Support for businesses
Is your business in the early stages, experiencing rapid growth, or looking at better ways to be more productive?
We can assist you through expert workshops and peer learning, diagnostics of your business, and leadership training.
Businesses based in Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield can receive £1,250 towards the salary of a recent graduate for a placement that lasts at least 6 weeks.
As a business you can collaborate with NTU to undertake specific R&D activities that will assist you in developing innovative new products and processes.
We can also support you by facilitating access to new markets.
Starting a new business
Whether you want to be your own boss, get that side-hustle off the ground, start generating some passive income, or just get a better work-life balance, we can help.
If you live, work, or intend to start a new business in Kirkby-in-Ashfield or Sutton-in-Ashfield, you can receive free 1-2-1 advice and coaching, free workshops, and training on how to set up your own business.
You can also receive a £1,000 grant to help you get started after completing the programme.
Local businesses can receive advice to understand and implement higher and degree apprenticeships in areas such as healthcare and science, construction, leadership and management, and digital skills.
Our Digital Academy is currently being designed to support with the development of digital skills such as SEO, web design and social media marketing.
Get in touch
To enquire about accessing support or for further information, please contact EnterprisingAshfield@ntu.ac.uk.
This project is funded by the Government's Towns Fund and will specifically benefit businesses and individuals based in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield.
All support provided will be subject to a check to confirm geographic eligibility.