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12 Jun

Digital Start-Up Proodle Solutions Earn a Triple Win at the Ingenuity19 Competition

Proodle Solutions, a start-up digital business that has built a unique platform to boost universities’ international student recruitment efforts, scooped three major awards at the Ingenuity19 Competition worth £9,500

12 Jun

Number of people in work continues to rise across the region

The number of people in work across the East Midlands rose in the three months to the end of April compared to the previous quarter according to figures released this morning.

10 Jun

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Growth Hub Blog

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

StartUp Britain Tour Bus is coming to Nottingham!

June 29th, 2015

StartUp Britain is a national campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, harnessing the expertise and passion of Britain’s leading business people to celebrate, inspire and accelerate enterprise in the UK.

Is it time to innovate in your business?

June 15th, 2015

We all know that some of the most successful businesses are those that embrace innovation and are always looking for new ways to improve their competitive advantage. Innovation in the business arena is not always about scientific breakthroughs. It is al

Access to local finance for businesses

June 8th, 2015

Whether you are a new business or an existing business there may be times when you need to access finance to help with growth. It’s worth having a look at any grants that are available locally.