Business council

Occupancy Levels at Historical Marble Hall Managed Workspace Scheme Exceed 93%

Occupancy Levels at Historical Marble Hall Managed Workspace Scheme Exceed 93%

The iconic Marble Hall managed workspace scheme on Nightingale Road in Derby remains one of the city’s most popular managed workspace schemes for SMEs and microbusiness, with occupancy levels now exceeding 93%.   The grade-two listed former Rolls-Royce building was the subject of a £4m refurbishment in 2016 to transform it into a vibrant managed workspace facility, with a range of complementary facilities, including a day nursery and training café.   Since its official opening …

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Business council leisure

Riverside Chambers Welcomes Derby Sales & Information Centre Ahead of Assembly Rooms Refurbishment

Riverside Chambers Welcomes Derby Sales & Information Centre Ahead of Assembly Rooms Refurbishment

Derby’s Sales & Information Centre, the combined frontline service for Visit Derby, Derby LIVE and Derby Active, has relocated from its current home in the Assembly Rooms on the Market Place to a temporary base, just seconds away at Connect Derby’s Riverside Chambers building.   The move comes ahead of the forthcoming £24 million refurbishment of the Assembly Rooms.   In the spirit of collaboration, Connect Derby and Derby’s Sales & Information Centre will now …

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council Development

DERBY CITY COUNCIL UNVEILS NEW £11.2 MILLION PLANS TO REJUVINATE DERBY’S MARKET HALL ‘EVERYTHING DERBY’

DERBY CITY COUNCIL UNVEILS NEW £11.2 MILLION PLANS TO REJUVINATE DERBY’S MARKET HALL ‘EVERYTHING DERBY’

Work is well underway on an £11.2 million regeneration programme which will transform Derby’s Grade II Listed Victorian Market Hall into a contemporary, vibrant and retail destination by Summer 2023.    A vision has been developed called ‘Everything Derby’, which will see the creation of a fully inclusive venue that people visiting the city will recognise as the very best market in the country.   The Grade II listed building, which has been trading since …

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council

Notice of Consultation on the Draft Sutton Town Centre Spatial Masterplan

Notice of Consultation on the Draft Sutton Town Centre Spatial Masterplan

Wednesday 23rd January – until 5.00pm Friday 22nd February 2019  Comments are invited on the Draft Sutton Town Centre Spatial Masterplan. The proposed Spatial Masterplan will provide a refresh and update of the 2007 Masterplan for Sutton in Ashfield (and Kirkby in Ashfield) undertaken by ARUP. The updated Sutton Town Centre Spatial Masterplan aims to provide a high-level framework for future investment and development which maximises the opportunities for Sutton and capitalises on its existing …

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council Investment

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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council

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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council

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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council

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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council

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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council

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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