Inside UMi

UMi helps Melanoma-Me enhance virtual support services for cancer patients

Melanoma-Me, a leading Gateshead-based organisation dedicated to supporting individuals affected by malignant melanoma, has used a grant of £1,000 from UMi to continue its vital virtual support services. The funding has enabled Melanoma-Me to combat loneliness, enhance mental health, and foster a sense of community among cancer patients and their caregivers. 

Virgin Unite’s £1m Local Legends fund to support UK charities | UMi

UK-based employees of Virgin companies are set to help the charities they volunteer with go further, by nominating them for Virgin Unite’s Local Legends fund, delivered by UMi.

UMi begins new era with move to new home | UMi

Following significant investment to bring our new 10,000 sq. ft. premises up to the highest environmental and sustainability standards, UMi have now moved into our new office space at Navigators Point.

Scottish Export Index names twenty fantastic export businesses

Twenty Scottish businesses were recognised for their exporting excellence and named in the Scottish Export Index, published on 19 July, 2023.

UMi helps Manchester Airport connect small businesses to major clients

Manchester Airport hosted its inaugural ‘Meet the Buyers’ event in March, with more than 200 attendees from over 100 local businesses taking the opportunity to connect directly with key prospective clients in the Greater Manchester area. 

UMi secures contract extension to support Scotland’s drive towards net zero

UMi is delighted to have secured more work with Zero Waste Scotland to support with the delivery of grants to organisations across Scotland to help them reap the environmental, economic, and social benefits of a circular economy.

UMi CEO joins B Lab UK board of trustees

Nicki Clark OBE, Chief Executive of UMi, has been appointed to on the board of Trustees for B Lab UK, the non-profit network championing B Corps and driving high standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency in business.

£1m energy grant scheme launched to help West Yorkshire businesses

To help businesses navigate the cost of trading crisis, UMi was delighted to be awarded the task of delivering West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Energy Price Emergency Grant scheme.