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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.

Bolsover District Council UK Shared Prosperity Fund Consultation

Published on 24 June 2022

£1.9 million UK Shared Prosperity Fund

New Platinum Jubilee fund creates boost for village halls

Published on 31 May 2022

A new £3 million fund will support improvement projects for over 100 village halls.

Eligibility for Community Ownership Fund expanded

Published on 31 May 2022

Eligibility for Community Ownership Fund has been expanded.

Electric Fleet Transition Scheme

Published on 4 May 2022

Are you looking to move your vehicle fleet to Low Emission vehicles?

Is your business planning for growth?

Published on 4 May 2022

Are you in Derbyshire Dales or the High Peak? If you have big ambitions for your business in 2022 then this is the event for you.

New Derbyshire Manufacturing Network Launched

Published on 19 April 2022

The Derbyshire Manufacturing Network is an initiative to support the growth of manufacturing businesses by providing free access to a network where only manufacturing businesses meet to work through barriers and identify opportunities for growth.

Open Doors - could your business inspire young people ?

Published on 8 April 2022

Young people have missed out on much face-to-face opportunity to engage with employers over the last few years, they are eager to visit local industry to support their personal development. This is an opportunity to give employers the chance to hear from their potential future talent, and showcase the diverse range of jobs within industry, as well as highlight key skills and sector needs to students and school staff.

Business support for energy innovation

Published on 29 March 2022

Funding is available through the Energy for Business scheme, with grants of up to £8,000 on offer to successful applicants for Derbyshire small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) businesses.

Annual Business Peak District Conference and Derbyshire Accelerator Showcase.

Published on 22 March 2022

Are you a business based in or around the Peak District?

Energy for Business Spring Roadshows

Published on 22 March 2022

Bolsover District Council has two new events as part of their Net Zero Programme.

Derbyshire Accelerator: Businesses in Derbyshire Dales and High Peak areas can access a new funding stream. Open to June 2022.

Published on 22 March 2022

The government’s UK Community Renewal Fund £1.7m, is available for projects to help boost businesses, create jobs and improve the career prospects of residents in the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales.

Major economic boost after region secures formal approval for the East Midlands Freeport

Published on 15 March 2022

A free webinar designed to provide an update on the freeport, with more information regarding the benefits it offers for communities and businesses will take place on 22 March.

£600 worth of training available free for a limited time

Published on 8 March 2022

Delivering Better Choices (DBC) have training vouchers available through a new funding project called UK Community Renewal Fund (UKCRF).

Energy for Business Spring Roadshow.

Published on 1 March 2022

Part of the Bolsover District Council – Net Zero programme

Are you a small business with electric vehicles or considering the option of electric vehicles?

Published on 25 February 2022

Free courses are open to small businesses (less than 250 employees) and the self-employed in Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Floods Hardship Fund

Published on 22 February 2022

We've made £20,000 available to help residents and businesses affected by the recent flooding in February 2022, as part of our Derbyshire Floods Hardship Funds.

Derbyshire Business Festival

Published on 11 February 2022

The Derbyshire Business Festival provides a wide range of free workshops, masterclasses, networking activities and ends in exhibitions all aimed at showcasing Derbyshire’s extensive business capability to future clients, customers, and investors, as well as aiding post-COVID recovery in the region.

Subsidised skills and training support for businesses based in Derbyshire

Published on 18 January 2022

The D2N2 Skills Access Hub aims to be a ‘one stop shop’ for local small and medium businesses wishing to close skills gaps through training, recruitment, apprenticeships and placements.

Sign up for webinars on using the UKCA mark

Published on 10 January 2022

Find out about the new UK conformity assessment marking (UKCA) and placing goods on the market in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

2022 - the year to start your own business ?

Published on 23 December 2021

Advice and support can be accessed through Vision Derbyshire Start Up Programme and through the D2 Starter Programme.

Is your business ready to move to electric vehicle ?

Published on 20 December 2021

This project aims to help small and medium enterprises switch to electric vans by allowing their drivers to track their miles with an app, that can show businesses how much they could save if they switched to electric – and where they could charge their vehicles.

Big Small Business Networking UK

Published on 9 December 2021

Federation of Small Business: Big Small Business Networking UK is a free event.

Last few weeks to register for Peer Networks

Published on 6 December 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.

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.