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Enterprise support organisation provides relief to the teething pains of a new denture-based business launch

Hednesford based business share their delight at the support they received from the Start & Grow programme At the end of last year, thanks to the dedicated help and support provided by Business Enterprise Support (BES), two local business partners were able to secure a start-up loan of £25,000...

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9000 bags of chips served so far by new chip shop owner - and more to come on National Fish and Chip Day

Today is National Fish and Chip Day, with fans of the traditional English meal encouraged to head to their local shop to show their support for one of the nation's most loved foods. One such shop preparing to serve up extra portions is Parveen Akhtar, owner of The Chip House in Cottingley, West...

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National Enterprise Network outlines impact of 2016 Budget on small business

In today’s 2016 Budget statement, Chancellor George Osborne defined his proposals as "a Budget for small businesses." As the membership body for enterprise support organisations that supports pre start and start up clients, National Enterprise Network (NEN) unpicks some of the key headlines....

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Enterprise support organisations welcome new self-employment review

National Enterprise Network, the membership bofy for enterprise support organisations, has commented on the independent review of self-employment in the UK by the founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company Julie Deane OBE which was published on Sunday 14th February 2016. Commissioned by the Prime...

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National Enterprise Network announce two new Board directors

Two new Directors have joined the National Enterprise Network Board, to work alongside other Board members to devise and develop key strategic activities for the unique membership body that represents enterprise support organisations. The appointments of Ian Viles, Chief Executive of Erewash Partnership...

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Enterprise support organisations recognised in unique awards programme today

National Enterprise Network (NEN) today announced the winners of its annual awards, at the NatWest sponsored National Enterprise Network Annual Conference. Winners of the nine categories were announced by National Enterprise Network Chairman Chris Pichon and facilitator Declan Curry at the event held...

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New enterprise support figures released show significant impact on small business

“Enterprise support services hold the key to the success of hundreds of thousands of small businesses across the country” National Enterprise Network’s Chief Executive Dawn Whiteley has said; in support of new figures published by the organisation today. The latest NEN Membership impact figures,...

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Small business champion Peter Ibbetson joins National Enterprise Network board

National Enterprise Network is delighted to announce that well known small business supporter Peter Ibbetson has joined its board. National Enterprise Network members are crucial to England's economic growth, supporting over 144,000 individuals in the last year alone. Peter joins a number of...

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One in four British entrepreneurs starting up a business with a social purpose

Over one in four people starting their own business is motivated by a social purpose or cause, according to new findings. New research from the National Enterprise Network in partnership with UnLtd, the foundation for social entrepreneurs reveals that 27% of people approaching enterprise organisations...