County businesses expect to increase their profits this year

Northamptonshire businesses are expecting to increase their profits, investment and staff levels over the next year, according to a new survey. Confidence amongst county-based businesses is stronger than ever, a poll undertook by business advisers Grant Thornton revealed. The...

Funding available for Wellingborough businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses in Wellingborough have the opportunity to receive financial support thanks to a regional funding pot issued by HSBC. The international banking giant last week announced a £200 million lending fund to assist smaller enterprises in Northamptonshire...

“Surge in entrepreneurialism” across the county

Figures showing a rise in new start-ups in Northamptonshire represent a “surge in entrepreneurialism”, according to a business analyst. More companies were registered in the county in 2015 than in any year since records began, leading to a record number of firms in the area....

Recruitment fair to launch new campaign

A new campaign aimed at resettling ex-military personnel in Northamptonshire is to be launched at a recruitment fair in May. The dedicated recruitment fair, which is to be held at the Northampton Saints Rugby Football Club, will champion the county as the ideal place to live and...

Entries now open for first annual logistics awards

Entries are now open for the first annual Northamptonshire Logistics Awards competition which was launched earlier this week. Designed to celebrate the success and achievements of individuals and teams working in the sector across the county, the awards will raise the profile of...

Northants businesses invited to ‘open their doors’ to young people

Northamptonshire businesses are being invited to ‘open their doors’ to young people from across the county. In a bid to forge stronger links with secondary schools and to help inspire young people, county-based employers are being urged to take part in the Open Doors 2016...