £139 (Subject to VAT). To compare, the firm

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14 Jun 2018
Routes into China

Nottingham University are organising an event called Routes into China for the Languages for Business Project in partnership with the Asia Business Centre and the Nottingham Confucius Institute. The event is being held on Monday 2nd July at the Nottingham Contemporary from 9.00am until 2.00pm. The aim of the event is to provide local SMEs with practical insight around routes into

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14 Jun 2018
3 DAY IOSH MANAGING SAFELY COURSE

AW Safety Management Ltd are holding a 3 day #IOSH Managing Safely course on 25th – 27th September 2018 taking place at our Edwinstowe Office. Cost is just £475pp. Call 01623 821516 or email info@awsafety.co.uk to book your place. Check our website for further course content details. For multiple place company bookings we can bring

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14 Jun 2018
Need to know more about manual handling of loads?

As part of our June initiative to promote accident prevention we are please to offer our 1 Day AoFAQ Level 2 Manual Handling course.   July 3rd, 2018 at our Edwinstowe training facility Cost is just £95pp. Call 01623 821516 or email info@awsafety.co.uk to book your place. Check our website for further course content details

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14 Jun 2018
Fidler & Pepper scoop Apprentice Employer award

An ongoing dedication to a Grow Your Own strategy of recruiting and supporting apprentices has seen Fidler & Pepper receive yet another accolade. The firm, which specialises in Conveyancing, Wills, Trusts and Probate legal services, took the title of Apprentice Employer of the Year at the Nottingham Post Business Awards. It’s a proud moment for

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29 May 2018
STAGS LAUNCH 200 CLUB WITH CHANCE TO SPONSOR NORTH STAND

An exclusive new ‘200 club’ has been launched with a chance for businesses or individuals to sponsor the North Stand for 2018-19. The 200 club can be joined for just £200 and entitles businesses or individuals to be entered into a draw before the start of the season for exclusive sponsorship of the North Stand.

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29 May 2018
Evolve Alliance proudly hosts their second conference: Collaborate now, Innovate now, the class of 2035 Needs YOU!

Wednesday, 10th October 2018 at 09:30  – 15:30 Ransom Wood Conference Suite, Southwell Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0HJ All the details and keynote speakers can be found at Evolve Alliance Invitation For any further details, please email Michael Lucas (mlucas@evolvetrust.org) or call Michael on 07482 240669.  

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29 May 2018
Sat Bains inspires next generation of chefs and managers

One of the country’s best chefs, Sat Bains, joined catering and hospitality students at West Nottinghamshire College to share his tips and expert insight on forging a successful career in the industry. The gastronomic genius took part in a question and answer session with budding chefs, front-of-house professionals and managers, who quizzed him about his

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29 May 2018
SUPPORT FOR SMES – FROM START-UP TO SCALE-UP

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to manage a range of support programmes aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). NTU offers businesses the support they need to thrive. We help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life, and we provide SMEs with access to the expertise and facilities they need to help

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29 May 2018
FOCUS ON… DIGITAL AND TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS DEGREE APPRENTICESHIPS

  In line with Nottingham Trent University’s continued effort to expand our portfolio of degree apprenticeships, September 2018 will see the launch of a number of new apprenticeships in the field of digital and technology solutions. An emerging area of importance, digital and technology solutions spans the majority of industries and sectors. NTU’s degree apprenticeships will equip

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New Chair Appointed at D2N2 Growth Hub

D2N2 Growth Hub, the business support service for small and medium sized enterprises in D2N2, has appointed Melanie Ulyatt MBE as its new chair. Melanie, who is Managing Director of Domiciliary Care and Training Provider, One to One Support Services has been a member of the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Board since 2016 and from this

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24 May 2018
Hall-Fast Chosen as Constituency Responsible Business Champion for Mansfield

We are delighted to announce that Hall-Fast Industrial Supplies have been chosen as the Constituency Responsible Business Champion for the Mansfield constituency by MP Ben Bradley. The scheme, organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG), promotes debate and understanding of corporate responsibility in the community, environment, marketplace and workplace. During Responsible Business Week

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24 May 2018
TRAUMATISED RETAIL STAFF

(Written by socialsupport on May 17, 2018.) Every day in our towns and cities, the retail industry deals with an array of difficult and challenging situations and incidents within, or around their premises, and retail staff are exposed to all manner of experiences which can overwhelm their natural coping abilities. Whilst retailers are clear targets

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23 May 2018
Great opportunity for an apprentice

Employer : CCM LivePay (Central Computer Management Ltd) Location: Sovereign House, Lower Oakham Way, Oakham Business Park, Mansfield, NG18 5BY   Who is the employer? Where will I be working? CCM uses the latest technology to provide high quality payroll services to companies all over the UK.  We have been established for over 35 years

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17 May 2018
Places on training courses for 2018!

