Latest News

22 Aug

The Big House Presents: EXPO

EXPO is a great opportunity to discover what with these businesses to localise your supply chain, reduce your carbon footprint, and create jobs and opportunities in the D2N2 area.

20 Aug

Chamber offers free year-long membership to businesses affected by Toddbrook Reservoir incident

East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) continues to work with partners to offer comprehensive support to local businesses which have been - and continue to be - affected by the potential collapse of Toddbrook Dam.

19 Aug

‘Energy for Business’ scheme helps local businesses make the low-carbon leap

A project which helps local businesses that want to develop low-carbon solutions, has been awarded funding to support SMEs in the region for another three years.

Growth Hub Blog

Cyber Crime

November 16th, 2015

Andy Watterson, Business Crime Manager at East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire) presents his tips on tackling cyber crime.

How the Food & Drink Forum can help your Business

November 9th, 2015

The food and drink sector is said to account for almost 16% of the UK’s total manufacturing turnover, that’s around £81.8 billion, and employs around 400,000 people (which is more than the population of Leicester!)*

Special Events To Add To Your Calendar

November 2nd, 2015

Kate Tyler, D2N2 Growth Hub Project Board Member, FSB Chairwoman for Nottingham and Director of Shake Social highlights opportunities to celebrate small business.

Support for Innovation

October 26th, 2015

Innovation is the 'buzz' word of many organisations today - everyone’s doing it, it seems. But what does innovation mean and how does it apply to a small business?

Rural Business Development Funding Boost

October 19th, 2015

The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (D2N2 LEP) is one of the largest LEP's in England covering an area with a population of over 2 million people with an economic output of £36 billion. More than a third of the D2N2 area’s total of 880,000-plus jobs are

Improving career opportunities for young people.

September 28th, 2015

Over the past few years there has been recognition that in order to compete successfully in the global marketplace we need to invest in our future workforce. It is important that young people are given the opportunity to learn about the wide range of car

Ever thought about exporting?

September 21st, 2015

There are many businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire who could and should be selling their products and services overseas, but haven’t taken the first step to looking into the benefits of exporting. Non-exporters perceive ‘external’ hurdles from le

What are you doing on 22nd September?

September 14th, 2015

We are always looking for opportunities to help businesses across the D2N2 area learn and grow. We have found two events that are both taking place on Tuesday 22nd September 2015. These will be of interest to different types of businesses but we wanted