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April 2020

Wed 1st April, 2020

Coronavirus grants payments to businesses

Business Support Incharnwood

Charnwood businesses which are eligible to receive Government grants due to the coronavirus pandemic can now access their payments. An online registration form is available for completion on the Charnwood Borough Council..

March 2020

Thu 26th March, 2020

Coronavirus business support

Carillon Tower with blossom

Coronavirus business support in Charnwood

June 2019

Fri 28th June, 2019

Be at the Centre of Innovation: inCharnwood film premiere

Incharnwood Main Logo

Your chance to see the premiere of the new inCharnwood promotional film.

Fri 21st June, 2019

New promotional film set to be luanched

Incharnwood Main Logo

inCharnwood to launch inward investment film in July 2019.

February 2019

Fri 8th February, 2019

Innovation Week event announced

Innovation Week flyer

A business get-together titled How to Build Innovation in Your Business will take place in Loughborough on March 7th.

Tue 5th February, 2019

Expanding firm chooses Loughborough as its centre of operations

Helen Dargie

Growing business We Love Surveys has decided to leave London in favour of the vibrant business environment in Loughborough.

January 2019

Tue 15th January, 2019

Green Business Fund workshop to be held in Loughborough

Business Support Incharnwood

A free workshop will take place in Loughborough on Wednesday 6th February 2019 at which local businesses can find out how to become more efficient and help the environment at the same time - and potentially access funding to do so.

Fri 4th January, 2019

New Year business workshop proving popular

Enterprise inCharnwood logo

A New Year, New Business free workshop is taking place in Loughborough on January 9th as part of the Enterprise inCharnwood programme.

December 2018

Wed 5th December, 2018

New business incubator facility commences in Loughborough

LUSEP

Entrepreneurs can now take advantage of new business incubator space in Loughborough.

October 2018

Fri 12th October, 2018

Leicester City Football Club training centre to be based in Charnwood

Invest inCharnwood logo

Recent Premier League winners Leicester City will develop a world-class training base in Charnwood. This follows the granting of planning permission for the new facility and represents a major investment by the club.

Wed 3rd October, 2018

Employers wanted to participate in careers fair

Skills inCharnwood logo

Rawlins Academy in Quorn is offering local employers the chance to take place in a careers fair.

September 2018

Tue 25th September, 2018

Major event to highlight a new generation of innovation

Innovation Incharnwood Showcase Logo

A line up of 5 inspirational speakers has been announced as part of the Innovation inCharnwood Showcase 2018.

Tue 18th September, 2018

Successful business advice surgery to take place again

LLEP Biz Gateway advice session Sept 2018

Small and medium sized businesses in Charnwood are being offered the opportunity attend a business advice surgery in November thanks to Charnwood Borough Council and the LLEP Business Gateway.

Mon 17th September, 2018

Local businesses receive free advice

Biz G and Erdf Logo

A full day of business advice surgeries was held in Loughborough on September 17th.

August 2018

Tue 7th August, 2018

New schedule of enterprise workshops, networking and drop-ins announced

Enterprise inCharnwood logo

A new set of dates for the Enterprise inCharnwood business start-up programme has been announced.

Tue 7th August, 2018

Officials from Jianyang in China visit Charnwood

Jianyang visit July 2018

A delegation of officials from China visited Charnwood to find out more about potential trade links.

July 2018

Fri 6th July, 2018

Event sponsorship packages now available

Innovation Incharnwood Showcase Logo

The window of opportunity to sponsor this year's Innovation inCharnwood Showcase is now open. Sponsorship packages ranging from £500 to be an 'Innovation Sponsor' through to £3,000 to be the main headline event sponsor are available.  The Showcase..

June 2018

Fri 1st June, 2018

Minister visits Loughborough Life Sciences Opportunity Zone

Charnwood Campus Logo

The Rt Hon Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) endorsed the UK’s first Life Sciences Opportunities Zone during a visit to Charnwood Campus, Loughborough today..

