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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

Significant boost for exports in D2N2

March 21st, 2016

As your business grows you may decide to start exploring international markets. There are opportunities both in traditional, established markets such as Europe and the US, and the high-growth economies of countries such as China, India and Brazil.

Competing Fairly in Business

March 14th, 2016

Picture the scene: a new estate agency tries to enter a market where they see there is potential to offer a cheaper service to would-be customers. Great news for customers wanting to find their perfect home and for the smart entrepreneur who spotted an o

Support for Ambitious Businesses

February 22nd, 2016

The D2N2 Growth Hub came into being in December 2014 and since then has assisted over 1700 small businesses to navigate the support available to them in Derby, Derbyshire Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Love Business - Love Manufacturing?

January 18th, 2016

We are looking forward to one of the first large business to business expos of 2016 - Love Business East Midlands, the region’s biggest free business event, taking place on the 11th February at the Donington Park International Exhibition Hall.