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Day in the life of UMi Events Manager Amanda Armstrong 

The UMi Events Team manages up to 100 events every year. They can range in size from small gatherings right up to major national happenings – such as the National Apprenticeship Awards. 

Amanda Armstrong, one of UMi’s Project and Events Managers, runs the 10 events that together make up the National Apprenticeship Awards. 

Meet the team umi debt finance Scotland

Meet The Team - UMi Debt Finance Scotland

Meet UMi Debt Finance Scotland

Meet the A team of fund management including Tom Brock (Fund Director), Dave Young (Investment Executive) and Patrick Burke (Investment Portfolio Executive).

Celebrating 10 years of UMi

Celebrating 10 years of UMi

For the last 10 years, we have been proud to bring you some of the most inspirational stories from within our community of entrepreneurs and business owners.  We’re kicking off our 10-day celebration of UMi and you - our inspiring audience and community. For the last 10 years, we’ve been sharing the success of those who have overcome obstacles and found the right path. ...

Umi team at County Durham community foundation event

Charities doing more thanks to County Durham Community Foundation support

Charities doing more thanks to County Durham Community Foundation support

“Deeds not words” were the order of the day for the recent Women’s Autumn Lunch held by the County Durham Community Foundation. Over 150 women from leading businesses and third sector organisations, including UMi, celebrated the achievements of local charities supported by the Foundation at the glorious Wynyard Hall in Billingham. 

Digital Enterprise Top 100

The Digital Enterprise Top 100

Digital Enterprise campaign celebrates top Leeds business success

The team at UMi is excited to celebrate the achievements of the region’s stand out tech savvy and transformational businesses in the first ever Digital Enterprise Top 100 campaign in Leeds City Region. The campaign was delivered in partnership with Leeds City Council.

Business team fist bumping

July Highlights

Instead of telling you everything that we've been up to in July we've decided to just show you instead! Take a look at these highlights of where and what UMi has been up to in these jam packed weeks.

Take a step inside UMi yourself.

Smiling – all year round UMi style

Smiling – all year round UMi style

We know that businesses are more than just brick and mortar or numbers on a spreadsheet, they’re powered by people – just like our own.  UMi is all about helping businesses go further, not only to achieve their own ambitions but because we believe business has a major role to play in making the world around us a better one. We know that businesses are more than just brick and ...

Staff celebrating UMi launch

Inside UMi's Launch Day

Today was a big day for us today at UMi aka launch day! We were so happy to finally unveil all of the hard work we’ve been doing behind the scenes for the last few months. 

Take a look at some of the behind the scenes of what happened at the offices today, an exclusive sneak peek at everything we got up to! 

Exciting news from the UMi team!

Exciting news from the UMi team!

For over a decade, the team at BE Group has proudly delivered the UMi business news service, helping businesses go further by taking the hard work out of finding and using the best information, expertise and finance.  This year, we want to enhance our community experience, and continue to work with a formidable network of partners and entrepreneurs across the UK.  So, we beli ...

Social Entrepreneur Index - Round Table Dinner Debate

UMi announces best social entrepreneurs across the UK

UMi, in partnership with Social Enterprise Mark, Inspiring Women Changemakers and the School for Social Entrepreneurs, have announced this year’s Social Entrepreneur Index of individuals who are leading the way. The inaugural UK Social Entrepreneur Index celebrates the social impact, creativity and innovation of 29 of the UK’s most inspiring social entrepreneurs. The ...