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Mansfield’s Developer Forum Launch a Huge Success

On Friday 5th October Mansfield District Council launched their Developer Forum. The event was well attended by a range of local land owners, developers and agents. The first Mansfield Developer Forum We recently held our first Developer Forum which forms part of the council’s new proactive approach on improving the delivery of housing and other schemes. The forum intends to create open and transparent channels of communication between developers and officers, which in turn will …

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Ever considered starting your own business?

Ever considered starting your own business?

With the advent of the new year, is it time for a new start?  You may not realise it but this area was recently voted in the top ten of places to start a business.  Read more here.  What’s more, there is a range of support out there to help you.  In fact, this month there is a three day course available at the Mansfield I-centre.  Not only will it run through various aspects of running a …

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Make 2018 more Awarding

Make 2018 more Awarding

Throughout the year, we promote a number of different awards to local businesses.  If you’ve never even considered applying for a business award, then 2018 could well be the year for you.  Why not take another look at the benefits of applying for an award?  You’ll be surprised at how successful some local businesses already are.  And, don’t worry, there are plenty more opportunities available.  We’ll try to keep you posted of all the latest opportunities during the rest …

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New Year: New Business

New Year: New Business

If you are looking to grow your business in 2018 and beyond, then we have two events just for you.  In partnership with D2N2 Growth Hub, we are running a couple of events to help you achieve business growth.  The first is targeted at continuous improvement in the manufacturing sector with a variety of expert speakers.  Meanwhile the other is a drop-in surgery with one-to-one support.  What’s more, both events are completely FREE of charge to …

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HMRC self-assessment deadline approaching

HMRC self-assessment deadline approaching

Have you been procrastinating although you know there isn’t long left?  The good news is: it’s not too late to seek digital help and support to complete your tax return.  Bear in mind that the deadline is 3‌1 Ja‌nu‌ar‌y 2018. In fact, HMRC are running a range of live webinars and help and support sessions.  You can join these webinars and ask questions without the need for any special equipment.  You just need to use the links to receive an invitation and connect …

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Idlewells Market shaping up nicely

Idlewells Market shaping up nicely

Excitement among traders and shoppers alike is building ahead of the completion of the major refurbishment of Idlewells Market.  In short, the indoor market, situated within the Idlewells Shopping Centre in Sutton, is undergoing a significant revamp.  This will not only reshape the market’s layout but it will also improve the shopping choice. New stalls and fittings are already in place.  Moreover, a brand new atrium now floods light into the market’s central area.  This all results in a space which is …

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New investment and development in Ashfield and Mansfield

New investment and development in Ashfield and Mansfield

Over recent months there has been a steady stream of new investment and development in Ashfield and Mansfield.  Just in case you haven’t heard, here’s a brief summary of what’s been happening lately… Ada Lovelace House This landmark building in Kirkby has recently been transformed into a centre for fledgling businesses.  Conveniently located on Urban Road, Ada Lovelace House has just undergone a £280,000 renovation.  As a result, it now offers seven spaces for local start-up businesses and small to …

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Supporting Christmas in Ashfield and Mansfield

Supporting Christmas in Ashfield and Mansfield

Christmas is coming… And with it, some exciting events with sponsorship packages available to local businesses.  Each provides the business with an opportunity to literally shine a light on their business, promoting what they do to local residents.  What’s more, you can enjoy more bites of this particular mince pie as there are opportunities across the area. Ashfield Christmas Festivals Each of the town centres will hold its own Christmas festival in early December, further details are shown …

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Enterprising Women Awards 2018

Enterprising Women Awards 2018

The Enterprising Women Awards 2018 are now open for applications from Chamber members. The awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise and acknowledge businesswomen across the East Midlands. Social Commitment Award Open to females demonstrating an innovative and proactive approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and responsible business practice.  Entrants must demonstrate how they have tackled key social and environmental issues, making a positive impact on their community.  Download an application form. Apprentice of the Year …

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November is proving to be eventful

November is proving to be eventful

As our regular readers will appreciate, we promote a number of partner events through our website and associated social media.  This is in order to raise awareness of local business events across a range of different topics.  Attending these events is not only beneficial to your business, but they can often deliver in terms of payback.  Especially since lots of them are completely free of charge.  In November, there are two events in particular which we …

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