Business to Business

'Business to Business’ offers businesses located in the Cathedral Quarter, the facility to promote collaborative working with other businesses.

By including details of your new projects, activities and forthcoming tenders within your business, there may be mutually beneficial opportunities which may be of interest to other businesses to collaborate and help you both find additional ways to reach your target markets and grow your business.

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The listings will also include updates of CQ BID meetings and projects

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  • DearCathedral Quarter Business CQ Life Summer2016 Edition – Don’t Miss This Opportunity TheCathedral Quarter BID is to produce a summer 2016 issue of CQ Life.  The full colour glossy magazine will bedistributed as a bound insert within the July edition of Derbyshire Lifemagazine, which will go on sale from early June. Thisrepresents a fantastic opportunity for you to publicise your business – FREE OFCHARGE. Aswith previous editions, CQ Life will focus on editorial – featuring ideas,advice and comment to ensure that we interest the readers with informationrather than going for the hard sell in block advertising. The following features are planned for this edition:   ·        Hot looksfor summer: Seasonal fashion, hair and beauty tips, styles and innovativetreatments ·        Summerfun: Including events, performances, family activities and CQ Saturdayssummer programme ·        Summer daysand nights: Including café culture, eating out (day and evening), eveningentertainment/venues and hotel offers ·        HomeInspiration: Products and ideas for the home and garden this summer -including interior design and home accessories   Thereis likely to be extensive interest for inclusion in this edition of CQ Life soplease contact our PR agent Sarah Jenkin-Jones as a matter of urgency todiscuss what you want to include in the magazine and to book your place Tel:01332 515102/07951945665                 Email:sarah@jjpublicrelations.co.uk Thelatest deadline for copy and photographs is Monday 11 April 2016. This is a fantasticway of demonstrating your expertise and encouraging customers into yourbusiness so please do get involved and, just to reiterate, inclusion in themagazine is at no cost to your business – it is all part of the BID’s work topromote the Cathedral Quarter and the businesses within this area.
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  • TheCathedral Quarter BID is to produce a summer 2015 issue of CQ Life.  The full colour glossy magazine will bedistributed as a bound insert within the August edition of Derbyshire Lifemagazine, which will go on sale from early July. Thisrepresents a fantastic opportunity for you to publicise your business – FREE OFCHARGE. Aswith previous editions, CQ Life will focus on editorial – featuring ideas, adviceand comment to ensure that we interest the readers with information rather thangoing for the hard sell in block advertising. The following features are planned for this edition: ·        Hot looksfor summer: Seasonal fashion, hair and beauty tips, styles and innovativetreatments ·        Summerfun: Including events, performances, family activities and CQ Saturdayssummer programme ·        Summer daysand nights: Including café culture, eating out (day and evening), eveningentertainment/venues and hotel offers ·        Home Inspiration:Products and ideas for the home and garden this summer - including interiordesign and home accessories   Thereis likely to be extensive interest for inclusion in this edition of CQ Life soplease contact our PR agent Sarah Jenkin-Jones as a matter of urgency todiscuss what you want to include in the magazine and to book your place Tel:01332 515102/07951945665                 Email:sarah@jjpublicrelations.co.uk Thelatest deadline for copy and photographs is Friday 24 April 2015. This is a fantasticway of demonstrating your expertise and encouraging customers into yourbusiness so please do get involved and, just to reiterate, inclusion in themagazine is at no cost to your business – it is all part of the BID’s work topromote the Cathedral Quarter and the businesses within this area. Should you requireany further information on BID activities please do not hesitate to contact theCathedral Quarter BID office
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  • Derby College Starts Search For Apprentice Verger Derby College has launched a unique recruitment drive to find an Apprentice Verger to work at Derby Cathedral. The young person will complete customer service qualifications with the College as well as the Church of England Guild of Vergers diploma alongside paid work at £151.60 a week plus additional bonuses for evening and weekend work. The diverse job on offer includes liaising with the thousands of visitors to the Cathedral, supporting with the security and upkeep of the building and setting up and taking part in services and events including operating PA and lighting equipment. Derby Cathedral Assistant Curate Revd Andy Trenier explained: “Derby Cathedral is a fast paced, and exciting place to work. “We are open