Business Leader Series – 1st Dec 2014

Toby Peyton-Jones Human Resources Director, Siemens UK & North West Europe; and Commissioner, UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) Siemens plc Toby Peyton-Jones was appointed to the Executive Management Board of Siemens Plc in 2008 with responsibility for Siemens in the UK & North West Europe where Siemens has...

Effective Communication – 11th Nov 2014

A return session by Dr Louise Mullany, this time she’s focusing on ‘Effective Communication in Business’. Full details to follow. The programme: 07:45 – 08:10… Registration, breakfast and networking 08:10 – 08:15… Welcome and introductions 08:10 – 08:45… Dr Louise Mullany will be giving direct insights into effective communication styles...

How To Read Your Boss – 27th October 2014

A free, 2 week, online course. How can we talk more effectively in the workplace? This free online course introduces linguistic techniques to enhance business communication.  Think about the conversations you have had in your workplace over the past few months. Do you come out of business meetings wishing you...

The Legends International Charity Golf Tournament – 20 to 23 October 2014

Condor International Events Ltd are hosting this exciting event in Sotogrande, Spain in order to raise funds for the University of Nottingham’s Impact Campaign, specifically the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC). Every year around 450 children in the UK are diagnosed with a brain tumour, this is now the biggest cancer killer...

Future Gazing & Future Shaping – 30th Sept 2014

Nobody can predict the future. However, by studying the latest technology developments, social trends, and data on resource availability, it is possible to predict a range of possible futures. In turn this can allow individuals and organizations to anticipate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and to take actions to shape the...

Making Good Decisions – 25th September 2014

A free one-day workshop for East Midlands SMEs. For any company, making the right decisions is key. Whether those decisions concern hiring, firing, planning or evaluating, difficult decisions will have to be made – and made quickly. This one-day workshop will provide business leaders from the East Midlands access to...

Cleantech Connections Lunch – 23rd Sept 2014

‘Romax Technology – the development of a successful cleantech business in Nottingham Presented by Dr Peter Poon, Founder and President This local company is the world’s leading provider of engineering and technology solutions for ground vehicle and wind turbine drivetrain design, simulation, testing and monitoring. Hear Romax’s success story from...

Successful textile firm boosted by grant

A grant worth up to £65,000 is enabling an established Nottingham textile company to become true specialists in their field. Capatex Limited, based in Northgate, will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year. Since it was formed in 1995, the company has evolved remarkably since its foundation as an industrial textile...

D2N2 Growth Deal

Government and D2N2 – the Local Enterprise Partnership for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire – 7th July 2014 agreed a £554.4m investment package to accelerate economic growth across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. The joint investment programme secures £174.4m from the Government’s Local Growth Fund over six years – with £47.4m of...