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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.

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?

D2N2 Growth Hub launches free peer network programme

Published on 30 November 2020

The D2N2 Growth Hub launches its peer network programme which aims to bring together diverse cohorts of SMEs to work together collaboratively to discuss challenges, share feedback and devise practical solutions.

Is your business registered to trade at ShopAppy?

Published on 30 November 2020

Find out about a free scheme for businesses in Derbyshire funded by Derbyshire County Council.

Changes ahead: Act now

Published on 27 November 2020

The UK has left the EU and new rules for business with the EU start in January 2021.

Business grants scheme – visitor economy

Published on 12 November 2020

Visitor economy businesses based in Derbyshire are being encouraged to apply for business grants of up to £10,000 to enable them to adapt, recover and rebuild in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Federation of Small Business free webinars

Published on 6 November 2020

Join the Federation of Small Business (FSB) for their virtual events, including networking, business surgeries and webinars, designed to help you find advice, support and guidance for your small business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brexit conference, business preparedness: Where are we now?

Published on 29 October 2020

The countdown is on and with only 4 out of 10 East Midlands businesses accessing support and preparing for 1 January 2021, this conference will help you address the sweeping changes Brexit will bring for UK businesses, what measures can be taken to prepare for those changes and, delve into what future trading conditions might look like.

Free energy support

Published on 19 October 2020

Free energy support is available to help small and medium sized businesses (SMES) in both Derbyshire and Derby to reduce business costs and carbon emissions.

D2N2 announces call for new projects

Published on 5 August 2020

A call for new capital projects within Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, and Nottinghamshire has been announced by D2N2.

D2N2 announces the Getting Building Fund which will see projects in Derbyshire receive funding

Published on 5 August 2020

Five projects across Derby and Derbyshire are set to receive funding as part of announcement to invest £44.4 million on projects across D2N2.

Skills support for businesses

Published on 30 July 2020

The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), working with Skills Support for the Workforce, is seeking the views of Derbyshire employers.

Major new campaign to prepare UK for end of the transition period

Published on 24 July 2020

The government has launched a new campaign “Check, Change, Go” to help businesses and individuals prepare for the end of the transition period.

Survey on skills support required by business

Published on 8 July 2020

The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, working with Skills Support for the Workforce, is seeking the views of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire employers.