Banks in the UK are calling on the government to introduce a student loan style approach to lending to avoid three million job losses.
By Nick Murphy, head of charities investment management at Smith & Williamson This article was originally published in Smith & Williamson’s Enterprise magazine, a thought leadership publication for entrepreneurs and growth companies. You can download this issue of Enterprise here. There has been a subtle, but insistent shift in the way our investment clients look to allocate […]
Posted on 14th July 2020 in Enterprise Issue 24.
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards is delighted to announce its newest national partner, Funding Options who will be supporting the new Pivot category, recognising entrepreneurs who have adopted a ‘plan b’ during these challenging times. Funding Options is the leading marketplace for business finance, helping businesses across the UK and Netherlands find the right funding […]
By Nicky Larkin, Goringe Accountants With multiple job cuts across the board, the future looks uncertain for much of the UK’s workforce. For some it’s undoubtedly a worrying time while for others it’s a good time to reconsider their career and start up a business. Some of the world’s greatest businesses, such as IBM, Disney […]
By Honest Communications How to let your customers and employees know you’re back up and running, and telling them the changes that you’ve made. As businesses slowly start to ease out of lockdown and as the light at the end of the tunnel gets slowly brighter, it’s time to start thinking about how to communicate […]
By Joanna Bullard, Partner in the Commercial Team at Gardner Leader solicitors It’s fair to say that lockdown has created immediate and longer term difficulties for commercial landlords and business tenants. Commercial landlords, across all sectors have suddenly been faced with tenants who cannot afford or who have simply refused to pay their rent […]
‘How to raise entrepreneurial kids‘ has been co-written by GBEA judges Jodie Cook and Daniel Priestley and will be released in autumn of this year. It covers how to raise confident, resourceful and resilient children, with stories from 200+ entrepreneurs and parents. The book contains a four-part framework, consisting of 50 specific ideas […]
By Alison Ettridge, Talent Intuition In the post COVID-19 world, three out of five UK employees would like to work from home more often than they did before the lockdown. As we return to work, business leaders are speaking out about changes to their remote working policies – Facebook and Twitter being the most high-profile. But switching to a more virtual […]
Contribution by Angela Southall, Mention Me. Originally featured here. A brand is more than a logo and colour scheme. A brand is a the story your consumers tell themselves about you: the cumulative effect of what you do, how you do it, what you believe in, the way you talk, and how you treat people […]
Contribution by Sophia King, Mention Me. Originally featured here. For years, we’ve shouted about one thing. We’ve written blogs and guides on it, hosted events explaining it, even won awards celebrating it. You’ve guessed it. We’re talking about referral marketing. We’ve said a lot about how refer-a-friend channels can drive new customer acquisition, increase customer lifetime value, get people talking about your brand, and a […]
By Amanda Walters The decision to become a freelancer is one that many people in the US come too. The idea of working for yourself and not being tied down to just one organisation is a liberating thought and can make for an exciting and varied career. Unfortunately, it does mean that you have to […]
By Pala Eyewear I have to admit that I am still very much adjusting to a life that feels at every turn to have been impacted by the ‘whirlwind’ of COVID-19. I suspect I am not alone, and as I write this well into the swing of self-isolation, this enforced lock down has allowed me […]