Your business is up and running and you have smoothed out any teething problems, you're running efficiently and you are now starting to think about expanding your business; maybe a new product or service. This is where you may need help; to make that next move to ensuring that your business goes from strength to strength.

In the Derbyshire Dales, businesses can take advantage of the one-to-one support offered by the Business Adviser at the District Council, Heather Bradford. Heather works for Derbyshire Dales, delivering business support on behalf of the D2N2 Growth Hub.

The D2N2 Growth Hub serves businesses across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, and their website contains a wealth of useful information for businesses wishing to take their business to the next level.

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Innovation

Become more competitive by introducing new ideas and seeking out new business opportunities that, in turn, helps to grow your business.

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Marketing

One of the most fundamental aspects of growing a business is making sure that you are constantly reaching out to your customers and making them aware of your existence and what you offer.

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Resource Efficiency

Getting the most out of your business resources is essential. An efficient business is one that keeps a control of their costs, their waste, and makes the most of their staff and equipment.

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Tender / Procurement Opportunities

Expand your customer base and widen your horizons! See what opportunities can be found by supplying to larger businesses and local government sectors.

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Skills and Recruitment

Looking to upskill your workforce, or create jobs and fill them? Or do you want to improve your job prospects? There are a number of schemes that may help you take the next step.

Help for Your Business

Starting Your Business

When setting up your own business, preparation is key - we're here to provide guidance and signposting to ensure you are well equipped to deal with the journey ahead. Get the information you may need when starting up and running your business, as well as further advice and useful links.

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Running Your Business

Setting up and running a business can be a challenge but help is on hand from Derbyshire Dales District Council and others to help make the journey as painless as possible. Established businesses can get help directly from our business adviser and many other useful resources.

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Growing Your Business

Once your business is well-established and profitable you may want to grow and expand it further. If you are not satisfied with maintaining your current operation and want to increase your market share, and profits, you'll need to develop a solid strategy for business growth.

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Funding Your Business

Whether you are looking to launch a start-up, expand your current business, or become more resource efficient, you will most likely need some financial support. Business funding can come in many forms and we are ideally placed to advise you on the latest and most suitable options.

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