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Is it the age of the Portsmouth start-up?

According to an annual report from the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Portsmouth is the place to start your own business. In 2016 Portsmouth had more small businesses start up than…

Business schools and small businesses need to speak the same language

One of the most challenging paradoxes at the heart of enterprise education, as has been touched on previously on these pages, is that students are routinely encouraged to think big…

Mind the GAP: Strathclyde’s Growth Advantage Programme’s positive impact

In 2015 Strathclyde Business School launched the Growth Advantage Programme (GAP) which allows business owners to take a step back from their daily tasks and focus on new…

There is life beyond the blue-chips

The ambitions of business school students preparing for the “real world” are frequently dictated by something akin to the ice-cold strain of logic that guided the career…

Why you should consider hiring a chairman

Most entrepreneurs want to 'be their own boss' but a wise helping hand can be a big asset. Great entrepreneurs tend to be terrible employees. We don’t want a job, we want an…

Developing an entrepreneurial culture amongst students through LUMS’ network of Entrepreneurs in Residence

Lancaster University has a very strong reputation of working with business – particularly SMEs. This was reflected by the University receiving a Small Business Charter Gold…

10 Tips for Entrepreneurial Success

Angus Bankes is a technology entrepreneur with experience of growing and selling tech start-ups in the UK and the USA.  He founded Moreover Technologies in 1998, where he served…

Entrepreneur with vision for developing enterprise

Mention the words charter, Government and university and most entrepreneurs’ eyes glaze over. The original thinkers who dream up the best ideas are often rebellious and don’t…