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16 Nov

Impression named Midlands Regional Winner in Deloitte Fast 50 Awards for High Growth Businesses

Nottingham based digital marketing agency Impression has been named the Midlands Regional Winner in Deloitte’s Fast 50 awards.

16 Nov

New board members sought by D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership

Businesspeople are being invited to join the board of the D2N2Local Enterprise Partnership, to help steer the future of an area with an economic output worth over £45billion.

14 Nov

Taking business demands to the heart of Westminster

East Midlands businesses want Government to refocus on domestic issues to ensure a successful transition to a post-Brexit economy.

Starting a Business

Becoming self employed for the first time and creating a new enterprise carries a number of risks and rewards.

All new businesses need support and advice to ensure that their new venture has the greatest chance of success and that any risk, identified or not is mitigated.

This section contains a full range of local business start up support services to help turn your business dream into reality.

Finding Help Locally & Nationally

Organisations that can help you with a range of issues in starting and running a business.


Business Planning

Resources and guides which will help you put together a realistic business plan.


Setting Up a Business

Find out about the many aspects you need to consider when setting up a business.


Funding for New Businesses

Information on start-up loans and funding


Case Studies

See how current businesses owners started on their journey when setting up and establishing themselves.