ERC Press coverage 2015

French 22/12/2015 French Press coverage for ERC – The British employment record after record beating  FT 16/12/2015 ERC 2015 ONS data analysis – Companies create jobs at fastest rate for two decades Belfast Telegraph 24/11/2015 Foreign firms do matter but small business is our real backbone  Legal Business 14/07//2015 The innovation perspective. get the right end… Read more

International Innovation: UK Innovation Hub Online

ERC Director Stephen Roper provides insights into how the UK can effectively support SME creation and growth in the Third Chapter of the UK Innovation Hub online publication. This issue features Enterprise Research Centre ,Innovate UK, Universities UK,  and Times Higher Education, as well as a number of UK universities working hard to boost research… Read more

Understanding the UK’s ‘economic backbone’

Enterprise Research Centre Deputy Director,Mark Hart  writes an ESRC blog highlighting the important ERC research on SMEs. Since the financial crisis of 2008, the UK economy has shifted quite significantly to one that relies less on state spending to provide jobs and growth, and which instead puts its faith in enterprise as the engine of prosperity.  

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship vacancies with the ERC

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships Fixed-term, full-time contract until 31 January 2018.  Applications are invited for Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships based in the Enterprise Research Centre at Warwick Business School and Aston Business School The Enterprise Research Centre is a collaborative research centre led by Warwick and Aston Business Schools with Imperial, Strathclyde, Birmingham and Queen’s University School of… Read more

Private sector creates record number of new jobs

Employer enterprises added a record 695,500 net new jobs in 2014-15. New analysis shows companies that employ staff added nearly 700,000 net new jobs across the UK in 2014-15 – the highest number recorded in the last two decades. The analysis of job creation and destruction in the private sector in the 12 months to… Read more

Partnering to Deliver SME Growth: Establishing a Community of Interest (COI) Group to develop HEI as “Institutional Anchors” through Research-Led Business Support.

On December 17th (10.30 – 15.30), Room C502, The Curzon Building, Birmingham City University , The ERC (Enterprise Research Centre) and ISBE (Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship) invite you to join the full establishment of a community of interest group specifically focusing on models of university/SME engagement which support performance and growth. At last… Read more