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What do craft beer, dog toys and steel pipes have in common?

What do craft beer, dog toys and steel pipes have in common? The answer is they are all products wanted by Indian companies,... Read More
15th Feb 2017

Rob Tuffnell MSc Survey

Rob Tuffnell MSc Survey Owners, managers and key decision makers at UK SMEs are required to complete a short survey for MSc research... Read More
14th Feb 2017

Northamptonshire Logistics Forum - February Newsletter

Northamptonshire Logistics Forum February Newsletter 2017 Welcome to the February newsletter from the Northamptonshire Logistics... Read More
10th Feb 2017

Do you run a successful business or social enterprise and are looking to grow?

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme provides high-quality, practical education specifically tailored to the needs... Read More
Do you run a successful business or social enterprise...
24th Jan 2017

Northamptonshire Logistics Forum December Newsletter 2017

Welcome to the first newsletter from the Northamptonshire Logistics Forum, this is the first in regular communications to the Logistics... Read More
10th Jan 2017

ERDF project vacancies

ERDF project vacancies live on the University of Northamptonshire Website.   For more information on these vacancies please... Read More
ERDF project vacancies
06th Dec 2016

SME Northants Business Awards

After a very successful SME Northants Business Awards evening you can view the event by clicking on the links below:- SME NORTHAMPTONSHIRE... Read More
SME Northants Business Awards
07th Nov 2016

Northampton now UK’s number one town for new business creation- beats London

Northampton now UK’s number one town for new business creation- beats London          Area has seen... Read More
Northampton now UK’s number one town for new business...
20th Oct 2016

Medilink East Midlands Ltd Project Leader

Medilink East Midlands Ltd is seeking to recruit an additional Project Leader to a small team offering a range of support activities... Read More
Medilink East Midlands Ltd Project Leader
20th Oct 2016

Call for Tenders: Intellectual Property Workshops

The University of Northampton aims to make Northamptonshire the best county in the UK to start, build and run a business. Northampton... Read More
Call for Tenders: Intellectual Property Workshops
31st Aug 2016

10,000 Small Businesses UK

Do you run a successful business or social enterprise and are looking to grow? Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment... Read More
10,000 Small Businesses UK
26th Jul 2016

New job vacancies from Northampton Enterprise Social Enterprise (NESE)

ERDF Project Executive (based in Northampton) This is a great opportunity for an experienced project administrator to make an impact... Read More
New job vacancies from Northampton Enterprise Social...
11th Jul 2016

Your new life and business on TV

Pi Productions, a television production company that created Grand Designs and reinvented MasterChef, are making a brand new documentary... Read More
Your new life and business on TV
17th Jun 2016

Invest to Grow - access to funding

Invest to Grow is a £16.35m programme of Regional Growth Fund (RGF) monies designed to support private sector businesses across... Read More
Invest to Grow - access to funding
31st May 2016

£3m of funding helps support business innovation and 300 new jobs in Northamptonshire

A funding programme to support Northamptonshire and East Midlands businesses in the High Performance Technologies (HPT) sector has... Read More
£3m of funding helps support business innovation...
17th May 2016

Northamptonshire Growth Hub celebrates its success during national Growth Hub Week, 16-20 May 2016

Today (Monday) marks the start of Growth Hub Week, a week which celebrates the completion of the national growth hub network. The... Read More
Northamptonshire Growth Hub celebrates its success...
16th May 2016

Development opportunity - University of Northampton

The University of Northampton is seeking individuals to join the boards of several of its subsidiary companies and believes that this... Read More
Development opportunity - University of Northampton...
10th May 2016

Engineering firm relocates from London

Construction and engineering firm, Kilnbridge, has moved its fabrication operation from London to Northampton thanks to a massive... Read More
Engineering firm relocates from London
10th May 2016

Northamptonshire businesses focused on growth as top 100 business survey launches for 2016

Confidence amongst Northamptonshire’s businesses is robust with the majority expecting to increase profits, investment and staff... Read More
Northamptonshire businesses focused on growth as top...
03rd May 2016

