This is a university of and for business. An applied university, committed to using our research and knowledge, expertise and resources to inspire and develop the businesses of today and tomorrow.

Business support for uncertain times

In the last few weeks, the business world has radically changed as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. All of us are coming to terms with the fundamental changes it has brought to our ways of working, our businesses, lifestyles and families. 

Nevertheless, we remain as committed as ever to working with you and supporting our business community. Using technology, we will continue to offer you:

Stay safe, stay informed

We are working hard to set up a number of new online initiatives including a free learning and collaboration hub and a new podcast series. Things will be changing rapidly, so to keep informed, sign up to our B2B newsletter.

If you would like to talk to us about your specific challenges and whether we could help, please do get in touch.

Other sources of advice

You can also get excellent advice and guidance about business support during the pandemic from:

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Inspired Business podcast series

Inspired Business is the new business podcast series from the University of Derby. We bring you engaging and inspiring stories from across the business landscape in Derby, Derbyshire and beyond.

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Business Resources

Access free resources to help you and your business during these challenging times.

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What can we do for your business?

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RDS Global Ltd

To help achieve its aim of developing a wider range of products and services, RDS Global sought funding from Invest to Grow programme.

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£26mawarded to businesses across the East Midlands**Invest to Grow, March 2020
1,400apprentices enrolled**June 2020
3,000vacancies advertised**in 2017

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