Skills and Opportunities Fund public vote now open

The Royal Bank of Scotland are helping build better communities for everyone, seeking projects that will enable people in disadvantaged communities develop, create or access the skills and opportunities they need to build their financial capability, or progress a business plan to benefit from the Skills and Opportunities Fund. Voting for the first round of the …

Skills and Opportunities Supporting Entrepreneurship

  The Skills and Opportunities Fund is an initiative making a huge impact throughout communities across the UK and the Republic of Ireland including through providing opportunities for entrepreneurship to flourish. To date, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group’s Fund has distributed £4,965,904.64 to projects supporting disadvantaged groups, including charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded …

Skills & Opportunities Round Open

RBS is set to give away a further £1.25m in the first of two rounds of Skills & Opportunities funding in 2017. Since the Fund’s launch in 2015, grants of up to £35k have enabled 186 not-for-profit organisations to support people in some of the most deprived communities in the UK and Ireland. In total, …

RBS invests £1.25 Million in Grassroots Community Projects across the Country

Last year RBS gave away £2.5m in grants to community projects across the UK and Ireland through their newly launched Skills & Opportunities Fund. This year support for grassroots organisations continues with a further £2.5m and as the second round of 2016 funding concludes, 52 more projects will receive a share of £1.25m. The charity …

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 …

Skills and Opportunities Fund Public Vote Now Open

The public vote to decide which organisations will be awarded money from the second round of the Skills and Opportunities Fund in 2016 is now open. Voting for the second round of the 2016 Skills & Opportunities Fund is open from midday on 21 October until midday on 4 November, with the winners being announced …

RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund Announces New Funding

PNE Group is excited to share that UK and Ireland organisations are again being invited to apply for part of the £2.5m RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund, which is set to give more money to good causes before the end of the year. Since the fund was established in May 2015 the bank has distributed …

PNE Enterprise to Support StartUp Britain Bus Tour

  PNE Enterprise will be supporting the StartUp Britain bus, as it undertakes a mammoth tour of 30 towns and cities across the UK this summer. In Newcastle-upon-Tyne on June 27th, the PNE Enterprise team are offering free, impartial business advice to aspiring entrepreneurs from the famous bus, as part of a nationwide campaign to …

RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund Announce 44 Winners

  On May 24th, RBS announced the first 2016 round of winners of the RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund, sharing a total £1.25 million between 44 incredible community projects across the UK and Ireland. Launched in 2015, the Fund provides support to charities and social enterprises that deliver projects for disadvantaged areas and groups, focusing …

PNE Group Shortlisted for Corporate Engagement Awards 2016

PNE Group are excited to announce they have been named on the shortlist for the Corporate Engagement Awards, alongside the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, for delivering the RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund. Nominated in the ‘Best Execution’ category, PNE Group, RBS, NatWest, and Ulster Bank will together face competition for the accolade from two …