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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…

New degree apprenticeship in professional management given green light by the UK Government

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeships “game changing new route to professional management” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23 July 2015 A new degree-level apprenticeship in management…

Small Business Charter Governance Changes: Management Board and Executive Group

The tenure of several existing members of our Management Board is coming to an end and expressions of interest are invited from individuals who have the enthusiasm and motivation…

Consultations on Programmes and Opportunities

Regional Charter Business School Working Groups: Given that the Small Business Charter has focused on the initial organisational priorities, we would like to consult with the…

Update on SBC Engagement Activities and Meetings

Over the last few months, the Small Business Charter team has continued to promote the awards to new audiences. Holyrood Parliament and Scottish Government: The Small Business…

Business schools awarded for supporting small business growth

Several UK business schools have received Small Business Charter awards in recognition of their work to support small businesses, start-ups and their contribution to local economic…