Business

Furniture giant DFS digitises its HR & payroll function with MHR

Furniture giant DFS digitises its HR & payroll function with MHR

Nottingham-based HR and payroll firm MHR has helped DFS lay the foundations for future growth following the successful digital transformation of its HR and payroll function. The UK’s largest furniture manufacturer and retailer, which also owns furniture brands Sofa Workshop, Dwell and Sofology, has gone live with MHR’s market leading cloud-based iTrent solution as part of a project to replace its legacy systems with new digital methods of working to support the engagement of 4,300 …

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Business leisure

50,000 ride new my15 connecting Erewash and Airport

50,000 ride new my15 connecting Erewash and Airport

A new bus link connecting workers and passengers from Erewash to East Midlands Airport has carried 50,000 people in its first nine months. trentbarton created the new bus link in March 2018 for the people of Ilkeston, Stapleford and Sandiacre to access the thousands of new jobs being created in and around East Midlands Airport. The extension to the my15 service has run every hour, seven days a week, connecting the towns’ workers to current …

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Business

Go Plant Fleet Services lands major council contract

Go Plant Fleet Services lands major council contract

A nationwide company based in Leicestershire has secured a major deal worth more than £25 million with a local authority. Go Plant Fleet Services, which has headquarters in Ibstock, will supply and maintain a wide range of machines and equipment for Harrow Council as part of an initial eight-year contract. The full service agreement, which includes fleet management services, will also incorporate the authority’s substantial workshop and the TUPE transfer of 10 existing maintenance staff. …

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Deborah Meaden announced as guest speaker at MHR’s HR Directors Club Event

Deborah Meaden announced as guest speaker at  MHR’s HR Directors Club Event

Dragons Den investor to share entrepreneurial insights and stories from her unparalleled business experience with HR Leaders at an exclusive breakfast event at Claridge’s Nottingham-based HR, payroll and talent experts MHR have confirmed entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den investor Deborah Meaden as keynote speaker at its exclusive HR Directors meeting, to be held at Claridge’s on Thursday 7 March 2019. One of the UK’s most recognisable and successful business women, Deborah launched her own glass and ceramics export …

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Business Commercial

Flooring Manufacturer invests £4m on new machinery project

Flooring Manufacturer invests £4m on new machinery project

Forbo Flooring based in Ripley Derbyshire has invested £4.1m in a new project which will increase manufacturing capacity and efficiency following the purchase of a new £3m Double Belt Thermofix laminating machine that makes floor coverings. Heavy machinery moving specialist Joseph Merritt Group Plc was appointed to store, move and install the new machine. Forbo Flooring has manufactured the ‘Flotex’ brand for over 45 years. The product is available in sheet, tile and plank format. Flotex flocked flooring has been installed in an array …

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Business Investment

Town Centre Survey – What do you think to Mansfield

Town Centre Survey – What do you think to Mansfield

As part of creating our evidence base towards a Future High Street Fund bid Invest Ashfield and Mansfield are rerunning their Town Centre Survey to gauge people’s perceptions of Mansfield Town Centre. Please take this opportunity between now and 15th February 2019 to share your views and opinions at  http://mansfield-consult.objective.co.uk/portal/town_centre/2019  The aim of this consultation event is to gain information on how members of the public perceive Mansfield Town Centre. The information we receive will inform …

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Business

EverythingBranded Welcomes New Group Commercial Director

EverythingBranded Welcomes New Group Commercial Director

EverythingBranded are delighted to welcome their new Group Commercial Director, Rob Hayes. In line with continued expansion and exponential growth, the company are introducing a Group Commercial Director role to further contribute to and support the forecasted growth of the group in 2019. Rob joins the company with over 14 years’ experience in sales and customer services. He brings an extensive background in strategic marketing planning to EverythingBranded, that will help cement strong partnerships with …

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Stafford and Rural Homes partners with local HR & payroll experts MHR to update its HR system

Stafford and Rural Homes partners with local HR & payroll experts MHR to update its HR system

Social housing provider consolidates its people processes by investing in MHR’s cloud HR and payroll solution, iTrent. Award-winning social housing provider Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) has partnered with Nottingham-based HR, payroll and talent experts, MHR, to unify its core HR and payroll processes onto a single system using leading cloud-based solution, iTrent. Established in 2006, SARH owns and manages over 6,000 homes in the Borough of Stafford, delivers an award winning Telecare home safety …

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Business Commercial Property

200 Degrees to open in Lincoln

200 Degrees to open in Lincoln

Speciality coffee roaster and wholesaler, 200 Degrees, will open its doors at 34 Sincil Street in Lincoln this March, bringing handcrafted fresh food and artisan coffee to the city. The new 90-seater Lincoln coffee shop will be located in phase two of the major Cornhill Quarter development in the heart of Lincoln and it will be the roaster’s eighth shop in the UK, serving freshly roasted coffee from the 200 Degrees Roast House in Nottingham …

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Europa Nottingham Speeds Ahead

Europa Nottingham Speeds Ahead

The Nottingham team of leading logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, is celebrating its best-ever quarter and looking ahead to a prosperous 2019.   The team of seven, which is based at Colwick Quays Business Park, has achieved a record number of new customers in the last quarter of this year, from sole traders to blue chip companies. They also celebrated their highest-ever number of consignments, completing more than 1,000 in October.   Branch Manager, Joe …

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