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Support for residents and businesses affected by flooding

Support for residents and businesses affected by flooding

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Nottinghamshire Flooding Grants Available

Information of the grants is available to those who have been impacted by flooding in Nottinghamshire.

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Fresh Logistics Assist with Jonny Wilkinson’s No.1 Living Kombucha

Jonny Wilkinson’s No.1 Living Kombucha doesn’t half fly out during their marking campaign thanks to Fresh Logistics.

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Ready To Grow Programme Launch

Ready to Grow offers a programme of six business growth modules to businesses who may be at the start of...

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LMD Invests £3.5m to Grow Fleet

LMD Invests £3.5m to add nine new vacuum excavators to its fleet making it one of the largest in the...

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Derby Central United Reformed Church Appoint DSP Interiors Ltd

Award-winning Derby-based design, refurbishment and fit-out specialist DSP (Interiors) Ltd has been appointed principal designer and contractor on the project...

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WRAP Launches New Food Waste Grants

​​​​​​​Grants are available for businesses and not-for-profit organisations in England to support resource efficiency projects, with the goal of diverting,...

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Bulkhead Interactive take Bulkhead Phoenix to Cardinal Square

Leading British Game Developers, Bulkhead Interactive, take office at Cardinal Square.

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Support for Ashbourne Traders

Innovative business support is being offered to established Ashbourne traders and would-be entrepreneurs.

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Nottinghamshire Sees Increase In Number Of Businesses Over Last Year

Latest statistics show that Nottinghamshire saw an increase in the number of businesses over the last 12 months, despite a background...

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Creating A Low Emission City

Creating A Low Emission City Conference, 26th March 2020 Nottingham: Registration Now Open. What practical measures can cities take to improve...

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Nottingham-based Print Business Wins Environmental Award, thanks to NTU Students

Print 4 Ltd secured 1st place at The Solutions Awards 2019, hosted in London earlier this month. A local printing company, committed...

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Chamber joins forces with Business Peak District

East Midlands Chamber* has become the accountable body for Business Peak District.

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Driving Research and Innovation

Free research, innovation and productivity support is available to SMEs in D2N2 through Driving Research and Innovation.

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Nottingham Sustainable Urban Development

The final call for applications for the Nottingham City Region Sustainable Urban Development (SUD) Strategy has been announced.

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SMART Funding

The competition for Smart Funding reopened on 9th Jan 2020. The deadline for applications is at midday on 22nd April 2020.

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Transmission Fund

The Transmission Fund provides support for musicians to focus on developing creative practice and furthering professional development.

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Rural Start-Up Fund

Forest Holidays and The Prince’s Countryside Fund have teamed up to create The Rural Start-Up Fund, an exciting opportunity...

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Big House: Invitation to Tender

The Big House are looking for applications from specialist website developers to provide support and updates to The Big House...

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UK Games Fund

Round 6 of the UK Games Fund is open to all UK-based game developers with less than 50 employees who are developing...

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Funding Boost for Great British Pubs

The Communities Secretary backs the great British pub with a new £1.15 million fund, supporting great British pubs.

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East Midlands Chamber: Invitation to Tender

The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce have put out an invitation to tender for Graphic Design, Copywriting and Print Services....

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Midlands Engine Creative and Design Trade Mission to Wenzhou, China

Are you looking for opportunities to increase sales into China? You can apply to join a funded Midlands Engine mission...

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North Derbyshire: Career Hub

The D2N2 LEP will officially launch the North Derbyshire Careers Hub in Chesterfield on January 14th 2020. The North Derbyshire...

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Our Future Derby

A new and exciting initiative which engages primary school children and introduces them to the changing world of work is...

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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...

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DE-Carbonise Support

The DE-Carbonise project offers grants and support to small and medium-sized businesses to reduce carbon emissions.

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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...

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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...

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Funding Available for 150 SMEs to Develop New Skills

Do you know anyone who works in, or owns an SME? If so, we would really appreciate you sharing this...

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Government Announces Support for Flood-Hit Farmers

Flood-hit farmers in northern England will be able to apply for up to £25,000 in govt grants to help them get...

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Business Brexit Checklist

The Business Brexit Checklist has been created to help you consider the changes that Brexit may bring to your company,...

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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...

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Derbyshire Visitor Economy and Supply Chain Funding

Business Grants are now available to enable Derbyshire-based SME visitor economy businesses to grow and develop by accessing new markets.

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The Farming Recovery Fund

Farmers are being offered specific support through the Farming Recovery Fund this provides money in emergency situations to help farmers...

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Rural Development Programme

Three funds have reopened supporting rural businesses with capital investments that create or grow micro and small businesses in rural...

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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%...

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Derbyshire County Council Maximises Apprenticeship Opportunities Across Region

Small or medium sized businesses based in Derbyshire could be getting help with funding to train apprentices from Derbyshire County...

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One Hundred Toolboxes Delivered to Littleover Community School

Exciting, innovative, inclusive and dynamic, Tidyco has been supplying the rail rolling stock OEM and overhaul markets with hydraulic and...

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Key stakeholders and members of the public throw their support behind plans for the regeneration of Becketwell

Local residents, business owners and key stakeholders from across the city have thrown their support behind plans for the regeneration...

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Innovate UK Smart Grants

Funding is available to deliver ambitious or disruptive R&D innovations that can make a significant impact on the...

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Support for Derbyshire SME Apprentice Training Costs

Derbyshire County Council have announced that they will be using some of their apprenticeship levy to pay for training for...

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British Business Investments commits £10m to Dow Schofield Watts Angels as first partner in Regional Angels Programme

British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has announced a new commitment to Dow Schofield Watts...

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No sign of slowing down for Tidyco

Derby-based Tidyco, a supplier of hydraulic and pneumatic products to the rail industry for over 40 years, shows no sign of...

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Jake & Nayns’ is the Chamber’s Leicestershire Business of the Year

A food manufacturer which makes hand-held street food and sells its products in over 3,500 stores in the UK and abroad...

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Integrated Transport Planning is the Chamber’s Nottinghamshire Business of the Year

Integrated Transport Planning is the Chamber’s Nottinghamshire Business of the Year

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Bloc Digital is the Chamber’s Derbyshire Business of the Year

A specialist in the creation and re-use of digital information has won the East Midlands Chamber Derbyshire Business of the...

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Women in Leadership course – September 2019

Nottingham Business School are running two 3-day courses in September that focus on women in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...

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