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Next suffers first profit fall since 2009 amid retail sales decline

UK retailer Next has revealed some gloomy figures for 2016 after suffering its first drop in profits since 2009. In what the clothing and homewares brand has described as a 'challenging…

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M&G and Durkan partner up for 206-home PRS site in Ilford

UK property investor M&G Real Estate has announced a new partnership with housing developer Durkan to deliver new homes for…

Creative agency and cable manufacturer acquire space at Premier Park in Trafford

Property advisor JLL has signed off on two deals at the nine-acre Premier Park development in Trafford Park. Acting on behalf…

£1.2m indoor go-karting track in Sheffield to create 40 new jobs

TeamSport Karting, the indoor go-karting company, has opened its new £1.2m track in Sheffield. The track, situated on Shepcote Lane, just…

Penrith’s Ast Transport Branding backs Rick Parfitt Jnr in motorsport sponsorship deal

Fleet branding company Ast Transport Branding has teamed up with two racing drivers as they launch a title challenge in…

Trio of property acquisitions completed on Wade Lane in Leeds for YPP

Carter Towler has just concluded the third of three purchases on Wade Lane, Leeds for YPP. The Leeds-based property company has…

Boutique Kensington fitness brand launches £1.1m funding drive to fuel London expansion

Core Collective, the boutique London fitness brand, has launched a seven-figure crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to support the opening of…

Leeds and Bradford councils receive approval for £9.8m project to reduce unemployment

The European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) has awarded a £4.9m grant to Leeds City Council and City of Bradford Metropolitan…

LondonMetric to begin £16m redevelopment at Eddie Stobart logistics centre

London-headquartered property investor LondonMetric has said it is to begin work on enlarging an Eddie Stobart logistics centre in east…

Delph Property Group celebrates sales success with Liverpool scheme Orleans House

The company behind Liverpool’s latest residential development, Orleans House, is celebrating after seeing apartments at the city centre scheme fly…

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West Dunbartonshire Council invests in predictive analytics to mitigate Universal Credit

West Dunbartonshire Council has invested in a predictive analytical software solution, called RentSense, to help them proactively mitigate the effects…

Advertisers seek closer relationships with fewer suppliers, finds new ISBA/OLIVER study

Nearly two thirds (62%) of advertisers are shifting towards stronger relationships with fewer suppliers as the move towards on-site and…

‘Urban Birder’ is flying back to the region

Organisers of the 2017 North East Wildlife Photography Competition are delighted to announce the welcome return of David Lindo, aka…

McDonald’s launches new Monopoly game through TMS

McDonald’s is tapping into consumers’ growing need for instant gratification for its 2017 Monopoly campaign partnership with Hasbro, created by…

Parker Software wins big

Digital engagement specialist, Parker Software, has won “Best Automation Project” in the national DevOps Excellence Awards, as well as a…

First graduate from new housebuilding industry degree

A quantity surveyor who works in Bristol has become the first person to graduate from a new housebuilding industry course. Bethan…

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