22 May

NEW FOR 2024 – FULLY FUNDED BUSINESS START-UP 1-1 SUPPORT FOR NEURODIVERSE ADULTS

  We are currently working in partnership with North East Autism Society in 2024 to deliver business start-up support for neurodiverse adults through ProgressNE.   Aimed at those who are neurodivergent, have learning difficulties and disabilities, or are experiencing poor mental health, ProgressNE recognises and celebrates the difference in us all. Our support is tailored […]

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21 May

Upstart is delivering fully funded start-up support for those who are neurodivergent

  Upstart Enterprise is really excited to be part of the ProgressNE partnership and we are delivering the business start-up part, which is fully funded.   Aimed at those who are neurodivergent, have learning difficulties and disabilities, or are experiencing poor mental health, ProgressNE recognises and celebrates the difference in us all.   ProgressNE is […]

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21 May

Ward Hadaway wins Best CSR Initiative at the People in Law Awards 2024

Some very exciting news for one of our corporate sponsors of the Upstart Business enterprise challenge.   Ward Hadaway’s Emerging Talent team was recognised for the impact they have made supporting the next generation of legal and business professionals. We’re delighted about their efforts which have earned them the prestigious People in Law Award for […]

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17 Apr

CSR at its best: Ward Hadaway shortlisted for Best CSR Initiative at the People in Law Awards

  Upstart Enterprise are pleased to have continued support from Ward Hadaway in our in-school business enterprise challenges, which enable young people from disadvantaged areas of Newcastle to build their skills in an inspiring and creative way. The challenge also enables Ward Hadaway’s own Trainee Solicitors the opportunity to give back to their community. We […]

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21 Feb

Empowering Women: Kenton Skills and Wellbeing Group Elevates Passion Project into a Business, Pledging Percentage of Profits to Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter

Empowering Women: Kenton Skills and Wellbeing Group Elevates Passion Project into a Business, Pledging Percentage of Profits to Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter                                                       Left to right: Christopher Bray […]

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28 Jan

Major Engineering organisation helps us make an impact at Atkinson Road Primary

  Upstart Enterprise is thrilled to announce that we are now working with a major engineering organisation in the West End of Newcastle that will be the proud sponsor of our upcoming Enterprise in Schools Challenge in Benwell, Newcastle, scheduled for this February. This exciting initiative aims to foster BIG ideas for significant environmental impact, […]

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10 Dec

Naughty Christmas decorations for sale

      Upstart Enterprise CIC Crafty Queens have been busy selling these cheeky clay Christmas decorations which have been created with love, laughter and tears over the last few weeks.     All funds raised go back into activities and materials for our women’s enterprise in disguise group in Kenton. You can buy online […]

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21 Nov

Donations for Lego – Christ Church Primary School

Thanks to the kind people for their donations so far to our Lego appeal for this Christmas. There are 18 children in the class at Christ Church Primary in Shieldfield and it would be really nice to give them all a Lego gift again this Christmas. Some of the children last year were from asylum […]

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25 Sep

Empowering Women: Upstart Enterprise Invites You to Thrive with Our New Kenton Group

Empowering Women: Upstart Enterprise Invites You to Thrive with Our New Kenton Group Upstart Enterprise is thrilled to share the news of our expansion into Kenton, where we’re introducing a brand-new Skills Cafe and a dedicated weekly Women’s Skills and Support Group. We couldn’t be more delighted to establish our presence in this wonderful community. […]

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17 Jun

Could you pay it forwards for a free 1-1 session to make a difference to someone’s life?

      Upstart Enterprise provides free support for skills and start-up sessions for all. Some of our projects have a bit of a gap/delay in funding, due to big changes in local government funding. Rather than turning people away we’re asking the lovely folk we’ve supported and worked with through our programmes to Pay […]

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