Author: Laura Mumford

The CUBE Team were delighted that Strive won an award last week at the TPAS2020 Virtual Awards! The Strive Self Employment Programme with Cheltenham Borough Homes won the EXCELLENCE IN EMPLOYMENT, SKILLS AND TRAINING AWARD – under 10,000 homes. You can find out more about the...

Enterprise CUBE are excited to announce their first Strive Virtual Training Programme starting in September, with trusted partner Paragon Asra Housing. The programme will be delivered remotely via web-based platforms so residents can take part in the comfort of their own homes. Giving a new twist...

A jointly funded programme between Enterprise CUBE and the Natwest Skills and Opportunities Fund has come to a close after having helped nearly 150 people explore enterprise and self-employment through an innovative blended learning approach. Taking best practice in face to face and online learning,...

Founders of Enterprise CUBE, Paul Funnell and Richard Lanning, along with six start-ups met the Prime Minster last week in Maidenhead, the place where Strive was born! The PM Theresa May, MP for Maidenhead visited the offices of Housing Solutions on Friday 16th March 2018....

Enterprise CUBE are excited to be expanding their work into a new region this year, thanks to funding from the Natwest Skills and Opportunities Fund. We’d really like to thank everyone for supporting our Strive East project and voting for us! In the last five years, our...

We just completed a sweet, sugary start up course in High Wycombe with talented Red Kite Community Housing residents, 3 of which were creating chocolatey cake goodness! As well as these sugary creations, there were lots of other successful pitches on the final celebration day, with...

Nearly 20 people have already signed up to Wandle's online business start up support, provided by Enterprise CUBE. Wandle found lots of residents wanting the support offered on their Deptford, Kingston and Croydon Strive programmes but who just were unable to attend. So, teaming up...

We were really pleased to have been back in Reading and completing a successful project in partnership with Thames Valley Housing Association and Catalyst Housing Group. Lots of the Strivers are now in a great position to push their business ideas forward to the next...

After a series of events and one to one business sessions across the country, Affinity Sutton’s Ready2Strive programme culminated in a Dragon’s Den event in Canada Water today. The group of young and talented business start up hopefuls pitched to a panel of experts, including...

It’s that time of year again. The time when the self-employed and business owners groan. Self-assessment returns are upon us, and they need to be done by 31st January. Self-Assessment is a system HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) uses to collect Income Tax. Tax is...

Many of you might have over indulged over the festive period, and are possibly still kidding yourselves 2016 will be less decadent, but with a host of award winning Strive food businesses at our fingertips, the CUBE team are just accepting the pot belly is...