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Leicestershire shopping centre snapped up for £5m

Hinckley's Britannia Shopping Centre has been sold in a deal worth more than £5 million. The town centre precinct has been bought by Hertfordshire property...

Bitcoin bubble?

RBS brings curtain down on 'toxic' bank

Royal Bank of Scotland...

Care homes: Public 'pay unfair fees to plug £1bn shortfall'

Care homes have been...

"Support your local shops" on Small Business Saturday this weekend

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is encouraging more people than ever to show their support for the UK’s small firms. Now in its fifth...

Bitcoin slides amid rollercoaster ride

The price of digital...

Shell reveals gender pay gap of 22%

Oil giant Shell says...

Transformation as derelict Victorian hunting lodge is restored to former glory

A 19th century hunting lodge which has lain derelict for years has been restored to its former glory. Wyndham Lodge, in Melton, which dates back...

Does your firm have what it takes to be a winner in the 2018...

Entries are already coming in thick and fast for the 2018 Leicester Mercury Business Awards. The awards return next spring with a black-tie ceremony in...

Battle cry for billions more to improve road and rail links in Leicestershire

Almost 100 business leaders, industry experts and council representatives along with six regional MPs have called for improved and fairer infrastructure investment for the...

Next Plc praised for easing congestion around Enderby head office

The team at Enderby’s Next headquarters have been praised for their efforts to stop congestion outside the offices at the start and end of...

Who were the winners at the inaugural Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards in Leicester?

The chairman of the Midlands Engine was guest speaker at a new awards ceremony in the city aimed at building business links between the...

Rutland-based Linecross makes £3.1m investment

A plastic mouldings specialist is working on new products after investing £3.1 million in new machinery. Rutland-based Linecross Group has spent the money at its...

Will Leicester, Loughborough and Harborough get a direct link to proposed HS2 high-speed track?

Leicester could get a direct link on to the proposed HS2 high-speed track even after plans to electrify the existing Midlands Mainline were dropped. A...

Finalists announced for 2017 Leicestershire Tourism and Hospitality Awards

The finalists for the annual Leicestershire Promotions 2017 Tourism & Hospitality Awards have been announced. There are 77 separate organisations shortlisted across the 21 categories...

Topps Tiles expands into commercial sales after snapping up Parkside Tiles of Thurmaston

Topps Tiles is moving into commercial sales for the first time after snapping up a local specialist. The Grove Park tile retailer has acquired Parkside...