Latest News

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

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.