for the whole community 365 days a year and the Apprentice Verger will be an important part of the team welcoming one and all to the Cathedral for a wide variety of purposes. “We have also received funding from Arts Council England and the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund which have given us the equipment and opportunities to increase our capacity and potential as a performance and events venue. “The Apprentice Verger wil ltherefore greatly enhance the capacity of the team here to deliver these events. “We are looking for someone with an appetite to learn, to remain positive and cheerful even under pressure,be strong team player and have naturally good interpersonal skills. “They also need to be comfortable working with the widest cross section of the public and in a religious environment. “We already have two apprentices amongst our 30 staff who work across several business areas and charities and they continue to contribute greatly to the organisation so we know that this structured learning and employment programme works. “We are delighted to be working with Derby College who will handle the recruitment and training of this position and I hope that young people will recognise that this is a fantastic opportunity to learn some valuable skills in a dynamic and supportive environment.” Derby College Business Development Director April Hayhurst said: “This is a unique opportunity for a special person to work at the heart of one the regions’ best known institutions.  “It is definitely one of the more unusual apprenticeship roles that we have worked on but I am confident that we will be able to find the right candidate for the Cathedral and support the young person onto the first rung of what will be a fascinating career ladder. “The diverse skills and experience that the successful candidate gains will open many doors for them in a wide range of future careers.”   The deadline for applications is 15 January. For more information about this and all the apprenticeship opportunities available through Derby College, please contact The Apprenticeship Team amy.frankland@derby-college.ac.uk or visit http://www.derby-college.ac.uk/index.php/apprenticeships.htmland click the link to current vacancies. Ends Media enquiries: Sarah Jenkin-Jones, PR Officer,Derby College, Tel: 07951 945 665; Email: sarah@jjpublicrelations.co.uk    
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  •   CQ BID and Business News E-bulletin                                                                             Issue 324 June 2016           Your weekly news & updates      CQ Summer Life out now and available to view online The summer edition of CQ Life Magazine has been included in the July edition of The Derbyshire magazine and is now available to view on the Cathedral Quarter website.  You'll find the latest edition packed full of interesting features, business information,entertainment, gift ideas and more.  Click here to view.     Cathedral Quarter feature in the Summer edition of Agenda Magazine The summer edition of the Agenda magazine contains a five page feature on the Cathedral Quarter BID. Containing information on the history of the Cathedral Quarter, the article goes on to explore the projects and activities undertaken by the BID and looks at what impact the BID has had on the area over its lifetime.     Cathedral Quarter Events & Activities Leaflet available now The Cathedral Quarter Events leaflet showcasing the variety of events and activities on offer throughout the Cathedral Quarter during June to October 2016 is now available.   As well as including information on the CQ Saturdays range of events the leaflet includes a summary of events and activities available in Cathedral Quarter venues including Derby Museums, Derby Cathedral, QUAD, Deda and Derby Live venues.   The leaflet will be available at all the venues listed, through Art Boxes throughout the County and via the BID Rangers. If you would like some leaflets for display in your business please speak to the BID Rangers on contact the office on 01332 419053. You can view the leaflet online by clicking here.     Other important news for businesses     Derby Property Summit - Key Development Sites & Assembly Rooms Derby City Council announced last week that Middleton House on St Mary's Gate, the Riverlights site and Becket Well will all be released to the market later this year as part of the city centre masterplan.   The Authority also announced that they are at an advanced stage in negotiations in buying the former Debenhams building to make Becket Well a more attractive plot to developers.   It was also confirmed that the Market Place was the intended site for a new performance venue to replace the existing Assembly Rooms with a potential completion date of 2021.    Jenson Button Triathlon announces cycling route through the Cathedral Quarter It has been confirmed that the cycling stage of the Jenson Button Triathlon will pass through the Cathedral Quarter for the second year running. The event takes place on Sunday 17 July with the route starting and finishing in Markeaton Park and taking in Queen Street, St Marys Gate, Bold Lane and Cathedral Road in the Cathedral Quarter. Road closures will be in place from 8.45 - 16.30; for further information on closures and access please click here.     