Westminster Business & Brexit Talks

Meeting in Westminster on 31 July 2019, senior representatives from businesses including Tate and Lyle Sugars, JML Group, Tangle Teezer, Laing O’Rourke, Scottish Power and 50 Cycles told the Business Secretary how they were ready and determined to seize the opportunities of a post-Brexit Britain. They explained that while there were some concerns about readiness […]

How to have a global vision

You’ve successfully grown your business and secured a solid foothold in your domestic market. That’s great, especially when statistics from the European Commission show that more than 50 percent of European businesses fail in the first five years. So, what’s next? Chances are that you are now turning your attention toward international expansion and how to achieve […]

Unlocking Enterprise Report

Unlocking Enterprise — Understanding the Benefits, Impact and Value of Enterprise Learning & Training in Prisons To download the report click here! SFEDI and the Institute for Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE) have just released their research report on enterprise education within prisons. The report follows extensive research into how enterprise education helps offenders reintegrate into society […]

Going from start-ups to warm-ups

THE VALUE OF ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION TO SPORTSPEOPLE WE’VE SPOKEN TO THE TEAM AT ROCKETEER ENTERPRISE WHO HAVE BEEN WORKING CLOSELY ALONGSIDE THE PFA AND A PREMIER LEAGUE CLUB OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS. We recently spoke to the team at Rocketeer Enterprise an IOEE Academy about the value of entrepreneurial education to sportspeople. They are […]

Helping small business’ in Southwark grow

Southwark Council has launched Southwark Start-ups in London Libraries (SiLL), offering free support and advice to people from all walks of life to turn their business ideas into a reality. SiLL is an ERDF-funded (up until 30th June 2021) business support programme led by the British Library’s Business & Intellectual Property Centre to support people from […]

What does Q1 2019 mean for small businesses?

4,197 companies became insolvent between January and March this year, while 484,000 UK businesses are in significant financial distress, often a prewarning of insolvency. The Insolvency Service has reported that construction, administration and retail were the worst affected financially from the impacts of higher wages and pension auto-enrolment costs. Mike Cherry, chairman of the Federation […]