European Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (3EP)

The 3EP is an exciting programme, spanning over 38 months including week long summer academies, running in Denmark, Finland, Croatia and the UK aiming to introduce participants to entrepreneurship education throughout the entire European region. Join together with 50 other European enterprise and entrepreneurship educators to develop your ability to educate and support from all […]

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Times Higher Education Awards – Entrepreneurial University of the Year

The awards recognises the institutions that have embedded entrepreneurial activity into the fabric of their institution to the extent that their environment and culture not only fosters enterprising thinking among all members of its community but also delivers significant entrepreneurial impact at regional, national and international levels. The closing date for applications was 7th June 2010. […]

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National Enterprise Educator Awards

Be considered for the second National Awards for Entrepreneurship Educators. There are three categories which recognise: Enterprise Educators – who are transforming the enterprise curriculum; Enterprise ‘Champions’ – who are supporting extra-curricular activities; and Student Educators – who are supporting peer learning and development (individuals or teams) Entries are now closed, the deadline was on 1st June 2010. […]

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IEEC 2010 Registrations Open – Early Bird Discount!

Registrations for the premier national and international conference on enterprise and entrepreneurship education – the IEEC 2010 are now open.   The 5th annual International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference will be held this year on 1st-3rd September at Cardiff University – with the key theme ‘Action in Enterprise Education‘. Early-Bird Discount You can save money taking advantage […]

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Smaller Firms to have Access to £220 Billion Public Sector Contracts

Smaller firms will have access to £220 billion of public sector contracts, following the launch of a free online public procurement course. ‘Winning the Contract’, which was launched by Small Business Minister Lord Davies and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liam Byrne, explains the public procurement process, demonstrates how to submit tenders and informs […]

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New Chief Executive Appointed at Intellectual Property Office

John Alty will become the new Chief Executive and Comptroller-General of the Intellectual Property Office, Minister of State for Intellectual Property announced today. Currently Director General for Fair Markets at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, John brings with him broad experience of business, regulation and markets and will work to promote the Government’s […]

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Support for SME’s in the Pre-Budget Report

The pre-budget report was announced by Chancellor Alistair Darling yesterday, which included key measures to support small and medium enterprises, including  The Business Payment Support Service will continue, further deferring the increase in the Small Companies’ Rate of corporation tax;  Business will have access to the capital they need: through the legally binding lending commitments […]

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Coventry University Win Midlands Award

Coventry University have been named the most enterprising University in the Midlands at the 2010 Midlands Business Awards. The award for ‘Midlands Enterprising University of the Year’ was presented to Dr. Gideon Maas, Co-Director of the Institute of Applied Entrepreneurship. He said: “Coventry University is an example of how entrepreneurship related activities are integrated within […]

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