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Museum redevelopment appointment for Focus Consultants

Museum redevelopment appointment for Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has been appointed to project manage the transformation of a Cambridgeshire museum after supporting the museum’s successful bid for a National Lottery grant. Focus provided Ely Museum with project management and business planning support during the development phase, which led to the recent news that the museum had been awarded a £1.66 million National Lottery grant. Now the Nottingham-based company has been retained to provide project management services for the delivery stage of …

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Charity Finance

Teenage Cancer Trust thanks Moore Thompson for its generous quiz night donation

Teenage Cancer Trust thanks Moore Thompson for its generous quiz night donation

Staff and partners at accountancy firm Moore Thompson are celebrating the donation of more that £1,640 to the Teenage Cancer Trust raised at its annual charity quiz. Business leaders and professionals from across the East of England gathered at the South Holland Centre in Spalding towards the end of 2018 to pitch their wits against one another. The event, which has been held for several years, also included a raffle and was won by NatWest …

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Manufacture

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E, the world’s first electric airplane race set to launch its inaugural series in 2020. Airbus is the Official Founding Partner of Air Race E. The competition aims to drive the development and adoption of cleaner, faster, and more technologically advanced electric engines that can be applied to urban air mobility vehicles and, eventually, commercial aircraft. Air Race E will follow a format similar to the …

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Business

BUSINESS BISCOTTI TO LAUNCH ASHBOURNE NETWORKING CLUB AT EDNASTON PARK

BUSINESS BISCOTTI TO LAUNCH ASHBOURNE NETWORKING CLUB  AT EDNASTON PARK

The newly refurbished Ednaston Park managed workspace is the venue for a new business networking club for the town of Ashbourne and surrounding area. Founded in 2008, Business Biscotti is a private membership organisation that aims to build business relationships and communities by providing a friendly, professional environment where like-minded people can be inspired and encouraged to do business. It currently runs more than 600 business club events across the UK every year and welcomes …

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Business

UK first as contactless travel lands on skylink Derby

UK first as contactless travel lands on skylink Derby

skylink Derby customers are the first bus passengers in the country to get truly tap-on tap-off contactless travel with their debit and credit card. A UK first, the Kinchbus innovation trumps London buses and others that have tap-on contactless payments which charge a flat fare regardless of how few stops a customer stays on for. Other bus companies have rolled out contactless payments, but it still requires the customer to state their destination, then the …

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Finance

Moore Thompson throws their support behind national campaign to change dictionary definition of accountant

Moore Thompson throws their support behind national campaign to change dictionary definition of accountant

East of England accountancy firm, Moore Thompson, has joined a national petition to see the definition of the word accountant changed in the Oxford English Dictionary. Currently defined as ““a person whose job is to keep or inspect financial accounts”, Moore Thompson wants the definition to be widened to include their work as a trusted advisor to so many businesses. They are backing a national campaign by online accountancy software provider, Xero, which is calling …

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Property

PROJECT MANAGER CHRIS RECEIVES BACKING FROM MULBERRY HOMES FOR RUGBY CLUB

PROJECT MANAGER CHRIS RECEIVES BACKING FROM MULBERRY HOMES FOR RUGBY CLUB

Project Manager at Mulberry Homes Chris Greenwood has secured sponsorship for his team Bourne Rugby Club from Mulberry Homes as part of the housebuilder’s commitment to local communities across the Midlands. The team, who play at Milking Nook Drove in Bourne, received the £250 donation from the housebuilder recently which will now be used for purchasing new kit and training equipment. The funding will also go towards a new minibus for the club to use …

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Property

LEADING HOUSEBUILDERS INVEST IN MILTON KEYNES

LEADING HOUSEBUILDERS INVEST IN MILTON KEYNES

Leading developers Barratt Homes Northampton and David Wilson Homes South Midlands are investing in the future of Milton Keynes with the houses it’s building, the jobs it has supported and the local projects it’s been involved in. More than £85m is currently being invested in the area via the local authorities thanks to planning agreements at its developments Brooklands on Fen Street and Fairfields on Vespasian Road. Once completed, these developments will provide a total …

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Property

84% of apartments sold for Lincoln waterside development

84% of apartments sold for Lincoln waterside development

An iconic luxury waterside development in Lincoln is down to its last few apartments as 84% of dwellings are sold. The One The Brayford development from Jackson Living, part of Jackson & Jackson Developments, resides on the well-lit Brayford waterfront in the heart of Lincoln and boasts panoramic views of the marina, Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle. Located in the top five safest counties to live in England and Wales according to a recent ONS …

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TEAM LEICESTER GEARS UP FOR MIPIM 2019

TEAM LEICESTER GEARS UP FOR MIPIM 2019

BUSINESSES across Leicester and Leicestershire will be heading to Cannes in March (12-15) to help promote development and investment opportunities at the world’s largest property event, MIPIM. Team Leicester brings together public and private sector organisations from the county’s property and construction industry to showcase the region on the global stage – and there is still time to sign up for 2019. Driven by the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP), Leicester City Council, Leicestershire …

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