Business Alliance Partners

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acs works in partnership with businesses across Northamptonshire, delivering best-value solutions including IT products and support, office furniture, cabling and hosted IT services. Operating from showroom offices on Brackmills, acs helps local businesses to save time, money and hassle while improving productivity and gaining competitive advantage.

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Creativity is at the heart of everything we do here at AR-Media production. We have evolved into a diverse, energetic studio of commercial directors, designers, animators, coders and illustrators; all masters of their trade. Behind our creative force we also have the perfect blend of producers and experienced project managers who specialize in delivering amazing digital work for brands and campaigns. Creativity is nothing without the technical expertise we possess this in abundance with our experienced production and post-production teams. Our studio is a vibrant epicentre where creative expression meets a broad range of artistic, technical and marketing disciplines. Our people attract the right projects making our company great to work with. We have formed an environment where creativity is stimulated, challenges are met and rewards are shared. We empower our talent to bring the very best creative and logic to any given project and to meet its objectives directly.

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DBfB Communications’ Head Office in Northampton provides mobile phones, smart phones, i-pads and call packages, landlines, desktop handsets and complete telephone systems. DBfB provides all telecom related services, systems, broadband solutions, broadband provision and packages. It also provides the bespoke management of them all. The company offers complete installations of data and telecoms networks and IT and IT consultancy services. DBfB Communications was established in 1997 and enjoys a growing national and international customer base. DBfB promotes itself as a ‘one stop solution provider’.

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EMB Group helps organisations become more effective, more efficient and more profitable. We do this by providing market leading accreditation and risk management solutions, business improvement consultancy and through the delivery of a range of publicly funded programmes such as UK Trade & Investment and the Government’s Regional Growth Fund.
Our accreditation and business improvement services are delivered through EMB Excellence, EMB Certification and ACM, our specialist certification and accreditation arms. We are licensed by UKCES as one of only three Investors in People delivery centres in England and both ACM & EMB Certification are accredited by UKAS as ISO certification bodies. We’re proud to work with the Chamber on a number of joint initiatives to support businesses in Northamptonshire.

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The Knights of Old Group is one of the largest privately owned logistics companies in the Midlands.

Based in Northamptonshire, the group’s operations cover the UK, Ireland, Europe, Asia, Africa, The Middle East, Australia, North and South America. Combined with 300,00 square feet of warehousing, 200,000 square feet of BRC accredited food grade warehousing, export packing and e-fulfilment facilities, the company offers a supply chain solution that delivers.

With a fleet of over 250 trucks and 300 trailers, the Knights of Old Group’s services include UK and Ireland transport, European transport, Air & Ocean, logistics, export packing, full loads, same day deliveries, Supply chain management, and contract logistics.

The group continues to maximise their offering to the retail and food services sectors through ongoing re-accreditation to the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution. Introduced in 2006, the Global Standard for Storage and Distribution ensures best practice in the safe handling, hygiene, storage and distribution of food products and promotes continuous improvement in operating practices.

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Moore Stephens is an international group of independent accounting and consulting firms and has offices in Corby and Northampton. Member firms have developed a wide range of professional services to assist clients in meeting their objectives. Each firm ensures that services are delivered to the same high standards of personal service that is the Moore Stephens tradition.

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Northampton Borough Council is one of the largest borough or district councils in the country. Guiding and driving forward the changes needed to help Northampton grow into a vibrant city with heart. Making the most of our history and rich heritage, and at the same time creating a great place to live, work and play, Northampton Borough Council is aiming to give the people of Northampton a great sense of belonging in their home, neighbourhood and community.

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Northampton College’s purpose is to provide high quality further education, training and associated services to Northamptonshire people and businesses. The College’s mission is to enhance the lives of our students and other customers, maximising their potential through learning.

Ofsted has endorsed the achievement of Northampton College’s highest ever success rates recording a judgement of ‘Good’ for overall effectiveness as an outcome of its latest inspection in February 2013.

Northampton College has become one of the larger general Further Education Colleges in the region.. It offers a broad range of full-time and part-time courses, many funded by the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). In addition, it provides Higher Education courses in conjunction with The University of Northampton, and provides support for a range of other organisations including the voluntary sector.

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Spurgeons children’s charity has been supporting marginalised and disadvantaged children, young people and their families for almost 150 years.  We work in the heart of communities, responding to their needs so that all children and young people are equipped, empowered and inspired in ways that enable them to realise the fullness of their potential.  We firmly believe that every child deserves a childhood and an equal chance to fulfil their dreams and that no child’s current situation should ever dictate their future. Our Central Office is located in Rushden, Northamptonshire, and we deliver local services in the county including 15 children’s centres where we welcome over 12,000 children every year.

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Whittlebury Hall is ideally located set in rural Northamptonshire just minutes drive from the M1 and M40 and is accessible for all major motorway links. This Georgian style hotel is a Conference, Training Centre, Hotel & Spa. The Day Spa is one of the largest Spa’s in the country, with 23 treatments rooms and some of the latest in Heat and Ice facilities. There is also a leisure club in the hotel, which includes a 19-metre pool, whirlpool spa, bubble jet, steam room, sauna, aerobic studio and a state-of-the-art gymnasium. Awards include national finalist in the Training Venue of the Year at the World of Learning Awards and a national finalist in the HRS Hotel Excellence Awards – Excellent in Meetings and the Gold Award for Large Hotel of the Year in the East Midlands.

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Wilson Browne Solicitors is a firm that is proud to have its roots very firmly in the communities in which it operates. Not only is Wilson Browne Northamptonshire Law Society Large Law Firm Of The Year 2015 but the firm can trace its history back nearly 200 years. The firm covers all areas of Private Client and Commercial law having offices in Northamptonshire operating from Northampton, Kettering, Corby, Higham Ferrers, Wellingborough as well as having a strong presence in Leicester. Its services for individuals and businesses are extensive. The firm provides advice for businesses on Disputes (Litigation and Dispute Resolution), Debt Recovery, Employment Law, Corporate & Commercial Law, Insolvency, Commercial Property and Professional Negligence (suing a professional). The firm also looks after the interests of individuals with a full range of services including Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate, Care Home, Fees, Personal Injury, Clinical or Medical Negligence, Conveyancing, Private Landlord services, Family Law including divorce and mediation; and Childcare law.