News - 26 August 2014

D2N2 Newsletter 22nd August

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East Midlands is fastest growing UK economy in Q2 of 2014

A new report reveals the East Midlands had the fastest-growing economy in England in the first six months of the year. RBS’ second RBS Regional Growth Tracker shows the UK’s economic recovery is proving to be a broad-based one…more >

Record fall in youth unemployment

Youth unemployment has seen the largest annual fall since records began 30 years ago – alongside the steepest annual fall in unemployment in a quarter of a century, figures published today by the Office for National Statistics show. As part…more >


A £10m gateway retail scheme in Nottingham expected to create up to 200 jobs has been given the green light by city planners at the council. A planning application has been granted for the landmark scheme known as Eastpoint in Daleside…more >

Also in the news in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire:

Job Opportunity: Investors in the Environment Project Coordinator

EVENT: Construction Sector Information Advice & Guidance Conference

High-speed fibre broadband benefiting more than 6,000 Derbyshire homes and businesses

Ingenuity Events Round Up

UKTI to host export specialists

From draft to draught – beer enterprise with wildlife drawing theme goes for real ale!

Successful textile firm boosted by grant

JOBS: Derby & Derbyshire Rail Forum Vacancies

Ashbourne business extends apprenticeship scheme

Fairground rides shipped to the Middle East and China


Community Energy Storage Workshop

Nottinghamshire construction company builds momentum as it sets superfast broadband milestone

EVENT: ‘Calling All Businesses’ Network Event

UK Green Investment Bank investment in new green power plant in Derby


Work begins on Derby Manufacturing UTC

University signs agreement with Chinese pharma giant

£950m Joint Venture Agreed for Derbyshire Waste Scheme

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