East Belfast Enterprise Centre recently held the first partner meeting of an Erasmus+ project, which sees them partnering with colleagues from Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Michael, today officially launched the Antrim and Newtownabbey Social Enterprise Programme.
A new programme aimed at developing and promoting creative thinking around local social issues for young people has been launched this week by Enterprise North West in partnership with the North West Regional College.
Women in Business NI; who strive to encourage, empower and enlighten females has welcomed Antrim Enterprise Agency as their latest regional partner thus ensuring the continued provision of opportunities to their members Northern Ireland wide.
Enterprise Northern Ireland’s (ENI) Start Up Loan Fund has ‘raced’ to the £5million lending mark with the help of a few horses following a loan to Equine Dental Services in Newtownards.
Ruth always dreamed of setting up her own children’s nursery and had been volunteering for Ballyclare Family Focus at the time and seen a real need for this so that was the start of her journey. Her heart was telling her what she needed to do but her head was telling her that she had no business skills and did not know anything about starting a business. This is where Exploring Enterprise intervened
His Story Having been in an accident previously and as a result, becoming an amputee, I had been out of work for a while. During this time I started to help a friend with his books and decided that I would like to do my book keeping qualifications and start up my own business. So, I completed SAGE Level 1-3 but was not sure if the direction I was going in was the right direction.
Marcella had been teaching and living in South Korea and due to a marriage breakdown found herself back home as a single mum on benefits. She wanted to do something that would build her confidence, allow her to be around people again as she was very feeling isolated and lonely. She turned to Exploring Enterprise and has set up her own business as a result