Inside UMi

New Durham office space sets UMi up for a Net Zero future

Alongside our recent B Corp certification, we have also completed the purchase of its new office premises which firmly sets us on the path to Net Zero, further enhancing our environmental impact and credentials.

Celebrating our B Corp Certification

UMi have achieved something no other business services company in North East England has managed. We became B Corp Certified.

DABS Festival of Enterprise provides a needed boost for northeast start-ups

This week saw a number of County Durham’s most promising start-ups come together for a day of networking.

Finding my feet through employee ownership

As part of EO Day, UMi Content Editor and one of the Directors of UMi’s Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), Richard Dawson, shares how employee ownership has helped him find his voice in business.

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.