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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...

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The power of word of mouth in the restaurant business

New Mexican restaurant in Leeds serves up winning reviews and attracts diners from across the city Less than 6 months after opening, a new Mexican restaurant has landed a place in the top 100 restaurants in Leeds, in a list of almost 1500 eating establishments as rated by users of TripAdvisor. Located...

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Hitting the right note – young entrepreneurs with a passion for music celebrate 6 months of success

The outlook for the recording studio Practice Sheffield looks good six months after it was taken over Three young entrepreneurs with a passion for the music industry are seeing huge success in their running of an established recording studio. Alex Coulson, Daniel Schofield and Thomas Smith purchased...

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Enterprise support enables a bright and rosy future for Rose-May The Handmade shop

The owners of a Norton based gift shop reflect on a first year of trading and praise the help and support they have received Rose-May The Handmade Shop based in Norton, Malton in Ryedale and owned by Robert and Tracey Wilmot, is looking forward to celebrating its first birthday this month. Reflecting...

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Pies, peas and mash and practical experience - new Pickering café serves up traditional British food and directly supports a Sports Academy charity

Vulnerable young people supported by the charity Positive Mental Attitudes (PMA) will gain therapeutic experience thanks to the opening of Nightingales Eatery, launched with the support of the Start & Grow programme The unique 1940s themed café, Nightingales Eatery, was opened in Pickering by...

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Business bodies target 1m UK businesses with new finance guide

With thousands of British start-ups and SMEs turning to online platforms to raise finance, a coalition of major UK business organisations have launched a new digital guide on different sources of investment and professional advice. Led by ICAEW and the British Business Bank, 23 bodies, including National...

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Building connections across the Empire - Enterprise support organisation helps a new relocation company trade with the whole of the Commonwealth

Birmingham based business reflects on a successful first year in business thanks to the Start & Grow programme which has enabled them to unlock business opportunities in 53 countries Shelley Lloyd and Stuart Beaty launched Celsium, their end-to-end corporate employee relocation business, in the...