Author Archives: Michele Pattison

Pioneering business support initiative launched across Nottinghamshire

A new drive to boost the Nottinghamshire economy and create jobs by championing business innovation has been launched. Managed by Oxford Innovation, Pioneer 10 Notts is a free growth coaching programme for entrepreneurs in Nottinghamshire. Tailored for start-up and growing businesses, the programme includes; workshops, online tools and one-to-one support...

East Midlands Scale Up programme launched

The East Midlands Scale Up programme has been launched to seek out the most ambitious high growth companies from across the region who have a desire and the ability to successfully scale their organisations. The programme is initially open to just 50 businesses with the potential to quickly reach the next level of...

Spreadable marketing skills shared

We’ve been working hard to make University of Nottingham expertise available to businesses and on 9th June an enthusiastic group of local businesses met for a workshop led by Dr Cathy Johnson and Professor Paul Grainge from the Department of Culture, Film and Media. Cathy and Paul drew on their research and...

Alternative business finance explained at latest event

The latest Ingenuity breakfast event saw a good turn out for ever popular speaker Bob Berry, Boots Professor of Accounting and Finance from Nottingham University Business School. The focus of his finance based talk was “You don’t have to buy something to use it; asset based finance is an alternative to purchase!”...

Work experience partnerships offered by Politics

The School of Politics and International Relations at The University of Nottingham is committed to enhancing graduate employability. Recent research has shown that work experience is now just as important to employer organisations as is degree course and classification. We have therefore established structured Placement Programmes and Employer Partnerships for our...

Creativity promotes business growth

On Monday 18th April, an intrepid group of local business leaders joined us for our latest Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange workshop, The Creative Crucible. Hosted by Gianluca Sergi from The University of Nottingham’s Department of Culture, Film and Media and Paul Kirkham from Nottingham University Business School, this session was about harnessing...