NNBN, North Northamptonshire - Local Business Membership Organisation - Business Support - Business Networking - Local Business App - Business Growth - Promote Your Business


01536 648383


c/o Poppy Design Studio
Victoria Street
NN14 2LX


Company Profile

The NNBN is the Membership organisation for businesses, charities and organisations based in Northamptonshire or can serve Northamptonshire.

We work closely with our local unitary authorities, the Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce and the Business & IP Centre to ensure our community thrives to the best of our abilities.

We are proud to be leading our community and those subscribed into our membership and have the community at heart within our members.

Our Social and Environmental Activities

We are proud of our responsible activities which includes:

- A strong focus on the environment and continually working towards a greener future

- A strong community presence enabling us to support local people and raise them up

- Always planning ahead and driving forward for a better world

Social value is integral to our business and is founded on our core values and principles. We are committed to meeting our wider responsibilities to build a better world, integrate diverse and rich communities and protect the interests of current and future generations. To meet the expectations that our people, customers and partners have of our business, our materials, products and services contribute to the wellbeing of our communities.

Examples of our work include:

- Reducing the disability employment gap.

- We are a registered member of the Disability Confident Committed scheme.

- Reducing the opportunities for former armed forces personnel through our support of the Armed Forces Covenant.

- Local school and college engaging with students on careers days and insight days.

- Providing career advice and mentoring to young people.

- Board/Trustee placement with Bedford College Services, overseeing the commercial operation of the Bedford College Group

- Board/Trustee position with Kettering Community Unit, a charity based in Kettering supporting the local community

- Board/Trustee position with Kettering Community Business Trust

- Student work experience and placement opportunities.

- Student work experience and work placements.

- Leading engagement on behalf of local businesses to local authorities.

- Engagement with North Northamptonshire Council Economic Team.

- Policy Champion for the Federation of Small Businesses for Northamptonshire 2021, 2022 and 2023.

- Volunteer Help To Grow Mentor.

- Member of National Member Council of the Organisation for Responsible Businesses.

- Supporting start up businesses via online networks and face to face events.

- Promoting local businesses and providing local business support.

- Supporting COVID-19 economic recovery.

- Connecting young people with employment/experience opportunities.

- Members of the Northamptonshire Anchor Institution Network.

- Members of the North Northants Business Forum.

In October 2022, Directors Simon Cox and Marie Baker received a Highly Commended Award at the BBC Radio Northampton Make A Difference Awards for their work in the community.

NNBN Ltd recognises that we have a responsibility to the environment beyond legal and regulatory requirements. We are committed to continually reducing our environmental impact and improving our environmental performance as a key part of our business strategy and method of operation, with regular reviews within the company. We will encourage our customers, suppliers and other interested parties to do the same.

We endeavour to:

- Continually improve and monitor our environmental performance.

- Comply with and exceed all relevant regulatory requirements.

- Continually improve and reduce environmental impacts.

- Incorporate environmental factors into business decisions.

- Increase employee awareness and training.

Memberships and Certifications

Organisation for Responsible Businesses (ORB). Responsible Business Member