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New design and print management software for Lincolnshire County Council

Posted by Social Change on 2017-07-25 00:00

All advertising, design, print and marketing services required by Lincolnshire County Council will be purchased using a new management software, Panacea Software provided by Panacea Applications Ltd.

Research and Development opportunity worth up to £50,000

Posted by Social Change on 2017-07-13 00:00

Horizontal Innovation are looking for knowledge or technology ideas to apply pre-existing approaches from industrial sectors to meet the challenge of another. These seven sectors include agri-tech, construction, energy, food and drink, healthcare, nuclear and transport.  The opportunity includes up to £50,000 funding for reseach and development support for the winning application in each sector. You will be given the opportunity to see your idea developed, adapted, scaled up and taken on in many different industries.  For your chance to enter visit:

£6.4million funding opportunity for training providers in Lincolnshire

Posted by Social Change on 2017-07-12 00:00

The Greater Lincolnshire LEP has announced the launch of a Skills Capital Investment Fund to support training providers and boost the local talent pool across Lincolnshire. The £6.4 million fund has been developed by the Greater Lincolnshire LEP and the Employment and Skills Board, aiming to enable colleges and training organisations to deliver additional or more relevant training that meets the needs of employers within the LEP’s important developing sectors. Through this fund, the LEP seeks to work with partners to improve and modernise the local skills and training infrastructure so that businesses have fewer barriers to growth. As a result, employers...

Business Hive Live Brings Google to Grimsby: Speakers and new Tech Lounge announced for annual exhibition

Posted by Social Change on 2017-06-26 00:00

  Google has been the centre of all things digital for 20 years and now the Business Hive is bringing the online and technology giant to the centre of our business community. A digital expert from Google will open this years’ Business Hive Live, the area’s largest annual business-to-business exhibition.  Get an insight from the owners of the world’s leading search engine and find out what is needed to gain a competitive advantage in the ever changing digital landscape. Come prepared to be informed and inspired and ready to ask questions, too. Alice Mansergh, Director of Google Marketing Solutions for UK and Ireland,...

Biz Hive Next Gen Ready to Launch

Posted by Social Change on 2017-06-19 00:00

Save the date for this brand new network for young professionals and entrepreneurs Young professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners in North East Lincolnshire have joined forces with The Business Hive to create a dedicated networking group for the next generation of business leaders.   Biz Hive Next Gen, which has been established with the full support of e-factor's enterprise support club, is a brand new informal network that encourages ambitious entrepreneurs, freelancers and those working their way up the career ladder to connect. After months of planning by The Business Hive and the Steering Committee, which is made up entirely of young professionals...

Welcome to Lincolnshire wins national 'Innovation in Tourism' award 2017

Posted by Social Change on 2017-06-09 00:00

Lincolnshire has won a national Innovation in Tourism Award 2017 after museums, charities, councils and Visit Lincoln joined forces to use aviation heritage to promote the county. The group, which includes Petwood Hotel, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre, International Bomber Command Centre, Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire, South Kesteven District Council and Visit Lincoln accepted the award in London at a black tie dinner hosted by Group Travel Organiser (GTO) Magazine.   The award was just one of five presented by the editorial team of the magazine and saw Lincolnshire nominated alongside Eurostar, P&O Cruises, Virgin Atlantic and other giants in the travel...

Lincolnshire Digital and Tech Awards 2017

Posted by Social Change on 2017-06-01 00:00

The third Lincolnshire Digital and Tech Awards 2017 celebrating the county’s most innovative and creative digital technology companies took place on May 18th and the Business Lincolnshire team were there to celebrate with the finalists and winners. 250 business representatives attended the awards held at The Epic Centre, Lincolnshire Showground, as part of Lincolnshire Tech Week which we sponsored.    BBC Radio Lincolnshire’s Melvyn Prior presented the evening. There were over 100 entries across the 12 categories with around 40 local companies and individuals making the shortlist for the...


Posted by Social Change on 2017-06-01 00:00

A new collaboration of public, private and charitable sector organisations using aviation heritage to showcase Lincolnshire as a group travel destination is up for a national Innovation in Tourism Award 2017.   The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage project highlights a ‘Bomber County’ rich in iconic heritage buildings, heroic aviation experiences and superb accommodation.   Partners include Visit Lincoln, the Petwood Hotel, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre, International Bomber Command Centre, Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire and South Kesteven District Council.   The award nominated exhibition stand was at the British Tourism & Travel Show in March, which showcased a co-ordinated 'Welcome to Lincolnshire' stand.   Now the project has...

Businesses Once Again Fight to the Finish to be Cup Winners - which company will claim the 2017 Business Challenge Cup?!

Posted by Social Change on 2017-05-24 00:00

  Businesses across North East Lincolnshire will once again be preparing their game face as they get ready to go head to head in the ever popular Business Challenge Event. Companies, organisations and business people from across the borough are being invited to take part in an afternoon of healthy competition, facing their rivals in a series of activities including archery and laser clay pigeon shooting. This team-building event which is now in its third year is organised by The Business Hive Club and is a real highlight on the business calendar across North East Lincolnshire. Sam Burgess, Business Hive Manager said: “This...

Best of business turn out for Made in Lincolnshire Awards

Posted by Social Change on 2017-05-18 00:00

The winners for the annual Made in Lincolnshire Awards were announced yesterday at a ceremony in Lincoln. Made in Lincolnshire seeks to celebrate the area’s excellence in manufacturing and its well earned reputation for innovation within the sector. It also aims to showcase the diversity and creativity of those manufacturing in Lincolnshire.