Business

North Wales Fire & Rescue Service optimises HR & process with MHR

North Wales Fire & Rescue Service optimises HR & process with MHR

Investment in MHR’s cloud-based iTrent solution empowers North Wales Fire & Rescue Service to streamline its people processes North Wales Fire & Rescue Service has taken steps to optimise its HR and payroll processes by partnering with industry experts, MHR. North Wales Fire & Rescue Service will be using MHR’s market leading cloud-based iTrent system to improve the management of its 900 employees through the streamlining of many core administrative tasks, including online recruitment, payroll and …

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Charity Property

STAFF AT LEADING DEVELOPER TO TAKE ON MOUNTAIN MARATHON CHALLENGE

STAFF AT LEADING DEVELOPER TO TAKE ON MOUNTAIN MARATHON CHALLENGE

Leading developer David Wilson Homes East Midlands is getting ready to take on the Mountain Marathon challenge in Snowdonia for the Youth Adventure Trust. The local division has a team of seven employees currently training for the task, they have a target of £3,600 but have already raised exceeded this target and raised  £4,436 for the cause, which works with disadvantaged young people. On Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September they will start the challenge …

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Legal

East Midlands law firm, Sills & Betteridge LLP has announced the appointment of six new equity partners.

East Midlands law firm, Sills & Betteridge LLP has announced the appointment of six new equity partners.

The new partners are; Euan McLaughlin, Chrystal Theofanous, James Conduit, Mo Hayes, Malachy McGill and James Proctor. All joined the firm as trainee or newly qualified solicitors, demonstrating the firm’s strong commitment to the development of its people and a strategy to nurture strong leaders that can be promoted from within the firm. Commenting on the appointments, Andrew Payne, Sills & Betteridge Senior Partner said, “Whilst by no means typical of a lot of firms, …

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Construction

Derbyshire based Wildgoose Construction is celebrating a successful 2018

Derbyshire based Wildgoose Construction is celebrating a successful 2018

Derbyshire based Wildgoose Construction is celebrating a successful 2018 so far with a number of high value contract wins, several prestigious awards and an increase in its workforce. Most recently, the company has been selected to build a new £1.9m two-storey extension at Saffron Medical Centre in Leicester and industrial units at Albion Gateway in Burton, Staffordshire, for St Modwen Developments Ltd, in a deal worth £5.7m. Wildgoose, based in Alfreton, will also be building …

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Charity Finance

Hinckley & Rugby’s support for young crime victims

Hinckley & Rugby’s support for young crime victims

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society’s two decades of support for child victims and witnesses of crime was praised at the reopening of Leicestershire Police’s dedicated evidence centre for young people. The centre, which has been newly renamed the Lighthouse, is at a discreet location in Leicestershire and has been specifically redesigned with young people in mind. Called the St Bernard’s Centre when it opened in 1999, after many years of use it needed modernising. Since 1999 …

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Construction Property

J Tomlinson supports Gas Safety Week 2018

J Tomlinson supports Gas Safety Week 2018

Building services firm and gas specialists, J Tomlinson, are proud supporters of Gas Safety Week 2018, which will be taking place between 17th – 23rd September. The campaign, now in its eighth year, is designed and co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, and aims to raise awareness of the vital importance of gas safety and ensuring gas appliances throughout the home and workplace are properly maintained. A poorly maintained gas appliance has the potential to lead …

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Manufacture

Double Win for Frame Fast UK at Local Business Awards

Double Win for Frame Fast UK at Local Business Awards

It’s a double win for Frame Fast UK, Derby’s largest trade fabricator, at the East Midlands Chamber Derbyshire Business Awards 2018. As well as being crowned Manufacturer of the Year for a second year in a row, Frame Fast picked up the Entrepreneur of the Year award for founder and director, Paul Brighouse. “We are so pleased with our double win at the awards this year,” says Nigel Leivers, Director at Frame Fast. “It’s a …

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Construction Property

WATCH YOUR CHILDREN GROW WITH YOUR HOME AT HASTINGS PARK

WATCH YOUR CHILDREN GROW WITH YOUR HOME AT HASTINGS PARK

Parents searching for the perfect home to raise their children are being encouraged to consider one of the remaining properties at David Wilson Homes’ Hastings Park development in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. DWEM – A typical open plan kitchen and dining room area in a home at Hastings Park Leicestershire property seekers have the opportunity to become part of a welcoming community, ideal for families with outstanding schooling options and amenities close to home. Just two properties remain …

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Charity

Harvest Festival to provide perfect mix of business and pleasure

Harvest Festival to provide perfect mix of business and pleasure

East Midlands-based Ivy House Environmental are, alongside their neighbours Cawarden Demolition, to host their inaugural Harvest Festival on Thursday 27 September.  The eagerly-anticipated event, which in the process will raise money for local charity Titan Trust, is being held at the company’s rural offices in Ockbrook, Derby, between 1pm and 4pm. Ivy House is renowned for providing contaminated land, ground engineering and waste management services to the land, construction and property industries throughout the UK whilst …

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Architecture Construction

Multi-million pound hotel complex breaks ground in Leicester

Multi-million pound hotel complex breaks ground in Leicester

As part of a £50 million regeneration plan, a new 10 storey, 250 room hotel complex is starting to take shape in Leicester – with completion expected in late 2019. Two national hotel operators – Novotel Hotels and Adagio – have already signed up to operate the 252 bed hotels, which are being delivered by Charles Street Buildings Group (CSB), with national property, construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard delivering mechanical and electrical engineering (M&E), …

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