Scale -Up Taskforce

ERC Deputy Director, Professor Mark Hart presented latest findings from the Enterprise Research Centre on High Performing Firms at the first meeting of the Scale-UP taskforce on Tuesday 21st March at the London Stock Exchange. Chaired by Scale-Up Champion Margot James, Small Business Minister. The Scale-Up Taskforce brings together entrepreneurs, investors and local bodies from… Read more

UK Local Growth Dashboard 2017

The updated UK Local Growth Dashboard 2017 has been released today, Monday March 27th. The UK Local Growth Dashboard has been developed by the Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) and builds on the LEP Growth Dashboard first launched in June 2014.  Its purpose is to present a set of growth metrics for start-ups and existing firms… Read more

Innovation Team Seminar

The ERC delivered a seminar on 13th March at BEIS focusing on how the latest research and insights from the ERC might inform the proposals set out in the industrial strategy and help shape the post-Brexit economy. Three presentations covered the following themes: “How can we ensure Inclusive Innovation?” (Professor Stephen Roper); “High Performing Firms and… Read more

“Supporting self-employed people”

Professor Mark Hart  attended a private dinner with the Minister for Employment Damian Hinds MP and Matthew Taylor (Chief Executive of the RSA) on Monday 27th February in London to discuss the topic of “Supporting self-employed people”.  The discussion was part of the Taylor Review which is an independent review for the Prime Minister into… Read more