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Free Amazon Bootcamp: Exporting for success

Join a one-day online bootcamp to hear how you can export your products. Date and time: Tuesday, 10 August 2021                09:00 – 13:00 BST            Online Amazon Bootcamp: Exporting for success Join this free bootcamp to hear how you can start exporting your products globally. This bootcamp is part of a series of exporting bootcamps by Enterprise Nation in partnership with Amazon and the Department for International Trade (DIT). During the…

Please support SMEs in the Tourism and Hospitality supply chain #MyHiddenGems

We often work closely with The Federation of Small Businesses in our region so we would like to share their latest initiative with you so that you can take part and support SMEs in Leicestershire: As you know, the tourism and hospitality sector has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with nationwide lockdowns highlighting not only its importance as an employer, but as a much-loved part of British society….

Rebuild of Glen Parva facility creates massive opportunity for local suppliers

REBUILD OF GLEN PARVA YOUNG OFFENDERS FACILITY CREATES MASSIVE OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL SUPPLY CHAIN COMPANIES. As part of the Ministry of Justice Estates Transformation Programme, Her Majesty’s Young Offenders Facility at Glen Parva has been demolished and subsequent to the demolition stage, a new 1,680 capacity prison is being constructed by Lendlease. Crown House are delighted to have made a successful start on the HMP Glen Parva site, after being…

Loughborough University launches business start-up accelerator programme

Loughborough University has partnered with Charnwood Borough Council to launch an exciting new programme that aims to help local people working on unique, early-stage products or services bring their vision to life. Established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the business start-up accelerator aims to develop a new generation of businesses rooted in Loughborough that are resilient to future challenges.