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Outstanding Work Recognised for East Midlands Firm

Leading East Midlands construction firm Gelder Group has been recognised for its outstanding work with schools and young people. The EBP recently recognised businesses from across Lincolnshire for their exceptional work with schools and young people at its annual Investors in Education Awards, held at Belton Woods Hotel in Grantham on 28th November. Each year The EBP invites schools to nominate organisations to receive an Investors in Education award. Gelder Group was one of the …

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First One the Brayford Residents Move In

The first residents of Lincoln’s premier residential and commercial development One The Brayford, located on Brayford Wharf, have moved in ahead of Christmas.  Jackson & Jackson Developments have announced that 13 of the 89 luxury apartments are now occupied with new home owners keen to settle into their home before the big day. One the Brayford is the first residential development of its kind in Lincoln and the stunning development offers contemporary city centre living …

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Symantec Calendar boosts Creative Studio

The Creative Studio at Systematic in Caistor are starting 2018 on the front foot, inspired by the growth in demand for their creative services and their latest #InspiredByDesign Calendar 2018. The team have seen an 84% increase in the projects they are handling since the same time last year. But the pressure was still on, to deliver one of the team’s unique and famous calendars, a tradition that goes back to the early years of …

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BCC: Securing a business-friendly trade deal with EU must be New Year priority

A future UK-EU trade deal must minimise barriers to trade says the British Chambers of Commerce, as it releases the results of its survey, in partnership with DHL, which finds UK businesses regard Europe as their primary trading partner for the coming years. The results, based on the responses of over 1,300 businesses, found that over the next three years, the top two markets which most businesses plan to start or continue exporting to are …

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Training Day success for Group of Companies

RILMAC GROUP-WIDE TRAINING DAY A HUGE SUCCESS The Rilmac Group of Companies rounded off an excellent year with a highly successful group wide training day at the end of December.  Employees from all across the country converged on the Epic Centre, at the Lincolnshire Showground for sessions on Health & Safety, Behavioural Change, and Safe Driving. Although the individual Rilmac Divisions have a history of running their own training days this was the first time …

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Lincolnshire Co-op festive sales boost

Lincolnshire Co-op Christmas sales results Sales at Lincolnshire Co-op’s food stores grew during the busy festive season with customers taking advantage of extra dividend and a choice of seasonal locally-sourced products. In the three week period from 17th December to 6th January like-for-like sales in the Society’s food stores saw a 7% increase. In December, Lincolnshire Co-op paid out a dividend bonus of £1.9m to its 280,000 members, on top of the £2.2m collected during …

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Housing Developer Sponsors Younsters’ Football Team

Baston Junior footballers stay dry thanks to Larkfleet Housing developer Larkfleet Homes (www.larkfleethomes.co.uk) – based in Bourne, Lincolnshire – is helping youngsters in nearby Baston to stay dry and look cool by sponsoring waterproof jackets worn by Baston Junior Football Club’s under-14s squad. The new Joma Bench Rain Jackets, featuring the club badge and players’ initials on the front, with the Larkfleet logo on the back, are worn by the U14s to keep them warm …

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Housebuilder Donates Cash Donation to Charity

A life-saving Lincolnshire charity has received a cash boost from housebuilder Chestnut Homes. The developer has donated £250 to LIVES, a local organisation made up of volunteers who are dispatched to medical emergencies and give life-saving CPR. The money will be used to support the group’s continued work in the community and help cover its volunteers’ travel expenses. Last month the charity visited Chestnut Homes’ head office in Langworth, near Lincoln, to give a CPR …

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Skill Shortages affecting Labour market

Commenting on the labour market figures for January 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:  “The rise in employment and continued decline in unemployment is further evidence that the UK labour market remains a key source of strength for the UK economy.  “It is possible that UK labour market conditions may cool over the next year, as sluggish economic growth and Brexit uncertainty …

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Major Sudbrooke Residential Development Offers Employment Boost

New £30m residential development in Sudbrooke to provide over 100 jobs Following the announcement that Sudbrooke residential development The Parklands has received planning, developers of the scheme have announced that the scheme will provide over 100 new jobs for the local community throughout the construction process. Lincoln-based Jackson Living, part of Jackson & Jackson Developments, is delivering what will be a new residential community in the village of Sudbrooke, just a few miles north of …

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