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17 Oct

Latest employment figures confirm robust regional economy

Employment in the East Midlands continues to evidence a robust regional economy according to figures released this morning.

17 Oct

Shell Springboard: Calling all low-carbon SME's

The application window for Shell Springboard is now open and will close at 10am on Monday, 29th October.

15 Oct

Search has started for the year's most enterprising women

The annual quest to find the region’s most successful and inspirational businesswomen has begun.

Case Studies

Platelet Solutions

Platelet Sollutions
Platelet Solutions Ltd, a spin-out company of the University of Nottingham, was formed in 2009. The company is the outcome of many years of research and experience in the Thrombosis and Haemostasis Group and focuses on the provision of products and services for platelet function testing.

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UK Export Finance: BDP video case study

Heather Wells is Group Finance Director of BDP, a global design practice providing expert architectural, design and engineering services. In this video, Heather describes how UK Export Finance (UKEF) helped lay the foundations for their global growth.

Expansion with Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Support

An infrastructure engineering company with a sizeable rail division, has expanded its UK operations by opening an office in Derby. The company’s growth has been supported by the city’s inward investment company Marketing Derby and a grant from Derby City Council through the Derby Enterprise Growth Fund.

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DEGF Grant Secures Expansion

A South Derbyshire company is recruiting further skilled crafts people to join its workforce as part of an expansion programme supported by an £180,000 grant from Derby Enterprise Growth Fund (DEGF).

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