Firms offered chance to boost growth

sp91652 Fox and Goose, Wigley
sp91652 Fox and Goose, Wigley

A LEADING business partnership is hosting breakfast briefings to help companies develop relationships, pick up advice and drive growth.

D2N2 – the Local Enterprise Partnership for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire – is holding a second series of breakfast briefings to meet with businesses and partners.

The events will give firms and partners the chance to find out about the LEP, its activities and plans as well as feeding in views to identify priorities or issues which may influence the LEP’s Growth Plan, investment initiatives, skills strategy and its work on business regulation.

Four events have been confirmed before D2N2 launches its Growth Plan on July 9.

The free breakfasts run from 7.30am to 10am at the following venues: Wednesday, June 19 - Kelham House Country Manor, Newark; Thursday, June 20 - Woodborough Hall, Nottingham; Wednesday, June 26 – Fox and Goose Inn, Wigley, Old Brampton, Chesterfield; Thursday, June 27 - Best Western Nottingham Derby Hotel, Long Eaton.

D2N2 Chief Executive David Ralph said: “We found our first business breakfasts very engaging and received a lot of feedback. We have listened to where people wanted us to go next and will stage another four in June. These free events will give local businesses and partners the opportunity to find out more about D2N2 and its plans for and I would encourage all businesses who want to have their say about the support they need to grow to attend.”

To book a place at one of the events go to or contact the team on (01332) 851280 or email