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13 Nov

Invitation to Tender: ScaleUp360 Programme Workshops and Business Advice

A procurement opportunity has arisen for a bank of high growth business support specialists to supply 1-2-1 business advice and workshops to businesses and entrepreneurs in the Sheffield City Region (SCR).

11 Nov

Flood Support from Nottinghamshire County Council and Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire County Council have announced their support for residents and businesses affected by recent flooding. Both councils are offering emergency payments of up to £300 for small businesses who have been affected by the floods.

30 Oct

Workshops at flagship iHub Innovation Centre achieve full occupancy

The £12m iHub innovation centre on Infinity Park in Derby has scored another success after its state-of-the-art hybrid workshop achieved 100% occupancy.

Bad Rabbit ransomware warning

Posted on October 26th, 2017

Locked computer
GCHQ has issued a warning over the 'Bad Rabbit' ransomware attack that is sweeping through Europe leaving computers locked up across the continent.

Affected users are told their computer and data has been encrypted, and asked to fork over £210 in anonymous current Bitcoin in order to unlock it.

Russia appears to be the target of the malicious code, online security firm Kaspersky Lab reports, but computers in Ukraine, Turkey and Germany are also down, the Daily Mail has reported.

It has also been revealed that the virus code is littered with references to Game of Thrones - including the names of two dragons from the hit series.