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More businesses than ever are now eligible to join the Growth Curve scheme
3 August 2022

More businesses than ever are now eligible to join the Growth Curve scheme

The eligibility criteria have been updated to give more businesses in the South East Midlands the chance to participate in the intensive, fully-funded Growth Curve […]

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Online car dealership secures funding to boost expansion and recruitment
26 July 2022

Online car dealership secures funding to boost expansion and recruitment

A Milton Keynes based online car dealership has secured £800,000 in investment to support expansion and create 40 new jobs. Finance Giant Ltd, trading as […]

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SEMLEP’s Annual Delivery Plan: Strengthening business voice for a stronger economy
30 June 2022

SEMLEP’s Annual Delivery Plan: Strengthening business voice for a stronger economy

This week SEMLEP publishes its Annual Delivery Plan for 2022/23. It coincides with a nation-wide Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – central government conference that has reaffirmed the […]

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Cambridgeshire entrepreneur lights up after securing £16,000 for his bespoke lamp shade business
23 June 2022

Cambridgeshire entrepreneur lights up after securing £16,000 for his bespoke lamp shade business

Cambridgeshire entrepreneur Dominic Green has secured a £16,000 Start-up loan from First Enterprise – Enterprise Loans through the British Business Bank to start up his […]

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The East Midlands Bricks Awards 2022
17 June 2022

The East Midlands Bricks Awards 2022

The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) is strongly encouraging Northamptonshire property and construction businesses to put themselves forward for the East Midlands Bricks Awards […]

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As prices go up, now’s the time to innovate your business and get a GRIP on your costs
9 May 2022

As prices go up, now’s the time to innovate your business and get a GRIP on your costs

The cost-of-living crisis is affecting us all, both as individuals and organisations. Fuel, energy, and raw materials are becoming more expensive, and everywhere costs are […]

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‘Create, collaborate, innovate’, MK:U’s Innovation Hub opens!
23 March 2022

‘Create, collaborate, innovate’, MK:U’s Innovation Hub opens!

MK:U’s Innovation Hub opened on March 18th; with the goal of helping to create, develop and grow new ideas in Milton Keynes. Featuring Creative and […]

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A new, fully-funded programme to support business innovation and sustainability in Northamptonshire
21 March 2022

A new, fully-funded programme to support business innovation and sustainability in Northamptonshire

SEMLEP’s Growth Hub has recently launched the Green Recovery and Innovation Programme (GRIP). The effects of climate change are becoming clearer and clearer, and are […]

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