PNE contributes to a thriving business landscape
We enable positive social and economic change by supporting businesses to start, grow and thrive in an ethical and sustainable way
Enterprise Central is Now Open!
Enterprise Central has opened its doors. Find out how you can secure your desk in our exciting new hotdesking space and creative zone, situated in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Our impact so far
We've supported over 11,500 businesses to start-up through 1-2-1 advice, training, funding and other support initiatives!
Did you know PNE has supported entrepreneurship around the globe, from Newcastle to Nigeria to the Netherlands!
Through training, workshops, qualifications and coaching, PNE has helped 80,000 develop their skills and career!
of funds distributed£24M
PNE has distributed over £24m of grants and loans from private and public funding pots, ranging from £250 to £50,000 awards!
Why partner with us?
We have extensive experience working with a wide range of businesses and organisations, helping them to realise their ambitions to support enterprise.
- Enterprise support programme design and management
- Assessment and monitoring
- Tailored training for enterprise skills trainers
- Facilitation of short courses, activities events or workshops for a range of audiences, from young people to growing businesses
We are a North East England Climate Coalition Partner
PNE are proud to be a key partner in NEECCo alongside a wide range of public sector, private sector and community sector organisations. NEECCo is England’s first regional cross-sector climate coalition, bringing people together to tackle the climate emergency, to reverse ecological collapse and deliver a just transition to a new green economy. We truly believe that we can go further and faster together, for the benefit of our people, communities and economy in the North East.