19 July 2017

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) update on Open Calls and Matchmaking events

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)  is the world’s largest business support network and helps businesses to innovate, grow and succeed in the European marketplace. Recently, the EEN has welcomed exciting opportunities for Open Calls and Matchmaking workshops: Innovate UK funding- Open Call for R&D and/or developing innovative products/services. https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/23/overview Deadline 9th August. (For more information on Innovate…

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14 July 2017

Does your Business have skills gaps?

Insider has teamed up with the Knowledge Exchange & Enterprise Network (KEEN), part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, to launch the Midlands Skills Gaps Survey, which aims to understand the major issues facing the region’s employers. We want to know where are the strains being felt and what are the main blockers to solving…

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13 July 2017

High Growth Summit

You may of heard that on the 13th October 2017 we will be holding the fifth High Growth Summit. The event was created with the aim of becoming the largest and most successful event for scale up businesses in the UK. Four years later this is what has been achieved: 1. It is now the…

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07 July 2017

LEADER Grant Funding Open Call

The programme is aimed at boosting the rural economy across North Warwickshire and Hinckley and Bosworth area which was launched in 2015, has successfully awarded local businesses over £200,000 in grants. Some of the successful applications which have been approved for funding in the area are beneficiaries such as Shustoke Village Hall Committee Ltd, Spotty…

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07 July 2017

Atom bank secures £30m Tier 2 capital facility from British Business Bank Investments Ltd

Atom bank and British Business Bank Investments Ltd (BBBIL), the commercial arm of the British Business Bank, announced the agreement of a £30m Tier 2 capital facility to support Atom’s growth. The Tier 2 eligible facility is a valuable addition to Atom’s existing regulatory capital base and will enable the bank to draw on additional…

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04 July 2017

Major cyber conference will question lack of corporate cyber security plans

The East Midlands Cyber Security Conference and Expo, takes place at the Village Hotel, Chilwell, Nottingham, on Thursday 6 July. It is expected to bring together more than 150 business leaders, information security providers and key influencers to discuss the threats posed by online criminals and practical ways through which businesses can make themselves more…

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04 July 2017

The July edition of the LLEP Business Gateway newsletter is out!

The latest newsletter from our Growth Hub is out, to read all of the latest business news across Leicester and Leicestershire, click here. The post The July edition of the LLEP Business Gateway newsletter is out! appeared first on Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership.

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04 July 2017

HORIBA MIRA Opens £8m Advanced Emissions Test Centre

A new 12,000 sq. ft Advanced Emissions Test Centre (AETC) at HORIBA MIRA will be officially opened today by HORIBA Chairman, CEO and President, Mr. Atsushi Horiba.  Developed in response to increased scrutiny around tailpipe emissions, as well as new legislation requiring extensive and increasingly complex testing methodologies, the AETC represents a total of almost…

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03 July 2017

Year 10 business studies students pitch their ideas to BT board members

Kasam Hussain, Senior Project Manager at BT and Enterprise Adviser (EA) brought BT’s regional board meeting to Fullhurst Community College so that they could meet with students and take part in a Dragon’s Den type business event. After holding the first half of their board meeting, students from year 10 pitched their business presentations to the…

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03 July 2017

Interested in E-Learning?

FREE TRIAL Please let me give you an e-learning course … for FREE to trial with as many people as you like across your organisation. Step 1 – Have a look at the course list www.perituslearning.co.uk/free-content-giveaway Step 2 – Choose the course which you want Step 3 – Fill in the form Now before you…

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