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18 June 2018
Rushcliffe Borough Council’s #WDYT campaign is helping boost local businesses digital presence with huge increases of engagement on their facebook, twitter and Instagram channels.
4 June 2018
Small Biz 100 will launches for 2018! This is a stalwart of the Small Business Saturday campaign and a huge opportunity for small businesses. It is free and we are always inundated with applications. Details are below so please do share with your audience and encourage them to apply.
25 May 2018
D2N2 Growth Hub, the business support service for small and medium sized enterprises in D2N2, has appointed Melanie Ulyatt MBE as its new chair.
15 May 2018
The Digital Growth Programme provides technology grants, free Digital Advice, workshops & seminars across the East Midlands. In addition to the existing workshops, a number of new workshops & seminars have been developed to help SME’s deal with the ever changing business environment.
3 April 2018
The Borough Council contributes towards the local delivery of the Careers and Enterprise Company national programme. The programme is intended to inspire and motivate young people and enable them to make informed choices about their future.
19 March 2018
Rushcliffe Borough Council has commissioned a social media tool to help increase the digital presence of retailers on the high streets of its growth board areas across the borough.
6 March 2018
The Government has annouced new ERDF support for Enhancing SME International Trade
27 February 2018
Businesses across the Midlands now have access to millions of pounds worth of finances to help them grow, thanks to two funds which have been launched this week.
13 December 2017
CITB has recently launched the funding campaign 'what's your goal?' with the aim is to raise awareness of funding opportunities from CITB for construction business in support of their training and development requirements, as well as the wider skills priorities of the construction industry.
11 December 2017
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has released the Industrial Strategy last week (27th Nov), which sets out a long-term plan to boast the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK.
6 December 2017
Sajid Javid has written an open letter to people and businesses in the Midlands. This follows the publication of the Industrial Strategy last week.
1 December 2017
You will be well aware that new and more stringent General Data Protection Regulations come into force next year on 25 May 2018, heralding the biggest change in data protection legislation in 20 years.
28 November 2017
The D2N2 European Structural Investment Fund sub-committee have agreed the following Strategic Overviews for ESF programmes they wish to see commissioned in the near future:
16 November 2017
In January 2017 Defra launched £120 million of RDPE Growth Programme funding through the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
Calls are currently open, inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) applications for Tourism Infrastructure, Food Processing, and Business Development projects.
8 November 2017
Last year 35% of SMEs within the East Midlands had no basic digital skills, with up to 54% not having a website and 67% of businesses not investing in digital skills.*
7 November 2017
The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has announced the opening of a £40 million grants scheme for investment in farming technology and equipment.
1 November 2017
1,000 businesses have now registered to the Digital Growth programme. This programme aims to support businesses to grow through introducing digital technology into their business.
14 August 2017
Funding for rural businesses that will generate thousands of jobs and provide new support to expand and improve their premises has been announced as part of a £200 million grant offer.