May 2018

Wed 30th May, 2018

Another business chooses to locate in Loughborough

Advanced Technology and Innovation Centre

Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park is welcoming yet another occupier to the modern ATIC building. We Love Surveys is an enterprise which has chosen the Charnwood location as it expands it activities.  Demand for premises is..

Tue 15th May, 2018

Employment Hub services launched in Charnwood

Leicester Employment Hub logo

A new programme which can help small and medium size businesses (SMEs) is now up and running for the Charnwood area. The Leicester Employment Hub service, which includes Loughborough College as a partner, is targeted at employers looking to..

Tue 15th May, 2018

Gateway site set for redevelopment

Plans have been approved for the exciting regeneration of a site close to Loughborough railway station.  Solus Homes Ltd had submitted a planning application for a mix of residential, office, retail and leisure uses at the Morley Street site..

Tue 1st May, 2018

Collaborate programme: Charnwood tourism businesses targeted

Businesses in the visitors and tourism sector across Charnwood can now benefit from a range of business support initiatives delivered under the Collaborate programme. The programme has a number of elements which a business can access. This ranges..

April 2018

Mon 30th April, 2018

Love Loughborough vacancies go live

Baxter Gate, Loughborough

Love Loughborough, the Business Improvement District (BID) organisation for Loughborough town centre, is looking to recruit 2 people to carry out a number of exciting duties. The BID plays a key role in promoting the town centre, supporting town..

Mon 9th April, 2018

2 Business Start-Up Workshops Announced

Enterprise inCharnwood logo

Free business start-up workshops in Loughborough

Wed 4th April, 2018

Property industry summit

Summit exploring investment opportunities across the East Midlands which were recently promoted at MIPIM in France.

March 2018

Mon 26th March, 2018

Enterprise inCharnwood

Enterprise inCharnwood is a programme of drop-in sessions and workshops designed to help people in to business or tackle issues faced when growing an enterprise.

Fri 23rd March, 2018

Charnwood Economic Development Strategy 2018 - 2020

New economic development strategy approved

February 2018

Mon 26th February, 2018

Love Business Expo 2018

inCharnwood met with lots of business people from across the Midlands at our exhibition stand at the Love Business Expo 2018. Held at Holywell Park Conference centre in Loughborough on 22nd February, it was busy day networking and promoting to..

News inCharnwood

Carillon Tower with blossom

Coronavirus business support

Thu 26th March

Coronavirus business support in Charnwood

Tweets from inCharnwood

RT @bizgateway: The #BounceBackLoanScheme is open for applications. SMEs can apply for a 100% government-guaranteed loan of up to £50k over 6 years. Interest for the first year is paid by the government, then pegged at 2.5% pa. Find out more: ow.ly/J7Zf50zLDN5

RT @CharnwoodBC: We are working with businesses and @lovelboro to prepare safe and welcoming high streets across #Charnwood. Local firms are being offered advice on working safely and @lboromarket is due to resume on May 28 with a limited number of traders. Read more: bit.ly/3gb3KLq

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RT @bizgateway: On Friday we have a webinar featuring prominent businesses from #Leicester and #Leicestershire. Get practical advice about how big business ideas can apply to small businesses with restarting and beginning to trade again @samworthjobs @DunelmUK @pplprs bit.ly/2TlrbrJ

Excellent! Another great example of #innovation #inCharnwood and how @lborouniversity graduates help our local and national community though tough times as well as the good. twitter.com/AnnaJLeather/s…

Delighted to see our colleagues at @CharnwoodBC getting involved in this. If you're a business #inCharnwood wanting to find out about support participate in the webinar! twitter.com/bizgateway/sta…

Excellent. Well done Alcuris. Yet another of our local businesses helping the country and vulnerable people cope with coronvirus pandemic. twitter.com/memo_hub/statu…

If you're a young Charnwood entrepreneur and the current national business support schemes don't work for you, this more local source of Finance might be of interest. twitter.com/STWLCharity/st…