Manufacturing Support | Manufacturing Growth Programme
£500,000 support boost for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire manufacturers

£500,000 support boost for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire manufacturers

The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), which has already supported over 600 companies in other areas of the East Midlands, has agreed a deal with D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership to provide specialist assistance to firms in the two counties.

Management firms can now access a dedicated Manufacturing Growth Manager, who will use the GROWTHMapper benchmarking tool to identify pain points and new markets for their products, before delivering grants that can help support a third of the total cost of the business improvement project up to a maximum £10,000.

Peer Network Opportunities for SME Manufacturers

Peer Network Opportunities for SME Manufacturers

Peer Networks is a national peer-to-peer networking programme for SME leaders that want to grow and develop their organization for future success. Peer Networks enables business leaders to build trusted connections that go beyond networking and is delivered through a...
Weaker supply chains are hitting SMEs looking to recover from Covid-19

Weaker supply chains are hitting SMEs looking to recover from Covid-19

SME manufacturers, who have been hit hard by Covid-19, are being squeezed between a huge drop in demand and weaker supply chains according to a new report. 64% of the 289 respondents who are engaged with the Manufacturing Growth Programme, said orders had dropped due...
Richmondshire Business Week: 19-23 October 2020

Richmondshire Business Week: 19-23 October 2020

A whole week of virtual events aimed at supporting and developing businesses in the district. Richmondshire Business Week will provide local businesses, from start up to established companies, with the chance to take part in a number of free events and workshops aimed...