Find out more about our new new strategy on international trade and investment here

We recognise the huge contribution that businesses large and small make to the local economy. We want our region to be a growth-orientated, dynamic, and productive environment where businesses start up, invest, grow, and thrive.

Improving productivity and boosting investment are key drivers for economic growth and better employment opportunities. Working with our partners and through the D2N2 Growth Hub, we can provide the help, advice and resources required to embrace business change, open up access to finance, boost investment, and open up new markets. We want business leaders to be inspired and supported to achieve their goals through strengthened leadership, partnerships, innovation, and trade.

To access free impartial information and advice about starting or growing a business please visit our dedicated business support Growth Hub.

Business Growth

The D2N2 Growth Hub

The D2N2 Growth Hub can signpost you to the most appropriate business support through our website and a network of advisors based with partners across the region. The website includes information on business support available from local and national sources including how to access finance, resource efficiency, supply chain development, employing and training your staff, and dates of local business events and seminars.

D2N2 Growth Hub
Business Growth

Trade and Investment Strategy

D2N2, in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT), has published a new strategy with a set of clear strategic priorities and actions to support our business community to become more confident and active in international trade to support the competitiveness and productivity of our region.

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Explore our Business Growth Projects



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