Spotlight on… Nick Sladek

Nick Sladek is a versatile player in the field of marketing, being both the founder of his own email marketing business and working as a freelance or ‘virtual’ Marketing Consultant, Director and Board Advisor for a variety of clients and companies. He has a no-nonsense attitude and is determined to ‘cut through the fluff’ and […]

Enterprisingly Me x

‘Enterprisingly Me’ is a monthly feature where you can follow my entrepreneurial adventures. Names have been changed to protect the innocent but everything you read really happened. I hope my story inspires you to take your first steps, or if you already have, then it lets you know you’re not on your own. Starting and […]

Wandering Brian Earns its Superhero Status as a Unique Dyslexia-Friendly Comic for Young Adults

Mathew Burbidge is the creator of Wandering Brian; a comic book designed to offer dyslexic readers material to help improve their reading skills, without being patronising – a problem Mathew encountered as a dyslexic person himself. Mathew was paired up with mentor Keith Willett, a Relationship Director in Manufacturing for Lloyds Banking Group (LBG). This […]

IOEE supports new QAA Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Guidance

When universities foster a culture of enterprise and entrepreneurship, it equips students with the skills for a rewarding, self-determined professional life. It also has significant benefits for the institution itself, says new guidance from the UK’s independent quality body QAA, which was published earlier today. The guidance will also be available in Mandarin, following widespread […]

IOEE Mentor recognised at IAB Awards 2017

The International Association of Bookkeepers held their annual UK & International Business & Skills Awards in the House of Commons on Thursday 7 December. The winners were honoured during a prestigious drinks reception ceremony celebrating the achievements of a host of highly accomplished IAB members and industry professionals. SFEDI Group and IOEE were proud to […]

Spotlight On… Enterprising Learner, Lauren Proctor

Lauren Proctor, 20, is in the second year of her Foundation Degree in Business and Management at New College Durham, an IOEE Enterprise Academy, where she is also working full-time in the Apprenticeship department. With the Foundation Degree’s Innovation, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship modules being accredited by the IOEE, this month we chatted to Lauren to talk […]

Experts from over 35 countries meet in Belfast to debate ‘borders’ in entrepreneurial research.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Conference, came to Belfast on the 8th and 9th of November. The ISBE Conference has become one of the major events in the entrepreneurial calendar; bringing together over 350 highly-acclaimed academics, speakers and business leaders from over 35 countries, to inform, engage and debate the […]

Enterprisingly Me x

‘Enterprisingly Me’ is a monthly feature where you can follow my entrepreneurial adventures. Names have been changed to protect the innocent but everything you read really happened. I hope my story inspires you to take your first steps, or if you already have, then it lets you know you’re not on your own. Starting and […]