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HUB:BLE-2 09 short company pitches

  1. 1. Short Company Pitches • • • • • • • • • Career Development Costco Wholesale HPC Midlands Transport iNet Joe Forster Grants and Growth Ramada Encore Enterprising Leicester Unitemps • • • • • Brisskit DiRAC G-Step Consult2Deliver Future Factory
  2. 2. Liz Walkley, Career Development Service Do you need a fresh pair of eyes on a business problem? We have graduate talent who can help. Services we offer • Expert advice on recruitment • Free advertising • Help sourcing the right person • Bursaries for SMEs (up to £1,500) Your role • Employ individual and pay salary (min £13k) for 3 month placement • Contribute approx £2,372 for 3 months *based on a salary of £14,520 • Recruit individual between now and Christmas How to get involved Email: Call: James on 0116 252 5393 Business impact “Taking on an intern can provide you with a really high quality member of your team, they have the ability to ‘hit the ground running’ with minimal supervision. Interns can enrich your business by bringing a fresh approach, a valuable set of skills learned throughout their degrees, as well as enthusiasm and proactivity” Keri, Williams Commerce
  3. 3. Costco Wholesale is a membership Warehouse Club dedicated to bringing our members quality goods and services at the lowest possible price. No matter what kind of business you have…Costco works! You’ll save money on everything from office furnishings and computers to copy paper, shredders, coffee filters and even tyres for your company cars. Speciality departments include bakery, service deli, butchers, opticians, electrical, automotive, apparel, health & beauty, small appliances, domestics, jewellery, books, sporting, toys, beers, wines & spirits, grocery, confectionery and café. Join the Millions who are already saving! Join at the HUB:BLE event to receive a welcome gift! 0116 269 0730 ~ ~
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  5. 5. Are you an East Midlands SME? • Do you have a project that you would like grant funding for? – both capital and revenue expenditure eligible • Could you benefit from 2 days research? If so, come and talk to us at our exhibition stand or arrange to meet via meethub Innovation Advisors available as follows: Wed 16th October: Georgette Hall Pauline Graham Thurs 17th October: David Rogers Tel: 01509 635270 Email:
  6. 6. Tony Withers Tel: 07912 360842 email: D’Accord Management Services Turning Around Performance Making successful simple • Focusing on what matters • Engaging and motivating staff • Defining effective methods • Managing performance Customer complaints down by 78% Sales per employee up 39% YTD sales 13% above forecast All in the first 3 months Cash reserves 8% higher than forecast A Partner of
  7. 7. Joe Forster FCMI MITOL CM CMC Business Consultant Professional Trainer Business Systems Implementation Operations Manuals Author 35 Years Hands-On Experience
  8. 8. Barrie Billinghay 07595 092023
  9. 9. Leicester Cat Stilling – Sales Manager - 07827 240 375
  10. 10. Grants to grow your business • • • • • • Offers Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Leicester grants of £1,000 to £15,000. Projects must create jobs and increase turnover Must be trading business to business (non-retail) Grants must be matched with 50% private investment 5 Business Support Organisations to help SMEs through the application process For more info and to how to apply visit: David Wright, Business Investment Manager E: T: 0116 4542932
  11. 11. Unitemps- Part of the Universities Careers Services Sally Elsmore- External Consultant • We can facilitate part time /casual/fixed term paid work placements • Similar set up to an agency • Flexible resource • Wide range of skill sets 07785242675
  12. 12. Biomedical Research Infrastructure Software Service Kit Dr Jonathan Tedds (Health Sciences) Email: @jtedds
  13. 13. DiRAC Complexity Cluster at Leicester High Performance Computing for complex problems • Would your business benefit from access to a cutting-edge computer cluster? • Complexity has 4352 cores, 95 Tflop/s, 8GB RAM per core • Competitive rates • Range of access levels available
  14. 14. Global Monitoring for Environment and Security - Space Technology Exchange Partnership Business Tenets :• • Innovation using space-based data can enhance the competiveness of industry Break barriers to the wider use of satellite data in the UK (knowledge, ease of access and relevant to business solutions Helping Business Access Earth Observation Data How :G-STEP takes complex Earth Observation data (from satellite, airborne, ground monitors) and: – Introduces the concepts to businesses – Demonstrates potential downstream uses – Assists in the production of novel products and services to improve SME competitiveness What G-STEP can do for you :• • • • Up to 2 day FREE consultation to develop ideas Graduate placements and HEI collaboration Proof of concept and assistance to find development funding EO and GIS Knowledge Transfer Contact: Mr Rhys Cowsill, G-STEP Business Manager Tel: +44 (0)116 229 7843 E-Mail:
  15. 15. Consult2Deliver creative clinical & regulatory solutions • We offer pragmatic solutions for innovative ideas and concepts to assist commercial success • Pharmaceuticals • Healthcare (food supplements, vitamins & botanicals) • We do this by • Working creatively within available guidelines • Application of robust, professional clinical and regulatory advice • We have • Over 40 years experience working in clinical and regulatory environments • Based at BioCity in Nottingham from November 2013 • We start with the end in mind to ensure consistent delivery throughout development
  16. 16. Chambers UK 2013 “This Nottingham firm is widely acknowledged as a marketleader in IP right prosecution, opposition and exploitation” Legal 500 2012 “Nottingham based Potter Clarkson LLP is 'amazingly helpful' and 'very good'. Potter Clarkson LLP. The Belgrave Centre, Talbot Street, Nottingham, NG1 5GG T: 0115 955 2211 F: 0115 955 2201 E: W:
  17. 17. The Future Factory Our Offering: SMEs in the East Midlands an opportunity to access free, expert support with product design and business process improvements, helping them adopt a more innovative & sustainable business future. Our targets: • Free business ‘Assistance’ (12 hrs) and ‘Collaborative’ (up to 35 hrs) direct business support, without charge; • Graduate Placement grant – 20% off first year’s gross salary; • Free Events and workshops – pitching for finance, packaging, sustainable fashion, maximising online trading, logistics and transport. Our Legacy by June 2015: 479 businesses supported, 257 graduate placements, 39 jobs created and 30 business start-ups.