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21 Nov

New EAFRD to help create new jobs for Rural Businesses

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme has opened a new call under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) worth £35 million.

18 Nov

Enterprise and Innovation Centre at Nottingham Trent University

The new home for local businesses, start-ups, students, graduates and local entrepreneurs. Nottingham Trent University are opening a dynamic and innovative centre for both entrepreneurs and growing enterprises that want to work and co-locate with them.

18 Nov

Flood Support from Nottinghamshire County Council and Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire County Council have announced their support for residents and businesses affected by recent flooding. Both councils are offering emergency payments of up to £300 for small businesses who have been affected by the floods.

Derby-based Fresh Logistics team member up for international award

Growth Hub client, Fresh Logistics is pleased to announce that their Compliance Manager, Lindsey Watmough, has been selected as one of the seven finalists for the Compliance Officer of the Year for a Medium Sized Company. This International award has finalists from Italy, The United Arab Emirates and Iran from a range of industries and including companies like HSBC, Oracle, and Royal Mail.

Fresh Logistics

Since joining Fresh Logistics, from the private training sector, Lindsey has wasted no time in immersing herself in the legislation surrounding the transport sector. Her thirst for knowledge, coupled with her exemplary work ethic meant that she was soon promoted to the senior management team. Operations Director Dave Price stated; “Lindsey is approachable, willing to learn and push herself, is a natural leader and, most importantly, can manage upwards as well as down. She has been a fantastic addition to the business and is turning out to be a real shining light. She is also not afraid to get her hands dirty, which means she is a complete fit with the company ethos”

Lindsey started at Fresh having never worked in compliance, after a year in the business, she was promoted to Compliance Manager, taking on a team of three and overall management of the companies fleet of vehicles, QMS, warehousing, and HR. Fresh is dedicated to developing the people that work for them, and are quick to identify the talents of the staff. “I’ve loved the past couple of years working in Compliance for Fresh. It’s so fast-paced and they’re an amazing group of people.”

Lindsey will be attending the awards ceremony at the Sheraton Grand Hotel on Park Lane on the 22nd of March. “It would be great to win,” she said, “but to be honest, I’m just blown away that I’ve even been nominated for something as big as this.”

We all wish Lindsey good luck for the awards, and wouldn’t be at all surprised if she won.