Derby Hub on the move

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Over recent weeks, the Derby Hub membership committee created a survey, asking members about their key considerations and preferences over a new venue for Derby Hub. After much consideration and negotiation, Derby Hub have secured a new venue for our lunchtime meetings. We recently announced to our members…


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Net 'working' for success

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Another thrilling instalment of Derby Hub, with a great turn out and plenty of new faces in the room. At this meeting, the training was provided by Geoff Seymour (Bluu Sky Connections) on how to make the most of networking. Geoff is a seasoned networker (of more than 10 years) and his tips on how to…


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Engage with networking

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At the last meeting, Sarah Loates from Loates Business Solutions Ltd shared with Derby Hub all about engagement. Engagement with employees, customers, suppliers in fact anyone we need to engage with, to effectively run our businesses! During Derby Hub’s regular education slot Sarah discussed how…


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The launch of Ask the Expert

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One of the new features that Derby Hub have recently implemented is; 'Ask the Expert'. The first person in the spotlight was our 'legal expert' Martin Jinks, partner at Nelsons Solicitors. Some of the topics covered were: Data protection, when you should be registered When a business…


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Derby Hub is evolving

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Our members spoke and we listened! Our members wanted more than a networking group, they wanted support, they wanted advice, and they wanted training. Derby Hub was set up 'by the members for the members' so it was only right that the members opinions were sought and the results were implemented.…


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inspirational, captivating, thoroughly enjoyable

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Derby Hub's series of “Inspiring Derby” events continued to invigorate recently with its most exciting yet, thanks to guest speaker and TV personality James Lewis. Things couldn't have gone any better. Far more than just an informative night at the Morley Hayes Hotel & Golf Club,…


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Free Marketing Tips

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“Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it and spend it rather than invest it” – Jim Rohn So to ensure that, when you are networking, you do not waste yours but invest it please find below three networking tips, follow these to gain more business from existing…


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goose sense

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In the fall, as geese make their annual migration, flying along in V formation, you might be interested in knowing what science has discovered about why they fly that way. It has been learned that as each bird flaps its wings, it creates an uplift for the bird immediately following. By flying in a V…


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Wage Incentive Information

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If you employ someone who is currently on the work programme, a wage incentive worth up to £2,275 each, will be available for employers who can offer an 18 to 24 year-old from the Government’s Work Programme, a job lasting at least 26 weeks. The work programme is the Government’s scheme…


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derby hub unites the business community

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Derby Hub, a non-profit making business network in Derby, is hosting a launch event with the help of Kavita Oberoi Derby’s own Secret Millionaire. Craig Barker of Baseline Creative is part of the membership committee “The vision for Derby Hub has always been one of collaboration amongst Derby…


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the birth of derby hub

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Many good businesses failed during the recession; some because their clients could not pay them, some because work dried up, others through lack of experience. Some of the strongest businesses today started during lean times, the same is starting to happen during this recession. No doubt times are hard…


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