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CFE’s prison entrepreneurship report featured in The Guardian

A prison entrepreneurship report by the Centre for Entrepreneurs’ (CFE) has featured in an article in The Guardian. The article, which discusses how an enterprise course could help rehabilitation, cites figures directly from the report on prisoners’ suitability for entrepreneurship, as well as the potential reduced reoffending rates in the UK following entrepreneurship programmes in …

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CFE discusses the value of experience over education in Cambridge Business Magazine

In the June edition of Cambridge Business Magazine, Matt Smith, Director at the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE), explains why the majority of UK entrepreneurs value experience over education. Indeed, CFE’s report on serial entrepreneurs, ‘Beyond the first business: the myths, risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur’ found that only 42% of entrepreneurs surveyed considered …

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The Centre for Entrepreneurs discusses how 2015 was a record year for start-up formation

According to the Centre for Entrepreneurs – the entrepreneurs’ think tank – 2015 was a record year for start-up formation in the UK, with a total of 608,100 new businesses started. The Centre has analysed the latest Companies House data, revealing that the UK has managed to sustain the growth trend in company formation despite the …

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The Centre for Entrepreneurs launch ‘From Ebb to Flow’ whitepaper on entrepreneurialism reviving seaside towns

The Centre for Entrepreneurs Monday hosted the launch of its key whitepaper From Ebb to Flow: How Entrepreneurs Can Turn the Tide for Britain’s Seaside Towns. Four key entrepreneurs featured in the report were involved in a panel discussion chaired by Matthew Rock, one of the whitepaper’s authors. From left to right these were Rich …

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Centre for Entrepreneurs reaches two

Leading entrepreneurial think tank, the Centre for Entrepreneurs, reached its second birthday today, marked by an event at its 11 Charles Street headquarters in Mayfair. In its 24 months the Centre has produced ground-breaking reports on immigrant entrepreneurs, female entrepreneurs, angel investors, local government procurement, TV stereotypes and – most recently – seaside entrepreneurs. It has also …

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FT reports on Centre for Entrepreneurs’ seaside revival whitepaper

Leading entrepreneurial think-tank, the Centre for Entrepreneurs, has published a whitepaper on how entrepreneurs can revive the UK’s seaside towns. Developing a unique identity is the key to attracting entrepreneurs, states the whitepaper, with councils helping provide support and governments raising the standards of education. The FT ran a report on the whitepaper, as well …

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CFE’s StartUp Britain bus tour starts in Downing Street

Moorgate CEO and Deputy Chairman of the CFE, Robert Kelsey, CFE chairman and CFE Director join PM David Cameron to discuss entrepreneurialism at No. 10 for beginning of StartUp Britain tour.