PNE Sponsors Social Impact Entrepreneurship Award

Last month PNE Group were the proud sponsors of the If We Can You Can (IWCYC) Awards, one of the region’s most exciting start-up business competitions for young entrepreneurs. The Awards boasted fifteen IWCYC finalists, one hundred and fifty guests from the North East business community and two worthy award winners. Award ceremony attendees gave …

Brightest Entrepreneurial Ideas Shine in Global Innovation Competition

Three trailblazing entrepreneurs from the United Kingdom, Malaysia and Indonesia received top prizes for developing innovations for Energy Solutions, Retail Supply Chain, and Social Enterprises in this year’s Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards, a global competition which highlights and rewards entrepreneurs that demonstrate excellence in innovation. Metronome Energy’s low-cost technology which balances demands on …

PNE Group named Enterprise Team of the Year

PNE Group has won a prestigious accolade from the enterprise sector’s leading membership body. PNE Group were named Enterprise Team of the Year at the National Enterprise Network’s Annual Awards, which took place Friday 16th November at One Churchill Place, London. The Enterprise Team of the Year Award is given to a team that has …

PNE Gains Cyber Essentials Certification

We are pleased to announce PNE Group has gained Cyber Essentials certification. The Cyber Essentials Scheme is part of the Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy and provides an independent assessment of the essential security controls that organisations need to have in place to mitigate risks from cyber threats. By successfully going through a Cyber Essentials assessment, …

PNE Shortlisted for Enterprise Team of the Year

  We are thrilled to announce that PNE has been shortlisted for the National Enterprise Network Awards, in the Enterprise Team of the Year category. The category rewards, ‘a team that has achieved something exemplary, above and beyond the norm’. The National Enterprise Network is a membership body representing those working in the enterprise support sector …

New Event Champions Better Mental Health for Entrepreneurs

Local business support organisation PNE Enterprise hosted its first Get Growing Your Network event for aspiring entrepreneurs and start-ups in Tyne and Wear. The event put mental health awareness centre stage, with guest speaker Andy Walton, a trained mental health nurse and creator of illustrative self-help guide SWIRL, sharing tips on how entrepreneurs can look …

PNE Enterprise Share Inspiring Alumni Stories

PNE Enterprise are pleased to announce the publication of their latest alumni case study booklet. Filled with inspiring stories of some of the entrepreneurs whose start-up business journeys have been supported by PNE Enterprise. Read the PNE Enterprise case study booklet Through business support, training workshops and funding schemes, PNE Enterprise have supported over 10,000 …

Ten Businesses Make the Final of Shell LiveWIRE Global Innovation Prize

Ten businesses from six countries have made the shortlist of the Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards, a global competition which highlights and rewards businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation. The Awards recognise businesses demonstrating innovation in the categories of Energy Solutions, Retail Supply Chain, and Social Enterprises. The winner of each category will receive a …

PNE Enterprise Seeks Sustainable Start-ups

  Aspiring North-East entrepreneurs hoping to kickstart their own sustainable businesses can still claim their share of £50,000 funding. PNE Enterprise’s Sustainable Start-up Award is offering grants of up to £1,000 to businesses that support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by tackling environmental issues, reducing inequalities or improving health and wellbeing. Launched in …

PNE Group Publish North East Enterprise Report

PNE Group are pleased to announce the publication of our latest industry report, Unlocking the North East Productivity Puzzle: An Enterprise Solution. Part of our publication series, Unlocking the North East Productivity Puzzle, the report outlines the current productivity challenges faced by the North East, explores the contribution of business birth rate and survival, and …

PNE Group Launch North East Management Skills Gap Report

PNE Group are pleased to announce the publication of our latest industry report, Unlocking the North East Productivity Puzzle: Are Managers the Solution?. The report explores the current productivity challenges the North East faces, demonstrating a correlation between the management skills gap faced by the region and the productivity of its SMEs, and providing recommendations …

The PNE Group 2017 Annual Report

  We are delighted to announce the publication of the 2017 Annual Report, summarising the highlights of a very busy year for the Group. The last year has been another fantastic period of growth and achievement for the Group, as we have focused on promoting and enabling positive social and economic change throughout the world. …