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.
A round of appointments and a new head office mark the beginning of the next exciting chapter for the North East’s Transmit Group.
Team NEN member Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (COLBEA) has announced the appointment of Sian Taylor of Birkett Long to its Board of Directors.
More than 100 members of the local business community gathered at Wivenhoe House, Colchester to see Samantha Luxford announced as the winner of Colbea’s ‘In the Market for Success’ competition. The money-can’t-buy prize will enable the Ardleigh-based artist to take her nautical art start-up business into Fenwick’s 90,000 square ft Colchester High Street store for two months.
Team NEN member, PNE Enterprise recently hosted its first Get Growing Your Network event for aspiring entrepreneurs and start-ups in Tyne and Wear. The event put mental health awareness centre stage, with guest speaker Andy Walton, a trained mental health nurse and creator of illustrative self-help guide SWIRL, sharing tips on how entrepreneurs can look after their wellbeing whilst running a business.
Team NEN member, Transmit Start-Ups, a start-up established to help other entrepreneurs fulfill their ambitions, has pledged to back 5,000 businesses with finance by April 2020.
FOUR new businesses have opened in Ilkeston and Long Eaton with a helping hand from a scheme managed by Team NEN member, Erewash Partnership.
STAFF and members of team NEN member enterprise agency Erewash Partnership have pulled together to help a charity which supports young families to update its business operations.
NEN Member, MENTA has announced plans for its 10th consecutive, annual, Business Show to be held on Tuesday 2nd October at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.