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SBC schools to support small businesses during COVID-19

The Department of BEIS has approved the refocusing of the Leading to Grow Programme, which was launched in September 2019, to help small businesses deal with the impact of…

The 2020 Budget – What are the takeaways for small businesses?

Small businesses are going to be front line for the economic shock brought by Coronavirus; whether it is a reduction in demand, supply-chain struggles or challenges with last…

Call for new Academic Member of the Small Business Charter Management Board

We would like to invite nominations from academics in Small Business Charter award holding schools who are interested in serving as members of the SBC Management Board for a period…

Further six business schools recognised through successful SBC reassessment

We are pleased to announce that a further six business schools have been successful in their reassessment for the Small Business Charter Award. These six schools will join eight…

Derby Business School receives the Small Business Charter award

The University of Derby’s Business School has become the latest business school to be awarded the Small Business Charter. This national accolade is in recognition of the…

SBC Management Board member Joe Hall Awarded Fellowship of the Chartered ABS

Joe Hall has been awarded a Fellowship of the Chartered Association of Business Schools for his work in supporting small businesses and enterprise, in particular for his work on…

Eight business schools awarded the Small Business Charter following reassessment

We’re delighted to announce that eight business schools have retained their Small Business Charter following reassessment: Aston Business SchoolUniversity of Bedfordshire…

Small Business Charter awarded Government funding to help microbusinesses use tech to grow

The Small Business Charter (SBC) has been awarded funding to support over 700 microbusinesses to engage with technology to boost their productivity. A consortium of business…

Small Business Charter awarded funding for a leadership programme to support microbusinesses

We are delighted that the Small Business Charter has been awarded funding to work with a consortium of business schools to deliver a leadership programme to support microbusinesses…

Ruth Lowbridge appointed to Small Business Charter Management Board

It is our pleasure to announce that Ruth Lowbridge MBE, Chair of the SFEDI Group, will shortly take her seat as a small business representative on the SBC Management Board. As an…