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  • Creative Industries Federation Global Trade Report
A new report published by the Creative Industries Federation warns of danger to brand Britain following Brexit. Nearly 80% of the UK’s Creative Industries are not confident that Britain will maintain its leading global reputation post-Brexit. As negotiations continue, the...
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Tech North and EY launched the Northern Digital Jobs Strategy, a plan to eradicate the North’s digital skills crisis, on 24th January 2018 with eight recommendations designed to increase supply of digital tech talent. In 2017 there were 168,671 digital tech...
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The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF) announced today (15th November 2017) that it has joined forces with the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) to create a new combined “entrepreneurial powerhouse”. NEF, whose vision is to transform UK business by developing the entrepreneurial...
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A landmark report, published today (23rd October 2017) by Sage and Nesta, uncovers ‘postcode lottery’ of small business productivity, with alarming regional gaps. The report, ‘The State of Small Business Putting UK entrepreneurs on the map’ and map reveal Small...
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The top 10 finalists were announced today (18th August 2017) for the MSDUK Innovation Challenge 2017 which takes place on 21st September 2017 at Edgbaston, Birmingham. The finalists will pitch their innovative solutions to an expert panel during the Business...
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Nominations have opened for the MSDUK Innovation Challenge 2017, a new initiative that aims to provide opportunities for BAME businesses and entrepreneurs in the UK.  The event is sponsored by Cummins and the final pitch will take place on 21st...
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The next generation of BAME role models, particularly those from tech industries, are being sought by Success at School to inspire Britain’s schoolchildren. Founded by Mitesh Bhimjiyani in 2013, Success at School is a national careers website for students aged...
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EY’s Global Attractiveness Survey published today (31st May 2017) has found that the UK is still Europe’s most attractive location for foreign direct investment (FDI) with highest number of projects on record. In 2016, the UK saw a 7% rise...
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Improbable, a British technology company co-founded by Herman Narula, today announced that it has raised $502m in a round of Series B funding led by SoftBank. The investment is to further develop Improbable’s virtual world and massive-scale simulation technology. All...
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The Centre for Entrepreneurs (CfE) today published its new report ‘Putting the uni in unicorn: the role of universities in supporting high-growth graduate startups’, highlighting the role universities can play in boosting economic growth. By incubating graduate entrepreneurs, universities can...
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