New role key to future for Go Plant Fleet Services

A nationwide company based in Leicestershire has appointed a Chief Operating Officer to help build on significant growth. Phil Quelch, formerly National Fleet and Engineering Director, takes up the newly-created role at Go Plant Fleet Services with immediate effect. The move follows

Sills & Betteridge offer full time roles to trainee solicitors

East Midlands law firm Sills & Betteridge has offered two newly qualified solicitors full time roles following the successful completion of their training contracts with the firm. The newly qualified solicitors are Kai Butterfield and Danielle Hardy who will begin their career

RHCV Marks Successful Opening of New £3.5m Site

East Midlands Renault Trucks dealer, RH Commercial Vehicle’s (RHCV) marked the official opening of its new £3.5m site in Nottingham last week, with a special event. More than 90 people celebrated the opening at in Bulwell, Nottingham, including staff, representatives from Renault

Encore Shortlisted in Prestigious Industry Awards

East Midlands recruitment agency, Encore Personnel has been shortlisted twice in the IRP (Institute of Recruitment Professionals) Awards, attaining industry recognition for its professional excellence and outstanding achievements. The annual event, which will take place on the 27th November at Royal Lancaster

Heathcotes Group appoints Head of Recruitment

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has appointed Colin Ramwell as Head of Recruitment to support its specialist residential services nationwide. Colin brings many years’ experience of delivering innovative talent acquisition strategies within the health and social care sector. Prior to joining Heathcotes,

Nottingham Gym to Welcome World-Famous Wim Hof Expert

A CITY centre gym is set to welcome an expert in the world-famous Wim Hof technique – the first time the stress-relieving, fear-crushing approach to breathing has been presented in the Midlands. Kinetik gym, on Bottle Lane, will host Australian breathing guru

AIM jobs jump 97% over five years

East Midlands based businesses listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) have boosted job numbers by 97% over the last five years, now employing more than 13,000 people. Known as the London Stock Exchange’s junior market, AIM is the most successful growth

Seven-figure funding drives growth at Leicestershire car dealership

A £6.5 million funding package from Lombard Asset Finance is set to drive growth at independent used-car dealership V12 Sports and Classics. The funding will help the Hinckley-headquartered business finance its stocking line, increasing used vehicle stock and saving £20k in existing

J Tomlinson hands over luxury care home in Somerset

Construction, refurbishment and maintenance specialist J Tomlinson has handed over the latest in its portfolio of luxury, new-build care homes. Poets Mews Care Home, located in Clevedon, Somerset, was constructed over a 20-month programme under a design and build contract. The 80-bed

Leeroy Grabs Opportunity to Launch New Business

A serial entrepreneur has launched a new business despite being registered blind. Leeroy Howcroft (48) from Draycott, Derbyshire has run numerous business over the years despite being registered blind for the past 29 years, and suffers from a genetic neurological disorder. Crassus

Lesley Cree Opticians supports Chernobyl Children

Lesley Cree Opticians were delighted to be able to support the charity Chernobyl Children’s Life Line, by offering free eye examinations to the children visiting the UK from Chernobyl. On 26th April 1986, a routine test in reactor number 4 went wrong


Shan Jaehrig, a Partner specialising in Employment Law at Sills & Betteridge LLP Solicitors, has been appointed to the FA’s National Council as Lincolnshire Football Association’s Delegate. This volunteer role will see Shan involved in the work of the Football Association to