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£48m worth of City Council contracts awarded to small and medium sized firms

£48m worth of City Council contracts awarded to small and medium sized firms

Nottingham City Council has pledged to continue to support small and medium size firms locally after awarding them £48 million worth of contracts in 2016/17. This is part of the social value commitment in Council’s draft Procurement Strategy due to be launched in April. As well as ensuring fairness and transparency in competition for all […]

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Nottingham-based OncImmune set to reach new markets with £10m China deal.

Nottingham-based OncImmune set to reach new markets with £10m China deal.

Nottingham Council welcome the news from OncImmune and the future economic benefits that it will bring to the city. Councillor Leslie Ayoola, Executive Assistant for Business and Employment at Nottingham City Council said; “Nottingham is a city with a proud reputation for growing innovative and forward thinking businesses. To see OncImmune and other local businesses […]

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Homeserve give a boost to jobs in Bulwell

Homeserve give a boost to jobs in Bulwell

Nottingham’s Lord Mayor officially opened the new Homeserve HQ in Bulwell today. The re-furbished facilities at Aspect House, Blenheim Industrial Estate, Bulwell, Nottingham is a vote of confidence in Nottingham and will see jobs on the site increase from 250 to 350. It also houses their new national training centre for heating and plumbing engineers. […]

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Nottingham residents urged to shop local for Small Business Saturday

Nottingham residents urged to shop local for Small Business Saturday

Saturday 2 December sees the return of a national campaign which aims to encourage people to support independent and locally owned businesses. Small Business Saturday is an annual campaign which is supported again this year by Nottingham City Council and partners, the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID), Creative Quarter and Visit Nottinghamshire and raises awareness […]

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Bulwell builds on its heritage and grows towards a bright future.

Bulwell builds on its heritage and grows towards a bright future.

Bulwell residents, visitors and businesses will have noticed that in previous years, the area has been at the centre of some major changes which are helping to ensure it remains at the vibrant heart of Nottingham North. Bulwell has long been able to boast about its fast and reliable tram service linking it to Nottingham […]

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Midlands Engine funding will help Nottingham businesses grow

Midlands Engine funding will help Nottingham businesses grow

On the day that the British Business Bank announces £120m of SME finance, the first wave of the eagerly awaited £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund, Councillor Sam Webster, Portfolio Holder for Business, Education and Skills has commented on what this means for businesses, growth and job creation in Nottingham. “This is really important news for […]

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