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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.

HS2

In the East Midlands, Councils, LEPs, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce and Growth Hubs are working together to develop ambitious, deliverable proposals for maximising the economic potential of a new HS2 and classic rail hub station at Toton, the proposed Infrastructure Maintenance Depot at Staveley, and the new option for HS2 trains serving Chesterfield.

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HS2 Contract Opportunities 

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Tenders Electronic Daily (for opportunities valued above OJEU thresholds)

The UK Government’s Contracts Finder

CompeteFor 

East Midlands Chamber Alert Service

Crown Commercial Services

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