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Shop Direct to Create 500 New Jobs in Leicestershire While 2000 Jobs are Lost in Manchester

Shop Direct, a Liverpool based multi-brand online retailer, plans to open a new distribution centre in Leicestershire, creating 500 new jobs to boost the region’s economy. The news comes as the firm announces its plans to also close its three Manchester sites. Established in 2015 as a merger of Littlewoods and Shop Direct Grou, Shop […]

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Leicester’s Highcross Shopping Centre to welcome Pho

It has been announced that Pho, a restaurant offering Vietnamese street food, will be joining Leicester’s Highcross shopping centre in Autumn 2017. Highcross is Leicester’s largest leisure complex, which was initially opened as the Shires in 1991. The shopping centre already consists of some of the largest food chains including Bill’s Restaurant, Byron Burger, Frankie […]

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Leicester City and Leicestershire rising as business tourism destination

Leicester City, as well as the Leicestershire County, are the latest destinations to be added onto the new ‘VenuesAdvisor’ online resource, helping UK conference organisers in finding ideal destinations for their events. Leicestershire Promotions believe this will be beneficial as a resource to promote Leicester City and the county’s strengths, by means of an online […]

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East Midlands update, plus tips in gaining demand for your property in the region

The East Midlands is yet another region forecasted for good upcoming months in the commercial property markets, as rising numbers of commercial property transactions have been seen since last December. Furthermore, land prices in the region have quadrupled since the early 1990s. There is demand from businesses wishing to purchase their own premises. “Grade A” […]

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