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Switching on entrepreneurial consciousness in young people

Now, more than ever before, our young people need to be equipped with the skills, know-how and confidence to thrive in an unpredictable future. We need to switch on their entrepreneurial consciousness.

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insights into social enterprise

Social aims can lead seamlessly to economic gains

Flourishing social enterprise Weave is the product of nothing more than an early hunch. Its originator Jane Shaw believed that if skilled makers across the North East region who have the technical know-how and skills to create quality textiles, garments and hand-crafted products were connected to equally gifted people in the field of design, then highly sought-after merchandise and samples could potentially be created locally, and sold globally, as a real alternative to the default position of sourcing from Asia. She was right.

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A personalised approach to financial inclusion for women

A few years ago I was introduced to the new leader of a long-standing Charity in Benwell which is in the West End of Newcastle, a place that has been consistently featured on national league tables for high rates of deprivation and poverty, unemployment, social exclusion and poor health for many years. The CEO, Sarah

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Social Enterprise. The clue is in the name.

Social Enterprise. The clue is in the name. Much has been written about the potential of social enterprise, but I share the concerns of many that, whilst social enterprise continues to be manoeuvred as a political plaything, the treasury loses sight of the real treasure that these ventures could yield. As a global economy fighting

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Image Gallery – Knowledge Exchange Programme July 2013

The 4 day Knowledge Exchange Programme from 1st to 4th July 2013 involved a delegation from Malaysia and a variety of UK contributors, with a combined representation from higher education, private sector business, social enterprise, business support and Government.  For a full account of the programme, and its overall impact, please CLICK HERE. Below you

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Ground-breaking enterprise tour kick-starts Asian-European alliances

July 2013 saw a Malaysian and UK delegation embarking on a ground-breaking enterprise tour across England, UK  to uncover  opportunities to boost entrepreneurial sectors in Asia and Europe. Launching at the House of Lords  at London’s Westminster with a conference on economic prosperity through enterprise education, the demanding 4 day programme led the 20-strong group across England

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Final day of Knowledge Exchange Tour in Newcastle & Northumberland

The final day of our Knowledge Exchange Tour 2013 took us first to Lynemouth Community Trust where we were welcomed by Andrew Gooding.  The vision of the Trust is based upon its desire to assist the village and the area which it serves to secure the social and economic regeneration of the village for the benefit

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Knowledge Exchange Tour heads North for day 3 at the University of Durham

Wednesday 3rd July marked the second half of our 4 day Knowledge Exchange Programme tour 2013, and commenced the Northern leg of the programme. The day was opened in the delightful surroundings of St Johns College, Durham University, by Dinah Bennett who gave an introduction to Durham University and to ICE and to its experience

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