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High Street gets boost with business rate relief
20/03/2019
At its Full Council meeting on 21 February 2019, East Cambridgeshire District Council approved the awarding of discretionary Business Rate relief to certain occupied retail business premises with a rateable value below £51,000.
CKH celebrates Postcode Lottery grant for garden
19/03/2019
Cross Keys Homes (CKH) is celebrating the receipt of a grant from Postcode Local Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery.
Cross Keys Homes and Cambridgeshire County Council launch new under 5s group in Godmanchester
19/03/2019
Cross Keys Homes is teaming up with Cambridgeshire County Council's Child and Family Centre to launch a new group for the under 5s and their parents at the new Roman's Edge development in Godmanchester.
George Hay Chartered Accountants fundraise to help beat heartbreak forever
19/03/2019
Local chartered accountants, George Hay, proudly made a donation to the British Heart Foundation last month.
Greater Anglia to run rail enthusiasts’ charity train
19/03/2019
Greater Anglia is to run a rail enthusiasts' charity charter train on Saturday 18 May to raise funds for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH).
Hughes Trade Peterborough helps Cathedral set up for Winter Night Shelter
19/03/2019
The generosity of the Hughes Trade Peterborough branch has made a real difference to volunteers at the Cathedral who are preparing to host the Light Project Peterborough Winter Night Shelter next month.
Local areas know best when it comes to regional investment, say BCC and Legal & General
19/03/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Legal & General have today published a major report detailing how best to boost investment in our towns and cities across the UK, looking at current investment barriers and how unlocking further investment will help them to grow.
Professor Lord Robert Winston hosts annual King’s Ely Osmond Lecture
19/03/2019
King’s Ely was delighted to welcome British professor and television presenter, Professor Lord Robert Winston, into school to talk to excited students and staff.
The Rising Festival - making a mark on International Women's Day
19/03/2019
Last Saturday saw a team from KISS head down to The Rising Festival to celebrate International Women's Day.
BCC Forecast: UK economy to falter further as Brexit uncertainty bites
18/03/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting growth of just 1.2% in 2019 (down from 1.3%), which if realised would be the weakest growth in a decade.
Cambridge Regional College recognises leading apprentices and employers with Apprenticeship Awards
18/03/2019
Cambridge Regional College (CRC) hosted its annual Apprenticeship Awards recently to celebrate the best apprentice employers and apprentices in the region.
Cambridge Regional College welcomes Erasmus participants to the UK
18/03/2019
Students and educators from Italy, Czech Republic and Finland visited Cambridge Regional College (CRC) this month for a week of activities, discussions and work placements; all designed to promote alternative methods of working and broadening global learning experiences.
Demolition to kick-start new housing estate
18/03/2019
The former warehouse facilities of Ridgeons building merchants on Cromwell Road, Cambridge will shortly be demolished, making way for a large new housing neighbourhood, as Cambridge City Council looks to increase council homes in the region.
East Cambs follows in Walkers footsteps to deliver new recycling scheme
18/03/2019
A local council is following in the footsteps of crisp company Walkers by working on a new scheme which aims to get more people to recycle items that are currently excluded from regular domestic recycling collections.
How bosses can stop workplace absence being a pain in the neck
18/03/2019
Did you know that according to research, workers suffering from back or neck pain take an average of 12 days off per year because of their condition?
IR35 Consultation: Overcomplicated legislation and little time - MHA MacIntyre Hudson comments
18/03/2019
Following the release of the long-awaited consultation on new IR35 rules for the private sector, Stuart Manning, Partner at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, explains why IR35 will be more difficult to apply to the private than the public sector.
Joyous choral works to be performed at Cathedral
18/03/2019
Two joyous baroque masterpieces will be performed at Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 23 March 2019.
Principal of King’s Ely appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire
18/03/2019
Sue Freestone, Principal and Chief Executive of King’s Ely, has been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire.
