Big Interview: Intelligent Energy boss on why they might have to build £ 100m gigafactory in Europe

The Government could decide this summer if it is ready to back a £ 100 million gigafactory that would create up to 600 jobs in central England – or whether the project will go over to Europe. The boss of Intelligent Energy said his company was desperate to commit to a UK manufacturing base as … Read more

Work begins on new Wolds office for Duncan & Toplis and Wilkin Chapman

Building work has begun on a new office development for two professional service firms in Louth. The 10,000 sq ft addition to Fairfield Industrial Estate will be shared by East Midlands accounting and advisory business Duncan & Toplis and Grimsby headquartered Wilkin Chapman Solicitors. Representatives from both companies joined design and build partner Stirlin Developments … Read more

Jerroms Accountants and Miller Partnership team up for new JV

A new cross-regional joint venture has been launched to offer tax services across the Midlands. Solihull-based Jerroms Accountants and Business Advisers has teamed up with tax specialist Pete Miller, of The Miller Partnership, in Leicester. The new outfit will operate under the name of Jerroms Miller Specialist Tax and bring together Mr Miller’s tax expertise … Read more

Law firm Freeths backs innovation and development in Leicester

Whatever your legal needs, Freeths’ dynamic and innovative approach allows clients to benefit from creative solutions, whether its for business advice or help with personal matters. As an ever-growing firm with 12 offices across the UK, the full-service law firm supports clients nationwide including at its Leicester headquarters in Colton Square. The Legal 500 and … Read more

Opinion: Saran Lall of KPMG says with state Covid support ending now could be a critical time for refinancing

Saran Lall is a debt advisory associate director at KPMG in the Midlands. Here she discusses how businesses across the region might be affected by recent challenges to the wider economy, considering the end of government-backed loans and the crucial factors determining the level of lender support: “Every business that received Government-backed support will be … Read more

MIPIM 2022: Look back at key Midlands projects showcased at global property conference

Global property conference MIPIM starts in the south of France today. Investors, developers and civic and business leaders will gather for three days of networking and events which could be the start of major new projects coming to towns and cities across the West and East Midlands or signal an injection of fresh interest or … Read more