With obesity and inactivity growing to dangerous levels in the UK, more entrepreneurs are championing a healthier lifestyle, whether it’s through technology, food and drink, or clothing designed to encourage more exercise. As the public becomes increasingly aware of the health problem, these businesses are among the most popular and exciting in the UK. Here […]
Posted on 7th May 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards has announced a partnership with Global Entrepreneurship Week UK for the 2019 programme.
Posted on 1st May 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Whether their entrepreneurial spark was ignited by selling sweets to their friends in the playground, or later on in their teens or twenties, young entrepreneurs are becoming some of the most influential talent in the UK. They will be dictating how society lives, works, dresses and eats for many years to come. There are thousands […]
As people become more and more aware of the impact they have on the planet, we are seeing a growing number of entrepreneurs who are starting businesses primarily designed for change, rather than for profit. Ahead of Earth Day on Monday (22nd April), Team GBEA has compiled this list of who we think are the […]
Posted on 18th April 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Coming in all shapes and sizes, family businesses make up two-thirds of all businesses in the UK, according to the Institute for Family Business. These 4.8 million family-run businesses employ over 12 million people and generate a quarter of the UK’s entire economic revenue. With so many family businesses across the UK, it can be […]
King of Shaves, the independent men’s grooming brand founded by NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards judge Will King, has today revealed its commitment to reduce single-use plastics, with the launch of its single-use plastic free range and a commitment to be completely single-use plastic free by 2023.
Posted on 10th April 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
A record 660,000 new businesses were created in 2018, showing that the UK’s start-up revolution is showing no signs of slowing down. But with so many new businesses launching every day, it really takes something special to stand out from the crowd. These are 20 of the most exciting entrepreneurs to watch this year, and […]
Traditional mentoring is typically seen as a one-way street. A young or relatively new entrepreneur benefitting from the guidance and advice of someone far more experienced in their field who in return hopes to “give something back” to the new generation. However, conventional mentoring is evolving, with cross-generational practices growing in popularity. This new style […]
Posted on 3rd April 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Specsavers founder, Dame Mary Perkins, has been announced as the latest entrepreneurial champion to join the judging panel for the 2019 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
Posted on 2nd April 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
We’ve been open for entries for two weeks and it’s fair to say we’ve been overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of applications we’ve already received! 2018 was an incredible year for the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Not only did we receive a record number of applications (over 3,000!), but our community began to […]
Posted on 28th March 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
2018 was a huge year for the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards with 3,000 entries. And a big chunk of those came from the food & drink industry. From mouth-watering burgers, to silky craft ales and fiery street food; show-stopping noodles to ethical juices and eco-conscious confectionaries, the entries were incredible, so, they decided to give […]