Stunning work on show at annual King’s Ely Art Exhibition
18/03/2019
Talented Art and Design students from King’s Ely are showcasing their work to the public this spring.
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity seeking community minded volunteers to run Arthur’s Shed
15/03/2019
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is recruiting volunteers to maintain and develop Arthur’s Shed, to start as soon as possible.
MG Cup returns with local business looking to retain title
15/03/2019
Following the success of last year’s second Mick George Cup, the official kit-sponsor of the Posh are set to replicate the six-a-side Football tournament hosted at the ABAX Stadium, providing the local business community and club supporters the opportunity to gain bragging rights.
Standing ovations for King’s Ely Junior’s vibrant production of Fame the Musical
15/03/2019
There were hoots of laughter and standing ovations when talented King’s Ely Junior thespians staged the toe-tapping musical, Fame.
The Cambridge posts strong 2018 results with a record year of lending
15/03/2019
The Cambridge Building Society has announced a record year of lending in 2018, providing £349m of new mortgage lending leading to mortgage book growth of 15 per cent.
Ashtons Legal expands Commercial Property team with high profile Norfolk recruit
14/03/2019
Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce the appointment of Sally Challinor to lead their Norwich-based Commercial Property team.
The #AIinPR Conversation
14/03/2019
This week KISS hosted the CIPR East Anglia AI in PR event.
Stocks in Focus: Reckitt Benckiser
13/03/2019
This week NW Brown look at the UK-listed international consumer goods company, Reckitt Benckiser following the announcement that Rakesh Kapoor would be stepping down as CEO at the end of the year.
Improved compensation boost for Greater Anglia passengers
12/03/2019
Greater Anglia passengers are set to benefit from improved compensation thanks to a new deal signed between the operator and the Department for Transport (DfT).
It will be all-bright on the night…
12/03/2019
A £24,259 grant from local construction business Mick George Ltd has permitted an upgrade to the existing floodlight system at the March Town FC home playing facilities at GER Sports Ground.
Record numbers are taking control of their future affairs
12/03/2019
Recent information from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that record numbers of people are now applying for Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).
Right Angle Corporate announced as Finalists for Industry Awards
12/03/2019
Right Angle are delighted to have been confirmed as finalists for the Conference News Agency Awards.
Auctioneer Charles Hanson to run 'Treasure for Treasure' at Peterborough Cathedral on 4 May
11/03/2019
Fans of TV antiques shows will love this! TV personality and auctioneer Charles Hanson is coming to Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 4 May to run Treasure for Treasure.
Colour Coded Cleaning Etiquette - Reducing Cross Contamination
11/03/2019
Atkins Gregory look at the benefits of adopting a colour coded cleaning system at your establishment and how it helps with health and safety compliance.
Roythornes celebrates success in Alconbury
11/03/2019
Local business professionals gathered on Thursday evening (7 March 2019) to celebrate Roythornes Solicitors' new Alconbury office and the acquisition of Warrens Boyes & Archer, a long-standing Huntingdon legal practice.
Why you should trust Travel Counsellors to manage your complex travel needs
11/03/2019
How Travel Counsellors are able to look after your business travel, no matter what size it is


New apprenticeship service to provide routes into employment for Greater Cambridge residents
08/03/2019
Form the Future CIC will be working with Cambridge Regional College to manage a new apprenticeship service on behalf of the Greater Cambridge Partnership, it was formally announced today (Friday 8 March 2019).
Top 21 #OnetoWatch recognition reflects the range of innovation across the East of England
08/03/2019
We are delighted to announce the Top 21 who were recognised at the inaugural event hosted at The Bradfield Centre on Thursday 7 March 2019.
BCC launches Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange
07/03/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today launches its flagship Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange.
BCC research highlights need to delay Making Tax Digital
07/03/2019
With just weeks to go before its planned introduction, new research suggests nearly one in five businesses above the VAT threshold still know little or nothing about Making Tax Digital, according to the British Chambers of Commerce.
