Latest News

22 Nov

Our Future Derby

A new and exciting initiative which engages primary school children and introduces them to the changing world of work is being rolled-out across 37 primary schools in Derby. Find out how you can get involved.

21 Nov

New EAFRD to help create new jobs for Rural Businesses

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme has opened a new call under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) worth £35 million.

18 Nov

Enterprise and Innovation Centre at Nottingham Trent University

The new home for local businesses, start-ups, students, graduates and local entrepreneurs. Nottingham Trent University are opening a dynamic and innovative centre for both entrepreneurs and growing enterprises that want to work and co-locate with them.

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.

Search for Finance

Search for financial support to help develop and grow your business.


Funding for New Businesses

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


Local Access to Finance

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.


Funding News

The latest information for accessing finance and news regarding financial support.


Case Studies

Information on businesses that received financial support to help them develop.