IOEE Guest Blog by Paul Freeman

This month I want to follow my last article by telling you a bit more about how my own journey has continued to develop, and start to explain some of my methods in a bit more detail. It’s a journey which has literally enabled me to escape the traditional 9 to 5, and become a […]

Saint-Gobain launches Entrepreneurship Foundation 2017

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland, the leader in the construction materials market, launches the third edition of its Entrepreneurship Foundation, in partnership with the IOEE, CITB and Supply Chain Sustainability School. The Entrepreneurship Foundation 2017 has been designed in partnership with IOEE and CITB specifically for small businesses, developing vital skills such as marketing, leadership and […]

Supporting Local Businesses in the Marches

Marches Growth Hub is a single point of access for businesses in the Hereford, Shrewsbury and Telford regions, offering financial support and advice to help local businesses achieve great things. We met its Chairman, Paul Hinkins, to talk about how helping SMEs in the early stages of start-up is helping economic growth, forming a sense of […]

Spotlight On… Reece Leggett

Reece Leggett is the Business Leader for the Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education, and an Academic Member of the IOEE. He leads the programme management of Level 3 Business, and his innovative and refreshing approach to teaching entrepreneurship has changed the shape of business courses at the institute, which has been awarded Outstanding […]

SFEDI Awards Launches Industry Wide Research

As part of its continued support to its centre network and its responsibility as an Awarding Organisation, SFEDI Awards is launching its first thematic review, researching the subject of preparedness to deal with instances of malpractice and maladministration within education. Nic Preston, SFEDI Awards Head of Quality, explains: “One of the challenges with delivering qualifications […]

Aylesbury Vale District Council conference to tackle culture change head-on

On Thursday 19 October, Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) is bringing together culture change experts and organisations to share experiences, advice and examples of how to successfully transform your organisation.  The Transforming Culture conference will have a focus on how critical it is to engage and prepare your internal audience for significant cultural change. AVDC […]

Enterprisingly Me x

Excellent news – our first exhibition was a great success and more importantly the photocopier works! I decided to get an engineer to come and look at the photocopier and thankfully it was a small problem which was easily rectified so I’m now copying for England! I’ve agreed a contract with the photocopying company, which […]

Defining Success

Richard and his wife, Clare, run Talbot Jones Risk Solutions, based in Felling, Gateshead. In this blog, Richard shares how they define success in their business and how they set out future successes to achieve. When we’re young we have dreams of fame and fortune (or perhaps delusions of grandeur!), but often as we grow […]