Self contained first floor office to Let, Nottingham Road Derby. Situated opposite the expansive Cardinal Square complex, accessed via stairs next to the popular cafe ‘Chill @ chives’, this modern office can be is available for immediate occupation. Self contained with kitchen and WC with onstreet Parking available. This is a great little space for […]
I’ve a strong hatred of being sold to. Especially cold callers. People who think that by calling me out the blue I’ll instantly engage and buy £6k of adword spend, a second phone contract or the big one at the moment, some kind of advertising in a community magazine. I’m not going to say I’m […]
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A national training providers with its head office based on Derby’s Pride Park has announced the internal appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer. Babington, an Ofsted Grade 2 national training provider of apprenticeships and skills development training, has appointed Jennifer Bramley into the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jen joined the board of […]
Following England footballer, Marcus Rashford’s work to inspire the Government to fund free school meals for children during the summer holidays, Oberoi Consulting has decided to renew its Breakfast Club campaign. The scheme, funded through local business, will provide children across Derby access to free breakfasts. Kavita Oberoi, owner of Oberoi Business Hub, first instigated the scheme after being astounded by how many children […]
The owner of a Derby-based bathroom and kitchen showroom has reported a major surge in demand for high-end home improvements. Kirsty Cooke (32), who co-owns The Bathroom & Tile Boutique in Liversage Road with husband Ben, says that an unprecedented amount of spare time, coupled with a spate of refunds for cancelled holidays, means that […]
A Derby-based IT firm has received more than 30 formal business enquiries, just a week after making its ultra-fast fibre optic broadband available to local businesses. RDS Global, a thriving local IT company with its headquarters on Friar Gate, has been appointed the ‘City Champion’ for Derby on behalf of CityFibre – a privately owned […]
Virtual tours are helping house-hunters in Derbyshire narrow down the search for their dream home from the comfort of their living rooms. Five-star housebuilder Bellway is now conducting online tours at each of the developments across its East Midlands division, including a virtual tour of the showhomes at Curzon Park in Wingerworth and Cuttle Brook […]
Two entrepreneurs have teamed up to help businesses survive the effects of Covid19 and reposition their strategies by “thinking outside of the box”. Castle Donington-based firms Poppy PR and Passion Marketing have joined forces to offer a complete public relations and marketing solution, called IGNITE. The package is aimed at firms looking for support in […]
St Giles School officially opens new site – The Hive – which will provide extra places for children with special needs in Derby city
ST Giles School – Derby’s only special primary school – has officially unveiled its new provision, which will provide much-needed extra places for children with SEND in the city. A joint report by Government inspectors Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission in 2019 found “significant weaknesses” in how Derby city was implementing the reforms to […]
An award-winning public relations agency has cemented its reopening with another strong partnership, after a top house-building firm became its latest client. Nottingham-based Peter James Homes is the latest signing for Poppy PR, which is headed up by Tina Clough and is celebrating 10 years in business. The Poppy PR team will be providing the […]
Derby is to ask the Government for £23.7 million to help fund a series of schemes that will reinvigorate the city centre, attract more visitors and create hundreds of jobs. The money will enable delivery of new office space, create attractive public areas, utilise digital technology to improve visitor experience and provide an exciting new […]
Wellbeing expert Kul Mahay to deliver online webinars to UK teaching staff as schools prepare to reopen their doors
A TOP wellbeing expert has joined forces with Derbyshire-based School Advisory Service and Fitter Future to offer guidance for school leaders affected by the changes to their work following the coronavirus pandemic. Kul Mahay – who specialises in emotional intelligence and leadership and has worked with university lecturers and police chiefs – will hold the […]
Nigel (LJ) Da Silva, a local business man and owner of Silver Creative has finally published his first book The Zombie Dialogues on Amazon. LJ has spent most of his life writing, both as a copywriter and as a journalist. He has now turned his hand to writing novels. His book The Zombie Dialogues harks back to the slow […]