Derby Night Market Derby Night Market returns to the streets of the Cathedral Quarter on the evening of Thursday 30 June.   Organised by Sheena Holland, the Market will feature stalls selling food and drink, arts and crafts, gifts and more and will take place between 5 - 10pm.    It has also been announced that a Night Market will take place as part of Derby Feste this year.     What's on in the Cathedral Quarter   Thursday 30 June 2016 - Derby Night Market - Cathedral Quarter, 5pm - 10pm Saturday 2 July - CQ Saturdays Towers, Tunnels & Tales - 3pm (meet outside Derby Cathedral at 2.45pm)  Wednesday 6 - Sunday 10 July - Derby City Charter Summer Beer Festival - Market Place Thursday 7 July - Business & Retail in the City Meeting - 9.30am - 10.30am, BID Offices, 10 Iron Gate Saturday 9 July - CQ Saturdays Street Circus - Market Place, 11am - 3pm Saturday 16 July - CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious - 11am - 3pm, Waterfall, Market Place  Saturday 16 July - Caribbean Carnival, Market Place Sunday 17 July - Jenson Button Triathlon, Various locations including Cathedral Quarter Saturday 23 July - CQ Saturdays Street Theatre - Walkaround entertainment 11am - 3pm Saturday 6 August - CQ Saturdays Towers, Tunnels & Tales - 3pm (meet outside Derby Cathedral at 2.45pm)  For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk or www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk              You have been sent this email as your details are registered against  a business located in the Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District The BID is project managed by Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (pfbb UK)       
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  •   CQ BID and Business News E-bulletin                                                                             Issue 323 June 2016           Your weekly news & updates      Opportunity to take part in CQ Creative Industries Feature The Cathedral Quarter BID has commissioned a feature to be included in the Business Weekly section of the Derby Telegraph in May promoting a key sector strength in the Cathedral Quarter: Creative Industries. We are inviting businesses who are involved in this field to contribute to this feature. If you would like to be involved please email our PR agent Sarah Jenkin-Jones or telephone on 07951945665 to register your interest and discuss further. Please note space is limited and will therefore be allocated on a first come first serve basis.      Town Centre Contingency Plans - Business advice If there was an emergency situation in Derby City Centre how would you as a business react? Derbyshire Prepared is a website set up to provide information and advice to help you better prepare for an emergency or major incident. As well as the above, the website also contains useful information for businesses on topics such as event planning, crime prevention, fire and flood protection and safeguarding. To visit the website, please click here.     Cathedral Quarter Social Media Initiative - Victoria Street, Albert Street & Osnabruck Square The Cathedral Quarter BID has implemented a social media initiative promoting different areas of the Cathedral Quarter and its businesses through the use of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The use of social media is an excellent way to promote the area more widely, effectively target audiences and generate new interest.   For the next two weeks we will be featuring businesses on Victoria Street, Albert Street and Osnabruck Square.   If you would like your business to be a part of this initiative please contact the BID office on 01332 419053 or via email to declare your interest. As always, and in addition to the above, please include the @DerbyCQ tag in any social media posts you make and we will share where appropriate.       Other important news for businesses     CQ Business Life now available to view online CQ Business Life is now available to read in the June edition of The Derbyshire magazine. Featuring articles on the key strengths of the Cathedral Quarter, this year's CQ Business Life is designed to attract new visitors, developers and investors into the area. A further edition of CQ Business Life is scheduled to appear in the Autumn edition of Agenda Magazine later in the year. You can view the current edition online by clicking here.   Peregrine Project - Watchpoint and webcam details It is a busy time for the city's Peregrine Falcons as the four juveniles born this year begin to fly from the nest on Derby Cathedral. The Peregrine project gives visitors the opportunity to view these beautiful birds up close by staging free watchpoints on Cathedral Green between 11am - 1.30pm on the following dates: Wednesday 22 June Saturday 25 June  Wednesday 29 June Saturday 2 July Wednesday 6 July Saturday 9 July (last one of the season)  Can't make it to a watchpoint? You can also monitor the chick's progress online on one of four webcams installed around the nesting site. For further information look out for the Peregrine Project leaflets or click here to be directed to the website, blog and webcams.         