CEDAR receives national stamp of approval

Anglia Ruskin University’s entrepreneurial talent has been recognised after its Centre for Enterprise Development and Research (CEDAR) has become the first university enterprise centre in the UK to be awarded IOEE Centre of Excellence status. The Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE) is the professional institute dedicated to recognising the profession of enterprise, entrepreneurship and […]

Mentoring the next generation

Young Enterprise is the UK’s enterprise education charity, delivering over four million learning hours each year. In 2012-13 the charity inspired more than 225,000 young people in 5,000 schools, colleges and universities. Despite its huge impact, the charity has a relatively small team of paid staff and so it depends on its network of over […]

Making a difference through mentoring

Amanda Montagu has been an entrepreneur since she was 18. With many successful businesses and accolades under her belt she says she’s never considered any other style of working life.  Amanda’s businesses have been in recruitment, training, secretarial services and contract cleaning, and she has even received recognition from the Department of Business, Innovation and […]

Helping businesses weather the storm

Another brand new business qualification currently being piloted is Get Resilient which is focused on understanding  and planning business resilience. SFEDI trainer, Amanda Dudman (pictured), began delivering the course to businesses this month. It has been developed by SFEDI, ClimateNE, ClimateSE, Government and other key stakeholders. The qualification is designed to help firms identify risks, such […]