The art of survival and the value of enterprise support

NEN member Business Support York and North Yorkshire (BSYNY) were delighted when one of their clients, Bils & Rye, recently celebrated four years of business. The gallery, located in a small rural village of Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, were referred to Business Support York and North Yorkshire for support when they first launched the business. Four years later, they count […]

NEN member, Business Enterprise Fund provides springboard to designer radiator firm

NEN member, Business Enterprise Fund (BEF), are delighted to see one of their clients achieving above expected growth, thanks to support provided by them. Seasoned buyers Paul Johnson and Andrew Smith formed Crimson Bear, a firm that sources high-end radiators and heating solutions for the home from across the world. Paul and Andrew planted the […]

NSEA client named ‘one of Britain’s fast growing firms’

NEN member, North Somerset Enterprise Agency (NSEA), are celebrating a double success for one of their clients, based at The Hive, their business centre. Green Frog Connect (GFC), an Independent Connections Provider (ICP) was recently named one of Britain’s fastest growing firms in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 league table. They have also won contracts […]

Gateshead Council celebrates another New Enterprise Allowance milestone

The lead authority in the North East for the Government’s scheme have now helped more than 1,800 clients start a business National Enterprise Network (NEN) Member Gateshead Council became the lead authority in the North East for the Government’s New Enterprise Allowance scheme when it launched in January 2015. Since winning the contract, they have […]

Congratulations to Finance for Enterprise

We’re delighted to share the news that one of our members – Finance For Enterprise – has received an award at the 2016 Start Up Loans Conference held in London.  Investment Manager Terry Woodhouse was awarded the Spotlight Award, which recognises a member of staff within an organisation with the most contribution, commitment, teamwork and creativity. Andrew Austwick, […]

2016 National Enterprise Network Awards shortlist announced

National Enterprise Network is pleased to announce the shortlist of entries for the 2016 National Enterprise Network awards – a programme established in 2007 to recognise excellence in the delivery of enterprise support, encouraging the exchange of good practice and the development of improved services and organisations. The applications received showed us first hand how […]

NEN member receives outstanding loan officer award

We are proud to congratulate one of our members for receiving a prestigious industry award at the 2016 Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards, held in Manchester last month. Tim Daniels, Investment Manager at Finance For Enterprise beats off stiff competition to win Outstanding Loan Officer at the 2016 Responsible Finance Awards ceremony held in Manchester. Andrew Austwick, […]