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UCL awarded gold Small Business Charter Award

The Small Business Charter, an award bringing together world-class business schools and SME communities across the UK, is pleased to announce that University College London (UCL)…

Vacancy for Chair of the Small Business Charter Management Board

We welcome expressions of interest in becoming the Chair of the Small Business Charter management board. Chair of the Management Board Scope of Responsibilities, Experience and…

National Award for University Entrepreneurship

The University of Leeds has won The Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship. Announced at the 2015 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards on 10 November, the award…

Engagement and Exploratory Discussions Update from Small Business Charter

Here is November’s update from the Small Business Charter team. We hope you find it useful and, as ever, we welcome your input and feedback. Small Business Charter - Management…

Chartered ABS Annual Conference Workshops

Responding to requests during our working group consultations, the Small Business Charter shall support two workshops at the Chartered ABS Annual Conference on the 9th & 10th…

Charter Awards and Consultation Updates

It has been another busy period for the team at the Small Business Charter and we’d like to share an update on our recent activities and outline some forward-looking plans. We…

Update on Charter Awards and Consultations

The Small Business Charter team have been very busy since July and we are delighted to share this update on our latest award plans and consultations. Small Business Charter…

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship imminent

The BIS Select Committee has now approved the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship and eight business schools, including seven who hold the Small Business Charter, are presently…

SBC Management Board vacancies update

As indicated in July’s newsletter, the Small Business Charter is recruiting for new board members as some existing tenures come to an end.  We are delighted that we have…

Report urges start-ups to tackle poor management skills to survive past year three

Small Business Charter involved in nationwide campaign launched to curb 44% failure rate of UK start-ups and boost growth of SMEs Start-ups in the UK must improve management skills…