Seven tips for starting a business when you work full time

7th February 2023

Starting your own business takes a lot of hard work. You’re effectively building a company from nothing: finding clients, securing funding, and promoting your services. You’ll have to learn a variety of new skills along the way, such as marketing, bookkeeping, and technical support, and you will have to get used to working long hours.

t may be some time before your business is profitable. You can’t expect to set up a website and start raking in customers overnight. You

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New funding opportunities from Innovate UK

1st February 2023

Please see below a list of all the new and current funding opportunities available to you on behalf of Innovate UK. lease check individual competition dates as they may have been extended. UK-Germany bilateral: collaborative research and development

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Employers invited to share ideas and influence the skills systems for Hull & East Yorkshire

25th January 2023

As part of ongoing activities to inform strategic skills planning by the Hull & East Yorkshire LEP and in support of the development of the Hull & East Yorkshire Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP), HEY LEP and the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce are hosting a series of sector focus groups to gauge views and opinions on skills within the workforce and future needs.

The on-line sector focus groups will be held on:

Monday 30 January (11am – 12 noon) –

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Over £19 million to regenerate Hull city centre

19th January 2023

The Levelling Up Fund has awarded over £19 million to Hull to regenerate the city centre.

It will support:

the development of a mixed-use space in Albion SquareWhitefriargate and the surrounding areas

Revitalising Whitefriargate

Whitefriargate is a beloved and historic district which includes 33 listed buildings.  Businesses within Whitefriargate and surrounding areas will see:

unused floorspace brought back into usean increase in employment opportunitiesan increase in footfall

The city will also enjoy a new cultural and education hub. The hub will use digital technologies

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The government’s Help to Grow: Digital scheme – closes soon

10th January 2023

The government announced last month (15 December) that
businesses don’t have much time left to apply for the Help to Grow: Digital
scheme, following a decision to close the programme.

The scheme has supported businesses to grow, but with take-up
lower than expected, the decision has been taken to refocus efforts towards
other support mechanisms for small businesses.

The Help to Grow Digital programme was designed to give 100,000
SMEs free and impartial advice on how technology can help their business and
vouchers worth up to

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Humber Internships Programme

9th January 2023

Do you need
extra resource and skills to support your plans in 2023?

Funding and support is available towards bringing a skilled graduate into your business for 12 weeks.Get ahead and book onto one of our upcoming events to find out more

REGISTER
SCUNTHORPE
19 January

 
REGISTER
HESSLE
26 January
 

Why should you attend? Find out how you can:

Trial skilled graduates for permanent hireGain short-term resource for projects

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HEY LEP Skills Advisory Panel and Local Skills Improvement Plan – Employer Skills Survey

5th January 2023

The Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) and Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce are surveying local employers about the skills needs of local businesses based in Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire and how they can be met. The results of this survey will inform the LEP’s strategic skills planning and also inform the development of the Local Skills Improvement Plan.

The more employers complete this survey, the better the outcome. We would appreciate it if you

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Employer Skills Survey for the Local Skills Improvement Plan

22nd December 2022

The Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (HEY LEP) and Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce are surveying local employers about the skills needs of local businesses based in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire, and how they can be met. The results of this survey will inform the LEP’s strategic skills planning and also inform the development of the Local Skills Improvement Plan for the region.

The more local employers complete this survey, the more valuable the data

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Job Opportunity – Made Smarter: Digital Transformation Specialist

22nd December 2022

The Hull & East Yorkshire (HEY) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is recruiting to the post of a Made Smarter – Digital Transformation Specialist. The post will work within the HEY Growth Hub which provides a range of high-quality business support services utilising funding from UK government and European Structural Investment Funds.

The Made Smarter programme was created following an industry-led government review of how UK manufacturing industries can use digitalisation to make things smarter, better, and faster – becoming leaders of

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funding opportunities from Innovate UK

20th December 2022

£30 million fund to advance life-changing cancer therapeutics

The Innovate UK initiative aims to unleash business-led innovation from the UK’s vibrant research base in immuno-oncology, transformative treatments that guide the patient’s own immune system to target their cancer cells.

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Transform your innovation idea into a successful business

The new Innovation Hub will make it easier for entrepreneurs to find the funding and support they need to flourish and grow.READ MORE >

£16 million to support low-emission food production

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