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17 Apr

Driver recruitment firm reveals secret to success

A Nottinghamshire recruitment firm has doubled turnover in the past 12 months thanks to a “change of mindset”.

16 Apr

Employment improves but fluctuations suggest lack of confidence among employers

The number of people in work in the East Midlands rose in the three months to the end of February according to figures released this morning.

15 Apr

Going Green - Berkeley Inns install electric vehicle charging points at all sites

Growth Hub Blog

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.

Let's Link Up

July 6th, 2018

Following a fantastic training session ran in partnership by D2N2 Growth Hub and Nottingham-based digital marketing agency, Hallam, on the power of the backlink and the many other tools of Digital Marketing, I was left bursting with fresh ideas and a fier

Top Tips to Think Like a Business Leader

June 27th, 2018

Being a successful business leader isn’t something that happens overnight, it takes years of hard work to climb the ladder of success. So just what do you need to realise your aspirations?

The importance of languages as part of your Export Strategy

January 22nd, 2018

Everyone recognises the problems which can occur in business when you can’t understand the language of your customers – missed enquiries, lost orders, hesitating to pick up the phone to discuss issues, inability to chase payments effectively etc.