Monthly Archives: May 2014

Business Booms for Friar Gate-based Batchelor Pads

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Donna Batchelor opened the doors of Batchelor Pads in Friar Gate, Derby after spending many years working for local agents, and deciding that she could offer a much higher level of customer service. We speak to her to find out the secrets of her success… Tell us a bit about your background in your chosen industry? I became an Estate Agent 20 years ago, in property sales, enjoying the fruits of a property boom on 2 occasions, then experiencing the incredible lows when the bottom dropped out of the housing market. I turned to Lettings 10 years ago, and spent … Read More

Exeid are hiring! Graphic designer required.

Location: Nottingham Responsible to: Marketing Manager Main purpose:  Responsibility for the creation of high quality visual impact design solutions. The designs are required for a variety of products and activities, such as websites, advertising, newsletters, posters, exhibitions, displays, corporate communications and corporate identity, i.e. giving a visual ‘brand’. The successful candidate will have the confidence to present and explain ideas and will be fully proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite, including: Illustration, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Adobe and Flash. Main Duties and Responsibilities Creating professional designs and layouts for promotional materials including direct mailings, handouts, advertisements, posters, signs, logos, and other visual layouts. … Read More

We examine why everyone should have a hot-desk in the 21st Century.

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Life has never been running at such a break-neck speed as it is today. I’m surprised you’ve got time to read this. I’m surprised I’ve got time to *write* this. Internet, apps, latest news, ‘being the first’ culture, hashtags and instantaneous media are only encouraging us to move faster and enhance our productivity to a super-human level. So it’s only fitting that a solution to commuting, freelancing and start-up businesses would have peaked on the horizon. That solution is hot-desking. We offer hot-desk spaces to everybody who requires one, and with locations across the country and recently it’s become easy … Read More

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the closure of Friar Gate Bridge. We investigated this historic landmark next to our office space…

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There has been a significant amount of press coverage regarding the Friar Gate Bridge recently. Reports have suggested that it’s intended for renovations and restorations, other articles state it’s likely to be left alone. What’s the big deal about this bridge? Why is it special? At one time, Friar Gate Station was the main rail station within Derby, and it served the commuting public between 1978 to 1964. The Friar Gate Bridge, which is seen easily from the Exeid 32 Friar Gate offices, is now the only reminders of the former station. The double, cast-iron bridge was made for the Great Northern Railway by Andrew … Read More

A-star Approval by 3AAA for Dan, Exeid’s Newest Apprentice.

Dan Hix

On Friday, we were joined by the film crew from 3AAA, to interview Dan Hix, our in-house accountancy apprentice. 3AAA are an outstanding apprenticeship provider who work extensively to deliver a perfect match between apprentices and employers. The fantastic technical training they provide to their apprentices has been clear from the start. From day one, Dan has provided a consistent, efficient delivery and a motivated work ethic. We have greatly enjoyed seeing Dan develop his skill set and confidence over the seven months he’s been with us. He has even taught us a thing or two! The high level trainers … Read More

How we helped 3AAA achieve their dream of expanding into office space in Watford & Bristol.

Here at Exeid, we are passionate about linking our clients together with their perfect office space. So when 3AAA (Aspire, Achieve, Advance), one of the leading training providers in England for Apprenticeships, asked for our help in fulfilling their ambition to expand into two new locations, we were only too happy to help. Established in 2008, and boasting a number of the country’s top FE Colleges and employers as their partners, 3AAA has grown rapidly to become the training provider of choice in a number of business sectors. From the initial founding by Di McEvoy-Robinson and Peter Marples, the company has … Read More

PLANS UNDERWAY TO MAKE RUSHCLIFFE A HUB FOR TECH BUSINESS (press release)

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Refurbishment has begun on the Rushcliffe Civic Centre (Pavilion Rd, West Bridgford), as part of a wider plan to encourage economic growth to the area. Exeid, a Nottingham-based commercial property consultancy, signed a contract with Rushcliffe Borough Council in February, giving Exeid permission to refurbish and fill the floors which were in a state of disuse. The two floors have been rebranded as the Rushcliffe Technology and Enterprise Centre (RTEC) and will be utilised with buzzing tech and business companies. Both Rushcliffe Borough Council and Exeid are hoping that RTEC will showcase the Rushcliffe location as a wise investment for … Read More