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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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Midlands Engine Investment Fund invests £150m into region’s businesses
10 February 2022

Midlands Engine Investment Fund invests £150m into region’s businesses

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (“MEIF”) has invested more than £150m into the Midlands’ small businesses since its launch in 2017. This milestone was reached […]

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Take action to connect skills to critical needs, say local business
31 January 2022

Take action to connect skills to critical needs, say local business

Today, (31st January 2022) marks the publication of a five-priority skills action plan for Bedfordshire, Luton, Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire. The plan responds directly to […]

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Rural businesses reap the rewards of diversification
14 January 2022

Rural businesses reap the rewards of diversification

Rural businesses have diversified their operations, creating 196 local jobs and bringing 68 new products to market by opening farm shops, glamping facilities, Christmas tree […]

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Last chance for organisations to access £20,000 to help local people back into work
11 January 2022

Last chance for organisations to access £20,000 to help local people back into work

On Monday 10 January the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership’s (SEMLEP’s) Community Grants programme opened for the final round of applications, providing grants to […]

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