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thumbnailSupport for Ambitious Businesses
February 22nd, 2016
The D2N2 Growth Hub came into being in December 2014 and since then has assisted over 1700 small businesses to navigate the support available to them in Derby, Derbyshire Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
thumbnailAn Inspired workforce - Careers Inspiration (In Custody East Midlands)
February 16th, 2016
You can make a positive impact on supporting your future workforce to develop and apply their skills.
thumbnailAre You Ready to exit Business Incubation to secure the next stage of growth for your business?
February 8th, 2016
Finding the right setting to grow-on early stage businesses can be an issue for companies looking to exit their incubation environment. The – established through the Government’s Regional Growth Fund – provides grant funding to support bus...
thumbnailAccess Our Free Health and Safety Advice Consultancy
February 1st, 2016
Welcome to 2016 and the opportunity to access a free health and safety advice consultancy service, via the D2N2 Growth Hub, for businesses across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
thumbnailApprentices have proven benefits to business – Official !
January 25th, 2016
David Hughes, Regional Chair of the East Midlands Apprenticeship Ambassador Network asks ‘have you taken on an Apprentice yet’?
thumbnailLove Business - Love Manufacturing?
January 18th, 2016
We are looking forward to one of the first large business to business expos of 2016 - , the region’s biggest free business event, taking place on the 11th February at the Donington Park International Exhibition Hall.
thumbnailWill 2016 be the year you venture into overseas markets?
January 11th, 2016
Whilst it's always a good idea to do your research first and there is lots of information available to help you prepare, sometimes it pays to 'jump in' go there and see.
thumbnailAutomechanika arrives in Birmingham
January 4th, 2016
The D2N2 area is synonymous with the transport equipment manufacturing sector, given the presence of a number of large and globally significant employers such as Toyota, Rolls Royce and Bombardier and their significant local supply chains, areas...
thumbnailSo, You’ve Got a Great Business Idea But Not Sure What To Do Next?
December 21st, 2015
You are not alone! There are many people who have the ideas but don’t know where to start, but the most sensible place to begin is to most likely to be in seeking specialist business support and advice.
thumbnailFree expert health and safety advice for businesses in D2N2 Growth Hub area
December 14th, 2015
Expert health and safety advice is being offered free to businesses in the D2N2 Growth Hub area of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, as part of a four month pilot project to help companies cut costs and avoid future problems.