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Gateshead Council celebrates another New Enterprise Allowance milestone

The lead authority in the North East for the Government’s scheme have now helped more than 1,600 clients National Enterprise Network (NEN) Member Gateshead Council became the lead authority in the North East for the Government’s New Enterprise Allowance scheme when it launched in January 2015....

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CEO Dawn Whiteley presented with MBE by HRH Prince William on Tuesday 29th November

National Enterprise Network CEO and well known enterprise champion Dawn Whiteley was invited to an exclusive investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 29th November to be presented with her MBE by His Royal Highness Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge. Dawn was confirmed as a Member of the...

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2016 National Enterprise Network Awards winners announced

Enterprise support excellence recognised in unique awards programme The winners of the 2016 National Enterprise Network awards were announced at the NatWest sponsored National Enterprise Network Annual Conference on Friday 18th November. Winners in seven categories were announced by National Enterprise...

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Start-ups and small or medium sized enterprises thriving thanks to specialist support

Today National Enterprise Network has released its annual membership impact figures, clearly demonstrating the real value its members are having within the enterprise support sector. The data, relating to activity undertaken by NEN members between April 2015 and March 2016, reflects economical challenges...

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National Enterprise Network announces new Chairman and Board members

Long serving enterprise support leader Graham Marley has been announced as the new National Enterprise Network Chairman – to lead the Board and its development of key strategic activities for the membership body that represents enterprise support organisations. Graham was officially confirmed...

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Key organisations join forces in the support of small business post Brexit

National Enterprise Network is proud to announce its key role in the new Small Business Taskforce, a non-partisan collective of key small business organisations who together are committed to ensuring the UK retains its leading global entrepreneurship position in a post EU landscape. With the UK rating...

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Shortlist announced for national enterprise support awards

National Enterprise Network has today announced its shortlist for the 2016 National Enterprise Network awards – a programme established in 2007 to recognise excellence in the delivery of enterprise support, encouraging the exchange of good practice and the development of improved services and organisations. The...

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A new community hub for Cleckheaton

Milly’s Café at No 1 is serving up good coffee, good food and good conversation for local people and businesses A new café in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire is bringing together the whole community thanks to the vision of café owner Bernadette Samuel. Bernadette had been made redundant from a career...

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Taking back the wheel – a quest for greater job satisfaction within the transport sector

New business takes on the nationwide HGV/LGV driver shortage from the heart of the Midlands A newly launched Birmingham-based driver training business – Blue Triangle Training –hopes to tackle the national driver shortage with its business offering tuition to drivers wanting to gain their HGV/LGV...