Business Growth

Business Growth

The D2N2 Growth Hub aims to power up your business, with services for enterprises operating in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. It is a gateway for businesses looking for information, guidance, support, expertise and financing; and the knowledge needed to start-up, scale up and grow their business. 

The D2N2 Growth Hub  Better Business Regulation  Exporting for Growth

Our Growth Strategy

Our Growth Strategy

D2N2 has an ambitious plan to deliver a £554m investment package; accelerating economic growth in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Its Strategic Economic Plan details how D2N2 will support innovation, research, housing investment, the rural economy, and promotion of high business activity sites in the Nottingham and Derby Enterprise Zone.

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Skills and training

Skills and Training

D2N2 is working to get business and employers more involved in the skills and training programmes developed in their area. Better matching of the vital skills taught with those needed by local employers is seen as the best way to improve business competitiveness, reduce unemployment and grow the area’s economy.

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Help for Key Sectors

Help for Key Sectors

To build the D2N2 LEP area’s distinctiveness we’ve identified eight ‘key sectors’, where it already has an advantage or the potential to support growth. Strategies for Transport Equipment Manufacturing,
Life Sciences,Food and Drink Manufacturing,Construction,Visitor Economy,
Low Carbon Goods and Services,Transport and Logistics,and Creative and Digital Industries
are already having an impact.

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ESIF funding

ESIF funding

The D2N2 LEP’s allocation of around €250million in European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) is ‘fuel in the tank’ to deliver its Strategic Economic Plan between 2014 and 2020. These pages include information for potential applicants about the nature, range and scope of ESIF opportunities and how to bid.

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The D2N2 LEP Area

D2N2 Strategic Economic Plan

'A Road Map for Growth'

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Unlocking Growth: Eight Key Sectors of the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership

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