Somerset Business Agency become an Academy

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It’s always a great day when we are able to shed some spotlight on our latest academies and talk to then one-on-one. With our newest arrival joining us through the National Enterprise Network, we couldn’t wait to speak with them to see what their company was doing to help their learners join the world of […]

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Transmit Startups join us as an Academy

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Transmit Startups communications manager Laura White kindly took the time to speak to us about her role within the company and what becoming an IOEE Academy will do to boost their enterprise learning. As a communications manager, Laura helps spread the word about how Transmit Startups supports entrepreneurs and their business aspirations. In addition to […]

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Being Your Own Boss

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This month we caught up with one of our long standing and much loved Academies Being your own Boss. Being your own Boss have been part of the IOEE and SFEDI centre network for many years and throughout this time have gone from strength to strength supporting many thousands local budding entrepreneurs. We spoke to […]

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Our New IOEE Academy Sheffield Hallam University Business School

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Congratulations and welcome to our new IOEE Academy Sheffield Hallam University Business School! With one of the top business schools in the country, Sheffield Hallam’s entrepreneurial ideologies are set on real world experience with endless support for student start-ups. If that wasn’t enough, their new goal is to spread the enterprising spirit University wide with […]

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Supporting Ex-Prisoners in Establishing Small Businesses

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From January 2021, RIFT Social Enterprise (RSE) will be working in partnership with the Faculty of Business and Justice at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), to pilot a new virtual clinic, supporting ex-prisoners in establishing small businesses.  RSE was founded in January 2018 by Jan Post, Chair of the RIFT Group. RIFT Group is […]

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Hand, Head and Heart — holistic thinking, doing & feeling in undergraduate enterprises courses at Manchester Metropolitan University

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The author Dr Rita G. Klapper is Reader in Enterprise and Sustainability at Manchester Met and is part of the University’s IOEE Centre of Excellence. Rita uses innovative pedagogy and elements from yoga such as mindfulness in her course creations. Enterprise & entrepreneurship education have long found its way into our Higher Education curricula, and […]

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IOEE Academy: MBL Academy

Speaking to Sue Bedward, Director of Operations at IOEE Academy, MBL Academy we took a look at what work they are currently involved in. Sue said: “Midlands Business Leadership Academy (MBL Academy) has been an IOEE Academy for just over 4 years. We have recently gone through a new branding and website launch after being […]

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IOEE & National Enterprise Network Partnership

Late 2019 saw the launch of our partnership with the National Enterprise Network (NEN) providing a streamlined application path for NEN Members when applying to become an IOEE Academy. We spoke to three organisations who have taken up the opportunity as NEN members and found out a little more about their organisation and why becoming […]

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Unlocking potential, pitching for success

David Morgan founded Entrepreneurs Unlocked in the Autumn of 2019, soon after becoming an IOEE Academy. David saw IOEE Academy status as vital to his vision of enabling social and economic mobility through entrepreneurship. Offering a range of workshops from a half day entrepreneurial skills exploration session, self-employment short courses, smart sub-contracting for people wanting […]

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ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET… GROW!

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IOEE Centre of Excellence Manchester Metropolitan University has recently launched GROW! Grow is a place like no other at Manchester Met. It’s a space to eat, an environment to learn, a platform to create… it’s a place to grow. GROW is the result of a pioneering collaboration between sustainability and wellbeing champions MetMUnch and the […]

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TACKLING PLASTICS IS BOTH ENTREPRENEURIAL & ENTERPRISING

The Blue Planet effect and momentum from the recent War on Plastics have kept plastics high on the public agenda, with what Ocado’s head of CR Suzanne Westlake describes as “bordering on a militant approach”. This can prove challenging for smaller businesses and start-ups wanting to do the right thing and not have their packaging […]

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