Finance

South Wigston students get Money Matters

South Wigston students get Money Matters

Teenagers at South Wigston College have got to grips with finances during two days of a Hinckley & Rugby Building Society sponsored event by Citizens Advice Leicestershire to prevent the devastating impact of debt. Nine young people aged from 17 to 19 took part in the Money Matters project, which was first piloted at Redmoor Academy in Hinckley last year. The feedback from young people has been so positive that the initiative is being rolled …

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Charity

Focus Partner runs the London Marathon in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust

Focus Partner runs the London Marathon in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust

One of the founding Partners of Focus Consultants will be pounding the streets of the capital on Sunday (22nd April) when he takes part in the London Marathon. Despite having six knee operations over the past 15 years – including two total knee reconstructions – Kevin Osbon is aiming to conquer more than 26 miles and raise over £2,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust. “As a teenager, I had a mole on the back of …

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Business

AUCTION HOUSE EXPANDS WORKFORCE AS UK INSOLVENCIES SPIKE IN FIRST QUARTER

AUCTION HOUSE EXPANDS WORKFORCE AS UK INSOLVENCIES SPIKE IN FIRST QUARTER

John Pye is investing and expanding its Business Assets department to meet growing demand from insolvency and restructuring clients, following a record spike in instructions during the first quarter of 2018. Nottingham-headquartered John Pye manages over 30,000 asset instructions in the UK per year and provides valuations, logistics, marketing and sales to help clients maximise returns to creditors. Over the course of the first quarter, the business has seen a near 50% spike in insolvency …

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Construction

J Tomlinson and client shortlisted for East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards

J Tomlinson and client shortlisted for East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards

J Tomlinson has been jointly shortlisted for an East Midlands Energy Efficiency award alongside long-term client Ashfield District Council following a project which will help householders keep warm and save thousands of pounds on their fuel bills. The Large Scale Project of the Year Award recognises the efforts of the teams involved in delivering a successful large-scale energy saving project, while maintaining excellent customer service, that demonstrates a high standard of quality workmanship throughout the …

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Architecture Construction

£8m Care Home Project Starts on Site in Silverdale Nottingham

£8m Care Home Project Starts on Site in Silverdale Nottingham

Rayner Davies Architects and Wynbrook Care Homes have started work on a residential care home.  Situation on the former Clifton Bridge Inn Silverdale, the project provides 83 beds with communal lounges, a cinema and a hairdresser. Project architect for Rayner Davies Julien McGuinness said: “The project was especially challenging due to the proximity of the A453 and the Nottingham Ring Road.  Also, its location within the River Trent flood zone required the building to be …

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Charity

NINE OF DERBY’S LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS FACE SHOCK ARREST AND THREE ABSCOND AHEAD OF CHARITY LOCK-UP

NINE OF DERBY’S LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS FACE SHOCK ARREST AND THREE ABSCOND AHEAD OF CHARITY LOCK-UP

Nine members of the city’s business community were unexpectedly arrested at their places of work this week and three escaped, with Cactus Images on hand to capture the events as they unfolded.  This all comes less than two weeks before they were scheduled to be apprehended and locked-up in the cells at Riverside Chambers in aid of the Mayor of Derby’s charity fundraiser.  ‘The Big Lockup’, which is taking place on Friday 20 April, has …

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Business

Heathcotes Group sponsors The Transition Event

Heathcotes Group sponsors The Transition Event

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, is sponsoring an exhibition and conference which aims to help build a bright future for young people with disabilities or additional needs. The company is one of a range of experts appearing at The Transition Event, taking place at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on 17 May. The event will address the various challenges involved in planning adult life for a child with a disability: finding suitable education and employment, helping them …

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Business

Sir Ranulph Fiennes to Speak at MHR’s HR Directors Club Event

Sir Ranulph Fiennes to Speak at MHR’s HR Directors Club Event

The world’s greatest living explorer according to the Guinness Book of Records to talk to HR Leaders about his life of breaking records and experience at an exclusive breakfast event at Claridge’s  Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the oldest person ever to summit Everest and cross both polar ice caps, has today been confirmed as keynote speaker for MHR’s exclusive HR Director’s meeting, to be held at Claridge’s on 12 June 2018. After a childhood in South …

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Construction

ProCon Nottinghamshire open for business

ProCon Nottinghamshire open for business

A new network has been launched for people and companies in Nottinghamshire’s property and construction sectors. ProCon Nottinghamshire is inviting everyone with a professional interest in the built environment to join, enabling a flourishing network to connect people and businesses with each other. The member-led initiative is modelled on 18-year-old ProCon Leicestershire, which has almost 600 members drawn from more than 130 companies from across Leicestershire. ProCon Nottinghamshire is confident it can grow to a …

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Charity

Accountants get behind London Marathon staff member raising money in memory of her sister

Accountants get behind London Marathon staff member raising money in memory of her sister

Leading accountancy firm Moore Thompson is calling on members of the community across the East of England to get behind one of its team members who is raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust by taking part in the London Marathon. Audit and Accounts Manager, Emma Wilson, is making her final preparations to take part in this year’s 26-mile London Marathon on 22 April 2018, which she will be running in memory of her best …

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