£5m announced for Derby's business sector

£5m announced for Derby's business sector

A £5m growth fund announced by Bondholder Derby City Council aims to help businesses expand and take on more staff following the coronavirus crisis.

News of the fund was announced during a visit to the city by Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick.

Councillor Chris Poulter, Leader of Derby City Council said: “We are working hard to bring new investment and employment into the city and also want to support existing businesses who have the opportunity to grow and take on more staff.

"We had the opportunity to explain to Mr Jenrick how his department could work with us further and turbo-charge Derby’s economic recovery.”

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