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£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.

No ‘small change’ for motoring innovation born in East Yorkshire

No ‘small change’ for motoring innovation born in East Yorkshire

An East Yorkshire investor has tapped into support from the Manufacturing Growth Programme to launch a new product that will prevent you losing your change, keys and bank cards under your car seats. John England came up with the ‘car seat gap filler’ at 5am one...
Staff upskilling scheme halves waste at Norfolk manufacturer

Staff upskilling scheme halves waste at Norfolk manufacturer

Thetford-based Warren Services, which specialises in CNC machining, welding and fabrication for customers including the Robbie Williams tour and a Disney stage set, identified that the level of waste in the company was excessive and set out to improve the situation by empowering and upskilling its staff.