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thumbnailWork placement students benefitting the manufacturing industry
March 25th, 2015
Lindhurst Engineering was founded in 1985 and is based in Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottingham. The company works with a wide range of clients including mining, construction, rail, aerospace, theatre, low carbon technology, art and manufacturing.
thumbnailVenturefest East Midlands: Looking for entrepreneurs with new ideas
March 9th, 2015
Are you an entrepreneur or innovator that has an innovative and creative idea?
thumbnailAre you looking for graduates to join your company?
March 2nd, 2015
Last month the BBC reported that graduate recruitment will be at its highest for a decade in 2015.
thumbnailRetail - A Changing Landscape for food manufacturers?
February 16th, 2015
David Williams, Chair of the D2N2 Food and Drink Manufacturing key sector group, takes a look at the image and reality of the food industry.
thumbnailGoing faster, going further – Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire
February 9th, 2015
A national government programme being run in conjunction with – Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, the European Regional Development Fund and BT are investing £19.8m to improve broadband pip...
thumbnailAre you looking for funding to grow your business? Invest to Grow
February 2nd, 2015
We wanted to share with you an excellent opportunity that has arisen for businesses across East Midlands that are seeking funding to grow over the next few years. The University of Derby has launched an Invest to Grow fund, which will run for 10...
thumbnailInspiring businesses in the D2N2 area to grow
January 26th, 2015
A report published in May 2013 by Lord Young highlighted that at the start of 2012, 95.5% (4.6 million) of private sector businesses in the UK were micro firms (0–9 employees). Micro businesses together accounted for 32% of private sector empl...
thumbnailAre you thinking of starting a business in 2015?
January 19th, 2015
Is 2015 going to be the year you start a new business? The economy has been slowly picking up and there is a general feeling of optimism as we start the year. This bodes well for budding entrepreneurs in the D2N2 area (Derby, Derbyshire, Notting...
thumbnailHelping you 'Power up your business'
January 12th, 2015
This year are you planning to either start a new business or accelerate the growth of your existing business? If so then the D2N2 Growth Hub will be able to help by advising on where you can access support that will really make a difference.