News - 17 November 2014

D2N2 Newsletter 14th November

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The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership recently sought views on our ESIF Local Implementation Plan. Having received a very substantial response, we would like to thank all those who gave their time and opinion. It has been noted and will be taken into account.

D2N2 BlogThe D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership have now launched a standalone blogging platform, we will continue to publish blog posts in the usual fashion, as news items on our website, but also at, where a full archive of posts is also available.

Growth Hub

The D2N2 Growth Hub was recently the subject of two workshops, held by D2N2. Using the results of these workshops, we have updated the D2N2 Growth Hub pages on our website, view them here.

D2N2 Locality Report 2013-14

For 2012/13, providers delivering in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire locality delivered 348,548 learning aims (to 16 years old and over), with 202,207 aims delivered to learners with a D2N2 postcode…. Download the full document here

D2N2 Apprenticeships and Workplace Learning Provision 2013-14

In 2013/14*, there were 369 Providers delivering Apprenticeships and Workplace Learning in the D2N2 region to both D2N2 and non-D2N2 postcode learners… Download the full document here

D2N2 Apprenticeships and other learning aim achievements aligned to Key LEP Growth Sectors 2012-13

This report provides 2012/13 achievement data for provision aligned to the D2N2 Key Growth or Priority Sectors. Data has been extracted from the SFA Data Cube, and it is important to note that Sector Subject Areas do not map directly across to the LEPs defined sectors. Download the full document here

Blog: David Ralph – What I think about when I’m running

Now (well) into my 50th year, I celebrated with my first ever 50km (32 miles) run this week end, with a lovely 5 ½ hours spent traipsing through the Kings Forest in great Autumn weather and colours – the bad weather rolled in at tea t… more >

David Ralph – The Future of… East Midlands 2050

Over the recent half-term break, I read the Foresight report “The Future of Rail 2050” compiled by Arup which I picked up at the East Midlands Rail Summit a couple of weeks ago. The report concludes “the future of rail app… more >

Also in the news in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire:

October Employment and Skills Briefing (EMFEC)

Restructure means boss chairs consultancy after 30 years and newcomer joins as MD

MediCity Innovators’ Week – tackling healthcare challenges of the future

Firm switches between historic buildings but with an eye on the future as it grows

Last Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Preview Events (less than a month to deadline)

East Midlands Collaborative Purchasing Group Launched

Export Week to Boost International Trade

University Technical Colleges Support New Government Campaign to Boost UK’s Science and Mathematics Skills

Future Factory Newsletter November 2014

Overseas interest sparks sales boost for chemical firm

Driving Innovation & Bridging the Gap – Business network

Invest in Derby

Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Spearheads Engineering Recruitment Drive

Developing and launching new products

Number of apprentices in the East Midlands more than doubled

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