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  • The free business workshops will take place at the Harborough Innovation Centre.

    Entrepreneurs get off to a flying start with FREE business workshops
     Spark Harborough District is offering free business workshops for new businesses and entrepreneurs who have a bright business idea, but are not sure how to get it off the ground or grow it. Designed to help with the essential ...

  • Arts Fresco Spring Ball
    Many of us enjoyed the timely reappearance of Arts Fresco in Harborough last Autumn. We are delighted to report that this engaging community event is going from strength to strength, starting with a fundraising Spring Ball that ta...

  • Libby Langley

    What it’s really like to run your own business
    Libby Langley Founder and Director of Zest Communications (www.zestcomms.co.uk) shares what it’s really like to run your own business. I started my business three years ago, having worked at a couple of Further Education colleges...

  • ICON People Win Trip to San Francisco
    Autodesk, one of the world’s top 25 software companies, recently held a worldwide ‘Autodesk Cloud Accelerator’ competition aimed at software developers wanting to utilise its latest cloud computing offerings. ICON entered a prop...

  • 100% Milestone for Harborough Innovation Centre
    We hit a significant milestone last month by reaching 100% occupancy. This is the first time in its three-year history that the Centre has been full. Of course, the very nature of our business support strategy means that offices ...

  • Rachel Panther

    5 Critical Steps to Starting a Successful Business
    Rachel Panther, Business Coach at Harborough Innovation Centre, shares the 5 Critical Steps to Starting a Successful Business. Congratulations! Setting up your own business is an exciting time. But it is also quite daunting and...

  • Magical Maths nominated as Marketer of the Year
    Magical Maths has been listed as a finalist in the Marketer of the Year category at the Chartered Institute of Marketing awards. The prestigious nomination is in respect of the company’s successful National Franchise Launch last F...

  • Happy Musical Friday 13th!
    Apart from running VIP Travel in Harborough Innovation Centre, our very own Pete Squires is frontman of a group called the Happy Fridays. Several people have expressed an interest in seeing the group in action. By happy coinciden...

  • Great Funding News for Ixion Holdings
    Ixion Holdings from Harborough Innovation Centre recently secured €4.2million in European Commission funding on behalf of a pan-European research consortium, led by Anglia Ruskin University. The project will build on an innovativ...

  • Harborough Innovation Centre welcomes Emma as Assistant Manager
    We are delighted to announce the arrival of Emma Thompson, who bravely steps into the role of HIC Assistant Manager. Emma ran her own businesses, including one in East Carlton Park, for several years giving her great insight into...