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Ambition newsletter – issue 1

Keep up-to-date with all the projects forming part of the Ambition programme, including Invest Ashfield & Mansfield.  Issue 1: Spring 2013.


Ambition newsletter – issue 2

Keep up-to-date with all the projects forming part of the Ambition programme, including Invest Ashfield & Mansfield.  Issue 2: Summer 2013.


Ambition newsletter – issue 3

Keep up-to-date with all the projects forming part of the Ambition programme, including Invest Ashfield & Mansfield.  Issue 3: Spring 2014.


Ambition newsletter – issue 4

Keep up-to-date with all the projects forming part of the Ambition programme, including Invest Ashfield & Mansfield.  Issue 4: Autumn 2014.


A Helpful Guide for Businesses

This guide provides useful information about the services Mansfield District Council offers local businesses. Whether you are looking to start a business or already established there will be a time when you need to contact us, for example for a change of use for business premises, a query on business rates or access to business support and advice.


AMbassadors Presentation & Notes

The AMbassadors event on January 16th was attended by around 40 businesses, here are the full details of the presentation and what can be done to help promote the Ashfield and Mansfield area.


Apprenticeship Grant

Businesses taking on a new apprentice can get up to £1,500 on top of the current National Apprenticeship Service’s (NAS) £1,500 AGE.  This grant supports employers who would not otherwise be able to recruit an apprentice.


Ashfield – Business Incubation Network

A range of incubation centres across Ashfield providing office space ideal for new businesses on easy in/easy out terms and incorporating many services.


Ashfield and Mansfield – A plan for growth

Ashfield and Mansfield’s Plan for Growth (PfG) sets out key priorities and objectives for the future.   Both District Councils will use this as a guide to steer their resources within regeneration.


Ashfield and Mansfield – The area for growth in the East Midlands

Ashfield and Mansfield’s promotional brochure and video providing full details of how we offer a great deal for business.


Byron Business Centre, Hucknall

Byron Business Centre is a stunning redevelopment project in the heart of Hucknall, transforming a derelict school into an eye-catching business centre of 16 office units.  Size ranges from one-person accommodation to space suitable for small teams.   This project was supported by the European Regional Development Fund and by Local Enterprise Organisation (LEO).


Creating A City Centre for Mansfield

Creating a City Centre for Mansfield sets out a vision of how Mansfield will look in 2019 and previews the major developments which are set to change the landscape of the current centre.


Development Sites

Full details of the extensive range of development sites available across Ashfield and Mansfield – including those ready for immediate occupation and the more long-term options.


East Midlands Property Show – Invest Ashfield & Mansfield

Full details of the presentation from Invest Ashfield & Mansfield property seminar regarding why Ashfield and Mansfield is the place for growth.


Entrepreneurs’ Forum brochure

Full details on the programme of seminars and mentoring service created specifically for business start-ups and delivered by experts.


Public Sector Procurement – Ashfield District Council Contact Template

Ashfield District Council procurement template provided at the Public Sector Procurement event at Kings Mill Conference Centre which includes details of various procurement requirements.


Public Sector Procurement – Ashfield, Mansfield and Bassetlaw District Councils Presentation

Details of the ADC, MDC and BDC presentation regarding advice and guidance on how to stand the best possible chance of procuring contracts with the respective councils.


Public Sector Procurement – Bob Truswell Main Presentation

Presentation details from Bob Truswell – Head of Procurement at Sherwood Forest Hospitals giving a general overview of public sector procurement at the Meet the Buyer event, which was attended by 150 businesses in the local area looking for insights into public sector procurement.


Public Sector Procurement – East Midlands Chamber Presentation and Support Details

Presentation from the East Midlands Chamber with details and advice on procuring public sector contracts.


Public Sector Procurement – ESPO Presentation

Presentation details from ESPO who attended the Public Sector Procurement event, giving businesses an insight on how to procure with them, giving advice and guidance in procurement.


Public Sector Procurement – ESPO Contact Template

ESPO procurement template provided at the Public Sector Procurement event at Kings Mill Conference Centre which includes details of various procurement requirements.


Public Sector Procurement – Mansfield District Council Contact Template

Mansfield District Council procurement template provided at the Public Sector Procurement event at Kings Mill Conference Centre which includes details of various procurement requirements.


Public Sector Procurement – NHS Sherwood Forest Hospitals Presentation

Presentation details from NHS Sherwood Forest Hospitals from the Public Sector Procurement event.


Public Sector Procurement – NHS Sherwood Forest Hospitals Procurement Template

NHS Sherwood Forest Hospitals procurement template provided at the Public Sector Procurement event at Kings Mill Conference Centre which includes details of various procurement requirements.


