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12 Dec

Deadline looms for Enterprising Women nominations

The annual quest to find the region’s most successful and inspirational businesswomen will end soon after Christmas.

12 Dec

New Chief Executive Officer appointed by D2N2 LEP

A new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.

11 Dec

Women in Innovation Global Business Innovation Programme on AI & Data with Israel

Innovate UK together with UK Science & Innovation Network Israel are organising a Global Business Innovation Programme for women innovators in Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Data with Israel.

Case Studies

Kate Thorpe Therapy and Coaching

With the Growth Hub’s support, Kate has raised the profile of her business, gained new connections and customers and has gained valuable skills on how to run her business.

 

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Dollys Rockin' Rolls

 

Recommendations and support from their local Environmental Health Officer, helped this Cresswell business be awarded a Food Hygiene Rating of 5.

 

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CAD for Fashion

After receiving support from the D2N2 Growth Hub, the BIG HOUSE project, the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme and a loan from First Enterprise, the company is now regularly delivering courses to students, graduates and experienced professionals within the fashion industry.

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Julie Mather Associates

With over 30 years experience in advising start up businesses and working with organisations of all shapes and sizes Julie Mather decided in 2017 it was her time to shine and she created Julie Mather Associates.

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Free training helps cycle company hit the road running

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When Tim Beech set-up his cycle concept café he had no experience of the duty of care and regulatory issues associated with running your own business. A free workshop from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service provided him with the knowledge and peace of mind to ensure he met and adhered to the required standards.
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NBV Start&Grow Case Study - Taylor Made Plumbing

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Mathew Spence approached NBV in August 2015.

He had extensive experience in plumbing, heating, fabrication and welding and wanted to capitalise on his experience by launching his own renewable plumbing company.

From the outset, he was provided with tailored advice from his dedicated NBV adviser David Hallam.

Mathew is now starting to trade as Taylor Made Plumbing, and is confident that he can make his fledgling business a success.

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