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Recruiting for the Future

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub
Venue: The Derbyshire Hotel, Carter Lane East, South Normanton, Alfreton DE55 2EH
Date: Thursday 27th September, 2018
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Cost: Free

The D2N2 Growth Hub and the region's three universities - Nottingham Trent University, University of Derby and University of Nottingham - are co-hosting an employer-led event to raise awareness of the various opportunities for graduate recruitment and placements within D2N2. This event is part-funded via the European Regional Development Fund.


As your business grows, so does your workforce. Yet sourcing and retaining qualified and experienced personnel is often a challenge that can hinder your growth plans.

The three D2N2 universities each offer a number of graduate programmes that can help you source exceptional talent for permanent, temporary or project-based work.

This event will give you an insight into what is on offer from each of the universities, the benefits of recruiting graduates and the support on offer.

Included in the event is a practical workshop that will guide you through the whole recruitment process, from understanding your business needs, to identifying the types of roles required and ultimately, to finding solutions for successful recruitment.


9.30am Registration / Networking

10.00am Welcome (D2N2 Growth Hub)

10.15am Speaker to be confirmed

10.45am Break

11.00am Workshop

11.45am What’s on offer?

12.00am Networking

12.30pm Close

Who Should Attend?

This event is open to small and medium-sized businesses based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.


This event is part-funded via the European Regional Development Fund, therefore we are required to evidence that you are a small to medium enterprise.

There will be a couple of forms that will need to be completed either prior to the event or on the day and these will be sent to you once you have registered. One form is to ensure you are a small to medium enterprise, the second is to capture any business support you have received over the last 3 years to ensure you haven’t exceeded €200,000. If you have previously completed these forms at a Growth Hub event you will not have to complete another set.

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