New free business accelerator hubs in 2016

New free business accelerator hubs in 2016

Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest and Ulster are expanding their network of free business accelerator hubs across the UK to support entrepreneurs.

In the next quarter, Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest and Ulster will be launching three new free business accelerators in Manchester, Edinburgh and Belfast. Together with the existing portfolio of hatcheries across the country, the new Entrepreneurial Spark hubs will support hundreds of start-up businesses.

Additional hatcheries will open later during 2016, including in Cardiff, Newcastle and Milton Keynes.

To catch up on the enterprise activity from last year, you can watch this video on some key moments from 2015.

Related articles

Bristol start-ups win big at Entrepreneuring Awards

Start-up businesses based at Entrepreneurial Spark’s Bristol Hatchery have shared around £35,000 in prizes after pitching their plans in the prestigious Entrepreneuring Awards.

Embracing your lizard brain

Lorraine Beer, an RBS employee working at Entrepreneurial Spark’s Bristol hatchery, explains how entrepreneurs are encouraged to embrace their fear.

Latest news

Women and millennials help drive £17bn+ franchise sector to record levels

New research from NatWest and the British Franchise Association (bfa) highlights changes and profitability in the sector.

Winners announced for Skills & Opportunities Fund

52 winning organisations have been announced for round two of the 2018 Skills & Opportunities Fund.

RBS Multicultural Network meets Eric Holder, 82nd US Attorney General

Simon McNamara, RBS Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Sponsor of the RBS Multicultural Network, recently hosted an event in discussion with Eric Holder, the first black US Attorney General. They discussed career, ethnicity, diversity and even a little bit of politics. At the event, Eric Holder shared his wisdom and experience with attendees from the RBS Executive committee and RBS Multicultural Network. Simon McNamara blogs about his experience meeting Eric, a BAME role model, and why diversity is so important to RBS.

Set Tab for lightbox