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Firm continues rapid expansion with new East Midlands relationship manager

Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has bolstered its presence in East Midlands by appointing a new relationship manager for the region.

Based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire where she was born and still lives, Rachel Borlace has joined the business to support SME and corporate clients in Nottinghamshire with any asset finance, invoice finance or property funding.

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New charity to transform cancer support in the built environment sector

Building industry leaders have come together to launch a new charity aiming to transform cancer advice and support for people working in the Construction and Built Environment sector as well as raising money to help fund research to beat cancer sooner.

Andy von Bradsky, Anthony Burd, Emma Clancy, Paul Everall, Richard Harral and John Tebbit have been working since the end of 2017 to launch We Build the Future.

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Focus on copper rainwater systems

Rainclear Systems, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal rainwater systems, are suggesting that you take a look at Copper for your rainwater system.

Copper is often overlooked or not even considered as a rainwater system, this is in part is due to the fact that the use of Copper as a rainwater system in the UK has been fairly low. Copper has been more widely used in other countries and has a proven track record of longevity - almost the most durable of all materials. Even in harsh marine environments and with aggressive run off from wood shingles copper performs incredibly well.  Copper is not only durable but offers a stunning aesthetic choice which cannot be matched by other materials.

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NCC is awarded the Mayor of London's Construction Academy's quality mark

Further to a challenging application and assessment process, New City College has been announced as one of the providers to hold the new MCA quality mark, which identifies and recognises high-quality construction skills training provision in London.

The Mayor's Construction Academy (MCA) is an important element of the Skills for Londoners Strategy 2018, which has now been published.

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New office & production facility begins

A company which produces quality, bespoke interior trim for the automotive, aerospace and rail industries has a new office and warehouse facility being built on the outskirts of Kettering, Northamptonshire. 

IMK Automotive currently operate from their headquarters on Orion Way, Kettering but once complete, the new 100,000 sq.ft building will see the head-office function relocate to the new premises, combined with new production, research and development, storage and 184 parking spaces. 

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