Enterprise Education (Universities) with Lord Bilimoria
Nov
14
8:30 AM08:30

Enterprise Education (Universities) with Lord Bilimoria

This is an event to launch the report on Enterprise Education at Universities, as part of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Entrepreneurship.

The report is supported by Santander Universities. At the event you will:

  • receive a copy of the report;

  • hear from Lord Bilimoria, who has unique knowledge in this field;

  • network with many of Britain's most ambitious entrepreneurs and experts in enterprise education.

Lord Bilimoria is a British Indian entrepreneur and a life peer. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Cobra Beer. He is also Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge, and holds a number of other senior roles at Britain's universities.

The APPG for Entrepreneurship was set up to encourage, support and promote entrepreneurship. It also ensures that Parliament is kept up-to-date on what is needed to create and sustain the most favourable conditions for entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurs Network is the Secretariat of the APPG.

Enquire about a place: events@tenentrepreneurs.org

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APPG for Entrepreneurship with Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP
Jul
19
8:30 AM08:30

APPG for Entrepreneurship with Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP

Baroness Kramer will host a reception on behalf of the APPG for Entrepreneurship to launch our annual briefing paper series. Speakers include Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP, Chair of the APPG, Chris Hulatt and Co-Founder at Octopus Investments.

Request a place: events@tenentrepreneurs.org

About the report

This launch is for two papers: Tax Reform and Women in Leadership. At the beginning of 2018, we ran a survey of entrepreneurs and Call for Evidence for experts and academics operating in the entrepreneurial sphere. Their responses, along with a wealth of external research, have formed the basis for these briefing papers, each outlining a raft of measures the UK Government could enact to help make Britain the best place to start and scale-up a business.

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APPG for Entrepreneurship with Gillian Keegan MP
Feb
6
12:30 PM12:30

APPG for Entrepreneurship with Gillian Keegan MP

The Entrepreneurs Network welcomes Gillian Keegan MP for Chichester and Officer of the APPG to chair the event. The topic of discussion will be around the Government's role in supporting and encouraging female entrepreneurship. Your comments will feed into our annual briefing paper, due for release in the Summer.

RSVP to events@tenentrepreneurs.org

 

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APPG for Entrepreneurship with Lord Bilimoria
Nov
15
12:45 PM12:45

APPG for Entrepreneurship with Lord Bilimoria

The Entrepreneurs Network welcomes Lord Bilimoria, co-founder of Cobra Beers and the Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, to speak at the APPG for Entrepreneurship. He will be focusing on how we can better equip our graduates to become entrepreneurs. We will also hear from Sara Pates, Head of Enterprise at the University of Sheffield and a Director at Enterprise Educators UK, as well as Manroop Khela, Chief Operating Officer for Retail and Business Banking at Santander.

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Sep
11
12:45 PM12:45

APPG for Entrepreneurship with Andrew Jones MP – Financing Growth in Innovative Firms

The Exchequer Secretary to HM Treasury’s points of discussion are likely to focus on the contribution of entrepreneurial firms to UK productivity, and the work of the Government in making the UK the best place to grow and start a business. He will be particularly interested in hearing views on the ongoing consultation on Financing growth in innovative firms.

Enquire about places to sophie@tenentrepreneurs.org

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APPG for Entrepreneurship: Baroness Anne Jenkin
Jul
26
12:45 PM12:45

APPG for Entrepreneurship: Baroness Anne Jenkin

BARONESS ANNE JENKIN

Anne was created a life peer in January 2011 and has continued to work tirelessly to promote women in Paliament and public life. Anne is currently co-chair of Women2Win and has been instrumental in heading the campaign for greater representation in Parliament. Follow her on Twitter

APPG FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The APPG for Entrepreneurship was set up to encourage, support and promote entrepreneurship and to engage with entrepreneurs; and to ensure that Parliament is kept up to date on what is needed to create and sustain the most favourable conditions for entrepreneurship.

To enquire about how to attend, please email events@tenentrepreneurs.org.


