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20 Sep

Lost key fob memory stick opened door to finder’s data to hacker

Lost keys opened up a world of opportunity to a computer hacker.

20 Sep

Leading light in business blogs about Brexit

A leading figure in East Midlands business has written two blogs about Brexit, examining the resilience of regional business to the UK leaving the EU and providing advice to businesses on a seamless transition into a Post-Brexit economy

20 Sep

Progressive engineering company secures funding for growth

A Nottingham engineering company, HSM Engineering Limited, has further invested in a new facility with state-of-the-art equipment to streamline its business operations thanks to a government-backed grant programme.

Case Studies

Valleys of Chesterfield

 

A supplier of niche building materials, including reclamation and the supply of claddings, the company was seeking to consolidate the growth it had made and explore ways to harness the new foundations that they wished to lay down.

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Three Bears Cookery Club

 


Mum of three, Ruth Chubb started the Three Bear Cookery Club in July 2016, a business that has risen after several years in the making.

The company offers fun cookery sessions for children ages 2-13.

 

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Think Big Developments

 

Think Big Developments provides work experience and apprenticeships to young adults from all backgrounds between the ages of 16-24. The organisation required some form of finance to be able to invest in the necessary equipment to provide their valuable service within the local community. There was also a general lack of knowledge around what support was available which would enable the business to grow.

 

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Paper Escape

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Paper Escape were rapidly outgrowing their existing premises and it was proving difficult to find suitable premises within the local rural area. Eventually a suitable piece of employment land was identified and the Growth Hub assisted the company in making a successful application for funding from the D2 Enterprise Growth Fund (DEGF)

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Jaivel Aerospace

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Jaivel Aerospace’s success in providing manufacturing and tooling solutions to world leading companies is also helping them plan the next stage of their development - a 15k sq ft highly innovative manufacturing facility based in the D2N2 area.

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Clicky

Clicky
Full in-house digital agency Clicky opened new offices in Nottingham’s Creative Quarter. As newcomers to the city they were seeking opportunities for business expansion and engagement with the local community. The Growth Hub helped them gain valuable insight into the wide range of support available via D2N2, ranging from University placements to joint workshops, events and relevant local/regional networking opportunities.

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