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UK Rental Values Continue to Rise

According to the latest Rental Index data released by landlord insurance provider, HomeLet, rental values in the UK rose by an average of 2.1% last month (September). This rise in rental values follows the trend seen in recent months following a period over the summer in which rental price inflation was fairly low or even […]

Nottingham 2023 chiefs target 150 new businesses for the city

The leaders of the Nottingham 2023 bid want to bring 150 new businesses to the city if they are successful in landing the European Capital of Culture title. In documents seen by TheBusinessDesk.com, Nottingham City Council says it will “define a compelling narrative” for the city, and “join up business support in order to “deliver […]

Manchester is on it’s way to become the next leading global capital of technology

From the industrial revolution, to the birth of the computer , Manchester has a history of creativity, innovation and pioneering research and development that is recognised worldwide. According to Tech Nation, Manchester is the largest tech cluster outside London – with 51,901 employees in the sector. It also has the UK’s second highest GVA growth […]

Nottingham Trent University named ‘Modern University of the Year

It is very pleasing that this authoritative guide recognises our strong student satisfaction One of Nottingham’s universities has scooped itself a prestigious accolade by being named the Modern University of the Year. The award for Nottingham Trent University (NTU) was given by newspaper The Times and Sunday Times’ Good University Guide 2018. The award recognises […]

Underground Northern Powerhouse Rail station proposed for Piccadilly

A tunnelled station underneath Piccadilly is the preferred option to host Northern Powerhouse Rail services, according to a report to the Manchester City Council’s executive, but more funds are needed to make the plans a reality. The report, which outlines the council’s strategy to accommodate HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail, and the Northern Hub at Piccadilly, […]