Business Property

BUSINESS CENTRE MANAGER APPOINTED FOR NEW EDNASTON PARK MANAGED WORKSPACE SCHEME

BUSINESS CENTRE MANAGER APPOINTED FOR NEW EDNASTON PARK MANAGED WORKSPACE SCHEME

Lucy Delaney has been appointed business centre manager of the new Ednaston Park managed workspace scheme, located off the A52 between Derby and Ashbourne. Lucy has a vast amount of experience in the business incubation and support sector and her brief is to offer a professional concierge service and establish a strong business community, which encourages collaboration and networking between tenants. She was student employment agency co-ordinator at Derby University, before spending six years as …

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Business

FIND OUT HOW TO RUN YOUR BUSINESS ‘THE TOYOTA WAY’ AT THE IHUB WITH THE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF TOYOTA UK

FIND OUT HOW TO RUN YOUR BUSINESS ‘THE TOYOTA WAY’ AT THE IHUB WITH THE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF TOYOTA UK

Anyone looking to improve their business is invited to attend a special event at the iHub on Infinity Park with Marvin Cooke, managing director of Toyota UK. The event, entitled ‘Find out how to run your business ‘the Toyota Way’ is being hosted by Connect Derby and takes place from 5.30pm on Wednesday 5 December. Toyota Manufacturing UK (TMUK) employs over 3,000 people and has invested over £2.75 billion in its UK operations. Marvin is …

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Construction Investment

Focus Consultants and Guy Taylor Associates support Skegness foreshore improvement plan

Focus Consultants and Guy Taylor Associates support Skegness foreshore improvement plan

Economic development experts at Focus Consultants and architects Guy Taylor Associates have been appointed to draw up ideas to improve the foreshore of one of the UK’s popular seaside towns. Skegness has a long tradition as a holiday resort, not least as the first location for the Butlins chain, built in 1936. Now the seafront is looking forward to improvements which aim to boost Skegness’s appeal as an all year-round visitor destination, thanks to concepts …

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Business

JOHN BRICKNELL JOINS DATA CLARITY

JOHN BRICKNELL JOINS DATA CLARITY

In the aftermath of winning a national award, global software and data solutions provider, Data Clarity has appointed John Bricknell as its new sales consultant. The appointment is part of an ongoing strategy to expand the company’s presence in the retail sector and to strengthen its reputation as a mobile App development specialist. John Bricknell joins the Derby based company having spent the last 20 years working as a sales manager for telecoms businesses managing …

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Education & Training Health

Local carer invited to 10 Downing Street

Local carer invited to 10 Downing Street

A health care assistant from leading dementia and nursing care home provider Church Farm Care was invited to visit 10 Downing Street in London as part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the NHS. Alice Potter, who joined Church Farm Care’s Cotgrave home in 2014 as a health care assistant, was asked to attend the celebrations at 10 Downing Street last month as a representative of the Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship programme, which is …

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Education & Training

Case Study: Life after redundancy with HMRC Derby

Case Study: Life after redundancy with HMRC Derby

In October 2017, the HMRC announced closures across the UK with 130 staff facing redundancy at their Derby office, with that it was confirmed it would hit their 70% of female staff the worst. Those included in the redundancy process were Heather, 36 years employment, Emma, 15 years employment, Linda, 32 years employment and Lisa, 38 years employment. Each of them had begun their careers with the HMRC and were keen to continue working there …

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Consultants

It’s business as usual as directors secure management buyout of engineering firm

It’s business as usual as directors secure management buyout of engineering firm

It’s business as usual as directors secure management buyout of engineering firm LEADING engineering consultancy Rodgers Leask, based in Derby, has undergone a management buyout by its current leadership team. Directors Lawrence Pacey, Paul Spencer, Kully Toor, Stewart Friel, and Kriston Harvey have taken over the reins from chairman and owner Andy Leask, who co-founded the company with the late John Rodgers in Derby over 30 years ago. With the change in ownership Paul Spencer …

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Consultants

Associate Director Appointment at Built Environment Consulting

Associate Director Appointment at Built Environment Consulting

Leading East Midlands mechanical and electrical engineering firm Built Environment Consulting (BEC) has expanded its team with the appointment of Nicholas Fox as an Associate Director. Nicholas will be based at BEC’s new Nottingham office. BEC delivers projects across a range of sectors including sport and leisure, hotel and education, and provides leading sustainable solutions for the built environment. Nicholas, who joins the team from Pick Everald where he worked as an Associate in Nottingham …

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Business

SUCCESS FOR DATA CLARITY – PIONEERING NEW SOFTWARE WINS AWARD

SUCCESS FOR DATA CLARITY – PIONEERING NEW SOFTWARE WINS AWARD

A Derby-based global software solutions provider is celebrating awards success having won Multi-Channel Solution of the Year category at the Retail Systems Awards. Data Clarity, which is based in Pride Park, Derby, has won the award for a pioneering new software solution that is helping leading fashion brands such as Paul Smith transform the way they manage data. The product, called ClarityOmnivue, brings together data from disparate sources and presents it in a way that …

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Construction

New Co-op store coming to Beeston as plans approved for mixed-use scheme

New Co-op store coming to Beeston as plans approved for mixed-use scheme

Plans have been approved for a convenience store and 47 new homes close to Beeston town centre, paving the way for a new Central England Co-operative store. Developers have revealed that the Central England Co-op is to be the tenant for the new convenience store at the site fronting onto High Road where it meets Chilwell Road. A joint project by Peveril Homes and Charterpoint Developments, the mixed-use scheme will feature 32 houses and 15 …

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