Department for International Trade exporting news

8th June 2023

The Department for International Trade (DIT) produce lots of use information for businesses that export and import from lots of location to help businesses so on our Growth Hub Website we publish the DITs news items to help our businesses so take a look at it here: Department for International Trade » HEY Growth Hub You can also get to it by going on to our Exporting page and go down to the Department for International Trade

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1st June 2023

Salary details: £35411 – £38296

Salary details: £35411 – £38296


Full Time Equivalent Salary (based on a 37 hour working week)£35411 – £38296

Occupational groupEconomic Development

Job termFull Time

Appointment typeFixed Term


DivisionRegeneration & Partnerships – Directorate

Closing Date09 June 2023

Proposed Shortlisting Date13 June 2023

Proposed Interview Date29 June 2023

Place of workThe Guildhall, Hull HU1 2AA

Application and full details here

BIPC Humber Partnership Innovate Humber Latest Events

23rd May 2023




Welcome toour updatedspecial Innovate Humber newsletter. This edition includes new events for you to explore and experience. The Innovate Humber project is designed to help businesses in the Humber Region registered with HMRC to develop a new product, process or service.Innovate Humber

Most businesses, whether sole trader, company, start-up or established enterprise, innovate every day… often without even realising it. Businesses thrive and develop by adapting and thinking on their feet

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Guidance for small businesses in the food sector

23rd May 2023

Background info

What is the Here to Help campaign?

Here to Help aims to encourage micro and small food business
owners to find out about food regulations and get the support they need to
follow them. The campaign also aims to raise awareness amongst food businesses
that the FSA and their local authority are there to help them along their
business journey, with lots of advice and guidance available.

What is the new guidance?

The FSA’s food business guidance hub on, makes it easier than ever to find

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Trade show exhibitor grants to help Hull enterprises grow their business through export

16th May 2023

The Export Growth Grant programme is
funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and is being managed and
administered by The Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY
LEP) on behalf of Hull City Council. The programme aims to provide revenue
grants to Hull-based exporters to support business growth through exporting to
new markets.

A 60:40 match-funded EGG award of a
maximum of £5,400 is available to eligible businesses that are looking to
exhibit at an international trade show, in order to engage with new markets

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HEY LEP proud to sponsor Business Day 2023

15th May 2023

Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) is a proud sponsor of the prestigious Business Day 2023.

Held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 9 June, the event is an inspirational day with guest speakers, breakout sessions and networking targeting businesses in the Humber region.

HEY LEP’s exhibition stand at Business Day 2023 will be sponsored by Made Smarter, a new business support programme for manufacturers which helps them to become more productive, competitive and innovative via the adoption of advanced

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Spencer Group using innovative Hapstar app to support employee wellbeing

12th May 2023

Leading engineering company Spencer Group is using an innovative new app to help support its employees’ wellbeing.

Hull-based Spencer Group is using the Hapstar app to enable employees to track their mental and physical health, set happiness actions, access support and resources and provide anonymous feedback.

The app does not hold any identifying information about the user and Spencer Group can use the data to gain a clearer understanding of its workforce’s wellbeing, identify and respond to trends.

Every employee has a Hapstar

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Time for businesses to have a say on Hull

11th May 2023

Following on from the successful Community Strategy survey for local residents, the council has now launched a questionnaire for local businesses to share their views.

This second survey, specifically created for business owners and entrepreneurs, asks what it’s like to run a business in the city, both the positive aspects and barriers, and how the city could better support local ventures.

Business and residents have just two weeks left to take part, before both surveys close on May 22.

Cllr Mike Ross, leader

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HEY Growth Hub makes final call for Social Enterprises to scale via the Social Enterprise Accelerator

9th May 2023

Social enterprises in Hull, East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire are being encouraged to take advantage of a fully-funded accelerator programme before it closes to new applicants.

The Hull & East Yorkshire Growth Hub’s Humber Social Enterprise Accelerator (Humber SEA) supports not for profit organisations – that are engaged in commercial activity – to take a fresh look at their long-term plans with a view to supporting sustainability and growth.

Delivered on behalf of the Growth Hub by sector experts CERT CIC, the

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Introducing Start Up Loans’ new Business Support Partners

4th April 2023

Start Up Loans, part of the British Business Bank, has today announced its new Business Support Partners (BSPs) – three national partners and a number of regional support partners. The new appointments will work with the Start Up Loans programme to deliver funding and support for small businesses across the UK over the next two years.

The Start Up Loans Company provides personal fixed-interest loans and support to aspiring and early-stage business owners from across the UK

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