AW Safety Managements announces courses for the second half of 2018 and offers 2020 members a 20% (budget safety) reduction in fees!  Book early! Training Year Planner 2018 Location Duration Accreditation cost Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec IOSH MS High Street, Edwinstowe, NG21 9PR 3 days IOSH £475.00 25-27th First Aid High Street, Edwinstowe,

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11 May 2018
Wendy marks 37 years with Fidler & Pepper!

When members of the team at Fidler & Pepper Solicitors need advice or help, they often turn to Wendy Walker.  For Wendy knows the Nottinghamshire-based Fidler & Pepper more than most – particularly as she has just celebrated 37 years at the firm. Wendy joined as a receptionist before becoming an office junior and then

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10 May 2018
Fidler & Pepper make the headlines with awards shortlist

A commitment to its apprenticeships programme has seen Fidler & Pepper shortlisted for a prestigious business award. The firm, which specialises in conveyancing matters and in Wills, probate and trusts, has been shortlisted in the Apprentice Employer category in the annual Nottingham Post awards scheme. Managing partner Mark Slade said: “We have a firm commitment

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10 May 2018
EXCITING SUMMER VACATION INTERNSHIP SCHEME

Several exciting opportunities are available for law students or graduates to join our 2018 ‘summer vacation internship scheme’ at Banner Jones. Candidates applying should be working towards studying or developing a career to achieve recognised qualifications within the legal sector. This scheme is aimed at hard-working individuals with strong academic backgrounds; good GCSEs or A-levels

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9 May 2018
PROFILE: FIDUCIA ON REALLY KNOWING YOUR CLIENTS

  Fiducia managing director talks to Money Marketing journal on ‘good old-fashioned’ customer service in the digital world Anthony Scott is adept in the art of communication. As an adviser and a novelist (he has written the novels ‘On Ashover Hill’ and ‘The Birthday Gift’) it is crucial for the Fiducia Group managing director to

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9 May 2018
Soup kitchen volunteer is The Mansfield’s Community Star 2018

Mansfield Soup Kitchen’s Sara Spalding has been awarded Mansfield Building Society’s 2018 Community Star Award for her work with the homeless. Sara, who is one of 9 volunteers at the soup kitchen, won the Community Star Award for her commitment and dedication to helping those sleeping rough on the streets of Mansfield. Her selfless contribution

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9 May 2018
A taste of university life at college

Teenagers are being offered a hands-on educational opportunity during the May half-term week at West Nottinghamshire College.   For young people currently in Year 12 or 13 (aged 17 or 18) the college’s Vision University Centre is opening its doors to offer taster sessions – to give people a feel for university-level study.   The

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3 May 2018
​Official Opening of R.E.A.L. Education Headquarters

​Official Opening of R.E.A.L. Education Headquarters On Wednesday 18th April the Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council Councillor Kay Cutts, officially opened the new headquarters for R.E.A.L. Education in Mansfield to coincide with the tenth anniversary since its formation. In attendance at the opening were: Executive Mayor of Mansfield Kate Allsop, Mansfield District Council Chief Executive

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3 May 2018
Students test the tests!

A global provider of game-based assessments has trialled its latest innovative product with interactive media students at West Nottinghamshire College.   Staff from Arctic Shores, which has offices in Manchester, London and Singapore visited the college to ask interactive media students for their opinions on the design and usability of online psychometric games.   Traditionally,

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3 May 2018
LAST FEW PLACES REMAINING ON IOSH MANAGING SAFELY COURSE

15-17th May — 3 Day IOSH Managing Safely  IOSH Managing Safely course on the 15th, 16th & 17th May at the Edwinstowe office. Cost is just £475pp. Call: 01623 821516 or email info@awsafety.co.uk to book your place.  Check our website https://www.awsafety.co.uk/ for further course content details to see how this course can benefit the safety conscientious companies

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26 Apr 2018
Mansfield and Ashfield Business Community Celebrates Success at the Annual 2020 Ball and Awards 2018
Over 200 leading business people gathered together to recognise achievements at the annual 2020 ball and business awards at The John Fretwell Centre, Mansfield. Hosted by Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 business development group the night acknowledged and rewarded the achievement of local businesses that have shown entrepreneurial and enterprising fortitude, whilst recognising their contribution to.....
5 Apr 2018
Pendragon Training Academy support Year 11 Students

Lesley Buet, Director of Support Services, All Saints’ Catholic Voluntary Academy in Mansfield, asked Avril Rawson from Pendragon Training Academy if Pendragon could support a number of Year 11 students in achieving their targeted GCSE grades by increasing awareness of how to prepare for their future careers.   On Tuesday 20 March 2018, six Year

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5 Apr 2018
CREATIVES, INNOVATORS AND ENTREPRENEURS SHOW OFF THEIR SKILL

  Budding entrepreneurs and innovators have joined together in a college-wide competition to seek out students’ talent, creativity and ground-breaking ideas at West Nottinghamshire College. Student FIRST is an initiative launched by the college to reward learners’ initiative and new ideas for both charity and innovation. FIRST stands for Future Innovation Recognising Student Talents. The

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