Small business is thriving in Derby

On Saturday 7th December, the Derby business community united to celebrate Small Business Saturday UK at the University of Derby’s Enterprise Centre. Over 100 local independent companies attended the event with those exhibiting ranging from new start-ups, established names and business support organisations such as the FSB and East Midlands Chamber. All of whom united…

How a website can strengthen your brand

If your website doesn’t accurately represent your brand, you’re doing your business a huge disservice. Derby Hub’s Koobr discuss why and how you can strengthen your brand identity with a better website. Your brand identity is the absolute summation of who you are and what you do, while your website is your most powerful online…

How your small business can make a big impact!

Being part of yesterday’s presentation ‘How your small business can make a big impact’ together with Yvonne Gorman from Essential Print Services and my colleague Craig Barker from Koobr was a giggle from planning to presentation. Our goal, ‘Make it memorable’, and the first suggestion was….fancy dress, oh no here we go! We then decided…

Fracking in the East Midlands

Proposed fracking could disrupt private properties and places of business across the East Midlands. Derby Hub member Nelsons Solicitors discusses litigation and what you can do if fracking plans are a concern for your place of business. A drilling company has approached the landowners of Sherwood Forest for permission to carry out seismic surveys which…

Ten Networking Commandments

In order to help our members and visitors to understand the ethos behind Derby Hub and to get the most from attending our networking meetings, we have devised our TNC’s (Ten Networking Commandments): You will not sell to the room You will treat all members with respect, act professionally and be truthful You will go…