Recruitment drive for train maker



Marketing Derby



Bondholder Bombardier Transportation UK has launched a major recruitment drive to find 300 assembly workers to help them deliver a record number of trains.

It is looking to recruit electrical and mechanical assemblers to work at the Litchurch Lane plant, and has organised an interview day, which is due to take place this weekend, to carry out assessments for those who are interested in the available positions.

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Dream engine deals for Rolls-Royce

Bondholder Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group and STARLUX Airlines to power over 50 new aircraft. 


Toyota commitment to local community

Once again, Bondholder Toyota Manufacturing has shown its commitment to the local community by donating funds to 79 organisations in and around its manufacturing locations.


New board members for D2N2

Bondholder D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has appointed five new board members, significantly boosting its representation from the business community. 


Safe and Sound offers awareness sessions 

To support National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day, Bondholder Safe and Sound is offering awareness sessions to youth and community groups about child sexual exploitation.



Bondholder The Derby Conference Centre is encouraging university students into their careers by continuing to offer year-long placements as part of their studies.  

Rebecca Prime, Sales & Conference Manager, was herself a placement student in 2012 and, after returning to the Centre in 2015, has worked her way up to the role she currently holds.

Rebecca said: “Having been on a placement here at The Derby Conference Centre myself, I really believe that it’s a great place for current students to grow and develop.” 

Bondholder and Derby financial services firm Glenrose Financial Planners is adding new services to its extensive portfolio after recruiting fresh experience to its reputable team. 

Pension transfer specialist and comprehensively experienced chartered financial planner, Neil Melton, has joined the team at Glenrose, meaning the firm will now be offering additional specialist services in-house to support individuals in the management of their pension choices and personal finance portfolios. 

Sean Clare from Bondholder Blue Arrow (or the Easter Bunny as he is more affectionately known) collected 1,700 Easter eggs in just six weeks last year. 

With only 5 weeks until Easter, Sean would love to smash his target and achieve a total of 2000 eggs to be able to give to even more great causes.

To make a donation deliver your eggs to the new Blue Arrow office at St Katherine’s House, St Marys Wharf, Mansfield Road, DE1 3TQ or DBC training in Derby at St Peter's Churchyard, Derby DE1 1NN


Open evening

Tue 19th Mar 

If you run a business and are thinking about expanding or moving to a new office space, you are invited to a special open evening to find out more about Bondholder Connect Derby's scheme and take a look around a new show office, which has just been launched at Friar Gate Studios.

The Connect Derby Open Evening is taking place at Friar Gate Studios on Tuesday between 4.30pm and 7.00pm. 

Business owners are invited to pop into the Studios on Ford Street for an informal chat with the business support team at Connect Derby, which supports new, developing and established businesses at its seven managed workspaces across the city.

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Focus on Derby - 'City of Opportunities'

Thur 21st Mar

This open event, held at Bondholder University of Derby's Kedleston Road Campus, aims to demonstrate Derby’s recent successes and upcoming opportunities within the city and will discuss how Derby needs to attract and retain talent.

Marketing Derby Managing Director John Forkin will present at the event and there will also be the launch of the new student marketing consultancy - Marketing Knowhow.

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DC Comedy Club

Sat 23rd March

The DC Comedy Club is a live stand-up comedy show hosting a variety of knock out comedians each month in Derby, held at Bondholder Derby Conference Centre.

Line-up includes:
Phil Walker
Susan Murray
Steve Day
Chris Purchase 

Book your £10 ticket for the event here.

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