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NorthEdge Mission Christmas – Round 2!

This year we have been delighted once again to see the efforts from across our business and portfolio, with people going above and beyond in support of our environment, colleagues and communities. From a sustainability perspective, Prohire have been supporting customers with the transition to alternative fuel vehicles through their ProGreen proposition, Lights4fun have updated […]

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International Men’s Day

Today marks International Men’s Day – an opportunity for us all to raise awareness of men’s health and wellbeing, and to promote a positive conversation around mental health. Mental health is something that affects all of us and by making a commitment to work together, we can ensure we take the necessary steps to address […]

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The road to Net Zero

Following on from COP26, it’s clear that businesses will need to play a vital role in driving change towards a greener, safer and more prosperous future for our people and the planet. In order for world leaders and governments to deliver on their climate change commitments, they will need the support of businesses to transition […]

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COP26

COP26 has officially started, bringing together thousands of world leaders and climate delegates to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention. What is COP26? Conference of the Parties, often abbreviated to COPs, are global climate summits that the United Nations has been organising for the past thirty years. […]

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Responsibility: a portfolio round-up

At NorthEdge we take our responsibilities and commitments to build better businesses seriously, which is why we are delighted to see a number of initiatives to improve ESG credentials being introduced by businesses across our portfolio. Here’s a few examples of portfolio businesses who are continuously working to improve the impact they have on the […]

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NorthEdge becomes signatory of Mindful Employer charter

We have become one of the first private equity firms to sign the Mindful Employer charter, further establishing our commitment to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of our people – in our business and across the portfolio. Mindful Employer is a UK wide initiative run by Devon Partnership NHS Trust. It provides employers with […]

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NorthEdge team up with Distology for latest ‘Disrupt’ podcast

Our director Lucie Mills took part in the latest ‘Disrupt by Distology’ podcast, speaking to CEO Hayley Roberts about private equity, tackling mental health in the workplace and improving diversity in business. This is the third episode in the Disrupt by Distology series and Lucie covers how she got into private equity as well as […]

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Ask the Expert: Helping leaders lead courageously and inclusively

Creating environments where all employees feel engaged and motivated requires a top-down approach. To understand how organisations can improve inclusivity in their culture and leadership, which ultimately improves productivity and profitability, we spoke with leadership and inclusion coach, Sharon Amesu. Sharon is a multi-award-winning motivational speaker, executive coach, and leadership enthusiast. Having spent 16 years […]

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Ask the Expert: being proactive on mental health

We spoke with George Bettany, co-founder of Sanctus, a firm helping businesses pro-actively support their teams to achieve better mental health, about the challenges of making mental wellbeing part of a business’ culture. With one in four people experiencing a mental health issue each year in the UK, and the cost of mental health rising […]

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