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What effect will Brexit have on start-ups?

Date: 7 May 2019

By: Sonya Dolan

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Options for raising capital for a new business venture

Many business ideas never get off the ground due to a lack of funding. This article explores the various options for financing a start-up business.

Date: 25 April 2019 By: iConquer

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How TV and film can influence your office design

Life is not like the movies, but we can be inspired by them. Learn how fictional offices can help us create interesting and inspiring work places.

Date: 17 April 2019 By: Furniture At Work

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Business travel in Europe after Brexit

The Brexit picture is still unclear but business must go on. We answer key questions about the possible impact leaving the EU has on business travel.

Date: 16 April 2019 By: Rachael Matthews

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4 startup founder essentials to grow a strong business

Four essential bits of advice for startup founders: communicate well, know your market, build a team, and be ready to keep adapting

Date: 16 April 2019 By: INCFile.com

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Seven steps to starting a recruitment company

Seven steps to successfully starting and growing a recruitment company in the UK

Date: 9 April 2019 By: iConquer

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How to fund a new business start-up

If your own savings are insufficient to fund your business start up, consider these sources of external funding

Date: 9 April 2019 By: iConquer

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Everything entrepreneurs need to know about expansion

Done well, expansion will take a business to the next level, establishing the platform for strong future growth. Here’s how to build for the future.

Date: 9 April 2019 By: Victoria Harrison

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Creating a sustainable organisational structure

Ambitious startups can bet set up with a structure, a team and operational processes that make growing and adapting much easier in the future.

Date: 9 April 2019 By: Victoria Harrison

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12 key Brexit questions for your small business

The UK is still to decide the nature of its EU exit. Here are 12 key questions for all small businesses, regardless of how or when we leave the EU.

Date: 8 April 2019 By: Rory MccGwire

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How to keep a lid on business travel costs

Business travel is an inevitable part of business from client and supplier meetings to searching for premises. These tips will help keep costs down.

Date: 8 April 2019 By: Victoria Harrison

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Ten ways video marketing can help your business grow

Video marketing is no longer the preserve of big firms. Anyone can make a quick and cheap video and video marketing can help you grow your business.

Date: 5 April 2019 By: Jamshaid Chaudhary

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What to consider when buying a farm business

Are you thinking of starting a brand new life as a farm owner? How to ensure you make the right investment, and go in with realistic expectations.

Date: 4 April 2019 By: Pickering & Pickering Solicitors

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Why your ecommerce business needs automated invoicing

Invoicing is one major area you need to get right in any business - and managing it manually can be tricky. The benefits of an automated solution.

Date: 3 April 2019 By: Victoria Harrison

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The ups and downs of life as a DJ

Starting a business as a DJ gives you the chance to indulge your passion for music but there are some downsides you should consider too.

Date: 2 April 2019 By: iConquer

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Six habits of successful retailers

Six tips successful retailers employ to start, run and grow their retail business, attract new customers and beat online and high street competitors.

Date: 28 March 2019 By: Victoria Harrison

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Three things to consider when setting up a catering business

Starting a business can be a challenge. These three tips can help you start your catering business and the food cooking in your professional kitchen.

Date: 28 March 2019 By: Victoria Harrison

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Six tips for choosing an IT support company

If you're outsourcing your IT, you need a company that can deliver the right services. Here are six tips for getting the right service at the right price.

Date: 27 March 2019 By: Jamshaid Choudhary