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18 Jun

The British Street Food Awards

The toughest street food competition in the world is coming to Derby.

18 Jun

Double Award Joy for East Midlands ICT Firm

Managed IT and Communications Service Provider, Air-IT are celebrating after winning two awards in as many weeks at the Derby Telegraph and Nottingham Post Business Awards.

18 Jun

£2.5bn British Patient Capital Programme launched to enable long-term investment in innovative companies across the UK

The British Business Bank is launching British Patient Capital, a new £2.5bn programme designed to enable long-term investment in high growth potential companies across the UK led by ambitious entrepreneurs who want to build successful, world-class busine

Access to Finance

Before you approach any organisation for financial assistance, you will need to work out where your business is, where you want it to go, and how much you need to take it there. If you’ve reached the point where your business requires an injection of cash, it may not always be obvious where your first port of call should be.

By analysing your business – both in terms of where you are and where you want to take it – the most appropriate means to finance growth should become clearer.

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Funding for New Businesses

Advice and information on the funding options available to new businesses.


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Current sources of local funding for businesses.


Financing Skills and Employment

Accessing financial support to increase your business's workforce and to train staff.


National Funding & Grants

National business support products available to growing companies.


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Case Studies

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