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Charnwood is known as a leading centre for innovation. There is a cluster of highly innovative companies and support for innovation is excellent. Whether it be through informal networking organisations or formal ties with Loughborough University, make the most of what is offered and "be at the centre of innovation".

Successful businesses need a good workforce. Charnwood is at the centre of a major labour force catchment area and there are excellent education and skills training providers who work closely with businesses to ensure the workforce of the future is equipped driving future economic growth.

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Exciting £32 million bid to transform Loughborough

Tue 27th October

An ambitious £32 million bid to transform Loughborough has been submitted to Government.

Getting ahead with the Job Support Scheme via webinar by Business Gateway Growth Hub

Tue 27th October

In September Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced targeted government support to protect jobs and minimise unemployment as the Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme ceases at the end of October.

Tweets from inCharnwood

RT @bizgateway: The new Job Support Scheme starts next week. With changes announced by the Chancellor on 22 Oct the scheme could be an alternative to redundancies. Find out what you need to know this Friday bit.ly/37Il7RP #JobSupportScheme

RT @bizgateway: New support for tier 2 twitter.com/RishiSunak/sta…

RT @RishiSunak: We're doubling self-employed grants from 20% to 40%, meaning the maximum grant will go up from £1,875 to £3,750. Grants are available for all self-employed people (all tiers) who've stopped trading or have a significant fall in trade, with two further payments to come.

RT @bizgateway: Be ready! The government is preparing for the end of the EU transition period by increasing border controls and boosting the customs sector. ow.ly/hslR50BXAq8 We can also help via 1-2-1 support + webinars e.g. 26 Oct: Importing post EU transition ow.ly/6DIW50BXAq6

RT @HMGLondonSE: #TheSkillsToolkit has expanded! There are over 60 new courses, so there’s an even wider range of free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses to choose from, to help people build up their skills and progress work. 👉 bit.ly/3bQ6TOk

RT @bizgateway: Calling food and drink businesses! 📢 Next week: A hands-on session about #instagram stories, 🤳 how they add value to marketing your business + a step-by-step guide on creating stories and highlights. Book a place here: bit.ly/3bZ7uOd #instastory @FoodDrinkForum

RT @bizgateway: Without a market or product you won't make money but how do you test your thinking in a quick, effective way to give you the evidence to move from thinking to doing ❓ Join us on Friday as our strategy expert Steve Hobbs explains. Book here: bit.ly/2H7eM7y @SteveHobbsUK

Are you a food business owner or have an interest to learn about Flavour trends? Join this webinar organised by the Business Growth Hub and stay ahead of the crowd: bit.ly/2ZCJGLb @bizgateway

Owners or managers interested in developing their teams, products & business in a more innovative way can book onto these free Innovation themed webinars: •27 Oct : bit.ly/31rMTi3 •18 Nov: bit.ly/34zw4Us •3 Dec : bit.ly/3gyE0rc @bizgateway

Are you a seller looking for tips for selling successfully on Amazon? – Join the webinar on the 22nd Oct to find out about producer’s experience: bit.ly/3bWMSGm organised by The Business Gateway Growth Hub @bizgateway