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The Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs is for anyone who is thinking about starting or already running their own business, and for those who support them.

Our purpose is to support our members with all aspects of enterprise including start-up, funding, growth, marketing and more.

We have members from across the spectrum of enterprise activity – students who have yet to start a business, entrepreneurs in the early stages of running their business, managers working in an enterprising way, mentors and support professionals, and recognised learning providers.


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Fanatic House Shortlisted for Award

November 27th, 2014

One of the businesses shortlisted for the Mentorsme Enterprise Mentoring Awards was Fanatic House, a design studio based in Loughborough, founded by Design and Applied Arts Graduate Dorota Grabkowska, and dedicated to creating everyday objects with a strong, distinctive character. … Continued


Mentorsme Awards Celebrates Female Led Businesses

November 27th, 2014

This year’s Mentorsme Enterprise Mentoring Awards – run by the British Bankers‘ Association (BBA) on behalf of the founding UK banks – took place at the BT Tower on Tuesday 18th November, and focused on the role that mentoring plays in supporting … Continued


Alison Chapman: The Wonder Stuff

November 27th, 2014

While many people might establish a business and work hard to make it a success, for Alison Chapman running a business is an opportunity for ongoing creativity and reinvention. Since 2000, when she opened her shop, The Wonder Stuff in … Continued


The IOEE Interview: Jackie Brierton

November 27th, 2014

Jackie Brierton is more than just a champion of women in business. As founder and Chair of Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES), she lives and breathes female entrepreneurship. For 30 years, Jackie has worked in business, enterprise and policy development across the … Continued


Cereal bar business prepares for a bumper 2015

November 26th, 2014

This month Get Started has been delighted to work with Sharon Goodyer who has set up Bar 15 in Kent, and has been trading since March 2014. Bar 15 has developed a new range of cereal bars made from oats, fresh and … Continued