Success Stories

Read articles about how businesses have benefited from connecting with business schools that hold the Small Business Charter and learn more about the value of the award for business schools.

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Leader in co-operatives and diversity: Dorothy Francis awarded honorary degree

On 20 July, the University of Leicester proudly awarded Dorothy Francis an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws for her incredible contribution to the co-operative movement and…

The incubator ecosystem in action

Taking the risk I started Blueberry Marketing Solutions 13 years ago as an uncertain 29-year-old looking to take on a challenge and progress in the business world. Although I was…

A big idea that helped a small community

Find out how London Metropolitan University's business incubator, the Accelarator, helped Giorgia Bacco create a niche business with a compelling cultural and social narrative.

Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

The School of Business at Leicester was delighted to host a round of the Young Enterprise Company Programme Showcase Events.  Running throughout one academic year, students (aged…

University of Portsmouth staff explore the benefits of the Small Business Charter award and what it means to their University.

On Friday 9th March, The University of Portsmouth welcomed colleagues across the institution and businesses they work with to the city to recognise the great work with small…

Kingston Business School celebrates a successful trade fair

A trade fair recently took place at Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill Campus, where students on two entrepreneurship modules (Design Thinking for Start-ups and Start-up a…

Success for the University of Portsmouth’s first cohort of Degree Apprentices   

The University of Portsmouth first ever degree apprentices have successfully completed their first year thanks to a unique partnership between the university, Chartered Management…

University partnership wins Knowledge Catalyst award

Loughborough University has worked in partnership with DJB Instruments (UK) since 2015, and the successful collaboration has been recognised by an EADT Business Award. DJB was the…

From student to start-up

As the founder of social media platform, Wakelet, Jamil Khalil is no stranger to the industriousness required to succeed in business. After some years developing Wakelet, the…

Staffordshire University Business School earns Small Business Charter award

I am really proud that Staffordshire University was recently awarded the Small Business Charter (SBC), as one of only 33 Business Schools in the country to receive the award. The…