WiRE News

Pitch Up!

By WiRE Team

Posted: 23rd November 2022

Got a sustainable food, farming or business idea? Pitch Up! for land, investment and expertise at a 2,500 estate in Hampshire…  Kingsclere Estates – Dare to grow differently (kingsclere-estates.co.uk) Find out more here: Pitch Up! press release 2022_FINAL


A New Chapter for WiRE

By WiRE Team

Posted: 25th October 2022

WiRE is about to embark on a new chapter and we are very excited about it! The Covid pandemic brought many changes to the country and to our members and…


Help to Grow Management Programme information session

By WiRE Team

Posted: 18th January 2022

If you are unsure whether the Help to Grow Management Programme is for you or not, the FSB is hosting an online information session which might help you decide. It…


Help to Grow 12 week management programme

By WiRE Team

Posted: 18th January 2022

Help to Grow: Management Programme – University of Derby Kick start your business growth in the new year, with the Help to Grow: Management programme. The programme will support managers…


Would you like use your experience to mentor a young leader?

By WiRE Team

Posted: 10th January 2022

Would you like to use your wise knowledge, experience and confidence to mentor a young social entrepreneur? We have partnered with Nottingham University in a project to support young people…


The AccelerateHER Awards 2022 are now open for entries

By WiRE Team

Posted: 2nd December 2021

The AccelerateHER Awards 2022 in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs are now open for entries – deadline for entries is 10th December. These awards are targeted at businesses within STEM…


WiRE member wins IoD Director of the Year Award

By WiRE Team

Posted: 11th November 2021

  This is what leadership looks like! Long-time WiRE member Marisa Firkins has won Director of the year award in recognition of how she led her business through Covid. Marisa,…


Durham University offers free Bootcamp in Data Engineering

By WiRE Team

Posted: 3rd November 2021

Durham University’s TechUP team is launching a new Fast Track Skills Bootcamp in Data Engineering. This FREE, fully online course will prepare you for a career in tech in just…


Government Coronavirus grant scheme to close on 31st March – apply now if you are eligible

By WiRE Team

Posted: 19th March 2021

The Government has announced that the current mandatory grant scheme will close on 31st March 2021 – therefore, applications for grant funding will need to be received by this date and no further…


Find what Coronavirus support for employers and the self-employed is available to you .

By WiRE Team

Posted: 19th March 2021

Find what Coronavirus support for employers and the self-employed is available to you via the Governments Support finder. You may be eligible for loans, tax relief and cash grants. Many councils…