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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.

Community Business Weekend Business Weekend 2017

Around 200 community businesses opened their doors for Community Business Weekend (5-8 Oct) and told their story in creative ways to get more customers, volunteers and supporters.

Community Business Weekend

Community Business Weekend celebrates the 7000 community businesses in local areas across England. In 2017, 200 community businesses opened their doors and used the long weekend to demonstrate the positive impact they have on society and tell their stories of success.

They celebrated their achievements by hosting breakfasts, lunches and measuring piers, told their stories with timelines, tours and exhibitions, got local people to share their hidden talents. Attendees also got involved by measuring a pier, tasting local produce, planting seeds, fixing bikes, hosting radio shows and buying community shares. Thanks to everyone who took part!

Social enterprise, Be Well Glossop, held their Open Door event to showcase some of Glossop’s community businesses. Visitors were able to speak to business owners, learn about Be Well Glossop and to try some of the activities on offer from local businesses.