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Tim brings pedal power to new appointment

BOURNE-based house builder and developer Larkfleet Group (www.larkfleetgroup.co.uk) has appointed Tim Green as a new construction manager. Tim has worked for Larkfleet Group for two years and in his new appointment as construction manager has…



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Peterborough to host first Specialist Media Show

THE Specialist Media Show, an exciting new conference, exhibition and workshop programme for professionals working on specialist publications, events and digital media will be held at Exec, Peterborough on May 25, 2010. The organisers have…



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Engaged employees defy economic downturn

EFFECTIVELY engaging and aligning employees was credited for successfully carrying businesses through the recession, according to a recent round table discussion. In accordance with research completed by the Chartered Management Institute in 2009, encouraging employees…


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Redevelopment ideas unveiled

PLANS to guide the future redevelopment of Peterborough’s city centre have been unveiled. The business community is being asked to provide its views on the plans. The ideas, known as the ‘Consultants’ Recommended Option’, are…


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Drain Doctor moves into Portugal

THE Peterborough-based emergency plumbing and drain repair service Drain Doctor is launching operations in Portugal and has appointed a Portugese operations manager. Drain Doctor is the biggest network of its kind in the UK.


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Start ups must get it right from the start

WHEN setting up in business it is important to consider implications of the company’s legal structure at the outset. Companies should seek help with the decision making process, the company name, its memorandum and articles,…


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Valuing a business is challenging

VALUING a business was the most popular topic in an online forum held by BizGrowthEast, a campaign for entrepreneurs in the region from the East of England Development Agency (EEDA). Annabel Grant of EEDA’s Access…


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Top five tips for starting a business

PHILIP Moores, left, runs Peterborough Workspace – affordable premises with support network for small businesses in Peterborough. Here are his top five tips for start-up businesses: 1. Do what you love. Your new business will…