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 …

Join the UK’s Biggest Search for Successful Women in Business

Join the country’s biggest ever search for successful women in business. The FL National Awards & Summit, of which PNE Group are proud to be a supporting partner, recognise the achievements of business women in the UK. They are dedicated to encouraging the growth of women with the National Awards & Summit being a national …

To Judge or Be Judged?

Following her recent win at Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, in our latest guest blog, our CEO, Dr Dawn Cranswick, contemplates the question: to judge or be judged? Last week I was hugely privileged to join the other UK Finalists at the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Judging Day in London. All entrepreneurs …

PNE Group’s Chief Executive Wins Leading Entrepreneurship Award

We are delighted to announce that our CEO, Dawn Cranswick, has been recognised with a prestigious business award. Dawn was named the North winner of the ‘Building a Better Working World’ accolade at the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award ceremony, which was held in Manchester last week. The annual event, which is …

PNE Enterprise business nominated for prestigious award

A mumpreneur supported by PNE Enterprise has been nominated for a prestigious national children’s award. Jenna Davy, who has two children, Seb and Felicity, received the nomination for her work setting up The Baby Hub music, movement and sensory classes. This week it was announced Jenna has been nominated for a ‘What’s On 4 Kids’ …

Our NEN Winner’s Story

Dawn Cranswick headed to the National Enterprise Network headquarters to collect our Enterprise Organisation of the Year 2016 Award

PNE Group Shortlisted for Northern Powerhouse Award

PNE Group are excited to announce they have been named on the shortlist for the The Northern Lights Awards in the ‘Northern Powerhouse Social Enterprise of the Year’ category. PNE Group face competition for the accolade from two other entrants to scoop the award, which will be announced on the 21st of February in Manchester, in …

PNE Group Named National Enterprise Network’s Winner

PNE Group has been named Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year by the leading sector membership body. PNE Group were awarded the title of Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year (>£750,000) at the 2016 National Enterprise Network awards during the NatWest sponsored National Enterprise Network Annual Conference on Friday 18th November. Winners in seven categories were …

If We Can You Can Awards Shine a Light on North East’s Brightest Entrepreneurs

Last night, If We Can You Can celebrated the best and brightest of North East start-ups in an exciting award ceremony, which brought together the region’s finest budding entrepreneurs with enterprise experts and successful business minds. The event, hosted at the BALTIC, gave fourteen start-ups the opportunity to pitch their business in one minute to …

PNE Group Shortlisted for Major Industry Award

We are thrilled to announce that PNE Group has been shortlisted for the National Enterprise Network Awards. The shortlist represents 14 businesses across seven categories, including Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year, Client Engagement Award and Enterprise Communicator of the Year. We are proud to be listed alongside many inspiring organisations, including three from the …

PNE Group Collect Industry Accolade at the Corporate Engagement Awards

PNE Group have won a leading industry award in partnership with the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, for grant administration work supporting the delivery of the RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund. The Fund, which has already distributed £2.5m to community projects across the UK, was awarded Bronze in the Best Execution category at the Corporate …

Why Do Companies Invest in Running Business Awards?

It’s the award season, a time when your Twitter feed is full of evening wear and businesses promoting their good fortunes. Many businesses invest large portions of their sustainability budget on delivering business awards, but aside from PR what value do these events provide, and why do companies spend to contribute to the success of …