Startup And Business Resillience Innovation Grant Funding

Business Resilience Innovation Grant Funding – Grants of up to £25k for established businesses

Funded by West Northamptonshire Council Additional Restrictions Grant, the University of Northampton is offering access to businesses in West Northamptonshire to:

  • Grants from £1,000 to £3,000 for Start up businesses under 3 years old
  • Grants up to £25,000 for established businesses over 3 years old who have between 3-250 employees and a minimum turnover of £200,000

To register interest please email

Keep Thriving: Wellbeing Virtual Conference

With many organisations embedding a ‘new normal’, there has never been a better time to embrace the health and wellbeing of your workforce.

Being Well Together and Mates in Mind are hosting a FREE virtual conference to help employers discover how to embed an effective wellbeing strategy in the workplace, with the aim that their people may become happier and healthier, and thus more productive.

We are delighted to welcome a number of speakers, across multiple sessions, who will:

+ explore the different domains of wellbeing

+ discuss latest research

+ provide ideas on how to use this information to develop a strategic plan, to better support employees in their wellbeing at work.

The event will be chaired by Stephen Cooke, Head of Policy and Communications at British Safety Council.

For more details and to book visit


Shire Sounds Radio, community radio station for North Northamptonshire, is launching Shire Sounds Training Academy where they will be providing a unique training opportunity that is not widely available for young people aged 13 – 18.

For more information please visit the website.

Survey finds businesses remain resilient despite economic challenges

The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) publishes the results of the 2021 Business Survey, identifying the economic challenges and opportunities facing businesses in Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire, and Bedfordshire.

To read the full report, visit the SEMLEP website.