Northamptonshire Growth Hub sponsors 'Best Enterprising Business' category in Northamptonshire SME Awards

Today (Tuesday 26 April, 12.30pm) marks the launch of the inaugural SME Northamptonshire Business Awards at Northampton Guildhall.... Read More
Northamptonshire Growth Hub sponsors 'Best Enterprising...
26th Apr 2016

Harness the power of Britain's entrepreneurs

On Wednesday 18 May, at 6.00pm, 40 of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs are offering business advice for FREE at 20 locations... Read More
Harness the power of Britain's entrepreneurs
26th Apr 2016

The Future of Making Things Roadshow

Join senior level manufacturers to understand the trends that are shaping the design and manufacturing industry and how other companies... Read More
The Future of Making Things Roadshow
22nd Apr 2016

One of Northamptonshire's premier shoemakers awarded The Queen's Award for Enterprise

One of Northamptonshire's premier shoemakers has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Joseph Cheaney, based in Desborough... Read More
One of Northamptonshire's premier shoemakers awarded...
21st Apr 2016

Red Arch Manufacturing awarded prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise

Great news for long-standing Growth Hub client...Leading developer and manufacturer of high performance automotive components, Red... Read More
Red Arch Manufacturing awarded prestigious Queen's...
21st Apr 2016

HSBC launches £200m fund for SME businesses

HSBC has launched a £200m lending fund to support small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Northamptonshire and Milton... Read More
HSBC launches £200m fund for SME businesses
18th Apr 2016

Growth Hub clients join the Ricoh Ignite programme

Congratulations are being offered to Northamptonshire Growth Hub clients, Natasha Tyrell of Genii and Stuart Burgess of Elite Integrations... Read More
Growth Hub clients join the Ricoh Ignite programme...
11th Apr 2016

Exporting is GREAT 'Big Truck' roadshow in Corby

Yesterday (Tuesday 5 April), as part of the Exporting is GREAT initiative, the Export Hub aka ‘Big Truck’ arrived in Corby... Read More
Exporting is GREAT 'Big Truck' roadshow in Corby
06th Apr 2016

Superfast Northamptonshire - through your letterbox

The first stage of the Superfast Northamptonshire project was completed at the end of December 2015, three months ahead of target.&... Read More
Superfast Northamptonshire - through your letterbox...
31st Mar 2016

Would you like your business to be Trading Standards Approved?

Becoming a Trading Standards Approved business is a great way to gain independent recognition for your high standards of customer... Read More
Would you like your business to be Trading Standards...
30th Mar 2016

The Growth in Prominence of Cyber-Crime

The prominence of the internet has changed the way in which companies of all sizes conduct their business. It has opened the doors... Read More
The Growth in Prominence of Cyber-Crime
21st Mar 2016

Corby to host 'Big Truck' because Exporting is GREAT

Next month on Tuesday 5 April, as part of the Exporting is GREAT initiative, the Export Hub aka ‘Big Truck’ will be visiting... Read More
Corby to host 'Big Truck' because Exporting is GREAT...
08th Mar 2016

Superfast Northamptonshire - what's in it for me and when?

Superfast broadband in Northamptonshire is moving quickly. The first stage of the Superfast Northamptonshire project was completed... Read More
Superfast Northamptonshire - what's in it for me and...
22nd Feb 2016

Northamptonshire recognised as great place to invest

Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP) has been ranked third in the country in fDi Magazine’s European Cities and Regions... Read More
Northamptonshire recognised as great place to invest...
17th Feb 2016

China export opportunities

The China-Britain Business Council publish China export opportunities across a number of different sectors.Below are links to a full... Read More
China export opportunities
10th Feb 2016

Join the new start-up accelerator in Northamptonshire

A one-year programme, starting in April 2016, will provide the knowledge and support you need to build and scale your business. Ricoh... Read More
Join the new start-up accelerator in Northamptonshire...
10th Feb 2016

Vacancy - ERDF Project Executive

REPORTS TO:   ERDF Project Manager DIRECTORATE: Business Services UNIT: Enterprise MANAGES DIRECTLY:None KEY RELATIONSHIPS... Read More
Vacancy - ERDF Project Executive
04th Feb 2016

