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Browse our latest news to discover the Productivity Programme’s developments and success stories.

Think Productivity Conference a Big Hit

We held our Think Productivity Conference this month, which attracted over 40 local businesses to talk about all things Productivity. We heard from some fantastic speakers and enjoyed facilitation from host-with-the-most, Richard Askam, who inspired the audience with learnings from his journey of working with one of the world’s biggest brands and how he manages […]

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We’ve helped Heritage Components expand!

Heritage Components, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of furniture components, is thrilled to announce the expansion of its in-house manufacturing capabilities. The company has recently acquired new specialist woodworking machinery, enabling them to produce an expanded range of hardwood furniture legs directly in their Lincolnshire warehouse. This investment in British manufacturing was made possible […]

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Jo Mason: Think Productivity Speaker

Hi I’m Jo! I am the second speaker at the Think Productivity Conference next week. Some more information about me, I am an award-winning creativity, innovation and leadership coach, and founder of Propulsion Coaching, providing coaching and training services to individuals and businesses across multiple sectors. I am based in the University of Lincoln’s Business […]

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Sara Scott: Think Productivity Speaker

Hi, Sara here!  I’m looking forward to being one of the key speakers at this year’s Think Productivity Conference at The Showroom in Lincoln.   Some more about me, I am a career creative with 25 years’ experience as a writer, agency director, brand planner and marketing strategist. In more recent years, I have embarked on a transformational learning journey to explore the role of […]

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Introducing the Think Productivity host: Richard Askam

Richard here! I’m here to introduce myself as the host of the Think Productivity Conference on the 17th of November. A little bit more about me, I have spent 30 years working in the wine business before launching the first personalised champagne gifts in the UK in 2010. This led me to Coca-Cola where I […]

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Are you an SME employer looking for extra support? Have you thought about hiring an intern?

The University of Lincoln facilitates business funding all year round through their internship programme UoL Talent designed to support employers to recruit talented students and graduates. If you are looking for an efficient process and positive boost to your business, a graduate or student internship could be the ideal solution. Internships can help your business […]

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Creativity…Reimagined 2021

Hi, Mandy Wheeler here!   If the last eighteen months have done anything, they’ve forced us all to be more creative, which makes this is an ideal time to step back and take a critical look at this elusive skill.   Creativity — or innovation, imagination, ingenuity — means different things to different people. Whatever you think it is, most […]

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Helping people with Parkinson’s: Productivity Programme supporting the Eye Guide MC

Productivity Programme has been working with a Lincolnshire woman, Sandra McDonough, who has battled Parkinson’s disease for more than 18 years and has now invented a device that could help 145,000 people living with the condition in the UK to manage and control their symptoms and improve their quality of life.  Sandra gradually deteriorated until she had to stop driving and was resigned to […]

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Join Reece and Charli to learn about how the University of Lincoln can help boost your productivity and enable you to grow!

Did you know that the University of Lincoln can help businesses within a wide range of sectors -Charities, Community Interest Companies and Private Sector Firms? The Productivity Programme, delivered by the University of Lincoln and funded by the European Regional Development Fund is designed to enable micro, small and medium sized businesses to boost productivity […]

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How to be a Productivity Ninja 2021

Think Productive are turning traditional time management on its head at their training session on the 29th of September. So, if you are overwhelmed or struggling with constant distractions and information overload this is the training for you. Following the success of last year’s virtual session, this face-to-face deep dive will offer plenty of interactive […]

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Catching up with our new Business Development Officer Reece

It’s now been three weeks since I joined the Productivity Programme team at the University of Lincoln (time really flies!) as Business Development Officer, having previously led the Graduate Enterprise side of things before moving to work at the Grimsby Institute. Having returned to UoL to take on this dynamic role, I can honestly say it’s been brilliant in every sense. I’ve […]

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How We Have Helped Lincolnshire’s Businesses

Since the Productivity Programme began, we have had the great honour of helping micro, small and medium-sized businesses launch and thrive through grant funding, business support and collaboration with the academic capacity of the University of Lincoln.

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Our Partnership with GSA Environmental Limited

GSA Environmental Limited, based in Brigg, North Lincolnshire, is one of the latest businesses to have transformed its operations and formed a partnership with the University of Lincoln after benefiting from several initiatives offered through the university’s programmes including the KTP initiative and the Innovation Programme for Greater Lincolnshire.

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ATT secures development support from the University of Lincoln to develop e-Nudge app

We are delighted to announce that ATT has been awarded a Productivity Voucher of 20 days of development support from the University of Lincoln, recently named Modern University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 to support the creation of its innovative e-Nudge app.

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Airborne Pathogen Threat Reduced Thanks to Productivity Programme

A study undertaken by The University of Lincoln has revealed that airborne pathogens in an office environment can be significantly reduced by the use of effective air purification systems.

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Boosting Your Productivity While Working from Home

Working from home has many perks but on the other hand, it can open up opportunities for distraction which can hamper productivity. Here’s our top five tips for productivity…

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The Productivity Programme’s Graduate Internship scheme

Are you looking to inject new talent and ideas into your SME business? Then an internship could be the perfect solution for you.

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Bluecube and Lincoln University to Deliver Covid Support Webinar

The University of Lincoln and telecoms provider Bluecube have partnered to deliver a two-day Covid support webinar ‘Business Reimagined’ this November.

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Graduate Internships Live – 10th August (12:30 – 13:30)

Careers and Employability are hosting a student and industry-facing webinar to support the class of 2020 in their search for graduate roles in Lincolnshire.

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Custom Fitness Works Out Thanks to Productivity Programme

Custom Fitness, based in Lincoln, is the latest business to have employed a graduate intern and benefited from funding and support during the coronavirus outbreak, thanks to the Productivity Programme.

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Coronavirus Crisis Webinars Are a Huge Success!

The first in a series of our six weekly coronavirus crisis webinars which took place on Wednesday 25th March and was led by Business Coach Simon Meadows was a huge success!

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An Update to Our Services During the COVID-19 Outbreak

In what is undoubtedly a worrying time, we wanted to reach out to our community with updates from the team and to highlight some of the resources available to support your business.

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GiftsOnline4U Receives Funding from the Productivity Programme

GiftsOnline4U is one of many businesses to have benefited from funding thanks to the Innovation Programme. In this blog, the company’s founder explains his plans to get involved with the Productivity Programme.

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Growing Graduate Enterprise in Greater Lincolnshire

Last September we launched Growing Graduate Enterprise – our brand new programme aimed at supporting graduates who want to set up and run a business in Greater Lincolnshire.

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The Productivity Programme Has Officially Launched!

Businesses from Greater Lincolnshire gathered in Lincoln on Wednesday night to celebrate the official launch of the Productivity Programme hosted by former Olympic athlete Colin Jackson CBE.

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