Our Awards


Lee Longstaff, PNE Enterprise Business Adviser and Project Manager, is named in Enterprise Nation’s Top 10 Business Advisers in the UK for “support behind the scenes to ensure Britain’s businesses get the best start and the right advice to grow!” Lee came first in his category, Legal, after a public vote on the Top 50 Advisers.



PNE Group win National Enterprise Network‘s Enterprise Team of the Year

Award presenter, actor Nico Pandolfi, commented,”The PNE Enterprise team is making a real difference to the North East landscape through this unique initiative, whilst additionally delivering both social and environmental impact.”



PNE Group is named Social Enterprise of the Year Finalist at the Northern Powerhouse Northern Lights Awards

The nomination recognised PNE Group’s commitment to supporting the Northern Powerhouse agenda by driving economic, social and business value in the North of England.



PNE Group win National Enterprise Network’s Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year

Presenting the Award, Dawn Whiteley MBE, Chief Executive of the National Enterprise Network, commented: “For 35 years, PNE Group have delivered enterprise support to the North East region and beyond, continuing to adapt, reinvent and create opportunities to add value to the world.”

PNE Group and RBS Group win in the ‘Best Execution’ Category at the Corporate Engagement Awards

Europe’s only accolade benchmarking excellence in collaboration with corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, the BronzeAward marked our involvement in the delivery of the RBS Group’s Skills and Opportunities Fund.



PNE Enterprise win the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) High Impact Award 

For the success and reach of their Global Entrepreneurship Week events, PNE Enterprise are awarded the High Impact Award.



Melissa Middleton, Manager of PNE Enterprise, wins the NatWest National Unsung Hero Award

For her dedication to the enterprise agenda of the North East, PNE Enterprise Manager Melissa Middleton is named NatWest’s National Unsung Hero.

Manager of PNE Enterprise, Melissa Middleton, wins the If We Can You Can Challenge ‘Supporter of the Year’ Award

Melissa Middleton, Manager of PNE Enterprise, wins the client-nominated If We Can You Can Challenge ‘Supporter of the Year’ Award for outstanding client support.