Northamptonshire Growth Hub Website Tender Released

This tender is for: Annual retainer for the Growth Hub website www.northamptonshiregrowthhub.com from April 1st 2016... Read More
04th Feb 2016

10,000 Small Businesses UK - applications now open

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme is designed to provide high-quality, practical education and business support... Read More
10,000 Small Businesses UK - applications now open
27th Jan 2016

Northampton remains a catalyst for business

Northampton has proven its worth to the UK economy again, according to the latest report from Centre for Cities. Cities Outlook 2016... Read More
Northampton remains a catalyst for business
27th Jan 2016

Cyber security event good for business

On Monday 21 March 2016, Northamptonshire is playing host to ‘Cyber Security: Ever Been Hacked Off?' - a cyber... Read More
Cyber security event good for business
25th Jan 2016

Growth hub making life less risky

On Thursday 28 January, the Northamptonshire Growth Hub is hosting a FREE workshop for all new and developing Northamptonshire businesses... Read More
Growth hub making life less risky
13th Jan 2016

£1,000 careers grants available to Northampton’s young people

A new grant scheme is being launched today to support young people in Northampton to develop their careers.  The Sir Thomas White... Read More
£1,000 careers grants available to Northampton’...
11th Jan 2016

Growth Hub birthday attracts new and growing businesses countywide

On Wednesday 2nd December, over 70 Northamptonshire businesses came together to celebrate the Northamptonshire Growth Hub’s... Read More
Growth Hub birthday attracts new and growing businesses...
07th Jan 2016

HS2 contract opportunities

As part of High Speed Two’s (HS2) commitment to provide a high level of transparency for HS2 business opportunities, it has... Read More
HS2 contract opportunities
06th Jan 2016

Could a graduate intern support your business growth?

With more ambitious graduates now finishing university locally and seeking new career opportunities, now is a good time to consider... Read More
Could a graduate intern support your business growth...
02nd Dec 2015

St Giles Street wins Best British High Street award

Northampton’s St Giles Street has scooped first prize in the city category of the Great British High Street competition.St Giles... Read More
St Giles Street wins Best British High Street award...
01st Dec 2015

Call for projects - £1million European funding for improved Information and Communications Technology in Northamptonshire

Open from today, (Friday) 27 November, a new call is being launched for projects to support ICT infrastructure development in Northamptonshire... Read More
Call for projects - £1million European funding for...
30th Nov 2015

Two years and counting…Northamptonshire Growth Hub celebrates second birthday

In just two years, the Northamptonshire Growth Hub has handled over 2,000 enquiries from businesses looking for an extensive range... Read More
Two years and counting…Northamptonshire Growth Hub...
26th Nov 2015

Preparing to Export over Breakfast

As part of Export Week, NEP and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) are inviting Northamptonshire businesses to a FREE breakfast seminar... Read More
Preparing to Export over Breakfast
26th Nov 2015

Santander backs internships

Santander has partnered with the University of Northampton to help SMEs offer internship programmes locally. Santander is providing... Read More
Santander backs internships
02nd Dec 2015

Graduate skills and university research for your business

Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) projects represent opportunities for companies to work with universities to solve business or... Read More
Graduate skills and university research for your business...
02nd Dec 2015

Enterprise Club welcomes Rikki Beadle Blair

Rikki Beadle-Blair has had a long career in the world of the Arts from song writing to film directing and everything in between.... Read More
Enterprise Club welcomes Rikki Beadle Blair
02nd Dec 2015

Focus on Finance

At a recent Focus on Finance workshop in Thrapston, hosted by East Northants Council, the packed agenda focused on specific financial... Read More
Focus on Finance
02nd Dec 2015

New Innovation Centre Now Open in Northampton

The £8.5m University of Northampton Innovation Centre has officially opened in the Northampton Waterside Enterprise Zone, located... Read More
New Innovation Centre Now Open in Northampton
02nd Dec 2015

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