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Innovate UK Women in Innovation Awards 2020/21

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is offering 10 Women in Innovation Awards to female entrepreneurs across the UK. The winners will receive a £50,000 grant…

Regional Liaison Network

Delivering meaningful SBC events at a regional level across the UK Small Business Charter events (face-to-face and online) exist to facilitate knowledge exchange between SBC…

New Small Business Charter programme to support small businesses hit by the pandemic

Thousands of small businesses and SMEs affected by COVID-19 will be able to access support to aid their recovery and growth post-lockdown The Small Business Charter is partnering…

Virtual Assessments for the Small Business Charter Award

In response to the ongoing social distancing measures resulting from the pandemic, the Small Business Charter will be conducting Virtual Assessments from now until we are able to…

New Appointments to the SBC Management Board

We are delighted to announce two new appointments to the Small Business Charter Management Board: Dr Matt Sutherland is an Associate Professor in Marketing at Newcastle Business…

Brunel Business School awarded the Small Business Charter

Brunel Business School has become the latest school to be awarded the Small Business Charter Award for the first time in 2020. The Award recognises excellence in supporting small…

Staffordshire Business School reaccredited with SBC Award

Staffordshire Business School has been retained the Small Business Charter following a successful reaccreditation. The school will now hold the award for a further three years,…

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…