Inside UMi

Leading an employee owned business

What does it take to lead an employee-owned business? In this video, UMi Chief Executive Nicki Clark explains how employee ownership has made her a better leader and shares what others might need to consider if they want to become employee owned.

UMi chief executive Nicki Clark awarded OBE in Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours

Nicki Clark, chief executive of UMi, awarded OBE in The Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honours list, for services to Business and Social Enterprise in NE England.

Going for gold: UMi celebrates Silver Better Health at Work milestone

The employee-owned business are excited to announce they achieved the Silver Better Health at Work Award less than a year after securing its Bronze Award.

UMi adds Good Work Pledge to employer accolades

The employee-owned business is celebrating after achieving the ‘advanced’ level of the Good Work Pledge by the North of Tyne Combined Authority.

Gaining authority by giving it away – UMi’s approach to employee ownership

From creating a culture of togetherness to simply doing the right thing, employee ownership has helped UMi become a better business.

UMi appoints PR partner to help 'make it easier' for businesses

UMi appoints creative agency, Muckle Media, to help partners, government and business services come together and make it easier for SMEs to succeed.

UMi named one of the Best Companies to work for

Workforce engagement has been in the spotlight as business leaders committed to supporting their teams were celebrated at Best Companies Live 2021.

County Durham Community Foundation hits £50m milestone with support from UMi

UMi has a named charitable fund with the Foundation and stepped in to help the community, through the Foundation, when the pandemic struck.