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Latest news and events

All of our latest news, events and updates.

Latest news and events

In this section, you can find our latest news, events and updates.

Derbyshire Festival of Business  Digital Marketing Conference & Expo

Published on 2 December 2021

Derbyshire Festival of Business  Digital Marketing Conference & Expo is now available to book both as attendees and to secure an exhibition stand.

£27 million for foresters and farmers to boost productivity

Published on 19 November 2021

Defra launched the new Farming Investment Fund. Farmers, foresters and growers from across Derbyshire are urged to apply for grants to buy new equipment and infrastructure to help to improve efficiency and help us build back greener.

D2N2 Growth Hub Business Support Showcase

Published on 19 November 2021

Register now to secure your free place to explore business support available in 2022.

Starting your own business

Published on 28 October 2021

Thinking of Starting your Own Business? Need support and information to take the next step?

Derbyshire Festival of Business

Published on 28 October 2021

The Derbyshire Festival of Business offers a wide range of events, taking place across Derbyshire this autumn.

Green Entrepreneurs Programme

Published on 28 October 2021

As businesses start to look to rebuild following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, plans for investment may include activities which are green, low carbon and more sustainable to give resilience to your businesses.

Peer Networks are back!

Published on 14 July 2021

If you missed out on joining one of the first cohorts, now is your chance to take advantage of this unique programme which is completely free for you to join.

Future-proof your business today

Published on 9 July 2021

Small and medium-sized businesses can curb emissions and gain a competitive edge.

Interested in alternative energy?

Published on 9 July 2021

Could you think about retraining in the field of alternative energy? A unique opportunity has opened with the launch of Derbyshire county Councils Green Entrepreneurs Scholarship Scheme.

Rural network coverage

Published on 9 July 2021

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), are currently researching the impact of mobile coverage in rural areas. This is part of the Shared Rural Network programme which aims to increase mobile network coverage across the UK to 95

Starting a new business?

Published on 21 June 2021

D2 Business Starter Programme can assist with free support and advice to turn an idea into reality.

Consultation: Improving broadband for very hard to reach premises

Published on 26 May 2021

The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) wants to hear views and experiences of consumers’ broadband connectivity in rural and remote areas of the UK.

Skills support for the workforce

Published on 21 May 2021

If you're a Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire business, let the D2N2 LEP know what your skills needs are.

Manage threats to your supply chains post COVID-19 and EU exit

Published on 22 April 2021

Supply chain risk management is an ongoing challenge and the relevance of the event goes well beyond the immediate impact of COVID-19 and the EU exit.

DEFRA launch of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Published on 29 March 2021

The window is now open for farmers to express interest in taking part in the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

SME Brexit Support Fund

Published on 29 March 2021

A new SME Brexit Support Fund to assist businesses implement new processes and procedures

Electric vehicles: reducing business transport carbon emissions

Published on 12 March 2021

Reducing pollution through a clean, low carbon, reliable transport system is essential for the survival of our environment.

Green Entrepreneurs Fund - Launch Event

Published on 5 March 2021

This event is to launch Derbyshire County Council’s Green Entrepreneur Fund.

Help to Grow scheme

Published on 3 March 2021

The £520 million Help to Grow scheme could help 130,000 small and medium-sized businesses.

Building Business Resilience in the East Midlands

Published on 8 February 2021

Are export and import changes affecting your business?

Trading with the EU and the Rest of the World – New Rules Apply

Published on 26 January 2021

The Department for International Trade are offering a free webinar ‘Trading with the EU and the Rest of the World’.

Brexit transition actions for business

Published on 25 January 2021

The transition period has ended and there are new rules for business from 1 January 2021.

D2 business starter programme

Published on 22 January 2021

Is now the time to start your own business or become self-employed?