Inspire is the trading name for the Wessex Chambers of Commerce, a not for profit organisation representing local SME businesses across every sector.
Rural England is a Community Interest Company, which is managed by its team of Directors and whose work programme and outputs are shaped by a Stakeholder Group. This structure is designed to ensure that it operates independently of any-one interested party. Rural England exists to bring together rural networks and stakeholders, to improve the rural evidence base, and to help disseminate and debate the findings. It does this in response to a widely perceived deterioration in the rural evidence base, which should not be allowed to happen unchecked
LawDepot is a leading publisher of do-it-yourself legal forms. Customize legal templates such as wills, prenups and more
The IoD is the UK’s longest-running organisation for professional leaders, dedicated to supporting its members, encouraging entrepreneurial activity and promoting responsible business practice for the benefit of the business community and society as a whole.
Techniques that help you understand your competitive environment; identify the options open to you; set strategic priorities; deliver your strategy; and work intelligently in areas like purchasing, marketing, operations, and manufacturing.
While much has changed in recent years, women still represent only 15% of the property and construction industry workforce. The Association of Women in Property is working with businesses and other industry organisations to help redress this balance. They provide a dynamic forum for women in the sector as well as encouraging and nurturing aspiring talent in our schools and universities.
The Automotive Council was established in 2009 to enhance dialogue and strengthen co-operation between UK government and the automotive sector. The Council is made up of senior figures from across industry and government. In July 2013, the Automotive Council published the sector strategy: Driving Success – a strategy for growth and sustainability in the UK automotive sector. This long term strategy sets out a range of actions to addresses the cross-cutting objectives of improving access to finance, support for emerging and disruptive technologies, skills development, and improving the competitiveness of the UK supply chain. This is a living document that is updated and activities re-prioritised as appropriate.
Comprehensive range of support, advice and inspiration for growing your business.
A short video from Innovate UK on how to define your USP
The National Enterprise Network represents Local Enterprise Agencies (LEAs) in England. Tel: (01234) 831623
This factsheet explains the benefits of carrying out a SWOT analysis and provides an overview of the SWOT analysis process
Strategic planning is an important process that all organisations should undertake. It is essential for clarifying what you want to achieve, for maintaining high quality services for beneficiaries and for ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organisation.