New Growth Hub Board Member, David Sheridan announced

We’re delighted to welcome David Sheridan, to the SEMLEP Growth Hub Board. David has over 25 years’ experience both running a successful business and providing long-term equity investment to support SME growth. Growth Hub Board members represent the interests of business customers and ensure that customer needs...

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Are you ready for automatic enrolment?

Are you an employer, or thinking about taking on your first member of staff? Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a workplace pension and contribute towards it. This is called 'automatic enrolment'. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is responsible...

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Milton Keynes sets sights on digital growth

Milton Keynes city stakeholders gathered to discuss the digital future of their city and what’s next for Milton Keynes. Milton Keynes’ business chiefs and city stakeholders are urging local businesses to embrace the city’s status as one of the UK’s best-connected locations in a bid to...

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New advisers to help local businesses achieve faster growth

This month, Velocity Growth Hub has welcomed three new business advisers to the team dedicated to helping small and medium-sized businesses achieve their growth ambitions. Now a team of seven, Velocity Growth Hub’s experienced advisers provide one-to-one support to businesses tailored to their individual needs. This...

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New business growth workshops

This month, Velocity Growth Hub launches our Spring/ Summer series of ERDF-funded business support workshops.  All workshops are free of charge and available to small and medium-sized businesses in the South East Midlands area, who aspire to grow their business. Topics were chosen following a survey of...

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Innovation Bridge

Supporting your business to innovate and grow with free advice, access to specialist university expertise and grants. Innovation Bridge is partly financed by £1.948 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Innovation Bridge is a three-year business support project worth nearly £4m, running until summer...

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Cranfield Masters in Management Internship Programme

Cranfield School of Management are reaching out to companies to ask whether they might consider sponsoring one of our MSc in Management students for a three-month paid in-company internship from June to August each year. The importance of industry experience cannot be underestimated, and so...

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