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

Could a KTP accelerate innovation in your business?

September 7th, 2015

Every business has something that it needs to help speed up innovation - it might require access to funding, or the right sort of skilled staff or it may be that it needs key expertise to enable it to develop better products more quickly.

Grants for Rural Business Growth

September 1st, 2015

The Government has recently published it's first Rural Productivity Plan to to grow the rural economy, a ten-point plan for boosting rural productivity. The rural economy is important as it provides one-third of D2N2’s 880,000 plus total jobs.

Fit For Nuclear (F4N) Update

August 24th, 2015

Fit For Nuclear is delivered by the Nuclear AMRC in partnership with the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) now part of the Business Growth Service (launched in October 2014).

Business networking for SMEs

August 17th, 2015

Building relationships is vital for businesses, whether that is relationships with clients, competitors, associates, or your target demographic. Building and nurturing these relationships will help your business to learn, grow and succeed.

Helping you comply with Business Regulations

July 27th, 2015

All businesses have to comply with one or more set of business regulations in order to operate effectively and ensure that they meet acceptable standards. The range of business regulations that you will be familiar with are shown below:

Peak District and Derbyshire events that help the local economy

July 20th, 2015

Every year there are a number of key events that take place in Peak District and Derbyshire that attract a lot of tourists into the area. These events are not only great fun they also help the local economy and raise the profile of the area.

Life Sciences Sector: Grants available to train your staff

July 13th, 2015

We are very fortunate in the East Midlands to have a lot of support available for companies that are based within the life sciences sector. The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has identified life sciences as one of the priority sectors that have

Working in partnership for the visitor economy

July 6th, 2015

The visitor economy, or tourism, has been identified by D2N2 as one of the key sectors in the region for potential growth, and the key partners for delivering this are Visit Peak District & Derbyshire and Experience Nottinghamshire, the official tourism b