Humous a lucky dip for Moorish

This month saw the inaugural Mentorsme Excellence in Enterprise Mentoring Awards. The awards were designed to highlight the part enterprise mentoring plays in supporting and growing many small businesses. They recognised mentoring relationships that are delivering excellence in Growth, Start-Up, Diversity, Exporting and Innovation. All of the nominees and winners from the event can be […]

SFEDI and the IOEE bring together the enterprise skills sector for ‘Celebration of Enterprise’ Event at the House of Commons

SFEDI, the government-recognised sector skills body for enterprise and enterprise support, and the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE), brought together key figures from the small business, enterprise and skills sector in the UK to celebrate the very best in enterprise learning and skills last week. There were winners of nine awards at the event […]

“You take for granted what you’ve learnt on your journey”

Pam Calvert is the Chief Executive of Communications Management, an integrated PR and marketing communications consultancy that specialises in the education sector. It was recently ranked as the leading PR consultancy in the public sector, by industry magazine PR Week, and understandably the company has an impressive list of clients, including, Brunel University, Lancaster University, […]

Graduates and SMEs: Bridging the Gap – The IOEE Summer Survey Results

The Background A recent report by SFEDI and Newcastle University Business School (NUBS) highlights that whilst there is a clear case that graduates make a positive contribution to SMEs, there are a number of barriers to recruitment of graduates within SMEs. Using evidence from Gilleard and Reichwald (2008) the report highlights that graduates can increase the […]