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  • Spark Harborough

    £40,000 worth of prizes up for grabs for the region’s brightest sparks
    Spark Harborough District today launched their Bright Business Idea Competition 2015. The competition features two exciting categories. The first, ‘Best New Business Idea’, is for individuals and companies whose turnover is below...

  • 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 workshops for new businesses and entrepreneurs who have a bright business idea, but need support to get it moving in the right direction. Designed to help with the essential skills neede...

  • Solicitors move to Leicestershire heralds new chapter
    A firm of solicitors has relocated to Market Harborough from Brixworth in a move representing the “dawn of a new era” for the company. Christopher Cox Solicitors has moved to the town’s Harborough Innovation Centre ahead of its...

  • 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...