Recent bad weather blamed for the deterioration of county’s roads

Research by the BBC Shared Data Unit has revealed that potholes are blighting almost 155 miles of roads in the county. Using the data, the Northants Telegraph reported that 145 miles of B and C roads are said to be in a state of disrepair compared to just 9.3 miles of t...

Broadband boost for Northamptonshire businesses

​Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are being encouraged to check if they’re eligible for a Broadband Connection Voucher from Northamptonshire County Council to get them connected to the superfast broadband network. A Connection Voucher can provide up to half of the cost of...

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...