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12 Dec

Businesses urged to claim £2500 voucher for broadband boost

Businesses around the UK are being urged to make use of a £2500 voucher for gigabit broadband speeds before the scheme closes due to high demand.

12 Dec

Deadline looms for Enterprising Women nominations

The annual quest to find the region’s most successful and inspirational businesswomen will end soon after Christmas.

12 Dec

New Chief Executive Officer appointed by D2N2 LEP

A new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.

Growth Hub Blog

Work placement students benefitting the manufacturing industry

March 25th, 2015

Lindhurst Engineering was founded in 1985 and is based in Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottingham. The company works with a wide range of clients including mining, construction, rail, aerospace, theatre, low carbon technology, art and manufacturing.

Going faster, going further – Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire

February 9th, 2015

A national government programme being run in conjunction with – Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, the European Regional Development Fund and BT are investing £19.8m to improve broadband pipes around the

Are you looking for funding to grow your business? Invest to Grow

February 2nd, 2015

We wanted to share with you an excellent opportunity that has arisen for businesses across East Midlands that are seeking funding to grow over the next few years. The University of Derby has launched an Invest to Grow fund, which will run for 10 years.

Inspiring businesses in the D2N2 area to grow

January 26th, 2015

A report published in May 2013 by Lord Young highlighted that at the start of 2012, 95.5% (4.6 million) of private sector businesses in the UK were micro firms (0–9 employees). Micro businesses together accounted for 32% of private sector employment (7.8

Are you thinking of starting a business in 2015?

January 19th, 2015

Is 2015 going to be the year you start a new business? The economy has been slowly picking up and there is a general feeling of optimism as we start the year. This bodes well for budding entrepreneurs in the D2N2 area (Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and

Helping you 'Power up your business'

January 12th, 2015

This year are you planning to either start a new business or accelerate the growth of your existing business? If so then the D2N2 Growth Hub will be able to help by advising on where you can access support that will really make a difference.