Posted by on July 16, 2014 at 1:47 pm

We are pleased to share the following guest blog with you, written by Katie Mallinson of Scriba PR: You spend your entire working week (and then some) putting your professional skills to good use. But how many people utilise the talents they hone ‘on the job’, to achieve something worthwhile in their personal life? It

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Posted by on May 8, 2014 at 1:57 pm

So the day of the summit started by meeting my fellow guest speakers in the hotel. They had already had 24 hours together so I was the new-comer to the group but they were all very welcoming and helpful in filling me in on the meetings I had missed. They were, Astrid Coates from Belgium,

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Posted by on April 30, 2014 at 6:15 pm

So the journey itself has been an education so far! A closed runway at Manchester airport on Tuesday morning meant a delayed flight to Frankfurt, a different connection to Moscow and a completely missed flight to Omsk. I found myself at Moscow airport late at night trying to change my onward journey to Omsk with

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Posted by on April 14, 2014 at 8:09 am

About 6 weeks ago I opened an email from a lady called Julia Shimanis, inviting me to travel to Omsk, Russia to speak at the International Summit on Social Enterprise being held there. It was both exciting and slightly daunting to receive, but at that time I really didn’t imagine it would actually happen. So

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Posted by on April 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm

A couple of students on our Enterprise Placement Year were really struggling to gain access to a market for their animation service.  As a favour, we asked a large local engineering firm to talk to them about how it used animation services so that the students could see what appealed to a potential client, how

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Posted by on February 4, 2014 at 10:23 am

Here in the Enterprise Team, we are able to offer the businesses we support the opportunity to use a shared office space when working on their business.  The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Centre (see photo) is a fantastic office.  It is a large open plan space in the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, with sofas in break out

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Posted by on January 17, 2014 at 1:38 pm

Having been asked to write an entry for the Enterprise Team blog, it seemed apt that my first posting should be around the topic of Social Enterprise; a type of business which is increasingly spoken about and which I have a growing interest in. In this first post I will focus on explaining what a

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Posted by on January 6, 2014 at 10:34 am

It’s early January and at this time of year our thoughts often turn to new ideas, a change of direction, or making resolutions to improve our lives in some way.  However, by the end of the month how many of us are still on track and focusing on those high intentions? One reason why things

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Posted by on December 25, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Want to start your own business in the New Year? Count down to Christmas with our business start-up checklist.

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Seasons Greetings!

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