Sinfonia Viva Derby Village Fete Saturday 27th August 2016, Derby Market Place, 10am - 6pm Sinfonia Viva has teamed up with Rolls-Royce plc to create a Derby Summer Village Fete taking place on the Market Place over the August Bank Holiday weekend. This fun family event will feature live music, stalls, games, great local food and an array of classic family friendly activity, such as face painting and arts and crafts. The organisers are also offering a range of sponsorship and stall renting opportunities for Cathedral Quarter businesses. For further information please contact Sam Edwards on 0750 3551499. Derby - Real Ale Capital      Derby has once again been crowned the Real Ale Capital following a census undertaken by members of the Derby branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). The census reported that Derby had a record-number of real ales available on any given night, with 334 counted across 213 different varieties. With a high proportion of real ale establishments located in the Cathedral Quarter this represents more great news for evening economy venues in the area following on from international recognition from the likes of Lonely Planet and Rough Guide travel guides.     What's on in the Cathedral Quarter   Saturday 25 June 2016 - CQ Saturdays Street Theatre - Walkaround entertainment 11am - 3pm Thursday 30 June 2016 - Derby Night Market - Cathedral Quarter, 5pm - 10pm Saturday 2 July - CQ Saturdays Towers, Tunnels & Tales - 3pm (meet outside Derby Cathedral at 2.45pm)  Wednesday 6 - Sunday 10 July - Derby City Charter Summer Beer Festival - Market Place Thursday 7 July - Business & Retail in the City Meeting - 9.30am - 10.30am, BID Offices, 10 Iron Gate Saturday 9 July - CQ Saturdays Street Circus - Market Place, 11am - 3pm Saturday 16 July - CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious - 11am - 3pm, Waterfall, Market Place  Saturday 16 July - Caribbean Carnival, Market Place Sunday 17 July - Jenson Button Triathlon, Various locations including Cathedral Quarter Saturday 23 July - CQ Saturdays Street Theatre - Walkaround entertainment 11am - 3pm For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk or www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk              You have been sent this email as your details are registered against  a business located in the Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District The BID is project managed by Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (pfbb UK)       
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  •   CQ BID and Business News E-bulletin - Furthest From the Sea Festival special Issue No 322   June 2016     Furthest From the Sea Festival 18 June 2016 On Saturday 18th June, The Cathedral Quarter comes alive with creativity at The Furthest From The Sea Festival, the annual showcase and celebration of the diverse Derbyshire arts scene. The Festival is sponsored by both Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter BID's and is presented in conjunction with Derby Live, Riverlights and Trent Barton.   Join in the fun between 11am and 4pm for music and variety entertainment throughout the Cathedral Quarter, including at the following locations:   The Main Stage on The Market Place   11am till 11.45am - The Herron Brothers 12pm till 12.30pm - Scribble Victory 12.40pm till 1.10pm - Yakobo 1.30pm till 2pm - Creatio Youth Arts 2.10pm till 2.40pm - Luke Whittemore 3pm till 4pm - Surtal Arts   The Comedy Clubrooms at The Guildhall Theatre   12pm till 12.15pm - Verbal Discharge 12.20pm till 12.35pm - James Wallace 12.40pm till 12.55pm - Peter Prodge 1pm till 1.10pm - Will Nyland 1.15pm till 1.35pm - Missimp 1.40pm till 1.55pm - Lord Illusion 2pm till 2.15pm - Thomas Rackham 2.20pm till 2.35pm - Lucy Thompson 2.40pm till 2.55pm - Liam Webber 3pm till 3.10pm - Hannah Brockley 3.10pm till 3.15pm - Verbal Discharge   There will also be additional performance areas on Corn Market and at The Market Hall and The Old Bell Hotel on Sadler Gate.    For further information on the event please click here or pick up your copy of the Festival programme at locations around the Cathedral Quarter.       CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious   As well as all of the above, the regular CQ Saturday Knickerbocker Glorious event will also be taking place on the Waterfall Stage in the Market Place. Come along and see the following acts and entertainment:     11am till 11.20am - Ripley Green Garters 11.35am till 11.55am - Sing 4 Your Supper 12pm till 12.20pm - Ripley Green Garters 12.40pm till 1pm - James Scott 1.15pm till 1.30pm - Derby A Cappella 1.40pm till 2pm - Moonhare Tribal Bellydance 2.15pm till 2.30pm - Derby A Cappella 2.40pm till 3pm - Amit and Matt   For further information on CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious, a regular event organised by Cathedral Quarter BID and which takes place on the third Saturday of the month, please click here.     Individual Diverse Inspiring www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk    01332 419053  
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