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Business and Economic News 

September 2016

  • Workshop providers sought for Ready2Grow - Social Media and Effective Websites
    Northamptonshire County Council is seeking to procure specialist workshop providers to deliver a range of workshops, including Social Media and Effective Websites for Business, under the "Ready2Grow" (R2G) project, an initiative part-funded by European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) and delivered in partnership with the Northamptonshire Growth Hub, University of Northampton and Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership.

 

August 2016

  • Government announces Apprenticeship Levy guidance
    In spring 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers.
  • Start-up Business Support Advisors for the Ready2Grow (R2G) Project sought
    Northamptonshire County Council is seeking to procure specialist support to deliver a programme of start-up business support under the “Ready2Grow” (R2G) project, an initiative part-funded by European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) and delivered in partnership with the Northamptonshire Growth Hub, University of Northampton, and Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership.

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  • £10,000 Small Businesses UK – Applications now open
    The Goldman Sachs £10,000 Small Businesses UK programme is designed to provide high-quality, practical education and business support to leaders of high-growth small businesses and social enterprises across the country. The programme consists of over 100 hours taught through a blend of online and in-person residential sessions and is being delivered in partnership with the Goldman Sachs Foundation, Aston University, University of Leeds and Manchester Metropolitan University.
    Applications for 2016 are now open with a closing date of the 8 February 2016.


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