The latest news from National Enterprise Network and our membership network

MEMBER NEWS: Quality win for Finance for Enterprise

Our congratulations to NEN Member Finance For Enterprise – for achieving ongoing compliance to the ‘Putting the Customer First’ standard for the third time. Originally awarded in 2009, the organisation has retaining this accreditation every two years; maintaining compliance with the highly regarded quality standard. Mike Wildey, Customer First Assessor commented, “Finance For Enterprise have […]

Enterprise support organisations welcome new self-employment review

The founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company Julie Deane OBE has today published her independent review of self-employment in the UK. Commissioned by the Prime Minister last year, the review assesses what additional support can be provided to the increasing number of self-employed people across the country, better understand their motivations and reveal the challenges […]

PARTNER NEWS: Celebrating success at the frontline: ERSA Employability Awards 2016 now open

Today marks the official opening of the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) Employability Awards 2016, sponsored by APM, for entries from organisations helping jobseekers to move towards, into and progress in work across the UK. The awards, now in their fourth year, demonstrate and champion best practice from across the employment support sector, showing the […]

We’re NEN – and we’re proud

Today marks the start of #NENandProud – a shareable online campaign to raise awareness of the true impact our network makes across England. As the membership body for the enterprise support sector, we have always been hugely proud to represent the organisations that offer business support services to pre start, start-ups and established small businesses. […]

GUEST BLOG: All female British rowing team set to break pacific records with imminent arrival into Cairns, Australia

What has rowing got to do with business you might ask, well the disciplines required for this sort of endurance race might have parallels, read our guest blog from our corporate partner New Level Results to find out more……… 2015 saw some incredible British achievements, from the first British man into space, the amazing advancement […]

PARTNER NEWS: Charter for the Self-employed from The RSA

The RSA launches a Charter for the Self-employed, which contains eight practical policy ideas designed to improve the living standards of people who work for themselves. These include: redesigning Universal Credit introducing automated saving schemes mandating equal treatment under the Work Programme, establishing a new form of pension auto-enrolment. The list of ideas is by […]