Although Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cotterill remains in something of transfer limbo as the club talk to potential new owners, elsewhere in the division deals are already being done.
Crystal Palace have raided relegated Portsmouth for defender Joel Ward, helping Pompey's financial woes with a £400,000 fee.
Elliott Hewitt makes the step up from Macclesfield Town to Ipswich Town after a three-year deal was agreed with the 18-year-old right-back.
Leaving Portman Road is midfielder Grant Leadbitter who returns to his native north-east after signing for Middlesbrough.
Millwall meanwhile have snapped up Scott Malone from Bournemouth, with cash plus striker Josh McQuoid going in the opposite direction.