Case Studies

Embrace U Consultancy

Embrace U Consultancy received business advice and support from the Growth Hub, enabling the company to successfully apply for a grant to purchase all the equipment, software and development work for their growing business.

 

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Embrace U Consultancy

Embrace U Consultancy received business advice and support from the Growth Hub, enabling the company to successfully apply for a grant to purchase all the equipment, software and development work for their growing business.

 

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CAD for Fashion

After receiving support from the D2N2 Growth Hub, the BIG HOUSE project, the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme and a loan from First Enterprise, the company is now regularly delivering courses to students, graduates and experienced professionals within the fashion industry.

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CAD for Fashion

After receiving support from the D2N2 Growth Hub, the BIG HOUSE project, the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme and a loan from First Enterprise, the company is now regularly delivering courses to students, graduates and experienced professionals within the fashion industry.

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Valleys of Chesterfield

 

A supplier of niche building materials, including reclamation and the supply of claddings, the company was seeking to consolidate the growth it had made and explore ways to harness the new foundations that they wished to lay down.

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Think Big Developments

 

Think Big Developments provides work experience and apprenticeships to young adults from all backgrounds between the ages of 16-24. The organisation required some form of finance to be able to invest in the necessary equipment to provide their valuable service within the local community. There was also a general lack of knowledge around what support was available which would enable the business to grow.

 

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Paper Escape

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Paper Escape were rapidly outgrowing their existing premises and it was proving difficult to find suitable premises within the local rural area. Eventually a suitable piece of employment land was identified and the Growth Hub assisted the company in making a successful application for funding from the D2 Enterprise Growth Fund (DEGF)

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Jaivel Aerospace

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Jaivel Aerospace’s success in providing manufacturing and tooling solutions to world leading companies is also helping them plan the next stage of their development - a 15k sq ft highly innovative manufacturing facility based in the D2N2 area.

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Clicky

Clicky
Full in-house digital agency Clicky opened new offices in Nottingham’s Creative Quarter. As newcomers to the city they were seeking opportunities for business expansion and engagement with the local community. The Growth Hub helped them gain valuable insight into the wide range of support available via D2N2, ranging from University placements to joint workshops, events and relevant local/regional networking opportunities.

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Upperton Ltd

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Upperton is a contract Research & Development company which provides spray drying services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. In 2016 they were awarded an Innovation Support grant from Medilink East Midlands, helping the business to expand its services and capabilities and increase the company turnover by fourfold since 2015.

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David Gill - Artisan Blacksmith

David Gill
After successfully making the transition from farrier to artist blacksmith and changing the direction in his business, David was seeking support with business growth and sales. As a sole trader and maker he was in a situation faced by many sole traders of having to do everything himself and just needing intervention and support as required, to help him plan a strategy for growth, make the business run more smoothly and to help to ‘keep his eye on the ball’.

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