The #WDYT Campaign
The #WDYT team will be in the following areas on Walk Arounds, meeting local business people and supporting them with their digital activity.
#WDYT Cotgrave Walk Around – 2 June 9:00am -11:00am
#WDYT Radcliffe on Trent Walk Around - 2 June 11:00am - 1:00pm
#WDYT Bingham Walk Around - 5 June 9:00am - 12:00pm
#WDYT West Bridgford Walk Around - 5 June 9:00am - 12:00pm
#WDYT East Leake Walk Around - 16 June 9:00am - 11:00am
If you would like to know more about the initiative or just need a little bit of help to get started or set up a twitter or Instagram account contact the team and they will drop in to your business, email:firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08000614214.
D2N2 Growth Hub - Business Health Check
These free, one to one sessions offer guidance and support to help you grow your business. They are part-funded by the European Regional Development fund and are hosted by D2N2 Growth Hub in partnership with Rushcliffe Borough Council and Rushcliffe Business Partnership.
If you need valuable advice and insight to help your business flourish then this business clinic is for you. You will be given the opportunity to pose questions, get practical tips and obtain incisive information.
In this one-to-one 90 minute session, a D2N2 Growth Hub Business Adviser will be available to give you the right advice for your business needs. So whether you need access to finance to expand, guidance on the latest legislation or practical business support, you will be provided with up-to-date, valuable and relevant information.
Health Checks take place on 4 July, book on here.
The Rushcliffe 200
There is also an opportunity to meet young people, schools, charities, public sector organisations and Higher Education organisations that are all working to improve employability skills in young people.This is a unique opportunity where private and public-sector companies will come together to understand more about each other, as well as discuss how we can support the next generation in their careers.
July 6, 12:00noon
To find out more and book on to the FREE event visit: Eventbrite
Get In, Go Far With Apprenticeships
This FREE event will appeal to small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), public bodies, schools and apprenticeship providers based in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire that have an interest in apprenticeships and the benefits they can bring to business and wider society.
The event has an international flavour with presenters from Germany and Canada talking about their apprenticeship systems and how they work with employers. We will review the latest information on Apprenticeship Policy in England 12 months on from the apprenticeship reforms implemented on 1 May 2017 and listen to what is next for SMEs and apprenticeships to help innovate by attracting new skills and future leaders to their workforce.
There will be a skills market place enabling you to speak directly with providers who can support your recruitment and training needs to future proof the skills in your business and increase productivity. In addition the event offers a great networking opportunity to meet other businesses.
Goosedale, NG6 8UJ - 27 June 2018 8:30am
The Army's Mission Training & Mobilisation Centre
Would your business benefit from personal development training for your employees? You should be aware that members of the Reserve Forces get it for free!
Thursday 5 July
To find out more click here!
D2N2 - Digital Growth Programme
Want to move your business to the Digital Age? The Digital Growth Programme offers a range of funded workshops, take a look at some of the Rushcliffe based workshops :
An Introduction to Paid Social Advertising – 13 June or 21 August, 9:00am-16:30pm
Effective Search Engine Optimisation – 26 June, 9:00am-16:30pm
The Rise of the Chatbot, Breakfast Seminar - 12 July, 8:00am-11:30am
Understanding Google Analytics - 24 July, 9:00am-16:30
International Marketing and selling Cross-Border - 25 July, 9:00am-16:30
Growing your E-Commerce Business – 14 August, 9:00am – 16:30pm
Click here to see workshops throughout the D2N2 area, ALL are free for Rushcliffe businesses to attend.
Free Networking Events
Come along to the FREE networking event held each month!
Networking in West Bridgford takes place at Escabeche on the first Friday of every month. In Ruddington Networking takes place on the third Friday of each month at Ruddington Arms, and in Keyworth it takes place on the fourth friday of every month at Village Café & Bistro. All events start at 8:00am. For more info use the links below:
The overarching aim of the D2N2 Growth Hub is to improve the ability of businesses in the D2N2 area to value and engage appropriately with business service providers (be they public or private), and to help business service providers to improve their offer.
Your finances: Stop Juggling and Start Living, 7 June (FREE)
Your Finances: Stop Juggling and Start Living, Rushcliffe 28 June (FREE)
What's New in Marketing, 10 July (FREE)
How to Get Free Publicity for Your Business, 17 July (FREE)
How to Get Free Publicity for Your Business, 24 July (FREE)