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Alexander Calder Financial Ltd
Alexander Calder Financial Limited was formed in 2001 following the closure of the UK operation of an international financial services company. The two founding partners were joined over the following months by 3 further advisers who had all worked together since, in some cases, the 1980's.
We are based in Worksop and offer financial planning services to private and corporate clients across a wide spectrum of need areas. The now 7 full-time advisers are supported by 6 administration staff ensuring that client service is always at the forefront of what we do. Our approach is to understand the needs of the client, what plans they already have in place and what action needs to be taken to achieve financial goals. We are very focused on long-term client relationships as we build a plan and review regularly to ensure that the objective of the client is met . We are generally 'there' at most major life events to ensure financial stability is achieved.
Our services include pensions for the individual and employers (meeting workplace pension obligations), investments utilising the tax beneficial products available, and protection products to ensure finances are stable when life throws a curveball. We work with some of the most highly respected and well known investment managers in the UK and can offer very bespoke investment management for those who need that little bit more involvement to achieve their goals.
In addition, our associated business The Mortgage Shop, based on Bridge Street in Worksop, offers mortgage advice to both our clients and the general public.
We are pleased to once again support NNBA as the region continues to evolve and grow and look forward to presenting the Company of the Year with their award.
Edgewise Edgestrip Ltd
We supply our own Edgewise™ branded products; Edgestrip Profiles, Spreader Bars, Tape, Bagseals and Cornerwise which are used in the electrolytic refining of metals where our largest sector is copper refineries.
Our customers are based throughout the world and we supply our products to Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Finland, India, Japan, Laos PDR, Mexico, Romania, Russian Federation, South Africa, USA and the UK.
Most of the Edgewise products are used to protect the edges of the cathode plates used during the electroplating of copper (and other metals) to form pure sheets or mother blanks, from which every type of copper product can then be produced.
The Bagseal product is used within specialised polishing filters to seal the filter bags onto the filter elements for filtration of the electrolytic liquor.
We provide each customer with a customised product to match their exact specifications, manufactured to very high tolerances and precision. We exclusively machine our polypropylene Edgestrip Profiles from press formed sheets rather than using the more conventional extrusion method of our competitors. This makes our products not only unique but technically superior making them the best of their type worldwide.
Edgewise Edgestrip Ltd were also finalists for the International Development Award in the Midlands Region's very prestigious Family Business Awards 2015.
The Preparation Group
The Preparation Group is a leading Surface Preparation, Surface Removal and Surface Finishing Specialist that prides itself on providing a service which is second to none, setting industry standards and adding value to customers' business activities.
We supply cost effective Equipment, developed by us using the latest technology and a complete range of Services including, Machine Maintenance and Repairs, Contracting and Training.
We offer project solutions to a diverse range of industries and have a strong reputation for our honest approach, technical advice and quality products.
Bassetlaw District Council
Bassetlaw District Council is committed to having North Notts as a strong economic base.
The Council provides business support in terms of direct and virtual advice, offers start up grants and assistance for businesses applying to regional and national schemes and promotes the area, particularly by working with partners to attract new businesses, visitors and tourists into the area.
The Mortgage Shop
The Mortgage Shop in Worksop has been established for many years working within David Hawke Property Services. Since 2009 it has been associated with Alexander Calder Financial Limited and in 2016 we brought the business into its own high street premises to make it independent of, but still working closely with, its historic connections.
The Mortgage Shop does exactly what it says on the tin - it is not about 'selling' you other things like current or savings accounts - it does not sell houses, or even rent them out. At TMS our only focus is on working with our clients to obtain the most suitable and best mortgage deal we can find from the whole of the mortgage market. Neil Mills heads the advice side of things and has worked in mortgages for many years. Our clients return time after time to re-mortgage, move home, perhaps purchase a buy-to-let, or to just understand their options when considering a move.
TMS is proud to support the NN Business Awards and wishes all entrants, whatever their category, the best of luck and ongoing success.
Dukeries IT Ltd
Formed in 2005, Dukeries IT has an established client base across the East Midlands to who it provides IT related services. From user support assisting with various aspects of their normal daily interactions with IT, through to real-time monitored malware protection and backup solutions. Dukeries IT also offer telephony and connectivity solutions to central and satellite offices designed to fit each clients particular requirements.
As cloud services have become more prevalent, we have helped many of our clients take advantage of the benefits these solutions bring to their working days. Information is now more accessible than ever & with the right security in place, protected from unwanted attack.
We offer a real world approach to IT & Telecoms, with the support of the right providers to deliver the right solution for a business.
Supporting the NNBA this year is a first for Dukeries IT & we wish all participants the very best of luck.
