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Bluesky celebrates 21 years new Ashby HQ

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is celebrating its 21st year of trading with the purchase of a new headquarters in Ashby. The business has snapped up...

Stephen George + Partners strengthens services with new manager

A Leicester leading architectural practices has appointed Viktoria Roy as its BIM – Building Information Modelling – manager. Viktoria has joined Stephen George and Partners...

Profile: Fashion retail legend George Davies, the man who launched Next

George Davies is the man who created not one, but two huge Leicestershire fashion brands, and who arguably helped shape the way modern families...

Fischer Energy – From the kitchen table to turning up the heat on the...

When Keith Bastian bought German heater company Fischer for £6 million, he clinched the deal on a mere handshake, It’s unusual for a British company...

Johnnie Boden runs the mail order firm that carries his name – and has...

Johnnie Boden is known for its brightly coloured fashions sported by celebrities including Madonna, Holly Willoughby and Michelle Obama and the children of middle-class...

Neil Davidson CBE is new chair of national Youth Sport Trust

A leading businessman has been appointed as the chairman of the national Youth Sport Trust, headquartered on the Loughborough University campus. Neil Davidson CBE is...

Solus Homes snaps up Loughborough 3M site

A major industrial site has been sold off for new homes. Global pharmaceuticals and chemicals giant 3M has sold its factory in Morley Street, Loughborough...

Rail industry promises investment and improvement in services

Britain's rail industry has...

Scrap student loan interest and extend payback time – review

Scrapping interest on student...

Second week of 2017 Leicester Business Festival underway – and here's what's on

The second week of the annual Leicester Business Festival is now underway - featuring workshops, seminars, conferences, exhibitions and awards ceremonies. It will be a...

Monarch investor Greybull would repay repatriation cost

The former owner of...

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Developers set out plans for flats complex on Leicester's old Palais de Dance

In the Fifties and Sixties the Palais de Dance was the place to be seen in Leicester. The dance hall and club in Humberstone Gate...