Launch of ‘Invest in Harborough District’

March 25th 2019

A major initiative has been launched to showcase the Harborough District as a key location for businesses to invest, expand and prosper.

Harborough District Council launched its ‘Invest in Harborough District’ website and a specially-commissioned promotional video to showcase the district, raise its profile and encourage businesses to invest or relocate to the area.

It aims to build positive relationships with influential people and organisations in the business community to help attract investment to maintain a strong and vibrant economy. It also looks to connect businesses with the excellent support, training and funding opportunities that are available.

The Economic Development Team would like to thank Harborough Innovation Centre businesses who contributed to the successful launch of the initiative. The centre is owned and supported by Harborough District Council (HDC). As the building owner HDC also funds the Centre’s business support provision, providing the basis for expert business advice, mentoring and workshops.

Swordfish Marketing, who helped develop and build the Invest in Harborough District website, giving it a professional, high-quality and engaging style.

MAY Marketing, who created the Invest in Harborough District video – an engaging, dynamic and forward-thinking device that effectively communicates that enterprise and entrepreneurship are at the heart of everything HDC does, showcasing why Harborough District is an appealing area to live, work and invest in.

Please take a look at the website and watch the video here. And for all the latest news from Harborough District Council’s Economic Development team, follow @InvestHarbDist.

April 15th 2019

Recruitment guru wins Harborough district business award

Caroline Hunt, of Emerald Starfish, was named the winner of the latest Pioneer 10, an awards programme funded by Harborough District Council and run out of the Harborough Innovation Centre (HIC).

April 12th 2019

Harborough business grant for apprenticeships

Thought about taking on an apprentice? Why not apply for the Harborough business grant for apprenticeships?
Businesses in the Harborough District can apply for funding to help them take on apprentices. Harborough District Council is making grants of up to £750 available to encourage apprenticeships and promote the benefits they can offer businesses.

April 12th 2019

Oakwood delivers mental health training

Last month, Oakwood Training delivered a free workshop on Mental Health in the Workplace for local businesses.