Gold medal for King’s Ely Junior Judo star, Lucas
07/03/2019
King’s Ely Junior pupil Lucas Hilcenko won a Gold medal at a national Judo competition.
Outstanding Apprentices Recognised at CWA Awards Ceremony
07/03/2019
The annual College of West Anglia (CWA) Apprenticeship Awards 2019 took place on 5 March at Knights Hill Hotel.
Roythornes appoints experienced Commercial Litigation Lawyer
07/03/2019
Experienced commercial litigation lawyer, Desley Sherwin, has joined UK top 200 law firm Roythornes Solicitors.
Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) member urges Peterborough residents to check eligibility for LPA refund
07/03/2019
Karon Walton of Hegarty LLP Solicitors in Peterborough is urging people to check their eligibility for a lasting power of attorney (LPA) fee refund, after almost two million people were overcharged by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) between 2013 and 2017.
STEM leaders work together to address industry issues and pledge to take action with Cambridge LaunchPad
07/03/2019
Nearly 50 delegates from schools and leading businesses from across Cambridgeshire gathered at Schlumberger Cambridge Research to discuss the issues facing the STEM industry and learn how Cambridge LaunchPad aims to address these in our region.
Napp recognised as a top company in East of England
06/03/2019
Napp’s commitment to providing an engaged and happy work environment has won recognition as ‘an outstanding company’ in this year’s Best Companies list.
Specialist Wills, Trusts and Probate solicitor joins the team at Hegarty Solicitors in Stamford
06/03/2019
Experienced Associate Solicitor Andrea Beesley-Hewitt has moved to the Hegarty Solicitors team in Stamford, taking over from Jo Wild who retires later this month.
Connections will Fly at next week’s B2B event
05/03/2019
Meet the Buyer with RAF Lakenheath is our keynote seminar taking place at next week’s Two Counties Business Exhibition at IWM Duxford.
Mick George Ltd Splash Out on Local Community
05/03/2019
An increasing sight in the Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Suffolk regions, the Mick George Group are certainly justifying their presence, with yet another funding donation within each county.
Penny for your thoughts? Government's fair payment body to comment on city's business survey results
05/03/2019
The Government's Office of the Small Business Commissioner, which ensures fair payment practices for Britain's 5.7 million small businesses, will be among a panel of experts discussing the results of the annual Greater Peterborough Business Survey at the Opportunity Peterborough Bondholder Breakfast on 30 April.
The Cambridge Building Society have reduced rates on their 95% LTV mortgages
05/03/2019
Cambridge Building Society has reduced rates on their two and five year fixed rate 95 per cent LTV mortgages, specifically targeted at first and second time buyers.
Trinity Hall Cambridge reveals refurbishment of historic meeting room
05/03/2019
Trinity Hall is delighted to reveal the newly refurbished Leslie Stephen Room, a beautiful historic room which is among the Cambridge College's most popular spaces for meetings and special events.
Why should you be more Hare than Tortoise when hiring?
05/03/2019
Despite all the uncertainty in today’s current climate, the UK jobs market for specialist positions is still extremely competitive and fast moving which is why Ben Lurton, a consultant at Pure, is advising employers to be agile like a hare, and not tortoise like, when it comes to competing for top talent.
East Cambs leader not to stand at May Elections
04/03/2019
East Cambridgeshire District Council’s Leader has confirmed that he will not be standing in May’s district council elections and will therefore be standing down as Leader of the Council.
The importance of a Spring Clean
04/03/2019
Atkins Gregory share their top tips for an inclusive Spring Clean to ensure you are rid of all the winter dirt and banish the lingering germs.
£13,000 raised by 20 businesses taking part in Arthur Rank Hospice's Accumulator Challenge
01/03/2019
See how far innovative businesses took £50 for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity.
Charity Trustee Vacancy - Volunteer
01/03/2019
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity seeks new Trustees.