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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…

Enthusiasm and momentum in the year ahead for small businesses

On the 10th of June we gathered with over 200 small business leaders, entrepreneurs and policy makers in the House of Lords to celebrate the Small Business Charter and our award…

Call for applications to be on the Small Business Charter Management Board

We are inviting applications from leaders of small business community/entrepreneurs to join the Small Business Charter Management Board. The SBC (Small Business Charter) is a part…

Kent Business School receives the Small Business Charter award

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

An update on our engagement and outreach activities

It has been a busy time for the SBC. We are following up on numerous opportunities to engage with external agencies, and enterprise and entrepreneurship are high on the political…

The impact of the SBC award: a view from our award holders

A survey of holders of the Small Business Charter (SBC) award has found that it delivers benefits for the award holding business schools and for the SMEs they support. The research…

New funding announced to support small business growth

New funding announced to support small business growth The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a fund designed to support the growth and…