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£81m intu Broadmarsh scheme to start major work this year

It has been revealed that 50% of the new intu centre is either in advanced negotiations or pre-let meaning plans for the major development should be due to start later this year. 

Martin Breeden, intu development director said: “The transformation of intu Broadmarsh is underway and we’re really excited about what’s to come” 

“We plan to bring a new mix of places to shop, eat, relax and play for our customers to enjoy, including The Light Cinemas and Hollywood Bowl, two big names that have signed up to the new centre.”

Breeden added: “Preparatory works are progressing, and we have recently relocated our centre management office into new premises to create space inside the centre for The Light’s nine screen cinema.

London to Nottingham: Statistics show the highest number of Londoners are re-locating to our city in past 5 years

Recent statistics show that for the first time in 5 years, Nottingham is taking on more people from London, after figures from the Office of National Statistics showed that 5,790 people moved to our thriving city from the big smoke!

This is great news for Nottingham but hardly surprising, we have a great quality of life offer with the average rental price for a 1 bed city centre apartment at £571pcm, a rapidly growing food and drink scene and the ability to access 80% of the UK within a 4 hour drive. 

Read what our Chief Executive, Brendan Moffett, has to say here.

Channel 4: Disappointing news for Nottingham

It was revealed earlier this week that Nottingham will not be shortlisted to become a potential hub for Channel 4. 
Channel 4 has headquarters in London but is looking to move around 300 jobs out of the capital city and into new creative hubs around the UK, as well as Main Hub. This is part of the Nations and Regions strategy. 

The cities that have been shortlisted for the main hub are Birmingham, Greater Manchester and Leeds whilst the cities shortlisted for the 2 smaller creative hubs are Bristol, Cardiff and Glasgow. 

We put in a strong, united bid which again proves the positive aspects all stakeholders have in driving the city forward. The delegation were impressed with our creative sector and the bidding team could not have put forward a more compelling pitch.

Record turnover results for Nottingham based wealth management firm

Ryley Wealth Management is one of the largest St James’s Practice in the entire UK and the biggest in the East Midlands. This week they have recorded record results with a 45 percent jump in turnover and a £55m increase of client’ funds under management. 

Chief executive and founder David Ryley said: "2017 was an excellent year for the business and its clients and justifies the relocation and significant investment we made the previous year.

"We believe we have made significant strides in building our client service proposition to provide great ongoing advice and guidance in the best ways of managing wealth which we believe has been a significant contributor to our growth.

"Our growth is also good news for the charities we support as we donate 1 per cent of our new business revenues to the St James’s Place Charitable Foundation and a further 1 per cent to the East Midlands based 1 per cent Matters Fund.

Nottingham’s thriving tech scene see’s IT Managed Services provider, Littlefish, create 50 roles

Littlefish, based in Nottingham is looking to fill 50 new roles as the company has gone from strength to strength defying recruitment challenges and capitalising on our rich tech sector.

The company provide service management 24/7, serving more than 35,000 people working across the world. They are now looking to fill 50 new roles at its historic Lace Market head office taking advantage of Nottingham’s talent pool of 19,741 digital jobs currently available.

Nottingham living costs are significantly lower than other cities with the average house price at £136k and the average rent price for a one bedroom flat in the city centre at £571pcm. Nottingham is also one of six UK Science Cities, Official Home of Sport, and the third most entrepreneurial city in the UK. Not to mention the home of two world class universities, that’s over 19,000 graduates each year. 

Littlefish Managing Director, Steve Robinson explained their goal: “Our ambition is to be considered a real destination employer in Nottingham. We want to achieve the same levels of excitement and buzz that surrounded the arrival of Capital One in the city in the late 90s, and to compete with the big names in Nottingham as a company synonymous with providing fantastic career opportunities."

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