Effective On-Line Communications – 10th Nov 2015

  Louise Mullany - Associate Professor in Sociolinguistics at The University of Nottingham. Following on from previous sessions focused on effective communication in business, Louise will be exploring the world of on-line business communication.  Full details to follow.   The programme: 07:45 – 08:10… Registration, breakfast and networking 08:10 – 08:15…...

The Next Big Thing – 29th Sept 2015

  Chris Barnatt – Associate Professor of Strategy & Future Studies at The University of Nottingham. Technology continues to drive our personal and business lives so just what will be ‘The Next Big Thing’ – Chris will go exploring!  Full details to follow.   The programme: 07:45 – 08:10… Registration, breakfast...

Drive your business forward with Disruptive Thinking – 14th July 2015

  Jonathan Tallant – Head of the Department of Philosophy at The University of Nottingham. Can ‘disruptive thinking’ add value to your business – Jonathan thinks so!  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… Professor...

Getting the Tax Man to finance your business – 2nd June 2015

  Bob Berry - Boots Professor of Accounting and Finance Bob will be exploring how to legally and effectively manage your business taxes to maximise business benefits?   Full details to follow.   The programme: 07:45 – 08:10… Registration, breakfast and networking 08:10 – 08:15… Welcome and introductions 08:10 – 09:00… Professor Bob...

Venturefest – 14th April 2015

Venturefest aims to drive the development of new business opportunities by bringing together Innovators who have exciting new ideas, Investors who want to partner and financially support innovators to commercialise their ideas and Entrepreneurs who can turn ideas and money into new and successful businesses.  

Hollywood in your Business – 24th March 2015

    Gianluca Sergi – Professor of Film Studies at The University of Nottingham In brief this session will be explore how creative management techniques, widely used throughout the film industry, could be applied to your business. Creativity is not something that matters only to the creative industries. In fact, creativity...

Business stories to enhance your Brand – 20th Jan 2015

A key part of any organisation’s success is having a good story, knowing that story—and sharing it effectively. The first part of this Breakfast session previews a coming workshop by the two Nottingham Humanities academics, Esther Eidinow and Katharina Lorenz, on ‘The Business of Stories’, which will help you understand...

Business Growth Service Launch

The government has today, 7th December 2014, announced the launch of the Business Growth Service which consolidates GrowthAccelerator and the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) along with schemes from the Intellectual Property Office (IP Audits) and the Design Council (Design Mentoring) into a single service. The Business Growth Service will make...

D2N2 Growth Hub to be launched by Business Minister

On Friday 5 December, Business and Enterprise Minister, the Rt. Hon. Matthew Hancock MP, will officially launch the D2N2 Growth Hub during an event for businesses from Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. The D2N2 – Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham & Nottinghamshire – Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) aims to create 55,000 jobs before 2023...