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22 Nov

Our Future Derby

A new and exciting initiative which engages primary school children and introduces them to the changing world of work is being rolled-out across 37 primary schools in Derby. Find out how you can get involved.

21 Nov

New EAFRD to help create new jobs for Rural Businesses

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme has opened a new call under the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) worth £35 million.

18 Nov

Enterprise and Innovation Centre at Nottingham Trent University

The new home for local businesses, start-ups, students, graduates and local entrepreneurs. Nottingham Trent University are opening a dynamic and innovative centre for both entrepreneurs and growing enterprises that want to work and co-locate with them.

Growth Hub Blog

What is Asset Finance?

January 7th, 2019

When running a business, a question that most owners or decision-makers have to make is what they should do when they need to purchase new machinery or equipment. Should you go down the rental route or purchase it?

A Quick Guide to Increasing Productivity

November 9th, 2018

When we talk to companies about what they’d like help and support with, the answer is often improving productivity, so several of the free business support workshops we run tackle issues which could help with the productivity of your organisation.

The rise of remote working: What’s the appeal?

November 9th, 2018

Working from home is on the rise in the UK, with almost 4.3 million people doing so last year. While it offers many benefits, there are also a number of challenges that need to be overcome in order for working from home to be effective.

How Management Systems Can Improve Business Efficiencies

November 5th, 2018

Businesses are constantly looking at ways to improve working processes in order to increase productivity and company performance. One such method is the implementation of management systems, which streamline day-to-day responsibilities of workers, and imp

Five of the most useful Windows key shortcuts

October 5th, 2018

Unless you’re rich enough to own an Apple Mac, the chances are high that the laptop you use at work runs Windows. Unless it’s even older than the author of this article, the chances are equally high that the laptop’s keyboard has ...

What does the future of marketing look like?

September 6th, 2018

The short answer to this question is ‘no one actually knows’. That’s because the marketing landscape is so vast and changes so quickly, it’s hard to keep up with the now, let alone the tomorrow.

Gender Pay Gap Reporting

July 12th, 2018

Although not a legal requirement, smaller companies can also measure and submit their gender pay gap data. By drawing attention to a disproportion in earnings, employers can explore the reasons behind the wage gap and take action to tackle it head-on.