Job Centre Plus - Your Business, Our Business

Jobcentre Plus offers an extensive range of free services to help reduce costs and grow your business.

You can advertise your jobs to millions of jobseekers who search Universal Jobmatch every week.  Register here

Jobcentre Plus can also connect you with a local Jobcentre Plus specialist, call the Small Business Recruitment Service on 0345 601 2001 and select option 2. They will give you a named Jobcentre Plus contact with local expertise who will provide a tailored service, to find the best people for your jobs. Your contact will work with you to design a package of support which will create opportunities for people in your area and build your business.

Jobcentre Plus can be contacted through 0345 601 2001 and select the relevant option.

Innovation Martlesham Launches Competition 

Innovation Martlesham (IM), a cluster of high-tech ICT companies located at Adastral Park, is pleased to announce the launch of its second competition looking for innovative ICT solutions to some of the key challenges UK Councils have. The competition is led by IM and supported by Ipswich Borough Council (IBC), BT and UCS.

The winner of the competition will be offered six months free office accommodation in the IM Business Incubator with full incubator support and access to BT’s Research and Technology Heads of Practice, research and development support from UCS, well as access to professionals from IBC
More details and how to apply >>

SIMS WordPress and Web Accessibility Meet Up 

SIMS is a free meet up group for small businesses. Sponsored by IBC, UCS and Atrium Studios and organised by the digital marketing team at Measured Brilliance, SIMS is an opportunity for small businesses to learn about digital marketing from expert speakers.  We are proud to announce that this January we have two fine speakers talking about Wordpress. Free to attend and open to all. 
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Growth Hub Milestone

From pre-start to established businesses, New Anglia Growth Hub’s team of 10 business advisers have given 20,000 hours of their time to guide ambitious business owners to sources of funding, grants and services to enable expansion.

The Hub was set up in June 2014 by the LEP, as a one-stop-shop for business support. To date, it has engaged with nearly 5,000 businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk as well as individuals looking for help to start-up. The Suffolk Chamber of Commerce runs the contract to deliver the Hub, on behalf of the LEP. 
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Menta Events

Menta are offering the following events in Ipswich.
  • Twitter For Beginners - B2C
Tuesday 16 February 9.30am - 12.30pm Ipswich £30 
  • Marketing For Start-up Businesses 
Wednesday 24 February 9.30am - 12.30pm Ipswich £30 
  • Beginners Linkedin For Business 
Wednesday 24 February 1.30pm - 4.30pm Ipswich £30 
More Information >>
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