Tag Archive: Productivity

Business needn’t be taxing

September 14, 2017 10:53 am

Find out more about recent recommendations including simplifying taxes in order to make the whole tax arena more business-friendly and HMRC's Making Tax Digital initiative.

HS2 announcements heralded a “game-changer”

September 14, 2017 10:03 am

The final HS2 high speed rail route announcement through Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire has been welcomed by the East Midlands HS2 Strategic Board. Plus the opportunity to take part in the consultation on the future of the East Midlands current rail franchise.

Understanding the business environment

September 14, 2017 7:55 am

Key statistics and commentaries providing a balanced overview of the current business environment. Plus an interactive quiz from the National Office of Statistics: what's changed since the Brexit vote?

Latest grants round-up

August 23, 2017 11:40 am

Find the latest finance and grants opportunities. And a quick reminder of some other ones that have been around for a while.

DEFRA announce £200m of new rural funding

August 23, 2017 10:47 am

Defra have recently announced £200m of new activity under the Rural Development Programme socio-economic schemes. In short, these include grants for broadband, business growth and farm productivity in rural areas.

Up to £170,000 available to rural businesses

August 23, 2017 10:03 am

Up to £170,000 available to rural businesses looking to grow in Ashfield and Mansfield. Deadline for applications is 30 November 2018. Find out more now.

Need help with a project? Try a placement.

August 16, 2017 4:29 pm

Placements give you the flexibility to supplement your workforce for a short period of time for a specific project. They can also prove most cost-effective. Find out more about some of the help available.

Cyber security update

August 16, 2017 11:05 am

Recent research shows that cyber attacks now account for half of all UK crime with two-thirds of companies affected. Find out more about cyber security and where to get help.

Latest skills news

August 16, 2017 9:54 am

Learn more about the enterprise awards running in both our secondary schools and the local college, celebrating enterprising skills of our future workforce. Also find out more about the changing nature of working practices in the Taylor Review.