Public Sector Procurement – Nottingham County Council Presentation

Nottinghamshire County Council attended the Invest Ashfield & Mansfield Public Sector Procurement event and held a presentation advising local companies on how to procure contracts.


Public Sector Procurement – Nottingham County Council Procurement Template

Nottinghamshire County Council procurement template provided at the Public Sector Procurement event at Kings Mill Conference Centre which includes details of various procurement requirements.


Public Sector Procurement – Vision West Nottinghamshire College Procurement Template and Suppliers Booklet

Vision West Nottinghamshire College procurement template and booklet provided at the Public Sector Procurement event at Kings Mill Conference Centre which includes details of various procurement requirements.


The Future of Retail

A presentation delivered by Professor Bamfield on the high street and how it is changing. Copyright for this presentation rests with Professor Bamfield and permission to use any part of this material would need his permission.  Telephone: 0845 122 7058.  E-mail: research@retailresearch.org


Women Who Do

Women Who Do is a free programme of flexible support for women incorporating confidence building workshops, one-to-one mentoring support, tailored development plans and informal networking sessions.


D2N2 – The UK’s Most Inspirational Postcode

This is D2N2’s (our Local Enterprise Partnership) strategy for economic growth in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

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    • Ashfield District Council (ADC)
      Ashfield District Council is the local authority for the urban areas of Hucknall, Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield as well as more rural areas. ADC offers many local services whilst others are provided by Nottinghamshire County Council
    • D2N2
      The Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. LEPs are locally-owned partnerships between local authorities and businesses.
    • D2N2 Growth Hub
      The D2N2 Growth Hub links businesses with an ambition to grow in the D2N2 area, the UK’s Most Inspirational Postcode, with support and information, the Growth Hub is the gateway for businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
    • Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC)
      The DNCC is a leading business organisation in the East Midlands, offering members networking opportunities and discounted services.
    • Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
      The FSB is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms, offering many member benefits.
    • GOV.UK
      The best place to find government services and information, replacing the Directgov and Business Link websites.
    • HM Revenues & Customs (HMRC)
      The HMRC website provides information about all aspects of tax and VAT for start-up and existing businesses.
    • Job Centre Plus
      Job Centre Plus offers a variety of free-of-charge services to employers.
    • Mansfield 2020
      The number one networking organisation in Ashfield & Mansfield.
    • Mansfield BID
      Covering the town centre, the BID is a partnership between Mansfield District Council and local businesses. The BID develops and takes forward projects and services to benefit the local trading environment.
    • Mansfield District Council (MDC)
      Mansfield District Council is the local authority for the area surrounding the towns of Mansfield, Mansfield Woodhouse and Warsop. MDC offers many local services whilst others are provided by Nottinghamshire County Council (see entry below).
    • NBV Enterprise Solutions
      NBV is a not for profit organisation with over 30 years of experience in providing business advice and training for those considering starting a business and established businesses looking to grow.
    • New College Nottingham (NCN)
      NCN are fully committed to supporting local organisations in maximising their skills base through effective professional development and training.
    • Nottingham Trent University (NTU)
      NTU has the talent, skills and innovation to take a business to the next level of success, working with businesses in a results-driven and pragmatic way.
    • Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC)
      NCC offers a wide range of services to businesses and residents across Nottinghamshire.
    • Open To Export
      A community-based business service to help Small and Medium sized Enterprises with exporting & international trade, containing exporting resources from government & specialist organisations and a popular Q&A section.
    • Sheffield Hallam University
      Whatever the industry or sector, a partnership with Sheffield Hallam can deliver real benefits impacting on the firm’s bottom line.
    • Spoke
      Packed with information for firms looking either to recruit or upskill existing staff; the training & employment portal designed with the small business in mind.
    • The Business Place
      The Business Place is a network of 3 business centres specifically designed for small and start-up businesses managed by Mansfield District Council. Office and workshop space is offered on easy in/easy out and fully inclusive terms.
    • UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
      UKTI supports companies in the East Midlands that want to trade and invest overseas.
    • University of Nottingham
      The University of Nottingham is committed to drive local firms forwards, offering sound solutions to real-life issues and making a real difference.
    • University of Sheffield
      The University of Sheffield works in close collaboration with private and public sector partners to translate knowledge and expertise into real world solutions.
    • Vision West Nottinghamshire College
      Vision West Nottinghamshire College is an important Further Education college with a number of subsidiaries. Vision Workforce Skills is committed to working with companies to deliver tailored training & development plans.

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