Tag Archives | Business Support

Jobs for the Girls: Time for a Progressive Women’s Enterprise Strategy

The article was first published in the ‘Labour’s Business’ report in November 2011.  A summarised version was published in the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship newsletter in Spring 2012. Women in the UK are just half as likely to start a business as men.  The gap is twice as wide for younger women; when women have the choice, […]

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Access to Enterprise should be a Human Right. Keynote speech CBBA conference

Summarised version of keynote presentation to the ACBBA/ SFEDI European Community Based Business Adviser Conference, London 13 Sept 2010. Nobel peace prize winner, Muhammad Yunus says:  “All human beings are born entrepreneurs. Some get a chance to unleash that capacity. Some never get the chance, never know that he or she has that capacity.”   I […]

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Marketing Inclusive Business Support

Greenwellfuture provides inclusive entrepreneurship CPD to  business support providers and policy makers, who want to ensure that business support services attract a broader range of participants. The presentation below gives a snap-shot of a small part of our training programme.  For more information please see our Inclusive Enterprepreneurship section or get in touch for an informal discussion. How to […]

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LEPs and Enterprise for All

Recently I’ve been involved in setting up and managing the Enterprise for All Network (EfAN), an online forum of ‘enterprise’ professionals who are concerned about the place of enterprise promotion and business support within the Coalition Government’s proposed new Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).  Over the past few weeks forum members have shared views and experience, while […]

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