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05/12/2018

Eric Schmidt told us what managers should really focus on in 2019

In an excellent summary the Chartered Management Institute outlines key leadership priorities instrumental for innovation and growth laid out by Eric Schmidt during his speech at the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurs Annual Lecture on 27 November. Wading into the debate…

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01/12/2018

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt listed the ‘3 big failures’ he sees in tech startups today

Business Insider UK summarises three key themes from Eric Schmidt’s speech at the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurs Annual Lecture on 27 November 2018. The former CEO of Google outlined three market failures holding back tech entrepreneurship today and urges tech…

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28/11/2018

Searching for Entrepreneurs

Oli Barrett MBE, co-founder of StartUp Britain, Tenner, social innovation agency Cospa, reviews the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurs Annual Lecture and shares his highlights from the lecture on 27 November at the Royal Institution. The Centre for Entrepreneurs is the UK’s…

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28/11/2018

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt: AI could fix the world’s productivity problem

City AM captures Eric Schmidt’s message of confidence for the future of tech in the workplace at the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurship Annual Lecture on 27 November. Automation is about tasks, not jobs,” he said. “Until the point where the…

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28/11/2018

Our narrow view of entrepreneurs squanders talent

Following his speech at the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurship Annual Lecture on 27 November, Eric Schmidt shares his views on a new definition for entrepreneurship and makes the case for empowering scientists, teachers as well as civil servants. For our…

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09/11/2018

The Asian businesses surviving high street closures

The BBC reports that high streets and Asian stores in Birmingham and the West Midlands have been thriving over recent years, citing the Centre’s data on migrant entrepreneurship. Immigrant entrepreneurs in the small and medium sector of the economy are…

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04/09/2018

Eric Schmidt to deliver inaugural entrepreneurship lecture

Centre for Entrepreneurs launches new Annual Lecture, bringing high-level speaker to debate the state of entrepreneurship Eric Schmidt, former Google chief executive and Alphabet executive chairman, has been announced as the keynote speaker at the inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurs’ (CFE)…

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18/03/2018

UK must embrace refugees’ entrepreneurial potential, think tank urges

The Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) – the entrepreneurship think tank – has today released a report calling on the UK to empower resettled refugees through entrepreneurship. ‘Starting afresh: How entrepreneurship is transforming the lives of resettled refugees’ details the experience…

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28/01/2018

Business formations fall after tax clampdown

Tax clampdown on public sector contractors behind drop in business formations in 2017. The latest Companies House data, as analysed by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE), shows that 589,008 new businesses launched in 2017 – a drop from 657,790 in…

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14/11/2017

CFE and New Entrepreneurs Foundation join forces to become leading entrepreneurship advocate

The Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) has joined forces with the New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF), a charity whose vision is to transform UK business by developing the entrepreneurial leaders of the future, to create a new combined not-for-profit “entrepreneurial powerhouse” to…

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08/11/2017

New incubator network to boost UK startups

A national network has launched to connect the UK’s business incubators and accelerators. The Centre for Entrepreneurs think tank (CFE) has launched a network to connect Britain’s incubators and accelerators – a group of over 350 business support programmes that…

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27/04/2017

Incubating graduates could unleash a wave of high-growth startups, claims CFE report

A report released today by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) claims that by improving the business support available to recent graduates, universities could unleash a wave of high-growth entrepreneurship across the UK. The Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) – the leading…

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