The past 18 months have been challenging for everyone, but one thing we know about small business owners is that they are incredibly resilient, innovative, and adaptable.
The last of our online masterclasses for this academic year saw Yvonne Gale from NEL Fund Managers take us through an insightful and useful session on business finances
Corinne Lewis-Ward of Powder Butterfly took the participants on a tour of the most popular social media platforms and helped them to understand how these can be optimised for business
Do you get stuck ‘doing’ rather than ‘dreaming’ about your BIG Vision?.. Following her TEDx Newcastle talk ‘The Clarity Quest’ we invited Ann
Captured has partnered with the Millin Charity to deliver a tailored version of the Captured programme called Your Enterprise to a cohort of female only small business owners from the North East.
Marketing Consultant, Jo Long took the Captured Alumni thorough a practical and interactive workshop that taught them how to devise a simple and useable marketing strategy for their businesses.
Captured Lead, Fiona Whitehurst submitted a paper to the Treasury Committee’s Economic Impact of Coronavirus Inquiry, which has been published.
This masterclass covered dealing with “Difficult People”, Dementors & Mood Hoovers, why it’s normal to be negative sometimes and how to make life easier AND stay professional, especially when online.
The Captured team has created a Christmas Gift Guide featuring some of the talented businesses we work with Shop local to support small and micro businesses
We are delighted to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week and in particular the fantastic entrepreneurs and businesses we are lucky enough to work with
When the country went into lockdown in March 2020, the Captured Programme was in full-swing. Following a short pause, the team quickly adapted to continue to support the businesses on the programme
John Sunderland-Wright led the group through a series of exercises around building resilience and mental toughness
Dr Julie Scanlon took the delegates through a resolutions retreat session to help them identify what drove and inspired them
2nd in our new series of online masterclasses for Captured alumni
Online Masterclass | Improving Your Odds of Success with 2-Way Communication
Masterclass | Multitasking, Myth-Busting and Record-Breaking. We hosted our second Captured masterclass last week, this time with John Sunderland-Wright of the NFE Group on the topic of managing wellbeing and building personal resilience.
FSB Small Business of the Year Awards North East 2020
Applications are now open for the Captured 2020 programme. If you own or manage a small business in the North East please read on
Christmas Fair at the Business School. We were delighted to be able to host our second Christmas Fair at the Business School this week. There are plenty of other Christmas Fairs this time of year, but this one is a bit special.
This week marked the first in our 2-part Masterclass on the subject of money, which we are co-hosting with NEL Fund Managers.
The latest Masterclass in our series was held on Friday the 20th of September with expert storyteller Duncan Yellowlees.
Pitching and Presenting with Impact with Jo Darby of Voice in the Room.
This year's FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards was a fantastic event made all the more enjoyable by seeing so many of the Captured Alumni nominated for awards.
Having the opportunity to build new networks, overcome challenges and develop long term business goals were key priorities for business owner Nina Walton of Walton Marketing & Communications.