The latest news from National Enterprise Network and guest blogs from members of our network

#TeamNEN member toolkit

Thank you for supporting our campaign! As we said, in order to spread our campaign as far and as wide as possible, we need your help! To make things easy for you, here’s a toolkit of everything you need to get involved. Share the animation The best way of sharing the animation is by linking to […]

National Enterprise Network announces new Chairman and Board members

Long serving enterprise support leader Graham Marley has been announced as the new National Enterprise Network Chairman – to lead the Board and its development of key strategic activities for the membership body that represents enterprise support organisations. Graham was officially confirmed as the new Chairman at National Enterprise Network’s Annual General Meeting on Friday […]

PARTNER NEWS: Contractor exodus would add to Government staffing crisis at a time of Brexit uncertainty

ISSUE DATE: Wednesday 16 November 2016 IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, is deeply concerned that freelance contractors leaving the public sector will further complicate the UK’s negotiations to leave the EU. IPSE commissioned research has found that over half (54%) of contractors will leave the public sector if changes to […]

PARTNER NEWS: New Matchmaking Service For Small Businesses Looking For Finance Launched

Small businesses struggling to access finance from big banks will be matched with alternative finance options, thanks to new government scheme, supported by the British Business Bank. From 1st November nine of the UK’s biggest banks will pass on the details of small businesses they have rejected for finance to three finance platforms – Funding Xchange, Business Finance Compared and Funding […]

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 […]

PARTNER NEWS: SFEDI and IOEE Celebrating Enterprise Awards 2016 Finalists Announced

The Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE) and the Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI) will host the Celebrating Enterprise Awards 2016 on Thursday 10 November at the House of Lords. Celebrating Enterprise is a high-profile, annual event recognising outstanding endeavour in enterprise learning and skills; finalists shortlisted across each of five prestigious categories have now […]