Rural Enterprise UK

Rural Enterprise UK is an initiative led by Newcastle University’s Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) in the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, and Newcastle University Business School (NUBS), working with partners in government and businesses to understand and improve the success of rural firms across the UK.

Rural businesses are making profits but could do even better

New analysis of rural firms in the English regions shows rural businesses to be significantly more likely to be profitable than businesses in urban areas.

The 15th Rural Entrepreneurship conference

The Rural Entrepreneurship conference, 14th - 16th June 2017

What’s holding back rural business?

Rural Enterprise UK’s analysis of the UK Government’s Longitudinal Small Business Survey 2015...

Researchers urge a more holistic post-Brexit approach to the rural economy

Researchers from Newcastle University's Centre for Rural Economy have urged the UK Government to...

Researchers talk to local and national policymakers

Researchers from Rural Enterprise UK were invited to a high level meeting in February with Local Enterprise Partnerships and representatives from Defra to...