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Welcome aboard! Meet our latest new Bondholders

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Marketing Derby has welcomed several new and returning Bondholders in recent weeks.

John Smedley, Vaillant, Neish Consultancy, The Yard, Broadhurst Digital and Darley Abbey Wines have signed up and are now enjoying all the benefits Bondholder membership can bring.

Here, we profile some of our latest arrivals in more detail:

John Smedley

John Smedley is a knitwear manufacturer and brand that has been in business since 1784.

Still family owned, John Smedley is the oldest manufacturing factory in the world, still operating from its original Lea Mills factory near Matlock.

The holder of two Royal Warrants from the Queen and the Prince of Wales, the firm employs around 300 people and manufactures around 300,000 knitwear garments each year.

Today, its jumpers, cardigans, polo and T-shirts are exported around the world to many countries.

To find out more about John Smedley please click here.


Vaillant UK, part of the Vaillant Group, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of environmentally-friendly heating and air-conditioning technology.

With its head office at Belper, it has presence in over 20 countries with national sales companies, and exports to more than 60 states.

A family-owned company, it has a heritage of more than 141 years in providing customers with energy-saving and easy to operate solutions for heating, cooling and hot water.

To find out more about Vaillant please click here.

Neish Consultancy

Neish Consultancy is a group of experienced professionals that provide coaching, inspirational leaders development, personal skills training, facilitation, team building and talent management.

The firm is passionate about development being available to everyone and offers a wide range of programmes, from one-day time management and personal impact to six-month inspirational leaders programmes and focused coaching programmes.

To find out more about Neish Consultancy please click here.

The Yard

The Yard Derby is the brainchild of Steve Wardle, whose Burton-based property development firm bought a small plot of land in the St Peters Churchyard with the intention of creating an outdoor street food market.

Featuring 12 stalls with seating for 100 people, it hoped that work on The Yard will begin this summer and that the venue will open in early summer 2023.

To find out more about The Yard please click here.

Broadhurst Digital

Broadhurst Digital is a digital strategy consultancy that helps growth-driven companies achieve their goals.

Founded by Martin Broadhurst, the firm offers its experience and expertise to help take businesses to the next level.

To find out more about Broadhurst Digital please click here.

Darley Abbey Wines

Darley Abbey Wines is a wine merchant, with its own wine bar and distillery, based at Darley Abbey Mills.

Originally founded as a wine merchant in 2007, in recent years the business has added a wine bar and courtyard, offering more than 100 wines, as well as craft beers and artisan spirits.

The business holds numerous wine and spirit tastings throughout the year, as well as other events.

To find out more about Darley Abbey Wines please click here.

For more about the benefits of being a Bondholder please click here.

To find out more about how to become a Bondholder please click here or contact Lindsey Hatfield at

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