Posts by Matt Smith

123 Reg joins summer StartUp Tour

123 Reg joins summer StartUp Tour

5th June 2016

123-Reg, the UK’s largest domain name provider, will join the national enterprise campaign StartUp Britain on a country-wide tour this summer to support thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs. Now in its fifth year, the StartUp Britain bus tour, powered by NatWest

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StartUp Britain bus to visit record 30 towns in summer StartUp Tour

StartUp Britain bus to visit record 30 towns in summer StartUp Tour

9th May 2016

National enterprise campaign StartUp Britain, run by the Centre for Entrepreneurs, is hitting the road again this summer to provide inspiration and support to thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs. Now in its fifth year, the StartUp Britain bus tour, powered by

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Calling all accounting and legal experts!

Calling all accounting and legal experts!

9th May 2016

StartUp Britain and NatWest are touring the country this summer to promote entrepreneurship and we are looking for entrepreneur-friendly accountants and law firms to join us! Each summer, the national enterprise campaign hits the road in NatWest’s iconic ’66 Routemaster bus to celebrate entrepreneurship

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Behind-the-scenes: Planning a bus tour

Behind-the-scenes: Planning a bus tour

20th April 2016

With daffodils in bloom and the temperature rising, summer is fast approaching. With it comes the annual fixture in the StartUp Britain calendar - our national bus tour! For four years now - under the original founders and more recently

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Touring the nation to break startup records

Touring the nation to break startup records

25th June 2015

First published on rbs.com The nation’s collective interest in starting businesses continues to break records. From 440,600 new business registrations in 2011 to 581,173 in 2014, there is no sign of the entrepreneurial revolution sweeping the nation slowing down. Indeed,

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All aboard the StartUp Bus!

All aboard the StartUp Bus!

5th June 2015

The StartUp Britain bus is back! StartUp Britain – now part of the Centre for Entrepreneurs – will hit the road this summer to engage up to 15,000 aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs in 25 locations across Britain. Over three previous

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StartUp Britain: The next steps

StartUp Britain: The next steps

27th March 2014

Today, the Centre for Entrepreneurs takes on the running of the national enterprise campaign, StartUp Britain. In an extract from the campaign’s 2014 report, our director, Matt Smith sets out what’s next for the campaign. As a campaigning organisation, StartUp

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