Our Unpaid Work Bias is Holding Back our Female Entrepreneurs

The untapped economic potential of female entrepreneurship represents a potential £1bn annual boost to the UK economy (Royal Bank of Scotland, 2017) and 150,000 additional new starts a year (Prowess Women in Business, 2018). It is widely reported women entrepreneurs often face more barriers to enterprise than their male counterparts. Data on gender difference within entrepreneurship …

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 …

Shell LiveWIRE launches Let’s Go Trade and Top Ten Innovators for 2017

Shell LiveWIRE is running its global Let’s Go Trade and Top Ten Innovators Awards programme as part of the 35th Anniversary celebrations this year, supporting the export ambitions of alumni, and rewarding excellence in their business innovation. Let’s Go Trade, which was first run in 2015, will support a new wave of Shell LiveWIRE alumni …

PNE Group Appoint Tim Smith Chairman of the Board

PNE Group is proud to announce it has appointed Tim Smith as its new Chairman of the Board. Tim Smith takes over the role following 17 years serving on the PNE Group board as a non-executive director. With over 30 years’ experience in employment law, he is a consultant for the Ward Hadaway employment unit …

PNE Enterprise Celebrate Regional Entrepreneurship with Sage Northern Business Star Awards

14th April marked the second Sage Northern Business Star Awards (NBSA), the annual local business awards initiative celebrating the successes of North East enterprise, and supporting start-up business owners to promote their profile. After a successful inaugural year PNE Enterprise reprised their role as partner organisers of the awards, planning an even bigger event for 2016. …