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Newcastle’s Favourite Small Business to be Revealed

The people of Newcastle have been voting for their favourite small business in the Small Business Saturday poll, in association with Newcastle City Council. Who will be crowned the winner? The results will be published HERE on December 2nd. The six businesses shortlisted for the prestigious award are:   La Petite Creperie French owned and

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Enter Your Business! Regional Business Awards Now Open

Starting a business is tough. For all business owners in the early stages of setting up and growing their business, it’s a heck of a lot of work for very little recognition. But when you’re just getting yourself established in your market, who’s better out there to spread the word about your business than you

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New Music Project in Huddersfield Thanks to Global Diversity Positive Action

Huddersfield-based community group Global Diversity Positive Action (GDPA) is – with the help of local volunteers and businesses – transforming a former town centre bank into a space for music making. The GDPA helps disadvantaged young people from the local area that are not in employment, education or training – as well as young offenders

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National Mentoring Day – Become a Transmit Start-Ups Mentor!

Today (Fri 27th October 2017) is National Mentoring Day and we want to celebrate by encouraging our amazing start-up loan recipients to become mentors to future entrepreneurs embarking on their very own start-up journeys. To date, we’ve helped over 2,000 entrepreneurs through our start-up loans scheme and professional mentoring programme – with our mentoring services

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North East: Upcoming Generator Events

Recruitment Strategy Masterclass Arguably, recruitment is more critical to start-up stage businesses than businesses at any other stage of their development. This is because each individual hire has a huge impact on the success of the company – a good hire can help a business thrive, while hiring the wrong person can cost the business

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Transmit Start-Ups Shortlisted for National Enterprise Network Awards

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in the Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year category at the National Enterprise Network Awards 2017! The National Enterprise Awards are in their 10th year and celebrate the very best of the delivery of enterprise support from up and down the country. This year’s judges looked for

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Transmit Start-Ups Referral Benefits: Become a Transmit Start-Ups Champion

This year we reached an amazing milestone – delivering a total of over £20million to 2,000 entrepreneurs. Each of these entrepreneurs received a Government-backed start-up loan and the option of free mentoring and advice from one of our Transmit Start-Ups business mentors. If you’ve read some of our case studies or reviews, you’ll know that

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Transmit Start-Ups Support Macmillan Coffee Morning

On Friday 29th of September, our team at Transmit Start-Ups team took some time out of their day to support Macmillan by hosting our very own Macmillan coffee morning, as part of their ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. In total, around 50 people attended, with everyone making a donation of at least £2 and members of

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2,000 Entrepreneurs Open for Business Thanks to Transmit Start-Ups

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve hit a major milestone – delivering over £20,000,000 worth of start-up loans to 2,000 entrepreneurs across the UK. The last 18 months has seen us grow rapidly, expanding our operations into Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales – and the milestone has also come just as we’ve completed our fourth

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Is Business Booming for Female Entrepreneurs? Read our findings

We recently attended a roundtable, organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Durham County Council, about how the region can better support female entrepreneurs. Following the roundtable, we put our own data together to share with you what the statistics tell us about female entrepreneurs across the North East, compared with the rest of the

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