A Yorkshire-based social enterprise has announced it has boosted the region’s economy by £31m in the last 12 months as well increased lending to female entrepreneurs by 9%.
Responsible Finance – the voice of the responsible finance industry – have co-opted NEN member Business Enterprise Fund’s Head of Investment, Simon Jackson to their Board of Directors.
BEF is one of the top 100 social enterprises in the UK, according to this year’s NatWest SE100 Index. The index celebrates the growth, impact, leadership and resilience of social ventures in the UK – naming the most impressive 100 social enterprises of the year.
Congratulations go to Team NEN member Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) who have been awarded the Impact Award at the 2019 Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards
A special start up loan provided by Team NEN member Transmit Start-Ups has helped establish a thriving new creative community in Edinburgh
NEN member and regeneration agency Erewash Partnership is providing a new series of free workshops to help start-up businesses get off the ground and grow.
£32k grant funding for award-winning support project to put another 100 budding businesswomen ‘In the Market for Success’
Team NEN member, PNE Group has announced the appointment of Tracey Moore as its new Chief Executive. Tracey takes on the role having led the organisation since Dawn Cranswick stepped down from the position in July 2018.
A Yorkshire-based social enterprise has secured £15m of funds to support businesses in the post-industrial areas of the north of England; the first of several planned funds.
Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) has won £32,740 of NatWest funding to re-launch ‘In the Market for Success’ and offer places to a further 100 businesswomen on the award-winning programme.