North Notts BID Limited
North Notts BID – the UKs first ever area-wide business improvement district (BID) - is an organic advancement of the place-shaping work and success of the North Notts Envoys ambassadors scheme. With £3.2m secured over its 5 year term, a private sector BID Board will lead and deliver a wide range of exciting business-led projects and initiatives. North Notts BID will create an inclusive and collaborative place management approach for the benefit of all businesses within the Bassetlaw District.
Wright Vigar Chartered Accountants
As a local firm of Chartered Accountants, Wright Vigar take pride in supporting local business, and have experienced teams based in Retford at Chancery Court, West Street, and slightly further afield in Gainsborough, Newark, Lincoln, Sleaford and London.
As you would expect, Wright Vigar Chartered Accountants are professionally proficient in all key areas of accounting such as auditing, taxation, pensions and corporate finance, but to us, these are just the basics.
We also concern ourselves with the people in the business, as well as the figures. We are personal as well as professional, and we actively encourage you to look beyond the numbers and explore your business aspirations.
If you find that approach refreshing, and would like to hear more about the services we can offer you, you can do this in 3 different ways! Call the Retford team on 01777 70737, email us at email@example.com or hop onto our website www.wrightvigar.co.uk – we would be delighted to hear from you!
J-Flex is a leading UK elastomer solutions provider. Solutions include high performance elastomer sheetings for gasket conversion and lamination applications plus manufactured elastomer components such as; mouldings, extrusions, bellows, seals, sleeves and expansion joints plus sealants or adhesives including Viton™.
Founded in 1984, we pride ourselves in good, old-fashioned customer service. Our customers are all looking for product availability, reliability and a quick and efficient response to their requests. We deliver every time.
Maison Frais Ltd., is a new company formed in December 2018.
Ellie LaCrosse, the Managing Director has extensive experience in the construction industry and her own property investment & development company. A flair and creativity in transforming spaces with her interior design skills led her to set up Maison Frais.
Maison Frais can be described as a Space Solution Specialist, aimed at giving the Baby Boomer (55-75+) generation an alternative choice to downsizing.
Maison Frais project manages with trusted and vetted suppliers such as Architects, Builders, Trades, Mortgage Advisors, Interior Designers, delivering safety, security and protection services to make it possible to stay in the family home. To incorporate smart home tech and safe surfaces and well designed spaces and furniture; To keep people out of the care home system for longer.
Maison Frais helps you create the life you want, keep the home you love and protect your most valuable asset.
Maison Frais- 'With You As Life Changes' www.maisonfrais.co.uk
Exciting New Starter Offices in Retford.
The refurbishment of Eaton House is now complete, come and find out about the new office facilities available to create the perfect working space to suit your individual needs and enable your business to flourish.
Virtual Office facilities, Shared Offices and Private Offices.
For enquiries contact Chris Rooke on 07852 904202 to register your interest.
David Fowkes Jewellery
David Fowkes creates unique, handmade jewellery exhibiting the highest standard of craftsmanship. The brand is synonymous with gems of exceptional quality, cut to perfection and set in unique designs. Every piece of David Fowkes Jewellery has been individually created, using ancient stone cutting methods, and a combination of both traditional and innovative techniques. David’s work translates as a piece of art and a feast for the eyes: the ultimate pleasure to wear.
Every unique piece of jewellery is made by hand, on site, by his own Goldsmiths, resulting in incredibly high standards of quality and craftsmanship. Traditional skills are fundamental to everyday working practises, but modern innovations such as laser technology have offered new creative avenues for both design and manufacture, enabling pieces that could not otherwise be achieved by traditional techniques alone.
Trailblazer Tracking Ltd
In partnership with an award-winning IT development business, Trailblazer was created by financial advisers for financial advisers.
The team behind Trailblazer includes Nigel Ruff, Marcus Horne, Peter Greaves, Gregg Bartram, and Martin Hibbert, and has well over 25 years’ financial services experience. Additional experience gained within the NHS on compliance with regulatory requirements and auditable data reporting have further helped Trailblazer’s development.
As practicing advisers, we understand the compliance challenges you face. We have travelled the same challenging regulatory journey as you. We believe that regulatory change will be with us for the foreseeable future, at the forefront of which is MiFID II and the burden it places on advisers and their business.
Furthermore, being able to demonstrate delivery of the service your clients pay for will become increasingly relevant.
We are proud to have develop an app which will help users comply with the regulatory burden placed on them by MiFID II, while demonstrating ongoing service and helping to track CPD. Furthermore, we also believe Trailblazer will ultimately increase the value of the businesses which adopt it.
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