The latest news from National Enterprise Network and our membership network

Small Business Taskforce published Small Business Manifesto

National Enterprise Network is a member of the Small Business Taskforce. This month they have set out a 10-point manifesto to government.  The taskforce, a collective of 11 organisations that represent two million small firms and self-employed individuals, will highlight points from the manifesto in upcoming meetings with ministers and policy makers. The 10 points in the manifesto provide […]

#TeamNEN member helps create 12 businesses and 20 new jobs in January

Twelve new North Somerset businesses opened their doors and began trading in January creating 20 new jobs, with help from #TeamNEN member North Somerset Enterprise Agency. Pet wear and accessories, educational workshops, baby and parenting classes, translation services, a pre-school and a building firm were just some of the enterprises to launch, with new business […]

Finance For Enterprise celebrates record year with new appointments and launch of Lincolnshire office

Team NEN member Finance For Enterprise  has celebrated the end of another record year with the appointment of three new members of staff and the launch of a new Lincolnshire office. Over the past twelve months, the Doncaster based alternative funding provider which is responsible for helping businesses access a range of business loans to support growth […]

Graham’s update: BEIS meeting, 23rd January 2018

Industrial Strategy On 23rd January NEN Chairman Graham Marley met with Angie Cannizzaro at BEIS to discuss the Industrial Strategy. During the meeting, he reiterated many of the comments made in NEN’s Industral Strategy response and particularly highlighted our concerns that support was required to all businesses. BEIS emphasised the fact that start-up/micro businesses are not […]

The Duke of York continues to support business and entrepreneurship

On Monday 22nd January the Duke of York, founder of Pitch@Palace and a keen supporter of entrepreneurship, made a return visit to NEN member Nwes’ flagship King’s Lynn Innovation Centre (KLIC) which offers long-awaited state-of-the-art commercial workspace, business support, access to finance, and business events to start-up and growing businesses in West Norfolk. The visit to […]

#TeamNEN are making a strong and clear impact on enterprise, in spite of economic challenges and uncertainty.

2016-2017 was a challenging year for NEN and many of our members, with few unaffected by the political and economic changes which characterised this time. However, today NEN has launched a campaign which aims to highlight some of the very positive and visible signs of hope coming out of the enterprise sector during this same […]