Business Support Links
The Department for Business Innovation and
Skills (BIS). This Department promotes innovation,
enterprise and science and gives people the skills and
opportunities to succeed in business. The Better Regulation Executive (BRE)
is part of BIS and leads the regulatory reform agenda across
East Midlands Development Agency (emda) is one of nine Regional
Development Agencies in England set up in 1999 to bring a regional
focus to economic development.
You could be living in the East Midlands and
looking for a better job, better qualifications or training. You
might be considering starting a business or already running one. Or
perhaps you're thinking of investing or have an idea to improve the
community you're living in. We could help you succeed.
University Business School is one of the leading centres
of excellence in enterprise education in Europe and a founder
member of the UK Science Enterprise Centre Network.
Its mission is to be a centre of excellence in
the development of enterprise and entrepreneurial skills,
innovation and understanding the commercialisation of research.
Globally, it is recognised that creativity, innovation, risk,
knowledge transfer and technology transfer are key to
competitiveness. UNIEI provides the Business School and the
University with the platform to build on these issues.
For general business advice visit the
Business Link website. You will find advice on whether
you are eligible to receive a grant, what support is
available to businesses from the Government including financial
support, advice, information and skills training. You can
also search their database for business grants, loans, expertise
and advice that your business.
The Hive (Nottingham Trent
University's) provides a fully supported germination and
incubation environment to help entrepreneurs start up their own
businesses. The Centre also provides expert help, support from
relevant service providers, and access to the knowledge base and
expertise available within Nottingham Trent University. They also
offer mentoring programmes from 12 weeks to 3 years.
Shell LiveWIRE helps 16 – 30
year olds to start and develop their own business and hosts a
national competition for new business start-ups. Shell
- Information, advice and practical support
for 16-30 year olds starting up their own business
- a FREE Essential Business Kit to every
caller, tailored to their specific business idea.
- one-to-one advice through a national
network of local business advisers and young business
- an interactive web service and idea
Nottinghamshire Business Venture (NBV)
is an independent local enterprise agency established in 1982 to
encourage the formation and development of small businesses. NBV
specialises in the provision of start-up advice, business training,
information and after-care services. To date over 25,000 clients
have been seen, many of whom are now running very successful
||North Nottinghamshire College is the
leading provider of education and training in the North
Nottinghamshire area and beyond, with 1150 full time and over
10,000 part time students.
NNC provides education and training opportunities
for students from the age of 14 upwards, many students being adult
learners. NNC offer a wide variety of courses leading to nearly 350
different qualifications in almost 40 major subject areas, from
Business Studies and Computing to Hair & Beauty and Nursing
& Social Care. They also offer work based learning and
North Notts CREATE is the business
division of North Nottinghamshire College and offers a wide range
of programmes and services to meet your needs as a local employer.
Courses can be tailor made to suit individual company
|Rural Community Action
Nottinghamshire provide information and support on funding for
rural areas, parish plans, village design statements and community
project development work.
|The Prince’s Trust is a UK
charity that helps young people overcome barriers and get their
lives working through practical support including training,
mentoring and financial assistance.
Last Updated - 13/03/2013