NXG – The Next Generation – designs, develops and delivers training and support programmes for young people aged 14 to 24 years.

A range of initiatives combine to offer access to courses that make a real difference (NXG Training); provide help applying for and securing jobs (NXG Employ); offer advice and guidance related to personal development, well-being, and life progress (NXG Connect); and, provide artist management, events and more (NXG Entertainment).

The company was established in 2006 and, so far, has helped over 5,000 young people to begin to achieve their potential, via training, education, work placements and employment in their chosen field.

City Estate Solutions ( is a property development company specialising in high density city centre mixed-use schemes and student accommodation developments. It also offers clients off-market development land and property investment opportunities.

The business partners with people who want to develop land or property. City Estate Solutions has a fully qualified, highly experienced team of specialists that can assist with every aspect of the project, from concept design, to planning and full build management.

When it comes to property investments, City Estate Solutions is able to ensure a steady return on investment in everything from small residential apartments to major commercial development schemes.

The range of services provided is wide-ranging, and includes long- and short-term investment opportunities. Clients can choose from a range of project types, and will be fully informed about the financial commitment required and the returns that can be expected.

City Host

CityHost is a premium service that assists people offering property for short-term rentals. The business provides both generic and platform-specific services – for example, on sites like Airbnb.

Short-term rentals yield a higher income than formal renting methods, but success is dependent on maintaining the property to a high standard and ensuring a steady flow of good quality guests.

City Host provides cleaning and laundry services, and also undertakes vetting and verification of guests. The services offered are comprehensive and flexible, covering everything from initial listing to property management, and designed to meet the needs of a wide range of clients.

Ruth’s Pantry is a vertically integrated and fully sustainable foods company, providing high quality foods from farm to table. With a core purpose of contributing to healthy living, whilst making a positive social impact.

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