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First Enterprise partners up to boost employment prospects

A partnership to help improve the social and economic standing of people in Derby from disadvantaged communities is to be launched next month. First Enterprise Business Agency – which offers loan funding to SME businesses – is helping to launch ‘Equality Challenge’, a partnership with some of the cities key…

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Norton Motorcycles receives £2.65m funding
Norton Motorcycles receives £2.65m funding

Derby-based Norton Motorcycles, the iconic British bike manufacturer, has received £2.65 million in new funding from Santander Corporate & Commercial to support the firm’s significant growth and expansion programme. The funding from Santander, which will directly allow bike production to increase by around 30…

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Plan International boosts worldwide innovation with Crowdicity
Plan International boosts worldwide innovation with Crowdicity

Crowdicity, the Nottingham-based online idea management platform, has been selected as the crowdsourcing partner for a ground-breaking innovation project with Finnish office of Plan International, one of the oldest and largest children’s development organisations in the world. As part of a multi-country…

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Motorway link road to get £2.5m funding from D2N2

A £7.5million link road to the M1 motorway – which will help ‘unlock’ development land with the potential to create over 1,000 new jobs – is to receive a third of its funding from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership The £7.5m Seymour Link Road will link junction 29a of the M1 motorway to the Markham Vale…

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