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Feb
22
12:45 PM12:45

APPG for Entrepreneurship: Iain Wright MP

UNIVERSITIES, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE WORLD OF WORK

Iain Wright MP is the Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee. He has been the MP for Hartlepool since 2004. He was previously Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for apprenticeships and 14-19 reform in the Department for Children, Schools and Families until 11 May 2010. He is an Adviser to The Entrepreneurs Network and you can follow him on Twitter.

APPG FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The APPG for Entrepreneurship was set up to encourage, support and promote entrepreneurship and to engage with entrepreneurs; and to ensure that Parliament is kept up to date on what is needed to create and sustain the most favourable conditions for entrepreneurship.


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Nov
24
12:45 PM12:45

APPG for Entrepreneurship: Seema Malhotra MP

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

Seema Malhotra is a Member of the Brexit Select Committee, former Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Chair of the Fabian Society. She is also currently writing a research report on the topic of women and entrepreneurship and a member of the Speaker’s Advisory Group on Diversity in the House of Commons.

Kindly sponsored by Octopus Investments.

APPG FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The APPG for Entrepreneurship was set up to encourage, support and promote entrepreneurship and to engage with entrepreneurs; and to ensure that Parliament is kept up to date on what is needed to create and sustain the most favourable conditions for entrepreneurship.

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APPG for Entrepreneurship: The Rt Hon David Gauke MP
Oct
13
12:45 PM12:45

APPG for Entrepreneurship: The Rt Hon David Gauke MP

MAKING THE TAX SYSTEM WORK FOR ENTREPRENEURS

David Gauke was appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury on 14 July 2016. He was elected the Conservative MP for Hertfordshire South West in May 2005.

Born in 1971 and educated at Northgate High School in Ipswich, David read law at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University. After a year working as a parliamentary researcher, he attended Chester College of Law before becoming a trainee solicitor.

David was a member of the Treasury Select Committee from February 2006 until he was appointed as a Shadow Minister for the Treasury in June 2007. As a Shadow Treasury Minister, he focused on tax policy, including matters such as tax simplification and corporation tax reform. He was appointed Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury in May 2010, and promoted to Financial Secretary to the Treasury in July 2014 where he served until July 2016.

The Chief Secretary is responsible for:public expenditure including

  • spending reviews and strategic planning

  • in-year spending control

  • public sector pay and pensions

  • Annually Managed Expenditure (AME) and welfare reform

  • efficiency and value for money in public service

  • procurement

  • capital investment

  • infrastructure deals

  • Treasury interest in devolution to Scotland, Wales and NI

  • EU Budget and wider EU issues, including deputising for the Chancellor at ECOFIN

  • childcare policy, including tax free childcare

  • tax credits

  • labour market policy

SPONSORED BY OCTOPUS INVESTMENTS

Octopus is a fast-growing UK fund management business with leading positions in several specialist sectors including smaller company investing, healthcare and energy. Founded in 2000, Octopus manages more than £4.7 billion of funds on behalf of 50,000 investors.

APPG FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The APPG for Entrepreneurship was set up to encourage, support and promote entrepreneurship and to engage with entrepreneurs; and to ensure that Parliament is kept up to date on what is needed to create and sustain the most favourable conditions for entrepreneurship.

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APPG for Entrepreneurship Launch with Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP,  Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
Jun
6
12:15 PM12:15

APPG for Entrepreneurship Launch with Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Alan Mak MP will host a reception on behalf of The Entrepreneurs Network to launch the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship with Guest of Honour Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Sajid Javid MP
Skills and President of the Board of Trade

The Secretary of State is responsible for strategy and policy across the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). The department’s main policy areas are:

  • business law
  • consumer issues
  • employment relations
  • enterprise and business support
  • trade policy
  • higher education
  • further education and skills
  • science
  • innovation

The Secretary of State responsibilities:

  • overall responsibility for the department, strategy and all policies
  • overall responsibility for the BIS budget
  • President of the Board of Trade
  • lead Cabinet minister for reducing regulatory burdens across government
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