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18 Jun

The British Street Food Awards

The toughest street food competition in the world is coming to Derby.

18 Jun

Double Award Joy for East Midlands ICT Firm

Managed IT and Communications Service Provider, Air-IT are celebrating after winning two awards in as many weeks at the Derby Telegraph and Nottingham Post Business Awards.

18 Jun

£2.5bn British Patient Capital Programme launched to enable long-term investment in innovative companies across the UK

The British Business Bank is launching British Patient Capital, a new £2.5bn programme designed to enable long-term investment in high growth potential companies across the UK led by ambitious entrepreneurs who want to build successful, world-class busine

Growth Hub Blog

Pitch@Palace open for business

January 23rd, 2017

Pitch@Palace offers the chance to get your Tech business idea in front of a global audience of influencers who can catapult it to the next level. Established by The Duke of York, in less than three years Pitch@Palace has helped over 247 businesses grow, w

Discover the Future of Transportation at Venturefest East Midlands

January 19th, 2017

The future of transportation will be one of the hot topics at this year’s Venturefest East Midlands at Derby Arena on 22 March. The event will host an in depth session on the subject with speakers including Rolls Royce, Balfour Beatty and University of No

Book Now for Open Doors!

January 19th, 2017

Following the success of last year’s event, Build UK and CITB are working together again to organise Open Doors 2017 which will take place from 27 March to 1 April 2017. Bookings are now available on the Open Doors website so whether you are looking for

Getting the most out of your communications and marketing

November 11th, 2016

I had the pleasure this week of partnering with the D2N2 Growth Hub in Chesterfield, Derbyshire and running a morning workshop for over 20 local businesses on how to get the most out of their communications and marketing.

The Textiles Growth Programme

October 13th, 2016

The Textiles Growth Programme can offer grants to textiles companies in England, anywhere outside of greater London, towards eligible projects which will grow or strengthen the company.

The Business Finance Guide

September 5th, 2016

The new Business Finance Guide – a journey from startup to growth sets out the main things to consider and outlines sources of finance available to businesses – ranging from start-ups to SMEs and growing mid-sized companies.